Trip Details

Purely aimed at students with a medical background, the project is a route for you to gain experience through observing medical practitioners at work. Medical practices around the world vary from our own through environmental conditions, availability of funding, development of techniques and patients’ needs to name but a few. You can gain an insight into the differences and similarities between those in Kathmandu and the practices you are familiar with. It’s a perfect way to gain experience and will look great on your resume. During the internship, you will observe the in-house doctors, unless you are very experienced in which case you will be given some hands-on work to carry out. Working in either a government, private or community hospital around Kathmandu and Kathmandu valley, you will witness first-hand the procedures carried out by the medical staff by shadowing them throughout their day. Occasionally, you may be called upon to assist them with some of their tasks.

***The minimum duration of the medical internship program is one month (4 weeks) and you will need prior knowledge and experience in medical profession.***

 Please Note: Projects start on a Monday, however you should arrive over the weekend on either Saturday or Sunday.

Trip Itinerary

Monday to Friday

Each day will be varied and responsive to the needs of the hospital and its patients. You will be able to shadow medical staff throughout each day, observing all kinds of procedures including operations. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to really be able to enjoy this incredible opportunity.

 

** Please note: This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances. **

Trip Accommodation

Trip Country Info

Nepal

Population: Approx. 28.98 million
Capital: Kathmandu
Language: Nepali
Currency: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Time zone: UTC +5:45

Namaste and welcome to Nepal, a country of high Himalayan Mountains, artistic monuments, exotic wildlife, and diverse cultures. Located between 80 12′ east longitude and between 26 22′ and 30 27′ north latitude, Nepal extends along the south slopes of the Himalayas in central Asia.

Although Nepal is small, it has the greatest latitudinal variation of any country. The land rises from the southern plains of the Terai, barely above sea level at 70 meters, to the top of the Mt. Everest, the highest peak on Earth at 8848 meters above sea level, in a distance of less than 200 km.

Book your volunteer travel  holiday and experience one of the most spectacular landscapes in the world as well as the highest mountain ranges. Nepal has lush valleys that team with exotic wildlife ready to be explored on your gap year adventure.  It is a beautiful country located in South Asia bordering both India and China.  As you enjoy your volunteer travel experience in Nepal you will come across many remote monasteries and villages that adorn the stunning landscape where you will experience the best of Nepal.  The outstanding beauty and friendly Nepalese people are the main reasons people book gap year holidays to Nepal and why they are a popular choice with us.   We have a compreshensive selection of gap year holidays in Nepal with a number of teaching and community programs on offer.

Have a look at our latest gap year experiences in Nepal or contact us for more about work & travel in Nepal or your questions about specific programs.  The volunteer Nepal program is a very good way for you to experience the most of what the spiritual and enchanted land of Nepal has to offer. You may also choose to trek Mount Everest or smaller mountain hikes like Poon Hill.

Participant Criteria & Requirements

Standard Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

Additional Requirements

No requirements have been provided.

What's included

  • 24/7 support in case of emergencies
  • Accommodation
  • Airport Pick up
  • English speaking coordinator
  • Meals
  • Orientation

What's not included

  • Airport drop off
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Vaccination
  • Visa