Bidar Fort

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to an offbeat destination Bidar – Basavkalyan on 26 – 27 September 2020

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COST of the tour : 

Rs. 7500/- per person ( Mumbai to Mumbai )

Rs. 6500/- per person (Pune to Pune)

 & would include:

  1. Travel  by private vehicle
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan
  4. Veg Food for 2 days B, L , D
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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About the places -

Bidar Fort :: The Bidar fort is a specimen of the Persian architectural style having 1.21 km in length and 0.80 km in breadth, with a quadrangular layout. Surrounded by three miles long walls and comprising 37 bastions, it is surrounded by a triple moat.

There are seven gates in the fort. The dominant main gate exhibits Persian style architecture. The Gumbad Darwaza depicts arches with stilted size, also in Persian style. The Sherza Darwaza, the second gate of entry depicts two images of tigers carved on its fascia. The other gates are the Fateh Gate on the south, Talghat Gate in the east, Delhi Gate and Mandu Gate. The prominent bastion at the entry is known as the Munda Burj with guns positioned on it.

Within the fort complex, there is an old city, with monuments and structures from Bahamian era. Among these monuments, Gagan Mahal, Rangin Mahal and Tarkash Mahal are most popular. Jami Masjid and Solah Khamba Masjid are the two notable mosques constructed within the fort.

The inner section of the fort behind Solah Khamba Mosque has few wonderful monuments like Diwan-i-Am (also known as Jali Mahal) was a Public Audience hall built by Bahamani Sultans in 14th-15th centuries. It is currently in ruins. The Jalis can be still in the upper windows of the structure.

Beside the Diwan-i-Am is a wonderful structure known as Diwan-i-Khass also called Takht Mahal or Throne Palace. It was built by Bahamani Sultan Ahmad Shah between 1422-1436. This is the place where coronation of several Bahamani and Barid Shahi sultans was taken place. The palace used to be adorned with beautifully colored tiles and stone carvings part of which can be still seen on the arches. This structure is closed for public and the outer sections can be seen from outside.

Behind Diwan-i-Khass, an old temple known as Valkoti Bhavani temple exists along with few settlements.

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Basavakalyan Fort: is considered to be one of the oldest and most imposing forts in South India. It was built by King Nalaraja in the 10th century. Basavakalyan, earlier known as Kalyani, was the royal capital of the Western Chalukyan

The fort is strategically built as a defensive structure, with inter-connecting boulders scattered on the hills with strong fort walls. The fort has seven gates, five of them are in perfect condition. At the entrance there is a solid arch with balconies which can be accessed by steps on both sides. The main gate to the citadel is known as the Akhand Darwaza and has been built with four red stone slabs. There is a temple adjoining the Rajmahal palace and a square pond in front of the temple, towards the west side of the temple is the Rani Mahal.

The majority of the places in the fort are now in ruins, the only maintained structure that can be found here is the mosque as an Urdu school is running here. The museum adjoining the fort has a number of Jain idols which belong to the 10th and 11th centuries. There is a large cannon placed at one of the bastions of the fort.

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Rendezvous: Dadar / Thane @ 20:00 Hrs on Friday 

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday – 25 September 2020

Depart Mumbai by private vehicle @ 20:00 Hrs

Pune Pick up @ 23:00 Hrs

Day 1: Saturday – 26 September 2020

Arrive in Bidar @ 08:00 hrs

Check in Hotel, Freshen up & have breakfast

leave by 10:00 am for Bidar Sightseeing

Sightseeing:  Bidar Fort

(Rangin Mahal, Solah Khambh Masjid, Gagan Mahal, Diwan-e-aam, Royal Pavillion, Tarkash Mahal)

14;00 hrs : Lunch – Time

Guru Jhira Sahib, Bahmani Ruler tombs, Barid Shahi Tombs, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Deva Deva Vana,

Dinner & Overnight @ Hotel

Day 2: Sunday – 27 September 2020

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast.

Sightseeing: Narasimha Jharni Temple, breakfast,

10:00 Hrs: Leave for Basavakalyan (2 hrs)

12 :00 Hrs : Visit Basavanna Statue – Explore the cave

Lunch @ Basavakalyan

Visit Basavakalyan Fort & Museum

16:30 Hrs : Leave Basavakalyan

Dinner on the way

23:30 Hrs : @ Pune

Day 3: Monday – 28 September 2020

04:30 Hrs :: Reach Dadar

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COST of the tour : 

Rs. 7500/- per person ( Mumbai to Mumbai )

Rs. 6500/- per person (Pune to Pune)

 & would include:

  1. Travel  by private vehicle AC
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan
  4. Veg Food for 2 days B, L , D
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Advance Rs 4500/- 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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to confirm with advance payment till the batch is full

The Tour is ON with minimum 5 participants

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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/

Mullayanagiri

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the Chikmagalur – Mullyangiri – Belur – Halebid Backpacking Tour !!!  (Leaving on Day-1 morning & Return on Day-4 evening at 18:30 Hrs @ LTT)

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Batch Dates :

B1: 30 Oct – 2 Nov 2020

B2: 28 Nov – 1 Dec 2020

B3: 25 – 28 Dec 2020

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Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 10000/- per Head which includes

 

1) To & Fro SL Class tickets from Mumbai – Udupi – Mumbai

2) Private Vehicle for 3 days for Sightseeing

3) Jeep ride to Mullyangiri Peak

4) Food expenses (Train Journey Food excluded)

5) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

6) Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

7) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Major Sightseeing Points :-


  • Mullyangiri – Karnataka Highest Peak
    ● Jhari Falls
    ● Hirekole Lake
  • Coffee Museum
    ● Belur – Heritage Tour
    ● Halebid – Heritage Tour
    ● Siri Cafe
    ● Mahatma Gandhi Park

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Itinerary for the tour as below: -

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Meeting Point:

Day 1: LTT @ 11:30 Hrs

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Departure by Train – Netravati Express

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Day 2:  03:00 Hrs: @ Alight @ Udupi

4 Hrs drive to Chikmagalur  by private vehicle

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07:00 Hrs :: @ Chikmagalur

Check in Hotel / Home Stay – Freshen Up

Breakfast time … 

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Mullyangiri – Karnataka’s Highest Peak at 6330 ft visit

En-route Have a Lunch

Jhari Falls, Hirekole lake & Coffee Museum 

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Back to hotel for Overnight Stay

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Day 3 : Post Breakfast – Tea :-

Belur – Halebid Heritage Tour

Post Lunch

Siri Cafe , Mahatma Gandhi Park Visit

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18:00 Hrs : Drive to Udupi

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22:00 Hrs :: @ Udupi

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Dinner time

Departure by Train – 16346 – Netravati Express to Mumbai

Day 4:

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16:15 Hrs :: @ Panvel

17:00 Hrs :: @ Thane

17:45 Hrs :: @ LTT

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Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 10000/- per Head which includes

 

1) To & Fro SL Class tickets from Mumbai – Udupi – Mumbai

2) Private Vehicle for 2 days for Sightseeing

3) Jeep ride to Mullyangiri Peak

4) Food expenses (Train Journey Food excluded)

5) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

6) Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

7) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Rs. 7500/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Tickets Booking / Hotel booking

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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: – Till the train tickets are available to get confirmed seats, OR Till the batch gets full
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater (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)

A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373  / 09869369836
.
Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Hampi_Stone-Chariot

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh invites u all for a Heritage tour to Hampi

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Hampi is nestled within the ruins of medieval city of Vijayanagar in the state of Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. Set in a surreal and beautiful boulder-strewn landscape, Vijayanagara (the City of Victory) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invaders in the 16th century, much of it remains today. Enjoy sightseeing tour of the ancient ruins that are spread over 26 sq km area, many of which lie in and around Hampi Bazaar and the nearby riverside area, which also encompasses the city’s most sacred enclave of temples and ghats. East of Hampi Bazaar is the UNESCO-listed 16th century Vittala Temple, the undisputed highlight of the ruins.

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Itinerary of the tour ::

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Day 0 – Friday

17:00 Hrs :: Depart from Mumbai by Private Vehicle / Bus

22:00 Hrs :: Pune Pick Up

Day 1 – Saturday

08:00 Hrs :: @ HOSPET

Move to Hampi by local transport

Check in – get Fresh

Post Breakfast … Full day sightseeing of Hampi

Vithhal Complex, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazar, Sasivekalu Ganesha, kadalekalu Ganesha,  etc.

Overnight @ Hampi / Hospet

Day 2 – Sunday

Early wake up 

Post Breakfast …

Sightseeing of Hampi

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Lotus Temple, Hati Mahal, Ram – Mandir, Badavi Linga temple, krishna Temple, Lakshmi narasimha Temple Etc.

By Evening 5:30 pm Board the bus to Mumbai

Day 3 – Monday 

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08:00 Hrs : @ Mumbai

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Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 5500/- per Head which includes

 

1) Local Transportation for 2 days Hospet to Hospet for Sightseeing Hampi

2) Food expenses for 2 days (day 2 dinner excluded)

3) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

4) Entry Fees & Guide charges

5) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Rs. 3500/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Hotel booking

.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
 
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Ifsc code: ICIC0000268
.
Last date for registration: – 8 days prior to departure OR Till the batch gets full
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NOTE :: MUMBAI – HOSPET – MUMBAI Bus Fare ( ~ Rs 4000/- pp) to b borne by participant

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater (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)

A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
.
Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Vishwanath Temple Khajuraho

Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Heritage Tour to Khajurao – Orcha – Jhanshi & Gwalior Fort on 21 – 25 March 2020

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The Cost of the tour would be Rs.  12000/- per head.

The above cost includes

  • Travel from CST to Gwalior; Gwalior to Jhansi & Satna to CST by SL class Train Journey
  • Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c) for the sightseeing for 2 days
  • Public transport for Gwalior sightseeing
  • All Food (Excludes train journey)
  • Tripple sharing accommodation in hotel
  • Entry Fees (Except camera fee)

Khajuraho :: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is named after the common date palm tree – Khajura. The ancient temples illustrate the brilliant burst of artistic flowering built under Chandela rulers in form of sandstone Sculptures depicting various forms of Love, desire, meditation, royalty and spiritual teachings. The intricate art and carvings will leave you awestruck the moment uyou witness them.

ORCHA :: Orcha was founded in 16th Century by Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Prata. Ram Raja Temple is the only place where Lord Ram is worshipped both as a God and as a king. The Laxmi Narayan Temple exhibits a unique architectural style which is a mix of a Fort and a temple. The Jahangir Mahal was built in honou of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir

JHANSHI FORT::  In 17th century, this fort was built by King Bir Singh Judeo of Orchha on top of a hill as an army stronghold. The fort has been a witness to the fiery battle led by Rani Laxmi Bai. There are temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha within the fort. The Karak Bijli and Bhawani Shankar cannon of the queen are also kept inside the fort. There is also a museum which has a collection of sculpture and provides an insight into the history of Bundelkhand.

Grade : Easy

Itinerary of the tour:

Departure by 12137 – Punjab Mail

Day 1 – Friday 20 March 2020

19:30 hrs : @ CST Station

Day 2 – Saturday 21 March 2020

16:00 hrs : @ Gwalior

Hotel Check in … Freshen up

Sightseeing time

Day 3 – Sunday 22 March 2020

Full Day Gwalior Exploration

Fort, Palace & Temple etc

19:00 Hrs : Move to Jhansi by train

21:00 hrs : @ Jhanshi

Check in Hotel

Dinner and Overnight in Hotel

Day 4 – Monday 23 March 2020

Jhanshi Fort Exploration  

09:30 Hrs: Check out 

Breakfast – Tea

11:00 hrs – 14:30 Hrs: Orcha Sight seeing by private vehicle

Move to Khajurao

Lunch on the way

19:30 hrs : @ Khajurao

Overnight stay in hotel

Day 5 – Tuesday 24 March 2020

Post Breakfast – Tea

Full Day Exploration of Khajurao 

Western, Eastern & Southern area temples

17:00 Hrs : Move to Satana station

20:00 Hrs :: @ Satna

Departure to Mumbai by Train

Dinner in the train (To be born by the participants)

Day 6 – Wednesday 25  March 2020

23:00 Hrs : @ LTT

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The Cost of the tour would be Rs. 12000/- per head.

The above cost includes

  • Travel from CST to Gwalior; Gwalior to Jhansi & Satna to CST by SL class Train Journey
  • Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c) for the sightseeing for 2 days
  • Public transport for Gwalior sightseeing
  • All Food (Excludes train journey)
  • Tripple sharing accommodation in hotel
  • Entry Fees (Except camera fee)

Deposit Rs. 7000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Train Tickets, vehicle, hotel reservation
.
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: – till Train Tkts available OR Till the reg. gets full

Things To Carry:- 
.
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) ( A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( 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)

A haversack to put all these things
.
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
.

For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagadish Patil : 09702121373 (Whtsapp) / 09869369836
.
Also join us @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Bidar Fort

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to Bidar – Basavkalyan

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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 Bidar & Basavkalyan 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

.

About the places -

Bidar Fort :: The Bidar fort is a specimen of the Persian architectural style having 1.21 km in length and 0.80 km in breadth, with a quadrangular layout. Surrounded by three miles long walls and comprising 37 bastions, it is surrounded by a triple moat.

There are seven gates in the fort. The dominant main gate exhibits Persian style architecture. The Gumbad Darwaza depicts arches with stilted size, also in Persian style. The Sherza Darwaza, the second gate of entry depicts two images of tigers carved on its fascia. The other gates are the Fateh Gate on the south, Talghat Gate in the east, Delhi Gate and Mandu Gate. The prominent bastion at the entry is known as the Munda Burj with guns positioned on it.

Within the fort complex, there is an old city, with monuments and structures from Bahamian era. Among these monuments, Gagan Mahal, Rangin Mahal and Tarkash Mahal are most popular. Jami Masjid and Solah Khamba Masjid are the two notable mosques constructed within the fort.

The inner section of the fort behind Solah Khamba Mosque has few wonderful monuments like Diwan-i-Am (also known as Jali Mahal) was a Public Audience hall built by Bahamani Sultans in 14th-15th centuries. It is currently in ruins. The Jalis can be still in the upper windows of the structure.

Beside the Diwan-i-Am is a wonderful structure known as Diwan-i-Khass also called Takht Mahal or Throne Palace. It was built by Bahamani Sultan Ahmad Shah between 1422-1436. This is the place where coronation of several Bahamani and Barid Shahi sultans was taken place. The palace used to be adorned with beautifully colored tiles and stone carvings part of which can be still seen on the arches. This structure is closed for public and the outer sections can be seen from outside.

Behind Diwan-i-Khass, an old temple known as Valkoti Bhavani temple exists along with few settlements.

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Basavakalyan Fort: is considered to be one of the oldest and most imposing forts in South India. It was built by King Nalaraja in the 10th century. Basavakalyan, earlier known as Kalyani, was the royal capital of the Western Chalukyan

The fort is strategically built as a defensive structure, with inter-connecting boulders scattered on the hills with strong fort walls. The fort has seven gates, five of them are in perfect condition. At the entrance there is a solid arch with balconies which can be accessed by steps on both sides. The main gate to the citadel is known as the Akhand Darwaza and has been built with four red stone slabs. There is a temple adjoining the Rajmahal palace and a square pond in front of the temple, towards the west side of the temple is the Rani Mahal.

The majority of the places in the fort are now in ruins, the only maintained structure that can be found here is the mosque as an Urdu school is running here. The museum adjoining the fort has a number of Jain idols which belong to the 10th and 11th centuries. There is a large cannon placed at one of the bastions of the fort.

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

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday

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

 

Day 1: Saturday

 

Arrive in Bidar @ 09:15 hrs

 

Check in Hotel, Freshen up & have breakfast

leave by 11:00 am for Bidar Sightseeing

 

Sightseeing:  Bidar Fort

(Rangin Mahal, Solah Khambh Masjid, Gagan Mahal, Diwan-e-aam, Royal Pavillion, Tarkash Mahal)

Guru Jhira Sahib, Lunch at Guru Jhira Sahib

Bahmani Ruler tombs, Barid Shahi Tombs, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Deva Deva Vana,

Dinner & Rest for day

 

Day 2: Sunday

 

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast.

 

Sightseeing: Narasimha Jharni Temple, breakfast,

10:00 Hrs: Leave for Basavakalyan (2 hrs) by pvt Hired car

Lunch on the way

Visit Basavakalyan Fort

16:00 Hrs : Leave Basavakalyan

18:00 Hrs : @ Bidar / Bhalki

Return journey to Mumbai by 22144 – Bidar CSTM express

Day 3: Monday

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Dadar

 

The cost for two days Bidar-Basavkalyan tour would be 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 Bidar & Basavkalyan 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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

.

Last date to confirm with advance payment till the train tickets are available

.
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
.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged tour to UNESCO World Heritage site of Champaner – Pavagad & visit to Statue of Unity sightseeing on 28-29 March 2020
Brief Info about trip
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Duration: 2D / 1N
Category: Heritage Tour
Grade: Easy
Cost Per Person: INR 6750/- 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. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Temple and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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Itinerary for the tour:
Day 0: Friday 27th March 2020: 

Board Train for Vadodara from Mumbai at 11:30 p.m.

Day 1: Saturday 28th March 2020:

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06:00 Hrs :: @ Vadodara Railway Station

Drive towards Statue of Unity

en-route breakfast

09:30 Hrs :: @ Statue of Unity

Explore the place

Lunch time

We will move towards Vadodara

15:00 Hrs: @ Laxmi Vilas Palace

Exploration & Vadodara sightseeing

Night stay at Vadodara in hotel
Day 2: Sunday 29th March 2020: 

Post Breakfast, checkout from the Hotel.

1.5 hrs Drive to Champaner

09:00 Hrs : @ Champaner

Champaner – Pavagad Archaeological Park Exploration

Visit to Sahar ki Masjid,  Jami Masjid, Kevda Masjid, Cenotep, Ek Minar ki Masjid & few more places as per time  

Post lunch Visit Pavagad Hill

Saat Kaman, Kalika Mata Temple, Lakuish temple & few more places

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

Day 3: Monday 30th March 2020: Reach Mumbai by 6 a.m.

The cost for two days Heritage tour  would be Rs. 6750/- 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. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Temple and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 3750/- 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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

.

Last date to confirm with advance payment is Tuesday 17 March 2020 OR till the train tickets are available

.
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 batteries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Mandu

Dear All,

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH, invite you for a weekend Road trip to Mandavgad (Mandu) the fortress of joy and a glorious city of Maheshwar situated on the banks of Narmada, Shrimant Bajirao Peshwa Samadhi @ Raverkhedi And Omkareshwar Jyotirling  on 10 – 11 October 2020

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About the places -

Mandu, the fortress of joy, also known as Mandavgadh, rises 634 meters high in the Vindhya Range and is enclosed in battlements 37 km long. With-in this well-defended plateau is wealth of palaces, pleasure pavilions, mansions, tombs and mosques.

The hill range is endowed with a very attractive natural scenery, which is at its best during the rainy season, when on all sides, it is clothed in green with a number of brooks and torrents, rushing down into the ravine winding about its sides below. The beauty of which is further enhanced by about a dozen lakes and ponds interspersed on its top.

Each of Mandu’s structures is an architectural gem and the monuments were raised in the period of hardly 125 years, between 1401 A.D to 1526 A.D; some are out standing like massive Massive Jami Massjid and Hoshang Shah’s tomb, which provided inspiration for the master builders of the Magnificent Taj Mahal centuries later.

Maheshwar was a glorious city at the dawn of Indian civilization when it was ‘Mahishmati'; capital of king Kartivarjun. This temple town on the banks of the river Narmada finds mention in the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Revived to its ancient position of importance by the Holkar queen Rani Ahilyabai of Indore. Maheshwar’s temples and mighty fort-complex stand in quiet beauty, mirrored in the river below.
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Shrimant Peshwa Bajirao Samadhi @ Raverkhedi

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Omkareshwar Jyotirling darshan

Itinerary – 

Day 0: Friday 9 October 2020

19:30 Hrs :: Departure by Private Vehicle from Thane / Pune

Day 1: Saturday 10 October 2020

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Mandavgad

Freshen up, Breakfast

Full day Mandu Sight-seeing

Visit the central Group – Jami Masjid, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, Ashrafi Mahal

Visit to the Royal Enclave – Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Taveli Mahal, Champa Baoli

Lunch Break

Visit Eco Point, Jain Temple, Baz Bahadur’s Palace, Roopmati’s Pavilion etc.

Travel to Maheshwar

Overnight @ Maheshwar

Day 2: Sunday 11 October 2020

Wake up early, freshen up

Breakfast time

Visit to Rajarajeshwara Temple, Ahilya Fort, Ahilyeshwar Temple, Bank of Narmada

Visit Shrimant Peshwa Maharaj Samadhi @ Ravekhedi

Move to Omkareshwar Jyotirling

Post Lunch

Return journey to Mumbai

Day 3: Monday 12 October 2020

05:00 Hrs :: Reach Thane / Pune

 

The cost for Mandu – Maheshwar – Raverkhedi – Omkareshwar road trip would be Rs. 7500/- per person & would include:

 

  1. AC Travel from Thane to Thane by Pvt Vehicle ( Pune 2 Pune)
  2. AC Accommodation in Triple sharing
  3. Veg Food for 2 days (Travel Journey i.e. Friday & Sunday Dinner food excluded)
  4. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  5. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 4500/- 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 8 days prior to departure

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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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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

 

Hampi_Stone-Chariot

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh invites u all for a Heritage tour to Hampi, Pattadakal , Ainhole & Badami

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Hampi is nestled within the ruins of medieval city of Vijayanagar in the state of Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. Set in a surreal and beautiful boulder-strewn landscape, Vijayanagara (the City of Victory) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invaders in the 16th century, much of it remains today. Enjoy sightseeing tour of the ancient ruins that are spread over 26 sq km area, many of which lie in and around Hampi Bazaar and the nearby riverside area, which also encompasses the city’s most sacred enclave of temples and ghats. East of Hampi Bazaar is the UNESCO-listed 16th century Vittala Temple, the undisputed highlight of the ruins.

Badami Boasting about the Buddhist architecture and sculptures of Lord Vishnu, the Badami Caves are majestic and sure to mesmerize you with its massive boulders: The caves overlook Agastya Lake and many small hillocks that carry a hypnotic charm. Enroute, if you’re lucky enough you’ll spot sun-flower fields making your journey worth-while.

Pattadakal – a World Heritage Site, has 10 major temples representing early Chalukaya architecture, the biggest of which is dedicated to lord Virupakshesvara.

Aihole, which is known as the “Cradle of Indian Architecture”, has over a hundred temples scattered around the village

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Itinerary of the tour ::

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Day 0 – Friday

17:00 Hrs :: Depart from Mumbai by Bus

Day 1 – Saturday

07:30 Hrs :: @ HOSPET

Move to Hampi by local transport

Check in – get Fresh

Post Breakfast … Full day sightseeing of Hampi

Vithhal Complex, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazar, Sasivekalu Ganesha, kadalekalu Ganesha,  etc.

Overnight @ Hampi

Day 2 – Sunday

Early wake up 

Post Breakfast … Move to Badami

Full day Exploration to Badami , Aihole, Patadakkal, 

19:00 Hrs ::  Return to Hampi for overnight stay

Overnight @ Hampi

Day 3 – Monday

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Sightseeing of Hampi

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Lotus Temple, Hati Mahal, Ram – Mandir, Badavi Linga temple, krishna Temple, Lakshmi narasimha Temple Etc.

By Evening 5:30 pm Board the bus to Mumbai

Day 4 – Tuesday 

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08:00 Hrs : @ Mumbai

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Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 7500/- per Head which includes

 

1) Local Transportation for 3 days Hospet to Hospet for Sightseeing Hampi – Badami – Pattadakal – Aihole

2) Food expenses for 3 days (day 3 dinner excluded)

3) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

4) Entry Fees & Guide charges

5) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Rs. 4500/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Hotel booking

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
 
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Ifsc code: ICIC0000268
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Last date for registration: – 8 days prior to departure OR Till the batch gets full
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NOTE :: MUMBAI – HOSPET – MUMBAI Bus Fare ( ~ Rs 4000/- pp) to b borne by participant

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater (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)

A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish 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/

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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/