Everest Elective

Company : Medforce
Activities: Adventure Holidays / Activity Holidays / Hiking Holidays / Community Volunteer Projects / Tours / Medical, Health, Medicine
Country: Nepal
Location : Kathmandu, Nepal
Duration: 6 weeks to 2 months
Approx Costs: 2500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

This placement guarantees you far more than your standard clinical experience! Spend the day working at a large teaching hospital, then finish off in true style by heading to one of the World’s most famous sites – Everest Base camp.


What to Expect

  • Explore and sightsee in Kathmandu - Get to know the beautiful region of Kathmandu through social activities with our group, visiting the hidden temples and learning about the fantastic culture!
  • Get great hands on experience – You’ll be able to work 8 hours per day, 6 days a week at a large teaching hospital; giving you as much patient contact time as possible. The hospital offers 27 different departments, giving a huge range of choice to focus on.
  • Have great fun with a group – This placement means you’ll be with a group, rather than being alone. This, along with our UK leader to look after you means your experience is completely hassle free and packed full of fun!
  • Trek to the Everest Base Camp - Participate on the World famous trek, taking you into the heart of the Himalayan range with breathtaking views of the World's highest mountains. Trek through valleys and see everything from Buddhist monasteries to wild yaks!

 

​Highlights

  • ​Experience the amazing Nepalese culture in Kathmandu!​
  • Get a HUGE amount of patient contact in a large teaching hospital!
  • Enjoy a hassle free placement with a group – all meals and accommodation provided!​
  • Experience the World's highest mountain up close and trek to Everest Base Camp!​​

Start Dates

Start Dates: 21st March, 18th April, 23rd May

(If your dates don’t quite match, please let us know and we can help make it work for you)

Costs / Benefits

What is included:
- Pre-departure briefing and support
- Airport transfers
- UK Leader
- Local guides
- Medical staff supervision at hospital
- Accommodation
- Meals
- 24/7 Emergency back-up
- UK administration and organisation
- Nepalese staff and administration costs
- Social activities
- Return flights from Kathmandu to Lukla
- National Park entrance fees
- Government guides and porters for trek
- T-shirt​

Requirements

Suitable for UK, European, Australian (Inc. NZ) and USA medical students

Booking / Enquiry

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