Ratan means Jewel in Hindi. This hill fort is indeed jewel altogether Capitol Hill forts here in Sahyadri. it’s located within the district of Ahmednagar and is found about 4255 feet above water level . It lies within the Ajoba range surrounded by great mountains of Kulang, Alang, Kalsubai, Katarabai, Ajoba and Ghanchakkar. Geographically Ratangad is at the banks of Bhandardara lake of Ahmednagar district. With views of lake and highest mountains in Sahyadris looks considerably lost in time.
7.00pm:Pickup from BMCC college Fc road Pune
7.30pm:Pickup from Nasik phata
4.00am:Reach the base village and freshen up after a long journey.
5.00am:Start the trek to Ratangad early morning post breakfast
9.00am:Reach the top of fort and explore the monsoon jewel
10.00am:Explore the fort and start the descend
1.00pm:Reach the base village and have lunch
4.00pm:Depart back to Pune
11.00pm:Reach Pune with loads of memories