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
on Saturday … Leaving early morning

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

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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.

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Rendezvous:  Bank of Maharashtra, ShivajiNagar @ 05:00 Hrs
.
Day 1: 
Departure from Shivajinagar at 5 am
.

Pickup points will be till Katraj etc.

We would be heading by Private vehicle.

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07:30 Hrs: @ Satara

Breakfast – Tea Time

08:30 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 Pune

En-route visit Sajjangad

We will be in Pune around 21:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)
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The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 1700 /- per Head only

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

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Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 1700/- 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

 

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 

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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, is glad to invite you for Asthvinayak Tour 

.The Ashtavinayak Temples that will be visiting are:

1. Moreshwar, Morgaon

2. Siddhivinayak, Siddhtek

3. Chintamani, Theur

4. Mahaganpati, Ranjangaon

5. Girijatamj, Lenyadri

6. Vighneshwar, Ozar

7. Varadvinayak, Mahad

8. Ballaleshwar, Pali

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The itinerary for the event will be as Follows:

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Meeting point:
  Day 0: – 23:30 Hrs:Friday  Dadar TT, Dadar (east) .

Day 1: Saturday

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06:00 Hrs:  @ Morgaon

Freshen up

Moreshwar Darshan

08:00 Hrs:  Breakfast time

11:00 Hrs: @ Siddhtek

Siddhivinayak Darshan

13:00 Hrs: @ Theur

Chintamani Darshan

14:30 Hrs: Lunch @ Hotel on high way

17:00 Hrs: @ Ranjangaon

Mahaganpati Darshan

20:00 Hrs: @ Ozar near Junnar

Stay in BHAKTA-NIVAS – Dormitory Type

Dinner

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Day 2: Sunday

Early morning wake up call – Freshen up

Vighneshwar Darshan

Breakfast time

08:30 Hrs: @ Lenyadri

Girijatmaj Darshan

13:00 Hrs: Lunch in Hotel on highway

15:00 Hrs: @ Mahad

Varadvinayak Darshan

17:00 Hrs: @ Pali

Ballaleshwar Darshan

22:00 Hrs: Reach Dadar (subjectively)
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The Cost for the Trip will be Rs 4500/-  per head

That includes Transport by Private vehicle  A/c, Food (3 Veg Meals & Refreshments) ; Accommodation charges in BHAKT-NIVAS (Dormitory type only); 

(Need minimum 6 participants to conduct tour)

Maximum 15 seats … Seats will be first come 1st basis wid Advance payment only…

One needs to deposit Rs 2500/- (Non-refundable) advance amount for Booking Private Vehicle and Accommodation etc.  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

Last date for registration: – 4 days prior to departure

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Things To Be carried: 
A bottle of water (At least 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory).
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes, (Must)

Cap , Camera(Optional),
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
.
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/

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Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to announce Anjarle Turtle Festival Tour 

The Cost for Tour :: Rs. 3850 / - per head
.
This includes 

 Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle ( A.C.), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges for suvarnadurg, food expenses veg only and dormitory accommodation charges.

Get Ready to Witness the Wonderful Life Of Turtles ….

Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are:

  1. Anjarle Beach – Turtle Festival visit
  2. Suvarna Durg Fort
  3. Goa Fort
  4. Kadyavarcha Ganpati Temple
  5. Shree Keshavraj Temple
  6. Shree Vyaghreshwar Temple

Anjarle Beach :   Anjarle Village is hosting its first turtle conservation event this year. Let us support the villagers and provide support and motivation to villagers by participating in Anjarle Turtle Festival.

Unspoiled a sleepy fishing village surrounded by beach covered with coconut trees. You can spend your weekend here refreshing and taking the beautiful sights around Anjarle Village.

Anjarle is also famous for the ‘Kadyawarcha Ganpati’ temple located on a cliff. Anjarle Turtle festival is organized by Sahyadri Nisarga Mitra and Kasav Mitra Mandal. Olive Ridley Turtles eggs are protected at nest site after they are laid on the beach by Turtles. Protected eggs are later released when they hatch into baby olive ridley turtles with hope they will return one day again to lay more eggs on the beach. Watching these baby turtles take their first steps as they find their way towards the sea is an unforgettable moment.

Suvarnadurg Fort

Enjoy boat ride from Harnai Jetty towards Suvarnadurg fort located in middle of the sea if you are lucky we can spot dolphin nearby. Suvarnadurg is a fort that is located on a small island in the Arabian Sea, near Harnai in Konkan.

Goa Fort: 

Tour Duration: 2 Night / 2 Days
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The Itinerary for the Tour as follows:

Day 0: FRIDAY :-

Departure by private vehicle from Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 10:45 pm

Maitripark, Chembur @ 11:00 pm
Vashi below main bridge @ 11:30 pm

Day 1: SATURDAY :-

05:30 Hrs: @ Anjarle

Refresh
06:45 Hrs: Visit 
Anjarle Beach for Turtle festival
Breakfast @ our home stay

10:30 Hrs: @ Suvarnadurg fort by boat

Fort Exploration

Lunch at Anjarle (Veg. Only)

Rest timev

Evening Tea & Visit Anjarle beach, 

Go for Turtle watching.

Dinner ( Veg. Only)

Stay @ villagers home in Anjarle (Dormitory Type only) —

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Day 2: SUNDAY :-
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06:45 Hrs: Visit Anjarle Beach for Turtle watching.

08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea

09:30 Hrs: @ Visit Kadyavarcha Ganpati, Shri Keshavraj Temple, Shri Vyaghreshwar Temple
.
13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Dapoli ( 2 b borne by participants as per veg / non-veg )

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai
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We will be in mumbai around 22:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)
.
The Cost for Tour is about Rs. 3850 / - per head
.
This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation fare for private vehicle (AC), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges for Suvarnadurg, Veg food expenses, and accommodation charges.
.
Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 3850/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …
.
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 or till the registration gets full
.
VIMP NOTES :: For PUNE PARTICIPANTS, we can hire a private vehicle as well if we get minimum 6 participants for the Trip.
.
The cost remains the same as Rs 3850/- per head

The Departure time wud be 11:00 pm on friday from SWARGATE Bus Depo.

Other Itinerary details same as for Mumbai Participants
.
Note: -

1) Emergence of Hatchlings of turtles is a natural process. So cannot give guarantee of emerging possibility of turtles on the mentioned dates.

2) Anjarle beach have strong currents … so won’t b allowed to go inside the water
.
Things To Carry:-
.
A Torch with spare battery ( a must)
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)
Sleeping Bag, Mat (a must)
Towel, a napkin, 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,
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 : 09702121373 / 09869369836

 

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to announce Velas Turtle Festival Tour

.

The Cost for Tour :: Rs. 2950 / - per head
.
This includes 
Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (A.C.), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses veg only and dormitory accommodation charges.

.

Next Batch Dates :: All weekends of March & April 2020

.

Get Ready to Witness the Wonderful Life Of Turtles ….

Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are:

  1. VelasBeach – Turtle Festival visit
  2. Bankot Fort
  3. Harihareshwar Temple

 

Velas Beach :  Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated near Bankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle.  

 

Bankot Fort:

 

Region: Mandangad

District: Ratnagiri

Height: Sea fort (Slightly above sea level)

Difficulty: Simple

 

Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature. The main entrance (Mahadarwaja) of the fort is north-facing with a well sculpted arch and carvings. Watch guards dug out (Devdya) align on both sides of the Mahadarwaja with some pits being dug out in the right Devdi. On the left, there are steps leading towards Nagarkhana while there is an underground storey and a tunnel on the right. A Maruti idol in the centre stands deserted now. On the west, there is a small entrance (Darwaja) leading to a Bastion on the exterior of the fortifications. A deep well (now dry and filled) occupied the centre of this bastion earlier and the adjacent water tanks too are dry and obsolete now. One can leave the Buruj via a small exit that leads to the surrounding moat and a beautiful “Revni” lying nearby.

 

Tour Duration: 2 Night / 2 Days
.
The Itinerary for the Tour as follows:

Day 0: FRIDAY -

 

Departure by private vehicle from Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 11:00 pm

Maitripark, Chembur @ 11:30 pm
Vashi below main bridge @ 11:55 pm

Day 1: SATURDAY -

05:30 Hrs: @ Velas

Refresh

06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle festival

Breakfast

10:00 Hrs: @ Bankot fort

10:30 Hrs: Atop

Fort Exploration
.

Lunch at Velas (Veg. Only)

Rest time
.

Evening Tea & Visit Velas beach, 

Go for Turtle watching.

Dinner ( Veg. Only)

Stay @ villagers home in Velas (Dormitory Type only) —

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Day 2: SUNDAY -

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06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle watching.

08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea

09:30 Hrs: @ Harihareshwar by crossing Veshvi – Bagmandala creek by ferry
.

Harihareshwar Temple visit

Visit 2 Harihareshwar Beach
.

13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Harihareshwar ( Veg/Non-Veg to be borne by participant as per choice)

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai

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We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

.
The Cost for Tour is about Rs. 2950 / - per head
.
This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation fare for private vehicle ( AC), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses Veg only and dormitory accommodation charges.

.

Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 2950/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …

.

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSCcode : ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

.

Last date for registration: – 8 days prior to departure or till the registration gets full

.

VIMP NOTES :: For PUNE PARTICIPANTS, we can hire a private vehicle as well if we get minimum 6 participants for the Trip.

.

The cost remains the same as Rs 2950/- per head

The Departure time wud be 11:00 pm on friday from SWARGATE Bus Depo. & Shivajinagar – Bank of Maharashtra 

Other Itinerary details same as for Mumbai Participants

.

Note: -

1) Emergence of Hatchlings of turtles is a natural process. So cannot give guarantee of emerging possibility of turtles on the mentioned dates.

2) Velas beach have strong currents … so won’t b allowed to go inside the water

.

Things To Carry:-
.
A Torch with spare battery ( a must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Sleeping Bag, Mat (a must)

Towel, a napkin, 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,
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 : 09702121373 / 09869369836

 

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

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Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has arranged CAMPING at Panshet Lakeside
.
About Panshet Dam:

This camping situated at Panshet dam’s backwater. It’s just 50kms from Pune. It’s gives you beautiful view of the backwater and valley..

Cost :: Rs 1200 per head ( Food – Tented stay – Barbeque – Campfire – Music )

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Panshet Campsite Details
Lake facing camping
Indian toilets are available
Region: Panshet Dam

Panshet Camping Itinerary

Day 1: Saturday

16:00 – Reach Campsite
17:00 – Snacks + Evening Tea / coffee

Relax by the Lake, unwind yourself get comfortable at campsite.
Enjoy Sunset, & games at the campsite

19:30 – BBQ / starters (Limited)
20:00 – Bonfire – Music
21:30 – Dinner ( Veg / Non – veg)

22:30 – Enjoy Night filled with stars.
23:00 – Rest for the Night

Day Two – Sunday:-
08:00 – Wake up relaxed
10:00 – Check out after morning tea and breakfast

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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. 1200/-  pp (Non-Refundable) on following A/c
.
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 weekends
.

Contact Jagadish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

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
.
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
.
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

——————————————————————————————
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 @
.
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/shikharvedh/
Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Vasota

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged Vasota Jungle Trek from Pune 

Hope 2 cu on trek with us to NJoy

Brief Introduction about Vasota – Nageshwar:

Height: 4267 feet
Grade: Easy but Endurance level is little more as have to descend on same day
Time: ~ 2 hrs from MetIndavali
Location: Koyna region

VASOTA-NAGESHWAR: Situated in dense forest, surrounded by river Koyna, fort of Vasota is according to ‘Dnyaneshwari’ a resting place known as Vyaghragad. This old warrior offers one of the most thrilling treks in the Sahyadri as far as trekking through forestation is concerned. Dense forest all the way through, panoramic view of Shivsagar Lake in east & Konkan on west, wonderful cave @ Nageshwar makes this fort special for amateur trekkers & photographers

.

Rendezvous:

Day 0: Saturday

23:15 Hrs : Bank of Maharashtra, Shivajinagar

23:55 Hrs : Katraj Chowk

.

Day 1: Sunday

.

04:00 Hrs: @ Bamnoli & Take couple of hours Rest in Bus

06:00 Hrs : Freshen Up

Breakfast – T

Launch Ride

.

10:00 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Ascend

12:00 Hrs: Vasota Atop – Exploration

Exploration

LUNCH Time

14:30 Hrs: Descent to Met Indavali

16:30 Hrs: @ Met Indavali

Launch Ride

.

18:30 Hrs : @ Bamnoli

.

Evening tea & Disperse

19:00 Hrs: Move 2 Pune

We will be in Shivajinagar, Pune arnd 23:00 hrs (that’s-subjective)

.

The Cost of theTrek is : Rs 1700/- per head

Includes Pune 2 Pune transportation by Private Vehicle Non A/c, Launch ferry Charges, Forest entry charges, Guide contri, 1 Morning B/f-Tea, Packed Veg. meal & Evening Tea

Plz do full advance payment of Rs 1700/- per head (Non-refundable). Deposit money on A/c

Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No: 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSc Code :: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date 2 register: 4 days prior to batch OR till da Batch gets full

Note: – Max. group size would be 24 bcoz of logistic constraints

.

Things 2 Carry: 

Water Bottle (~3 Ltr)

Torch

Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon (All must)

Some ready 2 eat food-Plum cakes, biscuits etc

Extra Pair of clothes, trekking shoe 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 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/

P1210128

Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to announce Velas Hariharehwar Tour 

.

The Cost for Tour :: Rs. 2950 / - per head
.
This includes 

Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (A.C.),  ferry charges, food expenses veg only and dormitory accommodation charges.

Some information about the area: The places that will be visiting are:

  1. Velas Beach – 
  2. Bankot Fort
  3. Harihareshwar Temple

 

Velas Beach :  Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated near Bankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle.  

 

Bankot Fort:

 

Region: Mandangad

District: Ratnagiri

Height: Sea fort (Slightly above sea level)

Difficulty: Simple

 

Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature. The main entrance (Mahadarwaja) of the fort is north-facing with a well sculpted arch and carvings. Watch guards dug out (Devdya) align on both sides of the Mahadarwaja with some pits being dug out in the right Devdi. On the left, there are steps leading towards Nagarkhana while there is an underground storey and a tunnel on the right. A Maruti idol in the centre stands deserted now. On the west, there is a small entrance (Darwaja) leading to a Bastion on the exterior of the fortifications. A deep well (now dry and filled) occupied the centre of this bastion earlier and the adjacent water tanks too are dry and obsolete now. One can leave the Buruj via a small exit that leads to the surrounding moat and a beautiful “Revni” lying nearby.

 

Tour Duration: 2 Night / 2 Days
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The Itinerary for the Tour as follows:

FRIDAY :

 

Departure by private vehicle from Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 11:00 pm

Maitripark, Chembur @ 11:30 pm
Vashi below main bridge @ 11:55 pm

Day 1: SATURDAY

05:30 Hrs: @ Velas

Refresh,
07:00 Hrs: Visit 
Velas Beach
Breakfast

10:00 Hrs: @ Bankot fort

10:30 Hrs: Atop

Fort Exploration
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Lunch at Velas (Veg. Only)

Rest time
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Evening Tea & Visit Velas beach, 

Dinner ( Veg. Only)

Stay @ villagers home in Velas (Dormitory Type only) —

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Day 2: SUNDAY

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06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach

08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea

09:30 Hrs: @ Harihareshwar by crossing Veshvi – Bagmandala creek by ferry
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Harihareshwar Temple visit
Visit 2 Harihareshwar Beach
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13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Harihareshwar ( Veg/Non-Veg to be borne by participant as per choice)

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai

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We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs ( thats – subjective)

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The Cost for Tour is about Rs. 2950 / - per head
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This includes Mumbai 2 Mumbai transportation fare for private vehicle ( AC), ferry charges, food expenses Veg only and dormitory accommodation charges.

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Seats will be first come 1st basis … Deposit  Rs 1500/- per head (Non-refundable) advance on following A/c …

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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL

ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464

Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

Last date for registration: – till the registration gets full

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VIMP NOTES :: For PUNE PARTICIPANTS, we can hire a private vehicle as well if we get minimum 6 participants for the Trip.

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The cost remains the same as Rs 2950/- per head

The Departure time wud be 11:00 pm on friday from SWARGATE Bus Depo.

Other Itinerary details same as for Mumbai Participants

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Note: -

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Things To Carry:-
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A Torch with spare battery ( a must)

A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must)

Towel, a napkin, 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,
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

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836

 

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