Why Nepal & Bhutan with THE VACATION PROJECT?
1. OUR ITINERARY IS EXCLUSIVE TO TVP TRAVELERS
Nepal is on the bucket list of many travelers but being able to enjoy the beauty of Nepal, volunteer with Nepalese people and party the night away all within 11 days is practically unheard of. TVP has worked hard to make sure that its traveller have the best (and funnest) guides in Nepal and that you will have have the opportunity to experience everything that is possible along the way! You won't regret experiencing Nepal with your TVP family!
2. YOU WILL ENJOY UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Experience Nepal in ways you never imagined. From helping to build school infrastructure in the Himalayas to taking a charter flight tour of Mt. Everest to experiencing the tallest Zip Line in the world in Pokahra to spending a night in a Monastery with Buddhist Monks... need we say more? This is truly going to be a once in a lifetime vacation!
3. YOU WILL HAVE AN AMAZING LOCAL GUIDE TO SHOW YOU THE WAY
On this trip, you will have an awesome local guide - Rakesh - who is our partner in Nepal. Rakesh is born & bred in Nepal and is so excited to show our travelers his home country of Nepal.
4. YOU HAVE THE OPTION TO ADD BHUTAN TO THE TRIP
The kingdom of Bhutan is one of the most unique destinations in the world. Isolated and difficult to get to, we have made it easy for you by offering this extension from Nepal. You will want to add this one and rule over your fellow travel addicts who have wanted to explore this incredible place.
*The Bhutan portion is an optional add on to the Nepal itinerary and will take place over 4 nights (18th - 22nd)
**Please add your information to our reserve list below so we can give you priority for this itinerary as spots will fill quickly
Who is our Volunteer partner?
The mission of READI (Rural Empowerment And Development Initiative) Nepal is to change the way that travel impacts the local communities of the Himalayas. They engage and support local community projects to improve Education, Health, Agriculture, Trail Building and Tourism Infrastructure Development.
READI uses the funds it raises by running trips in Nepal to empower people by education, raising awareness, sharing knowledge & on-the-job training. At the community level, READI mobilizes local communities to enhance its people’s skill level though (technical) training, communication and computer education in Nepal.
When volunteering with READI, volunteers have the opportunity to engage with local primary school of the village, teach English , and spend time playing music playing sports, and story telling to school children. Volunteers will also have the chance to spend time with village residents to learn about their way of life and assist in any needs the village may have at the time as well as participate in knowledge sharing.
READI and The Vacation Project share similar principals of economic and environmental sustainability to action long lasting tangible change in local communities. This is one of the many reasons that makes them our valued partner. We know you will feel the same after working with them!