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From INR 7500.00per person

(Boarding + Lodging (inclusive of nutritious and sumptuous food), Equipment, Group Insurance, Forest)

Contact Person/ Programme Coordinator: Mr. Tanmoy: 09830589025

Number:- 7827999000,01145999035 (Call Between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)



  • Food (Breakfast, Pack Lunch, Dinner, Tea Snacks, Soup)
  • Accommodation on sharing basic
  • Guide
  • Forest Entry Tickets
  • Group Insurance


  • Personal Expenses
  • Camera Tickets Any other activities
  • Anything not listed in the inclusions
  • Home to Basecamp to Home


REPORTING PLACE:                         Youth Hostel Dalhousie



CONTACT NUMBER:                      01145999013/01145999032   

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                        trekking@yhaindia.org

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:   Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact: 011-45999015



BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: Youth Hostels Association of India is organizing the National Himalayan Winter Trekking Expedition in the Dalhousie region of Western Himalayas for the last 27 years. On a popular demand from our members we are once again organizing this expedition from the 20th of December-2022 to the 31st December. 2022 Dalhousie is the very beautiful Hill Station in Himachal Pradesh. Spectacular snow-covered Dhauladhar Mountains are also visible from this enchanting town. Come and see what lies beyond the hills, peep into unseen and have a feel of snow. You are welcome to join this trail on any day during the scheduled period.




# Day 1: Reporting at Base Camp YH Dalhousie (6,460 ft  ft )


# Day 2: Training/Acclimatization


# Day 3: Base camp Trek to Kalatop ( 8000 ft )


# Day4: Kalatop camp to Khajjiar camp- 11km/ 7hr


# Day 5: Khajjiar camp to Mangla camp- 11km/ 6hr


# Day 6: After breakfast transfer by bus from Mangla camp to Base Camp. Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity & Check out after lunch.

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

*IMPORTANT: Please read all the instructions regarding the programme carefully before booking the same (including cancellation policy).




Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online duly supported by a "Trekking Medical Certificate".


HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: Bus Service: Regular bus service from Delhi, Pathankot and other parts of Punjab. Roadways buses and private taxis are available.


Nearest Railway Station: Pathankot Cantt. On main Delhi/ Howrah- Jammu section of Northern Railways.


By Air: While Dalhousie does not have its own airport, cities close to this hill station do have one. The closest domestic airport is in Pathankot which is just 75 kilometers away from Dalhousie but is connected to New Delhi only. The second nearest airport is Gaggal airport which is in the Kangra district and is approximately140 kilometers away from the town. You can hire a bus from Kangra to Dalhousie, which will charge a nominal fee of INR 150 only or take a private cab/taxi transfer.


HOW TO JOIN: Online Booking  Members desirous of joining this programme may apply online by paying requisite program fee along with online booking amount Rs. 7500/-

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 two copy of  "Admit Card", "Trekking Medical Certificate" (Validity 30 days only)& "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 apply on the prescribed "Trekking Registration Form" duly supported by a  along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount of Rs 7500/- in favour of “ Youth Hostels Association of India” payable at New Delhi. The Trekking registration Form and Demand Draft may be sent to following address:

Trekking Department, National Office

Youth Hostels Association of India

5, Nyaya Marg, Chankayapuri. New Delhi – 110021, Contact: 011-45999015


FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: YHAI provides nutritious, vegetarian and good quality meals which includes Morning tea, breakfast, packed lunch, evening tea (in the camp), dinner and after dinner tea/coffee/Bournvita, shall be provided.  Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons etc.



Lunch Box (For Pack Lunch)


Tea Cup

Thermal Flask or Water Bottle

Thermal Wear

Monkey Woolen Cap

Trekking Shoes (Preferably Waterproof, high ankle, & Nonskid)

Good Winter Jackets 

Passport Size Photographs

ID Proof Original and Xerox

Membership Card

Medical Certificate

Basic Medicine

Sandal or Chappal (Washable & quick dry).

Socks- Cotton & woolen 4 pair (One pair only for night time).

Trousers (Light weight, no jeans, no cargo preferably quick dry).

Inner Garments (as per requirement).

Cotton T-shirts (Full & Half sleeves both).

Trek Suite (Complete set).

Wind Cheater(Upper & Lower with hoods, preferable water repelled).

Rain Coat Set.

Sweater or Woolen Jersey.

Good quality Jacket.

Woolen & Water proof Gloves.

Sun Cap & Woolen Cap.

Sun Glass (Polarized will be best).

Walking Stick.

Rucksack (If you have a good one, otherwise will be provided by YHAI).

Torch (With spare cells).

Water Bottle 

Toilet paper.

Towel, Soap.

Boroline, Vaseline, Sun protection Cream (SPF 30 & above).

Medicine (As per your personal requirement).

Camera with spare cells (Optional).

Personal Things use your at home.


Reporting at Base Camp YH Dalhousie (6,460 ft  ft )




Base camp Trek to Kalatop ( 8000 ft )


Kalatop camp to Khajjiar camp- 11km/ 7hr


Khajjiar camp to Mangla camp- 11km/ 6hr


After breakfast transfer by bus from Mangla camp to Base Camp. Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity & Check out after lunch.


No Map detail.

SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparations have done into the planning of routes for your safety. Our Field Staffs have been visiting the area to check all in details, every care has been taken to ensure safety. Youth Hostels Association of India Can Not Be Held Responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen casualties. If Participants desire to join and other activities they may do so at their own cost and responsibility and only after finishing the program and checking out.



Notice to Participants:

1.  Smoking, use of alcohol and narcotics of any description is strictly prohibited during the course of the program.

2.  Stay other than YHAI Camp is not allowed for the entire duration of the camp.

3.  This is an environment-friendly trek. Do no litter any wrappers or spoil the trial in any way. In case you find any wrapper, plastic bag, water bottle or anything left by trekkers on the way, please carry the same with you and deposit at the base camp.

4.  Burning of wood during camp fire is strictly prohibited. Import of any bio Non- degradable Material in West Bengal is an offence.


* Special Casual leave:

The Trekking Expedition organized by Youth Hostels Association of India have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Dept. of Personnel And Training), Government of India, vide Office Order no. 28016/3/89-Estt (A), Dated 25 October, 1989. Participants working in the Central Govt. Organization can apply to the authorities concerned for availing special casual leave for the duration of the expedition. This leave can be sanctioned by their office up to 30 days in calendar year.


*Justice TPS Chawla Scholarship for underprivileged Girls: YHAI announced Justice T.P.S. Chawla Memorial Adventure Scholarship for underprivileged girls for participation in YHAI adventure activities. Girls whose family income is less than Rs.100000/- p.a. can avail this scholarship.  Applicant has to submit the salary certificate of their parents.  In case of Business, she has to submit their income on an affidavit. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document / certificates.


*Adventure Scholarship for Physically Challenged Youth: YHAI announced 50% adventure scholarships of to physically challenged youth (including deaf & dumb) for YHAI adventure activities. Deserving participants may apply to the National Office YHAI, on a plain paper supported by relevant documents/certificates (Disability Certificate).  


*Off the beaten Siddharth Scholarship for underprivileged Young Men & Women :YHAI announced 50% Off the Beaten Track Siddharth Scholarship of the program fee to provide underprivileged Young Men & Women less than 30 years of age with an opportunity to participate in outdoor adventure activities/ programs by YHAI in various parts of the country.  Underprivileged Young Men & Women whose family income is less than Rs. 250000/- p.a can avail this scholarship by applying to the National Office YHAI supported by relevant document/ certificates through their respective State Branch.

Cancellation Policy: 



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. The request for cancellation or transfer or postponement must be received by us by email or any written mode before 7 days from the reporting date of your program. After that no request of transfer or refund or postponement will be considered. No refund will be applicable for any cancellation of a seat and credit shell will be provided only.

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.