National 6th Meghalaya Trekking Cum Caving & Training Expedition 2023
5 / 5 Meghalaya
Reporting Date 18th Nov, 20th Nov to 22nd Nov 2023.(Booking Through Offline Only)
NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR / FD: Mr. A. M. Shadap / Mr. D. Chakroborty
CONTACT NUMBER: 8415071655/ 9436101862
EMAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: Mr. D. Chakroborty State Secretary cum Co-ordinator C/o Laban Bengalee Boys' HS School, East Khasi Hills-793004
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:
Youth Hostels Association of India, Meghalaya State Branch is organizing a 7-day trekking cum Caving in Meghalaya, covering the places in Shillong and Sohra (Cherrapunji), from 18th Nov, 20th Nov ,22nd Nov 2023. This is a good opportunity to see the scenic beauty as well as experience the climbing of more than thousands of steps while returning from the Living Root Bridge called the “Living Root Double Decker Bridge”.
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 1: Reporting at Govt. Youth Hostel Shillong from 3 PM onwards. 6 PM Orientation and training.
Day 2: Trek from Mawphlang along David Scot trail to Lad Mawphlang and transported to Laitryngew – night halt at Laitryngew (16 km)
Day 3: Trek from Laitryngew to Sohra via Lyngksiar Falls, Dainthlen falls, Wei Sawdong Falls and transport by bus to Sohra (Cherrapunji) -night halt at Sohra (14 kms difficulty level moderate)
Day 4 : Transfer by bus from Sohra to Nohkalikai waterfalls then trek to Tyrna via Rainbow waterfalls and Double Decker Living root bridge. Transfer by bus from Tyrna to Sohra/ Laitryngew for night halt. (approx. 12 kms difficulty level hard)
Day 5 : Transfer by bus from Sohra for caving (Mawsmai cave and Arwa Cave) and locak sightseeing (at Sohra) then transfer back to Shillong- Night halt at Govt. Youth Hostel Shillong.
Day 6 : Local Sightseeing (at your own expenses) : 8 PM Evaluation & Certification
Day 7 : Check out by 10 AM after breakfast.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
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 Youth Hostel Shillong and back. The Age bar for Males is from 15 years to 65 years and for Females from 15 years to 60 years.
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:
The nearest Railway Station and International Airport is Guwahati. Sumo and Tourist Taxi are available from the Railway Station and International Airport to Shillong which is about 100kms away from Railway Station and about 130kms from Airport. 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: email@example.com and submit the same at the time of reporting, failing which you will have to bear the printing charges.
Account details of Yhai Meghalaya state Branch.
Name of the Bank: STATE BANK OF INDIA
KENCHES TRACE (SHILLONG)
LABAN LAST STOP
ACCOUNT TYPE:SAVINGS ACCOUNT
Payment should be made through imps or neft and the participants are to share the payment screenshot to via whatsApp at 8415071655.
==ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES:Concrete Community Hall/ Rooms
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:Simple vegetarian food and safe drinking water will be provioded.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: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.
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : Govt. Youth Hostel Shillong
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES:Concrete Community Hall/ Rooms
SAFETY & SECURITY:
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.
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.
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