Tikona Fort Trek, Kamshet (7 August 2016)

Postponed.

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. It 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. (source)

DURATION BASE VILLAGE ALTITUDE GRADE COST
One Day Tikona Peth 3580 ft Easy Rs. 400 approx

Schedule

  • 05:15 AM : Assemble at Dadar station
  • 05:51 AM : Board Indrayani Express
  • 08:00 AM : Reach Lonavala station
  • 08:20 AM : Board Lonavala – Pune local train
  • 08:34 AM : Reach Kamshet station, refreshment, breakfast
  • 09:00 AM : Hire local transport to reach Tikona Peth (ST bus, tum-tum)
  • 10:00 AM : Reach base, Tikona Peth
  • 10:30 PM : Start ascending
  • 12:00 PM : Reach summit, exploration
  • 01:30 PM : Start descending
  • 02:30 PM : Reach base, Tikona Peth
  • 02:45 PM : Hire local transport to reach Kamshet station (ST bus, tum-tum)
  • 03:45 PM : Reach Kamshet station
  • 04:01 PM : Board Pune – Lonavala local train
  • 04:40 PM : Reach Lonavala station
  • 05:13 PM : Board Koyna Express
  • 07:45 PM : Reach Dadar station

Requirements

  1. Flexible clothing
  2. Good trekking shoes
  3. Jacket or windcheater
  4. Ready to eat food
  5. Adequate water
  6. Required medicines
  7. Electoral or glucose powder

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