TRIP DATES: October 15 - November 4, 2017
LAND COST: $32,800 ($6560 per person x 5 members)
A DEPOSIT of $12,500 ($2500 x 5 members) is due immediately. Non-refundable.
FINAL PAYMENT of Land Cost will be due June 15, 2017. Non-refundable.
HELICOPTER COST: $11,100 total. Includes two flights: one going in at the start; one coming out at the end. Subject to change based on helicopter costs at the time. Due date to be determined, about a month before departure.
TRIP INCLUDES: All land costs in Nepal according to this itinerary, including private hotel rooms, breakfasts and dinners in Kathmandu; helicopter flights at the start and the end of the trek; full trek staff of Sherpas, cooks & porters; all meals on trek; group camping gear; private tents. Also included will be the services of long-time Himalayan guide Skip Horner.
NOT INCLUDED: International airfare, airport taxes, personal equipment, tips, insurance, overweight baggage charges, additional charges accrued in transit or from any deviation from the published itinerary.
INSURANCE: We require Trip Cancellation Insurance, as no refunds can be given. We also require Medical Evacuation Insurance. DeeDee at Big Sky Travel can explain all the options available. 1-800-284-9809.
VISAS: Visas are required for entry into Nepal, but can be purchased on entry. You'll need a passport valid for more than 6 months after entry, with 2 empty pages for visa stamps, and two passport photos.
HEALTH: No specific inoculations are required for entry into Nepal, but several might be recommended for you. Refer to www.cdc.gov/travel for a complete discussion of health issues for this trip.
AIRFARE: Please contact DeeDee at Big Sky Travel for the best rates. 1-800-284-9809.
QUALIFICATIONS: This is a strenuous but non-technical trek at high altitudes. Conditions could be demanding for foul weather, difficult trail conditions, and exposure to high altitudes. All participants must be in top physical and mental condition.