Sunday, July 28, 2013

ENJOY DIWALI VACATIONS IN MANALI!

ENJOY DIWALI VACATIONS IN MANALI!
Youth Hostels Association of India has been organizing various adventure programs for the last 42 years. People from the poles apart cultures and regions participate in our programs and enjoy our economical and budgeted trekking adventures. A large number of volunteers work with dedication, and support us for running these programs.
As a part of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of YHAI National Trekking, in 1995 we introduced the Family camping Program for the families of our volunteer camp leaders and other functionaries. Encouraged by the success of this adventure and, on the request of our members we repeated this program in many years till 2012. This year again, we are organizing the Family Adventure Camping Program in Manali, Himachal Pradesh.
This time, the camp is being organized in the International Youth Hostel Manali, which is located far away from the cacophony of the city, and offers a calm & tranquil environment. It is located at the base of the snow capped peaks of the Himalayas and one can wish to visit the beautiful Beas, flowing silently nearby. It is the best time to enjoy the snowy winter, with the glitz of Deepawali, with YHAI! 
FEE
Rs.4500/- per family, including food, accommodation, guidance & insurance.
CANCELLATION RULES
In case you are unable to join this trek, you will get a refund of Rs.2250/- provided your request is received directly at the National Office-New Delhi, at least 15 days in advance from the date of your joining. Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. The refund will be given after completion of the program.
REPORTING PLACE
International Youth Hostel Manali, Prini Village, Himachal Pradesh.
REPORTING DATES
24th October, 28thOctober, 1st November, 5th November, 9th November,13thNovember, 17th November, 21st November, 25th November- 2013
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP
International Youth Hostel Manali, is located at Prini Village, near Club Mahindra Resort , 3km before Manali , and on the left of the banks of river Beas. It is linked by road via Ram Shila & Gamon Bridge, and commands a panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Regular bus services are available from Delhi, Chandigarh & Punjab. The nearest Railway Stations are Ambala& Chandigarh & the nearest Airport is Bhuntar (60 km).


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
1. Any YHAI member can participate on first come first serve bases.
2. A family consists of husband, wife and two children up to the age of 12years. Copy of DOB proof for the children between ages 10 to 12 years must be attached with application forms or must be submitted at the time of reporting at the Base Camp. Photographs of the Family Head must be attached on the forms.
3. For children above 12 years of age, or for an extra family member, Rs.1000/- per person will be charged, over & above.
4. A single person does not constitute a family and shall not be allowed at the camp, however, couples may register. Parent of very small children should arrange for their bottle feed.
5. Photo ID Proof of the head of the family should be attached with the application form, to be produced at the time of reporting at the base camp.
6. Each family will be given a separate room with attached bathroom in the International Youth Hostel Manali.
HOW TO JOIN
Members desirous of joining this program may apply online through our website www.yhaindia.org, or, by the prescribed registration form duly supported by a Medical Certificate, along with a DD of requisite amount in favor of“Youth Hostels Association of India”, payable at New Delhi. Members can also apply through the State Branch or Local Unit of YHAI.
N.B: Without admit card & the medical certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES
Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), and dinner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided. Nutritious, vegetarian and good quality food shall be served at the camp. Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons etc. Natural mineral spring water has been brought to the base camp from a nearby source. Washing of clothes is strictly prohibited.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG
Woolens, cotton clothes, walking shoes, raincoat, cold cream/Vaseline, personal first aid kit, towel, bed sheets, lunch box (for packed lunch) and medicines that you normally use at home.


SAFETY & SECURITY
YHAI Group Insurance cover is for accidental death or permanent disability only. You are advised to take personal insurance cover for your journey and other related matters. Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of this program for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.
Notice for Participants
1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.
2. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If participants may wish to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the program and checking out.
3. Stay other than YHAI Camp & wearing miniskirts/ shorts/ Bermuda/ are not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.
4. This is an environment friendly trek. Do no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.
5. Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Himachal Pradesh is an offence.








Saturday, July 27, 2013

યુથ હોસ્ટેલ આયોજીત માણવા જેવા વિવિધ સાહસિક ટ્રેકિંગ તેમજ ફેમીલી કેમ્પ ... તક ઉમદા છે ઝડપી લો ચોઈસ પણ છે બસ જરૂર છે તમારા મક્કમ નિર્ણય ની

યુથ હોસ્ટેલ આયોજીત માણવા જેવા વિવિધ સાહસિક ટ્રેકિંગ તેમજ 

ફેમીલી કેમ્પ ... તક ઉમદા છે ઝડપી લો ચોઈસ પણ છે બસ જરૂર 

છે તમારા મક્કમ નિર્ણય ની.....


MUNNAR HILLS TREKKING EXPEDITION- 2013

National Adventure Academy. Devikulam Munnar - 24 Oct, 2013 - 28 Oct, 2013
5 Days/ 4 Nights 
Including Food, Accommodation. Guide Fee, Insurance, Forest Entry Fee
Rs.3700/-

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition –Manali-2013

International Youth Hostel Manali, Prini Village, Himachal Pradesh - 24 Oct, 2013 - 25 Nov, 2013
5D/4N(Rs.2700 Fee+Booking Amt.Rs.203) 
Inclusive of use of bicycle, equipment, stay, vegetarian meal, guidance & insurance.
Rs.2903/-

Mizoram Trekking & Caving Expedition, 2013

Youth Hostel, Luangmual, Aizawl - 12 Nov, 2013 - 25 Nov, 2013
8D/ 7N (Rs.3500 Fee+Booking.Rs.262) 
Inclusive of Food & Lodging
Rs.3762/-

UNESCO World Heritage Sunderban Chalo

Youth Hostel, Kolkata - 16 Nov, 2013 - 12 Dec, 2013
6D/5N (Fee Rs.4800+Booking Amt. Rs.360) 
Include all the night staying arrangement in Guest House, nutritious vegetarian food, accompanying one Govt. Registered forest guide, Insurance, Individual Forest Entry Tickets, Transfer Fees from Kol
Rs.5160/-

National Family Camping Karnataka (Dusshera)- 2013

International Youth Hostel Bangalore - 04 Oct, 2013 - 13 Oct, 2013
4D/ 3N (Fee:Rs.6500+Booking Amt:Rs.488) 

Inclusive of family stay, food during the programme and transport on day-2 & day-3.
Rs.6988/-

National Family Camping Karnataka (Deepavali)- 2013

International Youth Hostel Bangalore-Metro Colony, Pipeline Road, 1.5 Kms from K - 02 Nov, 2013 - 17 Nov, 2013
4D/ 3N (Fee:Rs.6500+Booking Amt:Rs.490) 
Including family stay, food during the programme and transport on day-2 & day-3.
Rs.6990/-
Mount Abu Trekking Camp
16 to 18, August 2013
3D/2N
(Rs.1500 Fee)

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition – Leh - 2013
Leh Base Camp - 01 Sep, 2013 - 14 Sep, 2013
9D/8N
(Rs.7500 Fee)

NATURE AND ECO STUDY TOUR TO KALAPANI ANDAMAN ISLANDS – 2013
Portblair - 16 Sep, 2013 - 21 Jan, 2014
5 Nights/ 6 Days
Inclusive of to & fro Air tickets, local ferry expenses, accommodation, food & sightseeing expenses.
Rs.24000/-

National Heritage Trek J & K- 2013
Udhampur Base Camp, J & K - 01 Oct, 2013 - 15 Oct, 2013
7D/ 6N
(Rs.4000 Fee)
Food, boarding, lodging, equipments, group insurance, forest entry, trekking

NILGIRI HILLS TREKKING EXPEDITION – 2013
Base Camp Parsans Valley, at 2:30pm. - 05 Oct, 2013 - 11 Oct, 2013
6D/5N
(Fee Rs.4000)
Including simple vegetarian food, accommodation, supervision, expert guidance, equipment and jungle Safari.

Exploring the Sasan Gir & Mount Girnar Trekking 2013
Ahmedabad - 17 Oct, 2013 - 26 Oct, 2013
7 Days/ 6 Nights
Including stay in dormitory/ tented accommodation, simple vegetarian food, guidance, Jeep Safari & forest entry fee, to & fro commuting to Ahmadabad..
Rs.5500/-

MUNNAR HILLS TREKKING EXPEDITION- 2013
National Adventure Academy. Devikulam Munnar - 24 Oct, 2013 - 28 Oct, 2013
5 Days/ 4 Nights
Including Food, Accommodation. Guide Fee, Insurance, Forest Entry Fee
Rs.3700/-

ENJOY DIWALI VACATIONS IN MANALI! 
International Youth Hostel Manali, Prini Village, Himachal Pradesh -
Reporting Dates : 24th October, 28thOctober, 1st November, 5th November, 9th November,13thNovember, 17th November, 21st November, 25th November- 2013
4N/ 5D Including food, accommodation, guidance & insurance 
Rs.4500/- Per Family (Husband+Wife+2 Children below 12 years) 

FAMILY ADVENTURE CAMPING ARAVALLI RANAKPUR KUMBHALGARH (RAJ.)-2013
Ranakpur Base Camp - 06 Nov, 2013 - 10 Nov, 2013
3 Nights/ 4 Days
Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Lodging
Rs.3400/-

NATIONAL ARAVALLI RANAKPUR KUMBHALGARH TREKKING EXPEDITION 2013
Report at Shaktimata Temple (Base Camp) near Shilpi Tourist Bungalow, Ranakpur. - 06 Nov, 2013 - 10 Nov, 2013
4Nights/ 5Days
(Rs.2800 Fee)
Inclusive of Stay, simple nutritious Vegetarian Food, Transportation, Guidance, Equipment & Insurance

NATIONAL FAMILY DESERT ADVENTURE CAMPING JAISALMER (RAJ.)- 2013
Border Home Guards Ground, Jaisalmer - 06 Nov, 2013 - 30 Dec, 2013
4 Nights/ 5Days
(Rs.4100 Fee)
Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Lodging.

Mizoram Trekking & Caving Expedition, 2013
Youth Hostel, Luangmual, Aizawl - 12 Nov, 2013 - 25 Nov, 2013
8D/ 7N (Rs.3500 Fee)
Inclusive of Food & Lodging

National Family Adventure Camping- Goa, 2013
Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa - 11 Dec, 2013 - 09 Jan, 2014
4D/ 5N
(Fee Rs.4000)
Stay in tented accommodation, simple vegetarian food & guidance by our volunteers for conducted tours.

National Goa Biking Expedition 2013
Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa - 12 Dec, 2013 - 12 Jan, 2014
8D/7N
(Rs.3600 Fee)
Stay in tented accommodation, simple vegetarian food, Expert guidance, Geared Bike, equipments and insurance.

National Trekking Expedition 2013- Goa
Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa - 15 Dec, 2013 - 08 Jan, 2014
9 Days/ 8 Nights
(Rs.3000 Fee)
Inclusive of stay in tented accommodation, simple vegetarian food, Expert guidance, equipments and insurance.

National Himalayan Trekking Expedition 2013 Sundakphu-Gurdum
Dr. Zakir Hussain Rd,Jalapahar, Darjeeling - 15 Dec, 2013 - 31 Dec, 2013
8D/ 7N
(Rs.4500 Fee)
Including stay in pucca built accommodation, simple nutritious veg. food, govt. registered guide, Insurance, Forest entry fees per person

NATIONAL HIMALAYAN WINTER TREKKING EXPEDITION DALHOUSIE- 2013-14
Base Camp Banikhet (C/o Hotel Sahara Inn, Bus Stand, Banikhet) - 19 Dec, 2013 - 05 Jan, 2014
6D/ 5N
(Rs.3500 Fee)
Food, boarding, lodging, equipments, group insurance, forest entry, trekking

Family Adventure Camping Rajgir Bihar-2013
Rajgir Bihar - 24 Dec, 2013 - 29 Dec, 2013
5 Days/ 4 Nights
Inclusive of stay in tented accomodation,simple vegetarian food and guidance by our volunteers.
Rs.4000/-

DESERT TREKKING EXPEDITION (RAJ.)- 2013
Border Home Guards Ground, Jaisalmer - 25 Dec, 2013 - 31 Dec, 2013
5 Nights/ 6 Days
(Rs.3000 Fee)
Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Lodging and Trekking

Thursday, July 25, 2013

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition – Leh - 2013

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition – Leh - 2013

Leh Base Camp - 01 Sep, 2013 - 14 Sep, 2013

9D/8N
Fee Rs.7500 
Use of bicycle for the expedition, stay in tent/guest house, simple nutritious vegetarian meals, guidance and insurance. All the seats for 1st September 2013 have been booked.

Equipments Provided by YHAI:
1. Mountain Bike   2. Helmet   3. Knee Cap   4. Elbow Guard   5. Biking Gloves 6. Knap Sack


The route of mountain biking is of scenic beauty and cultural diversity of Leh. This is a place with stunning beauties and sights, apart from being the centre of Tibet-Buddhist culture for ages. Leh is the land of medieval Gompa perched on roaring heights, gentle people, high altitude-deserts, quashing rivers, high peaks and passes. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the country. The people are a mix of the Tibetan, Balti, Dard and Aryan ethnic strains. The first day of this route will be biking from Leh to Nimo. You will see beauty of Indus river in your biking route. The next day onwards route is very beautiful and enjoyable up to Nurla which is located at a height of 10,020ft provides an awesome and breathtaking view of some most beautiful snow clad mountain peaks. Next day the route is up to Lamayuru located at 11,800ft. Lamayuru is a very high altitude deserted area of Leh and famous for 10th centuries old gompas (Buddhist Temple). You may also meet simple Buddhist people who are proud of their land, culture and heritage.

HOW TO REACH
By Bus: 
Route-1: from Srinagar 434km via Sonmarg, Zozila Pass & Kargil. J&K State Road Transport Corporation operates regular bus services between Srinagar and Leh on this route with overnight halt at Kargil.
Route-2: from Manali 474km via Keylong, Baralacha, Tanglangla & Upsi. Himachal Pradesh Tourism, HRTC and J&K SRTC operate daily Deluxe and ordinary bus services between Manali and Leh. The bus journey between Leh and Manali with an overnight halt at Keylong or Darcha.

SCHEDULE
Day 1: Reporting at Leh Base Camp (11,500ft)
Day 2: Orientation and Basic Bike Rules and Safety Tips
Day 3: Visit to Monasteries & local sight seeing in Leh by Cycles
Day 4: Ride to Basgo Camp (10,500ft) – 38km – 6hrs (approx.)
Day 5: Ride to Nurla Camp (10,030ft) – 47km – 7hrs (approx.)
Day 6: Ride to Lamayuru Camp (11,320ft) – 35km – 6hrs (approx.)
Day 7: Ride to Nurla Camp (10,030ft) – 35km – 6hrs (approx.)
Day 8: Ride to Basgo Camp (10,500ft) – 47km – 7hrs (approx), transfer to Leh Base Camp, by transport.
Day 9: Group breaks after Breakfast.


For book your seat : 
Mukesh Padsala(Secretary) 9374639777 





 

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Three Day Trek at MOUNT ABU- 2013




  • YHAI Gujarat State Three Day Trek at MOUNT ABU- 2013
  • Organised By : YHAI Gujarat State Branch  &  Conducted by : YHAI MEHSANA UNIT
Dear Trekkers,

  • Since last 28 years we were organizing Mount Abu Trekking program at our unit level and from this year we are organizing the same at Gujarat State Level for all the unit of YHAI gujarat State at Mount Abu.
  • To connect with the Nature in its purest form & on a popular demand from our Youth hostels members, We YHAI - MEHSANA UNIT is organizing a Three Days Trek at Mount Abu. Trekking activities, Bird watching, know the trees; dip in to water fall etc. All the YHAI members are invited to grab this opportunity to escape from day to day routine life and enjoy the natures.
  • Mount Abu : Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat. The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9 km wide. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar at 1,722 m (5,650 ft) above sea level. It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests.
  • The Sanctuary with its beautiful landscape provides an excellent opportun-ity to nature lovers to learn about nature. The area has more than 17 Nature trails or pathways passing through the jungle as indicated on the map in addition to view points, grasslands, water bodies, nallas, sunrise and sunset points. Some of the trials can also be used for purpose of horse safari. While trekking one can enjoy rock climbing, rappling, viewing of wildlife, bird watching and can study about floral wealth of Mount Abu and its tribal as well as Lok Rajput culture. The sancturary has tremendous scope for nature camps in the wild with due permission of the State Deptt. of Forests.
  • Reporting at Swaminarayan Mandir, Near Cama Hotel, Adhar Devi Road, Mount Abu-Rajasthan, Phone No.-02974-238611 at 02.00 P.M. Date : 16th August 2013
  • First Day: Time-04.00 P.M. Trek Route Craig’s Path-2.00 K.M. (Nature Trails/Jungle Trails; Craig's Walk: - It starts from Neemdi Kothi and ends at Ganesh Point at Honeymoon Point.
  • Second Day Morning Trek Guru Shikhar Down to Oriya Village trek-5.00 K.M., Evening Trek Toad Rock down trek 2.5 K.M. (Guru Shikhar,is the highest point of the Aravalli Range. It rises to an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters). It is 15 km from Mount Abu and a road from there leads almost to the top of the mountain. A cave at the summit contains a temple of Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu)
  • Third Day  Trek Morning Palanpur Point 6.00 K.M. Program Breaks at 01.00 P.M.
  • All Participants are requested to join in camp fire Program organised on every day base.
  • Fees :-  For Members Rs. 1500 

Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi

પ્રકૃતિ કા સ્પર્શ ...યુથ હોસ્ટેલ ....

બિરાદર, માત્ર લાઇક કરીને બેસી ન રહેતા ટ્રેકિંગ કાર્યક્રમ જોડાવવાની તૈયારી કરો જીવનને સજીવન બનાવવું હોય તો પ્રકૃતિની નજીક જવું પડશે ચોરાસી લાખ યોનિમાંથી પસાર કરી માનવ અવતાર મળ્યો છે તો જીવી જાણો મારી હાર્દિક અપીલ છે આપ સૌને કે જીવનમાં અવાર નવાર તક મળે ત્યારે ટ્રેકિંગ કેમ્પ દ્વારા પૃકૃતિને સ્પર્શ કરવાનો મોકો ઝડપી લો। દેશ વિદેશમાં 103 વર્ષથી સક્રિય ટ્રેકિંગ સંસ્થા યુથ હોસ્ટેલ દ્વારા આયોજિત ટ્રેકિંગ કેમ્પની વાત જ નિરાળી હોય છે .... પ્રકૃતિ કા સ્પર્શ ...યુથ હોસ્ટેલ ....ફક્ત ડાયલ કરો ... 9374639777 & mouse click on http://youthhostelsbapunagar.blogspot.in/

Friday, July 5, 2013

SHETRUNJAY & HASTAGIRI HILL MONSOON TREKKING CAMP

  • YHAI Gujarat State SHETRUNJAY & HASTAGIRI HILL MONSOON TREKKING CAMP - 2013
  • Organised By : YHAI Gujarat State Branch  &  Conducted by : YHAI PALITANA UNIT
  •  Date : 9th, 10th & 11th August 2013
Dear Trekkers,










  • PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM : The purpose of the program is to expose the YHAI members to a greater adventure and rough out the rigors of plodding through forest & Hills with a sense of love for the nature and outdoor recreational activity aiming at promoting National Integration.
  • Shatrunjaya Hill, Palitana : The Shatrunjaya Hill is located at a height of 591 metres. The Shatrunjaya Temple is the most sacred temple of the Jains and one of the largest of its kind in India. One has to climb up the hill for about 4 kms (600 meters) on a stepped path to Shatrunjaya (place of victory over worldliness). You can reach this place either in Doli or lift chairs or by walking. The rich persons visit this place on richly caparisoned elephants. There are about 863 white marble Jain temples, built over 900 years on the hilltop, each with its own enclosure. There is a stunning view from the top of the hill and the air is filled with the scent of the jasmine trees. On a clear day, you can also see the Gulf of Cambay.
  • Shri Hastagiri Tirth : This sacred place is on a hill on the bank of the river Shetrunji
  • Bhojnath Mahadev : 20 KM away from Palitana andv 1.5 Km from Hathsani village. It’s also situated on the banks of river Shetrunji.
  • Date : 9th,10th & 11th August 2013
  • Duration : 3 Day 2 Night
  • PROGRAM FEE : Rs. 800/- for YHAI members and Rs. 900/- for others
  • Repoerting Date : 9th August 2013 after 16.00 Hrs. Onwards
  • Reporting Place : Jain Bhuvan, Opp. Nagnath Temple, Taleti Road , PALITANA
  • PROGRAM SCHEDULE & ROUTE :
  • Day. 1 : 09.08.2013 : Reporting and rest
  • Day. 2 : 10.08.2013 : Palitana to Jivapur Valley by Bus and onwards trek to Shetrunjay Hils to Bhojnath Mahadev and Night Stay ( 5 KM Trek & 5 KM by Vehical Total 10 Km.)
  • Day. 3 : 11.08.2013 : Bhojnath Mahadev to Hastgiri Hills by Trek and back to Palitana by vehical via Jadia ( 4 KM Trek & 17 KM by Vehical Total 21 Km.)
  • WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG : Rucksack (if You have one), Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon,water Bottle, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, Rain sheet, Medicines which you normally use at home, Camera with extra batteries. Trekking Boots are must for walking on hills.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Sandakphu 2010 - National Himalayan Trekking Expedition

HIMALAYAN TREKKING EXPEDITION-2013 (SANDAKPHU- GURDUM)

HIMALAYAN TREKKING EXPEDITION-2013 (SANDAKPHU- GURDUM)

Youth Hostel Darjeeling - 07 Dec, 2013 - 31 Dec, 2013
8D/ 7N 
Food, accommodation, guidance, insurance, forest entry, trekking
Rs.4500/-
High altitude Himalayan range provides the mountainous glory of mother earth, for which the YHAI National Office is organizing this venture to fulfill the growing demand of trekking in high altitude region.
A land of infinite charm with breathtaking view of the Kanchenjunga from shake hand distance, bewildering variety of flora & fauna, colorful festivals, lush green tea gardens, exciting adventure sports, daunting trekking routes & perfect solitude. Sandakphu- the world famous ‘Trekking Paradise’ invites you to enjoy the clear views of snow capped mountains. The skyline of the region is dominated by the high rising peaks of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lothse, Naputhse, Makalu, Janu, Pandim, Norsing & many others. December is the best season to visit this region.
Purpose: The purpose of the program is to expose the YHAI members to a greater adventure and to rough the rigors of plodding with a sense of love for nature and outdoor recreational activity aiming at promoting national integration.
 
HOW TO JOIN
Members desirous of joining this program may apply on the prescribed registration form duly supported by a Medical Certificate, along with a DD of requisite amount To The Secretary, YHAI West Bengal State Branch, 40B Gokul Baral St.,Kolkata-700 012.
 
N.B: Without admit card & medical certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.
 
PROGRAM FEE
Rs.4500/- per head
 
CANCELLATION RULES
In case you are unable to join this trek you will get a refund of Rs.2250/- provided your request is received directly in the National Office at least 15 days in advance from the date of your joining. Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the program.
 
REPORTING DATES
GROUP 1
Any day between 7th December 2013- 13th December 2013.
 
GROUP 2
Any day between 21st December 2013- 31st December 2013.
 
There will be 40 participants on each reporting date.
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT
NAME: Kartick Sharma, Stimit Srimany ( Coordinator)
CONTACT NUMBER: 0943112727, 09334263749, 09432866652
EMAIL ADDRESS: 8km100650@gmail.com
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: 40 B Gokulbaral Street, Kolkata0- 700012, W. B. 
 WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
The minimum age for a member to join the program is 12 years, YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age will not be considered in any case.
 
HOW TO JOIN
Members desirous of joining this program may apply on the prescribed registration form duly supported by a Medical Certificate, along with a DD of requisite amount To The Secretary, YHAI West Bengal State Branch, 40 B, Gokulbaral Street, West Bengal- 700012 . Members can also apply through the State Branch or Local Unit of YHAI.
 
N.B: Without admit card & medical certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.
 
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG
Rucksack (if You have one), Woolens, Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, Rain sheet,  Medicines which you normally use at home, Camera with extra batteries.
 
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES
Pucca built accommodation.
 
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES
Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals.

SAFETY & SECURITY
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of the program. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.
 
Notice for Participants
 
1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any desciption is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.
 
2. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If participants may wish to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the program and checking out.
 
3. Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.
 
4. This is an environment friendly trek. Do no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.
 
5. Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Himachal Pradesh is an offence.
 
Certificates
Participants, who successfully complete the trek and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.
 
Special Casual Leave
The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Dept. of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office Order no. 28016/3/89-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 1989. Participants working in the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for availing special casual leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave can be sanctioned by their office up to 30 days in calendar year.