Greetings from the Blind Graduates' Forum of India (BGFI) and Young
Zingaro Trekking Club (YZ)!
This August, we are back with an opportunity which will be an exciting
and thrilling experience for all you out there. Continuing with our
yearly adventurous outdoor activity, this time also we bring to you an
opportunity to have a time of yours with nature along with your
friends. Yes, that’s our plan for this August too. Like
always, our plan is to give you a thrilling trekking experience.
here are the details of the One Day Trek:
Date: Tuesday, 15th August, 2017.
Trek Location: Ajoba (near Shahpur on Nashik highway)
Boarding / drop destination: Asangaon Station.
Reporting Time:7 A.M near the ticket counter.
Participants can board the train to Asangoan station from CST
station at 5 A.M, from Dadar station at 5-18 A.M, and from Thane
station at 5-55 A.M. the
train will reach Asangoan at 7 A.M.
About the trek location:
The Ajoba or Ajaparvat (Grandfather Mountain). is near Shahpur on
Nashik highway. Known to be one of the highest peaks in its range and
toughest treks in Maharashtra. Ajoba
and its surroundings are very picturesque. Ajoba is famous for the
Valmiki rishi ashram where goddess sita was said to be staying after
being separated from lord rama.
Please note the following:
1. Participants will be required to buy their return train tickets
from their respective boarding point to Asangaon Station.
2. A nominal amount of RS 150 for our visually impaired friends and
RS 300 for our sighted escorts will Zbe payable.
3. The cost will only include your pick up and drop to and from
Asangaon Station and no other elements will be included.
4. Participants may bring along escorts. For those coming alone,
escorts will be provided while trekking.
5. Each trekker is required to carry drinking water, packed lunch
(should be dry as far as possible).
6. Make sure to be dressed appropriately (wear sports / trekking
shoes, carry umbrella / raincoat as required) to enjoy this
Further details will be communicated to registered participants shortly.
Registration is mandatory if you wish to join us for this beautiful
and exciting trek.
Early confirmations are needed to confirm your participation and
for logistical arrangements. No registrations will be accepted after
Saturday, 12th of August 2017.
For further details, / participation confirmations: feel free to
connect with teem members Mr. Santosh Salian: 919930775758 or
BGFI wishes you a very happy trekking!
The BGFI Team
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