Dear Friends we at MumbaiRangers invite you all for Trek to Bhimashankar via Ladder route shidi ghat on 21 Aug 2016 Leaving 20 Aug saturday night
Bhimashankar is one of the 12 Jyotirling’s of India, a pilgrimage place approximately 3500 feet high up in the hills.
The area around Bhimashankar is covered with thick dense jungle, is a Wildlife Sanctuary. The trek to It being Shiva’s abode and one of the 12 swayambhu
jyotirling’s helps increase the attractiveness of Bhimashankar as a religious tourism destination. The temple of Bhimashankar is around 1200 – 1400 years
old and is built on the Hemad Panthi style. There are very beautiful sculptures and paintings on the roof and pillars of the temple. At the front of the
temple hangs a huge metal bell cast in 1729. There is also a 15-20 feet high “Deepmala” or lamppost in the outer corridor of the temple. There is also an
inscription on stone on this lamppost. It is to be noted that the original name of the river Chandrabhaga at Pandharpur is Bhima. This Bhima River
originates at Bhimashankar
Some Information about the Fort :
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium (5. hrs trek)
Base Village: Khandas
This is a slow local. Pls reach the stations around 10 mins earlier, as missing this local will mean missing the trek.
CST – 10:31 pm
Byculla – 10:39 pm
Dadar – 10:49 pm
Kurla – 10:59 pm
Ghatkopar – 11:05 pm
Thane – 11:26 pm
Dombivali – 11:48 pm
Kalyan – 11:57 pm
Badlapur – 00:15 am
Karjat – 00:48 am.
Meeting at : 00:48 am at Karjat Station.
(If you miss the train you miss the trek so make sure you are on time to catch the train.
People may board the same Karjat train from the station of their convenience and meet us in the train directly.
(Get into second boggy from CST side)
The itinerary for trek is:
Meeting at karjat station 00:48AM
Travelling till base via Tumtum or Jeep 01.45
We will be Sleeping at villagers house for 3.5 hrs
Have Tea Breakfast early morning 05.30
Start Early to finish Trek On time 06.00
Reach top bhimashankar Before lunch time
Have Lunch Explore main temple
Explore gupt Bhimashankar
Reach Base have Refreshments
Back Journey to karjat staion
Reach Mumbai 9 or 9.30 night Tentatively.
The charges for the event is Rs 800/- per head,
Travelling from karjat Station to khandas and Khandas to karjat station,
Morning Tea BreakFast,
Guide and MumbaiRangers Expertise charges
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Important things to carry :
Water Bottle (3 ltrs)
Lunch for the Day
Electrol 1 pack
Medicines if required
Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”
The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.
Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.
If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough,
dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should Take
permission from their physicians before treks.
Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not
responsible for any mishaps/accidents during the program. Or compensation in whatsoever manner.