Volunteer Health And Safety

Because we take the Health and Safety of our volunteers seriously we have strict rules that are laid out in our Health and Safety Regulation which is on display at all times in our information centre.


The most important rule is that all volunteers handling animals must be vaccinated against rabies and you have to sign a form to say you are.

Vaccinations for Hepatitis and Tetanus are advised along with Malaria tablets which are essential if you intend traveling to other parts of India.


Mosquito repellent creams are available in India and should be applied regularly. The local brands are very effective and a fraction of the price paid for these outside of India.

Although shorts and a T-shirt are sufficient for daywear, long sleeved light weight cotton shirts will give additional mosquito protection in the evening and sun protection during the day.

It can get very hot and humid at some times of year.

No Smoking

If you are a smoker, please be aware that there is no smoking at The Tree House. We request smokers to smoke away from the buildings and the monkeys.

Items to pack


Diarrhoea tablets.

High factor Sun Block.

Ibuprofen Gel is recommended for bites and stings.

Germolene is recommended for scratches and abrasions.


Casual lightweight cotton clothes, swim wear.

Strong, non slip sandals.

Sun hat.


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