Dehradun, Uttarakhand
October 31 - November 3, 2017

Tuesday, October 31th
The trek will kick-off with a special welcome reception and dinner at the hotel. 
Meals included: D
Accommodations: Four Points by Sheraton

Wednesday, November 1st
The focus of today will be our Girls' Education Program. We'll spend the morning at a secondary school getting to know the girls at the school and participating in a life skills session. Following lunch, we'll join together with girls, parents, teachers and community members to commemorate reaching 50,000 girls through our program. The day will conclude with an optional excursion to the holy city of Rishikesh to witness the famous Ganga Aarti ceremony along the Ganges River. After the ceremony we'll enjoy dinner in Rishikesh before returning to Dehradun.
Meals included: B, L, D
Accommodations: Four Points by Sheraton

Thursday, November 2nd
The day will begin by exploring one of our Literacy Program schools in Dehradun. Our Literacy Program provides schools with tailored assistance to ensure students have the instruction and resources they need to develop strong literacy skills and the habit of reading. The morning's visit will take us through reading and writing instruction activities in the classroom as well as time in the library reading with the children from the library's collection of colorful and engaging reading materials. Our time at the school will be followed by lunch and an introduction of the home lives ofof a Girls' Education Program participant. The day will conclude with a celebratory farewell dinner at a local restaurant in Dehradun. This will be an opportunity to reflect on the trip, and discuss ideas and impressions with fellow trek participants.  
Meals included: B, L, D
Accommodations: Four Points by Sheraton

Friday, November 3nd
Day of departure. Airport transfers will be arranged through the hotel. For those interested in continuing to explore Uttarakhand, post-trek travel information is available in the Travel Arrangements section. 
Meals: B