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Make a difference to the lives of some of Nepal's poorest children. For many children in Nepal, it is extremely difficult to obtain a good education. Not least among the problems that they face is the shortage of basic facilities, with schools lacking toilets, classrooms, playgrounds, libraries, and even clean drinking water. Imaginative Volunteers have the unique chance to join with a Nepali community to help build or renovate their local school, and experience day to day life in this amazing country.
Group Size: Max 12 Activities: Volunteer project Accommodation: 1 night simple hotel, 6 nights homestay with host family Transport: Bus, jeep Airport Transfer: To hotel day 1 Staffing & Participation: Fully escorted by Imaginative Traveller tour leader Meals: As per itinerary. B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner Entrance Fees: Not included
Community based activities
Day 1, KATHMANDU: Arrive and transfer to hotel.
Day 2, KATHMANDU: Today we transfer to our volunteer programme and meet the families who will host us for the next six nights. After a briefing about our programme, we return home with our families and enjoy a traditional home cooked dinner. (BLD)
Days 3-6, VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME: We spend four days working alongside members of the community to improve their local school. Many schools in Nepal do not have even basic facilities, such as toilets, proper classrooms or even drinking water. In the evenings, there is the chance to participate in some Nepali language lessons, and learn more about the culture and beliefs of our hosts. (BLD)
Day 7, VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME: A morning to complete our final tasks, and reflect on what has been achieved. Later in the evening we enjoy a farewell party with our hosts. (BLD)
Day 8, DEPART: We say goodbye to our new friends and return to Kathmandu. Tour ends on arrival. (B)
B - breakfast L - lunch D - dinner
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05 October 2008, Sunday
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28 December 2008, Sunday
You love the sometimes tough but ultimately rewarding nature of adventure travel and you want to spend more time enjoying every experience rather than wasting time on travel arrangements.
Maximum Group Size - 18: You love the whole concept of travel. Getting there is as much fun as being there and you love using public transport, local restaurants and small family run hotels where you get the best chance to really get under the skin of a destination. You love the sometimes tough but ultimately rewarding nature of adventure travel and you love spending more time enjoying every experience rather than wasting time on travel arrangements. Included: All accommodation (usually twin share but occasionally multi share), transportation Not included: Most meals, entrance fees Single Supplement: Not available.
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*All Rand prices have been calculated at 1USD=ZAR8.00 or 1GBP=ZAR16.00 and are subject to change according to currency fluctuations
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