Capture the spirit of adventure, while pushing your physical limits and being a positive force for the charity. Experience the peaks and the valleys of trekking through the world’s highest mountains. Be left breathless by the views (and the altitude)! This is not a walk in the park and it may be the most physically demanding endeavour you’ve undertaken. But the satisfaction of achieving your goal, reaching great heights and making a difference is the ultimate reward. We provide experienced and personable guides for the duration of your trip to give you an unrivalled, incredible adventure! The main goal of charity trek is to support to poor – and earthquake victims and for women empowerment.
Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara Tour and Trek in Annapurna
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing including visits to world heritage sites and temples
Day 03: Drive to Chitwan Wildlife National Park. 5 hour drive
Day 04: Jungle Safari, elephant and crocodile breeding center, Tharu Village, followed by cultural dance show
Day 05: Drive to Pokhara, aka City of Lakes located in the lap of massive Annapurna. 5 hour drive.
Day 06: Drive to Phedi. 45 min to trek start point. 3 hour trek to Dhampus. Explore the village and enjoy the sunset
Day 07: Trek down and drive to Pokhara.
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 09: Last day in Kathmandu, shopping day and farewell.
Day 10: Departure.
Annapurna Sunrise Trek
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly to Pokhara (823m/2,700ft) and trek to Ulleri (2050m/6725 ft). 30 minute flight and 6 hour trek
Day 04: Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020 ft): 4-5 hour trek
Day 05: Ghorepani to Tadapani (2,700m/8,860ft) with a visit to Poon Hill. 6-7 hour trek
Day 06: Tadapani to Ghandruk (1940m/6360 ft). 3-4 hour trek
Day 07: Ghandruk to Pokhara. 4 hour trek and 1 hour drive
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu and visit HLF community in Bhaktapur
Day 09: Final Departure
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Five years later and I finally stepped off the plane and into the partly upgraded Kathmandu airport. It felt so surreal to breath the air, and see Rabindra and Megh waiting there for us – it certainly didn’t feel like so long had passed since we last saw each other. It was an incredible reunion. Back onto the streets, even at midnight it’s full of traffic, people, and animals – I was home again. Being able to go for dinner with the Kathmandu whanau was another surreal moment. The evening was themed on all the traditional singing, dancing, and kai – including of course, dahl bhat (a total staple over there!), and rice wine (one shot was...