Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. Pravara river orginates in Ratangad. The local legend has it that Agatya rishi meditated and performed penance in Ratangad. At that place two drops of ‘Amrut’ was dropped and water started flowing out from Ratangad continuously resulting in the river Pravara hence the name ‘Amrutvahini’ Ratangad a 400 year old fort at a height of 4250ft is, as per folklore also one of the favourite forts of Shivaji Maharaj. The Wilson dam and Arthur lake, Kalsubai Peak,The Amruteshwar temple and the Randha Falls – the region in the Sahyadris sorrounding Ratangad is truely a little paradise, a secret well kept, and Ratangad true to its name is like a jewel in its majestic crown. Ratangad is really a fortification within Ratan Wadi, Maharashtra, Indian, looking over the actual location associated with Bhandardara, among the earliest synthetic catchment region. The actual fortification is all about 2150 years of age. Ratangad features a organic stone top having a hole inside it at the very top which is sometimes called ‘Nedhe’ or even ‘Eye from the Needle’. Some information about the place: Type: Hill Fort Grade: Medium Endurance level: Medium Height: 4255 ft. Base Village: Ratanwadi Trek Leader: Amit Bhadouria The itinerary for trek is: Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm. Reach Base Village by 4.30am Tea Breakfast and leave for trek Start Trek by 6:00 am Reach the top of Kalsubai by 10:00 Rest for some time. Start Descending by 10:30 am Reach Base Village by 01:00 pm Lunch at the Base Village. Start our Return Journey by 3:30 pm Reach thane by 7.30 pm Reach Mumbai by 8:00 pm (Depend on the Traffic) The cost for the trek will be INR 970/- per head, Includes Travelling by private Non AC bus from Dadar to Dadar, morning Tea & Breakfast, Evening Tea/Coffee. MumbaiRangers Administrations charges & First Aid… For Registration : Email us : firstname.lastname@example.org OR Call/SMS/Whatsapp : Amit Bhadouria: 9819299164 Payment : Click on the Link Given Below To Pay Online: http://www.mumbairangers.com/online-payment/ website : www.mumbairangers.com OR Transfer Payment In below Account Bank Name HDFC Amit Bhadouria Account No 50100150582187 Savings Account IFSC HDFC0000411 Branch link rd malad west after online transfer send me ref no Things to Be carried: Some ready to eat food snacks A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs), Camera (Optional), Cap etc, Torch compulsory Medicine those if u require usually (Optional), Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks. Smoking, Alcohol, Drugs, Narcotics and any kind of intoxication, firearms and gambling strictly prohibited. Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, “When you go to the mountain leave only your footprints and bring back only memories” The leader’s decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained. Hiking / Trekking / Rock climbing is an adventurous activity and accidents can happen in spite of taking utmost caution and care. The club will not be responsible for injury / accident / death to the participant while on trek. Medical Disclaimer: Its Important to be fit before going for Treks. It is Important to have a medical fitness check up done. If suffering from any allergy or ailment, please bring 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 Take permission from their physicians before treks.