IIFS is pleased to offer two programs for 2015! Read below to learn more about the two programs: Himalayan Field Study – Forestry & Natural Resources and the Himalayan Retreat – Nepal & Tibet.
1. Himalayan Field Study – Forestry & Natural Resources (Oct. 15 – Nov. 7, 2015)
The International Institute of Field Studies in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Forestry and Forestry without Borders is proud to present the 2015 Himalayan Field Study Program in Nepal. Geared towards foresters and professionals in the natural resource sectors, this program offers an opportunity to learn and understand the political, economic and social aspects of natural resource development and management in the Himalayan region. Learning opportunities will consist of various field visits, and interaction with professionals and academics.
Some of the academic activities include talk programs about community history, Nepali culture, geography, economics, politics, forestry, climate change, wildlife and parks management. Field visits include community forestry activities, interaction with local forest professionals like International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), school nursery project funded by Forest without Borders, Alberta Caucus.
Other activities include white water rafting in the Trisuli River, wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp and visits to several world heritage sites like Lumbini (birthplace of Lord Buddha), Pasupati Temple, Swayambhu, Boudha, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.
2. Himalayan Retreat – Nepal & Tibet (Sept. 15 – Oct. 8, 2015)
International Institute of Field Studies presents Himalayan Retreat – Nepal & Tibet, an opportunity to experience and enjoy the Himalayan region of Nepal and Tibet. Open to all individuals, the diversity of the group creates a lively and vibrant social atmosphere to adventure through the Himalayas. Embarking on its breath-taking landscapes, beautiful resorts and its unique culture, Himalayan Retreat will offer a memorable experience, one will never forget.
Activities include white water rafting in the Trisuli River, wildlife safari in Chitwan National Park, trekking to Annapurna Base Camp, paragliding in Pokhara and visits to several world heritage sites like Lumbini (birthplace of Lord Buddha), Pasupati Temple, Swayambhu, Boudha, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc.
This program will include one week in Tibet and two weeks in Nepal.
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