Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged an Heritage Tour to Rani ki Vav @ Patan, Sun temple @ Modhera, Harppan Culture site @ Lothal, Step-well @Adalaj & Ahmadabad sightseeing on 13-14 April 2019


Brief Info about trip
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Duration: 2D / 1N
Category: Heritage Tour
Grade: Easy
Cost Per Person: INR 6500/- per person & would include

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. AC Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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Information about the places ::

Adalaj Vav : Built in 1499 by Queen Rudabai, wife of the Vaghela chief, Veersinh, this five-storey stepwell was not just a cultural and utilitarian space, but also a spiritual refuge. It is believed that villagers would come everyday in the morning to fill water, offer prayers to the deities carved into the walls and interact with each other in the cool shade of the vav.

Rani Ki Vav: Exceptional example of a distinctive form of subterranean water architecture of the Indian subcontinent, the stepwell, which is located on the banks of the Saraswati River in Patan. Initially built as a memorial in the 11th century CE, the stepwell was constructed as a religious as well as functional structure and designed as an inverted temple highlighting the sanctity of water.

Modhera Sun Temple: In 1026, the temple was built by King Bhimdev of the Solanki dynasty (believed to be the descendants of the lineage of Sun God).The temple encompasses three different yet axially-aligned and integrated constituents.

Lothal : An excavated site of Harappan Culture. (An ancient Indus site in Gujarat on the Gulf of Combay where trade once flourished with other ancient civilizations including the ancient Indus Valley people)

Itinerary for the tour:
Friday 12th April 2019: 

Board Train for Ahmedabad from Mumbai at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday 13th April 2019:

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05:00 Hrs :: @ Ahmedabad Railway Station 

Drive towards Patan to explore the Famous Rani Ki Vav

en-route breakfast

08:30 Hrs :: @ Rani ki Vav, Patan

Explore the place

Visit to the Patola museum & Patola House

11:30 Hrs :: We will be heading to Modhera sun Temple

12:30 Hrs: @ Sun Temple, Modhera

Explore , Lunch time

We will move towards Adalaj Stepwell

16:00 Hrs: @ Adalaj – Stepwell

Exploration time


Night stay at Ahmedabad in hotel

Sunday 14th April 2019: 

Post Breakfast, checkout from the Hotel. 

1.5 hrs Drive to Lothal

10:00 Hrs : @ Lothal

Exploration time

Post lunch half day excursion Tour in Ahmedabad 

Visit to Sabarmati Ashram,  Siddi Sayyad Mosque, & few more places as per time

Evening Halt at Kankaria Lake.

Move towards Ahmedabad Railway Station by 8 p.m. to Catch a Train back to Mumbai.

Monday 15th April 2019: Reach Mumbai by 6 a.m.

The cost for two days Heritage tour  would be Rs. 6500/- per person 

& would include:

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. AC Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 3500/- per head (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event.

Name: Jagadish Govind Patil

A/C No: 026801521464

A/C Type: Savings

Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch

RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

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Last date to confirm with advance payment is Tuesday 19 Feb 2019 OR till the train tickets are available

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Here is a list of the things to be carried by every individual -

> A haversack to put in all the stuffs

> At least 2 Liters of water
> Two-three set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
> Binoculars, Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
> Torch with extra set of batterries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
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