Overview

Bhorgiri To Bhimashankar Trek

Grade: Easy|  Endurance: Easy


Feel the cool breeze play through your hair as you explore the green hilly terrain of Bhorgiri. From the famous Shivlinga temple to the ruins of the old Bhorgiri fort, this dainty village of Pune has a lot to offer to the enthusiasts. Take a detour through the inviting forests of Bhimashankar and reach your destination. Hop, Skip and Jump through the numerous water streams and savor the coolness of the place. Join Travel Trikon and witness the adventure of the trek through the misty trails, mythological stories and mesmerizing views.

About the place:

Situated at the height of 3,500 ft in the Pune district of Maharashtra, the trail to Bhimashankar is sealed with verdant green forests on all its sides. Forests so dense, that the sun seeps in weakly through them. Cooing of the birds and the faint forest sounds will accompany your throughout your trek. Pay your dues as you visit the famous Bhimashankar Jyothilinga temple. Under the spread out branches and through the numerous water streams, reach Bhimashankar and experience victory.


Batch 1 : 28th - 29th July 2018

Batch 1 : 18th - 19th August 2018

1 Night 2 Days 28 Jul and 18 Aug Dadar, Maharashtra
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  •         Transport by Private Non Ac Bus
  •         Inclusive of Breakfast, Lunch and Evening snacks
  •         Forest Entry fees
  •         Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  •         Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
  •         Anything other than above mentioned inclusion
Highlights
  •         Experience the thrill of a Trek, within the boundaries of Mumbai
  •         Witness the green carpet of Sahyadris and the glory of nature
  •         Take a detour and start your trek through the village of Bhorgiri
  •         Explore the dainty village of Bhorigiri
  •         Jump across the numerous water streams in all variants
  •         Panoramic view of the surrounding valley
  •         Cross misty and thrill filled trails through the dense forests
  •         Explore one of the old trade route which leads you to famous Bhimashankar temple
Itinerary

Day 0: Saturday Night

10.30 pm : Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East)

10.45 pm : Departure from Dadar

11.15 pm : Pickup from Sec 17, Vashi (Below the flyover)

11.30 pm : Pickup from Hotel 3 Star, Kharghar

Day 0: Sunday

05.00 am   Reach the Base Village - Bhorgiri  

06.00 am   Start with the briefing and introduction round

06.30 am  Explore the Shiva Temple and the Bhorgiri Fort

07.30 am   Have tea and breakfast prepared by locals

08.00 am  Start trekking towards Bhimashankar through old Jungle trade route with crossing Water streams

02.00 pm   Reach Bhimashankar and unwind to the scenic beauty

02.30 pm   Have Lunch (local homemade food) with nature as your companion

03.30 pm   Visit the famous Bhimashankar Temple and do some shopping as per your choice

04.30 pm   Start return journey for Mumbai

06.30 pm   Evening Snacks on the way

10.30 PM   Reach Mumbai (tentatively)   


Things to Carry

  • Identity Card
  • Lunch
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Lunch
  • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & biscuits
  • Extra pair of clothes
  • Clean napkin or towel
  • Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Please carry personal medicines if any
  • Hand Sanitizer

Monsoon Safety Measures

  • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
  • Wear shoes with good grips
  • Use repellents to keep bugs away
  • Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
  • Do not stray away from your group during the trek
  • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts

IMPORTANT:

  • Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
  • Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
  • Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

Fitness & Health:

Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Pickup point
Kotak Mahindra Bank - Dadar East, College St, Dadar East, Dadar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India View on Map