NEPAL GALILEO EXPEDITION OCTOBER 20-27, 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.
|10/20/2017||Friday||Arrive to Kathmandu by 11pm, Rest||Kathmandu||Hotel Mullberry|
|10/21/2017||Saturday||Leave for Pokhara - Orientation Dinner||Pokhara||Hotel Bahari|
|10/22/2017||Sunday||Pokhara Activities||Pokhara||Hotel Bahari|
|10/23/2017||Monday||Travel to village -Community Welcome - Festival activities||Dhamilikuwa, Lamjung||Classrooms|
|10/24/2017||Tuesday||Project work in village + Tour Sites||Dhamilikuwa, Lamjung||Classrooms|
|10/25/2017||Wednesday||Project work in village + Tour Sites||Dhamilikuwa, Lamjung||Classrooms|
|10/26/2017||Thursday||Travel to Kathmandu - Farewell + Chat w/ Bishnu Adhikari||Kathmandu||Hotel Mullberry|
|10/27/2017||Friday||Tour Kathmandu, Return Flights||Flights/Extended travel|
Shared Double Room: $1,000 / Single Room: $1,200 (International Airfare NOT Included) /
*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, in-country flight to Pokhara, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation. Breakfast provided. Lunch and dinner not included while in Pokhara.
Initial non-refundable deposit of $500 due by Aug 15, 2017.
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:
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Memo: “Participant Name, Trip Country + Date”
2) Online HERE
*Friday, October 20: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm (if possible, reserve personal travel for after the expedition)
*Friday, October 27: Transportation will be provided to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for flight departures. Flight may depart at travelers convenience.
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…
- Application + Medical Form (Due ASAP)
- Expedition Manual
- Country Appendix (Read all info! Includes details in vaccines, visas, and country details)
- Send in completed Application + Medical form for all participants (ASAP)
- Pay initial $500 deposit per/person (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: TBD
All materials and payments are due Sept 22, 2017. All materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any questions, reach out to Jordan Menzel email@example.com 801-474-1937.
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!