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Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to Ausa – Udgir – Dharur – Ambejogai on 21-22 November 2020

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COST of the tour : Rs. 5250/- per person & would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Latur – Udgir – Dharur by Non-AC local transport
  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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About the places -

Ausa Fort :: The fort featured prominently in the conflicts between the Deccan Sultanates in the post Bahamani period. In later days it was captured by Malik Ambar in 1014 Hijri and was renamed by him as Ambarapur which was later changed to Amrapur.

Almost square in shape, the fort has a moat or khandak (ditch) around, nearly 36.58 meters (120 ft) in width, now nearly dry. Fort has a glance, a retaining wall, a covered way, a double rampart fortified further with massive bastions, which are mostly semi-circular mounted with huge cannon. There is the usual Pani Mahal in a ruined condition, quite a few large wells now unused, a mosque and a dargah of one Sayyad Sadat.

Outside the fort is an old Jama mosque and in the prayer niche are two inscriptions in Persian, which record the names of Emperor Aurangzeb and Sohrab Khan, the builder of the mosque. It was built in 1680.

Udgir Fort: Built in prebahamani age ,dating from the 12 th century c.e., it is also famous for the historic battle in which marathas led by sadashivrao bhau,defeated nizam and after which the treaty of udgir was signed.There are many old military observation ponys and rest houses scattered over the surrounding hills ,all built from unusual white clayshow ever, all have long sence followen in ruin. Udgir fort may also have a deep underground tunnel connecting it with bhalki and bider forts. The fort is bounded by a 40 feets deep trench ,and contents several palaces, as well as the samadhi of udgir maharaj,which is 60 feet under the normal ground level. It was named after hindu santh udgiri rishi. it has some rare inscriptions written in arabic and persian which testify to the knowledge and culture by the local muslim rurals over the centuries.

Dharur Fort:

Dharmapuri Fort:

Ambejogai Temple & Parli Vaijnath Temple :-

Kharosa Leni: .

Rendezvous: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) @ 20:30 Hrs on Friday 20 November 2020

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday 20 November 2020:

Depart Mumbai by 22143 CSMT Bidar Express @ 21:00 Hrs

 

Day 1: Saturday 21 November 2020:

 

Arrive in Udgir @ 07:45 hrs

 

Freshen up & have breakfast

09:00 – 11:00 Hrs:  Udgir Fort Exploration

2 Hrs Drive to Kharosa Caves (Nilanga)

13:00 Hrs : Kharosa Caves exploration for 30 mins

14:15 Hrs: Lunch @ Ausa

15:00 – 17:00 Hrs : Ausa Fort Exploration

Drive to Parali for overnight stay

Dinner & Rest for day

 

Day 2: Sunday 22 November 2020:

 

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions

Parli – Vaijnath Temple Darshan

Breakfast

08:00 Hrs: Leave for Dharur fort

En-route visit Bhagwangad – Pay tribute visit to Gopinath Mundhe

10:00 – 12:00 Hrs: Dharur Fort Exploration

1.5 hrs Drive to Ambejogai

13:30 Hrs: Lunch Time

Ambejogai Sightseeing:  

15:00 Hrs: Drive to Dharmapuri

16:00 – 17:00 Hrs: Visit Dharmapuri Fort

17:00 Hrs : Leave Dharmapuri

19:00 Hrs : @ Latur

Shopping & Dinner (on your own)

22:00 Hrs: Return journey to Mumbai by 22144 – Bidar – CSTM express

Day 3: Monday 23 November 2020

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Dadar

 

COST of the tour : Rs. 5250/- per person & would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Latur – Udgir – Dharur by Non-AC local transport
  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 2500/- pp (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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Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to confirm with advance payment is Tuesday 3 November 2020 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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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Sanchi

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged an Tour to Bhimbetka Rock Shelters – Sanchi Stupa Bhopal on 7-8 December 2019

About the places -Bhimbetka :: A UNESCO World Heritage Site :An archaeological treasure, Bhimbetka has around 243 rock shelters. The paintings found in the rock shelters here have a striking resemblance to the ones discovered in Kakadu National Park in Australia; to the cave paintings of Bushmen in Kalahari Desert and Upper Palaeolithic Lascaux cave paintings in France.A walk through these ancient naturally carved rocks surrounded by dense forests of Bhimbetka will bring alive child-like wonder in you.
————————————————————Sanchi Stupa : The town of Sanchi is synonymous with Buddhist Stupas – hemispherical structures typically containing relics of the Buddha or his followers. The Stupas of Sanchi were constructed on the orders of Emperor Ashoka to preserve and spread the Buddhist philosophy. Sanchi has been protecting these beautiful and sacred architectural wonders, just the way these wonders have been safeguarding ancient history and art of the Mauryan period.The numerous stupas, temples, monasteries and an Ashokan pillar have been the focus of interest and awe for global audiences as well. In fact, UNESCO has given the status of ‘World Heritage Site’ to the Mahastupa.

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Rendezvous: CST @ 19:00 Hrs on 6 December 2019

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Departure by 12137 – Punjab Mail

Day 1 – Friday 6 December 2019

19:30 hrs : @ CST Station

Day 2 – Saturday 7 December 2019

Breakfast In train

 

Arrive at Bhopal @ 09:30 hrs

 

Check in Hotel, Freshen up

 

Sightseeing: Sanchi Stupa & Maladevi temple, Toran Hindola @Gyrasp suur & Udaygiri caves near Vidisha

Return back to the Hotel late in the evening

 

Sunday 8 December 2019:

 

Wake by early by 07.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast

check out & Move to Bhimbetka by private transport

09:30 Hrs : @ Bhimbetka rock shelters & caves paintings for exploration

BHojpur sightings

Return journey to Mumbai by Punjab Mail @17:00 Hrs

Monday 9th December 2019

07:00 Hrs :: Reach CST

 

The cost for two days Bhimbetka – Sanchi tour  would be Rs. 6500/- per person 

& would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing around  Bhimbetka & Sanchi by Non-AC local transport
  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 Thursday 7 November 2019 OR till the train tickets are availble

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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

Sonya Anchan: 9892813235
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh invites all enthusiastic and like minded people to explore Ajanta – Ellora – Devgiri on 15-16th February 2020

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Cost of the tour:: Rs 6750/- per head only  and it includes - 

> Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle

> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> Twin sharing will cost Rs 300/- per head extra and have to bring companion for the same

> 3 Veg meals &  refreshments

> All entry fees and guide charges

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Places We will be exploring are : -
1) Ajanta Caves, 
2) Bibi Ka Maqbara
3) Ellora Caves,
4) Ghrushneshwar Temple, 
5) Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort etc.
The itinerary for the event is as below: –
Day 0: Friday 14th February 2020
22:15 Hrs: Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e)
Depart from Mumbai

Day 1 – Saturday 15th February 2020
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07:00 Hrs: Freshen up and Breakfast on the way
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09:00 Hrs: Visit to Ajanta Caves – Guided Tour
12:30 Hrs: Lunch time
13:30 Hrs: Travel towards Aurangabad
17:00 Hrs: 
Visit to Bibi ka Maqbara 

19:00 Hrs: @ Aurangabad - Check into the Hotel
Shopping Time

 

Dinner and retire for the day

Day 2 – Sunday 16th February 2020

Wake up early, Freshen Up
07:00 Hrs: – Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs: – @ Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort – Guided Tour
LUNCH Time
13:00 Hrs: Visit to Ellora Caves 
18:00 Hrs: @ Ghrishneshwar Temple
19:00 Hrs: Start Journey towards Mumbai

DINNER on the High-way (To b borne by participant as per choice veg / non -veg)
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Day 3 : Monday 17 February 2020 
04:00 – 05:00 Hrs :: Reach Mumbai approx.
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The Cost of the tour would be Rs 6750/- per head only  and the above cost includes - 

> Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle (Non A/C)

> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> Twin sharing will cost Rs 300/- per head extra and have to bring companion for the same

> 3 Veg meals &  refreshments

> All entry fees and guide charges
The above cost excludes – Cold drink and mineral water charges, Camera charges, anything other than mentioned in the cost includes.
Note: The use of tripod and flash photography is not allowed in Ajanta Caves.

One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 3500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation 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)

 
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
 
OR 
 
Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 11 February 2020, 5 pm OR Till Reg. Gets Full .

Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Cap, Extra 3 pair of Clothes, a Towel etc.(a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls 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)
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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: 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/