Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has planned a weekend tour to  Sade Teen Shakti-peeth tour – Sapatashringi – Vani, Renuka Devi Mandir – Mahurgad, Tuljabhavani Mata Mandir – Tuljapur, Ambabai – Mahalaxmi – Kolhapur

A Itinerary for the trip as follow

Day 0: Thursday .

Departure by private vehicle from Mumbai @ 22:30 Hrs

Day 1: Friday.

05:00 Hrs: @ Vani

Freshen up at nearby rooms

Visit Saptashringi Mata Temple – Darshan

Breakfast – Tea .

08:30 Hrs: Move to Chandwad

10:00 Hrs: Visit Renuka Devi temple @ Chandwad

11:00 Hrs: Move to Shegaon

Lunch En-route

18:30 Hrs: @ Shegaon

Visit Shri Gajanan Maharaj temple

Overnight @ Shegaon Bhakt – Niwas

Day 2:Saturday

Breakfast & Tea

07:45 Hrs: Move to Mahurgad

12:30 Hrs: @ Mahurgad – Visit Renuka Mata Temple  

Lunch time

15:00 Hrs: Move to Nanded

18:30 Hrs : Visit Takhat Sachkhand Sri Hazur Sahib Gurudwara

19:15 Hrs: Move to Ambejogai

21:30 Hrs: Time permits Visit Jyotirling @ Parali Vajinath

22:30 Hrs: @ Ambejogai

Overnight @ Ambejogai Hotel

Day 3:Sunday

Breakfast & Tea

07:30 Hrs: Visit Yogeshwari Mata Temple  

08:00 Hrs: Move to Tuljapur

10:30 Hrs: @ Tuljapur – Visit Tuljabhavani Mata Temple  

11:45 Hrs: Move to Kolhapur

Lunch En-route

18:00 Hrs: @ Kolhapur – Visit Mahalaxmi Ambabai Temple  

21:00 Hrs: Departure for Mumbai.

Day 4: Monday

We will be in Mumbai around 05:30 Hrs (that’s – subjective)

The cost for the trip is abt Rs. 11000 /- per head
This includes  Mumbai to Mumbai transportation by Private vehicle, refreshments & veg meals and tripple sharing accommodation in hotel.

Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 6000/- (Non-refundable) to book Vehicle, accommodation etc. …

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

The tour commence wid minimum 6 ppl …

The last date to register yourself 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
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, do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836

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Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to Burhanpur

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Burhanpur tour COST: Rs. 5250/- pp 

& would include:

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis
  3. Sightseeing around Burhanpur by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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About the places -

BURHANPUR :: The Historic city of Burhanpur is famous for its many beautiful monuments that lie scattered across the city. Most of the monuments lie in a state of ruins but they give us a fine idea of the grandeur of the Mughal Rule. The city was considered to be the Gateway to the South. A lesser known fact about the city is that Mumtaz Mahal breathed her last in this city and was entombed across the river Tapti before her tomb was shifted to The Taj Mahal in Agra.

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Rendezvous: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) @ 22:00 Hrs on Friday

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday 

Depart Mumbai by 13202 LTT RJB Express @ 22:15 Hrs / Kushinagar Express

 

Day 1: Saturday

 

Arrive in Burhanpur @ 06:15 hrs

 

Freshen up & have breakfast.

 

Sightseeing: Jhamma Masjid, Rajpura & Silampura Gate, Khundi Bhandara, Asirgad Fort, Moti Mahal, Shiv Temple, Idga.

 

Return back to the Guest house late in the evening & gorge on delicious Chat & Sweets that Madhya Pradesh is famous for.

 

Note:  Khundi Bhandara from outside only & please avoid wearing shorts/three-fourths at the Jhamma Masjid as entry may not be permitted.

 

Day 2: Sunday

 

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast.

 

Sightsee: Shikarpura Gate, Raja ki chattri, Sarai & Ahukhana, Ancient Gurudwara & Temple, Shahi Mahal, Shahi Hammam, Black Taj Mahal, Delhi Gate, Nadir Shah & Bilgis Begum’s Tomb.

 

Return journey to Mumbai by Kushinagar express


Day 3: Monday

04:30 Hrs :: Reach LTT

 

The cost for two days Burhanpur tour only would be Rs. 5250/- per person 

& would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis
  3. Sightseeing around Burhanpur by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 2500/- (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 till the train tickets are available

.
Here is a list of the things to be carried by every individual -

> A haversack to put in all the stuffs

> At least 2 Liters of water
> Two-three set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
> Binoculars, Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
> Torch with extra set of batterries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Bidar Fort

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to Bidar – Basavkalyan

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COST of the tour : Rs. 5750/- per person & would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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About the places -

Bidar Fort :: The Bidar fort is a specimen of the Persian architectural style having 1.21 km in length and 0.80 km in breadth, with a quadrangular layout. Surrounded by three miles long walls and comprising 37 bastions, it is surrounded by a triple moat.

There are seven gates in the fort. The dominant main gate exhibits Persian style architecture. The Gumbad Darwaza depicts arches with stilted size, also in Persian style. The Sherza Darwaza, the second gate of entry depicts two images of tigers carved on its fascia. The other gates are the Fateh Gate on the south, Talghat Gate in the east, Delhi Gate and Mandu Gate. The prominent bastion at the entry is known as the Munda Burj with guns positioned on it.

Within the fort complex, there is an old city, with monuments and structures from Bahamian era. Among these monuments, Gagan Mahal, Rangin Mahal and Tarkash Mahal are most popular. Jami Masjid and Solah Khamba Masjid are the two notable mosques constructed within the fort.

The inner section of the fort behind Solah Khamba Mosque has few wonderful monuments like Diwan-i-Am (also known as Jali Mahal) was a Public Audience hall built by Bahamani Sultans in 14th-15th centuries. It is currently in ruins. The Jalis can be still in the upper windows of the structure.

Beside the Diwan-i-Am is a wonderful structure known as Diwan-i-Khass also called Takht Mahal or Throne Palace. It was built by Bahamani Sultan Ahmad Shah between 1422-1436. This is the place where coronation of several Bahamani and Barid Shahi sultans was taken place. The palace used to be adorned with beautifully colored tiles and stone carvings part of which can be still seen on the arches. This structure is closed for public and the outer sections can be seen from outside.

Behind Diwan-i-Khass, an old temple known as Valkoti Bhavani temple exists along with few settlements.

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Basavakalyan Fort: is considered to be one of the oldest and most imposing forts in South India. It was built by King Nalaraja in the 10th century. Basavakalyan, earlier known as Kalyani, was the royal capital of the Western Chalukyan

The fort is strategically built as a defensive structure, with inter-connecting boulders scattered on the hills with strong fort walls. The fort has seven gates, five of them are in perfect condition. At the entrance there is a solid arch with balconies which can be accessed by steps on both sides. The main gate to the citadel is known as the Akhand Darwaza and has been built with four red stone slabs. There is a temple adjoining the Rajmahal palace and a square pond in front of the temple, towards the west side of the temple is the Rani Mahal.

The majority of the places in the fort are now in ruins, the only maintained structure that can be found here is the mosque as an Urdu school is running here. The museum adjoining the fort has a number of Jain idols which belong to the 10th and 11th centuries. There is a large cannon placed at one of the bastions of the fort.

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Rendezvous: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) @ 20:30 Hrs on Friday 

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday

Depart Mumbai by 02043 CSMT Bidar Express @ 21:00 Hrs

 

Day 1: Saturday

 

Arrive in Bidar @ 09:15 hrs

 

Check in Hotel, Freshen up & have breakfast

leave by 11:00 am for Bidar Sightseeing

 

Sightseeing:  Bidar Fort

(Rangin Mahal, Solah Khambh Masjid, Gagan Mahal, Diwan-e-aam, Royal Pavillion, Tarkash Mahal)

Guru Jhira Sahib, Lunch at Guru Jhira Sahib

Bahmani Ruler tombs, Barid Shahi Tombs, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Deva Deva Vana,

Dinner & Rest for day

 

Day 2: Sunday

 

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast.

 

Sightseeing: Narasimha Jharni Temple, breakfast,

10:00 Hrs: Leave for Basavakalyan (2 hrs) by pvt Hired car

Lunch on the way

Visit Basavakalyan Fort

16:00 Hrs : Leave Basavakalyan

18:00 Hrs : @ Bidar / Bhalki

Return journey to Mumbai by 02044 – Bidar CSTM express

Day 3: Monday

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Dadar

 

The cost for two days Bidar-Basavkalyan tour would be Rs. 5750/- per person 

& would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 3500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event.

Name: Jagadish Govind Patil

A/C No: 026801521464

A/C Type: Savings

Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch

RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

.

Last date to confirm with advance payment till the train tickets are available

.
Here is a list of the things to be carried by every individual -

> A haversack to put in all the stuffs

> At least 2 Liters of water
> Two-three set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
> Binoculars, Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
> Torch with extra set of batterries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH has arranged Valley of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib Trek in Uttarakhand
 
Below are the details about the trek :- 

 
Date : 25 July – 1 August 2021 (7 N / 8 Days) 


Total Cost for the tour will be 13,500/- pp approx, which includes

3 AC class Delhi to Delhi Travel by Train

Private vehicle transfers from Haridwar – Govindghat – Haridwar
All Veg meals from Day – 2 Breakfast to Day – 7 Dinner
2 Nights Hotel accommodation on Triple / Quad sharing in Govindghat
3 Nights Hotel accommodation on Triple / Quad sharing in Ghangaria
Valley permit (for Indian nationals)
First aid medical kits 
Expert Trek Leader & Administrative charges 

Pick up : New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday 25 July 2021
Drop : New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday 1 August 2021

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Valley of Flowers : -

The most beautiful of all Himalayan flowers, the blue Primula Brahmakamal and cobra lily can be seen blooming in thousands in this 8 – 10 km valley. This section of the Garwhal Himalayas boasts for its diverse and unique floral treasure. Varieties of flowers bloomed everywhere in riot of colours. The best time to see the valley in full bloom is from mid-July to mid-August 

Hemkund Sahib : -

The high altitude serine lake, known as Hemkund ( ~ 14100 ft) lies in heavenly environment. It is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs. Guru Govind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh Guru meditated by a lake surrounded with seven snow-capped peaks. There is a Sikh Gurudwara and a Lakshman temple built on the bank of the lake.

Region :- Uttarakhand
Duration :- 6 Days
Grade :- Easy
Max Altitude :- 14,100 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 47 Kms.

Detailed Itinerary of the event : 

Day 1: Sunday 25 July 2021
 
Delhi to Haridwar
22:00 hrs :: Meeting @ New Delhi Railway Station
23:30 hrs :: Catch Nanda Devi Express for Haridwar
 
Day 2: Monday 26 July 2021
 
Haridwar – Govindghat (~ 6300 ft) (280 kms / 10-11 hrs drive)
04:50 Hrs : Reach Haridwar Station. 
07:00 hrs : Post Breakfast Proceed towards Govindghat via private vehicle
18:00 Hrs : Reach Govindghat and check into a hotel for the night
 
Day 3: Tuesday 27 July 2021
 
Govindghat – Ghangaria (~9600 ft) (13 kms  / 5-6 hrs)
Post B/f, Trek starts 
Gradual ascend trail from Govindghat to Ghangaria. 
Check into a hotel at Ghangaria upon arrival. 
Rest for some time & explore nearby area in the evening 
 
Day 4: Wednesday 28 July 2021
 
Ghangaria – Valley flower (~ 11500 ft) – Ghangaria (4 km one way / 4 hrs)
Early B/f & will move to explore the Valley of Flowers which is at 11500 ft. 
Explore till noon … pack lunch will b provided
12 :30 Hrs : we will head back to the hotel in Ghangaria and retire for the night.
 
Day 5: Thursday 29 July 2021
 
Ghangaria– Hemkund Sahib (~14100 ft) –Ghangaria (6 km one way / 5 hrs)
A moderate grade ascend to Hemkund Sahib today
Visit the gurudwara and enjoy hot lunch @ Langar  
Steep descend will head back to reach Ghangaria by evening and relax.
 
Day 6: Friday 30 July 2021
 
Ghangaria – Govindghat– Joshimath (14 kms / 5-6 hrs)
Leave Ghangaria post b/f with pleasant memories and head towards Govindghat by trek
then to Joshimath by private vehicle
Overnight @ Joshimath
 
Day 7: Saturday 31 July 2021
 
Joshimath – Haridwar (280 kms  / 10 -11 hrs drive) 
23:55 hrs :Catch 12206 / Nanda Devi AC Ex from Haridwar
 
Day 8: Sunday 1 August 2021
05:30 hrs : Reach Delhi
 
Head to your head town by Air / Train
 
Note: One has to pay full amount Rs 13500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event in below account
 
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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Terms and Conditions:

  1. Participant needs to get the personal medicines if any.

  2. All the accommodations will be on triple / quad sharing basis

  3. Participants needs to take care of belongings and all the electrical devices, cameras and ornaments. SHIKHAR VEDH will not be responsible for any kind of loss ( accidental / natural ).

  4. Since its a group activity, the group leaders decision will be final and we encourage support from all the participant for the same.

  5. We are visiting to high territory, so that any change in itinerary due incidents due to natural calamities, bad conditions or other issues which is not in our control will be cost effective to all.


Contact Details:

Jagdish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

 
Things to Carry 
  • Identity card
  • 2 water bottles of 1 litre capacity
  • Enerzyl Powder / Glucon D powder, Snacks & Biscuits
  • Extra 2-3 Pair of Clothes
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Jacket, woolen sweater
  • Sunscreen, Mosquito repellant
  • Torch, Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or Backpack
  • Please carry personal medicines if any

Kandhar_Fort

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to Nanded – Kandhar – Mahurgad – Aundha Nagnath Tour on 9 – 10 January 2021

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COST of the tour : Rs. 5750/- per person & would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Nanded – Mahurgad – Aundha Nagnath – Kandhar by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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About the places -

Nanded :: This fort had a dual fortification wall and 24 bastions out of which 14 bastions were in the outer fortification wall and 10 bastions were in the inner fortification wall. Only 3 bastions and the fortification wall are visible from the outside while only 8 bastions are intake as of date. The municipal corporation of Nanded has built two water tanks here. Walking towards these water tanks we enter the fort premises and a sign board which gives information about the fort has been installed near these tanks. Moving ahead there is a pond which is 15 feet long, 12 feet wide and 1o feet deep and next to this pond there are remnants of some structures which were built recently. Proceeding further to the left from these remains there is a bastion on the river bank with a shelter mounted on it. (Info source :- Trekshitiz)

Mahurgad: Mahurgad Fort is a fort located 130 km (81 mi) from Nanded. It is a pilgrimage centre of great significance to Hindus. It is the seat of goddess Renukadevi which is a shrine of Shaktipeeth.

The fort was built by Yadavas of Devgiri. 1n 1358, the fort was under the rule of Muhamad Shah Bahamani. In 1398, a local Gond chief from Berar captured Mahur. In 1428, Ahmed Shah Bahamani won the Mahurgad. Burhan Nizam Shah of Ahmadnagar defeated Alauddin Imad Shah of Berar in 1527 and occupied Mahur. In 1617, the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan defeated the Ahmednagar rulers and gained control of the Fort. Pandita Savitribai Deshmukh was the ruler of Varhad, who was holding the Jahagir of Mahur during the Mughal Empire rule. She was given the honorary name of Rai Bagan (Royal tigress) by Mughal Emperor  Aurangzeb after defeating Harchandrai. In 1670, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj gained the control of Aurangabad and Berar. After the death of Shivaji Maharaj, the Moghuls again gained the control of Berar in 1689.

Aundha Nagnath Temple :-  is an ancient  Shiva temple, 8th Jyotirlinga located at Aundha Nangnath village in Hingoli District.

Kandhar Fort: Known as ‘Kandharpur’ in medieval times, the 1000-year-old Kandhar Fort was one of the capitals of Rashtrakutas founded by Rashtrakuta king Krishna III in the 10th centuary CE spread across 24 acres around 40 km from Nanded. The oldest surviving structure in the fort is a stepwell from the Yadava period (9th to 14th centuries CE) … The main gate of the fort has a persian inscription from Muhamad Bin Tughlaq (1325- 1351). The imposing fort is encircled by a 12 meter wall and once had 18 watch towers overlooking the area. Jatantunsagar :- A reservoirs inside the fort

Rendezvous: Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) @ 18:00 Hrs on Friday 8 January 2021

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday 8 January 2021:

Depart from CSMT by 07612 CSMT Nanded Express @ 18:30 Hrs

Kalyan @ 19:30 Hrs

 

Day 1: Saturday 9 January 2021:

 

Arrive in Parbhani @ 05:45 hrs

Move to Aundha – Nagnath

07:30 Hrs : @ Aundha – Nagnath

Freshen up & have breakfast

08:30 Hrs : @ Aundha – Nagnath Temple  Darshan

09;30 Hrs : Drive to Mahurgad by private vehicle

13:30 Hrs : @ Mahurgad

 

Lunch time

 

14:30 – 17:30 Hrs:  Renuka Mata Mandir Darshan & Mahurgad Exploration

Drive to Nanded for overnight stay

Dinner & Rest for day

 

Day 2: Sunday January 2021:

 

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions

Breakfast

08:00 Hrs: Leave for Kandhar fort

09:00 – 11:30 Hrs: KandharFort Exploration

Drive to Nanded

13:00 Hrs : Lunch Time

Nanded Sightseeing:  Fort & Gurudwara visit

18:30 Hrs: Return journey to Mumbai by 07058 – SC – CSTM

Day 3: Monday 11 January 2021

07:30 Hrs :: Reach CST

 

COST of the tour : Rs. 5750/- per person & would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Nanded – Mahurgad – Aundha Nagnath – Kandhar by Non-AC local transport
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 3500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event.

Name: Jagadish Govind Patil

A/C No: 026801521464

A/C Type: Savings

Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch

RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

.

Last date to confirm with advance payment is Thursday 31 December 2020 OR till the train tickets are available

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Here is a list of the things to be carried by every individual -

> A haversack to put in all the stuffs

> At least 2 Liters of water
> Two-three set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
> Binoculars, Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
> Torch with extra set of batterries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Bidar Fort

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged a Tour to an offbeat destination Bidar – Basavkalyan

COST of the tour : 

Rs. 7500/- per person ( Mumbai to Mumbai )

Rs. 6500/- per person (Pune to Pune)

 & would include:

  1. Travel  by private vehicle
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan
  4. Veg Food for 2 days B, L , D
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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About the places -

Bidar Fort :: The Bidar fort is a specimen of the Persian architectural style having 1.21 km in length and 0.80 km in breadth, with a quadrangular layout. Surrounded by three miles long walls and comprising 37 bastions, it is surrounded by a triple moat.

There are seven gates in the fort. The dominant main gate exhibits Persian style architecture. The Gumbad Darwaza depicts arches with stilted size, also in Persian style. The Sherza Darwaza, the second gate of entry depicts two images of tigers carved on its fascia. The other gates are the Fateh Gate on the south, Talghat Gate in the east, Delhi Gate and Mandu Gate. The prominent bastion at the entry is known as the Munda Burj with guns positioned on it.

Within the fort complex, there is an old city, with monuments and structures from Bahamian era. Among these monuments, Gagan Mahal, Rangin Mahal and Tarkash Mahal are most popular. Jami Masjid and Solah Khamba Masjid are the two notable mosques constructed within the fort.

The inner section of the fort behind Solah Khamba Mosque has few wonderful monuments like Diwan-i-Am (also known as Jali Mahal) was a Public Audience hall built by Bahamani Sultans in 14th-15th centuries. It is currently in ruins. The Jalis can be still in the upper windows of the structure.

Beside the Diwan-i-Am is a wonderful structure known as Diwan-i-Khass also called Takht Mahal or Throne Palace. It was built by Bahamani Sultan Ahmad Shah between 1422-1436. This is the place where coronation of several Bahamani and Barid Shahi sultans was taken place. The palace used to be adorned with beautifully colored tiles and stone carvings part of which can be still seen on the arches. This structure is closed for public and the outer sections can be seen from outside.

Behind Diwan-i-Khass, an old temple known as Valkoti Bhavani temple exists along with few settlements.

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Basavakalyan Fort: is considered to be one of the oldest and most imposing forts in South India. It was built by King Nalaraja in the 10th century. Basavakalyan, earlier known as Kalyani, was the royal capital of the Western Chalukyan

The fort is strategically built as a defensive structure, with inter-connecting boulders scattered on the hills with strong fort walls. The fort has seven gates, five of them are in perfect condition. At the entrance there is a solid arch with balconies which can be accessed by steps on both sides. The main gate to the citadel is known as the Akhand Darwaza and has been built with four red stone slabs. There is a temple adjoining the Rajmahal palace and a square pond in front of the temple, towards the west side of the temple is the Rani Mahal.

The majority of the places in the fort are now in ruins, the only maintained structure that can be found here is the mosque as an Urdu school is running here. The museum adjoining the fort has a number of Jain idols which belong to the 10th and 11th centuries. There is a large cannon placed at one of the bastions of the fort.

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Rendezvous: Dadar / Thane @ 20:00 Hrs on Friday 

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Day 0: Friday 

Depart Mumbai by private vehicle @ 20:00 Hrs

Pune Pick up @ 23:00 Hrs

Day 1: Saturday

Arrive in Bidar @ 08:00 hrs

Check in Hotel, Freshen up & have breakfast

leave by 10:00 am for Bidar Sightseeing

Sightseeing:  Bidar Fort

(Rangin Mahal, Solah Khambh Masjid, Gagan Mahal, Diwan-e-aam, Royal Pavillion, Tarkash Mahal)

14;00 hrs : Lunch – Time

Guru Jhira Sahib, Bahmani Ruler tombs, Barid Shahi Tombs, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Deva Deva Vana,

Dinner & Overnight @ Hotel

Day 2: Sunday

Wake by early by 06.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions & Breakfast.

Sightseeing: Narasimha Jharni Temple, breakfast,

10:00 Hrs: Leave for Basavakalyan (2 hrs)

12 :00 Hrs : Visit Basavanna Statue – Explore the cave

Lunch @ Basavakalyan

Visit Basavakalyan Fort & Museum

16:30 Hrs : Leave Basavakalyan

Dinner on the way

23:30 Hrs : @ Pune

Day 3: Monday

04:30 Hrs :: Reach Dadar

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COST of the tour : 

Rs. 7500/- per person ( Mumbai to Mumbai )

Rs. 6500/- per person (Pune to Pune)

 & would include:

  1. Travel  by private vehicle AC
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing basis in hotel
  3. Sightseeing around Bidar & Basavkalyan
  4. Veg Food for 2 days B, L , D
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Advance Rs 4500/- 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 till the batch is full

The Tour is ON with minimum 5 participants

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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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