WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I ARRIVE?
The project is located in Vang Vieng in central Laos, 150km north of Vientienne. You will fly into Bangkok or Vientienne airport and then make your own way to the project site via public transport. We will provide you with easy to follow instructions prior to your departure to enable you to plan your journey. Once you have had time to rest the local staff will introduce you to your project and the local area. Your in-country coordinator will be more than happy to help you settle in and acclimatise and you'll feel at home in no time in this friendly, vibrant country. Please aim to arrive on the Sunday.
WHERE WIL I BE STAYING?
Throughout your project you will be staying in shared dormitory style accommodation at our volunteer house. You will find the accommodation to be basic, but of course clean and comfortable. The rooms will be single sex and shared, and participants are expected to be environmentally responsible and use resources with restraint, and to help by keeping the living areas clean and tidy.
WHAT WILL I BE EATING?
You will be provided with three meals per day; breakfast, lunch and dinner. The meals are healthy, sourced using only local ingredients and delicious flavours. Food in Laos is delicious, varied and inexpensive. You can enjoy sampling traditional cuisine; dishes such as delicately spiced curries, fresh local market produce, and delicious meat, fish and vegetables.
There are a number of restaurants offering Western food around town, however please bring additional funds to cover any such excursions.