Mini Volunteer and Trekking Escape in Nepal (Chitwan National Park)

  • Make a noticeable difference in the world while exploring the beautiful Nepal
  • Volunteer in Nepal for ten days and then set off on an exciting trek; only $1199
  • Global Crossroad’s programs in Nepal have been trusted by thousands since 2003
  • This journey will surely change your life and the lives of others in Nepal

Do you want to travel abroad, while having the opportunity to make a positive impact on the place you venture to? Global Crossroad offers an affordable, reputable, and exciting short term volunteer opportunity in Nepal for those interesting in exploring Nepal (the Chitwan National Park) and dedicating some time to the needs of others.

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Mini Volunteer and Travel Escape in Nepal  involves both volunteering and travelling in Nepal. In the volunteering part, you will have the option to volunteer in an orphanage, volunteer teaching English at a local school, or lend a healing hand in the medical program. You will spend the first 10 days of your volunteer abroad experience helping others. After you complete your volunteering commitment, you will embark on a three-day travel of a lifetime! This is a unique chance to explore the fascinating and stunning country.

Nepal is a ravishingly beautiful country filled with warm and friendly locals. The Nepalese culture and traditions are rich and colorful. However, there are vast numbers of people who are in need of a kind and helping hand. You can join a short term volunteer trip in Nepal and truly make a difference.

  • Program: Mini Volunteer and Travel Escape in Nepal  
  • Start Dates: 1st and 3rd  Monday of each month  
  • Departure and End Point: Tribhubhan Airport, Kathmandu
  • Language Need: none
  • Accommodation and Meals: Host family and Nepali foods three times a day
  • Working Hours: 20-30 per week
  • Activities: Please see itinerary

Mini Volunteer and Trekking Escape in Nepal (Chitwan National Park) (2 weeks) Program Itinerary

This mini volunteer and trekking escape in Nepal is a perfect blend of volunteering and trekking through the Chitwan National Park.

Day 0:

Arrive at the Tribhuvan International airport (Kathmandu) and transfer to home base.

Day 1: Orientation and Welcome

Global Crossroad’s 2-week volunteer abroad program in Nepal orientation takes place at the Kathmandu office. Orientation covers history, culture, religion, children's issues, field conditions, host family, safety issues, climate expectations, working projects, and related topics

Days 2-11: Volunteer Work in Orphanage/Teaching/Medicine

For the first 10 days of your 2-week volunteer abroad in Nepal experience, you will work in either an orphanage, a school, or a medical clinic or hospital. In your free time, you will explore the wonders of rural Nepal -its natural beauty, its intriguing culture, and its spirited people. Our local field staff will assist you along the way.

Explore Nepal

During your last three days, you will explore Chitwan National Park, one of the most famous tourist hubs in Nepal. Located in the mid-Terai regions of Nepal, Chitwan National Park has many things to offer.

DAY One: Travel from Kathmandu to Chitwan

You will take an early tourist bus to Chitwan where you will take part in Nepal's river rafting experience - passing by scenic hills and landscapes from Fishling. Then, you will journey onto Mungling before continuing to Chitwan National Park (estimated 3 hour drive). Accommodations: Tourist hotel/Guesthouse

DAY Two: Explore Chitwan National Park

After an early wake-up time and breakfast, you will tour the jungle while simultaneously experiencing the unique bird species within Chitwan's National Park. After this tour, you will canoe the Rapti and Narayani Rivers. These river waters are inhabited by carnivorous crocodiles, as well as other unique species of animals and birds. Return to camp and break for lunch before voyaging through the culture-rich village of Tharu. You will then have dinner and an overnight at the lodge.

Overnight Accommodations: Tourist hotel/Guesthouse

DAY three: Explore Chitwan National Park

In the morning, you will safari though Chitwan National Park's jungles atop an elephant while simultaneously witnessing an abundance of the park's flora and fauna. Upon return to the camp and after lunch, you can visit the park's elephant stables where the senior naturalists will provide an in-depth lecture about the behavior/life of these majestically giant, often gentle creatures.

Overnight Accommodations: Tourist hotel/Guesthouse

The proposed itinerary is a sample and is subject to change to meet the changes in the local field conditions.

Prices and Dates

Program fee: $1199

Global Crossroad provides the most affordable volunteering and trekking adventures. We want to make trips like this accessible for everyone!

Program Fees Cover

  • Room (host family, hostel) and local food 3 times a day during volunteering
  • Room (host family, economy hotel) and local food 3 times a day during travel
  • Local transportation during travel
  • Comprehensive travel insurance
  • Entrance fees
  • Airport pick up/drop off
  • Support of in country staff

Program Fees Exclude

  • Airfare
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses on soft drink and food
  • Food / room before the start of the program
  • Domestic daily transportation during volunteering
  • Tips (for guide and/or staff)