Tuesday, December 1, 2015



Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa - 
Reporting Dates: 15 Dec 2015 to 03 Jan 2016
9D/8N(Fee Rs.3800+Online Bkg Chrs Rs190)
Stay in tented accommodation, Nutritious Vegetarian meals, guidance, Equipments, forest entry fee and insuranc

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:   Goa - the land of silvery sands, golden sun and the exciting Western Ghats - is the destination for enthusiastic trekkers, sailors, bikers and families to connect with Mother Nature through expeditions organised by Goa State Branch of YHAI in collaboration with Sports Authority of Goa and Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs. The participants will enjoy a splendid panorama of hills, sandy beaches, refreshing waterfalls, beautiful landscapes, breath taking groves of palm trees, sun kissed waterways, Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Dudhsagar falls. The hilly trek of Western Ghats provides trekking trails as steep and difficult as the Himalayan climbs. The trekking route will therefore, offer the same thrills and excitement as in any mountain with some additional attractions like bus ride, and rail journey in the Western Ghats.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Any member of the Association who is physically fit can join the programme. The minimum age for participation is 10.
HOW TO JOIN: Members desirous of joining the programme may apply on a prescribed Registration Form duly supported by a Medical Certificate, which is attached with the form. Photocopies of the forms are acceptable. The minimum age for participation is 10. Form should be sent along with draft of participation fee ie Rs.3800/- per member in favor of "National Trekking Expedition - Goa" payable at Panaji, Goa. Member may also register through online booking
FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: simple nutritious vegetarian meals.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Rucksack (if you have one) cotton shirts, cotton pants, sun cap, Hunter shoes, 2 pairs of cotton socks, torch, water bottle, lunch box, steel mug, plate, spoon, pen-knife, needle, thread, goggles, Dettol, coconut oil,  soap, toilet paper, towel, medicines (which you normally use at home).
HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP: The base camp is located at Sports Authority Ground, Near Miramar Beach, Panaji Goa. The nearest railway stations are Thivim (25Kms), Karmali (12 km) and Margao (33km.). State bus service is available. Direct bus service is also available from Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore & Mangalore. Direct trains are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and major cities of India.
From 15 Dec 2015 to 03 Jan 2016. There will be 20 batches of 50 participants, for the entire program.
DAY 1: Report at base camp-Sport Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji.
DAY 2: Rock Climbing & Rappelling, Acclimatization, Orientation
DAY 3: Mobor Beach to Benaulim Beach [12 kms] (Base Camp to Mobor by bus)
DAY 4: Benaulim to Velsao Beach ( 10 kms)
DAY 5: Collem to Dudhsagar ( 10 kms) (Velsao to Collem by train)
DAY 6: Dudhsagar to Caranzol (12 kms) (Via Dudhsagar waterfalls)
DAY 7: Caranzol to Nandran (14 kms)
DAY 8: Nandran to Tambdi Surla (15 kms) to base camp by bus.
DAY 9: Check out after breakfast

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