Be an organic farmer for a day
You will work or go around with one of the caretakers of the farm: Mostly our Mr.Marudhachalam (Anna) will be there with you and you/your group showing the farm and do's and don'ts. The farm is a classic example of how dryland can be converted into a fertile one using rainwater harvesting and drip irrigation. There are approximately 20 coconut trees yielding and another 100 in various stages of growth. Also yielding are around 60 Amla ( Indian Gooseberry plants) depending on the season. Moringa is another crop of around 40 trees. There are no machines and all work is done manually and with lots of enthusiasm. While you are on the farm you will be surrounded by lots of birds. You’ll be part of our farm family when you are there and join us as we wander through the farm with various daily chores like watering ( mainly drip irrigation), cleaning the weeds, harvesting coconut and preparing for the market, removing weeds, planting new sapling trimming the existing plants and many more. You don't have to work too and keenly watch or listen to our stories about how we brought this land like this from dryland in the last 10 plus years. My farm and my village are special places for us. After we work we can enjoy our lovely meal together on the farm under a tree or roof as you wish overlooking the blue mountains!
Dharavi Slum Tour
Dharavi is the largest slum in India. We would love to give you an educational insight of the area, by visiting different neighborhoods and discussing everyday life and social issues of the locals. People in Dharavi are very friendly and welcoming. We start our tour from the working district where you will be able to see locals engaged in different professions and jobs and other half we will tour the residential area. We intent to dispel the negative image of the slum and plan to put part of the profits from tour for social activities.
The story of Local Vibes- Memorable Moments in Kochi
Join us on a journey unlike any other! As a local Guide from Fort Kochi, I have been conducting this unique tour since 2006, offering an authentic local experience that goes beyond the typical tourist spots. Get ready to explore Kochi in its truest form, discovering hidden gems and untold stories that shaped this historic city. Hop aboard a Tuk Tuk and venture into the heart of Fort Kochi. Witness the enchanting Chinese fishing nets, Manja Bhagavati Temple, and delve into the fascinating history of the European settlements, such as Vasco de Gama church and the Dutch cemetery. Marvel at the beauty of the Dutch palace, an ASI museum holding ancient secrets. But that's not all! Our tour goes beyond the surface, taking you through the charming Jewish street, leading to the iconic Jewish synagogue. Along the way, you'll experience the vibrant local life, immersing yourself in the culture and traditions of the people who call this city home. Come, be a part of our exclusive Fort Kochi Local Experience Tour, where every step unfolds the rich tapestry of the past, the present, and the real essence of this remarkable city. Join us for an unforgettable adventure that will leave you with cherished memories and a deeper connection to the soul of Fort Kochi.
Bestt kept secret of Bangalore with Dinesh
Join me as I take you on a journey of lifetime; filled with life, laughter, WoWs and more. From Exploring- The best food around hidden delicacies of Malleshwaram, Places around Bangalore that are not much known to travellers and witness Bangalore in no better way than this tailor made curation. So why wait? Take a backseat and witness Bangalore's serene Beauty, we've covered it all. We have well-tried and tested plans that is as smooth as our masala dosa. 5% off for couples. 15% off for defence personnels. 25% off for people with disability.
Street Food Tour and Visit to the local Market in Bangalore
1. Pick up at Vijayanagar Metro station. 2. Exploring the food streets of Vijayanagar for pure vegetarian chats, main course and local desserts along with exotic beverages. This takes a lot of time and i bet 200 bucks you would love this!!! 3. Intensive Shopping at local street market. Make sure you have space in your bags for goods. Exotic fruits, sweets, confectionery, chocolate, spices, talismans and souvenirs. 4. Coffee at Indraprastha restaurant. 5. Dropping back to Vijayanagar Metro station. Other things to note Don't bring too much luggage be free to move and have space for shopping in your bags. (Royal treatment if you bring me Duty free Liquor from the airport, for which i am going to pay of course
Get Hooked on Fishing
"Learn To Fish" As they say “The early bird catches the Worm”, the experience begins early in the morning in Baga. The Necessary gear will be provided depending on your prior fishing experience. As we trek towards our first fishing spot, we will brush on the safety requirements for this activity as well as you will be introduced to the equipment which will be utilized for the activity. We will fish at the spot until the fish bites decrease and once you are accustomed to the surroundings we will make our way to another hidden spot which is very scenic and breathtaking. Make sure you are ready and your lines are tight at all times, as you may have the bite of your lifetime. This Fishing Experience is going to be just the beginning to a whole new world of Angling. If you are a beginner need not worry, you will learn to fish from scratch. I will assure everyone experiences the feeling of “one last catch” having you ‘Hooked on’ for more! Important points to keep in mind before booking - Request availability if favorable time slot is not available. - This is a land based fishing experience! - Accompaniment is not allowed. - If you aren't ready to get your hands dirty this Activity ain't for you.
Ayurveda abhyanga experience in fort kochi
adams wood house - ayurveda yoga homestay retreat in fort kochi for those who looks for a detoxification, rejuvenating ayurveda holiday in their budget. this 1 hr ayurveda treatment is performed by male therapist. Its very deep using hands and feet balancing his body on a rope to control the required pressure on marma points if interested u can also take our panchakarma treatments and yoga lessons
Local Pondy Heritage tour by cycle
Join with a local to know the story of Pondicherry from the prehistory to present - the session gives you a perspective of storyline and incidents and few facts from the times of many kingdoms to the French and the influence of the Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville. We shall be covering the quaint charming heritage quarters of the Ashram with its departments, French history and colonial buildings, monuments, institutions with its cultural and architectural significances and the Tamil with the amalgamation of Franco-Tamilian through people and expression of unique architecture plus all what is local. The experience through the eyes of a local makes its compelling and special. We will be providing normal Indian cycles. The seats, adjustments are fixed cannot be changed. For the tour it will be just fine. One can bring one's personal cycles for tour as well. This tour can be done by walk as well subject to terms and conditions. The storyteller is not at disposal. Experience time is 1hr 30min to 2hr 15mins. Shopping affects tour coverage.
Kayaking in Backwaters
You will start kayaking immediately after we brief you with short safety and kayaking tips. We will be kayaking around 4km around an island and take a pitstop at a secluded beach. We will spend 20 minutes on the beach and head back at the starting point. The entire trip will take around 2-3. Be prepared to be active, sweat and hydrated.
Biodiversity walks at Lal Bagh
*If you wish to experience a walk for a time/date on weekdays or weekends that is not on the schedule, feel free to message me* I invite you to a soulful early morning experience at Lal Bagh where we will try to connect with one of the slowest and most resilient beings on the planet, trees. The 2 hour long walk is a medium to help people understand how trees communicate, feel, think and grow. Hopefully, by the end of the experience people will go back with a different perspective on the natural ecosystem. Hi, I’m Saksham, I work as a Designer during the weekdays and spend my evenings/weekends trying to understand our roots in the natural world and the urban boundaries we have drawn. The walk will start from the West Gate at Lal Bagh, and cover the giant buttressed silk cotton trees, the sacred figs of the subcontinent, the ever thirsty Gum trees, the ornamental Latin American avenue trees of Bangalore and how, at large, the ecosystem moves. We will attempt to understand the form, color and structure of trees as we walk along and breathe some silence here and there. I look forward to a refreshing morning with you and hopefully we will learn something from each other.
Kayaking in backwaters mangroves pondicherry
Please note this activity is based on tides( water level) Timing will change daily. Kindly message before booking to help you better. Get onboard kayak after general instructions of Do and donts. Wear proper life jacket provided with the help of Kayak leader. Start paddling in the backwater - visit ancient port ruins site 'Arikamedu' which dates to 1500BC - 2AD, proceed paddling near the harbour port area of Pondicherry to witness docks ships and boats and fishermen in action. Further paddle through the patches of mangroves with small creeks and inlets. A kayak leader will join you for this experience. You can opt to chose join with a co paddler or go solo.
Munnar village cooking class
Cook with one of the best chefs ever: my mother and me will show you how to prepare the perfect south Indian dishes – no machines, just your hands, the freshest local ingredients, and love. You’ll be part of our family for a day and join we walk around munnar market then we can go munnar village cooking class located in the small village It's a special place for my family and the entire village.
Organic spice farm tour and cooking
We will start by walking you through our organic farm to discover the different plants and trees of the various spices and fruits that we have. If in harvest season, we can show you how we pick spices like pepper, cardamom, nutmeg, turmeric and other things like coffee, coconut, papaya among others. We will also feed our animals such as cows and goats, always with the organic waste from the plants. Then we will move to the house where together with my wife and our little helpers (our daughters), we will show you how to prepare delicious family recipes. We will finish with a feast of our food. You are more than welcome to be part of the food preparation!
Fivefarms Coffee- From farm to cup
Coffee, a yearly harvest, cannot be fully experienced within a span of three hours. So our tour will commence by presenting you with visuals depicting the entire life cycle. Subsequently, you will have the opportunity to don the hat of a farmer (literally) and explore the estate. Depending on the season of your visit, you may also assist with various daily tasks, such as transplanting young plants, identifying fragrant coffee blossoms, or harvesting ripe red berries. If luck is on your side, you may even catch a glimpse of some four-legged wildlife. Upon returning from the estate, you will witness the complete roasting process. If time permits, we will even roast two personalized batches for you to take home. Conclude your tour with a traditional vegetarian lunch at our homestead, accompanied by a fresh cup of South Indian filter 'Kaapi' or a French press brewed by yourself. This is the epitome of freshness! Please keep in mind: During the rainy season, there is a possibility of encountering leeches. Rest assured, our tour guide will be equipped with appropriate medical measures. The plantation is frequently visited by wild animals, so it is advisable to stay close to the tour guide.