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Deepen your understanding of key leadership skills and reflect on the potential of sustainability while practicing hospitality in the outdoors. Gain experience while trekking amongst the world's highest mountains.

HIGHLIGHTS

Set goals, push your limits and reach new heights - practice your leadership skills while trekking amongst the Himalayan mountains.
 
LEARNING GOALS
> Outdoor Leadership
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>   Planning & Preparations.
> Risk & Safety.
> Teamwork & Motivation.

> Sustainability.
> High altitude trekking
   (up to 4500 m)

In this program the students will plan and prepare a trek in the Himalayas, incl. risk assessment, packing as well as physical and mental training. Each students get responsibilities as daily leaders and practice both their skills while trekking amongst the world's highest mountains.

 

Students will learn about high altitude environments and improve on their skills through daily logging and reflection on the trekking leader's many roles. 

 

This is also an opportunity to come closer to the locals and guides working and living in the mountains - to learn about the history, culture and nature of the Himalayas.

Mountain leader internship

To make meaningful connection between academic studies and real life we work closely with the educational institutions our students come from. Many of the programs have been funded by Erasmus+ and other scholarships to enhance cross cultural collaboration.

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University of Applied Sciences

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

DURATION:

3 weeks.

STARTING DATES:

27th February 2023

9th October 2023

26th February 2024

LOCATIONS:

Kathmandu, The Royal Beach Camp, Annapurna Mountain Range & Pokhara.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Passion for travel & sustainability.

  • Willingness to learn & share with others.

  • Preferably enrolled in, or graduate from, relevant subject studies.

  • Good  physical health and capacity to walk for 8 hours in varied terrain.

  • Minimum age 18 years.

FEES:

Accommodation, food and transportation in Nepal, permits and national park fees, internship leader and mentor, as well as, adventure activities and it's technical equipment, as per internship plan, is covered.

1150 USD / person.

For further details please contact us directly.

Find answers to the most commonly asked questions under FAQ

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Want to know more?

Send us a request to learn more about the internship and we will be in touch.

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