Meaningful Work & The Golden Triangle Experience

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Coordinator | Varun
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Puntos Salientes

Pick up & drop off from Delhi airport at the time of your arrival in India by an iSpiice staff member.
Explore the UNESCO Heritage sites like The Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb, Amber Fort at Jaipur known as Pink city & much more. All monuments entry tickets are included in the total fees.
Visit the iconic Taj Mahal—India's most stunning homage to love. This finest example of Mughal architecture attracts thousands of tourists and visitors, who admire its magnificence and beauty.
Visit the pink city Jaipur in Rajasthan and admire the beauty of Amber Fort, city palace, wind palace, water palace.
Volunteering with children at stunning location of Dharamsala, which is a home of Dalai Lama. 5 days of volunteer work (Monday to Friday - 5 hours in a day).
Be a responsible tourist: Combine volunteering with adventurous traveling! Take a meaningful volunteer trip in India and support local communities in need. This volunteer program is especially suitable for:
Age 18+
Solteros y solteras
Parejas
Familias
Grupos
50+
Sillas de Ruedas

Currently, volunteer program is available in Dharamsala location. Dharamsala offers magnificent views of the snow covered Himalayan peaks, pine forests and tea gardens. Full of life yet also peaceful, Dharamsala offers the perfect destination for volunteer work in India. Not surprisingly, His Holiness the Dalai Lama holds residency in the area. The region, despite its natural beauty, is cut off from main stream development and is in need of developmental assistance in both materials and human form. The communities we assist are set in the green valleys at the foothills of the Himalayas and many of the children are from farming communities in the area.

Volunteer Role & Responsibilities:
  1. Teach the basics of English to the children, and create a playful environment by encouraging children to learn arts and crafts, singing, dancing, grammar etc.Teach 
  2. As a Teaching English volunteer you will teach students aged between 5 and 15 years old helping with pronunciation and word use.
  3. Become a volunteer teacher and inspire kids in India.
  4. Make a vital contribution to the education system in India and make a real difference in the lives of local Children.
  5. Improve the teaching standards by introducing fresh and exciting ideas.
  6. Interact with the local community and get to know friendly Indian Children.
  7. Teach basic computers to children & typing skills or Microsoft word and use of Internet.
It’s a fully guided program by iSpiice which combines fun & adventure!  The Golden Triangle refers to the cities of Delhi, Agra, Jaipur. A wonderful journey to explore the capital city of Delhi, to witness the wonder of the world, Taj Mahal at Agra and admire the pink city of Jaipur. Collectively known as the "Golden Triangle," the cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur offer a great introduction to North India. The Famous Golden Triangle trip followed by volunteering in Himalayas, at Dharamsala which gives you opportunity to volunteer with Children by teaching basic computers & English. 

Itinerary
Here is a sample itinerary of what you might expect to see and do during these 3 weeks.

Day 1 (Sunday – Delhi)
Up on arrival in Delhi we will pick you from Delhi International Airport, you will be taken to a pre - booked hotel which we have already booked for you. Overnight Stay at Hotel in Delhi. 
(Meals -NA)

Day 2 (Monday – Delhi to Agra) 4 hours by train/cab
After Breakfast, your coordinator will discuss your program itinerary with volunteers for the days to come. Check out and get ready to witness Delhi including, India Gate, Akshardham Temple, Qutab Minar and Lotus Temple which are must see tourist places of Capital City India. Later we will transfer you to Agra by AC train/AC Cab. Upon arrival at Agra, check in at the hotel arranged for you. Overnight stay at Agra 
(Meals -NA)

Day 3 (Tuesday – Agra to Jaipur) 4 hours by train
Early Morning visit the world-famous Taj Mahal built by the Moghul Emperor Shahjehan. The Taj Mahal is considered to be one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. One of the Seven Wonders of the World and famously known as the Monument of love. After a memorable visit to Taj Mahal, back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast we will transfer you to Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, check in at the Hotel and relax for the day.  
(Meals -NA)

Day 4 (Wednesday - Jaipur) 4 hours by train/cab
After breakfast visit to historic Amber Fort visit various palaces and monuments on the fort. Visit the charming City Palace, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds – Photo stop only) Jantar Mantar (a historic observatory) Check in at the Hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay at Jaipur. 
(Meals- NA)

Day 5 (Thursday - Jaipur to Dharamsala) By Train / Volvo Bus
After breakfast proceed to Dharamsala by Train. 
(Meals - NA)

Day 6 (Friday - Dharamsala) 
Rest & Small orientation session 
(Meals  - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 & 8 (Saturday & Sunday - Dharamsala) 
Explore local area and get prepare for Volunteer work 
(Meals  - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 to 13 (Monday to Friday – Dharamsala)
Volunteering at Dharamsala. 
(Meals – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 14  to 15 (Saturday & Sunday - Dharamsala)
Explore local area and get prepare for Volunteer work 
(Meals  - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 16 to 20 (Monday to Friday - Dharamsala)
Volunteering at Dharamsala.
(Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 21 (Saturday - Drop off to Delhi airport with an iSpiice staff member & other volunteers)
You will be drop off to Delhi International airport by an iSpiice team member to catch your departure flight reaching Delhi same day (Saturday) by 08:00pm. We usually request our volunteers to book a departure flight any time between Sundays early morning 02:00 AM to Sunday afternoon before 02:00 pm.

Typical day

  • 7:30am – Wake up and enjoy a Tea or Coffee.
  • 9:00am – Breakfast and preparation for your class.
  • 10:30pm – Volunteer Program.
  • 12:45pm – Break for lunch and preparation for class.
  • 2:30pm – Afternoon Tea and preparation for class.
  • 3:00pm – Volunteer Program.
  • 7:00pm – Dinner.
  • 7:30pm – Relax, go shopping, prepare for tomorrow’s classes.

Free-time activities


Concert/
Music
Hiking
Safari/
Zoo
Shopping/
Souvenirs
Sightseeing
Yoga/
Meditation

Requi­sitos

In order to join the program you need to be at least 18 years old on the program start date. There might be exemptions if you can provide the permission of your legal guardian(s) or if your are accompanied by your parents.
Language Skills
You need to speak English (basic level)
Required Documents
CV
Nationality Restrictions
No restrictions. Helping hands from all over the world are welcome.
Other Skills
Volunteers must be 18 years or older. You must have an open mind for working in a new and different environment. We don’t require you to have any specific qualifications or experience. All you need is the desire to help, a willingness to learn, and the motivation to succeed.
Time Commitment
Your helping hand will be required on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Servicios incluidos

Services by iSpiice
  • Pick up at the time of your arrival in India from Delhi International airport & transfer to a pre-booked hotel which we have already booked for you. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi
  • Sightseeing at Delhi including, India Gate, Akhshardham Temple, Humayun's Tomb, Qutab Minar and Lotus Temple which are must see tourist places.
  • Sightseeing in Agra, The Taj Mahal, a masterpiece of shimmering white marble set amid beautiful formal gardens, Built by Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz. The Taj Mahal is considered to be one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture. One of the Seven Wonders of the World and famously known as the Monument of love.
  • Sightseeing in Jaipur– Visit to Amber Fort, City Palace & Museum, Observatory (Jantar Mantar), Photo shot to Hawa Mahal (Front View), Jal Mahal (Front View).
  • Transportation to Project site at Dharamsala (by overnight AC train, AC Volvo Bus)
  • Volunteering with children at stunning location of Dharamsala.
  • Market visits in Tuk Tuk.
  • All Entry tickets of monuments
  • All accommodation including hotels and volunteer house at project location
  • All meals at volunteer house (B, L, D)
  • Delhi Airport drop off at the end of volunteering
  • Accommodation in deluxe hotels during tours.
  • Experience of traveling by air-conditioned train in India.
  • All transportations.
  • Experienced English-speaking iSpiice guide throughout tour.
Airport Pickup at Indira Gandhi International Airport
Due to high Demand of the program we pick up volunteers at the time of arrival in India on every Sunday. Pick up timings - Whole Sunday
Accommodation

→ Volunteer House is large, clean, comfortable and communal. We have western comforts (electricity, hot running showers, wi-fi, fans, filtered water for drinking and western toilets). You can expect to share a room with one to three other volunteers of the same gender. Volunteers enjoy the shared environment of the Volunteer House – large bedrooms (separate male and female), bathrooms, large living areas for enjoying meals, relaxing and preparing lessons.

As with most Indian homes, there is no washing machine at the iSpiice house. You will have to get used to the Indian way of washing your clothes by hand and drying.

Food & Beverages

Three delicious, hygienic and healthy meals are provided each day at the iSpiice Volunteer House. Generally main meals will consist of traditional Indian food like vegetables, rice, Dal (lentils), roti (Indian bread), salad, Paratha, Jam, Butter, eggs, Porridge, Bread, Tea (chai) and filtered water is provided in the volunteer house.

There are small shops nearby to buy soft drinks, snack food, washing powder and basic toiletries. iSpiice cater to vegetarian and vegan diets. Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies to particular foods.

Internet Access
Good access at the project site
What's NOT included?
Visa, flights, travel insurance or vaccinations are NOT included in the program fees.
Flight Tickets
The nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi. We assist you to find cheap flights to India.
Travel Insurance
Going abroad is an adventure and it is always best to be prepared. Sudden illness or injury, cancellation or theft - a travel insurance for India provides security and is a plus to have.
Vaccines
If you are intending to volunteer in India you should seek medical advice before starting your social journey. Check your required vaccinations for India.

Fechas y Costos

NO CREDIT CARD FEES

Details on arrival

Due to high Demand of the program we pick up volunteers at the time of arrival in India on every Sunday. Pick up timings - Whole Sunday
Availability
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Duration
3 - 3 weeks

Program fees

Costs: Prices in USD
3 weeks (min. stay)
$1.250
3 weeks (max. stay)
$1.250
Average fees
$417 /week

Tenga en cuenta que los honorarios arriba indicados son estimados. iSpiice le hará saber el precio final durante el proceso de solicitud.
Deposit (15%)
The deposit is simply to reserve your volunteer placement. Payments are handled by PayPal, our trusted global payment provider. If you don't have a PayPal account, you can also pay using a credit card.
Final Payment (85%)
Your final payment will be agreed with iSpiice during the application process. Common solutions are either via bank transfer or a cash payment at the project site.

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Meaningful Work & The Golden Triangle Experience

Be a responsible tourist: Combine volunteering with adventurous traveling! Take a meaningful volunteer trip in India and support local communities in need.

$417/week

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