Brief Event Description
|Event Organiser||The Western Routes|
|Pickup Point||Fergusson College main gate, Pune|
|Pickup Time||6.00 AM|
|Things to Carry||Will be informed later|
6:00 am - Assemble at Fergusson College main gate
6:15 am - Depart for Bhorgiri village. Breakfast en route
9:30 am - Arrive at Bhorgiri and start the ascend to Yelavali village. This is moderate 2 km trek through farms, river beds, forest patches and hills.
11 am - Arrive at Yelavali village. Free to roam around the village, interact with village kids, or simply do what your heart desires. Follow this with lunch and some rest.
4:00 pm - Trail through the forest watching the Karvi flowers and end the trail at Konkan Kada which offers one of the best views of the valley from the Sahyadris.
6:30 pm - Back to camp. Dinner followed by camp-fire
6:30 am - Start your day with a bird-watching trail around the village. Follow this with breakfast.
9:00 am - Jungle walk through the sanctuary to the Bhimashankar temple. This is a 4 km plain walk through pristine forest patches, meadows
and streams. A very high chance to see the Giant Squirrel during this walk.
12:30 am - Arrive at the temple and spend some time around the temple.
1:00 pm - Lunch at Blue Mormon Resort. Post lunch we can swim in the lake adjoining the property
4:00 pm - Depart for Pune
8:00 pm - ETA in Pune
- All travel from and to Pune in a private bus (Non AC)
- Accommodation at the camping site in Yelavali village on multiple sharing.
- Meals: Vegetarian meals and snacks through the trip.
- Guide, Expertise & Entry Charges for the sanctuary
- All Taxes
- Personal expenses (Cold drinks, mineral water, etc.)
- Anything not mentioned in the includes list
- Travel Insurance
|Instructions & Guidelines||NA|
Leisure treks, jungle walks, unbeatable views from Konkan Kada, Karvi bloom along with other beauitful flowers, camping in tents, camp-fire sessions, and of course a chance to spot the fascinating Shekru (Giant Squirrel) awaits you on the Karvi Festival.