Volunteer Trips througout Nepal
Opportunities, Location, Accommodation & Orientation
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
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
Volunteering in Nepal - Program Overview
Childcare Volunteer in Nepal at the Orphanage in New Banshwor, Kathmandu
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.
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?
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.
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
- 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.
What is included in the program fee to volunteer in Nepal?
- Airport Pickup
- 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!