I have been interacting with Puran and his groups since the time he began bringing them to India. The way he handles this is sensitive…and the two-way street that he has been able to create between the host community and the visitors…is greatly enriching for both.
Raaja Bhasin, Indian Author
This isn’t just about offsetting carbon emissions from your flights – although we can do this too! We pride ourselves on helping our Travellers immerse themselves in local customs and ways of living that respect the environment whilst supporting local communities economically and socially.
Our Travellers get great personal satisfaction from the Community Projects - knowing that their visits create long-term benefits in the communities they visit. It’s a chance to gain confidence and to appreciate the daily challenges of living and studying in the Himalayas: these are experiences that cannot be learned in the classroom. Local people welcome us into their communities and everyone, including them, seem to have a lot of fun at the same time!
Our Community Projects are usually between 2 and 5 days and are usually combined with trekking and visits to cultural sights. You choose…
Recent school projects have included Cheltenham Ladies College developing computer facilities and library at Neen School near Shimla and Newark Academy, who taught children in a primary school near Thali.