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Bhimashankar
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Trekking
Material
Bhimashankar 
 At a Glance
Trek Bhimashakar
Alias -
Type Pilgrimage
District Pune
Height above mean sea level 3296 feet
Base Village Khandas
Minimum Duration 2 Days
Region Karjat
Transport Go to Karjat by train or S.T. from Karjat catch a bus for Khandas (1st bus at 10:00 am) Karjat Khandas distance is about 40 km.
Time to reach the top About 4 - 4 hrs from Khandas
Water Availability Water is available in Bhimashankar village
Best season to visit Except summer, any time
Sights to visit Nagphani, Shiv temple
Difficulty Rating A bit tough via shidi ghat, but simple via Ganesh ghat
Shelter Available in village Bhimashankar
 Location
Bhimashankar and PadarGadBhimashankar is at a height of 3250 feet. Karjat is the nearest station from which bus for Khandas can be caught (1st bus is at 10:00 a.m.). The 11/2 hour journey (approximately 40 Km.) will take you to Khandas. The summit could be embraced either by Ganesh Ghat or Shidi Ghat which  is a bit tough, but very much enjoyable. Going through to the dense forest will take you to the top in around 4 hrs.
 
 Sight Seeing
On the way to BhimashankarBhimashankar as mentioned earlier is a famous pilgrimage spot, one can visit Lord Shiva's temple at the top. Also don't forget to go to Nagphani.
 
 Note
   All references regarding duration of trek and transport are given with respect to Kalyan
 Contact
   cdeepan@gmail.com                        Deepan Ashok Choudhary
   abhijit.avalaskar@gmail.com            Abhijit Ulhas Avalaskar
   Last updated on : 1st Dec 2005