Event Tag: Trikon #1885 Event Name: Tikona Fort Monsoon Trek Event Cost: Rs. 799/- per pax Total Seats: 25 Location: Kamshet Base Village: Tikona Peth Height: 3,500 ft above MSL (Approx.) Grade: Easy Endurance: Easy Approximate duration: 1.5 Hours of Ascent Taking those steady steps and scaling mountains so high, When determination and courage touches the sky, Treading on narrow trails and surpassing waterfalls, Yes, we are ready to answer the Mountains call!
Let's come together and conquer the historical wonder that has many viewpoints and ruined fortifications. Not to forget the blissful monsoons and surreal greenery will simply add up to the charm. Its time to pull up your socks and get going. Because of You're Worth It!
Fairly accessible via an easy/ moderate climb and dotted with rocky patches, the Tikona Fort also known as Vitandgad, is a perfect trekking destination for all those who wish to combine leisure with adventure. It's a great way to take a break from the daily routine and submit your soul to nature. Ideal for first-timers, this mesmeric fort is indeed scalable and also has rock-cut stairs to give you a regal feel.
Understand the historical importance and legacy of Tikona View of Pawna lake from the top Fort exploration- Huge gates, a temple, natural water tank A hundred steep stone-cut steps, a cave on the trail Ridge connecting fort and mountains
Tikona is the dominant hill fort in Maval in western India. It is located near Kamshet around 60 kms from Pune. This tall hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona means "Triangle". Tikona is a proud host to a temple of 'Trimbakeshwar Mahadev', seven water tanks and the Satvahan caves. Once at the top of the fort, one should definitely catch the views of the Pawna lake & dam and the nearby forts of Tung, Lohagad, and Visapur.
Day 1 : 05:50 am: Meet Travel Trikon at Pune Railway Station at 06:00 am 06:00 am: Catch Pune - Lonavala Local at 06:30 am 07:30 am : Get Down at Kamshet 08:00 am : Take Local Transport to reach Tikona Fort Base Village 09:00 am : Reach base village and Enjoy breakfast 10:00 am : Introduction session 10:15 am : Start the trek 11:45 pm: Reach the top, enjoy the view 12:00 pm: Explore the Fort 01:00 pm: Start Descending towards base village 02:00 pm: Reach Base Village and have Lunch 02:30 pm: Proceed towards Kamshet Railway Station 03:30 pm: Reach Kamshet Station 04:00 pm: Catch Lonavala - Pune Local 05:00 pm: Reach at Pune Station.
Inclusions Transport by Local Transport from Kamshet to Kamshet Food: Breakfast & Lunch Trikon Trekking Expertise Charges 5% GST Charges
Exclusions Any personal expenses such as soft drinks, etc. Anything other than the above-mentioned inclusions Pune to Kamshet & Return Transport Charges
Things to Carry ID Card 2 liters of water Trekking Shoes Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder Snacks & Biscuits Extra Pair of Clothes Clean napkin or small towel Raincoat/ Poncho/ Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella) Cap, sunglasses, scarf Haversack or Backpack (No sling bags) Camera (Optional) Medicines (As per personal requirement) Hand Sanitizer, Mosquito Repellant, Hand Sanitizer
Monsoon Safety Measures Put clothes, money, camera, phone, etc. in polythene bags while packing Wear shoes with a good grip Use insect repellents to keep bugs away Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand, etc. Do not stray away from your group during the trek Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts
IMPORTANT: Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as the team wont, be responsible for any losses for the same.
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that's illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
Fitness & Health Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands a good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.
Important Information: Dear Trikoners, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trikoner buddies prior to the trek in case of any confusion.