Be witness of awesome experience with fireflies at Kothligad (peth) on 3rd June 2017

Peth is situated in Shahapur taluka, Karjat district. Hight of this fort is 3100 ft above sea level. This fort is also known as Kothaligad because of the internally excavated stairs at the fort top. During the specific period of pre-monsoon, thousands of fireflies males glow in mating display to attract females. This is one of the best natural phenomena one can expect…

History : This fort is very small in size but was used as an ammunition storage and defense station during Sambhaji Maharaj’s era. This fort is surrounded with other forts like Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, Dhak, Sidhhagad and Prabalgad

Some Information about the Fort:

Pinnacle of the Peth fort with internally carved stairs

Bhairoba Mandir

Bhairoba Cave.


Grade: Easy

Location: Karjat region


The itinerary for trek is:

Meeting at Karjat station 9.48pm .

For convenience we have put up local train time table below:

Catch karjat fast local 7:55 from cst This is a karjat Fast local.

CST 7:55 PM

Byculla 8:02 PM

Dadar 8:08 PM

Kurla 8:15 PM

Ghatkopar 8:19 PM

Mulund 8:31 PM

Thane 8:35 PM

Dombivili 8:47 PM

Kalyan 8:56 PM

Neral 9:30

karjat 09:48



07:55 from cst Or from the station of your choice Get down at karjat Station.

On arrival at karjat we will proceed towards Ambavali village in Jeep OR Tumtum.

11.00 Introduction round and start ascend, Enjoy the glowing fireflies while ascending till Pethwadi.

Please carry Dinner packed to eat from home.

Take rest for a while then start trekking towards top of kothligad (Optional)Those who dont want to Trek can Rest at villagers house

After some happening photography session on the top of pinnacle,

Start Descend.

Reach base village have Breakfast And Tea at villagers house around 08.00 am morning

09.30 Back to karjat station.

11.00 Reach Mumbai.


Expenses for the Trek are 500/- per person….


Transportation from karjat to base village by private jeep or tumtum And Base village to Karjat station.

Sunday morning Tea, Breakfast 

First Aid



Dinner for Saturday Night

Bisleri and cold drinks

Anything not mentioned above.

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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 Mountain Trekkers is Not responsible for Any Refund, Nor though We are answerable to Anyone.

Things to be carried:

A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),

(A Must) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

Blanket for taking rest at night

Torch ( A must)

Good trekking shoes,

A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.

Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.

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.

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

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

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