If you're looking to do something different and join a group of travelers who want to make an impact on the world, then you've come to the right place. Volunteering can include so many different things, but in the end, you're guaranteed to help a community out while really enjoying yourself. Browse through these top 10 popular volunteer tours for students to get a feel for where you can make an impact.
Volunteer Brazil Tour
Immerse yourself in the Rio de Janeiro culture where over the course of 14 days you'll be volunteering at a daycare centre in a Rio de Janeiro favela and getting to know locals.
Volunteer Cuzco Kids
For two weeks you'll have the opportunity to explore Cuzco while contributing to a project where a centre is built to supply children with a place to continue their education, receive hot meals, and take part in workshops like leather working and jewelery making.
Zambia Volunteer and Safari
If you love animals, adventure and national parks, then this is the tour for you. For 14 days, you'll be helping to preserve the habit for local animals (rhinos!) and people. You also won't leave Africa without enjoying some whitewater rafting, canoeing and safaris.
Project China - Pandas
On this tour you'll be able to visit all the iconic symbols of China like the Great Wall, Tiananmen Square and Terracotta Warriors while allowing you to give back at the same time. You'll spend time on an organic farm, working with the local community, and helping out at a Panda breeding center.
Volunteer Costa Rica
Helping to preserve sea turtles' eggs and volunteering on other sea turtle projects is the main focus of this tour. At the same time, you'll be able to relax on the beach, visit some cane & coffee production locations, and take part in adrenaline sports. The options are endless on this tour.
South Africa Volunteer and Overland Adventure
What better way to get to know South Africa than to help locals in various community projects. Explore Cape Town, take an open safari game drive and meet the local San Bushmen while giving back.
Thailand Volunteer & Hilltribe Trek
There's lots to do in 13 days on this tour. You'll be traveling from Phuket to Bangkok, immersing yourself in the culture, treking to hilltribe villages and making an impact along the way the help make life better for disadvantaged children.
Kenya Volunteer and Safari
This 15 day journey will bring you self satisfaction while enjoying unforgetable scenery, wildlife and people. You'll be spending time with the local culture while also enjoying an authentic African experience alongside lions, cheetahs, elephants and rhinos.
Explore Cambodia & Laos—Volunteer
In just two weeks time, you can make a significant impact on the lives of locals in Laos and Cambodia. Get to know the culture and explore ruins while helping to make life a little better for the community.
Sierra Leone Uncovered
In 10 days, this small group of volunteers will experience a true adventure while visiting local towns & farms. Help local communities while at the same time enjoying opportunities such as exploring the rainforest, relaxing on the beach and trying local cuisine.
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