Friday, June 13, 2014

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition Leh – 2014

National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition Leh – 2014
DURATION OF THE PROGRAM: 8 Nights/9 Days
PROGRAM FEE: Rs.9000/- per member
FEE INCLUSIONS: Food, accommodation, equipments, guidance & insurance
NUMBER OF BATCHES: 16
SIZE OF A BATCH: 30 participants in each batch
REPORTING PLACE: Under Consideration
Reporting Dates: 
10th , 12th , 14th , 16th , 18th , 20th , 22nd , 24th , 26th , 28th , 30th, August’2
014 and 1st , 3rd , 5th , 7th , 9th , September’2014 


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 bikingfrom Leh to Nimo. You will see beauty of Indus river in your biking route. The next day onwards route is very beautifuland 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 Lehand famous for 10th centuries old gompas (Buddhist Temple). You may also meet simple Buddhist people who are proud of their land, culture and heritage.
Purpose:
The purpose of the program is to expose the YHAI members to a high altitude unspoiled area of Leh with a sense of love for nature and outdoor recreational activity aiming at promoting adventure in tandem with national integration.

PROGRAM FEE
Rs.9000/- per member
CANCELLATION RULES
In case you are unable to join this biking expedition you will get a refund of Rs.4500/- provided yourrequest is received directly in the National Office at before 20th July’2014. After this date no refund application will be considered. Any unforeseen event /strike or naturalcalamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the program.
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 servicesbetween Manali and Leh. The bus journey between Leh and Manali with an overnight halt at Keylong or Darcha.
By Air:
Major Airlines operate daily flights from Delhi/Jam
mu/Srinagar.
By Train:
The closest railway stations are Jammu, Pathankot or Chandigarh, both at least three days away by bus.
NOTE: There is no prepaid mobile service availability at Leh- Laddakh region, only postpaid services are functional.
REPORTING PLACE
Under Consideration



SCHEDULE
Under Consideration – 8 Days Program The daily program Schedule will be published by 1st-July-2014.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE
This expedition is open to YHAI members who are 18years and above as on 1st July, 2014. This condition will be adhered to strictly.Under age will not be considered in any case.
HOW TO JOIN
Please call 9374639777 
for join and save online charge!!!!!!!
Members desirous of joining this program may apply online through our website http:www.yhaindia.org, 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. As we have limited seats, preference will be given only to that YHAI member who has previous experience in YHAI National Himalayan Biking/Trekking Expedition. To participate in the expedition, fitness levels have to be high, and the YHAI reserve the right to reject any entry based upon the doctor’s report.
N.B: Without admit card, original membership card & medical certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES
Tented accommodation/ Guest House.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES
Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG
Two pair Track suits, Woolen gloves, Woolen socks, Warmers, Sweatshirts, Two Jackets, T Shirts, CottonShirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Rain sheet, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, Medicines which you normally use at home, Camera with extra batteries.
Equipments Provided by YHAI:
1. Mountain Bike 2. Helmet 3. Knee Cap 4. Elbow Guard 5. Biking Gloves 6. Knap Sack
SAFETY & SECURITY
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of mountain biking routed for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. While everycare 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 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 J & K is an offence. Certificates Participants, who successfully complete the trek and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.
Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for Girls
YHAI announces Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.
Special Casual Leave
No special casual leave is applicable for mountain biking program

Saturday, June 7, 2014

અવનવા રોમાંચક અને સાહસિક ટ્રેકિંગ કાર્યક્રમ


યુથ હોસ્ટેલ્સ એસોસીએશન ઓફ ઇન્ડિયા છેલ્લા 48 વર્ષથી દેશભરમાં વિવિધ વિસ્તારોમાં પ્રકૃતિ સાથે દોસ્તી કરાવવા અવનવા રોમાંચક અને સાહસિક ટ્રેકિંગ કાર્યક્રમ કરાવવા માટે દેશના દરેક સાહસિક અને પ્રકૃતિ પ્રેમી દિલમાં સ્થાન જમાવી દીધું છે. ટ્રેકિંગ સાથે યહી સસ્તા દરે દેશ વિદેશમાં રહેવાની સુંદર વ્યવસ્થા પણ ધરાવે છે. આ સંસ્થા અમદાવાદ શહેરમાં બાપુનગર માં 1990 થી કાર્યરત છે.

અમદાવાદ શહેરના પૂર્વ વિસ્તારમાં 1990 થી સતત શૈક્ષણિક, સામાજિક, રક્તદાન શિબિર, રમત-ગમત તેમજ અસંખ્ય સાયકલ પ્રવાસોનું સફળતા પૂર્વક આયોજન કરી રહી છે આ સંસ્થા...  
અમદાવાદ બાપુનગર યુનિટ દ્વારા યહી ના કોઈ પણ ટ્રેકિંગ પ્રોગ્રામ રજીસ્ટ્રેશન કરાવો અને દર વખતે ઓન લાઈન ચાર્જ બચાવો.

Please contact : 9374639777&Save online charges



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4N/5D(Fee Rs5000+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs375) 
Inclusive of Food, Accommodation, Guidance & Insurance


National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition Manali 2014
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Inclusive of Food, boarding, lodging, equipment, group insurance and forest entry


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Report at Shaktimata Temple (Base Camp) near Shilpi Tourist Bungalow, Ranakpur. - 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th & 30th October2014
5D/4N(Fee Rs3200+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs240) 
Inclusive of tented accommodation, Simple Nutritious Vegetarian Food, Transportation, Guidance, Special Dishes in Dinner & YHAI Branded Cap.


NATIONAL FAMILY DESERT ADVENTURE CAMPING JAISALMER (RAJ.)
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4N/5D(Fee Rs4500+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs338) 
Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Lodging, Camping & Complimentary Memento.


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5N/6D(Fee Rs3500+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs263) 
Inclusive of Camel Safari, Food, Boarding, Lodging, Trekking & YHAI Branded Cap


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Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa - 11 Dec, 2014 - 12 Jan, 2015
4N/5D(Fee Rs4400+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs330) 
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National Goa Biking Expedition 2014

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8D/7N(Fee Rs4000+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs300) 
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National Trekking Expedition Goa 2014
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5D/4N(Fee Rs4800+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs360) 
Inclusive of tented accommodation, vegetarian food & gift memento

Friday, June 6, 2014

my tips on trekking

Trekking banade deevana. ...
Good morning friends with my tips on trekking in today's Nav Gujarat Samay Ahmedabad Times. .. Vanchta raho Nav Gujarat Samay. ..


વિશ્વ પર્યાવરણ દિન નિમિત્તે તા. 5 જુન 2014 ગુરુવાર - સાયકલ રેલી

વિશ્વ પર્યાવરણ દિન નિમિત્તે તા. 5 જુન 2014 ગુરુવાર - સાયકલ રેલી

વિશ્વ પર્યાવરણ દિન નિમિત્તે તા. 5 જુન 2014 ગુરુવારના રોજ સાંજે 6 કલાકે યુથ હોસ્ટેલ્સ એસોસીએશન ઓફ ઇન્ડિયા બાપુનગર તથા સંસ્કૃતિ ફાઉન્ડેશન ના સયુંકત ઉપક્રમે શાળાના વિદ્યાર્થીઓ માટે પર્યાવરણ બચાવો અંતર્ગત સાયકલ રેલી નું આયોજન કરવામાં આવ્યું હતું। આ રેલીમાં પૂર્વ વિસ્તારના 40 વિદ્યાર્થીઓએ ખુબજ જુસ્સાભેર જુદા જુદા સ્લોગન લખેલા ડેન્ગલર સાયકલ પર લગાવી ભાગ લીધો હતો. અંદાજે 60 વિદ્યાર્થીઓએ નામ નોંધાવ્યા હતા પરંતુ શહેરમાં પડતા હોટ સ્ટ્રીક ના કારણે 40 વિદ્યાર્થીઓ હાજર રહ્યા હતા. આ રેલીને ગણેશ સાયકલ વિરાટ નગર થી યુથ હોસ્ટેલના સેક્રેટરી મુકેશ પડસાળા એ સ્ટાર્ટ અપ આપ્યો હતો વિરાટ નગરથી રેલી એ પ્રસ્થાન કરી જગદીશ પાર્ક થઇ ઉત્તમનગર નિકોલ ગામ રોંડ થઇ પંચમ મોલ થી વળી જીવન ટ્વીન બંગ્લોજ થી આગળ વધી હતી. આ દરમ્યાન ઉતમ નગર ના ભરચક વિસ્તારમાં રેલીએ ક્ષણિક વિરામ લઇ પર્યાવરણ બચાવોના નારા લગાવ્યા ઈશ્રે નામની પર્યાવરણ જાગૃતિ અભિયાન ચલાવતી સંસ્થા ના હોદ્દેદાર રાજેન્દ્ર મેવાડા વિદ્યાર્થીઓ માટે કેપ અને એસ્કોર્ટ માટે ટીશર્ટ સોવીનીઅર ભેટ આપી હતી. ત્યાર બાદ રેલી નારા લગાવતી નિકોલ ના વિસ્તારમાં ફરી દીપક સ્કુલ પહોંચી રેલીને વિરામ આપ્યો હતો. આ રેલીમાં વિદ્યાર્થીઓએ કુલ 5 થી 6 કિમી સાયકલ ચલાવી હતી. દરેક વિદ્યાર્થીઓને ગણેશ સાયકલ તરફથી દાબેલી તથા ઈશ્રે તરફથી સ્લાઈસ આપવામાં આવી હતી. રેલીને એસ્કોર્ટ કરવા યુવા અનસ્ટોપેબલ ના યુવાનો એ ફરજ બજાવી હતી. આ રેલીના સફળતા સૌ કોઈ યશ્ભાગી તેમજ યાજ્ઞીક વિરડીયા, કુલદીપ ઝાલા, જલ્પીન, હરેશ પટેલ વગેરોનો નો યુથ હોસ્ટેલ્સ એસોસીએશન ઓફ ઇન્ડિયા બાપુનગર ના સેક્રેટરી મુકેશ પડસાળા અંતઃકરણ આભાર માને છે.