We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a Tour to MORACHI CHINCHOLI (PEACOCK special), Ranjan-Khalge @ Nighoj and Ranjangaon Mahaganpati on 10 – 11th June 2017
Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are:
- MorachiChincholi – Peacock special visit
- Ranjangaon – Mahaganpati Temple
- Ranjan Khalge – Potholes @ Nighoj
Amazing outing to meet our national bird.
Chincholi Morachi or Morachi Chincholi , by name itself means a village of tamarind trees (Marathi:चिंच Chincha) & town of Dancing Peacocks (Marathi:मोर More) all around. It is situated on Ahmednagar-Pune Highway near Shirur, Ranjangaon Ganpati on the distance of 23 km only in Maharashtra (India), which is beautiful weekend picnic spot near Pune. Today also in Morachi Chincholi, one can find lot of Peacocks everywhere in this small village. It is said that during times Peshwe dynasty lot of tamarind trees were planted over here which attracted Peacocks to this place.The villagers also claim that their ancestors kept on planting tamarind trees and cohabited with this bird over here. Now there are around 2500 peacocks in this region.
Ranjan-Khalghe (Natural Potholes created by flow of river) situated in Nighoj village, which has great geological importance.
Ranjangaon – Mahaganpati Temple (one of the Astha-vinayak)
The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
Saturday 10 June 2017
Rendezvous : @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 06:15 Hrs sharp
Pick-Up En-route Sion – Chembur – Vashi – Panvel
11:30 Hrs: @ Mahaganpati Temple, Ranjangaon
14:00 Hrs: @ Morachi Chincholi village
Lunch in village (Veg. Only)
Peacock sighting in evening time.
Dinner ( Veg. Only)
Stay @ villagers home (Dormitory Type only) —
Sunday 11 June 2017
05:30 Hrs: Early wake up call.
Trail in village for Birding – Peacock sighting
09:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea
Proceed to Nighoj village for Ranjan-Khalge
14:30 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai via Maleshj Ghat
We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)
The Estimated expenditure for Tour is about Rs. 4000 / - per head
This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), food expenses except Sunday Lunch, and accommodation charges.
Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit Rs 2500/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Last date for registration: – Tuesday 6th June 2017, 5 pm
Things To Carry:-
A Torch with spare battery ( a must)
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Towel, a napkin, 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 / Floaters
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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Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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