Srinagar Family Camping


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INR 10000.00

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From INR 10000.00 per family

(Food (Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Dinner, Tea Snacks, Health Drink, Soup) Hotel Accommodation , One Room will be given to one Family.)

Contact Person/ Programme Coordinator

Number:- 7827999000,01145999034 (Call Between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

* About Program:

Youth Hostels Association of India has been organizing various adventure programs for the last 46 years. People from the poles apart cultures and regions participate in our programs and enjoy our economical and budgeted adventure programmes. A large number of volunteers work with dedication, and support us for running these programmes successfully. As a part of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of YHAI National Trekking, in 1995 we introduced the Family camping Program for the interested families. Similarly, once again we are conducting the National Family Adventure Camping  program in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir).

Note:-These programs are exclusively for YHAI members. Membership is also available at Base   Camp/Online/State Branch/Units of YHAI. YHAI programmes are not subsidized by the Government or any donors.

*Flora and Fauna

 

Kashmir valley comprises about more than 3000 species of trees and plants. The plants of the western-side are well known for their medicinal properties it is a storehouse of medicinal and aromatic plants, which are used in pharmaceutical and perfume industries as raw material. It includes 55 species of important medicinal and aromatic plants.

 

The fauna of Kashmir is diverse due to its unique location and climatic conditions. About 16% of the countries mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies are present in this valley. Kashmir valley is home of about 75-species of mammals, besides several sub-species, belonging to 54 genera, 21 families and 8 orders. Hangul and Snow Leopard that  surviving there from times unknown. We can see many more fascinating and exquisite forms of life in many national-parks and sanctuaries that are present in the valley.

 

SMOKING, USE OF ALCOHOL AND NARCOTICS OF ANY DESCRIPTION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED DURING THE COURSE OF THE PROGRAM.

 

Inclusion: 

  • Food (Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Dinner, Tea Snacks, Health Drink, Soup)
  •  Each Family Each Room Accommodation in Hotel.

Exclusion:

  • Personal Expenses
  • Gondola Ticket, Any other activities
  • Transportation from Srinagar to Phalgam, Gulmarg, local Sight seeing and onwards.
  • Anything not listed in the inclusions
  • Entry Tickets
  • Shikara Ride

# Day 01:  Report at Srinagar Base camp, (Hotel Regency Khayam Chowk) Srinagar.

Reporting at our base camp Srinagar, (Approx 15 kms) from Srinagar Airport before 2:00 PM.

Afternoon, participants will be offered many places to visit like Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Chashmashahi. Orientation in the evening. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

# Day 02:  Visit to Pahalgam (Approx 110km)

Post a hefty breakfast participants will head towards Pahalgam also known as “Valley of Shephards” sitting on the banks of pristine river lidder. It mesmerizes visitors with its verdant forest, lush green meadows, apple orchards and Snow clapped Mountains. Today you will visit the best attractions Pahalgam has to offer like Betaaab valley, Baisaran Valley, Aru Valley, Zoo, Amusement park, Trout Fishing, Jamia Masjid, and Mamal Temple. Packed lunch en route in a serene environment. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

# Day 03: Visit to Gulmarg (Approx 55km)

Today participants will visit Gulmarg which lies in a cup shaped valley in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas. Gulmarg is the most sought after destination in Kashmir as it has many attractions one of the best fascinating thing is World’s highest Car Cable Corporation (Gondola) which offers the interested tourists a wonderful view of Kashmir valley at an altitude of 14200ft.Packed lunch amidst the magnificent setting of Gulmarg. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

 

 

# Day 04:Local Sight Seeing and Shopping  OR Visit to Sonmarg(Approx 100km)

Participants will be offered many places to visit like Sankaracharya Temple ,  Shikara Ride,  Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Shrine and Shopping .Each destination has its own charm as some are scenic while some are historic with an impeccable architecture. Today we will experience Srinagar’s immense beauty up close. Final destinations will be decided on the spot as per demand and situation. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

OR

Sonamarg  is  an alpine valley , situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh, 87 km north-east from Srinagar, it is a popular tourist destination, nestled within the imposing Himalayan peaks. It lies at an altitude of 9000 feet above sea level. The best attraction of Sonamarg is Thajivas Glacier

 

# Day 05: Check out after breakfast

Participants will check out post breakfast after having collected countless memories over the past few days.

*Location: Srinagar, Kashmir

 

Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Youth Hostel Association of India invites you to discover and explore the Ultimate Paradise on Earth, Cradled in the lap of majestic mountains of the Himalayas; Kashmir is the most beautiful place/valley on earth.  One of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir has expressed Kashmir while visiting to this paradise.

 

*Reporting Point: Srinagar (Hotel Regency, Khayam Chowk) Srinagar.

Our base camp is located at Khayam Chowk Srinagar, which is about 15 kms from Srinagar Airport and 02 kms from Lal Chowk Srinagar.

*Altitude of Base Camp: 5600 feet approximately

Note: Route and Schedule of the programme may change without prior notice based on the local condition.

 

Account Details:

Name of the Account: Youth Hostels Association of India

Bank Name- Punjab National Bank

Account Number: 1736000100169954

IFSC: PUNB0173600

 

 

* Who can participate?

1.  Any YHAI member can participate on first come first serve basis.

2.  A family consists of husband, wife and two children up to the age of 18 years. Copy of Age proof for the children above 18 years must be attached with application forms or must be submitted at the time of reporting at the Base Camp. Photographs of the Family Head must be attached on the forms.

3.  A single person does not constitute a family and shall not be registered for the camp.

4.  Photo ID Proof of the head of the family should be attached with the application form, to be produced at the time of reporting at the base camp.

5.  For children above 18 years of age, Rs.1000/- per person will be charged

6.  Husband & Wife's membership is mandatory.

7.  Extra Person will be charged Rs. 3000/- per person for Food, Accommodation.

DAY
1

Report at Srinagar Base camp, (Hotel Regency Khayam Chowk) Srinagar.

Reporting at our base camp Srinagar, (Approx 15 kms) from Srinagar Airport before 2:00 PM. Afternoon, participants will be offered many places to visit like Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden and Chashmashahi. Orientation in the evening. Dinner & stay at Srinagar

DAY
2

Visit to Pahalgam (Approx 110km)

Post a hefty breakfast participants will head towards Pahalgam also known as “Valley of Shephards” sitting on the banks of pristine river lidder. It mesmerizes visitors with its verdant forest, lush green meadows, apple orchards and Snow clapped Mountains. Today you will visit the best attractions Pahalgam has to offer like Betaaab valley, Baisaran Valley, Aru Valley, Zoo, Amusement park, Trout Fishing, Jamia Masjid, and Mamal Temple. Packed lunch en route in a serene environment. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

DAY
3

Visit to Gulmarg (Approx 55km)

Today participants will visit Gulmarg which lies in a cup shaped valley in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas. Gulmarg is the most sought after destination in Kashmir as it has many attractions one of the best fascinating thing is World’s highest Car Cable Corporation (Gondola) which offers the interested tourists a wonderful view of Kashmir valley at an altitude of 14200ft.Packed lunch amidst the magnificent setting of Gulmarg. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.

DAY
4

Local Sight Seeing and Shopping OR Visit to Sonmarg(Approx 100km)

Participants will be offered many places to visit like Sankaracharya Temple , Shikara Ride, Pari Mahal, Hazratbal Shrine and Shopping .Each destination has its own charm as some are scenic while some are historic with an impeccable architecture. Today we will experience Srinagar’s immense beauty up close. Final destinations will be decided on the spot as per demand and situation. Dinner & stay at Srinagar. OR Sonamarg is an alpine valley , situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh, 87 km north-east from Srinagar, it is a popular tourist destination, nestled within the imposing Himalayan peaks. It lies at an altitude of 9000 feet above sea level. The best attraction of Sonamarg is Thajivas Glacier

DAY
5

Check out after breakfast

Participants will check out post breakfast after having collected countless memories over the past few days.

Maps

No Map detail.

* How to Reach:

Regular taxi services on sharing bases  are available from Lal chowk/TRC/Dal Gate, Srinagar. Srinagar is connected to Jammu by road (300 km) which takes less than 08 hours and regular bus and taxi service (Day and Night) is available From Jammu bus stand. Nearest Railway Station is Jammu Tawi (JAT) and nearest Airport is Srinagar (SXR).

NOTE: There is no prepaid mobile service availability at in Kashmir region, only postpaid services are functional.

CHEAP FLIGHT TICKETS TO SRINAGAR FROM SKYSCANNER

 

* What participants should along?

Woolens, cotton clothes, raincoat, cold cream/Vaseline, personal first aid kit, towel, plate, spoon, tumbular, lunch box (for packed lunch), Raincoat and medicines that you normally use at home

 

* 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.10000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 18 years.

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 & Membership Card"(Print out of membership card may also be accepted) at the time of reporting to the Base Camp.

 

 

Offline Booking: Members desirous of joining this programme may also apply on the prescribed "Family Camping Registration Form, along with a DD of requisite amount of Rs.10000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 18 years.) in favour of “Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Family Camping Registration Form, and DD may be sent to following address:

 

CANCELLATION RULES:

1) In case you are unable to join the programme due to any reason, you will get a 100% Credit Shell of the participation fees which will be valid till December 2023. No refund will be applicable for any cancellation of seat.

2) If the next programme opted by you is cheaper, you may use the balance amount in any of the Trek till Dec 2023.

3) If the next opted programme is costlier, the trekker has to pay the differential amount.

4) If the trekker opts for the same programme that was cancelled, he/she will not be charged extra even if the price goes up next year.

5) You may transfer your seat to your family members and friends also.