Naldurg

Dear All,

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We @ शिखर वेध has planned two days Tour to Biggest Land Fort In Maharashtra Naldurg Fort and visits to Paranda Fort, Solapur Fort, Siddheshwar Temple @ Solapur & Tuljabhavani Mata Temple @ Tuljapur 
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About Naldurg Fort
Naldurg which was formerly a district headquarter is situated about 50 Kms. south-east of Osmanabad. The fort which is an interesting place has enclosed a surface of a knoll or plantain of basalt rock which is jutted out into the valley or raving of the small river Bori. Along the rest of the cliff on three sides ran fortifications. bastion firmly built out have deseed basalt and are large enough to carry heavy guns. The entire circumference is about a mile and a half.
The interior portion is covered with ruined walls and a half, the interior portion is covered with ruined walls and a vide road running up to the centre.  The fort has many bastions amongst which are upli Buruj, which is the height point in the fort paranda Buruj , nagar Buruj, Sangam Burug, Sangram Buruj, Bands Buruj, poone Buruj, etc. Inside the fort there are remains of the walls and some of the building such a Barood kotha, Baradari, Ambarkhana, Rangaan mahal, Jali etc. Though the buildings are in ruins the remains give a impression that there night have been at one time the specious buildings. There are two tanks in the fort known as machali guns amongst which important are the “hathi toph” and magar Toph”, The hathi Darwaza and the hurmukh and the hurmukh darwaza are the main gates of the fort. The most interesting building which connects the fort and the Ranmandala is the dam constructed across the bori river, the dam and the” pani mahal, which is built underaatch and in the middle of the dam were, constructed. During the reign of Ibrahim Adil shah II. The fort is said to have been originally built by a Hindu Raja who was a vassal of the Chalukya kings of kalyani. It was latter included in the dominions of the Bahamanis and was subsequently taken over by the Adil shahi kings of bijapur, from whom it passed in the hands of mughalain the year 1686.A.D.

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PARANDA Fort :: 
No records are available to show when this fort was constructed, but believe that it was laid out during the late 15th century by Mahmud Gawan, the Vazir of Bahamani Sultanate.

In 1599, Mughals defeated Nizam Shahi of Ahmednagar. Though Emperor Akbar appointed his officers to look after the kingdom of the Deccan, the Nizam Shah’s officers refused to receive orders from them. They had lost their independence. They declared Murtaza, the son of Shah Ali king and made Paranda Fort, about 75 miles south east of Ahmednagar capital. The site passed several times between them and the Adil Shahis and remained with him for two to three years and was captured by the Adil Shah in 1630. In 1657 it was again captured by the Moghuls and eventually came into the hands of the Nizams of Hyderabad.

Solapur Bhuikot Fort 

Bhuikot Fort is the major attraction in Solapur region. This fort is not only the muslim fort but also it is ancient historical and religious place in Maharashtra.
It is said that this fort was built during 14th century under the Bahamani Dynasty, in the memory of Hutatma Bagh. As per the historians Aurangzeb have spent sometime on this fort. This fort was handed to Peshwa, Bajirao II also stayed on this fort. The temple built by Bahamani Sultan is the most historical and attractive places in the fort.

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Itinerary for the Trek is as follows :
 
Day 0 : Friday
21:15 hrs  : Departure by train towards Solapur
 
Day 1 : Saturday
07:00 Hrs :  Reach at Solapur.
Freshen up & Breakfast – Tea
 
Explore Solapur Bhuikot Fort
Visit Siddheshwar Temple
 
11:00 hrs :  Move to Paranda Fort by private vehicle
Lunch @ Kurduwadi
14:00 Hrs :: Explore Paranda Fort
 
17.00 Hrs :  Move to Tuljapur
18:30 Hrs : @ Tuljapur – hotel
Get Fresh and Free Time
20.00 Hrs : Dinner
22.00hrs : Good Night
 
Day 2: Sunday
 
06:00 Hrs : Wake Up call — Freshen up
 
Tuljapur Bhavani Mata Temple Visit
Post Breakfast Move to Naldurg Fort via Private Vehicle
 
09:00 Hrs :: @ Naldurg Fort
5 hours to Explore Naldurg Fort ,
 
Post Lunch Move to Solapur
En-route we will visit DHOTRI FORT (GADHI) if time permits

Free Time to enjoy Solapur City

22:50 hrs : Travel to Mumbai.
 
Day 3 : Monday 
07:00 Hrs : @ Mumbai

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The Expenditure for the Trip is  Rs 5450 /- per Head .
This includes MUMBAI to SOLAPUR & Back SLeeper Coach (SL) class Train Journey ; Solapur to Solapur transport by private vehicle for two days, 4 refreshments, 3 Veg Meals , accommodation in hotel and Entry fees
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Please book in Advance with payment of Rs. 3450/- pp (Non-refundable) … 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 …

Things To Carry:-
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A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (A must)
1 torch (a must) with spare batteries ( a must)
Rain-cheater (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)
A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation, do call on below number
 
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 @ शिखर वेध have arranged a one day trek to Patta FORT (Vishramgad)

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Hope 2 cu on trek with us to enjoy

Brief Introduction about PATTA Fort (VISHRAMGAD) : –

Grade: Easy
Type :Hill Fort
Height : 4562 feet
Region : Nashik
Base village : Pattawaadi
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Fort Patta History –
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Patta fort earlier belonged to Mughals but in year 1671,Moropant Pingle was on a mission of capturing forts in Nasik and Baglan range and thus in year 1672,Moropant Pingle was succesful to capture this fort
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Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during raid on Jalna in year 1679 rested for some time near Sangamner and unfortunately the Maratha army was siezed from all sides by Mughal army and Shivaji Maharaj was ill during that time. Bahirji Naik succesfully rescued Shivaji Maharaj and took him to Patta fort. Shivaji Maharaj stayed on this fort for around 1.5 months to recover from illness(After Rajgad and Raigad,Patta is the only fort where Shivaji Maharaj stayed for this much long time)
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Itinerary Details: –
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Day 1/b>
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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 

09:45 Hrs: Pattawadi – base
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Breakfast-T en-route
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10:30 Hrs : – @ Base

Ascend

11:30 Hrs: Atop Fort
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2 Hrs time for Exploration, Rest

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14:00 Hrs: @ Pattawadi Base
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Lunch Time
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En-route Photography @ Wind-Mills
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We will be back in Mumbai around 21:30 Hrs (Thats subjective) …

The cost of the trek is about Rs. 1350 / – per head

This includes Transportation from Mumbai 2 Mumbai by private vehicle ; Morning Breakfast + Tea , Veg Lunch; Forest Entry fees & SHIKHAR VEDH Charges

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For registration, Rs. 1350/- per head (Non-Refundable) as advance payment for vehicle charges is a must …

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

Maximum 25 seats …
Last date for confirmation with advance payment is till Thursday 5 pm
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Things To Carry: -
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Pls do carry A Water Bottle (~2 liters a must)

Rain-cheater
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)
A haversack to put all these things
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For any Clarification and further information call on.
Jagadish Patil (O) : 09702121373 / 09869369836
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incase the call is not received, leave sms with your name and confirmation

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