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Bhatsa Riverside Camping

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Sat, 2 Mar 5:30PM - Sun, 3 Mar 9:30AM
Bhatsa Riverside (Outside Pune)
Rs 1350
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Beautiful campground beside river Bhatsa is all set to give you chilling winter experience. Various trees standing tall with the riverfront gives peace and calmness to your mind. There are various bird visitors and the campsite is also favorite among bird lovers. Any camping plan near Mumbai has to be a perfect blend of outdoors but still safe for couple, kids and big college group. 

Itinerary:

Day 1:

05:30 pm: Reach Campsite by your own travel (bike/car) 
06:00 pm: Evening snacks and hot tea will be served once you fresh-n-up. One has to carry bags and belongings to the tents pitched at the open riverside campground.

After the sunset, one can feel the cold breeze of the Bhatsa river. And thats the best time for campfire & ghost stories.

09:00 pm: Delicious buffet dinner (Veg/Non-Veg) will be ready at the dining area.

Day 2:

06:30 am: Hangover wakeup call
08:00 am: Morning Tea & hot breakfast will be waiting for you
09:30 am: Bye bye with loads of pictureand memories for the coming new year 2018

Costs:

INR 1350 + 5% GST

Inclusions:

  • Welcome Tea & Snacks
  • Dinner (Veg / N-Veg)
  • Next day Breakfast
  • Dome tent stay with bedding, blanket, and pillow
  • BBQ - 200 gms (DIY)
  • Music System for all groups
  • Local fishing 
  • Fog bath

Exclusions:

  • Traveling till Campsite
  • GST & any other personal Expenses

Cancellation and refund applicable on the tour cost:

  • If cancellation is done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
  • If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
  • After that, no refund will be provided.

 Things To Carry:

  • Carry woolen clothes or jacket, muffler, shoes & warm cap for the night
  • Those who are not used to cold nights carry personal extra blankets. (We will be providing bedding, cushion & 1 pull over as part of the package)
  • Torch with extra batteries - (Compulsory)
  • Please carry id proof eg. Pan card, driving license

Rules&FAQ:

Rules:

  • Do not carry valuables or items like jewelry, laptops or any other things.
  • Management & Campsite is not responsible for any kind of loss or damage to your belongings.
  • Do not smoke or light any items inside the tent as it may cause a fire in the tent.
  • Please Remove your footwear outside the tent and keep the tent neat & tidy.
  • Weapons or any inflammable things are not allowed on the premises or in the tent.
  • If any damages are caused to the campsite, tent or bedding, camper/guest will be responsible for the damage and will have to pay the charges for the same.
  • Strictly no use of drugs in any kind or any form or any other kind of intoxicants.
  • All guests must follow the camping rules.
  • Anything that is not included in packages is excluded.
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Really loved this trek.. while going in , the uphill task is a little daunting.

The woods are real thick at some places and ambiance is quite refreshing.

The climb is difficult at some places as there are not well constructed steps.

However, some parts up the fort are steep and takes a challenging climb.

The paths are streams of either bogs or mossy rocks -- each having their own fun hazards.

But that is what keeps the trek natural and exciting.

There are pretty white crabs in the stream-paths -- very interesting.

The trip to top was awesome.

The strong breeze blowing at the top quickly dries off the sweat from the climb too.

This was the week of onslaught of the monsoon, so it was amazing warm monsoon rain and as we got closer there was also mist and fog.

It was green and wet all over.

The view of the surrounding countryside from the top is simply breathtaking. Well worth the climb up.

The fort is in ruins and makes a beautiful place for pictures..

The greenery just added to the awesomeness. the view from top is gorgeous..

There is nothing much to see atop the fort except some water cisterns and the thumbs up point.

The shape of the hill-top is fascinating. It replicates your mood giving you a thumbs up when you finish a couple of tough climbs,

but also taking the opportunity of showing a ""up yours"" when you're struggling.

From the top you can really appreciate the control this fort would have given the incumbent in seasons like this.

Really loved the time spent on top.

There is nothing much to see at the top of the fort except the surroundings.

However, we were treated to a spectacular view from the top.

It indeed feels great once we have reached the top.

But the moment we reached the top, clouds began moving in and all of a sudden it just started pouring..

The sudden change was indeed welcome.

But due to the rains, the path down had become super slippery..

Coming down was difficult in the bad patches due to steepness of the rocky roads.

My research had dismissed the climb as an ""easy"" one: I can attest that in the monsoon rain and fog it is definitely close to the top rating on difficulty.

But this shouldn't daunt you since you're likely to be surrounded

by singing dancing dare-devil fellow trekkers in this season.

There is a small bird sanctuary just at the base.

We were treated to the sights of peacocks and a few little rabbits.

All is well that ends well. It was worth the while, and the victory of surmounting the difficult is always sweet.

Overall Experience was amazing...Simply wow... cannot get over with the great experience...totally spellbound by the beauty of the place...

never felt so close to nature especially after the concrete jungle that is Mumbai

The initial climb is a tough one, the middle is a ridge -- a reward with great views.

The climb is steep but on the bright side very short ( barely 3 kms).

However I feel that this trek does offer a great break from busy and polluted citylife.

In conclusion, trekking up Karnala is a fun and enriching experience.

Thanks to SSA for this beautiful memorable experience... Team leaders were very polite and helpful...The food was provided just like ghar ka khana... Fellow trekkers were so good and friendly... really enjoyed...Once again Thank you SSA....
- by PRERANA JAGANNATH BHATADE for One Day Trek to Karnala Fort organized by smallstepsadventures@gmail.com .
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