India Expedition and Volunteering

Do not just explore the beauty and culture of India; get introduced to what socio-economic challenges this developing country is still facing. Offer your services to the developing communities here by joining our volunteer abroad and travel program and make a difference!

Are you looking for a worthwhile volunteer and adventurous travel program in India? Then you've come to the right place. We offer a six week Volunteering and India Expedition program that will give you an experience of a lifetime. This program combines travel, adventure and volunteer work in Jaipur with NGO. The program is mixture of rewarding experiences and action!

Program Highlights

  • 4 week volunteer plus 2 weeks travel program

  • Volunteer with Orphanage Program and Street Children Project in Jaipur

  • Visit to Pushkar, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Ranthambhore

  • Visit to Taj Mahal, Amritsar & Dharamshala

  • Adventure & Activities - Overnight Camel Safari in Desert, Tiger Jeep Safari, 3 days Himalayan Trekking and Golden Temple

  • Airport transfers to Jaipur International Airport

  • Program fees U.S. $1740 for 6 weeks

  • Free Yoga classes while volunteering in Jaipur

Four weeks of this program will be filled with volunteer work in Jaipur location where participants can choose to work with Orphanage, Women Empowerment, Program for Street Children or Teaching English in primary schools. You will be working closely with our non-profit organization where you can help children and women by getting involve in their meaningful charitable programs.

You will go on organized weeklong excursion, visit the Taj Mahal, Ranthambhore (including Tiger Safari), Jodhpur, Jaisalmer (including a full night supported Camel Safari in Thar Desert). On the last week of your program will take you on another weeklong expedition to visit Golden Temple (Amritsar), 3 days Himalayan Trekking adventure and then visit to McLeodGanj (The home town to Dalai Lama).

In this 6 weeks Volunteering & India Expedition Program you participate in one of volunteer opportunities at Jaipur location. Here international volunteer can join the program and immerse in local culture and enrich their knowledge about India and its heritage and culture.

Volunteer Location
Volunteer Location

Jaipur is home to the prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India, Amber Fort and Jantar Mantar. It was founded in 1727 by the King of Amer. Forts, palaces and Havelis are be found at several places; especially in the old city, which is surrounded by pink walls that attract people from around the world and the country.

FIRST WEEK

Day 01: Arrival in Delhi/Jaipur International airport, pickup and transfer to volunteer house, Jaipur

Day 02: Orientation

Day 03 - 07: Volunteer work activity begins

SECOND WEEK

Day 08 - 09: Agra... City of Taj Mahal

Day 10 - 14: Volunteer Work Activity

THIRD WEEK

Day 15 - 16: Ranthambhore... On Tiger Trial

Day 17 - 21: Volunteer Work Activity

FOURTH WEEK

Day 22 - 23: To Jodhpur...Sun city of India

Day 23 - 24: To Jaisalmer... Golden City

Day 24 - 25: To Desert.... Camel Safari

Day 25 - 26: To Pushkar...Feast of colors

Day 27 - 28: Volunteer work activity

FIFTH WEEK

Day 29- 30: Free Weekend

Day 31- 35: Volunteer Work Activity

SIXTH WEEK

Day 36: Free

Day 37: To Dharamshala... Dalai Lama's Home Town

Day 38: Himalayan Trekking - Day 1

Day 39: Himalayan Trekking - Day 2

Day 40: Himalayan Trekking - Day 3

Day 41: To Amritsar... City of Golden Temple

Day 42: Travel back to Delhi

Arrival

After you reach the arrival hall, please look for your driver holding a placard displaying your name, he takes you to volunteer house, Jaipur.

Orientation

Orientation program takes place next day of your arrival for all volunteers together. This orientation introduces the entire volunteer program that you chose, introduction to rules and regulations of the organization, Indian history, its culture, and traditions.

During Volunteering

All abroad volunteers are provided accommodation in volunteer house which is safe and secure and owned by the organization. The center of Jaipur is just 30 minutes away by Auto Rickshaw. The house has nice bedrooms attaching with washrooms, having hot shower and a western toilet. Our cook serves quality Indian food to the volunteers. UV treated & Ozonized water is also provided in the home, which is clean and safe to drink. Daily lunch and dinner are included.

Volunteer House Jaipur
Volunteer House Jaipur

During Travel

The volunteers stay in 3/4 star hotel accommodation sharing with other volunteers while traveling; the rooms will be air-conditioned and attached with western style washrooms. The participants may have meals of their own choice by paying tab amount at their own. Mostly breakfast is provided by the hotels.

Sankalp Voluntary Organization, India make safety & security of abroad volunteers on a high priority. Our volunteer and travel programs has been running for several years and we have had the great joy in welcoming hundreds of volunteers into our programs. We provide safety within the house and at the volunteer project locations, transportation, and any emergencies that may arise.

We do not have any program that could endanger the safety of any Sankalp volunteer in any way. We are very proud of our ongoing commitment and provision of safety of our all international volunteers. Since 2006, we have had hundreds of abroad volunteers within the age group of 16-65 years of age, with a maximum of 30 volunteers at the house, with no miss-happening ever.

In the context of volunteer's safety, we have some rules and regulations for your own personal safety during the program and we request our volunteers to follow them.

Age Limit: 16 Years +


Qualification: Volunteers must participate in this Volunteering and India Expedition program with an open mind, giving heart, and flexibility to work with different age ranges of children.

Arrival / Pickup Departure / Drop-off
Sat, 7 Mar 2020 Sat, 18 Apr 2020
Sat, 14 Mar 2020 Sat, 25 Apr 2020
Sat, 21 Mar 2020 Sat, 02 May 2020
Sat, 03 Oct 2020 Sat, 14 Nov 2020
Sat, 10 Oct 2020 Sat, 21 Nov 2020
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 Sat, 28 Nov 2020

Arrival: Pickup will be provided from Jaipur International airport, you can arrive anytime, our personal driver will be there to pick you up.

Departure: We drop you at Jaipur International airport at end of program date.

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When you apply you only pay $250 (application fee), which comes off the total price.

You can use this currency converter to see prices in your local currency.

Fee Includes

  • Airport transfers (Jaipur Airport)
  • Extensive information prior to arrival
  • Accommodation & Meals
  • Volunteering in Jaipur (4 weeks)
  • Program orientation
  • Assistance in work area
  • Daily transport to the program site
  • Program relevant material
  • 24x7 In-house Wi-Fi Internet
  • 24x7 Team Support
  • Free Yoga classes while volunteer in Jaipur
  • Accommodation in deluxe hotels during tours
  • All intercity transfers by car
  • Monuments entry fees
  • Taxes and bank charges

Weekend Trips

  • Visit to Ranthambhore for Tiger Jeep Safari
  • Visit to Agra including Taj Mahal

First Travel Week -

  • Exciting trekking in the Himalayas
  • Visit world famous Golden Temple in Amritsar
  • Visit Dalai Lama's Home-McLeod Ganj

Second Travel Week -

  • Visit to Holi city Pushkar
  • Visit to Sun city Jodhpur
  • Visit to Golden city Jaisalmer
  • Overnight Camel Safari in desert

*Transfers from Delhi airport or hotel is also provided on nominal cost, $80/transfer.

**For more information on Yoga session and availability, please contact us.

I had a great time and am really sad to be leaving the kids! With the travel was as advertised with very nice accommodations and everything included in the itinerary was included. Overall I had a fantastic time and would recommend this expedition and volunteering program for people wanting to travel and make a difference with a very structured and safe organization.

- Patrick Laidlaw, USA