Volunteer Holidays

Encourage Thailand

Our Encourage Volunteer Holiday to Thailand is all about giving you the opportunity to sponsor a child and participate in a very special school holiday trip with your sponsor child and 12 other children from their group home in Thailand. This Volunteer Holiday gives you the best of both worlds - a relaxing holiday in superior accommodation and a life-changing volunteer experience you will never forget. You will have the opportunity to share in the joy of seeing these amazing children enjoy their first trip to the seaside and provide their guardians with a much needed rest. 

Volunteers will work closely with our amazing Thailand volunteer partner, Home of the Open Heart (Chiang Rai) to give their special children a special holiday. Home of the Open Heart’s mission is to assist and enable destitute HIV affected women and children by providing education, orphan care, respite and hospice care, both in our home and in our community.

Trip details

$2590 per person twin share

Single/triple cost on application 

Suitable for: Solo travellers, couples and retirees
Accommodation: 7 nights in 4 star accommodation
Transport: Return airport transfers and daily transport
Group Size: 10 volunteers (minimum) plus volunteer guide and local guides
Meals included: Daily breakfast,and welcome dinner
Tours included: Bangkok City Tour/Chiang Rai City orientation

SPECIAL AIR/LAND PACKAGES AND HOLIDAY EXTENSIONS ARE AVAILABLE

Pricing and information is correct at time of publication and subject to change at any time. Group guide subject to minimum groups numbers being met (ten adults).

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Bangkok

Arrive Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. Remainder of evening at leisure.

Day 2: Bangkok city tour

After a leisurely breakfast we depart for our Bangkok city tour and then enjoy a welcome dinner at a local Thai restaurant. B/D

Day 3: Bangkok to Chiang Rai

Spend the morning at leisure before transferring by coach to Cha-Am. Transfer to our hotel and take an orientation tour. Afternoon at leisure. B

Days 4-7: Chiang Rai

Meet up with our volunteer partners Penny & Paul from Home of the Open Heart, Chiang Rai with 12 of their children. We will be spending the next week together to share the joys of a seaside holiday with them. B

Home of the Open Heart’s mission is to assist and enable destitute HIV affected women and children by providing education, orphan care, respite and hospice care, both in our home and in our community. Find out more at:

www.homeoftheopenheart.org

Day 8: Depart Chiang Rai

After checking out from your hotel, we say farewell to our Home of the Open Heart Family and start our journey home or you may choose to extend your stay in Thailand. B

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