Dang! Fireflies Festival & Organic Farmstay
A firefly is actually a beetle. A one of a kind insect which emit bioluminescence to impress its female counterpart. It’s a mating celebration, before the shower of love!
Witness the glowing magic of millions of flies as you relax in the Dang forest near Saputara, Gujarat. Enjoy local cuisine, observing and participating in village life, and of course, the peace and quiet of the Dang forest along with its many birds and insects. You can also extend your stay for more nights and enjoy local tribal life, customs, temples, sightseeing and waterfalls.
This phenomenon occurs only for a limited period before the monsoons, so book now!
Arrival and check-in to Farm House followed by an Introduction session & brief orientation. The tribal people will welcome you for Lunch at their home or at the Farm House. Get familiar with the tribal community and learn about the local customs, culture and traditions. Get a first-hand experience of sustainable living by observing the lifestyle of the locals – use of fish tank (to avoid mosquitoes), the organic way of preserving grains, organic farming techniques etc. Post dinner, proceed for the firefly show. Witness countless fireflies lighting up like an enchanted forest!
Breakfast at Farm House and checkout. Say Good bye to the tribe & depart with magical memories!
Optional Day 2 Local Sight Seeing: Shabridham Temple. Explore the panoramic view of the mountain range from the hill top. Pampa Sarovar Girma Water fall (Gujarat’s Highest waterfall) Women Cooperative Society (Processing Cashews)
Accommodation in non- AC room on double sharing basis
Basic Activity Charges
Local Coordinator/Escort Charges
Anything that is not mentioned in Inclusion
Do not carry heavy luggage while travelling
Respect the local customs and traditions
Ask before taking anyone’s photograph
Remove shoes when you enter any village house
Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited in Gujarat
Do not use abusive language or play loud music
In case of any doubt, talk to your coordinator
The weather during days tend to be hot, however, the nights are pleasant.
Fresh Organic Vegetarian meal will be served in breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Power failures are normal. Carry additional charged batteries.
In case you spot some wildlife crossing the road while you are driving, please park your vehicle aside, don’t honk and let the animals cross the road. Also give indication/ flash signal to vehicles coming from opposite side so the animal stays unharmed.
Things to wear
Good Quality Trekking/ Hiking shoes Compulsory (Floaters and Sandals are not allowed) or a comfortable pair of sport shoes with a good grip. Please don’t wear formal/ casual/ leather shoes & please ensure the shoes are of good quality & not old as to avoid wear & tear especially of the shoe sole.
Wind cheater/ Water proof Jacket
Things to be carried by you:
Water (2 Liters) Compulsory
Torch/ Flash Light
Food (Dry Snacks, Biscuits, Theplas, Parathas), Plum cakesetc
Personal First Aid Kit
Cap, goggles, sunscreen etc
Electral powder / Glucon D / Tang
A backpack to carry everything (No handbags or jholas)
Personal Sanitary Kit
Extra Pair of Clothes and socks
A light pair of slippers in the bag
Dang Darbar Hall
SH 174, Panchli Colony, Ahwa, Gujarat 394710