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Responsible Travel Program in India

Responsible Travel Program in India

Responsible Travel Program in India

Trip Details:

Operator:   Nativefolks
Price From: 480 USD
Ideal Age Range:  19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs:  Light Impact
Program duration: 10 days

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About this program

This 10-day Responsible Travel Program in the Sikkim state of India is a short-duration program modeled after Nativefolks’ Travel Fellowship program. 

Over the 10 days, you will have the opportunity to embrace the culture, arts, and people that live in this part of the world. Through community interaction, you’ll live with and get to know the people and their language, joining them on their daily activities, and understanding their way of life. 

The main objectives of a program like this are to immerse travelers in a new culture through a transformative travel experience, to help sustain the communities of Northern India, inspire locals through interactions with young travelers, and bring awareness of India’s diverse culture. 

The short duration program offers a snapshot experience of their longer-term 4-week program. This includes: 

  • Introduction, basic orientation, and village tour
  • Informal language class, walks with a farmer, and chance to engage in agricultural activities
  • Hands-on cooking class learning local dishes
  • Community interaction, introduction to local culture, traditions, and eco-system
  • Sustainable domestic processes workshop
  • Cultural engagement, folk dance & music
  • Free day to explore the village
  • Reflection time

 

Itinerary

What to Expect:

  • Introduction, Orientation & Village Tour
  • Language class, Agricultural Activities
  • Cooking class
  • Community interaction
  • Sustainable Domestic Processes workshop
  • Cultural Engagement

Country Fast Facts

India

Flag  255px-Flag_of_India.svg
Continent: Asia
Official Language(s) Hindi, English
Capital: New Delhi
Population 1,276,267,000 (2015 estimate)
Climate(s) Monsoon, Tropical Savanna, Desert (Warm/Cold), Semi-Arid (Warm/Cold), Mediterranean (Warm/Temperate), Humid subtropical, Oceanic Subpolar, Oceanic (Warm/Temperate), Continental (Mediterranean/Cool/Cold/Warm/Humid/Temperate).
Major Airport(s): Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM), Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Chennai International Airport (MAA)
Economic Driver(s): Agriculture, Mining, Textiles, Industry, Energy, Tourism, Trade
 

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