Bhandardara Fireflies Camping

Bhandardara Fireflies Camping





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Surrounded by the lush mountains of Sahyadri ranges, Arthur lake is a quaint little pool that gets its water from the Pravara river. It is a serene place to unwind and soak in the natural beauty

About Fireflies:

Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. This breath-taking show put on by nature resembles a psychedelic combination of stars falling and fireworks exploding It is an immersive experience you will never forget.

The fireflies do not always flash in unison. They may flash in waves across hillsides, and at other times will flash randomly. Synchrony occurs in short bursts that end with abrupt periods of darkness.

Come spend your weekend under the starry surroundings

Please Note:
  • Bioluminescence by Fireflies is a natural phenomenon. The trip dates have been planned as per the mating season of fireflies i.e pre-monsoon during which we witness this phenomenon. We may or may not get to witness it. Wandering Souls won’t be held responsible for low or no sightings.


  • Transport to & from Kasara
  • Accommodation in Tents on Double/Triple Sharing basis
  • Evening Snacks & Dinner on Day 1, Breakfast on Day 2
  • Fun & group games with music
  • Drinking Water
  • Indian and Western washrooms
  • First Aid Certified Trip Leads
  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Lunch on Day 1 & Day 2
  • Any personal expenses

Tour Plan

Day 1

  • 10:16 am – Start by Kasara local starting from CST at 10:16AM. Get into the local from your respective stations.
  • 12:30 pm – Reach Kasara Railway Station.
  • We then move towards our campsite and stop at a Dhaba on the way to have lunch(at own expense)
  • 5:00 pm - Reach bhandardara campsite, have snacks followed by a brief introduction and get ready for some fun and games
  • 7:00 pm - Prepare for a night under the sky, let the Arijit Singh in you come out, play a few games, share stories, make new friends
  • Have delicious dinner under billions of stars.
  • Post dinner go for a walk to spot fireflies.
  • Off to the tents for a sound sleep (For those who are very sleepy). Day Ends

Day 2

  • 07:00 – Wake up call, enjoy a beautiful sunrise
  • Have Breakfast & Tea
  • Take in your beautiful surroundings and then pack up your belongings
  • 10:30 am - Say your goodbyes with a promise to meet again, leave for Kasara in our Transport. This brings us to the end of our trip, Or rather just the beginning.
  • 1:00 pm - Reach Kasara Railway station and catch Local to CSMT

Calendar & Prices

Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Bottle of Water (at least a liter)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Face Mask & Sanitizer
  • Cap, Camera
  • Torch
  • Jackets and woolens as it might get cold in the evening and morning.
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually


How will you contact me once I register?

  • We will be mailing you the details a day or two before the event.

Can I come alone?

  • Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?

  • It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our events have 60% female participation.

What are the train timings for Bhandardara Camping?

  • Train Timings are as follows
    • 10:16 am: CSMT
    • 10:23 am: Byculla
    • 10:29 am: Dadar
    • 10:36 am: Kurla
    • 10:40 am: Ghatkopar
    • 10:53 am: Mulund
    • 10:57 am: Thane
    • 11:13 am: Dombivali
    • 11:21 am: Kalyan
    • 12:34 pm: Kasara

You can catch the train from your respective stations. *If you miss the train you miss the trip!

Are washrooms available at the bhandardara campsite?

  • Yes, Indian and western washrooms are available at the campsite.

Would I get cellular connectivity at Bhandardara?

  • There will be low or no connectivity at the campsite

What if I have a medical emergency?

  • We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What type of food will I get at the Bhandardara trip?

  • We will be having Evening Snacks, Dinner & Breakfast at Campsite. For Lunches we will stop at a Dhaba on the way


  • Basic Washroom facility available at the campsite, it is outdoor experiential activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances
  • We require atleast 8 participants to conduct the event. In an unlikely case where we don’t get the requisite number of participants, you have an option for FULL Refund or shifting to any other event.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation charge of 15% would be deducted from the booking if cancelled 2 days before the event
  • No refund would be granted if cancelled within 2 days of the event.
  • No refund (Partial or otherwise) will be made if you voluntarily leave or drop out of a trip for any reason after the trip has begun. No refunds will be made for any accommodation, transportation, sightseeing, meals or services not utilized.

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