Wednesday, January 7, 2009

2 days Kayaking/Island camping/Trekking in Sharavathi Backwater on 17/18th

Hi All,

The Program:- We have 2 days Kayaking/Island camping/Trekking in Sharavathi Backwater on 17/18th Weekend of January.
These activities are not only for the fun, but they are also important life skill learning sessions. Here, You will learn to Paddle Coracle/Kayak, Swim with life jacket, Row the raft, pitching the tent and lighting camp fire.

Sharavathi Backwater:- Sharavathi backwater is about 60 KM in length and about 15 KM wide !!!!. It became backwater when dam was constructed at Linganamakki of sagara taluk in Shivamogga(Shimoga) district to the river Sharavathi. This backwater has created lots of islands, it is so great to explore all these, where thick vegetation still exist and lots of wild life in it including some rare birds.

Date:- 17/18-01-2009 weekend (2 Days)
Camp Site:- Sharavathi Backwater Near Sagara in Shimoga Dsitrict
Accomdation:- Dome tents on an ISLAND in the backwater.
Food:- Food is going to be Simple Vegetarian food and it will be freshly cooked food at the camp site.
Transport:- It is an option. u can travel on ur own (we will guide u how to reach there) or we can arrange transport

Itinerary of Camp activities in Sharavathi Backwater.

Day 1:-
  • Arrive at Camp site. Freshen up and Have Breakfast
  • Group Introductory session and initial briefing by the Camp leader
  • Introducing everyone to water, and a small swimming/floating session.
  • Transfer to Island in coracle.
  • Long Swimming and floating session. Initiation to Coracle paddling.
  • Have Lunch and rest for half an hour.
  • Start the Islands exploration trail by Coracle.
  • Return back to the camp site and have tea
  • Have a camp fire and fun time at camp fire
  • Have dinner and retire for the day
Day 2:-

  • Wake up early in the morning. Freshen up and have tea
  • A small swimming/floating session
  • Introduction to Raft Paddling
  • Introduction Kayaking and Individual Kayaking session.
  • Have lunch
  • Trek from yalakanagadde to "Devara gudda" peak view point. Spend time on Backwater view point and climb down to Bus stand
  • Travel back to Sagar and take Bus back to Bangalore
  • End of session.

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Sanjeevini Homestay said...

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monika singh said...

Adventure places near Delhi Comment Thanks for sharing good information !