What does program fee covers

  • Airport receive
  • First night of hotel stay
  • Transfer to hostel or host family
  • Accommodations and food (3 meals a day with a local family)
  • Transport to project
  • Support from local staffs
  • Orientation upon arrival
  • Customized Volunteer placement
  • Emergency support
  • Regular visit (1-2 week interval) and supervision of local staffs


Note: USD 100/month from each volunteer's weekly payment goes directly to Ashna orphanages in Kathamandu and Chitwan run by RCDP.


What does language fee cover?

  • Language and cultural courses
  • Food and accommodations for 7 days
  • Training materials: books, paper, orientation package, TV, video, trainer, etc.
  • Local sightseeing/tourist site arrangements
  • Recreational activities
  • Village stay/host family
  • Cultural programs and additional activities
  • Travel related expenses (one week orientation)


What program fee does not cover?

  • Airfare, Visa and Visa extension fee
  • Daily transportation (between project and host family – If required)
  • Return/transfer to airport, airport taxes
  • Any personal expenses
  • Mineral water and soft drinks
  • Gifts to project staffs and host family
  • Laundry, Telephone, Immunization