Dear All
We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged a scenic Kumtha – Gokarna beach Trek on weekend
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Key Highlights of the trek ::
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> Hike through more than 10 pristine beachestrek through Sand rock patches, boulders, along the Arabian Sea coast
> Ferry ride across the Aghanashini River
> Camp on a beach, experience mesmerizing sunset and sleep under the stars

About Kumta  -Gokarna beach trek ::

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Situated by the Konkan Railway route, the trail between Kumta and Gokarna connects more than 10 clean and beautiful beaches on the northern tip of Karnataka. Most are untouched by regular tourists and only shelter few shacks for beach lovers. Start the trail at Kumta, walk through Vannali Beach, Kadle Beach, Nirvana Beach, Paradise Beach, Half-Moon Beach and Om Beach to name a few. End the trek at Gokarna, which is home to a famous Shiva Temple.
Itinerary of the range trek is as below ::
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Day 1-  Friday
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Meeting point :: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) @ 15:00 Hrs
catch 12619 / Matsyagandha ExpressDay 2 – Saturday
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05:00 Hrs :: Reach Kumta station
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Freshen Up
 
Breakfast- tea 
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Move to Kumta Beach by local public transport
08:30 Hrs Start the hike through number of beaches
 
viz Kumta beach, Vannali beach, Mangodlu beach, Kadle beach, Gude Angadi beach , Nirvana beach , Belekan Beach
 
Note :: Packed lunch on the way

06:00 Hrs ::  Camping @ Belekan 
 
Freshen up, set up camp for the night
 
Dinner

Bonfire fun – games
Sleep under the stars in your sleeping bag or you also have the option to use the tents. Please carry sheets to be used in the tent at night if you don’t have a sleeping bag.Day 3: Sunday

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06:00 hrs :: Wake up call, freshen up
Breakfast – tea time

08:00 Hrs Start the trek to Gokarna viz
 
Paradise beachHalf-Moon BeachOm Beach, Kudle beach

02:00 pm Reach Gokarna Beach,
 
Lunch time in hotel

Proceed towards Gokarna Road Station

16:30 Hrs :: Catch 12620 / Matsyagandha Express
Day 4: Monday
05:53 am Reach Thane Station
06:35 am Reach LTT Station
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The cost for the event is about Rs. 3850 / – per head

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Sleeper class (SL) train tickets Mumbai – Kumta and Gokarna – Mumbai

Local transport at Kumta and Gokarna

Vehicles to carry your luggage
Food – 2 breakfast, 2 lunch, 1 dinner
Tented accommodation at beach camp

Shikhar Vedh expertise charges

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Deposit advance amount of Rs. 2000/-  (Non-Refundable) on following A/c for  For Train-tickets, Private vehicle 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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Googlepay : 9702121373

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Lasr date for registration: – Monday till 5 pm OR till the train tickets 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:-

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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

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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

sandhan_valley

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event
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Event Cost :: Rs 3000/- per head ( Mumbai & Pune)
 
Includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai, 3 veg meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges, Tented Accommodation  
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Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
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Next Batches::
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All Weekends of November, December 2020 & January 2021
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Brief Intro about Sandhan:-

Height:~ 4100 ft
Grade: Medium with Thrill
Time: ~ 0.5 hrs from Samrad
Location: Bhandardara region

” SANDHAN” …. is a beautiful place situated in the Western Ghats  near Ratangad. Amidst the water carved valley of 50 to 500 feet deep and around two km long. Experience the heart throbbing crossing of 4 ft deep water pool in the way of  rock floored water carved valley. 
This will be your memorable trek.

Also you will get chance to Rappel down four small patches to reach the base of SANDHAN VALLEY.

Trek Details:

DAY 0 :: Friday

Rendezvous : Dadar for Mumbai people & Swargate for Pune people

23:00 Hrs : Departure by private vehicle Non a/c
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Day 1: Saturday
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05:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

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Rest for 1 hours
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Breakfast-T Time
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07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
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We have to go through abt 4-5 feet deep water for about 25-30 meters on the way … its real fun-thrill
Pls do carry extra clothes for da same … 
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12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way (Packed Lunch)
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
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17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
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Tented Accommodation
 
Day 2 :: Sunday
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Wake Up early
08:00 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
09:00 Hrs — Trek towards Dehne for Mumbai ppl / Ascend 2 Samrad for Pune ppl
11:30 Hrs — @ Dehne / @ Samrad
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Move to Mumbai / Pune
Lunch en-route
 
We will be in Dadar / Pune around 19:00 hrs ( thats – subjective) … depends on traffic

The cost for the entire EVENT is about Rs. 3000 /- per head

Includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai, 3 veg meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges, Tented Accommodation

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 3000/- (Non-refundable) …  Deposit the amount on following account.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373
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Seats r limited …
Last date to register with full advance payment is 4 days prior to departure
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Mug, Plate, Spoon ( a must)
Extra Pair of clothes (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably Action, do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

 

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged a Bird watching & photography tour to Bhigwan along-with a short visit to Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary on

15 – 16 February 2020 & 29 Feb – 1 March 2020 (Two Separate Batches)

 

Bird’s Paradise of Maharashtra !!!

 

About the Tour:

 

Bhigwan is a small dusty town on the border of Pune and Solapur district in Central Maharashtra, in India. Bhigwan is located on the Pune-Solapur Highway. South of Bhigwan town, exists a widespread backwater formed due to a man made dam built on the Bhima river. The dam is called as Ujni dam. The backwaters is spread over a wide region and is mainly a shallow waste water reserve. There are two areas where one can see the migratory water birds. 1) Diksal-Parewadi area and 2) Dalaj – Kumbharwadi area. The semi-waste water in this Ujni dam backwater area has built very good wetland based ecosystem and helped agriculture also. The rainfall in Pune region decides the water level in Ujani dam.

 

One can expect various types of Ducks, Herons, Egrets, Raptors and Waders along with flocks of hundreds of flamingos. The huge quantity of birds at Bhigwan increases the chance of sighting almost all the prime bird species there and also creates great photographic opportunities for wildlife photographers. The best part of these outings is that we are also including the famous Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in our itinerary. Its a small patch of forest at Supa village, also known as Supa Grasslands and is a great place to observe and photograph the Indian Gazelles.

 

Mayureshwar Wildlife Sanctuary:

This small wildlife sanctuary is a home to  Gazelia bennetti (Chinkara), Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena), Canis lupus (Wolf), Vulpes bengalensis (Indian Fox).

 

ITINERARY of the Tour as below

 

Day 0: Friday


Meeting Point:: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 11:00 pm

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Overnight Journey to Bhigwan – Kumbhargaon

Day 1: Saturday

 

Early morning reach Bhigwan / Kumbhargaon.

Freshen up & have breakfast.

Explore the location by private boat in order to cover maximum species and also to reach as close to birds as possible.

Have lunch and rest for a while.

Evening again explore the wetland habitat in golden lights considering the sunset.

Dinner & retire for the day

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Day 2 : Sunday

 

Early morning wake up

Post breakfast one more round of exploration by boat

Move to Mayureshwar Wild Life Sanctuary

Around 1 hours of exploration in sanctuary

Lunch en-route

Move to Mumbai

Reach Mumbai by 10 pm

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Total Charges for the Tour is :: Rs 4950/- per head 

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Inclusions: 

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Transport in pvt. Vehicle from Dadar to Dadar (Non A/c),

Home stay (Dormitory type only) / Tented Accommodation, 

Boat charges 3 rounds, Mayureshwar WLS Fee

Food : 3 Veg meals, 2 breakfast-Tea, Evening Tea

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Payment details: 
One needs to transfer Rs 2500/- per head as advance (Non-Refundable) at the time of booking  in following A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – Thursday OR Till the reg. gets full So register ASAP

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Note : Max 15 Participants only

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VIMP NOTES ::

1) We will b staying in locals house … 6-7 ppl in one room with basic washroom facilities / Tented Accommodation

2) Basic bedding is provided but still need to carry chaddars / pullover

3) Local tasty food provided … Don’t expect luxury amenities

4) Carry Good quality Binoculars for sightings

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Things To Carry: -

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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) ( a must)
Bedding – sleeping mat/bag (a must)
Torch with extra cell ( a must)

Windcheater , Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

Extra Pair of clothes,

Good trekking shoes (Preferably ACTION),

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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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Jagadish Patil:  09702121373 /  09869369836
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Also join us @
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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,
We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Konkankada Camping @ Trekkers Paradise-Harishchandrgad
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Hope 2 c u on trek with us to NJoy again 
Brief Introduction about Harishchandragad:Height: 1412 meters (4510 feet)
Grade:Easy
Time: ~ 2 hrs from Pachnai, Base Village
Location:Nagar region
Harishchandragad: The fort is quite ancient, considered to be from the Medieval period. The Great sage Changdev (one who created the epic Tatvasaar), used to meditate on Taramati/Rohidas in 14th century. The caves are also from the same period. Harishchandragad was captured by the Marathas in 1747 from the Moguls.

Konkan Kada:
 The most interesting point on this fort is this cliff, which has always fascinated many people from many years. The cliff faces west and looks down upon the Konkan with a breathtaking view of the surrounding region and sunset. This cliff is not just vertical; it is an overhang, almost like a cobra’s hood.

Kedareshwar: 
The cave of Kedareshwar has a big Shivlinga, which is totally surrounded by water.

Journey Details:
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Day 1: Saturday
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06:30 Hrs:
Depart 2  Pachnai by Private vehicle
B/f en-route

13:00 Hrs : – @ Pachnai
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.Lunch Time
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14:30 Hrs : ASCEND

17:00 Hrs: @ Atop H’gad

17:30 Hrs : @ Konkan Kada

T- Time Sunset View

20:00 Hrs : Dinner ( Bhakri, Bhaji, Rice & Daal)and retire for the dayTented Accommodation

Day 2: Sunday 

06:30 Hrs : Good Morning

Post Breakfast – Tea

Explore Hgad … Caves, Kedarehwar Temple etc

10:30 Hrs: Descend via Pachnai

12:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai
Lunch in hotel on the way
We will reach to Mumbai 19:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost for da Trek is about Rs. 2550 per head
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tht includes transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by private vehicle, 3 veg meals & 2 refreshments & TENTED ACCOMMODATION
NOTE : Minimum 8 participants required to execute

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Deposit Rs. 1500/- per head (Non-Refundable) advance on following A/c for Food & vehicle 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: – 2 days prior to departure

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Things To Carry: -
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) ( a must)
Bedding – sleeping mat/bag (a must)
Torch with extra cell ( a must)
Windcheater , Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (Preferably ACTION),
.
A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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