Trek to the eye of needle !!
About Ratangad Trek :
Ratangad is a hill fort near Ratan Wadi, This time we are going to ascend Vai Sandhan Valley and this is going to be exciting . Overlooking one of the oldest artificial catchment areas. The fort is about 2000 years old. Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called Nedhe or Eye of the Needle. Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites. The base village Ratanwadi has an Amruteshwar temple which is famous for its carvings. The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini. The Bhandardara dam is built on this river.
Category : Trekking
Duration : 1 Night / 1 Day
Level : Medium
What is included in the tour
1. Transportation from Kasara To Kasara
2. Breakfast & lunch
3. Expertise and guide charges
What is NOT included in the tour
1. Taxes as applicable
2. Dinner for night
3. Mineral Water Bottle / Aerated Drinks
4. Any other personal expenses
Day 01 :
Board the train from CSMT by 06:25 pm reaching Kasara by 08:39 pm. Meet the leaders and further proceed to base village. Reach Samrad by 11:45 pm. Freshen Up and start trekking. After Introduction and briefing session, start ascending via Trimbak Darwaja. Reach at the top by 04:00 am. Rest till the dawn.
Day 02 :
Early morning wake up call and explore the Cave and fort. Enjoy the picturesque of the Ratangad “Nedha”. Have breakfast and start descending to Ratanwadi. En-route visit Amruteshwar Temple. Have Lunch and proceed back to Kasara.
Tour Concludes with Happy Memories :)