Nepal: Women's Expedition

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group Tour
  • age requirement 15+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy a fiveday hike in the stunning Annapurnas, while being completely supported by an allfemale crew of leaders, guides, assistants, and even porters.
  • Visit an NGO working to abolish the practice of Chhaupadi, the illegal but socially common practice of forbidding women to enter their homes, kitchens, schools, and temples during their menstrual cycle, as they are thought to be rendered temporarily impure.
  • Visit Madi Valley, a homestay run by women that is working alleviate human impact on the surrounding nature and wildlife.
  • Learn how to create traditional Nepalese dishes while supporting a unique social enterprise that has changed the lives of more than 1,000 disadvantaged women in Nepal.
Starting and ending in Kathmandu, the Nepal: Women's Expedition trip is a guided adventure trip that takes 13 days. You will travel through Chitwan National Park, Sikles, Tanting and 5 other destinations in Nepal. Nepal: Women's Expedition is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Through a mix of festival celebrations, cultural experiences and trekking in the Himalayas, this women’s only expedition will give you a unique insight into the diverse lives of Nepalese women. Meet a wide range of female trailblazers, from chefs at a social enterprise, women campaigning to end discrimination against women who are menstruating, to an all-female crew of mountain guides and porters. Hear a range of inspiring personal stories and spend some time reconnecting with nature at a female-run village homestay on the fringes of Chitwan National Park, which is helping to conserve wildlife in the area. You’ll also have the chance to take part in the Hartalika Teej Festival alongside the locals, a three-day women’s only Hindu celebration.
Customer reviews about Intrepid Travel
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Based on 78 reviews
Juergen's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
4 - Very Good
  • Juergen
  • From Japan
  • On Jan 04 2019
“Mixture is great but some hotels should/must be changed
First Hotel in Ubud should be changed (smell in the room, dark)
Last Hotel in Sanur must be changed. After the other hotels, this standard "business" hotel is not an adequate end of the tour. Simply no atmosphere”
Sigrid's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Sigrid
  • From Germany
  • On Oct 01 2019
“Excellent”
Andrew's review for another Intrepid Travel tour
5 - Excellent
  • Andrew
  • From Australia
  • On Dec 11 2018
“Excellent”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Kathmandu
  • Day 3: Pokhara
  • Day 4: Pokhara/Kalikasthan - Yangjakot trek (1440m)
  • Day 5: Yangjakot - Tanting trek (1580m)
  • Day 6: Tanting - Sikles trek (1980m)
  • Day 7: Sikles to Ghalegaun trek (1620m)
  • Day 8: Ghalegaun to Bhurjung Khola trek/Pokhara
  • Day 9: Madi Valley
  • Day 10: Chitwan National Park
  • Day 11: Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Hartalika Teej Festival
  • Day 13: Kathmandu
WHAT'S INCLUDED Download PDF Brochure
Accommodation
  • Hotel (4 nights), Guesthouse (2 nights), Homestay (5 nights), Jungle Resort (1 night)
Meals
  • 6 Breakfast, 4 Lunch, 5 Dinner
Transport
  • Private vehicle , Plane
Included Activities
  • Kathmandu - Cooking class at Seven Women
  • Kathmandu - Dinner at The Village Cafe
  • Kathmandu - Visit to Restless Development
  • Pokhara - Annapurna Homestay Trek (5 days/4 nights)
  • Madi Valley - Cultural performance
  • Madi Valley - Cooking class
  • Chitwan - Canoe safari, bird watching walk or jeep safari
  • Chitwan NP - Tharu village visit
  • Kathmandu - Hartalika Teej Festival
  • Kathmandu - Path to a Hidden Monastery Urban Adventure
  • Kathmandu - Pashupatinath Temple
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to/from Kathmandu are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Nepal: Women's Expedition tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW
Payment

A deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 57 days before departure. For any departures within 18 December 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Nepal: Women's Expedition tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Nepal: Women's Expedition tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

CANCELLATION No additional cancellation fees apply for this Nepal: Women's Expedition tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.
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