Trek to Bhimashankar Via shidighat

Trek to Bhimashankar Via shidighat

Base Village: Khandas
Level: Medium (only advisable for Experienced Trekkers)

Height: 3296 ft (Above Sea Level)

Endurance: High

Region: Ambegaon, Pune


Bhimashankar is located in Ambegaon Taluka of Pune District. It is 213 kms and 110 kms away from Mumbai and Pune respectively. Bhimashankar is famously known for the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva.

There are two routes to Trek Bhimashankar one is via Shidi Ghat (Ladder Route) and the other is via Ganesh Ghat (Ganesh Temple). Shidi Ghat is considered bit risky but is a quick way to reach Bhimashankar. The name Shidi Ghat is referred to this route because there are around 3 - 4 ladders where you gain height. There is also one risky patch around caves where participants need to be careful. The scenic beauty of the vivid shades of green, nearby waterfalls and Padargad also freshens you up in after a decent hike.

For Trekkers and Photographers, it is a paradise during Monsoon till March. Thus, the best time to trek Bhimashankar is during Monsoon and Early Winter Season.


Train from CST to Karjat 
CST: 11.15 am
Thane: 11.54 am
Karjat: 01.05 pm


We are Waiting for you

Meet at Karjat Railway Station at 1:15 pm. We will travel to Khandas which is the base village of Bhimashankar.

Bhimashankar, here we come

We will reach Khandas village around 2: 15 pm. After a brief introduction and instructions round we will start the trek.

Padarwadi Campsite

After coming through Shidi Ghat, we will reach Padarwadi around 4 pm. Relax and Rest for a while.

Dinner Delight

Around 8 pm, enjoy the local dinner cooked by villagers. We will sleep early as tomorrow we will head to Bhimashankar early in the morning.


Good Morning Folks

Wake up around 5 am. Freshen up and fill your stomach with simple but healthy breakfast before we begin the trek to Bhimashankar.

Yay, we are here

After trekking for another 2 – 3 hours, we will reach Bhimashankar. Take the darshan of the Lord Bhimashankar and head back to Padarwadi after taking ample photos and safe selfies.

Lovely Lunch

Around 12 noon reach Padarwadi and enjoy the local lunch. Relax for a while as we will start the descend via Ganesh Ghat around 1:30 pm.

Wow, What an Amazing Experience

Enjoy the descend through Ganesh Ghat passing through various water streams and viewing beautiful waterfalls throughout the descend. We will reach Khandas village around 4 pm. Travel back to Karjat Railway station in the transfer vehicle. Share your experience and feedback about the event. We wish you all the best for your further journey.


INR 1500 + 5% GST


● Transportation from Karjat to Karjat
● Stay at village hut
● Trek expertise
● First aid kit
● Saturday- Evening tea, Dinner
● Sunday- Breakfast, Lunch


● Any other expenses other than Inclusions
● GST 5%

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost: 

● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided.


● A good trekking shoe.
● A good torch with extra batteries (Mandatory)
● Identity proof (Mandatory)
● At least 2 Litres of water. (Mandatory)
● Full sleeves T-shirt and Full length Pant (Mandatory - To protect from Sun, insects, bushes etc.)
● Extra Pair of Clothes. (Mandatory - To change after trek (Can be kept in vehicle during trek))
● A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
● Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
● Rain coats/ Windcheater/ Poncho etc.(Optional)
● Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc. (Optional)
● Cap, Scarf, Sun glasses etc. (Optional)
● Medicine those if you require usually (Optional). 




● In Mountains & Jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
● Drinking Alcohol is strictly prohibited.
● Leader's Decision will be Final and Binding.
● Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to Change/ Deviate/ Cancel the plans without prior notice.
● Telephonic Confirmation for booking is Mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
● Please do not carry Handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewellery, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.


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