Are you a nature lover? Then Bhimashankar trek is an apt trekking spot for you. Bhimashankar Trek route is full of pristine, beautiful and scenic views as it paves its way into the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Being Located in laps of Western Ghats, it proves to be a mesmerizing and thrilling trekking spot surrounded by a shawl of greenery. It’s also a complete combo of mountains with ample of waterfalls, Meadows, forests, caves, fog, Rocky patches and moreover ladder route which is the cherry on the cake. If you are a photographer, then this trek might add some of the best wildlife photographs to your profile as it is the home to the Giant Indian Squirrels. A famous Jyotirlinga temple is located amidst the forest. So, what are you waiting for? Just put on your trekking shoes, take your camera and set out for an expedition.
Duration: 1 night, 2 days
Difficulty Level: Moderate
Height: 3500 ft
Board 6:10 am Karjat fast local from CSMT.
- Train timing on respective stations-
- Dadar – 6:24 am
- Ghatkopar – 6:35 am
- Thane – 6:49 am
- Dombivli – 7:02 am
- Kalyan – 7:13 am
- Neral- 7:49 am
Note- Participants are expected to be on time. HikerWolf will not be responsible if they miss the train by being late or by any chance.
As we reach Neral, we will proceed to the base village- Khandas by local transportation
At Khandas, sumptuous breakfast will welcome us. Post, we would have an introduction and also instruction session and start ascending towards Bhimashankar by the “Ladder route.”
Because there are many waterfalls en route, therefore, we will have lots of fun in the chilling water
On Arrival at the top, we will visit the Great “Jyotirlinga Temple” and furthermore the surrounding area
Night stay in a dormitory with bonfire stories and a lot of fun games
Post breakfast we will start descends via the “Ganesh Ghat” route to reach the base village.
Reach Neral by local transport and board the train CSMT and reach home with amazing experience and lifetime memories with HikerWolf
Note – The above schedule is flexible and is produced to give an idea of the event.
- Cost of Train Tickets
- Two Breakfast
- 2 Lunch
- 1 Dinner
- HikerWolf Expertise
- Travel from Neral to Khandas
- Travel from Khandas to Neral
- Basic First Aid
- Mineral water
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions
THINGS TO CARRY:
- Trekking Shoes / Sports Shoes (compulsory)
- Water Bottle (Minimum 2-3 liters)
- 2 Extra Pair of Clothes and also a Rainwear
- Mosquito Repellent / Insect Repellent
- Carry all your luggage in a shoulder bag/ rucksack
- Personal Medications, if any.
- Identity Proof
- An extra bag to keep your wet clothes
- A shawl or jacket as it will be cold on top and you may require it while sleeping
Note - Keep bags as light as possible. Bags weighing more than 3 kgs will not be allowed.