Event Tag: Trikon #1433
Event Name: Purushwadi Fireflies Special Tour
Event Date: 25th & 26th May, 2019
Grade : Easy
Event Cost: Rs. 3199/- per pax
Seats Available: 20
This monsoon Travel Trikon brings you an offbeat and unique weekend getaway, at the spectacular Purushwadi fireflies festival.
Purushwadi is an idyllic tribal village located at a distance of 220 kms from Mumbai and Pune, and is quickly gaining popularity as an eco-tourism destination. The village is home to many indigenous tribes including bails, kolismahadeos, thakars, kolidhors, takarekolis, paradhis, kokanas, warlis, kathodis and katkaris.
Purushwadi is a tribal village situated 180/ 220 km from both Mumbai & Pune en route to Nasik. It is nestled in the forested Western Ghats, between river Kurkundi and river Mula, in the Akole district of Maharashtra. The village has been adopted by a well-known NGO, Grassroutes who are dedicated towards promoting eco-friendly tourism in villages across Maharashtra, also providing livelihood to the villagers in the process.
The village is a haven for us city-dwellers looking for a quick refreshing getaway from Mumbai. At Purushwadi, one gets to experience the quaint village lifestyle, traditional hospitality of the friendly locals at the home stays, and delicious home-cooked food. Adding a touch of magic, the nights at Purushwadi are lightened up by nature’s very own illumination- hundreds of fireflies!
Though all attempts have been made to maintain the raw flavour of the traditional village life, Purushwadi home-stays are well equipped with all the necessary, basic amenities electricity, drinking water, toilets facilities and beddings.
Twinkling Fireflies are the highlight of this journey
Experience rustic village stay camping / homestay
Night Strolls, mystery stories around Purushwadi will keep you hooked!
Try your hand at night-time photography
Day 1: Saturday, 25th May 2019
11:00 am Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Kotak Mahindra Bank , Near Pritam Hotel at Dadar East
11:15 am Leave from Dadar by Private AC Bus
01:30 pm Lunch enroute
04:00 pm Reach Base Village
04:30 pm Explore the area.
07:00 pm Stroll around the villages to witness the twinkling fireflies
09:30 pm Dinner & Games
10:30 pm Rest for the day
Day 2: Sunday, 26th May 2019
07:00 am Wake up to a beautiful sun-rise and morning walk
08:00 am Enjoy fresh breakfast and chai
10:00 am Start packing up bags and folding up the camp. Leave the campsite with lots of memories!
02:00 pm : Reach Mumbai
Local Transport from Kasara to Kasara
Saturday Evening Snacks , Veg / Non Veg Dinner & Sunday Breakfast
Homestay / Triple Sharing Tented accommodation
Bed Sheet & Blanket
Any other expense of personal use other than mentioned in inclusions
Saturday & Sunday Lunch
Things To Carry:
Lunch for Saturday
2 litres water
Enerzal Powder or Glucon D powder
Snacks & Biscuits
Extra Pair of Clothes
Torch with Extra Batteries
Clean napkin or small towel
Cap, sunglasses, scarf
Torch and mosquito repellent
Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags)
Please carry medicines if you need any
Avoid wearing precious Jewellery while camping, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
Please take ticket till Kasara
Board the second compartment from Kasara Side.
Missing the train means missing the trek, no refunds would be entertained by Travel Trikon
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
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Account Type: Current Account
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Branch: MUMBAI - RAGHUVANSHI MILL,BAPAT MARG, LOWER PAREL (W) MUMBAI-400013
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Please expect a delay in response for any queries on Saturday & Sunday as Travel Trikon Team will be travelling to some or the other event. Thanks for your understanding & co-operation.
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