The Youth Hostels Association of India (Andhra Pradesh branch) will be organising a six-day national-level trekking camp to Seshachalam (Tirumala Hills) from January 23.

Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, national vice-president and state chairman of YHAI Srinivas Prasad said the camp is being held at the national level for the first time and is open to all.

“The purpose of this trekking camp is to create awareness on heritage and ecology sustenance.

It will be a mix of adventure and rural tourism. It will also provide the opportunity for the trekkers to explore the pristine Thumburu Valley and its untouched forest, pre-historic rock paintings in caves and numerous holy spots,” he said.

The fee for the trekking trip is fixed at Rs. 1,500 per head and students can avail a discount of 15 per cent.

State secretary of YHAI, S.V. Ramakrishna, said further details on the trip and registration forms are made available at the site

  • Camp is being held at national level for the first time, says YHAI State chairman
  • ‘The purpose is to create awareness on heritage and ecology sustenance'


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