Monsoon Trek To Ratangad
Rantangad is located in Ahamadnagar district. It’s base village is Ratanwadi. The fort is about 400 years old. Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle. It is also known as Jewels of fort. It is on the boundary of Ahmadnagar and Thane districts.. The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini. The Bhandardara dam(arthar dam) is built on this river.From the top of the fort neighbouring forts like Alang, kulang, Madan gad, Harishchandragad, Patta are seen easily. The view of entire Bhandardara dam( Lake Arthur) gives sheer pleasure. There are many rock cut water cisterns on the fort. Some of them store potable water throughout the year.There is a natural hole in the mountain top probably caused by wind erosion. It is 10 feet high and 60 feet wide. Due to its shape it is called Nedhe (or eye of the needlein Marathi).
Base Village: Rantwadii
Distric & Region: Ahmad Nagar
Height: 4255 feet
Duration: 2 Days
10:30 pm Dadar Pritam Da Daba
11:45pm Nitin Company Thane
5:00 Am Reach Base Village
6:00 Am introduction round & start trek
10:00am Reach on top and had lunch
10:30am explore the fort
11:30am Start descend
3:30pm reach base village
4:00pm return to Mumbai
9:00pm reach to Mumbai (Depend on traffic)
THINGS TO CARRY
- Backpack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has one's hands-free while trekking. -Double pack your valuables/phones in plastic bags.
-Please wear full sleeves t-shirts and long pants.
-Identity proof (must).Torch with extra batteries.
-Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, Biscuits, lunch etc.
-1 packet of electoral, enerzal, gluon-D
-Two liter Water.
-Avoid wear Gold and other ornaments.
- Medicine those if you require usually.
-Odomos gel or cream to avoid mosquitoes or insect.
- Bear good trekking shoes.
-One set cloth
Breakfast in the morning
Mumbai Mountain Hiker expertise charges.
Forest Department fee
All kinds of extra meals / soft drinks ordered.
Insurance, tips, porters, bottled mineral water, aerated drinks etc.
Any kind of personal expenses.
Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above.