Description

Tung fort is about 20kms from Lonavala at an elevation of 1075 m above sea level.  After the construction of Pawna dam,  it got surrounded by water on three sides. Its sharp conical peak makes Tung Fort a prominent landmark even from a distance. The fort has a Balle Killa which has a temple atop it. It also has a water reservoir. From the top of the fort Lohagad, Visapur, Tikona and Korigad   forts are clearly visible.

 

Highlights:

-  Travel in private vehicle from Thane

-  A very easy trek (1 to 1.5 hours climb)

- Picturesque view of Pawna lake from top

- Visit and swim in Pawna lake in afternoon

 

Itinerary:

8th October, Saturday

23:00 - Assemble at Thane Station

23:30 - Start travelling to Tungi village in a private vehicle. Pickup can be taken from Thane-Panvel highway

 

9th October, Sunday

03:00 - Reach Tungi village and sleep. There is a Maruti Mandir at base of fort

06:00 - Start trekking. After an hour’s climb we will reach Ganesh mandir and another half an hour climb will take us to balle killa

08:00 - We go to the top of balle killa to view the sunrise across pawna lake

09:00 - Come back to Ganesh temple area and have breakfast

10:00 - Start descending to the Maruti Mandir

11:00 - We can go near the lake to chill ourselves. This is optional

14:00 - Come back to village and have lunch

16:00 - Start travelling back to Mumbai in private vehicle

19:00 - Reach Thane

 

Fees: Rs.1000

Half non-refundable

For on-spot payment, Rs.100 extra will be applicable. On-spot payment is subject to availability. Preference will be given to those who book in advance

 

Inclusions:

1. Transportation from Thane to Thane in a private vehicle

2. Breakfast, refreshments and lunch (simple vegetarian food only)

3. Expertise and Guidance Charges

 

Exclusions:

Any other charges not mentioned above

 

Contact:

Email – kuya.krishna@gmail.com  

Mobile – 9820285295 (Also available on WhatsApp)

 

--- Send your money to following account ---

Name - Krishna Kuya

Bank – IDBI, New Panvel

Account no: 1171 0400 008 0556

Account type: Savings

IFSC code – IBKL0000023

 

Things to carry:

- 3 liter water

- A torch

- Good trekking shoes or sport shoes

- Your own sleeping bag or mattress with blanket

- Mosquito repellent cream

- A double strap bag. Sling bag not allowed in trek

- We appreciate people carrying juice packets and fruits like pears, pomegranate, dates etc

 

You can rent sleeping bag from us. Rent – Rs.100 per night

 

Don’t worry about the weight of luggage as we will travel in a private vehicle. However, during trek we need to carry water

 

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