Nepal Trip: 9-20 October, 2022
9 Oct: Arrive in Nepal and relax at the hotel.
10 Oct: Visit tourist sites in Kathmandu.
11 Oct: Visit Portal.
12 Oct: Visit tourist sites (if there is time), fly to Pokhara(afternoon flight) and visit Pokhara tourist sites.
13 Oct: Drive to Nayapul (1.5-2hrs). Trek to Tikedhunga(1577m) (4-5hrs).
14 Oct: Trek to Ghorepani(2800m) via Ulleri(2070m) (5-6hrs).
15 Oct: Hike to Poonhill(3232m) for the sunrise view and back. Trek to Ghandruk(1950m) via Tadapani(2650m) (7-8hrs).
16 Oct: Hike down to Nayapul (4-5hrs) and drive back to Pokhara (1.5-2hrs). Relax and stroll around Lakeside. Go for a boat ride in Fewa Lake.
17 Oct: Visit Green Pastures Hospital. Visit tourist sites.
18 Oct: Fly back to Kathmandu(morning flight). Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
19 Oct: Conference in Kathmandu.
20 Oct: Fly out
Cost: Donation of $3000 USD per person***
*Does not include airfare to and from Nepal (flights within Nepal are included).
*Price subject to some variability, depending on group size and current exchange rates
*Partial scholarships may be available for highly qualified applicants.
*Trip space is limited. Your deposit will secure your spot on a first-come, first-served basis.
A $300 deposit is required at booking, to hold your spot. Payment should be made by check. Please make checks out to Operation Namaste and mail to: 7 Old Military Road, Lake Placid, NY 12946, USA.
Accommodation at good 3-star hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Bed, Breakfast & Dinner (does not include lunch)
All transportation in a private vehicle during the whole trip, including airport pickup and drop-off
Visit to tourist sites in Kathmandu & Pokhara, including transportation & service of tour guide
Four-day trek: Accommodation at local guesthouses/hotels, all meals during trek, service of trek guide and porter
All required permits & National Park fee during trek
*** The value of the Donation for the Trek to Nepal is subject to quid-por-quo contributions law. The Fair Market Value of the trip is $1600 and is not tax deductable. The remainer of the cost is deductable because it covers the cost of programs in Nepal that Operation Namaste supports as a 501c3 charity.