Family Camping Srinagar


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From INR 11000.00 per family

(Simple vegetarian meals , One Family will be given one tent.Transportation from base camp to Pahalgam, Gulmarg, Local Sightseeing, Garden Tickets & Shikara Ride.)

* About Program:

Youth Hostels Association of India has been organizing various adventure programs for the last 46 years. People from the poles apart cultures and regions participate in our programs and enjoy our economical and budgeted adventure programmes. A large number of volunteers work with dedication, and support us for running these programmes successfully. As a part of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of YHAI National Trekking, in 1995 we introduced the Family camping Program for the interested families. Similarly, once again we are conducting the National Family Adventure Camping  program in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir).

Note:-These programs are exclusively for YHAI members. Membership is also available at Base   Camp/Online/State Branch/Units of YHAI. YHAI programmes are not subsidized by the Government or any donors.

 

*Flora and Fauna

 

Kashmir valley comprises about more than 3000 species of trees and plants. The plants of the western-side are well known for their medicinal properties it is a storehouse of medicinal and aromatic plants, which are used in pharmaceutical and perfume industries as raw material. It includes 55 species of important medicinal and aromatic plants.

 

The fauna of Kashmir is diverse due to its unique location and climatic conditions. About 16% of the countries mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies are present in this valley. Kashmir valley is home of about 75-species of mammals, besides several sub-species, belonging to 54 genera, 21 families and 8 orders. Hangul and Snow Leopard that  surviving there from times unknown. We can see many more fascinating and exquisite forms of life in many national-parks and sanctuaries that are present in the valley.

 

SMOKING, USE OF ALCOHOL AND NARCOTICS OF ANY DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED DURING THE COURSE OF THE PROGRAM.

 

*Location: Srinagar, Kashmir

 

Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Youth Hostel Association of India invites you to Discover and Explore the Ultimate Paradise on Earth, Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas, Kashmir is the most beautiful place/valley on earth.  One of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir has expressed Kashmir while visiting to this paradise.

 

*Reporting Point: Harwan Garden (Hotel Kashmir Holiday Inn) Srinagar.

 

Our base camp is located very close to Harwan garden, which is about 21 kms from Srinagar and 03 kms beyond the Shalimar Garden in Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Harwan is one of the famous tourist destination. A beautiful canal, fed from a lake just behind the garden, passes through its center. The canal is bordered with blossoming flowerbeds and chinar trees. The main attraction of the Harwan garden of Kashmir,  is its natural beauty that is present in plenty. The big lawns, carpeted with green grass, draw people towards this place. It also serves as a take-off point for visiting Dachi Gam Wild life sanctuary.

 

*Altitude of Base Camp : 5600 feet approximately

 

* Day Wise schedule:

 

#Day 01: Report at Harwan Base camp, (Hotel Kashmir Holiday Inn) Srinagar.

 

#Day 02: Visit to Pahalgam

 

Pahalgam is around 90 Kilometers from base camp and situated at an altitude of 7500 feet from sea level. The Lidder River running through it makes it even more picturesque. The best attractions of pahalgam are Betab Valley, Baisaran Valley, Aru Valey, Zoo, Amusement park, Trout Fishing, Jamia Masjid, Mamal Temple, River Rafting etc.

 

#Day 03: Visit to Gulmarg

 

Gulmarg lies in a cup shaped valley in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, at an altitude of 9000 feet from sea level and  around 70 km from base camp. The beautiful valley of Gulmarg is famous for  many attractions one of the best fascinating thing is World’s highest Car Cable Corporation (Gondola) which offers the interested tourists a wonderful view of Kashmir valley at an altitude of 14200ft.

 

#Day 04:  Visit to Manasbal Lake, Kheer Bhawani and Hazratbal Shrine.

 

Participants will be offered many places to visit like, Manasbal Lake, Kheer Bhawani, and Hazratbal Shrine.

 

#Day 05: Visit to Mughal Gardens

 

Participants will be offered many places to visit like Dal Lake, Shikara Ride in Dal Lake,  Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, Hazratbal,  Chashmashahi, Tulip Garden,  Pari Mahal etc. Final destinations will be decided on the spot as per demand and situation.

 

# Day 06: Check out after breakfast

 

Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.

 

Programme Coordinator:

YHAI Staff: Mr. Zahid: 09906535012

 

 

Account Details:

AXIS BANK

 

Name: Youth Hostels Association of India.

A/C:     055010100258975

IFSC:   UTIB0000055

 

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

 

A/C: 1736000100072515

IFSC: PUNB0173600

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* Who can Participate:

1. Any YHAI member can participate on first come first serve basis.

2. A family consists of husband, wife and two children up to the age of 18 years. Copy of Age proof for the children above 18 years must be attached with application forms or must be submitted at the time of reporting at the Base Camp. Photographs of the Family Head must be attached on the forms.

3. A single person does not constitute a family and shall not be registered for the camp.

4. Photo ID Proof of the head of the family should be attached with the application form, to be produced at the time of reporting at the base camp.

5. For children above 18 years of age, Rs.1000/- per person will be charged

6. Husband & Wife's membership is mandatory.

7. Extra Person will be charged Rs. 3000/- per person for Food, Accommodation and Travel.

* How To Reach:

Regular taxi services on sharing bases  are available from Lal chowk/TRC/Dal Gate, Srinagar to Harwan which takes around 20 minutes. Srinagar is connected to Jammu by road (300 km) which takes less than 08 hours and regular bus and taxi service (Day and Night) is available From Jammu bus stand. Nearest Railway Station is Jammu Tawi (JAT) and nearest Airport is Srinagar (SXR).

NOTE: There is no prepaid mobile service availability at in Kashmir region, only postpaid services are functional.

CHEAP FLIGHT TICKETS TO SRINAGAR FROM SKYSCANNER

 

* What participants should along:

Woolens, cotton clothes, raincoat, cold cream/Vaseline, personal first aid kit, towel, plate, spoon, tumbular, lunch box (for packed lunch), Raincoat and medicines that you normally use at home

* How to Participate:

Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee along with online booking amount i.e. Rs. 11000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 18 years.

We accept Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card payment on www.yhaindia.org for online payments.

After successful transaction Admit Card will be generated. Participant has to carry "Admit Card & Membership Card"(Print out of membership card may also be accepted) at the time of reporting to the Base Camp.

Offline Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may also apply on the prescribed "Family Camping Registration Form, along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.11000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 18 years.) in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Family Camping Registration Form, and DD may be sent to following address:

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact No.: 7827999000

 National Office will send the Admit Card along with confirmation letter to the participant at the address mentioned in "Family Camping Registration Form".

Members can also apply through our YHAI Units or State Branch in their respective area.

 

* Cancellation Policy:

In case you are unable to join this trek, you will get a refund of 50%  of your booking provided when your request is received before 15th April 2020.

* If you have booked online and want to cancel, please click here https://bit.ly/2xIgQxT

*If you have booked offline and want to cancel, Please click here  https://bit.ly/38VvUFr

 

Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.

There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 15th April, 2020.

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.

 

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,

Contact No.: 7827999000 Email:  trekking@yhaindia.org