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THANKSGIVING IN NEPAL NOV 17-25, 2017 

(OPTIONAL TOUR - POKHARA NOV 13-17, 2017 )

Join CHOICE Humanitarian Founder, Dr. James B. Mayfield as we head to Nepal to learn first hand about Nepal's resilient efforts to rebuild post earthquake. 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. 

 

Tour Overview 

Date Day Tour Activity Place
11/13/2017 Monday Arrive to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mulberry
11/14/2017 Tuesday Explore Kathmandu - Temples, markets etc... Hotel Mulberry
11/15/2017 Wednesday Early flight to Pokhara, tour Pokhara
11/16/2017 Thursday Free time in Pokhara Pokhara
11/17/2017 Friday Explore Pokhara, afternoon flight to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mullberry

Expedition Overview

Date Day Expedition Activity Place
11/17/2017 Friday Arrive to Kathmandu, rest Hotel Mulberry
11/18/2017 Saturday City tour, leave for Riverside, orientation + dinner Riverside Springs
11/19/2017 Sunday Depart for Lamjung, settle in Village
11/20/2017 Monday Project work in village Village
11/21/2017 Tuesday Project work in village Village
11/22/2017 Wednesday Project work in village Village
11/23/2017 Thursday Project work in village Village
11/24/2017 Friday Depart for Kathmandu, farewell dinner with Bishnu Adhikari Hotel Mulberry
11/25/2017 Saturday Early Everest Flight/ Departures/City Tour Flights

 

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 Nov 25 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

Arrival

*Friday, Nov 17: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm (if possible, reserve personal travel for after the expedition)

Departure

*Saturday, Nov 25: Transportation will be provided to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for flight departures. 

 

Expedition + Tour

Arrival

*Monday, Nov 13: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm.

Departure

*Saturday, Nov 25: 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


Meet Trip Leaders

Veronica Schindler Linked In

Cell: 408.394.8833, Email: vschind@gmail.com

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Alicia Christensen Linked In 

Cell:702.498.0543 , Email: aliciamchristensen@gmail.com

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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, October 18 at 6pm MST at CHOICE HQ or remotely. Details below:

In-Person Attendance: 
CHOICE HQ 7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200

Video/Phone Call-in: 
https://zoom.us/j/197839582

Or Telephone:
Dial: +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) or +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 197 839 582 


All materials and payments are due October 13, 2017. All materials should be sent to expeditions@choicehumanitarian.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expeditions 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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