Rebuilding the school in 2015
Nepal was hit by a strong earthquake on 25 April, 2015. This earthquake took over 8700 lives, over 17 thousand people injured. About 500 thousand houses were fully destroyed, and 27 thousand houses were partially destroyed. Many cultural assets were collapsed. Also, about 800 thousand children cannot go to school because of this earthquake.
After the earthquake in 2015, the primary school in Nuwakot (about 2 hours from Kathmandu) was destroyed and with the help of local communities and foreign donation/ help, the school was rebuild.
This trip will focus on providing education and interaction with the local children.
Date: 08-13 Mar 20, 06-15 Jun 20, 05-09 Sep 20, 05-14 Dec 20
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu.
Day 2 Kathmandu – Nuwakot (Drive 2 hours)
Day 3 Nuwakot Full Day Service
Day 4 Nuwakot Full Day Service
Day 5 Nuwakot – Kathmandu / extended trip for a Annapurna Family Trek
Day 6 Departure
Extended Trip ~ Annapurna Family Trek
Day 5 Nuwakot – Phedi (Drive 5-6 hrs)
Day 6 Trek to Dhampus Village (1650m, Trek – 3 hours)
Day 7 Trek to Australian Camp (2165m, 3 hours)
Day 8 Trek to Kande (1770m, 2 hours) – Pokhara (Drive)
Day 9 Drive to Kathmandu (Option to fly back at additional cost)
Day 10 Departure
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu. O/N Homestay (Dinner) Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to the Homestay & welcome dinner and briefing for the scope of work in Nuwakot in the evening.
Day 2 Kathmandu – Nuwakot. O/N Homestay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) After breakfast drive toward Nuwakot, which offers the breathtaking view of the northern Himalayan Range including Manaslu to Langtang Range, can be seen. We stop at Barahi and commence trek from there. This 3-4 hours walk is very interesting and easy. We walk through villages like Madanpur, Malakot and Sera. You will have opportunity to see the real life of the people of traditional village Malakot. We’ll cross the second longest suspension bridge in Malakot to head Sera village. We then ride catch our Private transport to go to Nuwakot .
Upon arriving at Nuwakot, orientation and interaction with the teachers and students and also discuss about the program to do in the School.Day 3-4 Nuwakot. O/N Homestay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, full day community service work at village school and interaction program with local students. We will have lunch and tea in school or homestay. Late afternoon end of work for the day. Trek back to Homestay.Day 5 Drive back Kathmandu and enjoy a farewell dinner. O/N Homestay (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, we drive you back to Kathmandu. On the way, stop-over at Kakani hill viewing the landscapes. Kakani is the place to view the wide land terraces. We continue driving you toward the hotel in Kathmandu. Late afternoon free at leisure to explore local market.Day 6 Departure (Breakfast) Today we bid fond farewell to this beautiful country. For detailed itinerary Day 5-10 on extended trip, please refer to Annapurna Family Trek (Day 3-8).
LAND Price per person in SGD:
Based on Min 4 pax
6 Days Tour Code: NPL-CST_6 – $ 460 (twin)/ $ 560 (single)
10 Days Tour Code: NPL-CST_10 – $ 1250 (twin)/ $ 1450 (single)
Price is subjected to changes without prior notice
International airfare from S$ 800 with taxes
LAND Price includes
- All accommodation in hotel on twin share basis in Kathmandu (Homestay & Blue Horizon Hotel for extended trip), in Pokhara (Hotel Mountain View or similar for extended trip), homestay at Nuwakot and teahouse during trek (for extended trip)
- All meals as per itinerary
- Ground transfers with experienced driver
- Emergency vehicle at Nuwakot
- English speaking guide
- Extended trip with complete trekking arrangement (Trek permit, National Park Fees, wages for porter & guide, insurance for Guide/porters, trek registration cert), 1 porter for every 2 trekkers during trek
- Briefing prior departure
- 15% discount for gears at X-Boundaries
- All international airfare & taxes
- All domestic airfare & taxes (Kathmandu – Pokhara : USD 92 per way)
- Personal gears & expenses
- Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
- Beverages and any expenditure of personal nature
- Meals not stated
- Visa (USD 30)
- Material cost for community service (if any)