Nepal Gallery Book NowAsk a Question Nepali Sign Language and British Sign LanguageNepali Sign Language and British Sign LanguageMorning Exercises at school in NepalWatch everyone doing morning exercises before schools starts in Nepal!Minara at schoolMinara explains about the renovation work on a new school nursery classroom in NepalOn a bridge in the mountainsDee describes walking down out of the Himalayan mountains on day 3 of the trek while standing on a bridge above a riverOn top of the mountain!Delyth describes her 3 day trek with VoluntEars in Nepal. She's standing on the top of "Poon Hill" in the Himalayas.Art Class in NepalSee what our volunteers and Nepali students made together. Good skills everyone!What's it really like?Alanna Kilroy answers questions about her Nepal tripNoah dancing in NepalNoah takes a break at school in Nepal in July 2019What's included in NepalThis video explains SOME of the things included. Our trips also include all accommodation, food, local transport, Interpreter, UK and local staff, visits to local temples and so on.Going Trekking!Bags are loaded on Jeeps, while a local man plays a musical instrument to our group, before leaving for the mountains!The top of Poon Hill at 3,210m is an awesome place to see the Himalayan mountains fromDee explains about the trek and viewOn the school bus!Travelling to school on the school bus with local Deaf students. Normally it's much busier than this!Get involved with a class if you want (optional)Mary Hare School students doing a class with local Nepali studentsNepali Sign Language classLearn the local sign language with the help of our interpreterDee Going On TrekDee describes how she's feeling about leaving Pokhara to go trekking in NepalTrekking in the HimalayasWe employ professional guides and sherpas on our 3 day trek. They help make it safe and comfortableTrekking in the HimalayasThere are plenty of breaks to rest and admire the view on a VoluntEars trek in NepalThe end of an art class in NepalInterested in art? Work together with the local students to help develop their talentsUse your skills to with local studentsGain experience helping local deaf students in their class if you want. Don't worry about communication, it's a lot of fun!Renovation work at schoolThe World Peace Pagoda, Pokhara, NepalIncluded in VoluntEars Nepal trips - you'll see Fewa lake, Pokhara lakeside and the Himalayan mountains in the distancePrayer flagsYou'll see these brightly coloured prayer flags all over NepalWalking through rice padi fieldsSee how the locals live! All the green stuff is rice growingMeet the localsComparing BSL and Nepali SignLanguageIt's a lot of fun learning from each other!The Deaf school football team - sponsored by VoluntEarsYour money is spent on all kinds of things, including helping our partner Deaf schools with things like kit for their football teamFinished painting!!Shaving with a "cut throat razor"We do NOT recommend doing this but it's interesting seeing the local customsOnly the most careful people are allowed to paint the VoluntEars logo!!Activities with the local deaf studentsTell us your activity ideas and we'll make it happenTraditional weaving - try it if you dare!Play football on a padi field!It's harder than it looks at 1,400m above sea levelMake friends with local deaf peopleBrightly coloured signs along the paths on the trekVoluntEars employs experienced Nepalese guides and sherpas to help everyone enjoy the trekVoluntEars interpreterEvery VoluntEars trip includes a BSL interpreter. This ensures smooth communication for everyone in the groupVoluntEars interpreter on the first day at schoolEvery VoluntEars trip includes a BSL interpreter. This ensures smooth communication for everyone in the groupVoluntEars interpreterEvery VoluntEars trip includes a BSL interpreter. This ensures smooth communication for everyone in the groupVoluntEars interpreterEvery VoluntEars trip includes a BSL interpreter. This ensures smooth communication for everyone in the groupRenovating a Deaf school staff roomYou don't need any previous experience - VoluntEars staff will show you exactly what to doRenovating a Deaf school staff roomYou don't need any previous experience - VoluntEars staff will show you exactly what to doRenovating a Deaf school staff roomYou don't need any previous experience - VoluntEars staff will show you exactly what to doRenovating a Deaf school libraryVoluntEars provides paint, rollers, brushes, gloves, masks - all the work materials.Renovating a Deaf school dormitoryMornings are often spent helping with renovation work, afternoons visiting new placesPainting a Deaf school dormitoryNo previous experience required!Swayambhunath (the "Monkey Temple") in KathmanduVoluntEars trips include visits to ancient Buddhist and Hindu temples in Nepal. Our BSL interpreter will share information if you want to learn about itTrek in the Himalayan mountainsIt's not a race, all abilities have completed it. Challenge yourself!Frozen waterfallTime for a rest on the trekYou must be VERY good to beat the sherpas at chess!Phewa Lake, PokaraTake a relaxing stroll around the lake, and watch the sunset over Himalayan mountainsSunrise over the Himalayan mountains - a lifetime memoryWatch the sky turn purple, red, orange and yellow as the sun rises early in the morningSunrise over the Himalayan mountains - a lifetime memoryNobody will ever forget seeing this view for realActivities with local deaf studentsA lot of fun for everyone!Activities with local deaf studentsA lot of fun for everyone!A happy farewellTraditional 'safe travels' ceremony at school at the end of a tripBeautiful views in rural NepalYou will experience real local Nepalese life on a trip with VoluntEars (but you will stay in a comfortable hotel!)Traditional weaving - try it if you dare!Swayambhunath (the "Monkey Temple") in KathmanduExperience it for yourself on our Nepal trip!Mary Hare SchoolVoluntEars can arrange bespoke trips for groups of school or uni students, scouts, guides or friendsMeals all includedVoluntEars staff arrange all your food. We can even suggest good local dishes to try!Our morning view in the HimalayasWake up in this "tea house" and check out the view. You will never forget it!A "Singing bowl"You'll have plenty of time to browse the many shops in Kathmandu and Pokhara, haggle over souvenirs and grab our BSL interpreter if you want a handNursery classroomIn August 2019 we turned an old storage room into a new nursery classroom, complete with colourful flags and other decorations made by the volunteers and studentsThe school libraryPainted from top to bottom including some work on the roof, and plastering holes and cracks in the wallsThe school libraryPainted from top to bottom including some work on the roof, and plastering holes and cracks in the wallsA dining hall in NepalRenovations complete on a dining room used by all the deaf students at school in NepalA school dormitory in NepalBefore and after photos of a Deaf school dormitory in Nepal, painted by our volunteersA school dormitory in NepalBefore and after photos of a Deaf school dormitory in Nepal, painted by our volunteersHow many people can get on a school bus in NepalHow many people can get on a school bus in NepalDelyth at school in Nepal - compressedDelyth feedback about the VoluntEars Nepal trip Next Steps Book Now Complete our simple, secure online application form to secure your place today. 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