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  • Trip introduction

    On this trek to Tikona Fort, you'll embark on a 3-hr trek to explore the old ruins of a historic fort, Tikona. You'll climb uphill to an elevation of 3,600 feet by navigating your way over narrow ridges on the Tikona mountain. At the fort, you'll explore the old ruins of the fort like temples and large doors, a prominent mark of 15th century architects that built the fort. From the top, you can catch spectacular views of the Tung, Lohagad and Visapur forts as well the Pawna Lake.

    A relatively easy 4-km trek, this trip is perfect for fit beginners as well as experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Located on top of a pyramid-shaped mountain, the fort of Tikona is a small hill fort that is accessible via a narrow stone staircase carved into the mountainside. Alongside several large doors, temples, walls and other structures, the giant entrance of the fort have made it an architectural marvel. Trekkers can also visit the Satvahan caves and the Trimbakeshwar Mahadev temple, located inside the fort.

    Destination highlights

    Explore countryside Maharashtra on this trek to Tikona. | Explore the old ruins of the Tikona Fort. | Climb up to an altitude of 3,600 feet to scale the Tikona Fort. | Catch beautiful views of monsoon-fed forests over the Sahyadri hills.

    Activity Details

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    3580

    2200

    4 km

    3 hrs

    4 km

    Trip details
  • Trek to Tikona Fort!

    Arrive at the Kamshet railway station by 09:00 hrs. If you're travelling from Mumbai, you can board the 05:40 hrs Indrayani Express from CST and travel to Lonavala, where you may board a local train to Kamshet. If you're travelling from Pune, you can board a local train to Kamshet railway station. Here, you'll have breakfast with your fellow trekkers and then travel to the base village of the fort, Tikona Peth. Embark on a 3-hr trek to Tikona and reach the top. You'll reach the fort by noon and spend some time exploring the top before beginning the return trek down the hill. After lunch at the base village, you'll travel back to Kamshet. By 17:00 hrs, you'll arrive at the Kamshet railway station where you can board a train to your next destination. Your trip ends here.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    Your trip begins from the Kamshet railway station at 09:00 hrs. Travel to the base village of Tikona Peth in jeeps or similar vehicles. Today's meal package includes breakfast and lunch. Breakfast will be at Kamshet while lunch will be at Tikona Peth. Please note that access to washroom facilities is only available at the base village of Tikona Peth. The trip ends as you travel back to Kamshet railway station by 17:00 hrs.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Mumbai

    Mumbai

    05:40 AM

    Food

    Breakfast | Lunch

    Veg
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    Reviews

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'Good organizers. I wanted to trek Triund and the person(Mr Mandhan) who responded to my enquiry was very patient to find the best way for us to do the trek. Also the guide(Sachin) provided was very experienced and professional. Overall, it was a good experience.'

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'The experience with The Great Next was amazing, start from the planning part to the last day of the trek. The spokesperson was easily accessible and was more than happy to answer any question.. All the do's and dont's were clearly explained right before the trek.. Everything was well arranged , supportive local staff , beautiful memories! It was just perfect..!! A trek to be remember always. Kudos to The Great next for the well-arranged trek. Looking forward for my trek with The Great Next.'

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'Wonderful !!! shout-out to my man Mr. Venkat for arranging the best trekking experience..'

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'I had booked a trek to Devkund Waterfalls on 29th October through The Great Next. It was an amazing experience. As it was my first trek ever, I was very unsure about the expedition but started liking it as soon the the trip begin. Trek leads were friendly and well organized. The safety during our time at the waterfall was taken care very well and the information regarding what all to carry and what to expect during the trek was very accurate. Overall, I had an very good first experience and looking forward to go for more with The Great Next.'

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'Honestly the experience was quite amazing and totally satisfied. Provided with premium quality of services and very responsive to the queries. It was my first time Manali trek with TGN and it was really a memorable experience for me. The quality of food, tents and all the amenities were quite satisfactory. Venkat, frankly speaking you're very responsive.. thank you Venkat for your support.. thank you TheGreatNext'

    • Rated : 5

      27-03-2020

      'When I bored of daily routines and surfing for some exciting trips or outings, I came across this website. I gave them my contact details and soon I got a prompt call from Mr.Raul from TGN. From then to till end of the trek they guided. coordination is appreciable. And trip was amazing with crazy trekmates and trek leads. It was one of my best well spent weekend. I would love to suggest TGN to you too...'

  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made on or more than 3 days before departure of the Tikona Fort trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 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 the instructions of the tour guide 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

    Children below the age of 15 years are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Kamshet-Kamshet in jeep or similar vehicle

    • Meals consisting of breakfast and lunch
    • Services of an experienced trek leader
    • Basic first aid kit
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel from base city to Kamshet

    • 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.
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Comfortable, quick-dry apparel
    • Trekking footwear
    • Windcheater or jacket
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Shirt/t-shirt and track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Jeep or similar vehicles for transport from Kamshet-Kamshet
    • Basic first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Insect repellent
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, energy bars etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.