Dear All,
We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a 1-day Trek to Ahupe Ghat

Trail: Ahupe Ghat
Region: Murbad
Grade: Medium
Height: 3855 Ft ASL

Ahupe Ghat ::
Ahupe Ghat in the Malshej region near to Gorakhgad and Siddhagad. Ahupe Ghat is a pass leading from Khopiwali in the Konkan, to Ahupe village in the Ghats. The Ghat drops vertically to the Konkan all around Ahupe, and there are many narrow gorges, with breathtaking drops. the route from Khopiwali to Ahupe, near its upper reaches, is very narrow, and almost a gorge.
Ahupe village is very picturesque. It looks like a remote hamlet because on one side, is the steep drop to the Konkan, and on the remaining three sides, there is a mountain range enclosing it, cutting it off from the Deccan plateau proper.

The itinerary for the trek is as given below.

Meeting Point :

Day 1: 05:30 Hrs at WEH, Andheri (east) on
Travel to Khopivali by private vehicle
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08:30 Hrs: @ Khopivali base Village
Break-fast – Tea Time

09:00 Hrs : Start trek
12:00 Hrs : Reach Ahupe village

Rest, Exploration, Lunch time ~ 2 Hrs

14:00 Hrs : Descend
17:00 Hrs : @ Base village

Evening Tea

21:30 Hrs : @ Mumbai Tentatively
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The Contribution for the trek is Rs 1450/- per head
That Includes Transportation from Andheri to Andheri,1 Break Fast – Tea, 1 Veg Lunch & 1 Evening tea & Shikhar Vedh Charges

Pls deposit Rs 1450/- per head (Non-Refundable) in 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
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Or

Googlepay : 9702121373

Last date to register with advance payment is Thursday till 5 pm
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Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Rain – cheater

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 Coasters CTR / 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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Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a 1 day trek to  Prabalgad
Hope to c u on trek :-)
Details are as follows

Brief Introduction about  Prabalgad: -
Height: 2300 feet
Grade:  Medium …
Time: ~ Maximum 2.5 hrs from Thakurwadi
Location: Panvel

Prabalgad or Muranjan fort fort is easily visible while travelling through the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. To its east is Ulhas river, Gadi river to the west, Patalganga river and Manikgad fort to its South, Karnala fort to its North west and Irshalgad nearby. The Kalavantin pinnacle which stands next to it gives a “V” shaped valley. From the sunset point of Matheran sunset can be seen at this very V spot. Primarily Prabalgad was the choice of the British to develop as a hill station but due to the absence of water Matheran got the honour. 

Journey Details: -

Day 1
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Meeting Point 05:45 Hrs @ National Park, Borivali (East)

06:00 Hrs : Move by private vehicle 
 
Pick Up En-route  Andheri, Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Mcd-Kalamboli

08:45 Hrs : Thakurwadi
Trek start
10:30 Hrs : @ Prabalmachi
 
Breakfast – Tea Time
 
Ascend Prabalgad
12:30 Hrs: –  ATop Prabalgad
 
one hours time for Exploration, Rest …
 
13:30 Hrs: – Descend
14:30 Hrs: – @ Prabalmachi
Lunch Time …

Descend to Thakurwadi

17:00 Hrs:- Move to Mumbai

20:00 Hrs: –  @ Mumbai with lovely memories and new friends …

We will be in mumbai around 20:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Cost for Trek is about  Rs. 1300/- per head
 

This includes Transportation for Andheri 2 Andheri by Private vehicle, Veg Lunch, Morning Breakfast – Tea & Guide

One needs to deposit ₹ 1300/- (Non-refundable) in advance into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
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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: – Thursday, 5 pm OR Till batch gets full

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( A must)

Torch with extra set of Battery (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION or Coasters CTR,
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 (O): 09702121373 / 09869369836

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Dear All , 
 
We @ SHIKHAR VEDH invite you to unexplored jungle Trek to AADRAI 
 
NEXT BATCHES :: 
All Saturdays & Sundays
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The Aadrai Jungle Trek is the best way to explore one of Sahyadri’s most beautiful and untouched Jungles. This tour will take you deep into the heart of this lush, green forest, where you can see waterfalls, caves, valleys, shepherd trails, famous peaks, and more. You’ll be able to experience all that this incredible Aadrai Forest Trek has to offer in just one day!

Places to See on the Aadrai Forest Trek

1. Kalu Waterfall

2. Nageshwar temple

3. Ancient Caves

4. Aadrai jungle.

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The itinerary for the trek is as given below:
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Day 0:
Meeting point : National Park, Borivali (east) at 22:45 Hrs
Pick – up en-route till Thane viz

23:30 Hrs : @ WEH, Andheri
23:45 Hrs : @ Kalanagar, Bandra (E)
00:00 Hrs: @ Sion
00:45 Hrs : @ 3 Hath Naka, Thane

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Day 1:
 
04:00 Hrs : Base village

Rest in bus

05:00 Hrs : Wake up call … Freshen Up

Breakfast-Tea time
Introduction & Instruction
07:00 Hrs : Start trek towards 1200 feet waterfall, reaches the waterfall, and enjoys the fantastic views from the top and reverse waterfall. 
11:30 Hrs : Trek continues through the unexplored Aadrai Jungle. We will be crossing beautiful streams and halt at a Natural cave
15:00 Hrs : Return to Aadrai Trek starting point
15:30 Hrs : Freshen Up & Lunch Time (Late one)
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17:00 Hrs : Departure to Mumbai

We will reach Borivali 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 Borivali to Borivali, 1 Veg Lunch & 1 Veg Breakfast – Tea, Forest official entry fee, & Shikhar Vedh administrative Charges
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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

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to register with advance payment is 3 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
.
Also join us @

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

Website: http://shikharvedh.org/

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध, has arranged a day trek to Avachitgad near Roha …

Hope to c u on trek :-)

Details r as follows

Brief Introduction about Avchitgad: –

Height: 300 metre
Grade: Easy …
Time: ~ Maximum 1.5 hrs from Medha, Base Village
Location: Roha, Raigad District

The city of Roha is situated on the banks of Kundalika River. Avchitgad is situated in the mountain ranges around Roha. Nicely tucked away from the main Shayadri range this is a rather unexplored fort (as per trekkeres are concerned). This region is beautiful, and the fort was one of the rich forts of Maharashtra. Dense woods along the mountain have made it bit difficult to ascend to the top.

Fascinating Spot: –

The main entrance to the fort is still in good condition. The bastion on the way from Medhe is in much better state. It was used for keeping a watch on the surrounding region. As we proceed further from the main entrance, we come across the remnants of old constructions on a neighboring hillock.
There is a beautiful dodecahedron (16 sided) shaped lake on the top. Near to it is a statue of Lord Khandoba. The fort is not much wide, but stretches long enough. It takes about two hours to see the fort. The forest around the fort is dense and the fauna comprises wild hogs, leopards, foxes, monkeys, etc.

From the top of Avchitgad we can have a glimpse of Telbaila, Sudhagad, Sarasgad, Korigad to the Noth-East & Dhangad, Raigad and Savashna Ghat on the South – East side. All these forts lie within a 25 km radius of this fort.

This is a best monsoon trek.

Journey Details: –

Day 1:

05:30 Hrs : Meeting point at WEH metro station bus stop, Andheri.
05:50 Hrs : @ Kalanagar bus stop, Bandra.
06:10 Hrs : @ Sion station circle.
06:25 Hrs : @ Diamond Garden, Chembur.
06:45 Hrs : @ Vashi below the main bridge, Vashi.
07:15 Hrs : @ McDonald’s, Kalamboli
07:30 Hrs : @ Panvel
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9:00 am: @ Medha

Breakfast – Tea Time

09:45 Hrs : Ascend
11:45 Hrs : Atop
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1 Hour for Explore fort, Rest and enjoy the view of the surrounding region
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12:45 Hrs : Descend
14:30 Hrs : Reach base village

Lunch Time

16:30 Hrs : Departure for Mumbai

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

The Contribution for the trek is Rs 1450/- per head

That Includes Transportation from Andheri to Andheri,1 Break Fast – Tea + 1 Veg Lunch & Evening Tea & Shikhar Vedh Charges

Pls deposit Rs 1450/- per head (Non-Refundable) in 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 to register with advance payment is Thursday till 5 pm
.
Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteriesRain-cheater
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 Coasters CTR / ACTION,
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 @
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Mandu

Dear All,

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH, invite you for a weekend trip to Mandavgad (Mandu) the fortress of joy and a glorious city of Maheshwar situated on the banks of Narmada, Shrimant Bajirao Peshwa Samadhi @ Raverkhedi And Mahakal Jyotirling @ Ujjain on

B1: 14 – 16 August 2021

About the places -

Mandu, the fortress of joy, also known as Mandavgadh, rises 634 meters high in the Vindhya Range and is enclosed in battlements 37 km long. With-in this well-defended plateau is wealth of palaces, pleasure pavilions, mansions, tombs and mosques.

The hill range is endowed with a very attractive natural scenery, which is at its best during the rainy season, when on all sides, it is clothed in green with a number of brooks and torrents, rushing down into the ravine winding about its sides below. The beauty of which is further enhanced by about a dozen lakes and ponds interspersed on its top.

Each of Mandu’s structures is an architectural gem and the monuments were raised in the period of hardly 125 years, between 1401 A.D to 1526 A.D; some are out standing like massive Massive Jami Massjid and Hoshang Shah’s tomb, which provided inspiration for the master builders of the Magnificent Taj Mahal centuries later.

Maheshwar was a glorious city at the dawn of Indian civilization when it was ‘Mahishmati'; capital of king Kartivarjun. This temple town on the banks of the river Narmada finds mention in the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Revived to its ancient position of importance by the Holkar queen Rani Ahilyabai of Indore. Maheshwar’s temples and mighty fort-complex stand in quiet beauty, mirrored in the river below.
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Ujjain darshan

  • Mahakal Jyotirlinga
  • Ram ghat
  • Mangalnath, Harsiddhi, Siddha vat, Kal Bhairav, Bhartari Cave, Chintaman Ganpati, Sandipani Ashram and observatory.

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Itinerary – 

Day 0: Friday 

20:00 Hrs :: Departure by Pvt Vehicle from Thane and Pune

Dinner En-route to b self sponsored

Day 1: Saturday

07:30 Hrs :: Reach Mandu

Freshen up, Breakfast

Full day Mandu Sight-seeing

Visit the central Group – Jami Masjid, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb, Ashrafi Mahal

Visit to the Royal Enclave – Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Taveli Mahal, Champa Baoli

Lunch Break

Visit Eco Point, Jain Temple, Baz Bahadur’s Palace, Roopmati’s Pavilion etc.

18:00 Hrs : Move to Ujjain

21:00 Hrs: @ Ujjain

Overnight @ Ujjain, in hotel

Day 2: Sunday

Post Breakfast – Tea

Half day tour Ujjain sightseeing Tour as mentioned above in description

Indore Sightseeing – Rajwada, Bada Ganpati, Lalbaug Palace,

Lunch Time

Move to Omkareshwar

Explore & Have Darshan Omkareshwar – Mamleshar

18:00 Hrs: Travel to Maheshwar

Overnight in Hotel @ Maheshwar

Day 3: Monday

Wake up early, freshen up

Breakfast time

Visit to Rajarajeshwara Temple, Ahilya Fort, Ahilyeshwar Temple, Bank of Narmada

Visit Shrimant Peshwa Maharaj Samadhi @ Ravekhedi

12:00 Hrs: Return journey to Thane / Pune by pvt vehicle

22:00 Hrs :: Reach Thane / Pune

 

The cost for Mandu – Maheshwar – Ujjai trip would be Rs. 12000/- per person & would include:

  1. Travel from Thane – Thane  by Pvt Vehicle
  2. Accommodation in tripple sharing
  3. Sightseeing Mandu – Maheshwar – Ujjain – Indore – Omkareshwar
  4. Food for 3 days ( Day 0 & Day 3 Dinner food excluded)
  5. All Entry Fees and Guide Charges (Except camera fee if any)
  6. Shikhar Vedh Administrative charges

Note: One has to pay Adv Rs 7500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event.

Name: Jagadish Govind Patil

A/C No: 026801521464

A/C Type: Savings

Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch

RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR

Googlepay : 9702121373

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Last date to confirm with advance payment is 7 days prior to departure  OR till the batch gets full

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Here is a list of the things to be carried by every individual -

> A haversack to put in all the stuffs
> At least 2 Liters of water
> Two-three set of clothes, Towel / Napkin
> Binoculars, Camera, Something to munch on (Optional)
> Torch with extra set of batterries
> Personal medicines required if any
> Identity Proof

To register for this event, contact us – 

Jagdish Patil: 9702121373 / 9869369836
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Hari_3

Dear all,

We @ Shikhar Vedh are glad to invite you for Trek to Harishchandragad via Pachnai on Sundays

Itinerary of the event Details:

Rendezvous:

Day 1:- National Park,Borivali (E)  @ 23:00 Hrs

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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 2 :: Sunday
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05:00 Hrs : – @  Pachnai

Rest for an hours
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Breakfast-T Time

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07:00 Hrs : Trek Start
 
10:00 Hrs : Reach Atop
 
Explore the temple, Kedareshwar, and surrounding area
 
Move to Kokankada
 
Lunch , Rest Time
 
13:00 Hrs: Descend via Pachnai

15:30 Hrs: @ Pachnai

from there by private vehicle to Mumbai

 
We will reach to Mumbai 23:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

The cost for da Trek is about Rs. 1700 per head
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tht includes transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by private vehicle, 1 veg breakfast & Veg Lunch and Shikhar Vedh administration charges

NOTE : Minimum 8 participants required to execute

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Deposit Rs. 1700/- per head (Non-Refundable) advance on following A/c for Food & vehicle booking
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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: – Thursday till 5 pm OR Till the reg. gets full

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Things To Carry: -
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A Water Bottle (~3 Liters) ( a must)
Torch with extra cell ( a must)
Rain-cheater (a must)
Windcheater , Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes (Preferably ACTION),
.
A haversack to put all these things
.
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

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Jagadish Patil:  09702121373 / 09869369836 
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Also join us @
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Ratangad

Dear All,

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

The Cost for the Trek is abt Rs. 1500 /-  per head only
This includes  Dadar to Dadar  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 1:- National Park,Borivali (E)  @ 23:00 Hrs

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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 2:-

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05:30 Hrs : @ Samrad

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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 Dadar by private vehicle

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

The Cost for the Trek is abt Rs. 1500 /-  per head only
This includes Dadar to Dadar transport by private vehicle, Morning & Evening Refreshments + Shikhar Vedh Charges
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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1500/- (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

.
Last date to register with advance payment is 7 days prior to departure
.

Things To Carry:-
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Pls Do carry Lunch for Saturday (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/

Tikona Fort

Dear All,We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Fort Tikona in Lonavala region on Sundays
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 1400/- per head which includes
• Traveling from Mumbai 2 Mumbai by private vehicle
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Veg Lunch
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Batch Dates :
June 2021 July 2021 August 2021
20th June 4th July 1st August
26th June 11th July 8th August
27th June 18th July 15th August
 30th June 25th July 22nd August
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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 : @ WEH Metro Bus Station, Andheri …. @ 05:45 Hrs on Sunday 

09:00 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 Mumbai

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We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).
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The cost for the trek will be Rs 1400/- per head which includes

• Traveling from Mumbai 2 Mumbai by private vehicle
• Morning Breakfast – Tea & Lunch
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Advance amount of Rs. 1400/- 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)
IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

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Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event with advance payment is Thursday till 5 pm
.
Things To Be carried:
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A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) – (a must)
Rain-cheater
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 : 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/

Sondai_Fort_1

Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध have arranged a 1 day trek to Sondai fort
Hope to c u on trek :-)
Details are as follows

Brief Introduction about Sondai: -
Height: 1200 feet
Grade:  Easy …
Time: ~ Maximum 2 hrs from Sondewadi, Base Village
Location: Karjat

Sondai is not such a famous fort near Karjat Chowk Phata. Sondai Fort Trek is nine kilometers from Karjat railway station. It offers a beautiful view of Morbe Dam, Prabalgad, Irshalgad, Rajmachi, Songiri forts, Karnala Fort, and Matheran mountain range. Sondai Fort Karjat was used as a watchtower to protect the trade routes. Sondewadi and Wavarle are the base villages of Sondai fort. Sondewadi village is situated at 1/4th height of this Fort.

There are two water cisterns on, and steps are carved out of rocks to go to the topmost point where an idol of Sondai Devi stands. Two more water cisterns are on the way and have potable water. Waverle is another village from where a bit difficult approach to the Fort passes through the dense forest. Sondai trek, an iron ladder, has been installed. It has made the climb till the summit to seek the blessing of Sondai Devi temple safer for all the hikers and devotees. 

Journey Details: -

Day 1
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Meeting Point 05:45 Hrs @ Metro Station Bus Stop, Andheri

06:00 Hrs : Move by private vehicle 
 
Pick Up En-route  Bandra, Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Mcd-Kalamboli

09:00 Hrs : Sondaiwadi
 
Breakfast – Tea Time
 
09:30 Hrs : – Trek start
11:30 Hrs: –  ATop
 
Two hours time for Exploration, Rest & Lunch …
 
13:30 Hrs: – Descend
15:00 Hrs: – @ Base
16:00 Hrs:- Move to Mumbai
20:00 Hrs: –  @ Mumbai with lovely memories and new friends …

We will be in mumbai around 21:30 hrs ( thats – subjective)

The Cost for Trek is about  Rs. 1300/- per head
 

This includes Transportation for Andheri 2 Andheri by Private vehicle, Morning Breakfast – Tea & Guide

One needs to deposit ₹ 1500/- (Non-refundable) in advance into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
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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: – Thursday, 5 pm OR Till batch gets full

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( A must)

Pls do carry Lunch for the day ( A must)

Torch with extra set of Battery (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION or Coasters CTR,
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

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Dear All
 
We @ शिखर वेध have planned a 1-day Trek @ Peth / Kothaligad near Karjat 
Hope 2 c u on Trek …

Batch Dates :
June 2021 July 2021 August 2021
20th June 11th July 8th August
27th June 251th July 22nd August
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Brief Introduction about Kothaligad / Peth fort : –

Height: ~ 3100 feet
Grade:  Medium
Time: ~ Maximum 2.5 hrs from Ambivali, Base Village
Location: Karjat region

Kothaligad is more commonly known as the fort of Peth because the village of Peth is situated at its base. The pinnacle of the Peth can be seen from the village. It looks like a filed surface. On reaching the top of the fort, we see caves carved in huge rocks. The first one is the cave of Goddess, besides which is a water cistern and the last one is the specious Bhairoba cave. A flat floor and well-sculpted pillars are specialty of the cave. Along the Bhairoba cave, steps are carved leading the pinnacle. Four–Five potholes and some cannon balls are scattered in the fort.

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:
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Meeting Point : @ WEH Metro Bus Station, Andheri …. @ 05:45 Hrs 

09:00 Hrs: Peth – base
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Breakfast Time
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10:00 Hrs: Ascend

09:45 Hrs : Ascend
11:00 Hrs: @ Peth village
12:00 Hrs: Atop
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Fort Exploration for 1.5 Hrs
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13:30 Hrs:  Descend
14:30 Hrs: Peth Village
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Lunch @ Peth wadi
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16:00 Hrs: Descend continue
17:00 Hrs: @ Ambivali
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17:30 Hrs: Move  by private vehicle
 
We will be in mumbai around 22:00 Hrs (Subjective)
 
The cost of the Trek will be Rs 1400/- per head 

which includes, Transportation from Mumbai to Mumbai by pvt vehicle, B/f-Tea and Lunch as mentioned.
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Maximum 35 seats
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Things to be carried:

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A bottle of water (Atleast 3 Ltrs), (A Must)

Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION,
A haversack to put in all the things to be carried.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Rain-cheaters.

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 /09869369836 

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