Eye of the Needle..!!
About the Tour :
Ratangad is a hill fort near Ratan Wadi, This time we are going to ascend Vai Sandhan Valley and this is going to be exciting . Overlooking one of the oldest artificial catchment areas. 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. Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. 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 is built on this river.
Outing Date : 03rd July 2016
SHORT INFORMATION :
Category : Trekking
Duration : 1 Day
Level : Medium
Start Journey from CST towards Kasara by last local train by 00:10 am which reaches Kasara by 02:45 am. Further proceed to base village. Reach Samrad by 06:00 am. Freshen Up and have break-fast. After Introduction and briefing session, start ascending the Trimbak Darvaja. Reach at the top by 11:00 am. Explore the Cave and the Fort and enjoy the picturesque of the Ratangad “Nedha”. Have Lunch and start descending to Ratanwadi. En-route visit Amruteshwar Temple and proceed back to Kasara.
Tour concludes with Happy Memories :)
Tour Cost: Rs.1,300/- per person
For Lifetime Member : Rs.1,200/- per member
Transportation from Kasara to Kasara
Breakfast and refreshment
Guide and Expertise Charges.
1. Lunch for the Day
2. Anything else other than mentioned above.
PAYMENT DETAILS :
For booking you need to deposit Rs.1,300/- per person in the following Account:
NAME: MUMBAI TRAVELLERS
ACCOUNT: CURRENT AC
BRANCH: MULUND WEST
IFSC CODE ICIC0006238
Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost :
1. If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that no refund will be provided.
THINGS TO CARRY :
Things to carry: Dinner for the night is compulsory
Winter wear and Sleeping bag/mat
Personal First Aid Kit
Good quality trekking shoes-Must
Cap, goggle, sunscreen etc.
Water Bottle (2 Liter Must)
Electral powder / Glucon D/ Tang (must)
Dry Food (snacks)
Rucksack to carry all this thing. (No handbags or jholas)
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