Dear All,

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We@ शिखर वेध have planned one day trek to Kalsubai near Igatpuri highest point in Maharashtra (Walk in Clouds) on Sunday i.e. on 22nd June 2014 (Batch – 1)

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Next batches for Kalsubai as below :

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Batch – 2 : 6 July 2014,

Batch – 3 : 20 July 2014

Batch – 4 : 10 August 2014

Batch – 5 : 7 September 2014

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us ;-)
Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Kalsubai : -
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Height: ~ 5400 feet
Grade:  Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 3 hrs from Bari
Location: Igatpuri

Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadris, the Everest of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view.The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top.

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Itinerary for the event : -
Rendezvous: Pritam Hotel @ Dadar (E) 23:00 Hrs on Saturday 21st June 2014
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23:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar

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Sunday 22nd June 2014

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05:30 Hrs: Bari Base

Breakfast – tea

06:30 Hrs: Ascend
10:00 Hrs: ATop

10:00-11:30 pm Explore, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding


11:30 Hrs: Descend

14:30 Hrs:  Base


Lunch Time


17:00 Hrs:
Departure for Mumbai

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We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)
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The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 750 / – per head
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for private vehicle …  Morning Breakfast-T+ Lunch

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Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit full amount 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 12 th June 2014, 5 pm

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Few memories in form of snaps … ( less photos due to heavy rain)

https://picasaweb.google.com/104699421488274212758/KALSUBAI?authuser=0&feat=directlink

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https://plus.google.com/photos/101549580594798164705/albums/5626323971352392993?banner=pwa&authkey=CPSapYzQy9SVfw

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/kamalx/sets/72157624301385337/


https://picasaweb.google.com/littlemasterblaster22/KalasubaiTrek#


Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Rain-cheater (a mustl)

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 preferably ACTION,
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 / 09702121373

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged 1 day Trek to Talgad + Kuda Caves + Ghosalgad forts in Raigad region on Saturday 21 June 2014

Hope to c u on trek :-)

Details r as follows

Brief Introduction about Talgad / Ghosalgad:

Height:~ 1000 feet/1200 feet

Grade: Easy /Easy

Time:~ Max.30 min frm Tala village/Max.45 min frm Ghosal

Location:Roha, Raigad

Talgad :

A fortified monument on the southern bank of Malti creek, the Tala fort lies east west at a height of 1000 feet above the sea level in Tala town in Maharashtra. The fort is separated from the rest of the hill by a wide gap. This protected monument of 4th century was built during the reign of Bhoja Raja and was used as a watch on the beautiful Rajpuri stream. Tala fort is a very good example for the artistic talents of the then generation. The bottom of the hill in which the fort situates is surrounded by thick woody forest. Once a center of prime importance, this marvelous construction stands as the relic of its past glory.

Kuda Caves:
Kuda caves, famous for Buddhist caves. These rock cut caves are classic example of Buddhist cave art and amazing for their architectural excellence. These caves have two levels and the individual blocks are smaller and are on the upper levels. The inscriptions on the caves are the preaching of Buddha and his disciples. The interiors of the caves are carved with stupas and a rock carved image of an elephant as the janitor is inscribed on the front gate of the caves.
In many of the caves in Kuda hills, there are evidences to testify that monks used them as dwelling places. The inscriptions, letters and paintings in the Kuda hills shows that these caves are built in during first to sixth centuary B.C. Set up on a hilly terrain, the Kuda caves give a magnificient view of the valley below. This is a recommended place for those who are having a keen interest in historical monuments and archeology.

Ghosalgad:

Approx 9 km south of Roha and 32 km east of Murud is a mountain which arises majestically to the sky. A fort on the top of hill has been named Ghosalgad after the village Ghosala below. The fort was used as look out post for those ruling over Murud.

As the base village Ghosal is at a considerable height, a hike to the fort from the base is not much and there is an easy path to the top. A water pond named Wajta Haud, remnants of watch tower, fortified wall, temple of Bhavani and Ganapati, water cisterns etc. can be seen atop. A beautiful view of base village Ghosala, Murud creek and Talagad can be seen from the top.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:-

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Saturday 21 June 2014

Meeting Point: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 05:55 Hrs

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06:00 Hrs: Start from Dadar

06:40 Hrs: Vashi

07:00 Hrs: Panvel

08:30 Hrs: Breakfast-Tea on the way

10:30 Hrs: Talagad

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11:00 Hrs: Atop Talgad

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Explore fort, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding region

12:00 Hrs: Descend

12:30 Hrs: @ Base

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13:00 Hrs: @ Kuda Leni

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Explore, Have lunch & depart 2 Ghosalgad

15:00 Hrs: Ghosalegad base

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15:45 Hrs: On top of Ghosalgad

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1 hour for exploration

17:00 Hrs: Descend

17:45 Hrs: @ Base

18:00 Hrs: Depart for Mumbai

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Evening Snacks / Tea on the way

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We will be in mumbai around 22:30 hrs (thats – subjective)

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The Trek Fee for the Trek is about Rs. 800/- only per head

That includes Transportation charges from Mumbai to Mumbai by Private Vehicle, 2 Refreshments & Shikhar Vedh Charges

For registration, Rs. 500/-  per head (Non-refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must … please deposit in following A/c.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – Thursday 12 th June 2014, 5 pm
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Things To Carry:-

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Lunch for the Day ( A Must)

A Water Bottle (~3 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 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
Jagdish Patil : 09869369836 / 09702121373
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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 have arranged a one day trek to Fort Tikona in Lonavala region on Sunday 15th June 2014

Little info about the fort :
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala.
Base Village: Tikona Peth
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Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve center of the many activities of entire Malwa Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction.
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The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists.
One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visaput, Tung and Lohagarh. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev’.

The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.
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The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

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Meeting Point : @ Kamsheth Railway station …. @ 08:35 Hrs on Sunday 15 June 2014

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Mumbai People:
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Board Indrayani Express From CST on Sunday 15th June 2014 Morning at 5.40 am and alight at Lonavla by 8 am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

Time table of Indrayani Express :
Mumbai CST : 5.40am
Dadar : 5.51am
Thane : 6.14am
Kalyan : 6.35am
Karjat : 7.15am
Lonavala : 8.00am
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Note: 1) People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience and meet us directly at Lonavla. {Train timetable is provided above} . Preferably try to get into second last general compartment as we will be boarding the same.

2) For Comfortable Journey, U can book reserved Tkts in the train if u wish
3) Alternatively, U can Opt for MSRTC bus service which goes through Lonavala bus depo, alight there & walk of 7-8 mins will take u @ Railway station (Suitable for Navi Mumbai ppl)
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Move forward to Kamshet by local train (8 :15am at Lonavala station platform no 3).
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Pune people :
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Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below
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Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Kamshet Station: 07:30 Hrs
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08:45 Hrs: Move 2 Tikona Peth, the base village by Jeep.
09:45 Hrs: @ Tikona
Peth – base
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Breakfast-T Time
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10:30 Hrs: Ascend
11:30 Hrs: Atop Tikona

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Exploration, rest , Lunch etc (2 hrs approx)
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13:30 Hrs: Descend
14.30 Hrs: @ Base
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15:00 Hrs: Move 2 Kamshet Station
16:00 Hrs: @ Kamshet Station
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From there 2 Lonavla by local
Take train / bus to Mumbai.
We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).
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Few memories in form of snap – our last trail 2 Tikona

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&
http://picasaweb.google.com/jagdishlove/TikonaFortBedseCaves#
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 400/- per head which includes

• Traveling from Kamsheth 2 Kamsheth by hired jeeps
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Evening Tea
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Advance amount of Rs. 200/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle 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 with advance payment is Thursday 12 June 2014 till 5 pm
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Things To Be carried:
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) – (a must)

Lunch For the Day (a must)

Rain-cheater

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold & other ornaments

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)

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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

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Jagdish Patil : 09869369836 / 09702121373

Ganesh Gajre : 09773560290

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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,

We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort – The capital of Hindvi Swarajya on 11 June 2014 to witness the SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA (तिथीनुसार)
Interested people do join us …
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!

Brief Introduction abt Raigad:-
Height:Abt 2900 ft
Grade:Easy
Time:~2 hrs from Pachad near Mahad
Location:Raigad Range

Fort Raigad is much more than a mere tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage, which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.”
Fort Raigad was the capital of the most illustrious Maratha sovereign,nurtured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.It is a monument of his prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya.

Sightseeing :

The first main place on the fort is the main door – ‘Maha Darawaja‘. After the main door, Ganga sagar and some remains of the palace can be seen. Hirkani Buruj can also be seen and one don’t believe the heroic deeds of Hirkani (she came down the fort bare footed at night from this point). The famous ‘Takmak Tok’ or place for life punishment – is on the north side. Its thrilling to stand near Takmak Tok which is always with full of breeze. One can see the ammunition store here. The market place on the fort is worth to watch and history lovers spends time here recalling the great warrior.

The statue of ‘Shivaji Maharaj’ is situated at the center of the fort. The Samadhi of Maharaj is also very beautiful and one can remember Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his contribution and full dedication to Swaraj. The other places to visit on the fort are Jagdishwar Temple, Koli Lake, Shirkai Temple etc. The view of ‘Lingana’ is also wonderful.

Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Rendezvous: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 22:45 Hrs on Tuesday 10th June 2014

23:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar

Pick ups en-route Chembur, Vashi, Panvel etc.

Wednesday 11th June 2014

05:30 Hrs – Pachad Base Village, Raigad Fort …

Breakfast / Tea

06:30 Hrs – Ascend
08:30 Hrs – Atop Raigad
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SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA and Exploration on fort

13:00 Hrs – Lunch

14:30 Hrs – Descend
16:30 Hrs – Base

Visit to Jijamata Samadhi @ Pachad

17:30 Hrs: Depart to Mumbai
19:00 Hrs – Evening snacks & T on da way
22:30 Hrs – Back 2 Dadar (Subjective)

The expenditure for the Event is about Rs. 800 / – per head
This includes Transportation Charges by private vehicle (Dadar to Dadar), 2 refreshments etc.

Advance amount of Rs. 800/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle 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 with advance payment is Thursday 5 June 2014 till 5 pm

Few previous memories in form of snaps as below ::
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Vishal Budhavalekarhttps://plus.google.com/photos/113937994326505121756/albums/5479954961348428609?banner=pwa
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Note:

Those who want to take rope-way route instead of regular trek route can also join … rope way charge is to be borne by the participant.

Smoking and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited

Things To Carry: –

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) [MUST]
LUNCH for day [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

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373

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 Fireflies Special Night trek 2 Rajmachi on 7 – 8 June 2014 … Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy …
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Fireflies : Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their
abdomen that make light.
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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/Kondhane

Plan:

Rendezvous: Meet at 15:10 Hrs (Sharp) at CST on Saturday 7 June 2014

We will b starting with CST- Khopoli with fast local (time-table as below)

Alight @ Karjat … Plz do take return tkt.
Mumbai CST : 15:25 Hrs
Byculla : 15:32 Hrs
Dadar : 15:40 Hrs
Kurla : 15:48 Hrs
Thane : 16:08 Hrs
Dombivali : 16:20 Hrs
Kalyan : 16:28 Hrs
Karjat : 17:22 hrs
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PUNE people

Catch Deccan Express … Timings as follows

15:30 Hrs: Pune Staion
16:33 Hrs: Lonavala

17:28 Hrs: Karjat

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday 7 June 2014

17:30 Hrs: @ Karjat railway station

Move Kondhane Village by local Transport


18:30 Hrs: @ Kondhane

Ascend to Rajmachi (~4.0 hrs)

Enjoy Fireflies in the Jungle

22:30 Hrs: @ Udhewadi – base village
Dinner Time
Post Dinner – Night Walk for Fireflies
Stay @ Villagers House
Sunday 8 June 2014

06:00 Hrs: @ Wake up call
07:30 Hrs: @ Shrivardhan atop


Explore Shrivardhan fort
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Breakfast  – Tea in village
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11:30 Hrs – Dip in Uday sagar Talav
13:00 Hrs – Lunch (Veg Only)
14:00 Hrs – Descend from Rajmachi to Kondhane(~3.0hrs)
16:30 Hrs – @ Kondhane caves
17:30 Hrs – Evening Tea @ Kondhane
19:00 Hrs – @ Karjat Railway station

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We would be getting back to Dadar / Pune at approx 21.30 PM (That’s Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 750/- per head would include:

> Morning Breakfast – Tea, 2 Veg Lunch & Evening Refreshments

> Karjat – Kondhane – Karjat by Rick


> Accommodation if any

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
.

Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373

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 , have arranged a Trek to Kalavantin Fort on Saturday 7 June 2014

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

Plan:

Rendezvous: Meet at 6.45 AM (Sharp) at Panvel Bus Depo on Saturday 7th June 2014. Please ensure punctuality.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Saturday –  7 June 2014

06:55 Hrs: Depart from Panvel bus depo to Thakurwadi by ST / tum-tum

07:45 Hrs: @ Thakurwadi base

Breakfast – tea Time

Intro & Instructions

08:30 Hrs: Trek from Thakurwadi to Kalavantin

11:00 Hrs: Atop Kalawantin
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One can get a panoramic view from the top, not to mention the thrill of an exposed climb via the stairs.

REST & Lunch Time

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12:30 Hrs: Descend 2 Thakurwadi

15:00 Hrs: By bus / tumtum 2 Panvel

16:30 Hrs: @ Panvel bus depo

We would be getting back to Dadar at approx 19:30 Hrs (Subjective)

Some memories in form of snaps from last outing

https://picasaweb.google.com/106678309740053608924/KalvantinPinnacle#

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 300/- only and would include:

> Panvel-Thakurwadi-Panvel by Tumtum / ST
> Morning Breakfast – Tea
Note: Maximum 30 seats
Things To Carry: -
A Water Bottle (~3 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)
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

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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,

We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort – The capital of Hindvi Swarajya on 6 June 2014 to witness the SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA

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

Brief Introduction abt Raigad:-
Height:Abt 2900 ft
Grade:Easy
Time:~2 hrs from Pachad near Mahad
Location:Raigad Range

Fort Raigad is much more than a mere tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage, which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.”
Fort Raigad was the capital of the most illustrious Maratha sovereign,nurtured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.It is a monument of his prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya.

Sightseeing :

The first main place on the fort is the main door – ‘Maha Darawaja‘. After the main door, Ganga sagar and some remains of the palace can be seen. Hirkani Buruj can also be seen and one don’t believe the heroic deeds of Hirkani (she came down the fort bare footed at night from this point). The famous ‘Takmak Tok’ or place for life punishment – is on the north side. Its thrilling to stand near Takmak Tok which is always with full of breeze. One can see the ammunition store here. The market place on the fort is worth to watch and history lovers spends time here recalling the great warrior.

The statue of ‘Shivaji Maharaj’ is situated at the center of the fort. The Samadhi of Maharaj is also very beautiful and one can remember Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his contribution and full dedication to Swaraj. The other places to visit on the fort are Jagdishwar Temple, Koli Lake, Shirkai Temple etc. The view of ‘Lingana’ is also wonderful.

Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Rendezvous: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 21:00 Hrs on Thursday 5 th June 2014

21:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar

Pick ups en-route Chembur, Vashi, Panvel etc.

Friday 6th June 2014

02:30 Hrs – Pachad Base Village, Raigad Fort …

02:30 Hrs – Ascend
05:00 Hrs – Atop Raigad
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SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA and Exploration on fort

13:00 Hrs – Lunch

14:30 Hrs – Descend
16:30 Hrs – Base

Visit to Jijamata Samadhi @ Pachad

17:30 Hrs: Depart to Mumbai

22:30 Hrs – Back 2 Dadar (Subjective)

The expenditure for the Event is about Rs. 600 / – per head
This includes Transportation Charges by private vehicle (Dadar to Dadar) only

Advance amount of Rs. 600/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle 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 with advance payment is Thursday 29 May 2014 till 5 pm

Few previous memories in form of snaps as below ::
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Vishal Budhavalekarhttps://plus.google.com/photos/113937994326505121756/albums/5479954961348428609?banner=pwa
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Note:

1) Need minimum 7 participants to book the vehicle

2) Smoking and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited

Things To Carry: –

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) [MUST]
LUNCH for day [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

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear all,

We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Night Trek to Harishchandragad fort on 31 May -1 June 2014 …  A possible Indra-Vajra sighting

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

Brief info about the place:

Type : Hill Fort

Height : 4500 ft approx

Region : Malshej Ghat

Grade: Medium

Harishchandragad: is an ancient fort from the Medieval period where the Great sage Changdev (Writer of the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate in the 14th century.

Konkan Kada: One of the biggest cliffs of the sahyadris, fascinating many people from years together. Facing towards the konkan side, the cliff looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region. Not only vertical, but it has an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.

Kedareshwar: The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Friday 30th May 2014,

Meeting point : Kalyan ST Depo,  22:00 Hrs sharp

Move by Public Transport

Saturday 31st June 2014

01:00 Hrs : @ Khubi Phata

03:00 Hrs: @ Khireshwar

Night trek 2wards H’gad

06:00 Hrs: @ Tolar Khind

08:30 Hrs: @ Atop H’gad

Breakfast & T- Time

Rest for a while

Explore

13:00 Hrs : Lunch Time

16:00 Hrs : @ Konkan Kada,

Sunset

20:00 Hrs : Dinner and retire for the day after entertainment session

Sunday 1st June 2014

06:30 Hrs : Good Morning

08:30 Hrs : Breakfast, site seeing

09:00 Hrs : Start descending towards Pachnai route

10:30 Hrs : @ Pachani

12:00 Hrs : Rajur (By public transport)

Lunch Time

Move by public transport 2 Kasara

We will reach Kasara by 4 pm

from there by local train to Mumbai arnd 7 pm (that’s subjective )

Contribution

The cost for the trek is Rs 1000/- per head which includes 2 Breakfast, 3 veg meals & 1 evening refreshment And public transportation from Kalyan to Kasara

Advance amount of Rs. 500/- per head (Non- Refundable)

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) [MUST]
Sleeping Bag / Mat [MUST]
Torch with extra cell batteries [MUST]
A plate, mug, and spoon [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

Note: It might rain, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the mesmerizing beauty ofDudhsagar Waterfalls !!!! Unbeatable AMboli Waterfall !!! Nangartas Waterfall!!! on 16-17 August 2014

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Itinerary for the trip as below: -

Meeting Point: CST Railway Station @ 20:00 Hrs on Friday 15 August 2014

20:20 hrs: Departure by Train – Mahalaxmi Express

Saturday 16 August 2014

07:30 Hrs: @ Kolhapur

Move to Amboli by private vehicle

Break-fast – Tea enroute

11:00 Hrs: @ Amboli

WATERFALL Fun Time

13:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Hotel

15:30 Hrs: Hiranyakeshi River

16:30 Hrs: @ Nangartas Waterfall

Refreshment Break

20:00 Hrs : @ Belgaum

DINNER in Hotel

Sunday 17 August 2014

00:30 Hrs: Board GOA Express

04:00 Hrs: @ Doodhsagar Waterall …

REST – Breakfast Time (Parcelled one)

06:00 – 09:00 Hrs: 3 Hrs Fun Time @ Doodhsagar Waterfall

09:00 – 12:30 Hrs: 3.5 hrs Railway track – Jungle Trek till Kulem

Lunch Time

16:00 Hrs: Board the train for Pune

Monday 18 August 2014

03:30 Hrs: @ Pune railway Station

From there by ST / Train 2 Mumbai

We will reach Mumbai by 07:00 Hrs (Dats Subjective)

Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 2500/- per Head which includes

1) SL Class tickets from Mumbai 2 Kolhapur, Belgaum 2 Kulem & Kulem 2 Pune

2) Private Vehicle from Kolhapur to Amboli – till Belgaum Drop

3) Food expenses include 3 veg meals, 2 B/f-Tea, Evening refreshments

4) Shikhar Vedh AdministrativeCharges

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It won’t include food on train (i.e. Dinner on Friday & Sunday) and any other expense of personal in nature.
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Deposit Rs. 1500/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Tickets Booking.

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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 for registration: – Thursday 12 June 2014, 5 pm OR Till the batch gets full
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies ( a must)
Raincheater (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)

A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Date Name of the Event Grade Cost Meeting Point
31 May -1 June Harishchandragad – Indra-Wajra special Medium Rs 1000 Kalyan Depo @ 22:00 Hrs on Friday 30 May
6 June Shivteerth Raigad Rajyabhishek Sohala (Date-wise) Easy Rs 600

Dadar TT @ 21:00 Hrs on Friday 5 June 2014
7 June Kalawantin Trek Medium Rs 300 Panvel Bus Depo @ 07:00 Hrs
7-8 June Fire-Flies special Rajmachi Night Trek Medium Rs 750 Karjat Railway Station @ 17:30 Hrs
11 June Shivteerth Raigad Rajyabhishek Sohala (Tithi-wise) Easy Rs 600

Dadar TT @ 21:00 Hrs on Tuesday 10 June 2014
14-15 June Morachi Chincholi, Ranjan-Khalge, Nagar Fort Easy Rs 3000 Dadar TT @ 06:00 hrs on Saturday 14 June 2014
15 June Tikona fort Easy Rs 400 Kamshet Railway station @ 08:30 Hrs
21 June Talgad-Kuda-Ghosalegad Easy Rs 800 Dadar TT @ 06:00 Hrs on Saturday
22 June Kalsubai Trek Medium Rs 750 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
28 June Karnala fort Easy Rs 300 Panvel bus depo @ 07:00 hrs
29 June White Water Rafting @ Kundalika Thrilling Rs 2200 Dadar TT @ 05:15 Hrs

29 June Lohgad – Bhaje Caves Easy Rs 350 Malavali Railway station @ 08:20 Hrs
5 July Ratangad via Samrad – Trimbak Medium Rs 800 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Friday
6 July Kalsubai Trek Medium Rs 750 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
12-13 July Panhala-Pavankhind Mohim Easy but endurance      high

Rs 2400

Dadar TT @ 21:30 Hrs on 11thJuly 2014
19 July Asherigad Trek Medium Rs 500 Palghar railway station @ 08:30 Hrs
20 July Harihar fort Thrilling Rs. 800

Dadar TT @ 05:45 Hrs
20 July Kalsubai Trek Medium Rs 750 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
26 July White Water Rafting @ Kundalika Thrilling Rs 2200 Dadar TT @ 05:15 Hrs

27 July Bhimashankar – Ladder route Thrilling Rs 750

Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
2 Aug Peb – Vikatgad Easy Rs 300 Neral Railway Station @ 08:00 Hr
3 Aug ANDHARBAN Easy Rs 1200 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
9 Aug Peth – Kothaligad Easy Rs 500 Karjat railway station @ 08:00 Hrs
10 Aug Bhimachi Kathi 2 Pratapgad Trek Easy Rs 1200 Dadar TT @ 23:00 Hrs on 9th August
10 Aug Kalsubai Trek Medium Rs 750 Dadar TT @ 23:15 Hrs on Saturday
15 Aug Waterfall Rappelling @ Diksal, Bhivpuri Thrilling Rs 650 Dadar TT @ 05:45 Hrs
15 Aug White Water Rafting @ Kundalika Thrilling

Rs 2200

Dadar TT @ 05:15 Hrs

16-17 Aug Monsoon Tour / Trip: Dudhsagar Waterfall / Amboli Easy

Rs 2500

CST @ 20:00 Hrs on 15th August 2014
23 Aug Ajobagad Easy Rs 500 Asangaon railway station @ 08:00 Hrs
24 Aug Ahupe Ghat Medium Rs 800 Dadar TT @ 23:30 Hrs on Saturday

Note: –

1. Number of participants per event is limited. Entry will be on First Come First Serve basis.

2. These dates are tentative. Changes in dates and venue are possible.

3. The detailed plan will be posted at least a week prior to event by email or on our face book group & website.

The link is as below:

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Contact: Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836