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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.

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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!!

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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.

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Itinerary for the Trek is as follows:

Meeting point: Saturday 18 July 2014 – 23:30 Hrs @ Pritam Hotel, Dadar (E)

Sunday 19 July 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

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Exploration, Rest, Lunch Time – Waterfall Masti 

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15:30 Hrs: Depart 2 Mumbai

Snacks & Tea Break

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

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The Estimated expenditure for the Trip is about Rs. 1200 / – per head

This includes Dadar 2 Dadar travel by private vehicle, Morning & Evening B/f +Tea

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Deposit Rs. 1200/- per head (Non-refundable) on 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)

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.

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Things To Carry:-

Pls Do carry LUNCH for Sunday (a must)

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

trekking.(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

Join us @ Face book group : https://www.facebook.com/groups/kumar.gaudse/

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