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Walk for Freedom Trek – Annapurna Base Camp

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Trek with a Cause was started by Jan Milliken, a nurse with a passion about ridding Nepal of sex trading & trafficking and is aimed to raise funds for Maiti Nepal, a well established organisation with a solid structure in place to rescue and support those caught up in the trade.

 

Dates:

28th December 2017 – 14 January 2018 (18 days)

Price:

$2300 AUD A $500 deposit is required after submitting the application.

Fee Inclusions:

1) Food

2) Accommodation

3) Internal Transport

4) Permits

5) Local Staff Employment and Project Support

6) Language Lesson

7) Project Contribution

Fee Exclusions:

The following expense are not included within the expedition fees:

1) Airfares

2) Visas

3) Travel Insurance

4) Medical Preparation

5) Personal Gear

6) Spending Money

Group Support

Groups of 10 participants will be allocated to each project and be supported by Australian volunteer staff (including medical support staff) and qualified and experienced local staff.

Accommodation

We use basic accommodation at all times. Depending on the location and practicality this may include tents, dormitories, local hostel accommodation and basic hotels. On the trail up to Annapurna Base Camp trekkers will stay in quality lodging in each village stop.

Program

Upon arrival in Kathmandu the group will undertake an orientation program and prepare for travel to Pokhara. The trek commences at Phedi with a 6 day accent to Annapurna Base Camp. After the trek members of the group will travel back to Kathmandu before returning home.

Preparation

The altitude on the trail up to Annapurna Base Camp will vary between  823m at Pokhara to 4,130m at Base Camp.  The trek is classified as challenging and we request that you please ensure that you are in good health and have a good level of fitness in the lead up to the expedition.

Fundraising

Each participant is encouraged to undertake activities prior to the trip to raise awareness and funds for the work being undertaken by our partner organisation. Funds raised will be given to the organisation when the group is in Nepal.

 

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