Ratanwadi Tourism

Ratanwadi is a village near Bhandardara of the Kalsubai peak in Maharashtra. It houses the famous Ratangad fort and the popular Shiva temple called Amruteshwar. It is a famous trekking spot as it is far from the main town and has a rustic charm to it.
Travelling by road is tedious as the roads are not well maintained. Boat rides to Ratanwadi from Arthur Lake in Bhandardara is a viable and exciting option. It takes roughly 20 mins from the dock to Ratanwadi base village.

Places to Visit 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.

Ratangad Fort Trek

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  • Ratangad is a 400 year old fort, captured by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time.
  • The natural rock formation has an emerging tip at the top known as ‘Nedhe’ or ‘the ‘eye of the needle’.
  • There are many wells on the top each near the four gates of the fort – Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan, Trimbak.

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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