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’.
Meeting at : Pritam Hotel Dadar East 11.00 pm (On Saturday 17 OCT)
Pick up Points : Nitin Company Junction , Thane 11.45 pm.
Reach Base Village by 05.00 am
Rest in the bus till 6 am
Breakfast in village
Start Trek by 7.00 am
Reach Top by 10 or 11 am
Explore the Fort and Lunch
Start Descending by 2.00 pm
Reach Base Village by 5.00 pm
Start our Return Journey by 5pm
Evening Snacks on the way
Reach Mumbai by 9-10 pm .
The cost for the trek will be INR 900 per head. It includes, Transport from Dadar to Dadar by Private NON A/C BUS, Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Tea/Coffee. Guide and MumbaiRangers Administration Charges.
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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 tour.
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.