Every year before the monsoon starts we welcome Fireflies Festival Mumbai. Fireflies are bioluminescent beetle bugs some of them fly, and some of them crawl. Fireflies use a bioluminescent glow to attract female fireflies for mating. 

Fireflies Festival Mumbai we have got you covered with the best destination where you can spot them in thousands. We will have to travel into the countryside away from light pollution. Around Mumbai, there are many destinations to spot Fireflies Rajmachi Village, Siddhagad Wadi, Prabalmachi village, Bhandardara, Ghatghar, Kothaligad, Kondane Caves and Purushwadi many more. 

Fireflies use different blinking patterns to impress the opposite gender; they have many unique designs up to 2000. Lady fireflies, when dazzled with a light pattern, reply with a lighting pattern display to complete the match. 

Firefly Festival Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best season to see fireflies?

One can spot fireflies from mid-May to mid-June in the dense forest of Maharashtra

 

Why do we see Firefly?

Fireflies blink to attract the opposite sex for mating, once the rains begin fireflies die. Firefly avoids light pollution there is a lot of pressure on their habitat from development in the forest area. Hence we can only spot them in deep dense forest. 

 

Where is the Firefly Festival Maharashtra held?

Fireflies can be spotted in dark spots around Maharashtra like Lonavala, Naneghat, Purushwadi, Siddhagad Fort, Kothaligad Fort, Rajmachi Fort, Bhandardara Dam, Harishchandragad Kalsubai Forest Area, Ghatghar Dam, Samrad Village.  

 

Fireflies Festival how much does it cost to attend?

We have plans ranging from Rs 1000 to Rs 3500, You can choose a night trek, a road tour, a camping trip, night trail depends on your preference we have different options for different age groups and different types of participants can call us with your requirement.

 

Which place has the highest density of fireflies in Maharashtra?

Purushwadi Fireflies, Rajmachi Fort Trek, Siddhagad Trek have the highest density of Fireflies in Maharashtra as they are located in darker spots ideal for Fireflies. 

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