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Giriratna SPR Hikers 1 Day Trek to Tikona fort " on Saturday 22nd July 2017.

 
Dear Photographers,Nature Lovers And Trekkers! 


We, Giriratna SPR Hikers Trekkers team happily invite you for a "1 Day Trek to 
Tikona fort " on Saturday 22nd  July 2017.

Trek Information-
About Tikona fort:-Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Malwa region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve centre 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 ad venturous tourists. One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visapur, Tung and Lohagad. 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 breath-taking.
 
Event Details
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft. Feet above MSL (Approx.)
Grade: Easy
Region: Lonavala.
Base: Tikona peth
 Event Itinerary
We Meet at: Kamshet Railway station at 08:35 am
Mumbai People:
Board Indrayani Express From CST on Sunday morning at 5.40 am from Mumbai CST and alight at Lonavala by 8:00 am. (With ticket till Kamshet)
Time table of Indrayani Express : 
05.40 Mumbai CST
05.51 Dadar
06.14 Thane
06.35 Kalyan
07.15 Karjat
08.00 Lonavala
Pune participants:
Board the Pune Lonavala local train - suggested train timings are as below
Pune Station: 06:27 am
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 am
Kamshet Station: 07:30 am

Note:
- People may board same train from their respective stations of convenience and meet us directly at Lonavala. {Train timetable is provided above} . Preferably try to get into second last general compartment as we will be boarding the same.
- For Comfortable Journey, U can book reserved tickets in the train if u wish to.
- Alternatively, U can Opt for MSRTC bus service which goes through Lonavala bus depot, alight there & walk of 7-8 mins will take u @ Railway station (Suitable for Navi Mumbai participants)
- We would be returning to Mumbai by 21:00 Hrs (subjective).
Move to Kamshet by local train - 8:15am at Lonavala station platform no 3.
08:45 Move 2 Tikona Peth, the base village by Jeep.
09:45 Tikona Peth - base, have Breakfast
10:30 Ascend - start trek
11:30 Atop Tikona - Exploration rest etc. (2 hrs approx.)
13:30 Descend 
14.30 Base - have Lunch
16:00 Move 2 Kamshet Station
17:00 Reach Kamshet railway station - From there to Lonavala by local train
17:30 Travel onwards by train / bus to Mumbai.
TREK Contribution – 575/-
Cost Inclusions:
Traveling from Kamshet to Kamshet by hired jeeps
1 Morning Breakfast
1 evening tea &
1 VEG lunch
Cost Exclusions:
Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption.
 Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back.
Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
Travel cost from Mumbai to Kamshet and back. Travel from Pune to Kamshet and back.
Advisory note
Kindly carry 1 Identity proof at least for the trek. It’s not a PICNIC or LEISURE TOUR. We all are going for an adventurous and interesting trekking exploration. Do not destroy or dirty the archaeological, historical monuments. Rock 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 accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow trekkers or other people from our group or even local people. Due to the Monsoon season we recommend you to please take care at every place while walking /climbing / trekking. Rains are expected so please double pack your valuables in plastic bags to save them from getting wet. We shall travel together as a group. This is a group activity.***No plastic littering on the way or in hills/mountains. ***
 Medical Disclosure:
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. The cost mentioned above is for Indian citizens ONLY payable in Indian Rupees.
 
Things to carry

ID Proof
Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
 Water 3 lts (Mandatory). Good footwear (Mandatory).
Head Torch / torch (Not Mandatory).
Extra pair of clothes, Towels & Napkins (Optional).
Identity proof (must).
Wear a good trekking shoes. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands free while trekking.
Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags.
Slippers or floaters (just to relax your feet before & after the trek) (optional)
Personal small medical kit. (Which you require usually/Optional)
Electral / Tang powder.
Cap / Goggles. (Optional)
Other things as per your choice. (Camera, Binoculars, etc.)
Plastic bag to keep clothes dry.
Please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife. (Not Mandetory)
Haversack to put all these things.
Exclusions
Mineral water, Softdrinks etc.
Anything other than above-mentioned inclusions

Last date for registration-
20th July 2017


For Queries, Contact- 
Shilpa - 9920360336
Rajendra- 996964488
For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336
Registration accepted only through phone call.


Book Your seat in advance
Name: Rajendra Jadhav
Bank : HDFC Bank
Account No: 50100091005091
IFSC code: HDFC0000814
Branch : Thane Ghodbander Road
Mail id: 
giriratnasprhikers@gmail.com 
PAYTM -9920360336 – Please mention your details and Trek name in optional

Few rules we would like our participants to follow:
Please -
Do Not Litter
No Smoking, tobacco and alcohol
Respect the Heritage
Be a Group
Pay attention


No refund for any cancellation after booking.

In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; SPR Giriratna Hikers team, it’s instructors, organizers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.

Any violation of the above rules will be dealt with seriously, and may involve expulsion from the event, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
Adventure activity is arranged considering normal weather. In case of occurrence of any natural calamities, if event is cancelled, in such circumstances NO REFUND will be provided.

The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

SPR Giriratna Hikers team reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice. No arguments will be entertained.


Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited.
Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories”
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 Cycling.

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For Registration call us:
Rajendra: 9769641488
Shilpa': 9920360336

visit www.giriratnasprhikers.com
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