About Us Participation Facts Directions Gallery Brochure NATIONAL HIMALAYAN TREKKING EXPEDITION DEO TIBBA BASE 2017 5250.00 Report at Katrain - 50 participants in each reporting dates between -1st May to 31st May 2017 10D/9N(FeeRs.5000+Online Bkg Chrs Rs250) Simple Vegetarian food, tented accommodation on sharing bases and group insurance, Forest Entry , trekking. Start Date 2017 01 May End Date 2017 31 May Schedule & Seats Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now 01 May, 2017 51 49 2 Book Now 02 May, 2017 54 50 4 Book Now 03 May, 2017 54 50 4 Book Now 04 May, 2017 53 51 2 Book Now 05 May, 2017 46 46 0 -- 06 May, 2017 55 51 4 Book Now 07 May, 2017 54 53 1 Book Now 08 May, 2017 48 47 1 Book Now 09 May, 2017 44 40 4 Book Now 10 May, 2017 55 50 5 Book Now 11 May, 2017 48 30 18 Book Now 12 May, 2017 47 35 12 Book Now 13 May, 2017 49 49 0 -- 14 May, 2017 47 43 4 Book Now 15 May, 2017 55 54 1 Book Now 16 May, 2017 48 48 0 -- 17 May, 2017 29 29 0 -- 18 May, 2017 50 50 0 -- 19 May, 2017 49 37 12 Book Now 20 May, 2017 50 50 0 -- 21 May, 2017 32 32 0 -- 22 May, 2017 35 35 0 -- 23 May, 2017 37 37 0 -- 24 May, 2017 26 26 0 -- 25 May, 2017 44 44 0 -- 26 May, 2017 50 2 48 Book Now 27 May, 2017 50 17 33 Book Now 28 May, 2017 49 19 30 Book Now 29 May, 2017 23 23 0 -- 30 May, 2017 49 34 15 Book Now 31 May, 2017 50 50 0 -- * About Program: A quintessential trek with full of Scenic beauty of beautiful snow capped mountains in the base of Mount Dev Tibba (19683 feet). This beautiful trek connects the beautiful valleys of Kullu and Lahaul to catch more possible views during the trek. Dev Tibba trek offers the pastures of the Gaddi shepherds its huge hanging glaciers. This is a spectacular view that haunts every trekker giving a unique experience. Trek Grading: Moderate 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: Kullu (HP) Flora and Faluna: 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 valley is known for the presence of 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.The Great Himalayan National Park is the repository of the great biodiversity of the region. Heighest Altitude Gain: 12500 Feet BEFORE BOOK THE PROGRAMME KINDLY READ THE PROGRAMME DETAILS CAREFULLY * Duration: 9N/10D (on 10th day participants will have to check out after breakfast ) * Reporting Point: Katrain, Himachal Pradesh Katrain is a small beautiful village in the Naggar Tehsil of Kullu district in Himachal Pardesh. It is about 4 Km from Naggar and 131 KMs form the state Capital Shimla. . A Cave where Arjun was supposed to have meditated is also located nearby and the Basheshwar Mahadev temple that is supposed to have been built in 8th Century is also a place of interest close to Katrain. * Program Includes: Simple Vegetarian food, tented accommodation on sharing bases and group insurance, Forest Entry , trekking. * Day Wise schedule # Day 01: Reporting On first day the participants will be welcomed at Base camp Katrain where they will be accommodated in tents on sharing bases. (You must ensure to report by or before afternoon) # Day 02: Acclimatisation After breakfast trekkers will be taken for a small trek around the base camp to gain some height for proper acclimatization. After lunch participants will be given opening address in which introduction regarding YHAI, Doe’s and don’ts in mountains and High Altitude Sickness will be briefed. # Day 03: Rock Climbing and Rappelling On this day trekkers will have to trek a very small distance to reach a destination where they will be offered to have taste of wonderful Rock climbing and rappelling with different enjoyable techniques in the guidance of our professional instructors # Day 04 : Base Camp to Tilgan Camp After breakfast trekkers will be transported from base camp to Jagatsukh by bus where from trekkers will start trekking for around six hours to reach Tilgan Camp which is situated at an altitude of 7000 feet # Day 05 : Trek to Sarotu Trekkers will start trekking to cover 05 kilometers which normally takes 03 hours to reach Sarotu Camp which is located at an altitude of 8000 feet. # Day 06: Trek to Dumdumi Trekkers will have to trek for maximum 06 hours to reach Dumdumi Camp which is situated at an altitude of 9500 feet. # Day 07: Trek to Kharabandari Camp While trekking towards Kharabandari Camp, trekkers will go through the base camp of Mount Dev Tibba which is situated at an altitude of 12500 feet (The highest altitude of this expedition). On this day trekkers may have to trek on snow out of tree line for maximum 07 hours to reach the final camp site at Kharabandari, which is situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet from seal level . # Day 08 : Descent to Jobri Nalla trekkers will have to descend constantly while trekking for 04 hours to reach the Jobri Nall camp site which is situated at an altitude of 8000 feet from seal level. # Day 09: Descend to Base Camp Once again trekkers will have to descent constantly while trekking for 03 hours to reach Prini, Prini is a road head where trekkers will be transported by bus to Base Camp Katrain and it will take around 0ne hour to reach the base camp. By the evening , certificates will be distributed to those who have successfully completed the expedition # Day 10: Check out * Who can Participate: This expedition is open to YHAI members who are 15 years above and physically fit. 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 participant. 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/-(per participant.) 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: Trekking Department, National Office Youth Hostels Association of India 5, Nyaya Marg, Chankyapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact No.: 7827999000 Members can also apply through our YHAI Units or State Branch in their respective area. * Cancellation Policy: In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 % (2500/-) of the program fee as refund, provided your online cancellation request is received before 10th April’2017 http://yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach the copy of your Admit Card in your cancellation request email. OR Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through post/courier to National Office and should reach National Office before 10th April’2017 Please attach the copy of your Admit card in your cancellation request. The eligible person for refund they have to send their own account details to mentioned below format to Trekking@yhaindia.org Please attach the copy of your Admit card in your cancellation request. Refund may be given after post completion of the programs. There is no refund applicable for the all the program bookings done after 10th April’2017. Any unforeseen event / strike/Unfit Medical Condition or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. * Notice to Participant for any illness or injury: YHAI Group Insurance cover is for accidental death or permanent disability only. You are advised to take personal insurance cover for your journey and other related matters. Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of mountain biking 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. *Contact Details of Field Director: Shri.Vinod Muley - 9406615262 (1st May to 24th May, 2017 Batch) Anil Pathak: 9968313902 (15 th May to 31st May, 2017 Batch) Note: Contact number will chane after reaching Base Camp, it will be updated on the website later. * Food & Supplies: Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), and dinner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided. Nutritious, vegetarian and good quality food shall be served at the camp. Please bring your own lunch box, plates, mugs, spoons etc. Natural mineral spring water has been brought to the base camp from a nearby source. * Accommodation Facilities: tented accommodation on sharing basis will be provided * How To Reach:Katrain is 20 kms from Kullu 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 through this place. The nearest Railway Stations are Ambala & Chandigarh & the nearest Airport is Bhuntar. * What participants should along: Cotton Shirts, Slacks, Cotton Pants, Woolen sweaters or Jackets, Sun Cap, Trekking Shoes, Socks, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, lunch box, Water purifying tablets, Pen knife , Needle, Thread, Spare buttons, Goggles, Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, medicines which you normally use at home, Camera. Light-rain coat. * Notice to Participants: 1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the trekking program. 2. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If participants may wish to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the program and checking out. 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. * 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. * 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. * 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. * Adventure Scholarship : YHAI announces 50% adventure scholarships of fee 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. * 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.