NATIONAL HIMALAYAN TREKKING EXPEDITION CHANDERKHANI PASS 2017

5250.00

  • Report at Kullu, HP - Reporting Dates: 1st May 2017 to 5th June, 2017
  • 10D/9N(FeeRs.5000+Online Bkg Chrs Rs250)
  • Tented Accommodation on sharing basis, simple veg food, Group Insurance, Forest entry fee.
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* About Program:

After successfully completing 46 years in Himalayan Trekking, Youth Hostels Association of India once again brings the National Himalayan Trekking Expedition– Chanderkani Pass, 2017. Chanderkhani, located at a height of 12,190 ft. provides an awesome and breathtaking view of some of the most beautiful snow clad mountain peaks like Tiger Thatch, Ali Ratni, Inderasan and Priyadarshini Range. Chanderkhani is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Shivalik Range.

*Trek  Grading: Easy to Moderate

These treks generally have around o4 to 06 hours of trekking per day and can involve a reasonable amount of ascent and descent touching the altitude around 10,000-12,000 feet. This grade is suitable for someone who is  in good health and who is regular walker. Suitable for anyone who walks on weekends or so, no previous trekking experience is required for this grade.

*Range : Kullu  Valley, Kullu District of HP

*Flora and Fauna:

Because of its complex geography and its 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:  10692 feet

BEFORE BOOKING  KINDLY READ THE PROGRAMME DETAILS CAREFULLY

* Duration:

Duration: 10D/9N (on 10th day participants will have to check out after breakfast)

* Reporting Point:

Kullu, Himachal Pradesh

 

* Program Includes:

Tented  Accommodation on sharing basis,  simple veg food, Group Insurance, Forest entry fee.

* Day Wise schedule:

 # Day 1: Reporting at base camp Kullu

 Kullu is situtated on the bank of River Beas. It is sandwiched between the Pirpanjal range,  Lower Himalayan and Great Himalayan Range. The average elevation of Kullu town is 4193ft and is 512Km away from Delhi. It can be reached by Delhi through road via NH1 upto Chandigarh and from there NH21 that passes through Bilaspur, Sundernagar and Mandi towns.

 # Day 2: Orientation and acclimatization

The participants will be briefed about the trek route, important do’s and don’ts, brief description about the acute mountain sickness and will go for an acclimatization walk.

# Day 3: Rock climbing and rappelling

As an additional activity for your adventure we offer Rock climbing and rappelling activity to our participants. The activity will guided by trained instructors.

# Day 4:  1st Higher Camp Sola Tanki (7930FT)

The participants will be transported from Base camp to Chansari village (6591 ft) by bus, then trek to Bijlimahadev (7913ft) distance 4km. After lunch at Bijli Mahadev they will move to Solatanki distance 7 km (7930ft) approx 4 hours trek. Solatanki hire camp is surrounded by dense forest of Deodar tree. The camp site is located in very peaceful area and offer a panoramic view of Kullu valley. One can also have the sighting of unique birds here.

 # Day 5: 2nd Higher Camp Mountinag (9187FT)

The next day trek is of 7km and gain altitude of 1257FT and took approx 5hrs. Mountinag name is after the local deity of that area. The route passes through Bringta Top (7273ft) which is the lunch point of the trek. The camp is in open area with a small temple of Mountinag Devta. The place offer a panoramic view Beas valley. The blowing cold breeze gives a soothing effect to the tired trekkers.

 # Day 6: 3rd Higher Camp Ubla Thach (9793FT)

The trek is relatively relaxing with many ups and downs. The altitudinal gain is 606Ft and the distance of 7kms with trekking time of approx 4-5hrs. The route offer a panoramic view of Beas Valley on the one side and Parvati Valley on the other and passes through woodland and grazing grounds. One can see the pastoralized life style of local people who use to bring their life stocks for grazing. The camp is located on the grazing ground with water source nearby.

# Day 7: 4th Higher Camp Dohra Nala (10692FT)

This route with the altitudinal gain of 899Ft and the distance of 8 km takes approx 6hrs trekking. The route passes through Futta Saur a beautiful natural meadow with a broken pond. After having lunch there the trek will move on to Dohra Nala, the camp situated at the middle of two small streams passing by.

 # Day 8: 5th Higher Camp Naya Tapru (9970FT)

This is the longest and most enchanting trek of this route with undulating terrain. The altitudinal loss of 722ft and the distance is 14km which take approx 7hrs of trekking. This route will pass through the Chandrakhani Pass (12190ft). The route provide the picturesque view of Parvati River and village area across it. One can slide on the snow and enjoy it to the fullest.

# Day 9:  Nauya Tapru to Naggar via Rumsu Village and transfer to Base Camp by Bus

 The last trek of this route is 7km long and take approx 4hrs with less gradient. The treks ends up at Naggar village. Here participants can visit Naggar Castle and Roerich art gallery naggar and from there the participants will be transferred to Base Camp by bus.

At base camp the closing ceremony will be conducted in which certificates will be distributed to those participants who have successfully completed the trek. As a part of the cultural integration there will be a small cultural program from participants only in which the older group will share their experience to the newer group.

# Day 10: Check out after breakfast.

 

* Who can Participate: The participant must be physically and medically fit and above the age of 15 years. YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age will not be considered in any case

* How to Participate:

Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee along with online booking amount i.e. Rs.5250/- ( Rs.5000/- Program Fee + Rs.250/- Online Booking Amount) per head.

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"(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 also apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.5050/-(Rs.50 postage charges) per head in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registration Form, Trekking Medical Form and DD may be sent to following address:

Note: Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred. Medical certificate will be submitted at Base camp.(medical certificate will be valid only for  30 days for the date of issuing).

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021,

Contact No.: 7827999000

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.

N.B: Without admit card and Medical fitness Certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.

 

* Cancellation Policy:  Cancellation Rules:

In case you are unable to join this trek, you will get a refund of 50% (2500/-)of your booking (except online charges) provided when your request is received through ( http://www.yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php)  & offline booking should be come through the post directly at the National Office-New Delhi, before 10th April, 2017. After this date no refund application will be considered. Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.

Online Booking must be cancelled through online or by mail before 10th April 2017.

Offline Booking cancelation Request may be sent through post/courier at following address provided it should reach National Office before 10th April’2017

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

There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 10th April’2017.

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

Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.

 

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. 

* Food: Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided.
 
* Accommodation FacilitiesTented accommodation will be provided on sharing bases.
 
* 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.
 
* How To Reach: Youth Hostel-15 Miles is 20 kms from Kullu.  near end of Span Resort. Get down at Ballu's Cafe - Baba Deluxe Dhaba on the Delhi- Kullu Manali National Highway. With a panoramic view of surrounding mountains.Regular bus services are available for Kullu from Delhi,Chandigarh & Punjab. Every bus from Kullu to Manali is passed from 15 miles. The nearest Railway Stations are Ambala & Chandigarh & the nearest Airport is Bhuntar.
 
* What participants should along:
 Rucksack (if You have one), 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.
*Certificates: Participants, who successfully complete the trekking and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.
 
* Notice to Participants: 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:

YHAI announces Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.

* Adventure Scholarship for Physically Challenged :

YHAI announces 50% adventure scholarships of Rs.2500/- each to physically challenged youth (including deaf & dumb) for this expedition. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI, on a plain paper supported by relevant documents/certificates.  

* Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship:

To provide underprivileged young men and 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. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.

* Photography Competition: After the completion of each trekking expedition, a photography competition will be held for which attractive cash prizes and certificates will be awarded. You may also send your entries in the form of colored slides or prints on the following subjects: Nature-birds, Flowers, Scenic Beauty, Camping and Trekking. The size of the prints should be 8” x 10”. Please give brief details of the location of the subjects and also your name, address and group number on the reverse of the photograph. YHAI has the right to retain/use even the entries which are not selected for awards due to acknowledgement/compensation. Last date for submitting entries is 31st July 2017.

Send the photographs on email: trekking@yhaindia.org