National chairman extended his gratitude to his excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee,


It is a pride moment for YHAI that His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble Presidentof India had given an opportunity to our National Chairman, Shri S. Venkat Narayanan to meet him on 12th March, 2015 along with Shri Ajoy Adhikary, Vice-President, West Bengal State Branch & Secretary of Central Howrah Unit, Shri Rabi Shanker Paul, Chairman, Asansol Unit and Falguni Ghosh, Vice President, Central Howrah Unit.

National Chairman extended his gratitude to His Excellency by presenting a Memento for giving them this opportunity. He further explained the Hon’ble President of India about aims, objects and activities of YHAI and requested him to extend his support for further upliftment of Youth Hostelling movement.

His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon’ble President of India showed his interest in YHAI. His Excellency also extended his wishes and blessings for the growth of the movement.


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National Family Camping Nilgiris(OOTY) – 2016  

BREIF DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM:  The purpose of the programme is to offer the youth new trekking regions in the Nilgiris and providing a healthy outdoor activity during the week end.


Participation fee is Rs.7,500/- + Booking Amount Rs.375/- = Rs.7875/- for a family consisting of husband, wife and two children upto the age of 15 years.  


FOOD & WATER SUPPLIES:   Simple vegetarian and nutritious food will be served


WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?  Husband, Wife and two children at the age of 15 years.  Participants have to bear all travel expenses from their place to the base camp and back. 


5 Days & 4 Nights
First day Lunch to last day Breakfast. The group size is 30 families on each reporting day.



1st Group : 23.04.2016 to 27.04.2016
2nd Group: 28.04.2016 to 02.05.2016
3rd Group: 03.05.2016 to 07.05.2016
4th Group: 08.05.2016 to 12.05.2016
5th Group: 13.05.2016 to 17.05.2016
6th Group: 18.05.2016 to 22.05.2016
7th Group: 23.05.2016 to 27.05.2016
8th Group: 28.05.2016 to 01.06.2016

Report at Ooty Youth Hostel - 23.04.2016 to 01.06.2016
4N/5D(Fee:Rs.7500 + Booking Amt:Rs.375) 
simple vegetarian food, accommodation, supervision, expert guidance, equipment, Sight Seeing.

Day 1: Reporting & acclimatization
Day 2: Ooty (Doddabetta Peak,Doddabetta Tea factory, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Ooty Lake)
& Coonoor (Ketti View Point, Sims Park, Dolphin Nose, Lamp's Rock, Tea Estate, )
Day 3: Mudumalai wildlife sanctuary,Pykara Falls & Dam,Film Shooting spot, Boating 
Day 4: Free Day for Shopping (own arrangement)
Day 5: Disperse after breakfast
Sightseeing is arranged by YHAI (Day 2 – Day 3).  Only Entry Ticket at tourist place to be purchased by the participants.We take care of your sight-seeing to avoid confusion with local tour operators/cab owners.
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BRING ALONG:  Woolen clothes, Cotton clothes, walking shoes, rain coat, cold cream/Vaseline, personal firstaid kit, bedsheets, lunch box (for packed lunch) and medicines you normally use at home etc.
CANCELLATION RULES:  In case you are unable to join this trek, you will get 50% of the programme fee as refund provided your request is received directly at the State Office, at least 15 days in advance from the date of your joining.  Any unforeseen event/strike or natural calamity will not be considered as a cause of cancellation.  The refund will be given after completion of the programme.  Cancellation request will be accepted only by a letter from the participants to our office before 15 days of the programme.  Email, SMS, telephone call will not be accepted.
SAFETY & SECURITY:  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.

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Contact us

    Youth Hostels Association of India

    Tamil Nadu State Branch

    2-D Viswas Flats,

    Pillaiyar Koil Street


    West K K Nagar

    Chennai 600 078

    Mobile no:09445022312

    Tele :044 - 24890976



Our bank

    Name : ICICI Bank,    

    Branch K K Nagar,

    Name : Youth Hostels

    Association of India,

   Tamil Nadu State Branch,

    Ac No : 007701017051

    IFSC Code : ICIC 0000077





Our team

    President ( M - 9444183783)

    Shri S. Panchapakesan

    Chairman, ( M - 9445022312 )

    Shri S.Venkat Narayanan

    Secretary ( M - 9789013818 )

    Shri C D Vivekanandan

    Treasurer ( M - 9841095205 )

    Shri Jeevanandam


    Shri M Chandrashekar 9449816139

    Mrs Girija sashathari

Encourage youth travelling, education & understanding through personal experience.