Valley of Flowers 2020


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INR 8500.00

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Trekking

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Activity Level

Adult

5/10

Group Size

Member

Per Day

30

From INR 8500.00per person

(Group Insurance, Veg. food, Accommodation & transport from Base Camp to Base Camp)

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

 

A sprawling expanse of 87 square kilometers in the Chamoli District of Uttrakhand, Valley of Flowers is set in the backdrop of the majestic Himalayan Ranges. This virtual paradise on earth has been unknown to the outside world till the great Mountaineer Frank S Smith discovered it in the year 1931

 

A world heritage site, the valley is situated at a very remarkable area, which is the conversion point of Himalayan ranges of Western and Eastern Himalayas. This fairyland located in the high altitudes of Himalayas is protected by snowy mountains. Bounded by the magnificent mountain ranges and glittering glaciers, this place unfolds the charisma and charm of nature at its best.

 

Also witness the wildlife in national park: Lime Butterfly, gray langur, flying squirrel, Himalayan black bear, red fox, and Himalayan weasel.

 

The bloom starts immediately after the melting of snow. Different flowers bloom in different months but the peak blooming period is from mid July to mid August. Almost 300 species of wildflowers bloom here unhindered by mankind. The prominent species are Blue poppy, Brahmakamal, Campanula latifolia, Geranium, Morina longifolio, Potentilla agrophylla, Potentilla cuneifolia, Saxifraga brunonis, Taraxacum officinale, Cremanthodium Arnicoides etc.

 

The best time for Valley Of Flowers Trek is August month.

 

 

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

 

Day1- Report at Base Camp, Haridwar (1,031 ft)

Day2- Haridwar to Joshimath Camp (6,150 ft) (by bus) (275 km Approx. 8 - 10 hrs.)

Day3- Joshimath to Govindghat and (5500 ft) (by bus) 20 km Approx. 45 minutes, Trek to Govindghat to Ghangaria (10,200 ft) (14 km Approx. 5 - 7 hrs.)

Day4- Trek from Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers (11,500 ft) & back (3 km+3 km=6 km Approx. 5 – 7 hrs.)

Day5- Trek from Ghangaria to Hemkund Sahib (15,200 ft) & back (6 km+6 km= 12 km Approx. 6 – 8 hrs.)

Day6- Trek from Ghangaria to Govindghat (14 km Approx. 2 - 4 hrs.) And by bus from   Govindghat to Badrinath stay at Badrinath Youth Hostel (10,830 ft) (25 km Approx.1 hrs.)

Day7- Badrinath to Mana Village (10,500 ft) (4 km Approx.10 minutes) to Vasudhara waterfalls (4 km+4 km=8 km trail Approx. 4 – 6 hrs) & return to Badrinath Youth Hostel.

Day8- Badrinath to Haridwar base camp (by bus) (315 km. Approx. 11 hrs.)

Day9- Check out after Breakfast.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

 

This expedition is open to YHAI members between the age groups of 15 years to 65 years. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age will not be considered in any case.

 

 

 HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

 

Haridwar is around 220 kms from Delhi. You can approach by air, train or by road. Nearest Airport is Jolly Grant Air Port. Nearest railway station is Haridwar. State transport buses are available from Delhi.

 

 

HOW TO JOIN:

 

Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online on www.yhaindia.org and make the online payment Debit Card / Credit Card.

 

After successful transaction Admit Card will be generated. Participant has to carry "Admit Card", while reporting at base camp

 

Offline Booking:

 

 Members desirous of joining this programme may also apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" (with link) along with a DD of Rs.8500/-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 Division

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi–110021

Contact No.:7827999000

 

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

 

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". (With link)

 

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

 

N.B: Without admit card your registration is not confirmed.

 

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Building Accommodation (hotel, guest house and lodge) sharing basis

 

 

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:

 

 

YHAI provides nutritious and good quality meals which includes Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), and dinner and after dinner Bournvita, shall be provided. Please bring your own Plates, mugs, spoons etc.

Maps

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WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

 

 Shirts, Slacks, Raincoat, Woolen sweaters or Jackets, Inners, Sun Cap, Trekking Shoes, Socks, Gloves, Enameled or Steel Mug/tumbler, Lunchbox, Plate, Spoon, Penknife, Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold Cream/Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Tissues, Towel, Medicines (which are Normally used at home), MOST IMPORTANTLY ADMIT CARD, YHAI MEMBERSHIP CARD (soft copy will do) and Medical certificated not issue before 30 Days..

 

 

CANCELLATION RULES:

 

 In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50% of the program fees refunded, after completion of the program within 30 to 45 working days, provided your online cancellation request is received before 12th July, 2020. Participants who have booked online should cancel online on or before 12th July, 2020

 

•Any unforeseen event/strike or natural calamity/unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Refund will be given after completion of the programs.

 

SAFETY & SECURITY:

 

Extensive and pain staking preparations have gone into the planning of this program for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have visited the area to check all details thoroughly. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India, cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen event during the program.

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

 

*Notice to Participants:

1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during   the course of the program.

2. Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.

3. This is an environment friendly trek. Do not liter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.

4. Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non-degradable Material in Uttrakhand is an offence

 

 

*Certificate

 

Participants, who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded participation certificate.

 

Special Casual leave:

 

The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Dept .of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office Order no.28016/3/89-Est (A), Dated 25October, 1989. Participants working in the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for availing Special Casual Leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave can be sanctioned by their office upto30 days in calendar year.

 

*Justice TPS Chawla Scholarship:

 

YHAI announces Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document/certificates.

 

 

*Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship:

 

To provide underprivileged young men and women less than 30 years of age with an opportunity to participate in outdoor adventure activities/programs by YHAI in various parts of the country. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document/ certificates.

*Cancellation Policy:

 

In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50% of the program fee as refund, provided your request reaches YHAI before 12th July 2020. Click this link to submit your Cancellation: http://www.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 12th July, 2020.

 

Trekking Department,

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg,

Chankayapuri. NewDelhi–110021,

Contact: 07827999000

 

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

 

No refund shall be applicable for program booking done after 12th July, 2020

 

•Any unforeseen event/strike or natural calamity/unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Refund will be given after completion of the programs within 30 to 45 working Days.

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