The Cauvery Delta, having miles and miles of lush green paddy fields, is also a repository of arguably, the finest temples of South India.
Join us in visiting Kumbakonam, Thanjavur and Madurai (The Golden Heritage Circuit) where the size of the temples will make you wonder if these were built by humans. The temple towns will astound you with the old lanes and bye lanes, the aromatic street food, and the whiff of camphor, flowers and incense in the air will take you to another world.
Morocco is a North African country overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean sea. It is a melting pot of Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. It is so easy to get lost in the magical beauty of Marrakech’s medina, souks, Atlas mountains, Sahara desert and much more.Read More »
Pangarchulla Peak in the Garhwal Himalayas is one of the lesser-known trekking peaks just perfect for a first time summit attempt. One also has to go across the Kuari Pass, which in itself is one of the most beautiful and popular treks in the Indian Himalayas.Read More »
Peru is more than just the Incan Empire and Machu Picchu. For travelers, it’s a travel destination that has a rich culture, distinct history and diverse geography comprising of mountains (the Andes), ocean (the Pacific) and rain-forest (the Amazon). Further, you have the beautiful metropolitan city of Lima, the intriguing Nazca lines and the Incan Sacred Valley. A small country holds so much diversity and therefore is a delight for the travelers.Read More »
Bali, the Island province of Indonesia is also known as the island of the Gods. It is indeed a heavenly destination with its hilly and mountainous landscape, long coastlines and gorgeous beaches, green rice plantations and stark volcanic regions all put together providing a perfect setting to its colourful, religious and unique culture. It is indeed a paradise, if not the heaven itself.Read More »
Looking up at and down from the Petronas towers in Kuala Lumpur, trekking through the thick tropical rain forests of Borneo, relaxing at the gorgeous sandy beaches of Langkawi or scuba diving in Sipadan, there is never a dull moment around when in Malaysia.Read More »
Thailand is more than often a traveler’s first international destination. And why shouldn’t it be? Its well connected, people are warm and welcoming, the place is totally tourist friendly and the country offers amazing beaches thanks to its long coastline along the stunning Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand. But there’s more to beaches with the ever-busy Bangkok and the beautiful hills of North Thailand.Read More »
Vietnam is often known for its civil war and with America. However, that was almost 50 years ago. There’s so much to this country than that violent history. To a true traveler Vietnam is known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas, bustling cities, food, a rich ancient history and, proud and hardworking people who are warm, welcoming and proud of their culture and legacy. It is indeed an amazing experience exploring and discovering this and beyond in this beautiful country.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.
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 »