Trek to Tikona Fort

Tikona Fort Trek

 

About Tikona Fort

Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve centre of the many activities of entire Maval Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction. The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists. One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visapur, Tung and Lohagad. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of 'Trimbakeshwar Mahadev'. The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.

Batches for Tikona Fort

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Event Details

Tikona Fort Details

  • Tikona Fort Trek Difficulty Level: Easy.
  • Base Village for Tikona Fort: Tikona peth.
  • Region: Lonavala.
  • Total time required for climbing Tikona Fort: 1 hour one way.
  • Duration: 1 Day.
  • Tikona Fort Height: 3500 ft. (approx.).
  • Cost Rs 1000

 

Event Itinerary

Tikona Fort Trek event itinerary

Mumbai people

Board Indrayani Express from CST (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

Local for Kamshet from Lonavala – 08:20

Kamshet - 8:35

Pune people

Catch local from Pune – 08:05

Shivaji Nagar – 08:09

Kamshet - 09:03

09:00 - Meeting at Kamshet railway station.

09:00 – Breakfast.

09:30 – Journey towards Tikona peth by local jeep (base village for Tikona fort).

10:30 – Reach at Tikona peth.

10:45 – Ascend.

12:00 – Reach on top and explore.

13:30 – Start descend.

14:30 – Reach at base village and Lunch.

16:00 – Start journey towards Kamshet railway station.

17:00 – Reach at Kamshet.

Return journey options

For Mumbai people

Local for Lonavala from Kamshet

17:23 – Kamshet / 17:45 – Lonavala

18:18 – Kamshet / 18:40 – Lonavala

Train options from Lonavala

17:59 Mumbai express

18:46 Intercity express

19:23 Indrayani express

For Pune people

Local from Kamshet

17:39

18:34

 

Cost Includes

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 Lunch.
  • Travel Kamshet to Kamshet by local Jeep.
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel cost from Mumbai to Kamshet and back.
  • Travel from Pune to Kamshet and back.
  • Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
  • All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
  • Any kind of personal expenses.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
  • Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

Note

  • People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience.
  • Missing the train is missing Tikona Fort Trek, no refund will be provided.
  • For Comfortable Journey, you can book reserved tickets in the train if u wish to.
  • Alternatively, you can opt for MSRTC bus service which goes through Lonavala bus depot, alight there & walk of 7-8 mins will take u @ Railway station (Suitable for Navi Mumbai participants).

 

How to Register


For Registration and Confirmation transfer Rs 1000.00 per person in the given a/c

 

Account Name: Treks and Trails 

Bank Name: Axis Bank

Account Number: 917020047534079

Branch: Churchgate – Mumbai

IfSC Code:  UTIB0000695

Account Type: Current Account

 

Once payment is done, please send an email to      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   with Transaction ID, Participant Names, email ID, Whatsapp mobile number, emergency contact number.

 

Batches for Tikona Fort

July 2018

15th July 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

22nd July 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

29th July 2018 - Buy Ticket - 

 

August 2018

5th August 2018

12th August 2018

19th August 2018

26th August 2018

 

Please Call or email for any clarification: 

  • Treks and Trails Mumbai mobile/Whatsapp - 8828746865 / 8828004949 

Cancellation Policy:

  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 3 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days. No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation.

 

Things to Carry


Things to carry

  • 2/3 liters of water.

  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.

  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.

  • Good Torch must with extra battery.

  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.

  • One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.

  • Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.

  • Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.

  • Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.

  • Sun Cap and Sunscreen.

  • Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.

  • Identity Proof.

  • Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1.  Can we drive till Tikona peth?

Yes.

 2. Distance from Mumbai to Tikona peth?

Three hours drive from Mumbai 128 km approx.

 3. Distance from Pune to Tikona peth?

                        Two hour’s drive from Pune - 80 km approx

  4. Number of days required for this event?

                        One day.

  5. Is there food available on Tikona fort?

                        No. Food available at base village

  6. How much time required climbing Tikona fort?

                        1 hour (one way).

  7. Where can we park our cars?

                        Base Village at your own risk

  8. Is there any parking charge?

Yes.

  9. Are Toilet Available on Tikona fort?

Not available. During the trek toilets are not available.

                        Provision for toilet tents will be made at Villagers House - eastern style commode.

  10. Do Single Travellers Female sign up for these events?

                        We have 60 - 40 % or more Male - Female ratios on our events.

                        Many Single Travelling Female join our events.

 11. Are Kids allowed on treks?

                        Kids below 15 with Parents supervision only

 12. What type of food will be provided?

                        Only Veg local home cooked food is available.

 13. Phone Connectivity?

                        Limited phone connectivity available for most cellular service

 15. Is cash payment or spot payment accepted?

            Cash payment is not accepted.

Registration against 100% upfront payment only via Paytm / UPI / NEFT / IMPS / Payment   Gateway

On the spot payment not accepted.

We need to book in advance bus / jeep and make other arrangements upfront payment is must.

 16. Will I get bottled water?

                        Normal well water shall be provided

 17. Can I charge my phone?

                        No electricity. Please carry a power bank if required

 18. How is the weather now?

                        Summer Temperature Night 20oC - Day 39°C approx

                        Monsoon it rains very heavily please double pack your expensive phones and gadgets

 19. Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

                        NO. People caught smoking or drinking alcohol will be asked to exit event on immediate basis.

20. Can we listen to music on bluetooth speaker?

                        Listening to music on earphones or bluetooth speaker is not allowed while trekking, bluetooth speaker not allowed inside homestay

 21. How do I make payment?

                        You can pay online on our website in how to register tabs.

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