Dear All,

शिखर वेध, has arranged a Waterfall Rappelling session at DIKSAL near BHIVPURI, on Thursday 15th August 2013 (Independence Day Special)

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Details for the event: Rappelling

Location: DIKSAL, Bhivpuri.

Height: Approx 120 feet

Grade: Thrilling

Max Size: 40 ppl

Last Reg Date : Tuesday 6th August 2013 till 5pm OR till da reg. gets full

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Rappelling also known as Abseiling is a method of a quick and safe descend after a climb. It’s an act of descending a mountain face by sliding down a rope, which is attached to a body harness and fastened to an overhead projection, with sufficient friction provided as to make the speed of descent controllable.

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The only difference here is we will be rappelling down through a flowing waterfall, pouring water on us as we come down.
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It’s the best exercise to overcome the fear of height. Feel the thrill of suspension at the height of about 100 feet’s. Come experience the incredible feeling of success and accomplishment when you touch the ground.
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Event Schedule:

People interested should get into this local from their respective stations with Bhivpuri Return ticket in Second last Compartment. From Bhivpuri we will reach the base village Diksal by Local Transport.

While registering plz mention Batch you desire to join. Preference for the batch selection will be given according to first come first  Payment basis. First batch will do the 1st rappeling and then 2nd batch.

Destinations Batch1 (20 Participant) Batch2 (20 Participant)
Trains KARJAT Slow Local(S) KARJAT Slow Local(S)
Mumbai CST 5.18 am 6.45 am
Byculla 5.26 am 6.53 am
Dadar 5.36 am 7.03 am
Kurla 5.47 am 7.12 am
Ghatkopar 5.52 am 7.17 am
Thane 6.14 am 7.42 am
Dombivali 6.36 am 7.42 am
Kalyan 6.46 am 7.50 am
Ambarnath 6.58 am 8.02 am
Bhivpuri 7.31 am 8.34 am

20 Mins Drive to base village

30 Mins small trek to Waterfall Patch

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The charges for event are Rs. 700/- per head which includes Morning Breakfast/ Refreshment, traveling from BHIVPURI to BHIVPURI, Equipment & Expertise Charges.

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Extra rappel will cost Rs 400/- per head … Only after all participants activity is done

Payment Details:-

For CONFIRMATION of your registration please deposit Rs. 700/-(non Refundable) in the following account number.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 6th August 2013, 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

After transaction plz do sms to Jagadish Patil on 9869369836

(No Last minute entries will be entertained).

VIMP Note : We do only 1 Waterfall Rappeling session in Monsoon and in view of the seats gets filled fast so to avoid disappointment register asap …

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.

2. A bottle of water (2 Ltrs).

3. Lunch for the day {Compulsory}.

4. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)

5. Electoral powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional).

6. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, mosquito’s cream.

7. A good trekking shoes.

8. Windcheater etc

9. Scarf for Ladies is a MUST while rappelling.

Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836

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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged one day Thrilling Trek to Harihar on Sunday 4 August 2013
Hope 2 c u here :)

Harihar.JPG

Harihar is a triangular massif with sheer vertical walls & edges. The only way u p the fort is by climbing rock cut steps in a 70 degree rock edge. There are a couple of caves, water tanks, & a temple atop the fort. The top offers one a birds eye view of the entire region & also gives one the gratification of having gotten over the fear of heights.

Brief Intro about place:-

Forts: Harihar
Base Village : Nirgudpada
Region : Trimbakeshwar, Nasik
Grade: Medium – Thrilling one
Height: 3676 Feet
Plan:
Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 05.45 hrs sharp on Sunday 4th August 2013
We will be heading to base village by private vehicle
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05:50 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by Private Vehicle
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Packed Breakfast in Bus itself ( 1 Poha + 1 Upma)
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08:15 Hrs: Tea Break @ Hotel Star of High way, Kasara
09:45 Hrs: @ Nirgudpada
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Round of Instructions, Intro’s etc.
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10:00 Hrs: Trek to the Fort Harihar
12:00 Hrs: Atop
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Exploration, Lunch & rest for ~ 2 hrs
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14:30 Hrs: Descend
16:30 Hrs: @ Base
17:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai
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Evening Tea
@ Hotel Star of High way, Kasara
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We will reach Dadar by 22:30 Hrs on Sunday (Subjective to traffic)
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The Cost of the trek would be Rs. 750/- per head.

The above cost includes

  • Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c)
  • Morning B/f & Tea
  • Evening tea

Since its a one day trek … seats r limited …

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Deposit Rs. 750/- per head (Non-Refundable) 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)

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 30th July 2013, 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

Some memories in form of snaps from our previous attempt

https://picasaweb.google.com/jagdishlove/Harihar#

Things To Carry: -
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
LUNCH for da day (a Must)
Raincheater (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,
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have planned another one day trek near Bor Ghat coming saturday i.e. on 3rd August 2013

Hope 2 cu on trek with me ;-)
Details r as follows

Brief Introduction abt Mruggad aka Bheliv fort
Height:~1750 ft
Grade:Easy
Time:~ Max 1.5 hrs frm Bheliv
Region: Lonavla

Journey Details
Rendezvous:
Khopoli bus depo @ 09:00 hrs on 3rd August 2013
To reach Khopoli bus depo

option 1) Catch Pune-satara bound buses which don’t take express highway route from Parel depo or dadar & get down @ khopoli depo … its abt 2 hrs journey ..

option 2) catch karjat local frm cst … timings as follows
Its a Fast Local

06:16 Hrs: CST
06:23 Hrs: Byculla
06:30 Hrs: Dadar
06:37 Hrs: Kurla
06:42 Hrs: Ghatkopar
06:56 Hrs: Thane
07:08 Hrs: Dombivali
07:16 Hrs: Kalyan
08:10 Hrs: karjat

then from Karjat – Khopli local
08:15 Hrs: Karjat
08:40 Hrs: Khopoli

(Pls note: Keep a 5 mins buffer time due to recent changes in schedule)
Take a rick frm station 2 bus depo …

Breakfast & T

09:30-10:30 Hrs – by 6-seater to Bheliv
10:30 Hrs: Ascend
12:00 Hrs: ATop
12:00-13:30 Hrs: Explore fort,  Rest & enjoy the view of da surrounding, LUNCH
13:30 Hrs: Descend
15:00 Hrs: Base
16:00 Hrs: Depart for Khopoli by 6-seater
18:00 Hrs: @ Khopoli
Evening snacks & T
From there 2 Mumbai by bus or local

We will be in Mumbai around 21:30 hrs (thats-subjective)

The Estimated initial expenditure is abt Rs 400/- per head
This includes Khopoli 2 Khopoli  transportation fares + Guide Contri + 2 Refreshments

Check the memories in form of snaps

http://picasaweb.google.com/wyuvraj/MruggGadBhelivchaKilla12072009?authkey=Gv1sRgCJas9fjC3ZyopAE&feat=email#

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http://picasaweb.google.com/devarshee02/Mrugagad#

Things To Carry:

Pls do carry  Lunch for da day ( a must)
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs),
Camera, Cell Phone, Raincheater(Optional)
Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready 2 eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Good trekking shoes
Personal basic medical kit

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil: 09869369836
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In case call is not received; please do sms
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Dear All,

After successful treks in last months to keep momentum going … We @ शिखर वेध have planned yet another trek to Bhimashankar via Laddar Route – A Thrilling trek on Sunday 28th July 2013

Hope 2 cu on trek with me ;-)

Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Bhimashankar:-

Height:  3296 feet
Grade:  Thrilling
Time: ~ Maximum 4 hrs from Khandas, Base Village
Location: Nagar District

There is a beautiful temple of Lord Shiva which is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Lord Shankara after getting angry killed Rakshas Tripurasura. The heat generated from their war caused the origin of river Bhima. That is why it is called Bhimashankar. A rare animal “Shekru” can be found in deep wood. Other details @ Bhimashankar temple

Journey Details:-

23:30 Hrs: Departure by Private vehicle from Dadar TT Flyover End, Dadar (E) on Saturday 27 July 2013

Pick up en-route

Sunday 28th July 2012
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04:00 Hrs: Khandas (Base Village)
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Early Morning B/f & Tea
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05:30 Hrs: Trek Starts
07:00 Hrs: @ 1st Ladder
07:30 Hrs: Last ladder
08:00 Hrs: @ Waterfall-Break
08:30 Hrs: @ Padarwadi
08:45 Hrs: Trek resume
11:15 Hrs: @ Bhimashankar
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Bhimashankar Temple Darshan … There will be a queue for this one
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12:30 Hrs: Lunch Time
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14:00 Hrs: Descend Start via Ganesh Ghat route
18:30 Hrs: @ Khandas
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Evening snacks & Tea

We will be in Dadar around 22:00 hrs (that’s – subjective)

Some previous memories in form of snaps

https://picasaweb.google.com/kunalvishe/BhimashankarTrekLadderRoute?authkey=Gv1sRgCJHgqsL24dq5OA#

https://picasaweb.google.com/swapnil.khindare/Bhimashankar?authkey=Gv1sRgCIW0qsae47nHgAE
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The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 750 / – per head

This includes Dadar 2 Dadar travel by private vehicle, Morning –  Evening B/f, snacks & Tea & LUNCH
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Since its a Thrilling trek … seats r limited ..
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Deposit Rs.750/- per head (Non-refundable) 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)

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 18th July 2013, 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)

Rain-cheater(a must) very much pouring @ Bhimashankar
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,
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, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09869369836
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Dear All

शिखर वेध is moving a step forward in adventure activites. With a gr8 response from our last 4 years of rafting we are once again arranging an adventure event of River Rafting on Saturday 27 July 2013

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We would like to invite nature loving & like minded people like you. We are sure that this thrilling experience would be a memorable one for both you and शिखर वेध

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Rafting is a challenging recreational activity utilizing a raft to navigate a river or other bodies of water. This is usually done on whitewater or different degrees of rough water, in order to thrill and excite the raft passengers

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Who can raft?

Almost everybody other than pregnant ladies; heart patients & people with severe asthma. Children between 12 & 14 may be permitted to raft subject to a safety clearance from our river guides. Children below 12 years will not be allowed to raft. Our river guide’s decision in this regard will be final. Children below 12 years are not allowed to raft

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Camp Details:

Location: Kundalika River, Kolad

Rafting distance – 10 km

Total rapids – 11

Grade – 4

Body surfing – 2 km

Thrilling experience – 2 hours

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Swimming skills – No need to worry there

Previous experience – Not necessary

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This is a very safe game

Best quality life jackets and helmets will be provided

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The itinerary for the camp is as follows:

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Meeting Point: @ Dadar Swaminarayan Temple, Dadar (E) @ 05:15 Hrs

Saturday 27 July 2013

05:20 hrs: Departure from Dadar

08:45 hrs: Arrival

09:00 hrs: Check in Rafting Office

09:30 hrs: White Water Raftingat Kundalika River

12:00 Hrs: Rafting End

13:30 hrs: Lunch @ Nitin Sanskriti Stay Home

15:30 hrs: Check out

19:30 hrs: @ Dadar (Subjective)

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Total Fee for the Event is Rs 2100/- per head

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All Fee Rates include

Transportation charges from Dadar 2 Dadar by Private Vehicle (Non A/c), Activity Charges for Rafting & Lunch

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Payment Details:

One needs to deposit Rs 1400/- (Non-Refundable) into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration. Deposit the amount on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

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Last date to confirm urself with advance payment is on Tuesday 16 July 2013 or before if seats gets full

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Check out few pics of event:

http://picasaweb.google.com/shraddhashenvi/RiverRaftingKayaking#

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Note: In case of Rafting is cancelled due 2 unforeseen circumstances like Dam water is not released, heavy rain etc. which is very less chances … Rafting amount Rs 1400/- per head will be refunded bt participants have to bear Transport nd Food Cost

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Things To Carry:-

Pls do carry Breakfast (a must)

T Shirts, shorts and sport shoes or floaters for rafting

A change of dry clothes and a towel

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

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09869369836

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Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a 1 day trek to Sagargad near Alibaug on Sunday 21 July 2013
Hope to c u on trek :-)
Details r as follows
Brief Introduction about Sagargad: -
Height: 452 metre / 1357 feet
Grade:  Easy …
Time: ~ Maximum 2 hrs from Khandale, Base Village
Location: Alibaug, Raigad District
Fascinating Spot: -

Math, Temple @ Siddheshwar, a river flowing by, and most of all a cliff just behind the temple where the river becomes a waterfall; water cistrens(Pandavkund), Vanartok Pinnacle.

Sagargad: – Not to be mistaken as a seafort, this hill fort commands a steering view of the entire Alibaug region.

Journey Details: -
Sunday 21 July 2013
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Meeting Point 05:50 Hrs @ Pritam Hotel , Dadar (e)

06:00 Hrs : Move by private vehicle from Dadar
09:00 Hrs : Khandale (near Alibaug)
Breakfast – Tea Time
09:45 Hrs : – Trek start
11:00 Hrs: – @ Math, Sagargad Machi — Siddheshwar Temple — 1st Halt
11:30 Hrs: – Trek 2wards Sagargad
12:30 Hrs: – Top
Two hours time for Exploration, Rest & Lunch …
14:45 Hrs: – Descend
17:00 Hrs: – @ Base
Evening Tea
17:30 Hrs: – @Depart to Mumbai with lovely memories and new friends …
We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)
The Estimated expenditure for Trek is about Rs. 650 / – per head

This includes Transportation for Dadar 2 Dader by Private vehicle, Morning Breakfast and Evening Snacks/Tea

One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 650/- (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 16th July 2013, 5 pm OR Till

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( A must)

Pls do carry Lunch for the day ( A must)

Torch with extra set of Battery (a must)
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,
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

Jagadish Patil (O): 09869369836

Also join us @
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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a 1 day monsoon trek 2 Ranveda Ratangad (Via Trimbak Darwaja Ascend & Ladder Route Descend ) on Saturday 20 July 2013 … Hope 2 c u with us 2 Njoy …

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Brief Intro abt Ratangad

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Height: 4255 ft
Grade: Medium

Time: ~2.5 hrs frm Samrad / Ratanwadi
Location: Bhandardara region
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Fascinating Spots:

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Ratangad: Amruteshwar temple, Rani cha Huda, Nedhe, Trimbak Darwaja etc.

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The Itinerary for the trek
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Rendezvous:  @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (east) 23:00 hrs on Friday 19 July 2013

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23:00 hrs: Depart from Dadar by Private Vehicle

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Saturday 20th July 2013

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05:45 Hrs: @ Samrad

Breakfast & Tea Break , Intro time

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07:00 Hrs: Ascend Ratangad by Trimbak Darwaja side (via Samrad)

10:00 Hrs: Atop Ratangad

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Exploration, Sight seeing, Lunch, Rest for 3 hrs

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13:30 Hrs: Descend through Ladder route – Ganesh Darwaja
16:30 Hrs: @ Ratanwadi Base

Visit Amruteshwar Temple

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Snacks & Tea Break

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Depart 2 Mumbai by private vehicle

We will be in Mumbai 22:30 hrs (That’s Subjective)

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The Cost for the Trek is abt Rs. 750 /- per head only
This includes Dadar to Dadar transport by private vehicle, Morning & Evening Refreshments + Shikhar Vedh Charges
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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 750/- (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)
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Last date to register with advance payment is Tuesday 16th July 2013 till 5 pm
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Few memories in form of snaps of Ratangad & Harishchandragad as below

https://picasaweb.google.com/104308826753820397974/Ratangad?feat=email
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https://picasaweb.google.com/111824097481318544223/RatangadTheJewel?authkey=Gv1sRgCKiB1Jfj38PAvAE
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https://picasaweb.google.com/117804923219110566431/TrekRatangad?authkey=Gv1sRgCJvp-IbBnfiQIA
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Things To Carry:-
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Pls Do carry Lunch for Saturday (a must)
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food.
Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra 2-3 Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes, do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit

A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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Dear all

We @ शिखर वेध has planned a one day trek 2 Peb aka Vikatgad fort on Saturday 6 July 2013 … Hope 2 c u there to NJOY …

Brief Introduction about Peb / Vikatgad: –
Height: 2100 ft
Grade:  simple
Time: ~ 2 hrs from Neral
Location: Peb is a fort located near Neral; between Panorama Point (Matheran) and Nakhind to be precise.

Fort Peb is situated on northeast side of Panvel, on Mumbai-Pune road, at a distance of 3-4 km on west side of Neral. This is the most beautiful one-day trek. But there is a dense forest on the way to the fort Peb. The fort is also named as ‘VikatGad’. Historical references clearly indicate that Shivaji Maharaj used the caves on the fort as silos for grain storage.
Iternary Details: -

Saturday 6 July 2013

Meeting point : Neral Railway Station

Train Timing – CST – Karjat Fast Local
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CST – 06:16 am
Byculla – 06:23 am
Dadar – 06:30 am
Kurla – 06:37 am
Ghatkopar – 6:41 am
Thane – 6:56 am
Dombivali – 7:08 am
Kalyan – 7:16 am
Neral – 7:54am
pls do keep 5 minutes buffer time due to recent changes in railway time table … Pls do carry ur return tickets

After alighting at Neral will have Breakfast @ Neral (~0.5 hrs)

08:30 Hrs: Move 2 JUmma Pati station by Taxi
09:00 Hrs: @ Vikatgad railway track route
Trek starts
10:15 Hrs: @ Vikatgad station
11:15 Hrs: Atop Peb
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Exploration, Lunch & Rest time till 14:00 Hrs
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14:00 Hrs: Descend from other side to Neral
17:30 Hrs: @ Neral stn

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Return Journey to Mumbai local …
We will be back in Mumbai around 21:00 Hrs (Thts subjective) …

The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 250 / – per head
This includes Morning Breakfast + Tea and Taxi fare from Neral to Vikatgad railway track route starting point & Shikhar Vedh Charges

Some previous memories in form of snaps:

http://picasaweb.google.com/shraddhashenvi/TrekToPebFortNearMatheran#

Things To Carry: -

Pls do carry Lunch for the day
A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs 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)
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 (O): 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/