Rajmachi

Dear All,

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

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

> Lonavala to  Phanasrai  &   Kondhane to Karjat  transport

> 1 Breakfast, 2 Veg meals

> Accommodation in village house & Shikhar Vedh administrative charges

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

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

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

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

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

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

Depart by pvt vehicle

Move Fanasrai Village by Pvt vehicle

17:30 Hrs: @ Fanasrai

Ascend to Rajmachi (~2.0 hrs / 7 kms)

20:30 Hrs: @ Udhewadi – base village

Dinner Time

Home Stay @ Villagers House (Dormitory)

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Day 2: Sunday :-

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

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

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

13:00 Hrs – Descend to Kondhane village

15:30 Hrs – @ Kondhane Caves-Waterfall

17:00 Hrs – @ Kondhane village

Depart to Karjat by Pvt vehicle & then by local train

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

> Lonavala to   Phanasrai  &   Kondhane to Karjat  by Pvt transport

> 1 Breakfast, 2 Veg meals

> Accommodation in village house & Shikhar Vedh charges

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

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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

IFSC code : ICIC0000268
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OR

Googlepay : 9702121373
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Last date to register: 4 days prior to event ot till the batch is full
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Things To Carry:-

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

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

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

Jagdish Patil: 09702121373 / 09869369836

In case call is not received; please do sms / whtsapp
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Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Fort Tikona in Lonavala region
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 950/- per head which includes
• Traveling from Kamsheth 2 Kamsheth by hired jeeps
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Veg Lunch
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Little info about the fort :
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala.
Base Village: Tikona peth
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Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve center of the many activities of entire Malwa Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction.
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The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists.
One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visaput, Tung and Lohagarh. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev’.
The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.
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The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
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Meeting Point : @ Kamsheth Railway station …. @ 08:35 Hrs
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Mumbai People:
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Board Indrayani Express From CST Morning at 5.40 am and alight at Lonavla by 8am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

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

Please deposit same amount on following details:

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

OR

GooglePay: 9702121373

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

Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold & other ornaments

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION

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

Visapur Fort_Waterfall

Dear All,

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

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

This includes 

Lonavala to base and back to Lonavala transport by local jeep

Breakfast+ Lunch & Shikhar Vedh charges

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Here is some Info about Visapur:

Height: 3567 Feet above MSL(Approx)

Grade: Easy

District: Pune

Region: Lonavala

Base Village: Lohagadwadi

 

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

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

 

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:


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

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

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

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

This includes 

Lonavala to base and back to Lonavala transport by local jeep

Breakfast+ Lunch & Shikhar Vedh charges

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Deposit Rs. 1000/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle reservation
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to departure

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Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (3 Ltrs).
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry (at own risk)
4. Electoral / Enerzyl powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits
5. Personal medicines.
6. A good trekking shoes, wind cheater.
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Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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korigad

Dear All,

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

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:

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. 1400/- per head and would include:

> Andheri to Andheri by private vehicle

> Breakfast – Tea & LUNCH

> Trek Leader – Expertise

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Deposit Advance Rs. 1400/- 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: -

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
,
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 any Clarification and further information call on
Shraddha Shenvi  : 09820822725
Sonya Anchan : 9892813235
Supriya Choudhari : 09881843813
Poonam Angre  : 07506354114

Jagdish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/