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  • Trip introduction

    On this trek to the Tikona Fort, climb over 3,500 feet over a triangular mountain in the Western Ghats. You'll trek over a relatively easy trail that will lead you across a mountain ridge with valleys on both sides. At the Tikona Fort, you can visit the Mahadev Temple and Satvahan caves as you explore the old fortifications of this ancient fort. From the top of the fort, you can catch misty mountain views of the nearby Tung Fort, Lohagad Fort, Pawna Lake and Visapur Fort.

    A perfect way to escape into the midst of nature, this trek to Tikona Fort is ideal for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Located at a 1-hr driving distance from Lonavala, the Tikona Fort stands overlooking the vast expanse of the Pawna Lake. The fort is named after the triangular mountain that is carved with a narrow, rock-cut staircase for the ease of travellers.

    Destination highlights

    Climb over 3,500 feet on a trek to Tikona Fort. | Explore Tikona Fort's old ruins - temples, caves, water cisterns. | Trek across a hilly ridge and a triangular mountain. | Spend the weekend out in the midst of nature.

    Activity Details

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    4 kms

    3 hrs

    4 kms

    Trip details
  • Tikona Fort trek!

    Arrive at the Pune Railway Station by 05:50 hrs. From here, you'll board the Pune-Lonavala local and get down at Kamshet. From Kamshet, you'll board a local transport to reach the base village where you'll be greeted with breakfast. Post breakfast, you'll begin the trek and make your way through the forest towards the Tikona Fort. Spend some time at the top of the fort. Later, you'll begin the return trek back to the base village. You'll then head to Kamshet Railway Station and catch the Lonavala Pune local. You'll reach Pune by 17:00 hrs.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins from the Pune Railway Station at 05:50 hrs. Travel to the base village of Bhira from Kamshet will be arranged in local transport. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch which will be served at the base village. Your trip ends as you arrive back in Pune by 17:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pune

    Pune

    05:50 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 10 days before departure of the Tikona Fort trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 5-10 days before departure of the Tikona Fort trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-5 days before departure of the Tikona Fort trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction charges.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to adhere to instructions of the trek leader during the trek to Tikona Fort.

    Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Tikona Fort to maximize the safety of travellers as well as staff.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
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    • Trekking Tikona Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tikona Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tikona Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
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    • Trekking Tikona Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Trekking Tikona Maharashtra Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Kamshet to the base village and back in local transport

    • Vegetarian meals including breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Local train tickets from Pune to Kamshet and back

    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, additional meals or beverages etc.
    • Adventure travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Trekking footwear
    • Comfortable shirt/t-shirt and track pant
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Heavy denims or skirt
    • Slippers or sandals

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Any technical equipment required for the trek

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Water bottle
    • Camera
    • Energy drinks (Glucon D, Gatorade etc.)
    • Napkins

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit