Nepal, the land of Himalayas, can also be called as the land of communities and Land of traditional living. The Geographical diversity ranges from 60 m above the sea level to 8848 m and so is the variation within the tribes and communities. Like the Bio diversity changes, the community changes. Each community is gifted with their own language and culture. Getting closer to these communities provide the best of cultural immersion experiences.
Nepal as a melting pot of Hinduism and Buddhism and also housing more than 100 ethnic groups with their own culture, also provides a model of social harmony as all these communities are living in a social harmony sharing the commonality of love and friendship. The travelers often regard Nepal as a second home because of her unbeaten hospitality of the world. The people of Nepal always welcome from the core of their heart. Thus Nepal is one among the best choices for those who are willing for a cultural immersion experiences, volunteering, travel and adventure.
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 Volunteer Travelers and this journey have been proven to pull up the enthusiasm for the volunteer for taking up the new challenges of their life.
To summarize the travel 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.
Tourism industry has remained one of the biggest contributors to the national economy of this economically backward country and it is one of the biggest employment creators of the economy. With the unparalleled adventure experience in the world, you are certainly going to enjoy the best of life time moments.
As nominated by Lonely Travelers as best valued Destination for 2017, Nepal awaits you in your Volunteering journey. Taking a Gap year for volunteering journey 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.