Chepang Hill Home Stay Trek with Volunteer Work

Embark on a 38-day transformative journey with Epic Trek Nepal, where the Chepang Hill Home Stay Trek seamlessly weaves cultural immersion and volunteer work for an unparalleled adventure. Unforgettable experiences await as you explore the vibrant tapestry of Nepal’s indigenous Chepang culture, traverse awe-inspiring landscapes, and actively contribute to the community through a meaningful month-long volunteer program in a local school.

Your adventure begins with a warm welcome in Kathmandu, where our team provides a comprehensive briefing, setting the stage for the incredible experiences ahead. Leaving the bustling capital behind, a scenic drive to the Chepang Hill region unfolds, revealing glimpses of Nepal’s diverse landscapes.

At the heart of the journey is a two-day immersion living with local Chepang families. Engage in cultural activities, participate in traditional ceremonies, and learn the nuances of the Chepang language. This deep dive into their way of life fosters genuine connections and a profound appreciation for their rich cultural heritage.

The five-day trek guides you through lush river valleys, dense forests, and remote villages. Our experienced guides ensure each step is an opportunity to uncover new facets of Nepal’s natural beauty.

Extend the adventure beyond the trek with a month-long volunteer program in a local school. Actively contribute to the community by leveraging your skills to support education-related initiatives. Engage with students and teachers, participate in extracurricular activities, and leave a lasting impact on the lives of those you interact with.

Best time for your adventure with Volunteer Work

Choose the best time for your adventure, either during the blooming spring (March to May) or the crisp autumn (September to November) for stable weather and clear skies. Marvel at the vibrant rhododendron blooms in spring or relish the clearest mountain views during autumn.

Epic Trek Nepal meticulously plans every aspect of your journey, ensuring comfortable accommodations, expert guides, and a seamless blend of cultural immersion and volunteer work. Join us on the Chepang Hill Home Stay Trek for an experience where the beauty of Nepal’s landscapes meets the warmth of its people, leaving an indelible mark on your heart.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our team will warmly welcome you and provide a briefing about your upcoming adventure. Enjoy an evening exploring the vibrant streets of the capital, indulging in local cuisine and preparing for the journey ahead.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Hudi khola (3 hours) and hike to Hattiban (1410m) (Trekking Time 4-5 hours)

After breakfast departing from Kathmandu, the bustling capital, you venture into Nepal's rural heartland. The trek unfolds with an uphill trajectory, guiding you through charming hamlets until you reach Hattibang. Here, weather permitting, you are greeted by awe-inspiring mountain panoramas, including the majestic Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugalhimal, and Manaslu.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Homestay
Transportation: Kathmandu to Hudi khola By Tourist Bus

Day 03: Cultural Immersion in Chepang Village

Immerse yourself in the heart of Chepang culture as you spend the day in a local village. Engage with the welcoming community, absorb their time-honored traditions, and relish the flavors of their cuisine. Your stay in basic home stays ensures an authentic and enriching experience.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Home stay

Days 4-34: Volunteer Work in a Local School

Dedicate a month to making a meaningful impact in the community by volunteering in a local school. Contribute your skills to education-related initiatives, participate in extracurricular activities, and engage with students and teachers. This is an opportunity to leave a lasting legacy and create bonds that extend beyond your stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Home stay

Day 35: Hattibang to Upper Dangadi (1945m) (Trekking Time 6-7 hours)

After savoring a traditional breakfast in Hattibang, you ascend through pristine forests to Siraichuli, the trek's zenith at 1,945 meters. The payoff is nothing short of spectacular: vistas that embrace Annapurna, Manaslu, and Rolwaling. Descending through ancient woodlands, you arrive at Upper Dangadi, where historical fort remnants evoke tales of an 18th-century defense.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Basic Home stay

Day 36: Upper Dangadi to Chitwan National Park (Trekking Time 3-4 hours)

Complete your descent through a mixed forest for approximately 3 hours to reach Shaktikhor. Enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive to Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its rich wildlife. Check into a community home stay, take a village walk, and participate in a local cooking class. Enjoy dinner with traditional cultural dance performances.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay

Day 37: Chitwan National Park (Jungle Activities)

An early morning canoe trip unveils crocodiles and riverbank wildlife. A guided walk and thrilling jeep safari introduce you to the rich tapestry of Chitwan's fauna. Alternatively, a cycling excursion through the Tharu ethnic lands offers a unique perspective.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Home stay

Day 38: Drive Back to Kathmandu

Today, after breakfast return to Kathmandu and drawing the curtains on this epic journey.

Meals: Breakfast
Transportation: Chitwan National Park to Kathmandu By Tourist Bus

Includes

  • Accommodation: Accommodation during the Home stay, typically in teahouses or lodges. This usually includes accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara before and after the trek.
  • Meals: Most packages will include three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the Home stay trek and Volunteer Work.
  • Transportation: Ground transportation from Kathmandu to Hudi khola and from Shaktikhor to Chitwan and back.
  • Guide and Porter: Services of an experienced English-speaking trekking guide and porter to carry luggage. This includes their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • First Aid Kit: A basic first aid kit.

Excludes

  • International Flights: International airfare to and from Nepal is not included.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance that covers emergency rescue and evacuation is not included, and you'll be expected to have your own.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses for extra meals, drinks, snacks, charging devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi, and other personal costs are not included.
  • Nepal Visa Fees: Entry visa fees for Nepal.
  • Additional Accommodation and Meals: If you choose to extend your stay in Nepal, the cost of additional accommodation and meals will not be included.
  • Rescue and Evacuation: Any costs related to emergency evacuation or rescues are not covered.
  • Trekking Gear: Personal trekking equipment, such as hiking boots, down jackets, trekking poles, and other gear are not included.
  • Tips: Tips for guides and porters are not included and are left to your discretion.

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Chepang Hill Home Stay Trek with Volunteer Work

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