RAJOURI: A trekking expedition sponsored by Rajouri Development Authority (RDA) with an aim to promote adventure tourism was flagged on Tuesday here at BudhKhanari tourist site of Darhal tehsil.
The three-day expedition comprising 30 trekkers and funded by Director Tourism Jammu was personally supervised by Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Assad.
The trekkers headed by AEE Rajouri Development Authority, Zahid Malik was flagged off for expedition by CEO RDA, Dr. Tahir Firdous on 20th of October from BudhKhanari. The trekkers passed through a number of sites at the higher reaches of PirPanjal mountains including Richwali, Thumbal, Bahrwali and LambiBehak and reached at Shaker Marg which is located at a height of 11000-12000 from sea level.
Trekkers also visited a number of sites located close to Shaker Marg which include Saitimarg, Chaisari, Janjwali.
CEO RDA, Tahir Firdous informed that the expedition was organised with an aim of adventure tourism and to explore hidden tourist sites of higher ranges with aim to bring the same on tourist map.
He also said that health department made adequate arrangements of health facilities for trekking Expedition and more such expedition will be organised in near future.