About Bhandardara Camping

The campsite will be at Bhandardara which is in the interiors of Maharashtra and one of the darkest spots in our state with the least amount of light pollution you will witness the darkest night sky possible. One may see the Milky Way with their naked eyes and spot numerous stars and galaxies that are never visible from the city. For all astrophotography lovers, you will be able to take some killer star-trails and Milky Way pictures. Its gonna be a treat for your lenses. Or if you get tired, you may chill in one of the open tents and immerse yourself under the sky filled with gazillion stars.There will be a live solo performance by a singer Hindi songs. In the morning relax in the boat ride around the lake. Bhandardara Hill station near Mumbai is very popular among travellers looking for a relaxing weekend. 

Please note things to carry 

  1. DSLR or Camera or Mobile with manual mode 
  2. Dslr remote also called intervalometer to capture star trail 
  3. Tripod with ball head prefered 
  4. Torch with extra batteries 

Bhandardara Camping Event Details

  • Region: Bhandardara
  • Option 1: Without Transport: Rs. 1600/- per person
  • Option 2: With Transport: Rs. 2000/- per person

Milky Way Photography Event Itinerary 

Option 1 - without transport

Day One - Saturday

16:30 Check in at the campsite.

17:30 Evening tea.

20:00 Enjoy BBQ(Veg and Non-veg) and a campfire. 

22:00 Dinner. (Veg)

After dinner will start night photography session.

Day Two – Sunday

07:00 Wake up and freshen up 

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Check out from the campsite.

Option 2 - with transport

Day One - Saturday

Catch CSMT – Kasara local

  • CSMT - 11:46
  • Byculla - 11:53
  • Dadar - 11:59
  • Kurla - 12:06
  • Ghatkopar - 12:10
  • Thane - 12:26
  • Dombivli - 12:39
  • Kalyan - 12:48
  • Kasara - 13:58

For Pune, people train options 

1. Train name Sahyadri Express and Train Number 11024

  • 06:50 - Pune
  • 10:32 - Kalyan

2. Train name Mumbai Express and Train Number 17032

  • 09:05 - Pune
  • 11:47 - Kalyan

From Kalyan catch above local Kasara train

14:00 Meet at Kasara railway station and move towards the campsite at Bhandardara India

16:30 Reach at the campsite.

17:30 Evening tea.

20:00 Enjoy BBQ and campfire.

22:00 Dinner (veg)

After dinner will start night photography session.

Day Two – Sunday

07:00 Wake up and freshen up.

08:00 Breakfast.

09:00 Check out from the campsite and move towards the Kasara railway station by local vehicle.

11:00 Reach Kasara station and disperse.


Please note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience
  • Missing the train is missing the event, no refund will be provided
Overnight Available on request
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 1 evening tea and snacks, BBQ (veg/non-veg), 1 veg dinner and 1 breakfast
  • Night photography session
  • Tented stay on multi sharing basis
  • Travel from Kasara to campsite and back to Kasara by local vehicle (Option 2)

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any transportation (Option 1)
  • Transportation till Kasara and back (Option 2)
  • 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.
  • 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 "Trek Amount" only.


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