Day 01, Saturday - Jaipur, India Arrival
We will pick you up from the Jaipur International Airport on the starting date; you can arrive anytime.
Our driver meet at airport then moves to the volunteer house, Jaipur.
Day 02, Sunday - Program Orientation
After breakfast, all participants will get an extensive introduction to the program. This will help you gain an understanding on the entire volunteer and travel activities.
After the orientation free to explore the neighborhood.
Day 03 to 07, Mon to Fri - Volunteering with local NGO
Volunteer work begins on Day 3, you will work at your asigned volunteer project. The evenings are free to explore and experience this world heritage city.
A complimentary yoga class in morning hour 06:00 AM to 07:00 AM during the week is also provided in volunteer house itself.
Day 08, Saturday - Jaipur Sightseeing
After lunch Visit to Monkey Temple, Birla Temple, In the evening around 6 PM, we take you for a welcome dinner at a village resort, where you can enjoy live folk music, traditional Rajasthani dinner and much more.
Day 09, Sunday - Visit Pushkar - Feast of colors
Visit the Holy city of India and enjoy the exotic view to lakes in the center of city, have fun with camel ride in desert and then will take you to Savitri Temple, by cable car, finish your day trip with sunset view there and drive back to Jaipur.
Day 10 to 14 - Volunteer Work
Monday till Friday you will work at your volunteer project.
Day 15, Saturday - Visit Agra, City of Taj Mahal
The one week long India expedition begins in Agra, the most beautiful wonders of the world. After breakfast, drive to Agra by car, post lunch check in at the hotel and rest for couple of hours. The evening will proceeds to visiting Agra Fort, markets and back to hotel. On the next day early morning (6:00 AM) you make visit to the Taj Mahal!
Day 16, Sunday - The Taj Mahal
Well, the monument of love finally welcomes you to its stunning view. Post the memorable sightseeing experience at the Taj Mahal, back to hotel and enjoy the breakfast and then travel back to Jaipur.
Day 17, Monday - Travel To Amritsar
Experience overnight journey by Indian train to Amritsar from Jaipur. After arrival on the next morning, transfer to pre booked hotel.
Day 18, Tuesday - Visit the Border & Golden Temple
Make the most of your free time in Amritsar by tasting the local food.
We start at 03:00 PM and move towards the India – Pakistan International Border to see t the flags ceremony, also known as the Beating Retreat ceremony. As a foreigner, all you need to carry your passport.
After attending the ceremony, we will head back towards the city and will visit the beautiful and sacred Golden Temple which is the biggest Sikh pilgrimage in the world.
While you are at the temple, don’t forget to taste the delicious Langar.
Day 19, Wednesday - Drive to Dharamshala
Post breakfast drive to Dharamshala by car, on the way enjoy the enchanting and beautiful land landscapes. Reach the basecamp and stay overnight.
Day 20, Thursday - Trekking Adventure
One of the exciting highlights of the trip is trekking in the Himalayas. You will head towards base camp from where you will take up the 9 KM long Triund trek. Lunch and bottled water will be given before starting the trip, camping and dinner overnight. A moderately difficult trip, the exhaustion you'll have when climbing will be totally worthy once you get the view of the beautiful Himalayan snow clad mountains.
- Trekking adventure begin from the trekking base camp at 08:30 AM.
- Trek throughout day, with frequent breaks for water, tea, packed lunch.
- Reach at Triund (mid-way point) afternoon and take Lunch.
- Reach at mountain's summit at Ilaka Glassier and continue trekking onwards to Snow Line.
- Trek downwards; back to Triund and dinner.
Day 21, Friday - Return to base camp after The Trek
Friday morning after having your breakfast, you will return to basecamp. Take rest during the day time and then visit again have a small trek to nearby waterfall.
Day 22, Saturday - Mcleodganj Sightseen
Saturday morning, post breakfast visit Mcleodganj (Dharamshala) to see the beautiful markets, well known temple of Dalai Lama, and visit another waterfall known as Bhagsu. Back to the base camp before sunset and enjoy another delicious dinner at basecamp.
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner.
Day 23, Sunday - Travel back to Jaipur
Post breakfast, drive back to Amritsar to catch the train to Jaipur.
Day 24, Monday - Arrival in Jaipur
Reach Jaipur around 10:30 AM, rest at the volunteer house.
Day 25, Tuesday - Departure / Checkout
Travel back home or free for individual plans, drop-off to Jaipur airport will be provided.