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

November 28-30,2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ex-1: Around Kathmandu Valley

Pre-conference tour

Ex-1: A full day historical monument and geomorphological tour of Kathmandu Valley.

2017/11/27, 8:00 AM – Departure from Hotel

2017/11/27, 9:00 AM – Arrival at Changunarayan Hills, Observation of Geomorphological settings of The Chagunarayan Hill and Kathmandu valley.

2017/11/27, 11:00 AM - Arrival at Bhaktapur City. Observation of ongoing earthquake reconstruction works in heritage site. Evaluation of Nyatapol Temple which was survived in the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.

2017/11/27, 12:00 AM - Typical Nepali style lunch at Bhaktapur Darbar Square area.

2017/11/27, 2:15 PM – Arrival at Swayambhu Hill. Observation of earthquake reconstruction works and effects of creep landslide in and around Swayambhu Hill. Evaluation of engineering geological settings of World Heritage site.

2017/11/27, 4:00 PM – Arrival at Pashupatinath Temple, observation of Hindu temple and cremation culture of Hindu.  Observation of creep landslide problems in the temple area. Discussion on engineering geology of the Pashupati Temple area which was survived in the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake.

2017/11/27, 6:30 PM – Arrival at Hotel Yak and Yeti.


Excursion coordinator: 

Excursion Fee:  US$85.00    (*includes all entrance fee, transportation and lunch. Minimum number of participants required for this tour is 12 persons)