NATIONAL GIR EXPLORATION & TREKKING Cum TRAINING EXPEDITION-2023
5 / 5 GIR
NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORDINATORS:
(1)Sh. Ketan Mehta,
The Field Director and Secretary, Junagadh Unit,
Gujarat State Branch.
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:8- Mahalaxmi Society, Opp. Motibag, JUNAGADH- 362001.
: (2) Mr. BHUPATSINH ZALA
The State Secretary, Gujarat State Branch of YHAI.
CONTACT NUMBER:Mobile: 9898657533
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:Nr. Tulsi Apt, Haveli Street, Jamnavad Road,
DHORAJI-360 410. District: Rajkot (GUJARAT)
Brief description of the Programme:
Gujarat is the unique State of India that has longest seashore, Holy Somnath and Dwarkadhish Temples, vast desert landscapes of Rann of Kutch, wetlands habitats of Nal Sarovar, fascinating Marine Ecosystem like Pirotan Island, moist deciduous forest of Dangs. Gir is the last and only home of the critically endangered Majestic Asiatic Lion. Once again, we welcome all Youth Hostellers friends from all over India to join the wonderful Exploring the Mount Girnar, Forest of Gir and historical ancient city of Junagadh. The programme is conducted by Gujarat State Branch and Junagadh Unit with kind support of the Forest Department. So, experience the once in a lifetime memorable moment with a unique Trekking programme.
Purpose of the Programme:
The purpose of this programme is to introduce and understand the ecology and environment of Gir Forest area, unexplored trek routes of Mount Girnar and to expose the cultural and religious glimpses of Gujarat with National Integration.
Who can participate?
Any YHAI member from all over the country of India. Membership will also be available at the Base camp.
How to reach the Base Camp:
Junagadh is very well connected by Train and Bus with Ahmedabad and Rajkot. Nearest Airports are Keshod, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Ahmedabad. Regular State Transport bus service and private luxury buses are available to reach at Junagadh.
How to Join:
Members desirous to join this programme may apply on prescribed Registration Form (Download from website) dully supported by a Medical Certificate of head of family (Download from website) and may send at the address mentioned below.
OR can apply online through the website: www.yhaindia.org
OR can apply through Google Form link:https://forms.gle/F2Z8fdmESXJb6LGUA
Please credit the Participation Fee in:
Account Name: Youth Hostels Association of India, Gujarat State Branch
Day: 1 - Reporting at Junagadh Base Camp. A short trekking for acclimatization.
Day: 2 - Trekking of 16 KM and back to base camp.
Day: 3 - Visit to holy Somnath Temple and Devaliya Lion Safari Park.
Night stay at Sasan (Gir Forest).
Day: 4 - Trek to Adri Beach (12 KM) and back to Junagadh Base camp.
Day: 5 - Trekking to Mount Girnar and back.
Day: 6 - Certificate Distribution and Check out after breakfast at 07-00 AM.
Local sightseeing in Historical city of Junagadh from 07-AM to 14-00 PM. (Courtesy by YHAI)
[Programme schedules and routes are subject to change without prior notice. Programme can be cancelled for any unforeseen reasons).
For more Information, please contact:
Ketan Mehta: firstname.lastname@example.org
B.R. Zala: 9898657533 email@example.com
A. G. Parmar: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting Date :
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Reporting Point : SANATAN DHARMASHALA, Near Girnar Stairs, Girnar Taleti Road, Junagadh -362002 (Gujarat)
Accommodation facilities: Sharing Room accommodation with Hot water facility.
Food Provisions: Simple Vegetarian Nutritious, healthy Food will be served.
What participants should bring along:
Light woolen cloths, Mug, Water Bottle, Torch, Personal Medicines, Toilet Kit, Sanitizer and things you may need during the programme. Please bring your own Tiffin box for pack lunch.
Warning: Carrying of Non-bio degradable material in Gujarat is an offence. Smoking, use of Alcohols and Narcotics of any description are strictly prohibited during programme.
Safety and Security:
All necessary precautations are taken while planning for Safety and security of participants.
Cancellation application should reach the Gujarat state on or before 05-12-2023 to the Secretary, Junagadh Unit of YHAI or the State Secretary at the address given above. If a cancellation request is received before this date then the participant/s can get a 50% refund of fees. After 05-12-2023 NO REFUND application will be considered.