Places To Visit In Ratanwadi

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1. Trekking in Ratanwadi

Trekking in Ratanwadi
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Surrounded by hills and valleys, Ratanwadi is often identified a s a popular trekking destination with several trails around and about the Ratangad fort.

2. Ratangad Fort Trek

Ratangad Fort Trek
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Ratangad is a 2000 year old fort, captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time. It is situated in Ratanwadi which is it's base village and overlooks the Bhandardara.

3. Amruteshwar Temple

Amruteshwar Temple
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The beautiful temple of Amruteshwar carved out of stone, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It lies in the little village of Ratanwadi and can be approached from Igatpuri via Bhandardara dam. It is one of the 12 temples built in 900AD by King Jhang.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Ratanwadi?

Day 1: Reach Ratanwadi.Check in a hotel. Later you can head to see the famous Amruteshwar Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. After this, you should go to Bhandardara which is 40 mins away from the village and enjoy the beautiful Umbrella falls. In the evening you can see the Wilson dam and enjoy the sunset. Overnight stay at Bhandardara.

Day 2: In the morning head to Ratangad fort for trekking. The initial trek is around 1 hour. However, if you want you can do camping with trekking which will take around 1 to 2 days. In this trek, it is ideal to take a guide along with you so that you don't get lost in the forest or the hills. The Ratangad fort trek has fauna which will leave you awestruck. While doing these activities beware of the wild monkeys as they tend to attack the visitors.

How can I commute within Ratanwadi?

Ratanwadi being a small village has fewer rickshaws and most of the times hardly necessary. There is a boat ride from Arthur Lake in Bhandardara to Ratanwadi and it's a 20 minute walk from there to the base of the fort.
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