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Travel Buffs: Ratangad – One day Monsoon Trek

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+5.5

SHORT INFO:

Activity:           Trekking
Endurance:    Moderate
Difficulty:        Medium
Base Village:  Ratanwadi
Cost:                ₹ 1,100/- 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.

ITINERARY: –
Day 0: –
You are advised to board following train. We will be leaving by same train from CST at 10:50 pm.
Train Timings From CSMT –
Kasara Semi Fast (SLOW after Mulund)

10:50 pm – CSMT
10:57 pm – Byculla
11:05 pm – Dadar
11:13 pm – Kurla
11:18 pm – Ghatkopar
11:30 pm – Mulund
11:34 pm – Thane
11:57 pm – Dombivali
00:07 am – Kalyan
01:18 am – Kasara

Day 1: –
Meeting Point: Kasara railway station near ticket counter at 01.30 am
Reach Base Village by 4 am
Rest for a while and then enjoy breakfast.
Introduction & instruction Round
Start Trek by 6.30 am
Will reach the top traversing through beautiful trail within 3 hrs.
Explore the Fort and surrounding.
Start descend and reach base Village.
Visit Amruteshwar temple.
Delicious lunch at base village
Start our Return Journey around 3 pm
Disperse at Kasara Railway Station.

INCLUSIONS: –

✔️ Transportation from Kasara to Kasara by local transport
✔️ Breakfast & Lunch.
✔️ Travel Buffs Charges

EXCLUSIONS: –

❌ Lunch for the day
❌ Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, etc.
❌ Any kind of Insurance
❌ Anything which is not mentioned in Includes
THINGS TO CARRY: –

01) Identity Card
02) Water bottles 2 ltrs
03) Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
04) Dry Snacks & biscuits
05) Extra pair of clothes
06) Clean napkin or towel
07) Rain coat/ Wind cheater
08) Haversack or backpack
09) Camera (optional)
10) Medicines those if you require usually.
11) Camera, Sunglasses, etc. optional
12) Good trekking shoes
*** Do not carry sling bags or zholas.
*** 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 and final Decision.

Please read “Terms and Conditions” before joining the event
For Registrations call Team Travel Buffs: –

Jaydeep : 98333 96615 / 75061 05004
Kaustubh: 97571 46611

If not reachable, SMS or WhatsApp.
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 –
Account No: 1313213446
Name:           TRAVEL BUFFS
IFS code:       KKBK0000640
Type:              Current
Bank Name: KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Branch:          Parel

UPI: for the payment our Id: – [email protected]
(Please share Screenshot of the transaction)

Once payment is done, please email details to “[email protected]” including Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID, Mobile Number, Blood Group, Emergency Contact No. with concern person name with subject line as “Event Name & Date”

Cancellation & Refund Policy
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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*MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: –

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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Details

Date:
June 19
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Maharashtra India + Google Map
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