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  • Trip introduction

    The Bhimashankar trek is one of the most popular treks in Maharashtra, and is every trekker's dream trek. It's a long, challenging route that takes you over a massive mountain with waterfalls cascading down from slopes. There is a famous Shiva temple at the top, which is one of the Jyotirlingas from the 12 Jyotirlingas in India.

    Destination

    Located at a soaring height of 3500 feet, the Bhimashankar trek combines a visit to the famous Bhimashankar temple. You will begin your journey from the Karjat station, from where you will be transported to the Khandas Village. In the monsoon, this trek is lush green, and rain water gushes down the path you're trekking along.

    Destination highlights

    Take on one of the toughest treks in Maharashtra. | Visit one of the most famous Shiva temples in Maharashtra. | Spend a day out in a monsoon paradise.

    Activity Details

    3146

    3500

    636

    17 km

    9 hrs

    8.5 km

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Bhimashankar monsoon trek: Karjat to Bhimashankar top

    Assemble at the Karjat station at 08:05 hrs, from where you will be transported to the base village of Khandas, with a delicious breakfast awaiting you. After this, you begin your trek through Shidi Ghat, with a single stop for lunch. By 15:00 hrs, you'll reach the top, where you'll get views of the mountains around, as well as a chance to explore caves and the temple. After a filling dinner, you'll spend the night at a dharamshala at the top of this gorgeous location.

    Overnight in camp tents.

    Spend the night in a dharamshala at the top of Bhimashankar, with vegetarian meals of breakfast, evening snacks and dinner provided in your package.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Karjat

    Bhimashankar

    08:05 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Snacks | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Bhimashankar monsoon trek: Bhimashankar top to Karjat
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  • Cancellation policy

    If cancellation is done 10 days or more before the start of the Bhimashankar monsoon trek: 75% will be refunded.

    If cancellation is done 5-10 days prior to the start of the Bhimashankar monsoon trek: 50% will be refunded.

    If the cancellation is done 0-5 days before the start of the Bhimashankar monsoon trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    If you wish to transfer your booking to someone else, or reschedule to another date, the cancellation policy will apply, and only the applicable refund amount will be transferred or rescheduled.

    Rules on trip

    Smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco or consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Bhimashankar trek.

    You must stick with your group at all times.

    No damage should be inflicted on monuments or natural environments.

    You must adhere to the instructions of the trek leader at all times.

    Taking photos or selfie near the edges are not allowed.

    Participants are requested to carry trash back to the city and dispose of it in dustbins.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    In case of injury, damage to self or property or death, Travel Trikon cannot be held responsible.

    The Bhimashankar trek is arranged considering normal weather. In case of cancellation of any event due to reasons beyond control such as natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc, refund shall be payable with respect to the given to refund policy.

    There will be no refunds or discounts given for services unused or missed due to traveller's own fault, negligence or breach of terms.
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
    • Bhimashankar Monsoon Trek Maharashtra Trekking Adventure Activity Sports Fun Nature Mountains
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transport from Karjat station to Karjat station

    • All meals from breakfast on Day 1 to lunch on Day 2
    • Evening snacks on Day 1
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    • Any kind of insurance
    • Personal expenses such as soft drinks, extra snacks
    • Train travel from Mumbai to Karjat and back

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Raincoat
    • Comfortable trekking clothing, long sleeved t shirt and pants
    • Good trekking shoes
    • Socks
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Scarf
    • Extra pair of clothes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches.
    • Slippers or sandals.
    • Sling bags

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transport from Karjat-Khandas-Karjat
    • First aid kit

    You need to get

    • ID card
    • 2 ltrs water bottle
    • Camera
    • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
    • Extra snacks and biscuits
    • Clean napkin or small towel
    • Haversack or backpack
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Torch
    • Bedsheet or blanket for the night

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.