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Dear Trek Lovers,

 

This is special beautiful waterfall trip & a serene place.

Shivtharghal: 
Shivthar Ghal is a rare yet refreshing, silent yet soothing, small yet unique place waiting to be explored. The name comes from a cavern in this place (‘Ghal’ is for a cavern in Marathi) where Samarth Ramdas (the guru of ‘Shivaji Maharaj’) used to sit, pray, meditate and more importantly scripted down the famous ‘Dasbodh’ manuscript. Shivthar Ghal is a quiet abode, housing some lush green places, a lovely waterfall and a river and some of the toughest on foot, picturesque mountains. Ideal for trekkers, however the silence and the natural beauty here (which can be seen in all forms possible) can soothe one and all.

Varandhagaht: The Varandha Pass is a ancient route. In 1857 it was widened by the British by dividing Kavlya Fort in two. The fort stands on the border of Pune and Raigad districts and joins Bhor and Mahad. Varandha Ghat is a hill fort about 25km east of Mahad. It lies on the route of the Varandha Pass which crosses the Sahyadris in the Pune district of Maharashtra in India. A 74km long road from Mahad to Bhor passes Varandha Ghat and crosses the pass, reaching a height of around 800m. The drive along the route provides dramatic scenery, looking down onto Konkan and the forested valleys. – God’s own favourite place.

Kavalya Fort: Kawlya is a fort situated on the border of Pune & Raigad district. Looming over the picturesque Varandha Ghat, Kawlya stands sentry over all those who pass through its domain. At a height of 2124 feet. An interesting fact about this fort is that in 1857 this fort was divided in two by British to facilitate the widening of Varandha Ghat.

Itinerary for the Trek is as follows:

Meeting point: Saturday 20th August 2016 – 11.30 PM @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E)

 

Sunday 21st August 2015
04:00 Hrs: @ Shivthargal
Rest for some time
Breakfast – Tea
Exploration
09:30 Hrs: @ Varandha Ghat
09:30 Hrs: Trek Starts 2 Kawalya Fort – Exploration
12:00 Hrs: @ Back 2 Varanda Ghat
Exploration, Rest, Lunch Time – Waterfall Masti 
15:30 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai
Snacks & Tea Break

22:00 Hrs: @ Dadar (That’s subjective)

The Estimated expenditure for the Trip is about Rs. 1300 / – per head

Deposit Rs. 1300/- per head in following A/c for vehicle reservation

Account Details

Name: Kumar Suresh Gaudse

Bank Name: State Bank of India

Account No: 33855096614 

Account Type: Savings Bank Account
Branch: Dombivali (West)
IFSC code: SBIN0005165

(Once payment is done, please send an email to kumar.gaudse@gmail.com with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Cell Number)

Inclusion:

1.    Transport in pvt. vehicle from Dadar to Dadar

2.   Breakfast and lunch of the day.

3.   First aid medical (if required)

Exclusions:

1.    Cold drinks, mineral water, etc.

2.   Medical expenses other than first aid.

3.   Any other which is not mentioned in inclusions.

In case of Cancellation:
1. Before 15 days of date of trek / tour - 90% will be refunded
2. Before 07 days of date of trek / tour - 50% will be refunded
3. Before 04 days of date of trek / tour - 20% will be refunded
4. Before 03 days of date of trek / tour - No refund.

 

Things To Carry:-
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 (Please do not carry sling bags or Jholas.)
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments.
Pack your bags to save them from getting wet.

 

Contact :

Kumar Gaudse   9870577761 / 9930252241

Email @ kumar.gaudse@gmail.com

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