Fireflies Night Trek to Kothaligad  2023 - Overview
Watching fireflies is always exciting, but imagine thousands of fireflies twinkling lights together in a dark forest. This is what you can witness in Fireflies Night Trek to Kothaligad. This event usually takes place during pre-monsoon time which is the ideal period for fireflies and other glow worms for mating. They light up to attract their mate. This process is called bioluminescence. In Kothaligad you can see thousands of fireflies creating a beautiful spectacle and magical pattern. You are definitely gonna amaze by the view and the surrounding, we bet on that.

Kothaligad is attracted by many visitors during the fireflies event. Kothaligad is also known as Peth fort because the village of Peth is situated at the bottom of Kothaligad. The Peth fort is getting a great view from the base village. Steps are made to reach the top of the Peth fort. Caves carved out of huge rocks, Bhairoba cave, small water tanks, and some cannonballs are the best things to visit in Kothaligad fireflies camping. In the morning, descend with memories or challenge yourself for an adventure as you can hike up the carved leading the head.

So, what are you waiting for? Just put on your trekking shoes, take your camera, and begin the Fireflies Night Trek to Kothaligad with Bhatakna

1 Night 1 Day 10 Jun, 17 Jun, and 24 Jun
What makes this tour special
  • Twinkling Fireflies are a highlight of this journey
  • Witness historical historical views of Kalwawantinicha Mahal, Nagfani, Siddhagad, Malanggad, Chanderi, Prabalgad, and Manikgad.
  • Thrilling stair climb towards the peak.
  • Easy and fun-filled climb that gives lots of memories.
  • Fort exploration – Canon marks, temples and Potholes
Dates and Rates
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11.30 pm:- Meet Bhatakna team at Karjat Station.
12.30 Am:- Reach the Base Village and Get Freshen Up
01.00 Am:- Small Introduction Round
01.30 Am:- Start the trek to the fort and See the fireflies enroute
04.10 Am:- Reach the Top of the Fort and Rest till the Sunrise
06.40 Am:- Start Descend after the sunrise and clicking lots of photos
09.00 Am:- Reach the Base Village, Freshen and have Breakfast
10.00 Am:- Leave for the Karjat
11.00 Am:- Reach the Karjat Station
01.20 pm:- Reach Mumbai and Make a promise to meet soon.

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

What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation from Mumbai to Base village & back by private vehicle.
  • 1 Breakfast- Sunday
  • Bhatakna Expertise Representatives
  • All guide and local expertise charges.
  • First-aid assistance

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Anything other than mentioned above.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
Things To Carry

Identity proof (Must)
A bottle of water (At least 2 Litters) Must
Camera (on your own risk)
Some ready to eat food - Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Raincoat, rain poncho, or windcheater
Extra Pair of dry clothes
ORS, Glucose, Electrol, Personal Care Medicine those which you require usually.
A good a trekking shoe, and extra pair of floaters and socks
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands-free while trekking.

Additional Information

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.
Avoid carrying heavy weight backpack for this trek. Keep everything covered in a plastic bag as there can be chances of raining.
The food provided would be a simple village food

Frequently Asked Questions

I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?
Yes. We usually have many solo travelers. Fireflies Night Trek to Kothaligad is completly safe to sole and female travelers. Liveb4youdie team takes extra care to make this trek memorable for you.
What are the compulsory things to carry for a night trek?
Identity proof
Extra pair of clothes
Rain wear
Good pair of trekking shoes
Torch, hat, mosquito repellent
Personal medicines if any
Bottle of water (at least 2 liters)
Food is provided at Fireflies Night Trek to Kothaligad?
Yes. We provide homely veg food during the trek. 
Jain food is available?
Yes. We can arrange Jain food based on the requirement.
Can i come to the base village in my own vehicle?
Yes. we will share you the coordinates after the confirmation. Parking is available at the base village with some parking charges. Parking is at your own risk. Liveb4youdie trek guide will be there at the base village to assist you

Cancellation Policy:

1. Tickets once booked cannot be exchanged or refunded

2. An Internet handling fee per ticket may be levied. Please check the total amount before payment

3. We recommend that you arrive at-least 30 minutes prior at the venue for a seamless entry 

4. Please do not purchase tickets if you feel sick

5. Unlawful resale (or a empted unlawful resale) of a ticket would lead to seizure or cancellation of that ticket without refund or other compensation

6. Rights of admission reserved

7. These terms and conditions are subject to change from time to time at the discretion of the organizer

Rs.500 Advance payment is Non Refundable 
75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
50% refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to event date
No show No Refund.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
If Trek get cancelled, we will refund "Trek Amount" only.