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Nepal 2022

Nepal 2022

Nepal 2022

Nepal 2022 Roadshow Video

This expedition will be open to all young people aged 14 and over on 1st August 2022.

A fantastic opportunity to train in the UK with experienced and qualified Scout leaders leading up to a two week trek to the Base Camp of Everest! All pre-camps, fundraising support and kit included.

You can apply here

Travel and Information

  • Return flight from the UK to Nepal
  • On or around August based when flights are booked!
  • Internal travel included
  • All food and accommodation included
  • Nepal Trek will be hosted by insured and qualified local guides, porters provided.
  • All specialist Kit provided
  • All pre camps included
  • Unit necker, t-shirts and necker provided
  • Joint Unit fundraising opportunities provided
  • GCSE and Exam periods have been avoided. Leaders will provide full support and time off at events if required for revision or relaxation
  • Fully Insured
  • Sightseeing/Tourist sites entry fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Pre-camps:

Parent Night – 5th July 2020
Camp 1 – 11th Sept 2020 – Weekend in Wales
Meet Up Day – 15th Nov 2020 -Local venue
Camp 2 – 12th Mar 2021 – T1 – Peak District
Camp 3 – 11th June 2021 – T2 – North Wales (This date may shift depending on publication of GCSE Timetable)
Camp 4 – 15th October 2021 -T2 – Exmoor or Lake District
Camp 5 – 9th to 15th April 2022 – Lake District or Scotland
Camp 6 – 17th to 19th June 2022 -TBC

Programme:

DAY 1: Arrive KATHMANDU (1360M)
DAY 2: Explore KATHMANDU
DAY 3: PHAKDING (2652M)Trekking 3 hours
DAY 4: NAMCHE BAZAAR (3446M)Trekking 6 hours
DAY 5: NAMCHE BAZAAR Acclimatization
DAY 6: THYANGBOCHE (3875M) walking 6 hours
DAY 7: PHERICHE(4240M)Trekking 6 hours
DAY 08: PHERICHE Acclimatization walk
DAY 09: LOBUJE (4930M)Trekking 6 hours
DAY 10: Kala Patar (base camp) (5160M)Trekking around 10 hours
DAY 11: Tengboche (3875M)Trekking 6 hours
DAY 12: NAMCHE BAZAAR (3446M)Trekking 5 hours
DAY 13: LUKLA (2800M) Trekking 61⁄2 hours
DAY 14: Explore KATHMANDU
DAY 15: DEPARTURE

Finance

Cost £4000*

Deposit of £85 due on application

DEADLINE 13th May 2020

CONTACT: NEPAL@SCOUTSHW.ORG.UK for further details. Funding may be available. Grants for part payment available under certain conditions

Roadshow Dates

Meet the leaders and watch a presentation with a Q&A Session on these dates at the following locations all at 7pm:

22/03/2020 Worcester PYPLC, Droitwich Road, Worcester
23/03/2020 Redditch/ Bromsgrove 6th Bromsgrove, Catshill, B61 0JL
25/03/2020 Wyre Forest Rhydd Activty Centre, Kidderminster
29/03/2020 Hereford Scouts Corner, Eign Road, Hereford

Handouts /Flyers for Leaders and Young People

Young People can Apply here

APPLY HERE

*based on confirmation of flights. A contingency amount is included in this fee. This is the total anticapted cost and underwitten by Scouts Hereford & Worcester, with Unity Travel insurance. It is not expected to exceed this.

Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls