VRangers one day monsoon trek to Tikona on 28th June 2015

Short Info:

Trek: Tikona

Date: 28th Jun 2015.

Height: 3580 ft

Grade: Easy

Region: Lonavla.

Cost:

Trek Cost: Rs 500/- per head.

Registered Member: Rs 450/- per head.

It includes B/f & T, local travelling from Lonavla to Lonavla etc

Cost does Not Included Insurance & Anything other than mentioned above.

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About:

Tikona Fort also called as Vitandgad fort, Tikona fort, literally means triangle fort, had witnessed many dynasties ruled in the Maratha region. It is a Hill Fort near Lonavla region. This was the nerve centre of the many activities of entire Malwan-Pawna regions. The small hamlet close to the fort is Tikona-Peth.

The fort’s mammoth entrance is a special attraction. 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'.

Trek schedule:

The journey starts with the Indrayani Express. People interested should catch this train from respectivestations with ticket till lonavala station. (Plz get your respected stations at least half an hour earlier, asthere might be a long queue for the tickets). From lonavala we’ll catch local train till kamshet.

Meeting Point: Kamshet Station at 8.30am

For Mumbai Rangers:

Train Details: - Indrayani Express

CST - 5.35 am                     Dadar – 5.50 am

Thane – 6.10 am               Kalyan – 6.35 am

Lonavla – 8.00 am

Will Catch the Pune Shuttle at 8.10 am & get down at Kamsheth Station.

For Pune rangers:

Those who are coming from Pune they can join us directly at Kamsheth till 8.15 am.

Pune 6.27 am                     Shivaji Nagar 6.33 am                     Khadki 6.38 am

Dapodi 6.43 am                 Kasarwadi 6.47 am                           Pimpri 6.55 am

Chinchwad 6.54 am       Talegaon 7.16 am                           Kamshet 7.30 am

Tentative schedule:

10.00 am: Will Reach to base village.

11.30 am: Will reach to top & explore surrounding.

12.30 pm: Lunch.

01.30 pm: Start Descend.

03.30 pm: Back to Kamsheth.

04.15 pm: Back to Lonavla .

Payment Details:

To book your seat Click on Account Details & please deposit Rs 300/-

Here is a list of all the things that we need to carry for the trek:

(Rains showers are expected, so pack your bags accordingly.)

Compulsory items:

A proper two sided haversack to put all the things, So that one has hands free while trekking, id proof, approx 3 ltr water, Sunday Lunch, Torch with extra batteries, some snacks, Should wear good trekking shoes, full sleeve shirt/T-shirt & Full Pant, if you have any medical issue please carry your own medicine as we carry only First aid, carry some extra cloths.

Non-compulsory items but helpful:

Cap, Sunglasses, Woolen Jacket, Camera , Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry  mosquito’s repellent, Electoral / Energy powder, 2 Lemon, & 2 plastic bags for weight distribution. (It’s totally self-responsibility to take care of things.)

Before registering please check:VRangers Rules & Regulation

For Registration & more details, contact our "Rangers"

Sudhir: 091675 46547.

Registration will be done by phone call only, so if call not received then please sms your name & mail-id.

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