Description

WSR One Day Trek to Ajoba Hill on 28th February 2016

Summary:

Height:   4511 ft

Type:      Hill trek

Grade:    Medium

Time:      3 hrs from Dehne, village

Range:    Shahapur

Fees:       Rs 750/-

WSR Register Members: Rs 700/-

Leads: Yamini Mande / Sahib Saluja

 

About:

Ajoba is one of the highest peak in Sahyadri. One of the best places to trek near Mumbai, We can be climbed either from eastern or from western side. The climb from eastern side takes longer time. There is a Valmiki Ashram at half way to the fort. The rest path to the top is said to be risky during monsoon. Near the Ashram, there is a small hut where we can stay. A small water stream provides us with pure water. The way beyond Ashram leads to a rivulet, crossing which we can reach the cave of ‘LUV-KUSH’. To reach this spot we have to ascend the way of waterfall for one and half hour. Above this cave there is a precipice called ‘Cradle of Sitamai’. In the cave there are the carved “Padukas” or the footprints of Luv and Kush. This precipice is a real challenge for trekkers. The ashram is a sacred place and people from all over Maharashtra come here. There are some carved stones near the ashram, on which some carved idols depict some story.

 

Itinerary for Ajoba Hill trek:

Recommended train timing to reach Asangaon is as below.

Please board the 2nd compartment from (Kasara end).

CST – Kasara (S) 05.14 am

05:14 am CST

05:32 am Dadar

05:43 am Kurla

06:10 am Thane

06:41 am Kalyan

07:20 am Asangaon 

07:30     Report at Asangaon railway station

07:45     Group introduction/orientation and have breakfast.

08:15     Reach the base village by bus or jeep.

09:15     Reach base village

09:30     Start trek

12:30     Reach in Valmiki ashram, lunch at the ashram

14:30     Start descending Ajoba.

17:30     Reach at base village, travel to Asangaon by Bus / Jeep

19:00     Group disperses at Asangaon railway station.

 

Inclusions:

1. Transportation from Asangaon to Asangaon by public transport.

2. Breakfast & Evening Refreshment

3. Expertise and Guide charges.

 

Exclusions:

Anything other than mentioned above.

 

Things to carry:

1. Lunch for the Day

2. Haversack and sweater/wind cheater to keep hands free, water bottle 3lts.

3. Ready to eat food, like plum cakes, chocolate bar, some snacks & biscuits etc.

4. Camera (Optional).

5. Electoral or Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D powder.

6. Personal medicines. Please do not carry handbags or jholas for this trek.

7. Good trekking shoes, 1 extra pair of clothes.

8. Please carry your personal tea mugs, spoon and a small Swiss-knife.

 

Payment:

ONE NEED TO TRANSFER WHOLE AMOUNT TO FOLLOWING ACCOUNT DETAILS

Name: Yamini.Arvind.Mande

IFS code: SYNB0005461

Current Acnt No: 5472 2010 0816 93

Branch: Dombivli East

Bank: Syndicate Bank.

 

For Registrations, call us on

Yamini Mande - 09920013023 

Sahib Saluja - 07678092447

if not reachable do sms or watsapp.

 

E-mail id: - wanderingsoulriders@gmail.com

Website: - www.wanderingsoulriders.jimdo.com

 

Please read our "Rules and Regulation" before joining for any events.

 

Important Points to keep in mind:

1 The leader's decision will be final and binding on all members. No Arguments will be entertained.

2 Participants or Members are responsible for his/her own safety and baggage.

3 Please do not wear any jewellery.

4 Please do not litter, we believe in the saying, wherever you go, leave only your footprints and take back only memories.

5 Alcohol is strictly prohibited on the Rides. Anyone found in possession of the same or consuming it will be expelled from the ride. NO REFUND will be provided.

 

Medical Disclaimer: 

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves. 

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