Attractions of the trek:

  • Magnificent views of landscapes & mountains.
  • Sonki flowers throughout Ratangad fort trail.
  • Nedhe of Ratangad.
  • Triambak Darwaja.
  • Konkan Darwaja.
  • Homemade Maharashtrian food.

Short Information :

  • Height: 1296m (4255ft)
  • Trail: Combination of forest trail and iron ladders.
  • Trek Difficulty: Moderate 
  • Trek Endurance: Medium
  • Trek Length: Approx. 6 km
  • Trek Location: Ratanwadi, Maharashtra 415407

A beautiful fort in Ahmednagar, which gives you a perfect spot for trekking is on everyone's bucket list. Ratangad Fort is a historic fort that is at an elevation of 4255 ft. Located in the western ghat, this extraordinary fort is around 23 km from Bhandardara. 

Ratangad has a natural rock peak with a cavity in it at the top which is called 'Nedhe' or 'Eye of the Needle'  Apart from that the whole Mountain is covered with Sonki flowers in the month of Septemer or October depending on the rains. Caves at Top, 360 View from Top of Different Mountain Ranges including AMK, Kalsubai, Katrabai, View of Bhandardhara Backwaters and Ancient Amruteshwar Temple at Base.

Cost for Trek

  • Cost with transport: Rs. 1699/- per person.
  • Cost without transport: Rs. 1100/- per person.


  • Travelling from Mumbai to Mumbai By AC Bus, 
  • Forest Entry Charges
  • Meals as mentioned below.
    • Day 1 - 1 Breakfast, 1 Veg Lunch
  • Trekking expertise charges.

(Pickup: Borivali, Kandivali, Malad, Goregaon, Andheri, Khar, Bandra, Sion Ghatkopar, Thane, Kalyan Bhiwandi Bypass)


  • 07-08 Oct 2023 (Leaving by Saturday Night)

  • 14-15 Oct 2023 (Leaving by Saturday Night)

1 Night 1 Day Available on request Maharashtra
What makes this tour special
  • Magnificent views of landscapes & mountains.
  • Sonki flowers throughout Ratangad fort trail.
  • Nedhe of Ratangad.
  • Triambak Darwaja.
  • Konkan Darwaja.
  • Homemade Maharashtrian food.
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Pick Up Points: (Saturday Night)

  • 10.15 pm - SGNP Borivali
  • 10.20 pm - Samta Nagar, Kandivali
  • 10.30 pm - Oberoi Mall, Goregaon
  • 10.40 pm - Andheri Hanuman Road
  • 10.50 pm - Teachers colony, Khar
  • 10.55 pm - Kalanagar Bus Stop, Bandra
  • 11.15 pm - Sion Circle, Sion (Purple Travels)
  • 11.25 pm - Nalanda Bus Stop, Ghatkopar
  • 11.30 pm - Mulund Flyover, Mulund
  • 11.50 pm - Teen hath Naka, Thane 
  • 12.20 am - Kalyan Bhiwandi Bypass

 Further, depart to base Village.

Day 1: 

  • 05.00 am:  Reach Base Village
  • 05.30 am:  Breakfast and freshen up
  • 06:30 am : Commencement of the trek after briefing and a short introduction
  • 10.00 am: Reach Ratangad Top; Explore the Fort and witness some of the other peaks from top
  • 11.00 am: Start descending
  • 02.00 pm: Reach base village, freshen up and have lunch
  • 03.30 pm: Start return journey
  • 11.00 pm: Reach Mumbai (Depends upon the traffic)

How to Register:

Step -1: - Send your money to the following account ---

√ Payment details:


  1. While online transfer, please provide your name in the notes section.
  2. Once payment is done, please send an email to [email protected] with transaction id, name, and Mobile No.

You can make payments using any of the following modes

  • UPI – 7666606704@kotak
  • Google Pay (Tez) – 7666606704
  • PhonePay - 7666606704

NEFT – Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:

  • A/c type: Current account
  • Bank: Yes Bank
  • Branch: Goregaon
  • A/C no.: 100263400000762
  • IFSC: YESB0001002

Step-2: After payment, you will be requested to fill up the Mandatory disclaimer form online where you have to fill in relevant details including full address.

Step -3: Now your participation is confirmed & Organizer will create a WhatsApp group on the day of the event for coordination, We will coordinate through SMS/ Call if the participant is not available in WhatsApp.

For Details/Bookings Drop Whatsapp: +91 7666606704

Things to Carry

  • Identity Card
  • 2 ltrs water
  • Trekking Shoes
  • Enerzyl powder or Glucon D powder
  • Snacks & biscuits
  • Extra pair of clothes
  • Clean napkin or towel
  • Rain coat/ Poncho / Wind cheater (Avoid umbrella)
  • Cap, sunglasses, scarf
  • Haversack or backpack (No sling bags)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Please carry personal medicines if any
  • Hand Sanitizer

Monsoon Safety Measures

  • Put clothes, money, camera, phone etc in polythenes while packing
  • Wear shoes with good grips
  • Use repellents to keep bugs away
  • Make note of nearest railway station, bus stop, taxi stand etc.
  • Do not stray away from your group during the trek
  • Keep family & friends informed about your whereabouts


  • Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Sahyadri Rangers treks and tours won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
  • Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
  • Dear Rangers, always remember SHOES are your best companion on a trek! Please wear a good pair of TREKKING SHOES and not sports or running shoes. Make sure they are durable and firm enough to withstand tough conditions. You can carry floaters to wear only after the trek is completed. Feel free to contact Trek Leader prior to the trek in case of any confusion.

Fitness & Health:

Though trekking is a fun-filled activity, it demands good amount of physical fitness. If you are under medication, please carry your medicines. During the trek, leaders will have over the counter medication for temporary treatment, so do give a heads up to them if you need any medical assistance.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 75% refund if notified via phone conversation 8 or more days prior to the event date.
  • 50 % refund if notified via phone conversation 4 to 7 days prior to the event date.
  • No refund if the cancellation requested is less than 3 days prior to the event date
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If Trek gets canceled we will refund "Trek Amount" only.


  • Seats will be reserved only after full payment.
  • A detailed schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants on the WhatsApp group.
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule if required.
  • Organizers hold the right to cancel any event and refund with prior notice.
  • We strictly follow no alcohol, no drugs, and no litter policy.


The tour is weather based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.


1- Are there any other pickup points  :

  • Yes, we have another pickup points from Mumbai.
  • Mumbai: Goregaon Andheri, Dadar, Mulund, thane, and Kalyan

2- Are washrooms available during the trek?

  • No washrooms are available during the trek. 

3- Can we bring our vehicle to the base village and is parking available?

  • Parking is available in Base, Parking fee will be applicable, Car owners parks at their own risk.

4- Is Jain food available on this trek?

  • Yes

5- What are the compulsory things to carry on the trek?

  • Please carry 1-2 liters of water, rainwear, wear good trekking shoes, wear a full t-shirt and track pants.

6- Will we reach Mumbai  on the time mentioned?

  • The itinerary is the approx time during monsoon road conditions are bad there may be delay due to bus breakdown or bad weather in case the bus reaches late SR will not pay for uber or ola or taxi fare.


*** We recommend you to please take care while walking / climbing / Rafting / Trekking. Wearing any valuables, ornaments, jewelry, etc. is prohibited. Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking or any adventure activity is potentially risky. For all these events, you are at your own risk. Organizers are not responsible for any accident or compensation in whatsoever manner. We should strictly follow the code of conduct, to avoid troubling our fellow friends or other people from our group or outside.****

What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Transport by Private AC Bus from SGNP to SGNP Borivali
  • Bf/Tea (Poha and Tea)
  • Lunch (Basic village Daal, Rice, Bhakari, Sabji)
  • Equipment and safety gears + Basic first aid kit
  • Guide and Expertise Charges

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Personal Expenses any-kind
  • Medical & Insurance
  • Travel till pickup point
  • Personal safety gears (Mask / Sanitizer / Tissues )
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusion
Pickup point
Ratangad Fort, Maharashtra, India View on Map