Fireflies, Mother Nature’s very own fairy lights, are out now in millions, and the best places to see them are in Maharashtra. The Fireflies Festival has just begun in various places in Maharashtra, and will go on till the end of this month (June). Places including Rajmachi Village, Siddhagad Wadi, Prabalmachi village, Bhandardara, Ghatghar, Kothaligad, Kondane Caves and Purushwadi are hosting camps for the month-long event. 

When can we see fireflies in Mumbai?

It is generally held in May last week and the first few weeks of June each year in Maharashtra, India. The fireflies forest festival's schedule is announced each year in May. Firefly watching season is generally in June, but the festival is held to celebrate this phenomenon for a few days.

Where can I see fireflies in Maharashtra?

Purushwadi Fireflies, Rajmachi Fort Trek, Siddhagad Trek have the highest density of Fireflies in Maharashtra as they are located in darker spots ideal for Fireflies.

Which is the best firefly festival in Maharashtra?

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Where can I see fireflies in Lonavala?

Rajmachi Village

Enjoy Firefly camping at Rajmachi Village near Lonavala.

What month are fireflies most active?

They tend to like warm, fairly wet weather. In the United States, they tend to appear in May, June or July. Some warmer areas of the U.S. like Texas have "late" season fireflies and you can expect to see them all the way into October and November if the conditons are right.

What month is best to see fireflies?

For synchronous fireflies, the peak mating season usually begins in late May and ends in early June, although the two-week season varies slightly year to year. According to Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials, since 1993, the peak date has ranged from the third week of May to the third week in June.

What should I wear to Firefly Festival?

Clowns, glitter and Gritty costumes: Firefly Festival outfits do not disappoint. The beauty of music festivals like Firefly is that no two groups of people look like they're going to the same place. Leather crop tops, cowboy hats, neon fishnet leggings and flower crowns all are commonplace.

What is the time of rajmachi fireflies?

About the activity: Embark on this trek that is driven every Saturday with the timings from 6:30 PM in the evening (day 1) to 1:30 PM in the afternoon the next day. The Rajmachi Fireflies Trek starts from the village of Jambulpada which is just a short drive away from the Lonavala Railway Station.

Can we see fireflies in Bhandardara?

In India, you can find fireflies in Maharashtra at Bhandardara. Bhandardara witness the dance of fireflies for two months between summer and start of monsoon. Bhandardara is located 110 km away from Mumbai, closer to Igatpuri.