Immersive 4 week exploration of Nepal

28 Days

Dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
October 31, 2022 - November 27, 2022 Available $3,297
5 Available
December 31, 2022 - January 27, 2023 Available $3,297
5 Available

Summary

Get the most immersive adventure and learning experience in this El Yak exclusive 28 day travel-study tour intended to give you a detailed introduction to Nepali Himalayan lifestyle and culture.

Designed primarily for high school and college students but suitable to all travel enthusiasts looking for meaningful, alternative travel experiences, this immersive travel-study tour takes you across central and western Nepal for a guided in-depth experiential exploration of the Himalayan plains and the mid-hills, into a common urban family home in Kathmandu Valley for an amazing homestay experience and genuine introduction to Nepali lifestyle and culture, and into rural family homes in the mid-hills surrounding Pokhara valley and the high mountainous region of Mustang.

This exclusive 28 day long immersive travel experience has been designed to maximize direct benefits to the local community through homestays and local teahouses, hiring of local guides, and consumption of local foods and goods. You will not only engage with the community directly through a week of community service work but also directly contribute to local community empowerment and economic development in your adventurous trekking journey through local communities in the mid-hills and high mountain region of western Nepal, home to the majestic Annapurna, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.

Led by the finest instructors with over 6 years of leading and designing alternative learning focused travel and non-travel curriculums, the best local guides for an immersive local adventure experience, and the most accomplished adventure guides in the Himalayas for weekend thrill-seeking and exploration. Book your immersive adventure and learning tour now!

Community Benefits

Tour concept, itinerary and program budgeting done according to El Yak’s mission of maximizing community benefits of the tours we lead.

Overview

Get the most immersive adventure and learning experience in this El Yak exclusive 28 day travel-study tour intended to give you a detailed introduction to Nepali Himalayan lifestyle and culture. Designed primarily for high school and college students but suitable to all travel enthusiasts looking for meaningful, alternative travel experiences, this immersive travel-study summer semester takes you across central and western Nepal for a guided in-depth experiential exploration of the Himalayan plains and the mid-hills, into a common urban family home in Kathmandu Valley for an amazing homestay experience and genuine introduction to Nepali lifestyle and culture, and into rural family homes in the mid-hills surrounding Pokhara valley and the high mountainous region of Mustang. Led by the finest instructors with over 6 years of leading and designing alternative learning focused travel and non-travel curriculums, the best local guides for an immersive local adventure experience, and the most accomplished adventure guides in the Himalayas for weekend thrill-seeking and exploration. Book your immersive adventure and learning tour now!

Immersive travel-study experience in the majestic land of Dolpo

  • Led by instructors and guides with national and international experience in designing local educational curriculum and travel experiences
  • 9 days of urban homestay and experiential travel-study in Kathmandu valley,
  • 7 days of rural family homestay in mid-hills of western Nepal
  • 3 days of rural family homestay in the high mountain region of Mustang
  • 10 days of mindful exploration of major places in western and central Nepal

Itinerary

Please refer to the program summary for a standard timeline and overview of activities. Detailed day-by-day (or weekly, as needed) itinerary will be provided during program orientation .

Costs

Costs include

  • All the required permits and paperwork
  • Pick-up or drop-off service from and to the airport
  • Hotel stay in cities, homestays or local teahouses during trips
  • Transportation costs within the country including domestic flights (if needed)
  • All adventure, community service, independent study, or stated program costs
  • Transportation, food, accommodation, daily wages and insurance of guide(s) and porter(s) during the trip (tips to supplement our guides earnings is highly encouraged)
  • First Aid Medical Kit (Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use especially if you have specific medical requirements.)

Costs exclude

  • International airfare and Visa charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Your gear and/or equipment (unless request for rental during booking/inquiry)
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, or laundry
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency

Dates

TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE SPACE LEFT
October 31, 2022 - November 27, 2022 Available $3,297
5 Available
December 31, 2022 - January 27, 2023 Available $3,297
5 Available

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Immersive 4 week exploration of Nepal
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  • All tours led by local guides with years of experience in the Himalayas
  • All tours follow international safety standards
  • All tours explore local homestays and teahouses where available
  • All tours contribute directly to local communities
  • All tours offer group discounts of up to 50%