NAINITAL RANIKHET ALMORA MOUNTAIN CYCLING CUM TRAINING EXPEDITION 2019

6248.00

  • Youth Hostel Nainital - 8 Batches of 25 participants on alternative days from 27th Jan 2019 till 10th Feb 2019
  • 8D/7N(Fee Rs5950+Bkg Chrg Rs298)
  • Inclusive of Food at all camps, boarding, Cycling equipment, Safety gears, Cycle, group insurance
2019 27 Jan
2019 10 Feb
Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now
27 Jan, 2019 25 19 6 Book Now
29 Jan, 2019 25 0 25 Book Now
31 Jan, 2019 25 3 22 Book Now
02 Feb, 2019 25 8 17 Book Now
04 Feb, 2019 25 1 24 Book Now
06 Feb, 2019 25 0 25 Book Now
08 Feb, 2019 25 8 17 Book Now
10 Feb, 2019 25 1 24 Book Now
*BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: The route is specially mapped through the most scenic views and challenging trails of Uttarakhand like Ranikhet and Almora. Through the level is moderate-challenging, the trail offers ample opportunities to test your endurance levels and will power.  Starting at the beautiful city of Nainital it moves on to the Beautiful Ranikhet and upper trials of Kasardeviand Almora through the banks of river Kosi. It is just not possible to explain the beauty of the expedition in words! One has to do it to feel it. The trail is one of the most demanding ones getting you closer to extreme challenges and of course, the rewards of picturesque views of the mighty Himalayas. You will also encounter a number of road riding experiences that will keep you wanting for more. The trail combines ever changing panoramas of Himalayas on rough terrain and challenging weather conditions. The extremes of the cycle ride trail intensify the aesthetics of landscape, the vibrant culture and beliefs of local communities.
 
*Level of Difficulty: Moderate 
 
*Itinerary of the Expedition:
 
#Day 1:  Report at the basecamp Youth hostel Nainital
#Day 2: Training/Acclimatization, Orientation, Joy Ride in the City
#Day 3: Cycling from basecamp to Ranikhet Camp {60 Km}
#Day 4: Cycling from Ranikhet to Kosi , Visit of Katarmal Sun temple on the way {35 Km}
#Day 5: Cycling from Kosi to Kasar Devi Camp {31 Km}
#Day 6: Kasar Devi to Ratighat Camp {38 Km}
#Day 7: Ratighat to Nainital Basecamp {28 Km} Certificate distribution and Recreation activities
#Day 8: Check out after breakfast
 
*HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: The base camp is located at Youth hostel Nainital, 200 meters behind the High Court of Nainital and 3 Km from the Nainital bus stand. Nearest railway stations are Kathgodam (31 Km) and Haldwani (41 Km). Direct Bus and train services are available from Delhi.
HOW TO JOIN: Members desirous of joining the programme may apply through online, on a prescribed Registration Form duly supported by a Medical Certificate. The minimum age for participation is 16.
 
*CONTACT INFORMATION:
 
NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Mr Sailesh As/  Ms Mukul Johar
CONTACT NUMBER: 09446005510/ 011-45999015
EMAIL ADDRESS: sailesh@yhaindia.org / mukul@yhaindia.org
 
 
YHAI trekking expeditions are not subsidized by any Government or donors.
 
* Who can participate: This expedition is open to YHAI members – age group is 15 years to 65 years with excellent mental and physically fit condition. This condition will be adhered strictly. Under & above age will not be considered in any case.  Right of selection is reserved with YHAI.
 
* 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- 6248/- (Rs 5950/- + Rs 248/-Online charge)
 
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", "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 programme may apply on the prescribed "Registration Form" duly supported by a "Medical Certificate", along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount of Rs:5950/-in favor of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Registration Form, Medical Form and Demand Draft may be sent to following address:
 
Trekking Department, National Office
Youth Hostels Association of India
5, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri. New Delhi – 110021,
Contact No.: 7827999000
 
All Offline Booking confirmation is subject to availability of seats. National Office will send the Admit Card along with confirmation letter to the participant at the address mentioned in "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 biking expedition you will get a refund of Rs.2975/-. Provided your request is received directly in the National Office at before 05th Jan, 2019. 
 
After this date no refund application will be considered.
 
Any unforeseen event /strike or natural calamity/Medical Unfitness will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.
 
Refund will be given after completion of the program.
 
* 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.
 
 
All participants are required to bring their original Photo ID proof.
 
*YHAI will provide
 
1. tenting& pucca accomodation on sharing basis.
2. Simple vegetarian food. 
3. Oxygen cylinder at every camp.
4.  Group Insurance.
 
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.
 
 
*WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG
 
Dress code : Cycling shorts/three quarters/tracks, dryfit / quickdry T-shirts, Sweat Shirts, winter Jackets, winter gloves, thermals/base layers Trekking Shoes, extra socks, Raincoat with hood
 
Accessories: Cycling Goggles ,Sipper/1 Ltr water bottle/ hydration bag, Small tiffin box, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, pen knife, Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, medicines which you normally use at home, Camera.
 
 
* EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY YHAI
 
MTB cycle /Helmet /Knee & Elbow guard /Cycling Gloves /Rucksacks /Reflector jackets.
Personal Cycling gloves/helmets can be brought along (YHAI will be providing the same as well).
 
*Notice for Participants:
 
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 base camp.
5. Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in Uttarakhand is an offence.
 
*Risk factor
 
This is a programme involving cycling uphill/downhill on Himalayan Mountain passes with following risk factors:
 
1. Fall during cycling leading to major/minor injuries.
2. Unforeseen events like Landslides, cloudbursts, storms.
3. Seasonality
 
YHAI will provide adequate assistance in above circumstances but cannot be held responsible for any risk mentioned or not mentioned above
 
*Additional notes
 
Cycle safety & discipline:
 
The cycles given are to be kept safe. Any damage/theft of cycles due to negligence of participant, the cost will be borne by the participant.
 
Behavior during camp
 
Participants are expected to behave cordially with each other and staff. Any misbehavior/harassment will be a cause for check-out from camp and also being blacklisted from further YHAI camps.
 
Certificates: Participants, who successfully complete the trek and abide by the discipline of the program, will be awarded certificates.
 
*Special Casual Leave
 
No special casual leave is applicable for mountain biking program.
 
*WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG
 
Dress code : Cycling shorts/three quarters/tracks, dryfit / quickdry T-shirts, light Jackets, thermals/base layers Trekking Shoes, extra socks, Raincoat with hood
Accessories: Cycling Goggles ,Sipper/1 Ltr water bottle/ hydration bag, Small tiffin box, Enameled or Steel Mug / tumbler, Plate, Spoon, pen knife, Cold Cream / Vaseline, Soap, Toilet Paper, Towel, medicines which you normally use at home, Camera.
 
 
* EQUIPMENT PROVIDED BY YHAI
 
MTB cycle /Helmet /Knee & Elbow guard /Cycling Gloves /Rucksacks /Reflector jackets.
Personal Cycling gloves/helmets can be brought along but we are providing the same.