Winter trek to Ratangad For with Mumbai Mountain Hikers
Rantangad is located in Ahmednagar district. Its base village is Ratanwadi. The fort is about 400 years old. Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle. It is also known as Jewels of the fort. It is on the boundary of Ahmadnagar and Thane districts.. The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini. The Bhandardara dam(arthar dam) is built on this river.
From the top of the fort neighboring forts like Alang, kulang, Madan gad, Harishchandragad, Patta are seen easily. The view of the entire Bhandardara dam( Lake Arthur) gives sheer pleasure. There are many rock-cut water cisterns on the fort. Some of them store potable water throughout the year. There is a natural hole in the mountain top probably caused by wind erosion. It is 10 feet high and 60 feet wide. Due to its shape, it is called Nedhe (or eye of the needle in Marathi).
Fort: Ratangad Base Village: Rantwadii District & Region: Ahmad Nagar Category: Trek Height: 4255 feet Grade: Easy Endurance: Easy Duration: 2 Days
Train Time 10:50 pm Csmt 10:57 pm Byculla 11:05 pm Dadar 11:13 pm Kurla 11:18 pm Ghatkoper 11:30 pm Mulund 11:34 pm Thane 12:07 am Kalyan 01:18 am Kasara Note: Reach before the time at your respected station. Once you miss the train you will miss the trek.
Itinerary: 5:00 am will reach the base village and fresh up and breakfast 6:00 Am introduction round & start trek 09:00 am Reach on top and had lunch 10:30 am Start descend 02:30 pm reach base village 03:00 pm return to kasara station
THINGS TO CARRY -Backpack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has one's hands-free while trekking. -Double pack your valuables/phones in plastic bags. -Please wear full sleeves t-shirts and long pants. -Identity proof (must).Torch with extra batteries. -Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, etc. -1 packet of electoral, enerzal, gluon-D -Two-liter Water. -Avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. - Medicine those if you require usually. -Odomos gel or cream to avoid mosquitoes or insects. - Bear good trekking shoes. -Winchester/Raincoat -One set cloth
Includes: Transport Breakfast in the morning Local guide Mumbai Mountain Hiker expertise charges. First Aids. Forest Department fee
All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered. Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks, etc. Any kind of personal expenses. Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.
-No refund if the cancellation request from your side. -Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation. -If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only. - The amount will refund within 7 working days.
-Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes, joint pain, fracture, ask advice to family doctors before joining Trek/any adventure activity. -Adventure activity (Trekking, Camping, Rappelling, and Cycling) can be the reason for harmful/dangerous/Disability/ Death. In case of any misshape happing; Mumbai Mountain Hiker will not be responsible -All participants should be careful with the bag and own things. If anything misplaced group leader/ Mumbai mountain Hiker will not be responsible. -On the event, trek leader decision will be a final decision no argument will be entertain. - “Nature Nourish us all the way, it is our responsibility to Nourish nature. If it is possible to bring minimum garbage and keep it with you/ place it respected place.” -Any type of drug consumption is not acceptable before and during the event. It can be harmful/reason of death. In that condition trek leader/trekking group will not be responsible.