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|About Khandas to Bhimashankar by Ladder Way Trek: Batch Cancelled
125 kms away from Pune Bhimashankar is an ideal place to go if you like to be in natures company. This is the place where the Bhima river originates. It has the beautiful Shiva temple. It is one of the 5 Jyotirlingas in Maharashtra. In all there are 12 Jyotirlingas in the country. Though Bhimashankar has religious importance, it is place worth visiting for all nature lovers. Its beauty enhances in Monsoon Season. Trek to Bhimashankar is known to be one of the best treks in Sahyadri ranges and It has Two Routes to climb from Karjat Region. First One is Ganesh Ghat a simple One & second is ascending via Shidi ghat (Ladder route) Little Adventurous & Steep Walk. It is a tough route but well defined one through steep climbs up and down, crossing Streams, waterfalls deep into the forests, climbing rocks and of-course ladders affixed into rock faces. One can surely enjoy this Adventurous trek in Monsoon.
After attendance Departure for Lonavala by Local. No Seat reservation for Local / Train Journey.
Reach Lonavala. Wait at Lonavala Station for 30 Minutes. Immediately Catch the available Train towards Karjat. (No Seat reservation)
Reach Karjat Railway Station. Take a Rest for 3 Hours on Platform only. Bring Light Bedding for Rest.
Gather at Bus Stand. Catch the State Transport bus moving towards Khandas. (No Seat reservation)
Reach Khandas Village. Morning Tea at Village.
Start a trek towards Bhimashankar via Ladder Way. Approx walk of 5 Hours. Packed Breakfast in a Jungle.
Lunch at Bhimashankar. After Lunch One can visit Bhimashankar Temple, if time permits.
Start a walk of 2/4 kms towards our bus.
Change your cloths in a Bus.
Start return journey towards Pune.
Evening Tea only.
Reach SP College Tilak Road, Pune.
* This is just a reminder list of what to Bring. You can bring other things as per the Need.
Some useful tips for Happy Trekking
“Leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time, and shoot nothing but photographs and bring back nothing but memories”.