Projects Abroad volunteers climb the snowy Himalayan Mountains while volunteering in Nepal.

Volunteer in Nepal

Support a community in need between the spectacular Himalayan Mountains

Volunteer in Nepal with Projects Abroad and take part in work that serves the needs of the local community. This is an opportunity to immerse in Nepalese culture while supporting ongoing work that helps those in need.


You can help to rebuild schools and homes which were damaged in the 2015 earthquake, or support young children through education. You can choose to spend time in the Himalayas conducting wildlife research. There are also many options to gain experience through a medical internship in fields like dentistry and nursing.


We work in different locations in Nepal. Conservation volunteers are based in the village of Ghandruk, while the rest of our volunteers work in Kathmandu or Chitwan. Our full-time staff in Nepal will be available to support you 24/7 if you need it.


Nepal is a small country but offers so much to visitors. It has a rich history with many colourful festivals and sacred religious sites. The country is probably best known for its snow-capped mountains and breathtaking views. Seize the moment and soak in the sights and sounds for the experience of a lifetime.

Projects available in Nepal

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Volunteers in Nepal dig up sand for cement to help rebuild schools as part of their construction volunteer project.
Building Volunteer Work in Nepal

From $2295

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Travel to Asia and help rebuild and repair classrooms damaged by earthquakes.

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
A group of volunteers over 50 doing childcare volunteering in Nepal, take a photo outside their placement.
Childcare Volunteering in Nepal for Volunteers over 50

From $2520

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Travel to Asia with a group your age and support students at disadvantaged schools

  • Fixed dates throughout the year
  • Anyone aged over 50 can join
  • From 2 weeks
A child brushes her teeth outside a school during a hygiene workshop run by Projects Abroad Dentistry interns in Nepal.
Dentistry Internship in Nepal

From $2630

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Gain work experience by learning directly from experienced dentists in Nepal and participating in dental outreaches

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 4 weeks
Projects Abroad Childcare HIV/Aids volunteers in Nepal take a break at their care placement.
HIV/AIDS Volunteer Work in Nepal

From $2190

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Work with children affected by HIV/AIDS and support their educational and emotional development

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 2 weeks
An intern participates in health screenings as part of their medical work experience in Nepal.
Medical Internship in Nepal

From $1970

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Gain invaluable medical experience while working alongside knowledgeable nurses and doctors in Nepal

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
Projects Abroad interns working at an outreach during our medical internship for teenagers in Nepal
Medical Internships in Nepal for Teenagers

From $2420

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Join a group your age on a medical placement and learn from qualified doctors in local hospitals

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
A female intern from Projects Abroad is pictured treating a child using a stethoscope on her nursing intership in Nepal.
Nursing Internship in Nepal

From $1970

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Shadow nurses in hospitals or clinics and gain practical work experience during outreach work

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
Gain physiotherapy work experience in Nepal and help local children and adults whilst on an physiotherapy internship with Projects Abroad.
Physiotherapy Internship in Nepal

From $1970

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Gain work experience in Nepal by observing physiotherapists in hospitals and rehabilitation centres

  • Completely flexible dates
  • Anyone aged over 16 can join
  • From 1 week
A child and Projects Abroad student work on an activity on the Physiotherapy internship for teenagers in Nepal.
Physiotherapy Internships for High School Students in Nepal

From $2420

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Spend your summer in Nepal and learn directly from physiotherapists in a teaching hospital or in a spinal injury centre

  • Fixed dates during school break
  • This project is only for 15-18 year olds
  • From 2 weeks
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Can't find what you're looking for?

We have the expertise and staff on the ground to create a custom project for you, or simply help you find the best option.


Speak to one of our Nepal experts on:

1 877 921 9666

or email:

to start planning your project

SAFETY AND STAFF SUPPORT

Your safety and security is our prime concern. We have many procedures and systems to ensure you have the support you need to enjoy your trip with peace of mind. Our Projects Abroad staff are available 24 hours a day to help, and will be on-hand to make sure you settle in well at your accommodation and placement. If you encounter any problems, they will be available to help at any time.


Find out more about safety and backup.

Where we are based in Nepal

Kathmandu

Kathmandu is Nepal’s economic and cultural capital. It has elements of both modern and traditional life, making it a fascinating place to explore. You can visit ancient temples and monasteries, purchase souvenirs at the local bazaar, or go on a hike to admire the beautiful mountain scenery.

Chitwan

Chitwan is a district about six to seven hours from the capital Kathmandu. It’s most famous for its national park which was the country’s first and is also a World Heritage Site. Apart from its amazing natural wonders, you’ll also also get to explore small local villages and picnic along the Narayani River. We encourage you to try delicious local cuisine, like “taas”, a spicy fried goat dish.

Ghandruk

Ghandruk is a small village found in the Annapurna mountain range. It forms part of the Himalayas. It’s a popular base for hikers in the area. The facilities here are quite basic, but the incredible views more than make up for it. There are unique creatures that live in the mountains, like leopard cats, bears and vultures.

AIRPORT PICKUP, FLIGHTS AND VISAS

When you arrive at your respective airport, a member of Projects Abroad staff will be there to meet you. You can find more detailed information on arrival airports, orientation, and visas on our Nepal Arrival Procedures page

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