Bhandardara Camping 

If you are a nature person, there could be no better way of spending a weekend than camping out by the river/ lakeside. Camp on the lakeshore and enjoy the advantages of listening to the sounds of naturally gushing river water coupled with early morning wildlife whispers in bhandardara lake camping, chirps, and roars. in sandhan valley bhandardara you can watch the sunrise first in the morning, even before your morning tea. No need to carry amenities all the way you will find everything in your proximity.

Nature in bhandardara valley is enjoying the beautiful sunrise taking the boat into the middle of the lake and watching mesmerizing sunset from the tent. Have a closure inspection of nature, especially the sun playing with water, changing its color from pink, purple, orange, and blue through various angles of reflections. Bhandardara trek is a hill station situated near Mumbai in the Sahyadri hill range at an altitude of 2471 feet above sea level. Enjoy Bandardara camping with bbq.

Highlights of the Campsite

  • Enjoy the best sunset in Bhandardara from the comfort of your tent.
  • 360 degree Lake & Mountain view from the Campsite
  • Lake is 15 minutes walkable from Tent.
  • Proper Sunset & Sunrise View from the Campsite
  • Music under the stars, accompanied by the warmth of a bonfire
  • Delicious food (BBQ, dinner, and breakfast) is included in the package.
  • Early morning boat ride around the lake 
  • Western toilets are available.
  • Mattress and Pillow is available in Cottages

Brief Details of Bhandardara Camping

  • Evening Snacks with Tea
  • Lake is 10 to 15 minutes walkable from Tents
  • Raw Camping
  • BBQ (Limited)
  • Dinner (Unlimited)
  • Tent Stay (Blanket and Foam matt)
  • Music
  • Bonfire
  • Breakfast (On Day 2)

Bhandardara Camping Tent Cost (without transport) 

  • Child (4 to 9 yrs): Rs. 699/- (per person)
  • Adult (10 yrs and above): Rs. 1199/- (per person)

Bhandardara Camping Cottage Cost (without transport) 

  • Child (4 to 9 yrs): Rs. 1199/- (per person)
  • Adult (10 yrs and above): Rs. 2099/- (per person)

Bhandardara Camping Tent Cost (with transport - Ac bus) 

  • Child (4 to 9 yrs): Rs. 2699/- (per person)
  • Adult (10 yrs and above): Rs. 3199/- (per person)

Bhandardara Camping Itinerary

Bhandardara Camping without Transport

Day 1 - Saturday

  • 04:00 pm - Arrive at Base Village & have snacks with tea.
  • 05:30 pm -  Check in at the campsite and Freshen Up
  • Enjoy the sunset from the campsite.
  • 07:30 pm - Enjoy BBQ (Veg & Non-Veg limited)
  • 10:30 pm - Dinner (Veg & Non-Veg Unlimited)

Day 2 - Sunday

  • 08:00 am - Wake up and freshen up.
  • 08:30 am - Breakfast and Morning Tea
  • 09:30 am - Check out from the Bhandardara Fireflies Festival Campsite.


Bhandardara Camping with Transport (From Mumbai - Ac bus)

Day 1 - Saturday

  • 08:45 am - Meet at Borivali National Park main gate.
  • 09:00 am - Leave for the camping.
  • 09:30 am - Pick up at Andheri WEH.
  • 09:45 am - Pick up at Kalanagar bus stop (on the highway), Bandra.
  • 10:00 am - Pick up at Sion station circle.
  • 10:10 am - Amar Mahal, Ghatkopar.
  • 10:45 am - Pick up at Teen Hath Naka, Thane.
  • 11:45 am - Pick up at Kalyan Bypass.

Lunch on the way. (by your own)

04:00 pm - Arrive at Base Village & have snacks with tea.

05:30 pm -  Check in at the campsite and Freshen Up

Enjoy the sunset from the campsite.

07:30 pm - Enjoy BBQ (Veg & Non-Veg limited)

10:30 pm - Dinner (Veg & Non-Veg Unlimited)

Day 2 - Sunday

08:00 am - Wake up and freshen up.

08:30 am - Breakfast and Morning Tea

09:30 am - Check out from the Bhandardara Fireflies Festival Campsite and Start return journey.

04:00 pm - Approx. arrival at Mumbai. 



  • Boating Depend on the weather
  • Participants will be responsible for their own belongings and health issues.
  • Avoid wearing gold or other costly jewelry.
  • Keep in mind we are going Camping, not for trips, so maintain discipline and follow the leader's instructions.
  • The leader's decision will be final and binding.
  • Bhandardara Camping is a Raw Camping
overnight Available on request
Dates and Rates
date & duration price
  • Sorry no more departures available. You could get in touch with us at highfive@treksandtrails.org if you'd like to make a booking.
  • Inclusions/Exclusions
    What we'll give/What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Mumbai to Mumbai travel by private Ac bus (with transport option)
    • 1 Evening tea and snacks, BBQ (limited), 1 Dinner, and 1 Breakfast
    • Campfire, music, boating
    • Tented stay on sharing basis

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Any transportation (without transport)
    • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
    • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered
    • Any kind of personal expenses
    • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
    • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
    • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
    Things to Carry
    Things to Carry
    • 2/3 liters of water
    • Face mask and sanitizer
    • Torch with extra batteries
    • Extra pair of clothes & towel
    • Comfortable footwear
    • Warm clothing (during winter)
    • Personal medicines (if any)
    • Mosquito repellent cream
    • Sun cap and Sunscreen
    • Identity proof

    Cancellation Policy 

    • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
    • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
    • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date 
    • No show No Refund.
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
    • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.
    • If the event gets canceled we will refund the "Trek Amount" only.
    • If the event is canceled due to any natural calamity, political unrest, or other such reasons beyond our control the same cancellation policy will apply.

    Covid Safety Guidelines

    • Before planning for any adventure activity, please improve your minimum physical fitness. Most of us have been at home for a lockdown period.
    • Please convey your real medical conditions to Treks and Trails India while enrolling for the event.
    • Kindly wear three-layered masks, N95. Carry an extra disposable mask with you. Please ensure all participants, leaders, staff, and general persons wear masks before interacting with them.
    • Carry with your hand wash, sanitizer bottle, and clean your hands before touching food and objects.
    • Cover-up wears full sleeves shirts and full pants, hiking shoes, caps, and face bandana over your mask. Covering up will help reduce exposure to the Covid19 virus.
    • Bring your food and water with necessary cutlery like a utility mug, fork, and spoon. Your mug can be used for cooking, eating, and drinking water. Carry your reusable water bottles; please don’t share with others.
    • Cooperate for temperature checks, questions reading any symptoms, and oxygen level checks; these are done to help you limit the spread of the virus. All these checks will be conducted multiple times during the activities.
    • Kindly do not register for the event or travel if you have come in contact with someone who has Covid19 in the last 14 days.
    • If you have any symptoms like fever, dry cough, weakness, body aches, etc., at the time of screening. You won't be able to participate in the event. You will have to be evacuated on the medical condition and should report to the nearest healthcare center.
    • Maintain a distance of six feet or more while sleeping at night. In case the distance is not possible, try sleeping in a criss-cross manner to avoid face proximity.
    • Please bring your garbage back to the city and dispose of it in your bin.
    • Consuming any alcohol, cigarettes, pan masala, tobacco, drugs should be avoided; they induce a lot of spitting, urinating, and passive smoke, which can be harmful for the general population.
    • Avoid touching new surfaces and touching your mask and face continuously.
    • If your adventure destination is overcrowded, be prepared to change your location or wait for the crowd to reduce.
    • If any participant, trek leader test positive after returning from the event within 14 days of the Activity. They should maintain transparency and inform Treks and Trails India. It will help all others isolate themselves and get tested. Participants and Treks and Trails will cooperate to help manage the situation.
    • Carry your own personal gear.
    • Keep the conversation with unknown people to a minimum and maintain a distance of more than 6 feet while talking.
    • Avoid speaking with the general population and maintain distance to keep yourself safe in these difficult times.
    • Participants need to install the Arogya Setu app

    • Kindly carry one Identity proof, at least for the trek with your address.
    • We all are going for an adventurous and exciting trekking expedition; please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR.
    • The leader's decision will be final, and all the members should abide by it.
    • We do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments, natural habitat on the trek.
    • Swimming is not allowed in the lake or water tank on the forts. Locals use that water for drinking.
    • Putting your feet in water tanks or on the canon is not allowed on our treks.
    • Any addiction is strictly prohibited, e.g. drinking, smoking, chewing tobacco anyone caught doing it will have to exit the trek without a refund and travel back on own expense.
    • People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit the event on an immediate basis.
    • Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
    • 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.
    • Listening to music on earphones or Bluetooth speakers is not allowed while trekking.
    • Bluetooth speaker not allowed inside the homestay or camping tents.
    • Drinking/smoking,/eating is not allowed inside the tents.
    • If you damage the tent, break the tent poles, you will have to pay us for the whole new tent on MRP.
    • If you are late for the bus pickup and are not reachable on the phone during your bus pickup, the trek leader will leave without you, and we will provide no refund.
    • Please check things to carry and wear trekking shoes on our treks. 
    Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions Bhandardara Dam Camping 

    1. Can you recommend good hotels around Bhandardara Dam? 

    There are limited options available for Resorts around Bhandardara Dam. 

    • Anandvan Resort Bhandardara
    • MTDC Bhandardara
    • Yash Resort Bhandardara

    2. How to reach Bhandardara Camping?

       After you complete the registration we will provide you with google maps location till the campsite. The campsite is 200 km from Mumbai or Pune. Try to reach camp by 4 pm to enjoy the Sunset and landscape. 

    3. What to see in Bhandardara?

        Bhandardara is an upcoming hill station in Maharashtra there are many beautiful peaks, forts, trekking routes, religious places, natural wonders to see around two days will not be enough we are listing a few below. 

    • Wilson Dam 
    • Kalsubai Peak
    • Sandhan Valley
    • Ghatghar Kada
    • Ghatghar Dam
    • Ratangad Fort Trek
    • Alang Madan Kulang Fort Trek
    • Umbrella Waterfall 
    • Amruteshwar Temple


    4. How to reach Bhandardara by train?

    You will need to reach till Kasara Railway Station or Igatpuri Railway Station from where you can hire private jeeps till the campsite. Jeep can accommodate up to 10 people in case you need transport to inform us before making the booking. 





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