Type: Hill fort
Height: 4255 ft
Base Village: Ratanwadi
Ratangad Information: Ratangad fort is located on the boundary of Ahmadnagar and Thane districts, overlooking the locale of Bhandardara. The fort get covered with flowers after rainy season. Ratangad is also called as Jewels of the fort.
Ratangad is famous for its cavity formed naturally in top wall which is also called as ‘Nedhe’ or ‘Eye of the Needle’. Fort is known for its four gates Ganesh, Hanuman, Konkan and Trimbak. There are many wells and water cisterns which can be used throughout the year. There are two main caves, one with the temple inside and other one can be used for cave stay. Cave camping at Ratangad is also one of the fun filled experience frequently arranged by Small Steps Adventures. One can see neighboring forts from the top – Alang, Madan, Kulang, Harishchandragad and Patta.