Dear All,
 
We @ शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event – Valley of Shadow Trek on 25 – 26 December 2015
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NEXT Batch Dates ::
26-27 December 2015
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Event Cost :: Rs 1600/- per head
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Repeaters of SANDHAN with SV :: Rs 1400/- per head
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Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
Brief Intro about Sandhan:-

Height:~ 4100 ft

Grade: Medium with Thrill
Time: ~ 0.5 hrs from Samrad
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:
DAY 1 :: Friday 24 December 2015

Rendezvous : On Telecon22:50 Hrs :CST
22:57Hrs: Byculla
23:04 Hrs: Dadar
23:12 Hrs: Kurla
23:16 Hrs: Ghatkopar
23:31 Hrs: Thane
23:55 Hrs: Dombivali

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Saturday 25 December 2015
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00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara
Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

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Rest for 2 hours
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Breakfast-T Time
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07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 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
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Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
 
Day 2 :: Sunday 26 December 2015
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Wake Up early
08:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
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Lunch time
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14:00 Hrs — @ Move Asangaon by public transport
16:00 Hrs — @ Asangaon station
 
We will be in Dadar around 19:00 hrs ( thats – subjective) … depends on Mega block thingsThe cost for the entire EVENT is about Rs. 1600 /- per head

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

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (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)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
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Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Tuesday 22 December 2015 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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Previous memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan
https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE

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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 preferably Action, 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 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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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 has arranged Vasota Jungle Trek in Koyna Forest Sanctuary & Lakeside camping on 19 – 20th December 2015 …

Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Vasota – Nageshwar:

Height: 4267 feet
Grade: Easy
Time: ~ 2 hrs from MetIndavali … Base Village
Location: Koyna region

VASOTA-NAGESHWAR: Situated in dense forest, surrounded by river Koyna, fort of Vasota is according to ‘Dnyaneshwari’ a resting place known as Vyaghragad. This old warrior offers one of the most thrilling treks in the Sahyadri as far as trekking through forestation is concerned. Dense forest all the way through, panoramic view of Shivsagar Lake in east & Konkan on west, wonderful cave @ Nageshwar makes this fort special for amateur trekkers & photographers

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Rendezvous: On Telecon

Departure from Dadar, Mumbai – on Friday 18th December 2015 @ 22:00 Hrs

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Saturday 19th December 2015

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07:30 Hrs: @ Bamnoli

 

Breakfast – T

 

Launch Ride

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10:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali


Ascend

 

12:00 Hrs: Vasota Atop – Exploration

 

LUNCH @ bifurcation point 2 Nageshwar

14:00 Hrs: Descent to Met Indavali

16:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Launch Ride

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18:30 Hrs : @ Bamnoli

TENT Set-Up near lakeside

Dinner

Campfire

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Sunday 20th December 2015

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Wake up early morning & freshen up

Breakfast & Tea

09:00 Hrs: Move 2 Satara

10:00 Hrs: @ Satara

Visit AjinkyaTara fort & Explore

We will be in Mumbai arnd 22:00 hrs (that’s-subjective)

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Some Memories inform of snaps are here:

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http://picasaweb.google.com/vishal.is.clear/VasotaNageshwarGovalkot?feat=directlink#

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http://picasaweb.google.com/ganeshgajre/Vasota_nageshwar_govind_collection?feat=directlink#

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/anuragp/sets/72157623527899240/

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https://picasaweb.google.com/109499071087821063906/VasotaNageshwar?authkey=Gv1sRgCIDf3bvcupGyqAE

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The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 3000/- per head

Includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation by Private Vehicle Non A/c, Launch ferry Charges, Forest entry charges, Guide contri, 3 refreshments, 2 Veg. meals & Tented Accommodation

For Vehicle booking Plz do advance payment of Rs 1500/- per head (Non-refundable).

Deposit money on A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No: 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSc Code :: ICIC0000268

Last date 2 register: Tuesday 15th December 2015 till 5 pm OR till da Batch gets full

Note: – Max. group size would be 24 bcoz of logistic constraints

A/c vehicle available @ Rs 300/- per head extra cost (Need minimum 5 ppl)

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Things 2 Carry: 

Saturday LUNCH

Water Bottle (~3 Ltr)

Torch

Sleeping Mat-Bag

Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon (All must)

Some ready 2 eat food-Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Extra Pair of clothes, trekking shoe 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

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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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 @ SHIKHAR VEDH have arranged a 300 feet rappelling at Dukes Nose, this also covers a superb and thrilling traverse of almost 1000 feet on 13 December 2015
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Place: Duke’s nose, Lonavala
Base village: Kurvande
Rappelling Height: 300 ft, Traverse 1000 ft.
Date :-  Sunday 13 December 2015

Description ,
Dukes Nose near Khandala which is named after Duke Wellington, is a huge pinnacle seen while traveling from Mumbai to Pune. The sight from top is unique and magnificent as one sees a vast landscape and the winding Mumbai-Pune expressway cutting through the ghats and trains chugging along the tracks.
It’s famous for rappelling, rock climbing and valley crossing activities.
Rappelling (English Name) also known as abseiling (German Name) 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.

Itinerary of the event :

Sunday 13 December 2015
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Mumbai Participants –
Catch Indrayani Express and get down at Lonavala station
Mumbai CST: 5.37 am
Dadar: 5.46 am
Thane: 6.05 am
Kalyan: 6.30 am
Lonavala: 8.00 am
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Pune Participants:
Catch Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Lonavala station
Pune: 6.27am
Shivaji Nagar: 6.33am
Pimpari: 6.55 am
Dehu Road: 7.04
Talegoan: 7.16 am
Kamshet: 7.30
Lonavala: 7.55 am
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08:00 am – Meet and greet at Lonavala Station.
08:30 am – Reach Dukes Nose base camp and have breakfast.
09:00 am – Start the trek to Dukes Nose.
10:00 am – Training and harnessing followed by the main rappelling event.
17:00 am – Move from base camp towards Lonavala.
18:00 am – Journey ends at Lonavala.
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Cost Of the Event will be Rs. 1500/- per head
This includes Lonavala 2 Lonavala transportation fare for private vehicle
Breakfast & Lunch
All Technical gear and equipment,
Services of expert instructors.

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (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)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
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Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Thursday 10 December 2015 .
Note: -
(Extra rappel will be allowed for Rs 800/- per rappel, if time permits)
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Things to be carried:
A Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs),
Camera, Cell Phone, Cap
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes, carry extra pair of shoes or floaters if possible
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 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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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 @ Shikhar Vedh invites all enthusiastic and like minded people to explore historical places around Aurangabad from 25 – 27th December 2015.

About Aurangabad
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 : –
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Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves,
2) Bibi Ka Maqbara, Panchakki,
3) Ghrushneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple,
4) Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort
5) Paithan – Saint Dnyaneshwar Garden , Jayakwadi Dam etc.
The itinerary for the event is as below: –
Thursday 24th December 2015
22:00 Hrs: Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e)
Depart from Mumbai

Day 1 – Friday 25th December 2015
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07:00 Hrs: Freshen up and Breakfast on the way
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08:30 Hrs: Visit to Ajanta Caves
12:30 Hrs: Lunch time
13:30 Hrs: Travel towards Aurangabad
16:30 Hrs:
Visit to Bibi ka Maqbara

18:30 Hrs : Check into the Hotel
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Shopping Time
Dinner and retire for the day

Day 2 – Saturday 26th December 2015


Wake up early, Freshen Up
07:00 Hrs: – Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs: – @ Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort
LUNCH Time
14:00 Hrs: Move to Paithan
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 December 2015

Wake up early, freshen up
07:00 Hrs : Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs : @
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
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Reach Mumbai by 23:00 Hrs approx.

Cost of the event would be Rs 5500/- and the above cost includes -

> Travel from Mumbai to Mumbai by Private Vehicle

> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> Twin sharing will b at added cost and have to bring companion for the same
> 3 Breakfast, 4 Veg meals & Evening refreshments
> All entry fees and guide charges

The above cost excludes – Cold drink and mineral water charges, Camera charges, anything other than mentioned in the cost includes.
Note: The use of tripod and flash photography is not allowed in Ajanta Caves.

One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 3000/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation 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 15th December 2015, 5 pm OR Till Reg. Gets Full .

Things To Carry:-
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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)
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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: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (whtsapp)

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/