Travel for Change

Join us in Nepal to travel to our project sites, help with a current initiative on the ground, and take part in a classic Himalayan trek with local staff from The Small World Nepal. A trip to Nepal with The Small World USA helps us to collectively create positive change in the lives of the communities, girls and students we work with, and such a trip is sure to change you, too! Travel with us and experience transformation for yourself and others.

Our trip has no set dates at this time. If you are interested in the trip please contact us to discuss making this trip of a lifetime a reality for you!

Volunteer Trek and Project Trip

Fall (October/November) 2020 – exact dates TBD

In 2020 we will offer an incredible  trip through the Solukhumbu Everest Region of Nepal to experience local cultures, foods, and ways of life, see world-class mountain scenery and visit one of our priority project sites in person. Help us to build our new home for 100 children affected by the 2015 earthquakes!A tentative itinerary is below.

Day 1:  Arrival in Kathmandu . Airport pick up and transfer to hotel near Boudhanath Stupa, a world heritage site.

Day 2: Cultural world heritage Tours to Monkey Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square, both world heritage sites.

Day 3: Travel from Kathmandu to Phaplu via plane or private jeep. Overnight at project site.

Day 4-7: Volunteer work days to help construct the Friends of Arhaus Children’s Home for 100 kids in need. Days will be spent working on building this new home together with the local community. Make a tangible contribution towards this community development project for children in need!

Day 8: Spend the day hiking to a view of Mount Everest.

Day 9: Trek to Chiwang Monastery. Share a meal and stories with the resident monks and lamas. Overnight at the monastery guest house.

Day 10: Trek to Taksindu Pass  through villages, a beautiful forest and see Himalayan mountain views. Overnight at tea house.

Day 11 : Trek to Junbeshi. Views of Everest may be seen, weather permitting. Overnight at tea house.

Day 12:  Trek to Phaplu. Overnight at tea house.

Day 13:  After breakfast, ride via charter bus or jeep to Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu. Feel free to shop, visit other cultural sites on your own or visit the Himalayan Hope Home, one of our project sites in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Flights home out of Kathmandu. Namaste and safe travels!

Cost per person: TBD (usually about $3,000.00 USD. Does not include airfare to Nepal.)

Cost includes:

  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
  • Guided Cultural Tours as per the program
  • Full board accommodation from Kathmandu to Kathmandu as per the above program
  • In-country travel via jeep or plane from Kathmandu to Phaplu and return
  • Guides, meals, tea house trek and porters for your baggage

Cost does not include:

  • flight to and from your home to Kathmandu, Nepal
  • lunch and dinner meals in Kathmandu
  • gift purchases
  • any cold drinks (such as juice or Coke) or alcoholic beverages for the duration of the trip
  • other personal expenditures in-country
  • guide and porter tips


Karma Sherpa


Sonam Sherpa


Sally Wier


Dawa Sherpa – The best cook you’ll ever have! Dawa will prepare fresh, organic, locally-sourced meals for everyone when we are in the Solukhumbu.


For questions or to discuss details, please contact us.