Nepal, solidarity trekking in Annapurna
A great trek that meets one of the most “historic” eight thousand of the whole Himalaya and combines it with a solidarity experience. Annapurna was in fact the first eight thousand to be conquered by man. The French Herzog and Lachenal reached the top on 3rd June 1950, thus kicking off the great race for the eight thousand, a race that in just over 10 years led to the ascent of all the mountains higher than eight thousand meters. This program was born from the desire to make a small but significant contribution to a solidarity project started for some time now by the association “Step by step”, which has determinedly dedicated itself to the cause of a Nepalese school that was hit hard by the 2015 earthquake. The trekking program is preceded by a visit to the school and for those who wish to participate in solidarity purchases for the school during the first days in Kathmandu. The participation fee for the trip will be donated to the association to contribute to the budget available for purchases. https://youtu.be/5WB1PU0Xg8I
Departure from Italy with scheduled flight.
Arrival at Kathamndu airport and transfer to your hotel. Free afternoon.
Breakfast and morning dedicated to visiting the city, in the afternoon you can accompany the association's contact person to make humanitarian purchases for the school.
Today is dedicated to visiting the school that the association supports.
Breakfast and transfer to the school (about 50 km, 3-4 hours by jeep) visit of the school with the association's representatives and return to Kathmandu.
Breakfast and transfer to the airport, Internal flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara on arrival transfer by jeep of about an hour and a half to New Bridge where you will begin the trek that will take you with a path along rice fields and forests to the village of Ulleri.
Accommodation in a lodge.
Day dedicated to trekking from Ulleri to Ghorepani, a beautiful path that winds through suspension bridges, forests and spectacular rhododendrons. The village of Ghorepani awaits you with its majestic view of the Annapurna range.
Wake up at 04:30 am and leave for Poon Hill, 45 minutes of vertical walking that will take us to 3210 meters where you can admire the sunrise over Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Photos and videos of ritual and return to Ghorepani for a hearty breakfast and then continue to Tadapani for lunch, and a long descent that will take you to Gandrunk, skirting the river inside the forest, a magical place.
Last day dedicated to trekking, you will leave Gandrunk to arrive at the welcoming Pokhara with the possibility of renting a boat and crossing the Fewa lake and shopping in the numerous shops along the lake.
Breakfast and overland transfer to Kathmandu. Rest of the day at leisure.
Breakfast and day at leisure, optional visit to the orphanage.
On the occasion of your stay in Kathmandu with pleasure we offer you the opportunity to visit an orphanage that our correspondent has helped to create, the visit that will allow you to spend time with the children, it is also an opportunity to participate in this important project social, Go Asia will donate part of the participation fee for the creation of activities for the orphanage.
Participation fee per person € 40.00 - half day
Cultural dinner and overnight stay
Transfer to the airport for international flight.
Tariff per person, starting from:
|Departure||Min 2 partecipanti||Min 4 partecipanti||Min 8 partecipanti|
|From 5 April 2020 to 15 April 2020||€ 1,790||€ 1,620||€ 1,540|
(B / L / D-AI): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner; (AI) = All Inclusive
Overnight stays take place in comfortable lodges but with degrees of overall comfort that drop slightly as you climb to the top. The rooms are generally two-bedded, unheated and a medium-heavy sleeping bag is required for the overnight stay. Meals are served and consumed in the lodges that offer a wide choice of local and western dishes.
To participate in this trip you need a Nepalese visa, a passport is required which must be valid for 6 months and have 1 free page, and 1 passport photo, the visa is obtained on site.
Given the particular nature of our travel proposals, the daily programs should be considered as a guide track. A series of variable factors that distinguish travel to high mountain regions in remote areas (prohibitive weather conditions, landslides, interruption of communications, etc.) can jeopardize the safety of the participants and consequently impose changes to the planned itineraries. It is the faculty of the organizer to make all those changes to the program that security needs require or where they are forced by other events (such as cancellation of flights and the like).
In particular, in case of cancellation of domestic flights, any helicopter and / or overland protections are subject to a supplement.
Reference exchange rates for currencies:
Currency: US dollar (USD) – Exchange rate: 1.10
Changes in exchange rates with fluctuations greater than 3% will lead to an adjustment in costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
Currency block: € 50 per case. The customer has the possibility of definitively blocking the cost of ground services which will no longer be subject to currency fluctuations.
The request must take place simultaneously with the confirmation.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 11 days / 10 nights
from € 1940 - Voli inclusi
Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
from € 1690 - Voli esclusi
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