Tikona Fort, also renowned as Vitandgad fort, is a major hill fort in Maval region near the Lonavala. Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. This was the nerve centre of the many activities of entire Maval Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona peth. The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction. The Tikona fort is a great trekking destination for the adventurous tourists. One can get the eye catching views of the Pawna Dam and the forts at Visapur, Tung and Lohagad. The fort encloses a lake, Satvahan caves and the temple of 'Trimbakeshwar Mahadev'. The fort was built during the Silhara dynasty. There is a temple on top of the peak. The view of the Pawna dam, Kathingad and valleys from the top is breathtaking.
Monsoon Trek to Tikona Fort Details
Monsoon Trek to Tikona Fort Difficulty Level: Medium.
Base Village for Tikona Fort: Tikona peth.
Total time required for climbing Tikona Fort: 1 hour one way.
Duration: 1 Day.
Tikona Fort Height: 3500 ft. (approx.).
Monsoon Trek to Tikona Fort Event itinerary
05:45 Meet at pick up point, Pritam da Dhaba, Dadar (East).
06:00 Leave for Tikona fort Trek.
06:15 Chembur Diamond Garden.
06:45 Vashi below main bridge near Vashi Plaza.
07:15 Kalamboli Mcdonalds.
09:00 Reach at Tikona peth and Breakfast.
09:30 Start ascending.
11:00 Reach on top and explore.
13:30 Reach at base and Lunch.
14:30 Journey towards Mumbai.
20:00 Approx. arrival at Dadar.
1 veg Breakfast and 1 Lunch.
Travel Dadar to Dadar by private non AC bus.
Trek Leader Expertise Charges.
Mineral water/lime water/ purchased for personal consumption
All kinds of Extra Meals / soft drinks ordered.
Any kind of personal expenses.
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather.
Any medical / Emergency evacuations if required.
Things to carry
2/3 liters of water.
Some Dry fruits / Dry Snacks / Energy Bars.
Glucon D / ORS / Tang / Gatorade sachets.
Good Torch must with extra battery.
Trekking Shoes provide more grip and comfort on trek.
One Day Backpack 20 to 30 liters.
Rains are expected, so pack your bags accordingly to save them from getting wet.
Double pack your valuables / phones in plastic bags.
Rainwear / Poncho / Waterproof jacket etc. if you don’t want to get wet.
Sun Cap and Sunscreen.
Personal First aid and Personal Medicine.
Please wear Full sleeves and Full Track Pant this will protect from Summer Sun / Thorns / Insects / Prickles.