Dear Friends we invite you all for Monsoon Trek to Ratangad with MumbaiRangers on 17 Sept 2016 Leaving 16 Sept Saturday Night 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 Swapnil Kawad The itinerary for trek is: Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Near Flyover Dadar East 11.00 pm Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm. Reach Base Village by 04:30am Breakfast at the base village Introduction Round Fresh up and start the ascend at 06:30am Reach Top by 9:00am, Explore the Fort Have Lunch (self carried) Start Descending by 12:00 oclock Reach Base Village by 02:00pm Evening Tea and snacks at base village. Start our Return Journey by 03:30pm Reach Mumbai by 8.00 OR 9.00 Depends On the Traffic. Expenses for the Trek is 970/- Includes Transport from Mumbai to Mumbai in Private Non Ac Bus which includes breakfast & Tea in the morning Tea & snacks for evening Guide and MumbaiRangers Administration Charges if any First Aid Excludes lunch , Mineral Water and cold drinks. For Registration : Email us : email@example.com 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 carry: – Identity Proof (Mandatory) A Water Bottle (Mandatory) Camera, Cell Phone (Optional) Medicine those if you require usually (Optional) A backpack to put all these things Please avoid wearing Gold and other ornaments. All participants are requested to wear comfortable clothes for cycling and avoid wearing pants which are loose on bottom. 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 Cycling.