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Ratangad Monsoon Trek

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  • 1 Day / 1 Night
  • 6 - 30
  • Difficulty - Moderate
  • 3rd July(Leaving 2nd Night)

Ratangad Trek 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.

Height : 4250ft

Pickup Points

Borivali, Andheri, Sion, Ghatkopar, Mulund, Thane

Reporting Time

10:00 pm

Base Village

Ratanwadi

Itinerary

Day 0

  • 22:00 hrs: Board the Bus from SGNP Borivali
  • 22:30 hrs: Pick up from Andheri
  • 23:00 hrs: Pick up from Sion
  • 23:30 hrs: Pick up from Mulund Check Nala
  • 23:45 hrs: Pick up from Teen Hath Naka, Thane
  • 00:15 hrs: Pick up from Kalyan-Bhiwandi Bypass

Day 1

  • 05:00 hrs: Reach Ratanwadi(Base Village). Freshen up and have breakfast.
  • 06:00 hrs: We will start the trek after a brief introduction
  • 09:30 hrs: Reach the top, explore the fort, bask in the majestic view from the top, take selfies with an amazing background
  • 11:30 hrs: Start the descend towards the base village
  • 14:15 hrs: Reach base village, have lunch and visit Amruteshwar Temple.
  • 16:00 hrs: Start our return journey towards Mumbai.
  • 21:30 hrs: Reach Mumbai, say your goodbyes with a promise to meet again. This brings us to the end of our trip, Or rather just the beginning of your adventures with Wandering Souls

Price Includes

  • Transport in a Private Bus from Mumbai
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Entry Charges
  • Expertise and Guide charges
  • Wash Rooms & Changing rooms facilities
  • First Aid Certified Trek Leads

Price Excludes

  • Anything other than the above-mentioned things
  • Any Private Expenses

Things to Carry

  • Identity Proof (Mandatory)
  • Bottle of Water (at least 2 litres)
  • Ready to eat food like plum cakes, dry fruits etc.
  • Face Mask & Sanitizer
  • Cap, Camera
  • Good Trekking shoes
  • Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater please avoid umbrellas
  • Personal care stuff, ORS, medicines which you require usually
  • Put essentials like money, spare clothes in a polythene bag inside the bag
  • Haversack to put all the things in, please do not carry sling bags or jholas
FAQs

What are the pick up locations?

  • 22:00 hrs: Board the Bus from SGNP Borivali
  • 22:30 hrs: Pick up from Andheri
  • 23:00 hrs: Pick up from Sion
  • 23:30 hrs: Pick up from Mulund Check Nala
  • 23:45 hrs: Pick up from Teen Hath Naka, Thane
  • 00:15 hrs: Pick up from Kalyan-Bhiwandi Bypass

How will you contact me once I register?

We will be mailing you the details about the trek a day or two before the trek. We will also create a WhatsApp group a day before the trek.

What is the difficulty level of this trek?

This trek is of moderate difficulty with around 3 hours of hike each side.

Will I be able to do this trek? I have not trekked before.

We encourage you to come and experience the trek with us. Trekking is not about speed and our representatives will be there to encourage you to complete the trek

What is the age limit for this trek?

The age limit for the trek is 18 years with no upper limit. Participants below the age of 18yrs need to be accompanied by a guardian

Can I come alone?

Yes, many of our participants are solo travellers.

Is it safe for a female solo traveller?

It is completely safe for a female solo traveller as our representatives will be there with you all the time. Moreover, most of our event have 60% female participation.

Can I Bring my Car?

Yes, you can bring your car

Are washrooms available during the trek?

You will not get washrooms during the trek. Washrooms are available at the base village.

Can we smoke or drink alcohol?

Smoking or drinking alcohol is prohibited.

Would I get cellular connectivity?

You will get limited connectivity during the trek.

What type of food will I get?

We will be having breakfast & Lunch at a local restaurant

Will I get water during the trek?

You won’t get water during the trek, you need to carry at least 2 litres of water with you

What if I have a medical emergency?

We will carry first aid kit with us. The coordinators will be first aid certified. If the problem increases, we will quickly get you to closest medical attention possible.

What kind of clothing we need to wear?

We recommend you wear full sleeve t-shirt and full pants. Also carry a Raincoat/ wind cheater for the rains. Umbrellas are a strict NO.

Do I need special shoes?

We recommend trekking shoes or good quality sports shoes with firm sole

Disclaimer
  • Basic Washroom facility available at the village, it is trekking activity and not a leisure trip so one needs to prepare themselves accordingly
  • Smoking and drinking alcohol is strictly prohibited
  • Please avoid wearing Gold and other jewellery
  • A planned activity or programs may be cancelled or revised depending on the weather or any other unavoidable circumstances

COVID Safety Guidelines

Each member of the group (participants/trek leads) will need to wear protective masks while interacting with others.

It should be ascertained from the participants that they are not residing / have not travelled in a containment zone and have not come in contact with any person who was tested Covid positive in last 14 days.
 
The accommodation will be thoroughly sanitised
 
Follow safe health practices in case you want to cough, sneeze in public space or during activity.
 
Trek Lead would be carrying sanitizer, spare masks, few pairs of disposable gloves (in sufficient quantity) as a Covid Protection Kit.
 
It is mandatory that a participant informs the organisers if he tests positive for Covid within 14 days of returning from adventure activity. It will help the organisers to inform and alert all other persons in the group and concerned health authorities of Government, so that they can follow the medical/government norms in this regard. Here it is absolutely essential that the participant observes transparency and informs the organisers/group leaders about his Covid test results. Organisers should actively pursue this matter with participants as this is a mutual responsibility.