US$ 640 per person
Activity:Trekking and Cultural excursion
Ends in:Kathmandu or Pokhara
Trek type:Tea House
Accommodation:(Tea House / Tent /Local house)
Transportation:Tourist/local bus & private carShow All
Volunteer Trekking in Nepal is a combine form of trekking with a social contribution. Many communities in the countryside are struggling to overcome the 2015 earthquake in Nepal. Especially in making the shelter, health posts and schools. During your volunteer trips in Nepal, you will get a direct opportunity to experience the root lifestyle of Nepali people. Adjoining the trek with it, you will have a wonderful holiday in Nepal.
For the trekking with volunteer in Nepal, Adventure Bound Nepal arranges the base for your volunteer works and the journey in the Lower Ananpurna region. The trip begins driving from Kathmandu to Baireni, Dhading, which was a badly affected area. A couple of years have passed, but the hangover of the devastating scenario can be experienced there. As a volunteering part, you can involve in rebuilding the houses, schools, teach students, play with them and find the ways to make them happy on top of all to bring the smile to the grumpy faces which happened due to earthquake. Students really find it worthy to enjoy exclusive moments to interact with you and learn what you teach them with a huge concentration. The duration of volunteering depends on your interest and program. Then you proceed for the Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek in the Lower Annapurna region and make your Nepal holidays exclusively spectacular.
Note: With the survey and operation of various trekking, Adventure Bound Nepal assures you that all the trekking routes are safe for the trekking with the complete establishment of the shelters. Manaslu, Langtang and Ganesh Himal region were among badly affected trekking zones, where we have already organized trekking and found them perfect for the trekking. Please, feel free to contact us for the customized itinerary.
Day 01 :Arrival and welcome in Nepal.
Day 02 :Full day of Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.
Day 03 :Drive to Bairani, Nalang Dhading.
Day 04-06 :Volunteer activities
Day 07 :Drive to Pokhara.
Day 08 :Drive from Pokhara (915 m) to Nayapul (1050m.) then trek to Tikhedunga (1577m)
Day 09 :Trek to Ghorepani( 2675m)- 6 Hours.
Day 10 :Hike to Poon Hill (3180m.) and trek to Tadapani (2675m.)- 6 hours.
Day 11 :Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.)- 3 Hours.
Day 12 :Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara) & Drive to Pokhara- 4 Hours.
Day 13 :Pokhara – Kathmandu.
Day 14 :Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
Day 01 :Arrival and welcome in Nepal.Welcome to Nepal. You will be received by the representative of Adventure Bound Nepal and transferred to the hotel. In the evening, we give you a short briefing about the trip overview. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 :Full day of Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley.We set out for the sightseeing in Kathmandu after the breakfast. Visiting Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath, you can have a unique idea about the cultural knowledge and about the religiosity. Then back to the hotel and prepare for the upcoming program. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 :Drive to Bairani, Nalang Dhading.After the breakfast in Kathmandu, you will be given a short briefing about the three days volunteering itinerary. Then, take a drive to Nalang Baireni Dhading. Then, interact with the local people and know the locality. Involve in the volunteer activities. Overnight at home stay.
Day 04-06 :Volunteer activitiesAfter having breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, you will then drive to Bairani which is the gateway to Nalang Village (a small Village located in Dhading district). This is located 90 kilometers west of Kathmandu and takes about 4 hours in local bus ride. After you get off of the bus, you will then hike for another 2 hours to reach the campsite. Overnight is at tented camp or home stay as per your choice.
Day 07 :Drive to Pokhara.We drive to Pokhara in the morning. Through the Prithvi Highway, the drive offers the sceneries near by the Trishuli and Marshyangdi River valley, green hillside and the terraced hillside. Then, transfer to the hotel. It is a city of Lakes and a wonderful place to see around. Overnight at Pokhara hotel.
Day 08 :Drive from Pokhara (915 m) to Nayapul (1050m.) then trek to Tikhedunga (1577m) After the breakfast at the hotel, we drive from Pokhara to Nayapul, which takes about an hour. We begin to walk and after about 40 min. We reach to the check post and officially enter into the Annapurna Conservation Area project. We have an easy day to walk through the wide trail. The waterfalls at Bhurungdi Khola are amazing. Passing Hile, we steadily walk to Tikhedhunga. Overnight at lodge.
Day 09 :Trek to Ghorepani( 2675m)- 6 Hours.The second day of the trek, we begin to walk from Tikhedhunga, passing some lodges. Crossing the suspension bridge, we climb through the stone paved steps, that are nose touching. The Ulleri village we reach after one and half hour and walk continually, we pass Banthanti. Then the isolated part begins through the rhododendron forest. Passing Nange Thanti, we reach to Ghorepani, a beautiful Magar village. Overnight at lodge.
Day 10 :Hike to Poon Hill (3180m.) and trek to Tadapani (2675m.)- 6 hours.Early in the morning, we climb up to the Poon Hill, which is about 45 minutes of steep climb up. The stunning Himalayan views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Fishtail, Himchuli and the peaks nearby can be explored that changes into the golden color with the sunrise over those peaks. This is a precious moment to take photographs. Then we trek down to Ghorepani, have a breakfast and trek all the way to Tadapani through up and down trail via Deurali and Banthanti. Overnight at lodge.
Day 11 :Trek from Tadapani (2675m.) to Ghandruk (1950m.)- 3 Hours.After the breakfast at Tadapani, we begin to trek down through the rhododendron forest. First the trail is easy with flat landscape. After about half an hour, we begin to descend through the stone paved staircase. We reach to Bhaisikharka, a tiny community with some lodges. Walking further, we gradually reach to the Ghandruk village, which is a historic ethnic village with Gurung civilizations, preserving folk culture. We can visit the Gurung museum in the afternoon. Overnight at lodge.
Day 12 :Trek from Ghandruk to Nayapul (Pokhara) & Drive to Pokhara- 4 Hours.From Ghandruk, we commence through the steep stone staircase. We pass Khimche, Syaulibazaar and walk steadily through the flat trail. We can see farmers working in their fields. Reaching Birethanti, we check out from ACAP counter and drive further 1 hour to Pokhara and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 :Pokhara – Kathmandu.From Pokhara, we drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying the Riverbank sceneries. If you have one more day, Pokhara sightseeing is a recommended thing to do along with the boating in Phewa Lake. Then, transfer to the hotel and take a rest. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 :Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.According to the time of your flight, our airport representative drops you to the International Airport for your final departure. Thank you for joining us for your trekking in Nepal. See you again.
Change of Itinerary: The place of Dhading is remote so, weather, transport or any other reason beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary; our guide will make the best alternative itinerary with the interests of the most people in the group. If you prefer doing some other revised itinerary then please feel free to let us know your available days and interest then we can customize the itinerary as per your need.
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