Due to heavy demand to this trek we are announcing one more batch for the same trek .
Batch No. 2
Date : 22nd August 2010 - sunday. All other details are same as per batch no.1
YOUTH HOSTELS ASSOCIATIONS OF INDIA - BHARUCH UNIT (027-GJU-042) Gujarat State
YHAI Bharuch Unit One Day Monsoon Trek to Barkhadi on 15th August 2010 - SUNDAY
"Take nothing but memories and photographs, leave nothing but footprints".
Dear Trekkers & Routine Breakers,
Once the Monsoon begins, Trekkers can not spend their holidays just sitting at Home. The rains are playing hide and seek. Mother Earth is covered in a coat of lush green everywhere you go. So doesn't it make for the best time to go Trekking? Hell Yeah it does! So get ready to enjoy lush green forest & mountains, pouring rain, pleasing breeze and panorama of Shulpaneshwar wild life sanctury. Lets gear up to join ‘YHAI Bharuch Unit Monsoon Trek ’ on yet another venture. . . . .We are glad to announce a "Trek to Barkhadi" on 15th August 2010 near Shulpaneshwar wild life sanctury region.(With help from Deputy Conservator of Forest, East part, Rajpipla) It is also the Best for Beginners!
Some Information regarding the BARKHADI Trek : The area is a popular destination for trekkers from Bharuch & Narmada District, its a different kind because on this trek where you start a trek with a Descend, climb up to end the trek. kind of Opposite of regular treks. During the monsoons, beautiful waterfalls – small and big, are seen along the route. where we will be spending at least 1 hour before starting our back journey.
The schedule for the trek will be as follows:
Date : 15th August 2010 - Sunday
Program Fee is Rs.330/- inclusive of transportation from Bharuch to Bharuch by Bus, Morning breakfast +tea/coffee, Packed lunch, Afternoon tea, Forest entry fee, Guide fee etc.
Program Fee is Rs.170/- inclusive Morning breakfast + tea/coffee, Packed lunch, Afternoon tea, Forest entry fee, Guide fee etc., for other unit members with their own transportation from Home to reporting camp and back
Schedule of Trek : First Pickup Point : Bharuch Railway Station West Side Booking Office at 06.00 , Second Pickup Point : GNFC Township at 6.10 AM ,We shall have Breakfast at Rajpipla and begin our trek at 9.00 a.m. Conquer the Barkhadi at 12..00 and have Lunch. Explore the forest, Have bath in waterfall, take pictures, and soak in the beauty! Descend begins at 2 ish. Reach the base by 3.00 and start for Bharuch via Rajpipla ( Afternoon Tea break). We should ideally be back to Bharuch by 6.30 p.m.
Trek duration : Modarate Trek of 6 KM upto Barkhadi and 3 Km back to reporting place for Group No.1 and Easy Trek of 3 KM upto Barkhadi and 3 Km back to reporting place for Group No. 2 (As per participant choice)
Grade : Easy for group No.1 and Medium for Group No. 2
Registration starts from : 25th July 2010 on first come first base ( only 56 Participant) 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.
Trekking is as much a team sport as it is an individual activity. While all team members do help out each other, at the same time it is also necessary not to be a burden on someone by taking unnecessary risks. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, YHAI BHARUCH UNIT cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities. The trip is subjected to various parameters. We advise participants to pack only curiosity and leave expectations at home. Rains are expected, so pack yr bags accordingly to save them from getting wet. Double pack your valuables in plastic bags. Avoid littering! Kindly ensure all city waste is carried back or disposed off appropriately. The ecology of the wilderness is very fragile. Be eco-friendly.
For more details and registration, please do contact us :
Naresh Chauhan :9898097664 - Dr. Yusuf Doctor :9427168522
Dr. Keyur patel : 9825414341 - Nitin Bhatt-GACL : 9033985471