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Dear all,
 
We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort - The capital of Hindvi Swarajya to witness the SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA
on 18 June 2016 - (तिथीनुसार) - depart on Friday 17 June night 10 pm
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Interested people do join us ...
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!

Brief Introduction abt Raigad:-
Height:Abt 2900 ft
Grade:Easy
Time:~2 hrs from Pachad near Mahad
Location:Raigad Range

"Fort Raigad is much more than a mere tourist spot. It is a sacred place of pilgrimage, which has left an imprint of the grand vision of Hindavi Swarajya as cherished by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj." 
Fort Raigad was the capital of the most illustrious Maratha sovereign,nurtured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.It is a monument of his prophetic vision of Hindavi Swarajya.

Sightseeing :

The first main place on the fort is the main door - 'Maha Darawaja'. After the main door, Ganga sagar and some remains of the palace can be seen. Hirkani Buruj can also be seen and one don't believe the heroic deeds of Hirkani (she came down the fort bare footed at night from this point). The famous 'Takmak Tok' or place for life punishment - is on the north side. Its thrilling to stand near Takmak Tok which is always with full of breeze. One can see the ammunition store here. The market place on the fort is worth to watch and history lovers spends time here recalling the great warrior.

The statue of 'Shivaji Maharaj' is situated at the center of the fort. The Samadhi of Maharaj is also very beautiful and one can remember Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and his contribution and full dedication to Swaraj. The other places to visit on the fort are Jagdishwar Temple, Koli Lake, Shirkai Temple etc. The view of 'Lingana' is also wonderful. 
 
Itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Rendezvous:
Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E) @ 22:00 Hrs on Friday 17th June 2016


22:00 Hrs: 
Departure from Dadar

Pick ups en-route Chembur, Vashi, Panvel etc.

Saturday 18th June 2016

05:00 Hrs – Pachad Base Village, Raigad Fort …
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Break-fast Tea
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Ascend

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08:00 Hrs – Atop Raigad
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SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA and Exploration on fort 

13:00 Hrs - Lunch

14:30 Hrs - Descend
16:30 Hrs - Base

Visit to Jijamata Samadhi @ Pachad

17:30 Hrs: Depart to Mumbai

22:30 Hrs - Back 2 Dadar (Subjective)


The expenditure for the Event is about Rs. 1000 / - per head
This includes Transportation Charges by private vehicle (Dadar to Dadar) & morning, evening refreshments only
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Lunch either u can bring OR there will b Mahaprasad by Sohla Samiti

Advance amount of Rs. 1000/- 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

Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event with advance payment is Thursday 9 June 2016 till 5 pm

Few previous memories in form of snaps as below ::
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Vishal Budhavalekar : https://plus.google.com/photos/113937994326505121756/albums/5479954961348428609?banner=pwa
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Note: 

1) Need minimum 7 participants to book the vehicle
2) Smoking and consumption of liquor is strictly prohibited

Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) [MUST]
LUNCH for day [MUST]

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 good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, extra pair of socks
A haversack to put all these things

For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on

Jagadish Patil: 09869369836 / 09702121373 (whtsapp)

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Website: http://shikharvedh.org/
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