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Rajmachi Fireflies Trip :

Type : Jungle Trail + Trek
Stay Type : In Local Home at Remote Villege
Difficulty Level : Normal
Endurance Level : Normal
Trek Distance : Jungle Walk Around 6 KMs + Normal Trek Around 2 KMs (one way)

Highlights:
• Twinkling Fireflies are the main attraction
• Experience rustic village stay camping / homestay
• Night Strolls, mystery stories around villages will keep you hooked!
• Night-time photography
• Morning Trek to Shrivardhan Fort


Experience The Magical Fire Flies!!

“You would not believe your eyes as ten million fireflies light up the night.”

Fireflies are a proof that magic is real and its beautiful.

We are so excited to organize a first ever multi location “Fireflies festival” at 6 locations simultaneously, all away from the from the brightly lit cities. From the hills in Lonavala to the backwaters in Bhandardara, choose from these scenic places to experience the best of the fireflies season!

Venues:
• Rajmachi
• Bhandardara
• Purushwadi
• Bhimashankar
• Dangs (Gujarat)
• Radhanagari (Kolhapur)


From Mumbai leave at 3: 10 pm by Train
From Pune leave at 4.20 pm by Train

*Reach Lonawala at 5:45 pm*

Private Vehicle

Homestay

Dinner

From Mumbai leave at 3.10 pm by Train - Konark Express from CST.
From Pune leave at 4.20 pm by Train - Local from Pune Station

*Reach Lonawala at 5:45 pm*


• We will leave to Lonavala from Pune station 4:25 pm local (you can board from station nearest to you) and we will be reaching Lonavala by 5:45 pm.
• After a quick stroll in local market for any last moment supplies, we will leave to Jambhali phata in local private transport.
• Post introduction session we will start our walk towards Rajmachi village. It's a beautiful walk where we will witness the natural glittering lights aka fireflies along the entire path. It's just magical.
• Will reach Rajmachi village around 10:00 pm and will have dinner in Villagers home.
• Post dinner you can go on a walk around the Village to witness more fireflies or stay back near the homestay for some fun games.

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Photo at Shrivardhan Fort

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Breakfast

• We will wake up early and have breakfast before leaving to a small trek to the forts of Shrivardhan & Manoranjan.
• After the trek, we will head to lake in Village for a quick swim and explore the village for some blackberries.
• Around 10 am, we will start to Jambhali phata to catch a ride back to Lonavala.
• We will reach Mumbai and Pune by 4 pm.

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Rajmachi Village
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The Pune Travel Club (PTC) is a non-profit, volunteer based group which organizes outdoor, sports, green and social events throughout the year on weekends and weekday mornings. Upcoming events are informed to our members through a mailing list, write-ups on completed events are posted on our blog, ongoing member discussions happen in our Facebook group.

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Mridula Shah
Mridula Shah

It was great spending time with Pune Travel Club and Autdoors team.....I enjoyed it a lot.
I would love to be there with same team for trekking next time onwards.
It was really amazing experience and the best was, I saw fireflies for the first time and it was one of the most memorable incidence of my life.
Thank you 😊


Inclusions

• Local Train ticket from Pune to Lonavala to and fro
• Dinner on Day 1 & Breakfast on Day 2.
• Lonavala to Lonavala Transport.
• Tent available at extra cost of Rs. 300 per tent (2 person sharing)
• Expertise & guidance.

Exclusions

• Packaged Water.
• Anything not mentioned above.

THINGS TO CARRY

Along with *ID proof* and *Screenshot/Email of booking confirmation* Please Carry For Trek Proper Trekking Shoes along with 2 extra pairs of socks. Full body covered clothes - Recommended. Trekking Stick/Hiking Pole Min. 2 to 3 liters of Water. Torch Light Backpack Energy Drinks - Recommended Lemon Tablets, chocolates etc. - Recommended Blankets or Sleeping Bags For Backpacking : Extra Clothes Swim Wear Clothes Food during travel. Extra pair of Sandals - Recommended Amazing Camera General Things : Personal Medicines Odomos Suncream, Cap and goggles Personal things if any. Fun Things : Fun games like uno, jenga etc. Some exciting things like guitar, mouth organ etc


HOW TO REACH

Meeting Point : Lonawala Raiway Station at 5:45 PM


Policy and Terms

If a event is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc), Pune Travel Club will issue a trek voucher for the full amount. The voucher can be redeemed for the same trek or another trek in six months. In case, you wish to cancel your trek, please email us on [email protected] Cancellation requests will not be taken over phone or whatsapp. The cancellation charges are as under • Cancellations prior to 15 days from the start of the event/trek/backpacking trip - full refund. • Cancellation between 15 days and 2 days to the start of the event/trek/backpacking trip - 50% refund. • Cancellation less than 2 days to the start of the event/trek/backpacking trip - no refund. Please note: In case of refund, there will be a deduction of 5% (cancellation charges) from the total fee you have paid.

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