Destinations To Volunteer In Asia In 2019 | VolSol

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Wondering how to experience a meaningful vacation in 2019?

There’s one set of people who might be thinking of traveling abroad to volunteer, but not sure of where to go and what to do. There might be others who are still scared to travel alone and trying to convince friends to accompany on the trip. And there might be another set of people who are taking a break from the monotonous schedule and planning to travel with the family in 2019.

No matter which category you belong to, a volunteer trip to Asia would definitely suit your interests. A solo traveler, a couple on the go, a gap year student or a family trip – Asia has something in store for everyone. Being one of the extensive and geographically diverse continents, there are several destinations worth exploring and you will have the option to give something back to society as well.

Here’s a list of the volunteering destinations where you can go with VolSol in 2019.

 

India

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India is one of the most favored destinations for travelers of all ages. With the Himalayas in the north and the Indian Ocean in the south, the Thar Desert in the west and the Sundarbans in the east – India can never fail to mesmerize the visitors.

Being a volunteer, you can explore India extensively and be a part of the development that the country essentially is trying to achieve. There are numerous programs in India that Volunteering Solutions can provide you with – the Street Children Program in Delhi, the Medical Internship Program in Palampur, the Summer Volunteer Adventure Program are the most popular ones.

India has a huge number of kids dwelling in the streets and the orphanages, and it would be great if you can give some time and spread some love among them.

While your weekdays would have proper project schedules, you can make full use of your weekends to travel and our country coordinator will help you in planning your trips.

You can join the Golden Triangle Program, which will give you the chance to travel across Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra – visiting the architectural grandeur that the Rajputs and Mughals had created since the 15th Century.

If you are planning to travel to India with your partner, what can be a better place than Taj Mahal – The Epitome of Love – to express your feelings?

 

Thailand

Once known as ‘The Venice of East’ – Thailand is one of the most popular Southeast Asian nations which had a footfall of 6 million travelers in 2015. With the vibrant nightlife in Bangkok to serene beaches at Koh Samui – Thailand has a lot to offer to everyone visiting this archipelago.

With Volunteering Solutions, traveling to Thailand would be even more exciting as you’ll get to volunteer and teach the young monks in Chiang Mai, play with the kids at an orphanage in Bangkok or feed the elephants at the camp in Surin.

VolSol would provide you accommodation (home stays) in such a way that you can be in touch with the locals, and learn about their culture and language.

And not to forget – the Thai cuisine! It is always great to try the lip-smacking Khao suey or the Red Thai Curry with loads of seafood. Not only will you get to taste them, but you can also learn to cook the authentic Thai dishes.

To know more about what Thailand has in store for you, click here.

 

Cambodia

Another beautiful Southeast Asian nation, located on the east of Thailand is Cambodia – the ancient land where the Khmer Dynasty once ruled.

Cambodia is one of the safest Asian countries for solo travelers and backpackers. With Volunteering Solutions, you’ll get to see Cambodia differently. The country has much more than the Angkor Wat, and our in-country coordinator will assist you in planning your trip.

If you are a lover of history and ancient architecture, then Cambodia should be the place to visit in 2019. One can never get tired of seeing those ruins which would give goosebumps, and absolutely fill your heart with content.

Due to the unstable past and immense turmoils, Cambodia is still trying to cope up with its societal drawbacks, and therefore your contribution as a volunteer would be immensely appreciated. All our programs are in the capital city of Phnom Penh, and you can choose any program that suits your skills.

 

Nepal

The little Himalayan landlocked country is nothing less than paradise. Housing the world’s highest peak, Mt.Everest – Nepal has always been on the checklist of mountain lovers. If you want to spend some time amidst eerie silence and get closer to nature, then you should definitely consider traveling to Nepal in 2019.

It would be the best place to unfold yourself and breathe in some freshness that would help you to restart your life with much more vivacity!

You can join a teaching program or a medical internship or an orphanage project in Kathmandu, and contribute effectively towards the society, which faced a massive earthquake in 2015, and is still trying to recover from the loss.

Nepal has a lot of adventure sports’ options – from trekking in the Himalayas, to paragliding and bungee jumping – and you can go for all of them at a very affordable cost. Traveling in Nepal with Volunteering Solutions would enable you to know the locals more closely, and explore the country as a responsible traveler.

Nepal is the perfect destination for those who are planning to go for a family volunteering trip in 2019.

 

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is very popular as a volunteer destination among gap year travelers and international students from all across the world. This little ‘tear-drop’ shaped island on the Indian Ocean is immensely gorgeous.

Volunteers who are interested to work in Sri Lanka can choose from an array of options that are available, and they would get to travel to the best destinations in the country – from Colombo to Kandy.

The best programs in Sri Lanka are – Turtle conservation in Kosgoda, Elephant camp and Community Development in Kegalle, Buddhist Monks Teaching in Galle etc. The projects in Sri Lanka will not only help you to work for the locals, but you’ll have ample scope of learning the Sinhalese language and to cook authentic cuisines.

Are you still in a fix regarding where to travel in Asia in 2019?

If this article hasn’t helped you enough, then take the Quiz: Where Should I Travel Next In Asia in 2019?  to make the decision-making process simpler.


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