MARINE PARK EXPLORATION CUM TREKKING


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(Covers accommodation, Simple vegetarian nutritious food, Local transportation, Forest entry fees, Boat charges, Expert’s guidance.)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAMME:

Gujarat is the unique State of India which has the longest seashore, vast desert landscapes of Rann of Kutch, wetlands habitats of Nal Sarovar, fascinating Marine Eco system like Narara Island & Poshitra, moist deciduous forest of Dangs. Once again, we welcome all Youth Hostellers friends from all over India to join the wonderful Exploring the Marine National Park for its wonderful Marine life. The programme is conducted by the Gujarat State Branch and OKHA YHAI Unit with the kind support by Gujarat Forest Department and Marine National Park, Jamnagar.

 

 

The fascinating underwater world of Marine National Park & Marine Sanctuary.

A total 162.89 Square Kilometers of Marine National Park and 457.92 Square Kilometers of Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Kutch offers exotic sightings for people willing to go on an adventure trip in this area. In the Gulf of Kutch, there are 42 islands, out of which 33 islands have coral reefs. There are islands with sandy beaches and mangrove swamps. These islands are a treasure-trove of marine species and a paradise for birdwatchers.

The Marine National Park & Sanctuary has lived coral reefs, mangroves, sea-grass beds, mudflats, network of creeks and other eco systems which support rich marine life & bird life. Here one has a chance to spot octopus, puffer fish, sea turtles, lobsters, crabs, dolphins, ray fishes, jellyfish, star fish, sea anemones, colorful corals, exotic marine flowering plants, etc.

 

 

PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAMME:

 

The purpose of this programme is to introduce and understand the ecology and Environment of Marine National Park area, and to explore the cultural and religious glimpses of Gujarat with National Integration.

 

 

 

PROGRAM OORDINATOR DETAILS:

 

 

NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATORS:         (1)          Mr.  JAYESH RAMAVAT

                                                                                                                Chairman, YHAI OKHA UNIT.

CONTACT NUMBER:                                                                       Mobile: 08866293943

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                                                            ramavatjayesh@gmail.com        

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                                                    Near Ration Shop, Gandhi Nagri,

                                                                                                OKHA PORT-361 350. (GUJARAT)

 

                                                                                                 (2)         Mr. ANAND GONDALIA

                                                                                                      Secretary, YHAI OKHA UNIT.

CONTACT NUMBER:                                                                      Mobile: 07698891092

E-MAIL ADDRESS:                                                                          anandgondaliya599@gmail.com 

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                                                    Navi Nagari, Opp. Laheri Mata temple,

                                                                                                                OKHA PORT- 361 350 (GUJARAT)

 

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  

 

Any Member of YHAI above 10 years from all over India can participate on a First come first serve basis.  For nonmembers, Membership will also be available at the time of registration.

 

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

 

 

OKHA is very well connected by Train and Buses with Ahmedabad and Rajkot and major cities of India. Nearest Airports are Jamnagar, Rajkot and Porbandar. Regular State Transport service and Private luxury buses are available to reach at Okha and by boat to Beyt Dwarka.

 

 

HOW TO JOIN:

 

Members desirous to join this programme may apply on prescribed Registration Form (Download) dully supported by a Medical Certificate (Download) through website: www.yhaindia.org OR can apply through Google Form link: -

 

https://forms.gle/vZJTyhz1dXzejUbc7

Please credit the Participation Fee in the Bank account of Okha Unit as per the details below:

 

Account Name: Youth Hostels Association of India, Okha Unit.

State Bank of India, Okha Branch, (Gujarat).

Account N0: 38404650121

IFSC Code : SBIN0000457

 

Postal Address to send hard copy of Form and relevant documents:

 

Sh.  JAYESH RAMAVAT, Chairman, Okha Unit of YHAI,  

Near Ration shop, Gandhinagari

OKHA Port-361350

E- MAIL ADDRESS:           ramavatjayesh@gmail.com

 

 

PROGRAMME SCHEDULES - DAY TO DAY:

DAY- 1 Reporting at the Base camp at Beyt Dwarka (After 14-00 PM) and Orientation.

DAY -2 Coastal Trekking, and exploration of Marine life. Watching Sunset at the beach side with soft- music.

DAY-3 Visit to Gopi Talav, Nageshwar, Dwarka, Shivrajpur, (approx. 150 Km.)

DAY -4 Boat safari (approx. 30 nautical miles) Closing ceremony and departure. Certificate Distribution and   Recreation activity. Group breaks after evening tea. (Check out)

[Programme, schedule and routes are subject to change without prior notice, Batch wise programme schedule may vary]

 

For more Information: (Or for off line booking also) Please contact:

JAYESH RAMAVAT           :               8866293943                        ramavatjayesh@gmail.com

ANAND GONDALIA         :               7698891092                         anandgondalia599@gmail.com                 

BHUPATSINH ZALA          :               9898657533                         bhupatsinhzala47@gmail.com   

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ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES:            Tented Accommodation on sharing basis.

 

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:                          Simple Vegetarian Nutritious Food will be served.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

Light cotton clothes, sunglass, Sun Cap / Cap, Water Bottle, Trekking shoes, Torch, Personal Medicines, Toilet Kit, Camouflage clothes are desirable.

Please bring a soft/hard copy of your  Vaccination Certificate of COWIN -19.

 

WEARING OF FACE MASK IS COMPULSORY DURING THE ENTIRE PROGRAMME.

All participants shall have to strictly follow the COVID-19 Guidelines issued by the Government and local authorities.

 

Warning: Carrying Non-bio degradable material in Gujarat is an offence. Smoking, use of Alcohols and Narcotics of any description are strictly prohibited during the programme.

 

SAFETY & SECURITY:

 

All necessary precautions are taken while planning for Safety and security of participants.

CANCELLATION RULES:  In case any participant cancels the booking, he/she will not be provided with any refund. Instead of a refund, participants can send their friends/ relatives /any member of YHAI in this programme with prior information and permission from the organizers 7 days in advance.