Trek For Kids: Charity Challenge to Everest Base Camp
June 7, 2019
Teach For Nepal invites you to join charity challenge - a life-changing trek in the Himalayas. The 2019 “Trek For Kids” campaign offers the opportunity to trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC), the foot of the highest peak in the world.
The trip to Everest Base Camp, which involves 12 days of the trek through the high Himalayas will bring up to 5,543 meters (18,192 ft) through one of the most beautiful sceneries and breathtaking landscapes. This challenging, yet a very exhilarating trek in Nepal will take you to the base of the majestic Mount Everest.
The funds raised through the charity trek to Everest base camp will support the work of Teach For Nepal.
Participating Fundraising Goal
Everest Base Camp: USD $3,000
Dates in Nepal (excluding arrival & departure dates):
Trek dates: October 28 - November 8, 2019
Create a Campaign at www.teachfornepal.org by clicking on the “Campaign” button. Raise funds from your friends and family. You can contribute yourself or ask for support from the people around you.
• Visit www.teachfornepal.org
• Sign up (top right corner)
• Once on the Dashboard, click on “Create Campaign”
• Complete the form to create your personalized campaign
• Share with your friends and family.
Arrival to Kathmandu
Fly from Kathmandu - Lukla and trek to Phakding
Phakding - Namche Bazaar
Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Tengboche to Dingboche
Dingboche - Duglha
Duglha - Lobuche
Lobuche - Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp- Gorakshep
Gorakshep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche
Fly from Lukla - Kathmandu
Departure from Kathmandu to Home Country
The treks are in high altitude regions therefore can be challenging. However, the trek doesn’t require any special climbing skills. If you have been jogging, running or going to the gym or in reasonably physically fit to walk for 6-8 hours a day - you can do the treks. The group will also have a guide and potters to support you.
Except for some warm clothes and good trek boots, you do not need any special equipment.
Round trip flight (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu)
All transportation while in Nepal (including Airport pick up and drop off)
All accommodation in Kathmandu & in Trek
Guest House or Tea House for Overnight on Twin Sharing
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
All necessary national park entrance fee and trek permits
Experienced English speaking guide
1 Porter for 2 Guest
Salary, insurance, accommodation, meals, equipment and domestic airfare of trek staff
Nepal visa, Travel insurance, Tips for guides and drivers, Items of personal consumption (mineral water, alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.) and international flight costs.
Your Health & Travel Insurance (We require that you have travel insurance that includes medical evacuation in case of emergency)
Tips to guide/porter and other similar costs
Personal clothes and gears
Funds for Personal expenses
Items of personal consumption (mineral water, alcoholic beverages, laundry, etc.)
Airfare from your home country to Kathmandu (international flight costs)
Teach For Nepal (TFN) is a local charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of public school education in Nepal by nurturing collective leadership among outstanding young graduates and young professionals, who serve in high need rural schools as volunteer teachers for two years.
The funds raised through the charity challenge goes in recruitment, training, and stipend of Teach For Nepal Fellows.