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

November 28-30,2017, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ex-5: Japan Society of Engineering Geology (JSEG) Special Excursion

Post-conference excursions

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.

Day 1

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

Day 2

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

Day 3

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. Minimum number of participants required for this tour is 12 persons).

Please note: The fee does not include airfare from Pokhara to Kathmandu & dinner.. Extra cost for airfare from Pokhara to Kathmandu is US$ 122.00 for foreign participants. Participants can contact official travel agents for detail of booking of air tickets from Pokhara to Kathmandu.