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Fireflies Special night Trek to Rajmachi fort
Date:- 8 th June 2019 - 9 th June 2019
Category:- Jungle Walk/ Trekking/ Fort Exploration
Trek Grade:- Normal
Duration:- 1 Night /1 Day
Charges for the Trek will be 1250 INR Per Person.
Transportation:- Lonavala to Lonavala
About Fireflies Jungle Walk:-
Fireflies are actually not flies but beetles with glowing abdomens. Over 2000
species of fireflies can be spotted in the woods of Rajmchi. millions of fireflies come out
in the open and create a fascinating spectacle for the onlookers. wonderful creatures
dissipate light to attract the opposite sex. Male fireflies send signals in the form of
distinct patterns of flashing light.
Enjoy Firefly camping at Rajmachi Village near Lonavala. Fireflies at night cover the
forest with small twinkling lights.
Who are these beautiful Fireflies?
Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called
bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine
organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized
cells in their abdomen that helps to create light.
About Rajmachi Fort
Rajmachi Fort has two forts Shirvardhan and Manaranjan which were built by Shivaji
Maharaj during the 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking. It is a 16 km trekking
distance from Lonavala Station. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat
which was a historical trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures - the
Shrivardhan fort and Manaranjan fort.
Trek Package Includes
Traveling (Lonavala to base village and return)
Dinner (veg - non-veg)
Forest Entry Charges
Unplugged Guitar Session
Homestay at night
Morning Breakfast Tea
Trek to Shrivardhan Fort
Guide and Expertise Charges
Basic First Aid
25th May 2019 (Saturday)
Catch Pragati Exp Which Leaves From CSMT At 4:25 PM
or Catch Deccan Exp Which Leaves From CSMT At 5:10 PM
(Please refer m-indicator to board from your respective stations)
7:30 PM:- Assemble at Lonavala Railway station (Meeting point)
7:45 PM:- Leave towards Base Village in Private vehicle
8:45 PM:- Reach Y fork and Take a 45 mins Jungle walk full of fireflies to the base village
9:30 PM:- Reach Base Village and Have Dinner
10:30 PM:- After Dinner, Leave for a jungle walk to witness Live Fireflies
12:30 AM:- Live Guitar session with a bonfire
2:00 AM:- Rest
4:00 AM:- Wake up call
4:30 AM:- After getting fresh and having tea, start the trek towards Shrivardhan fort
5:30 AM:- Reach at the top
6:30 AM:- Start Descending
7:30 AM:- Reach base village and get Fresh, have breakfast
9:30 AM:- Start Return Journey Towards Lonavala station
Note:- Above Iternary is Tentative, Given only for Reference
Things to Carry:-
Min. 2 liters water
Ready to eat food (biscuits, chips)
Sweater or Raincoat
Good quality trekking shoes or sport shoes
Extra pair of clothes (Compulsory)
Energetic (ex. Glucon D)
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. (Please Do not bring suitcases or sling
Please try to wear track pants and a full sleeve t-shirt.....
Sighting of fireflies is a natural phenomenon that depends on weather
conditions. We can hope to have a beautiful experience of exploring nature in their
1)Please Inform about your medical issue in advance.
2) Participants will be responsible for their own belongings and health issues.
3) Avoid wearing gold or other costly jewelry.
4) Smoking and Drinking are strictly prohibited.
OrganIsers are not going to tolerate such acts.
5) Keep in mind we are going for Trek, not for trip, so maintain discipline and follow
6) Trek leaders decisions will be final and binding.
Trekkers Of Infinity (organizers) reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the
plans without prior notice.
CANCELLATION POLICY :
1) If you cancel your booking before 10 days - 90% amount Refundable.
2) If you are Cancel your booking before 7 days - 50% amount Refundable.
3) If you cancel your booking before 5 days - 0% amount Refundable
Pune, Maharashtra 410405
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