Sunday, January 23, 2011

Revised YHAI Bharuch Unit Southern ORISSA Family Camping
Date : 23rd April to 2nd May 2010 (10 Day) Bharuch to Bharuch
YHAI Bharuch Unit - 027-GUJ-042 (Gujarat State) is organising Unit level Family Adventure Camping in the various places of India & Nepal since few Years. On a popular demand from our members we are ones again organising a New Route "Southern Orissa" (Costal Part) as a Family camping for the benifit of our members who are not in a position to participate in the trekking but would like to be the part of adventure along with families and friends.
In Association with : Mr. Manojkumar Sahu- YHAI Chhatrapur, New Youth hostel - Gopalpur on Sea, Youth Hostel Puri & YHAI Bherhampur Unit.
Who can Participate : A family consists of husband, wife and 1/2/3 children of any age. A single person does not constitute a family and shall not be registered for this camp.
Participation Fee : will be decided after total No of participant registered for the camping. Railway reservation is to be done by participating famillies,We will provide Night stay in dormatary or Family Room, All foods , all Internal Transportation from Berhampur to Puru with all sight seeing.( Excluding of All Entrey, Monuments fee etc.)
Reporting Date : 23rd May 2010. with 40 participant From Bharuch.
Duration : The duration of the camp is 10 days & 09 Night. from Bharuch to Bharuch or 06 days & 5 Night from Bherhampur to Puri.
Where To Report : From Ahmedabad,Vadodara, Bharuch & Surat in Train No. 12844-Ahmedabad Puri Express on 23.04.2010 or New Youth Hostel - Bherhampur on 25.04.2010 morning.
GOPALPUR-ON-SEA: Melancholy and Salubrious Sea beach with blue waters and attractive back water bed in the form of cracks and sleepy lagoon covered with canopies of lush green foliage.BERHAMPUR : Berhampur, other wisely known as Silk City is the third largest populated, commercial and academic city of Orissa. Being located on N.H- 5 and S.E Railways.
CHILIKA (RAMBHA) : Nestling in the heart of coastal Orissa, Chilika is India’s biggest inland lake. Spread over 1,100 square kilometers,joins the Bay of Bengal through narrow mouth, forming an enormous lagoon of brackish water. Dotted with many emerald green islands,Chilika is home to a rich variety of aquatic fauna.It is also a sanctuary and winter resort for migratory birds.
PURI : Puri is a land of temples, examples of a religious architechture. A synthesis of the inherent aesthetic sense of the Puri's people and the values of the religious sects and cults.Exquisite temples superb monuments , inviting beaches, natural landscape. Puri, the best ancient and modern India, whose people share a strong sence of holiness, a sence of belonging with their beautiful land and their enduring links with the past. Puri offers tourists the rare oppurtunity of witnessing the colorful sunrise and sunset on the same beach on its golden sands.
Konark :
This world famous Sun temple is situated on a lonely sea shore of the Bay of Bengal and is 20 kilometers north-east of the holy city of Puri. Standing on the desolate sand-dunes this famous temple is remote, grime and desolate.
Pipli : The village of Pipli , 40 kms. from Puri , is the site of beautiful applique work, created by artists, quite a few of whom have won national awards for their crafts.
SAKSHIGOPAL: Sakhigopal is 20 km from puri is famous for Radha Krushna temple .
RAGHURAJPUR : The artists' village of Raghurajpur , 16 km from Puri , is famous for its Pattachitras created by traditional chitrakaras
Suggested programme :
0 Day (23/04/2010) : Dep. by Train No 12844-Ahmedabad Puri Exp. from Ahmedabad, Bharuch etc.
00 Day (24/04/2010) : Train Journey
1st Day(25/04/2011) : Arrival at Berhampur rly station, & all are shifted to Gopalpur (16km) - famous beach resort of India. Night stay at Gopalpur youth hostel
2nd Day (26.04.2011) : Passes through a local fisherman village ARYAPALLI on Bay of Bengal, TAMPARA, POTTAAGAD, NIRMAL-JHAAR, INS CHILIKA etc. Night stay Barakul OTDC PANTHANIWAS.
3rd Day (27/04/2011): A journey to chilika, explore the divings of eriwadi dolphins on chilika basin, evening at konark temple & proceed to PURI and Night stay at YOUTH Hostel PURI.
4th Day(28/04/2011): Explore to Bhubaneswar, lingaraj temple, khandagir, Dhaulagiri, chandrabhaga, sakhieegopal, pipili etc. Night stay at YOUTH Hostel PURI.
5th Day(29/04/2011): A trip to southern India's most eco-biodiveristy park NANDANKANAN.(Full Day) Night stay at YOUTH Hostel Puri.
6th Day(30/04/2011) : Local sightseeing at PURI, temple and sea beach and for jagaanath darshan on morning, lunch at world biggest open canteen Anand bazaar mahaprahu’s mahaprasad, finally some spiritual marketing and At last on 5.30 pm good bye to southern Orissa trip. by Train No. 12843- Puri Ahmedabad Exp.
For any other information & registration of the Family Camping : Contact YHAI Bharuch Unit.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Contribution For YHAI Leh Flood Relief Fund
Greetings from Youth Hostels Association of India (YHA). This is in reference to Announcement for Contribution on The Leh Flood Relief Fund made by YHAI on 28th October 2010. YHAI is pleased to receive the support of the following towards the YHAI Leh Flood Relief Fund. Your contribution will help in the construction of a Primary and Middle Government School building at Leh which was badly damaged due to mud slides during flash floods. YHAI is thankful for your kind contribution towards this noble cause. The following have contributed as follows –
1. M/s Suzlon - Rs. 51, 000/- 2. M/s Enercon India Pct ltd - Rs. 51, 000/- 3. Mr. Mahesh Varotariya - Rs. 51, 000/-4. Mr. M P Parmar - Rs. 51, 000/-5. Mr. Anil Odedara - Rs. 51, 000/-6. Mr. Harish Odedara - Rs. 51, 000/-7. Kolkata Youth Hostel - Rs. 1000/-8.Dr. Jatin Modi, President, Baroda Unit, YHAI - Rs. 10000/- 9. Bharuch Unit Gujarat-YHAI ( Dipak Poriya) - Rs. 2000/-10. Mr. S.S.Heera - Rs. 1000/-11. Orissa State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 15000/-12. West Bengal State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 20000/-13. Bihar State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 25000/-14. Kerala State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 10000/-15. Uttar Pradesh State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 51,111/-16. Karnataka State Branch-YHAI - Rs. 10,000/-
Total Amount -Rs.4, 51, 111/-