Questions about volunteering in India

Thinking first travel to India?

Some feel safe, others excited and some restless. Take a deep breath, relax, enjoy planning and organizing the trip you have always wanted to do.

It is to be known that before traveling to India, you must have certain documents and things ready, that you should not stop doing them, since if you do not do them they can hinder your trip. So we clarify some questions about your volunteering in India.

Do you need a volunteer visa to travel to india?

Regardless of the reason for your trip, all foreigners are required to obtain a visa to enter India. The duration of this is 60 days and is not extensible; You can request it twice a year. 

Your passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the date you arrive. It is recommended that you call the Indian embassy to ensure that you have the process to apply for or verify the necessary visa documentation.

What vaccines do I need to travel to India?

If before traveling you have been in a country where yellow fever is found, you will be asked to have the vaccine on, in addition to carrying your vaccination card with you.  

In any case, we always recommend calling the Embassy or visiting your GP before traveling.

Do you want to know more tips, advice and information about India, don’t forget to listen to episode 12 of the podcast “The Volunteer’s Journey”

Is volunteering in India safe?

So far we have not had any problems from the volunteers about the place or security. We have a trained local team, that in the induction that is carried out to the volunteers the first day. They are informed about the precautions they should take, about the culture, traditions of the place and of the country in general. In this way facilitating the coexistence with the community of volunteers in India.

In the event that you have any problem, you can contact your volunteer advisor Adventure Volunteer and the local team, who will always be there to support you.

What airport should I get to?

Your flight must be destined for Jaipur International Airport. The days we recommend that you arrive are Saturdays and Sundays, since the programs start on Mondays of each week.

What can a volunteer do on his days off?

There is much to know and enjoy in India. An excursion through BHANDARDARA surrounded by spectacular mountains or NASIK one of the oldest holy cities in India.  

There is always something to visit and know. Learn a little more about our volunteering in India.


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How is the accommodation for the volunteers?

The family houses, which are selected by the organization, with rooms that you share with other volunteers and with common areas that you can use to rest.

 It is a simple house that you will share with other volunteers. During the tea hours, you can get to know a little more about the people in the community, the women and children who attend the projects.

You can also check some tips to keep in mind before traveling to India.

Do you want more information?

Contact us through our contact form or write to us at and we will provide you with all the information you need to organize your volunteering in India.

We also accompany you throughout the process, we are there before, during and after your volunteering.

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