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Nepal tourism and hospitality internship

Trip Overview

Tourism and hospitality internship is specially designed for tourism and hospitality student or keen on studying about tourism industry. Nepal is a perfect choice for all different kinds of travelers. It is a top destination for tourists who love extreme adventure, enjoys nature and wilderness, spiritual and traditional lifestyle. Nepal is a perfect place to study about tourism and hospitality business with a large number of international tourists, hotels, and tour companies. You will have a chance to work alongside tour and trekking companies, hotels and resorts to see how the hospitality industry in Nepal works.

You would be working 5 to 7 hours a day. But there is always an opportunity to work longer hours if are you willing too. As you know tourism and hospitality businesses are always open. Tourism and hospitality internship runs all year round and available from 2 to 20 weeks. It can be customized according to your needs and preferences.

Highlights

Flexible starting date
Opportunity to intern at a hotel or resort front desk
Learn travel itinerary design
Visit multiple tourism and hospitality businesses throughout Nepal and learn how they operate

Requirements

18+ years old
Basic English
Criminal background check certificate
Travel insurance for safety
Recommended vaccinations; consult your GP

Safety and Support

Your well-being is our top priority. At VCD Nepal, we value the safety of our volunteers above all else. Our local coordinator and VCD team are dedicated to looking after you and ensuring that you stay safe, comfortable, and healthy throughout your time in Nepal. From the moment you arrive at the airport, our coordinator will be available to assist you with anything you may need. We provide a detailed orientation process as soon as you arrive in the country, ensuring that you are well-prepared for your volunteer experience.

Arrival Information

Upon your program start date, arrive at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Look for a VCD Nepal coordinator holding a sign with your name, making it easy for you to spot them. They'll guide you to your accommodation, ensuring a smooth transition to your volunteer experience in Nepal.

Accommodation & Meals

During your first few days in Kathmandu for orientation, you'll stay with a local host family or at a nearby guest house/hotel. The rooms are basic but comfortable, equipped with Western-style toilets, hot water, and free WiFi.

Once your volunteer placement begins, you'll be accommodated in the monastery where you're assigned. Shared rooms with basic furnishings provide an authentic monastery experience. Bathroom facilities are shared among 3-5 people, and while bedding is provided, bringing a sleeping bag may be advisable, especially during cooler months.

Meals are provided at the monastery, including breakfast at 9 am and dinner at 7 pm. The cuisine mainly consists of Nepali dal/bhat (lentil soup, rice, and vegetables). However, you'll need to arrange lunch and snacks independently.

Please note that while efforts are made to accommodate dietary restrictions, some specific requirements may not be feasible on this trip. If you have any concerns, please discuss them with a travel advisor.

Upon Arrival Orientation

Upon arrival, you'll undergo orientation to familiarize yourself with daily life in Nepal. You'll spend a couple of days at a host family or local hotel, meeting fellow volunteers, and adjusting after your flight. You'll have the chance to try local food and get ready for your placement. During orientation, you'll receive:

Language lessons
Information about cultural and gender issues in Nepal
Details about your placement
Insights into teaching English in Nepal
Introduction to Nepalese cuisine
A Kathmandu city tour, including famous sites like Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.
This orientation ensures you're well-prepared to begin your volunteer work and immerse yourself in Nepali culture.

Weekends & Free Time Activities:

Explore the breathtaking adventure activities that Nepal has to offer during your free time, including trekking, hiking, paragliding, white water rafting, and more. Ask for assistance with VCD Nepal  team member. They will help to organize it for you.

Program fee

Experience the Nepal tourism and hospitality journey starting from just $250, inclusive of accommodation, meals, and project support.

1 week    $250
2 weeks $350
3 weeks $450
4 weeks $550
5 weeks $650
6 weeks $750
7 weeks $850
8 weeks $950
Additional week $100

Internship Locations:

Our Tourism and Hospitality Internship placements are situated in key tourist destinations across Nepal, such as Kathmandu, Chitwan, and Pokhara. If you have a specific request and safety is confirmed after assessment, we can also arrange internships throughout Nepal.

Included

  • Airport transfers

  • Accommodation and meals
  • Public transport to and from the project
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Basic Nepali language and cultural orientation
  • 24/7 Emergency support
  • Program orientation
  • Personalized project
  • Certificate of completion

Excluded

  • Visa
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal expenses

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VCD Nepal is a non-profit volunteer organization based in Nepal that connects local communities with international volunteers to provide education, healthcare, sanitation, and environmental services.

Address

Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal

Phone

+977 9851034934

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