Travel and Tourism Internship in Nepal

Travel and Tourism Internship in Nepal

Nepal is a dream destination for travelers around the globe. Anyone aspiring to pursue a career in travel and tours can learn a lot. Together with local tour operators and local guides, you can learn the skills in adventure tourism, cultural and spiritual tourism.

Program Overview

Nepal is a dream destination for travelers around the globe, with more than 1.1 million visitors in 2018 alone. Nepal is renowned for its breathtaking mountain views, trekking, and climbing, as well as its rich history and culture. In this internship, students aspiring to pursue a career in travel and tourism can learn from the best of the best in the industry. Together with local tour operators and guides, students will learn about adventure, cultural, and spiritual tourism. Interns will work closely with accountants, sales managers, and operation managers to gain first-hand experience in how international tourism and travel businesses are run. This includes designing travel itineraries and preparing communication templates, and many other real-world skill-building.

Program Itinerary

Week 1

You will be picked up by our representative and driven to the hotel from the sole international airport in Kathmandu. The first week will be spent adjusting to the new culture as well as adapting to the new work environment.

  • Arrival and transport to the hotel
  • Orientation: Culture, History and Nepali language class
  • Walking tour in the heart of the city
  • Get to know your team
  • Familiarize with public transit with one of our program coordinator
Week 1
Week 2

Week 2

This week, interns will observe the tourism industry of Nepal. From rafting, guided tours, to urban experiences, students will learn about the diversity of tourist attractions from leading experts. They will learn about how these events are planned and what the brainstorming process looks like behind the scenes.

Week 3

Interns will work closely with a partner company to learn about marketing, planning, and customer relations. While responsibilities will vary depending on the type of company and what role the intern fills, students generally learn about basic planning tools, how to communicate with peers and customers, and how to best target potential tourists

Week 3
Week 4

Week 4

In the last week, students will continue to work with tourism companies, helping with digital marketing, content writing, and assisting customers with reservations and emergency support. At the end of the program, students will have a thorough fundamental understanding of how the industry is run, from inception to delivery.

Program Details

PROGRAM AVAILABLE DATES

Every Sunday All Year Round

STARTING/ENDING POINT

Kathmandu, Nepal

LEARNING GOALS

Leadership, Immerse with local, Learn Nepali traditional

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT

English

CLIMATE

Moderate Temperate

GROUP SIZE

Minimum 2 to maximum 8

SPACES AVAILABLE

LIMITED SPACE, Join Group

HOURS EARNED

60-80 hours

EXPLORE | DISCOVER | GROW WITH GAP YEAR NEPAL

BUILD AND CUSTOMIZE MY OWN PROGRAM


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What's Included

Our Assistant
Our Assistant
  • Proper Program Information
  • Pre Departure Information
  • Unlimited information
  • Meet with Locals
  • Weekend Trips
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Emergency Support
Included
Included
  • Airport Pickup
  • Transfer to Homestay
  • Orientation and City Tour
  • Accommodation with most meals         
  • 24/7 Support
  • Organized Programs
  • Guidance and Supervision 
Excluded
Excluded
  • International Flights
  • Nepal Visa Fees
  • Travel/Medical Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch
  • Airport Drop
  • Other Tours and Events
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