Brings you another fascinating & scenic Monsoon Trek To Bhimashankar.......
What you can Expect from the trek :
Nature Trail through Densed forest of Bhimashankar sanctuary
Sighting of State Animal of Maharashtra - Giant Squirrel (Shekru) (Open Eyes & little bit of luck needed though :) )
Difficulty Level- Easy
Base village - Bhorgiri
Route - Rajgurunagar
Please contact to confirm your entries by 29th July,2015...
Contact : Mumbai/Pune - Ashwin -9730022060
Nashik - Akshay - 9960803452
Trek Fee : 650 Rs. Per head
Fee Includes -:
Rajgurunagar - Bhorgiri Traveling (Public transport)
Bhorgiri Stay, 1 Dinner, 3 Tea , 1 Breakfast, Sunday lunch & Bhimashankar to Manchar Travelling Exp (Public Transport)
& expertise Charges
Day 1 : Saturday - 1st August -:
Participants needs to reach Rajgurunagar on their own by 11.00 am
( Rajgurunagar is a town on Nashik-Pune Highway,40 Kms from Pune)
we will Proceed towards Bhorgiri village 12.00 pm bus
2.00 pm - Reach Bhorgiri & lunch
3.00 pm - Proceed towards Bhorgiri fort and explore fort.
5.30 pm - Reach back to Bhorgiri village
Stay at Bhorgiri Village & dinner
Day 2 : Sunday - 2nd August -:
Get ready & Breakfast
8.00 am start trek towards Bhimashankar through densed forest.
12.30 pm will reach bhimashankar & will have lunch and Darshan and proceed towards Manchar via public transport.
Bhorgiri is a small fort located below the plateau of bhimashankar. The trek route is through dense jungle and provides many opportunities for nature lovers and particularly Photographers !! One can see the state animal of Maharashtra which Giant Squirrel, in local language recognized as Shekru .The dense forests of Bhimashankar wildlife sanctuary plays host not just to 'Shekru' - the giant squirrel but also to a variety of plants and animal species. There are wild boars, barking deer, porcupines and even leopards. In monsoons one can spot bio luminous fungus on the trees which gives a faint shimmering glow to the tree trunks in the darkness of night.
This trek is very beautiful throughout the year and in all seasons. The Bhorgiri Fort is worth visiting as it has 17 water tanks at the top. The origin of the Bhima river is on the way of this trek route.