A Night with the Fireflies

After the successful summer Tadoba tour, we are back again with our off-beat trips. As we await the upcoming monsoon season’s first showers, we welcome the season of Fireflies (Jugnu). Sahyadris are twinkling with small flickering yellow lights, this period is known as the mating season for fireflies. Just before monsoon starts, millions of fireflies gather to attract their mates. Opportunity to witness them live is available only now.

Some villages near Harishchandragad has a biodiversity hotspot for fireflies. We get to see these beautiful phenomenon dancing around all over in lakhs. This place offers serene valley views, river, forest, etc.

So, Explore the beautiful hill-village, admire lakhs of fireflies, lie down under the stars, relish the fresh home-cooked food, swim or just laze in the river, play village games, eat freshly picked local fruits like mangoes, jamuns, karvandas, etc., participate in rural activities, accommodation in home-stays will truly add warm touch to the experience & detox from the hustled city life. 

Dates: B1 – 9-10th June, B2 – 16th – 17th June, B3 – 23rd-24th June

Venue: Eco-Tourism in Akola, near Harishchandragad – less than 200kms from Mumbai (just 4 hours drive from Mumbai & Pune)

Charges: All this at Just at Rs. 1499/- per person. Last minute bookings from Wednesday will be Rs. 1799/-pp.

Includes: rustic home-stay; 3 wholesome organic home-cooked meals (1 – breakfast, lunch, dinner, evening snacks & tea); swim in the river; admire an ocean of fireflies around you; scenic valleys, river & nature trails; feast on local fruits from the trees; play village games; star gazing; a guide to take you around the village & forests for fireflies.

Excludes: Travel to & from the Village (assistance will be provided); bottled drinking water; any personal & emergency expense.

Contact: 9819155259

Hurry, as we have only smaller batch sizes available. 

Note: Smoking & Drinking is strictly prohibited at this trip. No refund on cancellation.

 

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Holi Hai! (with Rain-Dance & DJ)

Holi

Let’s welcome the hot summer surrounded by cool nature, by camping under the bright full moon, at a beautiful lakeside besides the bonfire having fun with your buddies & splashing colours on them the next day. Camping coupled with Holi, Rain-Dance & DJ sounds too exciting. Having lots of companions along just makes it awesome. So bring your Holi gears, let’s enjoy & have a wonderful festival together. #HoliHai

What you’ll get:
Organic Colours
DJ
Rain-Dance
Food (1 – Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch)
Lakeside Camping
Thandaai
Changing Facility

Holi Rain-dance at lawn

When: Thursday 1st March evening to Friday 2nd March evening
Who: All Age Groups are welcome (Kids, Singles, Couples, Friends, Family, etc.)

Where: Bhivpuri

Charges: Rs. 1750/- (for above 5 years)
Avail Group Discounts for minimum 15 persons booked together.

lakeside camping

Smoking & Alcohol or any influential substances (bhang, weed, hukka pots, etc.) are strictly prohibited.

Cancellation Policy: No Refund in this event, as all arrangements has to be done in advance.

Bring your good humour and bawdy jokes treasure-chest. Remember this is Holi, the one day of the year when you don’t have to put on a “shareef” face and be totally yourselves!

Registrations: – 9819155259

Hurry! Limited Seats Only!

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A Night with the Stars (Astro Camping)

Unique Treat for Children in Experiential Learning

Welcome to the wonders of Universe

Nothing better than a dark night, cool Camping & hills surrounding making the perfect destination for Star Gazing & Astro Photography. From the Experts watch live & learn about the Constellations, their identification with the help of Star Map & Telescopes. This Real-time watching of Planets is a wonderful experience than the animated videos of the Planetarium. Learn Night Sky Photography Techniques. Delicious food & accommodation under starry night.. The Perfect Weekend Getaway, so bring your family, children & friends along and acquire skills that will enable you to enjoy stargazing for the rest of your life.  

Dates: 2nd & 9th Feb 2019 (Saturday Night, Sunset to Sunrise)

Location: Safale, Tandulwadi Village (18°35’13.0″N 73°18’26.4″E)

All Amateur & Novice Users can join and take opportunity to know the Night Sky and observe some of the deep sky objects like Planets, Nebulae’s, Galaxies, Globular Cluster, Open Clusters, Double Stars and of course our Milky Way Galaxy etc. NO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE of astronomy is necessary for this.

astro photography

Night Sky Gazing Schedule:

Participants are requested to reach the campsite by 6 pm. Sunset – 6:30pm
6:00 – 6:30 pm – Event Registration, Selfie Photos, Group Photo Session & Snacks
7:00 – 7:30 pm – Session 1 – Introduction & West Sky Objects, Satellite Tracking, Moon Observation
7:30 – 8:00 pm – Night Sky Orientation – Finding the North Star and Ursa Major
8:00 – 9:00 pm – Session 2 – Astronomy Awareness Video Program
9:00 – 10:00 pm – Dinner Time (On-Site Delicious Veg Dinner & BBQ)
10:30 – 11:30pm – Session 3 – Telescope Orientation & Night Sky Observation, Constellations, Globular Clusters, Twin Stars and Galaxies
11:30pm – 12:30am – General Observation and Astrophotography
1:00 – 03:30 am – Power Nap – Charge Yourself and Camera/Tablet/Mobile Batteries
3:30 – 4:00 am – Tea Break
4:00 – 5:30 am – Session 4 – Early Morning Sky
5:30 – 6:30 am – Session 5 – ISS, Satellite, Iridium Flares Tracking & Crescent Moon
7:00 – 7:30 am – Breakfast / Tea and Group Photo
8:00 am – Event Closure

Participants can depart from the camp-site, or hang around with experts for informal discussion. Participants are free to observe all night or retire for a short sleep and join again for observations. We greatly encourage informal interactions/ discussion with us at any time during the night. WE WILL BE AWAKE ALL NIGHT TO FACILITATE THOSE WHO WISH TO STAY AWAKE AND OBSERVE THE NIGHT SKY WITH US.

Equipments Used:

  1. 10 Inch Dobsonian Reflectors (2 Qty) – Antares GSO & SKY Watcher
  2. Binoculars 10 x 50 (2 Qty)
  3. Celestron Automated Mount (100mm Refractor)
  4. Celestron Automated Mount for Astrophotography
  5. EQ1 Manual – 75mm & 80mm Scope

March Astro-camping batch

Event Charges: Adult Rs. 1849/- and Child (above 5 Yrs to 14 Yrs) Rs. 1349/-

Includes

  • Real-time Night Sky Gazing Event and On-Site Charges
  • Evening Snacks, Delicious Veg Dinner & Morning Breakfast
  • Stay in Tent with soft bedding & pullover
  • Tea & Drinking Water available
  • Guitarist (if available)

Limited Seats only. Registrations will be closed 3 days prior. Hurry!

Please call post RSVP on +91 9819155259 for further details & booking. (Only RSVPs will not be counted)

Notes:

  • Smoking and Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited at this campsite. As this is a spl. Educative Camping, Drunken participants will be asked to leave the Site immediately. The Organizers reserve the right to expel offending participants from the camp-site.
  • Observation depends on subject to availability of object & weather condition.
  • No refund on cancellation from the participant.

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New Years Eve Party in the Wild

 

We have had lots of lakeside camping celebrations earlier. Now let’s welcome 1st sunrise of 2017 differently with a forest-side camping.  Breathe in the pure oxygen & beautiful surroundings that Mother Nature provides on the New Year day.

forest view

– Enjoy the bullock cart / tractor ride

– Stay in tents or machaans, as u wish – separate tent for couples & sharing for others.

Under the stars far away from the city…

– With a campfire and barbecue…

– Beside a calm forest (no wild animals to fear of) …

– Near beautiful lakes, hills & valleys

– Enjoy light music and campfire whole night.

– Eat unlimited hot gaavran dinner

Play, sing, dance..(last year we sang & danced until everyone fell down tired, or drunk!)

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Surprise at Midnight

– Go swimming in the cool lake waters at morning

Walk around the hills, valleys, ‘khind’ & many beautiful places in the morning

 

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Enjoy with your new friends, or gaze into the eyes of your beloved till the year winds down. Start your new year at midnight with … (Well, we leave this to your imagination)

It’s going to be pretty cold. So please bring your own bed warmers (apparel or human) But you can sleep out in the open if you like.

We arrange for the beer and the food. You bring your own liquor.

It is privately owned, completely secure location. But we are amidst the nature, so don’t expect luxuries.

What better way to spend your last night of the old year? What better way to start the New Year?

 

lake-nearby

Where? Campsite is a rustic huge farmland, near Chausar village, Lonavala. Exact address will be given to registered campers only to avoid rush at gate.

When? December 31st afternoon to 1st  Jan Morning

Who? Above 18 years of age only. Only fun people please.

Register soon before we are full.

Price? 

for Girls = Rs. 3050/-pp 

for Guys = Rs. 3255/-pp

for Couple Tent = Rs. 3300/-pp

Included: Dinner, Breakfast, Barbecue, 1 Beer, Tent, Blanket, Drinking Water, Bullock cart/ tractor ride

Excluded: Travel, Bring your own Booze & Anything not mentioned above

Reservation is on Payment basis only. Refunds are Not Available for this Event.

 

Summing it up:

  1. Forest-side camping without fear of wild animals
  2. Picturesque views nearby (you will love clicking pictures)
  3. Private Property (So no worry about Security)
  4. Enjoy the Countryside site, bullock cart / tractor rides
  5. Girls have registered too. (So more girls are welcome)
  6. Toilet available
  7. Campfire & Barbecue available (enjoy roasting them)
  8. Unlimited gaavran dinner
  9. Tents or Machaans & Blankets provided
  10. Enjoy jungle walks, counting stars, trekking & many other activities. If you get bored just partying, this is the best option for you.

 

For all queries & registrations Whatsapp: 9819155259

Valentine’s day island Campout

Bored of the same dinner & dates on “Lover’s day”?
Looking for something bold and interesting this time?

Watch the beauty of sunset & sunrise across hills & lake with your partner in your arms together. The seclusion of the island type campsite just adds to the fun and magic of the moment. There will be other lovers around – so no-one to disturb your wonderful time.

sunrise from the island
sunrise from the island

This place is surrounded by water almost 3/4th sides. Again an exclusive spot, with no else to disturb.

top view of the site

– Stay in tented accommodation. 1 tent for each couple. 3 sharing for stags.
– We provide blankets and pillows.
– Under the stars & moon, far away from the city.
– Evening snacks, Dinner, breakfast around campfire
– Music bang-bang till morning
– Enjoy paddle boating together in the lake
– Go swimming in the lake waters
– Laze with fishing rods, play around mango trees, sing songs, enjoy photography…

boating
boating

bonfire
bonfire

swimming
enjoy swimming in the lake

You want to dance a slow dance? Please be our guest!
You want to retire early and have a quiet dinner? Sure!

Gaze into your beloved’s eyes with the backdrop of lake, hills, in the nature.
What better way to celebrate Lover’s time together?

We bring you activities outside the tent such as campfire, dancing, food, etc. What you do inside your tent is your problem 🙂

relax near the campfire
relax near the campfire

couple tent
Couple tent

This is not a luxury trip. This is a trip where you enjoy nature to the fullest. So guys, please Man Up ok?

Itenary

√ Saturday – 13 feb 2016

01:30 pm: Meet at Panvel Station(Mumbai Ppl)

02:30 pm: Meet at Lonavla Station (Pune Ppl)

03:30 pm: Reach Campsite

04:00 pm: Evening snacks

– Start the party

– BBQ , Campfire, water sports , swimming with lifejacket (Everyone can swim), fishing

09:00 pm: Dinner (Veg/Non-Veg)

#music bang bang till 06:00 in the morning

√ Sunday – 14th feb 2016

06:30 am: Hangover call (Bio-break facility @ Campsite but obviously will not be a five star facility)

07:00 am: Awesome Sunrise View

08:00 am: Tea, Coffee

09:00 am: breakfast

09:30 am: Bye. With load of memories and pictures

10:30 am: lions point, Amby valley route (if time and traffic permits)

12:30 pm: Reach Mumbai

 

Eligibility: Couples (married or unmarried) or Singles. Mumbaikars & Punekars. Only fun people please.

When? February 13th evening 4pm till 14th February 10am

A) Mumbai People : Meeting Point – Panvel Station, 1:30 pm sharp (post lunch)

B) Pune people : Meeting point – Lonavla Station, 2:30 pm sharp

C) By own transportation : 3.30 pm

Caution: We have a strict no-harassment policy in our trips. Anyone mistreating others will be dealt with immediately and harshly. Sorry.
We won’t meddle in any fights between couples. In this case, you get to spend the rest of your trip as strangers..

Cost:

Rs. 3000/- per head (includes travel from Panvel meeting point)

Rs. 2750/- per head (includes travel from kumar resort meeting point)

Rs. 2500/- per head (By own transport)

 

Check for availability of space & cost after 12th. Limited spaces only, register soon before we go full.

Includes: 2 sharing for couples & 3 sharing for singles tent accommodation, evening snacks, dinner, breakfast, paddle boating, *transport transport to and from Panvel by regular bus.

Excludes: Any personal expenses & things not mentioned in ‘Includes’

Kindly register soon those opting our transport.

Get your own drinks – hard and soft. Please be sure you are able to handle your drinks.

 

Terms:

  • Everyone needs to carry valid photo id-proof.
  • Carry around 2 litres of water & some dry snacks & torch.
  • Confirmation/Reservation is on payment basis only.
  • Refunds are not available for any reason, but you can transfer your reservation to another.
  • No drugs or similar stuffs to be carried. People found with drugs will immediately be removed from the trip.
  • Avoid bringing too much money or jewellery.
  • Organizers will not be responsible for any mishappenings.

For Queries & Registrations, please Whatsapp or Call: 9819155259