We @ Shikhar Vedh invites all enthusiastic and like minded people to explore historical places around Aurangabad from 25th January to 27th January 2013.
Since the earliest times Aurangabad played a vital role in shaping the history and culture of the region. It was the centre of intense socio-political activities, the Set of learning, the seat of religious movements. During its long and undeterred course of history it has contributed in the filed of art, architecture, sculpture, paintings, dress and ornaments, food dishes and language etc. Centers like Paithan, Devgiri, Aurangabad, Ajanta, Ellora attracted large number of saints, poets, men and literature and artisans from all over the country. Hence, it remained a meeting place of different life-styles including faiths. Therefore the district holds the visitors spellbound with its ancient and medieval charms.
Places We will be exploring are : –
1) Aurangabad Caves, Bibi Ka Maqbara, Panchakki,
2) Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves,
3) Ghrushneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple,
4) Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort, Aurangzeb Tomb at Khuldabad
5) Paithan – Saint Dnyaneshwar Garden , Jayakwadi Dam etc.
Thursday 24th January 2013
22:30 Hrs: Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e)
Day 1 – Friday 25th Jan 2013 (Eid-E-Milad Holiday)
07:00 Hrs: Freshen up and Breakfast on the way
08:30 Hrs: visit to Ajanta Caves
12:30 Hrs: Lunch time
13:30 Hrs: Travel towards Aurangabad
16:30 Hrs: @ Aurangabad-Check into the Hotel
17:30 Hrs: Visit Panchakki in the evening
Day 2 – Saturday 26th Jan 2013
Wake up early, Freshen Up
07:00 Hrs: – Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs: - @ Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort
13:30 Hrs: Visit to Bibi ka Maqbara
16:30 Hrs: Visit 2 Paithan – Saint Dnyaneshwar Garden and Jaikwadi Dam
20:00 Hrs: Reach Aurangabad
Dinner and retire for the day
Day 3 – Sunday 27th Jan 2013Wake up early, freshen up
07:00 Hrs : Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs : @ Khuldabad Fort – Visit Aurangzeb Tomb
Visit to Bhadra Maruti Temple
09:00 Hrs : Visit to Ghrishneshwar Temple
Visit to Ellora Caves
12:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Ellora (To b borne by participant as per choice veg / non -veg)
13:30 Hrs: Start Journey towards Mumbai
Reach Mumbai by 23:00 Hrs approx.
Cost of the event would be Rs 3700/- and the above cost includes -
> Twin sharing will cost Rs 400/- per head extra and Tripple sharing will cost Rs 200/- per head extra and have to bring companion for the same
The above cost excludes – Cold drink and mineral water charges, Camera charges, anything other than mentioned in the cost includes.
One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 2500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation 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: – Tuesday 15th January 2013, 5 pm OR Till Reg. Gets Full .
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Cap, 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)
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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