Camping at Bhandardara is a unique camping experience that you may have never experienced till now. Surrounded by the Turquoise pristine water, it will be the best experience of camping you ever had. Bhandardara is one of the best weekend getaways from Mumbai, Pune & Nasik Bhandardara is always beautiful with its tranquil serenity and unspoiled nature.
But during monsoon and post-monsoon period, it's natural beauty increases many folds with numerous small & medium seasonal waterfalls and glowing greenery. During monsoon, it is difficult to arrange for camping in Bhandardara but the post-monsoon period is perfect as heavy monsoon is subdued and natural beauty reaches the peak. As the night approaches the weather becomes cooler and very pleasant. We will arrange bonfire and BBQ for you in the evening and also offer you unlimited Starters!!. It will surely be a memorable experience for you.
Price Per Adult Rs. 1000/- (Without Transportation)
Price Per Kid (Upto 12 Years) Rs. 800/- (Without Transportation)
Cars will be provided to a min group of 5 people.
You can also take Public Transport like S.T Bus and Sharing Car(Balero) which are available from Kasara Railway Station to reach our Campsite.
Length: 1 day and 1-night camping at Bhandardara. Height: 2430 ft above sea level Best season: Round the year Accommodation timing: You have to reach Bhandardara by 4 - 5 PM in the evening. Its a 1 day and 1-night camping arrangement.
Unlimited Veg and Non-Veg Starters
Unlimited Veg, Non-Veg and Jain Buffet Dinner
Camp Check-in time: 4 PM (Day 1)
Camp Check out time: 9 AM (Day 2)
Day 01: Arrival at Bhandardara & camping
Arrive at Bhandardara by 4 -5 PM in the EVENING by own vehicle/other means. You can reach Igatpuri or Kasara and then take local transport (state transport bus or shared jeep) to reach Bhandardara. Igatpuri is preferable as the distance from Kasara to the campsite is more than Igatpuri. Our representative will be waiting for you at the Bhandardara Gaon bus stoppage. Having own vehicle is highly advisable. Relish the delicious BBQ along with group activities like Antakshari, dumb charades, music. Scrumptious homemade dinner(Veg/Non-Veg/Jain) will be served thereafter. Night stay at dormitory rooms or tents in the shaded area to protect from rain.
Day 2: Trekking and return journey to Mumbai
Wake up early in the morning. Enjoy the sunrise at Bhandardara lake. It's a beautiful scene. Complete your breakfast and relax at the campsite. And you can prepare for local sightseeing to Amruteshwar Temple, Kokan Kada, Sandhan Valley, etc. Please note this will be easier if you have a personal car. The guide will be provided to you free of cost. But if you don't have a car then we may arrange a car at an extra cost which needs to be paid on site. After the Sight Seeing, You can start your return journey to Mumbai or Pune and say Bid Adieu to Bhandardara.
(You also have the Option to Extend your stay till 04.00 pm to freshen Up and take rest after having Lunch in our Hotel - Charges Rs.500/- Extra Per Person). You can also Plan Sight Seeing to Nearby Locations and we will provide our Guide to you if you have your own Vehicle. Private Vehicles also available with us in Bhandardara for sightseeing at an extra cost.
Night stay at Tents Placed at Lakeside.
1 evening snacks and Tea, Evening Unlimited Starters ( Veg and Non-Veg Both), 1 Dinner (Veg, Non-Veg, and Jain), & 1 breakfast for every night stay
Pick up/ drop facilities (Paid)
First Aid Kit
Anything not included in the inclusion
Bottled water, extra food, extra bed, etc. and any other cost which is personal in nature
Medical & Travel insurance
Igatpuri/Kasara to Bhandardara gaon campsite transportation or any other transportation
Sightseeing charge to Murudeshwar, Kokan Kada, Sandhan Valley, etc. by hired/arranged car.
Extended Stay till 4.pm in Shared Rooms with Sunday Afternoon Lunch Package.
100% amount to be paid in advance to book the trip.
If the booking is canceled 10 days or before the event date then 50% of the booking amount will be refunded.
If the booking is canceled 6 days before the event date then no refunds will be given, but 50% of the booking amount will be compensated for the next event.
No show = No refund.
The tour is weather based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute alterations if weather conditions deteriorate.
Things to Carry:
Valid Photo ID Proof (Aadhar Card/Driving License)
Water bottle (2 liters each person)
Mosquito Repellent Cream
Extra Set of Clothes
Compulsory Torch with Extra batteries
Blankets or (Chaddar)
Electoral 1 pack
Medicine if required
Portable Mobile Charger
Bluetooth Speakers is a must for group
Frequently Asked Questions:
How to reach Bhandardara:
To reach Bhandardara you need to reach either Kasara or igatpuri. Both railway stations are near to Bhandardara. Kasara to Bhandardara distance is 60 km and Igatpuri to Bhandardara distance is 45 km by road. You will get state transport buses from the railway station. Or you can hire to share jeep and the private car also. From Kasara it will take around 2 hours to reach Bhandardara. Bhandardara camping takes place in Bhandardara gaon beside the lake
If you are coming via your private transport then you can follow the below route to reach Bhandardara Mumbai > Igatpuri > Ghoti (Turn right) > Pimpalgaon (Turn right) > Bhandardara Dam
Before you come please understand the following facts about Bhandardara weekend lakeside camping:
Useful Facts about Bhandardara lakeside camping
Good, Clean, Permanent Western & Indian washroom facilities are available (not attached to camps as camps are situated just beside the Waterbody). Permanent washrooms are available at approx. 5 mins away from the camping place.
Ample parking facilities are available for vehicles
The place is safe & secure as camp organizers & caretakers are local and they will be available 24*7
It will be best if you bring your own car as from Igatpuri or Kasara to Bhandardara hired transportation is generally costly. Also, you will have convenience during sightseeing.
From Kasara it takes approx. 2 hours to reach Bhandardara. Private Cars available(We will arrange transportation for you if you book our 'With Transportation" Package subject to a group of 5 pax.