Sar Pass Trek 2021


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INR 8500.00

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50

From INR 8500.00per person

(Inclusive of Food, Boarding, Medical Insurance and Trekking)

* About Program:

After completing 48 years in Himalayan Trekking, Youth Hostels Association of India once again brings the National Himalayan Trekking cum Training Expedition– SAR Pass, 2021, in the beautiful Parvati valley of Kullu District in Himachal Pradesh. SAR Pass is one of the most popular trails of the Shivalik range of the mighty Himalayas. SAR Pass Trail offers an opportunity to enjoy the exquisite beauty of the Parvati valley with Kasol, Nagaru, Biskeri and Manikaran as its beauty spots.

 

KANWAR WID LIFE SANCTUARY: The Kanwar Sanctuary was established in February, 1954, and is extended over an expanse of 60.7 square kilometres. Kanwar Sanctuary is home to the rare "Western Tragopan" and 200 species of birds and over 30 species of mammals. Amongst the bird population, Cheer Pheasant and White Cheeked Tit are the most prominent which can be seen here. Animals which can be found inside the boundary of the Kanwar Sanctuary are Barking Deer, Serow, Golden Jackal Goral, Leopard, Himalayan Palm Civet, Common Giant Flying Squirrel, Himalayan Weasel and Yellow Throated Marten. Kanwar sanctuary is an ideal place to witness the imposing beauty of the forests and their endless range of wildlife.

 

MANDATORY: Trekking Medical Certificate will be compulsory at the time of reporting only (with 30 days of validity ) duly signed by  registered Medical Practitioner (MBBS / MD only) along with his registration no. and stamp.

 

*Trek Grading: Moderate to Tough

These treks generally have around 06 hours of trekking per day and can involve a reasonable amount of ascent and descent touching the altitude around 12000-13000 feet. This grade is suitable for someone who is  in good health and who is regular walker. Suitable for anyone who is used to walking on weekends or so, no previous trekking experience is required for this grade.

*Range: Parvati Valley, Kullu District of HP

 

*Flora and Fauna:

Because of the complex geography and the great variations in altitude, Kullu is home to an enormous range of species, which span the subtropical to the alpine. The common trees in the Kullu hills belong to the conifer species (deodar, pine, spruce, fir). Several species of medicinal plants like Hath Panja (Dactylorhiza hatageria) and Brahma Kamal (Saussurea obvallata) grow luxuriously in the valley. the Himalayan brown bear and the Himalayan Tahr. The Western Tragopan (the state bird of Himachal Pradesh) and the Monal pheasant are the prominent birds species found in the region.

 

*Heighest Altitude Gain: 12,500 feet

Reporting Dates:  50 participants in each reporting date between 1st May to 05th June -2021

BEFORE BOOK THE PROGRAMME KINDLY READ THE PROGRAMME DETAILS CAREFULLY

 

Schedule:

Day: 1 – Reporting at Base Camp, Youth Hostel Kasol

Day 2: Acclimatization, Orientation/Training and Kit Inspection

Day 3: Trek to Grahan Camp (Distance 9 km, 5hrs)

Day4: Trek to Ming Thach Camp (11200 ft)

Day 5: Trek to Nagaru Camp (12500 ft)

Day 6: Trek to Beskari Camp (11000 ft) via Sar pass

Day 7: Trek to Bhandak Thatch Camp (8000ft)

Day 8: Short Trek to Barshani and Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity

Day 9: Check Out after Breakfast

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

 

* How To Reach: Our base camp is at Kasol which is linked by road to Kullu via Bhuntar, it is 5 kms short of Manikaran, famouis for hot water springs. Regular bus services and available from Kullu and Bhuntar to reach Kasol. Direct Buses are also available to Manikaran from Chandigarh and other parts of Punjab. Nearest railheads are Chandigarh and Ambala. Nearest airport is Bhuntar. Deluxe, semi deluxe and orginary night/day buses are available from Delhi, Chandigarh and other parts of Punjab till Manikaran. Please visit Himachal Pradesh Tourism Department and Himachal Pradesh Road Transportation website.

 

* 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. 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 Participate:

Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online though website: www.yhaindia.org by paying requisite program fee Rs.8500/-.

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", "Trekking Medical Certificate" & "Membership Card, two passport size photographs 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 "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount of Rs.8500/- .in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registration Form, Trekking Medical Form and Demand Draft may be sent to following address:

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.

 

* Notice to Participant: 

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 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

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* Food & Supplies: Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals

* Accommodation Facilities: Tented accommodation (10-12 PERSON IN A TENT ON SHARING BASIS), pucca toilet cum bathroom facility, at the base camp.

* Safety & Security: : Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of trekking routed for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. 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 eventualities.

* What participants should bring along: Rucksack (if You have one), Walking stick, Woolens, Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Sun Cap, Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Lunch box ,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.

EXTRA LUGGAGE CAN BE DEPOSITED AT THE BASE CAMP.

* Notice to Participants at the time of reporting:

YHAI membership card or Receipt of payment for membership fees and Admit card, original Medical Certificate & two Passport size photographs is must to enter into the Base Camp. Without these documents participating members will not be allowed at Base Camp.

* 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.

* Certificates: Participants, who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.

* 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 April 2021. 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 April 2021.

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