Nepal, a home for happiness and diversity, has always been a dream destination for travelers. Whether you’re a Gap Year Traveller or a holidaymaker, there is something for everyone.
Gap Years are trending. A Gap Year taken in between the college semesters or in between university enrolment has been proven to be beneficial for students to become more creative, develop problem-solving skills and above all gain increased independence in decision making. A Gap Year should match with the personality traits with the Gap Year Student and the activities they undertake. It should help with their studies later on, and eventually for their career.
We have some of the best Gap Year programs that you participate in the Himalayan country of Nepal:
Teach and Trek in the Everest Region
Teach and Trek in the Annapurna Region
Teach and Trek in the Lang tang Region
Stay with a local farmer family and engage in traditional farming methods
Teach the monks in the monastery
Support the rural schools
Participate in rural school construction projects
Work in a village library
Computer teaching in rural villages
Engage with the local women groups in the villages
Yoga, meditation and spiritual experiences
Train sports in the hill region such as football and volleyball
Engage in environmental conservation projects with community forest user groups
Help a community health center
Volunteer for a local NGO
Teach in a city community school
Volunteer for small and medium enterprises
Volunteer for animal farms such as a cow farm
Explore the villages through community treks
Full cultural immersion practices like language learning, cooking, celebrating festivals with a host family.
These Gap Year ideas are unique to Nepal, and the unique experiences that you can have to broaden your horizons, way of handling problems and make you a better global citizen in the future.
Plan your Gap Year with us. We are there to make your dream successful.
Welcome to Nepal during your sabbaticals in Nepal. It’s our pleasure to share with your company that Nepal is the best destination for your employees during the sabbaticals. The small but diversified country in landscape, culture, people and the multifaceted experiences, sabbatical in Nepal can be the right solution for revitalizing and reenergizing for the days ahead.
The Nepal Sabbaticals highlights can be presented here under:
Buddhist and Hindu cultural sights visit: Nepal has the best of the middle age monuments describing the Hindu and Buddhist architecture. Its an opportunity t
o compare the today’s world with the developments of the middle age. Nepal is the living museum.
Trekking: Endowed with the highest mountain ranges of the world, Nepal is the place to go away from the world of modern amenities to immerse with nature. With this true natural experiences it gives the new life skills to cope with the new situations and challenges
Local experiences: Nepal is the land of communities with lots of villages and the communities. A traditional living experiences with the happiest families can teach you to explore the happiness within the basics.
Spiritual development: There is opportunity tolearn the meditation and yoga with experienced teachers from Buddhist and Hindu traditions. These learning have been proven to be the best learning for stress management, self-understanding, compassion and cooperation.
Relaxation and Luxury travels: With the best of Jungles, Lakes and Himalaya view points, there is ample of time for the relaxations too.
Along with the Nepal is the best place for Adventure sports practices like Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding .
With all these ingredients during the sabbaticals, employees will be prepared for the new challenges of work and career. Sabbaticals in Nepalcan be the best alternative to increase the work efficiency of the Individuals.
Patan, called as the city of fine arts is the small and beautiful artistic city near from the main center of Kathmandu and has remained a masterpiece and one the best cultural tour destination inside Kathmandu Valley.
As soon as we reach the square, at first the parallel view of the cultural city is spectacular from the roof top opposite of the main entrance. This gives the sense of the civilization that evolved in ancient Kathmandu. The iconic Krishna Temple is the supreme combination of arts with the religion. The whole epic Mahabharat and Ramayana has been inscribed in this beautiful stone temple. Hats off to the Artists.
Equally praiseworthy is palace and palace museum. And this is so amazing to pass by the local elders who just stay in the resting places and share their memories with one another. The locals use this place as the best hang outs zone as well.
Beside Durbar Square, it’s recommended to go to Golden Temple, which is one the sacred Buddhist temple in Kathmandu valley. The oldest temple of Patan is Kumbheswor which is said to be erected in 12th century. The statue of GAJALAXMi which is the oldest one in Nepal is also in Patan, near Chyasal. This is the symbolic manifestation of the Ganesh and Laxmi being together, both the icons of prosperity.
The narrow allies, called as Gallies are also worth passing through. The temple of Mahaboudha is also one the Shikhara Style Buddhist Temple which is inspired from the Temple of Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya. Mahaboudha is the corner to see the Buddhist sculpture.
Now still there are lots more to see exclusive of Patan Darbar Square. We can visit Ashokan Stupa at Pulchowk. This is one of the four Stupas that the great emperor Ashoka erected around 3rd century B.C in a mission to make 84000 Stupas all over the world in order to spread the teaching of Buddha. There are four other stupas in Patan of such type.
Patan has lot to offer.
If You’ve Got the Time, We’ve Got the Place. We have our expertise to give the best glimpse of the civilization of the middle age.
Visit to Boudhanath Stupa is the true symbolization of Nepalese power of resilience. The regular visitor to Boudha may see the change, Boudhanath back to the shape.
Earthquake 2015 was a devastated the UNESCO world heritage sites badly, among them was this Stupa, one the biggest and greatest for the followers of Tibetan Buddhism. One would simply burst into tears to see the beautiful Stupa converted into rubbles.
The massive reconstruction campaign done by BADC is going to make it the first successful reconstruction project of heritage sites after the earthquake 2015. Unbelievable! 30 kg gold has already been used and more still required.
This Stupa is supposed to have the relics of the Kashayapa Buddha, and also connected with the founder of Tibetan Buddhism, Guru Rimpoche! Thus is a sacred site for all.
Now it’s time again to be there to observe this beautiful creation of devotion and dedication on its same original form, a true Buddhist experience in its original form.
Taking a Gap year is now becoming phenomenal with the youngsters in almost all the economies; developed, developing or emerging. After the declaration of White House in 2016 regarding the gap year of daughter Obama , it again became as huge discussion topic about taking a gap year, basically regarding the destinations , experiences and the future impacts.
As taking a Gap Year is trending, it is not only for spending the time in vain but also creating a meaningful impact in the future. After spending a gap year semester after High school, it should reflect in terms of their problem solving and decision making through self confidence building. So, a decision to select a gap year destination becomes crucial when it comes into the positive results.
Prior selecting the destination its essential to know about the GAP Year opportunities in the destination. Thus, the decision should be taken with full attention and care. Such destinations maximize the gap year experiences aiding further in the personality development where there is perfect harmony between the aspirations of the participants and gap year volunteering opportunities.
Lonely planet nominated Nepal as the best valued travel destination for year 2017 and Nepal usually makes its place in different travel nominations as a top 10 travel destination for the adventure lovers. Being the best valued destination, Nepal is again the best valued destination for the gap year travelers too.
Nepal has turned as tourism hotspot for the adventure lovers because of the mountains, Himalayas and the culture. This makes Nepal a unique destination for the travelers and specifically the gap year travelers. These experiences have been proven to pull up the enthusiasm for the gap year travelers around the globe for taking up the new challenges of their life. To summarize the gap year experiences and opportunities in Nepal:
Unrivalled cultural immersion experiences due to wide variety of festivals, ethnicity, and the lifestyle.
Nature and green travel opportunities due to serene landscape
True experience of a traditional living due to the existence of villages and community life
Adventure travel experiences through the best trekking trails of the world.
Ancient Spiritual experiences with close connection with Buddhism and Hinduism
Wild Life and Jungle safari experiences in the preserved national parks
Participation in community volunteering activities such as teaching, women entrepreneurship, health and sanitation, environment and etc
Adventure sports such as rafting, paragliding, bungee for making prepared for real life adventure.
Cost effective travel in comparison with the other developing economies.
Nepal is thus one the best of the Gap Year travel destination for the gap year travelers around the globe. Its going to be the life changing moments for all those gap year travelers who spend their valuable gap year in their life.