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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
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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/

Dear All,

We, at SHIKHAR VEDH invite you all for a one day trek to Asherigad

Fort: Asheri Gad.
Height: 2000 feet
Range: Palghar.
District: Thane
Level: Medium

History mentions that Bhojraj, a descendant of the Shilahar Dynasty built this fort. Hence it can be assumed that this fort is at least 800 years old. The Portuguese rebuilt this fort after they captured it during their rule. In 1737, Peshwa won this fort during his campaign of the Konkan and in 1818 this fort came under the British rule.

Fascinating Spots :
On the plains and on the right of the path one can see quite many remnants of settlements. One can also see quite many foundations with gutters cut in them. These could be to collect the rainwater during the rainy season or to lead away the overflow. The cave on the top is of medium size and having a large cave opening. But it has been carved into the rocks in such a way that the stray wind or the cold does not enter in. The back portion of the cave is very uneven. However, there are platforms made both outside and inside for the guards to take rest. The two hibiscus bushes outside the cave entrance point to the fact that rituals might have been conducted regularly by the villagers somewhere in the past. On left side of the top portion of the cave, there is a built in square water tank. There is a half buried cannon in this tank. There are two more half completed tanks here. From the top plateau, one can see the fort of Kohoj to the South West. One can also see the natural human form on the fort with the help of binoculars. Going ahead on the path one can see a huge depression the rock face and a bastion.

Itinerary for the trek:

Day 1:

Meeting Point: Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 05:45 Hrs

06:00 Hrs: Depart from Dadar

06:15 Hrs: Kalanagar WEH Bus Stop, Bandra

06:25 Hrs: WEH Metro Station Bus Stop, Andheri (East)

06:35 Hrs: Oberoi Mall, Goregaon (East)

06:50 Hrs: National Park Bus Stop, Borivali (East)

07:05 Hrs: Kashimira Police Chowki

07:15 Hrs: Fountain Hotel, Ghodbunder (Thane ppl can meet us here)

07:30 Hrs: Virar Phata 

08:30 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea break

09:15 Hrs: @ Base Village

09:30 Hrs: Ascend the fort

11:30 Hrs: Atop

Exploration Time

13:00 Hrs: Descend

14:30 Hrs: @ Base village

Lunch Time

Move to Mumbai

Reach Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs approx.

The charges of the trek are Rs 1500/-per head, which includes

Travel expenditure from Dadar to Dadar, Breakfast – Tea , Lunch; Shikhar Vedh charges

Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit Rs 1300/- (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle booking …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC COde : ICIC0000268

Last date for registration: – Thursday, 5 pm

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Things To Be carried:

A bottle of water – 3 Liters ( A must)
Rain-cheaters ( A must)
Camera, Cap, etc. (Optional)
some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking.(Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments

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For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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Also join us @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

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We @ शिखर वेध have planned Night Trek to Kalsubai peak – highest point in Maharashtra.

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The cost of the trek is about Rs. 1450 /- per head
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for private vehicle …  Sunday Morning Breakfast-T & Lunch

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us ;-)

Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Kalsubai : -
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Height: ~ 5400 feet
Grade:  Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 3 hrs from Bari
Location: Igatpuri

Kalsubai is the highest peak of the Sahyadris, the Everest of Maharashtra. At the summit is a small temple of Kalsubai. This being the highest peak, it commands a beautiful view.The vastly spread out backwaters of Bhandardara attracts ones attention from the top. To the north of the mountain range forts such as Ramsej, Harihargad, Brahmagiri, Anjaneri, Ghargad, Bahula, Tringalwadi, Kavnai can be seen. To the east one can spot Aundha, Vishramgad, Bitangad, to the west Alang, Madangad, Kulang, Ratangad (south west) and to the south Pabhargad, Ghanchakkar, Harishchandragad can be seen.
Since Kalsubai is extremely famous, enough effort has been made to make this trek easy. There are steel railings, chains and ladders at places where it is difficult to climb. There is a symbolic temple at the top.

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Itinerary for the event : -
Rendezvous:

 

Day 0: Saturday

20:30 hrs Departure from Andheri East 

Pick Up En-route Bandra , Sion , Ghatkopar , Thane

Day 1: Sunday

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02:30 Hrs : @ Bari Base

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Ascend – Night trek starts

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07:00 Hrs: ATop

Rest Sunrise

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Breakfast – tea Time

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08:00 Hrs: Descend

                                                                                    

11:30 Hrs:  Base
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Lunch Time

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14:00 Hrs: 
Departure for Mumbai

19:00 Hrs: @ Andheri

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We will be in mumbai around 19:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)
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The cost of the trek is about Rs.1450 / – per head
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai fare for private vehicle …  Morning Breakfast-T+ LUNCH

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Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit full amount 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

Last date for registration: – 3 days prior to departure

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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
Wind-cheater (a must) 

Torch with extra set of Battery (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)
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A haversack to put all these things

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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

sandhan_valley

Dear All, 
 
We शिखर वेध has arranged our Favourite destination Trek to Sandhan Valley exploration cum rappelling event
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Event Cost :: Rs 3000/- per head ( Mumbai & Pune)
 
Includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai, 3 veg meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges, Tented Accommodation  
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Hope 2 cu on trek with me to NJoy again ;-)
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Next Batches::
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All Weekends of November, December 2020 & January 2021
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Brief Intro about Sandhan:-

Height:~ 4100 ft
Grade: Medium with Thrill
Time: ~ 0.5 hrs from Samrad
Location: Bhandardara region

” SANDHAN” …. is a beautiful place situated in the Western Ghats  near Ratangad. Amidst the water carved valley of 50 to 500 feet deep and around two km long. Experience the heart throbbing crossing of 4 ft deep water pool in the way of  rock floored water carved valley. 
This will be your memorable trek.

Also you will get chance to Rappel down four small patches to reach the base of SANDHAN VALLEY.

Trek Details:

DAY 0 :: Friday

Rendezvous : Dadar for Mumbai people & Swargate for Pune people

23:00 Hrs : Departure by private vehicle Non a/c
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Day 1: Saturday
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05:00 Hrs : – @ Samrad

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Rest for 1 hours
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Breakfast-T Time
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07:30 Hrs — Move 2 Sandhan
08:00 Hrs — Enter in Sandhan Valley
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We have to go through abt 4-5 feet deep water for about 25-30 meters on the way … its real fun-thrill
Pls do carry extra clothes for da same … 
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12:30 Hrs — Rappelling of 50 ft patch
Lunch time mid way (Packed Lunch)
& then 2 more patches of 20 feet 2 rappel .. 
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17:30 Hrs —  Settle at base
Dinner & Campfire
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Tented Accommodation
 
Day 2 :: Sunday
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Wake Up early
08:00 Hrs — Breakfast-Tea
09:00 Hrs — Trek towards Dehne for Mumbai ppl / Ascend 2 Samrad for Pune ppl
11:30 Hrs — @ Dehne / @ Samrad
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Move to Mumbai / Pune
Lunch en-route
 
We will be in Dadar / Pune around 19:00 hrs ( thats – subjective) … depends on traffic

The cost for the entire EVENT is about Rs. 3000 /- per head

Includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai, 3 veg meals & Refreshments +  Rappeling Charges, Tented Accommodation

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 3000/- (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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Seats r limited …
Last date to register with full advance payment is 4 days prior to departure
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Things To Carry:-

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Mug, Plate, Spoon ( a must)
Extra Pair of clothes (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, do carry a extra pair as well
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 @
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Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Karnala Fort

Dear All
We @ शिखर वेध , have decided to UP the adrenaline dosage by organizing a Trek to Karnala Fort
 
Here is some info abt the fort:

Height: 1500 feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Type: Hill Fort

Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 13 km from Panvel. Currently it is a protected place lying within the Karnala Bird Sanctuary. It was a fort of strategic importance.

Redeemed with the power struggle of many rulers, Karnala Fort stands as a specimen of the 13th century constructions. The fort was sparingly used by the Karnala rulers including Angres, Mudhan and Peshwas until 1818, by which time British rulers have taken over the grand old fort under their control.The Karnala Fort engulf a steep rock in the midst of greenish surroundings and has been a challenge to many adventurous trekkers all through the past and continue to be a great attraction among the fans of trekkers. The fort doorway is adorned with many carvings of elephants and tigers. One can see cute water reservoirs developed naturally in the rocks. The cool surroundings and the beautiful landscapes make this region a place for calm weekends.

Plan:

Rendezvous: Meet at 07:30 AM (Sharp) at Panvel Railway Station

Please ensure punctuality.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

1) CST – Panvel Train timings as below

CST : 05:56 Hrs

Vadala: 06:14 Hrs

Kurla : 06:24 Hrs

Vashi: 06:43 Hrs

Belapur: 06:58 Hrs

Panvel: 07:13 Hrs

2) Thane – Panvel Train timings as below

THane: 06:24 Hrs

Koparkhairane: 06:41 Hrs

Belapur: 07:02 Hrs

Panvel: 07:17 Hrs

A walk of about 10 minutes will bring us to Panvel ST Depo

07:50 Hrs: Depart from Panvel bus depo to Karnala by ST / tumtum 

08:35 Hrs: @ Karnala base

Breakfast – Tea   

Intro & Instructions

09:15 Hrs: Trek from Base to Karnala Fort

11:30 Hrs: Atop Karnala Fort
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Sight seeing, REST & Lunch Time for 2 Hrs

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13:30 Hrs: Descend 2 Base

16:00 Hrs: @ Karnala Base

MOve 2 Panvel By ST / Tum-tum

17:30 Hrs: @ Panvel bus depo

We would be getting back to Dadar at approx 19:30 Hrs (Subjective)

The cost of this trek would be Rs. 800/- per head only and would include:

> Panvel – Karnala – Panvel by Tumtum / ST
> Morning Breakfast – Tea
> Sanctuary – Entry Fee
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Deposit Rs. 800/- per head (Non-refundable) on following A/c for vehicle reservation
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATILICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

 
IFSC code: ICIC0000268
 
OR
 
Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to departure
VIMP Note: At the forest entry – point, All plastic bottles will be Counted & have to deposit some amount for the same. In case, if any participant member forget his bottle in the sanctuary and couldn’t show it at the gate, he has to Pay Rs 100/- fine for the same.
Note: Maximum 35 seats
Things To Carry: -
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( a must)
LUNCH for da day (a Must)
Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet
Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes,
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil (O) : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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