day to day
Arrive at Kathmandu airport and drive to the hotel. After check-in, there will be a safety and orientation briefing on your expedition followed by dinner and rest and relaxation at the hotel.
Drive to Changunarayan - Hike to Nagarkot
After breakfast, leave the hotel and drive to the village of Changunarayan, where you will visit the famous Changu Narayan temple. From here, the group will trek towards Nagarkot, where once arrived you will set up camp for the night.
Trek to Dhulikhel
Witness sunrise over the Himalayan peaks whilst enjoying breakfast before setting off for the first part of the trek. Stop for a picnic lunch and continue on the trail through dense forest before arriving at the village of Dhulikel where you will enjoy a welldeserved dinner and some rest and relaxation.
Trek to Balthali via Namobuddha
Today will see the group hike towards to Namobuddha - one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Buddhism followers. After having lunch at Namobudhha, hike down to Sankhu village and continue to hike further down to Roshi river and climb up to Balthali village - an outstanding place of isolation and relaxation surrounded by Nepali countryside which will be home for the night.
Full day visit to local school
After an early breakfast, the group will enjoy visiting local schools. Students will visit some different local schools throughout the day. They will be able to draw and appreciate comparisons between local school students & themselves. There will be a discussion during dinnertime about the visit of the school and village. Students will come up with plans as to how they could help the schools, orphanage and village community.
Today, students will take part in community project work today. Details on what work students will be carrying out will be given nearer the trip as we know what work needs helping with in the local community. The group will learn the value of working as a team to contribute to a bigger project. In the evening, students will have the opportunity to rest and relax ready for returning to Kathmandu tomorrow.
Trek to Khopasi / drive to Kathmandu
After a final campsite breakfast, the group will hike to Khopasi, before returning by bus to Kathmandu. After checking in to the hotel, the group will enjoy some well deserved rest and relaxation and dinner.
Depending on flight times, the group will have some free time for shopping in the vibrant Thamel area before transferring to the airport for your departure flight.
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