Eco-Service Excursion to Cameroon, Africa
With Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, April 2015
Join us for our Eco-Service Excursion to Cameroon and put your yoga into action by volunteering while exploring the vibrant cultures of Cameroon. This trip is a unique blend of service, cultural immersion, self-study, and adventure. Small group travel: 10 seats remaining; register today.
Yoga in Action with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait
Pandijt Rajmani Tigunait will share key insights on social development and how we can use this Eco-Service experience as a catalyst in our own journey of self-transformation. Pandit Tigunait is Spiritual Head of the Himalayan Institute, a prolific author, and the motive force behind the Himalayan Institute Humanitarian Projects.
Itinerary: April 2015
|Day 1||Group departures from New York.|
|Day 2||Arrive Cameroon and overnight in Douala. Special Mediterranean Dinner.|
|Day 3||Depart Douala for Bamenda. Overnight in Bamenda, the capital of the Northwest Region of Cameroon.|
|Day 4||Depart Bamenda for Kumbo. Arrive at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon for lunch, tour, and project presentation followed by chai.|
|Day 5||Morning: Learn about the Nso Kingdom and make a special visit to the regional King. Enjoy a dance display at the Nso palace. Afternoon: Volunteer projects in the afternoon at the Himalayan Institute Cameroon.|
|Day 6||A scenic nature hike through Shisong Village to beautiful waterfalls, followed by a special, locally hosted Farm-to-Table picnic.|
|Day 7||Morning: Visit to local, open-air market. Afternoon: volunteer projects in the afternoon at Himalayan Institute Cameroon.|
|Day 8||Morning: Dress up and take part in a milestone event for the Himalayan Institute Cameroon by attending our inaugural event celebrating out Total Health Program expansion. Afternoon: Explore the economic history of the region with a special coffee farm tour, roasting, and drinking.|
|Day 9||Volunteer project completion and school outreach program. Hundreds of children will gather as your hard work is put into action and delivered to the students.|
|Day 10||Volunteer alongside our Total Health Mobile Clinic and Community Health Class. Free afternoon followed by a special traditional music and dance party.|
|Day 11||Depart Kumbo for Limbe town. Dinner at Seme Beach resort on the Gulf of Guinea cost in the lush Southwest Region of Cameroon.|
|Day 12||We’ll spend the morning volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation center and have a special lunch in Limbe town. Enjoy your afternoon oceanside on a black sand beach, swimming and relaxing with a backdrop of West Africa’s highest peak, Mt. Cameroon.|
|Day 13||Morning: Free time for swimming, hiking, beach, and preparing for departure. Afternoon: Travel to Douala and shop at its world-famous craft market. Dinner and airport departure for international flights.|
|Day 14||Arrive home.|
Small Group Travel: Only Ten Seats Remaining
Register By Mail
1. Download our Tour Participant Agreement here (TPA). Print, read, complete and sign.
2. Mail full payment along with your signed TPA to Himalayan Institute, Attn: Excursions, 952 Bethany Turnpike, Honesdale, PA 18431. A confirmation will be sent to you upon registration acknowledging receipt of your payment.
3. For more information: Call 800-822-4547 (press 4), or 570-253-5551 (press 4), Email: Excursions@HimalayanInstitute.org
April 2015 – Exact dates TBD
Land Only Rates
Regular (March 1, 2014 – Oct 31, 2014) | TBA
Late*** (Nov 1, 2014 – Jan 1, 2015) | TBA
Your payment and signed Tour Participant Agreement will secure space during the regular registration period. See Tour Participant Agreement for details and terms and conditions.
**Full payment is required at the time space is confirmed.