Singapore Adventurers' Club

Activity Calendar

Activity Date Description Status
November 2018
18 Nov
Visit to NEA Semakau Landfill

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Cost:$3 for SAC Member, $5 for non member Register By:21 October 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:25 pax, must be above 12 years old
Leader:Lim Wee Yin Email/WhatsApp: 96618989 (SMS or WhatsApp only), weeyin@singnet.com.sg
Remarks:Wear comfortable attire and covered shoes. No high-heel shoes. Must be above 12 years old. Children between the age of 7 to 11 are allowed to visit the landfill as long as each child is accompanied and closely supervised by at least 1 adult.

To foster a stronger sense of shared environmental ownership and cultivate an eco-conscious community in Singapore, we are organising a complimentary tour including ferry services to NEA's Semakau Landfill under Clean & Green Singapore.

Tour programme (free) at Semakau Landfill includes Briefing / View 3-D Model, Q&A, Guided Tour of Landfill.

“Caring for our Environment Together.”

Time : 9am to 1pm

Misc:
1. When you sign up please advise if you are foreign students or delegates.
2. Please bring your own drinks along for the tour, as Semakau Landfill does not have canteen facilities.
3. At Semakau there are restrooms located in the administration building. Mobile toilets are also available at two other locations along the tour route.
4. By signing up you are agreeable to be put on WhatsApp group chat created for this visit to Semakau. Alternatively, you may request to communicate by email correspondence.

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October 2018
15 Oct
Trainers and Facilitators required for BATC (Basic Adventure Training Course)

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Cost: Register By:15 Oct 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:
Leader:SAC Management Committee Email:events@sac.sg
Remarks:

We are planning to restart the SAC Basic Adventure Training course (BATC) from November.

Here is to invite the past participants and trainers/facilitators of BATC who would like to be trainers/facilitators for the new participants. Kindly drop us an email at events@sac.sg by 15th October.

All helpers will receive allowances for their time & services.

Briefing sessions will be arranged to discuss the new BATC programs

Open
14 - 27 Oct
Iran Autumn Trip

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Cost:max S$3,600 (SAC member-on cost sharing basis) Register By:24 Aug 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:6 - 10
Leader:Kwok Mei Foong Email:paintbrushnature@yahoo.com.sg
Remarks:Cost include international flights, entry permit(visa), group accommodations, all meals, group transport, airport transfer, entrance/park tickets, group tips, club levy. Cost exclude: insurance, personal tips, personal laundry, personal spendings etc

This will be my second trip to this exciting and fascinating country. The previous trip we covered the northern-west terrain, while this time we will travel southwards from Tehran to Shiraz.

Iran, historically known as Persia, is a land with many diverse landmarks. Along the way, we’ll get to visit many big UNESCO sites. With its unique architecture of shrines, churches, mosques, spectacular gardens, awesome museums, authentic cuisines and also many friendly people there, we’ll get to immerse and expose ourselves in another different culture and lifestyle which we seldom have got chance to experience with.

We will also also spend some time in the outdoor : desert, mountains etc among some rural villages and the nomadic herds.

Day 1: City tour in Tehran, National museum, Golestan place, Milad Tour
Day 2: Kashan city tour, Fin Garden, Tabatabaei Old house, Ahmad Bath
Day 3: Maranjab Desert, Maranjab Caravansary, Salt Lake, camel ride
Day 4: Abyaneh Historical Village, Naein Jame Mosque, Meybod Castle
Day 5: Yazd city tour, Mir Chakhmagh Monuments, Water Museum, Bizaar
Day 6: Shiraz, Abarghoo Town, 4000yrs Cpress Tree, Pasargadae Complex
Day 7: Persepolis, Naghsh e Rostam etc
Day 8: Shiraz Pink Mosque, Narenjestan Old House, Shah Cheragh Shrine, Vakil Bazaar, panorama of Arg Citadel
Day 9: light trekking around Zagros Mountains range (subject to changes)
Day 10: light trekking around Zagros Mountain range (subject to changes)
Day 11: Isfahan, Sio Se Pole, Khajoo Bridges
Day 12: Isfahan city tour, Chehel Sotoon Palace, Naghsh e Jahan Square, Khjoo & Si o Se Pol Bridges
Day 13: James Mosque, Vank Church, Isfahan Bazaar, Holy City of Qom
Day 14: Departure from Tehran

How to register: Contact Mei Foong

Open
5 - 20 Oct
Autumn in Hunza and Baltistan

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Cost:max S$2,800 (SAC member, on cost sharing basis) Register By:24 Aug 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:5 - 10
Leader:Kwok Mei Foong Email:paintbrushnature@yahoo.com.sg
Remarks:Cost include international flights, visa, accommodations, all meals, group transport, airport transfer, entrance/park tickets, group tips, club levy. Cost exclude insurance, personal tips, personal laundry, personal spendings etc.

This trip will take us to the beautiful, exotic, unspoiled Nagar/Hunza Valley in the Northern Pakistan during Autumn. Our journey will begin from a drive from Islamabad to Karimabad, then passing along lush green alpine meadows, remote cultural village, towering snow capped peaks, and pristine lakes, and drive through the scenic Karakoram HW and the Khunjerab Pass which comes near to the border of Pakistan & China. This exciting trip is only suitable to those who are prepared for rugged, adventurous travelling.

Day 1: Departure from SG Airport to Islamabad
Day 2: Islamad & and Rawalpindi, sightseeing
Day 3: Drive to Chilas via Bahusar Pass 4137m
Day 4: Drive to Raikot Bridge by Jeep to Tato village and trek to Fairy Meadows
Day 5: Full day excursion to Nanga parbat base camp 3967m and back to F Meadows
Day 6: Trek down to Tato village, by Jeep to Raikot Bridge and continue drive to Karimabad
Day 7: Visit 700yr old Baltit Fort, 900yr old Altit Fort, and Duiker Valley
Day 8: Drive and excursion to Khunjerab Pass 47300m, back to Passu
Day 9: Visit Gulmit Village, Borith Lake, Suspension Bridge, and Gulmit Museum
Day 10: Drive to Skardu along with Indus River
Day 11: Visit Shigar Fort, Shigar Valley, Satpara Lake and Skardu Town
Day 12: Drive to Khaplu, visit local houses,and Khaplu Fort
Day 13: Drive back to Skardu, visit Kharpucho Fort
Day 14: Drive back to Naran via Babusar Pass 4137m
Day 15: Drive to Islamabad visit Taxila Museum and historical sites
Day 16: Transfer to Islamad airport for flight

How to register: Contact Mei Foong

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September 2018
22 Sep
Nature Walk to MacRitchie Tree-top

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Cost:Free for members, $2 per non-members Register By:22 September 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Peter Ng HP:96841992
Remarks:

View the Windsor nature park, covering at least 2 trails (Drongo and Squirrel) on the first one-third of the walk. Nice place to watch squirrels and birds, and lots of ‘longkang’ fishes in the streams. Local kampong trees like coconut, durian and rambutan trees are all left over from former farm owners.

View different flora and fauna of primary to secondary forest, experience the 250m suspended bridge, learn some giant trees on the way down the slope, see some long tailed macaques, a variety of birds and witness some natural flora around the forest streams. Know what ‘tongkat ali’ tree looks like and be surprised that chempedak fruit tree also found in the forest. If time persists, we can visit a big cluster of rubber trees at Venus link – used to provide work for residents as rubber-tapping were jobs in the 50s and 60s.

What to bring/wear: Rain coat, insect repellent, drink and snacks. Wear light and use covered walking shoes.

Itinerary: 8.45am to 11.30am from Venus Drive / Windsor park to Tree-top Walk and back to Venue Drive.

Time: 8.30am to 11.30am (Group will commence walk at 8.45am sharp)
Meeting Place/Time: Venus Drive (Upper Thomson Road) Drop-off point, at 8.30am.
How to register: Just turn up at meeting place and look for the leader Peter Ng

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1 Sep
SAC 55th Anniversary Celebration

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Cost:FOC include ride (bring your own bike), T-shirt, food, certificate of participation Register By:8 Aug 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:
Leader:John Phang, Yee Lee, Mei Foong Email / WhatsApp:
Remarks:

We are 55 on 1st Sep 2018. Bring your friends and families for a BBQ evening and rekindled the golden years at Pasir Ris Cherryloft Resort Units T1 n T2 from 5.00pm onwards.

The main event for the night is the 55KM Cycling ride that begins at the Resort and turnaround at East Coast Water Venture (27.5km one-way). All are welcome and the ride is “Free n Easy” along the PCN... However, there will be no repair service along the way and every rider is responsible for their bike service condition. Certificate Of Participation will be issued for at end of ride.

Ride Duration: approx 4-5 hr ride till 5pm

Start and End point: Pasir Ris Cherryloft Resort Units T1 n T2

BBQ evening: from 5pm onwards

How to register: contact John Phang at hp# 98154347, Yee Lee at hp# 90230016 or email: tan-yee-lee@hotmail.com, Mei Foong at email: paintbrushnature@yahoo.com.sg

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August 2018
9 Aug
Gunung Lambak Trek to the Giant Tree

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Cost:S$70 for SAC Members (including transport and restaurant dinner) Register By:ASAP, before 31 Jul 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:10 or 20
Leader:Tan Yee Lee & John Phang HP:90230016
Remarks:

At a height of 510m, this hill is located in Kluang in Johor (W. Malaysia). It takes under 2hours to reach it from Singapore.

It takes not more than an hour and a half to ascend to the summit. From the summit, it takes over 1 hour to reach the Giant Tree, after which it will be a short trek out to the end point with showering facilities.

For this trek, we will be departing on a Saturday morning (before 8am) and returning to Singapore on the same day evening. A restaurant dinner at Kluang will be provided before the journey back to Singapore.

Meeting Time/place before departure: 7:30am empty ground space in-front of Marsilng MRT station

How to register: Contact Yee Lee @ 90230016

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July 2018
29 Jul
Nature Walk to Admiralty Park cum Woodlands Waterfront

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Cost:Free for members, $2 per non-members Register By:29 July 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Peter Ng HP:96841992
Remarks:

Admiralty Park is a 20-hectare nature park located in Woodlands. It covers a hilly terrain with Sungei Cina river running through it. There is a mix of primary forest, mangrove, riverine and open grassland habitats. This park has more than 100 species of flora and fauna; including dragonflies, monkeys and birds. Good area to spot weaver bird nests, monitor lizards or even climbers like the hedgehog rattan, etc. Participants will also enjoy the newly developed mangrove park which is beside Sungei Cina. If time persists, we will walk across to Woodlands Waterfront – to view JB water front and Straits of Johore.

What to wear/bring: Wear light and use covered shoes, bring drink and snacks, umbrella or raincoat, insect repellent, etc.

Time: 8:30am – 11:00am (Note that group will commence walk at 8.45am)
Meeting place: at Admiralty Park (South Entrance) – next to Republic Polytechnic, also walking distance from Causeway Point MRT.
How to register: Just turn up at meeting place and look for the leader Peter Ng

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21 Jul
VISIT TO HARMONY IN DIVERSITY GALLERY AND GUIDED TOUR

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Cost:Free for SAC members and family. $2.00 for non member. Register By:16 July 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:
Leader:Alec Ang HP/Email:96312740 / events@sac.sg
Remarks:If more than 20 person sign up for this event, HDG will arrange a 2-hour guided tour commencing at 10am. You are advised to arrive 15 minutes before the tour commences.

The Harmony in Diversity Gallery (HDG) aims to promote an appreciation of Singapore's rich religious diversity. It hopes this will foster a spirit of give and take, mutual respect and understanding, necessary to nurture and strengthen the religious peace and harmony we enjoy today.

Within Singapore's rich tapestry of faiths, threads of commonality are interwoven. The Gallery highlights the importance of seeking common ground to build mutual respect and appreciation for the beliefs of others, and the need to protect and expand our common spaces. Join us on this journey of discovery as we learn to embrace our diversity, appreciate our commonalities, and above all, celebrate our unique identity one that recognises that we all have a part to play to protect this precious legacy.

Time: 10am to Noon
Meeting place: Ministry of National Development (MND) Building Annexe B, 7 Maxwell Road, #04-05/06, Singapore 069111. (Above Amoy Street Food Centre). Meet near the entrance of the Gallery by 0945am. SAC Rep will be at the entrance to meet you.
How to Register : email to events@sac.sg, indicating names and how many people are coming.

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June 2018
24 Jun
Nature Walk to HortPark, Kent Ridge Park and Reflections at Bukit Chandu

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Cost:FOC for SAC members, $2 for non-member Register By:24 Jun 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Peter Ng HP:96841992
Remarks:This walk is open to members and non-members. Group shall commence walk at 8.45am sharp.

Witness the themed gardens at the HortPark which is a learning hub to nurture an active gardening culture. Via the park connector, we will proceed to the Kent Ridge Park for its rich wartime history, owing to the battles fought in the park during World War II. Nature lovers, heritage explorers, and bird-watchers frequent the Canopy Walk for its unobstructed view of the surrounding forested areas. We will also see a show on the ‘Battle at Bukit Chandu’.

What to wear/bring: Wear light and use covered shoes. Bring snacks, drinks, poncho/rain coat or umbrella, insect repellent, etc.

Time: 8.30am
Waiting Place: at the drop-off point of HortPark, 33 Hyderabad Road, S119578.
How to register: Just turn up at waiting place and look for the leader Peter Ng

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23 Jun
Members Night - TALK BY YIP SECK HONG

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Cost:FOC for SAC member and family, $2 for non-member Register By:23 June 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Yip Seck Hong Email / WhatsApp:
Remarks:

Yip Seck Hong just back from a challenging 2 week trek around Manaslu (8163m), the eight highest peak in the world, first climbed by the Japanese in 1956. The high point of the trek was a 12 hour hiking day where we crossed the 5106m Larkya Pass. He will gave a talk on this trip and show some of the 2000 plus photos he took on this trek.

Time: 7pm – 9pm

Venue: SAC Club House, 74-B Lorong 27 Geylang

How to register: Just turn up at meeting place

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May 2018
26 May
Pelepah Waterfalls

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Cost:$80 for SAC members Register By:A.S.A.P.
Grading [?]: Group Size:20
Leader:Tan Yee Lee Email / WhatsApp:tan-yee-lee@hotmail.com / 90230016
Remarks:Early morning departure, to be back in the night. Cost inclusive of early dinner in Kota Tinggi (near riverside).

Join us for this 1 day cooling getaway from the hustle and bustle city life. Pelepah Waterfalls cascades are located in the nearby Kota Tinggi area. We will start the trek in the morning nearby Kota Tinggi waterfalls. A leisurely 3 hours of water-trekking to bring us to the waterfalls where we can laze around and have some fun. The terrain is pretty challenging, where you need to scramble and climb on the soft slopes along the way, walking along the slippery rock face, bouldering on the sides. Please be prepared to be gusty and willing to sprawls some legs to grip onto the rock edges. Someway along the way, we can also enjoy some good "current-cascading" shoulder massage. If fine weather permits, we will explore a cave behind the waterfalls along the way, and try your hands catching prawns and shrimps in the river.

Fitness requirement at least done hiking in Bukit Timah or Gunung Lambak. Unfit or very slow hiker will hold up the group and not achieve objective to find sources of the river. If unsure please call Tan Yee Lee for clarification.

Meeting Time: 7am

How to register: Please contact Yee Lee for form-submission and fee-payment instructions.

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20 May - 2 Jun
Eastern Europe: Montenegro - Albania

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Cost:approximately +/- EUR 1720 for SAC member Register By:
Grading [?]: Group Size:8 pax
Leader:Dawn Lim Email / WhatsApp:dawngogogo@gmail.com / 97719515
Remarks:Options of easy and more challenging hike are available

This incredible drone video of Albania shows the spectacular landscape of the country as you’ve never seen it before; and will make you want to book those flights instantly https://vimeo.com/184707082.

Albania is a terrific country to visit. It's only open to tourism and travelers since 1991 and therefore totally unspoiled. Come to Albania before it gets "too" discovered! It's a wonderful destination!!!

Montenegro is a Balkan country with rugged mountains, medieval villages and a narrow strip of beaches along its Adriatic coastline. The Bay of Kotor, resembling a fjord, is dotted with coastal churches and fortified towns such as Kotor and Herceg Novi. Durmitor National Park, home to bears and wolves, encompasses limestone peaks, glacial lakes and 1,300m-deep Tara River Canyon.

More than just hiking! Come experience real outdoor activities covering river, sea, land, etc... Experience unmolested nature with pure river water; fresh air; spectacular wonders, adventure, culture, have a taste of the different traditional delectable of this region. Greater exploration, the freedom to roam with multi activities to enjoy in the care of experienced local guides, suitable for beginners!

Cost includes:
- Accommodation during expedition
- Meals indicated in itinerary
- All activities (cycling,rafting, kayaking for beginners) with necessary equipment
- Home guide + local & expert guides for all activities
- All Taxes
- Transfers to and from airports / location to location

Cost excludes:
- Travel insurance
- Meals not indicated
- International flights

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April 2018
14 - 25 Apr
Netherlands Biking Tour

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Cost:Approximately S$1200/pax for SAC member (cost sharing) Register By:ASAP, 15 Feb 18, for cheap flight ticket and booking of accommodations.
Grading [?]: Group Size:4 - 8 pax
Leader:Mei Foong Email:paintbrushnature@yahoo.com.sg
Remarks:Late night departure on 13Apr. Cost include: group accommodations, group transport, group meals, club levy. Cost exclude: international flights, airport tax, visa, tips, personal insurance, bikes and gear rental, personal spending, personal laundry, entrance tickets to attraction sites, water for cycling, meals. Bike rental is approx EUR12/day for a 24-speed gear bike.

Netherlands – a flat landscape country with almost half of its area below the sea level, is an ideal place to explore on 2 wheels. With its beautiful countryside, we will cover both the Northern and Southern region, on 2 wheels past scenic rivers, farmlands, medieval castles, classic windmills, 18th century wealthy Dutch mansions, traditional fishing harbour and villages, old historic town centers, crisscrossed canals, and also get some glimpse of the groundbreaking architecture buildings, along the breezy coastline with its unique protective dunes and dykes under sea-level etc. During our stay in springtime, be amazed by the bold spectacle of vivid colours of tulips and flowery landscape.

Accommodations will be a combination of hostels, motels, traditional canal houses, guesthouses, B&Bs etc. Daily coverage will be approx +/-60km. Expected cycling speed 10km/hr. Participants can choose to extend their stay in Amsterdam after the cycling, for its world-class museums etc.

Though this is a DIY leisure biking tour, participants are expected to be comfortable to cycle independently most of the time, and know how to change punctured tubes, and learn to read directions and maps. This is a group activity, despite that we are mostly self-sufficient throughout the ride, positive characteristics of a team player and group spirit for morale boost and mutual support are required during our stay together in the foreign land.

Number of cycling days: 10days (15Apr-24Apr)

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March 2018
25 Mar
SAC 55th Anniversary Ride

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Cost:Free for SAC member, $5 for non-member. Register By:ASAP
Grading [?]: Group Size:20 pax
Leader:Lim Wee Yin HP/Email:96618989 / weeyin@singnet.com.sg
Remarks:

In celebration of 55th anniversary of Singapore Adventurers' Club, we will ride a distance of 55km from Marina Barrage to Anchorvale C.C., with stopover at NSRCC, Changi Village, and Lor Halus. We will ride along park connector most of the way, at rolling speed of 17-20 km/h.

Please note that, while there will be lead rider and sweeper, this is not a supported ride, meaning that the rider must carry all necessities like spare inner tube, water bottle by themselves throughout the ride. Also, rider must wear helmet and covered shoes. Use of electric powered devices is disallowed and use of shared bicycle is discouraged.

Time: 8am to 2pm

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18 Mar
54th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Singapore Adventurers' Club

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Cost: Register By:18 Mar 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:Only members are invited.
Leader: Email:
Remarks:Only members are invited.

Dear SAC Members,

Please be informed that the 54th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Singapore Adventurers' Club will be held at 2.00pm on Sunday 18 March 2018, at Singapore Adventurers’ Club, 74-B Lorong 27, Geylang, Singapore 388193.

AGENDA of the 54th AGM:

1. To confirm the Minutes of the 53rd Annual General Meeting held on 5th March 2017.
2. Matters arising from the 53rd Annual General Meeting.
3. To receive the Annual Report of the Club for the year ending 31st of December 2017.
4. To receive and, if approved, to pass the Statement of Accounts of the Club for the year ending 31st of December 2017.
5. To consider and decide on the proposed amendments to the Club’s Constitution and any resolution(s), if any, which may be duly submitted as provided in Article 11.1 of the Club’s Constitution.
6. To elect the Year 2018 Management Committee.
7. To appoint an Honorary Auditor for Year 2018.
8. To transact any other business in accordance with the Club's Constitution.

Regards,
SAC MC

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January 2018
20 Jan 2018
Hiking at Chestnut Nature Park (northern loop)

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Cost:Free for SAC members, $2 for non-members Register By:20 Jan 2018
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Peter Ng Contact:96841992
Remarks:

This newly opened Chestnut Nature Park (northern loop) is the largest nature park to-date, covering 64 hectares of land. There are designated separate trails for hiking and biking; the trail heads under the scenic grove of trees lead to a clearing area where an observation tower, Chestnut Tower, is built. The 8-storey tower gives you a panoramic view of trees top and nearby housing estate. We will also cover undulating terrain to look for durian trees and remnants of old kampong buildings. The highlights include the bustling stream, cluster of pandan and ginger plants, not forgetting the biggest number of simpoh trees at a single park. Learn at least 20 flowers, shrubs, and trees along the trails.

What to wear / bring: Wear light and use covered shoes, bring water and snacks, raincoat or poncho, insects repellent – if children need them.

Approximate duration of walk: 2 hours

Time: 8.30am
Meeting place: Dairy Farm Road, Car park B – meeting point shed
How to register: Just turn up at meeting place

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December 2017
13 - 19 Dec
Bell Mountain and Chiang Khan

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Cost:S$620/pax for SAC member Register By:ASAP
Grading [?]: Group Size:
Leader:Uncle George / email at u.george8847@gmail.com Registration:Please enter this Registration Form
Remarks:

Bell Mountain, 1,288m is in Phu Kradung National Park - reputed to be one of Thailand's most romantic spots. It is a 3-hour trek to the summit and we will see many lovely waterfalls and cliffs. As we enjoy the gorgeous scenery, we also hope to savour sunrise and sunset from the mountain. When you realise that Kradung means bell, it will be no surprise that the mountain is indeed bell-shaped. The challenge of this mountain is a steep but not so difficult 5km trail up from the foothill to the summit. It will take you 4 to 5 hours, ascending about 1000m, passing through a long and interesting trail that with many food & drink stalls. The summit is such another interesting place that comes with pre-built tents and many restaurants.

The park is largely covered with seasonal tropical rain forest and evergreen forests. The 60 square km (mountain top) plateau is a savanna of pines, oak, beech, etc. There are elephant, barking deer and many bird species in the park. Good news for those of you who don't enjoy being waterlogged, there is normally almost no rain during December to February.

Note: if time permit we will stop by Lopburi Province to see the Sunflowers field.

Cost includes transport, full meals, hotel in BKK and Chiangkhan.
Cost excludes airticket, personal insurance, personal tips, laundry, shoppings etc.

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9 Dec
Kampong Trail Walk

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Cost:Free for SAC members, $2 for non-members Register By: 9 Dec 2017
Grading [?]: Group Size:the more the merrier
Leader:Peter Ng Contact:96841992
Remarks:

The Kampong trail covers a few trails; Pandan, Rifle Range, Nangka and Durian Loop. The trail covers the abandoned farms which include many fruit trees, uneven grounds and streams. Also see a stream where villagers once showered, did their laundry and collected water. See and learn at least 10 local trees and shrubs along the trail. If time persists, we will cover Hindhede Nature Park.

Time: 8.30 – 10.30am. Group will commence walk from 8.45am.

Meeting place: Bukit Timah hill carpark, Hindhede Drive.

What to wear / bring: Wear light and covered shoes, bring drink and snacks, rain coat / poncho.

Identification: Look for the person with SAC T-shirt

How to register: Just turn up at meeting place.

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4 - 15 December
Nepal: Ghorephani Trek (12 days)

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Cost: SAC Member: $2,250 (twin-sharing), $2,590 (single). Non-members must become SAC member to join trip; first-year-membership fee is: $80, for membership that lasts till end-2018. Register By:ASAP - the airline seat, due to tight availability, needs to be booked with agent as soon as possible.
Grading [?]: Group Size:4 - 8
Leader:Peng Siong / email natureilove@yahoo.com for enquiries Registration:email natureilove@yahoo.com
Remarks:Please see important info below.

Group Training: will be twice-a-week: once during weekday and once during Sat/Sun.

Itinerary:
Day 1 - Monday 4 Dec 2017: Singapore - Kathmandu (Nepal) - 6:25pm flight
Day 2: Kathmandu: Free & Easy day
Day 3: Kathmandu - Pokhara: road trip
Day 4: Pokhara - Ghandrung (1951m)
Day 5: Ghandrung - Tadapani (2590m)
Day 6: Tadapani - Gorephani (2750m)
Day 7: Gorephani - Poon Hill (3190m) - Tikhedungha (1540m)
Day 8: Tikhedunga - Birethani (1025m) - Pokhara
Day 9: Pokhara: Free & Easy day
Day 10: Pokhara - Kathmandu: road trip
Day 11: Kathmandu - Singapore - 14 Dec 2017 - Free & Easy day, then 9:55pm flight
Day 12 - Friday 15 Dec 2017: to reach Singapore at 0455 hrs

Cost EXCLUDES:
- Airport-Tax ($80)
- VISA (USD25)
- group/personal tips to guide/porters
- personal insurance
- SAC membership fee (for non-members)

Cost INCLUDES:
- AIR-TICKET
- admin fee
- all accommodation
- Down-sleeping-bag when on trek
- All 3 meals are included when out on trek; when in town (Kathmandu & Pokhara), only breakfast is included.

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November 2017
7 - 18 Nov
10 Days Sikkim Trek - Sandakphu Phalut Singalila Ridge

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Cost:approximately +/- USD1216.48 for SAC member Register By:ASAP
Grading [?]: Group Size:min. 6
Leader:Dawn Email / WhatsApp:dawngogogo@gmail.com / 97719515
Remarks:

It is said that trekking originated in India in Darjeeling as far as eighty years ago. Trekking means foot travel on the mountain trails. It is an experience that can never be paralleled. Darjeeling has one of the most spectacular treks to offer along with the beauty of the hills. The charms of the Himalaya along with its mysteries gradually unfold as trekkers traverse through the dense forests and verdant landscape, through miles of green-carpeted meadows and sleepy hamlets lost in time. The Sandakphu -Singalila trek as it’s popularly called will enable you to discover the Sublime Himalayan interiors unmarred by mankind.

Sandakphu Phalut Singalila Ridge Trek is defined as one of the most Scenic Treks in the Eastern Himalayas. Singalila Ridge is the only place in the entire eastern Himalayas from where one can view the Four Highest Mountains in the world. V.i.z. Mt.Everest, Makalu, Lhotse & Kanchenjunga.

Moderate to Easy Trekking, this trek is relatively easy for seasoned Trekkers. Trekkers carry only their day packs with their personal Items in them and walk at their own pace. The main baggage will be carried by the ponies / porters.

Accommodation will be provided in comfortable Trekkers Huts and Private lodges wherever available along the trekking trail.

TRIP FACTS:
Minimum No. of Participants: 6 Pax
No. of Days on the Trek: 7 Days
Style of Trek: Tea House Trek
Trek Grade: Moderate to Easy
Highest Point: Sandakphu (3636m)
Highest Camp Site: Sandakphu (3636m)
Starting Point: Bagdogra Airport / Nepal Border / NJP Rail Station
Ending Point: Bagdogra Airport / Nepal Border / NJP Rail Station

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