About Us Participation Facts Directions Gallery National Himalayan Trekking Expedition 2017 Sandakphu-Gurdum 6248.00 International Youth Hostels Darjeeling, W.B., India - 1st May, 2017, to 31st May, 2017 7N/8D(Fee:Rs.5950+Bkng Chrs Rs.298) Accommodation, Nutritious Veg food, Insurance, Forest entry fees Start Date 2017 01 May End Date 2017 31 May Schedule & Seats Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now 01 May, 2017 40 20 20 Book Now 02 May, 2017 40 7 33 Book Now 03 May, 2017 40 1 39 Book Now 04 May, 2017 32 0 32 Book Now 05 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 06 May, 2017 40 18 22 Book Now 07 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 08 May, 2017 40 13 27 Book Now 09 May, 2017 40 2 38 Book Now 10 May, 2017 40 25 15 Book Now 11 May, 2017 36 0 36 Book Now 12 May, 2017 40 11 29 Book Now 13 May, 2017 40 4 36 Book Now 14 May, 2017 40 7 33 Book Now 15 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 16 May, 2017 40 9 31 Book Now 17 May, 2017 40 3 37 Book Now 18 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 19 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 20 May, 2017 40 19 21 Book Now 21 May, 2017 40 2 38 Book Now 22 May, 2017 38 2 36 Book Now 23 May, 2017 40 10 30 Book Now 24 May, 2017 40 2 38 Book Now 25 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 26 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 27 May, 2017 40 8 32 Book Now 28 May, 2017 40 4 36 Book Now 29 May, 2017 40 0 40 Book Now 30 May, 2017 40 6 34 Book Now 31 May, 2017 40 5 35 Book Now *ABOUT PROGRAM: Sundakphu - the world famous trekking paradise, from where one can enjoy the clear views of Himalayan Giants like Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lohtse, Nuptse, Makalu, Pandim, Chomolhari, and many more up to Arunachal Pradesh. . For the tourists & trekkers, fresh from the sights of other lands, not only as a delightful surprise but as a variable relief from the hot & sultry weather from plains. The weather at this time of the year is Darjeeling best. Cool Languid days with hardly a cloud in a sky of clear and uninterrupted blue, near by slopes, a luxuriant green in the blue hills shimmering across the valley and the mighty Kanchenjunga range stands as a majestic background towering over everything. *DURATION: 7N/8D * Reporting Point: International Youth Hostels Darjeeling New Taxi Stand, Just 300 Mtr. Before of Darjeeling Railway Station on Main Road. Chota Kakjhora, Darjeeling. *PROGRAM INCLUDES: Accommodation, Nutritious Veg food, Insurance, Forest entry fees *PROGRAM SCHEDULE: #DAY 1: Reporting at base camp, (2134mt.) after 3 p.m. #DAY 2: Acclimatisation. #DAY 3: Transfer to Dhotrey by Jeep. Trek to Tumling(2900mt.) 7 km. #DAY 4: Trek to Kalipokhri(3108mt.) 13 km. #DAY 5: Trek to Sandakphu(3636 mt.) 6 km. #DAY 6: Trek to Gurdum(2910 mt.) 14 km. #DAY 7: Trek to Rimbik(2286 mt.)via Sirikhola, 13km. Valedictory Ceremony and Grand Dinner. #DAY 8: Transfer by jeep to Darjeeling Base Camp Lunch and Check-out. Note- Participants are requested to report at base camp by 6 p.m for orientation. Total round Trekking Route- 53 km.(approx.) Programme & route schedule are subject to change without prior notice. *WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Those who physically and mentally fit above 12 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 REACH : Darjeeling is easily accessible from any part of India by Air, Rail or Road, The Railway Station is NewJalpaiguri and the Airport at Bagdogra being the links to the outside world. From there avail Bus/Jeep/Taxi services to reach Darjeeling (90 km.) in 3.0 hrs. For any queries, please contact: NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR - Mr. Mintu Saha CONTACT NUMBER: 09073125219/09433413703 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Complete Postal Address: 5, Nyaya Marg, Chanakayapuri, New- Delhi- 110021, India *HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Online Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requesite program fee along with online booking amount ie Rs.6248/- ( Rs.5950/- Program Fee + Rs.298/- Online Booking Amount) 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 apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate", along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount of Rs.6000/- (Rs. 50 postage charges) in favour of “ Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registartion Form, Trekking Medical Form and Demand Draft may be sent to following address: Trekking Department, National Office Youth Hostels Association of India 5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact: 07827999000 *CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join this trip you will get 50 % of the program fee Rs. 2975/- as refund, provided your request is received directly in the National Office on or before 1th April’2017. *Contact Details of Field Director: Shri. Mintu Saha: 9433413703 Note: Contact number will chane after reaching Base Camp, it will be updated on the website later. *ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: It will cover stay in pucca built accommodation, *FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Sufficient simple nutritious veg. food will be provided. *WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: carry your own Rucksack ,Cotton Shirt and Pants, Woolen Jersey and Wind-cheater, Inner Garments, Two pair thick woolen socks and two pair cotton socks, Shoe/Sneakers and chappal, Woolen gloves and Monkey cap, Light Rain Coat, Sun Cap, Towel, Sun Glass, Torch, Water Bottle and water purifier, Plate, Mug and Spoon, Packed Lunch Box, Needle and thread with spare Buttons, Toilet papers, Vaseline, Soap, Pen and Note Book, Medicine which you normally use at home. Optional: Camera, Musical Instruments. *SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparations have done into the planning of trekking routes for your safety. Our field staffs have been visiting the area to check all in details. Every care has been taken to ensure safety. Youth Hostels Association of India, West Bengal State Branch will not be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen even casualties. Deviation from the set route of the programme is not permitted. If participants desire to join and other activities they may do so at their own cost and responsibility and only after finishing the programme and checking out. *ADDITIONAL NOTES: Burning of woods during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Smoking, drinking alcohol & drug abuse in the campus is strictly prohibited. * 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. * Adventure Scholarship for Handicap: YHAI announces 50 adventure scholarships of 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 underpreviledged 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. No Map detail.