Adventure Club

A trekking cum adventure trip of six days from24th to 29th September 2015 was organized to Valley of Flowers, a UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Valley of Flowers National Park is located in West Himalaya, Uttarakhand, India. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle landscape of the Valley of Flowers National Park has rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east. A group of 22 students from various disciplines accompanied by faculty members enjoyed the meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora.
A group of ten students and three teachers (Mr. Anil Kumar, Computer Science Deptt., Dr. Rakesh Kumar, BBS Deptt., Ms. Preeti, Computer Science Deptt.) of the college left for a six day Adventure tour to Auli (Uttarakhand) on 21st of January, 2015. En route Auli, at Devprayag the students witnessed the confluence of holy Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers. Next morning, group first visited GVK Hydro Electric Dam, Srinagar and had the first adventurous activity of climbing a mountain. Then the group visited Dhari Devi temple en-route Joshimath where they reached by 8 p.m.  Next morning it left for Auli. The mode of transportation to this destination was not the tourist bus, but  a Cable Car which was very exciting for the students. The next activity inline was Snow Trekking. The target was to reach a hilltop which was achieved by all the members of the group It was very adventurous, exciting and fun filled. After snow trekking there was a Cable Chair ride. Then a mesmerizing snowfall was witnessed. After that began second round of snow trekking.  
On the third day the group participated in 'Skiing'. First, members of the group took training from the locals and improved Skiing techniques. After being overwhelmed by the art of Skiing, the group departed from Auli. On way back the group visited the sacred Badrinath temple, where the statue of God is shifted for six months in winters. Next day in evening, the group reached Rishikesh and enjoyed the evening holy Ganga Arti on the bank of river Ganges. Next morning, there was a visit to Har Ki Pauri, Haridwar. Some students swimmed in the holy river Ganga and then ultimately all left for Delhi. The group reached Delhi by 7 p.m. on 26th Jan, 2015. It was a wonderful life time experience for all the members of the group and expects more to come from College Adventure Club in future.