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Friday, 27 June 2014

State Branch                  :         KERALA STATE BRANCH
Program Name               :         MUNNAR HILLS TREKKING EXPEDITION- 2014
Program Category          :         Trekking
Duration of the Program          :         5 Days
Start Date                      :         18/10/2014
End Date                        :         24/10/2014
Number of Batch            :         3
Reporting Dates             :         18/10/2014 ,  19/10/2014 and 20/10/2014
Program Fee                   :         Rs 3900/- (Only YHAI Members)
Fee inclusion                  :         Food, Accommodation. Guide Fee, Insurance,
Forest Entry Fee
Reporting Place              :         National Adventure Academy. Devikulam
Munnar
Name of the Program Co ordinator  : J Shine
Contact Number             :         09447061522
Email Address                :         shinejvrindavan@gmail.com
Complete Postal Address :        C/o Vrindavan Sreenivasapuram P.O Varkala Thiruvananthapuram District Kerala 695145 .
Brief Description of the Programme         :         This program was initially started in the year of 2002.  Seven program have been completed so far. This is a trek which goes through the tea plantation & grass lands in the altitude of 1800msl high. Nature Unseen is an initiative by few nature conservationists to conserve the nature and to show the world its wonders. It has trekking and camps situated in Kannan Devan Hills of Western Ghats. Munnar is a place blessed with abundant vegetation so it opens up a myriad possibilities and opportunities to explore the fascinating facets of nature. The camps are a boon to the people who love nature and want to know the interesting facts about the 200-year history of Munnar
 Who Can Participate?  Any one who are the member of YHAI and Physically and mentally fit can participate.
How to reach the base camp :          The Base Camp – “National Adventure Academy” is about 8 Kms from Munnar Town. Local Buses, Taxi or Autorikshas are available form Munnar Town to Devikulam   Nearest rail head is at Angamaly or Alwaye, both are nearly 120 km away from Munnar. Angamaly / Alwaye is an important rail junction in Ernakulam – Trissur route and is well connected to all cities in India. Nearest major airport is Cochin International airport which is about 125 km away. Private and government operated (KSRTC - Kerala State Road Transport Corporation) buses are available to Munnar from Alwaye/Angamaly and Ernakulam
How to Join         :         After the submission of Application form with Medical certificate along with participation Fee Rs 3900/-. Amount Remit to Canara Bank(IFSC CNRB0000756 )  Ponnai Branch(Branch Code 000756)  Malappuram District Kerala State A/c 0756101040595 or by DD in favour of Secretary Youth Hostels Association of India Kerala state Branch payable at Ponnani
Accommodation Facilities: Providing Dormitory Accommodation in the Base camp at Devikulam with sufficient Pucca Toilet Block.  A dining hall and kitchen facilities are also available in the base camp. In higher camps, tended accommodation shall be providing.
Food and Water supplies .: Providing  simple vegetarian food with clean drinking water. Safe and natural drinking water is available everywhere in Munnar.
What participants should bring along       : Woolen Cloths, Cotton cloths, Trekking Boots, rain coat, cold cream. Plate, water bottle, lunch Box, Bed sheets and air pillow, Mug and Medicines use at daily.
Cancellation Rules        - Notice for 7 days before the 1st Reporting Date – 50% of the participation Fee refunds.
Less than 7 days before the 1st Reporting Date – No Refund allowed
Safety and security       : Experienced guides and helpers are available. The treks routs are very familiar to all the guides who are associate this program. 

Friday, 14 September 2012

Clean Kerala Beach 2012-Organized by Youth Hostels Association of India

YHAI Kerala State Branch has undertaken the  “Clean Kerala Beach” campaign programme as a prestigious environment protection activity in Kerala. The schedule of the campaign given below
18/10/2012 Clean Kerala Beach Flag hosting at KOVALAM
19/10/2012  The inauguration of the “Clean Kerala Beach Campaign” at “Shangumugham” Beach  Thiruvananthapuram  and Flag off the campaign Vehicle . The campaign vehicle visit 10 Tourist important beaches , 101 seaside Villages 10 Municipalities and 4 City corporations. 5000 thousand public and other NSS/NCC/NYK /NGO volunteers are expect this campaign programme .

20/10/12 Varkala Beach
21/10/2012 Kollam Beach
22/10/2012 Alappuzha Beach
23/10/2012 Cochin 
24/10/12 Valappad (Trissur)
25/10/12 Tirur 
26/10/12 Baypur (Kozhikkode) 
27/10/12 Muzhappilangad (Kannur) 
The campaign vehicle cover 500 Kms 

YHAI Kerala state Branch invite Volunteers for "Clean Kerala Beach" Programme.
Priority given to Youth Hostels Association Members all over India and abroad. Food and Accommodation arrange by YHAI Kerala State Branch as free of cost. Interested persons are contact
J.Shine, Secretary YHAI Kerala C/o Vrindavan, Sreenivasapuram P.O Varkala Kerala 695145
Mob 09447061522