Sat, 17 Jun|
Fireflies season Kumshet Camping
The secluded location with the beautiful Kumshet Kokankada
Time & Location
17 Jun, 12:30 pm – 18 Jun, 2:00 pm
Kumshet, CPM2+GF3, Kumshet, Maharashtra 422604, India
About the Event
Fireflies sighting at Kumshet sounds amazing! Camping near Kumshet Kokankada, a beautiful place with stunning mountains and mornings submerged in cloud cover, offers a truly mesmerizing experience. Kumshet is located in the Harishchandragad Kalsuabai Wildlife Sanctuary, making it a secluded and less-visited destination.
The peaceful ambiance of Kumshet allows you to immerse yourself in nature and escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The cloud-covered mornings add a mystical touch to the surroundings, creating a serene and ethereal atmosphere. As one of the least visited places in the area, Kumshet provides a sense of exclusivity and tranquility. You can enjoy the beauty of the mountains, explore the nearby wildlife sanctuary, and indulge in various activities like hiking and nature walks.
The fireflies sighting in the evenings will be a magical experience, as these tiny insects create a mesmerizing display of light amidst the darkness. It's a sight that truly showcases the wonders of nature. Camping in this picturesque location allows you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of Kumshet.
- Fireflies sighting
- Serene camping location
- Homemade Local Cuisine
- Kumshet Kokankada
- Dharerav Mandir
- Reporting time at Kasara Railway station – 12:34 PM (Board the 10:16 PM CSMT - Kasara local train)
- Road Journey from Kasara Railway station to Kumshet - 3 hours.
- Lunch Break on the Highway (at your own expense)
- Event Briefing & introduction – 15 min.
- Reach the Kumshet Kokankada and set up tents.
- Behold the fireflies near Kumshet Village
- Dinner at the Villager's house.
- Bedtime in tents (bring your own bedding).
- Wake-up call – 05:30 AM.
- Fresh up – 45 min.
- Relax at Kumshet Kokankada - 1 hour
- Breakfast at Villagers House – 1 hour.
- Return journey to Bari village – 2 hours.
- Lunch Break at Bari Village – 1 hour.
- Resume the Road Journey – 1 ½ hour.
✔ Transport by hired vehicle from Kasara
✔ Veg Dinner on DAY 1
✔ Breakfast and VEG Lunch on DAY 2
✔ Camping in Tents on sharing basis
✔ Forest Entry Fee
✘ Snacks break on the highway or any personal expenses
How to Register:
Step -1: Book your seat through online payment on our website (UPI/ NEFT details available on Manual Payment Mode).
Step-2: Fill up the Mandatory participation disclaimer form, which will be sent after payment confirmation.
Step -3: We will create a WhatsApp group of the registered participants in the morning on the day of the event departure for coordination.
What to Wear:
- Comfortable footwear like Sandals/Sports shoes.
- Comfortable quick dry clothes.
Things to Carry:
- Minimum 2 liters of water.
- Sleeping bag or thick blanket for bedding.
- Poncho/ raincoat/ umbrella.
- Toiletry kit, sunscreen lotion, mosquito repellent.
- Extra set of clothes.
- Torch with spare batteries.
- Personal medicines.
- Identity Proof.
- Participants should bring an ID Card for their safety.
- After payment, a registered participant will need to fill up the mandatory disclaimer online form with accurate details, else will be asked to refill by the event host.
- Inaccurate details in the disclaimer form won’t be accepted and our team may request to refill the disclaimer.
- Below 16 must take the consent of the parents to participate.
- Please do not cause delay and cause inconvenience for others and impact the schedule.
- Participants will be notified in advance when the itinerary is modified/the event gets canceled due to any unforeseen circumstances.
- If there is an unexpected change in weather during the event, the organizer has the right to withdraw/ retreat.
- Tented accommodation is on a sharing basis with fellow participants.
- Participants are liable for spending during trek and travel intermissions.
- The event schedule may delay or advance due to unforeseen conditions, so timings aren't mentioned except the event start time.
- Alcohol consumption/ smoking/ any kind of intoxication is strictly prohibited. Will be expelled from the event If found with consumption.
- Any kind of misconduct from the participant will not be tolerated by our team.
- Please do not litter any plastic; we commit to keeping our events clean.
- The washroom facility is not available at the campsite, it’s available at the villager’s place.
- There is a water scarcity in the village so we request everyone to carry extra water bottles.
- Fireflies sighting is based on weather conditions, we aren’t responsible if there is change in the weather pattern that may impact the sighting.
- Please do not expect glamping facilities as this is a raw campsite that is just set up exclusively for the camping event by pitching the tents.
- Participants should coordinate, maintain discipline and align together as a team during the event.
- Avoid wearing expensive accessories/ Jewelry.
- Please do not expect luxury facilities and appreciate being cooperative with fellow participants.
- Though we assure safety as a top priority, the RamblersIndia team is not responsible for any severe injuries or fatal events.
- No concession for bringing your own tent or climbing gear.
- No group discount is applicable.
- We rely on third-party payment gateways to make the registration process simple and easy, it also includes the convenience fee along with the event fee which is to be borne by the participant during check out.
- Refer to the Payment & Refund Policy on our website about cancellation refunds.
- No refund will be provided if the participant doesn't show up on the day of the event, and also no refund if missed the local train.
25 hours 30 minutes
Kasara to Kasara
Included ✔ Transport by hired vehicle from Kasara ✔ Veg Dinner on DAY 1 ✔ Breakfast and VEG Lunch on DAY 2 ✔ Camping in Tent Excluded ✘ Snacks break on the highway or any personal expenses
Included ✔ Veg Dinner on DAY 1 ✔ Breakfast and VEG Lunch on DAY 2 ✔ Camping in Tent/ Homestay Excluded ✘ Snacks break on the highway or any personal expenses