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 Mask Group : One day trek to Tung fort (Kathingad) on 12th June, 2016

 

Region: Lonavala

Height: 3000 feet above sea level

Grade: Easy

Type: Hill Fort

Base village : Tungwadi

 

About Tung Fort:

 

Tung fort also known as “Kathingad” is located in the Lonavala region and offers a commanding view of the Pavna Dam. The fort was built with the intention of keeping a watch over the Bhor Ghats and the Pavna region.


In 1657, Shivaji Maharaj took hold of this fort along with other forts in the vicinity viz; Tung, Tikona, Lohgad, Visapur.

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Tentative itinerary:

 

06:00am : Leave from Mumbai

09:00am : Reach base village

09:30am : Start trekking

10:30am : Reach on the Top & explore the fort

11:30am : Lunch time

12:30pm : Start descending

13:30pm : Reach base village

14:00pm : Leave for Mumbai

17:30pm : Reach Mumbai

 

Costing: Rs. 650/- per person

 

The above cost includes:

 

Travel by Non AC private bus from Mumbai to Tung base and back

Morning breakfast with Tea

Guide and Expertise charges

 

Things to Carry:

 

Spare set of clothes

Lunch for the day

Some dry and Ready to eat snacks

Personal Medicines (If any)

Extra cash

Cap, Goggles, Sunscreen (Optional)

Sports shoes / Trekking Shoes

Rucksack to carry all above items (No sling bag & Jhola)

 

 

What to Wear 

Footwear: Good Trekking / Sports Shoes. Avoid running shoes and chappals. You can also carry an extra pair of kitto’s in your haversack. 

Clothing: Full sleeves tee shirt and full trek pants. You can also carry an extra pair of clothes for change. 

Bag: Carry one lightweight haversack to pack all your belongings. Wrap all your belongings in a plastic bag and double wrap your valuables.

 

What to Avoid 

– Tight and restrictive clothing 

– Footwear with heels 

– Costly jewellery and electronic items 

– Sling bag or Jhollas 

– Everyone has to follow instructions of the Trek leaders & Instructors.

 

Things strictly Prohibited 

- Plastic plates or use and throw plastic things

- Smoking and Drinking 

- Littering 

 

Do let us know for further assistance

 

Arpit : 9819948833

Mayank : 9819350700

Sandhya : 9664066395

Praful: 9833988867

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