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Kondana Caves Fireflies Festival Trek

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Trekking is often considered by many to be one of the most exhausting adventure activities, even when it done over short trekking trail. But during the pre-monsoon months, the trekking trail of Kondana Caves in Karjat sees a footfall of numerous trekkers, most of whom come here to experience an exclusive sight commonly referred to as the fireflies festival. During the 2 days and 1 night of the trekking trip, the participants get enjoy the view of a unique behavior of the fireflies which leaves them mesmerized and dazed.


The pre-monsoon time is the time when fireflies mate and they adapt a unique way of finding their partner. During this period, hundreds of fireflies converge on trees in the wilderness making them glow with their luminescence. This creates a picturesque scene amidst the dark surroundings at night and often leaves the onlookers feeling completely speechless. This one phenomenon makes the Kondana caves fireflies festival trek a truly exclusive experience for its participants. As they revel in the beauty and sheer majesty of the sight unfolding before their eyes, they are often left wondering about the marvels of nature.


This special night trekking trip is unlike any other trekking trip that the participants might have enjoyed. It introduces them to an aspect of nature that they are generally completely unaware of, which makes experiencing it even more thrilling and fascinating. Most importantly they get to enjoy this aspect while enjoying trekking to one of the most beautiful caves in the region. Observing this picturesque sight from the high point of the caves makes it even more enchanting and impressive for them and provides them with memories to be cherished for life.


Day 01 :

Proceed towards Karjat by fast local train from CSTM 04.30 pm. Reach Karjat Station by 6.30 pm. Proceed to base village of the Kondana caves by local transport. Reach Kondivade village by 8.00pm. Have Dinner at Villagers house. 

Around 10.30 pm start trekking towards the Kondana caves, as it gets darker and darker, experience the magnificent phenomena of fireflies lighting display. We might come across a number of places during this trail where we can observe this unique phenomenon. Celebrate the night with fireflies, ghost stories in kondhana caves and latenight came back to villagers house.


Day 02 :

Early morning, freshen up. Have Breakfast. Start your journey back to Karjat around 10.00 am. Reach Karjat by 11 am and catch local train for your respective station.

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Where Karjat
Duration 01 Night / 02 Days
Difficulty Easy
Capacity 20 Seats
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