5th Meghalaya Trekking Program


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INR 8900.00

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40

From INR 8900.00per person

(simple vegetarian food, accommodation, — transportation, supervision, guidance and equipment)

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:

 

Youth Hostels Association of India, Meghalaya State Branch is organizing a 7 days trekking cum Caving in Meghalaya, covering the places in Shillong and Sohra (Cherrapunji), from 28th Oct to 9th Nov 2022.

This is a good opportunity to see the scenic beauty as well as experience the climbing of more than thousands steps while returning from the Living Root Bridge called the “Living Root Double Decker Bridge”.

 

REPORTING DATES: 28th October 2022, 30th October 2022, 1st November 2022, 3rd November 2022

 

 

DAY WISE SCHEDULE:

Day 1   : Reporting at Govt. Youth Hostel Shillong from 3 PM onwards

: 6 PM Orientation and training.

 

Day 2   : Trek from Mawphlang along David Scot trail to Lad Mawphlang and transported to Laitryngew– halt

at Laitryngew (16 kms)

 

Day 3   : Trek from Laitryngew to Sohra via Lyngksiar falls, Dainthlen falls, Wei Sawdong

             Falls and transport by bus to Sohra (Cherrapunji) -halt at Sohra (14 kms)

 

Day 4 : Transfer by bus from Sohra to Tyrna. Trek from Tyrna to Double Decker Living Root

  Bridge then participants will be taken to Rainbow falls (Subject to terms and conditions) and back to Tyrna. Transfer by bus from Tyrna to Sohra- halt at Sohra.

 

Day 5   : Transfer by bus from Sohra to Nohkalikai waterfalls, Mawsmai cave and Arwa Cave.

Back to Shillong- halt at Shillong.

 

Day 6   : Local Sightseeing (at your own expenses)

            : 8 PM Evaluation & Certification

 

Day 7   : Check out by 10 AM.

 

 

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

 

 

Participation in the programme is open to all educational Institution, individuals and recognized units of YHAI. Participants have to bear all travel expenses from their place to Government Youth Hostel Shillong and back. The Age bar for Males is from 15 years to 65 years and for Females from 15 years to 56 years.

 

 

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:

 

The nearest Railway Station and Airport is Guwahati. Sumo and Tourist Taxi are available from the railway Station and airport to Shillong which is about 100 kms away from Railway Station and about 130 kms from Airport. Government Youth Hostel is located opposite the Central Telegraph Office and near the State’s Secretariat which is a walking distance from the sumo/tourist taxis stand (Police Bazar).

 

 

HOW TO JOIN:

 

Members desirous to join this programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form available from National Office Website (www.yhaindia.org downloads
trekking registration form), duly supported by a Medical certificate (www.yhaindia.org downloads trekking medical form). Please upload the scan copy of YHAI membership ID, details of the payment of registration form & Medical Certificate as an attached in the Email ID: yhaimeghsecy@gmail.com and submit the same at the time of reporting, failing which you will have to bear the printing charges.

 

NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORRDINATOR / FD:  Mr. A. M. Shadap / Mr. D. Chakroborty

CONTACT NUMBER:                                              8415071655

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                                  yhaimeghsecy@gmail.com

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                              Mr. D. Chakroborty State Secretary cum Co-ordinator

                                                                               C/o Laban Bengalee Boys' HS School, East Khasi Hills-793004

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ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES:  Concrete Community Hall/ Rooms.

 

FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Simple vegetarian food and safe drinking water will be provioded.

 

WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:

 

Beside their own personal belongings, the participants need to carry jacket, t-shirt, umbrella/ raincoat, torch, trekking bag pack/rucksack, sneakers suitable for trekking/ trekking shoes, cap, sunglasses, tiffin box, spoon, cup, water bottle etc.

 

SAFETY & SECURITY:

Participants shall not hold any of YHAI Organizer responsible wholly or partially for any injury, accidents, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities during expeditions.

 

 

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

Please note that this is an environment friendly trekking/expedition. Do not litter any wrapper or spoil the route in any way. In case you find any wrapper/ Plastic bags or anything left by participants on the way, please carry the same with you and dispose at the proper place. It may be mentioned that minimum physical fitness is desirable from the participants as the terrain is quite tough and challenging.

The Central Government employees can avail special casual leave as the Trekking Expedition organized by YHAI have the approval of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, (Dept. of Personnel and Training), Government of India, vide office order No. 28016/89-Estt (A), dated 25th October, 1989.

Participants who successfully completed the expedition and abide by the discipline of the programme will be awarded Certificate.

CANCELLATION RULES:

In case any participants is unable to join the program, application for cancellation in writing or email to the State Secretary ONE MONTH before the scheduled date booked by the individual and avail 50% of the participation fee paid. If such notice is received after the time given no refund will be admissible.