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Fireflies Special Trek - Kothaligad

Sat, 15 Jun 2019 9:00PM - Sun, 16 Jun 2019 1:00PM
Kothaligad (Mumbai)
Rs 800
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Trek India Welcomes you for the Fireflies Special Trek to Kothaligad


25-26th May 2019
01st -02nd June 2019
08-09th June 2019
15-16th June 2019

Well, leave it on us then. Trek India has got wonderful plans for you to enjoy another fun-filled weekend with fireflies, homestay/tents stay and authentic home-cooked food.

About Fireflies:-

Fireflies belong to the family of beetles, and not flies as they are commonly mistaken for. These nocturnal winged beetles use bioluminescence, a chemical reaction when oxygen combines with luciferin, which is present in the lower abdomen of the insect to produce light.
All fireflies glow as larvae. Bioluminescence serves a different function in the larvae than in adults. It appears to be a warning signal to predators, for, the larvae contain chemicals that are either distasteful or toxic.

About Kothaligad

Kothaligad is a Fort with a height of 3100 ft above sea LEVEL. It is also known as the Fort of Peth because of its vicinity to Peth village at its base. There are a small temple and large cave at the base and a chimney like a tunnel to the top of the fort. This pinnacle is carved from inside forming a staircase reaching the top.


11.30 pm:- Meet the team at Karjat Station.
12.30 Am:- Reach the Base Village & Get Freshen Up
01.00 Am:- Small Introduction Round
01.30 Am:- Start the trek to the fort & See the fireflies enroute
04.10 Am:- Reach the Top of the Fort & Rest till the Sunrise
06.40 Am:- Start Descend after the sunrise & clicking lots of photos
09.00 Am:- Reach the Base Village, Freshen & have Breakfast
10.00 Am:- Leave for the Karjat
11.00 Am:- Reach the Karjat Station
01.20 pm:- Reach Mumbai & Make a promise to meet soon.

Cost of the event Rs. 800/- Per Person

Cost Includes:-

Local Transportation from Karjat to Karjat
Unlimited Breakfast & Tea
Local Guidance
Basic First Aid

Cost Excludes:-

Any kind of Personal Expenses
Anything not mentioned in the Inclusion.

Train Time Table:- 

09:26 pm CST
09:33 pm Byculla
09:40 pm Dadar
09:47 pm Kurla
09:51 pm Ghatkopar
10:03 pm Mulund
10:07 pm Thane
10:20 pm Dombivli
10:29 pm Kalyan
11:19 pm Karjat

Things to Carry:-
Some Ready to eat like Pulm Cake, Chocolate, Biscuits, etc.
2 Ltrs of Water
Torch with Extra Batteries (Compulsory)
Good Trekking Shoes
Avoid wearing precious ornaments
And a haversack or backpack to put all the above things to be carried, so hands are free to help each other while trekking. Sling bags / jholas / trolley bags etc not allowed on the event. Please pack accordingly.

Please Note:-
Firefly sightings are dependent on weather conditions. Ideally, this is the best time to sight them. However, we do not take responsibility for low firefly sightings.
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).
Washrooms are available at the base village
Don't expect VIP or luxurious treatment, as we are going for the trekking/camping, so be adventures and be free.

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Payment & Refund Policy

Payment & Refund Policy
  • Payment should be done online  (events high)
  • Trek India does not Cash Payment.
  • Before making the payment the Participants need to confirm the availability of the seats with Trek India.
  • Once the payment is done it is non-refundable.
  • If cancellation is done 21 days prior to the start of the event. Then you can choose any other event to come on within the period of 1 month (30 days) or 90% will be refunded.
  • If cancellation is done between 20 days to 14 days prior to the start of the event. Then you can choose any other event or the same event with some different batch to come within the period of 1 month (30 days) or 70% will be refunded.
  • If cancellation is done between 14 days – 7 days prior to the start of the event. Then you can choose to go on the same event with any batch within the period of 15 Days or get a 50% refund.
  • Cancellation happening 7 days or less than that. Then No refund will there. You can transfer your reservation to your friend with the intimation to us.
  • Last moment cancellation no refund and no adjustment to any other will be done.
  • Payment once done for Rappelling Event will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • No refund and argument will be entertained in the last 24 hours of the events.
  • Refund will be paid only by NEFT /cheque after 4 days of the completion of the event. Even in case of events canceled by Trek India, the same process will be followed.
  • If the Participants does not share the Bank Details or any electronic medium within 7 days of the completion of the event in which they want to get the refund against the cancellation of the event from our end or from participants end, so a refund will not process.

Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations
  • Payment once done is non-refundable.
  • Trek Leader Decision will be final. No argument will be entertained.
  • Trek India reserved the right to change/deviate/cancel the plan without any prior notice.
  • Participants Safety is the prime concern for us and will not compromise for the same.
  • Registration Form should be filled up after the payment is done, so we will have the emergency contact database.
  • Trek India is not Responsible for any baggage or personal belonging loss/damage and participant are responsible for the same.
  • Treks/Hiking/Camps/Event are planned on the general information of the weather.
  • Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose of it in dustbins.
  • If the Trek/Hiking/Camp participant misbehaves causing inconvenience or annoyance to any other participant in a group or causes damage to the property of the company; he/ she will be asked to leave the event immediately.
  • A proper trekking/sports shoes having a good grip will be preferable.
  • Any Kind of Insurance is not included in the Event Charges.
  • Avoid Wearing Jewellery or Ornaments during the trip.
  • We cannot be held responsible for any injuries/harm/mishaps/accidents/loss/deaths which may occur as a result of these events. There are inherent risks of injury with any physical activity and you hereby release Trek India and all of its employees, directors, representatives and other parties involved in the creation, maintenance and distribution of the content on this document from any and all liability arising as a result of your use of this document or the content thereon, including, without limitations, any direct, special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages or other damages of any kind.
  • Trek India or other parties will not be responsible fully or partially in any sense to any kind of injuries/harm/ loss/deaths/accidents which may occur as a result of the events.
  • Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if the event is canceled, in such circumstances no refund will be provided. However, in some special cases, we may proceed with the refunds after deducting the advance payments which we already made to our tie-ups along with some convenience fees.

Destination Info

Destination Info
Standing at the height of 3100 ft, Kothaligad is a small fort in the Karjat district in Maharashtra. It is also known as the Peth fort, as Peth village is located at the base of Kothaligad. The trek to Kothaligad is one of the famous treks in Mumbai , because its small height and easy climb. Kothaligad was a watchtower doubled as an ammunition storage space during the Maratha rule in 18th century. The fort offers a great view, overlooking Rajmachi Plateau, Matheran range, Bhimashankar and Peb fort. Image ... Read More

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Map & Directions
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