Exploration Hike to Devil's Staircase in Ohiya and Camping at Wangedigala

2017-Oct-12

Exploration Hike to Devil’s Stair case in Ohiya and Camping at Wangedigala

We warmly welcome you all to the second Exploration Hike organized by Explorer’s Club of NSBM to “Devil’s Staircase” in Ohiya and we are happy to inform you the below details regarding the journey ahead of you.

Date -14th October 2017 to 17th October 2017

Number of participants- 18 pax (12 students and 6 Staff Members)

Name of the staff members- Mr.Lahiru Gunasekara, Dr.Maithree Chandima, Ms.Dilini H, Ms.Anne Pathirage, Ms. Menaka Gamge)

Cost per person- Rs. 2500/= (Please bring on 14th October)

Itinerary

14th October 2017- Departure at 7.00 pm from Colombo Fort Railway Station

15th October 2017- Arrival at Ohiya Railway station at 4.30 a.m

15th October 2017 - Starting the Journey at 6.00 am to Bambarakanda falls through Devil’s staircase

15th October 2017 – Continue the hike to the camping site in Wangedigala Peak and spending night there

16th October 2017- Departure from 9.00 a.m Wangedigala, Kalupahana to Colombo

 

Checklist

  • Every Hiker must bring their own water bottle (at least 2 liters)
  • You may bring your own snacks if required
  • A light backpack to carry your belongings
  • Rain coat and rain cover (Incase if bad weather)
  • Extra clothes
  • A pair of shoes ideal for hiking and trekking
  • Flash light  
  • You may bring extra clothes for bathing if required
  • Any prescribed medicine if required (Please inform us in advance  if you suffer from any  sicknesses and if you are already taking any prescribed medicine)
  • Every student must wear the Club T-shirt for the hike and students must submit their completed Membership form before 13th October 2017

 

*Please reduce usage of polythene bags and if you do, please ensure to dispose them responsibly and please maintain your own garbage bag as we cannot afford to harm the environment.

We provide:

  • Transport
  • Meals from 15th to 16th will be provided (Please note that these meals will be very basic and light meals and 14th Dinner will not be provided)
  • Tents
  • First Aid

We expect responsible behavior from all our participants throughout our journey. 

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday!!!

If you have further queries, please contact

Mistress in Charge- Ms.Dilini Hettige-0773723991

President-Gisara Kaluarchchi -0776120591

Organizer - Darsha - 0714587483