• Trip introduction

    Bhadardara is an excellent place to unwind and spend some time in seclusion amidst the green hills of Sahyadris. On this trip, you will stay in tents pitched beside the lake with the views of towering hills, and feast on veg and non-veg barbeque at the campsite.

    Read your favourite book while rejoicing the sunset over the Western Ghats. In the morning, explore the surrounding areas and swim in the placid waters of the lake or try boating.


    Bhandardara is a small hill station located less than 50 km from Igatpuri, in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. The place is known for its raw beauty and serene ambiance. Bhandardara is not known to many travellers yet but is becoming famous amongst nature lovers.

    While camping, you will be staying in tents pitched near the lake. The tents will be equipped with mattresses, blankets and pillows, and veg/non-veg meals will be provided to you at the campsite.

    Destination highlights

    Spend a night beside the placid waters of Bhandardara Lake. | Explore the raw beauty of the Sahyadris. | Enjoy an evening of bonfire amidst the Western Ghats.

    Activity Details



    Trip details
  • Bhandardara Lakeside Camping Day 1: Explore Bhandardara

    Please board the 11:46 hours Kasara local starting from CST to reach Kasara on time. At Kasara, meet up with the operator and embark on a drive to the Bhandardara campsite.

    Explore the beautiful Bhandardara lake on arriving and settle in your tents. In the evening, enjoy the sunset over the Sahyadris and take part in fun activities. Veg and non-veg BBQ will be provided in the evening while you sit before the bonfire. A hot dinner will be served at night. Overnight in tents at the campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Bhandardara.

    Arrive at Kasara by 14:00 hours today. You will driven to Bhandardara. Today's meal package includes veg and nonveg BBQ and dinner. Tonight you will staying in tents on triple sharing basis.

    Day 1 Milestone



    14:00 PM


    Evening snacks | BBQ | Dinner

    Veg | Non-veg
    Bhandardara Lakeside Camping Day 2: Boating on the lake
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellation made 10 days or more before the departure of Bhandardara camping trip: 75% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellation made between 5-10 days of the departure of Bhandardara camping trip: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellation made between 0-5 days of the departure of Bhandardara camping trip: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    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 and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the Bhandardara camping trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please board the 11:46 hours local to Kasara starting from CST for this trip. You may miss the pick-up from Kasara railway station if you do not arrive at Kasara by 14:00 hours.

    The tour operator reserves the right to modify or cancel this Bhandardara camping trip. Costs arising due to such changes will borne by the traveller.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the Bhandardara camping trip.

    If you're found smoking or consuming alcohol during this trip, you will be asked to leave and no refund will be provided in this case.
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Transport from Kasara to Bhandardara and return in a private vehicle

    • Tent stay in triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets
    • Dinner (Veg/Non-veg) on Day 1
    • BBQ (Veg/Non-veg)
    • Evening snacks
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • Bonfire (subject to weather condition)
    • Activities like archery, boating, tubing, swimming (with life jacket)
    • All applicable taxes


    • For travellers arriving at the campsite directly, the trip cost will be INR 1250

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, roadblocks, etc.
    • Personal expenses such as apparel or gear, extra meals or beverages, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • T-shirts/shirts
    • Shorts/denim/joggers
    • Slippers/sports shoes
    • Jacket/sweater
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Private vehicle transport from Kasara to Bhandardara and return
    • Tent stay in triple sharing basis
    • Sleeping mats, pillows and blankets
    • Bonfire arrangements
    • Facility for activities like archery, boating, tubing, swimming (with life jacket)

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Identity proof
    • Daypack
    • Napkins/towel
    • Water bottle
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars, etc.)
    • Sun cap/hat
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

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