It is one of the most iconic forts of not just our state but also our country. It is known as the "Jewel of Forts"
It is revered to be one of the favourite treks amongst the trekking community. It stands almost 4.5K ft tall.
You must have guessed by now. We are indeed talking about RATANGAD!
Mt. Kalsubai now has become a bit mainstream and crowded because of its popularity. Not taking any credits away from any other treks, but if you want to experience REAL TREKKING, Ratangad is the place to be. Its ancient, unspoiled and blooming with an amazing variety of flora and fauna.
Presenting to you, a Junglee Special- An overnight trek to Ratangad!
Height: 4255 ft
Base Village: Ratanwadi
Type: Overnight trek
Dates: 19-20 Oct
Timings: Day 1, 17:00 - Day 2, 17:00
Cost: INR 1200 (All inclusive)
16:52 : Board Kasara bound local train from CSMT. Feel free to board this train from any other station on the Central Line of your convenience.
19:18 : Meet team Junglee outside the ticket window at Kasara Station and proceed to board private Jeeps.
23:00 : Reach base village and have a tummy full of yummy local Maharashtrian food for dinner & freshen up for the night trek
00:30 : Start the overnight trek to the top of Ratangad fort. Expect a thriller of a trek!
03:30 : Reach the top and rest in the caves. Dont forget to get your shawls along, its gonna be cold out there :D
06:30 : Wakey wakey! Get up and watch the sunrise from the top of the world. Have breakfast and proceed to explore the fort.
Right now, there's thousands and thousands of flowers blooming in full glory on the top of the fort making it an absolutely breathtaking sight!!
08:00: Start the descend.
10:30: Reach back to the base village and freshen up.
11:00: Commence the return journey to Kasara station
14:30: Reach Kasara station and board the local trains back to Mumbai
17:00: Reach Mumbai.
-- End of one of the best treks of your life --
DO NOT miss the train from your respective stations. If you miss the train, you might well miss the trek too! The group won't wait for latecomers.
- Travel in private jeeps from Kasara to base village and back
- Dinner on Day 1
- Breakfast on Day 2
- Refreshments on Day 2 (Post trek)
- Entry, guide and expertise charges
- Junglee representative along with
-Basic first aid
- Any expenses not mentioned in the "Inclusions" part
- Personal expenses such as soft drinks, snacks etc
- Local train tickets to Kasara and back
- Lunch on Day 2
- Personal medications
- All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
- Any emergency evacuations if required
Things to carry along:
- Trekking shoes
- Extra pair of clothes
- A shawl / Sleeping bag
- Some snacks/dry fruits to munch on throughout the trek
- Glucon D / Electrol powder / Sweets / Energy bars
30 days prior to the date of departure: Rs 25% will be deducted
15 days prior to the date of departure: Rs 50% will be deducted
7 days prior to the date of departure: Rs 75% will be deducted
1 week to the date of departure: No refund
(All refunds to be initiated only 3 days post the trip concludes)
Terms & Conditions
Terms & Conditions
All timings and activities are subject to weather, group size, capabilities of participants, etc.
Junglee Outdoors holds the right to cancel the event / alter timings due to unforeseen/unfavorable circumstances (for eg. unfavorable weather)
By registering for this trip, you agree to have read through and abide by the terms & conditions mentioned below:
I HEREBY AGREE, UNDERTAKE AND DECLARE AS FOLLOWS:
IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to the Junglee Outdoors trip/event/trek/activity, hereinafter referred to as Activities conducted by Junglee Outdoors, (Hereinafter referred to as the Conductor, under the guidance of Parin Gala and/or Mayur Kanade and/or Khush Gala, hereinafter jointly referred to as the Instructors, I do hereby:
Acknowledge and agree that I am aware of the risks involved in the Activities and have also been apprised by the Conductor through his/her Instructors of the inherent risks and dangers associated with the activity and having understood the risks associated with the activity I have willingly agreed to learn/agree to send my ward to learn and participate in the Activities.
I assure that I am / my ward is in proper and good health and I am / my ward is physically fit to learn and also participate in the activity and represent that I am / my ward is not suffering from any disease which might remotely either put myself / my ward or the other participants at any risk or danger;
I agree to comply with the stated terms and conditions of participation; further, agree and warrant that if at any time when the Instructors believe and think that any conditions to be unsafe, they will have the right to ask me / [my ward] to discontinue further participation in the Activities immediately;
I shall not hold the conductor, instructors, employees, other participants, owners, lessors or anyone responsible for any injury that might happen to me / my ward in the course of my journey to the venue and my journey backward;
I hereby release, discharge and agree not to sue the conductor, Instructors, employees, any sponsors, advertisers, other participants, and if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, from all liability, claims, demands, losses, injuries, damage to property or other damages caused or alleged to be caused on my account / on account of my ward in whole or in part by the bonafide errors of the Instructors.
I have read this letter and I fully understand its terms; I also understand that this letter intends to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the largest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be not valid, the balance shall continue in full force and effect.
More about Junglee Outdoors
More about Junglee Outdoors
A trip with Team Junglee is always an absolutely enthralling experience! May it be treks, camps, stargazing trips, backpacking trips or just about anything with us, come solo or come with your squad- you'll feel more at home than your real home with us. That's our magic ;)
We're always blasting with energy and filled with amazing ideas. Our sole motive is to make your experience of hanging out with us so top-notch, that you remember us for the longest time to come; may wherever you go around the globe!
It's not just about the places we go but also how you grow as a person and test your mettle, and discover parts of yourself that you didn't know existed!!
Our trips are meticulously executed, but plans can be impromptu! And we're here to rescue all of you dying city dwellers by releasing you in the wild, one weekend at a time ;D
One day monsoon treks, backpacking trips to Himachal Pradesh & NE India, specially curated overnight camps to the beach or by the lake or at some secret spots, WE DO IT ALL!
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Map & Directions
Map & Directions
Ratangad Fort Ahmednagar, Maharashtra 422604, India
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