Sandhan Valley Fireflies Trek and Camping 2024

Samrad is base village for Ratangad and Sandhan Valley. From village you can see Ratangad, Ajoba fort, Kalsubai peak. Campsite will be near Lake. This is the best spot for astro-photography.

Sandhan Valley is considered to be one of the most scenic and adventurous regions of the Sahyadris in Maharashtra. Trekking and many other activities that take place here have pulled the status of the place to a class that's unbeatable. If you combine with that the amazing, summertime fireflies treks of Maharashtra, the whole experience becomes somewhat unique and worth taking a chance at. 
This trek starts with your arrival in Kasara, from where the transfer to Samrad will happen, followed by a firefly trek and then dinner.

Who Should Attend ?

Best suited for groups, solo trekkers, corporates, couples, families.

Cost For Sandhan Valley Fireflies Trek and Camping 2024

  • Per Person Own Travel ₹.1299

(Guest have to reach base village by own vehicle)

  • Per Person With Travel ₹.1999

(Adult will get Kasara to kasara Travel)

1 Night 2 Days 01 Jun, 08 Jun, 15 Jun, and more Sandhan Valley, Maharashtra
What makes this tour special
  • Twinkling Fireflies are the highlight of this journey.
  • Experience Lake Camping stay-camping or homestay in case of rain
  • Night Strolls, mystery stories around Samrad will keep you hooked!
  • Stay amidst the view of Sandhan Valley, Alang, Madan, Kulang, Kalsubai, Ratangad and Ajoba forts.
  • Try your hand at night-time photography
  • Sandhan Valley Trek
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
  • Sorry no more departures available. You could get in touch with us at bookings@bhatakna.com if you'd like to make a booking.
  • Itinerary

    Fireflies Camping Event Itinerary 

    Day 1 Saturday - Catch the CST-Kasara train as per the timings mentioned.

    Catch CSMT – Kasara local

    CSMT – Kasara local timing

    11:42 am CSMT

    11:49 am Byculla

    11:55 am Dadar

    12:02 pm Kurla

    12:22 pm Thane

    12:38 pm Dombivali

    12:47 pm Kalyan

    01:58 pm Kasara

    02:00 pm - Meet our Team at Kasara St. And move towards the base village in Jeep.

    05:00 PM: Reach Base Village

    05:30 PM: Pitch tent at campsite & Night Under the Stars.

    free time to explore local village & make new friends

    08:00 PM: Prepare for a night under the sky have Delicious Local cuisine for Dinner, let the Arijit Singh in you come out, play few games, share stories ( especially ghost stories), make new friends & enjoy the Bonfire Nights.

    10:30 PM: explore the nearby areas to view fireflies.

    12:30 PM: Off to the tents for sound sleep( for those who are very sleepy.

    Day 2 Sunday - Trek to Sandhan Valley | Return | End of the Experience.

    06:30 AM: Wake Up & Have breakfast

    07:30 AM: Start our trek to the Sandhan Valley

    08:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Activity, Explore valley, Relax

    11:00 AM: Start walking back to the base village via the same route

    12:30 PM: Reach Base Village and have lunch

    01:30 PM: Have Lunch

    02:30 PM: Depart for Kasara

    04:00 PM: Reach Kasara Railway Station.

     (Arrival Time Depends on the Pace of the Group and Road Traffic)

    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Travel from Kasara to Kasara By zeep.
    • Day 1 Evening Snacks,Dinner (Veg, Non- veg, Jain).
    • Day 2 breakfast, Lunch.
    • Camping in Tent.
    • Bhatakna Representative.
    • Local guide.
    • Forest entry charges.
    • First Aid kit.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption.
    • All kinds of Extra Meals / so‹ drinks ordered.
    • Any kind of personal expenses.
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
    • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
    Things To Carry

    Identity proof (Must)

    A bottle of water (At least 3 Liters) Must

    Camera (on your own risk)

    Some ready to eat food - Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

    Extra Pair of dry clothes

    ORS, Glucose, Electrol, and Personal Care Medicine those which you require usually.

    A good a trekking shoe, and extra pair of Šoaters and socks

    Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

    Dress Code T-shirtŽ, Flexible Track Pant. (HALF PANT NOT ALLOWED.).

    Carrying sanitizers, gloves, face shield and mask is compulsory.


    A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands-free while trekking.

    No, Toilets are available at base village only.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    • Food available ?

    Basic veg food is available prepared by locals Breakfast – Poha and Tea Main Meal – Bhakri / Sabzi / Rice / Daal / Papad / Pickle

    • Can we self drive till Samrad village ?

    Yes you can take own car.

    • Are washrooms available during the trek?

    No washrooms are only available at the base village

    • Is Sandhan Valley Trek safe for Solo Travelers and Female Travelers?

    Yes, the trek is completely safe for solo and female travelers. We usually have around 40% of solo or women travelers with us in each batch. We pay special aention to the safety of our guests. Separate accommodation is provided to men and women for their overall comfort

    • Numbers of days required for this trek ?

    Two days are required and one nights