19 Jan 2016

Oxfam Trailwalker 2015 Trip to Nepal

Nepal is famous as “The roof of the world”. This is the most alpine state on the planet, ranging from an attitude of 70m at Terai Valley, to the Mt. Everest at 8,848m. This extraordinary landscape is the home of fearless military prowess – the Gurkha.

The devastating earthquakes however struck Nepal on 25 April 2015 destroyed over 600,000 homes. Over the past 8 months, Oxfam has supported over 445,000 people in seven of the worst-affected districts. You are cordially invited to join Oxfam Trailwalker Trip to Nepal during Easter Holidays, to know more about Oxfam emergency relief work. Details are as follow:

Oxfam Trailwalker 2015 Trip to Nepal – Go Beyond with Asia Miles

Date:                         25 March – 3 April, 2016 (10 days during Easter Holidays)

Destination:               Gorkha, Nepal 
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Purpose:                  Gorkha, located at the northwest of Kathmandu, is the home of Gurkhas. It is close to the epicenter of the earthquake in 2015. You will see Oxfam’s emergency relief programmes in Nepal which focuses on improving the sustainable livelihoods through strengthening access and to rebuild the capacity of the community. Participants will also take a hiking trip from Gorkha to Manasalu.

Fee:                            Around HK$10,000 (including return flights, local transportation, accommodation and meals; exact cost to be confirmed)

No. of participants:     Max. 10 persons

Asia Miles Award:      20,000 Asia Miles will be credited to participants account by 6-8 weeks after the trip

Requirements:           All participants must have joined/sponsored/supported at least one Oxfam Trailwalker in the past; good command of English is an advantage

Application:                Please download and fill in the reply form (See attachment), and return it to Oxfam Hong Kong by fax (2527 6213), by email (otwinfo@oxfam.org.hk) or by post (17/F, China United Centre, 28 Marble Road, North Point, HK) by 29 January, 2016.  If more than 10 participants registered, we will select based on history of Oxfam Trailwalker experience and how well the trip experience will be shared.  The confirmation will be sent to the selected participants on or before 15 February, 2016.

Remarks: You are advised to arrange insurance coverage at your own expense.

More information about Oxfam’s work in China: