Nepal travel tends to include images of visitors trekking the Himalayan mountains, exploring holy temples, and enjoying the many outdoor adventures Nepal has to offer. Despite its beauty, communities in Nepal are still reeling from the impact of the 2015 Nepal...
You’re ascending some of the world’s highest peaks, in the middle of one of the most geographically diverse countries on the planet. You’re trekking in the Himalayas, and it’s a dream come true. GVI is here every step of the way as you take the trip of a lifetime and...
Nepal is one of the most varied and scenic countries on earth. The scenery ranges from the towering Himalayas to the north to the Chitwan jungle to the south. The locals often say that Nepal stands for ‘Never Ending Peace and Love’. It is hard not to fall in love with...
So, believe it or not, I actually came to Nepal with no intention to trek… crazy right? However, after only a couple of weeks in Pokhara glimpsing the beautiful peaks of the Annapurna mountain range, I realised that I had to take advantage of the landscape around me...
Don’t take it from us – let a teen volunteer group who joined us in Nepal tell you about their life-changing experiences during their time abroad.
GVI volunteers joined forces with the SASANE a group that addresses the issue of human trafficking. The aim was to raise funds for the SASANE school awareness programme. The challenge was to make 500 momos in one hour. The challenge was successfully completed. It was a fun challenge with great results!
International Women's Day is celebrated with a public holiday in Nepal, however, despite this day of recognition, there are many extreme issues relating to Gender Equity in Nepal. For two weeks prior to Women's Day our Women's Empowerment team worked with nineteen...
On my last day at home before I boarded a plane to come to Nepal, I visited one of my old high school teachers. He told me a story about one of his friends who joined the Peace Corps and went to Guatemala. When his two years were finished, he stayed in Guatemala. On...
Swimming lessons have become a regular part of our programme for the boys from the Boys Home. We have a session every second week. The mini bus collects the boys after school. The group always head off to the pool with great excitement. Our volunteers meet them all...
Packing for Nepal (in Monsoon Season) Halve your clothes, double your money Pokhara has pretty much everything so it’s not a big deal if you miss something off your packing list. Pokhara has a huge religious community so it’s just common sense and...
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