Srinagar Family Camping 2022


INR 14000.00


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Vacation Style

Family Camping


Activity Level



Group Size


Per Day


From INR 14000.00 per family

(Food (Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Dinner, Tea Snacks, Soup) Tented Accommodation, one tent 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.





  • Food (Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Dinner, Tea Snacks, Soup)
  •  One Family will be given one tent .


  • 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  Harwan, Srinagar Base camp, (Hotel Kashmir Holiday Inn) Srinagar.


Reporting at our base camp in Harwan (Approx 25 km) from Srinagar Airport before 5 pm .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, 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: Visit to Manasbl Lake & Kheer Bhawani (Approx 40 Km)

Today Participants will be offered to visit places like, Manasbal Lake, Kheer Bhawani, and Hazratbal Shrine. Manasbal lake is said to be a derivative of Manasarovar lake, this immaculate lake offers bird watching and a surrounding like no other. Hazratbal shrine is historic and the architecture is mesmerizing. Kheer Bhawani temple is mystical and gives you a divine experience. Packed lunch en route. Dinner & stay at Srinagar.


# Day 05: Visit to Local Sight Seeing( Mughal Gardens)

Participants will be offered many places to visit like Dal Lake, Shikara Ride, Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, Chashmashahi, Tulip Garden, Pari Mahal .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.


# Day 06: 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: Harwan Garden (Hotel Kashmir Holiday Inn) Srinagar.


Our base camp is located very close to Harwan garden, which is about 21 kms from Srinagar and 03 kms beyond the Shalimar Garden in Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir. Harwan is one of the famous tourist destination. A beautiful canal, fed from a lake just behind the garden, passes through its center. The canal is bordered with blossoming flowerbeds and chinar trees. The main attraction of the Harwan garden of Kashmir,  is its natural beauty that is present in plenty. The big lawns, carpeted with green grass, draw people towards this place. It also serves as a take-off point for visiting Dachi Gam Wild life sanctuary.


*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


No Map detail.

* 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 12 years. Copy of Age proof for the children above 12 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 12 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 and Travel.

* How To Reach:

Regular taxi services on sharing bases  are available from Lal chowk/TRC/Dal Gate, Srinagar to Harwan which takes around 20 minutes. 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.



* 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.14000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 12 years.

We accept Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card payment on 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.14000/- per Family including Husband, Wife and 2 Children up to age of 12 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:

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact No.: 7827999000

 National Office will send the Admit Card along with confirmation letter to the participant at the address mentioned in "Family Camping Registration Form".

Members can also apply through our YHAI Units or State Branch in their respective area.


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.