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.
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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