Friday, April 29, 2016

Himalayan Trekking Expedition Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand 2016

National Himalayan Trekking Expedition Valley of Flowers Uttarakhand 2016

Reporting Camp - Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 
Dates 20 Jul, 2016 - 17 Aug, 2016 
Sorry 20 July and 12,13,14 August are full.
8N/9D (Fee Rs6500 +Online Bkg.ChrgRs325) 
Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Insurance, Guidance.
About Program
World famous valley of flower is 3 X 3 km open valley in Garhwal Himalayas, first discovered by Maj. Smith coming down from Kamet Expedition. Mythologically it is the same place where Sanjivani Booti grew and was taken by great Hanuman to treat Laxman.
This place is also associate d with Pandavas as Bhema fought for Bramha Kamal asked by Draupadi. It is a sacred place for Hindus as well as for Sikhs. It is Botanists and photographer paradise. Variety of flowers and plants grow in the valley. Mist, fragrance combine together give visitors a life time experience.
Trekking expedition including trek to valley of flower, Hemkund & Badrinath.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE ?
This expedition is open to YHAI members who are above 15 years of age & physically fit. Under age participate shall not considered in any case.

CONTACT PERSON : MUKESH PADSALA, SECRETARY, YHAI AHMEDABAD BAPUNAGAR WHATSAPP AND CALLING ON 9374639777

SCHEDULE OF THE PROGRAM
Day 1 - Report at base camp, Rishikesh before 4pm.
Day 2 - Rishikesh to Joshimath - 275kms by bus( full day)
Day 3 - Joshimath to Govindghat by bus and to Ghagaria by Trek 13 kms
Day 4 - Ghagaria to valley of Flowers and back (4 + 4 km) Trek
Day 5 - Ghagaria to hemkunt Sahib and back ( 5 + 5 kms ) Trek
Day 6 - Ghagaria to Govind Ghat 13 kms Trek and to badrinath by  bus Journey of 25 km
Day 7 - Stay at Badrinath 
Day 8 - Badrinath to Rishikesh - 310 km full day bus journey
Day 9 - Check out after breakfast
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP
By Bus:
Rishikesh is about 270 kms from Delhi. Regular bus services are avavailable form Kashnmiri Gate.
Nearest Airport:
Nearest airport is Dehradun's Jolly Grant Airport (about 15 km).
By Train: 
By train, the town connects to popular destinations like Delhi, Dehradun, Mumbai, Kotdwar etc. Haridwar (25 kms) is another major rail head which connects to Rishikesh.

Accommodation Facilities:
Covered/ Tented accommodation on sharing basis.
Food & Water Supplies:
Simple , nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Rusksack – one, cotton short, cotton pants, sun cap, hunter shoes, two pairs of cotton socks, lunch box, water bottle, steel mug tumbler/glass, plates, spoon, small knife, neddle, thread, googles, cold cream/Vaseline, soap, toilet paper, towel, torch,general medicine, camera (if one wishes to bring along) 
CANCELLATION RULES:
If the participant is unable to join the trek, he/she will get 50% of the prog. Fee which Rs. 3250 as refund provided, the online cancellation request is received before 5th July 2016 (positively) . any request received after the last date of cancellation will not be considered.    
SAFETY & SECURITY:
Trained/ expert guides will provided during the trek. Medicine will be available the camp. First aid/ basic medical assistance shall be provide.    
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Equipment and insurance for trekking in mountains.

GOA MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION 2016

GOA MONSOON TREKKING EXPEDITION 2016



All these waterfalls are inside the forested Mhadei wildlife sanctuary of Sattari in North Goa. Goa‘s Western Ghats are the repository of the biological wealth. The rich biodiversity of the area provides exciting and enthralling experiences to all the adventurers and nature lovers. The Moshacho Ozar is in Hivre of Thane Dongurli village Panchayat. During monsoon, one can get panoramic view of the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary


The Charavane waterfall provides breathtaking view of the lush green forest along with the gushing flow of the river.

Shelop - Budruk is blessed by four waterfalls which exhibit the identity through their flow. However the last one offers marvelous sight of the waterfall.


Lastly the best waterfalls to be visited is ‘HALDICHO VAZAR‘. It simply means turmeric waterfall. This area was densely forested with turmeric plants and so the name, they provide most soothing experience of the lush green facet of Goa.

THANE CAMP


Fees :- Rs.3000/- per participant for Members only. The fees will cover accommodation, tasty Veg and Non Veg Goan food, expert guidance, and equipment. Participants will bear to and fro travel expenses from their home to the Base Camp, Panaji.

Dates :- There will be only one batch. Reporting will be any time after lunch on 25th July, 2016. Duration of trek will be 5 nights and 6 days. Check out will be on 30th July after breakfast. Participants are free to live in the evening of 29th July with prior intimation.


How to participate :- The strength of group shall be 80. Members desirous of joining the programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form. Photocopies of the forms are acceptable. The minimum age for participation is 10. Please specify your email id as admit cards will be send by email. Form should be sent along with draft/Cheque of participation fee directly to YHAI- AHMEDABAD BAPUNAGAR, 106, SHAYONA ARCADE, OPP. DINESH CHAMBERS, BAPUNAGAR, AHMEDABAD. 9374639777
Kindly note that the booking shall strictly be done on pair basis (1 Male + 1 Female) This is done to achieve 50% of seats reservation for Women.

BASE CAMP - ATHLETIC STADIUM

How to reach the Base Camp : The base camp will be at Athletic Stadium, Opp. Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa. The nearest railway stations are Thivim (25Kms), Karmali (12 km) and Margao (33km.). State bus service is available. Direct bus service is also available from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore & Mangalore. Direct trains are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and major cities ofIndia.

Cancellation :- In case you are unable to join the trek after paying the participation fee, you will get a refund of 50%- provided your written request is received directly in the office of Goa State Branch on or before 9th July, 2016. No refund will however, be admissible for cancellations received after 9th July, 2016. Emails/SMS/ Phone calls or Whatsapp shall not be considered for cancellation. Kindly note that in case of cancellation please give bank details to refund by NEFT

What you should bring :- Sleeping bag (if you have one), cotton shirts, cotton pants, sun cap, Bedsheet, Trekking shoes and Bathroom slippers, socks, torch, water bottle, lunch box, Coffee mug, plate, spoon, pen-knife, needle, thread,  soap, toilet paper, towel, medicines (which you normally use at home) and most IMPORTANTLY a small shoulder bag / Rucksack only for carrying lunch box and water bottle ( Participants will not carry anything other than lunch box and water bottle during treks).

USE OF ALCOHOL AND NARCOTICS OF ANY DESCRIPTION ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED DURING THE COURSE OF THE PROGRAMME.

Safety: - Extensive and painstaking preparation has gone into the planning of trek routes for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. The Youth Hostels Association of India, cannot be held responsible for any accidents, illness and any such unforeseen eventualities. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If the participant desires to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the trek and checking out. You are advised to take insurance cover for your journey and other related matters.

Certificate:- Participants who successfully complete the trek and abide by the discipline of the program will be awarded certificates.

Attention :- This is an  environment friendly trek. Do not litter any wrapper or spoil the trail in any way.

PROGRAMME SCHEDULE & ROUTE

25 July [DAY 1]
 Report at Base Camp Athletic Stadium, Opp. Goa Medical College,
Bambolim, Goa, Panaji – 14.00 hrs onwards
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26 July  [DAY 2]  
Travel to Hivre khurd by bus (50 Kms) ,
Trek  via Moshacho Varzar  to Hivre Vazar (2 Waterfalls). (10 Kms),
after lunch Trek to Thane Camp, Sport complex Hall  for Night Halt  (3 kms)
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27 July [DAY 3]
Trek to Charavane waterfall and
after lunch proceed to Camp Dongurli - Thane (12 Kms)
Sports Complex Hall
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28 July  [DAY 4]
Trek to Shelop Budruk Village(12 Kms),
Trek to Sulsulo, Shelpecho Vazar (4 Waterfalls) 
And back to Thane – Dongurli for night stay (12 Kms)
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29 July [DAY 5]
By bus to Saleli Village and
trek to Haldicho Vazar(8 kms)
Proceed to Panaji Base Camp.
Valedictory Function at Night
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30 July  [DAY 6]
Check out after breakfast
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NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKING EXPEDITION 2016 - JALORI PASS, Manali


NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKING EXPEDITION 2016 - JALORI PASS

Youth Hostel Aut - Reporting Dates : 5th May 2016 to 20th May 2016
8D/7N(FeeRs4000+Online Bkg.Chrgs.Rs200)
Inclusive of Food, Stay, Equipments, Cycles, Training, Guidance & Insurance
Rs.4200.00/-

About

From the last 44 years Youth Hostels Association of India is organizing National Himalayan Trekking Expeditions in the heart of Himalayas.With all the effort and courage bringing together, with the joy of exploring Mother Nature, we are organizing National Mountain Biking Expedition, yet again, to give you memories for life from Aut to Jalori Pass and back.

Purpose

The purpose of the expedition is to introduce the YHAI members to Mountain Biking as an outdoor adventure sport and also to make use of it as a Green transport in cities reducing congestion and pollution. Also after swimming this is the second best non-impact exercise in the world. Also we aim to inspire the spirit of National integration with the fun of Adventure sport.

Schedule
Day 1 : Report at Base Camp-Youth Hostel, Aut (3500 ft.)

Day 2 : Acclimatization and Orientation

Day 3 : Biking to Youth Hostel, Banjar – 22 kms (4000 ft.)

Day 4 : Biking to Youth Hostel, Jibhi – 10 kms (6000 ft.)

Day 5 : Biking to Youth Hostel, Sojha – 8 kms –(8500 ft.)

Day 6 : Nature Trail at Jalori Pass(10500 ft), Biking back to Jibhi camp 10kms

Day 7 : Biking to Youth Hostel Aut – 32km-(3500 ft.)

Day 8 : Group breaks after breakfast

* Program schedule and routes are subject to change without prior notice.

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: For National Himalayan Mountain Biking, our base camp is at Aut, which is on the Kullu-Manali Highway. It is 28km short from Kullu. Direct bus services are available from ISBT Delhi, Chandigarh and other parts of Punjab, nearest rail heads are Ambala and Chandigarh.

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES

Accommodation will be provided in Tents/Pukka houses on sharing basis.

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES

Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided. No hot water facilities.

EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY YHAI

MTB cycle /Helmet /Knee & Elbow guard /Cycling Gloves /Rucksacks /Reflector jackets.

Personal Cycling gloves/helmets can be brought along but we are providing the same.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG

Dress code : Cycling shorts/three quarters/tracks,dryfit/quickdry T-shirts, Jackets, Sun Cap, Trekking Shoes, Socks,

Accessories: Goggles ,Sipper/1 Ltr water bottle/waterbags,Small tiffin box, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, pen knife,Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, medicines which you normally use at home, Camera.

SAFETY & SECURITY
Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of route 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.

ADDITIONAL NOTES

CYCLE SAFETY & DISCIPLINE:
The cycles given are to be kept safe. Any damage/theft of cycles due to negligence of participant ,the cost will be borne by the participant.

Behavior during camp
Participants are expected to behave cordially with each other and staff. Any misbehavior/harassment will be a cause for check-out from camp and also being Blacklisted from further YHAI camps.

Drugs/Liquor/smoking
Intake of Alcohol/drugs and smoking is strictly prohibited during camp. Anyone found doing the same will be immediately checked out from the camp premises.

Certificates
Participants who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the programme , will be awarded certificate.

JUSTICE T.P.S. CHAWLA MEMORIAL ADVENTURE SCHOLARSHIP FOR GIRLS
This is for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document/certificates.




























Sunday, April 3, 2016

ટ્રેકિંગ કરો...હળવા થાવ... Do trekking...be relaxed


ટ્રેકિંગ કરો...હળવા થાવ...
 Do trekking...be relaxed

રાહ કોની જુઓ છો? રીયલ એડવેન્ચર ટ્રેકિંગ કેમ્પ ઈન્ટરનેશનલ યુથ હોસ્ટેલ YHAI સાથે...મુકેશ પડસાળા સાથે...Chalo chale...प्रकृति की ओर....તમારા બાળકને સમર 2016ની બેસ્ટ ગીફ્ટ આપવા માંગો છો? વન ડે સાયક્લીંગ સેરેનીટી 10 એપ્રિલ ફી 100/-, નેચર કેમ્પ જલુન્દ્રા 16-18 તથા 18-20 એપ્રિલ ફી 1200/-, નેચર ટ્રેકિંગ કેમ્પ માઉન્ટ આબુ 27 એપ્રિલ થી 1 મે ફી 4000/-, નેચર સ્ટડી કમ ટ્રેકિંગ કેમ્પ મનાલી 23 મે થી 3 જૂન ફી 10500/-.નોન એસી & ફી 13000/- એસી ટ્રેન ..દરેક કેમ્પમાં સર્ટીફિકેટ તથા કેમ્પ વાઈઝ એક્ટીવીટીઝ જેમકે...નેચર સ્પર્શ, ટ્રેકિંગ, રો ક્લાઈમીંગ, રેપલીંગ, રીવર ક્રોસીંગ, હોર્સ રાઈડીંગ, વાઈલ્ડ લાઈફ ડોક્યુમેટ્રી ફિલ્મ, આર્ટ...અમદાવાદથી સ્ટાર્ટ...મોર ઈન્ફો પ્લીઝ ડુ વોટ્સએપ 'Summer Gift for my lovely child' on 9374639777 or visit us on www.facebook.com/mukesh.padsala or www.youthhostelsbapunagar.blogspot.in