Trekathon: Korigad + Tung + Tikona

Trekathon: Korigad + Tung + Tikona

 

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About The Event

Overview:

 

Date: 25th and 26th June, 2016

Cost: 1500/- per head

Difficulty Level: Easy

Endurance Level: Medium

 

Korigad:

Korigad (also called Koraigad, Koarigad or Kumwarigad) is a hill fort located about 20 km (12 mi) south of Lonavla in Pune districtMaharashtra, India. Its date of construction is not known but likely predates 1500. It is about 923 m above sea level.[1]The planned township of Aamby Valley is built over the fort's southern and eastern foothills. The closest village is Peth Shahpur, about 1 km (0.62 mi) north of the fort.

 

Tung:

It is about 12 km from Malawli railway station and can also be approached from Lonavala. Tung Fort has an elevation of 1075 m above sea level.[2] Since Pawna dam was built, it is now surrounded by water on three sides. One can ferry across in a boat from Pawna dam to its base village, Tungi.

Tung fort is also named as Kathingad fort. The word "Kathin" in Marathi means difficult. While climbing, one can experience the difficult challenge of reaching this fort. The fort is conical and has steep climbs with a very narrow route on the edge of the mountain throughout. From Pawana dam, reaching this fort requires a 400-metre climb.

From Lonavala, one can reach the base village Tungwadi around 20 km via Bushy Dam-INS Shivaji-Peth Shahapur-Tungwadi. From Tungwadi village, reaching this fort requires about a 300-metre climb.

Tikona:

Tikona (Marathi: तिकोना) also known as Vitandgad) is the dominant hill fort in Maval in western India. It is located nearKamshet around 60 km from Pune. The village nearest to the fort is called Tikona-Peth. The 3500 ft high hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona means "triangle".

The fort is a trekking destination noted for the large doors, the temple of 'Trimbakeshwar Mahadev', a water tanks (seven water tanks) and some Satvahan caves. Trek organisers also commend the views of Pawna dam and the nearby forts of TungLohagadand Visapur. There is Pawana lake at the summit.

Trek Schedule:

25th June Saturday
3.00 pm Gather @ Shivajinar
3.30 pm Bus Starts
5.30 pm Reach at Base
6.00 pm Trek to Koraigad Starts
7.30 pm Reach at the top
8.30 pm Dinner start
9.30 pm Rest & Entertainment activities 
26th June Sunday
5.30 am Wake up call
6.30 am Start descending
8.00 am Reach at the Base
8.30 am Breakfast and Tea
9.00 am Start towards Tung fort
9.30 am  Reach at Base
9.45 am  Trek to Tung fort
11.00 am  Reach at the top
11.30 am  Start descending
12.30 pm start towards Tikona Fort
01.00 pm Reach at Tikona base
01.15 pm Lunch
02.00 pm Rest 
3.30 pm Trek to Tikona fort
4.30 pm  Reach at the top
5.30 pm Start descending
6.30 pm Reach at the base
7.00 pm Start return journey
8.30 pm Reach at Pune

 

 

Trek cost includes:

Travel from Pune to Pune by private transport

Saturday Night Dinner and evening snacks

Sunday: Breakfast Lunch tea and snack

Professional Expertise charges

Trek cost excludes:

Bottled drinking water

Dinner on Sunday

Personal Expenses

Insurance of any kind

Medical hospitalization, evacuation and related expenses

Anything not mentioned in ‘Trek cost includes’

 

Payment Option:

  1. Bank account Details:

Name: Sunil Kadam

Bank: State Bank of India

Branch: COEp Shivajinagar, Pune

IFSC Code: SBIN0010431

Bank Account Number: 30828146221

 


Things to carry:
1. Water bottles ( 3 ltr at least)
2. Wind/Rain cheater and Bedding for camping

3. Ready to eat food (Biscuits, palm cakes, thepla)
4. Polythene bag 
5. Extra pair of cloths
6. Good trekking/ sports shoes
7. Extra pair of slippers or floaters (optional)
8. Personal medicines (if any)
9. Cap, sunglasses, sun cream or cold cream, camera (Optional)
 

For any queries and registrations please contact:

Sunil      +91 7709307767

Mangesh +91 9960108321

 

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