Tung fort is built under Adil Shah empire.It was captured by Shivaji in later period.This is small fort in area and located about 80KM from Pune. It has equal height to Lohagad fort and Visapur fort , so primarily its function is to keep eye on enemy moving towards Lohagad and Visapur. Also looking at structure of Tung fort, it attracts to anyone so it might also cause enemy to divert attention. Tung fort has one sharp rock peak which can be visible from long distance. From the top you can have unbelievable view of surrounding.Couple of temples and a water reservoir present at the top. It takes about 2 hours to reach at the top from base. Tung is awesome place to visit in rain season. The fort is covered by water from three sides that gives eye catching view of environment.
Main attraction of Tung
1. View of Pawna Dam and water view of three sides of fort.
2. Climbing on grassy slopes and on rocky staircase.
3. Lohagad fort , Visapur fort , Tikona and Korigad views.
Nearby tourist places to visit
1. Lohagad fort ( 35 KM)
2. Visapur fort ( 35 KM)
2. Korigad ( 14 KM)
3. Lonavala (23 KM)
4. Bhushi Dam (18 KM)
How to reach Tung
Pune Railway station--> Malvali Station --> Tung wadi gaon --> Tung fort base
Pune --> Wakad --> National Highway 4(Old Pune-Mumbai Highway) --> Lonavala --> Tung wadi gaon -> Tung fort base