Greetings from Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI)
YHAI, a non-profit organization is one of the few national bodies with presence in 23 States & 233 districts having a membership base of more than one lakh. It is affiliated to the International Youth Hostel Federation /Hostelling International, UK having a chain of 4500 Hostels in 80 countries. YHAI organizes different adventure programmes promoting national integration & tourism which attracts countrywide participation in thousands which familiarizes them with the nature, people & their culture. YHAI conducts these programmes at very economical cost with assured high standard, quality food, training, equipment & insurance.
One of YHAI’s program – Height Of Adventures – conducted in 2009 has found its entry in Limca Book of Records – 2011. Height of Adventures was a National Motor Bike Expedition conducted by YHAI in which 107 participants travelled on motor bikes from Delhi to Khardung La (18,380 ft., the highest motor-able road in the world) & back to Delhi that covered 2500 kms distance. At the same time, YHAI conducted National Mountain Biking Expedition from Kullu to Khardung La. 104 participants reached South Pulu, 12 kms down to Khardung La but could not reach Khardung La Pass due to heavy snow fall.
In the History of Adventure Sports, a very first time the above Expeditions were organized when such a large group went to the highest motorable road in the world. On the above lines, you will be glad to know that YHAI has announced a new high adventure programme exclusively for Girls–
National Mountain Biking Expedition (For Girls) from 16th August- 3rd September, 2011 – Kullu to Khardung La (18,380 Ft highest motorable road in the world)
Registration of the same is open now. For more details, please visit our website: http://www.yhaindia.org.
The last date of Registration – 15thJune, 2011,
Date of announcement for selected Participants– 26th June, 2011,
Last date of submission the participation fee – 5th July, 2011.
Note: Selection will be based on physical fitness of the participants.
Participants can register online as well as by sending demand draft/cheques (at par)/pay order.
For further information, please see the above mentioned link.
YHAI requests you to encourage girls for the once in a lifetime adventure journey to the highest motorable road in the world Khardung La, Leh (J&K).
Chief Executive Officer