Please reach the Burger King restaurant at Paud road, Pune by 06:00 hours.
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An easy route to trek up the Bhimashankar Temple is via Bhorgiri village. The trail to Bhimashankar through Bhorgiri involves approximately three hours of trekking across the jungle to reach Gupt Bhimashankar. En route the top, you will also come across waterfalls and streams where you can snap amazing pictures with beautiful settings. As the temple is located in Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, you have a great chance of witnessing 'Shekru', the Indian Giant Squirrel.
The Bhimashankar trek takes you across Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. You will have the opportunity to spot several exotic birds, langurs, and spotted deer as well on this trek. The trail to Gupt Bhimashankar, located in the middle of a stream and underneath a rock is the best part of this trek. At the top is a Shiva temple which is one of the 12 Jyotirlingam shrines of Lord Shiva in India. This trek takes you over an enormous hill, pass hidden waterfalls and anceint temple and offers you gorgeous views of the green forest from the top.
Trek to Bhimashankar through an easy jungle trail. | Enjoy the view of the dense jungle from the top. | Visit the sacred Gupt Bhimashankar. | See one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India at Bhimashankar Temple.
Arrive at Paud road, Pune by 06:00 hours and board the private vehicle to the Bhorgiri village and have breakfast on the way. Begin trekking from Bhorgiri and gradually enter the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. You will be amazed by the rich biodiversity of the sanctuary. Also, you will come across streams and waterfalls along the way. You will reach the Bhimashankar top in 3-4 hours of trekking. After visiting the temple and savouring lunch, start descending to Bhorgiri village. You will depart from the village by 06:00 hours and are expected to reach Pune in 4-5 hours. Your trip ends in Pune.
Your trip ends by 20:00 hours in the evening.
Today's meal package included breakfast only. In the evening, tea/coffee and snacks will be offered to you. Please note that lunch and dinner is not included in the package.
Breakfast | Evening snacks
For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the Bhimashankar trek: 90% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made 3-6 days prior to the Bhimashankar trek: 50% refund of the trip cost.
For cancellations made less than 3 days prior to the Bhimashankar trek: No refund.
In case of no show: No refund.
All refunds will be processed after processing a transaction fee of INR 200. This fee is charged by The Great Next.
Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek leader during this trek to Bhimashankar.
Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.
Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.
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