Overview/Itinerary

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 center of the many activities of entire Maval Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona path. 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.

 

Monsoon Trek to Tikona Fort Batches (From Mumbai and Pune)

June 2019

July 2019

August 2019

30th June

7th July

4th August

 

14th July

11th August

 

21st July

18th August

 

28th July

25th August

 

Tikona Fort Details

  • Tikona Fort Trek Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Base Village for Tikona Fort: Tikona peth
  • Region: Lonavala
  • Total time required for climbing Tikona Fort: 1.5 hour one way
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Tikona Fort Height: 3500 ft. (approx.)
  • Cost Rs 1200/- (per person)

 

Tikona Fort Monsoon Trek Event Itinerary

From Mumbai

05:45 Meet at Pritam da Dhaba, Dadar east.

06:00 Leave for Tikona fort trek.

06:15 Pick up at Chembur Diamond garden.

06:45 Pick up at Vashi below main bridge near Vashi Plaza.

07:00 Pick up at McDonald’s, Kalamboli.

09:30 Reach at base village and have breakfast.

10:00 Start ascending.

11:30 Reach on top and explore.

12:30 Start descend.

14:00 Reach at base village and Lunch.

15:00 Start return journey towards Mumbai.

19:30 Approx. arrival at Mumbai.

 

From Pune

06:30 Meet at Bank of Maharshtra, Shivajinagar.

06:45 Leave for Tikona fort trek.

07:00 Pick up at McDonald’s, J M Road.

07:20 Pick up at Chandani Chowk.

09:30 Reach at base village and have breakfast.

10:00 Start ascending.

11:30 Reach on top and explore.

12:30 Start descend.

14:00 Reach at base village and Lunch.

15:00 Start return journey towards Pune.

17:30 Approx. arrival at Pune.

 

1 Day 30 Jun, 07 Jul, 14 Jul, and more Kamshet, Maharashtra
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • 1 veg Breakfast and 1 Lunch
  • Travel by private non-AC vehicle
  • Trek Leader Expertise Charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • 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.
Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • 2/3 liters of water
  • Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek
  • Good Torch must with extra battery
  • Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars
  • Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets
  • 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 an 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.

 In case your question is not listed above you can email us connect@treksandtrails.org

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Kamshet, Kamshet, Maharashtra, India View on Map