Dear All,

We @ शिखर वेध has arranged a Range trek 2 Ratangad-Harishchandragad Circuit on 23-24 Nov 2013 … Hope 2 c u with us 2 Njoy …


Brief Intro abt Ratangad/ Harishchandragad

Height: 4255 ft/4510 ft

Endurance: High
Time: ~2 hrs frm Ratanwadi / Abt 10 Hrs frm Ratangad
Location: IgatPuri-Nagar region

Fascinating Spots:

Ratangad: Amruteshwar temple, Rani cha Huda, Nedhe, Trimbak Darwaja etc.

Harishchandragad: Taramati, Konkan Kada, Kedareshwar, Saptatirtha etc.
The Itinerary for the trek
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Rendezvous:  @ Dadar 22:20 hrs on Friday 22/11/ 2013

22:30 hrs: Depart from Mumbai by Private Vehicle

Saturday 23rd Nov 2013

05:30 Hrs: @ Ratanwadi

Breakfast – Tea

06:30 Hrs: Ascend Ratangad

09:00 Hrs: Atop Ratangad

Exploration for 1.5 hrs

12:30 Hrs: Return 2 R-H bifurcation point

Ascend Katrabai Khind & Descend

Lunch en-route

16:00 Hrs: @ Kumshet

Move 2 Pethyachi wadi

18:00 Hrs: Pethyachi wadi

Night Trek till Pachnai

20:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai

Dinner & Stay in Pachnai village (TENTED ACCOMMODATION)

Sunday 24th Nov 2013

Early Morning Breakfast & T

07:00 Hrs: Ascend H’gad

09:00 Hrs: Atop

Explore Kokankada- Harishchandrgad for 3 hours

12:00 Hrs: Lunch

13:00 Hrs: Descend

15:00 Hrs: @ Pachnai

Depart by private vehicle 2 Mumbai

We will be in Mumbai 22:00 hrs (That’s Subjective)

IMP NOTE: 1) Those who want 2 do Ratangad & Harishchandrgad separately can also join us … They will descend Ratangad to Ratanwadi village & after lunch will travel 2 Pachnai village in vehicle instead of doing ratangad-h’gad circuit … Albeit the cost of trek will remain same.

2) While Trekking U have 2 carry Water & Food Stuff Only … All other stuff u can keep in the Bus itself.

The Cost of the Trek is abt Rs. 1800 /- per head
This includes Mumbai to Mumbai transport by private vehicle, 2 veg meals, Refreshments, Tented Accommodation
Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 1000/- per head (Non-refundable) … Seats will be allotted on payment basis … Last row seats will be given only on demand :) else late payment ones … Deposit the amount on following account.
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)
Seats r limited … MAXimum 25 members …
Last date to register with advance payment is 19th November 2013 till 5 pm


Things To Carry:-
Pls Do carry LUNCH for Saturday (a must)
A Water Bottle (~3 Ltrs) (a must)
1 torch (a must) with spare battereies
Sleeping Mat – Bags (a must)
Tiffin Box, Plate, Spoon ( a must)
Camera, Cell Phone, Binoculars (Optional)
Some ready to eat food. Plum cakes, biscuits etc.
Extra Pair of clothes,
Good trekking shoes preferably ACTION, do carry a extra pair as well
Personal basic medical kit
A haversack to put all these things
For confirmation pls reply here or do contact on
Jagadish Patil: 09869369836
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