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Fireflies Photography Camping

Sat, 8 Jun 2019 3:00PM - Sun, 9 Jun 2019 12:00PM
Bhandardara-Dam(wilson Dam) (Bhandardara Lakeside Camping)
Rs 1000 onwards
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  • Boating
  • Camping
  • fireflies
Unlimited Food Included : Yes
Outdoors / Open Air
Transportation Avaliable : Yes
Alcohol Allowed : Yes
Tour Duration : 1 days, 1 nights
Venue Type : Lakeside
Stay Type : Tents
Stay Arrangements
  • Twin sharing
  • Triple Sharing
  • Veg
  • Non-veg
  • Jain
Activity : Music Festival,Adventure Activity,Camping
Kids Friendly
Kids Below 5 Years : Free
Kids Age Group : Upto 5 Yrs
Kids Activities
  • Boating
  • fireflies chasing
Stay Included
Breakfast Avaliable
Check In Time : 04:00
Check Out Time : 11:00



Camping on the beautiful Lakeside view !!

About Island Camping & watersports:

Camping on the beautiful Lakeside view.

Celebrating your weekend far on an isolated campsite gazing stars up in the sky, cold breeze touching your cheeks, peace in mind, playing jokes around, singing around the bonfire, etc. 

Isn't that wonderful?
We call out to everyone who is looking for a unique way rather than hanging out at a disc or pub this. Here is an amazing way out for groups, solo campers, corporates, couples, and families.

Date: Every weekend 
Venue: Camping at Bhandardara & Watersports 

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Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary

A firefly is actually a beetle. A one of a kind insect which emits Bioluminescence to impress its female counterpart. It's a celebration, before the shower of love!

Witness the glowing magic of millions of flies through your naked eyes, and capture this mesmerizing action with your lens.  Forest is a huge meadow perched on a hilltop which is not too high above the sea level. Its an ideal setting for camping as it got all the basic amenities (washroom etc.). Interestingly, bhandardara is also the base village for a popular trek in the area, Kalsubai,ratangad, Sandhan valley.

We will be starting with the CST Kasara Local (Timetable is given below) People may board the same train from their convenient station and meet us directly at the Kasara station. (Get into second boggy from Cst side)

Day 1:- 

Meeting point: Kasara station Meet bhatakna team(03:00 pm)

03:15 pm: will Board towards campsite will make a halt on the way to get Refresh.

06:30 pm: Reach Camping Site  Get fresh & put on the tents and free time to explore & capture the Lake View in your lens 

08:00 pm: BBQ

09:00 pm: Campfire,

10:00 pm: Dinner

Post dinner Leave the campsite and go for the Night jungle trails and to spot and photograph Fireflies. End the day nearby a natural lake under the open sky & Enjoy sleeping in Tent.

Day 2:-

07:00 AM - Wake Up Call.

08:00 AM - Breakfast.

10:30 AM - Boating in Lake.

11:30 PM - Move towards Kasara

01:00 PM - Reach Kasara Station.

03:40 PM - Reach Mumbai (Tentative).


  • Tent Stay
  • Traveling from Kasara to Kasara. (depending on package)
  • Evening Snacks
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Boating
  • BBQ
  • Bonfire
  • Guide & expertise charges.


  • Extra meals cold drinks
  • Water bottles 
  • Anything not mentioned above in inclusion

Things to Carry 

  • Identity Proof (must)
  • Camera, DSLR 
  • Good shoes, extra pair of socks.
  • Torch with an extra battery (Must)
  • A bottle of water (at least 1 Ltrs)
  • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc. 
  • Mats, Sleeping Bags, etc.
  • Medicine those u require usually.
  • Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
  • Sunscreen Sunglasses.


  • Due to unforeseen circumstances (eg. bad weather), the event MAY be called off. In which case, you will receive your entire refund. 
  • Firefly sightings are dependant on weather conditions. Ideally, this is the best time to sight them. However, we do not take responsibility for low firefly sightings.
  • Avoid carrying heavy weight backpack for this trek. Keep everything covered in a plastic bag as there can be chances of raining.
  • The food provided would be simple village food This is a budget nature trip. The facilities available at the campsite are minimal. 
  • The tents are simple but cozy, non-luxury tents. The food will be simple but tasty authentic village food.
  • Since the campsite is at an eco-sensitive zone, permanent toilets are not available at the campsite but can be accessed at a walking distance.
  • In case of any unexpected change in weather or other unforeseen situations that are beyond our control and due to which camping may not be feasible, the operator will try their best to make alternate stay arrangements in the nearby homestay OR village (subject to availability).
  • In case it rains, the campfire will not be possible.
  • The itinerary is indicative only. A circumstantial delay can be expected on the day. Please make post trip plans after adding a buffer accordingly
  •  Basic Washroom facility (Indian Toilets) available at the Fort, its Trekking, not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly.
  • We won't allow any traveler to reach at the base Village by their own vehicle, as the route is complicated and it creates too much of chaos, we want a smooth and super happening trip.
  • You can come till meeting point in your own vehicle and park it there and join our transport from there itself.
  • Please go through the complete itinerary, we won't entertain any request of leaving early from the event. Its a group event, not a customized one, so please adhere to the schedule and take back lovely memories.


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Bhandardara-Dam(wilson Dam) ( Bhandardara Lakeside Camping )

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