With the many countries in the world, travellers would do anything that they can to be able to visit at least some of them. They would plan their itinerary, set up a budget, and travel to wherever the wind takes them. This is the usual routine for most travellers but what if you spend less on travel money by volunteering? You get to travel to your dream destination, plus, you will be helping those who are in need. If you are looking for package deals and Asia tours, consider trying these volunteer programs that will help you cut down the expenses:
1. Renovation work in Bali.
Bali is an island in Indonesia that is known for having white sand beaches, beautiful coral reefs, and volcanic mountains. This little island has been one of the favourite destination spots for travellers and has many volunteer opportunities as well. There are on-going construction projects such as schools and houses that you can take part of. If you have experienced working as a craftsman or a construction employee, this is best suited for you.
2. Offer support and assistance to the street children in the Philippines.
The Philippines has over 7,107 islands and is known for its rich biodiversity – which makes it a favourite go-to destination for travellers when it comes to Asia tours and those who are looking to sit back and enjoy the tropical life. But if you look closer to the streets of Manila or any place in the Philippines, you will always find street children roaming around. If you are looking to volunteer Philippines has to offer, you can offer your support and assistance in keeping the street children safe and secure. Try to volunteer in the Philippines and experience their rich culture at the same time.
3. Provide humanitarian assistance to Syrians in Greece.
Syria has experienced a long period of turmoil for the past few years. Thousands of Syrians have fled across the world to avoid the chaos and to start new lives. Greece is one of the countries that have Syrian refugee camps. They welcome refugees and let them live inside the camp for the time being. If you have been so eager to visit Santorini or sail across the Mediterranean Sea, joining this volunteer program is your one way ticket to your dream destination.
4. Assist locals with various tasks in Cambodia.
Cambodia is dubbed as the temple hub in Asia for having over 4,000 ancient temples but only 2,000 of them have been located. If you join this volunteer program, you get to see the beautiful attractions that Cambodia has to offer. Plus, you will also be getting along with the Khmer people and help them with their daily tasks. This will allow you to experience their culture and know what it is like to be one of them. The experience you get from travelling and helping people at the same time is truly one of a kind. Travelling to Cambodia and volunteering in various programs and activities is definitely a great addition to your Asia tours.