Srinagar Individual Camp


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(Simple vegetarian meals , tented Accommodation on sharing bases, Transportation (from base camp to Pahalgam, Gulmarg & Local Sight Seeing ) 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

 

* Program Includes: Simple vegetarian meals , tented Accommodation on sharing bases, Transportation (from base camp to Pahalgam, Gulmarg & Local Sight Seeing ) Garden Tickets & Shikara Ride.

 

* Program Excludes: Transportation at Pahalgam onward journey, Horse ride, Gandola Tickets.

 

* Day Wise schedule:

 

#Day 01: Report at Harwan Base camp, 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, Mansbal 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.

* Accommodation Facilities: Tented Accommodation on Sharing basis.

 

Programme Coordinator:

YHAI Staff: Mr. Zahid: 09906535012

 

Program Fee: 7000/- Per Individual (5N/6D).

 

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:

Any YHAI member can participate on first come first serve basis. The minimum and maximum age for an YHAI  member to join the program is 18 to 60 Years, YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age and over age will not be considered in any case.

 

* 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.7000 per Individual.

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 "Trekking Registration Form, along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.7000/- per Individual  in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking 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

All Offline Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. National Office will send the Admit Card along with confirmation letter to the participant at the address mentioned in "Trekking Registration Form".

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

 

* 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 texi 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.

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* 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

* Cancellation rules: 

In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 %  of the program fee as refund, provided your online cancellation request is received before 15th April,2020 http://yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php

Offline booking Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at trekking@yhaindia.org. Please attach the copy of your Admit Card in your cancellation request email.

OR

Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through post/courier at following address provided it should reach National Office before 15th April, 2020

Please attach the copy of your Admit card in your cancellation request.

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 the completion of the programme 15 working days.