Baan Hikers Trek to Bhimashankar 15th -16th Aug 2009

Type: Hill Fort
District: Raigad
Height: 3500 FT.
Difficulty rating: Hard
Base village: Khandas

A famous pilgrimage site on top the ghats. It is one of the Jyotirlings of Shiva and has a beautiful temple with a huge bell, a relic of the Portuguese time. Nag Phani, the highest point, is nearby and commands an excellent view. Bhimashankar is a thickly forested area.

Details for the trek are as follows:-

Day 1 (15 August 09):-
Meeting at Dadar station at 5.30 am;
Departure from Dadar at 6.00 am;
Meeting at Thane station at 6.20 am;
Departure from Thane at 6.30 am;
Arrival at Neral 7.50 am;
Breakfast & Proceed to Khandas by Rickshaw at 9.00 am;
Reach at Khandas at 10.30 am;
Start Trek
Reach at Top 2.30 pm;
Lunch
Explore the Bhimashankar at 4.00 pm;
Breakfast 5.00pm;
Dinner at 8.30 pm;
Camp Fire & Masti to 8.30 onwards.

Day 2 (16 August 09):-

Breakfast till 7.00 am;
Explore the remaining place 7.30 am;
Lunch & Start getting down at Bhimashankar 12.00 pm;
Reach at Station 6.00 pm;
Then arrival at Thane station aprx.7.00 pm;
Then arrival at Dadar station aprx.7.30 pm;

THINGS TO BE CARRY:-

SHOULDER SACK
ATLEAST 1.5 LTR WATER
PERSONAL MEDICINES (IF ANY)
CAP, SHOES
TORCH
CAMERA (OPTIONAL)
EXTRA PAIR OF CLOTHS
BEDDING LIKE CARRY MAT, SLEEPING BAG ETC
PLATE, SPOON, GLASS
WINDCHITER

Cost of trek would be 550/- per head which include
All Fares from Dadar to Dadar
Breakfast of 2 days
Lunch Of 2 day
Dinner of 1 day

Imp: – Drinking is Strictly Prohibited during Trek

Contact: –
Divakar Satam: 9821325547 (Mumbai)
Alok Maduskar: 9869046130 / 9773167363 (Thane)
Lalit Rane: 9892494735 / 9821299442 (Thane)
Malhar Kulkarni: 9869481939 (Thane)
Siddesh Joshi: 9969278594 (Kalwa)
Siddita Apraj: 9819425582 (Mumbai)

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