A little about YHAI:
YHAI stands for Youth Hostel Association of India. Its a Government supported organisation operating in a No-Profit, No-Loss basis.
The Youth Hostel movement was started in Germany and has since then spread to various countries.
The goal of it is to enable Youth to travel more in a cheap way.
In India, it comes under the control of the central Govt and is being run in a good manner.
Most of the Indian states have a state branch and organise State level treks.
In some cases, they organise National level treks also.
Advantages of trekking with YHAI :
1. Its Cheap.
2. Its safe, unless you do something stupid.
3. They cover the whole of India.
4. You need not run around for getting permissions from various concerned organisations.
5. Becoming a Lifetime Member is dirt cheap costing only 1700 Rs.
The YHAI main website :
And become a member at
- Kottai malai
- madras day
- Nilgiris Trek
- poosimalai kuppam
- st thomas
- tada falls
- YHAI goa trek treks
- YHAI trek
- YHAI treks