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    Adventure Guide Program | Nepal


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Destinations: Nepal
    • Credit Awarded: None
    • Program Length: Semester, Quarter, Other
    • Start Month: February, September
    • Category: Outdoor Adventure
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Dorm, Homestay, Other, Tents
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Payment Terms
    • Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Spend 12-weeks in the world’s most dramatic landscapes gaining hiking, rock climbing, guiding experience and crucial outdoor skills all while travelling through epic landscapes. This program is the perfect blend of cultural immersion and outdoor education.

    What is an Adventure Guide Program?

    This 12-week program focuses on cultural immersion, outdoor education and adventure travel. Under guidance from our highly skilled program instructors, you will gain experience in rock climbing, hiking, camping and outdoor first aid. This program is designed to see you upskill in the outdoors to a place where you are confident to explore the remote wilderness by yourself, with friends or as a future career option. 

    If you’re a mountain person and get excited to experience a new culture, we’re sure Nepal has always been on your bucket list. Our program will give you an authentic and constructive chance to experience the magic of the Himalayas and its diverse culture.

    What Qualifications Will You Gain?

    You’ll complete a Pure Exploration Certificate in Guiding, an Outdoor First Aid Certificate and a complete a Swift Water Rescue course. These qualifications are industry-recognised and once you have completed them, you will be confident to hike, rock climb and guide friends, family and clients in the outdoors!

    Where Will You Be Based?

    You'll be on the move within Nepal, starting the program in Kathmandu, you'll venture far and wide to epic rock climbing crags and world-famous hiking trails. You'll find yourself hiking in Langtang National Park, Annapurna Circuit and local trails to get used to the altitudes. In Habbitan and Pharping you'll learn beginner and advanced rock-climbing techniques, rope rescue skills and all while practising your guiding skills.

    What's Included in the Program?

    • 12-weeks accommodation (hostels, camping, teahouses, guesthouses)
    • Meals on program days
    • Technical equipment
    • Transport during program days
    • National park entry 
    • Highly skilled local guides and instructors 

    Whether you're looking for a stepping stone into a guiding career, or an awesome educational opportunity to experience one of the most amazing places on earth, the Pure Exploration Adventure Guide Program is an epic, constructive, and rewarding way to spend 12-weeks abroad!


    What are you waiting for?! Don't miss out on one of our programs! 

    Reach out to a Program Advisor today and reserve your spot: explore@pureexploration.com