9th National Heritage Trek Expedition-2017


The Youth Hostels Association of India, J&K State Branch in collaboration with the Directorates of Education, Youth Services & Sports, Colleges and Tourism, J&K Government, Patnitop Development Authority & District Administration Udhampur is organizing the “National Heritage Trek expedition” through some of the most scenic and beautiful areas of Jammu & Kashmir. This 07 days trek touches unique heritage sites, green meadows and pastures; lofty mountains; thick deodar forests; clear natural water springs; brooks and the holy river that flows just below the surface of the earth except at one location at Udhampur. The trek is a unique experience, providing trekkers with a glimpse of magnificent natural and built heritage of the state and study of flora and fauna of area.


Program

Duration: 7 Days

Reporting Point:
Devak Community Hall, Opposite old ARTO office(Easy Day Shop), Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, Udhampur-J&K.

HOW TO REACH THE BASE CAMP:The base camp is on Jammu Srinagar national Highway. While coming from Jammu by road ,2X2 buses are available at General Bus Stand Jammu City. Ask the bus conductor to drop near old ARTO office near Easy day Shop which just opposite to base camp.

While coming by Train – Direct trains are available up to Udhampur. Auto Rickshaws are available for base camp.
While coming by Air – The nearest Air Port is Jammu air port. From Jammu airport taxis are available.

Program Includes: The fee includes simple vegetarian food, accommodation, supervision, expert guidance and equipment for 7 days. Booking will be done strictly on first come first serve basis.

Day Wise schedule:

Day 1:– Reporting at Base Camp Udhampur
Day 2:– Transfer by bus to Heritage site Krimchi then to Meer then to Sankari Devta (5 Kms trek)
Day 3:– 12 kms Trek to Katti
Day 4:– 12 Kms uphill / down trek to Sanasar
Day 5:– 14 kms upslope trek to Patnitop via Nathatop.
Day 6:– 16 Kms down/ up trek to Sudhmahadev ­ Mantalai
Day 7:– Transfer by bus to Base Camp Udhampur

Itineraries map