About Programme

The globally recognised IAYP programme empowers young people aged 14 to 24 to explore their potential and make a positive impact on the world. 

Indiahikes is a Trained Activity Provider of the International Award for Young People (IAYP).

Our Experiential Learning Programmes perfectly align with the objectives of the IAYP's Adventurous Journey component.


The IAYP programme at Indiahikes comprises three key elements:

  • A purposeful trekking adventure where challenges emerge naturally. Young people embark on wilderness treks, ranging from day treks to multi-day treks
  • Specially designed learning activities that inspire new thoughts, actions, and behaviour
  • The presence and input of trained facilitators to nudge learning in the desired direction
  • Working as part of a team
  • Understanding group dynamics
  • Enhancing leadership skills
  • Improving planning and organisation ability and attention to detail
  • Learning to make real decisions and accept real consequences
  • A sense of achievement and satisfaction by overcoming challenges and obstacles
  • Developing self-reliance and independence
  • Developing health and fitness
  • Experiencing and appreciating the outdoor environment
  • Gaining the appropriate knowledge and skills to journey safely in that environment
  • Exercising imagination and creativity by choosing their own journey
Read more about how our programmes align with IAYP