Nestled between China and India, Nepal is small but vibrant, bursting with a fusion of Tibetan and South Asian cultures. You’ll be living in the foothills of the Himalayas, a landscape of colourful temples dotted among terraced paddy fields. As a volunteer, you will become a part of rural life in Nepal, as you support young people and women to drive change for their communities.
Community Project – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Nepal’s famous Gorkha region was badly affected by the huge earthquake in 2015. Many people here are still rebuilding their lives. A lot of water sources and water infrastructure in the rural communities in the region were damaged or were very basic in the first place. You will help build gravity fed water systems and hand washing facilities and positively influence access to water and sanitation facilities. You will work alongside communities to change behaviours that will positively change their lives and health.
Adventure Project – Trek
You will embark on an adventure in the Ruby Valley in Dhading. You’ll trek up hills, through local villages, beautiful farm terraces and see stunning views of the central Himalayas. Led by our local guides and Raleigh leaders, your trek will allow you to explore the incredible scenery that Nepal is famed for. Trek requires courage to venture outside your comfort zone, and there are highs and lows. Supporting one another through these moments, the friendships formed on trek are often some of the strongest on Expedition because of all that you have shared and learnt together.
Learn more about participating in Nepal Expeditions.