About Us Participation Facts Directions Gallery NATIONAL HIMALAYAN NATURE STUDY CUM TREKKING EXPEDITION DOBHI 2017 3675.00 Report at Base camp Dobhi - Reporting Dates: 27th April to 31st May, 2017 8D/7N(Fee Rs.3500+Online Bkg Chrs Rs175) Simple vegetarian food, Tenting accomodation on sharing basis,Training, Forest entry fee, Guidance and group Insurance Start Date 2017 27 Apr End Date 2017 31 May Schedule & Seats Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now 27 Apr, 2017 12 0 12 -- 28 Apr, 2017 4 0 4 -- 29 Apr, 2017 28 3 25 -- 30 Apr, 2017 50 4 46 -- 01 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 02 May, 2017 17 0 17 Book Now 03 May, 2017 50 2 48 Book Now 04 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 05 May, 2017 30 0 30 Book Now 06 May, 2017 1 0 1 Book Now 07 May, 2017 8 0 8 Book Now 08 May, 2017 6 0 6 Book Now 09 May, 2017 1 0 1 Book Now 10 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 11 May, 2017 20 0 20 Book Now 12 May, 2017 50 6 44 Book Now 13 May, 2017 10 0 10 Book Now 14 May, 2017 1 1 0 -- 15 May, 2017 20 1 19 Book Now 16 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 17 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 18 May, 2017 9 6 3 Book Now 19 May, 2017 28 0 28 Book Now 20 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 21 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 22 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 23 May, 2017 14 0 14 Book Now 24 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 25 May, 2017 50 2 48 Book Now 26 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 27 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 28 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 29 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 30 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now 31 May, 2017 50 0 50 Book Now * About Program: Dear students, our mission is to enable and promote travel, tourism, adventure spirit, national integration and Education by our different adventure programmes round the year. Every year we organize a Special Nature study cum trekking expedition programme for the student. So once again we are conducting the same programme at Dobhi in district Kullu (HP). This programme includes many adventurous activities which can boost your future with courage, leadership, National Integration, team spirit and lot of fruitful achievements Location : Kullu (HP) Flora and Faluna : 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 the , the Himalayan brown bear and the Himalayan Thar. The Western Tragopan (the state bird of Himachal Pradesh) and the Monal pheasant are the prominent birds species found in the region. Highest Altitude Gain : 12,000 Feet Note:-These programs are exclusively for YHAI members. Membership is also available at Base Camp/Online/State Branch/Units and YHAI Trekking expeditions are not subsidized by the Government or any donors. BEFORE BOOK THE PROGRAMME KINDLY READ THE PROGRAMME DETAILS CAREFULLY * Reporting Dates: 27th April to 31st May 2017(every day 50 students will report at base camp) * Duration: 8D/7N (on 8th day participants will have to check out after breakfast) Reporting Point: Base Camp Dobhi (Kullu District of HP) * Program Includes: Simple vegetarian food, Sharing accommodation, Equipments, Training, Forest entry fee, Guidance and group Insurance * Day Wise schedule: # Day 01: Reporting: participants will report at base camp Dobhi. Equipments will be issued to the students by or before evining. # Day 02: Acclimatization: Students will trek around the base camp while morning exercises to get acclimatized properly followed by breakfast. After breakfast students will go for rock climbing and rappelling till lunch break and after a specific rest students will enjoy the river crossing by different techniques in guidance of our professional instructor. # Day 03: Short Trek to Kharogi: Students will be transported from Base Camp to Katrain where they will start trekking for 04 hours to reach Kharogi Youth Hostel Camp which is located at an altitude of 6000 feet from sea level. # Day 04: Trek to Naya Tapru: On this day students will enjoy the beautiful trek in dense forests for 06 hours while gaining some altitude to reach Naya Tapru Camp which is located at altitude of 8200 feet from seal leavel. Naya Tapru Camp is the site where tree line ends and snow line starts # Day 05: Height Gain: This is the day when students will feel the real adventure while trekking on snow, snow sliding etc. to reach base of the Chanderkhani, Chanderkhani is a mountain pass having altitude of 12000 feet approximately. Students will only reach to the base of chanderkhani mountain pass and will return to the camp and this trek will take around 10 hours approximately # Day 06: Descend to Nathan Seri: On this day students will start descending in beautiful dense forests towards Nathan Seri Camp. During this trek students can enjoy the beautiful natural views of Mountain peaks, Villages etc. this trek will take 07 hours to reach the Nathan Seri camp which is located at an altitude of 6000 feet from seal level. # Day 07: Closing Ceremony: This is the final day of trekking of this program when students feel much excited to reach the base camp after successful completion of the trekking programme. By the evening there will be closing ceremony in which students will share their experience with the new comers and the certificates will be also distributed to the students who have completed successfully the trekking programme. Students can also conduct cultural evening/programme. # Day 08: Check out: On this day students will have to check out from the base camp after breakfast. * Who can Participate: The program is open to students of age group between 10 -15 yrs. Only junior members are allowed to participate. Overage/ underage students shall not be considered in any case. ONE TEACHER/ ESCORT ACCOMPANYING A GROUP OF 10 STUDENTS WILL BE COMPLEMENATRY IN TERMS OF PARTICIPATION FEE ON ‘FIRST COME FIRST SERVED’ BASIS. * How to Participate: Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this program may apply online by paying program fee along with online booking amount (Rs.3700/- Program Fee + Rs.185/- Online Booking Charges) 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 temporary membership card may also be accepted) at the time of reporting to the Base Camp. Offline Booking: Members desirous of joining this program may apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.3750/- (Rs. 50 postage charges) 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, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact No.: 7827999000 All Offline Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. National Office will send the Admit 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: In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 % of the program fee as refund, provided your online cancellation request is received before 5th April, 2017. Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through email at email@example.com please attache the copy of your Admit Card in your cancellation request email. OR Request for cancellation and refund may be sent through post/courier at following address provided it should reach National Office before 5th April’2017 Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred. Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity or Medically unfit will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Please attach the copy of your Admit card in your cancellation request. Refund may be given after post completion of the programs. * 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.A B Dharajia - 9426450410 (From 27th April to 20th May, 2017) Shri. P K Savani: 9825230682 (From 27th April to 31th May, 2017) Note: Contact number will chane after reaching Base Camp, it will be updated on the website later. * Food & Supplies: Simple vegetarian food * Accommodation Facilities: Tenting accomodation will be provided. * How To Reach: : Dobhi is directly connected with Delhi (527kms), Chandigarh (226kms) by road. Regular bus services are available. The nearest rail heads for Dobhi are Ambala & Chandigarh. The nearest airport is Bhuntar. Youth Hostel Dobhi is 14kms on Kullu-Manali highway. All buses touch the base camp. * 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. * Notice to Participants: 1. Students will have to follow the schedule strictly. 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. 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. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Himachal Pradesh is an offence. * 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 to each 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. Send the photographs on email: firstname.lastname@example.org No Map detail.