About the range trek from Ratangad to Harishchandragad :
Ratangad to Harishchandragad trek also known as R2H passes through Katrabai pass. The trek passes through rice fields and later merges with wilderness. Ratangad and Katrabai offer the magnificent view of the ranges around it. Katrabai pass is an ancient trade route between villages and towns. Harishchandragad with its history and grandeur has a different story to tell altogether. This tough 2 day trek is always on every trekkers wishlist.
What is included in the tour
1. Transportation from Kasara to Samrad & Khireshwar to Kalyan Station
2. 02 Breakfast, 02 lunch, 01 evening tea & Dinner
3. Mumbai Travellers Expertise
What is NOT included in the tour
1. Any transfer till Kasara and back
2. Mineral Water or Aerated Drinks
3. Anything mentioned than above inclusions
4. Taxes as applicable
Day 00 : Start Journey from CSMT towards Kasara by local train by 10:50 pm which reaches Kasara by 1:30 am
Day 01 :
Meet leaders at Kasara station (1:30 am) and proceed towards Samrad base village in private vehicle. Rest for few hour. Wake up call @ 6:30 am, freshen Up and have break-fast. After Introduction and briefing session, start ascending Ratangad via Trimbak Darvaja. Reach the picturesque of the Ratangad “Nedha” by 10:30 am. Start descend via Hanuman Darwaja, visit Ratangad Caves enroute. Proceed towards Katrabai (an important pass which offers a 360 degree view of the surrounding ranges) and have our packed lunch enroute. Rest for sometime, saddle up to proceed towards Kumshet.
Day 02 :
Early morning wake up @ 6:00 am. Freshen up and have breakfast. Start trekking to Harishchandragad via Pethechi wadi (ascending via Paanchnai). Visit Harishchandreshwar Mandir, Saptatirtha Pushkarni and famous Shiv Linga in Kedareshwar Cave.
Have lunch. Start descending via Khireshwar route. Reach Khireshwar base village. Board jeep and return to Kalyan Station. Trek concludes with fun-loving Memories :D