Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a trip to Konkan – Sindhudurg Safari, on  5 – 8 April 2012 (leaving 4th Night & Return 9th Morning)

Brief Intro about tour:
Grade           : Easy

Destination   : Vijaydurg, KunkeshwarRameshwar, Sindhudurg Fort, Dolphin Safari, Tsunami Island, Nivti Fort & Beach, Bhogve Beach, Tarakarli Beach

Activities   : Snorkeling, Surface Supply Scuba Diving,

Date             :Wednesday 4th April 2012 (Night Departure) – Monday 9th April 2012(Early Morning)

Cost per Person:  5800/- per head ( All Veg Meals ) and  6500/- per head ( Non-Veg Meals )

 Maximum 25 Participants

Details as below: 
Vijaydurg or Victory Fort:

The oldest fort on Sindhudurg coast constructed in the regime of Raja Bhoj of shilahar dynasty in 1205 (construction period 1193-1205). The fort was earlier known as “Gheria” as it is situated in the village “Girye”. Shivaji Maharaj won this fort from Adilshaha of Bijapur in 1653 and renamed it as “Vijay Durg” as the then Hindu solar ear’s name was “Vijay”. Vijay means Victory.
Sprawling over an area of 48 acres, Vijaydurg, fort of victory, was once seized by the British following a bloody battle. They renamed it Fort Augustus. A dilapidated board at the entrance of the fort relates its history. One of the best views of the fort is from the jetty. The fort stretches out into the sea and a walk inside its precincts is worthwhile. Shivaji added triple rows of huge walls, umpteen towers and spacious inner buildings to it and strengthened it in the 17th century.

Kunkeshwar Temple
  Kunkeshwar Temple, an ancient Shiva Temple is located in Kunkeshwar village, 14 Kms from Devgad town. A pristine beach with a very long stretch of seashore and white sand adds to the beauty of temple surroundings. 
This beautiful temple near beach has alluring architecture with reminiscent of South Indian style of temple architecture. Yadav Kings built this temple in 1100 A. D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who rejuvenated this temple many times was a frequent visitor to this temple. This temple is also famous as Kashi of South Konkan. 
 
Sindhudurga – Padmagad forts:

Huge sea rocks of Malvan has easefully shouldered the responsibility of two Forts Sindhudurg & Padmagad on their broad chest. The name of the fort is given to the Sindhudurg district. Tourist from all over the world visit through out the year to see this Maratha glory.
The fort was built with the help of huge rocks on the Kurte Island which amazes people & one appreciates imaginative power of Shivaji. In 1664 shivaji erected this fort on 44 acers of land. 
In Sindhudurg Fort there is ‘Shri Shivarajeshwar temple’ of King Shivaji. Also there are temples of Hanuman, Jarimari mandir and Goddess ‘Bhavani Temple’. Impressions of shivaji’s fingers prints found to be preserved here on one of the wall . Also lies, inside the fort worth seeing temples of Bhavanimata, Shambhu Mahadev, Jirimiri & Mahapurush. All are in good conditions.

Kille Nivati 

This dilapidated fort by the seashore impress upon the visitor by its range of rocks situated at its bottom. The rippling perennial springs here content one’s mind. Fort also commands the fine view of Bhogwe beach.
Kille Nivati was constructed by great Maratha ruler Shivaji. He was such a visionary who had given proper attention at his naval force. He built many forts for the protection of his empire. From this fort, one can observe Bhogave’s allevaing beach 

Tarkarli Beach
Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 k.m. away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day, one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg. 

Snorkeling: is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped tube called a snorkel, and usually swim-fins.  Use of this equipment allows the snorkeler to observe underwater attractions for extended periods of time with relatively little effort. Snorkeling is a popular recreational activity. The primary appeal is the opportunity to observe underwater life in a natural setting without the complicated equipment.

Dolphin Safari:
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SURFACE SUPPLY SCUBA DIVING
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The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:

Wednesday , 4th April 2012, Night

Meeting point: 09:45 Hrs at Dadar station.

 22:00 Hrs: Departure

 Day 1: Thursday, 5th April 2012

 Breakfast en-route @ Hotel Alankar, HatKhamba

 11:30 Hrs: Check in Hotel @ Malvan

 12:00 Hrs: Lunch in Hotel (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Soundale Fish + Prawns Curry – Unlimited)

 14:00 Hrs: Visit to Sindhudurg fort ( Guided Tour)

 16:00 Hrs: Snorkeling activities (every one can do the snorkeling … Safe & Easy)

 18:00 Hrs: Snacks – Kanda Bhajji & Tea

 18:30 Hrs: Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

 21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Paplet / Surmai Fish as available – Limited)

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Stay at Malvan

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 Day 2: Friday, 6th April 2012

 07:30 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea Time

 08:30 Hrs: Scuba Diving ( Surface Supply – 30-40 mins each ) – BATCH – 1

(Note: Alternate for BATCH – 2:  Visit 2 Aangnewadi Temple & Tarkarli beach)
 12:30 Hrs: Lunch Time in Hotel (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Bangda + Prawns Curry as available - Unlimited)

 13:30 Hrs: Scuba Diving ( Surface Supply – 30-40 mins each ) – BATCH – 2

 (Note: Alternate for BATCH – 1:  Visit 2 Aangnewadi Temple & Tarkarli beach)
  18:00 Hrs: Snacks Kanda – Bhaji – Tea 

 18:30 Hrs: Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

 21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Paplet / Surmai Fish as availableLimited)

Stay at Malvan

Day 3, Saturday, 7th April 2012

(Entire Day Travel by Boating only) :)
06:45 Hrs    Break Fast (Poha – Tea)
07:30 Hrs    Dolphin Safari 

09:30 Hrs    Tsunami Island (Fun – Time) 

12:00 Hrs    Nivti Fort, Bhogve Beach (only view)

14:00 Hrs    Lunch ( Veg Thali / Chicken Thali + Bangda Fry)

15:00 Hrs    Nivti Beach ( Fun Time)

16:30 Hrs    Tarkarli Beach (only view)

17:30 Hrs    Malvan Beach

18:00 Hrs:  Snacks – Vada Pav & Tea

18:30 Hrs: Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish ThaliBhoye Fish or as available – Limited)

Stay at Malvan

Day 4: Sunday, 8th April 2012

 07:00 Hrs: Break Fast (Dhavade + Tea)

 08:45 Hrs: Move 2 Achara

 10:00 Hrs: @ Rameshwar Temple, Achara

 11:30 Hrs: @ Kunkeshwar Temple

 12:00 Hrs: Move 2 Vijaygad

 13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Hotel Suruchi, Vijaydurg (as available)

 14:30 Hrs: @ Vijay-Durg fort (Guided Tour)

 Vijaydurg – Exploration

17:30 Hrs: Tea Break & Depart for Mumbai

21:30 Hrs: Dinner @ Hotel Swad, Sangmeshwar (To be borne by Participant as per veg / non veg choice)

Day 5: Monday, 9th April 2012

 05:30 Hrs: @ Dadar (Subjective)

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The cost for the whole tour will be  6500/- per head ( For Non Veg meals ) &  5800/- per head ( For All Veg meals )
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This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Surface Supply Scuba Diving, Snorkeling Charges, Dolphin Safari, Boating charges, Permissions and entry fees, Guide Charges, Food ( Veg & Non Veg Thali as mentioned wherever limited and unlimited), Accommodations ( Rooms with 5 ppl sharing basis)
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VIMP Note:
1) Those who do not want to do Surface Supply Scuba Diving, then the cost would be
5000/- per head ( For Non Veg meals ) &  4300/- per head ( For All Veg meals ) … But last min reg. won’t be possible for this 1 as its time bounded activity.
2) Twin sharing accommodation will be possible with extra amount of  Rs 750/- per head and the participant has to make arrangement for company as well
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Maximum 25 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis wid Advance payment only …

One needs to deposit  3500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle, Activity Charges, Boats, Food, Accommodation etc.  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: – Thursday 15th March 2012, 5 pm

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Few memories in form of snaps of Konkan – Tour – April & November 2011 as below
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Vishal Budhavalekar:
https://picasaweb.google.com/104699421488274212758/Malvan?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCNPvwc7i157iWg&feat=directlink
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Suhas Sawant:

https://picasaweb.google.com/105425526563576974836/KonkanTourApril2011ShikharVedh?authkey=Gv1sRgCMuzlYHJvq2VvwE
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Dev
: https://picasaweb.google.com/msg4devendrasingh/Malvan?authkey=Gv1sRgCJi_qOr_5-iVOw&feat=directlink&fgl=true&pli=1#
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Aniruddha Misra: https://picasaweb.google.com/112736161027056685175/Malvan?authkey=Gv1sRgCPKnu9DAwdXECg#
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Cap, Good trekking shoes, Extra 3 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)
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A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/
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Dear All,

शिखर वेध has arranged 1ce again on demand Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event on 17-18 March 2012
Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)

Brief Intro abt Sandhan:-

Height:~ 4100 ft

Grade: Medium
Time: ~ 2.5 hrs from Ghatghar Dam
Location: Bhandardara region

SANDHAN” …. is a beautiful place situated in the Western Ghats  near Ratangad. Amidst the water carved valley of 50 to 500 feet deep and around two km long. Experience the heart throbbing crossing of 4 ft deep water pool in the way of  rock floored water carved valley.
This will be your memorable trek.

Also you will get chance to Rappel down four small patches to reach the base of SANDHAN VALLEY.
Trek Details:

Saturday 17 th March 2012

Rendezous: On Telecon

00:15 Hrs :CST
00:23 Hrs: Byculla
00:33 Hrs: Dadar

00:44 Hrs: Kurla
00:50 Hrs: Ghatkopar
01:10 Hrs: Thane

01:32 Hrs: Dombivali
01:40 Hrs: Kalyan
02:56 Hrs: Kasara

03:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

05:30 Hrs : – @ Samrad

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Breakfast-T @ Samrad
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08:00 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:30 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
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We have to go through abt 4-5 feet deep water for about 25-30 meters on the way … its real fun-thrill
Pls do carry extra clothes for da same …
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12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel ..
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17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
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Sunday 18 March 2012

Wake Up early
07:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne

12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
Lunch time
14:00 Hrs — @ Move Asangaon by jeep /ST
16:00 Hrs — @ Asangaon station

We will be in Dadar around 18:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)depends on Mega block things

The Estimated expenditure for the Trek is about Rs. 1000 /- per head

Includes Transportation from Kasara 2 Asangaon, 2 meals & Refreshments +  Rappling Charges

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 500/- (Non-refundable) …  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)

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Seats r limited … MAXimum 33 members …
Last date to register with advance payment is
8th March 2012 till 5 pm
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Note:-
Its a group activity so each and every member will be allotted some or other responsibility. Pls do keep space for 1kg at least in your bag.
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Few memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan

https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE

Things To Carry:-

Pls Do carry Lunch for Saturday (a must)
A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon ( a must)
Extra Pair of clothes (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food.
Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes, do carry a extra pair as well
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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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/
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Dear All,  

शिखर वेध has arranged a one day Bike Trip to Induri Fort / Sangramdurg & Visit 2 Vadu-Tulapur, on Sunday March 11, 2012

Brief Introduction about Induri / Sangramdurg: –

Height: ~ 1750 ft Type: Land Fort
Grade:  simple
Location: Talegaon / Chakan .

Induri Fort is situated in Talegaon-Dabadhe village. The “Induri Fort” was built by Sarsenapati Khanderao Yesajirao Dabhade in 1720-21. The fort also had a mint (Coin) in it. The temple of Goddess Kadjai is also in the fort. Fort has around 9-10 bastions, Entrance door, Rooms with different types of carvings. The Goddess was got in the Sarsenapati Dabhade Family by Ambikabaisaheb (d/o Shitole Family of Patas) after her marriage to Sarsenapati Yashwantrao Dabhade Ist} .

Sangram Durg is situated at Chakan, Pune. It is a land fort. Firangoji Narsala was a renowned Maratha warrior and military leader in the army of Shivaji Maharaj. He is famous for his defence of this fort against a Mughal army led by Shayeste Khan in 1660. Firangoji was a ‘Killedar’ (garrison commander) of this fort in Chakan (Pune). When Shayeste Khan invaded Pune with a lakh of soldiers, he selected Sangram Durga as the first target. He attacked the fort with 10,000 soldiers. Firangoji Narsala was prepared for this attack, however, even though he had only 200 soldiers. Just before this attack Shivaji had asked his commander to leave the fort. However, Firangoji decided not to abandon the fort and instead started a fierce guerrilla war against the Mughals and defended the fort in this way for almost two months.  Chakan Fort is situated in Chakan on National Highway 50. The last Maratha – British war took place here. The fort is in a ruined state now. .

A Tribute visit at Vadu – Tulapur : जगावे कसे ह्याचा आदर्श घालून देते शिवचरित्र आणि मृत्यूचा आदर्श देई शंभूचरित्र

A article for the same is here  फाल्गुन अमावस्या – छत्रपति संभाजी महाराज पुण्यतिथी (Date – 11 March 1689)
उद्या पाडवा. हिंदुं नववर्ष दिन. उद्याच्या दिवशी हिंदु घरोघरी गुढ्या उभारतात. त्याची ‘याद’ मनात ठेऊन औरंगजेबाने आजची संध्याकाळ निवडली होती. की उद्या पहाटे या हिंदुंना – काफरांना त्यांच्या प्राणाहून प्रिय असणार्‍या राजाच्या मस्तकाचीच गुढी – भाल्यावर टांगवून मिरवून दाखवू. बहादुरगडावर (मौजे पेडगाव, ता.श्रीगोंदा) संभाजी महाराजांची धिंड काढलेली होती. एका बोडख्या घाणेरड्या उंटावर संभाजी महाराजांना व कवि कलशांना उलटे बसवले होते. साखळदंडाने बांधलेले. त्या दोघांच्या अंगावर विदुशकासारखे झिरमिळ्यांचे चट्ट्यापट्टयाचे कपडे चढवलेले होते. गळ्यातील शिवरायांनी चढवलेली कवड्याची माळ उतरवून गुरांनाही सहन होणार नाही अशी काथ्याची पेंढी बांधलेली होती. दोघांच्याही डोक्यावर एखाद्या अट्टल गुन्हेगारांना बांधाव्यात अशा, कुराणमध्ये सांगितलेल्या आदेशानूसार इराणी लाकडी टोप्या बसवलेल्या होत्या. त्याच प्रमाणे ‘तख्तेकुलाह’ म्हणजे लाकडी फळ्यांचा खोडा मानेवर ठेऊन त्याला दोन्ही हात बांधलेले होते. त्या खोड्याला घुंगरे बांधलेली होती अन् त्यावर छोटी छोटी निशाणे चितारलेली होती. अशी ती धिंड मोगली फौजेमधून काढलेली होती. मोगलांमध्ये ईदपेक्षाही उत्साहाचे वातावरण होते. दुतर्फा फौजेतील सैनीक महाराजांवर व कवी कलशांवर दगडे भिरकावीत होते. त्यांना भाल्याने टोचीत होते. त्यांचे नगारे वाजत होते, कर्णे थरारत होते. बारा ईमामांचे झेंडे फडकत होते. रायगडचा राजा, महाराजांचा व जीजाआऊचा शंभूबाळ आज रांडा पोरांच्या विटंबनेचा विषय झालेला होता. पुढे औरंगजेबाने आपला मुक्काम तुळापूर येथे हालवला. इथे तुळापूरच्या संगमावर त्याला हिंदू राजास हलाल करावयाचे होते. संभाजी महाराजांची तेजस्वी नेत्रकमले काढण्यासाठी हशम सरसावले. रांजणातून रवी जशी फिरवावी, तशा त्या तप्त – लालजर्द सळया शंभू राजांच्या डोळ्यातून फिरल्या. चर्र चर्र आवाज करीत चर्येवरील कातडी होरपळून गेली. सारी छावणी थरारली पण संभाजी महाराजांच्या मुखातून आक्रोशाची लकेरही उमटली नाही. यामुळे औरंगजेबाचा पारा मात्र जास्तच चढला. कवि कलशाचेही डोळे काढण्यात आले.
बलिष्ठ शरीर यष्टीचा एक पठाण कविराजांच्या छातीवर बसला. दोघांनी त्यांचे पाय उसाचे कांडे पिळगटावे तसे मागे खेचले. दोघांनी आपल्या राकट हातांनी कविराजांची मुंडी धरली. त्या पठाणाने कविराजांच्या जबड्यात हात घातला. कविराजांचे मुख रक्ताने भरून गेले. त्या धटींगणाने कविराजांची जीभ हाताने बाहेर खसकन खेचली. एकाने ती वीतभर लांब बाहेर आलेली जीभ कट्यारीने खचकन छाटली. कविराजांच्या तोंडातून रक्ताचा डोंब उबळला. संभाजी महाराजांचीही जीव्हा अशीच छाटली गेली. पहाणार्‍यांचेही डोळे पांढरे पडले. असूरी आनंदाने आवघी छावणी गर्जत होती.
कवी कलशांवर होणारे अत्याचार ही जणू संभाजी महाराजांवर होणार्‍या अत्याचारांची रंगीत तालीमच असायची. संध्याकाळ झाली. शंभू महादेव खांबास घट्ट बांधून ठेवलेले होते. स्वाभीमानाने तळपत झळकणार्‍या तेजस्वी योग्यासारखे. ज्यांच्या तेजाने शेशही डळमळून जावा अशा तेजस्वी श्रीकृष्णासारखे. अविचल. अभेद्य ! आभाळात अभिमानाने मस्तक उंचावून बाणेदारपणे उभे असलेल्या रायगडाच्या टकमक टोकासारखे.
दोन दैत्य पुढे सरसावले. एकाने पाठीच्या वरच्या मणक्यापासून आणि दुसर्‍याने समोरून गळ्यापासून शंभूराजांच्या अंगात वाघनख्या घुसवल्या. त्या राक्षसांना जोर चढावा म्हणून कुराणातील आयते वाचले जात होते. रण वाद्यांचा दणदणाट होत होता. “दीन दीन” “अल्लाहो अकबर” च्या घोषात राजांची त्वचा डाळिंबाच्या टरफला सारखी सोलली जात होती. जास्वंदीसारखा लाल बुंद देह यातनांनी तळमळत होता. रक्ता मासाच्या चिंध्या होत होत्या. संपूर्ण देहाची चाळणी झाल्यावर मग फरशा व खांडे पेलत दोन गाझी (धर्मेवीर) पुढे आले. त्या दोघांचेही हात पाय असे अवयव एक एक करून तोडून टाकले. एकाने खांड्याचे धारधार पाते संभाजी राजांच्या मानेत घुसवले. व हळू हळू कुराणातील आज्ञेप्रमाणे ‘हलाल’ करीत शिर चिरत धडावेगळे केले !!! स्वातंत्र्य सुर्या आता तरी प्रसन्न हो. हिंदु धर्माच्या रक्षणार्थ एक तेजस्वी राजा आज स्वातंत्र्य देवतेच्या वेदीवर आपली आहूती देत आहे. आता तरी प्रसन्न हो…..!!! शंभूराजे आम्हाला माफ करा. ज्या धर्माच्या रक्षणार्थ तुम्ही स्वतःचे प्राण वेचलेत त्याच धर्मातील अभागे आम्ही, तुमच्या स्मरणार्थ वढू तुळापूरास जात नाही. तिथे तुमचे स्मरण करून २ साधी फुलेही वाहात नाही. उलट आमच्यातीलच काही हिंदु तुमच्या नावाचा दुरूपयोग राजकारणात करून त्यावर आपली पोळी भाजत आहेत. ज्या धर्मासाठी आपण बलीदान केलेत त्या धर्मा विरोधात काम करीत आहेत. आणि आम्ही आभागे हे सर्व निमूट पणे पाहात आहोत. आम्हाला क्षमा करा. आम्हाला नर्कातही जागा मिळणार नाही….आम्हाला क्षमा करा.

Itinerary of the trip:
Sunday March 11, 2012 .

Meeting Point : 06:45 am  @ Macdonald , Kalamboli Near Mumbai-Pune Mega Highway starting pt. .

06:45 Hrs: Departure from Kalamboli by Bikes

08:45 Hrs : Breakfast point: – Manshakti Kendra, Lonavala

11:00 Hrs: @ Induri Fort

Induri Fort Exploration

12:00 Hrs: Move 2 CHakan (Sangramdurg fort)

13:00 Hrs: @ Chakan Sangramdurg Exploration

14:00 Hrs: Lunch (Veg. Only)

15:30 Hrs: @ Vadu – Chatrapti Sambhaji Maharaj Samadhi place – (Mantagni Dilela Thikan)

16:30 Hrs: @ Tulapur - Famous historical place Chatrapti Sambhaji Maharaj Samadhi – (Vadh Jhalele thikan)

17:30 Hrs: Return journey starts 2 Mumbai
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Note – Time permits we will visit Aalandi & Dehu Temples as well :)
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Refreshments on the way
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We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)

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Previous memories in form of snaps : by Sankalp Shrivastav

https://picasaweb.google.com/111824097481318544223/IndoriChakanTrip?authkey=Gv1sRgCPnLxtaT9sPHPQ

For Induri Fort pics see below link
https://picasaweb.google.com/prasadpardeshi23/InduriFort#
For Sangramdurg (CHakan fort)  pics see below link
https://picasaweb.google.com/prasadpardeshi23/ChakanFortAKASangramdurg#
For Tulapur pics see below link https://picasaweb.google.com/jagdishlove/Mahad_Dehu_Tulapur#

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The Estimated fee for the trip is about Rs. 300 / - per head
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Other Cost for the event:
1. Bikers have to bear their bike’s fuel expenses by themselves & pillion rider. (In case, of a single rider, the petrol and maintenance charges have to be paid by him alone.) … In case of a single rider, we will let u know about pillion’s availability .
2. Any other details will provide on call.
***Some Important Instructions those who Reg ….. All bikers would have to follow the rules and regulations. All person need to carry Identity proof (Must), Bike’s Legal Papers, Helmet (Must), (Valid Driver’s License, RC Book, Insurance papers and PUC is must) We would check for the license and papers at the start of the ride for every biker, and if any paper is not found in place, the members would not be allowed to ride with us.

“Shikhar Vedh” would not be responsible for any uncertainties happening to him and also the members who accompanies him after the warning.

It’s advisable to get your bike Serviced / Repaired before the ride so that we all can have safe ride.

Over Speeding / Rash Driving would result in immediate expulsion from the tour.

Please ensure safety for yourself and other people on road.

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

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

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil (O): 09869369836

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Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/
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Dear All,
Being Women’s DAY is a Festival day this year as well, we have postponed Women Special Trek to Saturday 10 March 2012
This is the 3rd consecutive year शिखर वेध is organizing Women Special Event.
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शिखर वेध
– A one day WOMEN SPECIAL TREK/TRIP to Safale-Kelwe-Palghar region on Saturday March 10, 2012

Brief Introduction about Kelwe/Shirgaon/Mahim/BHawangad forts/Ashapuri: –
Grade:  Simple
Location: Safale – Kelwe – Palghar region

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Fort Kelwe (PAANKOT) : This fort is rectangular in shape (75ft long and 40ft in breadth) & from a distance the fort looks like a ship. At the western end of the of the fort we see a wall that separates a small part of the fort. The door used to exist but now in place one finds only a broken arch. On the left we can find a fresh water tank. The broken arch leads us into the balekilla which is like a huge watch tower 2 storeyed, but completely open and ruined.
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SHIRGAON FORT: Entrance thru the main darwaja at the north-eastern part of the fort. This fort resembles Muslim architecture with its dome shaped bastions. Just at the entrance on the right-side are inscriptions dating the origin of this fort to 1714 A.D. As we enter the fort, we find that most of the area is now in ruins. There are 5 bastions on the fort. Climb the dome-shaped, north-eastern bastion which is in good condition and overlooks the road. Walking on the ramparts we head to the bigger bastion which is on the north side. This bastion is also dome-shaped with 5 pillars and is in excellent condition. Both these bastions have small doors to enter and have about 5 pillars running in a semi-circular pattern. The bastion at the north-western end is broken. Check out the south eastern bastion. which is open and does not have a dome. We then move towards the south-western bastion which is also in a broken condition. The area inside the fort between the north-west and south-west bastions houses 5 rooms which are open and in complete ruins.
There are plenty of cells and tunnels inside the fort and most of them are secret ones and yet to be found. Some of the cells/rooms were used as godowns. Another important thing that we noticed was that there were no water tanks or wells in the fort. Quite strange! The sea water touches the fort on the western side.
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MAHIM FORT: In 1739, Chimaji Appa started his occupation on the fort and the area around. At that time there were just 60 soilders and 15 cannons on the fort.While on Medekot (small fortification/bastion made of wood), next to the fort, there was a Portuguese captian and 30 soilders. The Mahim fort entrance was supported by 2 pentagonal shaped bastions and the cannons were well placed on these bastions. These bastions are now completely broken and in ruins. Inspite of all this, the fort fell in the hands of the Marathas.
In 1818, the British won this fort, and they have described this fort with 10mtrs high fortwalls and an approx area of 75 sq.mtrs. Till 1862, this fort was kept in extremely good condition. Even the collector of Thane district used to live in the fort premises. The Mahim fort used to be of strategic importance & in the olden days this fort used to be a major hub for all land and sea trade happening between Vasai & Mumbai.
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Bhongad / Bhavangad Fort: The Bhawangad fort is located in Palghar taluka in Thane district. It is blessed by a unique combination of history, geography and nature. It was built by Chimaji Appa, the great Maratha warrior in the 4th decade of the 18 th century. The local people call this fort as BHONGAD. Today the fort is in a very bad state. After 1818, nobody took care of the fort. During the British regime, inspite of taking care, they ransacked and destroyed the entire fort.
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Ashapuri Mata Temple:
Situated at Edwan village, this temple is built on a rock, in the sea. So you can reach only at time of low tide. Walking up to the temple is not a problem; as the sand is not muddy, if you have bike you can ride to the temple. However, cars cannot go as the lanes of this fishing village are really narrow. The temple has statue of goddess inside a cave; where you need to go crawling. The view of the sea is great from here. However be prepared for strong smell of fish while walking through the village.
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Itinerary Details: -
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SATURDAY 10 March 2012
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Meeting point : Safale Railway Station

The CHURCHGATE – VIRAR local train timings are given as below: – Its a FAST local
Churchgate            : 06:08 Hrs,
Mumbai Central     : 06:18 Hrs,
Dadar                     : 06:25 Hrs,
Bandra                   : 06:31 Hrs,
Andheri                  : 06:39 Hrs,
Borivali                  : 06:54 Hrs,
Mira Road              : 07:03 Hrs,
Vasai                     : 07:19 Hrs,
Virar                      : 07:31 Hrs,
Please board in 1st compartment VIRAR end side as we Have to take 07:40 Hrs VIRAR – SURAT shuttle
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Pls do keep 5 minutes buffer time due to recent changes in railway time table … Pls do carry ur return tickets till Safale
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VIRAR - SURAT Shuttle

07:40 Hrs : Virar
07:50 Hrs : Vaitarna
08:00 Hrs : Safale

After alighting at Safale we will go to Kelve Fort by Tumtum

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08:40 Hrs: @ Kelve Fort
Explore the fort
09:30 Hrs: Breakfast Tea – Time

10:30 Hrs: @ Shirgaon Fort
1.5 Hr time for Exploration
12:00 Hrs: @ Mahim Fort
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Exploration time
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13:00 Hrs : @ ShitlaDevi Mandir
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Lunch, Rest Time,  Relaxation

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15:00 Hrs: @ Bhawangad
Exploration for 1/2 hr
16:30 Hrs: @ Ashapuri Island @ Edwan beach
Explore
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17:15 Hrs: Move 2 Safale station by Tumtum
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Return Journey to Virar by 18:15 hrs OR 19:15 hrs Shuttle … From there to Mumbai by local train
We will be back in Mumbai around 21:30 Hrs (Thts subjective) …

The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 400 / – per head
This includes Full day  Local Transportation from Safale & Back 2 Safale ; Morning Breakfast + Tea, LUNCH & Evening snacks-Tea;


Things To Carry: -

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

For any Clarification and further information call on
Supriya Choudhari : 09881843813

Shraddha Shenvi  : 09820822725

Poonam Angre  : 09869441508

If any of these don’t pick up the call, leave sms with your name and confirmation.

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Dear All,

The Turtle Festival 2012 commence from Sunday 19 Feb 2012.
So, We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a Tour to Velas Beach specially for the Turtle festival on 3 – 4th March 2012
Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are: 1. Velas Beach – Turtle Festival visit 2. Bankot Fort 3. Harihareshwar Temple

Velas Beach : Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated near Bankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Gokulashtami Festival is one of the important festival in Velas. Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle. The hatchlings are heading towards the sea from the shore now-a-days.

Bankot Fort:
Region: Mandangad District: Ratnagiri Height: Sea fort (Slightly above sea level) Difficulty: Simple
Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature. The main entrance (Mahadarwaja) of the fort is north-facing with a well sculpted arch and carvings. Watch guards dug out (Devdya) align on both sides of the Mahadarwaja with some pits being dug out in the right Devdi. On the left, there are steps leading towards Nagarkhana while there is an underground storey and a tunnel on the right. A Maruti idol in the centre stands deserted now. On the west, there is a small entrance (Darwaja) leading to a Bastion on the exterior of the fortifications. A deep well (now dry and filled) occupied the centre of this bastion earlier and the adjacent water tanks too are dry and obsolete now. One can leave the Buruj via a small exit that leads to the surrounding moat and a beautiful “Revni” lying nearby.

The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
Friday 2nd March 2012

Rendezvous : @ Borivali National Park, Borivali (East) @ 22:30 Hrs sharp .
Saturday 3rd March 2012

05:30 Hrs: @ Velas
Refresh, Breakfast
Visit Velas Beach for Turtle festival
09:15 Hrs: @ Bankot fort

09:45 Hrs: Atop

Fort Exploration
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Lunch at Velas (Veg. Only) Rest time
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Evening Tea & Visit velas beach in the evening, Go for turtle watching.

Dinner ( Veg. Only) Stay @ villagers home in Velas (Dormitory Type only) — .

Sunday, 4th March 2012 .

07:00 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle watching.

08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea

09:30 Hrs: @ Harihareshwar by crossing Veshvi – Bagmandala creek by ferry Harihareshwar Temple visit
Visit 2 Harihareshwar Beach

13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Harihareshwar ( Veg/Non-Veg to be borne by participant as per choice)

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai

Evening Tea on the way .

We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

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The Estimated expenditure for Tour is about Rs.1500 / -
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This includes Borivali 2 Borivali transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses except Sunday Lunch, and accommodation charges.

Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 1000/- advance on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: - 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: - Thursday 23rd Feb 2012, 5 pm

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Note: -

1) Emergence of Hatchlings of turtles is a natural process. So cannot give guarantee of emerging possibility of turtles.

2) Tented accommodation possible with Rs 100/- extra per head though you have to bring your own mattress, sleeping bag etc. … PLs do let us know in advance about the same.

Things To Carry:-
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A Torch with spare battery ( a must)

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

Sleeping Bag, Mat (a must)

Towel, a napkinExtra Pair of clothes (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc

2-3 papers, Bedding (can be used if Required)
Good trekking shoes,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil (O): 09869369836

Also join us @
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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Dear All,

शिखर वेध has arranged a visit to Dharmveergad aka Bahadurgad aka Pedgaon cha Killa on occassion of ” DHARMVEER DIN “ as organized by Dharmveergad Parisar Vikas Samiti, on Saturday – February 25, 2012

Brief into about the place:
Bahadurgad / Dharmveergad / Pedgaon fort:

Bahadurgad is located at the river bank of Bhima in the Nagar Distric. The Bahadurgad is actually land fort. It is lies in the in the base village. This fort has two doors out of which one opens in village and other opens at the end of fort. So, better choice for you to enter into the fort from village side door.

Though the fort is in totally damaged condition now. It has one structure called Mastani Mahal.

It has five temples. Two of them are � Baleshwar temple and Lakshmi-Naryana temple. The Lakshmi-Narayana temple is very good example of design. It consists carved pillars and pictures of many animals on walls. The Baleshwar temple is devoted to the Lord Shiva. But it is also in damaged condition.
It has eight pillars with the good carving

Out of these five temples Bhairavnath temple is repainted and hence it loose it original beauty. There are many devastated structures which are from Yadav period. In period of Aurangazeb, he created two storied for him. And this explains about the meeting of Aurangazeb and Shabhaji Raje. To see all forts you have to require at least three and half hours.

Dharmveergad is the place where Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj was brought on Falgun Shukla Vinayaki Chaturthi Day after he was captured @ Sangmeshwar.

Itinerary for the Trip:

Friday 24 Feb 2012 :

Catch Train no. 11027 : Chennai Mail — Timings r as follows

CST: 23:45 Hrs

Dadar: 23:53 Hrs

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Saturday 25 Feb 2012 :

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Kalyan: 00:38 Hrs

Karjat: 01:23 Hrs

Lonavala: 02:13 Hrs

Pune: 03:25 Hrs – ( PUNE PPL can join us here )

Daund: 05:05 Hrs

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For comfortable journey u can book sleeper class (SL) tkts .. still 11 seats vacant :)

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From there by Bus / Jeep to visit Dharmveergad

Explore the fort & Post lunch visit to Siddhivinayak Temple, Siddhtek ( 1 of da Astvinayak) – Its Vinayak Chaturthi on da day as well

Afternoon catch bus 2 Swargate …

18:00 Hrs – @ Swargate

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From Swargate 2 Mumbai by BUS or Train

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We will be in Dadar around 22:00 Hrs

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Cost for the event: Rs 250/- only

This includes Transportation from Daund onwards till Swargate, Pune and Morning b/f – Tea

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NOTE: For interested people we can extend the tour till sunday and visit Ranjangaon Mahaganpati ( Astvinayak Temple ) and POTHOLES of NIGHOJ … Do lemme knw ur suggestions as well

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Things 2 Carry

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Lunch for da Day ( a must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Good trekking shoes,
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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 pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil (O): 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/
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प्रौढ़प्रताप, पुरंदर गो ब्राह्मण प्रतिपालक, हिन्दवी स्वराज्य संस्थापक, क्षत्रिय कुलभूषण, सिन्हासनाधिश्वर, राजा धिराज, महाराज, योगिराज, श्रीमंत, श्री छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज की, जय …….. जय भवानी, जय शिवाजी ……. हर हर महादेव !!!!

Dear all,

शिखर वेध has arranged a Trek to Shivjanmabhoomi SHIVNERI fort – on occasion of SHIVJAYANTI SOHLA and Visit to Chavand, Hadsar, Jivdhan & Naneghat forts on Saturday – Monday 18th – 20 th February 2012

Interested people do join us …
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!

Brief Introduction abt Chavand / Hadsar / Shivneri / Jivdhan / Naneghat:-
Height:Abt 3400 / 3200 / 3500 / 3754 / 2500 ft
Grade:Easy / Easy / Easy / Medium /Easy
Time:~1.5 hrs from Chavand / Hadsar / Junnar / Ghatghar from base villages
Location:Junnar Range
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Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Rendezvous: Kurla Nehrunagar bus depo, Kurla (E) @ 23:00 Hrs on Friday February 17, 2012

Departure by MSRTC bus to Junnar from Kurla @ 23:00 Hrs
Pick ups en-route Vashi, Panvel etc.

Saturday 18th February 2011
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05:30 Hrs – @ Junner …
Breakfast & T
06:45 Hrs – Move 2 Chavand
07:30 Hrs – @ Chavand
08:00 Hrs – Ascend
09:30 Hrs – Atop Chavand
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Exploration on fort …
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11:00 Hrs – Descend
12:30 Hrs – Base
Lunch Time
13:30 Hrs – Move Hadsar
14:30 Hrs – @ Hadsar
14:30 Hrs – Ascend
16:00 Hrs – Atop Hadsar
17:00 Hrs – Descend
18:30 Hrs – Base
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Tea – Break
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19:30 Hrs – Lakeside Camping @ Manikdoh
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Dinner & Retire for the night
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Sunday 19th February 2012
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06.00 Hrs – Wake up
Morning cores, Breakfast & T
07:00 Hrs – MOve 2 Shivneri base
08:00 Hrs – @ Base & Ascend
09:30 Hrs – Atop Shivneri
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Exploration on fort …
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11:30 Hrs – Descend
12:30 Hrs – Base
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Lunch Time
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13:00 Hrs: Move 2 Ghatghar
14:00 Hrs: Ascend Jivdhan
15:30 Hrs: Atop Jivdhan
17:00 Hrs: Descend starts 2 Naneghat Platue
18:30 Hrs: @ Naneghat platue
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Tea- Break
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Dinner & Retire for night
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Monday 20th February 2012 ( Mahashivratri Holiday)
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06.00 Hrs – Wake up
Morning cores, Breakfast & T
07:00 Hrs – Explore Naneghat
09:00 Hrs – Descend Naneghat
12:00 Hrs – @ Base
13:00 Hrs – @ Tokavade by Private jeeps

LUNCH TIME (To be Borne by participant) at Hotel

15:00 Hrs – @ Murbad
16:30 Hrs – @ Kalyan

18:00 Hrs – @ Mumbai (Subjective)
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The estimated expenditure is about Rs. 1300 / - per head
This includes Transportation Charges from Kurla onwards till Kalyan drop as mentioned by MSRTC bus OR private jeeps, 3 veg meals & refreshments and Tented Accommodation.

Advance amount of Rs. 500/- (Non-Refundable) for Ticket & vehicle booking is a must !!!

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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

Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event is Tuesday 7th February 2012 till 5 pm or Till da batch gets full

MAXimum 30 members

Note: Smoking and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited

Things To Carry: -
Please do carry Lunch for Saturday [MUST]
A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) a [MUST]
Sleeping mats/ bags [MUST]
Torch with Battery [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 good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil (O): 09869369836

Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Dear All,

With our 1st successful outing @ thrilling AMK, on Demand nd for da missed ones, शिखर वेध has arranged once again AMK Trio Trek on 10-12 FEB 2012 … Hope 2 c u der 2 njoy wid us :)

Since da Trek batch is limited to 24 max. ppl … PLz confirm asap with Advance Payment only …

Trek Fee: Rs 1600/- per head
For registration, Rs. 1000/- (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle & food 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)

Last date of Registration: - Monday 6 Feb 2012 or till da reg. get FULL :)

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Short Itinerary of Trek:

Thursday, 9th February 2012
Catch the local to Kasara from the desired station. Timings as given below
From CST – 23.20 hrs

From Dadar – 23.39 hrs

From Thane – 00.17 hrs

From Kalyan – 00.46 hrs

Kasara – 02.11 hrs

Please reach atleast 10 mins early at the desired location so that you dont miss the train.
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Day 1 – Friday 10th February 2012
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02:15 hrs: @ Kasara
Meeting and Introduction
02:30 hrs: Move towards Ud-dhavane-Ghatghar (Base village of Alang) by private vehicle
04:00 hrs: @ Ud-dhavane

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Rest For 2 Hours
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06:30 hrs : Breakfast ( Idali & Lasnachi chatni only)
07:30 Hrs : Ascend Alang
13:00 Hrs : Alang atop
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Lunch, Rest & Exploration for da day
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Preparation for Dinner ( DAL, Rice, Home-Made Thecha & Papad, Pickle )

Night Stay in the spacious caves of Alang
Campfire & Goodnight
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Day 2 – Saturday 11th February 2012
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05:00 Hrs: Good MorningEarly wake up call must as its a long day 2 Trek
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Breakfast-Tea
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06:30 Hrs : Alang Rock Patch Rappel
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Move 2 Madan fort
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11:00 Hrs : @ Madan Rock Patch
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Ascend, Explore & start Rappel Descend
Lunch @ Madan Base ( BHAKRI nd Bhaji only)
14:30 Hrs: Move 2 wards Kulang
18:30 hrs: @ Kulang Atop
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Preparation for Dinner ( PULAV / KHICHADI )
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Night Stay cave of Kulang
Campfire & Goodnight
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Day 3 – Sunday 12th February 2012
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06:00 Hrs: Good Morning
Explore Kulang, Breakfast-Tea
09:30 Hrs: Descend Kulang – MOve 2 wards Ambewadi
13:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Ambewadi
( DAL , Rice, Bhakari & Sabji )
15:30 Hrs: @ Start Journey towards Kasara

18:00 Hrs: Catch Local 2 Mumbai
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We will reach DADAR at around 21:30 hrs (tentative).

Some recent memories in form of snaps as below:

Avinash Jadhav - https://plus.google.com/photos/114619789807432290599/albums/5703354020376719377#photos/114619789807432290599/albums/5703354020376719377
Prafful Tarkar - https://picasaweb.google.com/100692609179872561694/AMKWithShikharVedh?authkey=Gv1sRgCN3M-LHyvpzJsQE&noredirect=1#
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VIMP Note: – Please do keep space for weight distribution abt at least 1.5 kg in your bag … As Food materials 2 be distributed among da participants …
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Trek Fee: Rs 1600/- per head
which includes Transporation from kasara to kasara, simple food, Guide Contri & Equipment charges

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MAx 24 seats with Advance Payment only
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Last date of Registration: – Monday 6 Feb 2012 or till da reg. get FULL :)
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Things To Be carried:-
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Lunch for da day i.e. Friday 10 Feb 2012 ( A must)
A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs – must),
TORCH with extra batteries (Compulsory),
Bedding ( Compulsory)
Tiffin Box, A spoon and a plate nd Mug for Tea (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 do contact on following nos

Jagdish Patil : 09869369836

Also join us @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mumbai Hikers: http://mumbaihikers.net/shikharvedh/