Tikona Fort Trek

Tikona fort trek
SHORT INFO

Type: Hill fort
Height: 3579 ft from ASL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Endurance: Low
Region: Lonavala
Base Village: Tikona Peth

 

Tikona fort or Vitandgad is located near Kamshet falling under Maval Taluka, Pune. Tikona is basically named upon its structure which is triangular in shape. The Fort is well-known for one big stone carved door known as Vetal Darwaza. There are temples at the top of Lord Trimbakeshwar, Lord Vetal and Devi Tulja Bhavani. Tikona fort also has lot many water cisterns and an important landmark is of a huge grinder of limestone which is made of stone. From the top one can also view Pawana lake, Visapur, Lohagad, Tung and Korigad Fort.

ITINERARY

Meeting Point at Kamshet Railway Station @ 8:35 am  

Mumbai Participants:
Board Indrayani Express from CST on Sunday morning at 5.40 am and alight at Lonavala by 8:00 am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

Time table of Indrayani Express: 
05.40 Mumbai CST
05.51 Dadar
06.14 Thane
06.35 Kalyan
07.15 Karjat
08.00 Lonavala
From Lonavala move to Kamshet by local – 8.15 am platform no -3

Pune participants:
Board the Pune Lonavala local train - suggested train timings are as below
Pune Station: 06:27 am
Shivaji Nagar: 06:33 am
Kamshet Station: 07:30 am

We are Waiting for you

Meet at Kamshet Railway Station by 8:35 am as we will head to Tikona Peth by transfer vehicle, base village of Tikona Fort.

Food First

We will reach Tikona Peth around 9:30 am. Before we begin the trek, let us fill our stomach with the local breakfast and hot tea.

Tikona Fort, we are Coming!

We will begin our trek to Tikona fort by 10:15 am enjoying the jungle and company of our fellow trekkers.

Wow, we are here!

Reach top around 12pm. Explore the Temples, Water Cisterns and enjoy the view of the valley. We'll start descend by 12:30 pm.

Lovely Rural Lunch

Reach base village around 2 pm. Enjoy the delicious lunch made by the villagers as we rejuvenate our body and mind.

What an Experience!

We will head back to Kamshet Railway Station after lunch in our transfer vehicle by 3 pm as we share our experience of the trek with our fellow trekkers.

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

INR 850 + 5% GST

Inclusions: 

● Kamshet to Kamshet non A/C transportation
● Breakfast
● Lunch
● Trek expertise

Exclusions: 

● Travelling till kamshet
● Any other personal expenses and GST 5%

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost: 

● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If cancellation done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
● After that no refund will be provided.

THINGS TO CARRY

● At least 2 litres of drinking water.
● Photo ID card.
● Good trekking or sport shoes (Compulsory)
● Some ready to eat food (plum cakes, biscuits)
● Electral/Tang powder/Glucose-D/salt
● Cap, camera, mobiles phones, socks, extra pairs of cloths. (if required)
● Any personal medicine.
 

RULES & FAQ

Rules

● In mountains & jungles, smoking attracts honeybees and one has to face dangerous "honeybee attack" where survival of the person is difficult, hence smoking is strictly prohibited.
● Drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
● Leader's decision will be final and binding.
● Small Steps Adventures reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
● Telephonic confirmation for booking is mandatory; if unable to contact us then send a text message and we will call you back.
● Please do not carry handbags or Jholas or Sling bags on treks.
● Please do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. If carried, then we do not take any liability for the same.

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