Tikona aka Vitandgad
On 10 July 2011 been to Tikona aka Vitandgad near Lonavala with YHK group. We went by private bus and reached Sunday early morning at the base village, Tikonapeth near Kamshet, Lonavala.
One can go from Lonavala and then take road going towards Kale Colony. From Kale colony the road going toward Paud takes to Tikonapeth. You can also get breakfast in the village. After having our breakfast in the very first stall we started our trek.
The route from village takes you to Tikona and route mark is there for Tikona fort.
So within an hour you can reach the fort. After reaching first ledge you can reach the Top of the fort in half an hour. The fort is scenic in monsoon. The fort also have cave but that is now captured by one Sadhubaba. There is water cistern next to cave. After reaching Balekilla, the top you can see the Tung, Lohgad, Visapur and Pawna dam area.
We just munch some snacks and immediately started descending. After reaching the base village we had our lunch. One can also order for lunch in the village. In the monsoon there are lot of ponds in the village where one can get clean. After refreshing ourselves we started our journey back!
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