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  • Trip introduction

    Spend a night on the banks of Lake Arthur at Bhandardara and sleep in alpine tents at a picturesque campsite. After being greeted with a hot tea at the campsite, you can click photos of the gorgeous views from the camera, have fun with your family or friends or simply relax in your tents. In the evening, you'll gather around a campfire to feast on delicious BBQ snacks and enjoy the starry night. Share spooky ghost stories, play fun camping games and stay up late before retiring into your alpine tents.

    Destination

    Bhandardara is a small village in countryside Maharashtra, located 2-hr drive away from Igatpuri and Nashik. The village is most notably known for being close to the vast expanse of Lake Arthur, fed by the gushing streams of the Pravara River. Your campsite, on the banks of Lake Arthur, is set up to offer gorgeous views of the hills of Sahyadri, including distant forts of Ratangad and Kalsubai.

    Destination highlights

    Stay in alpine tents on the banks of Lake Arthur. | Enjoy the night with your friends or family. | Gather around a bonfire and munch on BBQ snacks. | Travel away from the city for the weekend.

    Activity Details

    5-55

    Yes

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of camping at Bhandardara: Check-in and enjoy!

    Arrive at the campsite at Bhandardara by 16:00 hrs. Once you freshen up and settle into your tents, you'll be served some hot tea. Spend the day at leisure. Click photographs of beautiful views from the campsite, have fun with your friends or family and relax in your tents. In the evening, you'll gather around a campfire to feast on delicious BBQ snacks and enjoy the starry night. Overnight in tents at the Bhandardara campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Bhandardara campsite.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 16:00 hrs. Today's meal package includes evening tea, BBQ snacks and dinner. You'll be accommodated in tents that are equipped with a sleeping mat and blanket.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bhandardara campsite

    Bhandardara campsite

    16:00 PM

    Food

    BBQ snacks | Dinner

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    Day 2 of camping at Bhandardara: Check-out
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 8 days or more before check-in date of the Bhandardara camping trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 4-7 days before check-in date of the Bhandardara camping trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 4 days before check-in date of the Bhandardara camping trip: no refund.

    In case of 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 required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the Bhandardara camping trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The campsite is not equipped with a fixed washroom. You'll need to walk about 10 mins away from the campsite to access a washroom.

    Check-in time at the campsite is 14:00 hrs while check-out time at the campsite is 09:00 hrs.

    Transport from Kasara railway station can be arranged in a shared, local jeeps or similar vehicle at an additional cost of INR 500 per person.
    • Camping Bhandardara Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Bhandardara Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Bhandardara Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Camping Bhandardara Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Accommodation in tents for 1 night on twin/triple-sharing basis

    • In-tent amenities: sleeping mat and blanket
    • All veg meals from evening tea on day 1 to breakfast on day 2
    • Services of experienced camp leader
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home and the campsite (shared transport from Kasara can be arranged at additional cost of INR 500 per person)

    • Personal expenses such as apparel, gear, extra food or beverages etc.
    • Costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants/trousers
    • Extra pair of dry clothes
    • Jacket
    • Sports shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • All equipment required for camping

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (with batteries)
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (chocolates, biscuits etc.)
    • Camera
    • Personal toiletries
    • ID card

    Medical Kit

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