Hey All,
We are glad to invite you for Trek to Bhimashankar via Ganesh Ghat on 8th and 9th August 2015

Little Info About the place:-Type: Hill
Height: 3500 Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium (5. hrs trek)
Base Village: Khandas

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 sanctuary is small (only about 100 sq. km’s), but it is home to a wide variety of animals Leopard, Sambar, 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.

Detailed Schedule

Day 1
8th August 2015
We will be starting with the second karjat slow local (time table given below)

CST: 5.22 am
Byculla: 5.30 am
Dadar: 5.40am
Kurla: 5.50 am
Ghatkopar: 5.56 am
Thane: 6.17 am
Dombivali: 6.39 am
Kalyan: 6.48 am
08.00 Hrs: - Gathering at Neral Rail station
08.30 Hrs: - Move to Neral
10.00 Hrs: - Reach at Khandas
10.30 Hrs: - Start Ascending towards Bhimashankar Village
13.15 Hrs:-  Lunch
17.00 Hrs:- Reach the top
18:00 Hrs:-  Shiv-Jyotirling Darshan
~Dinner and then some fun and rest ~

Sunday 9th August 2015
06:00 Hrs: - Wake up and Refreshments
07.30 Hrs: - Breakfast
08:00 Hrs: - Move towards Nagfani
12:30 Hrs: - Lunch
13:00 Hrs: - Start descending from Ganesh Ghat Route.
18:00 Hrs: - Reach Karjat

Trek Fees Rs. 1200 per Person 

This includes
1. Travelling from Karjat to Khandas by public transport, 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner on Day 1,.
2. on day 2, 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, travelling from Khandas to Karjat.
For registration and more details please contact
Tushar: 9890672593

One needs to deposit Full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

Payment details:
Name of Current Acc Holder        :  VIBES OUTDOORS
Bank name         :  ICICIBank 
account number:187905500086
Bank branch name   :  Kalyan Shivaji Chowk Branch
IFSC code for bank  :  ICIC0001879

Do give us a buzz on making a payment, an sms would be great.. on any of above numbers..

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (1.5 ltr).
3. sleeping bag or bedding
4. Camera (Optional).
5. Electrall / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional).
6. Torch with extra batteries.
7. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, mosquito’s cream.
8. A good trekking shoes.

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