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Village Trek in Nepal
Village Trek in Nepal

Village Trek in Nepal

Experience the Himalayas and the culture and lifestyle of its inhabitants like very few get to do!
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    Overview

    This program will give you the opportunity to experience the mountains and cultures that very few outsiders get to see. During this trek, you will be walking through different villages, eating the region’s food and staying at local houses. This program will give you a very different experience than a regular trek will! If you are more interested in experiencing Nepali culture up close, then this village trek is for you!

    The routes are designed to pass through a number of small villages that rarely (if ever!) get visited by tourists. You will meander among rice fields, stay will locals, eat authentic food and get to observe the village life up-close. Moreover, we will meet farmers, visit local schools and oh, right! - trek up and down at times too! After all, this is Nepal!

    Trip Highlights
    Exploring the typical way of life of villages in Nepal, encounter different varied cultures in the Himalayas region with dramatic views of the snow capped mountains.

    What is included in the program?

    • Airport transfers as per the policy - Airport Pickup in Kathmandu - Tribhuvan International Airport
    • Presence of a dedicated program coordinator throughout your travel, at the projects and facilities- Logistical management support in case of emergencies
    • Authentic Nepali meals and European (breakfast, lunch, dinner) for the duration of the entire program as per the meal plan
    • Accommodation at hotels, tea houses, and at our accommodation facility - Shared accommodation
    • Local transportation to all venues
    • Entry fees to all places
    • Extensive pre departure information
    • Overland public local transportation

    What is excluded in the program?

    • Personal expenses such as table drinks, room service items, laundry, telephone calls, tips, portage at hotels or airport, bottles of water during your road travel etc.
    • Any additional expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in the program due to circumstances, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
    • Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents or loss of goods.
    • Our program does not cover any liability and does not insure participants. Participants must have appropriate insurance before joining the program.
    • Any camera fee where applicable.
    • Any service not specified above.

    Few things to consider when you are with us!

    • Returning to the accommodation after your personal trips before 22.00 everyday
    • You will not be allowed to hire any vehicle on your own
    • Consumption of alcohol inside the accommodation is strictly prohibited
    • Respect and adhere to our code of conduct
    • Our staff is there to support you, guide you and make your trip memorable. We kindly request you to follow their instructions at all times
    • You will not be allowed to bring outsiders inside our centers/guest houses or hotels

    Objectives

    • The aim of this program is to show you to the authentic Nepal. This trek brings you closer to nature and truly immerse you in the Nepali culture, customs and lifestyle.

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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    Location

    Central Nepal, Nepal
    The route takes you through the periphery of the Kathmandu Valley - Sankhu, Dhulikhel, Dapcha and Mate.
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    Itinerary

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      Sunday - Arrival
      Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) in our pickup time on Sunday between 06:00 and 24:00
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      Monday

      Drive to Sankhu for an hour, which is one of the oldest Newari settlements. We will have lunch in Sankhu and then walk for 3 hours to Kartike / Nagarkot (one of the best places to see the Himalayas if the weather is clear). Nagarkot thrills visitors with its unrestricted view of the mountain range from Annapurna in the west to the mighty Everest in the East. Overnight with local family.

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      Tuesday

      Trek to Dhulikhel for about 5 hours. Dhulikhel is one of the old Newari settlements though Nala and one of the most popular places to observe the Himalayas. From the edge of the ridge, a stunning panorama of peaks unfolds, from Langtang Lirung in the east, through Dorje Lakpa to the huge bulk of Gauri Shankar and nearby Melungtse (7181m) and as far as Numbur (5945m) in the east. Overnight with local family.

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      Wednesday
      Trek to Dapcha via Namobuddha for 5 hours. Namobuddha is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal. Overnight stay in Dapcha with a local family.
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      Thursday
      Trek to Mate for about 6 hours through Ambode. Mate is a typical Tamang Village. You get to see and experience the life of Tamang in this village. Overnight stay in Mate with a local family.
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      Friday
      Trek to Sipali for about 4 hours and drive to Kathmandu via Banepa. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
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      Saturday - Departure

      Leave the accommodation on Saturday morning. Take a taxi to the airport (1 hour) for flights Saturday or Sunday Morning

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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Free beverages
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum age18
    • maximum age65
    • minimum english levelBasic
    • CRB RequiredOn signup
    • passport copy requiredOn signup
    • resume copy requiredNo
    Other Requirements
    • Due to the length and active nature of this program, a decent level of fitness is required.
    • Please contact us if you would like a recommended packing list for hiking

    Food

    Mostly Nepalese style dishes (vegetarian and chicken) will be served during the trip.

    Accommodation

    Along the route you will have overnight stays in hotels/guest houses and buses. More information can be found inside the schedule.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Village Trek

CategoryAdventure
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpen
Price per person$705/week
Minimum Duration1 week

Contact us for availability and further information.

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