Seshachalam Trek


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50

From INR 3800.00per person

(Food, Accommodation and Technical assistance, Group Insurance,Forest permissions,Local Transport)

NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR             Mr. Ch Ravi Paul, State Secretary-AP State Branch,

CONTACT NUMBERS: Mr. Sai Rama Raju   mob. 99495 96555

Program Director: Mr. B Balasubramanyan (Balu)

Secretary YHAI      Tirupati Unit, mob.98484 29244

Field Director: K.V.E.Prasad  94412 46987,

Visakhaptnam city unit, secretary

 

 EMAIL ADDRESS: apstateyhai@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:Ch Ravi Paul, State Secretary-Yhai, AP State Branch, Q.no.112/C,SECTOR-4,UKKUNAGARAM,VISAKHAPATNAM -AP       Contact NO. 09441247066

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:TIRUMALA TIRUPATHI is famous as the abode of SRI BALAJI, the Lord of Seven Hills where Tens of Thousands of pilgrims throng every day seeking His Blessings. But very few are aware of astounding variety of the Fauna and Flora that abounds in the dense forests surrounding this Holy Shrine. Secret Canyons, perennial springs, cascading waterfalls, century’s old tall trees, caves, and prehistoric rock paintings are located off the beaten track and are reachable only by Trekking under the canopy of dense jungle on footpaths known only to the local tribal and the experience Trekkers of Youth Hostels Association of India.

DAY 1: Report at kukkaladoddi :  Training, Orientation & Instructions, (Kukkala Doddi Villagsituated at 20 kms from Renigunta railway station, 30 kms from Tirupati railway station.)  Tirupati Kadapa Highway

Tirupati  to Koduru,Rajampet,Kadapa -  Rtc buses,jeeps,cabs…

Renigumta Railway Junction  to Kukkala Doddi (v).. Rtc buses,jeeps,autos…

 

DAY 2: Trek to Tumburu Valley & Theertham: 12 Km. Night Halt

It is religious Theertham where many "Rishis" did penance in the ancient times. The trek through the canyon with towering hills of more than 200 feet height with a clearance of 20 to 30 feet only between the vertical rock walls climbing over boulders wading through pools of water ultimately reaching the water fall where the two hills join together is an unforgettable experience. Nature has provided swimming pools of different depths all along route inviting both swimmers and non swimmers to enjoy frolicking in the water after the bath under the waterfall at the end of the Thumburu Kona where a small idol of Tumburu, the celestial horse-headed musician is installed.

On the way Trekkers will have the opportunity to witness some of the rare cave paintings and caves where ancient men dwelt in the prehistoric age.

 

DAY 3: Trek to Papavinasanam Theertham – 10 kms On the way (via) Ramakrishna Theertham, 

Starting from Thumburu Valley one has to trek 5 kms. Including 1 km. ascent and 2 kms. Descent to down a narrow water course to reach the bowl shaped Ramakrishna Theertham by the side of perennial water course.

After visiting Ramakrishna Theertham, Trek to  Papavinasanam, 6 Kms, Valedictory, Trek Ends.

 WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Any member of the Association who is physically fit can join the program.

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Kukkaladoddi Village, Balapalli Bungalow, 20 Kms form Renugunta Railway Station, and 30 Kms form Thirupathi railway Station.

HOW TO JOIN: Offline booking only.-Members desirous of joining this program may apply on the prescribed registration form duly supported by a latest passport size Photo, Deposit the Registration fees to our State Bank Of India Bank, Ukkunagaram Branch, Account no. : Ac No:35195966786     IFSC Code:SBIN0008054 send the counterfoil along with the registration form to us at the following address.

Mr. Ch Ravi Paul ,Secretary-Yhai-AP State Branch  ,

Q.NO.112/C,SECTOR 4,UKKUNAGARAM,VISAKHAPATNAM -AP      

Contact NO. 09441247066

ACOMMODATION FACILITIES:   Every place is open to sky.

Fee includes:  Simple vegetarian food, Expert guidance, forest permissions, and local transport Group insurance.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING IN THE CORONA AGE: : Bed Sheet Sleeping Bag Trekking Shoe with Socks Sun Cap Light Rain Coat Torch Light Water Bottle Lunch Box Mug Plate Spoon Toilet Kit Cold Cream Camera (Optional).Regular Medicines if you are using..

NOTE:  participants must come with fewer luggages

SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and pain taking preparation has gone into the planning of the Trek route. Our experienced field staff and camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all the details. While every care has been taken to ensure your safety & health, the YHAI, AP State Branch cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.

 ADDITIONAL NOTES: The program schedule and routes are subject to change without prior notice


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Cancellation Policy

In case you are unable to join the Expedition after paying the participation fee, you will get Rs.1,900/- as refund of participation fee, provided your request is received directly to the Secretary, AP State branch-YHAI,by email, 15 days before the date of reporting. WhatsApp messages, mobile messages, oral conversations will not be entertained.