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Event 08: Trek to Tikona Fort -19.06.2016 @ 06.30Hrs (Dadar TT, Pritam Hotel)
is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means , 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 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.
Category: Adventure + Easy
Endurance Level: Low
Duration of the trek: One day
Food Arrangement: Breakfast and Evening Tea will be provided by Hills and highways
Transport: Private Bus (Dadar to Dadar)
Height : 3500 ft approx.
Base Village: Tikona Peth
06.30 Hrs:- Meeting Pont @ Dadar TT
06.45 Hrs:- Depart for Kamshet
09.30 Hrs:- Will reach at Base village Tikona Peth
After Reaching at base camp we will conduct small Introduction round
9.45 Hrs:- We will Start Trek for Tikona fort
11.00 Hrs:- Reach at Top of Tikona
11.00 Hrs to 14.00 Hrs - Exploration of Fort, Rest and Lunch
14.00 Hrs :- Start Descending
15.00 Hrs :- Return Journey to Mumbai
If time permits we may take halt at Lonavla or Khandala ghat to enjoy the climate.
19.30 Hrs :- Will Reach Dadar (Tentative)
Trek End with lots of memories
Cost Include: Transportation from Dadar – TIkona – Dadar by Private Bus (NON AC), Breakfast and Evening Tea
Things To Carry:-
A Water Bottle (~2 Ltrs) (a must), Good shoes, Goggles, Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional), LUNCH for Trek, Some ready to eat food (Plum cakes, Biscuits etc), Extra Pair Cloths, Rain Cheater, Personal basic medical kit (Containing an antiseptic, few bandages, personal medications if any, Antibiotics for stomach infection).
A haversack to put all these things.
Note: No Drinking - No smoking, Try to wear track pant(Full) bcus it will protect you from insects bites.
It's an adventure activity not a picnic ..........don't forget that.
Booking and Cost: INR 850/-
For confirmation please transfer INR 500/- as per below account details and rest at the time of Trek.
Last date of registration 15.06.2016
· NEFT: Vishal Rajendra Budhavalekar, State Bank Of India A/c No.: 32533282254 IFSC Code: SBIN0001429 Branch: Ranade Road, Dadar (W)
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