Nepal Road Trip – 6 weeks
The Nepal road trip volunteer and travel package provides you an opportunity to volunteer and travel throughout Nepal. Upon completion of your volunteering placement you will hit the road for various adventure activities across Nepal.
During the community volunteering program your accommodation and meals will be arranged at a local host family. You will be provided a private room. Meals is served 3 times a day. Dal Bhat Tarkari (Rice, Lentils and vegetables) is the most common food cooked in Nepali homes.
The Nepal road trip volunteer and travel package runs all year round.
Depending on the project that you choose but in general you will wake up around 7am and your typical day starts with a cup of morning tea. Main meal is served around 9:30am. After meal head to the project. You will be working 6 days a week. Saturday is the day off.
✔ Customizable trip
✔ White water rafting
✔ Wildlife safari activities
✔ Trekking in the Himalayas
✔ Volunteering opportunities
✔ 18+ years old
✔ Fluent speaking and writing skills in English language
✔ A criminal background check certificate is required
✔ Working with children check (WACC) certificate (preferred)
Accommodation and meals will be arranged at a local family close to your project while volunteering. You will be provided a private room with a bed and a table. Meals is served 3 times a day. Dal Bhat Tarkari (Rice, Lentils and vegetables) is the most common food cooked in Nepali homes. Most of the family have Wi-Fi, western toilets and hot shower which is a bonus otherwise pan toilets and normal shower.
Water- You can either purchase bottled water at local tea shops or ask with your hosting family for filtered or boiled water.
Airport pick up & drop off
Accommodation in Kathmandu(host family or tourist standard hotel)
25 days combined volunteering placement( childcare, school teaching or monastery)
Sightseeing, Language and cultural information
All travel transport(public)
Half day white water rafting
3 night accommodation in Pokhara
3 days trekking (guide, permit, local transport, accommodation and food)
3 days Chitwan wildlife safari(transport, accommodation, 6 meals, jungle activities)
What’s not included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance, vaccinations and any personal expenses
This itinerary is customizable according to your travel plans and preferences, Please share your thoughts and our tour expert will help you to plan your trip.
01 day: MEET AND GREET AT THE AIRPORT
02 day: Sightseeing+Language+cultural information
03 day: Sightseeing+ Language+cultural information
04 days: Travel to Godawari for home stay and cultural exchange
05 day: Family stay and cultural immersion in a typical village
06 day: Travel back to Kathmandu
07 – 20 day: Volunteer at child care
20 day: Back to Kathmandu and rest
21 – 31 day: Volunteer (at you chosen program)
32 day: Travel back to Kathmandu
33 day: Rafting +Travel to Chitwan National park for wildlife safari
34 day: Chitwan Safari
35 day: Breakfast and travel to Pokhara for the trek
36 day: Trekking
37 day: Trekking
38 day: Travel back from the trekking
39 day: Sightseeing around Pokhara
40 day: Travel back to Kathmandu
41 day: Free day
42 day: Airport drop off
FAQ about this trip
WHEN AND HOW DO I START MY ADVENTURE ?
Rafting- Your adventure trip begins with white water rafting in Trisuli river. Our volunteer coordinator will pick you from the hotel and drop you to the bus to rafting. The journey takes about 3 hours. You will join the other people to go on the raft. It’s a half day raft. Lunch will be served at the river bank. After lunch you will continue your journey to Chitwan jungle safari.
Chitwan Jungle safari- You will arrive late afternoon to Chitwan national park after half day rafting. Our local coordinator will transfer you to the jungle resort. Next 3 days you will be in Chitwan National park doing various jungle adventure activities.
Upon arrival in Pokhara for trekking- After your jungle safari adventure in Chitwan you will travel to Pokhara by a tourist bus. It’s about 5 hours journey. Upon arrival in Pokhara you will be met by your trekking guide who would transfer you to the hotel accommodation. You will rest for few hours and in the evening your guide will come and brief you about the Trekking.
Trekking- Wake up early morning, grab some breakfast and leave for trekking. This is fully guided trip so you will be accompanied by our guide while trekking. Accommodation and food will be arranged at the local tea houses.
Where is my trekking route?
Trekking around Annapurna Conservation region. But remember trekking route can be customized according to your travel plan and preferences.
Getting back to Kathmandu after trek- Upon completion of trekking your guide will drop you off at a hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara. Next morning our local coordinator will pick you around 7am from your hotel and put you in the bus to Kathmandu. The bus journey to Kathmandu from Pokhara takes about 7-8 hours in normal traffic. Upon arrival in Kathmandu you will be met by our volunteer coordinator and guide you to your hotel accommodation in Thamel.
Do i need any special trekking equipment?
A good runner and warm jacket should be alright. It’s very easy and low altitude trekking. But it really depends on the season. Please let us know beforehand so we would be able to advise you on what to bring.
Do I need any special clothing or gear for jungle safari?
We advise you to bring mosquito repellent and sun protection location. Chitwan has sub-tropical climate so bring shorts and t-shirts.
Kathmandu, Chitwan, Pokhara and Dhading
What is included in rafting?
professional rafting guide
What is included in my trekking package ?
2 nights accommodation in Pokhara
A professional trekking guide
3 meals a day(breakfast, lunch and dinner) while trekking
Public transport back to Kathmandu
What is included in Chitwan ?
2 nights accommodation in a jungle resort
6 Meals ( 2 breakfast, 2 lunch & 2 dinner)
Elephant back safari
Tharu cultural dance
Tharu village walk
Elephant breeding center visit
Travel insurance for your safety
Vaccines(Please visit your GP or seek for medical advice if you intend to volunteer and travel in Nepal. Please check out the link for more information. http://services.masta.com/VaccineChecker)