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Program Summary

Necha Community Hospital (NCH) on the foothills of Mt. Everest operating its health services to  improve the health status of isolated rural community families by providing basic health services with 24 hours emergency and raising awareness of health issues. You will spend a two weeks in this 15 bed hospital on a healthcare volunteering program with one resident doctor and several staff members. The primary duty of volunteers is to do basic nursing chores and assist the doctor with daily duties and also experience the shamans and orthodox behavior in society that still exist in rural Nepal. In addition to volunteers, we are seeking supporters and contributors to complete ward building of NCH (phase II) in the Necha Village. We launched this program with co ordination with NCH in Necha Solukhumbhu which was established in 2008 with CSR of our Company through AHF Nepal, a Non-Government Organization. At the moment this hospital covers 18 villages serving more than 60,000 underprivileged people. Since 2016 hospital is running in its own building with doctor and medical staffs providing the following services. Ultrasound and X-ray sevice. Minor operation/24 hour emergencies. Pharmacy/Laboratory. Anti natal care and deliveries. In/Out patient services. Nurses, doctors, or any type of medic who wants to experience daily hands-on in a rural hospital will find this program a truly rewarding experience.

Difficulty:

Moderate to difficult with continuous descend down of about 8 hours within one day.

Season:

August to May (Being in the foothills of the Mt. Everest, this trek could be done throughout the winter).


We Make Differences!!

Asian Heritage Treks support NGO AHF Nepal for supporting Necha Community Hospital, all the Volunteer programs and worked closely with them for rural transformation that directly benefits the underprivileged people. We support them in a number of ways.

Donation

Asian Heritage Treks donates up to 10% of its annual profit to AHF Nepal’s projects as CSR. These donations are being used for Necha Community Hospital, education, Livelihood support program through microcredit and Necha Community Hospital.

Sponsorship

We are committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education in rural Nepal. Through our Girls Education Scholarship Program 300 primary girls are currently benefiting from this project, which is conducted with full collaboration with Asian Heritage Treks and its friends coordinated by AHF Nepal.

Partnership (Volunteering Program)

The Volunteering Program, organized by Asian Heritage Treks and AHF Nepal, aims to mobilize teams of interested kind hearted experts and interested individuals or team of Volunteer as an effective and economic measure in supporting the underprivileged people for education, health and community development in the villages of lower region Solukhumbhu district of eastern Nepal.

For more detail information, visit AHF Nepal Nepal’s website www.ahfnepal.org

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)

Welcome to the capital city of Nepal. Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can have a rest as you might be having a Jet Lag and later on you can stroll around the local streets of Thamel and to its nearby places. Overnight in Kathmandu.

 

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast, get ready to start your whole day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu. Here you can feast your eyes on the rich and colorful history of the country. The tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square- houses the old royal palace of the Kathmandu kingdom, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple- swarming with monkeys), Pashupatinath- one of the most significant Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the world, Boudha Stupa- one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu. You will be able to observe the country in its original status. From the top of the Swayambhunath Temple to the fluttering of colorful prayer flags at Boudha Stupa, you will be able to feel the way of life of the people living in Kathmandu Valley. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 3: Kathmandu to Patle (1958m)

Drive duration: 9 hours

In the early morning, you will leave Kathmandu and commence your trip towards Patale. After reaching to Dhulikhel, you will have your breakfast and if the weather is clear then you can enjoy your breakfast with the panoramic view of the majestic mountains ranging in north to far east. After breakfast you will continue your drive to reach Patale. Overnight at local lodge in Patale.


Day 4: Patale to Gairi (1972m)

Hike duration: 5 hours

Enjoy your breakfast along with the spectacular views of the mountains in the morning including Mt. Everest (highest peak in the world) .After having breakfast in Palate; you're hiking towards Gairi starts. You will walk through the remote geography and with scenic environment, your trail will provide you the picturesque hills view. The overall hiking takes about 5 hours to reach Gairi. After reaching to Gairi have your lunch and rest for a while and later on you will be interacting with local school's students. Overnight in Gairi.


Day 5: Gairi to Necha (1382m)

Hike duration: 4 hours

Have your breakfast in the morning and commence walking to reach Necha. A typical village located in the foot of the Everest Region. Once you reach Necha, you can enjoy the pure village environment with traditional culture. You will be welcomed by the ceremony and introduction by Necha Community Hospital staffs after your arrival at Necha. Interact with the hospital staffs and explore the surroundings as well. Overnight at Necha community Hospital.


Day 6- 15: Volunteer in Hospital

In these ten days with the Volunteer plan with the staffs and management committee you will be supporting the people left behind by the mainstream development in the remote terrain of mountainous district through Necha Community hospital. You can support the hospital with daily work, caring of patients, maintaining garden and other as required by the Necha Community Hospital Management during the day time. Overnight at Hospital bamboo made quarter. You will have your breakfast/Lunch/Dinner in Hospital canteen. And on your free time you can go to explore the Necha village as well.


Day 16: Necha Hospital to Tuintar (695m)

Hike duration: 4 hours

Hurray! This day is full of fun. After having breakfast at Necha Hospital Canteen you will be walking down hills to the river where you can enjoy fishing in traditional way, Dudh koshi and Solu Khola rivers are the ideal rivers over here where you can enjoy fishing and try to catch some fish and later on you can enjoy the fish on your meal. This day will be spent in home stay.

 

Day 17: Tuintar - Fishing Day

This day is fun roaming around the surrounding and the small hydro power being built. Enjoy the fishing on Dudh Koshi river and you can have fish on your lunch too, after having lunch you will be returning back to Necha Community Hospital as this is your last day in Necha community hospital so have a good time over here. Overnight at hospital quarter or tent.


Day 18: Necha to Rumjhatar

Hike duration: 7 hours

After having breakfast in this beautiful village, you will commence your trek to reach Rumjhatar via Chisapani. You will start with up hills and then down hills to reached Rumjhatar. On the way you will pass through some small villages of Rai and Sherpa tribes as well as enjoy the beautiful view of mountains and landscapes. After reaching to Rumjhatar check in lodge and have rest for a while and later on you can go to explore the nearby places. Overnight at local /lodge in Rumjhatar.


Day 19: Drive Rumjhatar to Okhaldhunga to Kathmandu

Drive duration: 8/9 hours

After having your breakfast in Rumjhatar, you will commence drive to reach Okhaldhunga. You can see the beautiful sceneries and country side environment of the country throughout the drive. You can have short breaks on the way for your refreshment and for your lunch as well. After reaching to Kathmandu check in hotel and have a sound rest. Overnight in Kathmandu.

 

Day 20: Departure

Have your breakfast in the morning and later on our office representative will come to the hotel and you will be transfer to the airport regarding your flight time. Have safe journey onwards.

Trip Grade

Moderate

Included in the Cost

·      All land transportations.

·                   3 nights accomodation in Kathmandu in Full Board Basis.

·                    17 nights accommodation in a Necha community hospital with full board basis (Based on 2-pax sharing)

·      TIM's Permits and Entrance fees.

·                   One Professional Trekking guide and one porter (one porter can carry 18 kilo of luggage and share between two clients. So both clients are suggested to bring 9 kilo of luggage) and their wages and salaries.

·      Insurance for the trekking staffs.

·      First aid kit for trekking staffs

Good equipment for your guide and porter to trek (wind jacket, Water bottle, hiking shoes)

Not Included in the Cost

·      Food and Drinks / Beverages bills.

·      Tipping (Tips)

·      Travel Insurance.

·      International flight.

·      Extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when applicable.

·      Donations in Temples, schools, Monasteries, etc

·       Personal trekking gear.

·       First aid kit (for you)

 Emergency Rescue evacuation Insurance of any kind.
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2017-07-20

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