Day 1 (Sat): Arrival in Kathmandu
You will be picked up from Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transferred to your accommodation. You can take some rest on day of arrival. You can also venture out to the nearby local area and get familiar with it. (Meals – Dinner – Subject to arrival time) Day 2 (Sunday) – Orientation
Today your coordinators will be discussing with you your program itinerary for the days to come and give you the essential information. (Meals – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) Day 3 (Mon) to Day 7 (Fri) – Volunteering in Kathmandu
Volunteer work begins. During this time you will be working in either Orphanage, Teaching Project or with mentally – physically disabled children. You can render invaluable help by doing volunteer work at an orphanage in Nepal by giving them love and affection, teaching them basic conversational English, helping them in their school subjects, guiding them about personal hygiene and sanitation, taking them out on small excursions and engaging them in extra – curricular activities. It would be an unforgettable and soul enriching experience for you which may compel you to return.
(Meals – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner from Monday to Thursday and Breakfast/Dinner on Friday)
This day is free for leisure activities or optional tours or for shopping. You can visit other places of tourist interest or visit Thamel area for spending good time in a pub or restaurant and for shopping.
(Meals – Breakfast/Dinner) Day 10 (Mon) to Day 14 (Fri) – Volunteer work in Kathmandu
You will continue volunteering work and gain rich experience out of it.
(Meals – Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner from Monday to Thursday and Breakfast/Dinner on Friday) Day 15 (Sat) – Trip to Bhaktapur and Nagarkot
At around 10 am, we will take volunteers to Bhaktapur, one of the ancient Kingdoms in Nepal. In Bhaktapur, You can see amazing pagodas and other monuments. After sightseeing in Bhaktapur, you can have lunch at a local restaurant (at own cost). Later we will proceed to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is located near Kathmandu from where one can get amazing views of the Himalayas. Enjoy the sunset and then return back to Kathmandu.
(Meals – Breakfast/Dinner) Day 16 (Sun) – Visit to Patan and Swayabhunath Temple
After breakfast, we will take you for tour of Patan and Swayabhunath Temple. Patan is one of the ancient Kingdoms in Nepal. As you reach Patan, you would be taken aback by the contrast to Kathmandu. See beautiful temples and palaces in Patan. After lunch in Patan in a local restaurant (at own cost), we will proceed to Swayabhunath Temple. Later we will take you back to your accommodation.
(Meals – Breakfast/Dinner) Day 17 (Mon) – Refreshing tour of Chitwan and Pokhara
Volunteers will leave for Chitwan by air conditioned bus or van or car. Upon arrival at the Chitwan National Park, you would be transferred to the Lodge or accommodation booked for you. You can discuss with local staff for jungle activities and the facilities around.
(Meals – Breakfast) Day 18 (Tue) – Chitwan
On this day, enjoy a safari in Chitwan National Park and other activities like nature walk, bird watching etc. You can also enjoy various activities in and around your accommodation.
(Meals – Breakfast) Day 19 (Wed) – Chitwan-Pokhara
After breakfast at the hotel, volunteers will travel to Pokhara by air-conditioned bus or van or car. Upon arrival in Pokhara, check in at the booked accommodation. Relax for some time and then go for evening boat ride in Phewa Lake. Later you can roam around and enjoy lively ambience around. You can have lunch in a local restaurant (at own cost). For dinner, you can go for any of the good restaurants (there are many) in Pokhara and try various local food as well.
(Meals – Breakfast) Day 20 (Thu) – Sightseeing in Pokhara
Early morning, visit famous Sarangkot for amazing sunrise and get magnificent views of the Himalayas. Later return back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we will take you for city tour of Pokhara. In this tour you will visit places of tourist attractions like Mahendra Cave, Seti River Gorge, Devi’s Fall, Peace Pagoda and Bindhyabasini Temple. One can also visit the International Mountain Museum. Adventure lovers can opt for add on activity of paragliding.
(Meals – Breakfast) Day 21 (Fri) – Pokhara-Kathmandu
In morning, volunteers will return to Kathmandu by bus or van or car. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, check in at the accommodation booked for you. Rest of time is free for taking rest or for shopping.
(Meals – Breakfast) Day 22 (Sat) – Departure from Kathmandu
It’s time to say bye to Nepal. Check out from the accommodation and proceed to airport for your onward / return flight.