Nepal Adventure Week

Take a break from volunteering and enjoy a week of hiking, rafting and jungle activities in Nepal!

we need Volunteers In Nepal

  • Around 25% of the population in Nepal are living below the poverty line.
  • Malnutrition is particually evident in children under 5, with 36% enduring stunting.
  • Children from poor families have low attendence at school, with 1 in 4 of the poorest not going to school at all.
  • Nepal can experience natural disasters, such as earthquakes. This can severly impact the local structures and roads.
  • Much of Nepal's population lacks access to basic medical care.

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does Adventure Week Involve?

  • Explore some of Nepal's best sights
  • Have fun and relax with your fellow volunteers!
  • Get active with hiking, rafting and jungle adventures
  • See some incredible animals out in the wild
sitting on top of a hill overlooking countryside

Why Involvement Volunteers International?

  • Non Profit Organisation & Charity
  • Over 30 Years Expertise Globally
  • Low Program Fees - From US$295
  • Excellent Safety Record, In-Country 24/7 Support & Emergency Assistance
  • 1 Application Fee - Multiple Countries
IVI Volunteer teaching Nepalese Children

  PROJECT NAME: NEPAL ADVENTURE WEEK

LOCATION: KATHMANDU & CHITWAN

  START DATES: 1ST & 3RD MONDAY, EACH MONTH

  ACCOMMODATION: CAMPING & RESORT (SHARED ROOMS) 

  MIN DURATION: ONE WEEK

  MIN AGE: 16+

  SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: N/A 

  PROJECT COSTS: From US$395 + APPLICATION FEE

Overview

This program gives you the opportunity to experience Nepal on an adventure side.  Here’s a quick snapshot;

  • Hike through the Shiva Puri Mountain range with spectacular world renowned views
  • Enjoy a thrilling white water rafting excursion on the Trisuli river
  • Camp out under the stars for 3 nights
  • Drive to Chitwan and stay 2 nights in a resort
  • Take part in a jungle jeep safari in Sauraha, Chitwan
  • Experience exotic whildlife in their natural habitate.
  • Visit the Elephant breeding centre.
  • Cultural dance with the locals
  • Canoeing, water sports and nature activities.

Location

Kathmandu, the capital and largest city in Nepal, is an incredible place! The contrast of decaying buildings, smell of incense, street sellers, historic temples and incredible mountain views will invigorate your senses and keep you inspired to learn more about the amazing history and culture. For several hundred years, Kathmandu was one of three rival royal cities, along with Bhaktapur and Patan. The highlight of Kathmandu has long been Durbar Square, the largest of the palace squares in the three royal cities and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Temples and monuments of varying shapes, sizes, styles, and faiths can be found here. This small, mountain-sheltered valley is the historical centre of Nepal, a place where kingdoms rose and fell, where palaces and temples were built and rebuilt, and where Nepali art and culture was developed and refined.

Chitwan is home to Chitwan National Park, a nature lovers paradise. Here you may spot rhinos, elephants, deers, crocodiles and even the rare tiger if ya lucky!

Project Tasks

  • Explore some of Nepals best sights before or after your project
  • Have some fun with your fellow volunteers
  • Get active with hiking and watersports! 

Food & Accommodation

You will be camping out under the stars for a few nights at Charaudi. At Chitwan you will stay in a resort accomomodation with shared rooms. Back at Kathmandu, you will stay at our volunteer centre. 

You will be provided with three meals a day on weekdays and two meals per day on weekends. The meals are a mix of Western and Nepalese food, consisting mainly of vegetarian dishes including rice and vegetables. You can expect to have a chicken dish about once per week. You can chose to eat out at any of the local restaurants.

Testimonials...

FAQ...

This is a fantastic way to end your volunteering project, by exploring some of Nepal’s best sights. On the other hand, if you would prefer to travel a bit, and get to know the country before your project starts this could be a great add-on. This is an exciting and fun week!

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-One off application fee of US$275 applies in addition to the above program fees
-Application fee covers unlimited placements or countries at time of booking!! (maximum 12 week period)
*Please note community construction & Stray Dog projects cost an additional $40 p/week to cover materials
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-We DO NOT charge any credit card fees! (unlike some of our competitors)
  • Arrival  airport transfer
  • 3 Meals p/day weekdays, 2 meals p/day weekends
  • Accommodation (Volunteer Centers – shared dorm style rooms)
  • Daily ground transportation (to/from project)
  • Training & supervision as required
  • Use of necessary equipment incl program materials
  • 24/7 emergency assistance, volunteer support, local guiding and advice
  • Touring & excursions as per itinerary
  • Certificate of Completion 
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Airfares & visa fees
  • Additional tours, souvenirs, spending money
  • Some daily local transport (depending on program eg. $2 p/day)

An arrival airport transfer from Tribhuvan International Airport is provided so long as you arrive on a Saturday or Sunday. Volunteers arriving any other days will need to find their way to the centre or we can arrange a transfer at additional cost. We’ll provide full details on how to do this in the volunteer welcome pack.

Monday – Hike through the mountain in Shivapur
Tuesday to Wednesday

  • Drive to Charaudi early in the morning (3 hours)
  • White water rafting at Trisuli river
  • Overnight camping

Thursday to Saturday

Jungle adventure! We will be going on a safari in Sauraha, Chitwan to experience its exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. Included are a visit to the elephant breeding center, walking in the jungle, bird watching, canoeing and watching a cultural dance by locals.

The weekends are always open for your leisure. The local team will assist you in organising additional travel plans with heaps of local knowledge. Shopping in Kathmandu is an experience all its own. Thamel, Kathmandu’s tourist hotspot, is where shoppers can find Nepalese, Tibetan and Indian artifacts, woodcarvings, handicraft and an assortments of unique clothing and apparel. There are also several malls where you can find fashionable clothing and grocery stores, offering everything from wine to breakfast cereals. There are numerous dining options available throughout the city, including Italian, Indian, Thai, Korean and Chinese in addition to a variety of local cuisine.

No extra requirements needed. 

Nepal is one of the most beautiful and culturally rich countries in the world.  Nepal first opened its borders to outsiders in the 1950s.  It is home to Mount Everest, the birthplace of Buddha, and an astonishingly beautiful landscape, ranging from the well-known peaks of the Himalaya to the low-lying regions of the Terai.

The Nepali people are as diverse at the geography, with over 70 languages or dialects and scores of traditional festivals celebrated throughout the year.

However, Nepal is also one of the most under-developed countries in the world, with low rates of literacy, high rates of poverty and a persistent gender imbalance. The government is frequently unable to provide adequate education and health facilities throughout the country and both urban and rural areas are forced to live without necessary resources to promote growth and development of their communities.

Nepal is a year round destination, and the cliate can vary between the North and South regions. The best overall times to visit are during spring and autumn (particually for trekking).

December to Febuary is winter, and it can get extremely cold in the mountains (down to sub zero). Summer in this region has a pleasent temperature but still bring some warmer clothing for the evenings. 

Summer in southern Nepal can get extremely hot (plus 40°C) in some areas. Winter temperatures in this area can range from 7°C to 23°C.

Kathmandu has a pleasent climate on average. The monsoon rains start from June to September in Nepal. 

The majority of Nepalis are either Hindus or Buddhists, but there are many other religions here too like Islam, Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism. You will find many temples and monasteries around Nepal. The right hand is used for important things such as passing money, eating and the giving of gifts. 

Nepalese people love their food and much of it has been influenced by Indian and Tibetan cultures. Nepali people have a lot of respect for elders and will call each other didi (“older sister”), bahini (“younger sister”), etc, even if they are not actually related. The family unit is very strong and having a close knit family is important for the local people. 

30 Years Non Profit Experience

IVI is an Australian charity & non profit organisation founded in 1989 and is one of the pioneers of overseas volunteering successfully placing over 20,000 volunteers globally.

Affordable Volunteer Travel

We’re not motivated by shareholder profits.   Our fees are fully transparent to ensure maximum benefit where it is most needed. 

Safe & Responsible Projects

All projects include a dedicated 24/7 in-country management team, operational & risk assessment & overseas support contact.   All projects are personally inspected to ensure very high quality.
 

Work Experience & University Credits

We place thousands of Uni students and can assist you with course credits and in-field experience points.   Many of our project coordinators are qualified practitioners in their respective fields allowing unique in-field supervision and Uni accreditation options

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