Hostelling is an incredible experience – for both travellers and the hosts. Getting involved with the hostel culture is possibly one of the best things that you can do to your life. ITH’s Work Exchange Programme is the most amazing mix of both, wherein you can stay in a hostel as a traveller and yet enjoy the pleasures of being the host.
Join our adventures in Varanasi either as a Volunteer or an Intern. You can contribute in myriad creative ways: Be a night owl; be a lark. Rise and shine; sleep-in. Be a monk. Make a monk. Play the guitar. Read books. Write books. Learn German. Teach German. Cook. Eat. Drink. Clean. Take a photo. Fly a drone. Land a drone. Walk. Stop. Jump. Drink chai. Take a dip in the Ganga. Hold your breath. Take a deep breath. Live your life. All we need you to do is to just Be You.
There are a couple of ways to do a ‘Work Exchange’ at our hostel – Volunteering or Interning. In exchange for your services you can expect the following:
If there’s something AWESOME you want to offer which is not listed here below, then go ahead and pitch your idea!
The City of Varanasi and Our Hostel
International Travellers’ Hostel (ITH) is a hostel for independent travellers situated in Varanasi – the world’s oldest living city! Also known as the City of Temples, Varanasi is one of India’s most famous cities.
ITH was launched on the first day of 2013.
Our splendid team comprises of a diverse set of open-minded and fun-loving folks. We enjoy meeting and exchanging ideas with people from all over the globe. Travel is bootstrapped into our culture. We made our passion our profession. Hosting travellers, for us, is a way of inviting the world into our lives. And we love it!