Himalyan trekking in October

JAMMU: Tawi Trekkers J&K, the premier trekking organization of J&K, shall organize the 2nd phase of Himalayan Trekking Programme-2018 by conducting a number of Heritage treks for school students during October-November in Dharamshala area of Himachal Pradesh. The first such group shall leave for Dharamshala on 1st October, 2018.

During the four days venture the trekkers would visit the world heritage site of Kangra Fort, the largest fort in Himalaya and probably the oldest dated fort in India; the sacred Jwalajee temple, one of the most ancient temples in India; Macleodganj, the seat of His Holiness Dalai Lama; Dharamkot, popularly called mini Israel; Bhagshunath, the beautiful Waterfall, Tapovan, Chamunda, Dharamshala and Nagini besides a visit to the beautiful Dharamshala stadium.

However, the special attraction of the programme shall be a visit to a sprawling tea garden and a tea manufacturing company to learn about the complete process of production of tea.

The participation fee which includes boarding, lodging, transportation and supervision by expert trekkers from Jammu to Jammu is Rs 3900.

The purpose of the programmes is to expose young boys and girls to nature and world famous Indian heritage and thereby imbibe in them the spirit of adventure and love and pride for the country and its glorious past.

It may be mentioned here that first phase of Himalayan Trekking Programme, the most popular adventure activity of the club among school students, was conducted by the club during summer vacations in Moungri area of Udhampur District and Dharamshala area in Himachal Pradesh.

It may also be recalled here that Tawi Trekkers J&K is a voluntary adventure sports and social organization run by highly dedicated young boys and girls whose only aim is to spread the spirit of adventure and love of nature amongst all strata of society without distinction of color, caste class or creed.

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