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Bhimashankar Trek

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 8:00AM - Sun, 1 Sep 2019 7:00PM
Rs 1100
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Unlimited Food Included : Yes
Outdoors / Open Air
Tour Duration : 2 days, 1 nights
Kids Friendly



Bhimashankar Trek

| One Of The 12 Jyotirlingas | Gupt Bhimashankar | Nagara Architecture |

Type: Hill | Grade: Moderate | Region: Pune | 

Date: August 31st.

CHARGES: 1100/- Per Person

Famous for its ancient Shiva temple, Bhimashankar is one of the 12 jyotirlingas (the sacred shrines of Lord Shiva and the places where Shiva is believed to have appeared as a fiery column of light) and dates back to 13th century CE. The temple is constructed in Nagara style architecture.

The Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary is also home to diverse flora and fauna. Keep your eye out for Malabar giant squirrels when deep into the woods.
Gupt Bhimashankar is yet another attraction of the trek, Legend has it that the sacred shrine of Bhimashankar was originally found at this spot and hence called Gupt Bhimashankar or the secret Bhimashankar.
This trek is an equal delight for photographers, nature lovers, history buffs and adventure enthusiasts.


DAY 01: Saturday, 

Catch 06:50 am CST- KARJAT train

Meeting Point - Karjat Station @ 08:50 am
10:00 AM: Reach base village (Khandas) & have breakfast
11:00 AM: Start trekking through Shidi Ghaat (Ladder Route)
03:00 PM: Reach to the top
Explore Gupt Bhimashankar, Dinner and Stay overnight in the dorm/homestay

06:00 AM: Wake up, have breakfast, visit Bhimashankar, Pack up and leave.
Start descending via Ganesh Ghat and reach Khandas by lunchtime
Lunch in Khandas
04:30 PM: Proceed towards Karjat Station by public transport
Reach Karjat Station 
Catch 06:42 pm CST train from Karjat Station.

-Transport - Karjat to Karjat
-2 Breakfasts (Saturday and Sunday)
-1 Evening refreshment (Saturday)
-1 Dinner (Saturday)
-1 Lunch (Sunday)
- Stay in dorm/ Homestay
-Mischief Treks Expertise


-Train tickets
-Any other expenses that are not mentioned above

-Identity proof
-Good trekking shoes and an extra pair of floaters
-Sleeping Bag / Sleeping Mats (Compulsory)
-Torch with extra batteries (compulsory)
-Extra pair of clothes
-Water (minimum 2 ltrs) Compulsory
-Some ready to eat food like biscuits, plum cake, etc.
-Medicines (if you need any), Glucon D / Electrol / Enerzyl Powder (We will have a basic first aid kit with us)
-Toiletries, Cap / Scarves, and Sunglasses
-A haversack to put all your things


  • Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume.
  • Do not carry - Jholas / sling bag / Trolley bag (This is a trek, not picnic)
  • Avoid wearing jewellery.
  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.
  • It may rain, please pack your belongings accordingly. Cover your bags with rain cover.

Local train timing - CST to KARJAT 
06:50 AM: CST
07:03 AM: DADAR
07:10 AM: KURLA
07:29 AM: THANE
07:50 AM: KALYAN
08:43 AM: KARJAT

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FAQ and Points to note

Points to Note  and FAQ's

Q: I have booked/paid for the event, is my booking confirmed?

Ans. No!, your booking can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure event the organizers need to have your details atleast 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent along with the ticket confirmation email. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. 

Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for the event, where should we reach?

Ans. You need to reach Karjat Station at the scheduled meeting time. This is where we will be meeting, from here you can follow our vehicles. You will be given exact coordinated after you finish booking formalities. 

Q. How many people will be at the coming for this trek?

Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 25 participants.

Q. Is it safe for solo participants? 

Ans. Yes, mostly 30% of participants come up solo and blend in. 

Q. Is it safe for girls? 

Ans. Mischief Treks has a track record of making our trekking and camping events extremely safe for girls. Normally 60 75 % of our participants are females.

Q. How long is the trek?

Ans. Normally it takes four hours to ascend and four hours to descend. 

Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

Ans. It's a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event, we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities, we have to take authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.     

Q. Can we pay in cash or installment?

Ans. Sorry, we do not accept cash payments. For installment scheme, you will have to pay a one-time processing fee of Rs.500 per person. 

Q. What is the last date of booking?

Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally, you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance. 

Q. How many people will be at the trekking event?

Ans. Depends on the number of people booking the event. Generally, the batch size is approximately 20-25 Mischief Treks participants. The trek location will contain participants from a couple of other organizers too. 

Q. How should I book the event?

Ans. All you have to do is press the book now button on this page and follow the instructions.

Q. How do we get in touch after reaching the meeting point? 

Ans. We will be creating a WhatsApp group for coordination where you will be provided all the necessary information regarding contact person, exact point to meet, etc..


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