Volunteer In India Himalaya
- World's most affordable volunteer organization
- High priority on safety, quality, and services
- Choose from 2 life-changing volunteer projects in India-Himalayan
- An experience of a lifetime
Are you seeking a meaningful volunteer experience in one of the most awe-inspiring and beautiful areas in Asia? Volunteer in India Himalayan, and have the opportunity to experience the profound beauty and spirit definitive of India, and make a real difference to the lives of those in need.
Sitting on the lap of the Himalayas with Tibetan influences, it’s hard to believe that this region is a part of India. Free from the dust, crowd and heat synonymous of India, the region is steeped in colorful Indian history and culture. Lying on the foothills of the Himalayas is Palampur and Dharamsala, cities which are worlds away from the hustle and bustle of Delhi. Imagine scenic snow-capped mountains, lush hills and charming tea gardens. The local population have benefited from recent developments due to opening up of tea gardens, a boost in tourism and infrastructure improvement. However, compared to other parts of fast-developing India, the majority of the population still struggle to make ends meet. Volunteer in the India Himalayan region, and help alleviate problems of poverty while experiencing a truly different side of India. Drop us a note for more details!
Volunteer Programs - India-Himalaya
- World’s Most Affordable fees guaranteed, pay as low as USD$150 per week
- Program fees go directly to the projects and host families
- Save thousands of dollars while volunteering abroad
New Hope Volunteer programs begin each Monday of the month. If needed, we can arrange for your program to start at any day.
By doing a quick internet search, you will find that many international volunteer abroad companies are charging as high as $2,500 for just a two-week volunteer program. The unfortunate truth is that most of these companies keep a large portion of your program fees as profit, and very little money ends up at the destination. However, with our low volunteer abroad program fees, not only will you be able to save thousands of dollars, your money will go where it is most needed, that is, for you, to your host families, and your projects. With the exception of our registration fee of $259, which we require for advertising, and to cover daily office expenses and staff salaries, we guarantee that your program fees go directly to the projects and host families.
Here you’ll find the world’s most affordable weekly program fees.
- Comprehensive Travel Insurance $3 per day
- Airport receive and transfer fee: $75
- Delhi to Palampur transfer fee not included in program fee. Estimated cost flight $100-125, bus $15-20
- Language and Cultural program fee: $250
- Please add $25 per week for internship
The fee includes:Orientation, Food and accommodations (3 meals a day), Placement visits and services, Project support costs or donation, Certificate of performance/appreciation, 24/7 emergency support
The weekly Fee Does Not Include:airfare, daily transportation, visa and visa extension fee, airport drop, airport taxes, any personal expenses on food and travel, mineral water and soft drinks, gifts to project staffs and host family, laundry, telephone, immunization, liability and insurance
New Hope Volunteers will arrange for the accommodation and meal of the volunteers throughout the program. During the first week, volunteers will stay in a hostel while participating in a language and cultural program. In the hostel, you’ll share a room with other volunteers and our resident cook will prepare you 3 local meals a day. After the language program, volunteers will stay with a host family. Our host families have been carefully screened and chosen and they will have experience of hosting international volunteers before. The host families will provide you with a warm, comfortable and secure place to stay. You’ll have a room to yourself and eat 3 local meals together with your host family. At least one member of the host family will be able to communicate with you in English. Living with a host family will also provide you with a wonderful opportunity to learn about local culture and customs. During the volunteer program, our country coordinator in will be in touch with you every 10-15 days to make sure you’re comfortable and happy. Volunteers will also have access to the contact number of local coordinator in Palampur that can be reached anytime should a problem arise.
Major FAQ - India Himalaya
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- What happens to me when I am in Dharamsala? Who helps me?
- How do you utilize my free time?
- How safe are both the place?
- What will be my food and accommodation during my stay?
- Do I need to bring any items along my trip?