The fireflies festival in Maharashtra is upon us and to mark the celebration of the beginning of this beautiful phenomenon we bring to you:
Prabalmachi is a village located in Maharashtra and is the base for the Kalavantin Durg trek and Prabalgad trek. It takes about 2 hours to 3 hours to reach there from Pune.
One can camp over there for a night to enjoy the fireflies festival and the next day you can hike Kalavantin Durg & Prabalgad and reach back home the next day.
Rajmachi is a popular trek in Maharashtra and can be done throughout the year, there are many campsites at the Rajmachi base. You can also hike the Rajmachi fort and visit the Kondana Caves along with the fireflies festival.
One of the most famous of all the places listed here is Bhandardara lake, people go camping here every weekend and is one of the biggest camping sites in Maharashtra. You can find many campsites and groups that organise camping at Bhandardara.
Kothligad or Peth fort is one the most famous treks in Maharashtra but one can also witness the fireflies glowing here, you can camp here for the night to enjoy this.
If you are someone who doesn’t like exploring on your own and prefer groups who have everything organised, we recommend you visit the following link and check out the multiple fireflies events being organised by various trekking groups and organisations in Maharashtra