Trekking Expedition - Dodital (Uttarakhand) 2017

5985.00

  • Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand) - 09 Apr, 2017 - 11 Apr, 2017
  • 6D/5N
  • Inclusive of Accommodation, Transportation, Food, Group Insurance, Forest Entry Fees, Qualified and experienced support Staff
2017 09 Apr
2017 11 Apr
Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now
09 Apr, 2017 28 12 16 Book Now
10 Apr, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now
11 Apr, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 metres (9,921 ft). Dodital is considered as one of the most beautiful lakes of India and it is extremely popular with nature lovers and trekking enthusiasts. Dodital is surrounded by dense Oak Woods, Pine, Deodar and Rhododendrons with crystal clear water that makes Dodital as an ultimate trekking destination for the trekkers. The lake is full of fishes and is known for some of the rare species like the Himalayan Golden Trout. According to mythological history, Dodital is known as birthplace of Lord Ganesha and witnessed the beheading of the Ganesha by Lord Shiva.

Grading: Easy to Moderate

Total Trek: 54 Kms

 

DURATION: 6Days/ 5 Nights

 

REPORTING POINT: Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand)

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

Uttarkashi is well connected through road network. Since air and rail connectivity in Uttarkhand is limited, road network is the best and easily available transport option.

By Air: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun is the nearest Airport to Uttarkashi situated at a distance of 160 Kms. Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Uttarkashi 

By Train: The nearest railway station to Uttarkashi is Rishikesh/Dehradun. Rishikesh/Dehradun is well connected by Railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh/Dehradun are frequent. Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh/Dehradun. Taxis, sharing Jeeps and buses are available from Rishikesh, Dehradun and many destinations to Uttarkashi

By Road: Uttarkashi is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand State. Uttarkashi is situated on NH-108 which connects Gangotri. Buses to Rishikesh/Dehradun are available from ISBT Kashmere Gate, Delhi and buses/Sharing Jeeps/Taxis to Uttarkashi are easily available from Rishikesh and Dehradun.

 

PROGRAM INCLUDES:
Inclusive of Accommodation, Transportation, Food, Group Insurance, Forest Entry Fees, Qualified and experienced support Staff

 

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

Day 1: Reporting at Uttarkashi (2 PM)

Reporting, Briefing and Orientation    

Day 2: Uttarkashi to Sangamchatti by Jeep and trek to Bebra (8Km)

After Breakfast, short drive from Uttarkashi to Sangamchatti by jeep (15Km) and trek to Bebra (8 Km-2200 Mtr.) Night halt at Bebra Camp.

Day 3: Trek from Bebra to Dodital, Stay overnight at Dodital Campsite (14 Km)

After breakfast start trekking to reach Dodita via Manjhi. The trek from Bebra to Dodital is easy and there is a well maintained route through Rhodendron, Pine and Oak trees. We will stop for our packed lunch at Manjhi village. Post lunch, 2 hour trek from Manjhi will take us to our destination, the scenic lake called Dodital which is famous for its beauty and The Himalayan Trout fish

Day 4: Trek from Dodital to Darwatop (4150m) and back, Stay at Dodital Campsite (5+5 Km)

Early morning trek up reach Darwatop with packed breakfast. View from the top is amazing and you would be able to see significant peaks like Gangotri group, Bandarpoonch, swargarohini peaks etc. from the top. Relax at the top for some time and start back towards Dodital for the hot lunch and overnight stay. 

Day 5: Trek from Dodital to Bebra, Stay at Bebra Camp (14 km)

After breakfast trek down to Bebra - an easy 14 km, retracing the same path. Overnight at Bebra Camp

Day 6: Trek from Bebra to Sangamchatti and Uttarkashi by Jeep (8 km)

 After breakfast trek to Sangamchatti, and thereafter, drive down to Uttarkashi. After lunch check out.

Programme & route schedule are subject to change without prior notice.

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 JOIN:

Members may apply online by paying requisite programme fee including online booking amount Rs 5985/- (Rs 5700/- + Rs.285 /- Online charges)

 

For offline booking:

Members can also deposit the participation fee in any branch of Canara Bank giving the following details:

Name of Account: Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch

Bank Name:    Canara Bank

Branch:            7/48, Diplomatic Enclave, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi -110021

Account No.     0157101030829

IFSC:                CNRB0000157

Offline Booking Process:

Members desirous of joining this programme may apply  on the prescribed registration form duly supported by  YHAI prescribed Medical Certificate along with or Deposit Slip/NEFT Challan Copy or a DD/Cheque of requisite amount Rs. 5700/- in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch” payable at New Delhi

N.B: Booking is based on first come first serve All Offline Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. Without admit card and Medical Certificate do not claim your registration as confirmed.

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

CANCELLATION RULES:

In case you are unable to join this trek you will get 50% of the prog. Fee which is Rs.2850/- (Except Online Charges) as refund, provided your online cancellation request is received before 31st March 2017 (positively). Any request received after the last date of cancellation will not be considered.

 Participants who have booked online should cancel online before 31st March 2017 (http://yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php).

Any unforeseen event / strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation. Refund will be given after completion of the programs.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR:  Mr.  Rakesh Tiwari

CONTACT NUMBER:                                      011-41619199

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                            delhistateyhai@gmail.com, yhaidelhi1@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                      Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch

                                                                        5, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi -110021

 

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES:

Accommodation in Hotel/Tent on sharing basis will be provided.

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:

Simple, nutritious vegetarian meals will be provided.

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

Rucksack (40-60 Ltr.), Small Backpack/Day pack (10-20 Ltr), Trekking Shoes, Floaters/Flip Flops,  Socks, Raincoat, Poncho, Torch, Lunchbox, Glass/Tumbler, Plates, Spoon, Water bottle, Woolen Garments, Sun Cap, Sunglasses, Sunscreen Cream, Moisturizer, Lip Balm, Goggles, personal Medical Kit, Needle, Thread, Button, Soap, Towel, Camera, Powerbank Cotton Shirts, Cotton Pants, Personal Utilities

SAFETY & SECURITY:

Trained/expert camp leaders will be available for guidance. Medicines will be available in the camp. First aid/ basic medical assistance shall be provided. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, The Youth Hostels Association of India, Delhi State Branch will not be responsible for any accidents, illness and any such unforeseen eventualities.  Group insurance cover is for accidental death or permanent disability only

 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 trek and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

1. Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the 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. Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.

4. 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 next camp.

5. Burning of woods during camp fire is strictly prohibited.

6. Medical Certificate is compulsory; you have to summit Medical Certificate at the time of reporting.

If found flouting the rules, your participation will be terminated with immediate effect.

 

No Map detail.