Known as the Jewel of The Sahayadris,Ratangad is a wonderful hill fort which overlooks a valley. At 4255 feet above sea level it lies in the Ajoba mountain range surrounded by the great mountains of Kulang, Madan, Alang, Kalsubai, Katarabai, Ajoba and Ghanchakkar.
This fortress still has it's bastions and the stone walls intact. Caves on the top is cut from the rock face and can easily accomodate 25 people at a time.
Gather at CST station by sharp 7.30 am (tickets to be self sponsored)
Please do carry light snacks along with you as breakfast.
We take the Kasara bound train
from CST at 8.36 am
from Dadar at 8.49 am
from Thane at 9.16 am
from Kalyan at 9.36 am
We reach Kasara by 10.46 am
(Train timings may change a bit, please make you reach the boarding point before time)
A private vehicle ferries us from Kasara to the base village.
packed lunch will be given to all to be had on the way.
We start our trek (Approx 5-6 hrs of walk.
We camp for the night in tents (depending on rain conditions)
Leave early morning next day for another amazing camping site (Approx 4-5 hrs of walk) where we will have some yummy lunch awaiting us.
Explore the water body around the camping site and leave back for Kasara in private vehicles.
Retrace your journey back home.
An exciting experience comes to an end, but the memories last forever...!!!
Things to bring( compulsory): Raincoat/poncho
Rain cover for bag
Full sleeve teeshirt and full trekking pants( preferably quick drying)
Shoes & Extra pair of socks
Nuts or other snacks to eat on the way
Lots of extra platic bags (sharing is the way)
1 Litre water bottle(minimum)
Your regular medicines
Important Instructions: 1) No smoking and no alcohol.
2) No littering or polluting the environment
3) This is not a luxury trip, We might have to attend our nature calls out in the bushes. Be Prepared.
4) Food is available in a humble village home. Nothing fancy. Only Veg food will be served
5) We carry Basic First Aid, please do inform us if you need any special attention.
6) If you feel unwell bring to the notice of the organizers immediately.
Call/ Whatsapp for any queries:
Organizer: Arnab: [masked]
Email us: [masked]
Minimum Group Size: 10