Dear all,
 
We @ शिखर वेध are glad to announce its Chandgad – Nesari – Gargoti region forts exploration Trek event on 29-31 October 2016 …

Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy

 
Brief Intro about tour:
 
Grade           : Easy

Destination   : Vallabhgad, SamangadNesari-Kandewadi, Gandharvgad, Kalanidhigad, Pargad, Mahipalgad, Bhudargad, Rangna

Date             : Friday 28th October 2016 (Night Departure) – Tuesday 1st November 2016 (Morning)

Cost per Person: Indian Rupee ₹ 5700/- per head (Mumbai to Mumbai) 

                         Indian Rupee ₹ 5000/- per head (Pune to Pune)

Maximum 25 Participants

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Brief Introduction about Vallabhgad Samangad / Kalanidhigad / Pargad / Gandharvgad/ Mahipalgad / Bhudargad / Rangana :


Grade: Easy & Exciting  
Time: ~ Most places vehicle reaches atop … OR some are abt 15-30 mins frm base
Location: Gadhinglaj-Chandgad-Nesari-Gargoti region
 
Vallabhgad:  Vallabhgad Fort is a fort in the Belgaum district of Karnataka state, India. It dates back to 1674, and is said to have been built by the Maratha ruler Shivaji.
SAAMANGAD: This fort has inspiring fables woven around it. Situated in the Gadhinglaj taluka the fort has secret passages and strong bastions.
PAARGAD: Surrounded by lush greenery and a picturesque forest, the fort has exquisite bronze statues of Shivaji and a temple of Bhagawati Bhawani.
KALANIDHIGAD: Is said to have been built by the Maratha ruler Shivaji. 
BHUDARGAD: This fort is situated on a huge vertical rock amidst mountain ranges. It is said to resemble from a distance, the crescent moon in the matted hair of the god Shiva..
MAHIPALGAD: A hill fort in Kolhapur district built by Mahipal king was renovated by Maratha ruler Shivaji. An Ancient temple of Vajinath is there.
RANGANA :: This fort was built by King Bhoj of Shilahar dynasty in 12th century. The great Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj quanquered it in 1659 from the Aadilshah of Bijapur. The fort have easy access from the base town Narur in Kudal taluka of Sindhudurg district.one can also access the fort from Patgaon village in KOlhapur district. There is a big lake on the fort full of water for the whole year.There is one temple of Godess Ranganaai. Trekkers can use this temple as a shelter.
 
Other details On Spot

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Rendezvous:   

  

Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 21:30 Hrs on Friday 28th October 2016


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Departure by private vehicle

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Day 1: Saturday 29 October 2016

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07:00 Hrs: @ Kolhapur
 
Breakfast – T

09:30 Hrs: Vallabhgad – Exploration

 
11:00 Hrs: Move 2 Samangad
 
12:00 Hrs: Samangad – Exploration
 
14:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Nesari (Veg only)
 
15:30 Hrs: Nesari-Kandewadi – A tribute visit to  

 ‘ वेडात मराठे वीर दौडले सात !!!’
 
17:00 Hrs: Gandharvgad – Exploration


18:00 Hrs: Snacks – Tea Break

 
18:30 Hrs: Move 2 Pargad
 
20:00 Hrs: @ Pargad
 
Dinner 
 
Stay Pargad Atop
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Day 2: Sunday 30th October 2016
 
06:45 Hrs: Breakfast
 
14:00 Hrs: Pargad Exploration
 
08:30 Hrs: Move to Kalanidhigad
 

10:00 Hrs: @ Kalanidhigad base (easy trek)

 
11:00 Hrs: Atop Kalanidhigad – Exploration

 

13:30 Hrs: @ Base 
 
Lunch Time
 
15:30 Hrs: Mahipalgad Exploration
 
18:00 Hrs: Snacks & Tea @ Gadhinglaj
 
Stay near gargoti
 
Dinner 
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Day 3: Monday 31st October 2016
 

Post Breakfast – T

07:30 Hrs: Bhudargad – Exploration

10:30 Hrs : @ Rangana Base

1.5 hrs trek

12:30 Hrs: Rangana gad – Exploration

15:30 Hrs: Lunch

17:30 : Move to Mumbai

20:00 Hrs: Dinner @ Kolhapur (To be borne by Participant as per veg / non veg choice)

Day 4: Tuesday 1st November 2016

06:00 Hrs: @ Dadar
 
The cost for the whole tour will be Indian Rupee ₹ 5700/- per head for Mumbai ppl
AND Indian Rupee ₹ 5000/- per head for Pune ppl
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This includes Transportation by pvt vehicle from Mumbai to Mumbai; Permissions and entry fees if necessary, Veg Food, 
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Maximum 25 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis …

One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 3000/- (Non-refundable) advance into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 18th October 2016, 5 pm

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Check out our last outing in December of SHikharayan 2009:  

https://picasaweb.google.com/JagadishPatil78/Shikharayan2009#

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Cap, Good trekking shoes, Extra pair of Clothes, a Towel etc.(a must)

Rain-cheater (a must)

Sleeping Bags / Mat (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls possibly avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836

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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged one day Kalu Waterfall Trek on Sunday 23 October 2016 … 

Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Kalu Waterfall:

Grade: Easy
Time: ~ 2.5 hrs from Base Village – Savarne
Location: Malshej

Kalu WaterfallThis is very famous waterfall in the Malshej region. Total height is about 1200 feet, drops in about five patches. The trek to the Kalu Waterfall near the Malshej Ghat is just to experience its awesome power and strength is an experience in itself.

 

Plan:
Meet at Prtiam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 05.45 hrs sharp on Sunday 23rd October 2016
We will be heading to base village by private vehicle
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05:50 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by Private Vehicle
08:30 Hrs: B/f – Tea Break @  Hotel Samarth , Saralgaon
10:00 Hrs: @ Thitabi village
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Round of Instructions, Intro’s etc.
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10:00 Hrs: Trek Starts to the Kalu Waterfall
12:30 Hrs: @ Kalu waterfall, below the 4th patch
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Rest, Fun time, Lunch time
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15:00 Hrs: Descend
17:30 Hrs: Evening snacks / T @ Hotel on the way
18:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai
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We will reach Dadar by 22:00 Hrs on Sunday (Subjective to traffic)
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The Cost of the trek would be Rs. 1200/- per head

The above cost includes

  • Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c )
  • 2 Refreshments + T
  • Shikhar Vedh Charges

Since its a one day trek … seats r limited …

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Deposit Rs. 700/- (Non-Refundable) advance on following A/c for vehicle reservation

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 18th October 2016, 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

Some memories in form of snaps from our last year trek

1) https://www.facebook.com/contact.sankalp/media_set?set=a.10151248714719669.511159.538449668&type=3

2) https://picasaweb.google.com/m7vandana/KaluWaterfallOctober32011?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCOeaw6uorMGtfQ&feat=directlink

3) https://plus.google.com/photos/106891255370107929951/albums/5660199609813946177?banner=pwa

Note: We have to cross the stream (Knee – depth) 2 times  on this trek … U can try floaters with good grips if u r comfortable with it …

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
Lunch For da Day ( a must)
Rain-cheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (preferably Action),
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged Vasota Jungle Trek & Lakeside camping And a visit to Kaas Plateau on 22 – 23 October 2016 …

Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Vasota – Nageshwar:

Height: 4267 feet
Grade: Easy but Endurance level is little more as have to descend on same day
Time: ~ 2 hrs from MetIndavali / 4 hrs from Choravanne … Base Villages
Location: Koyna region

VASOTA-NAGESHWAR: Situated in dense forest, surrounded by river Koyna, fort of Vasota is according to ‘Dnyaneshwari’ a resting place known as Vyaghragad. This old warrior offers one of the most thrilling treks in the Sahyadri as far as trekking through forestation is concerned. Dense forest all the way through, panoramic view of Shivsagar Lake in east & Konkan on west, wonderful cave @ Nageshwar makes this fort special for amateur trekkers & photographers

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Rendezvous: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) on Friday 21st October 2016 @ 22:00 Hrs

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Saturday 22nd October 2016

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07:30 Hrs: @ Bamnoli

Breakfast – T

Launch Ride

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10:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Ascend

12:00 Hrs: Vasota Atop – Exploration

LUNCH @ bifurcation point 2 Nageshwar

14:00 Hrs: Descent to Met Indavali

16:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Launch Ride

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18:30 Hrs : @ Bamnoli

TENT Set-Up near lakeside

Dinner

Campfire

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Sunday 23rd October 2016

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Wake up early morning & freshen up

Breakfast & Tea

09:00 Hrs: Move 2 Satara

En-route visit Kaas lake & Kaas Plateau

11:30 Hrs: @ Satara

(Note : time permits Visit AjinkyaTara fort & Explore )

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Lunch @ Hotel

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13:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai arnd 21:00 hrs (that’s-subjective)

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Some Memories inform of snaps are here:

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http://picasaweb.google.com/vishal.is.clear/VasotaNageshwarGovalkot?feat=directlink#

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http://picasaweb.google.com/ganeshgajre/Vasota_nageshwar_govind_collection?feat=directlink#

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/anuragp/sets/72157623527899240/

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https://picasaweb.google.com/109499071087821063906/VasotaNageshwar?authkey=Gv1sRgCIDf3bvcupGyqAE

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The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 3300/- per head

Includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation by Private Vehicle, Launch ferry Charges, Forest entry charges, Guide contri, 3 refreshments, 2 Veg. meals

Tented accommodation

For Vehicle booking Plz do advance payment of Rs 2000/- per head (Non-refundable). Deposit money on A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No: 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSc Code :: ICIC0000268

Last date 2 register: Tuesday 18th October 2016 till 5 pm OR till da Batch gets full

Note: – Max. group size would be 24 bcoz of logistic constraints

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Things 2 Carry: 

Saturday LUNCH

Water Bottle (~3 Ltr)

Torch

Sleeping Mat-Bag

Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon (All must)

Some ready 2 eat food-Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Extra Pair of clothes, trekking shoe preferably ACTION

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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Also join us @

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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: 
http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All
We शिखर वेध is glad to announce Moonlight Night trek 2 Kalvantin durg on Kojagiri Pournima 15-16 October 2016

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 600/- per head


That would include:

Panvel to Panvel transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday,

& Shikhar Vedh administrative charges


Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy…
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The fort of Kalavantin was used as a watch tower and is located right next to Prabhalgad fort on the old Mumbai-Pune route. The beauty of this trek is the amazing rock cut steps that zig-zag their way up the mountain to take you to the top of the fort.

just check da following link abt Kalwantin as seen from Prabalgad …

http://www.marathikatta.com/General/kalavantin-durg-1/

Here is some info abt the fort:
Height: 2000 feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Medium – Thrilling
Base Village: Thakurwadi

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Rendezvous:  Meet at 22:00 Hrs (Sharp) at PANVEL railway station on Saturday 15 Oct 2016 with a return ticket to Panvel

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We will b starting with 

1) CST- Panvel local (time-table as below)
Alight @ Panvel 

Mumbai CST : 20:35 Hrs
Vadala Road : 20:53 Hrs
Kurla : 21:07 Hrs
Chembur : 21:25 Hrs
Vashi: 21:22Hrs
Nerul : 21:31 Hrs
Panvel : 21:52 hrs

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2) Thane – Panvel local (time-table as below)

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Thane : 20:45 Hrs
Koparkhairene: 21:02 Hrs
Nerul : 21:16 Hrs
Panvel : 21:39 hrs

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The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 15 October 2016

22:00 Hrs: @ Panvel railway station

Move Thakurwadi base village by Tumtum

23:00 Hrs: @ Thakurwadi – Base village

Dinner Time (Self- Carried)

Ascend to (~1.5 hrs)

Sunday 16 October 2016

01:00 Hrs: @ Prabalmachi

Stay in open under the sky

(Note : Tent available on rent to b carried by participants on trek)

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06:30 Hrs: @ Wake up call

Breakfast  – Tea in village.

07:00 Hrs – Ascend

08:30 Hrs – Kalavantin Atop

09:00 Hrs – Descend

11:30 Hrs – Base

Move to Panvel station by public transport

12:30 Hrs – @ Panvel station

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We would be getting back to Mumbai at approx 2.00 PM (That’s Subjective)

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 600/- per head


That would include:

Panvel to Panvel transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday,

& Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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Advance amount of Rs. 600/- per head (Non- Refundable) for registration

Please deposit same amount on following details:

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

IFSC code : ICIC0000268
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Last date to register: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~ 3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages,
personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (whtsapp)

In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
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Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

 

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध is glad to announce Kojagiri Pournima – Moonlight Night trek to Rajmachi on 15-16 October 2016

Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy …
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Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The village of Udhewadi lies on the massive plateau that greets one on getting to Rajmachi. The twin forts of Srivardhan & Manoranjan grace the backdrop of the village.
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A little distance down from the village lies a serene and beautiful lake called Uday Sagar Talav, no trek to Rajmachi is complete without taking a dip in this lake.
Behind the lake lies an ancient Monolith, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Here is some info abt the forts: – Srivardhan & Manoranjan

Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL
Grade: Easy
District: Pune
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Lonavala/Kondivade

Plan:

Rendezvous: Meet at 23:00 Hrs (Sharp) at Lonavala Railway station on Saturday 15 October 2016

Train Timings for Mumbai People

12163: Chennai Express

20:30 Hrs: Dadar
22:48 Hrs: Lonavala

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17411: Mahalakshmi Express

20:23 Hrs: Dadar
22:58 Hrs: Lonavala

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Notes:
1) Those staying on the central line en-route can hop in at Dadar-Thane-Kalyan-Karjat. Check on देश का मेल, भारतीय रेल website for timings at respective stations
2) If u wish, u can take sleeper class tkt till Lonavala if available; else be in tht compartment for comfortable journey with SL tkts
3) People close by Panvel can avail ST facility & get down @ Lonavala bus depo

PUNE people

Catch Pune -Lonavala local … Timings as follows

21:10 Hrs: Pune Staion
21:16 Hrs: ShivajiNagar
21:21 Hrs: Khadki
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21:33 Hrs: Pimpri
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22:35 Hrs: Lonavala

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 15 October 2016

23:00 Hrs: @ Lonavala railway station

Walk/Hike from Lonavala to Rajmachi (~4.0hrs/16kms)

Sunday 16 October 2016

04:00 Hrs: @ Udhewadi – base Rajmachi

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Rest till dawn
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07:00 – 09:00 Hrs – Explore Shrivardhan fort
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Breakfast  – Tea in village
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10:30 Hrs – Explore Manoranjan fort

Visit Ancient Lord shiva temple, Uday sagar Talav

13:30 Hrs – Lunch (Veg Only)

14:30 Hrs – Move to Lonavala by private jeeps

16:30 Hrs – @ Lonavala Railway station
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From there by train / bus to home …. We would be getting back to Dadar / Pune at approx 21.30 PM (That’s Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 900/- per head would include:

> Morning Breakfast – Tea, 1 Veg Lunch
> Rajmachi-Lonavala by Jeeps

> Forest Entry Fees

>Shikhar Vedh Charges


Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)

In case call is not received; please do sms
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Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध has arranged much awaited Rajgad to Torna range Trek & Tented Camping on Kojagiri Pournima 15-16 October 2016

Cost of the event :: Rs 2200/- per head

Dadar 2 Dadar by private vehicle, FOOD & Tented Accommodation
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Brief Introduction about Rajgad / Torna:-

Height:  4182 ft / 4200 ft
Grade:  Medium/Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 2 / 3 hrs from base villages Gunjavane / Velhe
Location: Pune

RAJGAD – The name describes the place itself. The King of all the forts. 
It is to the south-west 40 Kms from Pune. It boasts the highest number of days stayed by Chhatrapati Shivaji on any fort. He spent almost 25/30 yrs here. Rajgad is famous for its construction. The fort can be divided into four different parts based on geographical terrain and fortification. These are the three sub-plateaux (Machee) namely Padmavati Machee, Suvela Machee and Sanjevani Machee, and at the centre is the Ballekilla. 

Padmavati Machee (north end) : This machee is the site of Padmavati Temple, Padmavati Lake, Chor Darwaja, Pali Darwaja, Gunjavane Darwaja, Daru Kothar (storage of arms and ammunition), Diwankhana, Rajwada (ruins), Ghod Tale (Horse Lake), Sadar (office) and Dhalkathi (flag hoisting place).

Sanjeevani Machee (southwest/west end) : This huge, beautiful and royally constructed machee faces west and has a three-stepped (layered) fortified structure. Each of the lower levels is separated from the higher one by a fortified bastion with a gate that could be defended independently. The lowest level is beautifully fortified by double curtain walls (chilkhathi) separated by a deep trench, on average 12 feet across. One can walk between these walls. The outer wall has openings to let soldiers out for sudden attack.

Suvela Machee (south east) : This is another grand machee facing east with lots of secret routes and doorways. This one is a double-stepped fortified machee with the steps separated by a beautiful bastioned doorway. At the end of first step a hole cuts across the rock; one can sit in this hole (nedhe). The final (lowest) step like Sanjeevani Machee has a double curtain wall. To the south side of this machee one can see a beautiful triangular bastion called Kaleswari buruz having an escape door near it. The home of the renowned military leader Tanaji Malusare was in this machee.

Bale Killa (centre) : This is the highest part of the fort which has remains of palaces, water cisterns and caves. It has a beautiful entrance door called Mahadarwaja. One can view the whole fort and the vast surrounding expanse.

TORNA :- The fort is also known as Prachandagad (huge fort), due to its massive size. In 1646, when Shivaji was 16, he launched his first military attack by capturing Torna fort, paving the way for the great empire. Many battles have been fought on this fort. The fort is truly grand and stretches for couple of kilometers.

Fascinating points on Torna fort:

Goddess Toranjai: it is a simple temple where goddesses Somjai and Toranjai are worshiped. Ahead we can see the lakes toran and mhasoba.

Maal and Safeli Bastions: On the west of Kothji Darwaja are the bastion maal, and the latter one is to the south of the former. Near Safeli is the construction called lakadkhaana, where wood was stored. Here is the way to Kokan Darwaja and Budhla Machi.

Budhla Machi: In Marathi ‘budhla’ means vessel, and budhla machi looks like a vessel kept upside down. This cliff is a breathtaking spot on the fort.

Bini Darwaja: This is the main entrance to the fort from velhe and is situated to the northwest of the fort. The bastion on the left side has collapsed. The path ahead leadsto the Kothi Darwaja.

Kothi Darwaja: Ascending the steps carved in the rock, we enter the Kothi Darwaja facing east. Here we come across some guard rooms. Way along the wall towards east takes us to the temple of goddess Toranjai.

Hanuman Bastion: This bastion is situated to the east of Kothi Darwaja. Here we can see the idol of hanuman facing south and a flag post. The way ahead leads to the bastion Bhel. Further eastwards we come to Zunjar Machi.

Temple of goddess Mengai: this is the only place on the fort where one can stay. It has two doors and the roof is stillin the needs of repairs. In front of the temple is a Deepmala.

Zunjar Machi: It is situated on the western side & a wonderful spot to see.

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below: 

Rendezvous:

Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 22:45 Hrs on Friday 14th October 2016
23:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar
Pick-ups en-route Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Belapur etc. 
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Saturday 15th October 2016
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05:00 Hrs : @ Gunjavane, Base Village
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Finish off Morning activities , Breakfast & Tea
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06:30 Hrs : Ascend to Rajgad
08:45 Hrs : Atop Rajgad

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Explore Padmavati machi, Balekilla & Suvela Machi
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13:00 Hrs : Lunch time @ Padmavati Temple
14:30 Hrs : Move 2 Sanjivani Machi

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Explore Sanjivani Machi
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16:15 Hrs : Descend from Alu Darwaja

18:30 Hrs : @ Paal-Khind – TENTED CAMPING

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Retire for da day & Prepare Dinner & Tented accommodation … 
Note: 1 Tent will be distributed among 3-4 ppls group as per size and They have to carry out the burden of same alternately till the trek ends.

A CAMP FIRE SESSION — on a Moonlight Night 
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Sunday 16th October 2016
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05:00 Hrs : Wake up call
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Finish off Morning activities

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06:30 Hrs : Breakfast – Tea
06:30 Hrs : Move to Torna

10:30 Hrs : Torna Atop
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Explore Torna gad, Lunch, Rest 

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14:00 Hrs : Descend
16:30 Hrs : Refreshment – Tea
17:00 Hrs : Start return journey back 2 Mumbai by private vehicle
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We will be @ Dadar by 22:30 Hrs (Subjectively)
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The Estimated expenditure of the trek is Rs 2200/- per head, which includes Travel expenditure from Dadar 2 Dadar by private vehicle, 3 veg meals, Refreshments & Tented accommodation

For registration, Rs. 1200/- pp (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges & Food arrangement is a must …


Deposit the amount on following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is on Tuesday 11th October, 2016 till 5 pm
Things To Be carried:

A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs – must),
TORCH with extra batteries (Compulsory),
Bedding ( Compulsory)
TIFFIN BOX, A spoon and a plate (a must)
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes,
2-3 papers, Cap, etc.
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.


For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 (Whtsapp) / 09869369836
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Dear All,
 
We @ शिखर वेध  has arranged a one day Easy TREK / TRIP to Korlai Fort & fun time @ Kashid beach on Sunday 9 October 2016
 

Brief Introduction about Korlai: –
Grade:  Simple
Location: Alibag region

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Fort Korlai – which is quite beautiful. It is surrounded by sea on three sides. It is not a tall fort. The total height is about 275 m. The most fascinating one is the beach here. The blue ocean on one side and the creek named “Kundalika” on the eastern end create scenery. The fort is situated at the mouth of the creek.
The fort is an Old Portuguese outpost guarding the entrance to the river. A small road leads up to the top of the fort. There is a Lighthouse on the fort and a small climb from behind the lighthouse will take you to the fort. The fort is in ruins, but the view from the lighthouse is beautiful and the rocky beach at Korlai is also good.
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Itinerary Details: -
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SUNDAY 9 October 2016
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Meeting point : Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 06:00 Hrs Sharp
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08:30 Hrs: Breakfast Tea – Time @ Vadkhal
 
10:30 Hrs: @ Korlai Base Village
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Light-House Visit and Ascend

11:30 Hrs: Atop Fort
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2 – 3 Hrs time for Exploration, 
Lunch, Rest Time,  Relaxation
 
14:30 Hrs: @ Korlai Base
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Move to Kashid beach
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Fun Games and Beach Time
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17:30 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai
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Evening Snacks – Tea on the way
We will be back in Mumbai around 22:30 Hrs (Thats subjective) …

The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 1000 / – per head
This includes Transportation from Dadar 2 Dadar ; Morning Breakfast + Tea , Evening snacks-Tea; & SHIKHAR VEDH Charges

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For registration, Rs. 500/- per head (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges & Food arrangement is a must … Deposit the amount on following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is on Thursday 6th October 2016 till 5 pm
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Things To Carry: -

LUNCH For the Day ( A Must)
Pls do carry A Water Bottle (~2 liters a must)
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A haversack to put all these things

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For any Clarification and further information call on

Jagadish Patil  : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Dear All ,
We @ SHIKHAR VEDH invite you to trek to little explored ANDHARBAN on 9th October 2016 starting on 8th October 2016 night
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As the name is the jungle, so dense and dark that at some places the sun-rays don’t reach to ground at noon time as well and one may not find any route out of it if lost.
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Jungle trek : One of the ancient sahyadri passes that joins ghat to konkan area, Andharban offers endless trudge through the thicket forest.
Trekking : we will be walking on ridge offering awesome view of the Kundalika Valley, Bhira dam and the mountain ranges of Tamhini ghat.
Waterfalls :: En-route 4-5 small waterfalls to enjoy
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Trivia
Type :Trek though mountains and jungle
Height : 3000 ft above msl approx
Grade : Easy Bt endurance level little high
Region : Tamhini Ghat-Kundalika
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The itinerary for the trek is as given below:
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Saturday 8th October 2016
Meeting point : Pritam Hotel, Dadar (east) at 23:30 Hrs
Pick – up en-route till panvel
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Sunday 9th October 2016
 
06:00 Hrs : Base
07:00 Hrs : Breakfast-Tea @ Hotel SHIVARAJ,
Introduction & Instruction
08:30 Hrs : Start trek towards Andharban
12:30 Hrs : Lunch Break
15:30 Hrs : @ Bhira Dam
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16:00 Hrs : Departure to Mumbai
Evening refreshments @ Pali … Visit Ballaleshwar Asthvinayak Temple

We will reach Dadar around 21:30 Hrs (Dat’s Subjective)

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The Contribution for the trip is Rs 1300/- per head.
This includes Transportation from Dadar to Dadar , 2 refreshments & Shikhar Vedh Charges
 

Please book yourself with full advance payment of Rs. 1300/- per head (Non-refundable) … Seats will be allotted on payment basis … Last row seats will be given only on demand :) else late payment ones … Deposit the amount on following account.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
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Last date to register with advance payment is 6th October 2016 till 5 pm
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Things To Carry:-
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Pls Do carry LUNCH for Sunday (a must)
A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil:  09702121373 (Whtsapp) / 09869369836
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Dear All,

We @ Shikhar VEDH has arranged a 1 day trip to KAAS Plateau Valley of Flowers – Maharashtra along-with visit to Thosegar waterfall as well
on Sunday 2 October 2016

Hope 2 cu on trip with us ;-)
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Details r as follows
Brief Introduction about Kaas Valley

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KAAS PLATEAU: A wonderful outing to explore the colourful world of flowers … valley of flowers in Maharashtra  where hundreds of varieties of wild flowers of all colours which blooms in Mid August – Sept end (Da Best Time) … In monsoon the whole area transforms into an unbelievable carpets of flowers like yellow carpets of Smithia and Sonki flowers, Pink carpets of Balsam, Purple carpets of Karvi etc. … These carpets change colors almost every week depending on the dominant flowers during that time.

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Rendezvous: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 22:45 Hrs
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Departure from Dadar on Saturday night 11 pm on 1st October 2016
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Pickup points will be Dadar, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Belapur, Panvel etc.

We would be heading by Private vehicle.

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The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Sunday 2 October 2016

05:30 Hrs: @ Satara

Breakfast – Tea Time

07:30 Hrs: @ Kaas Plateau – Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra

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Exploration Time, PHotography, Sight seeing

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11:30 Hrs : Move to Thoseghar Waterfall

13:00 Hrs: Lunch Break @ Thoseghar

Thosegar Waterfall Sight-seeing

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15:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai around 22:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)

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The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 2000 /- per Head only

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This includes Dadar to Dadar transport by private vehicle, Morning B/f – Tea, Veg Lunch , Entry fees & SHIKHAR VEDH Administration Charges.

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Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 1000/- (Non-refundable) … Seats will be allotted on payment basis … Last row seats will be given only on demand [;)] else late payment ones … Deposit the amount on following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

Seats r limited … 

 

Note:- Kas valley, is a remote place and do not have touristy facilities … pls keep in mind …

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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Rain cheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet … but pls do carry one …

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Some ready to eat food.Plum cakes, biscuits etc.

Extra Pair of clothes,

Good trekking shoes / floaters

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

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Smoking & Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836 

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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Patta FORT (Vishramgad) on Sunday 2nd October 2016

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us to enjoy

Brief Introduction about PATTA Fort (VISHRAMGAD) : –

Grade: Easy
Type :Hill Fort
Height : 4562 feet
Region : Nashik
Base village : Pattawaadi
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Fort Patta History –
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Patta fort earlier belonged to Mughals but in year 1671,Moropant Pingle was on a mission of capturing forts in Nasik and Baglan range and thus in year 1672,Moropant Pingle was succesful to capture this fort
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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during raid on Jalna in year 1679 rested for some time near Sangamner and unfortunately the Maratha army was siezed from all sides by Mughal army and Shivaji Maharaj was ill during that time. Bahirji Naik succesfully rescued Shivaji Maharaj and took him to Patta fort. Shivaji Maharaj stayed on this fort for around 1.5 months to recover from illness(After Rajgad and Raigad,Patta is the only fort where Shivaji Maharaj stayed for this much long time)
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Itinerary Details: –
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SUNDAY, 2nd October 2016
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Catch CST-KASARA Fast local on sunday … timings as given below

06:55 Hrs :CST
07:02 Hrs: Byculla
07:08 Hrs: Dadar
07:15 Hrs: Kurla
07:19 Hrs: Ghatkopar
07:35 Hrs: Thane
07:47 Hrs: Dombivali
07:54 Hrs: Kalyan
09:08 Hrs: Kasara

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Breakfast-T
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Depart by Private vehicle

11:15 Hrs : – @ Pattawadi Base

Ascend

12:15 Hrs: Atop Fort
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2 Hrs time for Exploration, LUNCH, Rest

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15:30 Hrs: @ Pattawadi Base
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En-route Photography @ Wind-Mills
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Evening Snacks – Tea on the way
We will be back in Mumbai around 21:30 Hrs (Thats subjective) …

The cost of the trek is about Rs. 800 / – per head

This includes Transportation from Kasara 2 Kasara by private vehicle ; Morning Breakfast + Tea , Evening snacks-Tea; Forest Entry fees & SHIKHAR VEDH Charges

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For registration, Rs. 500/- per head (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must …

Deposit the amount on following account.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is on Thursday 29th September 2016 till 5 pm
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Things To Carry: -
.
Pls do carry A Water Bottle (~2 liters a must)

LUNCH for the day
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
A haversack to put all these things
.
For any Clarification and further information call on.
Jagadish Patil (O) : 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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incase the call is not received, leave sms with your name and confirmation

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