Nepal Discovery Week

Discovery Week

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  • March 18 - 24 2018

  • $800 All-Inclusive

Discovery Week and Everest Base Camp Trek 

  • March 18 - April 8 2018

  • $2600 All-Inclusive

Register Now!

 

Welcome to the Nepal Discovery Week 2018!

Image blatently stolen from  https://www.vjv.com/asia-pacific-tours/nepal/

 

This trip will truly be life changing! A new experience for all of us and a chance to "Experience and get an in-depth knowledge of the ancient traditions, culture, language, temples, and buddhist monasteries in this Himalayan country." We will be working with our UK based partners who have been running this trip for years.

 

Included with your Airline Vigilantes trip:

 

  • Lodging with option of 4-6 per room or private room for 2 people (based on availability)

  • All meals and beverages (non-alcoholic) 

  • Wifi in public areas

  • Access to laundry

  • Transportation while in Nepal

  • Support staff to answer all questions you may have leading up to your trip

  • Help with airfare and non-rev questions

  • Extensive packing list, welcome packets, and breakdowns of what to expect

  • Access to social media secret groups to connect with fellow travelers

  • Opportunity to submit Tickets for Time via SWA

  • Opportunity for fundraising and tax deductions

  • So much more

 

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We will NOT be offering the Everest Base Camp Trek as a separate trip. You will have the option to do either just the Discovery Week OR the Discovery Week and the Everest Base Camp Trek.

 

Sample Schedule for the Discovery Week

Monday

  • Puja to the gods & goddess and name-giving ceremony

  • Go over the week’s schedule and handling of documents

  • Introduction game to get to know fellow participants

  • Cultural seminar on social behavioural norms, dos & don’ts in Nepalese culture. Intercultural eating and drinking habits, bathing and clothing’s customs in Nepalese culture.

  • A little assignment for you to explore your neighbourhood and find local civic places such as banks (ATM), temples, schools, restaurants etc.


Tuesday

  • A social interactive session

  • Nepali language training

  • Shopping at the local market

  • Orientation tour of the city of Nepal with an interesting game called “Scavenger Hunt”, we will tell you more about this when you are here


Wednesday

  • A talk on schooling and education system in Nepal and school vists.

  • Visit the kindergarten to give supplies and interact with the children teach the some basic English, play western games.

  • A cultural as well as historical orientation tour to the famous Boudhanath temple

  • Nepali cooking session


Thursday

  • Yoga and meditation

  • Volunteer at chosen project- Renovation, Kindergarten, Stray Dog project.

  • A local tour to the Hindu Temple


Friday

  • It’s all about hiking today! We will go on a nature trail into the mountains to get a view of Kathmandu valley.

  • Feedback sharing (evaluation)

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Base Camp Trek

Trek will begin on Sunday following the discovery week. Included on your trek is all the above and:

  • All meals

  • Lodging in guesthouses and tea houses

  • Sherpa and guides

  • Transportation (Excluding Airfare to and from Kathmandu to Trek and all other airfare)

  • Airport Transfers

 

Due to so many cancellations in the past, we will be REQUIRING A $275.00 deposit upon registration. The deposits are non-refundable, please see the Legal Policies page for information about deposits. Please DO NOT sign up and register yourself or anyone else unless you are prepared to pay your deposit. You may also choose to pay your trip in full upon sign up. You are welcome to register others as well but please make sure you have their information ready to be filled out on a separate form on the website. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO “HOLD SPACES” for someone for you. They must be ready to pay their deposits as well upon registration. The demand for this trip has been overwhelming and we look forward to sharing this exciting opportunity with you.

 

Children over age 13 are welcome with parent for the Discovery Week. The Everest Base Camp Trek is 18+

Sightseeing and touring before or after are not included. As with all Airline Vigilantes trips, airfare or non-rev is not included. Please see our FAQ page for more details.