Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to announce Velas Turtle Festival Tour on 25-26 Feb 2017 (leaving on 24 Feb night)

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The Cost for Tour :: Rs. 2200 / - per head
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This includes 

 Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses veg only  except Sunday Lunch, and accommodation charges.

Get Ready to Witness the Wonderful Life Of Turtles ….

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

  1. VelasBeach – Turtle Festival visit
  2. Bankot Fort
  3. Harihareshwar Temple

Velas Beach :  Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated near Bankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle.  

Bankot Fort:

Region: Mandangad

District: Ratnagiri

Height: Sea fort (Slightly above sea level)

Difficulty: Simple

Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature. The main entrance (Mahadarwaja) of the fort is north-facing with a well sculpted arch and carvings. Watch guards dug out (Devdya) align on both sides of the Mahadarwaja with some pits being dug out in the right Devdi. On the left, there are steps leading towards Nagarkhana while there is an underground storey and a tunnel on the right. A Maruti idol in the centre stands deserted now. On the west, there is a small entrance (Darwaja) leading to a Bastion on the exterior of the fortifications. A deep well (now dry and filled) occupied the centre of this bastion earlier and the adjacent water tanks too are dry and obsolete now. One can leave the Buruj via a small exit that leads to the surrounding moat and a beautiful “Revni” lying nearby.

Tour Duration: 2 Night / 2 Days
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The Itinerary for the Tour as follows:

FRIDAY : 24 Feb 2017

Departure by private vehicle from Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 11:15 pm
Maitripark, Chembur @ 11:45 pm
Vashi below main bridge @ 12:15 am

Day 1: SATURDAY 25 FEB 2017

05:30 Hrs: @ Velas

Refresh,
06:45 Hrs: Visit 
Velas Beach for Turtle festival
Breakfast

10:00 Hrs: @ Bankot fort

10:30 Hrs: Atop

Fort Exploration
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Lunch at Velas (Veg. Only)

Rest time
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Evening Tea & Visit Velas beach, 

Go for Turtle watching.

Dinner ( Veg. Only)

Stay @ villagers home in Velas (Dormitory Type only) —

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Day 2: SUNDAY 26 FEB 2017

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06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle watching.

08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea

09:30 Hrs: @ Harihareshwar by crossing Veshvi – Bagmandala creek by ferry
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Harihareshwar Temple visit
Visit 2 Harihareshwar Beach
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13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Harihareshwar ( Veg/Non-Veg to be borne by participant as per choice)

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai

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We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

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The Cost for Tour is about Rs. 2200 / - per head
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses except Sunday Lunch, and accommodation charges.

NOTE-

1) Children between 3 – 9 Yrs will b charged as Rs 1800/- per head

Children between 0-3 yrs NIL (if Seat is not offered)

2) Repeaters of same trips of previous years will b charged as @ Rs 2000/- per head

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Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 1500/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – 5 Days prior to batch departure, 5 pm or till the registration gets full

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VIMP NOTES :: For PUNE PARTICIPANTS, we can hire a private vehicle as well if we get minimum 6 participants for the Trip.

The cost remains the same as Rs 2200/- per head

The Departure time wud be 11:00 pm on friday from SWARGATE Bus Depo.

Other Itinerary details same as for Mumbai Participants

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Note: -

1) Emergence of Hatchlings of turtles is a natural process. So cannot give guarantee of emerging possibility of turtles on the mentioned dates.

2) Velas beach have strong currents … so won’t b allowed to go inside the water 

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Things To Carry:-
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A Torch with spare battery ( a must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Sleeping Bag, Mat (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 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

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event – Valley of Shadow Trek on  3-4 December 2016 
.
Event Cost :: Rs 1700/- per head
 
Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
.
NEXT BATCHes ::
B7 : 10-11 December 2016
B8 : 11-12 December 2016
B9 : 17-18 December 2016
B10 : 24-25 December 2016
.
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 2 December 2016


Rendezvous : On Telecon

22:50 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

.
Saturday 3 December 2016
.
00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara
Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

.
Rest for 2 hours
.
Breakfast-T Time
.
07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
.
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 … 
.
12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
.
17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
.
Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
 
Day 2 :: Sunday 4 December 2016
.
Wake Up early
08:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
.
Lunch time
.
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. 1700 /- per head

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

 
NOTE :: Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
.
Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Tuesday 29 November 2016 till 5 pm
.
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.
.
Previous memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan
https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event – Valley of Shadow Trek on  26-27 November 2016 
.
Event Cost :: Rs 1700/- per head
 
Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
.
NEXT BATCHes ::
B6 : 3-4 December 2016
B7 : 10-11 December 2016
B8 : 11-12 December 2016
B9 : 17-18 December 2016
B10 : 24-25 December 2016
.
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 25 November 2016


Rendezvous : On Telecon

22:50 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

.
Saturday 26 November 2016
.
00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara

Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

.
Rest for 2 hours
.
Breakfast-T Time
.
07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
.
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 … 
.
12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
.
17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
.
Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
 
Day 2 :: Sunday 27 November 2016
.
Wake Up early
08:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
.
Lunch time
.
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 things
The cost for the entire EVENT is about Rs. 1700 /- per head

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

 
NOTE :: Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
.
Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Tuesday 22 November 2016 till 5 pm
.
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.
.
Previous memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan
https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event – Valley of Shadow Trek on  19-20 November 2016 
.
Event Cost :: Rs 1700/- per head
 
Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
.
NEXT BATCHes ::
B4 : 19-20 November 2016
B5 : 26-27 November 2016
B6 : 3-4 December 2016
B7 : 10-11 December 2016
B8 : 11-12 December 2016
B9 : 17-18 December 2016
B10 : 24-25 December 2016
.
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 18 November 2016


Rendezvous : On Telecon

22:50 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

.
Saturday 19 November 2016
.
00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara
Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

.
Rest for 2 hours
.
Breakfast-T Time
.
07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
.
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 … 
.
12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
.
17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
.
Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
 
Day 2 :: Sunday 20 November 2016
.
Wake Up early
08:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
.
Lunch time
.
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. 1700 /- per head

Includes Transportation from Kasara 2 Asangaon, 2 meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges
 
NOTE :: Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
.
Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Thursday 17 November 2016 till 5 pm
.
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.
.
Previous memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan
https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE
.
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)
.
Also join us @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event – Valley of Shadow Trek on  5-6 November 2016 
.
Event Cost :: Rs 1700/- per head
 
Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
.
NEXT BATCHes ::
B2 : 12-13 November 2016
B3 : 13-14 November 2016
B4 : 19-20 November 2016
B5 : 26-27 November 2016
B6 : 3-4 December 2016
B7 : 10-11 December 2016
B8 : 11-12 December 2016
B9 : 17-18 December 2016
B10 : 24-25 December 2016
.
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 4 November 2016


Rendezvous : On Telecon
22:50 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

.
Saturday 5 November 2016
.
00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara
Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

.
Rest for 2 hours
.
Breakfast-T Time
.
07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
.
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 … 
.
12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
.
17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
.
Stay in open … near a natural swimming pool
 
Day 2 :: Sunday 6 November 2016
.
Wake Up early
08:30 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
10:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
12:00 Hrs — @ Dehne
.
Lunch time
.
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. 1700 /- per head

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

 
NOTE :: Rs 1500/- per head (For Sandhan repeaters of SV)
.
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
.
Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is Tuesday 25 October 2016 till 5 pm
.
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.
.
Previous memories in form of snaps of our NEW Year special event to Sandhan
https://picasaweb.google.com/104269804834836030230/NewYearTrekSandhanValleyRappelling?authkey=Gv1sRgCMb43pHR9a_cywE

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/