Height: 4250 feet approx
Region: Kalsubai Range
Base Village: Ratanwadi
Date- 31st Jan & 1st Feb
Last date of Registration – 27th Jan 2015
The fort, initially ruled by the Mughals, was conquered by Shivaji Maharaj who loved it like a jewel! It is known to be more than 20 centuries old and is the origin of the enormous river Pravara, also known as Amrutvahini. Ratan(Gem) gad fort is a grand fort in the beautiful bhandardara region near Nashik(Nasik), it lies near harishchandragad and kalsubai peak. It lies 20 kms away from the bhandardara dam.
>Start from Dadar by 10 a.m
>Have breakfast on the Route.
>Reach Ratanwadi and Have Lunch.
>Start the Trek.
>Reach the top and sightseeing on the fort.
>Dinner and go to bed.
>Early wake up call.
>Have breakfast and Sightseeing on the fort.
>Start descending the fort.
>Reach base and Have Lunch.
>Post lunch Start towards Mumbai
>Reach Mumbai by 7:00 p.m.
(Stay in the caves of Ratangad. Please note that there are no hotels or toilets or any other structure on the fort. It is a rustic activity. Please note it again that it is a trek and not a trip.)
The cost for the trek is Rs 1800/- per head
which includes Travelling Mumbai from Mumbai
All Food during the trek ( 2 Breakfast, 2 lunch & 1 Dinner)
GBP Expertise Charges
Pay 1000/- to book your seat and rest amount at the time of departure
Once payment is done, please send an email to email@example.com with Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, and Cell Number
Bank Name: HDFC Bank
Account ID: 50100067371764
Account Type: Savings Bank Account
Account name: Ms.Geeta Chhabria
Branch: Bhandup (W) branch
IFSC code: HDFC0000967
Things to Be carried:
Identity proof (Must),
Trekking bag with all luggage packed properly in plastic bags
A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs),TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory),
Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.
Electoral or Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder.
Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),
Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks. (Please avoid Sports / Canvas Shoes)
Shoes and at least 2 pairs of socks
3. Napkin, towel, Cap etc.
4. Soap, Toilet paper, tooth brush & paste etc (Optional)
5. Spare set of clothes
7. Plate, mug, bowl, spoon (Compulsary)
(as we do not want to increase any kind of litter on the fort we request all participants to bring non-disposable plates/mugs as far as possible.
8. Sleeping Gear (Either sleeping bag or carry mat +Shawl or Satranji+shawl)
(We recommend to carry sleeping bag for your own convenience. Even if you are carrying any of the options try to carry old newspapers or plastic sheet so that you can avoid your sleeping gear from getting dirty in case the ground is little damp)
9. Personal medicines (if any)
10. Warm wear
11. Camera, Binocular, Field guides etc. (optional) Rules:
1. Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited.
2. Trek leader’s decision will be final and binding.
3. Gypsy Back Packer reserves all the right to change/deviate/cancel the plans without prior notice.
Short pants, Hot pants, Sleeveless, low neck, figure hugging shirts/tops not allowed. P.S payment non refundable for last min cancellation.
For Confirmations and Further Details please contact on the below given numbers …
Geeta Chhabria 8898666597
Pankaj Pimpare – 9665610168
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