Learn about Tibetan Buddhism in the shadow of one of the most important Buddhist monuments, and go on retreat in a Hindu ashram.
Learn about the development issues facing remote mountain communities and meet some of the people taking action to help.
Focus Of Inquiry
Explore how Nepal balances the needs of development and modernization with a rich cultural heritage.
We will have a four-night urban homestay with the Newari community in the ancient town of Patan.
Independent Study Project (ISP)
Take an apprenticeship with a traditional artisan or spiritual practitioner.
Get the basics of Nepali language down to bond with your homestay family.
Explore the concept of karma yoga by helping on the ashram organic farm.
We will regularly enjoy local bus rides around the city of Kathmandu.
Take a short hike through the Himalayan foothills.