Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a Tour  to MORACHI CHINCHOLI (PEACOCK special), Ranjan-Khalge @ Nighoj and Ranjangaon Mahaganpati on 17 June 2018

Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are:

  1. MorachiChincholi – Peacock special visit
  2. Ranjangaon – Mahaganpati Temple
  3. 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 16 June 2018

Rendezvous : @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 23:30 Hrs sharp

Pick-Up En-route  Sion – Chembur – Vashi – Panvel


Sunday 17 June 2018

04:30 Hrs: @ Mahaganpati Temple, Ranjangaon

Freshen up & Temple Darshan

07:00 Hrs: @ Morachi Chincholi village

Trail in village for Birding – Peacock sighting


Breakfast – Tea

Proceed to Nighoj village for Ranjan-Khalge


Lunch@ Chincholi village (Veg. Only)


Peacock sighting in evening time.


 Departure 2 Mumbai


We will be in mumbai around 23:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Estimated expenditure for Tour is about Rs. 3650 / - per head
This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), food expenses, farm house charges & Shikhar Vedh admin charges.


Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 2500/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …



ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 12th June 2018, 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


For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836


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