Lonavala to Bhimashankar – Range Trek

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September 21, 2019
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Lonavala to Bhimashankar

Highlights

Test yourself by surrounded awe-inspiring beauty on a trek from Lonavala to Bhimashankar. The weather playing the perfect host, rest assured that this will be a memorable experience. Covering a distance of almost 75km, it is undoubtedly a favourite among trekkers who want to push the limits of their physical endurance.

Nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts can both rejoice in this experience which can test their endurance levels while enjoying the natural beauty and wilderness with different species of butterfly and flowers, waterfalls, mountains & plateau for 2 days, along with the delicious food made by the local villagers.

The Lonavala Bhimashankar Trek route passes through deep wild rain-forest, head-high bushes, lost-and-found trails, small water streams, remote tribal villages, eerie temples, green meadows, hidden waterfalls and a plateau of flowers with butterflies. Due to the remoteness of the Bhimashankar Wildlife sanctuary, there are a few tribal villages where life still revolves primarily around hunting, gathering, and subsistence agriculture. You explore the best features of the Sahyadri range on this trek.

The Bhima river originates from Bhimashankar hill and passes through the deepest part of the forest. It attracts abundant wildlife, as there is no other water source around. Lonavala to Bhimashankar is arguably the best back-country trek in the Sahyadri range.

This trek lasts for 2 days and will give you the opportunity to experience the tribal village culture as you stay with the locals and taste their authentic cuisine.

Overall the trek is utterly satisfying!
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Trivia

  • Lonavala-Bhimashankar

    Location

  • Padarwadi Village

    Base

  • 3941

    Max. Altitude (ft.)

  • Moderate

    Grading

  • 7-8 Hrs Daily

    Walking

Travelling

Departure

Pune-Lonavala Local Train Timing

22:00 – Shivajinagar
22:37 – Chinchwad
23:30 – Lonavala

  • Come before 15 min at Pick-up point to avoid getting late.
  • If you missed the train; You missed the trek.

Arrival

  • Sun, 22 Sep 2019
  • 22:00
  • Shivajinagar, Pune - 05

Inclusions

  • Public Transport From/To Pune
  • 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • An Experienced Trek Leads

Exclusions

Personal expenses & anything mentioned in the inclusions list.

Itinerary

DAY 0Night Travelling & Hike

21:30 – Reporting to the SG Team.
22:15 – Travel to the Lonavala St. from Pune.
23:30 – Reach Lonavala.
23:45 – Group introduction & briefing about the trek.
23:59 – Commence trek to Valvand village.

DAY 1Valvand-Kusur-Padarwadi

03:00 – Reach in Valvand village. Rest for 2 Hrs.
05:00 – Wakeup Call. Freshen up.
05:45 – Breakfast+Tea. Get ready for the day.
06:30 – Start Trek. Via Kondeshwar Temple-Kusur Plateau-Kusur village.
12:00 – Halt for Lunch.
13:30 – Move to Sawla village, by transport.
14:30 – Trek resume via Vandre Khind.
17:30 – Reach Padarwadi.
19:00 – Dinner & Homestay in the village.
21:00 – Day Stumps.

DAY 2Kamaljai-Bhimashankar

05:00 – Wakeup Call. Freshen up.
05:45 – Breakfast+Tea. Get ready for the day.
06:30 – Start Trek. Via Padarwadi-Kamaljai Temple-Gupt Bhimashankar.
13:00 – Reach Bhimashankar Temple.
14:00 – Lunch.
16:00 – Travel to Pune.
20:00 – Reach Pune with Happy Memories & Non-Biodegradable waste.

Essentials

  • Backpack: 30-40 Ltr.
  • Water 3-4 Ltr
  • Dry Food & Snacks
  • Trekking/Sports Shoes
  • Extra Slipper
  • Full Sleeved & Collared T-shirts
  • Full Pant
  • Extra pair of cloth
  • Cap, Windcheater / Rain Jacket
  • Trekking Pole / Wooden Stick
  • Torch
  • Bedding – Sleeping Bag, Carry Mat

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