Description

Ratangad (Marathi: रतनगड) is a fort in Ratan Wadi, 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.
The base village Ratanwadi is approached by boat from Bhandardara. By boat, it is a 6 km journey and further it is a 4 km walk till Ratanwadi

DESCRIPTION
Type:-Hill Fort
Range- Kalsubai
District:- Nagar
Level: Medium
Height:- 4255 ft
Date: - 23rd & 24th Jan 2015 Saturday night and Sunday
Participants :- 50 Only,(First come first serve)

Cost 1000/- per head

Includes:- 1) Breakfast & Tea
2) Veg Lunch
3) Evng Snacks
 
4) Transportation from Dadar to Dadar By private bus . 5) First aid and Expertise charges.

Trek Schedule:
23rd Jan 2016:
Will gather at Dadar TT (Pritam Da Dhaba) by 11.00 pm).
Other Pick up Points:
Thane - Nitin Company – 12.20 am.
Kalyan - Kalyan Phata – 12.55 am (Or you can come to Nitin company ).
04:00 am- Reach base village & rest
05.30 am: Wakeup call.
06.00 am: Introduction Round, Instructions, Morning Breakfast
06.30 am: Start the Trek with sunshine.
09:30- Reach the top,explore fort ,photography, etc
11:00- Descending fort
01:00- Reach base village and lunch
15:00 - start return journey toward Mumbai..
We will be returning to Mumbai by 8 pm tentatively

Things to carry
 Two litre water bottle
 Cap
 Torch
 sports shoes
Full sleeve T-Shirt n Full pant
Medicine if require 
Extra clothes
Extra pair of socks
Some ready to eat food , Plum cake n biscuits
 Warm cloths
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 Participants will have to reach 15 mins before at the starting point

Tushar Kedar : 9773678366 / 9029587600

Vijay Vanker : 9773483465 ? 86919102227

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 Contribution once paid will not be refunded on any circumstances.
 Sumeru Trekkers should not be held responsible for any natural calamities or the situations which are beyond control.
 Follow instructions given by leaders Contact:

For more details and Registration, Please contact on the nos. given below:

Tushar Kedar : 9773678366 / 9029587600

Vijay Vanker : 9773483465 ? 86919102227

Website : www.sumerutrekkers.com

Facebook Page : www.facebook.com/sumerutrekkers/

Facebook Group :https://web.facebook.com/groups/sumerutrekkers/

Email id : contactus@sumerutrekkers.com /sumerutrek@gmail.com

 

Payment options:
1) Bank Name: State Bank Of India
Name: Tushar Kedar
Account No : 33064879796
IFSC Code: SBIN0007212
Branch: Vikhroli
(Once the payment is done, please message your UTR number and your name on above contact numbers).
2) Cash payment - Please free to call on above numbers and we will arrange for collection of cash.

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