Bhimashankar is conserved forest area and wildlife sanctuary where a variety of birds, animals, flowers, plants can be seen. A rare animal "Shekru" can be found in deep woods. Bhimashankar is worth visited for jungle lovers and trekkers as well as for pilgrims.

Short Info:

Trek: Bhimashankar Trek Ascend via Ladder route & Decend via Ganpati Ghat.

Type: Hill Fort. 

Height: 3500 Feet above MSL (Approx)

Grade: Medium

Region: Bhimashankar

Base Village: Khandas.


Trek Cost: 650/- Per Person

Registered member Fees: 600/- Per Person

To be a Register Member of VRangers CLICK HERE

Cost Included: B/f & T, Lunch, travelling from Karjat to Karjat by local vehicle & expertise charges.

Cost Not Included: -Insurance, Medical coverage & anything other than mention above.

Tentative Schedule:

Friday, 7th Aug 2015

People from suburban can join same train at their respective stations (Check below time at major stations).

Karjat Slow Train (S):

CST : 10.31 pm                     Byculla : 10.39 pm              Dadar : 10.49 pm

Kurla : 10.59 pm                   Ghatkopar : 11.05 pm          Mulund : 11.21 pm

Thane : 11.26 pm                  Dombivali : 11.48 pm          Kalyan : 11.57 pm

Ambernath : 12.08 am            Badlapur : 12.15am             Karjat : 12.48 am

Saturday, 08th Aug 2015

12.50 am: Move towards Khandas Village by Local Transport tum tum / tracks.

02.00 am: Will reach to Base village & take rest till 5.30 am

06.30 am: With Breakfast, Introduction & Instruction, Start trek via ladder route.

10.00 am: @ Bhimashankar Temple.

11.30 am: Lunch (If time permits will go to Gupt Bhimashankar- Leads decision will be final).

12.50 pm: Start Descend via ganpati ghat.

04.30 pm: @ Khandas.

05:30 pm: Reach Karjat Station.

Payment Details:

To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit non refundable Rs 400/-

Check List: (Rain Shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly.)

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, Approx 3 ltr water, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, Raincoat.

Non compulsory items:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry, mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution.

If you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid.

It’s totally self responsibility to take care of your things.

Before registering please check: VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Reg. & more details, contact our "Rangers”,

Ananda 9892219155.

Dipendra 9967435673.

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.

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