Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Lonavla to Bhimashankar (Lobhi) range trek on 12 – 13 September 2020

Hope to c u with us

Brief Introduction & Summary:

Distance to be covered: 70km approx.

Difficulty level: Medium

Endurance level: High – Previous trekking experience required.

Maximum participants: 25 only


Lonavala to Bhimashankar is known to be one of the ancient trek routes in the Sahyadri ranges. This old route shall put your endurance level to test. This a life changing experience, and worth every effort that you put in every stride. Hills and downhill, plateaus and long vast plateaus, dense forest of Karvi plants, ever-changing route, breath taking beauty. One of the most amazing trekking experiences we must say.
Itinerary of the trek is as follows:
Day 0 :: Friday 11th September 2020 :

Meet at Lonavala station by 23:00 Hrs


Here, enjoy the small introduction session. Start the trek from station.


Day 1 :: Saturday 12th September 2020 :  

Will reach Valvand village by 3:30 am 

A 2 hours rest … and after having breakfast start our trek towards Kondeshwar temple ….

9:30 Hrs : @ Kondeshwar temple

Move to beautiful Kusur plateau. The huge plateau with awesome greenery and windy sometimes. We’ll reach Kusur village by lunch time. Have lunch (Self-Carried) at Kusur village. around 13:00 Hrs

Transport to Talapewadi village by private vehicle from Kusur.

Start trekking from Talape village approximately 3 hours trek to Padharwadi village via famous ‘Vandre Khind’ which is a rest of day village. This village is at core of Sahyadri. reach @ Padharwadi by 7 pm … Overnight stay at Padharwadi.

Day 2 :: Sunday 13th September 2020

The final Day. Today we’ll reach out final destination to the Bhimashankar. We will start our trek early morning so that we can complete as early as possible. After breakfast, start trek from Padharwadi. After crossing huge plateau reach at final point at Bhimashankar. Trek conclude with lot of sense of achievement and off course happy memories.


13:00 hrs : Lunch Time


From Bhimashankar move to Pune , Mumbai by public / private transport

Meeting Point & time

Meet Friday 11 September 2020 at Lonavla Railway Station by 11:00 PM

Mumbai people can board 17411 – Mahalaxmi Express from CST by 20:20 hrs

& alight @ Loanavala station by 22:50 Hrs

Pune people can take 21:05 Hrs lonavala local & reach @ lonavala by 22:30 pm

  • Group Size: Max.25
  • Contribution: Rs. 2000/- per head



  1. Transportation arrangements from Kusur  to Talpewadi village
  2. All meals during the trek (Except Saturday Lunch)
  3. Accommodation at villager’s house
  4. Guidance and Expertise Charges.



  1. Medical aid other than first aid.
  2. Anything else other than mentioned above.


Payment details:
One needs to transfer / NEFT Rs 2000/- per head (Non-Refundable) as Full advance at the time of booking.

Account Details


ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code :: ICIC0000268


Googlepay : 9702121373

  • Things to carry:

1)   Some ready to eat food, dry snacks, biscuits, cakes, etc.

2) Good quality shoes preferably ACTION trekking shoes, chappals during relax time.

3)   Water bottle min 3 Ltrs.

4)   Sleeping mat/bag, shawl, etc.

5)   Personal medicines.

6)   Extra pair of cloths.

7)   A haversack to put in all the things to be carried


  • Special Notes: 

1)  Registration through phone calls only with adv payment

2)  Avoid wearing gold ornaments and valuables.

3) We all are going for an historic, adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.

4) Do’s & Don’ts will be explained during the introduction session. All are bound by the same.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836

Also join us @
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/


Event Details:

  • Height of fort: 2710 feet approx.
  • Nearest City Lonavala.
  • Tent Stay on triple sharing.
  • Campfire.
  • Night Jungle Trail Walk.
  • Shivardhan Fort and Manoranjan Fort Exploration.
  • Local Village Food.
  • Separate Stay for Females.

Camping Rajmachi Event Itinerary:

Day 1 – Saturday :: We meet at 17:30 Hrs. (sharp) at Lonavala Railway station

From Mumbai you can board: Sinhagad Express 11009 – Mumbai To Pune Junction

  • 14:30 CST
  • 14:40 Dadar
  • 15:08 Thane
  • 15:28 Kalyan
  • 16:08 Karjat
  • 17:08 Lonavala

PUNE people

Catch Pune-Lonavala local … Timings as follows

15:00 Hrs: Pune Staion

15:06 Hrs: Shivaji Nagar

15:23 hrs: Pimpri



16:32 Hrs: Lonavala


Day 1:- Saturday

17:20 hrs: Meet @ Lonavala Railway Station near Ticket Counter.

17:30 hrs: Move towads Rajmachi Village by Jeep.

19:00 hrs: Reach Rajmachi Village, Dinner, Camp Fire and Games.

Day 2:- Sunday 

07:00 hrs: Wake Up.

07:30 hrs: Breakfast.

08:00 hrs: Manoranjan fort and Shrivardhan fort exploration.

12:00 hrs:  Lunch.

13:00 hrs: Leave for Lonavala Railway Station by Jeep.

15:00 hrs: Camping Ends with Happy Memories.

The cost of this event would be Rs. 1600/- per head 

That would include:

Transportation : Lonavala – Udhewadi – Lonavala stn by pvt jeeps, 

Saturday Veg dinner
Sunday Morning Breakfast – Tea, Sunday Lunch

Tented Accommodation & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

Advance amount of Rs. 1600/- per head (Non- Refundable) for registration

Please deposit same amount on following details:

ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

IFSC code : ICIC0000268


Googlepay : 9702121373
Last date to register: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full

Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~ 3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages,
personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged CAMPING at Pawana Lakeside
About Pavna Dam:
Pavna Dam is constructed across the Pavana River. This is a nice place to spend some time with family and friends. Pavna Dam Campsite offers Tented accommodation with bonfire and barbeque. Guests can enjoy local food and other activities available Trekking, Caves Visit.
Cost :: Rs 2000 per head ( Food – Tented stay – Barbeque – Campfire – Lonavala to Lonavala Pickup and Drop )
Direct @ Campsite with your own vehicle: Rs 1600/- pp
Please Note:Pavna Lake Camping  is 112 km drive from Mumbai, 3 hours drive & 90 km drive from Pune, 2.30 hours drive

Pawna Lonavala Camping Itinerary

People Travelling from Mumbai can board the following train ( Mumbai CSMT – Nagercoil Express – 12:10 – 14:38 )
Avail MSRTC bus service
People Travelling from Pune can board Pune – Lonavala Local starting at 13:00 pmDay One – Saturday:- Pawana Lakeside Camping

14:30 – Reach Lonavala
15:00 – Jeep Ride from Lonavala to Camping Site
16:00 – Reach Campsite
16:30 – Evening Tea.
17:00 – Relax by the Pawana Lake, unwind yourself get comfortable at campsite.
18:30 – Sunset
19:30 – Evening will be spent enjoying BBQ and Campfire.
21:30 – Dinner
22:30 – Enjoy Night filled with stars.
23:00 – Rest for the Night

Day Two – Sunday:- Pawana Lake Camping

08:00 – Wake up relaxed
10:30 – Check out after morning tea and breakfast

Please Note

You can also drive to campsite directly by your own vehicle … cost will be Rs 1600 per head for such clients


Things to carry and Rules:

Comfortable Footwear
Odomos – Mosquito Repellent
Sunscreen – Extra Clothes – Sunglasses
Extra Footwear – Towel
Camera – Telescope – Gopro
Basic First Aid Kit
Do not litter eco sensitive zone
Listen to the campsite in charge
No Swimming allowed inside lake


For Registration Deposit full advance amount of Rs. 1600/-  pp (Non-Refundable) on following A/c
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code :: ICIC0000268

Googlepay : 9702121373
Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to weekends
Contact Jagadish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836