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Travel Buffs: Ratangad – One day Monsoon Trek
September 21 @ 11:00 pm - September 22 @ 10:00 pm UTC+5.5
One event on August 24, 2019 at 11:00 pm
Base Village: Ratanwadi
Cost: ₹ 1,500/- Per Person
Ratangad a Jewel among the forts of Sahyadri, at altitude about 4255 feet . It’s located along the great mountain range of Kalsubai, with adjacent Ajoba, Kulang, Alang, Kalsubai, Katarabai and Ghanchakkar. Geographically Ratangad is on the banks of Bhandardara Lake. With foreground of beautiful lake alongside great range of mountains one gets lost in time at Ratangad.
At base village Ratanwadi lies Amruteshwar, a beautiful stone carved temple built around 9th century AD in Shilahara reign. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva, carved in black stone constructed in Hemadpanthi architectural style.
Ratangad still holds its ruined ramparts, bastions & stone carved water tanks. A large cave, easily accommodate 25 peoples. Towards northern side a needle hole “नेढ” situated along rock walls, watch mighty Alang – Malang – Kulang trio from here while facing a gusty wind. On the western side lies Khutta a pinnacle, Tryambak darvaja & at the southern side legendary Aajoba mountain & Katrabai.
Day 0 – Saturday
Meeting point at Pritam Hotel, Dadar (East). at 11:00 pm
Departure for Ratangad monsoon trek. at 11:15 pm
Pickup point at Nitin Company Junction, Thane. at 11:50 pm
Day 1 – Sunday
Reach base village around 5:00 am
Rest in the bus till an hour.
Breakfast at 06:30 am.
Start our trek around 07:30 am.
Reach top within 3 hours. Explore the fort and Lunch.
Start descend at 1:30 pm.
Reach base village within 3 & half hours.
Start return journey at 4:30 pm.
Evening snacks en route.
Will reach at Mumbai around 10:00 pm
✔️ Travel from Dadar to Dadar by Private Vehicle (Non-Ac)
✔️ Breakfast & Lunch (All Veg)
✔️ Travel Buffs Charges
❌ Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.
❌ Any kind of Insurance
❌ Anything which is not mentioned in Includes
♦ it’s monsoon, pack bags accordingly, so things won’t get wet. Pack your wallets, phones, camera, gadgets, etc. & extra pair of clothes in Dry Bags or waterproof bags.
♦ Wear Good Trekking shoes with good grip. Preferably Action trekking shoes.
♦ Use mosquito/ insect repellents to keep bugs and mosquitoes away
♦ Follow Trek leader’s instructions & always stay in group
♦ Inform Family / Friends regarding where about
♦ Avoid taking selfies near risky places
♦ Avoid listening to music on earphones or speakers.
♦ It’s Trek & not a leisure trip/ picnic, so behave responsibly.
02) Water bottle (Minimum 2 Ltrs),
03) Clean napkin or towel
07) Good trekking shoes
08) Windcheater/ Raincoat/ Poncho
09) Ready to eat food (dry snacks)
10) Enerzyl or Glucon D powder.
11) Cap, Camera, etc. optional
12) A day bag or backpack to keep everything.
*** Do not wear gold or carry valuable ornaments
By registering or joining any of the program organised by Travel Buffs, you acknowledge that you have read, understood & agreed to the following terms & conditions.
TERMS & CONDITION:-
► Leaders’ decision shall be final & abiding to all, till completion of the trek/ programme.
► Smoking, Chewing tobacco & consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek/ programme.
► Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
► Polluting trek route/ camp site is strictly prohibited. Strictly no littering throughout the event/ trek.
► You acknowledge that the photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. You consent to let organisers photograph you and let them to use for publicity purpose & also consent to allow organisers to use the photograph clicked by you for publicity purpose.
► There is possibility of injury during activities & programmes and you are aware that outdoor activities bears inborn risk of personal injury.
► You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity may happen & you agree that organiser shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
► During emergency situation, your consent to any medical treatment recommended by a qualified medical practitioner (this could include inoculations, blood transfusions, surgery or the use of anaesthetic). Read *Medical Disclaimer*
► You realise a certain level of acceptable behaviour is mandatory to participate in outdoor activities and that you may excluded from activities if this level is not maintained. You acknowledge event leaders right to expel you from the group if you does not follow instruction of the leader/ misbehave. Further you consent once you are expelled from the group; organisers & leaders does not owe any kind of liability towards you.
► Travel Buffs have all authority to make any changes/ cancel the events/ programmes without prior notice.
Please read “Terms and Conditions” before joining the event
For Registrations call Team Travel Buffs: –
Kaustubh: 97571 46611
E-mail id: [email protected]
PAYMENT POLICY & DETAILS: –
♦ Bookings for all scheduled events/ programmes will be strictly made on ‘First Come, First Serve’ basis only.
♦ One must enquire availability of the seats before paying for any event.
♦ Booking only through 100% Advance payment.
Account details –
Name: TRAVEL BUFFS
IFS code: KKBK0000640
Bank Name: KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
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Cancellation & Refund Policy: –
If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek/ event, an email intimation needs to be sent to “[email protected]”. Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.
1. If cancellation is done prior to 10 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
2. If done prior to 5 days of outing 50% will be refunded
3. After that, no refund will be provided
It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.
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