Experience camel safari's while staying with us near a historical fort in the beautiful Jaisalmer desert of Rajasthan, India

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This listing is a Last minute host. They have let us know that they are looking for help immediately as well as at other times of the year.
  2019 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    Hello Workawayers!


    My name is Hemant, and together with my four uncles I run a hotel in beautiful Jaisalmer, in the desert of Rajasthan. The hotel is located near the historical fort on a quiet street in the neighborhood


    We are looking for people who want to help us all year round.



    We would like your help for 1 to 5 hours per day, for a minimum of 2 weeks, and a maximum of 6 months if you really enjoy being here. You will join our local workers and be part of our family for a while :-)

    In return, we would provide you with a hotel room, food and free WIFI. You will also be offered the possibility of coming with us to a camel safari in the desert if you want to.

    But most importantly, you will get a glimpse of Jaisalmer life and you will interact not only with our international guests, but also with the relaxed members of a family-business. In the process you might make friends for life and learn a little Hindi and some Rajasthani cuisine here and there :-)

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Other
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Language practice
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are eager to learn about other cultures, foreign habits, different sensibilities, as we do not have the chance to be exposed to other cultures much, besides of our daily tourist activity, which doesn't get any further than practical information exchange. So for us, your presence only means a lot, and you will in return learn how we people live, within our very specific Rajasthani, Jaisalmeri culture.

  • Help

    Help

    - with our administrative work (like booking rooms, communicating with our guests etc.),
    - with general maintenance and room-cleaning,
    - and last but not least with educating our own children (mostly teaching them English and maybe some other languages).
    Of course you can choose between the different jobs, according to your interests.

    Helping with administrative and maintenance work in the hotel.
    Liaise with tourists on a daily basis.
    Teaching English and possibly other languages to children.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English . Hindi . French...

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Two-bed room with hot-water shower, toilet, WIFI.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Our hotel is opposite Jaisalmer's Fort and you can see it from our beautiful roof top terrace, we like to think it is the best roof terrace in Jaisalmer! We are also within walking distance to all other attractions in Jaisalmer inc. the temples, lake etc.

    We also organize Camel Safaris to the desert and can give you a good if you would like in exchange for you helping write free Camel Safari workaway volunteer my site.
    We are a group of relatively young men, relaxed, laid-back and very easy to interact with. We are on Couchsurfing and other similar websites and have hosted and interacted with countless people from all around the world.

    Of course, we offer pick up on arrival with our jeep, just please let us know your arrival time before you start your journey to Jaisalmer!

    We hope to hear from you soon :)

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    1-5 hours a day

hemant on sand
The view from our roof-top restaurant - you will enjoy it every night!
The climatized part of our roof-top restaurant :-)
My four uncles in traditional Rajasthani clothing
A typical hotel room
Our restaurant at night
camel safari




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