Watch thousands of fireflies glow before the monsoon begins located near Lonavala, Rajmachi Fort is popular with trekker and camping enthusiasts. Adventure seekers can trek at night from Lonavala or Climb up via Karjat Kondhane village. Fireflies die once monsoon starts after completing life cycle ie twinkling and finding a match, mating and laying eggs. There are options for camping and homestay available at Rajmachi. You can explore the two forts Shirvardhan and Manoranjan ideally around sunrise for a panoramic view of Lonavala. Pro tip evening visits and night stay are banned by ASI at Shirvardhan and Manoranjan
Rajmachi Fireflies Camping
What Makes It Awesome?
What Could Be Better?
People travelling by bike and cars avoid using bright lights at night disturbs fireflies and trekkers should not litter in the forest
How Much Did It Cost?
₹1,000 - ₹3,000
Best To Go With?
Family, Big Group, Bae, Kids, Pets