This is one of the good forest areas in the Chhotaudepur division. JAMBUGHODA sanctuary falls in Halol, JAMBUGHODA taluka of Panchmahal district and Sankheda taluka of Vadodara district. Area of the sanctuary is surrounded by forest and revenue villages. Terrain is hilly and undulating.
Hastagiri temple is very beautiful temple located on top of the Hastagiri Mountain in Shatrunjay Hills Range & The temple covered Shetrunji hill, 2000 ft over Palitana town, believed to span 863 shrines in all has some really exquisite marble temples of great religious and artistic importance, containing arches, carved pillars and bejeweled idols.
The purpose of the programme is to offer the youth new trekking region in the Kodaikanal –Vellakavi-Kurangani-Central Station-Top Station-Munnar Hills -Kumbakarai & Kurangani Falls and providing a healthy outdoor activity during the weekend.
While every care has been taken to ensure safety, the Youth Hostels Association of India cannot be held responsible for any theft, accident, illness and other such unforeseen eventualities. The purpose of the programme is to expose the YHAI members to a greater adventure and to rough the rigors of plodding with a sense of love for nature and outdoor recreational activity in the wildlife areas of Nilgiris.
Neelakurinji is the best known of a genus that has flowering cycles ranging from one to 16 years. There has been record of its flowering of Strobilanthes kunthiana every 12 years in specific areas since 1826. The next major flowering is expected to place in September 2018 in places such as Munnar. Neelakurinji (Strobilanthes kunthiana) is a shrub that used to grow abundantly in the shola grasslands of Western Ghats in India. The Nilgiris, which literally means the blue mountains, got its name from the purplish blue flowers of Neelakurinji that blossoms gregariously once in 12 years.
Silver Jubilee Celebration of YHAI National Trekking, in 1995 we introduced the Family camping Program for the families of our volunteer camp leaders and other functionaries. Encouraged by the success of this adventure and, on the request of our members we repeated this program in many years till 2013. This year again, we are organizing the Family Adventure Camping Program in Leh, J&K.
Hill Station Sanasar is blessed with bountiful Nature. It has a mountain top lake (frozen in winters), very large meadows (Safe snow slopes), multiple snow clad mountain ranges, numerous spring waters, streams, waterfalls, golf course (perfect for safe ski). In nut shell, Sanasar is an ideal place for Winteradventure activities.
Meeting point behind Panvel ST depot near hotel Ratnadeep, around –0630 AM. leaving for Matheran base by ST bus/Jeep (vehicle), Matheran hill @ height from sea level of 850 Metres Matheran is a lush green hill station during monsoon.Stay in shared five bed home stay Dormitory (Family rooms are available on advance request at extra charges) Sundar Villa , near Honeymoon Point or Matheran railway station Day Trekking , option of horse riding (approx charges Rs 500-600) in select points of Matheran . Thennext morning , trek down to village Dodhani. Return to Panvel around 1 pm.
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.
Extensive and pain taking preparation has gone into the planning of the Trek route. Our experienced field staff and camp leaders have been visiting the area to check all the details. While every care has been taken to ensure your safety & health, the YHAI, AP State Branch cannot be held responsible for any accident, illness and such other unforeseen eventualities.