NEPAL EXPEDITION – October 26 - November 3, 2018
(OPTIONAL TOUR - POKHARA November 3 - 7, 2018)
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.
|10/26/2018||Friday||Arrive to Kathmandu, rest||Hotel Mullberry|
|10/27/2018||Saturday||City tour, leave for Riverside, orientation + dinner||Riverside Springs|
|10/28/2018||Sunday||Depart for Lamjung, settle in||Village|
|10/29/2018||Monday||Project work in village||Village|
|10/30/2018||Tuesday||Project work in village||Village|
|10/31/2018||Wednesday||Project work in village||Village|
|11/1/2018||Thursday||Project work in village||Village|
|11/2/2018||Friday||Depart for Kathmandu, farewell dinner||Hotel Mullberry|
|11/3/2018||Saturday||Early Everest Flight/ Departures/City Tour||Flights|
|11/3/2018||Saturday||Explore Kathmandu||Hotel Mullberry|
|11/4/2018||Sunday||Early flight to Pokhara - tour lake / temple||Hotel Bahari|
|11/5/2018||Monday||Explore Pokhara||Hotel Bahari|
|11/6/2018||Tuesday||Explore Pokhara, afternoon flight to Kathmandu||Hotel Mullberry|
|11/7/2018||Wednesday||Flight departures||Flight to US|
A complete detailed itinerary is available to download HERE.
Adult: $2195 Student: $1995 (international airfare NOT included) / 10% discount for all parties of 6 or more. Additional $50 discount per person if complete fee is paid upfront with submission of application and $300 trip deposit no later than June 26th, 2018.
*rates include hotel accommodations, certified group leaders, village lodging, village meals, and local transportation.
Early Morning Everest Flight - $250 - Available to all participants on Nov 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:
7879 South 1530 West, Suite 200 | West Jordan, UT 84088
Memo: “Participant Name, Trip Country + Date”
2) Online HERE
*Friday, October 26: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm (if possible, reserve personal travel for after the expedition)
*Saturday, November 3rd: Transportation will be provided to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) for flight departures.
Expedition + Tour
*Friday, October 26: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in Kathmandu before 11pm.
*Wednesday, November 7: 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…
- Application + Medical Form (Due ASAP)
- Trip Itinerary
- 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 $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 expedition manual.
- Join the trip's Facebook group or request an invite!
- Attend trip orientation! Details to follow.
All materials and payments are due August 26, 2018. All materials should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For any questions, reach out to CHOICE Expedition Coordinator, Riley Greenwood 801-389-1494.
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!