Experience lakeside camping in Bhandardara near Mumbai with activities like boating, archery, and campfire. This campsite is suitable for couples and family. Bhandardhara is well known for Camping in Maharashtra. This Campsite is situated far away from the daily hustling of the city crowd. This is a Non-Crowded camping location and located besides a lake. You get to wake up to melodious chirping of birds, cold breeze brushing your face and a beautiful sunrise. You can have breakfast and dinner by the beautiful view of the lake. This location is safe and suitable for kids, family, couples, females, group, solo travelers, girls. Pickup and drop from Mumbai and Kasara station is available.

Hop in to this non-crowded camping location in Bhandardara and enjoy nature and serenity at lakeside tents. Activities like boating, archery, campfire, barbeque and music will keep you engaged. This campsite is safe for families, couples and groups. Unlike Pawna Camping and Alibaug beach camping, here you can find peace. 

1 Night Available on request Bhandardara Camping
What makes this event special
  • Bonfire 
  • Veg , Non - Veg and Jain Food Available
  • Games - Volleyball, Mini-Cricket, Archery
  • Couple tents Available 
  • Complete Safety and Security.
  • Safe Campsite for Women, Girls, Solo Travelers, Groups, Couples.
  • Non Crowded and Non Commercial Campsite
  • Beautiful Riverside View.
  • Couple Tents - Twin sharing 

Bhandardara Lakeside Camping 

Bhandardara Lakeside Camping Best Campsite Near Mumbai

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Charges: Transport/Travel Options for Bhandardara Lakeside Camping

Option A: Rs. 999.00 per adult (599.00 per kid)
You need to reach the campsite in your own vehicle. We will be sharing GPS locations and directions/instructions on the WhatsApp. 

Option B: Rs. 1650.00 per adult (999.00 per kid)
Camping & Pickup/Drop from Kasara Local Train Station. Pickup/Drop Time: 2:47 pm Kasara / next day 9:00 am pickup from the campsite.

Dates and Rates
date & duration price
  • Sorry no more public batch Events available. You could get in touch with us at mischieftreks@gmail.com if you'd like to make a private batch booking.
  • Itinerary
    Timeline of the event.

    Recommended Train For Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

    Catch the Kasara Slow Local train from the station nearest to you

    Train timings:

    • CSMT-12:30 pm
    • Dadar-12:43 pm
    • Kurla-12:50 pm
    • Ghatkopar-12:54 pm
    • Thane-01:12 pm
    • Kalyan-01:37 pm
    • Kasara-02:47 pm

    On event day, around 11 am, We will be sharing the same info on whatsapp too.

    Detailed Itinerary - Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

    Plan for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping:

    Day 1

    • Reach the campsite by your own vehicle any time after 4pm.
    • After reaching the campsite and freshen up, and get cozy in your tents.
    • Tea and snacks will be served.
    • Spend time enjoying the nature and lake view
    • Barbeque
    • Dinner will be ready by 09:00 pm.
    • Rest for the night in your own leisure time.

    Day 2

    • Wake up at your own leisure and freshen up.
    • 08:00 AM: Breakfast will be served.
    • Approx 9am - 10am: Check out of the campsite.
    What we'll give. What we won't

    What is included in the tour

    • Pickup and drop from Kasara station/Mumbai 
      ( If opted for )
    • Day 1: High Tea and Snacks (Veg),
      Dinner (Veg & Non-Veg)
    • Day 2: Tea and Breakfast (Veg)
    • Tent accommodation on 2/3/4 sharing basis
      (The tent contains a Styrofoam mat and blanket)
    • Camping Charges
    • Boating Charges

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.
    • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.
    Things to Carry
    • Identity Proof (must)
    • Torch with extra battery (Must)
    • A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs)
    • Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
    • Optional- Extra Mats/Sleeping Bag or blanket to add on to comfort level in tent.
    • Medicine that you require usually (We do have a basic first aid kit)
    • Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments or carry precious items.
    • Extra pair of clothes.
    Important Note

    About the Campsite: 

    Mischief Treks crew/team does not conduct this specific camping event as it's a commercial camping site. Our role in this camping event is limited to facilitating the booking process only. This is a common camping event and not a group event hosted by Mischief Treks crew.

    IMPORTANTPlease make sure you are physically fit to complete the event and Before Registration, you have gone through all the details, Itinerary, FAQ, Points to note, About-Us, Fees, and Disclaimer.
    Do not register for events without reading and understanding the details mentioned on the event details page.

    How to Reach

    How to reach Bhandardara:

    To get accurate travel info for reaching Bhandardara Lakeside Camping location by Mischief Treks, as well as driving directions follow below mentioned steps

    1. Open Google search tab
    2. Type the following words in the search window "My location to Bhandardara Lakeside Camping Mischief Treks distance"
    3. You shall get the exact time required to travel, modes of travel, and distance (kilometers) from your location.

    The distance from Mumbai to Bhandardara Lakeside Campsite is 161 KM which takes around 04 Hrs 40 min to reach by road.

    Location: Bhandardara Campsitey

    Google Map Link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Uh5NhEeNo4YENuxm7
    FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

    Q. How should I book the Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping?

    Ans. In order to book Bhandardara Camping you need to logon to the official booking website www.mischieftreks.com and select your date and month preference along with number of participants. Then press the book now button and follow the booking process. 

    Q. How do I get all the details about the Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping?

    Ans. All the details are mentioned on the official website of Mischief Treks. Once you logon to www.mischieftreks.com you will have all info on your screen. Sorry, we do not verbally provide details on the phone as it usually creates a lot of misunderstanding and miscommunication. Also, its extremely important to read and understand all the details before you book the event so that you have absolute clarity. If something mentioned on this page is confusing, you can get clarity on chat by clicking on the chat with us button on top. To discuss things that are not mentioned on this website we can arrange a callback from one of our trek leaders.

    Q: I have Registered/paid for the event, is my Registration confirmed?

    Ans. No ! , your Registration can become invalid if you do not submit the "Most Important Details" required for emergency situations. For any Trek/Adventure or camping event the organizers need to have your details at least 24 hours prior to the event. We do not allow anyone to the campsite until we have complete and authentic details of the person. This info is crucial in case of an emergency and is a mandatory KYC parameter. The link for the "personal details form" will be sent on WhatsApp after making payment. Submitting incomplete/incorrect/fake details in the form or nit submitting the details will make your booking invalid and no refund will be provided in such case.

    Q. Why is submitting emergency contact details and KYC information mandatory?

    Ans. Its a standard protocol and also a guideline by Govt of India. The camp in-charge is accountable for every "Human-Body" present the campsite, and in case of any unfortunate event Camp in-charge will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities Camp in-charge has to possess authentic information from you. Fake/Incomplete information or non-submission of the details will make your ticket (paid amount) invalid and no refund will be provided in such case. You will not be allowed to participate in the event.

    Q. Can we pay in cash or on-spot at Bhandardara camping?

    Ans. Sorry, we do not accept cash payments, on-spot payments, or installments.  Advance booking is compulsory for Bhandardara camping.

    Q. What is the last date of booking Bhandardara Lakeside camping?

    Ans. Registrations for Bhandardara closes once tickets are sold out. Ideally, you need to book at least 2-3 days in advance.

    Q. Are kids allowed at Bhandardara camping? 

    Ans. Kids of any age are welcome for Bhandardara Lakeside Camping

    Q. We are coming by our own vehicle for camping event where should we reach & how far is campsite ?

    Ans. Once the booking process is completed we will be providing you all the relevant details i.e. Google map location, Camp incharge's number etc. 

    Q. Does the Bhandardara campsite have Washroom Facility?

    Ans. We have washroom available at 2-4 min walking distance from the lake which is a source of drinking water for villagers. It is a common washroom for all participants of the camping event. 

    Q. What all things are provided in the tent?

    Ans. The tent contains a Styrofoam mat which is similar to a yoga mat, and a blanket for each person. We suggest  you to bring (optional) a bedsheet or blanket to add on to the comfort levels. 

    Q. What is provided in meals at Bhandardara Camping?

    Ans. Dinner will consist of veg and nonveg options. rice, chapati, daal, seasonal veg, salad, Chicken curry.

    Q. How many people will share the tent OR can we have separate tent for ourselves?

    Ans. We have tents of 4 different size . 2/3 person capacity tents are available, you can chose from any of these as per number of persons coming along with you. Tent size is as per standard international norms for tents. The 2 person tent is dimension: 200 x 150 x 110 cm. The 3 person tent has dimensions  200 x 200 x 130 cm. The 4 person tent has dimensions  220 x 250 x 150cm.  After booking the event you need to email/message us your preference of tent size atleast 2 days prior to the event date. Allotment of tent size depends on availability of tents.

    Q. Can we pay in cash or installment or on spot at Bhandardara Campsite?

    Ans. Sorry we do not accept cash payments, on spot payment or installments.  

    Q. What is the last date of booking Bhandardara Camping?

    Ans. Bookings close once tickets are sold out. Ideally you need to book atleast 2-3 days in advance. 

    Q. Does Mischief Trek crew organise / supervise / control Camping event ?

    Ans. Mischief Treks is purely a booking coordinator between you and the camp-incharge. We do not own or control this commercial campsite. The details of camp incharge will be shared with you once the booking is confirmed. 

    Q. What does Collaborated-Camping / Commercial-Camping mean?

    Ans. Locations which are extremely commercialised and attract huge crowd are categorised as commercial locations. Example : Pawna, Bhandardhara, Igatpuri, Alibag etc. These places generally have  hundreds of people for camping. There are several organisers/Travel-agents organising camping events in the same location at same time. These are the places gone viral on social media and everyone in the city has it on their To-Do-List. The camping setup is more like a lodge with cloth walls. Generally a lot of  comfort facilities and activities are provided in commercial camping locations like loud music and lights, DJ, proper bedding, concrete washrooms, washbasins, tables, chairs, carpet etc . The entire region looks like a fair (mela) lighted up with music and excitement. 
    The role of Mischief Treks is limited to coordination of bookings. On the other hand camping events organised and hosted by Mischief Treks team are conventional in nature. These camping locations are completely non-commercial and provide raw camping experience away from crowded locations. 

    Q. If we are not satisfied with the services at campsite whom to contact/complain or provide feedback/review?

    Ans. For Commercial locations like Bhandardara: All the complaints, feedbacks, reviews to be addressed to the camp incharge of the commercial camping location you chose to book. Details of campsite incharge will be shared with you on whatsapp after your booking process is completed. MischefTreks does not hold any responsibility of commercial locations chosen by you. For Conventional camping events hosted by Mischief Treks : All the complaints, feedbacks, reviews to be addressed to Mischief Treks team.  email : mischieftreks@gmail.com . Our team ensures proper arrangements of camping events hosted by us. 

    Q. Why are toilets away from the tents at Bhandardara?

    Ans. The water in lake is source of drinking water for nearby villages. As per general guidelines toilets need to be atleast 100 mtr away from all the sources which feed water to the lake during rainy season.

    Q. How many people will be at the Bhandardara camping event?

    Ans.  The count varies every weekend, for some weekends its 30-50 people and for some weekends in holiday season it goes upto 50-100 people. 

    Q. Is there network, charging point, electricity at Bhandardara campsite?

    Ans. The campsite is a lakeside location away from civilization, you intermittent network connectivity is experienced. There is no electricity in the region. Its a Tribal area. 

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    Update as on January 24, 2024: 

    The weather in the month of January is turning cold and the nights are getting even colder in Bhandardara region. The visibility is clear and night sky looks splendid with stars shining bright. Average temperature during the night expected to be around 24°C. If you are looking to book a Campsite directly at Bhandardara, Mischief Treks has published this page for specifically booking directly with the Campsite owner. This helps in cost reduction and you get the best camping rates along with safe and secured transaction processing system. This facility will be available from January 15, 2024 to May 05, 2024.

    Pickup point
    Bhandardara Camping, Shendi, dam, Bhandardara, Maharashtra 422604, India View on Map
    Cancellation, Rescheduling And Refund Policy
    • 90% will be refunded if canceled 15 days (360+ hrs) in advance.
    • 75% will be refunded if canceled 10 days (240+ hrs) in advance.
    • 50% will be refunded if canceled 05 days (120+ hrs) in advance.
    • 0% refund if canceled in less than 05 days (120 hours) of the event date and time.
    • 0% refund if the participant drops out, misses bus pickup, does not reach the meeting point on the scheduled date and time.

    If the event itself gets canceled, you will be given the option to switch to any other event or any other date, Or you can opt for 100% refund. If you need to cancel your current booking and/or reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 120 hours prior to the trek. From 0hrs - 120 hours prior to the trek date and time free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 120hours of event date and time. It's a humble request, please do not give medical reasons, crib, argue or try to blackmail us if you drop out or cancel/reschedule the camping in the last 5 days. The basis of the cancelation policy is to protect the participant and the organizers from undue financial losses arising out of unforeseen situations. If the participant is expelled due to unacceptable behavior or breach of terms mentioned on this page, He/She does not qualify for any refunds. If the event gets canceled due to the medical/personal emergency of the organising team member, the participants will not have to suffer financial loss. Similarly, if there is a medical/personal emergency at the participant's end, the organizing team will not have to suffer financial loss.