Lobhi_Trek

Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Lonavla to Bhimashankar (Lobhi) range trek on 12 – 13 September 2020

Hope to c u with us

Brief Introduction & Summary:

Distance to be covered: 70km approx.

Difficulty level: Medium

Endurance level: High – Previous trekking experience required.

Maximum participants: 25 only

 

Lonavala to Bhimashankar is known to be one of the ancient trek routes in the Sahyadri ranges. This old route shall put your endurance level to test. This a life changing experience, and worth every effort that you put in every stride. Hills and downhill, plateaus and long vast plateaus, dense forest of Karvi plants, ever-changing route, breath taking beauty. One of the most amazing trekking experiences we must say.
Itinerary of the trek is as follows:
Day 0 :: Friday 11th September 2020 :

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Meet at Lonavala station by 23:00 Hrs

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Here, enjoy the small introduction session. Start the trek from station.

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Day 1 :: Saturday 12th September 2020 :  

Will reach Valvand village by 3:30 am 

A 2 hours rest … and after having breakfast start our trek towards Kondeshwar temple ….

9:30 Hrs : @ Kondeshwar temple

Move to beautiful Kusur plateau. The huge plateau with awesome greenery and windy sometimes. We’ll reach Kusur village by lunch time. Have lunch (Self-Carried) at Kusur village. around 13:00 Hrs

Transport to Talapewadi village by private vehicle from Kusur.

Start trekking from Talape village approximately 3 hours trek to Padharwadi village via famous ‘Vandre Khind’ which is a rest of day village. This village is at core of Sahyadri. reach @ Padharwadi by 7 pm … Overnight stay at Padharwadi.

Day 2 :: Sunday 13th September 2020

The final Day. Today we’ll reach out final destination to the Bhimashankar. We will start our trek early morning so that we can complete as early as possible. After breakfast, start trek from Padharwadi. After crossing huge plateau reach at final point at Bhimashankar. Trek conclude with lot of sense of achievement and off course happy memories.

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13:00 hrs : Lunch Time

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From Bhimashankar move to Pune , Mumbai by public / private transport

Meeting Point & time

Meet Friday 11 September 2020 at Lonavla Railway Station by 11:00 PM

Mumbai people can board 17411 – Mahalaxmi Express from CST by 20:20 hrs

& alight @ Loanavala station by 22:50 Hrs

Pune people can take 21:05 Hrs lonavala local & reach @ lonavala by 22:30 pm

  • Group Size: Max.25
  • Contribution: Rs. 2000/- per head

 

Inclusions:

  1. Transportation arrangements from Kusur  to Talpewadi village
  2. All meals during the trek (Except Saturday Lunch)
  3. Accommodation at villager’s house
  4. Guidance and Expertise Charges.

 

 Exclusions:

  1. Medical aid other than first aid.
  2. Anything else other than mentioned above.

                          

Payment details:
One needs to transfer / NEFT Rs 2000/- per head (Non-Refundable) as Full advance at the time of booking.

Account Details

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

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

IFSC Code :: ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

  • Things to carry:

1)   Some ready to eat food, dry snacks, biscuits, cakes, etc.

2) Good quality shoes preferably ACTION trekking shoes, chappals during relax time.

3)   Water bottle min 3 Ltrs.

4)   Sleeping mat/bag, shawl, etc.

5)   Personal medicines.

6)   Extra pair of cloths.

7)   A haversack to put in all the things to be carried

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  • Special Notes: 

1)  Registration through phone calls only with adv payment

2)  Avoid wearing gold ornaments and valuables.

3) We all are going for an historic, adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.

4) Do’s & Don’ts will be explained during the introduction session. All are bound by the same.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Yana Caves_Rocks

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has planned to experience the Vibhuti Waterfall !!! Yana Rocks !!! Banavasi !!! Sahastralinga !!! on

B1: 29 – 30 Aug 2020

B2: 19 – 20 Sep 2020

Tour Fees would be Rs. 5750/- per Head which includes

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

2) Private Vehicle for 2 days Sightseeing Yana – Vibhuti – Sirsi – Gokarn

3) Food expenses for (sunday dinner excluded)

4) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

5) Entry fess (Except camera fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Yana Rocks :- Limestone rocks, a hiking trail, beautiful scenery and lush backdrops compose Yana Rocks. These rocks lie close to the village of Yana in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. They are home to an epic trail of limestone formations and black karst structures. Yana is famous for two massive rock outcrops known as the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara 120 metres (390 ft) in height and the Mohini Shikhara is 90 metres (300 ft) in height.

Vibhuti Falls :- It is located in Ankola taluk of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, India. The word “Vibhuthi” means limestone. The water in this falls comes past limestone rocks near Yana & so the falls is called “Vibhuthi Falls”.

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Banavasi :- Madhukeshwara Temple – A 9th Century Marvel. Located in one of the oldest cities of India, Banavasi, the Madhukeshwara temple has religious and historical significance. … Banavasi was the first capital city of Karnataka when it was ruled by the Kadamba dynasty.

Sahasralinga :- is a pilgrimage place, located around 14 km from the Sirsi. It is in the river Shalmala and is famous for being the location where around a thousand lingas are carved on rocks in the river and on its banks.

Itinerary for the trip as below: -

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Meeting Point:  Day 0: Friday :- CSMT @ 21:30 Hrs

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Departure by Train – Mangalore Express

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Day 1: Saturday :- Kumta – Yana – Banavasi – Sirsi

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Breakfast – Tea in train itself

11:00 Hrs: @ Alight @ Kumtha

1.5 Hrs drive to Yana by private vehicle

(~ 20 mins trail to visit)

Yana Exploration for 2 hrs

Lunch time

Drive to Banavasi 

Explore Madhukeshwara Temple

Overnight @ Home stay in Sirsi

Day 2: Sunday :- Sirsi – Sahastralinga – Vibhuti Falls – Gokarna

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Post Breakfast – Tea

1/2 Hrs drive to Sahastralinga 

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Move to visit Vibhuti Falls

(~ 30 mins trail to visit)

11:00 Hrs :: @ Vibhuti Falls

2 hrs for fun masti – exploration

14:00 Hrs: Lunch time

Move to Gokarna 

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17:00 Hrs :: @ Gokarn Station

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Departure by Train – Matsyagandha Express to Mumbai

Day 3: Monday

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05:10 Hrs :: @ Panvel

05:55 Hrs :: @ Thane

06:30 Hrs :: @ LTT

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Tour Fees would be Rs. 5750/- per Head which includes

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

2) Private Vehicle for 2 days Sightseeing Yana – Vibhuti – Sirsi – Gokarn

3) Food expenses for (sunday dinner excluded)

4) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

5) Entry fess (Except camera fee)

6) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

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Deposit Rs. 3750/- 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

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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
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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/

1200px-Kothaligad_Fort1

Dear All

 

We शिखर वेध is glad to announce Night trek 2 Kothaligad
on 29 Feb – 1 March 2020

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1000/- per head


That would include:

Karjat to Karjat transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges


Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy…
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Kothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the
village of Peth is situated at its base. The pinnacle of the Peth can
be seen from the village. It looks like a filed surface. On reaching
the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one
is the cave of Goddess, besides which is a water cistern and the last
one is the specious Bhairoba cave. A flat floor and well-sculpted
pillars are specialty of the cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are
carved leading the pinnacle. Four–Five potholes and some cannon balls
are scattered in the fort.
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Here is some info abt the place: – Kothaligad

Height: 3100 feet above MSL
Grade: Medium
Region: Karjat
Base Village: Ambivali
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Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Note: Members are requested to take return ticket till karjat by their own.
Board the second last compartment from Karjat side which is the second
one from CST side

Day 1: Saturday

Train Timing – Karjat Fast local

CST           : 21:26 Hrs
Byculla       : 21:33 Hrs
Dadar         : 21:40 Hrs
Kurla          : 21:47 Hrs
Ghatkopar   :21:51 Hrs
Thane         : 22:07 Hrs
Dombivali    :22:20 Hrs
Kalyan        : 22:29 Hrs
Karjat          : 23:19 Hrs

23:30 Hrs: Move 2 Ambivali village by tumtum

Day 2: Sunday
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00:30 Hrs: @ Ambivali village
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02:30 Hrs: @ Pethwadi

Ascend fort
04:00 Hrs: Atop
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Rest till sun – rise

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Fort Exploration for 1.5 Hrs
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08:00 Hrs: Descend
09:00 Hrs: Peth Village.

Breakfast – Tea time
11:30 Hrs: @ Ambivali
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Move Karjat  by rick/bus
12:30 Hrs: @ Karjat & Disperse
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From there by local train 2 mumbai

We will be in mumbai around 16:00 Hrs (Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1000/- per head


That would include:

Karjat to Karjat transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday 

& Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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Deposit  Rs 1000/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSCCode : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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Maximum 25 seats
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Things to be carried:
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A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs), (A Must)
Torch with spare batteries ( A must)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
windcheaters.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
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/