Hello Wanderers,
We welcome you to an evergreen trek to Bhimashankar via Shidi ghat (ladder route) on 23rd August 2015.

We will ascend via Shidi ghat and descend via Ganesh ghat.


General information: 
Bhimashankar is one of the 12 Jyotirlings of India, a pilgrimage place approximately 3500 feet high up in the hills. The area around Bhimashankar is covered with thick dense jungle. The Maharashtra Government has also declared it a Sanctuary.The sanctuary is small (only about 100 sq. km’s), but it is home to a wide variety of animals Leopard, Sambhar, Barking deer, Porcupines, Grey Junglefowls, Wild pig, Hanuman langur, Rhesus macaque and Flying Squirrel etc. The sanctuary is famous as the home of a highly endangered subspecies of the Indian Giant Squirrel – Shekharu (Ratufa indica elphistoni), which is also the state animal of Maharashtra.

Grade: Strenuous

Trek Itinerary:
We will meet at Neral station at 00:53 am.
Please catch second last local to Karjat on 22nd August 2015 (Saturday)

For your convenience train time table is as follows:

  • 11:18 pm : CST
  • 11:25 pm : Byculla
  • 11:31 pm : Dadar
  • 11:38 pm : Kurla
  • 11:42 pm : Ghatkopar
  • 11:58 pm : Thane
  • 00:10 am : Dombivili
  • 00:18 am : Kalyan
  • 00:53 am : Neral

Expenses: INR 900 per head – Book Now

which includes

  • Travelling from Neral to Khandas and  Khandas to Karjat.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Tea.
  • Our experts guidance.

( 25 Participants Only )


For registration or queries,
Contact: 8425076270/8425076272
(After transaction kindly inform us through e-mail or a sms, Your Name, transaction ID and mobile no.)

FOR SMS Inquiry:
Please drop a message as “trek inquiry” at 8425076270, we will get back to you ASAP.

Things to carry:

  • Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs),
  • Camera, Cell Phone, Cap(Optional, wrap it in plastic, water proof protection)
  • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
  • Good trekking shoes
  • A haversack to put all these things
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Please check pics of our last visit to Bhimashankar:

Let’s enjoy the nature in Wanderers style with rules and lots of fun :)


Aberrant Wanderers Team.