COASTAL TREKKING CUM TRAINING PROGRAM-2024 (YHAI PLATINUM JUBILEE SPECIAL PROGRAMME)
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PROGRAM NAME: COASTAL TREKKING CUM TRAINING PROGRAM-2024 (YHAI PLATINUM JUBILEE SPECIAL PROGRAMME)(GANGASAGAR TO DIGHA WITH THE AWARNESS
CAMPAIGN ON PLASTIC POLUTION EFFECTS IN MARINE LIFE)
INCLUSIONS: Nutritious vegetarian
food, sharing accommodation in Youth Hostels/ home
stay. Transportation – transfer from base camp to Bankiput Sea Beach via
Kakdwip, Kachuberia, Gangasagar, Mayagoalini Ghat, Petoa Ghat & Dariapur
(by Train/Bus/Launch & Jeep/Trekker service) & guidance.
NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR / FD:MR KRISHNAMOY NAYAK
CONTACT NUMBER:8910896880 / 9433514640
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:Room No-14, 3rd Floor, Standard Charterd Building, 19, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001
BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:Youth Hostels Association of India, West Bengal State Branch introducing a unique adventures coastal trekking cum training program from Gangasagar to Digha along the Sea coast Bay of Bengal of West Bengal with the awareness on Plastic Pollution in Marine Life.
Gangasagr – a mythological important place where every year on the day of Makar Sankranti lakhs of pilgrims from different parts of the country gather to take a holy dip at the confluence of river Ganges & Bay of Bengal & give puja to Kapil Muni temple. Now round the year peoples came here for holy dip & puja.
A famous myth about the Gangasagar “Sare Tirtha Bar Bar Gangasagar Ekbar”.
During this coastal trekking participants will cover famous sea beaches of West Bengal – Junput, Baguran Jalpai, Mandarmoni, Tajpur, Shankarpur & queen of the beaches Digha with many others unexplored sea beaches. Participants will enjoy the splendid panoramic views with marine flora & fauna with special attraction of red crabs. Participants also enjoy the thrills of crossing the Widest sea mouth of river Ganga by launch (about two hours journey) also experience the river crossing by fisherman boat during the trekking.
Beyond the trekking additional attraction is Dariyapur Light House, Historical Kapal Kundala Temple, Udaypur sea beach (West Bengal & Orissa Border), Chandaneswar temple & Talsari sea shore.
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 01 :Reporting at base camp, Moulali Youth Centre, Kolkata after 3pm. Registration & Orientation.
Day 02 :At morning transfer by train/bus to Kakdwip Jetty (2.5hrs) then by Vessel crossing
the river Muriganga to Kachuberia (30mins) . Kachubria to Gangasagar by Jeep
(45mins). Holy bath at Sagar (optional) & visit Kapil Muni temple. Night Stay at Gangasagar
Day 03:At morning transfer by Jeep to Maya Gowalini Ghat jetty of Gangasagar (45mins). Then crossing the sea mouth of river Ganga by launch (about 2hrs) to Petoa Ghat, Dariyapur. After reaching visit Dariyapur Light House, Kapal Kundola Temple, proceed to Bankiput sea shore by Jeep/trekker. Then trekking start through sea shore to Junput (5kms).
Day 04:Trekking by sea coast – Junput - Haripur Khoti - Baguran Jalpai - Saula Khal (crossing by Boat)- Mandarmoni (15kms).
Day 05:Trekking – Mandarmoni - River Jalda (crossing by boat) – Tajpur – Shankarpur – Champa Khal (crossing by boat) - Digha (15km).
Day 06:Local site seen at Digha - visit Udaypur sea beach (Bengal Odisha Border), Chandaneswar Temple, Talsari Sea Beach At evening Campfire and valedictory session
Day 07:Checkout after Breakfast
Program schedule & routes may change without prior notice based on local condition
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Any members of the Association who is physically fit can join the program.
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Nearest Railway Station Howrah / Sealdha / Kolkata / Santragachi / Salimar and Nearest Airport Dumdum. By Bus or Taxi to State Youth Centre, Youth Hostel Moulali, 142/3,A.J.C Bose Road, Moulali,Kolkata-700014
HOW TO JOIN: Online booking is available through Schedule & Seats of the program. (www.yhaindia.org )
N.B: Without Admit Card, valid Membership Card / receipt and Medical Fitness Certificate your registration cannot be claimed as confirmed.
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Reporting Point : State Youth Centre, Youth Hostel Moulali, 142/3,A.J.C Bose Road, Moulali, Kolkata-700014
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Shearing Basic.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Only Nutritious Vegetarian Foods will be provided
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:
Rucksack, Cotton Shirts/ T-shirts, Pants, Tracksuit, with windcheater, Sun cap, Sunglass, Shoe / Chappal (Sandack type, washable), Water Bottle, Torch, Needle & Thread Toilet Kit, Tissue paper, Towel, Lunch Box with spoon, personal medicines, polithin Sheet (2mtrs). All materials should carry within the rucksack during the trek.
SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparations have done into the planning of routes for your safety. Our Field Staffs have been visiting the area to check all in details, every care has been taken to ensure safety. Youth Hostels Association of India West Bengal State Branch Can Not Be Held Responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen casualties. If Participants desire to join and other activities they may do so at their own cost and responsibility and only after finishing the program and checking out.
ADDITIONAL NOTES: Smoking and Use of Alcohol and Narcotics or any description are strictly prohibited during the trekking program. Camera Charges and Entry Ticket for some places will be provided by the participants only. Carry your address proof and Photo Id.
CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join this expedition you will get a refund of 50% Rs.4750/- provided your request is received CLEARLY ONE MONTH BEFORE (EXCLUDING DAY OF REPORTING) FROM THE DAY OF REPORTING. After this date no refund application will be considered. Any unforeseen event /strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the program 30 to 40 working days.
For cancellation of booking against online booking please visit the link below http://www.yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php
N.B: Without admit card, original membership card & medical certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.
Note: Cancellation must be cancelled online only, any other medium will not be accepted.
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