Langtang Valley, Nepal Volunteer Trip May 2018


Published:

12/15/2017

Start Date

05/12/2018

End Date

05/27/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

107 E Birch Ave
Suite 5
Flagstaff
AZ
86002
United States

Description

Through selfless service to others, we can spread the seed of compassion and cooperation. s a Langtang Volunteer, you can enjoy breathtaking views, relaxing hikes, rewarding work, a unique culture, and generous hospitality.

 

FIRE-hosted volunteer trips are led by professional Langtang guides. We offer four travel options. All trips include 7 nights in Langtang and 4 nights in Kathmandu.

 

The dates below note the arrival and departure dates from Kathmandu, Nepal. These dates are the latest dates to arrive and earliest you should plan on leaving. Travel to and from your home country are additional to these dates.

 

Exact trip dates vary based on the option you choose. Additional sightseeing days are available in Kathmandu and Langtang Valley.


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GENERAL TRIP

  • Option 1: Trek/Trek: May 12-27, 2018 $1,800 ($200 deposit)
  • Jeep ride and trek to Langtang and back to Kathmandu
  •  Option 2: Fly/Trek: May 14-27, 2018 $2,100* ($400 deposit)
  • Jeep ride and trek to Langtang; fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter
  • Option 3: Trek/Fly: May 12-25, 2018 $2,100* ($400 deposit)
  • Fly by helicopter; trek and jeep ride back to Kathmandu
  • Option 4: Fly/Fly: May 14-25, 2018 $2,450* ($600 deposit)
  • Fly to Langtang and back to Kathmandu by helicopter



*prices based on minimum of 3 people per flight.

 

Additional Options:

  • Additional day in Kathmandu without guide – $70 per person per day (includes food and hotel)
  • Additional day in Kathmandu with guide – $120 per person per day (includes food, hotel, guide, and transport)
  • Additional day in Kyanjin Gompa – $75 per day (minimum 3 days) (includes food, hotel, and guide)

 

Volunteer Activities

  • Excavating the remains of a nearby monastery that recently started to resurface as avalanche snow melt
  • Building a year-round greenhouse in Langtang
  • Contributing to the construction and development of the Heritage Trail and Heritage Center

 

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Details

  • A non-refundable deposit holds your spot and is due by March 1, 2018.
  • With your deposit, we require the following documents:
  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of flight schedule
  • Signed liability release
  • Proof of emergency travel and evacuation insurance
  • All deposits are non-refundable.
  • Full payment is due April 1, 2018.
  • If you cancel your trip after paying the deposit, you will be provided with a tax deductible receipt.
  • Prices include all in-country expenses: meals, lodging, permits, entrance fees, Nepal and American guides, porters, and transportation.
  • These prices do not include flights to and from Nepal, room upgrades, bottles water, alcohol, extended stays or tips for guides.
  • All rooms are shared room with two people per room. Single room upgrades are available an additional $200 per person.
  • We plan our itineraries to the best of our knowledge, but please know that there may be unexpected changes.We will do our best to inform you and support you, but please be flexible.
  • Our preferred method of payment for deposits and final payments is with a mailed check to: FIRE Projects, PO Box 22187, Flagstaff, AZ 86002, USA.


Please contact info@fireprojects.org or call 928-779-2288 for more information or to sign up for the trip!

 

Key Documents:

 

More Information:

FIRE Langtang Page

FIRE Volunteer Photo Album

Food Distribution in Wangal Village, Langtang (Video)

 

We are grateful for your support! We hope you will join us!

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Fee Required

Benefits

Training Provided

Housing Available

We welcome

Groups

Families

International Volunteers

How To Apply

info@fireprojects.org

http://www.fireprojects.org/langtang-volunteers/

View this opportunity on our website http://www.fireprojects.org/langtang-volunteers/

Contact Holly Wheeler at info@fireprojects.org for more information or to apply


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