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  • Trip introduction

    Ajoba Hill, placed at an elevation of over 4,500 feet, is one of the highest peaks in the Western Ghats. There are a few different ascent routes, but this trail leads you through the sacred forest. Some parts of this trek to Ajoba Hills are tricky during the monsoons, especially the precipice, but it is great fun! You'll find a small stream from which you can drink clear water, and there are waterfalls en route.

    Destination

    This trek to Ajoba Hills really gives you a great conversation-starter! Local lore claims that this is where the saint Valmiki lived. The two sons of Lord Rama and Sita, Luv and Kush, were said to have called the saint Ajoba, so the name has stuck. Embark on a trek through You'll visit the cottage in which Valmiki lived, Sita's cradle, and the cave of Luv-Kush, amongst other famous sites.

    Destination highlights

    Go on a trek to Ajoba Hills and mix mythology with adventure. | Drink water out of a running river stream. | Take on the tricky pinnacle climb to an elevation of 4,500 feet. | Enjoy a refreshing walk through beautiful tropical forests.

    Activity Details

    2150

    4511

    1860

    4 km

    3 hrs

    Trip details
  • Trek to Ajoba Hills!

    Make sure you arrive at Asangaon railway station by 07:00 hrs. From here you will be taken to Dehne village in a jeep. You'll eat breakfast in the village and meet the rest of your group before beginning the trek. At Valmiki Ashram, you'll stop to explore the famous landmarks. Lunch is served at the ashram, and you can relax for a while. After this, you'll begin your descent down another route. At Dehne, enjoy a cup of tea before being dropped off to Asangaon station again. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Asangaon

    Asangaon

    07:00 AM

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the Ajoba Hills trek: 100% refund.

    For cancellations made 16-21 days before departure of the Ajoba Hills trek: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-15 days before departure of the Ajoba Hills trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made 0-7 days before departure of the Ajoba Hills trek: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting any transaction costs.

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of liquor, drugs, tobacco products and cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Ajoba Hills.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are required to adhere to the instructions of the trek guide during the trek to Ajoba Hills.

    A basic level of health and fitness is required to book this trip. If you have any cardiac or respiratory conditions, or suffer from knee or spinal problems, please inform the tour operator and consult your doctor before booking the trek to Ajoba Hills.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Transportation from Asangaon to Asangaon

    • Breakfast, lunch and refreshment
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Any service or cost not mentioned in the inclusions section

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Wear comfortable track pants and a quick-dry t-shirts
    • Good quality trekking shoes (Compulsory)
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Carry a raincoat
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery
    • Handbags or jholas

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Technical equipment needed for the trek, if any.

    You need to get

    • Identity cards (Compulsory)
    • 2 bottles of water
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Camera (optional)
    • Rucksack to carry all your belongings
    • Electral powder (compulsory)
    • Dry food (snacks)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.