Explore Munnar Mist Valley Tea Garden Trekking cum Training Programme: 2023
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NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR / : Mr Dr. A Raja
POSTAL ADDRESS: Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078
BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: Munnar is a town and hill station located in the Idukki district of the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. Munnar is situated at around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft) above mean sea level, in the Western Ghats mountain range. Munnar is also called the "Kashmir of South India".
DAY WISE SCHEDULE:
Day 1. Reporting at Base Camp at lunch time and group trek to village temple.
Day 2. Visit to Mattupatti Dam, Top station tea garden, kundala lake, Echo point by jeep.
Day 3. Visit to Eravikulam national park. After lunch visit to Attukadu water falls and Botonical garden by jeep
Day 4. Free day , Visit to Munnar town on your own and shopping for tea and spices.
Day 5. Disperse after breakfast.
Note : Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? The minimum age for a member to join the program is 18 years to 75 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".
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: By Air: Munnar does not have an airport of its own. The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 110 kilometres away by road. From Cochin, you can hire a cab to get to Munnar. The Madurai International Airport is 140 kilometres away from Munnar. In case you de-board at the Madurai International Airport, you can hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses to get to Munnar.
By Bus: State-run or private buses, plying from various towns in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, are the best way to get to Munnar by road. Kerala State Road Transport Corporation provides bus services to Munnar from all major cities in Kerala.
By Train: The nearest railway station from Munnar is at Aluva, which is at a distance of 110 kilometres from Munnar. The Ernakulam Railway Station is 130 kilometres away while the Madurai Railway Station is at a distance of 135 kilometres. From these points, you can either hire a cab or board the state transport or private buses wherever available.
HOW TO JOIN:
1. Apply online through our website: www.yhaindia.org
2. Participants can also deposit the participation fee in any branch of PNB Bank giving the following details:
Name :- Youth Hostels Association Of India
Account :- 1736000100169954
IFSC Code :- PUNB0173600
Branch : Chankya Puri, New Delhi
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Pucca accommodation.
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Simple vegetarian and nutritious food will be served
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Cotton Shirts, Cotton Pants, bedsheet, sweater, shoes, sun-cap, raincoat, two pairs of socks, torch, water bottle, lunch box, mug, plate, tumbler, cold cream and a first-aid kit.
Reporting Date :
Seats left :
Reporting Point : Munnar base camp.
1. In case you are unable to join the programme due to any reason, you will get a 50% refund of the participation fees. The request for cancellation must be received by us by email or any written mode or online before 7 days from the reporting date of your program. After that no request of cancellation will be considered. No refund will be applicable if the request of cancellation received less than 7 days prior to your reporting date.
2. YHAI is not liable to pay any personal travelling expenses to the participants in case of any cancellation of the program.
In case YHAI cancels the program last minute due to government permission issues, Participants will get a 100% refund. But in case of Participants cannot claim any travel amount they incurred.
For Offline Cancellations: You cancellation request should be sent to the State Office as per the criteria.
EMAIL ADDRESS : firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS : Youth Hostels Association of India, Tamil Nadu State Branch,2-D Viswas Flats, Pillaiyar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, West KK Nagar Chennai 600 078
Seat once booked may not be re-scheduled or transferred.
If any participant is unable to join program then he may transfer his booking to any other person he is willing to. But the request for transfer the seat must received to us 7 days prior to the reporting date.
Any unforeseen event/ strike or natural calamity/ unfit medical condition will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.
Refund may be given after completion of the programs 30 to 45 working days.
SAFETY & SECURITY: While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any theft, accident, illness and other such unforeseen eventualities.
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