Dear Friends we invite you all for FireFlies Night Trek to RajMachi Lonavla with MumbaiRangers on 28 may 2017 Leaving 27 may saturday Night


Batch 1 : 28 may 2017 Leaving 27 may Saturday night 

Batch 2 : 04 june 2017 Leaving 03 june saturday night

Batch 3 : 11 june 2017 Leaving 10 june saturday night


Fireflies : Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms,

mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their

abdomen that make light.


Rajmachi fort:

Rajmachi is a fort in Karjat region. There are two forts which were built by Shivaji Emperor during 17th century. It is a famous spot for trekking.

It is a 17 km trekking distance from Lonavla. Rajmachi fort is a strategic fort overlooking Borghat(ghat between Mumbai and Pune) which was a historical

trade route. Rajmachi peak has two fortified structures – the Shrivardhan fort and Manoranjan fort. Rajmachi can be reached by 2 ways, 1St route

from Kondivide village near Karjat and the other long way route from Lonavala. In rainy season this place is filled with giant waterfalls and greenery.

The tentative itinerary for the Trek is as given below:


Little info about the fort

Type: Hill Fort

Grade: Easy

Range: Lonavla

Trek Leader : chinmay joshi




Meeting Point: khopoli station at 07:52PM 


We will be starting with the CST – Khopoli fast Local (time-table given below)

Mumbai CST 05:33 pm

Byculla 05:40 pm

Dadar 05:47 pm

Kurla 05:54 pm

Ghatkopar 05:58 pm

Thane 06:14 pm

Dombivili 06:26 pm

Kalyan 06:34 pm

Khopoli 07:52 pm


You may board the same khopoli train from the station of Our convenience and meet us in the train directly.

(Get into Any compartment Because Train Will be Crowded (Missing the train means missing the trek, So be on time)


Day 1 :

Meeting Point: khopoli station at 07:52PM 

08.00pm Travel from khopoli station to Rajmachi by Private Jeep on the way Experience Fireflies.(No Trekking required here)

Enjoy fireflies at the Rajmachi Jungle

10.00pm Reach Udhewadi village in jeep

10.30pm Dinner at Villagers House

We will be staying at the Villager House , So please carry Bedding Like chaddar or blanket

Dayoff Go to Sleep

Optional Interested People can go for Night Walk to see more Fireflies.


Day 2 :

Wake up at 5.00am

Climb Shreevardhan fort to witness Beatiful Sunrise (optional)

People who are not interested in trekking can relax and have Fun in the Lake and visit kalbhairavnath temple which is near by.

Back to Villager House for Tea Breakfast

Post Breakfast we will start our return Journey by jeep to khopoli station

From Khopoli station catch Local Train around 10:30oclock

Reach Mumbai by 12.30 afternoon…

Trek ends with happy memories.


Things To Be carried:

Identity proof (must)

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs) Compulsory

TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory)

bedding like Blanket or Chaddar

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A good trekking shoes,

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.

Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.


The cost for the trek is Rs 1150/- per head which includes

Travelling in jeep from Khopoli station to Rajmachi,

Travelling in jeep from Rajmachi to Khopoli station,

Dinner on Saturday night,tea & Breakfast on Sunday Morning,

Stay in villagers house,

First Aid,

Guide and MumbaiRangers Expertise …


Exclusion :

Anything not mentioned above.


For Registration :

Email us :


Call/SMS/Whatsapp :

Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164


Payment :

Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online:


Limited seats, Registrations on First Come First Serve Basis.

One has to pay full amount online for booking seats

No cash payment allowed no part payment allowed.


Watching Fireflies in this season possibilities are High. But If in any circumstances we are unable to site them Then MumbaiRangers is Not responsible

for Any Refund, Nor though We are answerable to Any one.


website :


Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.

Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.

The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.


Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.

If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke,

sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma bronchitis, blood pressure,

migraine, diabetes etc should Take permission from their physicians before treks.