Apex the Asia Holidays Pvt. Ltd
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Nayabazar, Kathmandu, Nepal
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On the 25th April 2015 at 11:56 am (NPT) an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit Nepal. Its epicenter was Barpak in the Gorkha district with the hypocentre approximately 15km in depth.
On the 25th April 2015 at 11:56 am (NPT) an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 hit Nepal. Its epicenter was Barpak in the Gorkha district with the hypocentre approximately 15km in depth. This devastating earthquake resulted in the death of 9,000 people, a further 13,000 people were injured and a total of 8 million people have been affected by this disaster. This is the worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake.
The reconstruction of Nepal cannot be achieved by the Nepalese people and government alone, we need your help. We at Apex the Asia holidays have designed a voluntourism itinerary which operates in the Gorkha district. This trip includes some days working with local Nepalese on reconstruction work and then some short trekking days. The trek will be the Poon Hill Ghorepani Trek. The program is associated with an NGO - Community Organization for Sustainable Development Nepal, we donate the NGO for providing training in schools, villages, health post.
Booking this trip is the perfect way to help the victims of the Gorkha Earthquake 2015. The people from these villages cannot get sufficient assistance from the government, NGOs or INGOs. We heartily welcome you on this trip and truly appreciate your support.
Lets support NEPAL!!
Our airport representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan international airport and transfer to your hotel on a private tourist vehicle.
After breakfast travel to the village where the people are starving for the help. We drive through Dhading Besi, headquarter of Dhading district. It is an about 6hrs drive from Kathmandu. The road up to Dhadhing is well pitched but from the Dhading Besi, we have to drive on the dirt road, and late afternoon we reach Arughat Bazaar nearly the village.
From today we start reconstruction works of local houses, there we are helping the other local peoples with passing the stuff, carrying the cement, sands, tins, and also we are enforcing to use the local material such as woods, stone, bamboos. These houses are eco-friendly and also can be repaired by themselves is needed. It is not necessary to do the listed work when you in the field, you can do those essential works that you see during the time.
Today we will have breakfast at camp and travel with the 4WD jeep to Pokhara after three hours drive you will reach Gorkha Bazaar, a historical Bazaar of Nepal. And continue to drive to Pokhara, a lake city that is not affected by the earthquake.
In the morning we will have our breakfast and travel to Nayapul and trek to Ghandruk via paddy field, all the way to Ghadruk the trail is uphill.
Today we will walk through the forestry and gradual uphill. The scenario of the trail is outstanding, which takes about five hours to get Tadapani.
First down to stream and hike up to Banthati, the main trail passes through the forest of rhododendron, which takes about five hours to get Ghorepani.
Early morning get up and hike up to Poon Hill to catch the outstanding sunrise view over the Himalaya, after spending the little time and back to the guesthouse, have a breakfast and trek down to Nayapul about 7hrs. Once get to Nayapul take a private car and drive back to Pokhara about 1.5hrs.
Today we are almost in the conclusion of the trip, we drive back to Kathmandu by Prithvi Highway where you can see the splendid view of Green Hilly, Paddy Field with following the river. After arriving in Kathmandu we will transfer to a Nepali cultural Restaurant for farewell dinner.
Finally, our volunteering trip is in conclusion and leaving Kathmandu
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|23 Oct, 2017||22 Oct, 2017||US$1150||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
|30 Oct, 2017||29 Oct, 2017||US$1150||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
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|27 Nov, 2017||26 Nov, 2017||US$1150||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Poon Hill Ghorepani Trek. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
-Outstanding view while driving to Gorkha. -Reconstructing activities in the village. -Set out the Poon Hill and excellent view of sunrise -Explore Gurung culture in Ghandruk village -Trail in between rhododendron forest.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult