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(Room accommodation with Hot water facility, Simple vegetarian nutritious food, local transportation, Devaliya Park Lion Safari entry fees, visit of Holy Somnath Temple, and Junagadh Sightseeing)

Brief description of the Programme:


Gujarat is the unique State of India that has longest seashore, Holy Somnath and Dwarkadhish Temples, vast desert landscapes of Rann of Kutch, wetlands habitats of Nal Sarovar, fascinating Marine Ecosystem like Pirotan Island, moist deciduous forest of Dangs. Gir is the last and only home of the critically endangered Majestic Asiatic Lion. Once again, we welcome all Youth Hostellers friends from all over India to join the wonderful Exploring the Mount Girnar, Forest of Gir and historical ancient city of Junagadh. The programme is conducted by Gujarat State Branch and Junagadh Unit with kind support of the Forest Department. So, experience the once in a lifetime memorable moment with a unique Trekking programme.



Purpose of the Programme:

The purpose of this programme is to introduce and understand the ecology and environment of Gir Forest area, unexplored trek routes of Mount Girnar and to expose the cultural and religious glimpses of Gujarat with National Integration.


Day to Day programme schedule:


Day: 1  - Reporting at Junagadh Base Camp. A short Trekking for acclimatization.

Day: 2  - Trekking of 16 KM and back to base camp.

Day: 3  - Visit to holy Somnath Temple and Devaliya Lion Safari Park.

   Night stay at Sasan (Gir Forest).

Day: 4  - Trek to Adri Beach (12 KM) and back to Junagadh Base camp.

Day: 5  - Trekking to Mount Girnar.

Day: 6  - Certificate Distribution and Check out after breakfast at 07-00 AM from Base Camp.

Local sightseeing in Historical city of Junagadh with pack lunch (By YHAI). Then back to home.


[Programme schedules   and routes are subject to change without prior notice.

Programme can be cancelled for any unforeseen reasons.


Who can participate?

Any member of YHAI from all over the country can participate.



How to reach the Base Camp:

Junagadh is very well connected by Train and Buses with Ahmedabad and Rajkot. Nearest Airports are Keshod, Rajkot and Ahmedabad. Regular State Transport buses and private travels buses are available to reach Junagadh.



How to Join:

Members desirous to join this programme may apply on prescribed Registration Form (Download from website) dully supported by a Medical Certificate of head of family (Download from website) and may send at the address mentioned below.

OR can apply online through the website:

OR can apply through Google Form link:

Please credit the Participation Fee in:

Account Name: Youth Hostels Association of India, Gujarat State Branch

AXIS BANK- DHORAJI (Gujarat)           Account N0: 921010001229577

IFSC Code: UTIB0001037                    MICR Code: 360211081

Postal Address to send Hard copy of Registration Form and documents:

Sh. Ketan Mehta, The Field Director of the programme and Secretary, Junagadh Unit,

8- Mahalaxmi Society, Opp. Motibag, JUNAGADH- 362001.


FEE INCLUSIONS: Covers sharing Room accommodation with Hot water facility, Simple vegetarian nutritious food, local transportation, Devaliya Park Lion Safari entry fees, visit of Holy Somnath Temple, and Junagadh Sightseeing by local transportation.



NAME OF THE PROGRAM CORDINATORS              : (1)   Sh. Ketan Mehta,The Field Director and Secretary, Junagadh, Unit, Gujarat State Branch.

CONTACT NUMBER:                                              9825190910                        

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                       

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                              8- Mahalaxmi Society, Opp. Motibag, JUNAGADH- 362001.


                                                                         : (2)        Mr. BHUPATSINH ZALA

                                                                         The State Secretary, Gujarat State Branch of YHAI.


CONTACT NUMBER:                                             Mobile: 9898657533

EMAIL ADDRESS:                                      

COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS:                              Nr. Tulsi Apt, Haveli Street, Jamnavad Road,

                                                                          DHORAJI-360 410. District: Rajkot (GUJARAT)


No Map detail.

Accommodation facilities:   Sharing Room accommodation with Hot water facility.


Food Provisions:        Simple Vegetarian Nutritious, healthy Food will be served.


What participants should bring along:

Light woolen cloths, Mug, Water Bottle, Torch, Personal Medicines, Toilet Kit, Sanitizer and things you may need during the programme. Please bring your own Tiffin box for pack lunch.

All members of the family shall have to strictly follow the COVID-19 Guide lines issued by the Government and local authority.

Warning: Carrying of Non-bio degradable material in Gujarat is an offence. Smoking, use of Alcohols and Narcotics of any description are strictly prohibited during programme.



Safety and Security:

All necessary precautations are taken while planning for Safety and security of participants.


For more Information, please contact:


Ketan Mehta               : 9825190910    

B.R. Zala                      : 9898657533   


Cancellation application should reach the Gujarat state on or before 05-12-2022 to the Secretary, Junagadh Unit of YHAI or the State Secretary at the address given above. If a cancellation request is received before this date then the participant/s can get a 50% refund of fees.  After 05-12-2022 NO REFUND application will be considered.