4 Weeks Volunteer & Travel

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The 4 week volunteer and adventure travel package includes a combined program of volunteering, Jungle safari, rafting and trekking.  You will have an opportunity to volunteer either at a school, community library or at the Buddhist monastery. Once you finish your volunteering placement you will  start your adventure travel. While volunteering, your accommodation and meals will be arranged at a local host family or at the monastery, or in a hotel . You will be provided a private room and 2 meals a day.

WHEN AND HOW DO I START MY ADVENTURE ?  After you finish your volunteer placement, you will take a morning bus( 7:00 AM) to Chitwan National park for a  wildlife safari. You will spend 3 days in Chitwan doing various jungle activities.

Pokhara:  After your safari adventure in Chitwan,  you will catch a morning bus to Pokhara(8:30 AM). It will take about 5 hours. VCD Nepal’s local guide will meet and greet you at the bus park and will take you to your accommodation at a local hotel. He will also brief you about the trekking for next day.

Trekking:  You will go together with your trekking guide to the trekking starting point and start trekking. On the trek, your accommodation and food will be arranged at the local tea houses.

Getting back to Kathmandu: After 4 days trekking you will be back to Pokhara. Your accommodation will be arranged at the local hotel in Lakeside. The next day, you will catch a early morning tourist bus(7:30 AM) to Kathmandu. We will drop you off at the bus park.  Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick you up from the bus park and drop you off at you accommodation.

DO I NEED ANY SPECIAL TREKKING GEAR TO TREK ? –  Not really. 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 make sure to email us before you fly and we will advise you on what to bring.

What is included in the trekking package ? – 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara, a professional trekking guide, trekking permit, TIMS permit, public transportation, 3 meals a day(breakfast, lunch and dinner), accommodation at the local tea houses, return bus to Kathmandu.

 What is included in Chitwan ? – 2 nights accommodation, meals( 2 breakfast, 2 lunch & 2 dinner), Elephant back safari, Jungle walk, Tharu cultural dance, Tharu village walk, bird watching, canoe ride, elephant breeding center visit.

What is included in rafting ? –  transportation, raft rental, professional rafting guide and lunch.

This itinerary can be customized according to your travel plans, Please share your thoughts and our tour expert will help you to plan your trip.

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YOUR ACCOMMODATION – Volunteer’s accommodation will be arranged at a local host family. They will provided a clean private room. Most of the family have Nepali style toilet. Free WI-FI is available at some of the host families.

MEALS – You will be provided  authentic Nepali meal(dal/bhat) 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch & Dinner) . Most family offers vegetarian  meal. Tea is served few times a day.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES  – It really depends on the project you choose to do.

WORKING HOURS – 3 to 5 hours a day and six days a week( Saturdays are day off).

01 day:                      MEET AND GREET AT THE AIRPORT
02 day:                      Sightseeing and cultural information
03 day:                      Sightseeing and Nepali language
04 -18 day:              Travel to volunteering placement
19 day:                      Travel Back to Kathmandu from the placement
20 day:                     Travel to Chitwan National park for wildlife safari
21 day:                      Jungle adventure activities
22 day:                      Breakfast and travel to Pokhara for Trekking
23 day:                      Trekking around Annapurna region
24 day:                      Trekking
25 day:                      Travel back from the trekking
26 day:                      Travel back to Kathmandu
27 day:                      Free day
28 day:                      Airport drop off

FEE – 850 EUROS

INCLUDES-
Airport pick up & drop off
Accommodation & meals in Kathmandu
4 Sightseeing within Kathmandu valley, cultural and language classes for 2 hours
Public transport to and from the placement
2 nights/3 days Jungle activities( accommodation & 6 meals)
Half day white water rafting
2 nights accommodation in Pokhara
4 days trekking(guide, accommodation and 3 meals a day, local transport

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