OLD SILK ROUTE TREK


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(ALL THE NIGHT STAYING ARRANGEMENT IN LOG HOUSE.NUTRICIOUS VEGETARIAN FOOD.ONE GUIDE FOR TREKKING, ENTRY FEES FOR OLD SILK ROUTE,OLD SILK ROUTE JEEP SAFARI CHARGES))

Coordinator Name: Mr.Krishnamoy Nayak( Phone - 8910896880)

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

Situated at an altitude of 6000 ft in Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling hills Sillery Gaon – a pristine village is an ideal place to escape from bustling city life. Sillery – the name derived from a plant which grows in abundant in this part of the Himalayas. The area is also has a Cinchona plantation which was introduced by the former British rulers as a source of Quinine. Sillery Gaon offers the majestic view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and other surrounding snow peaks.

USP OF  “SILLERYGAON”:----- THE GATEWAY OF OLD SILK ROUTE, FROM HERE  ON FOUR WHEEL DRIVE, YOU CAN SEE THE SNOW COVERED OLDSILK ROUTE TRAIL, “ ZULUK---JALEP LA—NATHANG VALLEY—PADAMCHEN—LUNGTHUNG—BABAMANDIR”, ONCE UPON A TIME , THESE IS THE MOST POPULAR TRAIL FROM BENGAL TRADERS TO CHAINA FOR SILK YARN. ONE DAY SIGHTSEEING, YOU CAN SEE THE TRAIL FROM HERE.DURING FEBRUARY; THIS TRAIL WILL COVER BY FRESH SNOW.

BEAUTY  OF SILLERY GAON:--- A VILLAGE AMIDST OF GREEN FOREST, SMALL HAMLETS,LOG HOUSE, BIRDS CHIRPS, AND MIGHTY Mt. KANCHENJUNGHA, YOU CAN SEE Mt. KANCHENJUNGHA FROM THIS VILLAGE ( YHAI, LOGHOUSE).YOU CAN ENJOY THE CLOUD, WHICH WILL ENTER YOUR LOG HOUSE FOR FRIENSHIP. AND LOCAL PEOPLE AND THEIR SIMPLICITY,

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

1ST DAY:- REPORTING AT HIMALAYAN HOME STAY SILLERYGAON.

2NDDAY:-TREK TO RAMITEY VIEW POINT AND DAMSUNG FORT.

3RD DAY:- JEEP SAFARI TO OLD SILK ROUTE,AND BACK TO SILERYGAON.

4TH DAY:- LEISURE DAY OR LOCAL SIGHTSEEING ON REQUEST/GALA CAMP FIRE/LOCAL  CULTURAL TEAM WILL PERFORM.

5TH DAY:--- AFTER LAUNCH  GROPUP BREKAKS.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Only YHAI Member can be participated.

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

Drive for about 30 minutes to reach Sillery Gaon from Pedong.  From New Jalpaiguri Railway station or Bagdogra Airport, you can hire a car to reach Pedong via Teesta Bazar and Alagarh. Alternatively, you can also take shared cars or buses to Kalimpong and catch shared taxis to Pedong.

Himalayan Home Stay, Sillerigaon  is 26 KM FROM KALIMPONG, 7 KM FROM PEDONG MARKET, 97 KM FROM DARJEELING YOUTH HOSTEL (3 Hrs). 114 KM GANGTOK.

HOW TO JOIN: Online booking is available through Schedule & Seats of the program. (www.yhaindia.org )

REPORTING PLACE:                                                         Himalayan Home Stay, Sillerigaon (26 KM FROM KALIMPONG, 7 KM FROM PEDONG MARKET, 97 KM FROM DARJEELING YOUTH HOSTEL (3 Hrs). 114 KM GANGTOK).

NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR / FD:  Mr.kaushik Mitra Thakur

CONTACT NUMBER:                                                       9432582949

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                                              wbstateyhai@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                                    Room No-14, 3rd Floor, Standard Charterd Building, 19, Netaji Subhas Rd, Fairley Place, BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal 700001

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ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Sharing Basic.

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Only Nutritious Vegetarian Foods will be provided.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

Woolens, Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Packed Lunch Box, Plate, Spoon, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, Rain sheet,  Medicines which you normally use at home, Camera with extra batteries.

MANDATORY:---MEMBER MUST BRING TWO COPIES OF PASSPORT SIZE PHOTOS AND PASSPORT or VOTER ID/ GOVT.ID

 

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.

 

ATTACHMENTS: Brochure and pictures of current/previous program.

CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join this expedition you will get a refund of Rs.2750/- provided your request is received before 20th January, 2020. 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 before 20th January'2020.

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.

20th January'2020,  50% Cancellation Charges. No Refund will be admissible after 20th January'2020