Ex-5: Japan Society of Engineering Geology (JSEG) Special Excursion (three days) - Gorkha and Pokhara Area including Kathmandu-Pokhara roadside slope mitigation
Japan Society of Engineering Geology (JSEG) is organizing a special excursion and it is excursion five (Ex-5). This excursion is planned as per the special arrangement of JSEG and the organizing committee of ARC-11 is very happy to support JSEG to manage the excursion.
This excursion will be operated both English and Japanese and all participants are welcomed to participate. This excursion includes merged few programs of Ex-3 and Ex-4.
2017/12/01, 7:30: Departure from the conference venue hotel (Hotel Yak & Yeti).
2017/12/01, 8:30: Stop 1 (Nagdhunga): Observation of topography and geology of Naubise –Thankot Road tunnel alignment
2017/12/01, 9:30: Stop 2 (Dharke): Huge debris flow in 1993.
2017/12/01, 11:30: Stop 3 (Krishnabhir): Relation between rainfall induced landslide and large-scale deep seated landslide.
2017/12/01, 12:00: Stop 5: Lunch at River Side Spring Resort
2017/12/01, 14:30 Stop 6: (Gorkha Palace) Damage caused by the 2016 Gorkha Earthquake and reconstruction works.
2017/12/01, 18:30: Arrival at hotel in Pokhara
2017/12/01, 19:00-21:00 Dinner
2017/12/02, 6:00: Departure from Hotel
2017/12/02, 6:30-7:30; Stop 7 (World Peace Pagoda) Pokhara Valley and Annapurna Range
2017/12/02, 8:00-9:00 Breakfast at hotel.
2017/12/02, 9:00: Departure from hotel.
2017/12/02, 9:30-11:30 Stop 8: To Kharapani and hot water spring
2017/12/02, 12:00-12:30 Stop 10: Armala area to observe sink hole problems
2017/12/02, 13:00: Lunch at Japanese Restaurant, Lake side, Pokhara.
2017/12/02, 14:00: Optional for those who has flight on December 2, noon: return by air to Kathmandu.
2017/12/02, 14:30 Stop 12: Davis fall and Gupteswor area
2017/12/02, 16:30 Arrival at hotel and free time
2017/12/02, 19:00-21:00 Dinner at Lakeside
2017/12/03, 8:00 Departure from hotel
2017/12/03, 9:00-12:00 Return by road in same bus and drop in Hotel Yak and Yeti in Kathmandu or return by air to Kathmandu (optional, need extra US$ 122.00)
2017/12/03, 14:00 Arrive back at Hotel Yak & Yeti and free time for shopping or participant can catch their flights back to their countries.
Excursion coordinator: Prof. Dr. Shuichi Hasegawa
Assistant coordinator: Mr. Om Pradhan
Excursion Fee: US$340.00 (*includes all entrance fees, transportation, 2 nights hotel accommodation, 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches.