Ratangad is a fort in ratanwadi, state of Maharashtra. Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called 'Nedhe' or 'Eye of the Needle'. The base village Ratanwadi has an Amruteshwar temple which is famous for its carvings. The fort is origin for the river Pravara. 
Grade: Medium 
Duration: 1 day 
Base village : Samrad 
Trek Fees: 900/- Rs 
Includes: Transportation from kasara to kasara, morning breakfast, evening tea, refreshments, Trek Guide and Expertise, first aid kit 
Max Participants : 40 
For registration Contact : 09320309636
Registrations through phone calls only or you can mail your queries to 
Trek Itinerary:-

16th July 2016:

Report CST railway station @ 2230 hours with ticket to catch Kasara Local. (Please dont miss the train to avoid inconvenience to other participants)
Train time table:
CST : 22:50 hours
Dadar : 23:05 hours
Thane : 23:34 hours
Kalyan : 00:07 hours
Kasara : 01:18 hours
17th July 2016:

After reaching kasara proceed to base village Ratanwadi by private vehical. 
Reach by 4am. Rest. 
Visit Amruteshwar Temple.
Have break-fast and after briefing session start ascending to Ganesh Darvaja. 
Reach at the top by 1100 hours. 
Explore the Cave and the Fort and enjoy the picturesque of the Ratangad “Nedha”. 
Have Lunch and start descending via tryambak darwaja to Samrad village.
Enjoy beautiful views of sandhan valley along the route. 
Proceed back to Kasara at 1700 hours
Things to carry:-
1. A haversack to put in all the things to be carried, do not carry any luggage in hands
2. Bottle of water (2 Ltr), Lunch for a day
3. Camera (Optional), Avoid wearing Gold and other jewelry
4. Bring Ample amount of snacks to eat like, dates, cucumber, carrot, fruits etc.
Avoid oily snacks. (Compulsory)
5. Torch with extra batteries (Compulsory)
6. Personal medicines, if any
7. Please carry Glocon-D, Electral to keep your body hydrated with salts (compulsory)
8. A good condition trekking shoes 
9. A good Raincoat or a Poncho (avoid carrying an umbrella)
10. Sleeping mat/Sleeping bag, mosquito repellant 
11. Extra pair of clothes, please wear full sleeve shirt/T-shirt/track pant
12. News Paper sheets 2/3
For Registration, kindly transfer trek fee 900/- rs in the following A/c (Nonrefundable):
Name: Rahul R Basankar
Bank name: HDFC Bank
A/c no: 04111000027713
IFSC code: HDFC0000411
Please intimate us as soon as you transfer fees to the account and acknowledge.
For more queries:- 
call us at 09320309636 - Rahul Basankar or you can mail your queries to