On this service school trip to Nepal, students combine an exciting visit to Kathmandu, the country’s capital, with an immersive volunteer experience learning about sustainable agriculture in Pokhara. Along the way, students will both develop an understanding of Nepal’s religious and cultural history, and gain a hands-on insight into the country’s developments in organic farming.
*Prices based on groups of 20 students and 2 free teachers, not including flights.
✓ All accommodation costs
✓ Full board meals for the entire trip
✓ All transportation costs, including airport pick-up and drop-off
✓ All activities listed in the itinerary
✓ 1 free teacher per 10 paying students
✓ 24-hour emergency contact support during the trip
✓ Detailed pre-departure summary & briefing
✓ Full financial failure protection
✓ Public liability insurance
✓ Our trips are fully risk-assessed
Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu
Touch down in Kathmandu, ready for the start of your service school trip to Nepal. After meeting the Adventure Leader at the airport, transfer and settle into your accommodation, before rejoining them for a trip briefing. In this, they’ll explore what the week has in store, provide tips on adapting to local culture, and offer advice on staying safe while travelling.
- This afternoon, explore the historic Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most visited UNESCO World Heritage cultural monuments in the Kathmandu Valley. While here, students will gain both an understanding of the site’s religious and archaeological importance.
Day 2: Kathmandu
Today, students spend the day visiting Kathmandu’s most beautiful sites, including:
- Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site that translates to Palace Square. Surrounded by fountains, statues and courtyards, it’s an important site for Buddhist and Hindu rituals and events.
- Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath Stupa, two of the city’s most beautiful monuments, where students can learn more about Nepal’s rich religious history.
- Thamel Street, a bustling area of Kathmandu filled with lively eateries and markets selling traditional Nepalese handcrafts. It’s also home to the Garden of Dreams, neoclassical landscaped gardens which date back to 1920.
Learn more about Nepalese religious history through excursions to key landmarks.
Understand more about sustainable agriculture and the development of organic farming.
Develop personal responsibility skills through taking part in CAS/service projects.
Speak to a specialist