Dec 22 - Delhi, India Arrival
Personally meet at Delhi Airport and transfer to
Dec 23 - Group introduction & Orientation
An orientation and group introduction will be
organized on next day of your arrival.
Dec 24, 25 - Taj Mahal Visit (Agra)
Drive to Agra around 09:00 AM > Transfer to hotel >
Free for Lunch > Visit to Fort & local market.
Next day; visit to the Taj Mahal at 10:00 AM after
Evening have Christmas Celebration at the volunteer
Dec 26 to 30
Volunteer Work begins
New Year Party Fire Works at volunteer house.
Jan 01, 02 - Visit to Pushkar
Drive to Pushkar after breakfast. Pushkar is one of
the most sacred pilgrimage places for Hindus and famous
for its only Brahma Temple.
Jan 02, 03 - Visit to Jaisalmer
Travel to Jaisalmer and transfer to the hotel and
visit Jaisalmer fort in the evening to see its nighty
beauty. The next day in the early morning a visit to
Gadisar Lake is planned to see the sunrise. Afterwards
we return to the Hotel for breakfast, followed by
Jaisalmer sightseeing and markets visits. In the
afternoon we will proceed to the Desert.
Jan 03, 04 - Visit to Desert and Camel Safari
In the afternoon will travel to desert and enjoy a
camel ride to the Sunset Point and sand dunes. When
taking the camel safari you'll explore the true
experience and delights of the desert. Immerse in the
spirit of Rajasthan all through the night stay under the
sky, and have a touch of culture with enchanting music,
folk dance and singing performances by folk artists.
Jan 04, 05 - Visit to Jodhpur
Travel to Jodhpur and transfer to a hotel. In the
evening it's possible to make a visit to the markets. On
the next day; we will visit Mehrangarh Fort after
breakfast and afterwards checkout from the Hotel.
Jan 05 - Back to Jaipur
Head back to Jaipur and arrive there before dinner.
Jan 06 - Checkout at 12:00 noon
Drop-off at Delhi airport around 17:00 hrs
On working days, volunteers get up and make their own
breakfast before heading out to their volunteer sites.
Our staff provides transportation to and from the
volunteer site of your choice. At the volunteer site,
you will spend approximately four hours. Lunch is
included and will be served at 1pm upon return to the
volunteer house. Open afternoons provide volunteers the
opportunity to explore Jaipur and learn about the local
culture and customs. Evening meals provide another
exciting chance to enjoy authentic food provided by our
staff cooks. The food is delicious and healthy and takes
full advantage of local cooking traditions. The weekends
are free time, where you can choose to relax or explore
the local area. Volunteers often travel to other parts
of the country on the weekends. If you don't know where
to go don't worry; ask the staff, they are always happy
to make recommendations..
In Jaipur, you are provided accommodation in our
volunteers' house which is a building owned by the
organization. The volunteer home is an independent
multi-storey building which is in northern part of
Jaipur. You can reach the centre of Jaipur in 30 minutes
by Auto Rickshaw. The volunteer house is safe and
secure. The house is 3 stories and contains 8 shared
bedrooms with suite washrooms. All washrooms have a
shower and a western toilet. There is a basic kitchen
and living room on each floor. During summer season the
rooms have Air Conditioner at night. The cook serves
quality Indian food to the volunteers and UV treated &
Ozonated water is provided in the home, which is clean
and safe to drink. Daily lunch and dinner are included.
The participants will be provided star hotel
accommodation, the room will be clean, air conditioned
and attached with western style washrooms sharing with
other volunteers. The participants may have meals of
their own choice by paying tab amount at their own but
almost break-fast will be provided by the hotels.
At Sankalp-Volunteer we make safety a high priority for
each and every volunteer and staff member that join our
program. Our program has been running for several years
and we have had the great joy in welcoming hundreds of
volunteers into our program, please trust that we have
extensive experience in caring and protecting all of our
volunteers. This includes safety within the house,
transportation provided by us, safety at the program
locations, and any emergencies that may arise.
We do not conduct any program that could in any possible
way jeopardize the safety of any volunteer or staff
member. We are very proud of our ongoing commitment and
provision of safety for all that join our team. In the
past 8 years we have had hundreds of volunteers within
the age group of 16-65 years of age, with a maximum of
30 volunteers at the house, with no miss-happening to
anyone in our program.
In order to continue our priority and contract with
safety, our organization maintains very set rules and
regulations. We ask that you join our program with
adherence to the set rules and respect them
appropriately for your own and others personal safety.
Arrival - pickup will be provided from Delhi
International airport, you can arrive anytime, our
personal driver will be there to pick you up.
Departure - we drop you at Delhi International
airport around 14:00 hours at end of program.
Our personal driver will be awaiting your arrival at
the airport. You will find him in the arrival hall, past
immigration/customs/baggage claim, with a placard
displaying your name.
Next day of your arrival at the destination we organized
an orientation for each program where you will gain an
understanding on the entire volunteer program,
introduction to rules and regulation of the
organization, Indian history, its culture and
Add $110 for Each Extra Week.
An application fee deposit USD $250 is required to pay after application aproval to confirm your spot on the program. This fee is part of total program cost as mentioned above.
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We arrange 2/3 sessions of Yoga every week while volunteer in Jaipur for free. However, there is compulsory purchase of Sankalp Volunteer t-shirt and Yoga mat which costs $25/person. Read More
Pickup can also be arranged from Delhi International airport at nominal cost.
Age Limit: 16 Years +
Qualification: Volunteers must participate in
this program with an open mind, giving heart, and
flexibility to work with elephants and the program