Explore Kodaikanal Western Ghats Hills Trekking and Training Programme: 2023
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NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR / : Mr Dr. A Raja
CONTACT NUMBER: 9842710236
EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078
BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: YHAI is again comes up with a new program named Explore Kodaikanal Western Ghats Hills Trekking and Training Programme: 2023. Kodaikanal is a small hilly town located on Palani Hills of Western Ghats in the Dindigul district about 7001 ft above from mean sea level. It is sandwiched between the Parappar and Gundar Valleys and largely covered with thick forest of Eucalyptus, cypress, acacia and Shola Trees. Kodaikanal is one of the most famous hill stations in India due to its beautiful scenic view.
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 1. Reporting at Kodaikanal Base Camp. Evening trekking around lake.
Day 2. Boat ride in the lake, Horse riding and cycling around the lake. Visit to Bryant Park in the evening.
Day 3. Heading towards Coakers walk, pillars rock, silent valley view, Guna caves and Kurinji Andavar temple by van.
Day 4. Free day for Shopping , Kodai town visit by trekking.
Day 5. Disperse after breakfast.
Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.
FEE INCLUSIONS: Dormitory stay, Meals. boating, horse riding .cycling and travel by van( entry fees not included.)
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? The minimum age for a member to join the program is 18 years to 75 Years, YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age and above age will not be considered in any case. Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate".
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
By Air:Kodaikanal does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is the Madurai International Airport, which is 110 kilometres away by road. From Madurai, you can hire a cab to go to Kodaikanal . In case you de-board at the Madurai International Airport, you can hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses to go to Kodaikanal.
By Bus: or private buses, plying from Madurai to Kodaikanal , are the best way to go to Kodaikanal by road.
By Train: The nearest railway station is Kodaikanal road or Madurai Junction. From Kodaikanal Road,buses and trains available to Kodaikanal.
HOW TO JOIN:
1. online through our website: www.yhaindia.org
2. Participants can also deposit the participation fee in any branch of PNB Bank giving the following details:
Name :- Youth Hostels Association Of India
Account :- 1736000100169954
IFSC Code :- PUNB0173600
Branch : Chankya Puri, New Delhi
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Pucca accommodation.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Simple vegetarian and nutritious food will be served
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Cotton Shirts, Cotton Pants, bedsheet, sweater, shoes, sun-cap, raincoat, two pairs of socks, torch, water bottle, lunch box, mug, plate, tumbler, cold cream and a first-aid kit.
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : Kodaikanal Base Camp
1. In case you are unable to join the programme due to any reason, you will get a 50% refund of the participation fees. The request for cancellation must be received by us by email or any written mode or online before 7 days from the reporting date of your program. After that no request of cancellation will be considered. No refund will be applicable if the request of cancellation received less than 7 days prior to your reporting date.
2. YHAI is not liable to pay any personal travelling expenses to the participants in case of any cancellation of the program.
In case YHAI cancels the program last minute due to government permission issues, Participants will get a 100% refund. But in case of Participants cannot claim any travel amount they incurred.
For Offline Cancellations: You cancellation request should be sent to the State Office as per the criteria.
EMAIL ADDRESS : email@example.com
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS : Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078
Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.
If any participant is unable to join program then he may transfer his booking to any other person he is willing to. But the request for transfer the seat must received to us 7 days prior to the reporting date.
Any unforeseen event/ strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.
Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.
SAFETY & SECURITY: While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any theft, accident, illness and other such unforeseen eventualities.
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