FAQs

Application and Program Details

What city or town will I be in?

You will be based out of the suburban, up and coming South Delhi.

Will I make friends?

Absolutely! Our camps draw a variety of people from different backgrounds, but are all share a love of travelling, exploring and learning – which means you’ll always meet likeminded people!

What are the requirements?

You are required to be over 18 at the start of the program and have a valid passport for at least 6 months.

Can I apply with a friend?

Yes you can! You can live in the same accommodation and join the volunteer program together.

What happens once I arrive at the airport?

Our lovely Camp India team will be there to meet you, before transferring you to your accommodation.

Flights and Visa

What airport do I fly to?

New Delhi (Ghandi) Airport

Do I need a visa?

You are required to apply for an E-Visa before you arrive in the country. The E-Visa must cover you throughout your stay in the country.

Do I need a passport?

Yes, you will need a full passport valid for at least 6 months.

Accommodation and Living

What’s my accommodation like?

Our camp participants stay in secure, modern guesthouses for the duration of the programme when they aren’t away at activities (such as Agra or Jaipur). The accommodation is to a respectable standard and includes single beds and has modern facilities so you can wash clothes etc.

Is there wifi?

Yes – plenty of it! India is fast becoming the world’s telecommunication giant.

WiFi hotspots are everywhere but there is free WiFi within your guesthouse.

Is it safe?

Absolutely – we have high standards and want to ensure our camp participants are at as little risk as possible when away with us.

How much spending money should I take?

Delhi and the parts of India you will travel to within the programme are all relatively inexpensive compared to the UK.

Do I need to get health insurance?

We do recommend getting health insurance yes. Once your place is secured our flight partners can help you get this organised. 2

Do I need vaccinations?

There are no compulsory vaccinations for the India, but we always recommend you visit your local GP 12 weeks ahead of travelling for up to date advice.

Can I travel before or after Camp?

YES! Get in touch with us to find out about how we can help you on to your next destination OR… stick around in India and join us for a 4-day beach party down in Goa. CLICK HERE (link to Goa Beach Party)

How much time will I get off?

You will get an extensive amount of time off; with the programme courses varying between 3 – 4 days a week. A large amount of your time outside of the English programme will consist of other activities such as night fishing or sporting events.

What should I pack?

There’s no need to pack a coat or jumper; however the islands are largely Islamic and it is courteous to ensure your shoulders are covered at all times. Additionally it is advisable that skirts, long dresses/shorts fall below the knee. The programme also requires you to wear trousers whilst teaching. Other suggestions include bringing a mosquito net, snorkelling equipment and a camera!

What happens if if have a dietary requirement?

The volunteer house has a kitchen so you will be able to tailor your meals to your needs.

Are there any extra costs?

Apart from your program fees, you just have to fund your flights, insurance and spending money.

           

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