The 5 weeks volunteer and travel package offers combined services like home stay, community volunteer placement, Jungle safari, sightseeing around Kathmandu, white water rafting and trekking in the Himalayas.
You will have an opportunity to volunteer in one of our project. Upon completion of your volunteering placement you will begin adventure trip.
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.
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.
The Nepal volunteer and adventure package runs all year round.
✔ Flexible ✔ Customizable ✔ Volunteering opportunities ✔Wildlife safari activities ✔Trekking in the Himalayas ✔White water rafting
✔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)
Accomodation & Meals
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 & meals at the host family while volunteering
22 days community volunteering placement
Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Language and cultural orientation
Public transportation to and from the placement
Half day white water rafting
3 days trekking
3 days Chitwan wildlife safari
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 Kathmandu airport
02 day: Sightseeing and cultural information
03 day: Sightseeing+ Language+cultural information
04 days: Rafting + travel to Chitwan safari program
05 day: Hole day jungle safari activities
06 day: Breakfast and leave to Pokhara for Trekking
07 day: Trekking around Annapurna region
08 day: Trekking
09 day: Trekking and back to Pokhara
10 day: Back to Kathmandu
11-25 day: Volunteering placement
26 day: Back to Kathmandu and rest
27 – 33 day: Volunteer (at you chosen program)
34 day: Relax and explore local market
35 day: Farewell and Airport drop off
WHEN AND HOW DO I START MY ADVENTURE ?
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 theTrekking.
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 for this trek? 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)