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All of our tours blend sightseeing with a 'taste' of volunteering. Use the Interactive Map to your left to search by country, or the Trip Finder, also to your left, to search by country, volunteer project, activity level, comfort level, length of trip, date of trip, and even for family, honeymoon, or community based trips.

Yucatan Explorer

Tour Code:
MX002
Country:
Mexico
Price from:
US$ 6,850
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
General

Yucatan-Explorer Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Your volunteer project is with a variety of charities in Cancun Mexico. Help out with tasks such as preparing and serving meals, accompanying elderly people and enabling them to be more active, teaching English and helping out with maintenance work such as gardening, cleaning and painting.

Trip Highlights

  • Mayan Chichen Itza
  • Rio Lagartos
  • Colonial Merida
  • Calakmul biosphere reserve
  • Biking, snorkelling and kayaking
  • Playa del Carmen beach


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Argentinean Adventure in Style

Tour Code:
AR002
Country:
Argentina
Price from:
US$ 7,950
Length:
18 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
General

Argentinean Adventure in Style Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Running a workshop or class in a home for underprivileged children in Buenos Aires

Trip Highlights
  • Making a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged children through volunteering
  • The spectacular Iguaçu Falls
  • Awe-inspiring glaciers
  • Hiking around Bariloche's stunning lake
  • Fabulous wine in Mendoza


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Waterfalls and Wetland

Tour Code:
BZ003
Country:
Brazil
Price from:
US$ 5,600
Length:
12 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
General

Find Jaguars in Brazil and help young childern improve their lives Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can help improve the lives of 'at risk' children, by transforming their living environment. They may have been born into unfortunate circumstances but this shelter aims to give them a safe haven and a place to develop vocational skills.

Trip Highlights

  • Four meaningful days assisting at a shelter for street kids
  • The majestic Iguaçu Falls
  • The magical Pantanal wetland region; maybe spot a jaguar


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Natural Natal

Tour Code:
BZ004
Country:
Brazil
Price from:
US$ 4,900
Length:
14 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental
General

Luxury acommodation and a rewarding community project in Natal, Brazil Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project Building Community Facilities in Natal, Cistern and reservoir construction, house building, reforestation, honey extraction in remote Araruna

Trip Highlights

  • Experience Natal city
  • Enjoy a 4WD buggy drive
  • Explore Olinda town a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Visit a Manatee Research Centre
  • Learn about Charles Darwin Ecological Centre
  • Walk in the Mata Atlantica rainforest
  • Stay at Sertao (outback) ranch
  • Discover the colonial town of Areia


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Galapagos & Volcanoes

Tour Code:
EC001
Country:
Ecuador
Price from:
US$ 5,980
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Environmental

Galapagos and Volcanoes Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can make a difference cleaning up beaches in the Galapagos Islands

Trip Highlights
  • Playing a role in preserving these vitally important islands
  • Exploring Colonial Quito and the Equatorial monument 
  • A stunning train adventure to Cuenca
  • Galapagos 7 night programme
  • Enjoying the largest indigenous market of Otavalo
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling


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Incas & Amazons

Tour Code:
PE001
Country:
Peru
Price from:
US$ 4,970
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
Medical

Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
House Building, Repairs and Renovations, Teaching, Medical 

Trip Highlights
  • Visit the mystical Sacred Valley
  • Explore the Amazon jungle with an expert guide
  • View the sunrise over Machu Picchu
  • Trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

 


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Mayans & Mountains

Tour Code:
GT001
Country:
Guatemala
Price from:
US$ 3,950
Length:
10 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building

Mayans and Mountains Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can build a home for a needy family in an impoverished village just outside of Antigua. There are other meaningful projects for people with specialist skills, such as doctors and pharmacists.

Trip Highlights

  • Helping build a home for a needy family
  • Colonial Antigua with an expert local guide
  • Lake Atitlan’s villages with a volcanic backdrop
  • The colorful Sunday markets of Chichicastenango


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Colors of Colombia

Tour Code:
CO001
Country:
Colombia
Price from:
US$ 6,500
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
IT and Admin
General

Colors of Colombia Taste of Volunteering Project
Listen to fascinating stories, as you help former coca leaf (used for making cocaine) growers develop their eco-tourism project, or feel part of a small community as you help realise the dreams of a family run fairtrade coffee plantation.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore colonial Cartagena's gorgeous buildings
  • Visit the famous salt cathedral - worship services still take place here, deep underground
  • Witness the wildness and beauty of Tayrona National Park
  • Stay in charming boutique luxury colonial accommodation


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Renewing Rio in Style

Tour Code:
BZ010
Country:
Brazil
Price from:
US$ 5,850
Length:
11 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building

Beautiful Rio accommodation and a rewarding volunteering project in a favela Featured in Travel + Leisure Magazine! Make a positive difference in a favela community by building a house for an impoverished family.  Interact with the locals in the favelas, on the beach, and even at a samba club.

Trip Highlights

  • Meaningful interaction with inhabitants of Rio’s poorest yet most vibrant communities, and make a positive impact in their lives by building a house
  • Rio’s stunning landscapes and icons such as Christ the Redeemer
  • Copacabana, Ipanema, Joa beaches and sunset over Arpoador Beach
  • Bohemian-chic Santa Teresa neighborhood
  • Hidden gems that only the locals know about
  • Boutique eco-luxury accommodation and private tours with an expert local guide


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Building Up Belize

Tour Code:
BE001
Country:
Belize
Price from:
US$ 2,990
Length:
8 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental

Building up Belize is a fantastic voluntourism trip that explores beautiful Punta Gorda Highlights
  • Make a difference with sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation projects
  • Meet Belizeans  and learn about Maya Culture
  • Swim through stunning Blue Creek Cave
  • Learn how to make corn tortillas from scratch in a traditional village
  • Stay in eco-friendly accommodation in a sublime location


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Conserving Costa Rica

Tour Code:
CR001
Country:
Costa Rica
Price from:
US$ 6,990
Length:
14 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Environmental

Conserving Costa Rica

Trip Highlights

  • Playing a role in preserving the biodiversity of Costa Rica's wildlife by helping construct and repair shelters for animals illegally kept as pets
  • Enjoying the unique biodiversity in Tortuguero, where you can see turtle hatchlings (in season), and view howler monkeys, sloths and ocelot by boat - a unique perspective
  • Experiencing a fabulous white water rafting trip along the Pacuare River
  • Appreciating the Arenal volcano, hot springs, and hikes
  • Fabulous hospitality for your home-stay whilst volunteering
  • Superb eco-luxe boutique accommodation

Your Taste of Volunteering Project:

  • You can play a role in preserving the biodiversity of Costa Rica's wildlife by helping construct and repair shelters for animals illegally kept as pets
  • You can assist with preparing seedlings for reforestation alongside 'Ticos' (people from Costa Rica) so you get to interact meaningfully with them
  • You can learn how to recycle materials into banana paper which is then used to support a local women's cooperative


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Bolivian Escape

Tour Code:
BO001
Country:
Bolivia
Price from:
US$ 4,900
Length:
13 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental
General

Bolivian luxury volunteer vacation with a rewarding community development project Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Help children caught in bizarre system lead semi-normal lives and help them attain the potential for a normal future.

Trip Highlights

Bolivia is an amazingly diverse country and as you travel you will take in:

  • the remarkable volunteering project
  • the colorful high altitude city of La Paz
  • the lush jungles of Madidi National Park
  • the arid pre-Inca ruins of Tiwanaku
  • the unique Lake Titicaca
  • the islands of the Moon and Sun
  • the stark and beautiful salt flats near Uyuni


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A Touch of Dracula

Tour Code:
RM001
Country:
Romania
Price from:
US$ 2,000
Length:
9 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations

A Touch of Dracula in Romania Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can make a difference in the lives of elderly Romanians by helping with repair and renovations of dilapidated houses. 

Trip Highlights

  • Fulfilling interaction through giving back
  • Panoramic Bucharest
  • Dinner at the Count Dracula Club
  • Monasteries of Voronet and Nearnt
  • Brasov and Dracula’s Castle
  • Bran Castle
  • Danube river boat trip


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Southern Hospitality - In Style

Tour Code:
SA003
Country:
South Africa
Price from:
US$ 7,500
Length:
9 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental
General

Southern Hospitality in Style Trip Highlights
  • Volunteering in Cape Town's disadvantaged communities (or with animals)
  • Table Mountain and luxury boutique hotel in Cape Town
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Cultural Township Tour
  • Stellenbosch Winelands
  • Luxury “Big 5” safari at a premier Big 5 lodge


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Taste of Morocco

Tour Code:
MC002
Country:
Morocco
Price from:
US$ 2,950
Length:
10 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
General

Taste of Morocco Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Repairs & Renovations, ad hoc Village Based Projects

Trip Highlights

  • Building new classrooms in a Berber village
  • Marrakech’s souks (markets), gardens, museums
  • Djeema el Fna - musicians, storytellers & snake charmers
  • Trekking in the High Atlas Mountains (April-Nov) or 
  • Exploring the Sahara Desert (Dec-Mar)
  • Charming Essaouira and its beach


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Malawi, Parks and Falls

Tour Code:
MW002
Country:
Malawi
Price from:
US$ 7,000
Length:
14 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental
General

Malawi Parks and Waterfalls Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Teaching, Environmental Conservation, Business Advice

Trip Highlights

  • Helping make a difference educating some of Malawi's poorest people, or assisting with environmental conservation
  • Victoria Falls and Tongabezi Lodge
  • South Luangwe National Park; view ‘Big 5’ animals
  • Luxury accommodation throughout


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Luxury volunteer vacation in Malawi

Tour Code:
MW001
Country:
Malawi
Price from:
US$ 5,990
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
General

Malawi Magic Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Teaching, Environmental conservation, Business Advice

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference training, provising business advice, or on environmental conservation projects
  • Sailing on Lake Malawi
  • Likoma Island
  • Liwonde National Park
  • Mumbo Island
  • Luxury accommodation


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Captivating Kenya

Tour Code:
KN002
Country:
Kenya
Price from:
US$ 6,750
Length:
16 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental

Captivating Kenya Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Environmental conservation - depending on the time of year, you can help with bird monitoring and tagging, tree planting, and even maintaining a footbridge to a bird lookout point.

Trip Highlights

  • Environmental volunteering in Watamu
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Vibrant Watamu
  • Three distinctly different game parks – Amboseli, Tsavo East, and Masai Mara National Parks


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Kenyan Encounter In Style

Tour Code:
KN001
Country:
Kenya
Price from:
US$ 11,650
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
General

Kenyan Encounter In Style Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Help develop a Masai tourism initiative that uses proceeds to support a shelter for young girls that choose not to undergo female circumcision

Trip Highlights

  • Stay in luxury accommodation
  • Discover private conservancies
  • Find unique species in Samburu  Game Park – a little known gem
  • Visit Maasai Mara (and optional hot air balloon ride)
  • Explore a Maasai village with a Maasai warrior
  • Relax in barefoot luxury on a pristine beach on an idyillic island


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Lakes and Gorillas

Tour Code:
RW001
Country:
Rwanda
Price from:
US$ 9,600
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations

Lakes and Gorillas in Rwanda Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Teach English, maths, music or computer skills to entrepreneurial young women who are working their way out of poverty.

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference in the lives of young Rwandans
  • Chimpanzee trekking
  • Lake Kivu
  • Insights into traditional African life
  • Land of a Thousand Hills
  • Nyungwe Rainforest
  • Close encounters with gorillas 


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Bush and Reef

Tour Code:
MZ001
Country:
Mozambique
Price from:
US$ 4,150
Length:
12 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations

Bush and Reef Mozambique Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Build a medical clinic to help a needy community

Trip Highlights

  • Make a difference in a needy Mozambiquean community by helping build a medical clinic 
  • Scuba dive or swim in clear turquoise waters of Mozambique's Quirimbas National Park
  • Sail around stunning islands
  • Bush walk and spot elephants


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Going for Ghana

Tour Code:
GN001
Country:
Ghana
Price from:
US$ 2,780
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching

Going for Ghana voluntourism Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Assisting with teaching and helping children get a better start in an orphanage. Specialist medical tasks are also available.

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference in schools, orphanages and medical clinics
  • Local craft villages
  • Kumasi Fort
  • Manso Slave Market
  • Cape Coast and beautiful beaches
  • Accra's coffin makers


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Moroccan Moments

Tour Code:
MC003
Country:
Morocco
Price from:
US$ 990
Length:
4 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building

Voluntourism - Moroccan Moments Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Help build a library, IT and reading room at a remote school

Trip Highlights

  • Help build a school in a remote community
  • Fabulous riad in Marrakech
  • Djeema el Fna square in Marrakech
  • Shopping in the souks     


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Ethiopian Encounter

Tour Code:
ET001
Country:
Ethiopia
Price from:
US$ 3,500
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
IT and Admin
General
Accounting

Helping Children in Ethiopia

Trip Highlights

  • Meaningful interaction with the Ethiopian people and insights into their lives through volunteering
  • Lake Tana's monasteries - in splendid isolation
  • Gondar's castles - the Camelot of Africa
  • The stunning Simien Mountains and the endemic, handsome Gelada Baboon
  • Axum ( or Aksum) and the Ark of the Covenant
  • The incredible rock hewn churches of Lalibela

Your Taste of Volunteering Project

Make a difference in the lives of Ethiopian children in three main ways:

  • Accompany staff on their house visits. Take notes and write reports for sponsors (your English skills can enable these to be done more quickly, and thus more children visited)
  • Help the accountant with her tasks (accounting skills preferred, but even if you have just computer skills, you can still help)
  • Visit hotels and ensure that they are well stocked with material promoting the charity which encourages guests to sponsor children


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Zambia luxury voluntourism

Tour Code:
ZA001
Country:
Zambia
Price from:
US$ 11,000
Length:
14 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Teaching
Medical

Borneo beaches and a luxury volunteer vacation with a rewarding community development project Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Visit the "real" Zambia and take the opportunity to teach at a village school, assist at the medical clinic or work on one of the building projects, such as constructing a house for a widow. Gain unique insights into rural Zambian life and get to know your gracious hosts.  

Trip Highlights

  • wonderful community development project
  • stunning Victoria Falls
  • adrenalin packed adventure activities
  • spectacular game viewing

 


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Luxury voluntourism and safari

Tour Code:
SA121
Country:
South Africa
Price from:
US$ 8,800
Length:
8 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations
Medical
General
Marketing

magnificent leopard in tree ''Taste of Volunteering'' Project Description
Chose some of these great options:
  • Help fund and build a library and a computer centre at a local high school
  • Help fund and build more crèches
  • Repairs and renovations to existing classrooms  
  • Provide teacher training to better equip local teachers
  • Teach art at an art club
  • Provide career guidance workshops for senior students
  • Business people can give advice to budding local entrepreneurs in an area where unemployment is generally very high and opportunities are limited
  • Help fund Fun Pumps at a local school to ensure a clean water supply
  • Fund scholarships for students to continue their studies and/or help pay for teacher’s salaries

Trip Highlights

  • Knowing that you have made a lasting difference in the lives of impoverished people
  • Discovering new things about yourself
  • Luxury Ulusaba lodge on a private game reserve teeming with 'Big 5' and more
  • Superb meals
  • Expert guides

 


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Eastern Explorer

Tour Code:
CN001
Country:
China
Price from:
US$ 3,800
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
General

Eastern China Explorer Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Repairs & Renovations, Office Work with a disabled children's village near Beijing

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteering at a disabled children's village near Beijing
  • Exploring Beijing’s back alleys by rickshaw
  • Full day at remote section of the Great Wall
  • Xian’s Terracotta Warriors
  • Guilin’s sheer limestone formations
  • Learn tai chi and calligraphy
  • Night boat ride in Shanghai

 


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Everest Bound

Tour Code:
NP002
Country:
Nepal
Price from:
US$ 5,900
Length:
21 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching

Everest Bound Nepal Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Help provide children with an education that gives them a foundation and the confidence to succeed in this impoverished country.

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference in the lives of children at an orphanage or school
  • Exploring vibrant Kathmandu
  • Experiencing the Kathmandu Valley
  • Learning about local culture, anthropology, politics etc.
  • Hiking to the famous Everest Base Camp


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Cambodian Explorer

Tour Code:
CB001
Country:
Cambodia
Price from:
US$ 9,350
Length:
11 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building

Cambodian Explorer Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can make a difference and help build a house for an impoverished family.

Trip Highlights

  • An amazing experience building a house for an impoverished family
  • Expert local guides
  • World Heritage Angkor Wat and the temple complex
  • Relaxing at eco-luxe Song Saa island


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Bali Bound

Tour Code:
ID001
Country:
Indonesia
Price from:
US$ 6,950
Length:
12 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Repairs and Renovations
Teaching
IT and Admin
Environmental

Bali Bound, Indonesia Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
You can teach English to children who are eager to learn, at an impoverished school.

Or, you can assist an animal welfare project: support vets, help spot injured dogs and cats, feed and care for them.

Or you can make a difference with repair & renovations or IT/administrative work at a foundation for the rehabilitation of physically disabled children and young adults from villages throughout Bali

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteering in one of three memorable projects
  • Artistic Ubud town
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Mountain biking down Mt Batur
  • Hiking near Bali’s National Park
  • Luxurious spa and massage treatment


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Northern Cycling

Tour Code:
VN006
Country:
Vietnam
Price from:
US$ 2,200
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Medical
Environmental

Northern-Vietnam-Cycling Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Physiotherapy, Repairs & Renovations, Gardening and Teaching English

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteering with victims of Agent Orange
  • Hanoi’s old town
  • Perfume Pagoda
  • Ninh Binh, "Halong Bay on the land"
  • Phat Diem cathedral & 19th century bridge
  • Halong Bay by luxury "junk"


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Hanoi & Hilltribes

Tour Code:
VN002
Country:
Vietnam
Price from:
US$ 1,890
Length:
10 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching

Hanoi-and-Hilltribes Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Conversational English Teaching in a remote hill-tribe village and home-stay with the community.

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteer teaching in a remote ethnic minority hill-tribe village
  • Hanoi’s Museum of Ethnology, Ho Chi Minh complex, a “cyclo” ride through the old town
  • Sapa’s ethnic villages where you can really get immersed in the culture with a home-stay experience whilst volunteering
  • Hiking in stunning hill scenery


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Vietnamese Venture

Tour Code:
VN001
Country:
Vietnam
Price from:
US$ 3,450
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
Medical
Environmental

Vietnamese-Venture Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Physiotherapy, Repairs & Renovations, Gardening and Teaching English with child victims of Agent Orange 

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference with victims of Agent Orange
  • Bustling Saigon
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Mekong Delta
  • Laid back Hoi An
  • Hanoi’s old town
  • Halong Bay


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Sticky Rice

Tour Code:
LS001
Country:
Laos
Price from:
US$ 3,900
Length:
15 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Building
Repairs and Renovations
Environmental

Sticky Rice in Laos Trip Highlights
  • Meaningful interaction with the Laotian people
  • Vientiane's Victory Monument
  • Vang Vieng - kayaking, cave exploring, inner-tube riding down the river
  • World Heritage Luang Prabang
  • Ban Xang Hai ethnic minority village
  • Kuang Sy waterfalls

 


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World Heritage Wonders

Tour Code:
LS002
Country:
Cambodia
Price from:
US$ 4,880
Length:
16 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations

World Heritage Wonders Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Build a house for a needy family

Trip Highlights

  • Tranforming the lives of a needy family by building a new home for them
  • Phnom Penh’s pagodas, palaces, museums
  • The killing fields of the Khmer Rouge regime
  • Boat ride to the ancient city of Angkor Borei
  • World Heritage Angkor Wat
  • Ton Le Sap Lake and its floating village
  • Vientiane
  • The mysterious Plain of Jars
  • A H’mong ethnic village
  • World Heritage Luang Prabang
  • Boat trip to the amazing Pak Ou caves


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Sunderbans Smiles

Tour Code:
IN009
Country:
India
Price from:
US$ 3,000
Length:
11 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Environmental
General

Sunderbans Smiles India Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Village Based Projects, Environmental Projects

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteering with the wonderful people of Bali Island in the Sunderbans
  • Calcutta city tour
  • Game cruises and birding tours within the unique Sunderbans eco-system
  • Potential to spot tigers
  • Visiting land based tiger viewing watchtowers
  • Staying in a community-owned eco-lodge at ‘Sunderbans Jungle Camp’
  • Evening entertainment at the rural theatre


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Taste of Thailand in Style

Tour Code:
TL003
Country:
Thailand
Price from:
US$ 5,900
Length:
10 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
Disaster Relief

Taste of Thailand in StyleYour "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Assistance teaching at a school: helping children with their homework in the evenings.

 

Trip Highlights

  • Making a difference teaching eager young minds 
  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Bangkok’s temples & palaces
  • The ancient capital of Ayuthaya
  • Luxury overnight cruise from Bangkok to Ayuthaya
  • Phang Nga province's beaches, snorkelling and diving


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Elephant Encounter

Tour Code:
TL008
Country:
Thailand
Price from:
US$ 3,950
Length:
12 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Environmental

Elephant-EncountersYour "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Elephant care and conservation

Trip Highlights

  • Getting up close and personal helping elephants
  • Bangkok tour with private guide
  • Thai traditional massage
  • Chiang Mai and Doi Suthep


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Ultimate India - In Style

Tour Code:
IN010
Country:
India
Price from:
US$ 5,700
Length:
14 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations

Ultimate India in Style Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Repairs & Renovations, Teaching English

Trip Highlights

  • Volunteering in deprived parts of Delhi - either teaching or repair work
  • Old Delhi
  • Taj Mahal
  • Chambal Nature Safari
  • Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
  • Deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Pink city of Jaipur in Rajasthan
  • Classic luxury throughout

 


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Natural New Zealand - in Style

Tour Code:
NZ003
Country:
New Zealand
Price from:
US$ 34,990
Length:
18 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations

Natural New Zealand in Style Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Play your part in a ground-breaking environmental conservation project to help save native birds, including kiwi:

  • Bird monitoring
  • Checking traps
  • Pest control
  • Feeding seabirds

Trip Highlights
 

  • Help play an active role in conserving NZ's rare and native birds, including the kiwi
  • Explore Waiheke Island and its boutique vineyards and cafes
  • Feel the excitement of an Americas Cup match race
  • Sail in the stunning Bay of Islands
  • Fly down North Island in a Helicopter (via Waitomo Caves and Huka Lodge)
  • Relax in New Zealand's finest luxury lodges, with spas and golf
  • Taste the wines of the Marlborough Sounds
  • Watch whales in Kaikoura
  • Heli-hike on the Franz Josef Glacier
  • Soar over magnificent Milford Sound in a helicopter
  • Choose from a myriad of activities in Queenstown, including golf


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Taste of Fiji in Style

Tour Code:
FJ004
Country:
Fiji
Price from:
US$ 4,680
Length:
9 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Teaching
Repairs and Renovations

Taste of Fiji in style Your "Taste of Volunteering" Project
Assist Fijian street children or Solo Mothers and their children, by improving their living environment or teaching.

Trip Highlights

  • Your meaningful volunteer project
  • Accommodation at 5* eco-resorts
  • Coral Coast and Kula Eco-Bird Park
  • Optional day cruise
  • Optional golf or day-spa


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Building the Big Easy

Tour Code:
US001
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Price from:
US$ 2,680
Length:
8 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations
IT and Admin
General
Disaster Relief

Conserving Costa Rica

Trip Highlights:

  • Get to know the people of New Orleans and hear their stories, as you interact meaningfully with them through a taste of volunteering
  • Follow your expert local guides through the history of New Orleans to life
  • Explore the vibrant French Quarter and the charming Garden District
  • Gain insights into the slavery era with a plantation visit
  • Stay in luxury boutique accommodation

Your Taste of Volunteering Project:
There are many ways you can get involved:

  • Help refurbish houses damaged by Hurricane Katrina; or
  • Help sort clothing donations at a homeless shelter; or
  • Teach computer or other skills to unemployed people and help increase their chances of securing long-term jobs, or
  • Help at an assisted living home for the elderly, by entertaining the residents and assisting with the programs - great for families!


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Luxury voluntourism New York

Tour Code:
USA005
Country:
United States of America (USA)
Price from:
US$ 8,490
Length:
8 Days
Activity Level:
Comfort Level:
Projects:
Repairs and Renovations

See the sights of New York and make a difference revitalising a community on Coney Island in the post-Super Storm Sandy clean up

  • Enjoying the sumptuous luxury of the Waldorf Astoria
  • Spectacular helicopter flight over the city
  • Private guided sightseeing
  • Dining at some of New York's finest restaurants
  • Ice skating in Central Park
  • Backstage tour of RadioCity Music Hall
  • Your choice of lavish Broadway Show
  • Spellbinding singing performance by Patti Lupone at 54 Below caberet club


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