Pokhara, Nepal

Volunteer in Pokhara

With the snow-capped peaks of the Annapurna mountain range as a backdrop, life in Pokhara inspires awe.

Participants on our Pokhara base contribute to a range of community development projects including teaching, construction, women’s empowerment, public health and international relations efforts. Downtime calls for trekking to mountains and lakes, and connecting with Nepali culture.



Build a better world by contributing to vital, locally-led project work that strives for a more just and equitable future.


In line with the UN’s SDGs, we are committed to ethical and sustainable engagement with our local partners and communities.


Learn from the world’s most unique and significant cultures, in breathtaking remote locations.

Join a community internship & receive our exclusive offer.

Book by 31 May 2022

New and Exclusive: GVI Experiences

A locally curated selection of extra activities are now included across our programs.

Cook Nepali and Tibetan dumplings family-style

Share customs and cuisine in a Tibetan community

Join a Monk chanting session

Bike around Fewa Lake

Boat on Fewa Lake and learn local folklore

Watch a movie in a natural amphitheatre

Learn Buddhist principles at the World Peace Pagoda

Visit a Newari mountaintop village