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Temple Trek: Pune to Bhimashankar

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Product Code : AGORA590

Embark on a spiritual and nature-filled journey with our "Temple Trek: Pune to Bhimashankar." Starting from your Pune city hotel at 7:00 AM, you'll be driven to the 13th-century Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple, showcasing remarkable Naga-style architecture and Buddha carvings. Explore the temple's spiritual significance and embark on an optional trek to the temple, adding a sense of adventure to your visit. Afterward, soak in breathtaking vistas from the hilltop before enjoying a local lunch. For nature enthusiasts, explore the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its endemic species and ancient sacred groves. Your journey concludes with a scenic return drive to Pune, offering serene views of the Sahyadri Hills before a 7:00 PM hotel drop-off.

7:00 AM - Departure from Pune City Hotel
Your day begins with a comfortable pick-up from your Pune hotel by our private driver and guide. As you leave the bustling city behind, the journey towards Bhimashankar unfolds through picturesque countryside, promising a blend of spiritual enrichment and natural beauty.

Arrival at Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple
Upon arrival at the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple, you'll step into a world of devotion and architectural marvel. This 13th-century temple showcases remarkable Buddha carvings and intricate work by Vishwakarma sculptors in the Naga style of architecture, offering a captivating glimpse into India's rich cultural heritage.

Explore the Temple
Inside the temple, take your time to soak in the divine aura. Wander through the intricately carved corridors, marvel at the detailed sculptures, and feel the spiritual energy that permeates this sacred space.

Trek to Bhimashankar Temple
For those seeking a deeper connection with nature and adventure, embark on a trek to the Bhimashankar Temple. The trek, though moderately challenging, weaves through lush forests and offers panoramic views, adding a unique and rewarding dimension to your spiritual journey.

Temple Visit and Scenic Views
Reaching the temple summit, immerse yourself in its tranquility. Marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Sahyadri Hills, lush valleys, and pristine forests. The serene ambiance and natural beauty create a perfect setting for meditation and reflection.

Lunch Break
After the trek, recharge with a delectable lunch at a local restaurant. Savor regional flavors like spicy Maharashtrian curries, freshly baked bread, and refreshing beverages, offering a culinary delight that complements your spiritual and adventurous day.

Optional Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary Visit and Trek
Should you choose to delve deeper into nature, visit the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Home to rare animal and bird species, including the elusive Indian Giant Squirrel, the sanctuary offers a biodiverse experience. Wander through ancient sacred groves, listen to the sounds of the forest, and learn about the unique ecosystem that makes this area a biodiversity hotspot.

Return Journey to Pune
As the day comes to an end, embark on your return journey to Pune. Relax and unwind as you drive through the scenic Sahyadri Hills, capturing the beauty of rolling hills, dense forests, and meandering streams, reflecting on the day's experiences and memories created.

Hotel Drop-Off in Pune
Conclude your memorable Temple Trek as you're dropped off at your Pune hotel. With a sense of spiritual fulfillment, a deeper connection to nature, and cherished memories of the day's adventures, your journey from Pune to Bhimashankar will remain etched in your heart.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.