5 women to receive a fully funded travel grant through SWO-YATRA, Solo Woman Travel Challenge 2019
Solo Travel Nepal, a community of inspiration and support for Nepali travellers who want to explore Nepal and the world, has been organising SWO-YATRA (Solo Woman Travel Challenge), a travel grant competition for women travellers to explore expansive natural landscape and diverse cultural heritage of the country since 2015.
This year they will be sending five dynamic women travellers on their solo journey across Nepal through SWO-YATRA. They will leave for their travels from August 30 to November 30 for a period of at least 10 days. The application has been opened from May 10 till June 10. One of these winners will be selected as Miss Nepali Traveller and who will represent the platform taking Nepali Travel voices global as its brand ambassador. Nepali Travellers will provide full funding and support for international solo travel at least for one month to the Miss Nepali Traveller.
The platform also creates and publishes travel content that are intimate and localised on online and offline platforms. Training on Wilderness First-Aid, Self defense, Visual Storytelling to facilitate travel plans of the travellers are given prior to commencement of travel.