Live local amidst the hills of Nilgiris

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Tea Estates of Nilgiris
Tea Estates of Nilgiris
The Wildlife at Nilgiris
The Wildlife at Nilgiris
Living amidst wilderness
Living amidst wilderness
Wildlife of Nilgiris
Wildlife of Nilgiris

About

How about experiencing a life of the locals at the Bamboo Village of Kerala-Thrikaipetta, amidst the serene tropical hills of the Western Ghats? Exploring the village trails through the paddy fields, spices and coffee plantations and the fresh water streams along side you will learn about 45+ species of bamboo which is transforming the lives of locals by creating alternative livelihoods through entrepreneurial units. Here, you will also learn the making of the Bamboo crafts hands-on and be a part of cooking local cuisines. At Gudalur you will explore and learn Organic Farming methods as you visit paddy fields, take part in the cultivation process. You will also get insights on wildlife conservation through sessions from experts. Experience the local life of the villages of Thrikkaipetta & Gudalur which are part of Nilgiris from two neighbourhood states Kerala & Tamil Nadu.

Duration: 15 days (Customisable)
Theme: Culture, Argo & Bio- diversity, Volunteering

Highlights
  • Stay in eco friendly bamboo cottages and get hands on experience on preparing various hand crafted articles with bamboo at the local bamboo craft units
  • Hands on culinary trying out to make various local cuisines, learn new languages and also learn about tea cultivation
  • Stay in a farm house in Gudalur, learn about Organic Farming and explore about the Wildlife. Also have some fun taking part in the cultivation process
  • Volunteer for the entrepreneurial projects of community development

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