Volunteer in India is organizing group volunteering program in Rishikesh. This program is available from October to mid-March and has no fixed start dates. The program is preferred by those people who want to learn more about spiritual and cultural traditions of India.
Online PR News – 16-August-2012 – Gurgaon, Haryana – Gurgaon, Haryana, 16 August 2012: The group volunteering programs, offered by Volunteer in India, are organized at various places in the country. Rishikesh is one such place where the programs are organized to provide the volunteers a chance to learn the rich culture of India. With no fixed dates, the projects in this holy city of northern India are organized from October to mid-March and the volunteers can join the program on any date of their choice.
Talking about the place, a senior manager working with the company said, “Rishikesh is traditionally known as the spiritual capital of the globe. The place stylizes itself as the “the world-capital of Yoga”, owing to it numerous yoga and meditation centers that also attract tourists from all over India. It is surrounded by lush green forests in the foothills of the Himalayas, which make a perfect setting for meditation and spiritual quests. It is a famous belief that meditation in this holy place brings one closer to attainment of moksha, as does a dip in the holy river, Ganges that flows through it.”
Program fee includes all expenditure incurred after arrival till departure. Expenses on iinternational airfares, travel insurance, visa and visa extension fee, local transportation, airport drop, personal expenses like bottled water, toiletries, etc. and weekend trips are not included in the program fee.
The senior manager further said, “Our group volunteering program in Rishikesh includes yoga four times a week along with language and classical dance classes. Yoga classes are at beginner’s level and language taught is Hindi and dance is traditional Indian. This place is a haven for anyone who wants to learn more about India. Other activities that volunteers can undertake are ayurvedic cooking, ayurvedic massage, astrology, crystal healing, Indian music, etc.”
Before registering for any gap year in India programs, the applicants must get their visa approved from the Indian embassy. It generally takes about seven working days to get a visa approved, but it is advised to apply at the earliest.
About Volunteer in India:
The organization is engaged in providing affordable, unique and fun-filled volunteer placements to international travelers. It accommodates travelers in year-round as well as seasonal programs. Travelers looking for affordable volunteer abroad programs in India can find more details on its website, volunteerinindia.com.
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