SWACHHAND BHRAMANTI WILL BE GOING FOR THE TREK TO - “TIKONA FORT - LONAVALA REGION” ON DT. 24TH JUNE 2018
Duration: One Day Trek on 24TH JUNE 2018 (Journey starts on 23rd June,2018 @ 11.30 pm)
Meeting point: Opp. Dreams mall near Bhandup (w) Railway Station At 11.30 PM on 23rd JUNE 2018
Mode of Transport: Private Transport
Little about the Trek:
Type : Hill forts Fort Range : Lonavala District : Pune Grade : Easy
Tikona (Vitandgad) a magnificent fort is located at an altitude of 3580 ft above the sea level. The village nearest the fort is called Tikona-Peth The 3500 ft high hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona, means “triangle”. The fort is a trekking destination noted for the large doors, the temple of ‘Trimbakeshwar Mahadev’, a water tank and some Satvahan caves. The view of Pawna dam and other forts like Tung, Lohagad and Visapur is beautiful.
Malik Ahmed Nizamshah of the Nizam dynasty conquered the fort in 1585 and annexed it to the Nizam territory. In 1657 Shivaji Maharaj brought the whole of Konkan, which had been Nizam territory, under his control when he conquered Tikona along with the forts of Karnala, Lohgad, Mahuli, Songad, Tala, and Visapur.
The itinerary for the trek is as given below:
11.30 pm: Meeting point •Opp.Dreams mall near Bhandup (w) Rly Station
04.30 am: Reach @ Tikonapeth Base Village, and rest
06.30 am: Round of Introduction, Instructions, Morning Breakfast, Start Trek
09.00 am: Atop at Tikona Fort, Fort Exploration and sharing Information
12.00 pm: Start descending towards base village
01.30 pm: Reach at Base village, Have Lunch and Move towards Mumbai
(We shall reach Mumbai by 07.30 to 08.00 pm tentatively
Things to be carried
Compulsory Items ●Identity Card, ● A haver sacks to put in all the things to be carried… so that one has one hands free while walking ● Some ready to eat food,● Water 03 Liters,● ware good trekking shoes/sandals ● full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant,● Extra pair of cloths ● Windcheaters, Raincoats, ●Polythene bag for your garbage, ● Torch With Extra batteries ● 2-3 bunch of papers,● ● if any medical issue please carry your own medicines as we carry only First aid,
Non-compulsory Items Cap, Sunglasses, Camera , mosquito’s repellent, Electoral ,Energy powder, It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things, Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry items
Note: Heavy Rains are expected so pls double pack your bags /valuables to save them to getting wet
** Cost for Trek: Rs. 950/- Per person**
Cost Inclusions: * Bhandup to Bhandup Transportation via PRIVATE TRANSPORT,
* Tea, Breakfast, Snacks and Lunch (Veg only)
* Medical ( First Aid ) during the Trek *Expertise charges
Cost Exclusions: * Personal orders of food, and not included in above
*** Registration Process***
ü Last Date of Registration: 21st June,2018
ü For booked your seats you need to Pay Rs. 200/- non refundable
ü You can pay directly through bank transfers. Kindly get back to us for account details.
Registration will be done by phone calls only, so if call not received then please SMS your name & mail-id
*** For More Details Contact our Team members at:
Pravin Ghude 9920404522,
Rushikesh Sakhare 9967686828,
Email: - firstname.lastname@example.org
General Rules / Instructions for the participants whoever joins the Trek:-
vKindly carry Identity proof for the trek.
vAll children under 16 years old must also be accompanied by an adult / Parents
vPlease book your seat (name) well in advance and reconfirm the time and date on the day of departure on phone because program may change due to unavoidable circumstances.
vEach participant shall carry things as per (Please read Things to Carry) for every trek.
vThe leader’s decision will be final and all the members should abide by it. Trek leaders have the authority to alter/modify the program/route without intimation.
vThe participants are advised not to wander off from the trail. Always listen to leaders for instructions and stay with the entire group throughout.
vWe all are committed to keep the trail clean and urges all participants to help the cause by not littering during the trek. Keep all the waste with you and even if you find some waste, collect it and deposit at the base village at the end of the trek. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments.
vWe should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or outside.
vAny kind of addiction is strictly prohibited, ex. Smoking, drinking etc.
vPlease do not carry or wear any valuables, ornaments, jewelry etc. If carried, then we Do Not take any liability for the same.
Note: Safety is our prime concern and we don't make compromises for the same.
vPlease read above Instructions/ rules and regulations. We all are bound by the same.
vPrint and leave a copy of this mail specially Telephone Nos. at home, with a friend or relative in case of Emergency.
vPeople with heart conditions, knee problems, severe asthma or pregnant should not participate in TREKS. Participants should inform the leaders if they suffer from any illness, heart ailments, blood pressure, asthma etc. If the leaders are not informed and any untoward incident takes place, neither the leaders nor Swachhand Team will be held responsible.
vRock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any mishaps/accidents during the program or any compensation in whatsoever manner.
vIf your friends/relatives coming with you on the trek please do inform them about the trek Rules above. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking expedition, please Do Not misinterpret it as a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR, There will be ample of enjoyment but not at the cost of discipline.
Thanks and Regards,