Volunteer in Nepal: Affordable Volunteer Trips, Unique Opportunities!

Volunteer Trips througout Nepal

Opportunities, Location, Accommodation & Orientation

Volunteer in Nepal - Teaching English

Volunteer in Nepal - Teaching English

Go for an inexpensive, rewarding trip to volunteer in Nepal! In this buddhist country, with the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalaya mountains, we are organizing with our local partners some of the best and unique volunteer programs in the Kathmandu province for you! You can work as a volunteer  at orphanages, teach English or take part in a medical internship at a pediatric clinic in Kathmandu. IKPVA offers affordable volunteer programs at various locations both in Kathmandu and in Sauhara provinces in Nepal.

Teach English at a Buddhist Monastery

Teaching young monks at a Buddhist Monastery

Buddhist monastery

If you’re looking for a unique travel experience, volunteering in the monastery may be the perfect choice: on this program, you’ll teach English to local monks while learning about Buddhism and their way of life.

Medical Volunteer in Nepal: Internship at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu

If you have medical training, you’re invited to take part in IKPVA’s pediatric hospital placement in Kathmandu city, where you will have the chance to practice non-intrusive care to patients, under the supervision of local professionals. Volunteering in Nepal with Iko Poran starts from only $280 for one week, and you can apply year-round.

Volunteer in Nepal - Opportunities & Experiences

Wonderfull Experience at the Children Hospital in Kathmandu

Wonderfull Experience at the Children Hospital in Kathmandu! Rita from Portugal

Rita from Portugal spent six weeks as a medical volunteer at the Children Hospital in Kathmandu. She enjoyed living with ...
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Internship at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu

Internship at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu: Rita from Portugal

Rita Gomes Silva, from Portugal has been treating children at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu during her medical volunteer program in ...
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English Teacher in a Buddhist Monastery, Kathmandu

English teacher in a Buddhist Monastery and more Adventures

When Elpidio from USA first learned about Iko Poran during a stay in South America, he signed up to volunteer ...
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Teaching Young Monks at a Monastery in Nepal

Teaching Young Monks in Nepal – Fernando Castillo

Fernando del Castillo, from Spain, teaching young monks in a Buddhist monastery in Nepal. Great work Fernando, thank you very ...
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Antonia Bozzolo Teaching in Nepal

Teaching in Kathmandu – Amazing Experience!

I spend a month teaching in a school in Kathmandu Nepal. It is an amazing experience, especially if you want ...
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Teaching English in a Buddhist Monastery

Teaching English in a monastery in Kathmandu: an experience to remember!

Teaching English to the child/junior monks at the Monastery has been an interesting, inspiring and educational experience for me. I ...
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Lena Roll from USA - Childcare in Nepal

Childcare in Nepal: Lena Roll Volunteering at an Orphanage in Kathmandu

Lena Roll, from USA, sharing her love in our Childcare in Nepal volunteer program. Well done Lena!! Lena Roll from ...
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Volunteering at a Kathmandu Hospital

Medical Volunteer in Nepal: Internship at the Pediatric Clinic in Kathmandu

When Magda from Portugal started her workaway with IKPVA as medical volunteer in Nepal, an old childhood dream came true ...
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Joe Barkey and Vivian working with Orphanage in Nepal

Nepal Volunteer with Orphanage

Joe Bartley, from UK, and Vivian (Minghui Ma), from China, painting the playground of the orphanage in Nepal. I can’t ...
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Zita Scederkenyi teaching English in Nepal

Teaching English in Nepal to Young Monks at a Monastery

Teaching English in Nepal: our Hungarian volunteer Zita Szederkényi with some of her pupils of the Teaching English in a ...
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Volunteering in Nepal - Program Overview

Childcare Volunteer in Nepal at the Orphanage in New Banshwor, Kathmandu

Lena Roll from USA - Childcare in Nepal

Lena Roll from USA - Childcare in Nepal

Location: New Baneshwor, Kathmandu

Accommodation: host family

Orientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the Orphanage, its rules and regulations. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.

Volunteer Teaching English and more at Schools in Nepal

Location: Jarshing Pauwa, Kathmandu

Accommodation: host family

Orientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the project location and rules and regulations of the school. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.

Affordable Volunteering in Nepal, teaching English to Young Monks at  a Monastery

Location: Aarubari, Jorpati, Kathmandu

Accommodation: Monastery for male volunteers; Nunnery for female volunteers

Orientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the project location and rules and regulations of the monastery. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.

Medical Volunteer in Nepal at the Pediatric Hospital in Kathmandu

Location: Gothatar, Kathmandu

Accommodation: host family

Orientation: Takes place on the first day and includes introduction to the hospital and formatting your work plan according to your capabilities. Participants will be introduced to the basic Nepali language and greetings.

Volunteering at a Kathmandu Hospital

Volunteering at a Kathmandu Hospital

At the hospital I was able to exchange experiences and knowledge that was beneficial to both sides and was also extremely well integrated in the hospital routines. Thank You Manmohan Cardiothoracic Vascular and Transplant Center for this opportunity!!!

  • Magda, Camaxide, 33 years old

What is provided with the program fee to volunteer in Nepal?

Meals

Our programs to volunteer in Nepal provide 3 meals per day of typical Nepali food in all the projects.

Volunteers should notify prior to arrival about any dietary requirements.

Start & Duration

The projects to volunteer in Nepal start on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the months. Volunteers should arrive on Saturdays. You can choose to volunteer from 1 to 12 weeks

NOTE: The project teaching in schools is closed in Great Dashain Festival, which normally occurs from Mid October - Mid November

Requirements for volunteering in Nepal

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old at the start of the placement.

All volunteers must have adequate volunteer travel insurance and are required to provide a criminal background check to local staff on arrival in Nepal or during orientation;

Language Skills required to Volunteer in Nepal

Fluency in English is required in all the volunteer projects.

Safety

During your stay as a volunteer in Nepal, you will have a competent support and advice from the local team and project leaders. There will always be a member of the local team working with you at the projects. The local coordinators will give you all the information to have a safe and unforgettable experience.

Affordable Volunteering in Nepal -  Program Fees

Please Note:

  • The program fee is paid directly to the host organization.
  • All of the projects incur a registration fee of US$ 199.00 on top of the program fee.

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What is included in the program fee to volunteer in Nepal?

  • Airport Pickup
  • Orientation
  • Accommodation for all projects
  • 3 meals per day
  • Support from local staff & Program supervision
  • In-country 24/7 support throughout your stay
  • In-country administration costs
  • Donation to support the local project

There are no hidden costs. Our projects to volunteer in Nepal are highly affordable and have the best cost x benefit than any other.

Iko Poran is an NGO based in a developing country. We are dedicated to helping you help others, at the lowest possible price. We are interested in making volunteering abroad more accessible so that more people can help do really important work.

Participants in our Nepal programs normally find US$ 50 to be sufficient for weekly expenses in the country.

The program fee should be paid to the host country and it is due 30 days before the project start date.

Feel ready to start your experience as a volunteer in Nepal?

Hit the button and fill out the form on IKPVA Official Homepage. We will get back to you within 48 hours and set up everything for your volunteer stay. Enjoy!