दुर्गदर्शन : We Have Arranged A 1 Day Mansoon Trek To TIKONA FORT On Sunday 23rd Aug 2015 

Little info about the fort :
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala.
Base Village: Tikona peth
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 fort’s 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.

The itinerary for the Trek is as given below:

Meeting Point : @ Kamsheth Railway station …. @ 08:35 Hrs on Saturday 23 Aug 2015
Mumbai People:
Board Indrayani Express From cst on Sunday 23rd Aug 2015 Morning at 5.40 am and alight at Lonavla by 8am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

Time table of Indrayani Express :
Mumbai CST : 5.40am
Dadar : 5.51am
Thane : 6.14am
Kalyan : 6.35am
Karjat : 7.15am
Lonavala : 8.00am
Note: 1) People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience and meet us directly at Lonavla. {Train timetable is provided above} . Preferably try to get into second last general compartment as we will be boarding the same. 2) For Comfortable Journey, U can book reserved Tkts in the train if u wish to. 3)Alternatively, U can Opt for MSRTC bus service which goes through Lonavala bus depo, alight there & walk of 7-8 mins will take u @ Railway station (Suitable for Navi Mumbai ppl)
Move forward to Kamshet by local train (8 :15am at Lonavala station platform no 3).
Pune people :  .Catch Pune Lonavala Local Train … Timings are as below

.Pune Station: 06:27 Hrs 

Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 Hrs

Kamshet Station: 07:30 Hrs.

08:45 Hrs: Move 2 Tikona Peth, the base village by Jeep.
09:45 Hrs: @ Tikona 
Peth – base .Breakfast Time . 10:30 Hrs: Ascend
11:30 Hrs: Atop Tikona
Exploration rest etc (2 hrs approx)
13:30 Hrs: Descend
14.30 Hrs: @ Base
. Lunch Time .
16:00 Hrs: Move 2 Kamshet Station
 17:00 Hrs: @ Kamshet Station
From there 2 Lonavla by local
Take train / bus to Mumbai.
We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (thts-subjective).

The cost for the trek will be Rs 300/- per head which includes
• Traveling from Kamsheth 2 Kamsheth by hired jeeps
• Morning Breakfast – Tea

mportant Note: One needs to deposit full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

Bank Name: Bank of India

Account No: 005210110004779

Account Type: Savings

Account name: Yogesh Alekari.

IFSC code:BKID0000052

(Onece the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to

Note: Maximum 15 seats

#Things To Carry: -

A Water Bottle (~2.5 Ltrs) ( must)

LUNCH  (Must)

Raincheater (Optional) for those who don’t want to wet.

Camera, Cell Phone (Optional)

Pls avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits etc.

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional)

Extra Pair of clothes, Good trekking shoes, A haversack to put all these things..

* For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on or whtsaap

Yogesh : Call 9768257183 (only whatsapp 9702525435 )

Sameer :    9664150068

Santosh (Pune) : 9768682711


1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.

2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.

3. Team Durgdarshan reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.


*The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care.
*The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek.

*Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done.
*If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring 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 Take permission from their physicians before treks.


Team Durgdarshan..


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