Rustik Travel curates customized travel experiences globally that have a local flavour and engages people from the local community.
Sustainable Experiential Travel, in short. Sustainability, in terms of creating livelihoods, protecting environment and preserving culture.
Welcome to Tours+, our new initiative to Explore, Discover and Learn about the cities, towns and the places we live in or we visit. We will be covering history, culture, heritage, architecture, spirituality and more during these tours. We could have these tours walking, cycling or driving through in a[…]Read More »
It is a treasured moment to spot the wildlife in their natural habitat. Its even much better when that moment has been captured in a picture, that we could share with our friends. However, little do we know that by doing so we are also sharing the location of the[…]Read More »
Rustik curates customised experiential travel experiences for corporate groups. For any requirement, please write to us here. Further, the team at Rustik with skills in corporate training and experience in the outdoors has woven together such a program for the Senior Leadership Teams in Corporates. The Rustik Outbound Training program[…]Read More »
Annapurna Sanctuary Trek: 25 Apr-8 May '20
Taking a cue from these words by the Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, we have set out on a Mindfulness Journey. Led by the Monastics from Plum Village, France and along with like-minded spiritual souls we have come together to create this unique cultural and spiritual experience in the form[…]Read More »
Why do we travel? To see places. Experience different cultures. Bond with family and friends. Tick off the bucket list. Be adventurous. Discover ourselves. Different people have different reasons to travel. Whatever the reason might be, there is always an outcome during and after the travel experience, which most of[…]Read More »
The cornerstone of our philosophy of Sustainable Experiential Travel is our engagement with the local communities. We believe that travel is a powerful tool for an individual to embrace the culture, art and truly understand the people in relation to their place. By living with the locals, learning their language and indulging in their daily activities, a person is able to transform to respect and love another human in their own authentic way of living.
Through this travel fellowship, we wish to draw together people seeking to learn about diverse cultures, passionate about rural tourism and fascinated by indigenous communities.
Trek to Deo Tibba Base Camp is also know as the trail of the Pandavas. It is believed that the Pandavas once wandered around this path. The trek is itself is very pleasant that takes us to the grazing pastures of the Gaddi shepherds and the emerald blue waters of the Chandratal Lake (4,480 m/14,698 ft) with magnificent views of Deo Tibba peak (6,001 m/19,688 ft) and its huge hanging glaciers. This is a spectacular view that make makes the trek even more alluring.Read More »
21 Sep - 2 Oct
Mt. Deo Tibba is a beautiful 6001 Meter (19,687 Ft.) high peak, located in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalaya and situated quite close to the resort town of Manali, in Himachal Pradesh. The mountain itself consists of an extensive ice cap, with the actual climb to the summit being up an inclined hump of a ‘windslab’ snow. This magnificent peak is accessible, once the edge of the great snow & ice plateau extending right up to the periphery of the Malana Glacier, (which abuts the upper Kullu and Malana valleys), is reached. On reaching the summit, one is rewarded with an exhilarating view of vast eternal snowfields, hanging glaciers and many peaks of the surrounding areas; including the great peaks of the Malana & Tosh glacier catchments.Read More »
The Garden of Eden in India is indeed the Andaman Islands, with the garden under water. Andaman Islands, an Indian archipelago in the Bay of Bengal comprises of 300 islands known for palm-lined, white-sand beaches, mangroves and tropical rainforests. It is a hot spot of marine life supported by the beautiful coral reefs. It is an ideal place to discover and learn scuba diving and commune with the rich marine life under water.Read More »
On request 7 Summits
Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak in Africa. It is also the tallest freestanding mountain in the world. rising 15,100 feet (4,600 meters) from base to summit. Kilimanjaro is also the most prominent mountain in Africa.
Kilimanjaro is composed of three distinct volcanic cones: Kibo 19,340 feet (5,895 meters); Mawenzi 16,896 feet (5,149 meters); and Shira 13,000 feet (3,962 meters). Uhuru Peak is the highest summit on Kibo’s crater rim.
The climb to Kilimanjaro is a mix of moderate to strenuous climb and definitely once in a lifetime experience.
If every cloud does have a silver lining then Meghalaya or “The abode of clouds” would be raining silver heavily. This small state in the North-East region of India has abundant rainfall and sunshine around the year and is considered to be one of the richest botanical habitats in Asia. Meghalaya is subject to vagaries of the monsoon. The climate varies with altitude. The Meghalayan sky seldom remains free of clouds and the Meghalayan spirit seldom remains free of adventure.Read More »
Journey through Rajasthan, the Land of Princes, is steeped in legends and mystery of bygone heroes and timeless culture. Set amidst the Aravalli Hills, Rajasthan is enveloped by the natural wonders of the Thar Desert, and dotted with surreal lakes, majestic forts and palaces, multihued cities, pristine villages and wildlife.
Revel in vivid shades of Jodhpur’s blue-walled cityscape or take a holy dip at waterside ghats in Pushkar. Explore the bustling old markets in modern pink city of Jaipur or admire the illuminated palaces of Udaipur as the sun sets at the banks of Lake Pichola. Get inspired by the grandeur of the sand castle of Jaisalmer or sight a peacock dancing in Ranthambore National Park. Rajasthan almost overwhelms the senses with a truly incredible travel experience.
Ladakh is the land of high passes blessed with natural beauty any other place in the world would envy. In ancient times it was an important outpost in the important silk route trade. Much of that richness esp. in culture and heritage is still very much reflective in the present day Ladakh.
Not much else needs to be said about Ladakh. A landscape vastly different from anything imaginable. Though so much has been talked and written about it that most people have an idea of the place, yet nothing can prepare you for what to expect the moment the door of the aircraft opens and this land opens its arms to you.
If you are visiting India and have not visted the New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur then you have missed the soul of India. These three cities are a beautiful amalgamation of history, culture, heritage, food and colours. This trip is also popularly know the the Golden Triangle and indeed it is as they represent a golden era of Indian ethos.Read More »
Mount Kailash is the one of holiest mountains in the Himalayas. Located in Tibet province of China, the snow-capped rocky peak of Mt. Kailash or Kangri Rimpoche is believed to be a sacred place of the founders of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Bonpo religion. Different religions attach different name, meaning, and purpose to holy Mount Kailash (6,714m/22,028 ft). Hindus and Buddhists all over the world worship this peak as the exact “Center of the Universe” whereas Jains believe that their first Saint obtained Liberation/Freedom meditating on the mountain.
Hindus believe Mount Kailash/Kangri is the abode of supreme Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati. For a Hindu, the arduous pilgrimage to Kailash help one rid of all sins and attain salvation. Buddhists regard the pilgrimage to Mt. Kailash/Manasarovar as a pious deed to achieving enlightenment and spreading world peace. Vajrayana Buddhists in particular refer Mt. Kailash as Mount Meru, the home of Demchok, who represents supreme bliss.Read More »
Odisha (formerly known as Orissa) conjures images of grandeur of ancient Kalinga and the war that transformed Emperor Ashoka towards the path of peace. An underrated travel destination, the state has an amazing mix of history, religion, the beaches, natural beauty with lush forests and lakes, and rich tribal culture. An amazing place for an offbeat traveler to explore the unexplored.Read More »
If you want to visit a Destination or experience an Experience that we have not yet listed in our website, please let us know and we will create it just for you. Our team has the necessary skills and we have partners across the globe to curate the Experience for[…]Read More »