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Dear All ,
 
We @ SHIKHAR VEDH invites you to trek DEVKUND Waterfall on All weekends
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Batches ::
All Saturdays, Sundays & till 31st March 2022
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Devkund is a serene lake located at the end of Plus valley. A small lake is created due to 300 ft falling waterfall is known as Devkund. It’s one of the virgin places with crystal clear water. Located near Bhira, it is a small hike of about 2 hour. As the name suggests Devkund is a place of local villager’s faith and they regard this as an origin of Kundalika River.
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The itinerary for the trek is as given below:
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Day 0: Meeting point : Pritam Hotel, Dadar (east) at 23:00 Hrs
 
Pick – up en-route chembur, vashi till panvel
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23:30 Hrs : Depart from Dadar
 
Day 1 : 
 
04:00 Hrs : @ base village
Rest in the bus
Freshen up
 
06:00 Hrs : Breakfast-Tea
Introduction & Instruction
 
Start trek towards DevKund lake
 
09:00 Hrs : @ Devkund
 
1.5 hrs for exploration,
 
11:00 Hrs : Start return trek to Base
 
13:30 Hrs : @ base
 
Lunch Break, relaxation
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15:00 Hrs : Departure to Mumbai
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Visit Ballaleshwar Asthvinayak Temple @ Pali if time permits
 

We will reach Dadar around 21:30 Hrs (Dat’s Subjective)

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The Contribution for the trip is Rs 1400/- per head.
This includes Transportation from Dadar to Dadar ,  Morning  breakfast-Tea , Veg Lunch & Shikhar Vedh Charges

Please book yourself with full advance payment of Rs. 1400/- 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.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268

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Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to register with advance payment is 4 days prior to departure
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, 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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Also join us @

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Dear All , 
 
We @ SHIKHAR VEDH invite you to trek to little explored ANDHARBAN 
 
NEXT BATCHES :: 
All Saturdays & Sundays of  Aug, September 2021
 
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As the name is the jungle, so dense and dark that at some places the sun-rays don’t reach to ground at noon time as well and one may not find any route out of it if lost.
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Jungle trek : One of the ancient sahyadri passes that joins ghat to konkan area, Andharban offers endless trudge through the thicket forest.
Trekking : we will be walking on ridge offering awesome view of the Kundalika Valley, Bhira dam and the mountain ranges of Tamhini ghat.
Waterfalls :: En-route 4-5 small waterfalls to enjoy
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Trivia
Type :Trek though mountains and jungle
Height : 3000 ft above msl approx
Grade : Easy Bt endurance level little high
Region : Tamhini Ghat-Kundalika
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The itinerary for the trek is as given below:
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Day 0:
Meeting point :  Borivali National Park, Borivali (east) at 21:45 Hrs
Pick – up en-route till panvel
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Day 1:
 
05:00 Hrs : Base village
Breakfast-Tea time
Introduction & Instruction
07:00 Hrs : Start trek towards Andharban
 
11:30 Hrs : Lunch Break @ Hirdi Plateau
12:30 Hrs :Trek towards Bhira Dam
15:30 Hrs : @ Bhira Dam
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16:00 Hrs : Departure to Mumbai
Evening refreshments @ Pali … Visit Ballaleshwar Asthvinayak Temple if time permits & Temple open

We will reach Mumbai around 22:30 Hrs (Dat’s Subjective)

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The Contribution for the trip is Rs 1600/- per head.
This includes Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai , 2 refreshments, 1 Veg Lunch (Pithale Bhakri), Forest official entry fee, Private land entry fee & Shikhar Vedh administrative Charges
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Please book yourself with full advance payment of Rs. 1600/- 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.

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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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Last date to register with advance payment is  4 days prior to departure OR till the registration gets Full
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, 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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Also join us @

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Ratangad

Dear All

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a 1 day Trek 2 Ranveda Ratangad (Via Trimbak Darwaja Ascend & Ladder Route Descend ) 

The Cost for the Trek is abt Rs. 1550 /-  per head only
This includes   Mumbai to Mumbai   transport by private vehicle, Morning & Evening Refreshments + Shikhar Vedh Charges

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Brief Intro abt Ratangad 

Height: 4255 ft

Grade: Medium

Time: ~2.5 hrs frm Samrad / Ratanwadi

Location: Bhandardara region

Fascinating Spots:

Ratangad : Amruteshwar temple, Rani cha Huda, Nedhe, Trimbak Darwaja etc.

The Itinerary for the trek: -

Rendezvous:

Day 0:- National Park,Borivali (E) @ 23:00 Hrs

11:30 pm Pick up at WEH metro station bus stop.

11:45 pm Pick up at Kalanagar bus stop (on highway), Bandra.

12:00 am Pick up at Sion station circle.

12:45 am Pick up at Teen Hath Naka, Thane.

Day 1:-

05:30 Hrs : @ Samrad

06:00 Hrs : Breakfast – tea Time

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07:00 Hrs: Ascend RATANGAD by Trimbak Darwaja side (via Samrad)

10:00 Hrs: Atop Ratangad

Exploration, Sight seeing, Lunch, Rest for 3 hrs

13:00 Hrs: Descend through Ladder route – Ganesh Darwaja

16:00 Hrs: @ Ratanwadi Base

Visit Amruteshwar Temple

Snacks & Tea Break

Depart 2 Mumbai by private vehicle

We will be in Mumbai 22:30 hrs (That’s Subjective)

The Cost for the Trek is abt  Rs. 1550 /- per head only
This includes  Mumbai to Mumbai transport by private vehicle, Morning & Evening Refreshments + Shikhar Vedh Charges
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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1550/- (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.
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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 to register with advance payment is  4 days prior to departure
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Things To Carry:-
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Pls Do carry Lunch for the day (a must)
A Water Bottle (~2.5 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.
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, 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
.

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

Dear All

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH has arranged a thrilling road trip to serene spiti – kinnaur valley.
 
Below are the details about the tour :- 

 
26 June – 4 July 2021 (8 N / 9 Days) 

Total Cost for the tour will be 28000/- pp approx, which includes


  1. Accommodation in Hotels / Guest House / Camps (Triple Sharing ).

  2. Food which includes Breakfast and Dinner.  

(Note : Lunch will be en-route which will be on participants cost.)

3. Travel from Chandigadh to Chandigadh in Non A/c pvt vehicle

4. Entry fees wherever applicable, Monastery fees

Pick up : Chandigadh on Sunday 26 June 2021
Drop : Chandigad on Sunday 4 July 2021

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Spiti’ Means a middle land i.e. Land between Ladakh & Tibet . A beautiful trip through the high mountains and deep valleys of Kinnaur (Sangla and Kalpa) to Spiti and ending back in Manali crossing the high pass of Rohtang and Kunzum. This trip is only possible from July onwards when the road between Kunzum and Rohtang opens.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Saturday 26 June 2021

Chandigarh- Shimla- Kufri- Narkanda (180 kms / 7-8 hours)

Arrive Chandigarh before 11 am

Drive towards Narkhanda … En-route Lunch

Reach Narkhanda in the evening

Overnight @ Narkhanda

Day 2 : Sunday 27 June 2021

Narkanda- Sarahan- Wangtoo- Sangla (160 kms/ 7-8 hrs)

Explore Narkhanda … Highest peak – Hatu peak & Temple

Move towards Sangla

En-route explore Sarahan village – famous for Bhimkali temple

Overnight @ Sangla

Day 3 : Monday 28 June 2021

Sangla- Chitkul- Kalpa (100 kms/ 4 hrs)

Visit Kamru Fort in Sangla

Post B/F, head to explore Chitkul- last inhabited village on Indo-Tibet border.

After visting Sangla & Chitkul, further drive to Kalpa a beautiful place

Overnight @ Kalpa – Hotel / Guesthouse

Day 4 : Tuesday 29 June 2021

Kalpa- Pooh- Khab- Nako- Sumdo- Tabo (170 kms / 9-10 hours)

Post B/f, move towards Nako, a famous for lake & Monastery

further drive to spiti valley – first village sumdo & then to Tabo

Overnight @ Tabo

Day 5 : Wednesday 30 June 2021

Tabo- Dhankar- Kungri – Pin Valley (70 kms / 4 hours)

  • “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is close to 1000 years old now.
  • Dhankar Monastery- Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River.
  • Kungri monastery – the last hold of Buchen Lamas in Sangam.

Overnight @ Pin Valley

Day 6 : Thursday 1 July 2021

Pin Valley- Demul - Hikkim- Komic- Langza- Kaza   (80 kms / 4 hours)

  • Langza – the main area for Fossils.
  • Hikkim – the highest post office in the world.
  • Komik – one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters
Overnight @ Kaza
 

Day 7 : Friday 2 July 2021

Kaza- Kye- Khibber- Kunzum Pass – Chandratal Lake  (100 kms / 4 hours)

  • Kye monastery – is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and a huge river bed.
  • Kibber Village – which was once the highest motorable village in the world.
Overnight @ Chandratal
 

Day 8 : Saturday 3 July 2021

Chandratal- Batal- Chatru- Gramphoo- Rohtang- Manali (120 kms / 7 hrs)

  • Chandra Tal- The lake of the moon.
  • Losar – the last village of Spiti valley.
  • Leave spiti valley early morning and enter to Lahual valleyReach Manali via famous Rohatang Pass

Overnight @ Manali

Day 4 : Sunday 4 July 2021

Manali- Kullu- Mandi- Chandigarh (290 kms / 10 hours).

Leave early in the morning to catch your evening flight/train/bus from Chandigarh back to your hometown. Trip ends here

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Note: One has to pay Rs 18000/- 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
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Note: Balance amount 30 days prior to departure date
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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 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


 

Shikhar Vedh : Leh-Ladakh Expedition 2021

Roads to Heaven…!

 

 

We at Shikhar Vedh invite you all to have “Leh-Ladakh Expedition a Road Trip to Heaven” with us. Its a dream destination of every traveller, its self a photograph in the imagination of photographer, the curvy roads and high mountain pass is heaven for every rider and peaceful time for thought process, a time to spent in solitude in the himalayas in land of Lamas.


Join us to live the moment and make a memory forever with us.


Scheduled Batches 2021 ( Leh – Ladakh  )

Batch 1 :  12 – 20 June 2021

Batch 2 : 21 – 29th August 2021


Leh-Ladakh just the name enough and adventures, travellers hearts starts pumping. Its heaven for the riders and top destination for travellers.

Its with numerous trekking trails, valleys, and picturesque lakes. Renowned as the land of monks and monasteries there is lots to see in this amazing piece of land.

Leh is at an altitude of 3524 metres (11,562 ft), and connects via National Highway 1D to Srinagar in the southwest and to Manali in the south via the Leh-Manali Highway.


Nubra Valley the tri-armed valley located north east of Ladakh valley. The Shyok River meets the Nubra or Siachan River to form a large valley that separates the Ladakh and Karakoram Ranges. The Shyok river is a tributary of the Indus river. The average altitude of the valley is about 10,000 ft. i.e. 3048 metres above the sea level. The common way to access this valley is to travel over the Khardung La pass from Leh town.



 

7 N / 8 Days Itinerary:

 

 

Day 01:  Saturday 12 June 2021 : – Arrival @ Leh Airport

Arrive @ Leh Airport by 1 pm …

Rest For the day … Acclimatization

* Overnight stay at Leh.


Day 02: Sunday 13 June 2021 : – Sightseeing in Leh

* Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at your lodgings and then head out for a sightseeing tour around the town of Leh. There are a number of popular tourist attractions that you may visit, such as Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Jama Masjid.

* This day, rest is also required to acclimatize with high altitude.

 

 

Day 03: Monday 14 June 2021 : – Leh – Khardung La – Diskit – Hunder ( Nubra Valley )

* We will be heading towards Nubra Valley where on the way visiting  Khardung La ( highest motorable Pass ) in the world.

* Time for enjoy, photography followed by journey towards Nubra Valley.

* On the way visit to Diskit is the place where monastries have tallest statue of buddha.

* Overnight stay at Nubra Valley in Camps.

 

 

Day 04: Tuesday 15 June 2021 : – Hunder-Sumur-Panamik-Khardungla-Leh

* Visit to Hunder Sand dunes.

* Sumur Monastries, panamik hot spring, visit to Confluence ( Sangam ) of Shyok and Nubra River, khardung la and return to leh.

* Overnight Stay at Leh.

Day 05: Wednesday 16 June 2021 : – Leh – Hemis Monastry – Pangong Tso Lake Via Changla Pass

* We will be visiting to Pangong Tso one of the most beautiful lake in the world via covering Hemis ( famous for 3 Idiots School) Thicksey monastries en-route.

* Overnight at Pangong Tso lake in Camps.

* Enjoy the camping with bone-fire, have fun and make the bonding as family with travellers.


Day 06: Thursday 17 June 2021 : – Pangong Tso Lake – Shey Palace – Leh (125km)

*  Visit to Shey Palace en-route.

*  Reach Leh, time for roaming in Leh and shopping, bike check.

* Overnight at Leh

  • About 3-4 hours of Ride depend upon breaks.


Day 7: Friday 18 June 2021 : – Leh – Tso Moriri via Chumathang (220Km)

* Heading towards Tso moriri, A lake which is surrounded by the beautiful mountains… A blue sky on the earth moment for us at Tso moriri. Spend time and enjoy the moment. Capture the memories forever.

* Overnight at Tso Moriri or Karzok village.

Day 8: Saturday 19 June 2021 :- Tso Moriri – Leh (220Km)

* This day we will start early in the morning so that we can reach Leh Airport on time to catch flight back to home town

Drop to Leh Airport by 4 pm / Extra 1 day stay recommended pm


Day 9: Sunday 20 June 2021 :- Fly 2 home town

Note : Please do keep one extra day as Buffer time since any natural calamities like snow fall, road jam can extend our journey.

Notes : Leh to Leh :- 12 -20 June 2021 (7 N / 8 Days)

Cost : Rs. 25500/- pp 

 
  1. Accommodation from Leh to Leh (i.e Hotels / Guest House / Camps/ TENTs ).

  2. Food which includes  Breakfast and Dinner.

(Note : Lunch will be en-route which will be on participants cost.)

     3. Travel from Leh to Leh

Pick up : Leh Airport
Drop : Leh Airport
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Discount on Group booking of 4+ pax applicable … plz call for the same

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Note: One has to pay Rs 20000/- 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
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Note: Balance amount 30 days prior to departure date
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Terms and Conditions:

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

  2. All the accommodations will be  on sharing basis ( 3 person) in all the stay locations.

  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:

Team Shikhar Vedh

Jagdish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has organized a trek to Bhrigu lake near Manali on 23 – 28 May 2021

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Age Group: 14 Years and above Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………
Group Size: 30 Trekkers max
Cost: Rs 8000/- per head (Manali to Manali)
Package Price Includes :

* Manali to Manali Transfers

* Food and Accommodation ( 6 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

* Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

* Guide / Cook and other Professionals


Bhrigu Lake 14,100 ft in Himachal Pradesh (Land of Snow Mountains)


An Enjoyable and Relaxed Six Days Ultimate High Altitude Trek


Bhrigu Lake

History and Details :


Is a lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu districtHimachal PradeshIndia. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which is close to the town of Manali or from Gulaba. Actually an area of the Pir Panjal mountain range.

It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu.

Legend has it that the sage used to mediate near the lake and hence it has been rendered sacred; the locals believe that due to this the lake never freezes completely.


A Six Days High Altitude Trek for Mountain Lovers

Trek Details:

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Itinerary of the event – 

By Train :: Friday 21 May 2021 :: Train Journey to Delhi / Chandigarh from Mumbai / Pune

By Air :; Saturday 22 May 2021 – @ Delhi / Chandigarh

Saturday 22 May 2021 :: Overnight Journey from Delhi / Chandigad to Manali
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Day 1: Sunday 23 MAY 2021


Reporting Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manali

Manali to Drive Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home – (4 Km. from Manali)

  • B/ Fast

  • Room Allotment and Freshen up

  • Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s

  • Group Activity

  • Lunch and Rest

  • Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”

  • High Tea & Snacks

  • Group Discussions

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Dinner and Lights off


Day 2: Monday 24 May 2021

Shikharpar to Gulaba (drive) and trek to Raul Kholi

Altitude: 2600 m to 3,830 m

Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 4 km


  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast

  • Packed Lunch from Base Camp (Shikharpar- Ultimate Stay)

Take the Manali-Rohtang Pass road. Drive by Kolang, Palchan, Kothi as you reach Gulaba, Base camp of the trek. Gulaba is 22 km from Manali.

The trek to Gulaba starts from the 14th scissor bend on the right side of the road head. Trek steadily underneath forest cover, passing through open grasslands every now and then.

Make note of silver oak, cedar and birch trees on the trail here. These are few of the most prominent trees in the Himalayas. The trail enters an open meadow where shepherds camp. Observe Mt. Hanuman Tibba towering over the meadow in the background. Below Mt.Hanuman Tibba are the Seven Sister peaks seated in Beas Kund Valley. Turn right from the upper ridge of the meadow and head south. The second forested cover begins here.  Ahead, there’s a milky white rivulet flowing down the imposing Kolang Valley.

This is Kolang Nallah. Here, a trail on the right ascends towards a ridge (from south east). As you climb up the ridge, pause to enjoy brilliant views of Manali and Solang Valley. From here, Raul Kholi is around 2 hours away.

Raul Kholi is a scenic grazing ground used by local shepherds. Located at the base of Bhrigu Lake, it makes for an ideal camping spot. Your water source here is Chor Nallah, which flows across the camping ground.

  • High Tea and Welcome Drink

  • Tent Allotment and Relax

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Free Time for Group Games

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner and Rest for get ready for 2morrow  Bhrigu Lake


Day 3: Tuesday 25 May 2021

Raul Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and then to Camp 2 – Base of Bhrigu Lake

Altitude: 3,830 m to 4,270 m

Time taken: 3 to 3 ½ hours, 3.5 km

  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast and Move to Bhrigu Lake

Start early as you have to catch memories today

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You have to trek a height of around 411 m to reach Bhrigu Lake.

Bhrigu Lake rests between two high-altitude ridges. You’re currently hiking to the first ridge, which is an hour away. The trail slowly turns from green to brown and white. As you reach the ridge, look for an oval glacial lake in the distance. The lake surrounded by snow. You can catch a stunning panoramic view of Pir Pinjal and Dhauladhar ranges. Also, major peaks, Mt. Indrasen, Mt.Deo Tibba and Mt.Hanuman Tibba stand majestically before you.

After spending time at the lake, head down to New Camp Site base of Bhrigu Lake

  • Lunch

  • High Tea

  • Group Games

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner


Day 4: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Base of Bhrigu Lake to Mori Doog

Altitude: 3,830 m to 2,070 m

Time taken: 3 hours, 3 km

  • Morning Tea & B/Fast

Today’s trek is an easy one. Descend through the forest ridge of Pandu Ropa. Once you exit the forest ridge, treat yourself to a grand view of Kullu Valley. Below you, there are attractive apple orchards that Kullu Valley is famous for

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  • Lunch

  • High Tea

  • Group Games

  • Evening Hot Soup

  • Group Discussions

  • Dinner


Day 5: Thursday 27 May 2021

Mori Doog to Vashistha

Time taken: 3 hours, 3.5 km


  • Morning Tea & B/Fast

This is an old Kullu village with several native stories about Sage Bhrigu and the Pandavas. The village trail from here all the way to Vashisht is well-defined. The trek ends at Vashisht.

Once there, you could pamper yourself by bathing in hot springs.

Drive from Vashisht to Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home

  • Lunch at Shikharpar

  • Freshen up

  • Marketing and Local Sight Seeing

  • Grand Camp Fire and Bada Khana


Day 6 : Friday 28 May 2021


  • Morning Tea

  • B/Fast

  • Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks

After Vote of Thanks leave from Shikharpar to Manali,

Overnight travel to Chandigadh / Delhi by HPTDC Buses

Day 7 :: Saturday 29 May 2021

Travel from Chandigadh / Delhi to Mumbai

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Please book yourself with Advance payment of Rs. 5000/- pp (Non-refundable) … 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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Last date to register with advance payment is 1 months before the departure

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Plz book the train / flight tickets accordingly to & fro

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(Those who want to fly can reach on Sunday to chandigarh / Delhi to catch the bus from there to Manali )

plz feel free to contact – 

Jagadish Patil :: 9702121373 / 9869369836

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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Package Price :: Rs. 8000/- (Rs. Eight Thousand Only ) – (Manali to Manali)

Age Group : 14 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

Package Price Includes :

  • Manali to Manali Transfers

  • Food and Accommodation ( 4-5 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

.

Excludes :

  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,

  • Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportation,

  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities

  • (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc. 

  • Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be

  • Extra and need to be borne by you.

  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

  • “Shikhar Par” Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will have all authority to make any changes and final

  • Decision.

  • Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

Insurance :


All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Par and Organiser” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to

unavoidable reason or mishap.


Caution & Remarks :


  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

Deciding to undertake the trip.

  • Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

Especially while sleeping


Cancellations :


Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to [email protected] Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

The cancellation charges are as under:

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), SHIKHAR Vedh & our associate partner Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.


Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :


01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)

04. Personal First-aid Kit.

05. Energy Food

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

07. Bandana or Buff

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

10. Socks plus spares

11. Sandals

12. Camera and memory cards – Optional

13. Binoculars – Optional

14. Notebook and pen or pencil

15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash

16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4

17. Toilet paper

18. Insect repellant

19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit

20. Towel

21. Cell phone with Charger,

22. Poncho

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

24. Thermal Inners


Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has organized a trek to Beas Kund near Manali on 16-21 May 2021

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Beas Kund ::

Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular and beautiful trek in Kullu Valley. Beas Kund is a holy lake where Rishi Vyas took his daily bath. River Beas originates from here. Solang Nalla base camp is 13 km from Manali and 1 hour drive, a popular place for tourists for ski slopes, para gliding etc. Dhundhi camp gives first glimpse of Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters. Beas Kund area might be full of snow at the time of this trek. This is enjoyable and easy going trek for any age group.

A place of historical significance, Beas Kund is one of the most beautiful places in the Dhauladhar range of the mighty Himalayas. Besides being regarded as sacred, Beas Kund is where the river Beas originates from and offer spectacular views of the nearby located Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship and Hanuman Tibba peaks. One of the most alluring treks in the Kullu region, the trail offers panoramic views of the Pir Pangal range as well, and follows the banks of the river Beas. This is one of the most popular short treks through the Solang valley and takes you through an expanse of picturesque mountain landscapes. Beas Kund area might be full of snow at the time of this trek. This trek is enjoyable and easy going trek, suitable for people for all age groups with no prior trekking experience required to join in.

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Age Group: 14 Years and above Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………
Group Size: 30 Trekkers max
Cost: Rs 8000/- per head (Manali to Manali)
Package Price Includes :

* Manali to Manali Transfers

* Food and Accommodation ( 6 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

* Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

* Guide / Cook and other Professionals

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Itinerary of the event – 

By Train :: Friday 14 May 2021 :: Train Journey to Delhi from Mumbai / Pune

By Flight :: Saturday 15 May 2021 @ Delhi / Chandigarh

Saturday 15th May 2021 :: Bus Journey from Delhi to Manali

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Day 1: Sunday 16th May 2021 :: Reporting at Manali base camp – 
Freshen up & Breakfast
Introduction and Information sharing about Mountain activities
Lunch
Acclimatization Trek to Jogini Waterfall
Snacks and Tea,
Group Discussion
Overnight Stay

Day 2: Monday 17th May 2021 :: Burwa to Dhundi Glacier (10,800 ft) ~ 4 – 5 hrs (7 km)

Today 7 km long trek takes us over loosely held boulders and moraines with Beautiful Ice Bridges /Glaciers at places. We continue up to a scenic camp site at the pastures of Dhundi Glacier which is a high-altitude meadow and literally means ‘shepherd’s field’. These enchanting meadows are very popular pastures for the Gaddis – a hardy nomadic tribe of shepherds, and it’s easy to find flocks of sheep grazing peacefully in this pastoral idyll. These sun and wind swept meadows will be a feast for your senses. Overnight stay in tents.
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* B/ Fast at Burwa (After B/Fast move to Dhundi Glacier)

* Pack Light Snacks during Trek

* Lunch at Campsite – Dhundi Glacier

* Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest

* Group Activity

* High Tea & Snacks

* Late Evening Hot Soup

* Group Discussions and Brief for next day

* Dinner and Lights off

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Day 3: Tuesday 18th May 2021 :: Dhundi Glacier – Bakarthach 

An early start to the day and a short climb up the ridge through Bhoj Patra will get us to Beas Kund. Bhoj Patra gets its name from the fact that the area has a lot of Bhoj Patra (birch) trees.
* B/ Fast at Dhundi Glacier

* Lunch @ Bakathach

* High Tea & Snacks

* Group Discussion

* Soup

* Late Evening Hot Soup

* Dinner and Lights off

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Day 4: Wednesday 19th May 2021 :: Bakarthach – Beas Kund – Bakarthach

An early start to the day and a short climb up the ridge through. We will spend time here at the glacial tarn of Beas Kund – the source of one of the major rivers of north India. The legend is that Sage Vyas, the author of the great epic Mahabharata, meditated here. After a full day of excursion in the Beas Kund plateau, we will come back to Bakarthach in the evening.

* Early B/ Fast at Bakarthach

* Pack Lunch & Light snacks during trek

* High Tea & Snacks

* Group Discussion

* Soup

* Late Evening Hot Soup

* Dinner and Lights off

Day 5: Thursday 20th May 2021 :: Bakarthach – Dhundi Glacier – Solang – Burwa

After breakfast we start our return trek to Burwa, we will take the same route through Dhundi. On getting down, we’ll board the vehicle waiting for us from Solang Nallah, which will get us to Burwa.

* Early B/ Fast

* Lunch

* High Tea – Evening Soup

* Grand Camp Fire & Bada Khana – Group Discussion

Day 6: Friday 21st May 2021 :: Burwa – Manali

* Morning Breakfast – Tea

* Vote of Thanks

* Feedback Session

* Leave from Burwa to Manali

Overnight travel to Chandigadh / Delhi by HPTDC Buses

Day 7 :: Saturday 22nd May 2021 :: Travel from Chandigadh / Delhi by Air / Train

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 5000/- pp (Non-refundable) … 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

Last date to register with advance payment is  1 months before the departure 

plz feel free to contact – Jagadish Patil :: 9702121373 / 9869369836

 
==============================================================
 

Package Price :: Rs. 8000/- (Rs. Eight Thousand Only ) – (Manali to Manali)

Age Group : 14 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

Package Price Includes :

  • Manali to Manali Transfers

  • Food and Accommodation ( 4-5 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

.

Excludes :

  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,

  • Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportation,

  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities

  • (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc. 

  • Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be

  • Extra and need to be borne by you.

  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

  • “Shikhar Par” Manali, Himachal Pradesh, our partner will have all authority to make any changes and final Decision.

  • Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

Insurance :


All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Par and Organiser Shikhar Vedh” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to unavoidable reason or mishap.


Caution & Remarks :


  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

Deciding to undertake the trip.

  • Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

Especially while sleeping


Cancellations :


Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to [email protected] Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

The cancellation charges are as under:

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), SHIKHAR Vedh & our associate partner Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.


Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :


01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)

04. Personal First-aid Kit.

05. Energy Food

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

07. Bandana or Buff

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

10. Socks plus spares

11. Sandals

12. Camera and memory cards – Optional

13. Binoculars – Optional

14. Notebook and pen or pencil

15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash

16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4

17. Toilet paper

18. Insect repellant

19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit

20. Towel

21. Cell phone with Charger,

22. Poncho

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

24. Thermal Inners


Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Igatpuri_LakeSide_Camping

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged Igatpuri Lakeside CAMPING & Water Sports  on all weekends
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About Campsite:
Welcome to our secret campsite high fives, Start with water sports activities which includes Learning Kayaking, River Raft Boating or just relax by swimming and body surfing life jackets will be given to all. Swimmers and Non Swimmers can enjoy water sports at Igatpuri Secret Camping and all ages can participate. Life Jackets are compulsory for Swimmers and non Swimmers for all water sports activities. Our campsite is well hidden inside a beautiful jungle for sure you will have trouble finding it we have kept it that way. Igatpuri Lakeside camping is a beautiful spot for landscape photography. Your tents will be lake facing as the sunsets you can enjoy tea and evening snacks. Our guest are always welcomed early to maximize time spent at Igatpuri camping site and enjoy water sports to the fullest. Igatpuri Campsite is amazing for Astro – photography, Star Trails Photography, Igatpuri Stargazing it has very less night light pollution located in one of the darkest spot in Maharashtra. You can join for Night Trek shoes compulsory after you enjoy Dinner local food.Wake up to the sounds of birds and enjoy birding your tents will be facing sunrise and the beautiful Secret Camping Lake. Indian toilets are available on campsite and parking. After your morning breakfast you can click more selfies and groupies. Check out timings are 10 am you can also visit nearby sites our campsite manager will share the locations.Campsite is ideal for camping near Mumbai, camping near Nasik.

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Cost :: Rs 2000 per head ( Food – Tented stay – Barbecue – Campfire – Kasara to  Kasara Pickup and Drop )
Direct @ Campsite with your own vehicle: Rs 1400/- pp
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Please Note: Igatpuri Lake Camping  is ~150 km drive from Mumbai, 4 hours drive & ~ 225 km drive from Pune, 5-6 hours drive

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IGATPURI Lake Camping Itinerary
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People Travelling from Mumbai can board the following local train

Day 1 – Saturday : Catch CSMT – Kasara local : Timings as below

11:46 hrs :  CSMT

11:53 hrs : Byculla

11:59 hrs : Dadar

12:06 hrs : Kurla

12:26 hrs : Thane

12:39 hrs : Dombivali

12:48 hrs : Kalyan

13:58 hrs : Kasara

14:00 hrs – Meeting Point @ Kasara railway station

Jeep Ride from Kasara to Camping Site

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15:00 hrs – Reach Campsite
Start with water sports Lake Boating / Lake Kayaking / Swimming 

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17:30 – Evening Snacks and Tea ( Bhel and Potato vada ) 
Relax by the Lake, unwind yourself get comfortable at campsite
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18:30 – Sunset
19:30 – Bonfire.
21:30 – Dinner
22:30 – Enjoy Night trek around property if interested.
23:00 – Rest for the Night

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Day Two – Sunday 

08:00 hrs – Wake up relaxed
10:00 hrs – Check out after morning tea and breakfast
11:00 Hrs : @ Kasara railway station and Disperse
Please Note :- You can also drive to campsite directly by your own vehicle … cost will be Rs 1400 per head for such clients …
GPS locations will be shared after confirmations ………………………………………………………

Things to carry and Rules:
Comfortable Footwear
Odomos – Mosquito Repellent
Sunscreen – Extra Clothes – Sunglasses
Extra Footwear – Towel
Camera – Telescope – Gopro
Basic First Aid Kit
Do not litter eco sensitive zone
Listen to the campsite in charge
No Swimming allowed inside lake

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For Registration Deposit full advance amount of Rs. 1400/-  pp (Non-Refundable) on following A/c
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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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Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to weekends
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Contact Jagadish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

korigad

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध, has arranged a Trek to Korigad near Lonavala on coming Sundays

B1: 25 October 2020
B2: 1 November 2020
B3: 8 November 2020  

Details are as follows

Brief Introduction about Korigad

Height: ~ 3049 feet

Grade:  Easy

Time: ~ Maximum 45 mins from Peth-Shahpur, Base Village

Location: Lonavala region

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Korigad (also called Koraigad or Kumwarigad) is a hill fort located about 20 km south of Lonavala in Pune district, Maharashtra, India. Its date of construction is not known but likely predates 1500. It is about 929 meters above sea level. The planned township of Aamby Valley is built over the fort’s southern and eastern foothills. The closest village is Peth Shahpur about 1 km north of the fort. To the east, there lie two artificial lakes part of the Aamby Valley project which later drains into the Mulshi reservoir. There are two lakes on the top of the fort. This fort can be visited at any time of the year. Even a night trek during summer gives a nice experience. There are a lot of camping sites on the fort. There are three temples on the fort which provide ample cover. The Korai Devi temple can accommodate 25 persons.

Korigad Fort History

During 1657 Korigad was captured by Shivaji Maharaj along with Tung, Tikona, Visapur, Lohagad Fort and a few more. Twelve forts were kept with Shivaji Maharaj after the treaty of Purander, Shivaji Maharaj kept Korigad Fort with him which proves the importance of this fort. March 11th, 1818, Col Prothar attacked this Fort after three days of fighting with Valour by Mavalas, the British blew off the storeroom of ammunition using cannon fire and the fort was lost to British on March 14th, 1818. 

Journey Details:

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Day 1: Sunday

Rendezvous: Sharp 06:00 Hrs @ Darpan Cinema, Andheri

Departure by Pvt vehicle

Pick up en-route Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Nerul, Kalamboli

09:30 Hrs: @ Peth-shahpur – Base village

Breakfast – Tea Time

10:00 Hrs: Ascend

11:00 Hrs: @ Atop 

Rest , Explore

13:00 Hrs: Descend

14:00 Hrs: @ Base

Lunch -Time  Veg  Thali

15:00 Hrs: Move to Mumbai by pvt vehicle

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We would be getting back to Andheri at approx. 19:00 Hrs (Subjective)

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The cost of this trek would be Rs. 1500/- per head and would include:

> Andheri to Andheri by private vehicle

> Breakfast – Tea & LUNCH

> Trek Leader – Expertise

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NOTE : With your own vehicle, the cost of this trek would be Rs. 800/- per head

Deposit Advance Rs. 1500/- 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

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Last date for registration: – Thursday OR Till the reg. gets full

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Things To Carry: -

Torch with extra pair batteries (a must)

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

Wind-cheater ( a must)

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION
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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
Jagdish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

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