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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 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 / 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

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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/

Dear All
 
We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged a scenic Kelshi – Ladghar Beach trek on 16 – 17 November 2019
 

Key Highlights of the trek ::

Hike through more than 10 secluded beaches, enjoy cool sea breeze, experience walk through small villages / fisherman colonies, lush green plantations, feel waves touching your feet along the Arabian Sea coast

> Cross creeks, river by small boats

> Beach trail will also let you explore the delicacies of a certain authentic konkani cuisine,

Itinerary

Day 0: Friday Night 15 Nov 2019

11:00 pm : Meeting point @ Kotak Mahindra Atm near Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) 

Day 1: Saturday 16 Nov 2019

05: 00 Hrs : @ Kelshi 

06:30 Hrs:  breakfast – tea time

07:00 Hrs : Trek starts

Enjoy the walk through the beaches (there will be quite a few) and fishermen colonies. 
 
Cross the creeks in small boats.
 
The beaches today we will walking across are Kelshi, Utumber, Aade, Padale, Savane and Anjarle till Lunch
 
12:30 Hrs : Veg Lunch @ Anjarle
 
The beaches on our list now include: Paj Pandhari (a fishermen colony), Harnai, Palande and Murud.
 
Get refreshed @ home stay & fun time @ beach
 
A mesmerizing sunset and the rush of the tides on the beach 
 
Dinner (Veg / Non Veg)
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Day 2: Sunday 17 Nov 2019
06:30 Hrs: Wake up call
07:30 Hrs: Breakfast time
08:30 Hrs: Trek starts
The beaches we will be cover today are Murud, Karde and Ladghar. We expect to reach Ladghar by 12 am.
14:00 Hrs:  Lunch Time @ Dapoli
15:30 Hrs: Departure to Mumbai.
21:30 Hrs: @ Dadar
The cost for the event is about Rs. 3950 / – per head
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Private Vehicle Mumbai to Mumbai (Non A/c) 
Vehicle to carry your luggage
Boat charges to cross creeks
Food – 2 breakfast, 2 Veg lunch, 1 dinner (Veg/Non Veg)
Dormitory Accommodation @ Home Stay  / Tented accommodation at beach 
Shikhar Vedh expertise charges
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Deposit advance amount of Rs. 2500/-  (Non-Refundable) on following A/c for  Private vehicle, Accommodation and Food etc. 
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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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OR
Googlepay: 9702121373
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Last date for registration: – Thursday 7 November 2019 till 5 pm OR till the seats are available
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Note: Though the trek is easy still the endurance level is moderate there will be a limit 
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Things To Carry:-
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
A Torch with spare set of Battery (a must)
Sleeping mat, bedding (a must)
Extra 2 Pair of Clothes (a must)
Good trekking shoes; carry extra pair (a must)
wind-cheater (Optional)
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 (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836
Also join us @
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Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged an Offbeat Tour to Bundi, Kota on 28-29 March 2020

About the places -

Bundi :: A tourism place that captures every kid’s idea of a perfect desert, Bundi is like nowhere else in Rajasthan. Bundi is also known as the blue city of Eastern Rajasthan. It is mainly famous for its tourist attractions like mansions, forts, paintings, step wells, and palaces. All these places together make Bundi a perfect travel destination in Rajasthan. Such charming is the silhouette of the city that one can see its mention in literary and cinematic works of many veteran authors and filmmakers, like Rudyard Kipling in ‘Kim’ novel, Rabindranath Tagore in ‘False Fort’ (Nakalgarh Poem), and Satyajit Ray in his movie ‘Sonar Kella.’

Sightseeing Attractions :
1) Taragarh Palace
2) Sukh Mahal
3) 84 pillared Cenotape
4) Bundi Palace
5) Raniji ki Baori
6) Nawal Sagar Lake

& Few more
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Kota : Situated on the banks of the Chambal River, the city of Kota is famous for its distinctive style of paintings, palaces, museums, and places of worship. The city is known for gold jewellery, Doria sarees, silk sarees and the famous Kota stone.

Sightseeing Attractions :
1) Grand Canyon – Garadias Mahadev Temple
2) Garh Palace / City Palace
3) Chambal Garden
4) Kota Barrage
5) Seven Wonder Park

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Rendezvous: Mumbai Central @ 18:30 Hrs on 27 March 2020

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Departure by train

Day 1 – Friday 27 March 2020

18:30 hrs : @ Mumbai Central Station

Day 2 – Saturday 28 March 2020

Breakfast In train

Arrive at Kota @ 09:00 hrs

Drive to Bundi

Check in Hotel, Freshen up

Sightseeing: Bundi Exploration

Return back to the Hotel late in the evening

Day 2 : Sunday 29 March 2020

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

check out & Bundi remaining Sightseeing

10:00 Hrs: Move to Kota by private transport

11:00 Hrs : Kota

Kota Sightseeing –

Return journey to Mumbai by train @17:00 Hrs

Day 3: Monday 30 March 2020

08:00 Hrs :: Reach Mumbai Central Station

The cost for two days Bundi – Kota tour would be Rs. 6850/- per person

& would include:

Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
Sightseeing around  Bundi & Kota by Non-AC local transport
Food for 2 days (Train Journey Dinner excluded)
All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373
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Last date to confirm with advance payment is Thursday 30 January 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/

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
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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: – till Train Tkts available OR Till the reg. gets full

Things To Carry:- 
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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
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the Chikmagalur – Mullyangiri – Belur – Halebid Backpacking Tour !!! on 21 – 24 February 2020 ( Leaving on Friday morning & Return on Monday evening at 06:30 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 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:

LTT @ 11:30 Hrs on Fri day 21 February 2020 (Mahashivratri Holiday)

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Departure by Train – Netravati Express

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Day 1: Saturday 22 February 2020

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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 2 : Sunday 23 February 2020

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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 3: Monday 23 February 2020 (Need to take a leave)

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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

.
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 the train tickets are available to get confirmed seats, OR Till the batch gets full
.
Things To Carry:-
.
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
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Also join us @
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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

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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: 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 planned to experience the Exotic Coorg Backpacking Tour !!! on 11 – 14 January 2020 ( Leaving on Saturday morning & Return on Tuesday evening at 06:30 Hrs @ LTT)

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Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 9500/- per Head which includes

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

2) Private Vehicle for 2 days for Sightseeing Coorg (AC vehicle)

3) Food expenses (Saturday Train Journey Food excluded)

4) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

5) Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

5) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Major Sightseeing Points :-

  • ● Madikeri fort exploration
    ● Omkareshwara temple
  • Rajas Seat & Raja Tomb
    ● Dubare Elephant camp
    ● Nisargadhama
    ● Bylakuppe – largest Tibetan settlement in South India
    ● Bhagamandala – Talacauvery 

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Itinerary for the tour as below: -

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Meeting Point:

LTT @ 11:30 Hrs on Saturday 11 January 2020

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Departure by Train – Netravati Express

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Day 1: Sunday 12 January 2020

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05:00 Hrs: @ Alight @ Mangaluru

3 Hrs drive to Coorg  by private vehicle

08:00 Hrs : Check in Hotel – Freshen Up

 

09:00 Hrs : B/f – Tea time

11:00 Hrs : Bhagmandala – 

12:00 Hrs : Tala Kaveri – Dakshin Kashi — Foothills of Brahmagiri Hills

14:00 Hrs : Lunch Time

Madikeri Exploration

Madikeri Fort – 

Omkareshwara Temple

Rajas Seat & Tomb

Dinner

Overnight at Hotel

Day 2 : Monday 13 January 2020 (Need to Take a leave)

Breakfast time … Check out

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Dubere Elephant Camp – Elephant Grooming , Feeding,  Ride

Exploration Time (~ 3 Hrs Time )

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Nisargadhama :- An Island formed by river cauvery

En-route Have a Lunch

Bylakuppe :- Largest Tibetian settlement in South India

18:00 Hrs : Drive to Mangluru

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21:00 Hrs :: @ Mangluru Station

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Dinner time

Departure by Train – 16346 – Netravati Express to Mumbai

Day 3: Tuesday 14 January 2020 (Makar Sankranti – HOLIDAY)

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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. 9500/- per Head which includes

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

2) Private Vehicle for 2 days for Sightseeing Coorg

3) Food expenses (Saturday Train Journey Food excluded)

4) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

5) Entry fees wherever applicable (Except Camera Fee)

5) 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
.
Last date for registration: – Till the train tickets are available to get confirmed seats, OR Till the batch gets full
.
Things To Carry:-
.
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 @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear AllWe @ Shikhar Vedh has organized a trek to Mt. Patalsu Heights (~ 13845 feet) near Manali on 7 – 12 June 2020

.

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Age Group: 15 Years and above Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………
Group Size: 25 Trekkers max
Cost: Rs 11000/- per head (Manali to Manali)
Package Price Includes :* Manali to Manali Transfers

* Food and Accommodation ( 6 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

* Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

* Guide / Cook and other Professionals

Mt. Patalsu Heights 4470mtr – 13845 feet in Himachal Pradesh (Land of Snow Mountains)

An Enjoyable and Relaxed Six Days Ultimate High Altitude Trek


A Six Days High Altitude Trek for Mountain Lovers

Trek Details:

.

Itinerary of the event – Saturday 5 June 2020 ::  Train Journey from Mumbai / Pune


Sunday 6 June 2020 :: Overnight Journey from Delhi / Chandigad to Manali
 
(Note : Those who want to fly can reach on Sunday to chandigarh / Delhi to catch the bus from there to Manali)
.

Day 1: Monday 7 June 2020 @ MANALI


Reporting Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manali

Manali to Drive Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home – (4 Km. from Manali)

  • B/ Fast

  • Room Allotment and Freshen up

  • Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s

  • Group Activity

  • Lunch and Rest

  • Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”

  • High Tea & Snacks

  • Group Discussions

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Dinner and Lights off


Day 2: Tuesday 8 June 2020 :: Burwa To Solang Nallah :

Time taken: 3 to 4 hours, 4 km

Begin the Patalsu Peak trek after freshening up in the morning. Travel to the old bridge across the Beas River.  The starting section of your journey will take you along the river for Three to Four hours. On the way you will pass the villages of Burwa and Shanag. You will cross the Beas River near the Solang Valley, and then continue trekking up to your campsite. The camps will be set-up on the banks of the river below the Solang village. Overnight stay in Tents

 

*      B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Solang Nallah)

*      Lunch at Campsite – Solang Nallah

*      Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest

*      Group Activity or Visit to Solang Nallah Ground to Enjoy Paragliding (at your own cost)

*      High Tea & Snacks

*      Late Evening Hot Soup

*      Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow

*      Dinner and Lights off

Day 3: Wednesday 9 June 2020 :: Solang Nallah to Shaga Dugh:

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 7 km

This section of Patalsu Peak trekking will transport you to the beautiful meadow of Shaga dugh. You will meander through mixed forests of oak and pine, and as you reach higher altitudes, you will see giant slopes of the Solang Valley. Here the pine and oak vegetation will be taken over by groves of deodar, and white mountains will be visible in the distance. You will continue hiking through the valley, and pass the village of Solang. After a long and gruelling climb, you will reach Shaga dugh. Shaga dugh is a lush alpine grassland where you will stay overnight in Tent

 

*      B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Shaga Dugh)

*      Lunch at Campsite – Shaga Dugh

*      Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest

*      Group Activity

*      High Tea & Snacks

*      Late Evening Hot Soup

*      Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow

*      Dinner and Lights off

Day 4: Thursday 10 June 2020 :: Shaga Dugh to Mt. Patalsu Peak:

Time taken: 6 to 7 hours, 7 km

Prepare yourselves for the Beautiful section of Patalsu Peak. The first hour of the walk will be through a mixed forest of conifers and oak. After this section is over, you will have scaled a substantial height, and the trees will disappear altogether. The rest of the trail is exposed, rocky and relatively unmarked. After about 4 hours of hiking, you will conquer the Patalsu Peak, which is roughly 13845 feet high. The journey will give you magnificent views of many snowbound peaks of the Dhauladhar and Great Himalayan ranges. Later in the day, start descending and retrace the path to the Shagadugh campsite.

*      B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Shaga Dugh)

*      Packed Lunch for Summit Days

*      High Tea & Snacks

*      Late Evening Hot Soup

*      Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow

*      Dinner and Lights off

 

Day 5: Friday 11 June 2020 :: Shaga Dugh to Burwa @ Shikhar Par 

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 7 km

Start your journey to Solang Nallah from Shaga dugh early in the morning. At Solang Nalla, board a vehicle and drive back to Shikhar Par. 

*      B/ Fast (After B/Fast move to Burwa)

*      Lunch at Camp Site

*      Rest and Free for Local Sight Seeing

*      Late Evening Hot Soup

*      Group Discussions

*      Dinner and Lights off

Day 6 : Saturday 12 June 2020


  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast

  • Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks

 

After Vote of Thanks leave from Shikharpar to Manali,

Overnight travel to Chandigadh / Delhi by HPTDC Buses

Day 7 :: Sunday – Travel from Chandigadh / Delhi to Mumbai

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Please book yourself with Advance payment of Rs. 7500/- per head (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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373
.
Last date to register with advance payment is 2 months before the departure

.

Plz book the train tickets accordingly asap still available to & fro

.

(Those who want to fly can reach on Sunday to chandigarh / Delhi to catch the bus from there to Manali )

plz feel free to contact – Jagadish Patil :: 9702121373 / 9869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

========================================================


Package Price :: Rs. 11000/- (Rs. Ten Thousand Only ) – (Manali to Manali)

Age Group : 16 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

Package Price Includes :

  • Manali to Manali Transfers

  • Food and Accommodation ( 4-5 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

.

Excludes :

  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,

  • Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportation,

  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities

  • (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc. 

  • Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be

  • Extra and need to be borne by you.

  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

  • “Shikhar Vedh” & our associate partner Shikhar Par Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will have all authority to make any changes and final Decision.

  • Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

Insurance :


All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Vedh and Organiser” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to

unavoidable reason or mishap.


Caution & Remarks :


  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

Deciding to undertake the trip.

  • Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

Especially while sleeping


Cancellations :


Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to shikharvedh@gmail.com Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

The cancellation charges are as under:

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), SHIKHAR Vedh & our associate partner Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.


Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :


01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)

04. Personal First-aid Kit.

05. Energy Food

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

07. Bandana or Buff

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

10. Socks plus spares

11. Sandals

12. Camera and memory cards – Optional

13. Binoculars – Optional

14. Notebook and pen or pencil

15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash

16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4

17. Toilet paper

18. Insect repellant

19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit

20. Towel

21. Cell phone with Charger,

22. Poncho

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

24. Thermal Inners


Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

 

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has organized a trek to Bhrigu lake near Manali on 11 – 16 May 2020

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Age Group: 14 Years and above Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………
Group Size: 30 Trekkers max
Cost: Rs 9000/- per head (Manali to Manali)
Package Price Includes :

* Manali to Manali Transfers

* Food and Accommodation ( 6 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

* Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

* Guide / Cook and other Professionals


Bhrigu Lake 14,100 ft in Himachal Pradesh (Land of Snow Mountains)


An Enjoyable and Relaxed Six Days Ultimate High Altitude Trek


Bhrigu Lake

History and Details :


Is a lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu districtHimachal PradeshIndia. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which is close to the town of Manali or from Gulaba. Actually an area of the Pir Panjal mountain range.

It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu.

Legend has it that the sage used to mediate near the lake and hence it has been rendered sacred; the locals believe that due to this the lake never freezes completely.


A Six Days High Altitude Trek for Mountain Lovers

Trek Details:

.

Itinerary of the event – 

By Train :: Saturday 9 May 2020 :: Train Journey to Delhi / Chandigarh from Mumbai / Pune

By Air :; Sunday 10 May 2020 – @ Delhi / Chandigarh

Sunday 10 May 2020 :: Overnight Journey from Delhi / Chandigad to Manali
.

Day 1: Monday 11 MAY 2020


Reporting Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manali

Manali to Drive Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home – (4 Km. from Manali)

  • B/ Fast

  • Room Allotment and Freshen up

  • Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s

  • Group Activity

  • Lunch and Rest

  • Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”

  • High Tea & Snacks

  • Group Discussions

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Dinner and Lights off


Day 2: Tuesday 12 May 2020

Shikharpar to Gulaba (drive) and trek to Raul Kholi

Altitude: 2600 m to 3,830 m

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 4 km


  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast

  • Packed Lunch from Base Camp (Shikharpar- Ultimate Stay)

Take the Manali-Rohtang Pass road. Drive by Kolang, Palchan, Kothi as you reach Gulaba, Base camp of the trek. Gulaba is 22 km from Manali.

The trek to Gulaba starts from the 14th scissor bend on the right side of the road head. Trek steadily underneath forest cover, passing through open grasslands every now and then.

Make note of silver oak, cedar and birch trees on the trail here. These are few of the most prominent trees in the Himalayas. The trail enters an open meadow where shepherds camp. Observe Mt. Hanuman Tibba towering over the meadow in the background. Below Mt.Hanuman Tibba are the Seven Sister peaks seated in Beas Kund Valley. Turn right from the upper ridge of the meadow and head south. The second forested cover begins here.  Ahead, there’s a milky white rivulet flowing down the imposing Kolang Valley.

This is Kolang Nallah. Here, a trail on the right ascends towards a ridge (from south east). As you climb up the ridge, pause to enjoy brilliant views of Manali and Solang Valley. From here, Raul Kholi is around 2 hours away.

Raul Kholi is a scenic grazing ground used by local shepherds. Located at the base of Bhrigu Lake, it makes for an ideal camping spot. Your water source here is Chor Nallah, which flows across the camping ground.

  • High Tea and Welcome Drink

  • Tent Allotment and Relax

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Free Time for Group Games

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner and Rest for get ready for 2morrow  Bhrigu Lake


Day 3: Wednesday 13 May 2020

Raul Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and then to Camp 2 – Base of Bhrigu Lake

Altitude: 3,830 m to 4,270 m

Time taken: 3 to 3 ½ hours, 3.5 km

  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast and Move to Bhrigu Lake

Start early as you have to catch memories today

.

You have to trek a height of around 411 m to reach Bhrigu Lake.

Bhrigu Lake rests between two high-altitude ridges. You’re currently hiking to the first ridge, which is an hour away. The trail slowly turns from green to brown and white. As you reach the ridge, look for an oval glacial lake in the distance. The lake surrounded by snow. You can catch a stunning panoramic view of Pir Pinjal and Dhauladhar ranges. Also, major peaks, Mt. Indrasen, Mt.Deo Tibba and Mt.Hanuman Tibba stand majestically before you.

After spending time at the lake, head down to New Camp Site base of Bhrigu Lake

  • Lunch

  • High Tea

  • Group Games

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner


Day 4: Thursday 14 May 2020

Base of Bhrigu Lake to Mori Doog

Altitude: 3,830 m to 2,070 m

Time taken: 3 hours, 3 km

  • Morning Tea & B/Fast

Today’s trek is an easy one. Descend through the forest ridge of Pandu Ropa. Once you exit the forest ridge, treat yourself to a grand view of Kullu Valley. Below you, there are attractive apple orchards that Kullu Valley is famous for

.

  • Lunch

  • High Tea

  • Group Games

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner


Day 5: Friday 15 May 2020

Mori Doog to Vashistha

Time taken: 3 hours, 3.5 km


  • Morning Tea & B/Fast

This is an old Kullu village with several native stories about Sage Bhrigu and the Pandavas. The village trail from here all the way to Vashisht is well-defined. The trek ends at Vashisht.

Once there, you could pamper yourself by bathing in hot springs.

Drive from Vashisht to Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home

  • Lunch at Shikharpar

  • Freshen up

  • Marketing and Local Sight Seeing

  • Grand Camp Fire and Bada Khana


Day 6 : Saturday 16 May 2020


  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast

  • Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks

After Vote of Thanks leave from Shikharpar to Manali,

Overnight travel to Chandigadh / Delhi by HPTDC Buses

Day 7 :: Sunday 17 May 2020

Travel from Chandigadh / Delhi to Mumbai

=======================================================

Please book yourself with Advance payment of Rs. 5000/- pp (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

OR

Googlepay: 9702121373
.
Last date to register with advance payment is 3 months before the departure

.

Plz book the train / flight tickets accordingly to & fro

.

(Those who want to fly can reach on Sunday to chandigarh / Delhi to catch the bus from there to Manali )

plz feel free to contact – 

Jagadish Patil :: 9702121373 / 9869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

========================================================


Package Price :: Rs. 9000/- (Rs. Eight Thousand Only ) – (Manali to Manali)

Age Group : 14 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

Package Price Includes :

  • Manali to Manali Transfers

  • Food and Accommodation ( 4-5 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

.

Excludes :

  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,

  • Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportation,

  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities

  • (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc. 

  • Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be

  • Extra and need to be borne by you.

  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

  • “Shikhar Par” Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will have all authority to make any changes and final

  • Decision.

  • Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

Insurance :


All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Par and Organiser” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to

unavoidable reason or mishap.


Caution & Remarks :


  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

Deciding to undertake the trip.

  • Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

Especially while sleeping


Cancellations :


Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to shikharvedh@gmail.com Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

The cancellation charges are as under:

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), SHIKHAR Vedh & our associate partner Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.


Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :


01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)

04. Personal First-aid Kit.

05. Energy Food

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

07. Bandana or Buff

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

10. Socks plus spares

11. Sandals

12. Camera and memory cards – Optional

13. Binoculars – Optional

14. Notebook and pen or pencil

15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash

16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4

17. Toilet paper

18. Insect repellant

19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit

20. Towel

21. Cell phone with Charger,

22. Poncho

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

24. Thermal Inners


Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

Hampi_Stone-Chariot

Dear all,

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

.

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

.

Itinerary of the tour ::

.

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

.

Sightseeing of Hampi

.

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 

.

08:00 Hrs : @ Mumbai

.

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

.
Deposit Rs. 4500/- 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
.

NOTE :: MUMBAI – HOSPET – MUMBAI Bus Fare ( ~ Rs 4000/- pp) to b borne by participant

.
Things To Carry:-
.
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 @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/