GC invites all for Trek to Ratangad (Jewel Fort) on 31st Oct 2010

Green Carpet
Trek to Ratangad(Jewel Fort)
31st Oct. 2010

Hey hi friends,I am glad to tell you that we at Green Carpet has organized one day Trek to Ratangad (Jewel Fort) on 31st Oct. 2010.
Grade : Easy
Height : Approx. 4300 feet
Base village : Ratanwadi
Region : Bhandardara

Ranveda Ratangad is a jewel of forts. Frm the top, one can get an amazing view of the entire Bhandardara region.One can catch a glimpse of Kalsubai, the highest peak in the Sahyadris, and Alang, Madan, Kulang etc.Ratangad at the top, has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it that is called ‘Nedhe’; At Ratanwadi, one can see the beautiful architecture of the Amruteshwar temple dates back to Hemadipant Era.

The view of Bhandardara dam is speechless from this fort.

Meeting Point :
  • For Mumbai People: Dombivli station platform no.2 indicator at 12 midnight on Saturday 30th Oct.
  • For Pune & Nasik People : 2 am at Kasara station.
Some Photos :


Brief plan:

  • We ll reach kasara station by 2 am 
  • From Kasara ll going by Trax up to base village
  • Start trek by 6 am 
  • Descend back by 4 pm 
  • Reach kasara by same vehicle up to 6 pm
one can take the help this time table to reach Dombivli

• Mumbai_CST — 22:40
• Dadar — 23:00
• Kurla — 23:11
• Ghatkopar — 23:17
• Bhandup — 23:27
• Thane — 23:39
• Dombivili — 0:01

Take your ticket till kasara.

Things to carry :

  1. Good sack to keep all your belongings.
  2. Lunch for 31st Oct.< /li>
  3. Water bottle (Min 2 ltrs).
  4. Additional pair of clothes.
  5. Torch (compulsory) with extra batteries
  6. Old Newspapers
  7. Sweater(optional)
  8. Some sncks & biscuites (optional)

Maximum Group Size : 25

Contact details for registrations:

Interested people can contact on this no.

  • Mangesh Halbe : 9920 246 746 
  • Sagar Shende : 9920 850 066 

Cost & Expenditures:

Tentative expenditure for this trek is INR 450/-

Which includes

• Traveling from Kasara to Ratanwadi & back ( By private trax)
• Tea / Breakfast
• Evening Tea

What is not included:

• Anything not mentioned above
• Personal orders of food & cold drinks

We are eagerly waiting for your active participation!

official community URL : http://www.orkut.co.in/Main#Community.aspx?cmm=50214820

Mangesh Halbe
Founder Green Carpet

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