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NOTE: Because of COVID-19, and crisis levels in India, NO trips until March & Nov 2022.
Specially curated adventures to some of the world’s most exciting destinations, offering the activities you adore, value-pricing, comfortable lodgings, culinary delights, local guides, authentic touches, giving back, and, of course, Meetup fun and camaraderie.
NEPAL – Annapurna Highlights
Nepal - a must on any hikers wish list! Start in exotic Kathmandu where golden temples, fluttering prayer flags and chants of Buddhist monks delight your senses. Then, onto Pokhara and the Annapurna Range. Our 5-day trek is perfect for hike enthusiasts who always dreamed of exploring Nepal’s Himalaya. Trek past terraced fields and giant rhododendrons. Stay overnight at guest lodges in ethnic villages. Stand in awe as the peaks of the Annapurna Range are displayed before you. And, as good as all that sounds, it might just pale in comparison to the warmth and friendliness of the Nepalese people.
- The magic of Nepal’s Himalaya
- Authentic and immersive experience with locals
- English-speaking guide
- Contribution to community organization
- Meetup fun!
Tour #1: Mixed (March 2022 - Date TBA)
Tour #2: Women-Only
Persons: 4 – 7
Trekking, 5 days, 5-6 hours a day at 5,000’ - 10,000’ elev.
Land Price: $1,595 (airfare extra)
ITINERARY (Send email to receive full detailed Itinerary)
TOUR #1: Women-Only
Day 1/2 – Kathmandu
Day 3/4 – Pokhara
Day 5 – Trek: Pokhara – Hille
Day 6 – to Ghorepani
Day 7 – to Poon Hill – Tadapani
Day 8 – to Ghandruk
Day 9 – to Nayapul – Pokhara
Day 10 – Pokhara
Day 11 – Fly to Kathmandu
Day 12 – Depart
(1) Put name on Waitlist.
(2) Email Meetup Organizer, Joe Staiano at [masked]
(3) Pay $500 deposit. Final Payment due 90-days prior.
• Airport transfers
• Roundtrip flights from Kathmandu to Pokhara
• 3 night’s hotels in Kathmandu, 4n hotel in Pokhara, 4n mountain huts while trekking
• 11 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, all meals while trekking
• National park entrance
• Organized activities
• English-speaking guide
• 3 Dinners
• Guide Gratuity
• Travel Insurance
• Nepal Visa on Arrival
• Visa (on arrival at airport). Valid passport needed.
Trekking seasons for Nepal are Spring and Fall. November days are typically sunny and clear with moderate temps (60’s) and cold evenings (30’s–40’s). Spring's daytime temps can be 70 and nighttime 45.
• Activity Level: Moderate (w/ couple of vigorous trek days)
Recommended for fit travelers with a spirit of adventure and hiking conditioning.
• Travel Organization
This Meetup Adventure Tour has been planned by Joe Staiano. In addition to being a Meetup Organizer and Co-organizer for 7+ years, Joe is a travel and tourism professional with 25 years experience. He spent 10 years organizing and planning adventure trips for REI Adventures. He is owner of Meaningful Trip travel company and has a Seller of Travel Permit for WA State. Tours are planned in partnership with high-quality, vetted local international tour providers who provide all lodging, services, English-speaking guides.
• How to RSVP / Join Tour
Meetup RSVP does NOT guarantee a spot!
RSVP or join Waitlist, INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL and answer RSVP questions. A detailed Itinerary will be sent. Reservation is guaranteed upon receipt of $500 deposit via check, PayPal or Zelle to Organizer, Joe Staiano. (Deposit is fully refundable if cancelled 90 days prior). Do NOT purchase air tickets until you have been sent a confirmation. Final Payment of $1,995 is due 90-days prior.
• Terms of Service and Release of Liability
We adhere to the Meetup Terms of Service and Release of Liability.
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