Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Bhandardara Lakeside CAMPING  on all weekends
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About Bhandardara:
The campsite will be at Bhandardara which is in the interiors of Maharashtra and one of the darkest spot in our  state with least amount of light pollution you will witness the darkest night sky possible. One may see the Milky Way with their naked eyes and spot numerous stars and galaxies that are never visible from the city. For all astrophotography lovers, we’ll be taking some killer star-trails and Milky Way pictures. It is gonna be a treat for your lenses. Or if you get tired, you may chill in one of the open tents and immerse yourself under the sky filled with gazillion stars. 
Cost :: Rs 1850 per head ( Food – Tented stay – Barbecue – Campfire – Kasara to  Kasara Pickup and Drop )
Direct @ Campsite with your own vehicle: Rs 1350/- pp
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Please Note:Bhandardara Dam Camping  is ~175 km drive from Mumbai, 4 hours drive & ~ 200 km drive from Pune, 5-6 hours drive

Bhandardara Lake Camping Itinerary

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People Travelling from Mumbai can board the following local train

Day 1 – Saturday : Catch CSMT – Kasara local : Timings as below

12:33 CSMT

12:40 Byculla

12:46 Dadar

12:53 Kurla

13:15 Thane

13:28 Dombivali

13:37 Kalyan

14:47 Kasara

15:00 – Meeting Point @ Kasara
15:00 – Jeep Ride from Kasara to Camping Site
16:30 – Reach Campsite

17:30 – Evening Tea.
Relax by Bhandardara Lake, unwind yourself get comfortable at campsite.
18:30 – Sunset
19:30 – Evening will be spent enjoying BBQ and Campfire.
21:30 – Dinner
22:30 – Enjoy Night filled with stars.
23:00 – Rest for the NightDay Two – Sunday:- Bhandardara Camping

08:00 – Wake up relaxed
10:00 – Check out after morning tea and breakfast

12:00 Hrs : @ Kasara railway station and DispersePlease Note

You can also drive to campsite directly by your own vehicle … cost will be Rs 1350 per head for such clients … GPS locations will be shared after confirmations …

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Things to carry and Rules:

Comfortable Footwear
Odomos – Mosquito Repellent
Sunscreen – Extra Clothes – Sunglasses
Extra Footwear – Towel
Camera – Telescope – Gopro
Basic First Aid Kit
Do not litter eco sensitive zone
Listen to the campsite in charge
No Swimming allowed inside lake

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For Registration Deposit full advance amount of Rs. 1350/-  pp (Non-Refundable) on following A/c
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code :: ICIC0000268

 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373
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Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to weekends
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Contact Jagadish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

sandhan_valley

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event
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Event Cost :: Rs 1850/- per head
 
Includes Transportation from Kasara 2 Asangaon, 2 meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges, Tented Accommodation  
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Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
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Next Batches::
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All Weekends of November, December 2019
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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 0 :: Friday

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
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Day 1: Saturday
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00:05 Hrs: Kalyan
01:18 Hrs: Kasara

Depart 2 Samrad by Private vehicle

04:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

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Rest for 2 hours
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Breakfast-T Time
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07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
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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 … 
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12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way (Packed Lunch)
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
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17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
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Tented Accommodation
 
Day 2 :: Sunday
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Wake Up early
08:00 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
09:00 Hrs — Trek towrds Dehne
11:30 Hrs — @ Dehne
Move Asangaon by public transport
13:00 Hrs — @ Asangaon station
 
We will be in Dadar around 16:00 hrs ( thats – subjective) … depends on Mega block things

The cost for the entire EVENT is about Rs. 1850 /- per head

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

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1850/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373
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Seats r limited …
Last date to register with advance payment is 4 days prior to departure
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Mug, 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: 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Kalsubai Peak

Dear All,

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We @ शिखर वेध have planned Trek to Kalsubai peak – highest point in Maharashtra.

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The cost of the trek is about Rs. 1200 /- per head
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This includes Kasara 2 Kasara fare for private vehicle …  Sunday Morning Breakfast-T & Lunch

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us ;-)

Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Kalsubai : -
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Height: ~ 5400 feet
Grade:  Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 3 hrs from Bari
Location: Igatpuri

Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadris, the Everest of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view.The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top.

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Itinerary for the event : -
Rendezvous: 

Kasara railway station @ 00:15 Hrs on Sunday

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Day 0: Saturday

Catch 21:32 hrs CST-Kasara Fast Local 

Day 1: Sunday

00:15 hrs : @ Kasara Station

Departure to Bari by pvt jeeps

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02:30 Hrs : @ Bari Base

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Ascend – Night trek starts

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07:00 Hrs: ATop

Rest Sunrise

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Breakfast – tea Time

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08:00 Hrs: Descend

                                                                                    

11:30 Hrs:  Base
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Lunch Time

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13:00 Hrs: 
Departure for Kasara

15:00 Hrs: @ Kasara 

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Catch available local to Mumbai
We will be in mumbai around 19:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)
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The cost of the trek is about Rs.1200 / – per head
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This includes Kasara 2 Kasra fare for private vehicle …  Morning Breakfast-T+ LUNCH

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Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit full amount on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 3 days prior to departure

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Wind-cheater (a must) 

Torch with extra set of Battery (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/