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Date : 25th September 2016

One Day Monsoon Trek to Tung & Tikona Forts (Lonavala)

Type: Hill Forts

District: Pune

Grade: Medium

Height: Tung Fort & Tikona Fort 3500 ft.

 

TUNG FORT:-

Tung Fort has an elevation of 1075 m above sea level. Since Pawna dam was built, it is now surrounded by water on three sides. One can ferry across in a boat from Pawna dam to its base village, Tungi.

Tung fort is also named as Kathingad fort. The word "Kathin" in Marathi means difficult. While climbing, one can experience the difficult challenge of reaching this fort. The fort is conical and has steep climbs with a very narrow route on the edge of the mountain throughout. From Pawana dam, reaching this fort requires a 400-metre climb.

From Lonavala, one can reach the base village Tungwadi around 20 km via Bushy Dam-INS Shivaji-Peth Shahapur-Tungwadi. From Tungwadi village, reaching this fort requires about a 300-metre climb.

 

TIKONA FORT:-

Tikona also known as Vitandgad is the dominant hill fort in Maval in western India. It is located near Kamshet around 60 km from Pune. The village nearest to the fort is called Tikona-Peth. The 3500 ft high hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona means "triangle".

The fort is a trekking destination noted for the large doors, the temple of 'Trimbakeshwar Mahadev', a water tanks (seven water tanks) and some Satvahan caves. Trek organisers also commend the views of Pawna dam and the nearby forts of Tung, Lohagad and Visapur. There is Pawana lake at the summit

 

Minimum Participants – 7

Maximum Participants -20

Last day of registration 24th September 2016

Starting & Meeting point: 25th September 2016. Dadar East Pritam Hotel ST Depot @05:30 am

 

Event Itenary:

05:30 am: Meet at Dadar East Pritam Hotel.

05:45 am: Start Journey towards base village by private non ac transport (bus/car).

09:30 am: Reach base village of Tikona Fort (Breakfast on route).

10:00 am: Trek start after a quick round of introduction and briefing.

11:00 am: Reach the top and explore the fort.

12:00 pm: Start the descend.

12:45 pm: Reach Base & start journey towards Tung Fort.

01:45 pm: Reach Tungwadi & have lunch

02:30 pm: Start trek towards Tung Fort

03:30 pm: Reach the top & explore fort

04:30 pm: Start the descend

05:15 pm: Reach base & start return journey towards Mumbai

09:00 pm: Reach Dadar (tentative) and conclude the journey with cherish able moments (evening tea on route)

 

Must things to carry:-

 

* One photo ID proof

* Minimum 2.5 liters water.

* Dry snacks (cake, biscuits etc).

* Personal medicine if any

* Good comfortable sport shoes

* A good backpack to accommodate the above.

* One Packed Lunch

* Caps / Hats / Sunglasses (optional)

* Rain Protective Gear.

 

 

Things included:

Transportation from Dadar to Dadar transport (bus/car).

1 Breakfast, 1 Evening tea & Snacks

Hidden Trekkers Expertise Charges.

 

Terms and Conditions

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One needs to pay full amount in advance in order to confirm the registration for the event.

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50% of amount will be refunded on cancellation done on or before 23rd September 2016. No refund will be entertained after that.

Once the payment is done please send us the transaction reference number, participant name, contact number to hiddentrekkers@gmail.com

 

 

 

For confirmation, registration & enquiries

Please contact:

9870204950, 8828079732, 9870796493

Email: hiddentrekkers@gmail.com

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