Nepal Chitwan

Programme Overview

From the World Heritage palaces of Kathmandu to the tropical jungle of the Royal Chitwan National Park, this is a wildlife adventure and global learning programme for both conservation enthusiasts and geography students to learn about:

  • Conservation: biodiversity, ecosystems, sustainable tourism and anti-poaching programmes
  • Global and National Development: post-earthquake reconstruction and poverty reduction
  • Community Development: support a poverty-reduction project
  • World Religions and personal development: 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 Terai lowland plains (Chitwan) 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 the second poorest country in Asia after Afghanistan. It is also home to some of the friendliest people you will ever meet! 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 wildlife conservation and development solutions in Nepal.

The Experience in a nutshell

Our Chitwan programme is designed to give you an outstanding wildlife adventure, with a global learning focus on conservation and poverty reduction in post-earthquake Nepal. Because our Global Action Directors have lived and worked in Nepal, you’ll enjoy a programme built around personal experience and professional contacts.

Students will learn about conservation and development challenges in expert-led seminars at international organisations and Nepalese charities such as the UK government’s DFID, World Wildlife Fund or the Gurkha Welfare Scheme. The team can also get stuck into a community development project, and will enjoy a jungle wildlife safari in the Royal Chitwan National Park. The programme is topped off with a workshop on Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness at a beautiful monastery just outside Kathmandu.

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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 four 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

Hundreds of students, teachers and parents give us glowing feedback every year.

  • An exciting, fun, varied and educational visit.  Professionally run and super well organised.

    Teacher – Godolphin School

    Nepal

  • An experience everyone should have at least once in their life, eye opening and exciting. Definitely changed the way I'm going to live my life.

    Student – Kesteven and Sleaford High School

    Nepal

  • The trip was absolutely perfect! Our son came back quite thankful for what he gets at home and showing more empathy towards less fortunate people.  I truly am very grateful to Global Action for thier amazing work and wonderful commitment towards younger people.

    Parent

    Nepal

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