- Kathmandu, Nepal; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Ollantaytambo, Peru; Manali, India; Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic; Quito, Ecuador; Lijiang, China
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Gap Year
- Winter Semester
- Program Description:
This is a comprehensive program for people looking to become globally experienced and qualified Expedition Leaders, capable of leading treks into high altitude and developing world regions.
CHINA - LAOS - THAILAND - ECUADOR - GALAPAGOS - PERU - NEPAL / NORTHERN INDIA
In this program, you'll develop extensive guiding skills and qualifications specialising in altitude and steep terrain, learn wilderness medicine and get crucial developing world leadership experience as you travel the globe learning your trade.
There is no other program in the world that specifically trains expedition guides in such an immersive way.
We created this program as an immersive learning experience, where the assessment occurs naturally during everyday experiences, your proficiency will grow as the program itself gets progressively more challenging.
The itinerary was chosen specifically to complement each stage of the training. As the level of skill required increases, the destinations chosen will simarly become more challenging; with language barriers, logistic challenges or poor infrastructure.
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Dynamic, immersive course that progresses with each new destination
NZOIA Outdoor Leadership Qualifications, Wilderness First Aid
Accommodation and most meals provided all program
Low student - instructor ratio (1:6) for personalised learning
Gain experience in adventure travel management, expedition/travel medicine, youth work, peer leadership, high alpine/steep terrain/swift water management, leading others above 5,000m
- Setting Description:
- In this program, you'll develop extensive guiding skills and qualifications specialising in altitude and steep terrain, learn wilderness medicine and get crucial developing world leadership experience as you travel the globe learning your trade.
Additional Program Information
- 18+ years of age, average fitness
- Scholarships Description:
- Partial scholarships available for Pure Exploration programs. Please contact [email protected] for more info.
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