Nepal Annapurna

Programme Overview

Immerse yourself in a new culture, change perspectives and build resilience in the scenic Annapurna region of the Nepal Himalaya.  Our Nepal Annapurna programme is packed with activities to learn about:

  • Poverty Reduction and Disaster Risk Reduction: post-earthquake reconstruction, clean water systems
  • Environment and Conservation: sustainable tourism, environmental protection
  • World Religions, Philosophy and Ethics: Buddhism, Hinduism, meditation and mindfulness

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The Country

Nepal is landlocked between the Tibet Autonomous Region and India

The country has the greatest altitude variation on Earth, from the lowland plains (Terai) at almost sea-level, to the hills and mountain region of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest at 8,848 metres. In fact, Nepal has 8 of the 10 highest mountain peaks in the world!

Nepal is also the second poorest country in Asia after Afghanistan. Kathmandu hosts many development agencies and charities working in poverty reduction, conservation and social justice. As a Global Action school team you will visit staff working in the field to learn more about development solutions, and the challenges of post-earthquake reconstruction in Nepal.

The Experience in a nutshell

The Nepal Annapurna programme is designed to give you an outstanding Himalayan adventure, with a global learning focus on poverty reduction, community integration of refugees, and post-earthquake reconstruction.

Students will learn about sustainable development in expert-led seminars at international and Nepalese charities, such as the UK government’s DFID or the Gurkha Welfare Scheme. The team will also get stuck in on a community development project, and enjoy a 5 day trek through the spectacular Annapurna National Park. The programme is topped off with a workshop on Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness at a beautiful monastery just outside Kathmandu.

Global Action Directors have lived and worked extensively in Nepal with international and local development charities, including CARE International and the International Red Cross. This personal field experience and friendships with our local country partners, mean you’ll enjoy a programme in Nepal unique to Global Action.

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Booking your trip

We appreciate how busy teachers are, so we’ve made the booking process as simple as possible! There are 4 easy steps:

  • Contact Us

    Call or email us to book a meeting or phone call at your school. We will listen carefully to what interests you, and your requirements.

  • Tailored Proposal

    We will then email you a tailored proposal, which will include a full itinerary, all-inclusive price, and key documents for the Senior Management Team (SMT).

  • SMT Approval

    Once you get approval from the SMT, we will send you key marketing material, including posters, to help promote the trip.

  • School Presentation

    We visit your school to deliver inspiring presentations in a short Morning Assembly and a longer Parents’ Presentation 10 days later.

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Don't just take our word for it

Find out what our students, teachers and parents have to say about their experience with Global Action

  • It exceeded my expectations, it was by far the best experience of my life.  I learnt just how lucky I am and that I should never take what I have for granted.

    Student – La Sainte Union Catholic School

    Nepal

  • Global Action were great - in every way.  The organisation was great, the info was comprehensive, they tried to prepare the girls (fitness especially) and the trip leader (Tim) was absolutely fantastic.

    Parent

    Nepal

  • Exceeded the expectations. Again, I cannot reinforce the importance of the GA programme and the benefit it has on all – students and staff alike.

    Teacher – Bede’s Senior School

    Nepal

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