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Dear All,
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We @ शिखर वेध have planned a Tour to Kaas Plateau Valley of Flowers – Sajjangad – Thosegar Waterfall & Kalyangad Fort in Satara region

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Hope 2 cu on trip – trek with us ;-)
Details r as follows
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Brief Introduction about Kaas Valley / Sajjangad / Thosegar / Kalyangad / Bara Motechi Vihir @ Limb :

Height: 3300 ft /3350 ft / 3500 ft / 3490ft / 

Grade: simple but Exciting 

Time: ~ Max. 0.5 / 0.75 mins from base villages

Location: Satara region
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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.

SAJJANGAD: Samarth Ramdas lived for long time @ Sajjangad, a small hillock near Satara. He breathed his last here and devotees worship his mausoleum here. This is an important centre of worship for the Ramdasi sect. Ramdas swami remains an inspiration for the technique he developed in infusing Nationalism and Dharmic devotion among ordinary people across the country by his concept of Hanuman temple, akhaada and a Paathashaalain every village. His emphasis on Rashtra chintana along with spiritualsadhana is more relevant today than it was anytime before.

THOSEGAR Waterfall: Thoseghar is very famous for it’s high Waterfalls. one of which is around 500 meters tall. Thoseghar is a wonderful place for nature lovers. These Waterfalls are very attractive and creates a loud noise in the calm nature.

KALYANGAD: is also known as Nandgiri fort. This fort was built by king Bhoj-II of Shilahar dynasty as mentioned in the copper plate inscription found in Satara.This fort appears to be built in between 1178 to 1209. It appears from many copper plate inscriptions of Shilahar kings that they gave many donations to Jain people. It has been proved that this fort is built by Shilahar Kings, as many statues of Lord Parshvanath are found in the cave on Kalyangad. In 1673 Shivaji Maharaj conquered Satara and surrounding regions. Kalyangad became a part of his territory. After Shivaji, the administration of Kalyangad went into the hands of Pratinidhis (representatives). Later, conflicts arose between Peshvas and Pratinidhis. The fort was taken over by Peshwa. In 1818 general Prisler brought this fort under British control.

Bara Motechi Vihir @ Limb :
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Rendezvous: Day 0: Pritam hotel, Dadar (e) @ 22:45 Hrs on Friday
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Departure from Dadar

Pickup points will be Sion, Chembur, Vashi, Belapur, Panvel etc.

We would be heading by Private vehicle. All destination are quickies. Kalyangad is Max. 45 mins ascend for fort.

The itinerary for the Event is as given below:

 

DAY 1:: Saturday 

05:30 Hrs: @ Satara

Breakfast – Tea Time

07:30 Hrs: @ Kaas Plateau – Valley of Flowers in Maharashtra

Exploration Time, PHotography, Sight seeing

12:30 Hrs: Depart

13:30 Hrs: Lunch Break @ Satara

15:00 Hrs: @ Move 2 Sajjangad

16:00 Hrs: @ Sajjangad Atop

Exploration Time

20:30 Hrs: Dinner ( Simple veg one)

Night Stay in hotel (Triple sharing)
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DAY 2 :: Sunday 

07:30 Hrs: Breakfast

09:00 Hrs: @ Thosegar Waterfall visit

12:00 Hrs: @ Kalyangad Base

13:00 Hrs: Kalyangad Atop

Exploration Time for 1 hour

15:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Base

16:00 Hrs: Visit Bara motechi Vihir @ Limb

17:00 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

Evening Tea/ snacks en-route

We will be in Mumbai around 22:30 hrs (that’s – subjective)

The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs. 4500 /- per Head

This includes Dadar to Dadar transport by private vehicle, 4 refreshments, 3 Veg Meals , Triple sharing accommodation and Entry fees

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Please book in advance with payment of Rs. 2500/- (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

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Googlepay : 9702121373

Seats r limited … MAXimum 25 members …

Last date to register with advance payment is  Thursday  

Note 1:- Kas valley, Thosegar, Kalyangad etc. are at remote places and do not have touristy facilities … pls keep in mind …

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Things To Carry:-

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

1 torch (a must) with spare battereies

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 2-3 Pair of clothes,

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

Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited.

For confirmation, do call on below no or reply here

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Jagdish Patil : 09702121373 / 09869369836

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Dear All

We @ SHIKHAR VEDH has arranged Valley of Flowers & Hemkund Sahib Trek in Uttarakhand
 
Below are the details about the trek :- 

 
Date : 25 July – 1 August 2021 (7 N / 8 Days) 


Total Cost for the tour will be 13,500/- pp approx, which includes

3 AC class Delhi to Delhi Travel by Train

Private vehicle transfers from Haridwar – Govindghat – Haridwar
All Veg meals from Day – 2 Breakfast to Day – 7 Dinner
2 Nights Hotel accommodation on Triple / Quad sharing in Govindghat
3 Nights Hotel accommodation on Triple / Quad sharing in Ghangaria
Valley permit (for Indian nationals)
First aid medical kits 
Expert Trek Leader & Administrative charges 

Pick up : New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday 25 July 2021
Drop : New Delhi Railway Station on Sunday 1 August 2021

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Valley of Flowers : -

The most beautiful of all Himalayan flowers, the blue Primula Brahmakamal and cobra lily can be seen blooming in thousands in this 8 – 10 km valley. This section of the Garwhal Himalayas boasts for its diverse and unique floral treasure. Varieties of flowers bloomed everywhere in riot of colours. The best time to see the valley in full bloom is from mid-July to mid-August 

Hemkund Sahib : -

The high altitude serine lake, known as Hemkund ( ~ 14100 ft) lies in heavenly environment. It is an important pilgrimage for both Hindus and Sikhs. Guru Govind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh Guru meditated by a lake surrounded with seven snow-capped peaks. There is a Sikh Gurudwara and a Lakshman temple built on the bank of the lake.

Region :- Uttarakhand
Duration :- 6 Days
Grade :- Easy
Max Altitude :- 14,100 Ft.
Approx Trekking Km :- 47 Kms.

Detailed Itinerary of the event : 

Day 1: Sunday 25 July 2021
 
Delhi to Haridwar
22:00 hrs :: Meeting @ New Delhi Railway Station
23:30 hrs :: Catch Nanda Devi Express for Haridwar
 
Day 2: Monday 26 July 2021
 
Haridwar – Govindghat (~ 6300 ft) (280 kms / 10-11 hrs drive)
04:50 Hrs : Reach Haridwar Station. 
07:00 hrs : Post Breakfast Proceed towards Govindghat via private vehicle
18:00 Hrs : Reach Govindghat and check into a hotel for the night
 
Day 3: Tuesday 27 July 2021
 
Govindghat – Ghangaria (~9600 ft) (13 kms  / 5-6 hrs)
Post B/f, Trek starts 
Gradual ascend trail from Govindghat to Ghangaria. 
Check into a hotel at Ghangaria upon arrival. 
Rest for some time & explore nearby area in the evening 
 
Day 4: Wednesday 28 July 2021
 
Ghangaria – Valley flower (~ 11500 ft) – Ghangaria (4 km one way / 4 hrs)
Early B/f & will move to explore the Valley of Flowers which is at 11500 ft. 
Explore till noon … pack lunch will b provided
12 :30 Hrs : we will head back to the hotel in Ghangaria and retire for the night.
 
Day 5: Thursday 29 July 2021
 
Ghangaria– Hemkund Sahib (~14100 ft) –Ghangaria (6 km one way / 5 hrs)
A moderate grade ascend to Hemkund Sahib today
Visit the gurudwara and enjoy hot lunch @ Langar  
Steep descend will head back to reach Ghangaria by evening and relax.
 
Day 6: Friday 30 July 2021
 
Ghangaria – Govindghat– Joshimath (14 kms / 5-6 hrs)
Leave Ghangaria post b/f with pleasant memories and head towards Govindghat by trek
then to Joshimath by private vehicle
Overnight @ Joshimath
 
Day 7: Saturday 31 July 2021
 
Joshimath – Haridwar (280 kms  / 10 -11 hrs drive) 
23:55 hrs :Catch 12206 / Nanda Devi AC Ex from Haridwar
 
Day 8: Sunday 1 August 2021
05:30 hrs : Reach Delhi
 
Head to your head town by Air / Train
 
Note: One has to pay full amount Rs 13500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event in below account
 
Name: Jagadish Govind Patil
A/C No: 026801521464
A/C Type: Savings
Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch
RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268

OR
Googlepay : 9702121373

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Terms and Conditions:

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

  2. All the accommodations will be on triple / quad sharing basis

  3. Participants needs to take care of belongings and all the electrical devices, cameras and ornaments. SHIKHAR VEDH will not be responsible for any kind of loss ( accidental / natural ).

  4. Since its a group activity, the group leaders decision will be final and we encourage support from all the participant for the same.

  5. We are visiting to high territory, so that any change in itinerary due incidents due to natural calamities, bad conditions or other issues which is not in our control will be cost effective to all.


Contact Details:

Jagdish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

 
Things to Carry 
  • Identity card
  • 2 water bottles of 1 litre capacity
  • Enerzyl Powder / Glucon D powder, Snacks & Biscuits
  • Extra 2-3 Pair of Clothes
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Jacket, woolen sweater
  • Sunscreen, Mosquito repellant
  • Torch, Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or Backpack
  • Please carry personal medicines if any

Dear All

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

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

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


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

  2. Food which includes Breakfast and Dinner.  

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

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

4. Entry fees wherever applicable, Monastery fees

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

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

Itinerary

Day 1 : Saturday 26 June 2021

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

Arrive Chandigarh before 11 am

Drive towards Narkhanda … En-route Lunch

Reach Narkhanda in the evening

Overnight @ Narkhanda

Day 2 : Sunday 27 June 2021

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

Explore Narkhanda … Highest peak – Hatu peak & Temple

Move towards Sangla

En-route explore Sarahan village – famous for Bhimkali temple

Overnight @ Sangla

Day 3 : Monday 28 June 2021

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

Visit Kamru Fort in Sangla

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

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

Overnight @ Kalpa – Hotel / Guesthouse

Day 4 : Tuesday 29 June 2021

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

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

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

Overnight @ Tabo

Day 5 : Wednesday 30 June 2021

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

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

Overnight @ Pin Valley

Day 6 : Thursday 1 July 2021

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

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

Day 7 : Friday 2 July 2021

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

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

Day 8 : Saturday 3 July 2021

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

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

Overnight @ Manali

Day 4 : Sunday 4 July 2021

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

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

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Note: One has to pay Rs 18000/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event in below account
 
Name: Jagadish Govind Patil
A/C No: 026801521464
A/C Type: Savings
Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch
RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268
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Note: Balance amount 30 days prior to departure date
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Terms and Conditions:

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

  2. All the accommodations will be on triple sharing basis

  3. Participants needs to take care of belongings and all the electrical devices, cameras and ornaments. SHIKHAR VEDH will not be responsible for any kind of loss ( accidental / natural ).

  4. Since its a group activity, the group leaders decision will be final and we encourage support from all the participant for the same.

  5. We are visiting to high territory, so that any change in itinerary due incidents due to natural calamities, bad conditions or other issues which is not in our control will be cost effective to all.


Contact Details:

Jagdish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836

Dear All

 
We @ SHIKHAR VEDH has arranged a tour of top tourist attractions of Himachal Pradesh along-with Amritsar. 
 
The 6 Night / 7 Days package is crafted such a way that your holiday is full of fun. Explore snowcapped mountains, picturesque hill stations, soothing lakes , barren beauty of upper Himalayas and much more.
 
Below are the details about the tour :- 

 
30 May – 5 June 2021 (6 N / 7 Days) 

Manali – Dharamshala – Mcleodganj – Dalhousie – Amritsar :

Total Cost for the tour will be 23,500/- pp approx, which includes


  1. Accommodation in Hotels (Twin Sharing ).

  2. Food which includes Breakfast and Dinner.  

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

3. Travel from Manali – Dharamshala – Dalhousie – Chandigadh

Pick up : Manali on Sunday 30 May 2021
Drop : Chandigad on Saturday 5 June 2021

 
Day 1 : Sunday 30 May 2021
Manali Local Sightseeing
 
Arrive @ Manali in morning , Check in Hotel
Post breakfast. Embark on a half-day local sightseeing in Manali.
 
The attractions to be visited are Hadimba Temple, Tibetan Monastery, Van Vihar, Vashisht Temple and more.

Spend the rest of the day at leisure and the night in your hotel

Day 2 : Monday 31 May 2021

Rohtang Pass / Solang Valley

Post breakfast, drive to Rohtang Pass, located at a height of 3978 meters, above sea-level. Indulge in adventure sports like skiing. Spend some time in this snow paradise, glancing at the magnificent views of the valley.

If time permits we will halt in Solang Valley. Make the most of your time here. 

Overnight @ hotel.

Optional: In case Rohtang Pass is closed then a trip to Solang Valley.

Day 3 : Tuesday 1 June 2021

DharamShala via Palampur (235 km ~ 6 hrs)

Drive past the ever-captivating Kullu Valley, Palampur tea garden, Baijnath, and Chamunda Devi Temple.

On reaching Dharamshala, check in to your hotel

Overnight @ hotel

Day 4 : Wednesday 2 June 2021

Dalhousie : Visit to Mcleodganj – Kareri Dal Lake (117 km ~ 4 hrs)

Post breakfast, check out from the hotel. 

Explore the Little Lhasa, Mcleodganj. 

Visit the church, St. John in the Wilderness from 1852

Relax around the soothing Kareri Dal Lake and then move to Dalhousie. 

Overnight @ hotel

Day 5 : Thursday 3 June 2021

Dalhousie : A day in Khajjar

Post breakfast, embark on an exciting sightseeing of Khajjiar which is also known as the Mini Switzerland of India, as lush green meadows embrace it through and through. The charm is escalated with a glistening pond, in the middle.

In the evening return to your hotel and may opt to shop in the local markets. 

Overnight @ hotel

Day 6 : Friday 4 June 2021

Amritsar : Patriotism @ Wagha Border (200 km & ~ 4 Hrs)

Post breakfast drive towards Amritsar. Check in hotel and relax for a while.

In the afternoon get ready to witness the flag lowering ceremony in India-Pakistan Border, The Wagah Border. The ceremony is enthralling.

Overnight @ hotel.

Day 7 : Saturday 5 June 2021

Amritsar: Sightseeing & Shopping & Chandigarh Drop ( 230 km & ~ 4 hrs) 

Post breakfast & check out from the hotel. 

Amritsar sightseeing tour – visit the iconic Golden Temple and the Jallianwala Bagh, where the massacre by General Dyer took place. Enjoy shopping in colorful local markets post-sightseeing.

Later in the day, drive to Chandigarh Airport / Railway Station for drop

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Note: One has to pay Rs 15500/- pp (non-refundable) in advance to register for this event in below account
 
Name: Jagadish Govind Patil
A/C No: 026801521464
A/C Type: Savings
Bank & Branch: ICICI BANK, Vartaknagar – Thane Branch
RTGS / IFSC Code: ICIC0000268
.
Note: Balance amount 30 days prior to departure date
======================================================
 

Terms and Conditions:

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

  2. All the accommodations will be on twin sharing basis

  3. Participants needs to take care of belongings and all the electrical devices, cameras and ornaments. SHIKHAR VEDH will not be responsible for any kind of loss ( accidental / natural ).

  4. Since its a group activity, the group leaders decision will be final and we encourage support from all the participant for the same.

  5. We are visiting to high territory, so that any change in itinerary due incidents due to natural calamities, bad conditions or other issues which is not in our control will be cost effective to all.


Contact Details:

Jagdish Patil : 9702121373 / 9869369836