SHIKHAR VEDH : Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort – The capital of Hindvi Swarajya on 6 June 2013 to witness the SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA

प्रौढ़प्रताप, पुरंदर गो ब्राह्मण प्रतिपालक, हिन्दवी स्वराज्य संस्थापक, क्षत्रिय कुलभूषण, सिन्हासनाधिश्वर, राजा धिराज, महाराज, योगिराज, श्रीमंत, श्री छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज की, जय …….. जय भवानी, जय शिवाजी ……. हर हर महादेव !!!!
Dear all,
We @ शिखर वेध invite u all for Trek to Shivteertha Raigad fort – The capital of Hindvi Swarajya on 6 June 2013 to witness the SHIVRAJYABHISHEKH SOHLA

Interested people do join us …
Hope 2 c u on trek !!!

Brief Introduction abt Raigad:-
Height:Abt 2900 ft
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) @ 22:45 Hrs on Wednesday 5 th June 2013

23:00 Hrs: Departure from Dadar

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

Thursday 6th June 2013

05:30 Hrs – Pachad Base Village, Raigad Fort …

Breakfast / Tea

06:30 Hrs – Ascend
08:30 Hrs – Atop Raigad
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
19:00 Hrs – Evening snacks & T on da way
22:30 Hrs – Back 2 Dadar (Subjective)

The expenditure for the Event is about Rs. 800 / – per head
This includes Transportation Charges by private vehicle (Dadar to Dadar), 2 refreshments etc.

Advance amount of Rs. 800/- per head (Non- Refundable) for booking the vehicle is a must !!!

Please deposit same amount on following details:

ICICI bank a/c no : 026801521464
Vartak nagar branch, Thane(w)

Last date 2 confirm yourself for the event with advance payment is Thursday 30 May 2013 till 5 pm

Few previous memories in form of snaps as below ::
Vishal Budhavalekar :


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