Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa. - Sports Authority Ground, Campal, Panaji, Goa.
7N/8D(Fees5500/-+ bkg chrg Rs.275/-)
Stay in tented accommodation, Nutritious Vegetarian meals, guidance, Equipments, forest entry fee and insurance
Start Date 201810DECEnd Date 201905JAN
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*BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM: The biking trail travels from the Arabian Sea coast to Netravali village in the magnificent Sahyadri Western Ghats, which are recognized as the top 10 biodiversity spots of the world. The journey moves across the forests and the ecologically devastated mining belt in Sanguem. The voyage winds its way from the Bondla wildlife sanctuary to the calm and peaceful banks along the River Mandovi. It also visits the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Goa.Thus the trail encompasses the entire range of all what Goa has to offer historically and naturally. From the coastline to the midlands to the mountain ranges is a huge experience of a varied land, a rich heritage and an interesting diversity of people who are proud of their land, culture and tradition.
* Day Wise schedule:
# Day 1: Report at Base Camp Sports Authority Ground,Campal, Panaji.
# Day 2: Training/Acclimatization, Orientation, Joy Ride in the City
# Day 3: Biking from Mormugao Harbour to Assolna Camp [40 KM]
# Day 4: Biking from Assolna Camp to Netravali Camp [41 Kms]
# Day 5: Biking from Netravali Camp to Kollem Camp [48 Kms]
# Day 6: Biking from Kollem Camp to Khandepar Camp [25 Kms]
# Day 7: Biking from Khandepar to Base Camp [45 kms], Certificate Distribution and Recreation Activity
# Day 8: Check out after Breakfast
*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.
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 12. Form should be sent along with draft of participation fee. Member may also register through online booking
*WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: ONLY THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION WHO ARE EXPERIENCED IN RIDING GEARED BIKES, WITH PROPER SHIFTING OF GEARS, FOR MINIMUM 10 KM NON STOP, CAN JOIN THIS EXPEDITION. THEY MUST ALSO PASS AN ELIGIBILITY TEST WHICH WILL BE TAKEN ON THE DAY OF REPORTING NEAR BASE CAMP. THE ORGANISORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REJECT / DISQUALIFY MEMBERS WHO FAIL THIS TEST DESPITE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT OF FEES. However, disqualified members shall be allowed to join the trekking expedition on the same day. Such members shall NOT be refunded the difference in fees of biking and trekking. THEREFORE, MEMBERS SHOULD KINDLY ENSURE THAT THEY QUALIFY FOR THE ABOVE CONDITION BEFORE JOINING THE BIKING EXPEDITION.
*CANCELLATION RULES: In case you are unable to join the trek after paying the participation fee, you will get a refund of 50%- provided your request is received directly in the office of Goa State Branch (not by email/SMS/Whatsapp) before 25th November 2018. No refund will however, be admissible if such notice is received after 25th November, 2018.
ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES: Tented accommodation
*FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES: Morning tea, breakfast, lunch / packed lunch, evening tea and Dinner shall be provided. Simple vegetarian, good quality nutritious food shall be served at the camp. Please bring your own plates, mugs, spoons, tiffin box for pack lunch etc.
*WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG: Rucksack (if you have one) cotton shirts, cotton pants, sun cap, Sports shoes, 2 pairs of cotton socks, torch, water bottle, lunch box, steel mug, plate, spoon, pen-knife, needle, thread, goggles, soap, toilet paper, towel, medicines (which you normally use at home).
*SAFETY & SECURITY: Extensive and painstaking preparation has gone into the planning of trek routes for your safety. Our field staff and experienced camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all details. The Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any accidents, illness and any such unforeseen eventualities. Deviation from the set route of the program is not permitted. If the participant desires to join any other activity, they may do so at their own responsibility and risk only after finishing the trek and checking out. YHAI group insurance cover is for accidental death or permanent disability only. You are advised to take insurance cover for your journey and other related matters.