Info : Type : Hill Fort Height : 3500 ft Grade : Easy Region : Lonavala. Base Village: Tikona peth
About : 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 Malwa Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The forts 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 Visaput, Tung and Lohagarh. 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.
Day 1 : Sunday.
Meeting Point : Lonavala Railway station at 08:00am on Sunday.
Mumbai People: Catch Board Indrayani Express From CST and alight at Lonavla by 8am. Immediately move to Kamshet by 08.15am Pune local train from platform no. 3
Pune people : Please Catch 06.30am Pune-Lonavala and alight at Kamshet Railway station. We all will meet there at 08.35am.
Pune-Lonavala local timetable 06.30am Pune Staion 06.34am Shivaji Nagar 06.38am Khadki 06.50am Pimpri 06.54am Chinchwad 07.15am Talegaon 07.35am Kamshet
08.40am : Breakfast and Tea. 09:30am : Move to base village 10:30am : Start Trek 11:40am : Reach Tikona atop Explore and photography. U can enjoy view of Pavana Dam, Tung Fort, Visapur and Lohgad from Top 12.30pm : Start descend 01.30pm : Lunch Move to bedse caves ( If time permits ) Ascend of 15 min explore caves 04.00pm : Move to Kamshet Station 05:00pm : Reach Kamshet Station Mumbai people travel till lonavala by Local and from there to Mumbai by Express train ( or from Lonavala to Karjat by Express train and take connecting Local to CST from Karjat ) Pune people will travel to Pune by Local.
Cost Rs. 999/- PP
It Includes : Transport from Lonavala to Lonavala. Breakfast, Tea and Lunch. Expertise.
Cost Excludes: Mineral water, Any kind of insurance, Soft-drinks etc. Anything other than above mentioned inclusions.
Things to Carry : 3 lit water (Must) - Proper rain-gears like Umbrella / Raincoat / Windcheater (Must) - Packs things properly to protect from rain (Must) Torch with extra batteries (Must) Full sleeve T-shirts and full pant.(Must) Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks (Must) Sunscreen, Mosquito repellant,Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes (Must) For oevrnight or two day trek please carry bedding. (For 1 day trek bedding is not needed) - Proper Bedding like Sleeping Bag and Mat / 2 Shawls / 2 bed-sheets (Must) Camera, Cap etc. (Optional) Electrolyte packets as energy drinks (optional) Carry eatable like fruits, dry fruits to munch on during trek and to avoid dehydration. A haversack to put in all the things. Good to have stick for support. Identity Card
RULES: No smoking. No plastic littering. Wear full sleeves, full track suite for protection. Proper footwear/shoes are essential for trek. Conserve and preserve our heritage. No deodorant / perfume. After trek its OK. We reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice. No Extra adventure/out of itinerary behavior during trek. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding. Photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage.
MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking. While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia. Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physicians advice before coming.
REFUND AND CANCELLATION POLICY: No refund of advance amount. If cancellation done prior to 20/10/7 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 3-4 days event/ Dudhsagar. No refund after that. If cancellation done prior to 6/3/2 days of outing 70%/50%/30% will be refunded respectively for 1-2 days event. No refund after that. No cancellation amount will be refunded on Advance Payment. All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury. You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident(reasons beyond control (like Natural calamities, riots, political uncertainty, public transport failure etc.)/ Natural calamity can happen & you agree that organizer shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances. Refund shall be payable with respect to the given refund norms. Midas reserves all rights to modify/change the camp/ program and to pre-pone (advance)/postpone the event and Midas Group will not be liable to refund booking charges in such a case.