Pre Monsoon every year we sight fireflies in the mountains around Pune.
Fireflies belong to the beetle family order with many species. Some fireflies crawl on the ground while some take to flight.
Fireflies create bioluminescence light to attract mates and prey. They are easily spotted pre-monsoon in forest area or mountain regions. Fireflies are bioluminescent they can produce their own light. Few Firefly species are carnivorous in adulthood and eat firefly of other genera.
Fireflies Festival Pune we will be trekking and camping at the best destination where you can spot them in thousands. We will have to travel into the countryside away from light pollution. Around Pune light pollution and construction on forest land is wiping the population of fireflies, there are many destinations to spot Fireflies Rajmachi Village, Siddhagad Wadi, Prabalmachi village, Bhandardara, Ghatghar, Kothaligad, Kondane Caves and many more.