Volunteer in Nepal & Trek
Duration : 11 day(s)
When a series of massive earthquakes struck Nepal in 2015, it killed over 8000 people and destroyed or badly damaged hundreds of thousands of buildings – houses, schools, temples. This innovative and inspiring trip offers a chance to experience the unforgettable landscape and life of Nepal, while also taking part in the ongoing rebuilding effort in one village – Kakithok, five miles from Kathmandu.
The project includes several days helping build temporary housing as well as permanent homes and schools, offering support to quake victims, and helping with educational material and awareness of how to remain safe from natural disasters in the future. 30% of the tour price package will also be used to aid quake victims.
Your experience of Nepal broadens out with a blend of (not too strenuous) trekking, rafting, wildlife safaris and village visits. One typical day includes a scenic drive to Charudi, the put in point for an exhilarating rafting ride through Grade 2-3 rapids on the Trisuli River, before heading to the lovely lakeside city of Pokhara.
A day spent trekking to Ghandruk combines insights into local slate-roofed Gurung communities with magnificent views of iconic Himalayan peaks such as Annapurna South, Himculi, Fishtail Mountain and Ganga Purna Himal – while the walk to Tadhapani takes you through a unique traditional agricultural terrrace terrain, forests of rhododendron, oak, magnolia and orchids, along with an idyllic hillside lunch and those ever-present Himalayan peak views.
Other treks include climbs to Ghrepani, the Deurali Pass and Poon Hill – and descents to Banthati and Ghorepani. You'll also spend time in the quaint village of Hile and have lunch in another hill settlement, Uleri.
Fixed Departure 2020:5 Oct, 12 Oct, 20 Oct, 29 Oct, 6 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 28 Nov, 7 Dec, 12 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec
Fixed Departure 2021 and 2022: 03 Jan, 15 Jan, 25 Jan, 04 Feb,13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar, 15 Mar, 24 Mar, 5 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 15 May, 26 May, 4 Jun 15 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 17 Aug, 27 Aug, 7 Sep, 15 Sep, 27 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 20 Oct, 29 Oct, 6 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 28 Nov, 7 Dec, 12 Dec, 22 Dec, 27 Dec
Day 01: Prior to landing in Tribhuvan Int'l airport (Kathmandu Airport), you could have some excellent views of snow-capped mountains after custom clearance, meet with our tour coordinator and transfe to hotel Nirvana Garden/ Similar.
Day 02-04: volunteer activities.
Day 05: Early morning scenic drive to Charudi (rafting put in point), commence exhilarating river rafting on Trisuli River, enjoy with exciting 2-3 grade rapids, after lunch drive to Pokhara.Overnihgt at Pokhara.
Day 05: After brekafast drive to Nayapul and commence trek to Ghandruk 1950 meter (05-06 hours walking) through typical valley. It provides real life styles of Gurung communites, slate roofed houses, Manginficent views of Annaurna South, Himculi, Fishtail mountain, Ganga Purna Himal. Overnight at trekking lodge in Ghandruk.
Day 06: Breakfast at lodge, then commence trek to Tadhapani,( 04-05 hours walking). through a unique terrace terrain, the trail stream , lunch on the way of hilly terrain, cross the river and climb to Tadhapani 2721 meter which is situated in the middle of the Rhododendron, Oaks, Magnolia, Orchid forests. It presents amazing views of Annapurna South, Himchulli, and Machhapuchare Mountains.
Day 07: Breakfast at lodge, then trek to Ghorepani 2850 meter (06-07 hours walking), through a wonderful Rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and orchid forest, trail descends about 30 minutes and ascends steeply about an hour, then climb to Deurali, on this spot, you will have lunch with breathtaking views of snowy mountains. On the way of Ghrepani an excellent chance to explore flora and fauna including snowy peaks. From Deurali pass, trail descends to Ghorepani.
Day 08: Early morning about 45 minutes hike to Poon Hill 3210 meter for excellent views of Annapurna massif including Dhaulagri 8167 meter, Mt Lamjung , Tukuche Peak, Nilgri Himal, Thapa Peak, Tent Peak and beautiful sun-rise views and back to Ghorepani. Breakfast at trekking lodge in Ghorepani, then commence trek through rhododendron forest to Hile, quant village which is situated at 1495 meter, trail stream descends to Banthati, you will have lunch at Uleri. After lunch, trek descends steeply to Trikhedunga and gradual walk to Hile. Overnight at lodge in Hile.
Day 09: Breakfast at Hile, then trek to Nayapul and drive to Pokhara vai Naudada and check into hotel Katinpur/ Similar. Enjoy with Pokhara, the city nature beauty.
Day 10: After breakfasy drive to Kathmandu.Overnihgt at kathamndu.
Day 11: Departure to Tribhuvan International airport
- Airport Pick up and drops. •Twin- sharing accommodation on B/ B basis in Kathmandu and Pokhara respectively.
- 3 days volunteeractivites in Village and School re build Nepal.
- 04 night/ 05 days Annapurna Poon Hill Trekking on full board basis ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) and accommodation at trekking lodges.
- Well trained and experienced trekking guide and Porter.
- A day rafting on Trisuli River with well experienced river guide. and private transport.
- All kind of personal nature expenses such as liquor, tips, emergency expenses, Expenses of private nature such as Laundry, Telephone calls,insurance etc. / Any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as ROAD BLOCKAGE due to landslides or snowfalls, ACCIDENTS, etc.
Join helping hands with us to rebuild in Nepal:
Most of the houses, schools, Temples and Monuments destroyed in Nepal by 7.9 magnitude massive earthquakes on April 25th, 2015 (12.01.20172) at 11.56 am, and 6.9 magnitude earthquake on May 12th, 2015 (29 .02.2015) at 12. 55 PM. No anyone can stay far way from the quake causes; over 8000 thousand people killed more than 23000 thousand people injured, approximately 450, 000 houses collapsed and about 300,000 houses cracked and over 5000 thousand schools destroyed.
Fixed Departure 2018: 14 Feb, 21 Feb, 26 Feb, 6 Mar, 15 Mar, 24 Mar, 5 Apr, 18 Apr, 25 Apr, 2 May, 15 May, 26 May, 4 Jun 15 Jul, 26 Jul, 9 Aug, 17 Aug, 27 Aug, 7 Sep, 15 Sep, 27 Sep, 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 20 Oct, 29 Oct, 6 Nov, 11 Nov, 18 Nov, 28 Nov, 7 Dec, 12 Dec, 22 Dec
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