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Homestay Kathmandu, Nepal

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Help and enjoy our small Permaculture farm at Kathmandu valley

Top Host
This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
45 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
45 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Needs help immediately
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Animal Care
Help look after and take care of animals.
Plant crops, sow seeds and help in outside tasks.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
Additional Fee
This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of the Worldpackers annual plan.

Additional fee required

This host charges a fee in addition to the cost of Worldpackers’ annual plans.


US$ 5

Per day

Fee pays for

  • Benefits for travelers


$5per day little contirbution for food and accomodation

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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Private Room
You will have a bed in a private room. In other words, a room just for you.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Basic Internet Access
Basic speed internet for you to work remotely
Discounts on Parties
Get discounts at nearby parties and clubs.
Discounts on Restaurants
Get discounts at nearby restaurants.
Discounts on Pubs
Get discounts at nearby pubs.
Discounts on Drinks
Get discounts for drinks and beverages from our bar.
Discounts on Tours
Get discounts for tours and excursions around town.
Discounts on Accommodation
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Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Yoga classes
Take free yoga classes at our place.
Language lessons
Take free language classes at our place.
Permaculture Course
Take part in our Permaculture course for free.
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Stay at least
1 week

The Experience

Namaste,we are established as small organic farmers with our parents since 1995 we are permaculture family with two generation, two of us have our PDC but we are all invested on our land, we are five, three of us speak quite good English but our parents English is simpler. If you want to discover the traditional Nepali lifestyle in the Kathmandu valley and in the same time learn and share your knowledge about permaculture and sustainable agricult

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  • Fluent English
  • Over 18 years old
  • Welcomes solo volunteers, couples, and partners of volunteers

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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57 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks




Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

  • 45 Meeting international travelers
  • 45 Immersing in the local culture
  • 44 Meeting locals
  • 35 Get in touch with nature
  • 35 Learning about sustainability
  • 26 Developing environmental awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

  • 19 3. Good health and well-being
  • 16 2. Zero hunger
  • 6 1. No poverty

United Kingdom


Staying with Saroj's family was an amazing experience. I was expecting to be alone but when I first arrived there was 6 other volunteers from all around the world. In my week here I continued to meet 2 additional volunteers and it was an amazing experience! The other volunteers make this experience so wonderful. There is so much free time to explore the city and we are only working for 1 hour per day. Mama is so welcoming and friendly and the house feels like a home. Would definitely recommend ❤️

9 days ago

United Kingdom


I really enjoyed my stay on the home. I had a huge room with a desk and WiFi, so I could also do my online work in the evenings. Mama cooked 3 delicious meals every day. I did some simple jobs such as harvesting garlic, potatoes, coffee beans and wheat. Saroj was also kind enough to invite me to a family wedding, they dressed me up in a traditional Sari. They also have 5 very cute dogs. I would definitely recommend staying at the farm. I also booked an EBC trek with Saroj, but unfortunately I would not recommend him as a guide as he doesn't have enough experience to safely guide people.

21 days ago



My stay at the home was an incredible and very pleasant experience! saroj and his family where so welcoming, including and over all just amazing people!!! working in the garden was a lot of fun and the incredibly cute and nice animals made the experience even better!! 10/10 would recommend to anyone!!

about 2 months ago



The family was very kind to us. I got stuck at the airport and Saroj came to pick me up when I couldn't call anyone or get a ride. I had a good stay and the food was really good

3 months ago



Saroj is a really nice guy and always take care of the volunteers ! We went to a ceremony together it was really nice. Accommodation is correct a bit chilly during the night but it's alright. The life in the farm is really chill as the schedules so you will have time to discover KTM. Thanks again Saroj and all your family also ! All the best !

3 months ago

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