Seshachalam Trekking cum Training Expedition-2019


  • Kukkaladoddi Village, Balapalli Bungalow, 20 Kms form Renugunta Railway Station - 24th Jan-2019
  • 4D(Fees Rs3700 + Bkg Chrg Rs 185)
  • Food, Accommodation and Technical assistance, Group Insurance
2019 24 Jan
2019 24 Jan
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TIRUMALA TIRUPATHI is famous as the abode of SRI BALAJI, the Lord of Seven Hills where Tens of Thousands of pilgrims throng every day seeking His Blessings. But very few are aware of astounding variety of the Fauna and Flora that abounds in the dense forests surrounding this Holy Shrine. Secret Canyons, perennial springs, cascading waterfalls, century’s old tall trees, caves, and prehistoric rock paintings are located off the beaten track and are reachable only by Trekking under the canopy of dense jungle on footpaths known only to the local tribal and the experience Trekkers of Youth Hostels Association of India.
#DAY 1: Report at kukkaladoddi :  Training, Orientation & Instructions, (Kukkala Doddi Villagsituated at 20 kms from Renigunta railway station, 30 kms from Tirupati railway station.)  Tirupati – Kadapa Highway 
Tirupati  to Koduru,Rajampet,Kadapa -  Rtc buses,jeeps,cabs…
Renigumta Railway Junction  to Kukkala Doddi (v).. Rtc buses,jeeps,autos…
#Day 2:  Trek to Bandi irusulu, Chakalibana Waterfall  - 7 km Night Halt
#DAY 3: Trek to Tumburu Valley & Theertham: 12 Km. Night Halt
It is religious Theertham where many "Rishis" did penance in the ancient times. The trek through the canyon with towering hills of more than 200 feet height with a clearance of 20 to 30 feet only between the vertical rock walls climbing over boulders wading through pools of water ultimately reaching the water fall where the two hills join together is an unforgettable experience. Nature has provided swimming pools of different depths all along route inviting both swimmers and non swimmers to enjoy frolicking in the water after the bath under the waterfall at the end of the Thumburu Kona where a small idol of Tumburu, the celestial horse-headed musician is installed.
On the way Trekkers will have the opportunity to witness some of the rare cave paintings and caves where ancient men dwelt in the prehistoric age.
#DAY 4: Trek to Papavinasanam Theertham – 10 kms On the way (via) Ramakrishna Theertham,  
Starting from Thumburu Valley one has to trek 5 kms. Including 1 km. ascent and 2 kms. Descent to down a narrow water course to reach the bowl shaped Ramakrishna Theertham by the side of perennial water course.
After visiting Ramakrishna Theertham, Trek to  Papavinasanam, 6 Kms, Valedictory, Trek Ends.
Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.
*HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Kukkaladoddi Village, Balapalli Bungalow, (After 2 pm) 20 Kms form Renugunta Railway Station, and 30 Kms form Thirupathi railway Station.
 * 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 JOIN: Offline booking & Online booking.-Members desirous of joining this program may apply on the prescribed registration form duly supported by a latest passport size Photo, Deposit the Registration fees to our State Bank Of India Bank, Ukkunagaram Branch, Account no. : Ac No:35195966786     IFSC Code:SBIN0008054 send the counterfoil along with the registration form to us at the following address.
Mr. Ch Ravi Paul ,Secretary-Yhai-AP State Branch  ,
Contact NO. 09441247066 
Program Director: Mr. B Balasubramanyan (Balu)
Secretary YHAI      Tirupati Unit, mob.98484 29244
Field Director: K.V.E.Prasad  94412 46987
Md.M.Ibrahim 94400 42366

*CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join the Expedition after paying the participation fee, you will get Rs.1800/- as refund of participation fee, provided your request is received directly to the Secretary, AP State branch-YHAI,by email, 15 days before the date of reporting. WhatsApp messages, mobile messages, oral conversations will not be entertained. 


*ACOMMODATION FACILITIES:   Every place is open to sky.
*Fee includes:  Simple vegetarian food, Expert guidance, Group insurance.
*WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: : Bed Sheet ✪ Woolen Jersey ✪ Trekking Shoe with Socks ✪ Sun Cap ✪ Light Rain Coat ✪ Torch Light ✪ Water Bottle ✪ Lunch Box ✪ Mug ✪ Plate ✪ Spoon ✪Toilet Kit ✪ Cold Cream ✪ Camera (Optional).Regular Medicines if you are using.
NOTE:  participants must come with less luggage.
 *SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and pain taking preparation has gone into the planning of the Trek route. Our experienced field staff and camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all the details. While every care has been taken to ensure your safety & health, the YHAI, AP State Branch cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.