WSR Monsoon trek to Tikona Fort on 25th June 2016
Type: Hill Fort
Height: 3500 ft. Feet above MSL (Approx.)
Cost: 650/- (Group discount for a group of 4 and more.)
600/- WSR Members
Event Lead: Mahadeo / Satish / Asmit
What to see on the fort:
1. Big Entrance Door
2. Trimbakeshwar temple
4. Lake surrounding the fort
5. View of Lohgad and Tung
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.
We Meet at: Kamshet Railway station at 08:35 am on Saturday June 25, 2016
Board Indrayani Express From CST
Time table of Indrayani Express :
05.40 Mumbai CST
Move to Kamshet by local train - 8:15am at Lonavala station platform no 3.
Board the Pune Lonavala local train
Pune Station: 06:27 am
Shivaji Nagar : 06:33 am
Kamshet Station: 07:30 am
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.
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.
Rs. 650 per person.
WSR Registered Members: 600/- Only
Traveling from Kamshet to Kamshe
Breakfast, tea & Veg Lunch
Equipment and expertise.
Insurance, Packaged water, cold drinks and anything which is not mentioned above.
One needs to deposit Rs.650/- amount in advance to book your seat into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.
Account Name : Mahadeo J Gadade
Bank : Axis Bank
Account Type : Saving.
Account No : 913010025541263
IFSC Code : UTIB0000037
Branch : Pune Branch
For more Details Call/What’s up/SMS
Mahadeo – 9370080086/9404266855
Satish - 9833608257
Things to be carried:
ID Proof, Full Sleeves.
Plastic bags to cover your bag and belongings.
Water 2 liters (must)
Ready to eat snacks
Proper backpack to put all the things
Good trekking shoes
Rain shower expected so please pack your bags accordingly.....
Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, Lemon and plastic bags.
Please read our "Terms & Conditions" before joining for any events.
Important Points to keep in mind:
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 jewelry.
4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.
5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the any events. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the event. NO REFUND will be provided.
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.