Newly started backpackers hostel in Madurai,close to city center and friendly,relaxing atmosphere at the Hostel.
We take pride in being great hosts with an open kitchen for travelers to cook their own food.
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Help with Computers/ Internet
I can teach basic yoga, and Bharathanatyam,Teach Tamil,Share about history and spirituality of India,I love to cook and learn vegetarian recipes, Travelers staying with us can explore the off beat Madurai one the oldest living cities in the world and our Hostel receives travelers from every part of the world and India so workawayers can practice a new language and make friends for their future travels
We need help to manage the hostel in general by interacting with guests,need to have English speaking skills,need travelers who can give creative and Eco friendly ideas and help convert our roof top and open spaces to be more attractive for our guests. Help to start a roof top organic garden. Knowing another language other than English will be much appreciated.
The volunteers can sleep in the Hostel property which has a bunk bed in the living/Common area , washroom and shower available in the service/common area in the property.. Kitchen is equipped with basic provisions, groceries and utensils and the volunteers can make their own meal,whenever we are cooking for us and guests the volunteers can join us for meals.
Madurai is a hub from where travelers can take day trips to near by kodai hills ,Thekkady,there are quite a few falls in the surroundings, Trek up the Alagar hills and visit century old temples and enjoy the down to earth people's hospitality with the charm of a village in a city and enjoy the local cuisine from many of the street shops.Local transport is easy with shared TUKTUKs,OLA cabs and Tuk Tuks, and well connected by City buses.Madurai is well connected to all major cities in India through Airport,Railways and Roadways. Direct flights to Srilanka are available from Madurai.
This will be our first experience with workaway, we are a friendly couple who doesn't live in the property always as our residence which we live with our young daughters is a few KMs away from the hostel so one of us or both have to go home at night so we appreciate who will be able to take care of the hostel when we are not available at the property. we are enthusiastic about travel and eager to learn about the life as a volunteer /traveler and we respect and embrace the difference in culture each one of us have ,Madurai is still a small town so short dresses and sleeveless tops are stared upon and use of drugs and drinking alcohol is not allowed in the property.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day.