Arrival at Kathmandu, Welcome Reception and Orientation.
Forming the capital city of the Republic of Nepal, Kathmandu is known as the largest Himalayan state in Asia and the largest metropolis in Nepal. Check-in and freshen up for an informative and fun orientation session with delegates from various countries whom you would be spending an adventurous 8 days with as one family!
Youth Forum on Sustainable Development Goals • Leadership Workshop
In line with the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, you will take active part in the SDG panel discussion to realise these goals for you are the actives drivers of change in the local community and the world.
The Global Peace Leadership workshop taps into quintessential frameworks to global leadership through hands on activities that will unleash your individual strengths, purpose and empathy that builds self worth and social skills.
Cultural Expedition in Kathmandu. Travel to Dhading.
Kathmandu, Nepal – A riot of sights, sound and smell!
Immerse yourself in culture as you visit the stunning attractions listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites such Pashupatinath Temple,Durbar Square and the enchanting Swayambhunath Stupa.During night time, camp under the stars as you experience the feeling of staying in a tent as the locals had to during the Dhading earthquake. An activity focused on sharing will also take place in the evening.
Dhading Post-Earthquake Community Visit. Water Rafting at Trishuli. Travel to Pokhara.
As part of the holistic and experiential learning that GYPE offers, you will be part of community visits in order to develop leaders who are conscious of global issues such as the the devastating Earthquake in Nepal. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to interact with the affected families and understand the lifestyle and living conditions of these families who are still living in the aftermath of a natural disaster. You will then partake in an exhilarating water rafting experience that would put their team working and leadership capabilities the test.
Pokhara • Team-building and half day hiking from Tirkhe Dunga to Ulleri.
“To Adventure is to Find Yourself Whole”! Breathe in the fresh mountain air as they explore the spectacles of Nepal’s outdoors through trekking activities – a profound self discovery journey that is sure to be unforgettable!
Kick start your trekking journey with team-building, essential to a meaningful journey where mutual support and interactions take place.Through the course of this trekking journey, you will get to witness the beautiful sunset at Tirkhe Dunga, meet friendly locals along the way and learn about their communities.
Trekking from Ulleri to Ghorepani. Leadership Workshop.
Prepare yourselves for another exciting trekking adventure from Ulleri to Ghorepani as these places form the perfect setting for an activity sure to test your endurance and team spirit, relax the mind and realise the significance of safeguarding the wonders of Mother Nature.After your adventure, participate in a leadership workshop for a thought provoking session.
Sunrise watch at Poon Hill. Trekking from Poon Hill – Ghorepani – Tadapani.
Bask in the mesmerising early Sunrise at Poon Hill- a breathtaking view! The climb is a challenging one but with the promise of a remarkable awe-strucking reward once at the top. You will also get the chance to experience the art of yoga ( a practice popular among Nepalis) and several outdoor activities at Poon Hill catered to boost energy and offer some FUN in the SUN! In the evening, activities of reflection will take place followed by a BBQ dinner, and the highlight of the night- Firefly Watch! .
Travel from Tadapani to Pokhara. Personal reflection. Farewell dinner.
As the experience in Nepal draws to end, the programme emphasises on the powerful act of reflection and sharing of take-aways. Right after the graduation ceremony, you will be treated to a farewell dinner to celebrate your graduation as GPYE Alumni!.
Return from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Return to Kathmandu by bus and catch your flight home in the evening.