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Event: Fire Flies Special Night trek to kothligad with MumbaiRangers on 29 may 2016 Leaving | 28 May 2016

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May 28, 2016 Time: 8:00 pm - May 29, 2016 Time: 11:00 am

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Fire Flies Special Night trek to kothligad with MumbaiRangers on 29 may 2016 Leaving | 28 May 2016

Saturday, 28 May 2016 , 8:00PM

By Mumbai Rangers

Malad , Mumbai Western Suburbs



Dear Friends we invite you all for Night Trek to Kothligad in glowing forest of fireflies… 29 may 2016 Leaving 28 May saturday Night

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.

Water cisterns

Bastions of the fort well in condition

From the Fort top we can have glimpse of Bhimashankar, Rajmachi, Dhak and Siddhagad

Kothligad (peth)

Grade: Easy

Location: Karjat region

Trek Leader: Girish

The itinerary for trek is:

Meeting at Neral station 9.30 pm .

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

28 May 2016 (Saturday) Night catch karjat fast local 7:55 from cst Or from the station of your choice Get down at Neral Station.

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

itinerary :

28 May 2016 (Saturday) Night

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

On arrival at Neral 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 .

After some happening photography session on the top of pinnacle,

Start Descend.

Reach base village have Breakfast And Tea at villagers house around 8.30

10.00 Back to neral station.

11.30 Reach Mumbai.

Expenses for the Trek is 650/- per person….

In clu des:

Transportation from Neral to Neral by private jeep.

Sunday morning Tea, Breakfast and Refreshments.

Guide & Mumbairangers Expertise Charges,

First Aid

Exclusion :

Dinner For Saturday Night

Anything not mentioned above.

For Registration :

Email us : connect@mumbairangers.com


Call/SMS/Whatsapp :

Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164

Payment :

Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online:


website : www.mumbairangers.com

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)

Sleeping Bags / Mat, Bedding

Torch with spare batteries ( 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.

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.


May 28, 2016 Time: 8:00 pm
May 29, 2016 Time: 11:00 am
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