Description

Monsoon Special Trek to Bhimashankar

Short info – 
Activity:  Trekking
Endurance: Moderate
Base Village: Khandas
Cost:
₹ 1,650/- Per Person
 
Bhimashankar trek amidst dense forest along beautiful valley, it offers best places to enjoy nature & photography. The trail starts from Khandas, will ascend through Shidi ghat. The way to top is thrilling & mesmerising.
Atop will visit Bhimashankar temple (one of the 12 jyotirlinga) built around 13th century. Then stroll to Gupt Bhimashankar (origin of river Bhima), a path amongst huge trees, you may spot Giant Indian squirrel. Bhimashankar wildlife sanctuary declared to conserve Indian Giant Squirrel.
Next day will descend through Ganesh Ghat, a easy & long trek. Get the glimpse of Padargad, guard of this old trade route located at left side. Enjoy the natural beauty & photography all along.
 
ITINERARY: -
Travel up to Karjat by local train approx. timings recommended.
We will be leaving by same train from CST at 06:10 am.
Mumbai (CST) 06:10 am
Byculla 06:18 am
Dadar  06:24 am
Kurla 06:31 am
Ghatkopar  06:35 am
Thane  06:49 am
Dombivali  07:02 am
Kalyan  07:13 am
Karjat 08:05 am
 
Day 1: Saturday
08:10 am Reach Karjat, Meet leader and proceed to Khandas 
09:30 am Reach base village Khandas, Breakfast
10:15 am Start the trek after intro session
01:00 pm Lunch enroute
03:00 pm Reach Bhimashankar, 
04:00 pm Visit Temple, stroll to Gupt Bhimashankar after evening tea.   
08:00 pm Dinner
09:00 pm Lights off, rest for the day.
Day 2: - Sunday
05:30 am Wake up call
07:00 am Breakfast
07:45 am Start descending to Khandas via Ganesh ghat.
02:00 pm Reach khandas, Lunch
03:30 pm Proceed to karjat
05:00 pm Reach Karjat & head to Mumbai.
 
INCLUSIONS: - 
✔ Traveling from Karjat to Karjat by local transport
✔ Saturday Breakfast, evening tea & Dinner. Sunday Breakfast, Lunch & evening tea. (all Veg meals)
✔ Camp Instructor, Guide and other Expertise.
 
EXCLUSIONS: -
û  Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.
û  Any kind of Insurance
û  Anything which is not mentioned in Includes
 
THINGS TO CARRY: - 
01) Identity proof (must)
02) Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
03) Water bottles (at least 2 Ltrs) Compulsory
04) Lunch for Saturday
05) TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory)
06) Sleeping bag, warm clothes (compulsory)
07) Raincoat/ poncho
08) Extra pair of clothes & clean towel.
09) Energzyl/ Glucon D powder
10) Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
11) A good trekking shoes, extra pair of floaters. 
12) Sleeping bag or proper bedding.
13) Cap
14) Sunglasses, Camera optional
15) A haversack to put in all the necessary things ….so that one walks hands free while trekking.
*** Do not carry sling bags or zholas.
*** Do not wear gold or carry valuable ornaments
 
By registering or joining any of the program organised by Travel Buffs, you acknowledge that you have read, understood & agreed to the following terms & conditions.
TERMS & CONDITION:-
Ø Leaders’ decision shall be final & abiding to all, till completion of the trek/ programme.
Ø Smoking, Chewing tobacco & consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek/ programme.
Ø Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
Ø Polluting trek route of the destination is strictly prohibited.
Ø You acknowledge that the photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. You consent to let organisers photograph you and let them to use for publicity purpose & also consent to allow organisers to use the photograph clicked by you for publicity purpose.
Ø There is possibility of injury during activities & programs and you are aware that outdoor activities bears inborn risk of personal injury.
Ø You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity may happen & you agree that organiser shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
Ø During emergency situation, your consent to any medical treatment recommended by a qualified medical practitioner (this could include inoculations, blood transfusions, surgery or the use of anaesthetic). Read *Medical Disclaimer*
Ø You realise a certain level of acceptable behaviour is mandatory to participate in outdoor activities and that you may be excluded from activities if this level is not maintained. You acknowledge event leaders right to expel you from the group if you does not follow instruction of the leader/ misbehave. Further you consent once you are expelled from the group; organisers & leaders does not owe any kind of liability towards you.
Ø  If the participant does not agree with any part of such terms, conditions and notices, the participant must not avail our Services.
Ø Travel Buffs have all authority to make any changes/ cancel the events/ programmes and final Decision.
Please read "Terms and Conditions" before joining the event 
 
For Registration call Team Travel Buffs: -
Jaydeep: 98333 96615
Kaustubh: 97571 466611/ 97692 71231
If not reachable please SMS or WhatsApp
 
PAYMENT DETAILS: -
Booking only through 100% Advance payment.
The amount is to be deposited in the following account.
Account No: 5412206798
Name: Jaydeep Narendra Bhoir
IFS code: KKBK0000640
Type:   Saving
Bank Name: KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Branch:     Parel
 
UPI: for the payment our Id: - travelbuffs@kotak
 
Once payment is done, please email details to “travelbuffs.in@gmail.com” including Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID and Mobile Number. Mention Event name & date as subject.
 
Cancellation & Refund Policy: -
If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek/ event, an email intimation needs to be sent to "travelbuffs.in@gmail.com". Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.
1. If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 5 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that, no refund will be provided
 
*MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: -

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.