PROGRAMME


ARUNACHAL HIMALAYAN TREKKING PROGRAMME is a 7 Day/10 Day trek & tour program in Arunachal Himalayas covering the popular tourist circuit of Bomdila and Tawang. Camping and trekking is perhaps the best way to enjoy the wonders of Nature bestowed upon Arunachal and sharing the warmth of its people. Make yourself a little bit of wild and enjoy camping in the open wilderness of Arunachal Himalayas. Enjoy trekking as its an art of living, traveling and surviving in the great outdoors in mountains and being one with the Mother Nature.

Arunachal Mountaineering & Adventure Sports Association (AMASA) under the aegis of Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh is organizing National ARUNACHAL HIMALAYAN TREKKING PROGRAMME starting from 30th Sept to 18th October 2015 in the pristine Arunachal Pradesh (India). Participants may opt for either 7 Days or 10 Days programme and may join on any date between 29th Sept to 12th October 2015 subject to availability of seats.


THINGS TO BRING

1. Rucksack
2. Warm clothings
3. Two pairs of Trekking shoes
4. Water bottle, Plate & Cup
5. Extra socks
6. A pair of sleepers
7. Rain coat
8. Pencil Torch with spare batteries
9. Musical Instrument (if you know how to play)
10. Camera (optional)
11. Toiletries

SAFETY & INSURANCE

Our program officers, field coordinators, camp leaders, guides and instructors have ensured safety & security. Extensive and painstaking preparations have gone into the planning of trek routes keeping safety in mind. Our experienced camp leaders have been constantly visiting the area to check all the details. Stringent safety standards are adhered to and only quality equipments are used. While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the organizers or their representatives can not be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities. Travel insurance should be made by the participants themselves.

PARTICIPATION COST & CANCELLATION POLICY

A nominal participation fee Rs. 8500/- for 7 Days programme & Rs. 10900/- for 10 Days programme for Indian participants will be charged. For foreign nationals charges are USD 300/- and USD 475/- respectively.

In case of cancellation, 20% of fee will be deducted on the notice of 30 days. Half the fee will be deducted on notice of less than 30 days. No refund will be given on notice of less than 15 days.

All money transfer and bank deposit must be routed through State Bank of India, Branch Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh, India. Current Account No. 30769338293 in favor of Arunachal Mountaineering & Adventure Sports Association IFS Code SBIN0001394 Remittances from abroad must mention SBI Swift Code No. SBININBB159

TREKKING PERMIT & ENTRY FORMALITIES

All foreign nationals and Indian citizens require Protected Area permit (PAP) and Inner Line Permit (ILP) respectively to enter Arunachal Pradesh. Hence all foreign participants are advised to send photo copy or scanned copy of Passport, Visa and passport size photograph for obtaining PAP. Indian citizens should send any one of the following documents (scanned copy): Pan Card, Voter Card, Passport, Driving License, Institutional ID etc. with passport size photo to process the permit.

SPECIAL CASUAL LEAVE

Employees of Central & State Governments, Nationalized Banks and Insurance Companies are entitled for special as the program is approved by Indian Mountaineering Foundation. The selected participants can be provided with a Xerox copy of the approval letter on request.

EQUIPMENT


All the trekking gears and adventure sports equipments are tested by experts and defense personals before use. So there is not doubt that there would be any failure because of equipments.

MEDICAL FACILITIES

Medical aid will be available at every camp site throughout the trek. However those on special medication or with known drug allergies should bring their own necessary medicines. You are requested to inoculate yourself with anti tetanus.

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS

To keep the Himalayas clean & to save the pristine beauty of forest and mountains, all participants will join with locals to promote awareness program. We encourage every person to keep the trekking trail neat and clean. They should carry wrappers, toilet paper, empty boxes etc to the next camp for proper disposal. Use of plastic bags, aerosol can and non eco-friendly materials should be kept to the bare minimum.

ACCOMODATION

Room accommodation on group sharing basis will be provided in hotels. Tented accommodation with sleeping bags/blankets will be provided in the trekking camps.

FOOD

Clean, wholesome and nutritious vegetarian food is prepared in the camp kitchens with hygiene as main priority. Different varieties of food will be provided, so participants don't miss home at all in Himalayas.

Morning tea, breakfast, lunch (packed lunch while on trek), evening tea, dinner, snacks, sweets and hot drink after dinner will be served. Participants will also get an opportunity to try local menu as well.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

To maintain the decorum and to make the trip a memorable experience for everyone, we understand that it is the moral & social responsibility of everyone to see to it that intoxicants in any form are discouraged.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE

Any healthy individual between the age group of 14-70 years irrelevant of sex, caste, nationality or profession can join the trek on any day starting from 29th Sept to 12th October 2015.

CAMP FIRES

Interesting camp fire session will be there to encourage participants to meet, mingle and to share cultural program at designated camps.

WHEN & WHERE TO REPORT

Guwahati in Assam is the nerve centre of North East India. It is well connected by rail, road and air from almost all major cities. Our Guwahati Base Office is situated at Brahmaputra Lodge, Sixmile, Guwahati- 781 008, Assam. Each group/individual shall report at Guwahati Base Office on the date of reporting only. Extra stay in Guwahati will be individual's responsibilities.

 

 
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