Arrival and Welcome at Uttarkashi. Stay arranged at Shivlinga Resorts by the Ganges.Dinner to be provided.
06:30 Hrs–A half hour limbering up and physical warm-up session of light aerobics followed by breakfast.
08:30 Hrs-Pay obeisance at the Vishwanath Temple and then leave for Dharali, Learning begins. First exposure to snow and ice on road enroute,especially near Sukhi Top.
16:00 Hrs-Welcome at Dharali and evening spend with bonfire.
07:30 Hrs–Warm up exercises (30 minutes) followed by breakfast
09:00 Hrs-10:30 Hrs-Academic sessionon Low Traction/Zero Traction riding, Bike engine handling, throttle control, clutch control, braking, turning, body weight shift and balancing, tyres (types, pressure, load etc). Spiral bound notes shall also be distributed for continued reference.
10:30 –13:00 hrs– On-site practical motorcycling sessions. Free discussions on topic will be welcomed
13:00 –14:00 hrs–Lunch
14:00 –16:00 hrs–Lectures on Winter Survival Skills by a survival expert invited from NIM Uttarkashi.The session will include tent pitching in snow, building a fire, use of survival blankets, emergency first aid techniques for winter, fundamentals of keeping warm and avoiding hypothermia, understanding weather, identifying edible plants etc. The rest of the evening is free with tea, snacks, soups, dinner, campfire and just having fun.
07:30 hrs–Warm up exercises and breakfast
09:00 Hrs–Leave Dharali for Gangotri (if weather and road conditions permit). This ride to Gangotri and the subsequent one back to Uttarkashi the same afternoon will allow you all to put to practice all that you’ve learnt over the past 2 days.
17:00 Hrs–Reach Uttarkashi (Shivlinga Resorts)
19:30 Hrs–Press Conference, distribution of certificates and sharing of experiences around the campfire