Trek to Tikona Fort
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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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.

    Fine print

    Rules on the 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.

    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.

    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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Kamshet railway station at 09:00 hrs
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    Drop off point
    Kamshet railway station at 17:00 hrs
    Mode of transport
    Jeeps or similar vehicle
    Start point
    Tikona Peth
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    End point
    Tikona Peth
    Time of departure
    09:00 AM
    Time of return
    05:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    3 hrs
    Total distance covered
    4 kms
    Start point elevation
    3500 feet
    Maximum elevation
    3580 feet
    Minimum elevation
    2200 feet
    Average per day distance
    4 kms
  • 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.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mumbai
    End point
    Mumbai
    Day start time
    05:40 AM
    Trekking distance
    4 kms
    Trekking time
    3 hrs
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  • 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
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Denim jeans
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags

    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.
  • Trek to Tikona Fort!

    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.

    Food

    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Food variations
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  • Marker on map shows trip start point.