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TUNG FORT TREK

(EVENT NO.21) 06th Aug 2017

 

SEASON               :- MONSOON   DURATION                :- 1 DAY

EVENT TYPE              :- ADVENTURE RANGE                    :- LONAVALA

LEVEL                :- EASY          LOCATION                :- LONAVALA

BASE VILLAGE            :- TUNGWADI   HEIGHT                   :- 3000 ft. from MSL

TOTAL SEATS            :- 15 Nos.        COST                      :- Rs.850/- PER PERSON

ABOUT TUNG

Tung Fort also called Kathingad; difficult fort in Marathi is a hill fort in Pune District, Maharashtra, India
Tung Fort was built before 1600 CE. It was built by the Adil Shahi dynasty but was captured by Shivaji Maharaj. It is small, and not able to hold more than 200 troops at a time. As such, it would not have been able to defend itself on its own for a long time. Its shape and structure suggest that its main function was as a watchtower guarding the road to Pune city. The Dhamale family, one of the Deshmukh from the Maval region, was charged with ensuring the security of Tung Fort. During invasion, it served to provide a temporary distraction for invaders. Thus, the major forts of Visapur and Lohagad would have time to prepare themselves to meet the invading army. This fort served as a watchtower in the past because from top of the fort, a lot of area in the Maval region of the Pawana and Mulshi valleys can be seen, and thus, from the top of the fort, a watch on these areas can be kept. In 1657, it became a part of Swarajya with all other forts situated in Maval region. In 1660, Netaji Palkar was appointed to protect this region. In 1665, Jay singh invaded this region. Diler khan and others destroyed the villages around Tung & Tikona, but were unable to conquer these forts. Then, according to Treaty of Purandar (signed on 12th June 1665), Kubad khan with Halal khan and others took over fort on 18 June 1665. Its sharp, conical peak makes Tung Fort a prominent landmark, even from a distance. It has an oval shape, thick walls and numerous bastions. A steep climb on grassy slopes leads to the ruins of a temple at the summit. A rocky staircase leads several feet down to a water reservoir. From the top of the fort, the Lohagad, Visapur, Tikona and Korigad forts are clearly visible.

ITINERARY

Sunday  06.08.2017

07.00 Hrs:- Meeting Pont @  Dadar TT

07.15 Hrs:- Depart for Tungwadi (BREAKFAST ON THE WAY)

10.00 Hrs:- Will reach at Base village TUNGWADI

After Reaching at base village we will conduct small Introduction round

10.15 Hrs:- We will Start Trek for Tung fort

11.30 Hrs:- Reach at Top of Tung

11.30 Hrs to 13.00 Hrs - Exploration of Fort, Rest                                                

13.30 Hrs :-  Start Descending

15.00 Hrs :- LUNCH AT BASE VILLAGE

16.00 Hrs :-  Return Journey to Mumbai

If time permits we may take halt at Lonavla or Khandala ghat to enjoy the climate.

20.00 Hrs :- Will Reach Dadar (Tentative)

Trek End with lots of memories

 TRANSPORT

PRIVATE CAR/BUS

THINGS TO CARRY

 Identity Card
 Lunch (optional)
 2 ltrs water
 Trekking Shoes
 Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
 Snacks & biscuits
 Extra pair of clothes
 Clean napkin or towel
 Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
 Cap, sunglasses, scarf
 Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
 Camera (optional)
 Please carry personal medicines if any
 Hand Sanitizer

POLICY

   INCLUSIONS

1)    TRANSPORATION FROM DADAR TO DADAR

2)    BREAKFAST, LUNCH & EVENING TEA

3)    GUIDE & EXPERTISE CHARGES

EXCLSIONS

1)    ANY PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS SOFT DRINK ETC.

2)    ANYTHING OTHER THAN ABOVE MENTIONED INCLUSION

 TERMS & CONDITIONS

1)    NOTE:- Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.  

2)    ”Hills and Highways or there leaders would not be responsible for any uncertainties happening to him and also the members who accompanies him

IMP. NOTE :-It's an adventure activity not a picnic ..........don't forget that. 

PAYMENT

• NEFT: Vishal Rajendra Budhavalekar, State Bank Of India A/c No.: 32533282254 IFSC Code: SBIN0001429 Branch: Ranade Road, Dadar (W)

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