ENCHANTED KASHMIR 2021


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INR 13650.00

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From INR 13650.00per person

(Meals (Breakfast&Dinner); Transportation, Accommodation; Shikara Ride (1 hour), Entry Fees.)

NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATORS:   Laxmi Mordekar; Madhumita Deshpande, Sarita Gaikwad.

CONTACT NUMBER:  9987990990;  9552945027; 8698940246.

EMAIL ADDRESS: hirkani.yhai@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS: A-1, Shivalik CHS, Plot No.6, Sector 16 A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai 400 091.

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:  Agar firdaus ba ruay zami ast, ami astoami asto, ami ast”. “If there is a heaven on earth, it's here, it's here, it's here”.

The program is an excursion cum training program in the valley of Kashmir known as the “Paradise on Earth”. The program is informative, educative cum training program on the culture, lifestyle, flora-fauna, heritage and beauty of Kashmir Valley. We aim to provide participants knowledge and training in identifying flora in Kashmir (Tulips, Saffron flowers, Chinnar, Willow Tree, Himalayan Birch etc.); fauna (Trout and concept of trout farming in Kashmir - Asia’s largest Trout Farm)

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:               

Day 1: Report to Srinagar by 2:00 pm. Visit to Nehru Park; Visit to Floating Post Office; Visit to Srinagar Market; Shikara Ride (1 hour). Stay at Srinagar.

Day 2:  Visit to Kokernag - Trek to Aharbal Waterfall; Visit Verinag (Origin of Jhelum) ; Visit to Kokernag (Asia’s Largest Trout Farming Centre). Stay at Kokernag.

Day 3:Visit to Pahalgam - Visit to Achabal, Explore ruins of Martand Surya Temple ; Visit Betaab Valley. Stay at Pahalgam.

Day 4:Return to Srinagar - Visit Chandanwari; Explore Awantipura Ruins; Visit Pampore (Saffron Town of India). Stay at Srinagar.

Day 5:Explore and Nature Study Srinagar; Visit Shankarcharya Temple Visit Chasmeshahi Garden; Visit Tulip Garden (Indira Gandhi);Visit Shalimar Garden; Visit Nishat Garden; Visit Hazratbal Shrine. Stay at Srinagar.

Day 6:Visit Gulmarg. Stay at Srinagar.

Day 7: Checkout after breakfast.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? Any individual above the age of 18 years can join the program. Minors can participate in the program if accompanied by guardian. YHAI membership is mandatory in participation of the program.

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Srinagar is connected to Jammu by road (300 km) which takes less than 08 hours and regular bus and taxi service (Day and Night) is available From Jammu bus stand. Beware of unforseen road-block and traffic congestion. Incase travelling by road, it is advisable to keep a buffer day for reporting. Nearest Railway Station is Jammu Tawi (JAT) and nearest Airport is Srinagar (SXR), well connected from major cities and towns.

 

HOW TO JOIN:                                             Can join through offline booking. Payments to be made by NEFT/RTGS.

                                                                        Account Holder  : Youth Hostels Association of India

                                                                        Account No. : 40056903963

                                                                        IFSC : SBIN0010330

                                                                     

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Sharing Basis. Rooms/Huts/Dorms.

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:  Simple vegetarian Food and clean supply of water.

Maps

No Map detail.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:


Original Identity card, cotton clothes, woolens, comfortable shoes, socks, raincoat, personal medication/first aid, towel, toiletries, plate, spoon, mug, lunch box, sunscreen, cap, sunglasses, raincoat, Medical fitness certificate per YHAI format.

CANCELLATION RULES: No refund in case participant fails to report.

Cancellation 15 daysprior to the reporting date shall entitle you to 25% refundreceivable on completion of the program.  Any shorter than 15 clear working days shall have no refund.

 Seat is transferrable to another person.

Change of reporting date is not permissible.

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

SAFETY & SECURITY:Participants are advised not to leave the premises of the accommodation without notice and at odd hours.

It is advisable to dress conservatively.

Do not wear army print clothes.

Stick to the group and do not wander without notice to leader/co-traveller/driver.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:Route and Schedule of the program may change without prior notice based on the local condition.

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

Please carry original Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ Election Card/Passport as a proof of Identity.

We shall not be responsible for any cost arising out of natural calamity.

Organizers shall reserve the right to change routes without prior notice.

Kashmir only possesses post-paid mobile connectivity of selected networks.

Any damage done to any property by the participant shall be the liability of the participant.

Being peak season, all bookings in Kashmir shall be advance bookings, incase of cancellation, if we do not get refund, we shall not be able to extend the same to the participants.

Kindly note, flowering of Tulips is a natural phenomenon.

Use of drone is prohibited.

EXCLUSIONS

Any meals/beverages in addition to mentioned in inclusions.
Any extra-curricular activity.
Camera/DSLR/Videography equipment charges applicable at monuments or activities directly chargeable.
Gandola Ride.
Medical expenses of any nature/Insurance.
Extra- stay/upgradation of accommodation.
Pony/Horse ride/porters.
Any other not included in inclusions.
Tips & gratuities to guides, driver etc.

 

CANCELLATION RULES:                                                  No refund in case participant fails to report.

Cancellation 15 days prior to the reporting date shall entitle you to 25% refund receivable on completion of the program.  Any shorter than 15 clear working days shall have no refund.

 Seat is transferrable to another person.

Change of reporting date is not permissible.

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