Dear all,
 
We @ शिखर वेध are glad to announce its Chandgad – Nesari – Gargoti region forts exploration Trek event on 20-22 October 2017 …

Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy

 
Brief Intro about tour:
 
Grade           : Easy

Destination   : Vallabhgad, SamangadNesari-Kandewadi, Gandharvgad, Kalanidhigad, Pargad, Mahipalgad, Bhudargad, Rangna

Date             : 20  - 22 nd October 2017 

Cost per Person: Indian Rupee ₹ 4500/- per head (Kolhapur to Kolhapur) 

 

Maximum 25 Participants

NOTE :: Mumbai , Pune Participants need to arrange their own transport till Kolhapur & return journey

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Brief Introduction about Vallabhgad Samangad / Kalanidhigad / Pargad / Gandharvgad/ Mahipalgad / Bhudargad / Rangana :


Grade: Easy & Exciting  
Time: ~ Most places vehicle reaches atop … OR some are abt 15-30 mins frm base
Location: Gadhinglaj-Chandgad-Nesari-Gargoti region
 
Vallabhgad:  Vallabhgad Fort is a fort in the Belgaum district of Karnataka state, India. It dates back to 1674, and is said to have been built by the Maratha ruler Shivaji.
SAAMANGAD: This fort has inspiring fables woven around it. Situated in the Gadhinglaj taluka the fort has secret passages and strong bastions.
PAARGAD: Surrounded by lush greenery and a picturesque forest, the fort has exquisite bronze statues of Shivaji and a temple of Bhagawati Bhawani.
KALANIDHIGAD: Is said to have been built by the Maratha ruler Shivaji. 
BHUDARGAD: This fort is situated on a huge vertical rock amidst mountain ranges. It is said to resemble from a distance, the crescent moon in the matted hair of the god Shiva..
MAHIPALGAD: A hill fort in Kolhapur district built by Mahipal king was renovated by Maratha ruler Shivaji. An Ancient temple of Vajinath is there.
RANGANA :: This fort was built by King Bhoj of Shilahar dynasty in 12th century. The great Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj quanquered it in 1659 from the Aadilshah of Bijapur. The fort have easy access from the base town Narur in Kudal taluka of Sindhudurg district.one can also access the fort from Patgaon village in KOlhapur district. There is a big lake on the fort full of water for the whole year.There is one temple of Godess Ranganaai. Trekkers can use this temple as a shelter.
 
Other details On Spot

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Rendezvous:   

  

Kolhapur CBS / Railway station @ 07:00 Hrs on Friday 20th October 2017

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Departure by private vehicle

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Day 1: Friday 20 October 2017 (Dipawali Holiday)

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07:00 Hrs: @ Kolhapur
 
Breakfast – T

09:30 Hrs: Vallabhgad – Exploration

 
11:00 Hrs: Move 2 Samangad
 
12:00 Hrs: Samangad – Exploration
 
14:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Nesari (Veg only)
 
15:30 Hrs: Nesari-Kandewadi – A tribute visit to  

 ‘ वेडात मराठे वीर दौडले सात !!!’
 
17:00 Hrs: Gandharvgad – Exploration


18:00 Hrs: Snacks – Tea Break

 
18:30 Hrs: Move 2 Pargad
 
20:00 Hrs: @ Pargad
 
Dinner 
 
Stay Pargad Atop in villagers house / temple
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Day 2: Saturday 21st October 2017
 
06:45 Hrs: Breakfast
 
14:00 Hrs: Pargad Exploration
 
08:30 Hrs: Move to Kalanidhigad
 

10:00 Hrs: @ Kalanidhigad base (easy trek)

 
11:00 Hrs: Atop Kalanidhigad – Exploration

 

13:30 Hrs: @ Base 
 
Lunch Time
 
15:30 Hrs: Mahipalgad Exploration
 
18:00 Hrs: Snacks & Tea @ Gadhinglaj
 
Stay near gargoti
 
Dinner 
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Day 3: Sunday 22nd October 2017
 

Post Breakfast – T

07:30 Hrs: Bhudargad – Exploration

10:30 Hrs : @ Rangana Base

2 hrs trek

12:30 Hrs: Rangana gad – Exploration

15:30 Hrs: Lunch

18:00 : @ Gargoti

20:00 Hrs: Dinner @ Kolhapur (To be borne by Participant as per veg / non veg choice)

Day 4: Monday 23rd October 2017

06:00 Hrs: @ Dadar
 
The cost for the whole event will be Indian Rupee ₹ 4500/- per head 
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This includes Transportation by pvt vehicle from Kolhapur to Kolhapur; Permissions and entry fees if necessary, Veg Food for 3 days, Dormitory Accommodation @ villagers house 
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Maximum 25 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis …
NOTE :: Mumbai , Pune Participants need to arrange their own transport till Kolhapur & return journey
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One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 2500/- (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 10th October 2017, 5 pm

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Check out our last outing in December of SHikharayan 2009:  

https://picasaweb.google.com/JagadishPatil78/Shikharayan2009#

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Cap, Good trekking shoes, Extra pair of Clothes, a Towel etc.(a must)

Rain-cheater (a must)

Sleeping Bags / Mat (a must)

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

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836

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