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.

  • Category: Camping

  • Date: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 2022-2023.

  • Fees: Rs. 1200 per participant.
    Kids up to 7 years will be charged Rs. 750 without transport. With transport it's Rs. 999

⚠️ Booking needs to be done well in advance.
Do not book this event without reading and understanding the event details on this page.
About the Campsite: Mischief Treks crew/team does not conduct this 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.

Transport/Travel Options for Bhandardara Camping:-

Option A (with cab pickup/drop ) = We can help you get a cab from Mumbai. The cab guy charges approx 6000/- per cab, for 2 days 1 night. Pickup and drop will be arranged from your residence. The passenger carrying capacity of the cab is 4 persons.

Option B (with jeep pickup/drop ) = Pickup and drop by local jeep from kasara station would cost you 4500/- for the vehicle This does not include camping cost. The jeep pickup will be available at 02:47 pm, The passenger carrying capacity of the Jeep is 8 persons.

Option C (with shared jeep pickup/drop ) = Pickup and drop by local shared jeep from kasara station would cost you 1900/- including camping cost.

Highlights of Bhandardhara Lake Camping

  • Lakeside Camping

  • Music

  • Couple Tents

  • Bonfire

  • BBQ

  • Boating

  • Activities

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:

  • 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

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.

Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping fees include:

  • Pickup and drop from Kasara station ( 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


  • Any personal expenses such as soft drinks etc.

  • Any emergency evacuations/rescue (if required)

  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned above.

  • Bonfire cant be done during monsoon

Things to carry for Bhandardhara Lakeside Camping

  1. Identity Proof (must)

  2. Torch with extra battery (Must)

  3. A bottle of water (atleast 2 Ltrs)

  4. Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

  5. Optional- Extra Mats/Sleeping Bag or blanket to add on to comfort level in tent.

  6. Medicine that you require usually (We do have a basic first aid kit)

  7. Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments or carry precious items.

  8. Extra pair of clothes.

You should not carry:

  • Jholas/sling bag.

  • Do not wear sandals, floater, chappal, or ballerinas.

  • Please avoid wearing Jewelry.

  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance.


  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

  • Consumption of alcohol or any narcotic substance is strictly prohibited.

  • Wear full clothes and do not use deodorant or perfume

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.

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.

  • 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 trek in the last 5days. 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 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.

  • Venue: Bhandardara Dam, Shendi

  • Address: Bhandardara, Maharashtra 422604

  • Category: Camping | Weekend Getaway | Event

  • Charges: 750.00 onwards | Discount Offer

  • Date: December 02, 2022-May 30, 2023

  • Time: 03:30pm

  • Event Booking By: Mischief Treks

  • Official URL:

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