MARINE NATIONAL PARK TREKKING CUM TRAINING PROGRAMME – 2018


Gujarat is the unique State of India which has longest seashore, vast desert landscapes of Rann of Kutch, wet lands habitats of Nal Sarovar, fascinating Marine Eco system like Narara Island & Poshitra, moist deciduous forest of Dangs. Once again we welcome all Youth Hostellers friends from all over India to join wonderful Exploring the Marine National Park for its wonderful Marine life. The programme is conducted by Jamnagar YHAI Unit with support of Gujarat State Branch and kind support of Gujarat Forest Department and Marine National Park-Jamnagar. We are ready to deliver you life time memorable moments with unique programme.

The fascinating underwater world of Marine National Park & Sanctuary. 162.89 Square Kilometers of Marine National Park and 457.92 Square Kilometers of Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Kutch at Jamnagar offers exotic sightings for people willing to go on an adventure trip in this area. In the Gulf of Kutch, there are 42 islands, out of which 33 islands have coral reef. There are islands with sandy beaches and mangrove swamps. These islands are a treasure-trove of marine species and a paradise for birdwatchers.

The Marine National Park & Sanctuary has coral reefs, mangroves, sea-grass beds, mudflats, network of creeks and other ecosystems which supports rich marine life & bird life. Here one has chance to spot octopus, puffer fish, sea turtles, lobsters, crabs, dolphins, ray fishes, jelly fish, star fish, sea anemones, colorful corals, exotic marine flowering plants, etc.


Program

Duration:
4 Days (Fees Rs.5093)

Reporting Point:
YOUTH HOSTELS –JAMNAGAR UNIT OFFICE – 31ST OCTOBER, 2018 TO 1 st NOVEMBER, 2018

Program Includes:
Covers accommodation, Simple vegetarian nutritious food, Local transportation, Forest entry, Expert’s guidance. ee

Day Wise schedule:
# Day 01: Reporting and registration at Jamnagar by 12.00 Noon, Orientation and local visit for birding.

# Day 02: Trekking and Training and visit to Khijadia- A well known Bird Sanctuary. After noon shifted to Narara-Marine National Park (Approx 60 Kms) as per tide timing.

# Day 03: Visit to Dwarka, and Poshitra-Marine National Park (Approx 150 Kms) or Sailing Trip as per tide timing.

# Day 04 : Certificate Distribution and Recreation activity .Group break after brkfast, Check out.

Itineraries map