With a mosaic of diverse cultures and geographies, Nepal offers rich opportunities for cultural immersion.  Our programs focus on hands-on learning with local peoples.  

Himalayan Crossroads Cultural Exploration programs are designed to be a two-way exchange where the participants as well as the local community benefit from the partnership.

Our cultural exploration opportunities are listed below. Please write to us if there is a topic you are interested in that is not listed here. With our vast network of connections and expertise, we feel confident that we will be able to assist you in nearly any area of interest.

Religion & Philosophy (Hinduism & Buddhism)


Artisans of the valley (Wood carving, stone carving, brass and bronze casting, thangka painting, street art, etc.)

Musical traditions of Nepal

Nepali cooking


Gender issues/Women’s studies

Caste and Ethnicity

History and Politics