Description

WSR New Year Trek to Tikona Fort on 02nd January 2016

 

Short Info:

Type: Hill Fort

Height: 3500 ft. Feet above MSL (Approx.)

Grade: Easy

Region: Lonavala.

Event Lead: Mahadeo / Yamini

 

What to see on the fort:

1.      Big Entrance Door

2.     Trimbakeshwar temple

3.     Caves

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. 

 

The itinerary for the Tikona fort trek is:

We Meet at: Kamshet Railway station at 08:35 am on Saturday 02nd Jan 2016

Mumbai People:

Board Indrayani Express From CST on Sunday morning at 5.40 am from Mumbai CST and alight at Lonavala by 8:00 am. (With ticket till Kamshet)

Preferably try to get into second last general compartment as we will be boarding the same.

- For Comfortable Journey, U can book reserved tickets in the train if u wish to.

Time table of Indrayani Express : 

05.40 Mumbai CST

05.51 Dadar

06.14 Thane

06.35 Kalyan

07.15 Karjat

08.00 Lonavala

Move to Kamshet by local train - 8:15am at Lonavala station platform no 3.

 

Pune People:

Board the Pune Lonavala local train - suggested train timings are as below

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. (2 hrs approx.)

13:30 Descend 

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.

 

Cost:

Rs.600 per person.

WSR Registered Members: 500/- Only

(Group discount same for a group of 4 and more.)

Maximum number of participants: 30 Max

Last day for Registration is 25th December 2015 or till the Batch get full.

 

Inclusions:

The cost for the trek will be Rs 600.00 per person of all age groups of participants which includes Traveling from Kamshet to Kamshet by hired jeeps

1 Morning Breakfast 1 evening tea & 1 Veg Lunch

 

Exclusions:

Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption.

Food/Tea purchase while travelling to site and back.

Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.

Travel cost from Mumbai to Kamshet and back.

Travel from Pune to Kamshet and back.

 

For confirmation of the seat, full amount needs to be deposited prior to the event. Prior to making any payments please confirm about the seat availability by calling/whats app on the below given numbers.

 

For Registrations call Team WSR:

Deepak : 9819085757 / 9699648235

Yamini : 9920013023 

Mahadeo : 9370080086 ( Pune People can Contact him for Joining for the Event )

If not reachable do sms or whatsapp.

 

email id - wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

website - www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com

 

Payment details:

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

HDFC Account No: 00021140008004

Name: Deepak P Jat.

IFSC code: HDFC0000002

Branch: Khar West, Mumbai

 

Before joining to any events with Team WSR please read Rules & Regulation

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.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

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. 

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