Nepal & India Volunteer Adventure

Company : Gapforce
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Humanitarian Projects
Country: India
Location : India
Duration: 4 weeks to 4 weeks
Approx Costs: 1500 to 1750 £ Pound (UK)

Join us on an epic road trip across India! Visit 4 distinct states over 4 weeks. Letting you experience everythingfrom its amazing culture to its sublime cuisine by travelling through a cross section of this vast sub-continent.

Embark on an epic Gap Year journey through the Indian Subcontinent. Over 8 weeks you will go from the highest mountain in the world, through India and on to the beaches of Goa. We have used our twenty years experience to put together the best that India, Nepal and Goa have to offer. An exotic combination of volunteering programs in two countries combines with an epic 2,000 mile adventure. Run by our highly trained Gapforce guides, this program is unique to Gapforce and our gap year team.

 

Highlights

  • Canoe Safari in the Royal Chitwan National Park
  • White Water Rafting on the Trishuli River
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp
  • Sunset at the Taj Mahal
  • Visit the home of the Dalai Lama
  • Assist on amazing Tibetan Refugee project
  • Relax on pristine white sand beaches of Goa

 

What to Expect

Week 1: Kathmandu and Royal Chitwan

Your adventure begins in the lost mountain Kingdom of Nepal.  Arrive in Kathmandu where you meet our leader and join your group for the next 8 weeks. Explore this mountain capital, visit the Monkey temple and more before heading over the mountains and down into Royal Chitwan and the home of the Bengal Tiger.  

 

Week 2: Community Volunteering 

Undertake vital earthquake rehabilitation community work. Live with a local family learn Nepalese cooking while helping to provide a sustainable future, rest weekends include white water rafting and Elephant  sanctuary visits. 

 

Week 3 & 4: Trek to Everest Base camp 

Fly to Lukla and start our trek to Everest Base Camp. Guided by government Sherpas, we pass through remote mountain villages before reaching the world famous Everest Base Camp( Sagarmāthā in Nepalese).

 

Week 5 Delhi & The Golden Triangle

We swap the mountains of Nepal for the smells, sounds and colours of India. The hustles and bustle of Delhi, exploring by tuk tuk, then off for a week’s tour of the Golden Triangle, Red Fort and the incredible Taj Mahal, one of the modern Wonders of the World! 

 

Week 6: Dalai Lama & Tibetan Refugee volunteering

Next you head up to the old colonial Hill Station of Dharamsala, the home of the Dalai Lama. Teach monks English at the Tibetan Open School, and look after the children at the Day Care centre so their parents can work - an amazing and fulfilling way to give back to these welcoming people. 

 

Week 7 & 8: Rajastan, Mumbai & Goa

The final leg of your adventure takes you first through the state of Rajastan, land of the Kings with majestic forts and lavish palaces, and jungles and sand dunes. Continuing South you’ll spend a few days exploring India’s second city Mumbai before reaching out final destination – Goa! Clear seas, pristine beaches, exquisite cuisine and friendly people welcome us as we near the end of our epic adventure.

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