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  • Trip introduction

    Travel away from the chaos of the city and spend the night at a lakeside campsite. You'll meet your fellow travellers at Bhivpuri and arrive at your scenic camping grounds after a 90-min trek. Upon arriving, you can dip your feet in the lake and relax or learn how to pitch tents and set-up the campsite. As the evening falls, enjoy the company of your friends or family to gorgeous views of the sun setting over Lake Arthur. You'll munch on delicious BBQ snacks and stay up late to enjoy the starry night sky. Eventually, you'll drift into sleep inside alpine tents pitched at the campsite.

    Destination

    A local train ride away from Mumbai, Bhivpuri is a small town located at the base of several towering mountains in the Sahyadri range. These mountains are home to popular destinations including Matheran, Garbett Plateau and Prabalmachi. The Dhom Lake and the Morbhe Dam reservoir are also located near Bhivpuri. Surrounded by nature-rich forests, Bhivpuri hosts a lot of camping and trekking enthusiasts on weekend trips.

    Destination highlights

    Travel away from the city for a weekend in nature. | Stay in alpine tents pitched at a scenic campsite. | Enjoy delicious BBQ snacks in the evening. | Reconnect with your friends or family and have fun.

    Activity Details

    5-55

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

    Assemble at the Bhivpuri railway station by 16:00 hrs. You'll meet your fellow travellers and your camp leader with a quick round of introductions. Soon, you'll begin walking from the railway station to the campsite. The 90-min trek ends at the campsite, where you can learn how to pitch tents and help in setting up the campsite.

    As the evening falls, enjoy the company of your friends or family to gorgeous views of the sun setting over Lake Arthur. You'll munch on delicious BBQ snacks and stay up late to enjoy the starry night sky. Overnight in tents at Bhivpuri campsite.

    Overnight in tents at Bhivpuri campsite.

    You'll be accommodated in tents at the campsite. Today's meal package includes BBQ snacks and dinner only. Since the climate can get quite chilly at night, you may want to pack a shawl and an extra blanket for use during overnight stay.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Bhivpuri

    Bhivpuri

    16:30 PM

    Food

    BBQ | Dinner

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    Day 2 of camping at Bhivpuri: 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

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited 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.

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the camp leader during the Bhandardara camping trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Since the climate can get quite chilly at night, you'll want to pack a shawl or sweater and an extra blanket for use during overnight stay in tents.

    There is no transport involved in the trip. You'll meet your camp leader and fellow travellers at the Bhivpuri railway station and trek to the campsite, located 90 mins away from the railway station.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

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

    • Meal package including dinner on day 1 and breakfast on day 2
    • BBQ snacks
    • Services of experienced camp leader
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home and Bhivpuri railway station

    • 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.