• Government Youth Hostel, Chaka Tirtha Road, PURI. ODISHA - 16 TH DECEMBER 2018 TO 24TH DECEMBER 2018
  • 6N/7D (Fee rs.4350/-+Bkg rs.218/)
  • Stay, Simple nutritious vegetarian food, insurance and equipment on return basis.
2018 16 Dec
2018 24 Dec
Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now
16 Dec, 2018 16 14 2 Book Now
18 Dec, 2018 22 20 2 Book Now
20 Dec, 2018 23 15 8 Book Now
21 Dec, 2018 15 2 13 Book Now
23 Dec, 2018 16 15 1 Book Now
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* About Program:

The long coastal belt of Odisha offers some of the finest white sand beaches in the world. Virgin &unspoilt, it is not surprising that they are becoming a regular haunt for avid beach combers & worshippers. Trekkers can enjoy the beauty of the coastal region in a trekking program devised for the area between Puri&Satapada that covers interesting terrain, sand dunes, aqueous swamps & dense casuarinas forests add variety & a piquant novelty to the trek. The surrounding countryside is rich with flora & fauna & the sighting of black- buck or the giant sea turtles or the playful Irrawaddy Dolphinscavorting in the CHILIKA Lake give the entire experience a delightful fillip.


It is the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia with estuarine character & a welcoming wintering ground for millions of migratory avifauna. About 52 number of rivers & rivulets drain into the Lake. It has a mouth linked with the sea on the eastern side. The area of the lagoon varies between 1165 & 906 sq. km., during monsoon & summer respectively. Based on its highly productive ecosystem, rich biodiversity & socio- economic importance, Chilika was designated a Ramsar site in 1981, under the Convention of Wetland of International Importance. It has a rare, threatened & endangered species, including the limbless skink & Irrawaddy Dolphin.

The purpose of the program is o create in the minds of the youth, a sense of love for the countryside by way of offering them an outdoor recreational activity with the aim of promoting National Integration by bringing them together from all parts of the country.

* Duration:

6 nights – 7th day check out after breakfast


* Reporting Point:

Government Youth Hostel, Chaka Tirtha Road, and PURI. ODISHA


* How To Reach:

The base camp will be at Youth Hostel, PURI.It is within 1 km from PURI railway station. It is well connected with train and road from every point of India. Nearest airport is Bhubaneswar, 60 km from PURI.

* Program Includes:

Stay, Simple nutritious vegetarian food, insurance and equipment on return basis.


* Day Wise schedule:

# Day 1: Reporting before Lunch & Training/Orientation.

# Day 2: Trek to Nrusinghapatna - 12 kms

# Day 3: Trek to Lunapani - 15 kms

# Day 4: Boating to Arakhakuda & Trek to Gabakunda

# Day 5: Boating to Rambhartia & Trek- 8 km to Rajhans - boating to Brahmapura (Island)

# Day 6: By boat to Satapada- visit museum, return to Puri Bus-stand by Bus and trek to Base camp followed by Certificate Distribution/ Recreation Activity

# Day 7: Check out after breakfast



* Who can Participate: 
The minimum age for a member to join the program is 18 years to 60 Years, YHAI membership is mandatory to participate. This condition will be adhered to strictly. Under age and above age will not be considered in any case. Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate".
Special Allowance Cases:
On the special case if the person is medically fit and a regular trekker than he can be allowed in offline mode (decision will be final only on management discretion and seat availability). In this case, he/she has to produce Indemnity bond on rs 100/- bond paper from his respective state and has to submit the same along with his Registration form.

* How to Participate:

Members desirous of participating in this program may apply online through

We accept Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card payment on 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.

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

* Offline Bookiing Process:

Members desirous to join this program may apply on a prescribed registration form (Download) duly supported by a Medical Certificate  (Download, along with DD of requisite amount in favor of YOUTH HOSTELS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA, ODISHA STATE BRANCH, payable at PAR.

The forms are to be sent on the address below:

PADMANABH DAVE: 09437061774

P.C.PATTNAIK : 9937890166

Members can also deposit the participation fee & send the application with the receipt, on the above address.

Bank details for deposit of participation fees:  

BANK OF BARODA, Cuttack ,Odisha-753001

Bank Account No.: 25050100000645


NOTE: Participants have to submit the Admit Card & Medical certificate at the time of registration at the Base camp.


* Cancellation Policy:

In case you are unable to join the trek after applying the participation fee, you will get a refund of Rs.2175/- of the program fee, provided your request is received directly in the State Office before 04th-December-2018. Otherwise No refund will be processed. It will be adhered strictly even in case of Natural Calamity or unavoidable circumstances.


Notice to Participant for any illness or injury:

YHAI, Odisha State Branch or YHAI cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventuality.However every participant will be covered by insurance.

* Food & Supplies:
Tea, Break- fast, Pack lunch, tea-snacks and dinner. Water is there in every camps.
* Accommodation Facilities:

Base Camp: Govt. Youth Hostel, Puri. Tent Accommodation at only Third Camp- LUNAPANI, 

* Safety & Security:
YHAI, Odisha State Branch or YHAI cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventuality.However every participant will be covered by insurance.
* What participants should bring along:
Cotton shirts, pants/Jeans, Hunter/sports shoe, Light Jacket/sweater, Two pair of cotton socks, Sun glasses, Mug, Plate,  Spoon, Torch, Cold cream/Vaseline, Adhesive plaster, Lunch Box, Water bottle, Soap, Toilet paper, Towel, Medicines you normally and minimum of other personal effects.
* Notice to Participants:
Avoid wearing short pants at the basecamp.