Shikhar Vedh Trek to Tandulwadi Fort 13th Dec 2009

Brief Intro abt Tandulwadi Fort:
Height:1900 ft
Grade:Medium
Time:~Max. 1.5 hrs frm Tandulwadi
Location: Palghar
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Tandulwadi is 5 k.m. frm Saphale station. We get a great view of confluence of Rivers Vaitarna and Surya. The route goes over some rocky portions, and is a little tricky if wet. On top there r few water tanks and a monsoon lake. Fort was mainly used as a lookout point in the bygone era.
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Trek Schedule – Train Timings
Western: (fast train)
Churchgate 6.29 Hrs
Mumbai central 6.39
Dadar: 6.46
Bandra: 6.52
Andheri: 7.00
Borivili: 7.15
Vasai road: 7.39
Virar: 7.51 Hrs
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Frm Virar, will take Dahanu Shuttle
Virar: 08:35 hrs
Saphale: 08:54 hrs
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Panvel ppl can catch MEMU train for Dahanu
Panvel: 6:30 Hrs
Kopar: 7:15 hrs (Central line ppl close Dombivali-Kalyan can take this one)
Saphale: 08:59 Hrs
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Breakfast
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10:00 Hrs: @ Tandulwadi
12:00 Hrs: @ Atop
Lunch, Rest & Njoy Surroundings
14:30 Hrs: Descend
16:15 Hrs: Base
17:00 Hrs: Saphale
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Expected arrival @ Dadar is max. 21:00 Hrs
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Please do take ur return ticket till Saphale
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The charges for the trek will be Rs. 120/- that includes traveling frm Saphale to Saphale + refreshments+GuideContri
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Things To Carry:
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Lunch For da day (a must)
A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) – (a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Pls avoid wearing Gold & other ornaments
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc
Good trekking shoes
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things
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For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagdish Patil: 09869369836

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