• Nepal
    • Kathmandu
4 - 26 weeks
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Program Details

Backpacking Camping Hiking Rafting Remote Exploring Rock Climbing Trekking
Fall Spring Summer Year Round
Guesthouse Host Family Hostel Tent
Primary Language
Age Min.
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Starting Price
Price Details
- 12-week adventure training and qualification program in inspiring Nepal
- All accommodation
- Food included on program days
- All technical equipment, program-related transport & travel
- Experienced Pure Exploration program leader supported by local guides
- Industry-standard Trekking Skills
- Industry-standard Rock Climbing Skills
- Pure Exploration Certificate of Adventure Guiding
- International Wilderness First Aid certification
- White Water Level 1 Rescue Certification
What's Included
Accommodation Some Accommodation Activities Equipment Some Meals Park Fees Tour Guide Transportation
What's Included (Extra)

Highly skilled in-country guides and porters.

What's Not Included
Airfare Some Meals Travel Insurance Visa
Apr 11, 2024
Oct 25, 2019
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About Program

Spend 12 weeks exploring the Himalayas with local in-country guides as you learn the skills of hiking, rock climbing and multiday trekking!

From Kathmandu, you’ll launch your expeditions into the iconic Himalayas, seen from a distance from the capital, tempting you with the adventures that await. We’ll venture off the beaten track and into some well-known and lesser-known places, meeting locals, and taking in that magic Nepalese spirit you feel all around you.

Our Nepal Adventure Guide Program offers you an epic 12 weeks in some of the most impressive landscapes in the world. Explore Kathmandu, hike through the Himalayas and be stunned by the mountains around you. But while this is an Adventure Guide Program, it's not all about the outdoors and outdoor pursuits, there will be cultural activities and exchange; sightseeing and touring; personal development; community and social events; free time and plenty of opportunity for exploration.

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Diversity & Inclusion

BIPOC Support

We are committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive organisation, and we recognise that this requires time, effort, and resources. We welcome everyone and anyone to our Pure Exploration Programs including students, staff, local guides and external stakeholders.

LGBTQIA+ Support

All of our Pure Exploration programs are LGBTQIA+ friendly. We provide an open and non-judgemental space for students to explore who they are and to take their initial steps into the outdoor adventure world. We welcome everyone and anyone to our Pure Exploration Programs including students, staff, local guides and external stakeholders.

Neurodivergent Support

We welcome everyone and anyone to our Pure Exploration Programs including students, staff, local guides and external stakeholders.



Sustainability is one of the four core components of each Pure Exploration program, where we provide students with the environment to learn about local environmental issues, how to travel sustainably and have them think deeply about their impact and what they can do in their daily lives to affect change.

Ethical Impact

We make a conscious decision to partner with suppliers who are passionate about our students' participation and involvement with them being of a positive benefit to the community. We want our presence to enable positive, sustainable growth for our partners and this mantra is ingrained in the fabric of our programs.

Program Highlights

  • Gain industry standard guiding qualifications, laying a solid foundation for your career in the adventure industry.
  • Learn about the unique culture of Nepal during cultural activities and exchange.
  • Develop the skill set to be a confident outdoor adventurer.
  • Dive into an incredible journey of learning, coaching, and experiences in Nepal’s breathtaking outdoors.
  • Enjoy free time to explore beautiful places in Nepal, including Kathmandu and Pokhara.

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