Chitwan Tour and Volunteering Work

Combining a Chitwan tour and volunteering work could be a meaningful and rewarding experience. Chitwan, located in Nepal, is known for its stunning natural beauty and rich wildlife. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of Nepal. Chitwan tour and volunteering work is a unique journey that offers a meaningful opportunity to explore the natural wonders of Chitwan while positively impacting the local community and project.

Your Chitwan tour adventure begins with a thrilling safari in Chitwan National Park, where you will have a chance to spot rare wildlife like Bengal tigers, rhinoceroses, and exotic bird species. Explore the lush jungles on guided walks and enjoy serene canoe rides down the Rapti River.

Volunteer World Nepal’s – VWN Chitwan Tour and volunteering work is more than just sightseeing, it is about giving back to the local community. Engage in meaningful volunteer work, such as teaching English, supporting local conservation efforts, or assisting with community development projects. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Tharu people and build lasting connections with the locals.

Chitwan Tour and Volunteering Work Highlights:

  • Explore the famous Chitwan National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site home to diverse wildlife including Bengal tigers, rhinoceroses, elephants, and various bird species.
  • Immerse yourself in the indigenous Tharu culture by visiting Tharu villages.
  • Participate in cultural programs, and dance performances, and interact with local communities to learn about their traditions and lifestyle.
  • Collaborate with local schools to teach English, mathematics, or other subjects.
  • Assist in organizing extracurricular activities or workshops to promote learning and personal development among students.
  • Contribute to community development initiatives such as building infrastructure, renovating schools, or working on clean water projects.

Join the VWN Chitwan tour and volunteering work to experience Nepali culture and immerse yourself in vibrant local traditions, wildlife safaris, contribute to community projects, and explore the stunning landscapes of Chitwan National Park. Volunteer World Nepal’s – VWN unique journey combines cultural enrichment with meaningful volunteer work for an unforgettable adventure in Nepal.

The sample program itinerary provided is subject to change or extension based on the availability of the volunteers and their preferred duration for volunteering, internship, tour, or trekking.

Program day to day detail itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu:

You will be picked up at the airport by one of the Volunteer World Nepal staff and driven to your Kathmandu host family or a hotel. Here you will be welcomed into the family, be given your own room and be provided with all your meals while in Kathmandu. This will be your home during your orientation and volunteering in Nepal. With easy bus routes into town and the surrounding countryside, this quiet and safe suburb is the perfect base for your time in Nepal.

Day 02: Orientation and Nepali lessons – 3 hours:

Volunteer World Nepal offers comprehensive Nepali language and cultural training tailored for expatriates, volunteers, and research students eager to delve into Nepali culture. Our team of seasoned instructors will skillfully lead you through language acquisition while fostering a genuine understanding of Nepali communities. At Volunteer World Nepal, we furnish cutting-edge learning resources designed to provide profound insights into Nepal’s culture and way of life. Throughout your orientation and language sessions, you will be fully immersed in the local culture and language, creating a rich and authentic experience. This program is ideally suited for individuals seeking to maximize their time in Nepal and to engage with the country on a deeper, more meaningful level.

Day 03: Local amenities and cultural sightseeing:

Kathmandu stands as the vibrant cultural nucleus of Nepal, an alluring haven for travellers since Nepal first welcomed outsiders within its borders. The city beautifully amalgamates elements of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western influences within the encompassing Valley. Adjacent to this hub is Patan and Bhaktapur, two significant cities brimming with cultural and religious importance in Nepal’s tapestry.

An immersive guided excursion awaits, offering a complete day to explore the historical Durbar Square adorned with distinctive architecture and home to the revered Kumari, the living goddess. The journey continues to the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, followed by visits to the renowned ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and the Buddhists’ shrine of Buddhhanath. As dusk settles, an enriching pre-trip discussion is scheduled, where you will meet your trek leader and fellow adventurers, setting the stage for your forthcoming expedition.

Day 4: Drive to Chitwan from Kathmandu – Tharu Village walk and evening Tharu cultural show:

Today we take an early morning breakfast and drive to Chitwan located 165 kilometres from Kathmandu. We descend down along the winding road on the banks of the Trishuli River. After checking in to the hotel, there will be a briefing on the activities we will be engaged in during our stay in Chitwan. We then walk on the banks of the Rapti River to enjoy the sunset in the sub-tropical jungles of Chitwan. In the evening, we enjoy dinner along with a brief cultural program showcasing the tribal dances unique to the Chitwan region of Nepal.

Day 05: Chitwan National Park:

Early in the morning, we will be mounted on elephants for a jungle safari through dense grasslands to witness wildlife in its natural habitat. After breakfast, we visit the elephant stables and even enjoy bathing the elephants. During the afternoon we can drive through the jungles followed by a canoe ride down the Rapti River. While canoeing, we may get a close look at the Gharial and Mugger crocodiles along with freshwater dolphins, otters and varieties of water birds. Or, we may even go for bird watching or nature walks and come closer to a variety of wild flora and fauna found in the park. Overnight in Chitwan.

Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus:

We transfer to the tourist bus station and 06: 30 am drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus. This scenic drive offers fascinating glimpses of rural Nepal as you pass through Middle Hill scenery along the famous rafting Trishuli River originated from Tibet northeast of Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 07 – 13: Onward Volunteering one of these programs:
  • Teaching volunteer work in schools, monasteries or a women’s education centre.
  • Creative arts and child development program
  • Medical care volunteering work in the hospital
  • Construction and renovation volunteering work
  • Work in our centre for children with difficulties
  • Work in an elderly people’s home
  • Physiotherapy occupational therapy in hospitals or disabled centres etc.

Nepal is a country known for its warm-hearted people, rich culture, and stunning landscapes. Volunteering in Nepal offers a unique opportunity to give back to local communities while immersing yourself in their way of life. The aforementioned volunteer and internship initiatives serve as exemplars, showcasing how these programs can be skillfully coordinated and structured to accommodate the needs and expectations of volunteers.

Day 14: Farewell friend and departure/Fly back home:

Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Volunteer World Nepal representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Key Information:

Price:
480 USD
Country:
Nepal
Arrival City:
Kathmandu
Duration:
14 Days
Accommodation:
Hotel
Meals:
All meals included during tour
Departure:
Kathmandu
Transportation:
Tourist Bus
Style:
Tour
Maximum Altitude:
1400 Meters
Difficulty:
Easy
Group Size:
1 - 10 Persons
Attractions
Jungle Safari, Tharu Culture
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Program fee: 480 USD
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What's included:

  • Airport pick up and drop.
  • Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu Valley
  • Drive Kathmandu – Chitwan bus tickets.
  • Full-day jungle safari, canoe ride, bird watching, visit Elephant breeding centre, Elephant bath and many more.
  • Chitwan Tharu village tour

What's Excluded:

  • All Person equipments
  • Additional lunch and dinner when you are in Kathmandu and Chitwan
  • Monuments entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • All bar bills such as coke, mineral water bottles, beer etc
  • All Entrance fees while you are sightseeing
  • Tipping to Guide and driver.
  • All other extra expenses which are not mentioned in the cost include the section.

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