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CHRISTMAS IN NEPAL DECEMBER 26, 2017 - JANUARY 3, 2018

(OPTIONAL TOUR - POKHARA DEC 22-26, 2017)

Nestled between China and India in southern Asia, Nepal boasts the greatest altitude variation on earth. From sea-level lowlands to towering Himalayan peaks, this charming nation attracts world travelers with its majestic landscapes, vibrant traditions, and warm embraces of spirited Nepalese natives.

 

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Activity Place
12/26/2017 Tuesday Arrive to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mullberry
12/27/2017 Wednesday City tour, leave for Riverside, orientation + dinner Riverside Springs
12/28/2017 Thursday Depart for Lamjung, settle in Village
12/29/2017 Friday Project work in village Village
12/30/2017 Saturday Project work in village Village
12/31/2017 Sunday Project work in village Village
1/1/2018 Monday Project work in village Village
1/2/2018 Tuesday Depart for Kathmandu, farewell Dinner Hotel Mullberry
1/3/2018 Wednesday Early Everest Flight/ Departures/City Tour Flights

 

Tour Overview 

Date Day Tour Activity Place
12/22/2017 Friday Arrive to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mullberry
12/23/2017 Saturday Explore Kathmandu - Temples, markets etc... Hotel Mullberry
12/24/2017 Sunday Early flight to Pokhara, tour Pokhara
12/25/2017 Monday Free time in Pokhara Pokhara
12/26/2017 Tuesday Explore Pokhara, afternoon flight to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mullberry

 

A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.  


Fees

Expedition Only

Adult: $2195 Student: $1995 (International Airfare NOT Included) / 10% Discount for all parties of 4 or more. Additional $50 discount per person if complete fee is paid upfront with submission of application and $300 trip deposit.

*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation.

Tour

Early Morning Everest Flight - $250 - Available to all participants on Jan 3rd from 5-9am. 

Pokhara Tour - $650 

*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, in-country flight to Pokhara, select meals, tour fees, local transportation.

Payments can be made two ways:

1) Mailing a check (preferred if paying for more than one person as it reduces processing fees for CHOICE) made out to:

CHOICE Humanitarian
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Memo: “Participant Name, Trip Country + Date” 

2) Online HERE


Flight Requirements

Expedition Only

*Tuesday, December 26: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm (if possible, reserve personal travel for after the expedition)

*Tuesday, January 3: Transportation will be provided to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for flight departures. 

 

Expedition + Tour

*Friday, December 22: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm.

*Tuesday, January 3: Transportation will be provided to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for flight departures. 

Be sure to check/purchase international flights as soon as possible. It is strongly recommended that all travelers arrive on the designated expedition start date and reserve personal travel for after scheduled activities.

CHOICE partners with CV Travel, a Humanitarian Travel subsidiary of Christopherson Business Travel. They have helped thousands of humanitarian travelers across the globe. For those looking to travel with fellow participants on pre-approved itineraries, please contact our trusted travel agent for this trip, or book your own ticket on one of the attached itinerary suggestions. CV Travel also provides an affordable and comprehensive travel insurance as well as special humanitarian rates and provisions, such as extra baggage etc…

Blair Greene
1(205)-484-2029
blair@cvtravel.com


Trip Resources

 

Next Steps

  • Send in completed Application + Medical form for all participants (ASAP)
  • Pay initial $300 deposit per/person ($50 discount if full fee paid up front) (ASAP)
  • Send in a copy of your passport
  • Coordinate/book flight - Send us a copy as soon as this is booked.
  • Secure Travel/Evac Insurance - Send in a copy and confirmation. You will find info regarding this on page 9-10 of the attached expedition manual.
  • Attend trip orientation! DATE: Wednesday, Nov 8th 6pm. Details to follow.


All materials and payments are due Sept 22, 2017. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Coordinator, Riley Greenwood 801-389-1494. 


About Nepal

Learn all about our work and history in Nepal HERE.

Read THIS Expedition Journal from a past trip to Nepal to see how other families, friends, and co-workers navigated the experience together!


 

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