Dear All,

We @ Shikhar VEDH  has arranged a 1 day trip to  KAAS Plateau Valley of Flowers – Maharashtra along-with visit to Thoseghar waterfall, Windmills @ Chalkewadi & Bara Motechi Vihir @ Limb  as well
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Hope 2 cu on trip with us ;-)
.
Details r as follows 

Brief Introduction about Kaas Valley

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..

Rendezvous: Bank of Maharashtra, Shivajinagar @ 05:45 Hrs

Departure from Shivajinagar @ 05:50 am
.
Pickup points will be McD Deccan, Swargate, Kothrud, Warje, Navale / Katraj

We would be heading by Private vehicle.

Breakfast – Tea Time On Highway

09:30 Hrs: @ Kaas Plateau – Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra
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Exploration Time, PHotography, Sight seeing ~ 3 Hrs

13:00 Hrs : Move to Thoseghar Waterfall

14:00 Hrs: Lunch Break @ Thoseghar

Thosegar Waterfall Sight-seeing

Windmills @ Chalkewadi

16:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Pune

En-route visit Bara Motechi Vihir @ Limb

We will be in Pune around 21:30 hrs (that’s – subjective).

The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 1500 /- per Head only.

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

Please book in advance with payment of  Rs. 1500/- 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 or till batch gets full

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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 ornament
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.
Smoking & Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited..

For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here.
Jagdish 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 1 day trip to KAAS Plateau Valley of Flowers – Maharashtra along-with visit to Thoseghar waterfall as well … Leaving on previous Night 

.

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

.

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.

.

Rendezvous:  National Park, Borivali (East) @ 21:45 Hrs
.
Day 0: 
Departure from Borivali   @ 10 pm
.

Pickup points will be Andheri Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Belapur, Panvel etc.

We would be heading by Private vehicle.

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The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

 

Day 1:

05:30 Hrs: @ Satara

Breakfast – Tea Time

07:30 Hrs: @ Kaas Plateau – Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra

.

Exploration Time, PHotography, Sight seeing

.

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 Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai around 22:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)

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The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 2300 /- per Head only

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

.

Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 2300/- 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 or till batch gets full

 

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

.
Smoking & Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

.

For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

.

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836 

.

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

36916c3274c63d36b952e6863eb7812a_1359022169_l

Dear All,
We @ Shikhar Vedh invites all enthusiastic and like minded people to explore Ajanta – Ellora – Devgiri Tour
.
Cost of the tour:: Rs 7250/- per head only  and it includes
> Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle
> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> 3 Veg meals &  refreshments
> All entry fees and guide charges

.

Places We will be exploring are : -
1) Ajanta Caves, 
2) Bibi Ka Maqbara
3) Ellora Caves
4) Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort etc.
The itinerary for the event is as below: -
Day 0: Friday
22:15 Hrs: Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e)
Depart from Mumbai

Day 1 – Saturday
.
07:00 Hrs: Freshen up and Breakfast on the way
.
09:00 Hrs: Visit to Ajanta Caves – Guided Tour
12:30 Hrs: Lunch time
13:30 Hrs: Travel towards Aurangabad
17:00 Hrs: 
Visit to Bibi ka Maqbara 

19:00 Hrs: @ Aurangabad - Check into the Hotel
Shopping Time
Dinner and retire for the day

Day 2 – Sunday

Wake up early, Freshen Up

07:00 Hrs: – Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs: – @ Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort – Guided Tour
LUNCH Time
13:00 Hrs: Visit to Ellora Caves 
19:00 Hrs: Start Journey towards Mumbai

DINNER on the High-way (To b borne by participant as per choice veg / non -veg)
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Day 3 : Monday
05:00 Hrs :: Reach Mumbai approx.
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The Cost of the tour would be Rs 7250/- per head only  and the above cost includes - 

> Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle
> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> 3 Veg meals &  refreshments
> All entry fees and guide charges
The above cost excludes – Cold drink and mineral water charges, Camera charges, anything other than mentioned in the cost includes.
Note: The use of tripod and flash photography is not allowed in Ajanta Caves. One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 4500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
 
IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
 
OR 
 
Googlepay : 9702121373
Things To Carry:-

.
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Cap, 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)
.
A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 
09869369836
.
Also join us @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

champaner-pavagadh

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged tour to UNESCO World Heritage site of Champaner – Pavagad & visit to Statue of Unity sightseeing

Brief Info about trip
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Category: Heritage Tour
Grade: Easy
Cost Per Person: INR 7500/- per person & would include

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by private AC Vehicle
  2.  Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days (Friday & Sunday Dinner excluded)
  5. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Palace and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

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Itinerary for the tour:
Day 0: Friday

21:00 Hrs: Departure from Mumbai by private vehicle

Day 1: Saturday

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08:00 Hrs :: @ Statue of Unity

Breakfast – Tea Time

Explore the place

Lunch time

We will move towards Vadodara

15:00 Hrs: @ Laxmi Vilas Palace

Exploration & Vadodara sightseeing

Night stay at Vadodara in hotel

Day 2: Sunday

Post Breakfast, checkout from the Hotel.

1.5 hrs Drive to Champaner

09:00 Hrs : @ Champaner

Champaner – Pavagad Archaeological Park Exploration

Visit to Sahar ki Masjid,  Jami Masjid, Kevda Masjid, Cenotep, Ek Minar ki Masjid & few more places as per time  

Post lunch Visit Pavagad Hill

Saat Kaman, Kalika Mata Temple, Lakuish temple & few more places

17:00 Hrs: Drive back to Mumbai.

Day 3: Monday

Reach Mumbai around 4 am

The cost for two days Heritage tour  would be INR 7500/- per person & would include

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by private AC Vehicle
  2.  Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days (Friday & Sunday Dinner excluded)
  5. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Palace and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 4500/- per head (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 4 days prior to departure OR till seats 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 batteries
> 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/

Sanchi

Dear All

We @ Shikhar vedh has arranged an Tour to Bhimbetka Rock Shelters – Sanchi Stupa Bhopal on 6 – 7 March 2021

About the places -Bhimbetka :: A UNESCO World Heritage Site :An archaeological treasure, Bhimbetka has around 243 rock shelters. The paintings found in the rock shelters here have a striking resemblance to the ones discovered in Kakadu National Park in Australia; to the cave paintings of Bushmen in Kalahari Desert and Upper Palaeolithic Lascaux cave paintings in France.A walk through these ancient naturally carved rocks surrounded by dense forests of Bhimbetka will bring alive child-like wonder in you.
————————————————————Sanchi Stupa : The town of Sanchi is synonymous with Buddhist Stupas – hemispherical structures typically containing relics of the Buddha or his followers. The Stupas of Sanchi were constructed on the orders of Emperor Ashoka to preserve and spread the Buddhist philosophy. Sanchi has been protecting these beautiful and sacred architectural wonders, just the way these wonders have been safeguarding ancient history and art of the Mauryan period.The numerous stupas, temples, monasteries and an Ashokan pillar have been the focus of interest and awe for global audiences as well. In fact, UNESCO has given the status of ‘World Heritage Site’ to the Mahastupa.

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Rendezvous: CST @ 19:00 Hrs on 5 March 2021

The itinerary for the event is given below:

Departure by 12137 – Punjab Mail

Day 0 – Friday 5 March 2021

19:30 hrs : @ CST Station

Day 1 – Saturday 6 March 2021

Breakfast In train

 

Arrive at Bhopal @ 09:30 hrs

 

Check in Hotel, Freshen up

 

Sightseeing: Sanchi Stupa & Maladevi temple, Toran Hindola @Gyrasp suur & Udaygiri caves near Vidisha

Return back to the Hotel late in the evening

 

Day 2: Sunday 7 March 2021

 

Wake by early by 07.00 hrs & finish with Morning ablutions

Visit largest mosque of India Taj – Ul – Haq

Post Breakfast  check out & Move to Bhimbetka by private transport

09:30 Hrs : @ Bhimbetka rock shelters & caves paintings for exploration

BHojpur sightings

Lunch Time

Return journey to Mumbai by Punjab Mail @17:00 Hrs

Day 3 : Monday 8 March 2021

07:00 Hrs :: Reach CST

 

The cost for two days Bhimbetka – Sanchi tour  would be Rs. 6750/- per person 

& would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing around  Bhimbetka & Sanchi 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 3750/- per head (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 21 January 2021 OR 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/

champaner-pavagadh

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged tour to UNESCO World Heritage site of Champaner – Pavagad & visit to Statue of Unity sightseeing on 13-14 February 2021
Brief Info about trip
.
Duration: 2D / 1N
Category: Heritage Tour
Grade: Easy
Cost Per Person: INR 7500/- per person & would include

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. AC Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Temple and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

.

Itinerary for the tour:
Day 0: Friday 12th February 2021: 

Board Train for Vadodara from Mumbai at 11:30 p.m.

Day 1: Saturday 13th February 2021:

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06:00 Hrs :: @ Vadodara Railway Station

Drive towards Statue of Unity

en-route breakfast

09:30 Hrs :: @ Statue of Unity

Explore the place

Lunch time

We will move towards Vadodara

15:00 Hrs: @ Laxmi Vilas Palace

Exploration & Vadodara sightseeing

Night stay at Vadodara in hotel
Day 2: Sunday 14th February 2021: 

Post Breakfast, checkout from the Hotel.

1.5 hrs Drive to Champaner

09:00 Hrs : @ Champaner

Champaner – Pavagad Archaeological Park Exploration

Visit to Sahar ki Masjid,  Jami Masjid, Kevda Masjid, Cenotep, Ek Minar ki Masjid & few more places as per time  

Post lunch Visit Pavagad Hill

Saat Kaman, Kalika Mata Temple, Lakuish temple & few more places

Move towards Vadodara Railway Station by 8 p.m. to Catch a Train back to Mumbai.

Day 3: Monday 15th February 2021: Reach Mumbai by 6 a.m.

The cost for two days Heritage tour  would be Rs. 7500/- per person 

& would include:

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. AC Accommodation in triple sharing in Hotel
  3. Sightseeing for 2 days by private AC vehicle
  4. Food for 2 days ( Train Journey Dinner excluded)
  5. Entry Fees for Statue of Unity, Laxmi Vilas Temple and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Gondola ride for Pavagad
  7. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Rs 4500/- per head (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 Tuesday 2nd February 2021 OR 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 batteries
> 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/

36916c3274c63d36b952e6863eb7812a_1359022169_l

Dear All,We @ Shikhar Vedh invites all enthusiastic and like minded people to explore historical places around Aurangabad viz Ajatha – Ellora – Paithan – Devgiri etc
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About Aurangabad: 
Since the earliest times Aurangabad played a vital role in shaping the history and culture of the region. It was the centre of intense socio-political activities, the Set of learning, the seat of religious movements. During its long and undeterred course of history it has contributed in the filed of art, architecture, sculpture, paintings, dress and ornaments, food dishes and language etc. Centers like Paithan, Devgiri, Aurangabad, Ajanta, Ellora attracted large number of saints, poets, men and literature and artisans from all over the country. Hence, it remained a meeting place of different life-styles including faiths. Therefore the district holds the visitors spellbound with its ancient and medieval charms.
Places We will be exploring are : –
1) 
Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves,
2) Bibi Ka Maqbara, Panchakki,
3) Ghrushneshwar Temple, Bhadra Maruti Temple,
4) Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort
5) Paithan – Saint Dnyaneshwar Garden , Jayakwadi Dam etc.
The itinerary for the event is as below: –
Day 0: Thursday
22:00 Hrs: Meet at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (e)

Depart from Mumbai

Day 1 – Friday
.
07:00 Hrs: Freshen up and Breakfast on the way
.

08:30 Hrs: Visit to Ajanta Caves
12:30 Hrs: Lunch time
13:30 Hrs: Travel towards Aurangabad
16:30 Hrs:
 Visit to Bibi ka Maqbara
18:30 Hrs : Check into the Hotel
.
Shopping Time

 

Dinner and retire for the dayDay 2 – Saturday


Wake up early, Freshen Up
07:00 Hrs: – Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs: – @ Daulatabad / Devgiri Fort
LUNCH Time
14:00 Hrs: Move to Paithan
16:30 Hrs: Visit 2 Paithan – Saint Dnyaneshwar Garden and Jaikwadi Dam
20:00 Hrs: Reach Aurangabad
Dinner and retire for the day
Day 3 – Sunday

Wake up early, freshen up
07:00 Hrs : Breakfast – Tea Time
08:00 Hrs : @
Visit to Bhadra Maruti Temple
09:00 Hrs : Visit to Ghrishneshwar Temple
Visit to Ellora Caves
12:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Ellora (To b borne by participant as per choice veg / non -veg)

13:30 Hrs: Start Journey towards Mumbai
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Reach Mumbai by 23:00 Hrs approx.

Cost of the event would be Rs 8000/- pp and the above cost includes -

> Travel from Mumbai to Mumbai by Private Vehicle (Non A/C)
> Stay in Hotel on Tripple sharing basis (Non A/C)
> Twin sharing will b at added cost and have to bring companion for the same
> 3 Breakfast, 4 Veg meals & Evening refreshments
> All entry fees and guide charges

The above cost excludes – Cold drink and mineral water charges, Camera charges, anything other than mentioned in the cost includes.
Note: The use of tripod and flash photography is not allowed in Ajanta Caves.One needs to deposit Indian Rupee ₹ 4000/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
.
Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATILICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

IFSC Code: ICIC0000268Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – Tuesday 9th February 2021, 5 pm OR Till Reg. Gets Full .

Things To Carry:-
.
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Cap, 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)
.
A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09702121373 / 
09869369836
.
Also join us @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Hampi_Stone-Chariot

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh invites u all for a Heritage tour to Hampi

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Hampi is nestled within the ruins of medieval city of Vijayanagar in the state of Karnataka, on the banks of the Tungabhadra river. Set in a surreal and beautiful boulder-strewn landscape, Vijayanagara (the City of Victory) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and although the city was destroyed by marauding Moghul invaders in the 16th century, much of it remains today. Enjoy sightseeing tour of the ancient ruins that are spread over 26 sq km area, many of which lie in and around Hampi Bazaar and the nearby riverside area, which also encompasses the city’s most sacred enclave of temples and ghats. East of Hampi Bazaar is the UNESCO-listed 16th century Vittala Temple, the undisputed highlight of the ruins.

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Itinerary of the tour ::

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Day 0 – Friday

17:00 Hrs :: Depart from Mumbai by Private Vehicle / Bus

22:00 Hrs :: Pune Pick Up

Day 1 – Saturday

08:00 Hrs :: @ HOSPET

Move to Hampi by local transport

Check in – get Fresh

Post Breakfast … Full day sightseeing of Hampi

Vithhal Complex, Virupaksha Temple, Hampi Bazar, Sasivekalu Ganesha, kadalekalu Ganesha,  etc.

Overnight @ Hampi / Hospet

Day 2 – Sunday

Early wake up 

Post Breakfast …

Sightseeing of Hampi

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Lotus Temple, Hati Mahal, Ram – Mandir, Badavi Linga temple, krishna Temple, Lakshmi narasimha Temple Etc.

By Evening 5:30 pm Board the bus to Mumbai

Day 3 – Monday 

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08:00 Hrs : @ Mumbai

.

Tour Fees would be approximately Rs. 5500/- per Head which includes

 

1) Local Transportation for 2 days Hospet to Hospet for Sightseeing Hampi

2) Food expenses for 2 days (day 2 dinner excluded)

3) Accommodation on tripple sharing basis

4) Entry Fees & Guide charges

5) Shikhar Vedh Administrative Charges

.
Deposit Rs. 3500/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Travel / Hotel booking

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

Ifsc code: ICIC0000268
.
Last date for registration: – 8 days prior to departure OR Till the batch gets full
.

NOTE :: MUMBAI – HOSPET – MUMBAI Bus Fare ( ~ Rs 4000/- pp) to b borne by participant

.
Things To Carry:-
.
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater (a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Lonar-lake

Dear Friends,

We @ Shikhar Vedh have arranged a tour to Lonar Crater and Sindakhed Raja, a birth place of Rajmata Jijabai on 30 November – 1 December 2019

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About place – 
Lonar Crater is the outcome of a violent impact that took place nearly 50,000 years ago when a 60 meters wide space rock traveling at the speed of 90,000 kilometers per hour struck the face of Earth. The impact released a massive energy of multiple mega nuclear bombs, rendering a 1.83 kilometers wide and 150 meters deep dent and forming a mysterious lake inside it with the diameter of 1.2 kilometers. Several decades later when lethal atmospheric effect of the impact finally waned, an intriguing ecosystem started developing inside the crater. Today, a forest, nearly 137 meters deep inside the rim of the crater, surrounds the lake.

Lonar, today, is one of the remarkable sites for travelers as well as astronomers. The salt water inside the lake has a high rate of alkali, that of 11 pH. Due to this hostility of the water, it has no aquatic life, nor is it supportive of flora. One can see various dead trees inside the lake which give it a grave, scenic look. However, the soil just a few feet outside the lake is highly fertile and full of sweet water. Resultantly there are patches of lush green farms in the forest. This extra-ordinary condition is caused due to zero seepage of water in and out of the lake through its walls. The only way in for the water is by rain and by the rain water flowed in, which also brings in salts. And the way out is by evaporation, due to which the salt level in the water gradually increases.

The forest around the lake is known for rare herbs, including Sanjivani, which has great medical values as well as mythological importance. It is also a home to hundreds of monkeys, monitor lizards, peacocks, chinkaras and gazelles. The lake attracts several aquatic birds such as brahminy ducks, black-winged stilts, shell-ducks, grebes, shovellers, herons, teals, blue jays, red-wattled lapwings, baya weavers, larks and robins.

There are several historical temples around the lake, all belonging to the Hemadpanthi style of architecture, in which the building is constructed by placing rocks upon rocks. Though most of these temples are now in ruins, the beautiful Daityasudan temple in Lonar town is in good health and worth a visit. The famous Dhara Mandir situated on the rim of the crater is also a historical monument and visited by several devotees every year.

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Itinerary – 

Friday 29 November 2019

Departure to Jalna by 17057 : Devgiri express at 9.10 pm from CST Mumbai

Day-1: Saturday 30 November 2019

Reach Jalna railway station by 5 am
Start towards Lonar by Private transport and reach after two hours road journey
Check in hotel / MTDC Resort,

Freshen up and Breakfast
Briefing about the Lonar crater by Prof. Bugdane, a well known personality
Post Lunch explore nearby temples and cultural heritage of Lonar
Dinner and retire for the day

Day-2: Sunday 1 December 2019

Wake up call at 05:30 am sharp
Freshen up and Breakfast at 06:30 am
Start with the Lonar Crater Parikrama and visit various temples around lake
Back to the hotel for Lunch and check out by 1:00 pm
Visit Mehekar and Sindkhed Raja, a birth place of Rajmata Jijabai
Reach Jalna Railway Station by 7:00 pm
Board Nandigram Express at 8.15 pm / Devgiri Express at 10 pm from Jalna

Day 3: Monday 2 December 2019
Reach Mumbai CST by 5.40 am / 7 am

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The cost for two days Lonar Crater tour would be Rs. 4950/- per person 

& would include:

 

  1. Travel from Mumbai – Mumbai by Train (SL-Class)
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing / dormitory basis
  3. Sightseeing around 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/- 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

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Last date to confirm with advance payment is Tuesday 5 November 2019 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
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Vishwanath Temple Khajuraho

Dear All,

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Heritage Tour to Khajurao – Orcha – Jhanshi & Gwalior Fort on 21 – 25 March 2020

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The Cost of the tour would be Rs.  12000/- per head.

The above cost includes

  • Travel from CST to Gwalior; Gwalior to Jhansi & Satna to CST by SL class Train Journey
  • Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c) for the sightseeing for 2 days
  • Public transport for Gwalior sightseeing
  • All Food (Excludes train journey)
  • Tripple sharing accommodation in hotel
  • Entry Fees (Except camera fee)

Khajuraho :: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khajuraho is named after the common date palm tree – Khajura. The ancient temples illustrate the brilliant burst of artistic flowering built under Chandela rulers in form of sandstone Sculptures depicting various forms of Love, desire, meditation, royalty and spiritual teachings. The intricate art and carvings will leave you awestruck the moment uyou witness them.

ORCHA :: Orcha was founded in 16th Century by Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Prata. Ram Raja Temple is the only place where Lord Ram is worshipped both as a God and as a king. The Laxmi Narayan Temple exhibits a unique architectural style which is a mix of a Fort and a temple. The Jahangir Mahal was built in honou of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir

JHANSHI FORT::  In 17th century, this fort was built by King Bir Singh Judeo of Orchha on top of a hill as an army stronghold. The fort has been a witness to the fiery battle led by Rani Laxmi Bai. There are temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha within the fort. The Karak Bijli and Bhawani Shankar cannon of the queen are also kept inside the fort. There is also a museum which has a collection of sculpture and provides an insight into the history of Bundelkhand.

Grade : Easy

Itinerary of the tour:

Departure by 12137 – Punjab Mail

Day 1 – Friday 20 March 2020

19:30 hrs : @ CST Station

Day 2 – Saturday 21 March 2020

16:00 hrs : @ Gwalior

Hotel Check in … Freshen up

Sightseeing time

Day 3 – Sunday 22 March 2020

Full Day Gwalior Exploration

Fort, Palace & Temple etc

19:00 Hrs : Move to Jhansi by train

21:00 hrs : @ Jhanshi

Check in Hotel

Dinner and Overnight in Hotel

Day 4 – Monday 23 March 2020

Jhanshi Fort Exploration  

09:30 Hrs: Check out 

Breakfast – Tea

11:00 hrs – 14:30 Hrs: Orcha Sight seeing by private vehicle

Move to Khajurao

Lunch on the way

19:30 hrs : @ Khajurao

Overnight stay in hotel

Day 5 – Tuesday 24 March 2020

Post Breakfast – Tea

Full Day Exploration of Khajurao 

Western, Eastern & Southern area temples

17:00 Hrs : Move to Satana station

20:00 Hrs :: @ Satna

Departure to Mumbai by Train

Dinner in the train (To be born by the participants)

Day 6 – Wednesday 25  March 2020

23:00 Hrs : @ LTT

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The Cost of the tour would be Rs. 12000/- per head.

The above cost includes

  • Travel from CST to Gwalior; Gwalior to Jhansi & Satna to CST by SL class Train Journey
  • Private Vehicle ( Non – A/c) for the sightseeing for 2 days
  • Public transport for Gwalior sightseeing
  • All Food (Excludes train journey)
  • Tripple sharing accommodation in hotel
  • Entry Fees (Except camera fee)

Deposit Rs. 7000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for Train Tickets, vehicle, hotel reservation
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Ifsc code : ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – till Train Tkts available OR Till the reg. gets full

Things To Carry:- 
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) ( A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food.Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection)

A haversack to put all these things
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagadish Patil : 09702121373 (Whtsapp) / 09869369836
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