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Trekking in Nepal: The Height of Adventure in the Himalayas

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Program #20336RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Oct 12, 2013
Program begins on Day 3 in Kathmandu at the program hotel.
You will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Gurgaon that night.
Location: Delhi
Transportation to site: If independent flights do not coincide with the designated group transfer, it will be the responsibility of the participant/s to make arrangements to get to the program site. If you are flying into New Delhi as a part of your transit to Kathmandu, then you may get a taxi at the airport in the following way: Airports Authority of India in coordination with Delhi Traffic Police is now providing 'Prepaid Taxi Service' for arriving passengers at Domestic and International Terminals to ensure safe travel up to their destination. Approved rate of fare for various locations in the city are displayed inside the counter. Prepaid taxi counters are located outside customs hall in concessionaire area and outside Arrival Visitors Lounge (West Wing). Payment is made in advance at counters and coupons are issued. Pickup points are located just outside the terminals. No reliable public bus or subway transport available. Please note that the transfer from the airport takes about 40 to 50 minutes. If you are flying straight into Kathmandu's Thrivuvan International Airport, then you could see if a pre-paid stand is open. Please note that the pre-paid taxi stand in Kathmandu airport is haphazardly manned. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.

End of Program
Oct 26, 2013
Program ends on Day 16 after breakfast at the program hotel in Kathmandu.
You will be staying at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Kathmandu Soaltee the night before.
Location: Kathmandu
Nearest airport: Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport
Transportation to site: Taxi's are readily available from the program hotel in Kathmandu to the airport. The cost is approximately $15, (subject to change). You may also want to inquire with the concierge at the program hotel in Kathmandu about alternative transportation services from the hotel to the airport. Private arrival and departure transfers -at an additional cost- may be arranged in advance by the calling Road Scholar Travel Services.
Type: Hotel

Description: You'll receive a warm welcome as you step into the cool Lobby of Crowne Plaza Gurgaon. The hotel is 15km from Indira Gandhi International Airport.

Contact info:
Site 2 Sector 29 Opposite Signature Tower - Gurgaon
Delhi, 122001 India
phone: +8772701393
web: http://www.crowneplaza.com/hotels/us/en/gurgaon/ndegg/hoteldetail/hotel-room-rates

Room amenities: Bathrobe, Hairdryer, Mini Bar, Coffee Maker, High-speed Internet Access (has a charge)

Facility amenities: Safety Deposit Box available at the front desk. Dry cleaning and Pickup/Laundry. Outdoor Pool. Paid wireless data connection. Health/Fitness Center. Business Center.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Type: Full Service Hotel

Contact info:
PO Box 97 Tahachal
Kathmandu, Nepal
phone: +977-1-4273999
web: www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/cp/1/en/hotel/KTMNP/welcome?start=1

Room amenities: Cable / Satellite TV, Coffee/Tea Maker, Mini Bar, High-speed Internet Access, Wireless Data Connection, Electrical Adapters Available,Phone, Bathtub, Hairdryer, Private Bathroom, In Room Safe, Individually Controlled Air Conditioning

Facility amenities: Health & Fitness Center (On-Site), Housekeeping & Laundry Services, Travel Services, Foreign Currency Exchange, Entertainment & Recreation, Sauna and Steam bath, Barbeque Grills, Outdoor Pool, Casino, Hotel Shops, Business Center

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: yes
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more information.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
15 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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