The 11th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG [ARC-11]

November 28-30,2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ex-4: Arniko Highway – China Border

Post-conference excursions

Ex-4: Arniko Highway –China Border and observation of landslides, floods and slope protection works

Excursion four (Ex-4) is two-day tour to China Border at north-east of Kathmandu. This excursion will give an excellent chance to observe low-cost road side slope mitigation works, earthquake induced landslide, recent landslide dam, earthquake damaged towns, Nepal-China Border, tunneling works in Nepalese hydropower projects and rock fall mitigation works. The excursion team will stay at typical resort situated at left bank of the Bhotekoshi River. The resort has bungee jumping facility also for those who want adventurous trip in the Himalayan river valley.

Day 1

2017/12/01, 8:00 AM: Depart from the conference venue hotel (Hotel Yak & Yeti)

2017/12/01, 9:30 AM: Arrival at Dhulikhel, Khawa and observation of road side slope protection work in a landslide zone.

2017/12/01, 11:00 AM: Arrive at the Jure landslide area and spend some 1.5 hours in observational survey.

2017/12/01, 12:30 PM: Lunch time and it will be served in packets.

2017/12/01, 2:30 PM: Arrival at Middle Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project and Observation of tunnel and powerhouse sites

2017/12/01, 5:30 Arrive at The Last Resort, night stay in tents.

Day 2

2017/12/02, 9:00 Arrival at Friendship Bridge of Nepal-China Border

2017/12/02, 10:00 to 11:30 AM: Observation of earthquake and flash flood related damages.

2017/12/02, 12:00 AM: Arrival at Upper Bhotekoshi Hydropower Project and observation of Rockfall protection works.

2017/12/02, 1:00 PM:  Lunch at The Last Resort.

2017/12/02, 4:00 PM: Arrival at Dhulikhel Resort and Observation of Midland topography and Himalaya panorama

2017/12/02, 7:00 PM:  Arrive back at Hotel Yak & Yeti

Excursion coordinator: 

Excursion Fee:  US$250.00    (*includes all entrance fees, transportation, 1 night resort accommodation in shared tent, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, 2 lunches, Minimum number of participants required for this tour is 12 persons)