Dear All,

We @ Shikhar VEDH has arranged a 1 day trip to KAAS Plateau Valley of Flowers – Maharashtra along-with visit to Thoseghar waterfall as well
on Saturday … Leaving early morning

Hope 2 cu on trip with us ;-)
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Details r as follows
Brief Introduction about Kaas Valley

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KAAS PLATEAU: A wonderful outing to explore the colourful world of flowers … valley of flowers in Maharashtra  where hundreds of varieties of wild flowers of all colours which blooms in Mid August – Sept end (Da Best Time) … In monsoon the whole area transforms into an unbelievable carpets of flowers like yellow carpets of Smithia and Sonki flowers, Pink carpets of Balsam, Purple carpets of Karvi etc. … These carpets change colors almost every week depending on the dominant flowers during that time.

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Rendezvous:  Bank of Maharashtra, ShivajiNagar @ 05:00 Hrs
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Day 1: 
Departure from Shivajinagar at 5 am
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Pickup points will be till Katraj etc.

We would be heading by Private vehicle.

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07:30 Hrs: @ Satara

Breakfast – Tea Time

08:30 Hrs: @ Kaas Plateau – Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra

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Exploration Time, PHotography, Sight seeing

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11:30 Hrs : Move to Thoseghar Waterfall

13:00 Hrs: Lunch Break @ Thoseghar

Thosegar Waterfall Sight-seeing

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15:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Pune

En-route visit Sajjangad

We will be in Pune around 21:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)
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The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 1700 /- per Head only

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This includes  Pune to Pune transport by private vehicle, Morning B/f – Tea, Veg Lunch, Entry fees @ Kaas Plateau & Thoseghar & SHIKHAR VEDH Administration Charges.

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Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 1700/- per head (Non-refundable) … Seats will be allotted on payment basis … Last row seats will be given only on demand [;)] else late payment ones … 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

 

Seats r limited … 

Last date: 4 days prior to departure

 

Note:- Kas valley, is a remote place and do not have touristy facilities … pls keep in mind …

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Things To Carry:-

 

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Rain cheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet … but pls do carry one …

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 / floaters

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 & Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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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/

Rajmachi

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध is glad to announce Monsoon trek to Rajmachi & Kondhane cave waterfall … Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy …

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1600/- per head & would include:

> Lonavala to  Phanasrai  &   Kondhane to Karjat  transport

> 1 Breakfast, 2 Veg meals

> Accommodation in village house & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The village of Udhewadi lies on the massive plateau that greets one on getting to Rajmachi. The twin forts of Srivardhan & Manoranjan grace the backdrop of the village.

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A little distance down from the village lies a serene and beautiful lake called Uday Sagar Talav, no trek to Rajmachi is complete without taking a dip in this lake.
Behind the lake lies an ancient Monolith, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Here is some info abt the forts: – Srivardhan & Manoranjan

Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL
Grade: Easy
District: Pune
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Lonavala/Kondhane

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:
Rendezvous: 

Day 1: Saturday  :-  Meet at 16:30 Hrs (Sharp) at Lonavala   Railway Station

Depart by pvt vehicle

Move Fanasrai Village by Pvt vehicle

17:30 Hrs: @ Fanasrai

Ascend to Rajmachi (~2.0 hrs / 7 kms)

20:30 Hrs: @ Udhewadi – base village

Dinner Time

Home Stay @ Villagers House (Dormitory)

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Day 2: Sunday :-

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06:00 Hrs: @ Wake up call
07:30 Hrs: @ Shrivardhan atop

Explore Shrivardhan fort.
Breakfast  – Tea in village .
Explore Manoranjan Fort

11:30 Hrs – Visit Uday sagar Talav, Shiva Temple
12:00 Hrs – Lunch (Veg Only)

13:00 Hrs – Descend to Kondhane village

15:30 Hrs – @ Kondhane Caves-Waterfall

17:00 Hrs – @ Kondhane village

Depart to Karjat by Pvt vehicle & then by local train

We would be getting back to Mumbai at approx 22:00 PM (That’s Subjective)
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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1600/- per head & would include:

> Lonavala to   Phanasrai  &   Kondhane to Karjat  by Pvt transport

> 1 Breakfast, 2 Veg meals

> Accommodation in village house & Shikhar Vedh charges

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Advance amount of  Rs. 1600/- per head (Non- Refundable) for registration

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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 to register: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~ 3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages,
personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
.
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836

In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
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Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Fort Tikona in Lonavala region
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 950/- per head which includes
• Traveling from Kamsheth 2 Kamsheth by hired jeeps
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Veg Lunch
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Little info about the fort :
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala.
Base Village: Tikona peth
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Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve center of the many activities of entire Malwa Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction.
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The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists.
One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visaput, Tung and Lohagarh. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev’.
The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.
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The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
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Meeting Point : @ Kamsheth Railway station …. @ 08:35 Hrs
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Mumbai People:
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Board Indrayani Express From CST Morning at 5.40 am and alight at Lonavla by 8am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

Time table of Indrayani Express :
Mumbai CST : 5.40am
Dadar : 5.51am
Thane : 6.14am
Kalyan : 6.35am
Karjat : 7.15am
Lonavala : 8.00am
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Note: 1) People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience and meet us directly at Lonavla. {Train timetable is provided above} . Preferably try to get into second last general compartment as we will be boarding the same.
2) For Comfortable Journey, U can book reserved Tkts in the train if u wish to.
3) Alternatively, U can Opt for MSRTC bus service which goes through Lonavala bus depo, alight there & walk of 7-8 mins will take u @ Railway station (Suitable for Navi Mumbai ppl)
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Move to Kamshet by local train (8:15am at Lonavala station platform no 3).
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Pune people :
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Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below
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Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Kamshet Station: 07:30 Hrs
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08:45 Hrs: Move 2 Tikona Peth, the base village by Jeep.
09:45 Hrs: @ Tikona Peth – base
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Breakfast Time
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10:30 Hrs: Ascend
11:30 Hrs: Atop Tikona
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Exploration rest etc (2 hrs approx)
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13:30 Hrs: Descend
14.30 Hrs: @ Base
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Lunch Time
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16:00 Hrs: Move 2 Kamshet Station
17:00 Hrs: @ Kamshet Station
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From there 2 Lonavla by local
Take train / bus to Mumbai.
We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 950/- per head which includes
• Traveling from Kamsheth 2 Kamsheth by hired jeeps
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Lunch
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Advance amount of Rs. 950/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle is a must !!!

Please deposit same amount on following details:

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

OR

GooglePay: 9702121373

Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event with advance payment is 4 days prior to departure
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Things To Be carried:
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) – (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold & other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION

Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)
.
A haversack to put all these things
.
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
.
For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here
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Jagdish Patil : 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Visapur Fort_Waterfall

Dear All,

We शिखर वेध have arranged Trek to Visapur fort on all Saturdays & Sundays

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The cost of the trek is Rs. 1000 / – per head

This includes 

Lonavala to base and back to Lonavala transport by local jeep

Breakfast+ Lunch & Shikhar Vedh charges

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Here is some Info about Visapur:

Height: 3567 Feet above MSL(Approx)

Grade: Easy

District: Pune

Region: Lonavala

Base Village: Lohagadwadi

 

Visapur: The companion fort to Lohagad, Visapur also served as a lookout point for the trade route passing through Lonavala.

The fort of Visapur is much more expansive and has a still standing fortification on the top. The door and steps leading to the top of the fort are worth a look.

 

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:


Meeting Point : 
Lonavala railway station @ 08:00 Hrs sharp Sunday

The journey starts with the Indrayani express. People interested should catch this  train from respective stations with ticket till Malavli & meet at lonavala station. (Plz get your respected stations at least half an hour earlier, as there might be a long queue for the tickets)

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Train Timings :- Indrayani Express
CST – 5:40 am
Dadar – 5.51 am
Thane – 6.14 am
Kalyan – 6.35 am
Lonavla – 8.00 am
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Pune people :
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Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below
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Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs
Loavala Station: 07:55 Hrs
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Move forward to base village by local jeep.

08:40 Hrs: @ Base Village
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Breakfast – Tea Time
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09:30 Hrs: Ascend
11:30 Hrs: Atop Visapur
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Exploration rest etc (1.5 hrs approx)
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13:30 Hrs: Descend
14:00 Hrs: @ Lohgadwadi
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Lunch Time
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17:00 Hrs: @ Loavala Station
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From there 2 Pune by local
Take train / bus to Mumbai.
We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).
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The cost of the trek is Rs. 1000 / – per head

This includes 

Lonavala to base and back to Lonavala transport by local jeep

Breakfast+ Lunch & Shikhar Vedh charges

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Deposit Rs. 1000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle 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: – 4 days prior to departure

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Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs).
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
4. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
5. Personal medicines.
6. A good trekking shoes, wind cheater.
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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

Jagdish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Websitehttp://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We शिखर वेध is glad to announce Fireflies Special Night trek 2 Kothaligad
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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1400/- per head


That would include:

Karjat to Karjat transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday, 1 Veg meal on Saturday,

& Shikhar Vedh administrative charges


Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy…
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Fireflies: Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the fireflies contain specialized cells in their abdomen that make light.
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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           :16:30 Hrs
Byculla       :16:37
Dadar         :16:44
Kurla          :16:51
Ghatkopar   :16:55
Thane         :17:10
Dombivali    :17:23
Kalyan        :17:31
Karjat         :18:24 Hrs

18:30 Hrs: Move 2 Ambivali village by tumtum
19:30 Hrs: @ Ambivali
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Ascend – Enjoy Fire flies en-route
21:00 Hrs: @ Pethwadi

Dinner Time
Post dinner, Night walk in Jungle for more Fireflies
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Day 2: Sunday
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Wake up call

07:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea time
08:00 Hrs: Ascend fort
09:00 Hrs: Atop
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Fort Exploration for 1.5 Hrs
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10:30 Hrs:  Descend
11:30 Hrs: Peth Village.
12:30 Hrs: @ Ambivali
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LUNCH Time
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14:30 Hrs: @ Move Karjat  by rick/bus
15:30 Hrs: @ Karjat
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From there by local train 2 mumbai

We will be in mumbai around 19:00 Hrs (Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1400/- per head


That would include:

Karjat to Karjat transportation,

Morning Breakfast – Tea on Sunday, 1 Veg meal on Saturday,

Accommodation in villagers house & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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Maximum 30 seats
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Things to be carried:
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A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs), (A Must)
Sleeping Bags / Mat, Bedding (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.
Raincheaters.

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/

Dear All

We शिखर वेध is glad to announce Fireflies Special Night trek 2 Rajmachi on

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1700/- per head


That would include:

Transportation : Lonavala – Phanasrai by pvt Jeep & Rajmachi to Lonavala stn by pvt jeeps, 

1 Veg meals,
Sunday Morning Breakfast – Tea, 

Accommodation & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges


Hope 2 c u there 2 NJoy…
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Fireflies: Fireflies or lightning bugs make light within their bodies. This process is called bioluminescence and is shared by many other organisms, mostly sea-living or marine organisms. Fireflies light up to attract a mate. To do this, the firefliescontain specialized cells in their abdomen that make light.
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Rajmachi, located in the Lonavala region is accessible from both Karjat as well as Lonavala. The village of Udhewadi lies on the massive plateau that greets one on getting to Rajmachi. The twin forts of Srivardhan & Manoranjan grace the backdrop of the village.
.
A little distance down from the village lies a serene and beautiful lake called Uday Sagar Talav. Behind the lake lies an ancient Monolith, a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Here is some info abt the forts: – Srivardhan & Manoranjan

Height: 3000/2700 feet above MSL
Grade: Easy
District: Pune
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Lonavala/Kondhane
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Day 1: Saturday:-  Meet at 17:15 Hrs (Sharp) at Lonavala Railway station 

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MUMBAI People

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We will b starting from  CST by Konarak Express / Hyderabad Express

(time-table as below) — Alight @ Lonavala 

Mumbai CST : 14:30 Hrs
Dadar : 14:40 Hrs
Thane : 15:02 Hrs
Kalyan : 15:28 Hrs
Karjat : 16:08 Hrs

Lonavala : 17:03 hrs

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PUNE people

Catch Pune-Lonavala local … Timings as follows

15:00 Hrs: Pune Staion

15:06 Hrs: Shivaji Nagar

15:23 hrs: Pimpri

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16:32 Hrs: Lonavala

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

Day 1: Saturday


17:20 Hrs: @ Lonavala railway station

Move Fanasrai Village by local Transport

18:45 Hrs: @ Fanasrai

Ascend to Rajmachi (~3.0 hrs)

Enjoy Fireflies in the Jungle

22:00 Hrs: @ Udhewadi – base village

Dinner Time

Post Dinner – Night Walk for Fireflies

Stay @ Villagers House


Day 2: Sunday
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06:00 Hrs: @ Wake up call
07:30 Hrs: @ Shrivardhan atop

Explore Shrivardhan fort.
Breakfast  – Tea in village .
Explore Manoranjan Fort

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11:30 Hrs – Visit Uday sagar Talav, Shiva Temple
11:00 Hrs: Move to Lonavala station by pvt transport

12:30 Hrs – @ Lonavala station

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We would be getting back to Dadar / Pune at approx 17.30 PM (That’s Subjective)

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1700/- per head
That would include:

Transportation : Lonavala – Phanasrai by pvt Jeep & Rajmachi to Lonavala stn by pvt jeeps, 

1 Veg meals,
Sunday Morning Breakfast – Tea, 

Accommodation & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

.
Advance amount of Rs. 1700/- per head (Non- Refundable) for registration

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full
.
Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~ 3 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Mat / bags (a must)
Torch with batteries ( a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages,
personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
.
Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836

In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
.
Also join us @

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Pavankhind Mohim

Dear All,

 

We @ शिखर वेध have planned our yearly event of Panhala – Pavankhind – Padbhraman Mohim on 9-10th July 2022. This Mohim commemorates Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s escape from the besieged Panhala to the safety of Vishalgad.

यंदाचे वर्ष ही मोहीम आयोजित करण्याचे ‘शिखर वेध’ या संस्थेचे बारावे वर्ष आहे !!!

The cost for the event is about  Rs. 3450 / – per head

This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle … All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

Note:- 1) For Pune Participants AND Those participants who are Repeating this Pavankhind Mohim event with SHIKHAR VEDH again

The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 2950 / – per head

History:

 

Panhala – Pavankhind -Vishalgad 

 

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was under siege of Siddi Johar on Panhala fort from 2nd March 1660. The siege lasted long and all food stocks had finished and made things difficult for Shivaji Maharaj. It was impossible to defeat the 30000 soldiered troop of Siddi. Shivaji Maharaj with some 600 mavalas decided to escape to Vishalgad, 65 kms away. It was Ashadi Pournima, with heavy rains falling. Chatrapati Shivaji Raje informed Siddi that he would surrender hence Siddi troops were little careless. Taking advantage Shivaji Maharaj escaped from Panhala. He wasn’t safe till he reached Vishalgad. Some how Siddi’s troops spotted Shivaji Raje’s escape, he immediately sent horsed troops behind him and they got hold of Shivaji, who was later brought to Siddi’s camp. But it was Raja Shivaji’s game plan; person whom they had caught was not Shivaji Raje, but Siva Kashid Nhavi who was immediately killed. Siddi somehow came to know that Shivaji Maharaj was on his way to Vishalgad, and so sent troops behind him. Shivaji Raje knew that Siddi’s troops were following him. Baji Prabhu, Chatrapati Shivaji’s loyal sardar decided to stay in Ghod Khind with 300 mavalas, a col were mountain ridges near Vishalgad unite and was the only way to Vishalgad then. Baji Prabhu with his 300 mavalas had guerilla warfare at Ghodkhind and held the Siddis troops there. They fought bravely till their death. It was only after Baji heard the canon fire indicating safe reach of Shivaji Maharaj at Vishalgad, he gave his life. It was 21 hour continuous journey from Panhala to Vishalgad. Story didn’t end here; Chatrapati Shivaji Raje had to fight his way to Vishalgad. Vishalgad is a fort difficult to conquer, difficult to lay siege. Also even if siege was laid, one would have enough time to escape to Konkan. Siddi was building siege on Vishalgad, but Shivaji Raje with his diplomatic trick made Adil Shah bring back Siddi Johar.

 

Meeting Point: Day 0

Pritam Hotel, DADAR (E) @ 20:30 Hrs on Friday 8th July 2022

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21:30 Hrs: Departure from DADAR by private vehicle

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Day 1: Saturday 9th July 2022

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08:30 Hrs: @ Panhala

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Breakfast & T ( 2 b borne by participants @ nearby hotel)

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09:30 hrs: Descend form Pusati Buruj

10:30 Hrs: @ Turukwadi —~2.5 km Complete

11:00 Hrs: @ Mhalunge Village — ~5 km Complete

12:00 Hrs: @ Mhasai Pathar-Mhasai Temple — ~11 km Complete

13:15 Hrs: @ Kumbharwadi — ~14 km Complete

14:30 Hrs: @ Chapewadi — ~18 km Complete

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Lunch BREAK

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15:15 Hrs: Start

16:30 Hrs: @ Mandlaiwadi — ~23 km Complete

17:30 Hrs: @ Karapewadi — ~28 km Complete

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Dinner & Overnight stay @ Karpewadi … village house

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Day 2: Sunday 10 th July 2022

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Breakfast – Tea

07:30 Hrs: Move

10:00 Hrs: @ Patewadi — ~34 km Complete

15 mins Break

13:00 Hrs: @ Pandherpani — ~44 km Complete

Lunch Break

15:00 Hrs: @ Pavankhind — ~51 km Complete

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Pay Tribute to Veer Baji Prabhu Deshpande

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17:00 Hrs: Move 2 Mumbai by Bus

Dinner at hotel on highway ( 2 b borne by participants )

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Day 3; Monday 11th July 2022

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05:00 Hrs: @ Mumbai (Dats’ subjective)

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The cost for the event is about Rs. 3450 / – per head

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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle … All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

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Note:- 1) For Pune Participants, separate vehicle can be arranged if minimum 7 participants confirm their presence. In that case for Pune participants,

 

The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 2950 / – per head

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This includes Pune 2 Pune fare for Transportation by Private Vehicle …  All Veg. foods for 2 days as mentioned & Accommodation in village house … (Excludes Sunday Dinner )

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Kolhapur to Kolhapur :-The cost for the Mohim would b Rs. 2150 / – per head

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2) Those who want 2 join only for Exploration of Panhala, Pavankhind AND not on a trek can do so albeit the cost remains same for them … enroll as far ur convenience

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3) Those participants who are Repeating this event with SHIKHAR VEDH again, the cost for them would b Rs 2950/- per head

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Deposit advance amount of Rs. 3450/- pp  (Non-Refundable) on following A/c for Private vehicle and Food, Accommodation etc. 

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

OR

Googlepy: 9702121373

Lasr date for registration: –  10 days before departure 

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Note: Since the endurance level is extremely high there will be a limit for joining the Mohim.

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Things To Carry:-

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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)

A Torch with spare set of Battery (a must)

Sleeping mat, bedding (a must)

Extra 2 Pair of Clothes (a must)

100 ml coconut oil (for Shoe bite), Salt, Turmeric powder (for Leeches)

Good trekking shoes; carry extra pair (a must)

Rain-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): 09869369836 / 09702121373 (Whtsapp)

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Dear All,
 
We @ शिखर वेध  has arranged a one day Easy TREK / TRIP to Korlai Fort & fun time @ Kashid beach
 

Brief Introduction about Korlai: –
Grade:  Simple
Location: Alibag region

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Fort Korlai – which is quite beautiful. It is surrounded by sea on three sides. It is not a tall fort. The total height is about 275 m. The most fascinating one is the beach here. The blue ocean on one side and the creek named “Kundalika” on the eastern end create scenery. The fort is situated at the mouth of the creek.
The fort is an Old Portuguese outpost guarding the entrance to the river. A small road leads up to the top of the fort. There is a Lighthouse on the fort and a small climb from behind the lighthouse will take you to the fort. The fort is in ruins, but the view from the lighthouse is beautiful and the rocky beach at Korlai is also good.
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Itinerary Details: -
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Day 1: SUNDAY
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Meeting point : Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) at 06:00 Hrs Sharp
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08:30 Hrs: Breakfast Tea – Time en-route
 
10:30 Hrs: @ Korlai Base Village
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Light-House Visit and Ascend

11:30 Hrs: Atop Fort
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2 Hrs time for Exploration, 
Photography
 
13:00 Hrs: @ Korlai Base

Lunch time (on your own as per Veg / Non -veg in hotel

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Move to Kashid beach
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Fun Games and Beach Time
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17:30 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai
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Evening Snacks – Tea on the way
We will be back in Mumbai around 22:30 Hrs (Thats subjective) …

The Estimated expenditure is about Rs. 1400 / – per head
This includes Transportation from Dadar 2 Dadar ; Morning Breakfast + Tea , Evening snacks-Tea; & SHIKHAR VEDH Charges

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For registration, Rs. 1400/- per head (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges & Food arrangement is a must … 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

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is on Thursday till 5 pm
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Things To Carry: -

Pls do carry A Water Bottle (~2 liters a must)
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

A haversack to put all these things

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For any Clarification and further information call on

Jagadish Patil  : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Mandu

Dear All,

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH, invite you for a weekend trip to Mandavgad (Mandu) the fortress of joy and a glorious city of Maheshwar situated on the banks of Narmada, Shrimant Bajirao Peshwa Samadhi @ Raverkhedi And Mahakal Jyotirling @ Ujjain

About the places -

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

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

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

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

  • Mahakal Jyotirlinga
  • Ram ghat
  • Mangalnath, Harsiddhi, Siddha vat, Kal Bhairav, Bhartari Cave, Chintaman Ganpati, Sandipani Ashram and observatory.

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Itinerary – 

Day 0: Thursday 

20:00 Hrs :: Departure by Pvt Vehicle from Thane and Pune

Dinner En-route to b self sponsored

Day 1: Friday (HOLI-Day)

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Mandu

Freshen up, Breakfast

Full day Mandu Sight-seeing

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

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

Lunch Break

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

18:00 Hrs : Move to Ujjain

21:00 Hrs: @ Ujjain

Overnight @ Ujjain, in hotel

Day 2: Saturday

Post Breakfast – Tea

Half day tour Ujjain sightseeing Tour as mentioned above in description

Indore Sightseeing – Rajwada, Bada Ganpati, Lalbaug Palace,

Lunch Time

Move to Omkareshwar

Explore & Have Darshan Omkareshwar – Mamleshar

18:00 Hrs: Travel to Maheshwar

Overnight in Hotel @ Maheshwar

Day 3: Sunday

Wake up early, freshen up

Breakfast time

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

Visit Shrimant Peshwa Maharaj Samadhi @ Ravekhedi

12:00 Hrs: Return journey to Thane / Pune by pvt vehicle

22:00 Hrs :: Reach Thane / Pune

 

The cost for Mandu – Maheshwar – Ujjai trip would be Rs. 12000/- per person & would include:

  1. Travel from Thane – Thane  by Pvt Vehicle
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing
  3. Sightseeing Mandu – Maheshwar – Ujjain – Indore – Omkareshwar
  4. Food for 3 days ( Day 0 & Day 3 Dinner food excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Adv Rs 7500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event.

Name: Jagadish Govind Patil

A/C No: 026801521464

A/C Type: Savings

Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch

RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to confirm with advance payment is 7 days prior to departure  OR till the batch gets full

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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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Dear All,

We @ शिखरवेध has arranged  Dermal, Pisol, Galna, Kankrala, Malegaon forts 
Trek range on 12-13 February 2022

Brief Introduction Dermal / Pisol / Galna / Kankrala / Malegaon:-

Height: ~ 3700 / 3500 / 4000 / 2000 / 2400 / 0 ft
Grade:  Medium / Easy / Easy / Easy / Easy
Time: ~ 2.5 hr / 1.5 hr / 20 mins / 1 hr / 0 hrs from base villages
Base Village: Tinghari / Vadi Pisol  / Galna / Kankrala / Malegaon

Location: Galna Hills Region
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The itinerary for the Trek is as follows : -

Friday
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22:30 Hrs: Departure from Dadar by Private Vehicle

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Day-1 – Saturday

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06:00 Hrs – Reach Tinghari Village

Breakfast – Tea

07:00 Hrs – Start trek for Dermal Fort

09:00 Hrs – Dermal ATop … explore the gad

10:30 Hrs – Descend

12:00 Hrs – @ Base Village

12:00 Hrs : Lunch Time

Move to Pisol base

13:30 Hrs –  Ascend to Pisol gad

15:00 Hrs – Pisolgad Atop

Exploration &  Descend

18:00 Hrs – @ Base village

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Move to Galna Fort base

19:30 Hrs : Galna Fort Base

Have a dinner at 20:30 hrs and 

Stay in village

Good night.

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Day-2 – Sunday 

06:00 Hrs – Good morning bell

07:00 Hrs – Have a breakfast-tea

07:30 Hrs – Start trek

07:30 Hrs – Reach Galna Atop

Exploration & Descend Time ~ 3 Hrs

11:00 Hrs – Base & Move 2 Kankrala

11:30 Hrs: Base Village

12:45 Hrs – @ Kankrala Atop

Explore & Descend

14:30 Hrs: @ Base village

Lunch Time in Hotel

16:00 Hrs – Visit Malegaon Land Fort

Start return journey by 17:00 hrs back 2 Mumbai by private vehicle

We will be @ Dadar by 23:00 Hrs (Subjectively)
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The Estimated expenditure of the trek is Rs 2950/- per head, which includes

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Travel expenditure from Dadar 2 Dadar by private vehicle, 3 veg meals, Refreshments & accommodation if any
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 For registration, Rs. 1500/- (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle & food charges is a must …
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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Maximum 25 seats …
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Last date for confirmation with advance payment is on Tuesday 11th January, 2022 till 5 pm

Note: We will be keeping our bags in vehicle itself while trekking … Will carry only Water Bottles (3 Liters must), Something to munch, Torch (must) & Ur valuables only 

… So it will be easy for us to Trek …
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Things To Be carried:-
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A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs – must),
TORCH with extra batteries (Compulsory),
Bedding ( Compulsory)

Tiffin Box, A spoon and a plate (a must)
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes,
2-3 papers, Cap, etc.
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION , extra pair of socks
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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