Fireflies Camping with a Musical Band by 99Hikers
Shendi - Bhandardara Dam: Ahmednagar,
Near Ghoti Tal Akole, Near MTDC Resort Bhandardara, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra 422604, India
Date: 26th to 27th May'18.
Acoustic Musical Band
Tent Stay near the lake
Pick up and Drop from Kasara Station.
Music is a piece of art that goes into the ears and then straight in heart! The Band is quite famous in their field and has domain expertise with regards to instruments they play. Yes, folks! They are back with the most awaited event of the year Fireflies Camping.
They have been already approached by many patrons for this event and hence time to share details for same.
Pre-monsoon climate is the ideal period for fireflies and glow-worms for mating and in pursuit of the mate, hundreds of fireflies gather together on a tree displaying their bio-luminescent lights in the dark nights. Dense forests are just the perfect place for these twinkling creatures for this kind of ritual and this is the exact time when you can experience synchronous twinkling of hundreds of fireflies; one of the most beautiful phenomena in nature. Experience doesnt need any explanation. Its phenomenon and visuals will leave you with moments to cherish for a lifetime.
Meeting point Kasara at 4.30 pm (Please note, they will leave sharp at 4.45 pm from Kasara, any delay by any individual will not be entertained and they may miss the Pick-up facility from the station.)
Pick up will be via a shared ride in a Jeep/Traxx/Bus.
Train timing from CST
2.25 pm- CST
2.45pm - Kurla
Reach the base village by 6 pm, explore the campsite, Freshen Up and have the Introduction session. Few games will be conducted and information on Bhandardara will be given. By late evening, wander around for a short night trail in the jungle in search of Fireflies activity and later come back to the campsite and have dinner.
Celebrate the evening with the campfire on a Musical night and enjoy stargazing activity. Camping is usually a time when you go back to basics and enjoy the simple pursuits such as reading, watching stars, hiking, and playing games together as a group. Camping offers peace and provides a relaxing atmosphere. It helps us to get close to nature and gives us a much-needed break from hectic routines, Excel, PPTsand targets. Best suited for groups, solo campers, corporates, couples, families and pets.
Witness the Sunrise, have breakfast Proceed towards Kasara at 9 am by Jeeps Trax.
Their Packages are inclusive of Pick up and drop from Kasara to the campsite, night safari trail by jeep in search of Fireflies in the jungle, tent arrangement with mattress and blanket, 2 times Breakfast, Dinner- Veg/ Non-Veg unlimited and Bonfire on a Musical night along with unlimited stargazing and fun, camping and Entry, Charges wherever necessary and Expertise, Safety and First Aid.
Note: There can be some sporadic showers of welcoming Monsoon, as nature is unpredictable. But need not worry as you will have the villagers home/school as a backup option ready with you! Please note this will be a dormitory kind of arrangement only if a sudden change in climate takes place.
Important things to carry
Water Bottle (3 litres each person).
Some snacks biscuits wafers etc.
Compulsory Torch with Extra batteries.
Blankets OR (Chaddar)
Electrol 1 pack
Medicines if required
Bluetooth speakers are must for a group.
Headgears to protect from cold.
Good Trekking shoes.
Personal expenses Insurance of any kind.
Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses.
Any item not covered under inclusions.
Please do not litter, they believe in the saying, When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories.