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Wilderness First Aid
Nepal, February 2024

Course Details

10-11 February 2024

  • USD$275 per student including lunch each day

    • Nepal & India Citizens: USD$195 (Nepal Rs. 25600) including lunch each day

    • Optional CPR Certification for USD$40 (NPR5000)

  • Course taught in English

Location:      Sampada Garden Hotel InnRani Devi Marg, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

The class will be from 8 am-5 pm each day with 1 hour for lunch from around noon-1 pm.


Travel, Meals, and Lodging

Sampada Garden Hotel Inn is in Kathmandu, please follow local directions to the site, planning to arrive by 7:45am.


Meals and Lodging

Students are required to arrange all lodging.  Lunch and Chiya are included.


There is no CPR class included in this course.   Students may complete an optional AHA Heartsaver course on the first day at 5:30pm.  To complete this option, please register with your course registration.  This is an additional USD$40 or NPR5000.



How to Register

Please register through the link above.  A confirmation email will be automatically sent to you upon completion of the registration.

Cancelation Policies

We will follow NOLS registration Policies for this course, please visit their policies page for an overview of cancellation and transfer policies.

Why Nepal?

Why not Nepal??  Make your course an adventure, not just a weekend.  Come a few days early and enjoy some time in Kathmandu from the trekkers hotspot of Thamel to Durbar Square and the local Stupas.  Then spend time on course with enough time to get the pace of life in Nepal.  Before or after the course look for trekking options from 3 days to 21 days across Nepal!

Looking for some recommendations for setting up your trip?  We can give you some information or connect you with locals in Nepal that can help to set up your trek.


NOLS Information

Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two. If you like to take short trips relatively close to medical resources, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.

This course is great for people of all experience levels, and is best suited for those who recreate outdoors where EMS response can be expected in a timely manner (fewer than eight hours). You'll learn the Patient Assessment System, how to provide effective first aid treatments for injuries and illnesses common in the outdoors, and how to make appropriate evacuation decisions.

You'll learn both in the classroom and in outdoor settings regardless of weather, so come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments!

Learn more about NOLS Wilderness Medicine

Learn more about NOLS Wilderness First Aid Courses

COVID-19 Disclosure

Student Agreement

WFA Course Schedule

WFA Course Overview & Packing List

College Credit

Continuing Education for Medical Professionals

Recertification Policies

NOLS Wilderness Medicine Policies

Financial Aid

Essential Eligibility Requirements

Wilderness First Responder Recertification

​For students holding a recent NOLS Wilderness First Responder certification, Please check out our recertification policies to make sure you're eligible to renew your certification.  A current CPR certification is required for your WFR and is included in your registration.


What is included in the cost

  • NOLS Wilderness First Aid Certification

    • NOLS Wilderness First Responder Certification for current NOLS WFR

  • All required course equipment & textbooks

  • Lunch each day and afternoon tea

What is not included in the cost

  • Optional CPR Certification

    • Students who would like to complete this may sign up at registration

    • Meals and lodging in Kathmandu

  • Travel into Kathmandu, including to and from the airport

  • Local transportation in Kathmandu​

  • Nepal Entrance Visa

  • Any additional activities in Nepal

For questions about location & logistics, contact

Idaho Rescue Training

+1 208-720-8437

Course Site

This course will be held at Sampada Garden Hotel Inn 

We highly recommend booking directly Sampada Garden Hotel for your visit to Kathmandu if you need local lodging.

This course is being offered with the partnership and assistance of Himalayan Medics Pvt. Ltd,  LaMa Walks, and Kaitu Expeditions.

In Country Recommendations

Kathmandu Lodging

​We recommend staying at Sampada Garden Hotel. We highly recommend booking directly Sampada Garden Hotel for your visit to Kathmandu.

Trekking & Climbing Expeditions

We recommend LaMa Walks or Kaitu Expeditions for booking your trekking or Climbing Expeditions in Nepal!

Current Nepal Travel Information

Updated October 2022

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