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Dear Vibers, 
   We are glad to invite you for Velas Turtle Festival on 12th-13th March,2016
 
 
 
 
 

 The places that will be visiting are:  

1. Velas Beach – Turtle Festival visit   2. Bankot Fort  3. Harihareshwar Temple 
 
Velas Beach : Velas is the birth place of Nana Phadnis, one of the great prominent personalities in Maratha history. Due to the sea-shore Velas is an existing place and it is situated near Bankot Bay. There is an old temple of Shri Bhairi- Rameshwar and in this temple all twelve months water is made available taking the benefit of favorable geographical conditions. A statue of Nana Phadnis  is present outside his house. In Velas Mahalakshmi temple and Nana Phadnis house are the places to visit. Gokulashtami Festival is one of the important festival in Velas. Velas is also one of the popular breeding sites of Olive Ridley, which is an endangered species of turtle. The hatchlings are heading towards the sea from the shore now-a-days.

Bankot Fort: Bankot is a square shaped fort. On the sides of Bankot fort, there is a dry moat (Revni) dug out in the Jambhya stone. Jambhya stone is peculiar type of stone adorning a purple shade and peculiarly it is incapable of storing water as the water invariable percolates through it owing to its much porous nature. The main entrance (Mahadarwaja) of the fort is north-facing with a well sculpted arch and carvings. Watch guards dug out (Devdya) align on both sides of the Mahadarwaja with some pits being dug out in the right Devdi. On the left, there are steps leading towards Nagarkhana while there is an underground storey and a tunnel on the right. A Maruti idol in the centre stands deserted now. On the west, there is a small entrance (Darwaja) leading to a Bastion on the exterior of the fortifications. A deep well (now dry and filled) occupied the centre of this bastion earlier and the adjacent water tanks too are dry and obsolete now. One can leave the Buruj via a small exit that leads to the surrounding moat and a beautiful “Revni” lying nearby.



The itinerary for the tour will be as follows: Friday  11th March 2016
Meeting Point : @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East) @ 23:00 Hrs sharp .

Saturday 12th March 2016
05:30 Hrs: @ Velas and Refresh
06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle festival 
10:00 Hrs: Breakfast  
10:30 Hrs: Bankot Fort Exploration
02:00 Hrs: Lunch at Velas (Veg. Only) Rest time

Evening Tea & Visit velas beach in the evening, Go for turtle watching. Dinner ( Veg. Only)

Stay @ villagers home in Velas. 

Sunday 13th March 2016

06:45 Hrs: Visit Velas Beach for Turtle watching.  
08:00 Hrs: Breakfast – Tea
09:30 Hrs: @ Harihareshwar by crossing Veshvi – Bagmandala creek by ferry
   Harihareshwar Temple visit,Visit 2 Harihareshwar Beach
13:00 Hrs: Lunch @ Harihareshwar 

15:00 Hrs: Departure 2 Mumbai Evening Tea on the way 
We will be in mumbai around 21:00 hrs
.
The Estimated expenditure for Tour is about Rs.2300 / - per head


 Includes:  Dadar 2 Dadar transportation fare for private vehicle (Non-A/c), Turtle festival charges, ferry charges, food expenses except Sunday Lunch, and homestay charges.


For Registration, Please make the payment in following bank acc, 
Payment details:
Name of Current Acc Holder        :  VIBES OUTDOORS
Bank name                                     :  ICICI
Bank account number                  :  187905500086
Bank branch name and address :  Kalyan Shivaji Chowk Branch 
IFSC code for bank                       :  ICIC0001879

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry:
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried. So that one has hands free while trekking.
2. A bottle of water (1.5 ltr).
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry.
4. Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, some snacks & biscuits (optional).
5. Personal medicines & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution, mosquito’s cream.
6. A good trekking shoes.
7.Personal Medical Kit, Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes, Sleeping Bag/Carry Mat  

Contact : 
Tushar   9890672593
Deepak  9422682020
 
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Email Us @ 
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Things to be carried:
A Water Bottle (~2-3 Ltrs),
Torch With Extra Battery (Must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Cap
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.
Personal Medical Kit, Medicine those if you require usually (Optional)
Extra Pair of clothes, Sleeping Bag/Carry Mat
A haversack to put all these things


 


Regards,
Team Vibes Outdoors
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