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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.

    NOTE: Travellers are required to bring a packed lunch with them, since it is not included in the meal package.

    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.

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    Trip details
  • Tikona Fort trek!

    Arrive at the Kotak Mahindra Bank ATM near Pritam Hotel in Dadar (East) by 05:50 hrs. Here, board a non-AC, private bus and travel to the base village of the trek. En route, you'll make a few stops to pick-up other trekkers along the way.

    After a 4-5 hr drive, you'll arrive at the base village, where you'll grab some breakfast over a session of briefing and introductions. Begin the trek and make your way through the forest towards the Tikona Fort. Spend the afternoon at the top of the fort. Later, you'll begin the return trek back to the base village. Here, you'll have some evening snacks and board the bus back to Mumbai. Subject to traffic conditions, you should reach Dadar by 21:30 hrs.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins from the Pritam Hotel in Dadar (East) at 05:50 hrs. Travel to the base village of Bhira will be arranged in non-AC, private bus. Today's meal package includes breakfast and evening snacks. Both meals will be vegetarian and served at the base village. Please make sure to bring a packed lunch with you. Your trip ends as you arrive back in Dadar by 21:30 hrs, subject to traffic conditions.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Dadar

    Tikona Fort

    05:50 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Evenings snacks

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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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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Dadar-Dadar in non-AC, private bus

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

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements from base city to Dadar

    • Lunch
    • 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

    • Non-AC, private bus for transport from Dadar-Dadar
    • 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