Durgbrahmanti : Jewel Trek to Ratangad 28th and 29th March 2015

Durg Brahmanti

Your own Adventure


Jewel Trek to Ratangad

from Pune.

Date : 28th and 29th March

You will enjoy almost everything in this trek. You can enjoy , Trek, Jungle, Stream, Thrill everything in this trek.
There are very few treks where so many Things are combined together, Enjoyment at its best.

>रतनगड is a fort in

Ratan Wadi, Maharashtra, India,

>one of the oldest artificial catchment area.

>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’.

>Nedhe is a natural hole in the mountain top probably caused by wind erosion. It is 10 feet high and 60 feet wide.

>The fort has four gates Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan and Trimbak.
It also has many wells on the top.

>Ratangad was captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosle and was one of his favorites.

>The main attraction at Ratanwadi is the Amruteshwar temple dating back to the Hemadpant Era – roughly from the eighth century, famous for its carvings.

>The fort is origin for the river Pravara/Amrutvahini.

>The Bhandardara dam (Arthur lake and Wilson Dam) is built on this river

Itinerary :
Day 1: Start from Shaniwarwada by 1:30 a.m at night
>Reach Randha Falls for Sightseeing
>Reach Bhandardara for Sightseeing
>Reach Ratanwadi and Have Breakfast and Tea.
>Darshan of Amruteshwar Temple.
>Start the Trek.
>Reach the top and sightseeing on the fort.
>Evening Act of Parachutes.
>Dinner and go to bed.

Day 2:
>Early wake up call.
>Have breakfast and Tea
>Kite Flying Act.
>Sightseeing on the Fort.
>Start descending the fort.
>Reach base and Have Lunch.
>Post lunch Start towards Pune.
>Reach Pune by 11:00 p.m.

Fees :Rs 1550/-

Whats Included in Fees :
> Transport from Pune to Pune by Private Bus.
> All food during the Trek.
> Expertise.
> First Aid kit.
> Tents for Accommodation.

Special Attractions

1. Randha Falls.

2. Bhandardara Lake / Dam (Wilson Dam and Arthur Lake).
3. Ratanwadi Amruteshwar Temple.

4. Pravara River.

5. Ratangad.

6. Nedhe (Needle Hole).

7. Parachute Act.

8. Kite Flying Act.

9. Camp Fire With Games.

What to Bring
1. Luggage packed in big good trekking sack.
2. Complete spare set of clothes & socks
3. Water bottle (atleast 2 ltr) compulsory
4. Electral/ Glucon-d energizers and personal medication
5. A sweater/warmwear
6. Good trekking shoes (sandles, chappals, floaters not permitted)
7. A sleeping bag / Thermocol mat and shawl / normal satranji and shawl
7.Plate, mug, bowl, spoon (Compulsary)(as we do not want to increase any kind of litter on the fort we request all the Members to bring non-disposable plates and mugs as far as possible).
9. Torch with Extra pair of Batteries
10. Camera, Binocular (Optional)

What is NOT Included in the Fees :
Cold drinks,Snacks etc.
Anything not mentioned in the what to bring list.

Please note that there are no hotels or toilets or any other structure on the fort. It is a rustic activity. Please note it again that it is a trek and not a trip.

Concept and Event Organised by :

Durg Brahmhanti
Shubham Sharma
7741970148 / 9372822728

Utsav Shah

Mayur Lokhande

Ajinkya Chavan

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Hurry!! Limited Seats Left
Registration ends on 27th March or in case the seats are full.