Bhandardara Lake Camping near the Dam

Tent stay, Barbeque, Bonfire, and pickup from Mumbai for lakeside camping at Bhandardara Dam. 

Bhandardara Lakeside Camping

Bhandardara Lakeside Camping

 Bhandardara is famous for its natural scenic beauty and is surrounded by beautiful mountains where people can spend time in the arms of nature. Solo travelers often choose to come here and spend time with complete safety assured. The sound of chirping birds in evening and calm water rippling is beauty of lakeside camping. The ambiance is breathtaking and relaxing to rejuvenate. Watching star constellations is another attraction where if u are lucky then can witness shooting stars too.

Rs.1,400   750 per kid (upto 7 years)
Without Transport 

Rs.3,000   1,300 per participant
Without the train ticket and Local Transport

Note : Pickup and drop options given below

Booking needs to be done well in advance. For Christmas and new year please click here 

Transport/Travel Options for Bhandardara Lake Camping

Option A: You need to reach the campsite in your own vehicle. We will be sharing GPS locations and directions/instructions on the WhatsApp.
Camping fees with this option will be Rs. 1300 per person (599 per kid)

Option B: Camping & Pickup/Drop from Kasara Local Train Station
Pickup/Drop Time: 2:47 pm Kasara / next day 9:00 am pickup from the campsite
Camping fees with this option will be Rs. 1800 per person (1100 per kid)

Option C: Camping & Pickup/Drop from Your Home
Camping fees with this option will be Rs. 1300 per person + Vehicle charges depending on your choice of vehicle. Basic WagonR would cost approx 7500 per car.

Note: Kids up to 7 years will be charged Rs. 599 without transport. With transport it's Rs. 1100

Highlights of Bhandardhara Lake Camping

Detailed Itinerary - Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping 

Plan for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping:

Train- Timings For Pickup from Kasara Local Train Station for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping
Catch the Kasara Slow Local train from the station nearest to you 

Train timings: 

Day 1

Day 2

Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping fees include:


Things to carry for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

You should not carry:


Points to note for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

Tent Stay : Styrofoam mattress and blanket will be provided in the tents to keep yourself comfortable. Tents will be allocated on 2/3 sharing basis depending on tent size.

Washroom: The washroom is available at a walking distance of 2 min from the tents.
Album link for the Camping Location :

How to Reach Bhandardhara Bhandardara Lake Camping:

To get accurate travel info for reaching Pickup point and then moving further to the Base village 
1. Open Google search tab
2. Type the following words in search window "My location to Kasara Station" -AND-  same can be done for your location to Bhandardhara Lake Camping location to find exact info.
3. You shall get the exact time required to travel, modes of travel, and distance (kilometers) from your location. We will also be sharing contact numbers and map locations on WhatsApp as part of the standard procedure to assist you to reach. 

IMPORTANT: Please 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.  

About the Campsite: Mischief Treks crew/team does not conduct this camping event as it's a commercial camping site managed by Mr.Gorakh. 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. 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - (FAQ) & Points to Note for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

Q. How should I book the Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping?

Ans. All you have to do is press the "Register" button on this page and follow the instructions.

Q. How do I get all the details about the Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping like charges, meeting time, pickup time and location, inclusion, exclusion, things to carry etc?  Can someone read it out for me on phone?

Ans. All the details are mentioned on this page itself, once you scroll up you will 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 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 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. We are accountable for every "Human-Body" present at our campsite or trek is our responsibility and in case of any unfortunate event we will be asked by authorities to provide all relevant information about you. In order to comply with the authorities we have to take 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 Bhandardhara camping?

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

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

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

Q. Are kids allowed at Bhandardhara camping

Ans. Kids of any age are welcome for Bhandardhara 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 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 Bhandardhara 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?

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

Q. What is the last date of booking?

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?

For Commercial locations : 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 : . Our team ensures proper arrangements of camping events hosted by us.

Q. Why are toilets away from the tents?

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 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 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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Cancellation, Rescheduling & Refund Policy.

If the event itself gets cancelled, 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 reschedule your booking to any other date, it can be done free of cost if the rescheduling request is sent 480 hours prior to event. From 00 hrs - 480 hours prior to event date and time, free rescheduling is not permitted. It will be counted as cancellation done in less than 480 hours 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 trek in last 20 days. This mutually agreed cancellation policy is applicable to you and us as well. Date and time of cancellation request sent to us will be considered in calculation of applicable slab given above. The date and time of booking the event are not relevant for calculating the number of days and hours remaining between the event date and cancellation request. 

Bhandardara Camping 

Bhandardara Camping 2023 Dates and time

Saturday | April 10, 2023-March 10, 2024 | 18:00