DIDI AID TOURS

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DIDI AID TOURS

As we awaken from the COVID pandemic, Didi Foundation Nepal once again welcomes you to visit and give a lending hand. Come see for yourself our resilience, endurance and the challenges that were overcome during this tragic time.  Experience firsthand how we maintained our sustainable development goals, supported our local community and the schools in our outreach program. We look forward to welcoming you back on a Didi Aid Tour.  Directors: Sudip Koirala and Deepak Achhami

DIDI AID TOURS: 

Didi Foundation Nepal offers rewarding experiences where you can be immersed in Nepali culture, become part of a community and empower people through skills development and education.

As one person you can make a huge difference to the life of an individual person or a community by using your skills, expertise or just by assisting with language practice. Take the trip of a lifetime, step into another world and experience amazing Kathmandu. Jump into the Didi Mobeel with the Nepali team and take a walk on the wild side. Meet the locals, visit the Didi projects and get involved in the work we do to assist those less fortunate.

DIDI AID TOURS – Departing Kathmandu

If interested in joining the Didi team in Nepal to deliver aid, please lodge a non-binding Expression of Interest. (link below)

Tour Dates:

  • November 2022 – Uni/Schoolies TBA
  • 30th December, 2022 (New Years Eve in Kathmandu)
  • 27th March, 2023
  • 11th April, 2023 (NSW School holidays)

2022-23 DIDI AID TOUR ITINERARY: 

Cost:TBA

The Didi Foundation Nepal offers an inspirational 10-day humanitarian aid tour where you will experience first-hand Nepalese culture, support local community projects and see the wonders of Nepal. Your world will open up to the medieval city of Kathmandu. You’ll stare in disbelief at the gigantic Himalayan peaks and look in wonderment at remote rural communities. Be overwhelmed by how far so little can go when you visit our outreach community projects that support disadvantaged women and children to develop sustainable futures.

Fast facts

  • Tour commences Kathmandu
  • Finishes in Kathmandu:
  • Cost is for twin share (land content only)
  • Donation to Didi Australia on payment
  • Fundraising target TBA
  • Optional extra:
    • Referral to a trekking agent
    • 5 day Annapurna Trek
    • Everest Treks
    • Volunteer home stay

Tour highlights

  • 3 nights in Kathmandu
  • Work alongside our women at Didi Headquarters sharing your skills or doing practice English
  • Undertake a cooking class and learn how to make traditional Nepalese food in our professional kitchen
  • Visit the ancient cities and temples
  • Travel east and deliver aid to our remote outreach programs in Ramechhap and Sindhuli
  • Head down to Chitwan National Park for some R&R in the jungle
  • Travel to Lakeside Pokhara and enjoy a cappuccino while staring at the Himalayas
  • OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Take a fully guided 5 day Annapurna trek to Ghorepani Poon and other Treks
  • Travel back to Kathmandu

Inclusions

  • RAWCS Travel Insurance (compulsory for Australians)
  • Airport pick up in Kathmandu
  • All accommodation – twin share
  • All breakfasts, some meals
  • Didi Nepal Team member as guide
  • Mini Van Travel
  • 24/7 support by Didi Foundation Nepal

 

Exclusions

  • Return flights to Kathmandu
  • Single Supplement
  • Some meals
  • Entry into historical sites (est AUD $100)
  • Any accommodation outside the designated tour dates
  • Any additional costs outside of itinerary such as hotel/s, travel, hotel transfers etc
  • Optional trekking costs
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance outside of RAWCS travel insurance
  • Working with Children Check

Optional extras

  • Extra accommodation before or after the tour
  • Additional tours of Kathmandu including joy flights of Everest
  • Didi team personal guided tours of Kathmandu
  • Extended home stay and volunteering within our projects
  • Sightseeing trips to other areas at Nepali rates
  • Take a fully guided 5 day Annapurna trek to Ghorepani Poon

What impact will your fundraising have?

Your fundraising will help The Didi Foundation buy educational resources and equipment which will be delivered personally by you on this trip. They will be distributed to very isolated and under resourced rural schools. Also, you will help to empower school girls by supplying reusable sanitary kits to give girls dignity and enable them to attend school every day of the month.

You can also support Didi Foundation Nepal to fund wages of our valued staff. To keep our high standards, we pay our employees above the award wage. For example  $150/month your contribution will help fund a Didi Headquarters Manager, $130/month  funds our sewing teacher or $80 contributes to the payment general staff. You may prefer to purchase essential equipment for Didi HQ, such as,  a sewing machine or computer. Your contribution can be discussed with Didi Nepal management on the best ways to utilise your dollar.

You will feel that you have control over your contribution which is all about being part of the Didi family.

ONE PERSON CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Create a Future and Change a Destiny

DIDI AID TOUR – Lower Mustang, Nepal

Date and costs to be advised
Starts/finishes in Kathmandu

The Didi Foundation Nepal is really excited to invite you on a reconnaissance aid tour to Lower Mustang tour in the outreaches of Nepal. Once an isolated and independent Tibetan kingdom, Upper and Lower Mustang are now part of and protected by Nepal. This windswept region lies in the shadow of the Western Himalaya in the north eastern district of Nepal. It is a dry, arid and desolate landscape that oozes Tibetan culture. 

Join the Didi Nepal team as we deliver aid to our outreach school in Kagbeni, Lower Mustang, where you will spend two days working with the school and students and assisting with the implementation of programs.

The travel with the Didi Nepal team on this feasibility study as they explore and research the needs and issues facing communities in the  Mustang region

This tour is not for the faint hearted and a level of fitness is required.

Fast facts

  • Commences Kathmandu: TBA
  • Finishes Kathmandu: TBA
  • Cost: $TBA  twin share (land content only)
  • Fundraising target: $500 per person

THIS TOUR IS NOT FOR THE FAINT HEARTED
Wild jeep driving, altitude and optional trekking

Tour highlights

  • One night in Kathmandu with sight seeing
  • Travel to Jomson
  • 4 days exploring Lower Mustang and visiting Kagbeni, Muktinath-Martha
  • Travel to Upper Mustang (Optional Extra)
  • Return to Kathmandu

Inclusions

  • Airport pick up
  • Travel Insurance
  • All accommodation -twin share
  • All breakfasts some meals
  • Internal flights
  • Guide
  • Entry pass to Lower Mustang
  • Jeep Travel
  • 24/7 support by Didi Foundation Nepal

Extras

  • Flight to Kathmandu
  • Visas
  • Entry to sacred sites
  • Single Supplement
  • Some meals
  • Optional trekking costs
  • Compulsory Travel Insurance (or Rotary Travel Insurance)

Optional extras

  • Extra accommodation before or after the tour
  • Sightseeing tours of Kathmandu including joy flights of Everest
  • Didi team personal guided tours of our Kathmandu
  • Visit our outreach programs
  • Extended home stay and volunteering within our projects
  • Sightseeing trips to other areas at Nepali rates
  • Trekking tours at Nepali rates

What impact will your fundraising have?

Your fundraising will help The Didi Foundation buy educational resources and education equipment which will be delivered personally by you on this trip, to very isolated and under resourced rural schools in Kagbeni Lower Mustang. You will help empower girls by supplying reusable sanitary kits to give girls dignity and enable them to attend school every day of the month.

You will be supporting The Didi Foundation to fund wages of our valued staff. To keep our high standards, we pay our employees above the award wage. For $130/month your contribution will help fund a Didi Headquarters Manager, $100/month or house mum at Bright Future Learning Centre, $80/month or purchase essential equipment such as a sewing machine or computer. Your contribution can be discussed with Didi management on the best ways to utilise your dollar.

You will feel that you have control over your contribution which is all about being part of the Didi family.

ONE PERSON CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Create a Future and Change a Destiny

The Didi Foundation Inc is an Australian registered Not for Profit Charity. ABN 37 055 803 721 with fundraising status CFN 22445

CONNECT WITH US

The DIDI Foundation is based on the Central Coast, NSW, Australia. Get in touch by sending us an email at: didifoundationinc@gmail.com