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Explorers Ratangad to Harishchandragad
Date: 07-08 October, 2017
Location: Ratanwadi / Malshej
Price: Rs. 2200/- Please Call for availablility before you book any Event/Trek, to avoid 5% Transaction Charges.
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Ratangad to Harishchandragad Trek

Ratangad is one of the forts which give a panoramic view of Sahyadri Ranges near Bhandardara Lake. As the name suggests it is a jewel (Ratna) amidst the forest in Bhandardara area. Ratanwadi is the base village for Ratangad having oldest temple from Hemadpanti era. The temple is known as Amruteshwar Temple and is famous for its carvings. Harishchandragad is one of the best trekking spot in the Sahyadris of Maharashtra. Harishchandragad is also known as trekker’s paradise. This fort has got an eye pleasing natural beauty, along with a diverse flora and fauna. Harishchandragad is famous for a lot of specialties such as its marvelous natural beauty, tough trek & none other than the beautiful Konkan Kada. Taramati peak is another spot for panoramic view of the valleys. Taramati peak is the highest peak on Harishchandragad in Maharashtra. Winter
    Please Call for availablility before you book any Event/Trek, to avoid 5% Transaction Charges.

  • Last date of Enrollment: 04 October 2017 or Till Seats Left.
  • Departure Date & Time: 06 October 2017 by Sharp 11.30 pm from SP College, Tilak Road.
  • Arrival Date & Time: 08 October 2017 around 11.00 pm, at SP College, Tilak Road.
    (We may come to Pune ONE Hour Before OR After the given time)
  • Reporting Time & Place: 06 October 2017 by sharp 11.15 pm at SP College, Tilak Road.
  • Walking Time (estimated): Daily 8 hrs Walk.
  • Difficulty Level: Medium
  • Endurance Level: High
  • Age Group: 15 to 50 years (people above 50 years will be allowed after meeting at Explorers Office)
  • Mode of Transport: Pune – Ratanwadi – Pune by Private Non AC High back Bus.
  • Batch Limit: 25 Participants.
  • Route: Pune – Nashik Phata – Alephata – Sangamner – Bhandardara – Ratanwadi(Base Village) – Pachnai – Pune.
  • 06 October
    11.30 pm

    After attendance Departure for Ratangad.

    07 October
    05.45 am

    Reach Ratanwadi Village. Toilets are not available in a Journey, Base Village & throughout the Trek.

    06.30 am

    After Morning Tea & Breakfast, Briefing immediately Start the Trek.

    09.00 am

    Reach Ratangad & explore the Ratangad Fort.

    11.30 am

    Start Descending the Ratangad, moved via katrabai khind towards Kumshet Village. Lunch on the way.

    06.00 pm

    Reach Kumshet. Dinner & Stay at Kumshet.

    08 October
    06.30 am

    Start Trek to pachnai

    08.30 am

    Start climbing Harishchandragad from Pachnai.

    10.30 am

    Explore harishchandragad

    12.30 pm

    Lunch on harishchandragad

    01.30 pm

    Descend Harishchandragad via Pachnai.

    04.30 pm

    Start return journey towards pune. Evening snacks on the way.

    11.30 pm

    Reach SP College Tilak Road, Pune via same route.

  • Rs.2200/- Per Head Pune to Pune

    Includes:

    • Transport by Non AC High Back Private Vehicle (Pune – Ratanwadi – Pachnai – Pune).
    • Trekking with all safety measures.
    • Day 1: Morning Tea & Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Evening Tea & Dinner.
      Day 2: Morning Tea & Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Tea & Snacks.
    • Expert Team of Explorers.
    • First aid kit.
    • GST.

    Excludes:

    • Dinner on Sunday, Cold drinks, Mineral water, etc.
    • Private orders of Tea, Breakfast, Meals, etc.
    • Personal expenses of any kind.
    • Insurance Coverage.
    • Medical expenses other than “First aid”.
    • Any other charges not mentioned in “Fees Include“.
  • What to Bring?

      • A Good Quality of Rucksack suitable for One day Trek with all inside Luggage packed in a Plastic Bag.
      • Minimum 2 Ltr. Water.
      • Two Extra Dress in a plastic Bag. Keep one Extra Dress in a Bus only.
      • Rainproof / Sun Cap / Warm Wear as per Season.
      • Keep Separate Plastic carry bags for Mobile, Wallet, etc. to save it from Rain.
      • Bedding (Sleeping Bag, Carry Mat preferable).
      • Torch with Cell, Napkin / Towel.
      • Glucon – D OR Electrol – Optional.
      • Shoes Compulsory in a Good Condition while trekking.
      • Dress Code – T-shirt, Flexible Track pant. (HALF PANT NOT ALLOWED.)
      • Any type of addictions like tobacco, Liquor, etc. is strictly not allowed.
      • Personal Medicines, if any.

    * This is just a reminder list of what to Bring. You can bring other things as per the Need.

    Some useful tips for Happy Trekking

    • Don’t keep valuable things while trekking.
    • Use plastic carry bags to save your mobile & Wallet.
    • Avoid Jean pant for inconvenience in Walking / Climbing.
    • Always keep your Original Photo ID with you.
    • Follow all the Instructions given by Team Explorers.
    • Don’t expect similiar food quality of your home town. Try local food to have some different experience.
    • Respect the Local Religion & Traditions.
    • While taking photographs don’t click photo’s of local people without their permission.
    • Keep Healthy environment & helpful nature while Trekking & at the time of Activity.
    • Don’t keep anything like mobile, Wallet, Gold ornaments at the time of Adventure Activity.
    • Make New friends & share your thoughts in a Group.
    • Share your Happy memories with Explorers on Facebook

    Follow the Rule – “Leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time, and shoot nothing but photographs and bring back nothing but memories”

    1. Food: Pure Vegetarian Food will be served by Explorers. If you want Non veg. Food, you can take it at Extra Cost at Actual. Please take the Railway Food (Tea, Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner) in Proper time at Own Cost.
    2. Medicine: Bring personal medicines, if any & the necessary things given in a list.
    3. Railway Reservations: It is not possible for Explorers to ensure that the Participants will get Railway Reservations together or in the same compartment because of random seat allotment by Railway Computerized System.
    4. Transport & Jungle Safari: For Jungle Safari six people can travel in a Gypsy, but it is not sure that same Group / Family can travel in a same Gypsy. If any Natural Calamity or Technical problem results into late or Safari get cancelled then Explorers or the leaders of Explorers are not responsible for same & in that case No refund is admissible.
    5. Jungle Safari Zone: For Jungle Safari Explorers will choose the Safari zones as per the availability. We are not giving commitment of any specific zone Safari.
    6. Room Allotment: In case of Odd number of Participants or Male / Female Ratio, It is not possible for Explorers to ensure that same Group / Family will accommodate in a same Room. TWO Persons on Bed & TWO persons will be provided by Mattresses, Blanket, Pillow, etc.
    7. Hot Water: In Early Morning Warm Water will be served for Refreshment & in Afternoon Hot Water for Bath.
    8. Drinking Water: Mineral Water Bottles will not be provided by the Explorers throughout the Tour.
    9. During the Camp all the participants should obey all the instructions and decisions taken by the authorised representative of Explorers or Camp Leader.
    10. During any type of event, in case of any dispute for whatsoever reasons, the decision of the Camp Leader or authorized representative of Explorers shall be final and binding on all the participants. The Participants shall be solely liable for the risks, responsibilities and consequences.
    11. Medical Treatment: In case of any medical ailments, a disorder etc. which the participants are suffering or have suffered from, it is his/her responsibility to inform the organisers in advance, before commencement of the camp or trek. If required, the participant(s) will have to take medical treatment from the doctor / attendant available on the campsite or from the nearest available medical centre or hospital. The expenses for all medical treatment and arrangements for the same will be solely borne by the participant ONLY. The Camp Leader or the authorised representative shall have complete discretion to continue the camp without the participant(s) suffering from medical problem.
    12. Photographs or Video Clips: Explorers reserves the right to use Photographs / Video Clips of the tourist taken on tour and / or given by tourist, for promotion of the Company’s Business without obtaining prior permission of the concerned tourist.
    13. Consumption of liquor, tobacco products, cigarette etc. is strictly prohibited during any type of Event. The trek will be considered over only when we are back to our decided arrival place.
    14. Participants should not deface or damage any monument by writing or scribbling on them. Any breach of the above two rules will be taken seriously, and will be removed from the trek or camp, and no refund is admissible in such cases.
    15. In case of any injury, sickness, accident, death or any other casualty or loss or damage of valuables or luggage or any equipment; Explorers, it’s instructors, organisers, volunteers or any other person involved wholly or partially, either individually or jointly, shall not be responsible in any manner for the same and no claims of the participants, parents, guardians, relatives or friends of participants will be entertained.
    16. If the participants have enrolled for the activities like wildlife camping or any type of adventure sports activity, then all the risks and responsibilities related to and arising from such activities shall be solely upon such participants and Explorers shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever.
    17. Insurance: Neither participants nor any event shall be insured by Explorers, unless mentioned specifically.
    18. Please Note that any Claims, disputes, court case, etc. shall be subject to Pune Jurisdiction only.

  • Registration FormFull Brochure
    • Name & No. of Trek Leader will be send to you by SMS & Email before 2 days of departure.