TMI Tour to Guhagar Beach - Gopalgad - Velnershwar - Vyadeshwar on 23rd March to 25th March 2012



We at Trek Mates India invite you all for the “ TMI Tour to  Guhagar Beach-Gopalgad-Velneshwar-Vyadeshwar on 23rd March to 25th March 2012 (Starting Thursday, 22nd night).
Guhagar : Guhagar (Marathi: गुहागर) is a census town in Ratnagiri district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.For more information visit official Guhagar website guhagardotcom. The town is known for its virgin beach, coir items, coconuts, betel nuts and mainly Haapus Alphanso mangoes. The nearest city and railhead is Chiplun, about 44 kilometres (27 mi) away. The economy of Guhagar boomed after the Dabhol Power Company, a few kilometres north was commissioned in the early 1990s. Hotels sprung up and residents were given well-paid jobs.
Guhagar has a very beautiful beach! Also famous for Durga Devi temple and Vyadeshwar temple. This is 10 km away from Shringartali town which is centre place of Guhagar Taluqa.
Velneshwar and Hedvi are the two places near Guhagar, famous for the natural beauty there and the temples.




Some details of the tour:

The places that we will be visiting:



Guhagar Beach
The town is in Ratnagiri district known for its virgin beach, coir items, coconuts, betel nuts and mainly Haapus Alphanso mangoes. The nearest city and railhead is Chiplun, about 44 kilometres away. The economy of Guhagar boomed after the Dabhol Power Company, a few kilometres north was commissioned in the early 1990s. Hotels sprung up and residents were given well-paid jobs.
Guhagar beach is a white sand beach which is 6- 7 km long beach. It is situated within 200 metres from Guhagar town. This beach is safe for swimming. It offers a perfect place for sunbath, relaxation and meditation. The offshore chat stalls make this beach an ideal spot for spending vacations.




Gopalgad


Gopalgad Fort is situated on a cliff at the meeting point of Arabian Sea and river Vashisthi. This fort was built by the Bijapur kings in the sixteenth century. It was named Gopalgad by Tulaji Angre Sarkhel in 1774. Gopalgad hill is a scenic, trekking place which is situated in the Anjanvel village. Anjanvel is an estuary island at the southern most bank of Vashishti River. Anjanvel is highly attractive with lush green vegetations, hilly terrains and calm and cool village surroundings.






Velneshwar Beach
Velneshwar Beach is a clean and a beautiful beach which is lined with an array of coconut palms. Velneshwar Beach is situated in Velneshwar village. This beach is also known as "Vasai Beach". As this beach is free from rocks, swimming and other water sports is possible here. Velneshwar Beach is a very nice and calm beach. There is an old temple of Lord Shiva situated near Velneshwar.





Vyadeshwar Temple
Shri Dev Vyadeshwar is an ancient shiva temple located at Guhagar, a well known Taluka place in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra State in India. It is considered to be the Kuladaivat or clan god of many Chitpavan Families from Konkan region.







Hedvi 
Famous for Shri Dashbhuj Laxmi Ganesh Temple and scenic beach. This temple is in Hedvi town and 2 kms away from Hedvi Beach. After reaching beach you will find Uma Maheshwar Temple. When there is a high tide it is worth to watch the game of Sea water and Big Rocks. Hedvi is 20 kms South to Guhagar.



Maximum Participant :  25


The itinerary for the tour will be as follows:


On 22nd March  2012

Meeting Point : Dadar @ 10.00pm
Pickup Point : Chembur Diamond Garden @ 10.30pm
Pickup Point : Vashi  @ 11.00pm


Day 1, 23rd  March :
Reach Guhagar.
Check in Hotel

Get Fresh

Visit Gopalgad and light house at Anjanvel, 
Lunch Time 
Explore Vyadeshwar Temple
Evening Time Enjoy at Guhagar Beach
Return to the hotel
Dinner
Retire For the day.

Day 2 , 24th March : 

After Beakfast 
Visit to Hedvi Temple and beach
Velneshwar Temple and beach
Lunch Time
Enjoy Boating at Creek.
Evening Time free for Beach

Day 3 , 25th March

After Breakfast
Visit Govalkot Fort at Chiplun
Return Journey to Mumbai 
Lunch on the way
Reach Mumbai @ 9.30 - 10pm


The cost for the tour will be


INR 3000/- per head for Veg
INR 3300/- per head for  Non Veg
 
which includes, Travelling from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON AC BUS
Accommodation Charges Includes Non AC Room  (Rooms with 4 Person Sharing)
Food Expenses.
Entry Charges wherever require.

Payment Details:
One needs to deposit INR  2000/- advance into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration. 
Bank Details  
Bank Name : ICICI Bank
Account ID : 123801501755
Account Type : Savings Bank Account
Account name : 
MANOJ KALWAR
Branch : 
MUMBAI-ANDHERI W E HIGHWAY
IFSC code :
 ICIC0001238

(Once payment is done , please send an email to manoj1920@gmail.com /  trekmates@gmail.com with Transaction ID , Participant Name , Email ID , Cell Number and Pickup Point [Dadar / Chembur / Vashi])


Things To Be carried:


ID Proof
A bottle of water (Atleast 2 Ltrs),
TORCH with extra batteries.
2-3 bunch of papers and proper bedding.
Camera(Optional)
Cap, etc.,
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)
2 Pair of Clothes,Beach Wear.
Good trekking shoes,
Please avoid wearing Gold and Other Ornament


For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:

Mumbai Coordinators:

Manoj Kalwar: 9819021806 / 9870775633
Vikram Singh: 9987761562
Nilesh Patil  :  8655588508

Pune Coordinator: 

Adhar: 9975641375 

Registrations are only through phone calls (scraps, reply to this thread won’t be considered as confirmation)

If calls not attended , then please send an sms with message Guhagar Tour Enquiry, we will call you back once we are free.

Limited seats, entry on first come first served basis.
Mail us at trekmates@gmail.com / manoj1920@gmail.com  for any query

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Few rules we would like our participants to follow: 
We follow a strict policy of "no trace" trekking, "Take nothing but memories and photographs, leave nothing but footprints".
Do Not Litter: Participants are requested to carry the waste back to the city and dispose it off in dustbins.
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol: Smoking cigarette, chewing tobacco or related products and consuming alcohol is strictly prohibited on the trek. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the trek. NO REFUND will be provided.
(Smoking will only be permitted before the trek starts and after the trek is over with prior consultation of the Leader and the person will have to move away from the group to smoke.)
Respect the Heritage: Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them. Please help us to conserve and preserve our heritage along with our trek mates.
Be a group: It is of utmost importance that all participants stick together in the group, in the event of any ‘deviation’ by the participant without the consent of the ‘Trek Leader’, he/she/they will be considered as ‘Independent/s’ and will no longer be considered as a part of the group.
Pay attention: Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Trek Mates India, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the trek or event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.


The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.


Trek mates
 India reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments or refunds will be entertained.
Regards,
Team – Trek Mates India