Rural Tourism
 
 
 
The Village with no locks or doors!
Imagine a village where homes have no front doors, shops are always left unlocked and locals never feel unsafe. ...READ MORE
 
sustainable tourism in a tea estate bungalow saved indigenous tribes from starvation
Sometime in the early 1980s, when Indira Gandhi was the country’s prime minister, there was a human rights crisis brewing in the hills of Wayanad, Kerala. Wayanad, a tourist paradise, is home to a large number of adivasis or indigenous tribal people... READ MORE
 
Live and Learn on Organic Farms While You Travel
The new buzz word in the world of travel, voluntourism is a concept that aims to combine people’s wanderlust with their desire to make a difference. India has several voluntourism organisations that offer diverse and pocket friendly opportunities for community service combined with eco-friendly vacations...... READ MORE
 
Sustainable Living and tourism implemented by one man to improve lives
Kalap is a small village with a population of around 500 people, located 200 kms from Dehradun (Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, North India) in the Tons river valley. The nearest road is an 11 km trek away, in Netwar.... READ MORE
 
RAJASTHAN VILLAGERS CONVERT BARREN LAND INTO LAKE
The Rajasthan villagers have converted 52 hectares of barren land into lake, setting a landmark example in self-reliance. Ramsar is a village in Barmer district of Rajasthan with a population of 3,888 people...
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Block Printing in Bagru — Ancient traditions of printing
Bagru is known for natural dyes and hand block printing. Bagru is the place of Raiger and Chhipa community (Rajasthan, Western India)....READ MORE
 
the cleanest village in Asia

Mawlynnong claims to be the Cleanest Village in Asia. The road leading up to it has some of the most panoramic and breathtaking views in the country....
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Shilpgram - The Craft Village
Situated 3 kms west of Udaipur near the Havala village is the Centre's Shilpgram - the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex. Spread over an undulating terrain of 130 bighas (70 Acres) of land and surrounded by the Aravallies, the Rural Arts and Crafts Complex is conceived as a living ethnographic museum to depict the lifestyles of the folk and tribal people of the West Zone.... READ MORE
 
Devra Hospitality (Udaipur)
A barren land, 2 committed people from principalities of the oldest serving dynasties of the world, Mewar and Marwar with a fervour to take forward the legacy of long history and culture and 22 years of hard work, today, Devra Hospitality is located in a land with plenty of green cover.... READ MORE
 
This Rajasthan village is
helping themselves by helping the environment
Lapodiya, a village of 200 households in Rajasthan, is a shining example of how environment governance at the grassroots level can save a village from natural disasters.... READ MORE
 
Culture Aangan Homestays
Culture Aangan is a social enterprise dedicated to promoting sustainable rural tourism and supporting grass root development projects. Their focus is on both conserving and celebrating cultural traditions, to help stem the migration to the cities. They bring traditional Indian culture to travelers, so that they can experience rural India, off the beaten track but with homely comforts....READ MORE
 
Remarkable Indian villages
India, having an agro-based economy, depends the most on its villages for growth. The gaon always has that distinct nostalgic charm that Indians alone can understand. Sarson ke khet , tea plantations, mud houses, clean air, charpaai , mitti , star-lit sky; these are just some of the happy things that we associate with life in an Indian village... READ MORE
 
Visit remote villages in the himalayan range, set up solar panels, upgrade schools and more...
The GHE expedition team has created a tangible impact in the lives of people in Ladakh. From running a school with all modern amenities, to generating self sufficiency in electricy with solar panels.... READ MORE
 
   
     
 
 
 
 
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