Mountaineers the world over seem to be magnetized to the extraordinary landscape of landlocked Nepal. Draped along the greatest heights of the Himalayas and bordered by China and India, it has some of the best alpine trekking in the world.
Nepal has eight of the ten tallest mountains in the world, including the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest which stands at 8,848m above sea level. As well as more than 240 other peaks which rise to over 6000m.
Descendants of migrations from India, Tibet, North Burma and Yunnan; a majority of the population follow Hinduism and is home to multitudes of ancient temples. Nepal combines hundreds of centuries of culture, arts and architectural heritage with the promise of world-class adventure.
North Star programs explore some of the best trekking in the world while allowing students to immerse in the cultural treasures of Nepal.