4th Meghalaya Trekking Cum Caving & Training Expedition 2019


  • Govt. Youth Hostel Shillong - 1st Nov to 7th Nov 2nd Nov to 8th Nov, 3rd Nov to 9th Nov, 4th Nov to 10th Nov, 5th Nov to 11th Nov, 6th Nov to 12th Nov-2019 , (40 participants each group)
  • 6N/7D(Fee Rs.6700)
  • simple vegetarian food, accommodation, — transportation, supervision, guidance and equipment
2019 01 Nov
2019 06 Nov
Youth Hostels Association of India, Meghalaya State Branch is organizing a 7 days trekking cum Caving in Meghalaya, covering the places in Shillong and Sohra (Cherrapunji), from 1st Nov to 12thNov 2019
This is a good opportunity to see the scenic beauty as well as experience the climbing of more than thousands steps while returning from the Living Root Bridge called the “Living Root Double Decker Bridge”.Along with which one will visit the famous Mawsmai cave via Arwa cave and Mawmiluh cave (Limestone) which showcases the beginning of the MEGHALAYAN AGE a new phase in history.
Day 1 : Reporting at Youth Hostel Shillong from 3 PM onwards
: 6 PM Orientation and training.
Day 2 : Local Sight seeing (at your own expenses).
Day 3 : Trek from Mawphlang along David Scot trail to Laitryngew
 - halt at Laitryngew (16 kms)
Day 4 : Trek from Laitryngew to Sohra via Lyngksiar falls, Dainthlen falls , Wei Sawdong Falls to Sohra (Cherrapunji) -halt at Sohra (14 kms)
Day 5 : Trek from Sohra to Tyrna via Nongriat, Nohkalikai falls, Rainbow falls, Living Root Double Decker Bridge - halt at Tyrna (15 kms).
Day 6 : Trek from Tyrna to Mawsmai cave via Mawmiluh cave (Limestone) which showcases the beginning of the MEGHALAYAN AGE a new phase in history - transfer by bus to Shillong (8 kms)
6 PM Evaluation, Campfire & Certification 
Day 7 : Check out by 10 AM.
NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR / FD: Mr. A.M. Shadap,(FD & Chairman APC), Debasish Chakaraborty (Program Co-ordinator cum State Secratary)
CONTACT NUMBER: 9436101862
EMAIL ADDRESS: yhaimeghsecy@gmail.com
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: D.Chakraborty State Secretary cum Program Co-ordinator
C/O Laban Bengalee Boys’ Higher Secondary School
Streamlet Road, Laban, Shillong-793004
Participation in the programme is open to all educational Institution, individuals and recognized units of YHAI. Participants have to bear all travel expenses from their place to Government Youth Hostel Shillong and back. The Age bar for Males is from 15 years to 65 years and for Females from 15 years to 56 years.
The nearest Railway Station and Airport is Guwahati. Sumo and Tourist Taxi are available from the railway Station and airport to Shillong which is about 100 kms away from Railway Station and about 130 kms from Airport. Government Youth Hostel is located opposite the Central Telegraph Office and near the State’s Secretariat which is a walking distance from the sumo/tourist taxis stand (Police Bazar).
Members desirous to join this programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form available from National Office Website (www.yhaindia.org downloads trekking registration form), duly supported by a Medical certificate (www.yhaindia.org downloads trekking medical form). Please upload the scan copy of YHAI membership ID, details of the payment of registration form & Medical Certificate as an attached in the Email ID: yhaimeghsecy@gmail.com and submit the same at the time of reporting, failing which you will have to bear the printing charges.
Participation fee Rs. 6,700/-  only  per  head.  The  fee  includes  simple vegetarian  food,   accommodation,    transportation, supervision,   guidance , etc.  Payment  can be  made  only  by  depositing  the  fees  in  our  Bank Account  through   Net   Banking,   NEFT/RTGS (DD. Demand  Draft  is  not  accepted)
However Payment  can be  made  only  by  depositing  the  fees  in  our  Bank Account  through   Net   Banking,   NEFT/RTGS (DD. Demand  Draft  is  not  accepted) . ( For net banking kindly send us the transaction ID, Date and time of transaction along with the screen shot)
Account  Name:  YHAI  Meghalaya  State  Branch
Name  of  the  Bank: SBI  Malki  Branch,  Shillong
Account  No. :  10031894430
IFSC  Code:   SBIN0009105 
In case any participants is unable to join the program, application for cancellation in writing or email to the State Secretary ONE MONTH before the scheduled date booked by the individual and avail 50% of the participation fee paid. If such notice is received after the time given no refund will be admissible.
Concrete Community Hall/ Rooms
Simple vegetarian food and safe drinking water will be provioded.
Beside their own personal belongings, the participants need to carry jacket, t-shirt, umbrella/ raincoat, torch, trekking bag pack/rucksack, sneakers suitable for trekking/ trekking shoes, cap, sunglasses, tiffin box, spoon, cup, water bottle etc.
Participants shall not hold any of YHAI Organizer responsible wholly or partially for any injury, accidents, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities during expeditions.
Please note that this is an environment friendly trekking/expedition. Do not litter any wrapper or spoil the route in any way. In case you find any wrapper/ Plastic bags or anything left by participants on the way, please carry the same with you and dispose at the proper place. It may be mentioned that minimum physical fitness is desirable from the participants as the terrain is quite tough and challenging.
The Central Government employees can avail special casual leave as the Trekking Expedition organized by YHAI have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, (Dept. of Personnel and Training), Government of India, vide office order No. 28016/89-Estt (A), dated 25th October, 1989.
Participants who successfully completed the expedition and abide by the discipline of the programme will be awarded Certificate.