SANDAKPHU-GURDUM TREKKING EXPEDITION YHAI

Reporting Dates: 2nd December to 11th December, 2008

AGE OF PARTICIPANTS:
Participation in this programme is open to all youth Hostellers above 12 years of age.

PARTICIPATION FEES: Rs. 2000/-

HOW TO APPLY AND PARTICIPATE:
Members desiring of joining the programme may apply on prescribed Registration For duly supported by a Medical Certificate, Which is attached with the Brochure. Photo copies of the attached form are acceptable. Completed Registration Form and Medical Certificate along with Draft of participation fees remitted only, To the Secretary, YHAI, West Bengal State Branch, 28 B, Huzurimal Lane, Kolkata- 700014 should reach in the State Office by 10th November, 2008.

HOW TO REACH BASE CAMP AT DARJEELING:
On Broad Gauge Line new Jalpaiguri is the last Rail Head for Darjeeling.
Avail Auto or Rickshaw service from NJP Railway station to reach Siliguri Tenzing Norgey Bus Stand(10 km.). From there avail Bus or Jeep services to reach Darjeeling(80 km.) in 3.5 hours. It is better to avail direct share Jeep services from NJP Railway Station @Rs. 100/- per head to reach Darjeeling. Get down at Darjeeling Railway station and walk 1 km. upwards to reach MAL. Then Pass the Horse Stable and proceed to reach Base Camp at Darjeeling Youth Hostel in Jalapahar crossing TV centre and D.G. of Police Bunglow.

PROGRAMME AND ROUTE SCHEDULE
Day 1. : Reporting at Base Camp. Darjeeling(2134 Mt.)
Day 2. : Acclimatisation and Orientation.
Day 3. : Transfer to Dhotrey by Bus/Jeep, Trek to Tumling (2900 Mt.) 7 km.
Day 4. : Trek to Kalipokhri(3108 Mt.) 13 km.
Day 5. : Trek to Sandakphu(3636 Mt.) 6 km.
Day 6. : Trek to Gurdum(2910 Mt.) 14 km.
Day 7. : Trek to Rimbik(2286 Mt.) via Srikhola. 10 km.
Day 8. : Transfer by Bus/Jeep to Darjeeling Base Camp(54km) Lunch, Valedictory Function and Check Out.

For any other information please inquire:

YOUTH HOSTELS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA
WEST BENGAL STATE BRANCH
28 B Huzurimal Lane, Kolkata – 700014
Website : http://www.yhaindia.org

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