TrekGuru : One day trek to the Jewel Ratangad Fort 

Event Details:
Type : Hill Fort
Event Grade : Easy
Endurance Level : Medium
Height of fort : 1500 ft approx.
Location : Bhandardara
Time required : 2.5 hours of normal hike and a ladder
Total distance : 6 kms apx
Duration : 1 Day(Leaving on Saturday Night arrival in Evening)
Cost : Rs.1100/-
Inclusions: Transport(Kasara 2 Kasara), Hygienic Good quality buffet ffet Breakfast and Lunch
Contact : Mohaneesh 8976972127 OR 7977935336
Pravin 9821318848 / 9821465256
Meeting Point - Kasara Station Ticket Counter
If possible alight in 2nd boggie from engine.

About The Event
About Ratangad Fort:-
Ratangad is a fort in Ratanwadi, Maharashtra, India, overlooking the locale of Bhandardara, one of the oldest artificial catchment area. The fort is about 2000 years old.
Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called 'Nedhe' or 'Eye of the Needle'. The fort has four gates Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan and Trimbak. It also has many wells on the top.
Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle. The base village Ratanwadi has an Amruteshwar temple which is famous for its carvings. The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini. The Bhandardara dam(arthar dam) is built on this river.
The main attraction at Ratanwadi is the Amruteshwar temple dating back to the Hemadpant Era - roughly from the eighth century.

10:50 PM - CST
11:05 PM - DADAR
11:13 PM - KURLA
11:30 PM - MULUND
11:34 PM - THANE
12:07 AM - KALYAN
01:18 AM - KASARA
Meeting Point - Kasara Station Ticket Counter
If possible alight in 2nd bogie from engine.

01:18 AM - Reach Kasara Station
01:30 AM - Start Travel By Private Taxi to Ratanwadi
03:00 AM - Reach Ratanwadi ,Relax at Villagers Home or in Amruteshwar Temple
05:00 AM - Breakfast and Introduction
05:30 AM - Start ascending towards Ratangad Fort
09:30 AM - Reach top,relax,take photos
10:30 AM - Start Descend
01:30 PM - Reach Village,Lunch,relax
03:00 PM - Leave for Kasara Station
04:30 PM - Reach Kasara and board on the Train leave for Mumbai or Pune
Trek Concludes with pleasant memories

Cost : Rs. 1100/- PP

It Includes :
Transport from Kasara 2 Kasara
Hygienic and Good Quality Breakfast & Lunch
Buffet Morning Breakfast & Tea, Coffee
Pls Note : Menu is Subjected to availability and depends on quantity ordered
TrekGuru Administration and Expertise charges

Train tickets, Mineral water, Any kind of insurance, Soft-drinks etc.
Anything other than above mentioned inclusions.

Payment :
Account Name : PRAVIN P. KAMBLE
Bank : Bank of Maharashtra
Account Type : Saving.
Account ID : 20059830445
IFSC Code : MAHB0000563
Branch : Bhoiwada - Mumbai
PayTM : 9821318848

Payment :
Bank : HDFC Bank
Account Type : Saving.
Account No : 50100013211676
IFSC Code : HDFC0000194
Branch : Kalyan Branch
PayTM : 8976972127
Cancellation and Refund:
If done prior to 3 days of outing 50% will be refunded
After that no refund will be provided

Things to Carry :
2 liters of water (Must)
Torch with extra batteries (Optional Must for Night Treks and Camping)
Bedding / Sleeping Bag (For Night Treks and Camping)
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks
Towel, a napkin, Extra Pair of clothes. (Optional)
A plate, mug, and spoon (Optional)
Camera, Cap etc. (Optional)
Electrolyte packets as energy drinks (optional)
Carry eatable like fruits, Dry fruits, Energy Bars on during trek and to avoid dehydration.(optional)
A proper sack.
Good to have stick for support.
Carry 3-4 extra carry bags.

Precautions to be obeyed and Dont’s to be remembered
No smoking.
No plastic littering.
Wear Full sleeves, Full tracksuit for Safety.
Proper Footwear/Shoes are essential for trek.
Conserve and preserve our Heritage.
We reserves all right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without any prior notice.
No any adventure/out of itinerary behavior during trek.
Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
All the activities & programs carry an amount of risk of injury and you are aware that outdoor activities have an inherent risk of personal injury.
You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity can happen & you agree that organizer shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
Each member will be responsible for his/her own safety, Jewellery, Cash and baggage.

It is most essential to be fit and fine before heading for trekking.
While planning your trekking trip, it is preferable to have a medical fitness check up done.
If suffering from any kind of allergy or ailment, do carry proper prescribed medicines to prevent serious health problem including heatstroke, sever headache, cough, dehydration and hypothermia.
Participants suffering from chronic conditions like asthma, bronchitis, blood pressure, migraine, diabetes etc should seek their physician's advice before coming.

Monsoon Safety Measures
Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythene while packing
Wear shoes with good grips
Use repellents to keep bugs away
Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
Do not stray away from your group during the trek
Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts

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