About Bhimashankar Trek
Are you a nature lover? Then Bhimashankar trek is an apt trekking spot for you. Bhimashankar Trek route is full of pristine, beautiful, and scenic views as it paves its way into the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the laps of Western Ghats of Maharashtra at a spread of 120 km, it proves to be a mesmerizing and thrilling trekking spot surrounded by a shawl of greenery.
It’s also a complete combo of mountains with ample waterfalls, Meadows, forests, caves, fog, Rocky patches, and a ladder route, which is the cherry on the cake. If you are a photographer, then this trek might add some of the best wildlife photographs to your profile as it is the home to the Giant Indian Squirrels. A famous Jyotirlinga temple is located amidst the forest.
Eventhough you can do Bhimashankar Trek any time of the season, monsoon makes it perfect time to have a mesmerizing trek. The trekking routes are adventurous and thrilling. You will be able to see various flora and fauna while your hike to Bhimashankar. The shiva temple and the place has got big religious importance.
What is the historic importance of Bhimashankar?
Trek difficulty: Moderate – difficult
Altitude: 3400 feer from sea level
Trekking duration: 3.5-4 hours
So, what are you waiting for? Just put on your trekking shoes, take your camera, and set out for an expedition.
yes. we do have solo supplements. Bhimasankar trek is completely safe for solo and female travelers too. liveb4youdie team takes special care to make your journey memorable.
Bhimashankar hike is having moderate to difficult level endurance depends on the trekking route you choose. We used to trek via moderate difficulty route so that less experienced trekkers also witness the Bhimashankar beauty.
It is going to be a 3.5 to 4 hour long journey to reach the top. we will be taking required breaks in between to make the journey smooth.
travelers from Mumbai or Pune can take a train to karjat railway station. You will get bus or private vehicles from karjat to the base village khandas. it si around 34 km from Karjat to the base village.
From khandas village there is two trekking routes to Bhimasankar, Shidi Ghat and Ganesh Ghat.
The trek to Bhimasankar starts from from SGNP Borivali where you can meet the Liveb4youdie team. We are expecting to start from this location by 10 pm in an private vehicle. We do have other pick up points on the way as mentioned below
We will be reaching the base village next day morning around 3.30 am. let us freshen up and have some healthy morning breakfast, By 5.30 am your trek guide will give you a brief introduction and other rules about trekking. By 6 am we will start our trek through Shidi Ghat/Ganesh Ghat.
We will reach the top after .5 to 4 hour long journey around 10 am. let us explore the beauty that Bhimasankar has to show you. Take some pics and feel the nature. by 11 am we will start moving bac to the base village via Ganesh ghat, Around 3. 30 am we will reach base village back. let us freshen up and have some Maharashtrian food for lunch. 5 pm we will settles down on our private vehicle for the journey back to Mumbai with lot of memories and new friends. by 8pm we will reach Mumbai and the time to say good byes.
3400 feet from sea level is the altitude of Bhimasankar which holds serene natural beauty and breathtaking views.
Yes kids under the age of 15 are allowed strictly under the guidance of their parents or guardian only.
You will be getting morning break fast and tea before we start our trek from base village which is much important to finish the trek. You will also get local home-made Maharashtrian food for lunch once reach the base village back after the trek.
Bhimashankar base village is around 215 km from Mumbai and 110 km from Pune. Both the cities are well connected via trains to reach the Karjat. From Karjat the base village is around 34 km which you can reach via bus or private taxi.