DALHOUSIE WINTER TREK


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INR 6300.00

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50

From INR 6300.00per person

(Boarding + Lodging (inclusive of nutritious and sumptuous food), Equipment, Group Insurance, Forest Entry and Trekking)

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: Youth Hostels Association of India is organizing the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition in the Dalhousie region of Western Himalayas for the last 24 years. On a popular demand from our members we are once again organizing this expedition from the 10th of December-2020 to the 31th of December-2020. Dalhousie is the very beautiful Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh. Spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar Mountains are also visible from this enchanting town. Come and see what lies beyond the hills, peep into unseen and have a feel of snow. You are welcome to join this trail on any day during the scheduled period.

 

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

# Day 1: Reporting at Base Camp Devidehra ( 1605 ft )

 

# Day 2: Training/Acclimatization

 

# Day 3: Trek to Talai camp from Base camp 7550 ft

 

# Day4: Talai camp to Khajjiar camp- 11km/ 7hr

 

# Day 5: Trek to Mangla and transfer to base camp by jeep/bus

 

# Day 6: Free time after breakfast to explore Dalhousie and Kalatop, back to base camp, lunch and checkout.

 

Note: YHAI will arrange vehicle for Dalhousie or Kalatop, Vehicle charges will be paid by participants. Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.

 

*IMPORTANT: Please read all the instructions regarding the programme carefully before booking the same (including cancellation policy).

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

The minimum age for a member to join the program is 18 years to 60 Years, YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age and above age will not be considered in any case. Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate".

 

Special Allowance Cases:

On the special case if the person is medically fit and a regular trekker than he can be allowed in offline mode (decision will be final only on management discretion and seat availability). In this case, he/she has to produce Indemnity bond on rs 100/- bond paper from his respective state and has to submit the same along with his Registration form.

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Base Camp Devidehra ( 1605 ft ) Bus Stop Devidehra near Guru Dwara On the way Pathankot to Chamba road. From Pathankot so many buses are available catch the bus those buses are going to Chamba Only.

Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot Cantt. on main Delhi/ Howrah- Jammu section of Northern Railways. Bus Service: Regular bus service from Pathankot, Delhi and other parts of Punjab. Roadways buses and private taxis are available.

 

HOW TO JOIN: Online Booking  Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee of Rs. 6300/-

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 two copy of  "Admit Card", "Trekking Medical Certificate" (Validity 30 days only)& "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 apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a  along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount of Rs 6300/- in favour of “ Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registartion Form and Demand Draft may be sent to following address:

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact: 011-45999015

 

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: YHAI provides nutritious, vegetarian and good quality meals which includes Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), dinner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided.  Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons etc.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

Lunch Box (For Pack Lunch)

Plate

Tea Cup

Thermal Flask or Water Bottle

Thermal Wear

Monkey Woolen Cap

Trekking Shoes (Preferably Waterproof, high ankle, & Nonskid)

Good Winter Jackets 

Passport Size Photographs

ID Proof Original and Xerox

Membership Card

Medical Certificate

Indemnity Band If above 60

Basic Medicine

Sandal or Chappal (Washable & quick dry).

Socks- Cotton & woolen 4 pair (One pair only for night time).

Trousers (Light weight, no jeans, no cargo preferably quick dry).

Inner Garments (as per requirement).

Cotton T-shirts (Full & Half sleeves both).

Trek Suite (Complete set).

Wind Cheater(Upper & Lower with hoods, preferable water repelled).

Rain Coat Set.

Sweater or Woolen Jersey.

Good quality Jacket.

Woolen & Water proof Gloves.

Sun Cap & Woolen Cap.

Sun Glass (Polarized will be best).

Walking Stick.

Rucksack (If you have a good one, otherwise will be provided by YHAI).

Torch (With spare cells).

Water Bottle 

Toilet paper.

Towel, Soap.

Boroline, Vaseline, Sun protection Cream (SPF 30 & above).

Medicine (As per your personal requirement).

Camera with spare cells (Optional).

Personal Things use your at home.

Maps

No Map detail.

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 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:

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 no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag, water bottle 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 Himachal Pradesh is an offence.

 

* 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-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 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 up to 30 days in calendar year.

 

*Justice TPS Chawla Scholarship for underprivileged Girls: YHAI announced Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Girls whose family income is less than Rs.100000/- p.a. can avail this scholarship.  Applicant has to submit the salary certificate of their parents.  In case of Business, she has to submit their income on an affidavit. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates. 

 

*Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship for underprivileged Young Men & Women :YHAI announced 50% Off the Beaten Track Siddharth Scholarship of the program fee to provide underprivileged Young Men & 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.  Underprivileged Young Men & Women whose family income is less than Rs. 250000/- p.a can avail this scholarship by applying to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document/ certificates through their respective State Branch.

CANCELLATION RULES:

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 20th November 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.

 

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

There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 20th November 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