Description

WSR One Day Trek to Ratangad Fort on 31stJanuary 2016

 

Type: Hill Fort

Grade: Medium

Endurance Level: Medium

Height: approx. 4255 ft.

Base Village: Ratanwadi

Cost: 900/-

Trek Lead: Mahadeo / Lavanya

 

Ratan means Jewel in Hindi. This hill fort is indeed jewel in all the hill forts here in Sahyadri. It is located in the district of Ahmednagar and is located about 4255 feet above sea level. It lies in the Ajoba mountain range surrounded by great mountains of Kulang, Alang, Kalsubai, Katarabai, Ajoba and Ghanchakkar. Geographically Ratangad is at the banks of Bhandardara lake of Ahmednagar district. With views of lake and highest mountains in Sahyadri looks very much lost in time.

This fort offers fabulous views of majestic Sahyadri ranges. Right from Katrabai till Sandhan Valley. One of the most beautiful forts in Flowering September, Ratangad seems to shadowed by yellow Sonki Flowers.

 

The itinerary for the trek will be as follows:

Trek Details:

Day 1: Saturday 30th Jan 2016

22:50 Hrs: CST

22:57Hrs: Byculla

23:04 Hrs: Dadar

23:12 Hrs: Kurla

23:16 Hrs: Ghatkopar

23:31 Hrs: Thane

23:55 Hrs: Dombivali

 

Day 2: Sunday 31st Jan 2016

00:05 Hrs: Kalyan

01:18 Hrs: Kasara

Reach Base Village Ratanwadi by 05:00 am

Breakfast at the base village

Introduction Round

Start Trek by 7.00 am

Reach Top by 10.00 am

Explore the Fort and Lunch

Start Descending by 12.30 pm

Reach Base Village by 2.30 pm

Start our Return Journey by 03.00pm

Evening Snacks on the way

Reach Mumbai by 9.00 pm tentatively

 

Things to be carried:

Winter wear

Identity proof (Must),

Lunch for Sunday

A bottle of water (Minimum 2 Ltrs),

TORCH with extra batteries (compulsory),

Extra Pair of clothes

Camera (Optional),

Cap etc,

Medicine those if u require usually (Optional),

Good trekking shoes, extra pair of socks.

 

The cost for the trek will be INR 900/- per head,

which includes,

Travelling from Kasara to Kasara ( Local Transport )

Breakfast, and Evening Refreshment.

Expertise Charges.

 

Payment details:

The amount is to be deposited in the following account.

One needs to deposit Full payment into the following bank account to confirm his/her registration.

HDFC Account No: 00021140008004

Name: Deepak P Jat.

Type: Saving

IFSC code: HDFC0000002

Branch: Khar West, Mumbai

 

Please Read " Terms & Condition" before joining for any events.

 

For Registrations, call us on

Mahadeo – 9370080086

Lavanya - 9920013962

Yamini - 9920013023

Deepak - 9819085757

if not reachable do sms or watsapp.

email id - wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

website - www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com

 

Important Points to keep in mind:

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

3 Please do not wear any jewelry.

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Rides. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the ride. NO REFUND will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. 

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