Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in the 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 the entire Maval Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is the Tikona path. The forts mammoth entrance is a special attraction.
The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for 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.
Tikona Fort Details
Tikona Fort Trek Difficulty Level: Medium
Base Village for Tikona Fort: Tikona Peth
Total time required for climbing Tikona Fort: 1.5 hours one way