Wednesday, December 23, 2009

YHAI forth coming trek

National Himalayan Trekking Expedition
Kindly find the details of YHAI Summer programme 2010.
  • SAR PASS - National Himalayan Trekking Expedition - SAR PASS. Reporting at Base Camp - Kasol. Rs.2800/- per participant, 11 Days. You may choose to report at Base camp on any day from 1st May to 31st May 2010.
  • SAURKUNDI PASS - National Himalayan Trekking Expedition - SAURKUNDI PASS. Reporting at Base Camp - Babeli. Rs.2800/- per participant. 11 Days. You may choose to report at Base camp on any day from 25th April to 25th May 2010.
  • NATURE STUDY CAMP - DOBHI. National Himalayan study-cum Trekking Expedition. Reporting at Base Camp - Dobhi, Near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Rs.1970/-Per Student in age group of 10 to 15 Years. 08 Days. You may have to report at Base camp on 29th April to 29th May 2010.
  • NATURE STUDY CAMP-DALHOUSIE. National Himalayan study-cum Trekking Expedition. Reporting at Base Camp - Dalhousie, Himachal Pradesh. Rs.1970/-Per Student in age group of 10 to 15 Years. 06 Days . You may have to report at Base camp on 21/04, 26/04, 01/05, 06/05, 11/05, 16/05, 21/05 & 26/05/2010.
  • FAMILY ADVENTURE CAMPING - National Himalayan Family Adventure Camping. Reporting at Base Camp - Seobagh. Near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Rs.2900/- per Family. Husband, Wife and 2 Children upto age of 12. 05 Days & 04 Night. You may choose to report at Base camp on any day from 24/04, 29/04, 04/05, 09/05, 14/05, 19/05, 24/05, 29/05, 03/06 & 08/06/2010.
  • MOUNTAIN BIKING EXPEDITION - JALORI PASS. National Himalayan Mountain Biking Expedition. Reporting at Base Camp - Aut. Near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Rs.2100/- per participant. 08 Days. You may choose to report at Base camp on any day from 24/04,28/04, 02/05, 06/05, 10/05,14/05, 18/05, 22/05, 26/05, 30/05 &05/06/2010.
  • For online registration and details log on to : www. yhaindia.org
    For any other information Bharuch YHAI members may please inquire to :
    NARESH S CHAUHAN ( In between 09 AM to 11.30 AM or 05 PM to 09 PM)Hon. Secretary, YHAI Bharuch Unit (027-GUJ-042), B/8/20, GNFC Township,PO. NARMADANAGAR - 392015. (Bharuch - Gujarat)Phone : Internal (O) 2587/3575 (R) 5675: External (O) 663575 (R) 230664Mobile : 98980 97664.

  • YHAI-KUTCH UNIT ORGANISING AN EXCLUSIVE PROGRAMME FOR YH MEMBERS .
    DATE 28-02-2010 TO 09-03-2010
    PROGRAMME DIRECTOR SRI. KISHOR CHAWDA.
    PLACES OF INTEREST TO BE VISITED : 1.DAMBULA2.POLONARUWA3.SIGIRIYA4.KANDY5.TREK TO ADAM'S PEAK6.GALLE7.COLOMBO8.YALA NATIONAL PARK.
    FEES.18,500 REGISTRATION UP TO 31-12-2009
    19,300 REGISTRATION UP TO 15-01-2010
    19,900 REGISTRATION UP TO 31-01-2010
    FOR FURTHER DETAILS PL.. CONTACT SRI. KISHORE CHAWDA ON M-9099028125--9825428125
  • National Trekking Expedition - Eastern Ghat Arkku Vally & Borra Cave
    Date : 23rd to 25th December 2009
    No.of Days : 7 Day 6 Night
    Organised by : YHAI Andhra pradesh State Branch, AP Tourism Dev. Corporation, Dept. of Forest & Dept.. of Youth service & Sports, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
    Fee : 1800/- per participant
    Base Camp : Youth Hostel, Beach Road , VISHAKHAPATANAM.
  • YHAI National Seshachalam Trekking Expedition 2010 - (Tambaburu valley - Thirumala Hills) Heritage Eco Trekking Expedition
    Date : 24th - 26th Jan. 2010
    No.of Days ; 6 Day 5 Night
    Organised by : YHAI Andhra pradesh State Branch, AP Tourism Dev. Corporation, Dept. of Forest & Dept.. of Youth service & Sports, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
    Fee : 1250/- per participant
    Base Camp : Youth Hostel, Near Radio Station, TIRUPATI .
  • SEA – SHORE --SAGAR KANTHA TREKKING AT BHAVNAGAR.
    PROGRAMME :
    27/12/2009 TO 01/01/2010
    Organised by : YHAI Bhavnagar Unit
    Base Camp : Youth hostel Building - Bhavnagar
    No.Of Day: 5 day 4 Night
    FEE RS. 850/= FOR MEMBERS AND 950/= FOR NON MEMBERS. ( This include your internal transportation during the camp period, All food, Accommodation, Guide fee etc.)

Friday, December 4, 2009

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

YHAI PAWAGARH TREK

PAWAGARH TREK ON 15-11-2009 ( only for the rough and tough trekkers.)
DETAILED PROGRAMME
  • 7.45 am Reporting at Bus stand (Chapaner ) Taleti pawagarh8.00 am Shifting from Bus depo. to Ghodi Village.
  • 8.15 am Trek 7.00 k.m. from Ghodi to pawagarh (near the top)
  • 12.30 noon Lunch at hotel Champaner at Machhi.
  • 1.30 noon Group Break after lunch.This is very beautiful and unique trek.

Pawagarh is always trekker’s paradise for Barodians. Here you can enjoy the clear views of the back side of pawagarh never seen before; you can click very good photographs. This is moderate trek for regular trekkers, but tough for the others.

  • Fees Rs.150=00 for members, Rs. 250=00 for others.This includes your local transportation, guide fees and lunch etc.
  • Things To Bring : Water bottles of minimum 2 liters for 7 KM trek, Sun Glasses, Walking Shoes which are comfortable to you, Camera, Binocular, personal items if required AND OF COURSE GOOD MOOD & HIGH SPIRIT.IMPORTANT
  • NOTE :
  • . Report at Bus Stand after having Break fast etc. We will provide lunch only.
  • Trekking is not a picnic, It's Adventure Sports activity and you are participating at your risk.
  • Please note that this is an environment friendly trek. Do not litter any wrappers or spoil the trail in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by others on the way , please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.
  • Use of alcohols and narcotics of any kind and smoking are strictly prohibited during the programme.
  • We as the Organizer are taking due precaution for the safety of participants but the ultimate Responsibility lies on you.
  • For Registration of the Trek or any other information please enquire to:· Naresh Chauhan - Hon.Secretary - YHAI - Bharuch Unit ( 027 - GUJ - 042)· www.yhaibharuch.blogspot.com· B/08/20, GNFC Township. PO. Narmadanagar - 392015. Bharuch - Gujarat.Phone : Internal (O)2587 / 3575 (R) 5675, External :(O)+91 2642 663575, (R)+91 2642 230664.· Mobile : 9898097664. E mail : nschauhan@gnfc.in

Sunday, October 18, 2009

YHAI Bharuch 3Day2Night Kevadia-Zarwani -Junaraj Family Camping

  • YHAI Gujarat State (Bharuch & Vadodara Gotri Unit) 3Day 2Night Kevadia,Zarwani & Junaraj Family Camping Photograph.















YHAI Gujarat State (Bharuch Unit) 3Day2Night Kevadia,Zarwani & Junaraj Family Camping Photograph

Saturday, September 26, 2009

2ND BATCH FOR ZARWANI-JUNARAJ TREK
Centenary Celebration of Youth Hostelling International & 60th Anniversary of YHA of India
YHAI - BHARUCH UNIT & YHAI VADODARA GOTRI UNIT - GUJARAT STATE BRANCH Organise.
  • 2nd Batch of 2 Day 1 Night - GUJARAT STATE LEVEL TREKKING PROGRAMME

To connect with the Nature in its purest form & on a popular demand from our Gujarat State YHAI members, We are YHAI - BHARUCH & YHAI VADODARA GOTRI Unit is ones again Organising a Two Day-One Night Gujarat State level Camp at Junaraj & Dhir Khadi - Zarwani ( 2nd batch) - Shulpaneshwar Wild life Sanctuary - Gora Colony area. (With help from Deputy Conservator of Forest, East part, Rajpipla) in the dense and beautiful forest of Rajpipla range for the benifit of our members who are not in a position to participate in the 1st Batch. Come and see What lies beyond the hill, peep into the unseen and have a feel of Camping activities,Boating, water fall etc. All the members are invited to grab this opportunity to escape from day to day routine life and enjoy the nature’s beauty.

Detailed Programme are as Under :
Zarwani - Junaraj ( Rajpipla Dist.) Trekking Programme (2nd Batch).
2 Day & 1 Night. (Light trek just like family trekking.)·
Date : 10th & 11th October 2009. ( Saturday - Sunday)·
Only One batch of 50 participants.
REPORTING : Direct Reporting AT Sulpaneshwar Temple near Gora Colony , KEWADIA Upto 08 .30 AM. on 10/10/2009.

Day : 1. (Date : 10.10.2009, Saturday)
08.30AM Direct reporting at Shulpaneshwar Temple near Gora Colony.
08.30AM to 09.00AM Refresh and Break fast and shifting to Shulpaneshwar Wild life Century main gate.
09.15AM to 12.00AM Modarate Trek of 8 KM or Easy Trek of 5KM (As per participant choice)12.00AM to 01.30PM Enjoyment at Choita Ghat Water Fall & Dhir Khadi Water Fall.
01.30PM to 03.00PM Lunch and rest time at water fall.
03.00PM to 04.00PM Trek up to Zarwani camp site. ( 2.5KM easy trek onRoad)
04.30PM to 06.30PM Tea break & Optional visit to River at Camp site.
06.30PM to 10.30PM Dinner, Camp Fire & Rest.
Day : 2. ( Date : 11.10.2009, Sunday)
05.30AM Good morning.
06.30AM to 07.30AM Refresh and Break fast and shifting to Karjan Dam near Rajpipla. 08.00AM to 12.00AM Modarate Trek of 9 KM or Easy Trek of 3KM (As per participant choice) up to Junaraj Village.
12.30PM to 02.00PM Lunch at Junaraj Village.
02.30PM to 04.00PM Visit to Tara Kund Water fall - 1 KM trek (Optional)
04.00PM to 05.30PM Return jouney by boat. 21 KM. - Minimum 1 Hr.boat journey in Karjan Dam
05.45PM Group Breaks at Karjan Dam for Retun Journey to home.
Fees. : Rs.600/ - per participant for YHAI members and Rs.700/- for non members ·
Please note:·
Registration is on first come first serve basis.
Confirm member reply back with Name, Address, DOB, Contact no., Email id.and with registration fees .
Payment of fees by Cash, Demand Draft or Paybale at Par cheque in favour of "YHAI Vadodara Gotri Unit" payable at Vadodara or "YHAI Bharuch Unit" payable at Bharuch·
Your confirmation is considered only after receiving the registration amount.
That unlike conventional picnic, it is an adventure event wherein we are going to take public transport, eat available local food. It’s absolutely safe and easy trek if any unnecessary risk and bravado is avoided·
For Registration of the Trek or any other information please enquire to:·
  • Naresh Chauhan - Hon.Secretary - YHAI - Bharuch Unit ( 027 - GUJ - 042)· www.yhaibharuch.blogspot.com
  • B/08/20, GNFC Township. PO. Narmadanagar - 392015. Bharuch - Gujarat.
  • Phone : Internal (O)2587 / 3575 (R) 5675, External :(O)+91 2642 663575, (R)+91 2642 230664.
  • Mobile : 9898097664. E mail : nschauhan@gnfc.in
  • OR
  • Chetan Joshi - Chairman - YHAI - VADODARA GOTRI Unit · www.yhaivadodara.blogspot.com·
  • 16-B,Jivraj Park Society, Diwalipura, VADODARA - 390015·
  • Phone : (R) 0265-2352507Mobile : 92271 00486.
  • E mail : chetan1908@yahoo.co.in

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

YHAI Gujarat state ZARWANI-JUNARAJ TREKKING PROGRAMME

ZARWANI-JUNARAJ TREKKING PROGRAMME
Centenary Celebration of Youth Hostelling International & 60th Anniversary of YHA of India

YHAI - BHARUCH UNIT & YHAI VADODARA GOTRI UNIT - GUJARAT STATE BRANCH Organise.

3 Day 2 Night - GUJARAT STATE LEVEL TREKKING PROGRAMME.

To connect with the Nature in its purest form & on a popular demand from Gujarat State YHAI members, YHAI - BHARUCH & YHAI VADODARA GOTRI Unit is Organising a Three Day-Two Night Gujarat State level Camp at Kevadia Colony, Junaraj & Dhir Khadi - Zarwani - Shulpaneshwar Wild life Sanctuary - Gora Colony area. (With help from Deputy Conservator of Forest, East part, Rajpipla) in the dense and beautiful forest of Rajpipla range. Come and see What lies beyond the hill, peep into the unseen and have a feel of Camping activities,Boating, water fall etc. All the members are invited to grab this opportunity to escape from day to day routine life and enjoy the nature’s beauty.

Detailed Programme are as Under :

  • Kevadia Colony (Sardar Sarovar Dam) - Zarwani - Junaraj ( Rajpipla Dist.) Trekking Programme.
  • THREE DAYS TWO NIGHTS. (Light trek just like family trekking.)
  • Date : 2nd, 3rd & 4th October 2009.Only One batch of 50 participants.
  • REPORTING : Direct Reporting AT NARMADA GUEST HOUSE KEWADIA COLONY, Upto 01.00 PM. on 2/10/2009.
  • Day : 1. (Date : 02.10.2009, Friday)
  • Reporting upto 1.00 PM at Kevadia Colony - Narmada Guest House.
  • 01.00PM to 02.00PM Lunch Time
  • 02.00PM to 05.30PM Sardar Sarovar - Narmada Dam Sight Seeing.
  • 05.30PM to 10.00PM Dinner , Camp fire and rest,
  • Day : 2. (Date : 03.10.2009, Saturday)
  • 05.30AM Good Morning.
  • 05.30AM to 07.30AM Refresh and Break fast and shifting to Shulpaneshwar Wild life Century main gate.
  • 07.30AM to 11.30AM Modarate Trek of 7 KM or Easy Trek of 5KM (As per participant choice)
  • 11.30AM to 01.30PM Enjoyment at Choita Ghat Water Fall & Dhir Khadi Water Fall.
  • 01.30PM to 03.00PM Lunch and rest time at water fall.
  • 03.00PM to 04.00PM Trek up to Zarwani camp site. ( 2.5KM easy trek on Road)
  • 04.30PM to 06.30PM Tea break & Optional visit to River at Camp site.
  • 06.30PM to 10.30PM Dinner, Camp Fire & Rest.
  • Day : 3. ( Date : 04.10.2009, Sunday)
  • 05.30AM Good morning.
  • 06.30AM to 07.30AM Refresh and Break fast and shifting to Karjan Dam near Rajpipla.
  • 08.00AM to 12.00AM Modarate Trek of 9 KM or Easy Trek of 3KM (As per participant choice) up to Junaraj Village.
  • 12.30PM to 02.00PM Lunch at Junaraj Village.
  • 02.30PM to 04.00PM Visit to Tara Kund Water fall - 1 KM trek (Optional)
  • 04.00PM to 05.30PM Return jouney by boat. 21 KM. - Minimum 1 Hr. boat journey upto Karjan Dam
  • 05.30PM to 6.30PM Shifting to Rajpipla and Group Breaks at Rajpipla ST Bus Depo for Retun Journey to home.
  • Fees. : Rs.800/ - per participant for YHAI members and Rs.900/- for non members
  • For Registration of the Trek or any other information please enquire to:
  • Naresh Chauhan - Hon.Secretary - YHAI - Bharuch Unit ( 027 - GUJ - 042)www.yhaibharuch.blogspot.com
  • B/08/20, GNFC Township. PO. Narmadanagar - 392015. Bharuch - Gujarat.
  • Phone : Internal (O)2587 / 3575 (R) 5675, External :(O)+91 2642 663575, (R)+91 2642 230664.Mobile : 9898097664.
  • E mail : nschauhan@gnfc.in
  • OR
  • Chetan Joshi - Chairman - YHAI - VADODARA GOTRI Unit
  • www.yhaivadodara.blogspot.com
  • 16-B,Jivraj Park Society, Diwalipura, VADODARA - 390015
  • Phone : (R) 0265-2352507Mobile : 92271 00486.
  • E mail : chetan1908@yahoo.co.in

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

YOUTH HOSTEL ASSOCIATION OF INDIA - BHARUCH UNIT - (027 - GUJ- 42) GUJARAT STATE BRANCH EXPLORE LEH-LADAKH :

ONE GROUP WILL PARTICIPATE ON01/08/2009 TO 21/08/2009

PROGRAMME. : DEPARTURE FROM VADODARA TO NEW DELHI BY TRAIN. (A/C SLEEPER)

ROUTE : NEW DELHI TO – MANALI (1 night) — TSO MORIRI LAKE (1 night) — PANGONG LAKE (1 night) — LEH (3 nights) — DISKET (2 nights) — NUBRA VELLEY — LEH (2 nights) —SPITUK — NIMU — LIKIR — ALCHI — MULBEKH — KARGIL (1 night) — ZANSKAR VELLEY (2 nights) — KARGIL (1 night) — DRASS — SRINAGAR (1 night) — JAMMU (1 night). (Detailed programme date wise will be given on registration.)

RETURN JOURNEY FROM JAMMU TO VADODARA BY TRAIN (A/C SLEEPER) FROM DELHI TO JAMMU BY SPECIAL BUS WHICH INCLUDES KITCHEN, KICHEN STAFF, TENTS, SLEEPING BAGS, GUIDE, ETC.

FEES : Rs. 23,500/- Per participant Including trekking fees, food, transportation, guidance, equipment and insurance, VADODARA TO VADODARA/AHMEDABAD. FEES : RS.21,500/=00 FOR THE PARTICIPANTS WHO WANTS TO COME BACK BY AIR (BY SELF EXP.) FROM SRINAGAR TO VADODARA / AHMEDABAD.

For any other information please enquire to: Naresh Chauhan - Hon.Secretary - YHAI - Bharuch Unit ( 027 - GUJ - 042) www.yhaibharuch.blogspot.com C/12/1, GNFC Township. PO. Narmadanagar - 392015. Bharuch - Gujarat.Phone : Internal (O)2595 / 3413(R) 5675, External :(O)+91 2642 663580,(R)+91 2642 230664. Mobile : 9898097664. E mail : nschauhan@gnfc.in

OR CONTACT NO.0265-2352507, 9227100486 , 9375776651. 94275 42636 - YOUTH HOSTESL VADODARA GOTRI UNIT - * ADDRESS. 16-B Jivraj park society,Diwalipura, opp rajiv nagar. Vadodara. VISIT US ON yhaivadodara.blogspot.com

YHAI Forthcoming Trek - 2009-10

  • National Himalyan Trekking Expedition - 2009 (winter) to Sandakphu - Gurdum
We are pleased to inform you that this year celebrating 100 yrs. of International Youth Hostelling 60 Yrs. of Youth Hostels Association of India, YHAI, and 58 yrs. of YHAI, W.B. State Branch ,we are organising 15th National Himalyan Trekking Expedition - 2009 (winter) to Sandakphu - Gurdum in Darjeeling region in Eastern Himalayas in the month of November. Darjeeling is unique in its versatility. For the tourists & trekkers, fresh from the sights of other lands, not only as a delightful surprise but as a varitable relief from the hot & sultry weather from plains. The weather at this time of the year is Darjeelings best. Cool Languid days with hardly a cloud in a sky of clear and uninterrupted blue, near by slopes, a luxurient green ith blue hills shimmering across the valley and the mighty Kanchanjunga range stands as a majestic background towering over everything.Sandakphu, the world famous trekking paradise, from where you can enjoy the clear views of Himalayan Giants Like Mount Everest, Kanchanjunga, Lothse, Nuptse, Makalu, Janu, Pandim, Chomolhori and many more upto Arunachal Pradesh.PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAMME () To encourage youth travel & provide low cost good accomodation among YHAI members.() To promote interstate contacts and national integration.() To expose the YHAI members to a greater adventure and to instill a sense of love for nature.SCHEDULE Day 1 : Reporting at Base Camp, Darjeeling (2134 Mt.)Day 2 : Acclimatisation and Orientation.Day 3 : Transfer to Dhotrey by Bus/Jeep. Trek to Tumling (2900 Mt.) 7 km.Day 4 : Trek to Kalipokhri (3108 Mt.) 13 km.Day 5 : Trek to Sandakphu (3636 Mt.) 6 km.Day 6 : Trek to Gurdum (2910 Mt.) 14 km.Day 7 : Trek to Rimbik (2286 Mt.) via Sirikhola, 13 km. ‘Barakhana’ & Valedictory Ceremony.Day 8 : Transfer by Bus/Jeep t Darjeeling Base Camp (54 km.) Lunch and Check out. Total Round Trekking Route - 53 km. (approx.) Programme & Route Schedule are subject to change without prior notice.DATES You may choose to report at the Base Camp on any day from 1st Nov, 09 to 12th Nov. 09 Each group consists of 40 heads only.

RANAKPUR-KUMBALGARH TREKKING EXPEDITION - 2009
ONE GROUP WILL PARTICIPATE ON20/10/2009 TO 26/10/2009PROGRAMME.20/10/2009 DEPARTURE FROM VADODARA TO
UDAIPUR BY BUS.21/10/2009 REPORTING AT BASE CAMP
RANAKPURAND ORIENTATION22/10/2009 TRANSFER BY BUS TO MALGHAT AND
TREK FROM MALGHAT TO PHUTADEVAL.13 KM 7. HRS.23/10/2009 TREK TO PARSHURAM MAHADEV TEMPLE KUMBALGARH 14 KM 5 HR,.24/10/2009 TREK TO KUMBHALGARH FORT AND
THANDIBERI 13 KM 6 HR,.25/10/2009 TREK TO MUCHALA MAHAVIR
TEMPLE 2.5 KM 1 HR, BACK TO BASE CAMP BY BUS. GROUP BREAKS AFTER
LUNCH.25/10/2009 START RETURN JOURNEY TOWARDS
VADODARA.26/10/2009 WILL BE BACK AT 7 A.M. IN THE
MORNING.FEES : Rs. 3500/- Per participant Including trekking fees, food, transportation, guidance, equipment and insurance,FEES : RS.2100/=00 FOR DIRECT REPORTING AT BASE CAMP RANAKPUR.

Friday, April 24, 2009

YHAI Membership

MEMBERSHIP WITH YOUTH HOSTEL
Youth Hostels Association MembershipAre you planning your holidays with your family and/or relatives?Are you thinking of going out with your friends on an excursion or trekking program or just a fun trip?Do you want to travel across the country to understand its diversity, culture, and the way of life?Is your school is planning to organize a tour program for its students?Do you want to add to your education and understanding through personal experience?Are you traveling abroad?& looking for budget accommodation for a safe, clean and comfortable stay?Then Why to wait........Become a member of Youth Hostels Association of India.. today.Benefits of Membership:Avail budgeted/discounted accommodation in Youth Hostels at more than 48 locations.Our Card is an international card and valid in more than 4500 locations around the globe.Participate in Adventure and Trekking programme.Discount at Nirula's restaurant for YHAI Members.Avail discount on GTDC (Goa tourism development corporation) hotels at various location in Goa.Avail discount on HPTDC (Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation) hotels at various location in Himachal Pradesh and Transport services.Avail discount on tourist hotels in UP (Run by UP State Tourism).For membership kindly visit our website:Membership is currently OPEN!Become a MEMBER now !

  • Various kinds of membership are :
  • JUNIOR : (AGE BETWEEN 11 & 18 YEARS) (for 1 year) : Rs. 50/-ONE YEAR
  • SENIOR :(AGE ABOVE 18 YEARS)(for 1 year) : Rs. 100/-TWO YEAR(AGE ABOVE 18 YEARS)(for 2 years) : Rs. 200/-
  • LIFE MEMBER(AGE ABOVE 18 YEARS) (for lifetime) : Rs. 1550/-Note: Calendar year is applicable for membership.
  • Institutional Membership (for 1 year): Rs.500/-Institutional Membership (for 5 years): Rs.2000/-

YHAI Centenary Celebration & 60th Anniversary of YHA of India

Pl find details for Centenary Celebration of Youth Hostelling International & 60th Anniversary of YHA of India

"KEEP ROHTANG PASS CLEAN -VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED"

PROJECT: YHAI has proposed a number of steps. One of the steps is tosend volunteers to Rohtang Pass to sensitize the general public. We have decided to send 5 batches of volunteers to Rohtang Pass who will sensitize the tourists as well as local persons about the problems and request them to " Rohtang Pass Clean" Details of our proposed intervention is enclosed. Each batch will consist of 25-30 volunteers. You are, therefore, requested to send as many volunteers as possible for this very special drive and thereby contribute to noble cause of keeping environment clean.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE : Volunteers for each group shall consist of YHAI members from different states in order of preference: Camp leaders, Co Directors, Field Directors of National and State level expedition of YHAI. Member of the National Council/Executive, Office Bearers of the State Branches and Units of YHAI and participants of National level trekking expeditions of YHAI.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION :Preferred age group 20 Years to 50 Years The Volunteer should be in excellent physical and medical fitness. The volunteers must have taste for adventure and willingness to serveas volunteer in rough and tough terrain. The volunteers should be able to withhold the stress and strain in such high altitude at Rohtang Pass which has a height of 13051 feet for a long duration of 7 days. Right of selection of volunteers is reserved with Youth HostelsAssociation of India.
REPORTING DATES :The Volunteers has to report at the base campSeobagh on the first day of the each batch they have selected or have been nominated:

1st Batch: 5th May 09 to 14th May 2009
2nd Batch: 11th May 09 to 20th May 2009
3rd Batch: 17th May 09 to 26th May 2009
4th Batch: 23rd May 09 to 01st Jun 2009
5th Batch: 29th May 09 to 07th Jun 2009
Registration of the volunteers to be made as per aforesaid criteria throughYHAI State Branch/Units. Each group shall consist of volunteer from different states. As the days are limited, it is requested to confirm the participation over E-mail to: info@yhaindia.org

DURATION :The Programme begins on 5th May 2009 with Youth Hostel Seobagh as Base Camp. From 5th May to 29th May 2009 group of volunteers will report at the base camp. Volunteers can report on any of the above dates after getting their seats confirmed. The duration of the camp for each groupof volunteers is 9 Nights and 10 Days. Reporting before lunch on first dayand departure after breakfast on 10th day.

WHERE TO REPORT: Youth Hostel Seobagh (Tel No: 1902-230113) is 3 kmsfrom Kullu on the left bank of meandering river Beas near Jairu MineralWater Plant. It is linked by road via RAM SILA orchards and terraced fieldsand commands a panoramic view of surrounding mountains. Regular bus services are available for Kullu from Delhi, Chandigarh & Punjab, Nearest Railway Station is Chandigarh (310 kms) & Nearest Airport is Bhuntar (11 kms).
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING : Woolen jackets, Woolen & cotton cloths,walking shoes, raincoats, hand gloves, woolen muffler or monkey caps, bedsheet, sun glass, woolen socks, torch with spare batteries, lunch box, waterbottle, steel mugs, plate, spoon, cold cream, toilet paper, medicine whichyou normally use at home.
SCHEDULE :
DAY 1 Report at Base Camp Youth Hostel Seobagh (Kullu)
DAY 2 Acclimatization & Orientation
DAY 3 Shifting of volunteers to MARHI(3320 mtr)
DAY 4 to DAY 9 MARHI to ROHTANG PASS and back
DAY 10 Group breaks after breakfast from SeobaghNo participation fees

"HEIGHT OF ADVENTURE" NATIONAL MOTOR BIKE EXPEDITION EVENT:
EVENT:100 Motor Cyclists will undertake about 2500 km journey starting from New Delhi to Chandigarh,Kullu-Manali, Leh & Khardungla Pass covering the most challenging mountain route via Rohtang Pass (13,051 ft.) (3978mtr.), Bara Lacha Pass (16,040 ft.) (4890 mtr), Lachung La Pass ( 16,600 ft.) (5059 mtr.) and Tanglang La Pass ( 17,582 ft) (5359 mtr.) and finally to world’s highest Motorable road reaching Khardungla Pass (5602 mtr, 18380 ft.). They will return via Kargil, Drass through Zozila Pass (3528 mt, 11575 ft ), Srinagar, Jammu & Ludhiana, Delhi.
ROUTE: Delhi-Panipat-Ambala-Chandigarh-Kullu-Manali -Tandi- Sarchu – Upshi- Leh- Khardungla-Leh--Kargil-Drass –ZozilaPass -Srinagar -Jammu- Ludhiana- Karnal- Delhi. The actual route may change depending upon geographical, social and environmental conditions.
Duration: 17 days
Participants will report at Base Camp, International Youth Hostel, New Delhi on 24th August 2009. After expedition, they will leave from New Delhi on 09th September 2009.
Participation Fee: Rs. 9,500/- per participant (USD 225 for foreign national) The actual cost of expedition will be much higher. This is highly discounted/subsidized fee as this is a special event to celebrate Centenary Celebration of Youth Hostelling International and 60th Anniversary of YHA of India. The fee is payable immediately on acceptance of application.
"HEIGHT OF ADVENTURE" NATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKING EXPEDITION EVENT:
100 mountain bikers will undertake about 600 kms of cycling through world’s most hazardous and difficult terrain on Mountain Bikes starting from 19th August, 09. They will cover this distance in 17 days climbing Rohtang Pass (13,051 ft.) (3978mtr.), Bara Lacha Pass (16,040 ft.) (4890 mtr), Lachung La Pass ( 16,600 ft. ) (5059 mtr.) and Tanglang La Pass ( 17,582 ft.) (5359 mtr.) and finally to world’s highest Motorable Khardung La Pass (18,380 ft.)(5602 mtr).
Duration: 17 days.
ROUTE: Kullu-Manali - Solang Nala-Marhi-Rohtang Pass-Sishu-Jispa-Zing Zing Bar-Sarchu-Whisky Nala-Pang- Debring-Rumtse-Choglamsar-Leh - South Pullu - Khardungla Pass-Leh
For more information & Registration pl. contact :
Naresh Chauhan - Hon.Secretary, YHAI - Bharuch Unit ( 027 - GUJ - 042)
www.yhaibharuch.blogspot.com

C/12/1, GNFC Township.PO. Narmadanagar - 392015.Bharuch - Gujarat.Phone :( O) 2595 / 2541/ 663580,(R) 5675, 230664.Mobile : 9898097664.E mail : nschauhan@gnfc.in

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

YHAI Bharuch Unit Vishalkhadi Family Camping

YHAI Bharuch Unit Vishalkhadi Family Camping. - (Narmada District , Near Rajpipla)
Date : 21.02 to 22.02.09 - 1st Batch with 52 participant from Bharuch Unit.
Date : 22.02 to 23.02.09 - 2nd Batch with 80 participant from Bharuch, Vadodara Gotri & Bhavnagar YHAI Unit.

View of Vishalkhadi Camp site .
Participant at Hard Trek on 23.02.09
Participant at Hard Trek on 23.02.09

Cultural show by Local Tribal and Camp Fire on 23.02.09.

Sunset view from Camp Site.

Boating to Island from Karjan Dam reservior.

Boating to Island .

Bird Watching at Karjan Dam reservior's Back water.



Saturday, February 7, 2009

  • WILD ASS SANCTURY NATURE EDUCATION CUM TREKKING CAMP :
  • Organised by : YHAI DRANGANDHRA UNIT- Gujarat State.
  • Details : Wild ass Sanctuary is located on the edge of little Rann of Kutch which is an extension of the Rann of Kutch onto Saurashtra.It is located just 90 kms north-west of Ahmedabad and thus making it an ideal weekend getaway. It is visited for the Wild Ass, which is a rarely found in the wild and also for migratory birds that are spotted in nearby swamps and marshlands.
  • Date : 1st Batch : 14/02/2009 to 15/02/2009 (Saturday-Sunday)
  • 2nd Batch : 15/02/2009 to 16/02/2009 (Sunday- Monday)
  • 3rd Batch : 16/02/2009 to 17/02/2009 (Monday-Tuesday)
  • Reporting Place : Malvan ( Essar Petrol Pump) 90 km from Ahmedabad, 12 km from Bajana and 36km from Surendranagar.
  • Programme : 1st Day 10.30AM Reporting at Malvan (Essar Petrol Pump) or Bajana Wild Ass Sanctuary area 11.00AM Transfer to camp site through Camel cart 13.30PM Lunch 15.30PM Trekking to Wild ass Sanctuary 20.00 Sky gazing.
  • 2nd Day 6.00 to 8.00 AM Bird Watching 8.00 to 8.30 AM Breakfast 8.30 AM onwards visit to different island of wild ass Sanctuary 5.00 PM Tea break and departure.
  • Registration Fee: RS. 500/
  • Things to be carry with you : Water bottle, Lunchbox, Torch, cloth, towel, Blanket etc.
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Thursday, January 29, 2009

YHAI Bharuch Unit Family Trek

2 Day and 1 Night Family Camping at Vishal Khadi -Narmada district.

The next level of adventure & thrill is on ..
It's not possible for everyone to be part of every adventure activities but here we are giving u all the activities @ one roof so be ready for this..
On 22nd and 23rd Feb. 2009 "YHAI BHARUCH, YHAI VADODARA GOTRI and YHAI BHAVNAGAR UNIT" is organizing a Family Camping with trekking cum Adventure activities to VishalKhadi at Rajpipla - Netrang Road.

Our activities are : (Each activities are Optional)
Jungle Camping, Boating to Island, Nature Trail, Jungle Walk, Bird Watching, Sky Gazing, Camp Fire, Cultural Show( If Possible), Soft or Hard trek to Near by hills. Hill Climbing And Valley View.
Camp fee : RS 300/- Includes accommodation (Tent accommodation for gents and Children & separate cottages with atteched toilets for ladies and Girls), breakfast, lunch on both days, Dinner, evening tea, Boating Charges, Forest Entry Fee, Adventure activities, equipment's & guide charges.
Day 1: 22nd of Feb 2009 SUNDAY :
Timing Mode of transport Brief Description
10:00 AM dep.By Privately Own Vehicle from Bharuch / GNFC Township.
12.15 noon reach to Camp site "Vishal Khadi" via Rajpipla and check in
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Lunch at Camp site and Rest.
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Transferred to Iceland by Boat in a group.
4:00 PM to 4:30 Tea - Coffee break at Iceland.
4:45 PM to 6:00 Transferred to Camp site from Iceland by Boat in a group.
6.00 PM Freshen yourself - basically free time.
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Dinner
9.30 PM to 11:00 PM Camp fire/Cultural Show and Briefing on activities of day 2
11:00 PM to 5:30 AM Sleeping time
Day 2: 23rd of Feb 2009 MONDAY :
5:30 AM Wake up (Optional)
5:30 AM to 6:00 AM Tea
6:00 AM to 9:30 AM Nature Trail / Jungle walk / Bird Watching / Soft or Hard Trek.
9:30 AM to 10:00 AM Tea with breakfast.
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM Freshen yourself - basically free time.
12:30 onwards Lunch
1.30 PM Back to Bharuch through Rajpipla, Jhagadia and Gumandev.
You have to bring....
A haversack/Backpack to put in all the things to be carried, so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Pleases do not carry sling bags or Jholas.
Trekking or sports shoes, (sleeper if necessary),
Torch, candles compulsory.
water bottle (min. 1 ltr.), carry mat, bed sheet if you wish, Cap/scarf, warm clothes, Additional pair of clothes.
Personal things (like tooth paste, tooth brush, Towel, napkin, soap etc.) and personal medical kit.,
Please avoid bringing valuables, jewelry or expensive things. We accept no responsibility for anything that is misplaced.
Note:
YHAI BHARUCH Unit Members will be given first preference for each programme and second preference will be to YHAI Members of any other unit and non members will be considered thereafter.
The ecology of the wilderness is very fragile. Be eco-friendly.
Smoking & Drinking are strictly prohibited. Anyone found smoking or consuming alcohol will be expelled from trek there and then itself.
Keep the campsite clean
Everyone has to follow the instructions of Camp In-charge & instructors
This is not an ordinary trip. It is ideal for those who travel to learn, grow and enjoy nature, not rest and shop.
The trip is subjected to various parameters. We advise participants to pack only curiosity and leave expectations at home.
We will try our best to follow the above mentioned itinerary. However, there may be certain last-minute changes to the itinerary due to factors which remain out of our control.

Kindly contact us for any further details and enrollment procedure.
Naresh Chauhan, Hon. Secretary, YHAI Bharuch Unit, C/12/1, GNFC Township, PO. Narmadanagar-392015, Bharuch. Phone : (R) 02642-230664, Internal : 5675,(O)663580, 2595, Mobile : 9898097664.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

YHAI Bharuch unit One day Trek at Zarwani on 18th Jan.2009

YHAI BHARUCH UNIT ONE DAY TREK TO ZARWANI - Shulpaneshwar WLS. on 18th January 2009.
One’s again a popular trek of Zarwani was oganised by YHAI Bharuch Unit & YHAI Vadodara Gotri Unit on Sunday, 18th January 2009 with 90 trekkers from Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Surat, Udhana, Balasinor, Vadodara & Bharuch YHAI Unit.
We started the trek from Sulpaneshwar WLS at 9.30 AM after morning breakfast at our Base/ Reporting Camp at Sulpaneshwar Temple. After a trek of almost 2 KM the trekkers were divided in two group such as group No.1 for soft trek of 3 KM ( Mainly for Senior Citizen) and group 2 for hard trek of 4 KM, Majority of group decided to have hard one. After the trek all trekkers had wonderful bath at Choita water fall at Dhir Khadi - Zarwani from 12.30 to 2.00 PM. A delicious lunch was provided near by water fall side and then all of us had a soft trek of about 2 KM to reach Sulpaneshwar WLS main gate at 5.00 PM. Our return journey started at 5.30 PM after tea break with all sweet memories of the trek with joyful faces of trekkers.

  • NOTE : It was our proud privilege that our Gujarat State Hon. Secretary Shri Amarsinhbhai Dharajia joined us to have this beautiful trek. Shri Amarsinhbhai along with YHAI Vadodara & YHAI Bharuch Unit official also visited newly developed and one of the best camp site of Gujarat such as Zarwani camp site and Vishalkhadi Camp site.









YHAI Gujarat State Council Meeting

YHAI Gujarat State Council Meeting at Jamnagar

Bird watching during YHAI Gujarat State Council Meeting.







Wednesday, January 7, 2009

One day trek to Zarwani on 18th January 2009

Ref.No. : Circular No.7/ Local Trek/ 09 Date : 08th January 2009.
Dear Youth Hosteller,
Happy New Year to all of you.....
To connect with the Nature in its purest form & on a popular demand from our members YHAI - BHARUCH Unit & YHAI Vadodara Gotri Unit are ones again Organising a ONE DAY TREK At DHIR KHADI - ZARWANI - Shulpaneshwar Wild life Sanctuary - Gora. (With help from Deputy Conservator of Forest, East part, Rajpipla) in the dense and beautiful forest of Rajpipla (Narmada District) range on 18th January 2009 (SUNDAY). Come and see What lies beyond the hill, peep into the unseen and have a feel of water fall. All the members are invited to grab this opportunity to escape from day to day routine life and enjoy the nature’s beauty.

Date : 18th January 2009 - Sunday.

PROGRAMME.
06.00 AM : SHARP Departure from Bharuch - GNFC Township
05.30 AM : SHARP Departure from VADODARA Youth Hostel
08.00 AM : Reach at SULPANESHWAR MANDIR and have TEA & Breakfast
08.30 AM : Start for SULPANESHAR WILD LIFE CENTURY and reach there by 08.45.
08.45 AM : Start TREK for 5 K.M. ZARWANI –CHOITA WATER FALL.- DHIRKHADI.
12.00 PM : Reach there and take bath in water Fall upto 01.30 PM
01.30 PM : Lunch near by water fall.
02.45 PM : Start trek for Mota Thawadia for 3 k.m. (short & plain trek)
05.00 PM : Reach Mota Thawadia.
05.15 PM : TEA Break
05.30 PM : Return journey to Bharuch or Vadodara.
08.00 PM : Reach Bharuch or Vadodara.

  • FEES : Rs. 350/- Per participant for YHAI members. (The amount of fee mention will cover your transportation in Bus, Forest entry fee, Morning Tea, Lunch at Water fall Site, & Evening Tea.)
    Things To Bring : EMPTY Water bottle of minimum 2 liters for 5 KM trek, Sun Glasses, Walking Shoes which are comfortable to you, Walking stick, Cloth for Bathing in water fall, Camera, Binocular, personal items if required AND OF COURSE GOOD MOOD & HIGH SPIRIT.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE :
  • 1. Trekking is not a picnic, It's Adventure Sports activity and you are participating at your risk.
  • 2. Please note that this is an environment friendly trek. Do not litter any wrappers or spoil the trail in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by others on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.
  • 3. Use of alcohol‘s and narcotics of any kind and smoking are strictly prohibited during the programme.
  • 4. We as the Organizer are taking due precaution for the safety of participants but the ultimate responsibility lies on you.
  • For more Information :
  • Naresh Chauhan, YHAI Bharuch Unit : C/12/1, GNFC Township, PO. Narmadanagar - 392015. Bharuch - Gujarat. Phone No. : 02642-230664, Mobile : 9898097664

Camp Site of Zarwani

PHOTOGRAPHS OF ZARWANI TREK CAMP SITE.( Narmada district - Gujarat)