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Dear Friends we invite you all for One Day Trek To Tikona Fort on 12 July 2015 with MumbaiRangers


Tikona Fort (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 centre of the many activities of entire Malwan Pawna regions.
The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction.

It is also a great trekking destination for the adventurous 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 breathtaking.

Little Information about the Fort:
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft Feet above MSL (Approx)
Grade: Easy
District: Lonavala.
Base Village: Tikona Peth
Trek Leader: nitin kambli.

Meeting Point : Sunday Morning panvel station 7:25am

For convinence Train timings are given below :

Cst - panvel slow local

cst - 06:08
vadala - 06:26
kurla - 06:36
mankhurd - 06:47
vashi - 06:55
Nerul - 07:04
Cbd belapur - 07:10
Kharghar - 07:14
panvel - 07:25

Thane - panvel

Thane - 06:20
Nerul - 06:51
Belapur - 06:58
panvel - 07:13

Assemble near ticket counter which is near 1 no platform.
Travel by private vehicle till the Base Village.
Reach Base Village by 9:00am
Breakfast at Base village
Start our trek by 10:00am
Reach the Top, Lunch, Explore and Descend
Reach the base till 03:00pm
Evening Tea Snacks at Base village
Reaching Mumbai by 8.00pm tentatively

For Registrations call Mumbai Rangers:
Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164/7045655654
Nishant seth 8879418581

Registration accepted only through phone call.

The cost for the trek will be INR 650/- per head,

which includes: Travelling from Panvel to Panvel by Private Jeep,
Morning Tea & Breakfast and Evening Tea Snacks.
Guide and Mumbai Rangers Expertise Charges.

Important things to be carried :
Identity proof (Must),
Lunch for the day
A bottle of water ( 2 Ltrs),
Camera (Optional),
Cap etc,
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),

1 The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.
2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.
3 Please do not wear any jewellry.
4 Payment made is non refundable and non transferable.

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 treks.

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