Private vehicle transfers in accordance with the itinerary.
Domestic Flights & Related Taxis (if applicable to your itinerary)
Flights and related taxis in and out of Lukla with Tara Air, Yeti Air, or Summit Air.
Accommodations in Kathmandu
Shared occupancy 3-star hotel accommodations with breakfast while in Kathmandu in accordance with the itinerary.
Accommodations Along Trek
Shared accommodation is in cozy local lodging 'tea houses' along the trek.
Fully Guided City Tour
The city tour includes a guide, transportation, and all entrance fees.
Fully Guided Experience
Experienced staff will be your guides for your full experience. We are here to take good care of you from sign-up to post-travel reflections. Reach out to us with anything from preparation tips to unique requests. You are part of the Karuna Project family. Guides are certified in wilderness emergency medicine and risk management.
Local Nepali Trekking Team
A local Nepali team will join Seth and Nicole during the trek. The Nepali team includes guides, porters, and possibly pack animals. There will be one porter per two clients. The local team is hand selected specifically for Seth, who has excellent local contacts in Nepal.
Three Meals Daily During Trek
Locally prepared Nepalese breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including coffee and tea will be served while on the trek.
There will be much to celebrate! We will have a celebratory dinner together to reflect and share our joy and successes together.
International flight to and from Kathmandu
Limited free time is built into the itinerary for you to explore and shop. You are responsible for any costs related to activities you choose during this time.
Excess Baggage Charge
Fees will apply beyond the 33 lbs (15 kg) limit. This refers to flight and porter carrying limits.
Lunch & Dinner While in Kathmandu (All meals are together and included on trips with youth
While in Kathmandu, you are free to independently explore the wide variety of Nepalese food.
Beverages, Snacks, & Meals That Are Not Mentioned
Snacks and beverage options can be purchased in Kathmandu and at a few of locations along the trek.
Tips are generally offered to our local Nepali team in cash. US dollars in $5, $10, and $20 dollar bills are a good option, or you can get rupees from ATMs in Kathmandu.
Personal expenses including but not limited to telephone bills, wifi bills, shopping, laundry, etc.
All Expenses Due to Unavoidable and Unpredictable Events
Unavoidable events include flight cancellations, travel delays, personal illness or injury, strikes, weather, civil unrest, government influence, removal from the trip for health or behavioral reasons, etc. Such unexpected events are the reason for travel insurance.