Home stays and cultural exchange programs is a fantastic way to get more out of a trip to Nepal and can be arranged in most areas of Nepal with our 150 Host families. Participants will be placed with a Nepali family in a small rural village or family within the city for the duration of their stay. This provides the volunteers with an excellent opportunity to immerse themselves in the depth of all aspects of Nepali culture, lifestyle, language, food and people. Volunteers should remember that this is a cultural exchange and that an effort to offer some knowledge of their own home culture and customs to the family with whom they stay is appreciated.
REQUIREMENT – No specific requirement needed for this program. Other than that a genuine desire to learn about different culture, language and people at the same time wiling to share about their home culture.
AGE – No age limit.
YOUR ACCOMMODATION – Volunteer’s accommodation will be arranged at a local host family. They will provided a clean private room with bed. Sometimes they need to share room with other volunteers too. Most of the family have Nepali style toilet and bathroom. Some family have western toilets and hot shower as well. Free WIFI is available at some of the host families.
MEALS – You will be provided (dal/bhat) authentic Nepali meal two times a day (Breakfast & Dinner) and one light meal(lunch) at the family. Most family offers vegetarian meal. Tea is served few times a day.
JOB AT THE PLACEMENT – This is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in authentic Nepali culture. Your days will be spending helping family member in their daily work(farming, cattle care and cooking). And learn local culture and language.
PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES – Accommodation at a local family, 3 meals a day, public transportation to and from Kathmandu, Nepali language and cultural orientation, airport pick up and drop off.
PROJECT OPERATES – All year round. Popular month are March, April, September, October & November.
WORKING HOURS – This is more like becoming the part of the local family so there is no working hours. You just enjoy your time with the local family and help them.
(Home stay and cultural exchange program can be arranged allover Nepal upon request).