We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a leisure trip to Crocodile Safari, Velneshwar, Hedavi, Guhagar beach, on 11 – 12 February 2012 (leaving 10th Night)
Brief Intro about tour:
Grade : Easy
Destinations : Velneshwar, Hedvi, Guhagar, Boat Ride – Crocodile Safari etc.
Date : Friday 10th February 2012 (Night Departure) – Sunday 12th February 2012 (Return time around 22:30 Hrs)
Cost per Person: Rs 2800/- per head
Maximum 25 Participants
Details as below:
Velneshwar has one of the most secluded and pristine beaches in the entire Konkan stretch and with popular destinations like Guhagar and Ganpatipule flanking it on either sides Velneshwar is soon going to capture the imagination of beach lovers in Maharashtra.
Velneshwar hasnt been been spoken about much apart from the Velneshwar Shiva Temple which is flocked by hundreds of devotees during the Maha – Shivratri festival. Small shrines dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Ganesha and Kala Bhairav are also present around the main sanctum in this Shiva temple
1 IMP thing :It is known that all Gokhale in the world originated from this place.
Hedvi : Dashabhuja Ganesh Mandir, Hedvi
This ‘Laxmi – Ganesh Temple’ is not only ancient but also rare. Carved in white stone beleived to be from the Kashmir region the idol is 3 feet high with ten hands, hence the name ‘Dashabhuja Ganapati’. A grand ceremony along with a procession of in a chariot is held between Shukla Chaturthi to Shashthi in Magh every year to celebrate the birth of the elephant god.
Guhagar has a very beautiful beach! well known for its long white sandy and safe beach.
Crocodile Safari: –
Govalkot – Maldoli Backwater :- Famous for Crocodile Safari (one can see the rare salt water crocodile in a natural habitat). (IMP Note: Sighting of Crocodile in safari is not Guaranteed / Commitment … Its just a pure luck OR your fortune / fate ) … Last visit 2 months back we have 5 sightings of crocodiles … 1 was really big 1 about 10 ft …
The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
Friday , 10th February 2012, Night
Meeting point: 22:15 Hrs at Swami Narayan Temple , Dadar (East).
22:30 Hrs: Departure
Day 1: Saturday, 11th February 2012
07:00 Hrs : @ Maldoli
Freshen up, Breakfast – Tea Time
09:00 Hrs: Crocodile Safari (IMP Note: Sighting of Crocodile in safari is not Guaranteed / Commitment … Its just a pure luck OR your fortune / fate ) … In our last visit 2 months back we have 5 sightings of crocodiles … 1 was really big 1 about 10 ft
10:30 Hrs: Crocodile Safari Ends
12:30 Hrs: Lunch (Veg Thali )
14:00 Hrs: Move 2 Guhagar
16:00 Hrs: @ Guhagar Beach (till sunset)
18:30 Hrs: Tea
20:00 Hrs: @ Velneshwar
21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali)
Stay at Velneshwar - in a Hotel - ( 5 ppl sharing )
Day 2, Sunday, 12th February 2012
07:00 Hrs: Wake up call – Freshen up time
08:00 Hrs: Break Fast – Tea
08:30 Hrs: Velneshwar – Shiva Temple visit & beach time,
11:30 Hrs: @ Ganesh Temple, Hedavi , Bamanghal visit
13:00 Hrs: Lunch Time
14:00 Hrs: Return Journey to Mumbai …
Evening Tea on da way
22: 00 Hrs: @ Dadar (Subjective)
Few memories in form of snaps from previous trip:
The cost for the whole tour will be Rs 2800/- per head
This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Boat Ride charges to Crocodile Safari, Boating charges, Permissions and entry fees, Guide Charges, Food ( Veg only as mentioned ), Accommodations in Hotel
Maximum 25 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis …
One needs to deposit Rs 1500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle, Boats, Food, Accommodation etc. into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: - 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Last date for registration: - Thursday 2nd February 2012, 5 pm
Things To Carry:-
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Cap, Good trekking shoes / Floaters, Extra 2 pair of Clothes, a Towel etc.(a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls 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
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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