Homestay Kathmandu, Nepal

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Work and enjoy on 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.
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with international travelers
51 travelers recommend this host to meet travelers from all around the world
Immerse yourself in the local culture
51 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.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
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$ 6

Per day

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  • Benefits for travelers


Volunteers expected to contribute $6 per day 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.
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1 week

The Experience

Namaste, If you want to live a complete immersive family experience in Nepal, to experience Nepali lifestyle, rites, culture and customs while a leisure visit to Kathmandu or before and after your travel and trekking holidays you are the most welcome. We are established as small organic farmers with our parents since 1995, we are permaculture family with two generation. We speak quite good English but our parents English is simpler.

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  • Beginner English
  • Under 45 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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How this experience will transform you

  • 51 Meeting international travelers
  • 51 Immersing in the local culture
  • 49 Meeting locals
  • 39 Get in touch with nature
  • 36 Learning about sustainability
  • 26 Developing environmental awareness

This host contributes to Sustainable Development Goals

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



I had a really good stay. Saroj and his family are very nice people, and the city is amazing!

23 days ago



The home was a great experience. Saroj took me around Kathmandu to experience cultural and religious activities that you wouldn't be able to access on your own! I really got to connect to the local community and see what life was really like. I barely did any work on the farm - if you are looking for a true permaculture host, I would recommend some where else. If you want to really explore Kathmandu and have a great local to teach you things then I recommend staying here!

about 1 month ago



Superb experience with caring and committed people

about 1 month ago

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 ❤️

2 months 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.

2 months ago

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