Goa Biking 2020


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INR 5000.00

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Vacation Style

Cycling

B

Activity Level

Family

4/10

Group Size

Member

Per Day

25

From INR 5000.00per person

(Stay in tented accommodation, Nutritious Vegetarian meals, guidance, Equipments and insurance)

NAME OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR :     Rohidas Naik

CONTACT NUMBER:                                              09822125868, 9422445673

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                                    mjoshiyhai@gmail.com/goastateyhai@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                          Joshi Wines, Opp. Old Secretariat, Panaji, Goa.

 

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:         The radial biking expedition, takes you to islands and serene villages in and around base camp at Panaji. The trails on the Arabian Sea coast to lateritic plateaus with magnificent Sahyadri Western Ghats in backgrounds. Every day, the biker crisscrosses along the peaceful banks of River Mandovi. One also visits the UNESCO World Heritage site at Old Goa along with magnificent temples located in Antruz Mahal – Ponda. The Reis Magos Fort & Chapora Fort leaves one mesmerizing. The trail encompasses the entire range of all what Goa has to offer historically and naturally. From the coastline to the midlands to the mountain ranges is a huge experience of a varied land, a rich heritage and an interesting diversity of people who are proud of their land, culture and tradition.

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:   ONLY THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION WHO ARE EXPERIENCED IN RIDING GEARED BIKES, WITH PROPER SHIFTING OF GEARS, FOR MINIMUM 10 KM NON STOP, CAN JOIN THIS EXPEDITION . THE ORGANISORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REJECT / DISQUALIFY MEMBERS WHO FAIL THE ELIGIBILITY TEST WHICH WILL BE TAKEN AT THE BASE CAMP,  DESPITE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF FEES.  THEREFORE, MEMBERS SHOULD KINDLY ENSURE THAT THEY QUALIFY FOR THE ABOVE CONDITION BEFORE JOINING THE BIKING EXPEDITION.

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: The base camp is located at Sports Authority Ground, Near Miramar Beach, Panaji Goa. The nearest railway stations are Thivim (25Kms), Karmali (12 km) and Margao (33km.). State bus service is available. Direct bus service is also available from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore & Mangalore. Direct trains are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and major cities of India.

 

HOW TO JOIN: Members desirous of joining the programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form duly supported by a Medical Certificate, which is attached with the form. Photocopies of the forms are acceptable. The minimum age for participation is 10. Form should be sent along with draft of participation fee. Member may also register through online booking

 

ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Tented accommodation following all Covid SOPs

 

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Morning tea, breakfast, lunch / packed lunch, evening tea and Dinner shall be provided. Simple vegetarian, good quality nutritious food shall be served at the camp. Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons, tiffin box for pack lunch etc.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Day pack, T-shirts and shorts,  cycling dress with accessories, if required, sun cap, Sports shoes, min 2 pairs of  socks,  water bottle, lunch box, mug, plate, spoon, sun glasses, soap, towel, medicines (which you normally use at home).

Date Total Seats Seats Booked Seats left Book Now
12-12-2020 1 1 0 --
14-12-2020 2 2 0 --
16-12-2020 1 1 0 --
18-12-2020 1 1 0 --
20-12-2020 12 4 8 Book Now
22-12-2020 25 0 25 Book Now
24-12-2020 25 2 23 Book Now
26-12-2020 25 1 24 Book Now
28-12-2020 25 17 8 Book Now
30-12-2020 25 0 25 Book Now

DAY
1

Report at Base Camp Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji

DAY
2

30KM

Acclimatisation trip to Diwade Island, explore the island, View point atop the hill & back to base camp Free time for Panaji city ride

DAY
3

50KM

Base camp – Donapaula – Bamboli – Shirdona – Goa Velha – Santan - Bhati Lake – Telauli – UNESCO Heritage site at Old Goa – Karmali Lake for Crocodile sighting – Dongri – Azoshi - Mandur – Neura – Pilar – Santan – Merce – Base Camp

DAY
4

60KM

Base camp – Panaji Ferry Point – Beti – Vere - Reis Magos Fort – Kakedevli beach – Candoli – Light house at Aguada – Fort Aguada – Candolim Beach – Calangute Beach – Baga Beach – Chapora - Chapora Fort – Vagator Beach - Anjuna Beach – Saligao – Chogam Road – Porvori – Base Camp

DAY
5

62KM

Base camp – Ribander Ferry Point – Visit Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, Chodan island – Haturli - Maye Lake (Bungee jump) – Paira - Corjue island – Aldona Cable Stayed Bridge - Aldona – Pomburpa Springs - Britona – Beti Ferry Point - Base Camp

DAY
6

60KM

Base camp – Ribander – Old Goa – Dhauji Ferry Point – Tolto – Juve Island – DevkiKrishna Temple - Marcel – Khandola – Vagurme - Khede – Anant Temple Savoivere – Spice Farm - Apewal – Priol – Narsinh Temple, Veling – Mhalsa temple, Mardol – Madkai – Manasher, Kundai – Dhulapi – Karmali – Old Goa – Baiguini – Ribander – Base Camp Valedictory Function

DAY
7

Check out after Breakfast

Maps

No Map detail.

SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparation has gone into the planning of trek routes for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. The Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accidents, illness and any such unforeseen eventualities. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If the participant desires to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the trek and checking out. YHAI group insurance cover is for accidental death or permanent disability only. You are advised to take insurance cover for your journey and other related matters.

Cancellation Rule:

In case you are unable to join the trek after paying the participation fee, you will get a refund of 50%- provided your request is received directly in the office of Goa State Branch (not by email) before 30th November 2020. No refund will however, be admissible if such notice is received after 30th November, 2020. The participants must give their bank details like Name of bank and account holder, Branch IFS code at the time of cancellation to receive their refund on time.

For online (http://www.yhaindia.org/program-cancellation.php)