Vasota

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged Vasota Jungle Trek & Lakeside camping & visit to Sajjangad on all weekends till February 2022
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Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Vasota – Nageshwar:

Height: 4267 feet
Grade: Easy but Endurance level is little more as have to descend on same day
Time: ~ 2 hrs from MetIndavali / 4 hrs from Choravanne … Base Villages
Location: Koyna region

VASOTA-NAGESHWAR: Situated in dense forest, surrounded by river Koyna, fort of Vasota is according to ‘Dnyaneshwari’ a resting place known as Vyaghragad. This old warrior offers one of the most thrilling treks in the Sahyadri as far as trekking through forestation is concerned. Dense forest all the way through, panoramic view of Shivsagar Lake in east & Konkan on west, wonderful cave @ Nageshwar makes this fort special for amateur trekkers & photographers
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Rendezvous:

Day 0: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) on Friday @ 22:30 Hrs
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Day 1: Saturday
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07:00 Hrs: @ Bamnoli

Breakfast – T

Launch Ride
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10:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Ascend

12:00 Hrs: Vasota Atop – Exploration

Packed – Parcel LUNCH @ bifurcation point 2 Nageshwar

14:00 Hrs: Descent to Met Indavali

16:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Launch Ride
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18:30 Hrs : @ Bamnoli

TENT Set-Up near lakeside

Dinner

Campfire
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Day 2: Sunday
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Wake up early morning & freshen up

Breakfast & Tea

09:00 Hrs: Move 2 Satara

11:00 Hrs: @ Satara

Note : time permits Visit Kaas Plateau, Sajjangad & Explore 
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Lunch @ Hotel
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13:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai arnd 21:00 hrs (that’s-subjective)
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The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 3550/- per head

Includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation by Private Vehicle, Launch ferry Charges, Forest entry charges, Guide contri, 3 refreshments, 3 Veg. meals

Tented accommodation

For Vehicle booking Plz do advance payment of Rs 2000/- per head (Non-refundable). Deposit money on A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No: 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSc Code :: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date 2 register: 4 days prior to batch OR till da Batch gets full

Note: – Max. group size would be 24 bcoz of logistic constraints

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Things 2 Carry: 

Water Bottle (~3 Ltr)

Torch

Sleeping Mat-Bag

Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon (All must)

Some ready 2 eat food-Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Extra Pair of clothes, trekking shoe 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 pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 
09869369836
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Also join us @

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Website: 
http://shikharvedh.org/

Vasota

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged Vasota Jungle Trek from Pune 

Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Vasota – Nageshwar:

Height: 4267 feet
Grade: Easy but Endurance level is little more as have to descend on same day
Time: ~ 2 hrs from MetIndavali
Location: Koyna region

VASOTA-NAGESHWAR: Situated in dense forest, surrounded by river Koyna, fort of Vasota is according to ‘Dnyaneshwari’ a resting place known as Vyaghragad. This old warrior offers one of the most thrilling treks in the Sahyadri as far as trekking through forestation is concerned. Dense forest all the way through, panoramic view of Shivsagar Lake in east & Konkan on west, wonderful cave @ Nageshwar makes this fort special for amateur trekkers & photographers

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Rendezvous:

Day 0: Saturday

23:15 Hrs : Bank of Maharashtra, Shivajinagar

23:55 Hrs : Katraj Chowk

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Day 1: Sunday

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04:00 Hrs: @ Bamnoli & Take couple of hours Rest in Bus

06:00 Hrs : Freshen Up

Breakfast – T

Launch Ride

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10:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Ascend

12:00 Hrs: Vasota Atop – Exploration

Exploration

LUNCH Time

14:30 Hrs: Descent to Met Indavali

16:30 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Launch Ride

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18:30 Hrs : @ Bamnoli

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Evening tea & Disperse

19:00 Hrs: Move 2 Pune

We will be in Shivajinagar, Pune arnd 23:00 hrs (that’s-subjective)

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The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 1500/- per head

Includes Pune 2 Pune transportation by Private Vehicle Non A/c, Launch ferry Charges, Forest entry charges, Guide contri, 1 Morning B/f-Tea, Packed Veg. meal & Evening Tea

Plz do full advance payment of Rs 1500/- per head (Non-refundable). Deposit money on A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No: 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSc Code :: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date 2 register: 4 days prior to batch OR till da Batch gets full

Note: – Max. group size would be 24 bcoz of logistic constraints

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Things 2 Carry: 

Water Bottle (~3 Ltr)

Torch

Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon (All must)

Some ready 2 eat food-Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Extra Pair of clothes, trekking shoe 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 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/

sindhudurg-fort

Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a trip to Konkan – Sindhudurg Safari (Scuba Diving Event) 
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Brief Intro about tour:
Grade           : 
Easy
Destination   : Vijaydurg, Kunkeshwar, Rameshwar, Sindhudurg Fort, Dolphin Safari, Tsunami Island, Tarkarli Beach, Nivati Beach
Activities      : Scuba Diving,
Cost per Person: Indian Rupee ₹ 9000/- per head ( All Veg Meals ) and  Indian Rupee ₹ 10000/- per head ( All Non-Veg Meals ) 
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Maximum 25 Participants
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Details as below:

Vijaydurg or Victory Fort:

The oldest fort on Sindhudurg coast constructed in the regime of Raja Bhoj of shilahar dynasty in 1205 (construction period 1193-1205). The fort was earlier known as “Gheria” as it is situated in the village “Girye”. Shivaji Maharaj won this fort from Adilshaha of Bijapur in 1653 and renamed it as “Vijay Durg” as the then Hindu solar ear’s name was “Vijay”. Vijay means Victory.

Sprawling over an area of 48 acres, Vijaydurg, fort of victory, was once seized by the British following a bloody battle. They renamed it Fort Augustus. A dilapidated board at the entrance of the fort relates its history. One of the best views of the fort is from the jetty. The fort stretches out into the sea and a walk inside its precincts is worthwhile. Shivaji added triple rows of huge walls, umpteen towers and spacious inner buildings to it and strengthened it in the 17th century.
Kunkeshwar Temple
Kunkeshwar Temple, an ancient Shiva Temple is located in Kunkeshwar village, 14 Kms from Devgad town. A pristine beach with a very long stretch of seashore and white sand adds to the beauty of temple surroundings. This beautiful temple near beach has alluring architecture with reminiscent of South Indian style of temple architecture. Yadav Kings built this temple in 1100 A. D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj who rejuvenated this temple many times was a frequent visitor to this temple. This temple is also famous as Kashi of South Konkan.
Sindhudurga fort:
Huge sea rocks of Malvan has easefully shouldered the responsibility of two Forts Sindhudurg & Padmagad on their broad chest. The name of the fort is given to the Sindhudurg district. Tourist from all over the world visit through out the year to see this Maratha glory.The fort was built with the help of huge rocks on the Kurte Island which amazes people & one appreciates imaginative power of Shivaji. In 1664 shivaji erected this fort on 44 acers of land. In Sindhudurg Fort there is ‘Shri Shivarajeshwar temple’ of King Shivaji. Also there are temples of Hanuman, Jarimari mandir and Goddess ‘Bhavani Temple’. Impressions of shivaji’s fingers prints found to be preserved here on one of the wall . Also lies, inside the fort worth seeing temples of Bhavanimata, Shambhu Mahadev, Jirimiri & Mahapurush. All are in good conditions.

Tarkarli Beach

Tarkarli is a narrow stretch of beach with pristine waters, located at the convergence of the Karli River and the Arabian Sea. It is 546 k.m. away from Mumbai, 6 kms. south of Malvan, on the west coast of India. This place has gained prominence because of its transparently clear seas, where on a fairly sunny day, one can see the sea- bed up to a depth of 20 feet. This beach can be rightly called as ‘Queen Beach’ of Sindhudurg.

Dolphin Safari:

SCUBA DIVING

The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:
 
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Day 0 ::

Meeting point:

22:00 Hrs : Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) / Swargate (Pune)
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Day 1: 

07:00 Hrs: Breakfast en-route @ Hotel Alankar, HatKhamba

11:30 Hrs: Check in Hotel @ Malvan

12:00 Hrs: Lunch in Hotel (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Soundale Fish – Limited)

14:00 Hrs: TSUNAMI Island

17:00 Hrs: Tarkarli / Devbaug Beach – FUN Time

19:00 Hrs: Evening Tea

19:30 Hrs: Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Paplet / Surmai Fish as available – Limited)

Stay at Malvan

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Day 2: 

07:30 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea Time

08:00 Hrs – 13:00 Hrs:

DOLPHIN SAFARI ;

Scuba Diving ( ~ 15 mins each ) ;  

14:00 Hrs: Lunch Time in Hotel (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – HALWA  Fish as available -Limited)

16:00 Hrs : Nivati Fort & Beach – The amazing beauty of tour

19:00 Hrs: Snacks – Vada Pav & Tea

19:30 Hrs: Free time for Malvan Market / Beach / Rock Garden etc. (Optional)

21:00 Hrs: Dinner (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali – Paplet / Surmai Fish as available -Limited)

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Stay at Malvan

Day 3: 

07:00 Hrs: Visit to Sindhudurg fort

08:30 Hrs: Break Fast (Ghavane + Tea)

09:30 Hrs: Move 2 Achara

10:00 Hrs: @ Rameshwar Temple, Achara

11:30 Hrs: @ Kunkeshwar Temple

12:00 Hrs: Move 2 Vijaydurg

12:45 Hrs: @ Rameshwar temple, Girye, Vijaydurg

13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Hotel Suruchi, Vijaydurg (Veg Thali / Chicken Thali / Fish Thali)

14:00 Hrs: @ Vijay-Durg fort (Guided Tour)

Vijaydurg – Exploration

16:30 Hrs: Tea Break & Depart for Mumbai

21:30 Hrs: Dinner @ Hotel Swad, Sangmeshwar (To be borne by Participant as per veg / non veg choice)

Day 4: 

05:30 Hrs: @ Dadar (Subjective) / Swargate (Pune)

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The cost for the whole tour will be Indian Rupee ₹ 10000/- per head ( For Non Veg meals ) &  Indian Rupee ₹ 9000/- per head ( For All Veg meals )
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This includes Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non A/c), Dolphin Safari, Boating charges, Permissions and entry fees, Guide Charges, Food ( Veg & Non Veg Thali as mentioned wherever limited and unlimited), Non A.C. Accommodations ( Rooms with 4 ppl sharing basis) & SCUBA charges
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VIMP Note: 
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1) Twin sharing accommodation with an extra amount of  Rs 600/- per head And Tripple Sharing accommodation with an extra amount of Rs 400/- per head is possible but the participant has to make arrangement for the company as well
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Maximum 25 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis wid Advance payment only …
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One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 5000/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle, Activity Charges, Boats, Food, Accommodation etc.  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: – 8 Days prior to departure OR Till Reg. Gets Full .

Few memories in form of snaps of our previous Konkan – Tour –  as below
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Amazing world of Under – Water
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=oa.438554322860654&type=1

Things To Carry:- .
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Cap, Good trekking shoes, 

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

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 /  09869369836

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 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 Express

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Day 2 – Saturday

05:00 Hrs :: Reach Kumta station

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.
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Day 3: Sunday

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

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Day 4: Monday
05:53 am Reach Thane Station
06:35 am Reach LTT Station

The cost for the event is about Rs. 3950 / – per head

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

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

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code :: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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)

A haversack to put all these things
 

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

We @ शिखरवेध has arranged little explored Khanderi – Underi Twin Trek in Alibaug on Sunday

Khanderi and Underi forts are situated on two islands near Thal village, 8 Kms north to Alibaug and 20 Kms off the coast of Mumbai. Both the forts still stand proud in the Arabian Sea with their intact fortified walls.
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Khanderi was built by Shivaji Maharaj to keep a check on the Siddhis of Janjira and British. Marathas started building fortification in 1672. One can see Iron Canons with cart wheels onKhanderi Fort. The most prominent structure on Khanderi is a lighthouse built by British. Underi Fort is smaller than Khanderi and is nearly circular. It was built by Siddhi Kahim in 1680.

Khanderi is located a bit far from the beach and can be reached irrespective of High Tide or Low tide as it has a jetty but Underi can only be reached in low tide.

 

The Itinerary for the Trip is as below: 


Sunday

Meeting point: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e) at 05:55 Hrs sharp

06:00 Hrs: Travel by private transport

Pickups en-route at Sion, Chembur, Vashi and Panvel

08:00 Hrs: Simple Breakfast @  Vadkhal

10:00 Hrs: Reach Thal Village

Boat Ride to Khanderi Fort
Sightseeing at Khanderi Fort

13:00 Hrs: Lunch

13:30 Hrs: Boat ride to Underi Fort (Depends on Tide Time)
Sightseeing of Underi Fort

16:00 Hrs: Back to Thal Village

18:00 Hrs: Travel back to Mumbai

We will be back to Dadar at 22:00 Hrs approx.

The Cost of the trip is Rs 1600/- per head 

The above mentioned cost includes –
> Transportation from Dadar to Dadar by private vehicle
> Boat Ride Charges
> Breakfast, Tea & Evening Snacks – Tea
> SV Administrative Charges

For registration, Rs. 1600/- per head (Non-Refundable) as full advance payment is a must …
Deposit the amount on following account.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

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Things To Be carried:

A bottle of water (At least 2 Ltrs – must),

LUNCH for the Day
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Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of cloth
2-3 papers, Cap, etc.
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.

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/