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Bhorgiri - Bhimashankar: Jungle Trek

Pune, Maharashtra

Start Date
21 March, 2009 (Saturday)

End Date
22 March, 2009 (Sunday)

Dear Trekker

The air has started heating up, still there are some treks which are beautiful and irresistible even for this season. Bhorgiri - Bhimashankar Jungle trek can be counted in that. And with TrekDi's planning it is little more adventurous than you can experience with anyone else. We will be starting a walk from Bhorigi in the evening and will be ending up in the Bhimahsankar forest area in the dark. So you can expereince the eeerie silence in the dark forest. Check the revised schedule of the trek !!

Introduction of the trek:

Bhorgiri is a small fort located below the plateau of bhimashankar.The trek route is through dense jungle and provides many opportunities for nature lovers and particularly Photographers !! One can see the state animal of Maharashtra which Giant Squirrel, in local language recognized as Shekru . Bhimashankar is also home to the barking deers, wild boars and many other small herbovores. It is also host to small carnivores like jackal. This trek is very beautiful throughout the year and in all seasons. The bhorgiri Fort is worth visiting as it has 17 water tanks at the top. The origin of the Bhima river is on the way of this trek route.

Name of the Trek: Bhorgiri – Bhimashankar Trek

Dates: 21 – 22 March 09
Duration: 2 Day
Difficulty Level: 2(Easy to Medium)
Endurance Level: 3(Moderate)
To Learn more about Difficulty and Endurance Grade Click here

Fees: 600/-(inclusive o
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Food arrangement: Lunch for day 1 to be carried by participants. Dinner on day 1, Lunch & breakfast on day 2 will be provided by Trek’Di in bhimashankar

Transport arrangement:Public Transport

Accomodation in bhimashankar: We will be sleeping in a temple in bhimashankar Village.

What is included in fees:
Transport from Pune to Pune through ST bus
Dinner on Day 1, Tea breakfast and Lunch on day 2
Printed information brochure
First aid kit.
What is not included in fees:

  • Lunch, mineral water, cold drinks, dry snacks like chips
  • Anything not mentioned in the included list

Base Village:Bhorgiri
District: Pune
Route from Pune: Pune-Rajgurunagar-Bhorgiri
Approx. traveling time:4 hrs
Distance from Pune: 150 kms
Route from Mumbai: Mumbai-Lonavala-Talegaon-Chakan-Rajgurunagar -Bhorgiri
Approx. traveling time from Mumbai:6 hrs
Distance from Mumbai: 200 Km

Schedule of Trek:
Meeting Time and Place:- Shivajinagar S.T bus stand 12pm Sharp on Saturday 21 March
Day 1
Pune- Rajgurunagar by ST
Rajguru Nagar to bhorgiri by ST
Start Trek from Bhorgiri Village by 4.30pm
Trek to Bhimashankar
Dinner at Bhimashankar
Halt at Bhimashankar
Day 2
Morning Trail in bhimashankar
After lunch start return journey to Pune
Return to Pune by 6pm
(Trek’Di reserves all rights to change the schedule during the trek as per necessity)

What to Bring: 

  • A good trekking sack
  • Water bottle (at least 1.5 ltr)
  • Electral/Glucon-d energizers and personal medication 
  • A cap
  • Good trekking shoes (sandals, chappals are not permitted)
  • Plate, bowl, mug, spoon (compulsory) 
  • Sleeping Gear(sleeping bag/ carry mat)
  • Lunch for day 1
  • Some Snacks to eat during bus journey
  • Camera/ Binocular / Field guides (optional)

For queries and registrations:
log on www.trekdi.com
or Call Trek’Di Office on 25454205
or Pinakin on 9822444963 / Shridhar 9822013152
or write to us at events@trekdi.com

Office Details:
Flat No – 106, Saket apartments, Karve Nagar, 
Near Vitthal Mandir, Pune 411052 
Timings: 10 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)

Event id: 14116
Permanent link: http://www.EventsInIndia.com/events/14116-bhorgiri-bhimashankar-jungle-trek


  1. Hi, this is anil kumar,i want to visit the place of bhimashankar,and while searching i found your blog..i got lots of information about bhimashankar here..
    thanks for the post...

  2. hi, new to the site, thanks.


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