Two-Week Volunteer Abroad Program in Jaipur, India

Jaipur, India Sports & Recreation

Program

Description

Travel to the Rajasthani region of India for this exciting and fulfilling voluntour opportunity with Bamba Experience! On this trip, you will immerse yourself in the colorful culture of India, see the Taj Mahal, and even go on a camel safari in the desert. Volunteer projects that you can be a part of include women's empowerment and teaching.

Impact

Immerse yourself in the Himalayan region of India for a 14-day voluntour experience to work alongside local people and give back to the community. There are volunteering projects available in the following categories: – Women's empowerment – Teaching

Field conditions

While the exact project work you will take on during your stay in Jaipur will vary depending on program needs, a typical day of volunteering will follow this schedule:

7:30-8:30: Breakfast at Volunteer Accommodation

9:00-12:30: Project Work

12:30-1:30: Packed Lunch at the Project Location

1:30-2:00: Free Time/Relax

2:00-4:00: Project Work

4:00-5:00: Preparation Meeting/Lesson Planning for Next Day

5:00-5:30: Tea/Coffee at Volunteer House

7:00-8:00: Dinner at Volunteer House

Your program will be facilitated by an accommodation manager, support staff, and project executives, all of whom will make sure that you have the safest and most fulfilling experience possible. On the weekend between your volunteering work, you'll either have free time or a visit to the Taj Mahal. Cultural workshops are included as well, including henna painting, yoga, sari dressing, dinner with a local family, and a cooking demonstration. Your final weekend will be spent in Pushkar with an optional camel safari!

Arrival and orientation

You’ll arrive to Jaipur International Airport, where you’ll be greeted by the Bamba Experience team. The next day, you’ll receive a briefing about your stay in India, and head to the volunteer house in Jaipur, where you’ll attend an orientation covering India and its culture, the volunteer house, what types of activities you will take on during your volunteer project, cultural responsibility, and personal safety and code of conduct. Volunteering begins on day 3, after your orientation on day 2. On the weekend, you'll have free time or a trip to the Taj Mahal, and then resume volunteering on Monday.

Your stay

Accommodation

  • HousingVolunteer house

  • Provided mealsBreakfast, dinner

Accommodation description

The Jaipur volunteer house is located centrally in the city, with access to public transportation, tuk-tuks, and taxis. The house has 12 air-conditioned rooms with two bunk beds, basic shelving for your belongings, and an attached bathroom with a shower and a western-style toilet. The house has one shared lockbox for passports and other small valuables. You’ll have access to wifi, hot water, a washing machine, and two computers.

Location

Volunteers will be staying in a volunteer house, hotel, and a camp.

Cost

from $664 USDper week

from $664 USDper week

Costs...

What’s included

  • Entrance fees

  • Pushkar camel safari

  • Agra taj mahal excursion

  • Cultural workshops and activities according to project

  • English speaking translator/guide

  • Program coordinator

  • Welcome meeting & orientation

  • Meals: 13 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 12 dinners (meals included on day 1 depending on arrival time)

  • 1 night camping in pushkar

  • 11 nights in jaipur volunteer house

  • 1 night in agra 3-star hotel

  • All transportation

  • Transfers to delhi, agra, jaipur

  • In/out airport transfers

What’s not included

  • Travel insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Airfare

  • Visa fees

  • Travel insurance

  • Tips

  • Personal expenses

  • Other meals/drinks

Start dates

Projects start on select Mondays year-round.

Independent travelers with an interest in Latin America choose Bamba Experience for its experience and expertise in the field. Whether you participate in a volunteer “Voluntour” program, an adventure trip and trek, a hop-on/hop-off travel package or you create a custom itinerary, you can count on Bamba Experience to support you from start to finish.

Bamba Experience is committed to making the travel experience easy so that you can enjoy every moment as you explore the world. Whether you choose to make your own schedule and plan your own route or you register for a guided tour, you can count on Bamba Experience to remove language barriers and work through the bureaucracy of developing countries to smooth your way.

The experts at Bamba Experience offer a single point of contact, where you can quickly connect with English-speaking guides. They assist with bus bookings, travel arrangements, itinerary changes and day/multi-day excursion bookings. You don’t have to be fluent in the local language when you have the personal assistance of Bamba Experience. Staff consider themselves living guidebooks, able to get you information on schedules, departure points and detailed data on destinations in moments.

The Bamba Experience is full-service, responding to your needs real time. You can ensure you spend more time traveling and less time on logistics with this group on your side.

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