Lonavala Bhimashankar (LoBhi) range trek 10 - 11 October 2015 (Batch III)
About Lonavala to Bhimashankar Trek
Lonavala to Bhimashankar is known to be one of the ancient trek routes in the Sahyadri ranges. This old route shall put your endurance level to test. This a life changing experience, and worth every effort that you put in every stride. Hills and downhill, plateaus and long vast plateaus, dense forest of Karvi plants, ever-changing route, breath taking beauty. One of the most amazing trekking experiences we must say. If you’re lucky you may see the Karvi flower bloom this year after 7 years.
Distance to be covered 70 km approx
Lonavala Bhimashankar Trek Difficulty level Medium
Endurance level High - Previous trekking experience required.
Minimum participants 7
Group Size: 20 participants
Last Date to Register: 08 October 2015
Trek Leader: Mahadeo
What's in it for me?
- Overnight trek
- Star Gazing
- Night photography
- Offbeat trek
How to come to Lonavala for Mumbai Participants:
Train No. Mumbai Lonavala
Hussain Sagar Exp. 12701 09.50PM 12.10AM
LTT Kurla-Coimbatue Exp 11013 10.35PM 12.45AM
Siddheshwar Express 12115 10.45PM 01.15AM
Bijapur-Sirdi Fast Pass. 51033 10.55PM 01.52AM
By Road take any bus for Pune going via Lonavala ST depot.
Treks and Trails Itinerary for LoBhi trek Saturday - Day 1
02.00 Leave Lonavala after introduction round for Valvand Village
07.00 Breakfast at Valvand village. We shall have our pack lunch under a shade on the way.
Reach Savla/Padarwadi. Dinner and stay.
Sunday Day 2
05.00 Wake-up call
06.00 Start journey early after breakfast
13.00 Reach Bhimashankar, Lunch at Bhimashankar
Descend Bhimashankar by Ganesh ghat
Reach Karjat by 18.30pm.
Things to be carried:
Identity proof, Lunch for Day 1, Fruits, Biscuits, Plum cakes, Dry Snacks, Chocolates, Health Drinks etc
3 litres of water, Candles and TORCH with extra batteries, Cap, Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes, 2-3 bunch of papers. Bedding / Sleeping Bag / Carry Matt, A plate, mug, and spoon, Windcheaters, Wear Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks, Pair of floaters (to relax after the trek on day one). Camera (Optional). Put your things in a haversack so your hands are free while trekking.
Missing any items from the recommended things to carry?
Call us and we shall help you in getting the best cameras, zoom lenses, telephoto lenses on hire (hire charges to be paid by the participants separately).
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding. ***Participation confirmation only via confirmed bank transfer. ***
3. TreksandTrails reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
4. Telephonic confirmation is mandatory, if unable to contact send us a text message.
5. Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops, short pants, hot pants not allowed.
6. Payment made is non-refundable and non-transferable.
7. Please do not carry handbags or Jolas or Sling bags.
**** The cost of the event would be Rs. 1400.00 ***
**** Please carry LUNCH for 10 October 2015 ****
**** AVOID USING PERFUMES AND DEO ESPECIALLY FOR THIS TREK ****
Inclusion: 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, 2 Evening refreshment and Khandas to Karjat travel.
Exclusion: Emergency Medical evacuations if any required, Insurance and any item/event not mentioned in the inclusion list.
Event Risk Profile:
Heavy rains are expected so please double pack your valuables to save them from getting wet. Wear good trekking shoes. Due to the monsoon season and various rock patches in this route, we recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / trekking. Wearing of any valuables, ornaments, jewellery etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside. Do not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition. This trek route does not have any fixed/proper/appropriate washrooms or bathrooms.
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It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.