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A river in the Himalayas in IndiaA river in the Himalayas in India

Guiding the way to a greener Himalayas

Amid COVID-19, a community of mountain guides in the western Himalayas reclaims eco stewardship of their land through a carbon offset programme.

/27 Nov 2020
‘I wanted the people to grow with me’‘I wanted the people to grow with me’

‘I wanted the people to grow with me’

Stephan co-founded Himalayan Ecotourism, an inclusive trekking agency that works with a local cooperative to ensure fair livelihoods and ownership for locals.

/25 Nov 2020
‘The ones most in need have given it their most’‘The ones most in need have given it their most’

‘The ones most in need have given it their most’

Sanju is the treasurer of GHNP Community-Based Ecotourism Cooperative, which works with Himalayan Ecotourism to empower locals and grow sustainable tourism.

/25 Nov 2020
Gajje is a guide with Hacra Dhani, a desert travel social enterprise in Rajasthan that uplifts the local community.Gajje is a guide with Hacra Dhani, a desert travel social enterprise in Rajasthan that uplifts the local community.

‘An additional sense of purpose’

Gajje is a guide with Hacra Dhani, a desert travel social enterprise in Rajasthan that uplifts the local community.

/15 Jan 2020

Experiences

Trek in the Himalayas for a lofty purposeTrek in the Himalayas for a lofty purpose
  • Himachal Pradesh

Trek in the Himalayas for a lofty purpose

In the Himalayas, a national park cost locals their livelihoods. With Himalayan Ecotourism, explore the mountains and help communities thrive again.

A hidden desert stay that uplifts its community A hidden desert stay that uplifts its community
  • Rajasthan

A hidden desert stay that uplifts its community

The sprawling Thar desert is home to diverse wildlife — and a friendly sustainable tourism community. Discover a desert that's anything but desolate.

  • Hacra Dhani
EchoesEchoes
  • Bangalore

Support dignity with your delicious meal

Warm and earthy in vibe, Echoes hires people with speech and hearing disabilities, to provide them with dignified livelihoods. Eat well and do good.

  • Echoes
Go back to nature at this restaurant-boutiqueGo back to nature at this restaurant-boutique
  • Bangalore

Go back to nature at this restaurant-boutique

Go Native is a haven for all things local, sustainable and healthy. Shop for eco-conscious products or enjoy local dishes made from pesticide-free produce.

  • Go Native
Wander through Bangalore's most bustling marketWander through Bangalore's most bustling market
  • Bangalore

Wander through Bangalore's most bustling market

Renowned for its huge flower market, KR Market is a visual treat for those who enjoy observing a city’s underbelly.

  • Krishna Rajendra Market
A visual feast of Indian folk and contemporary art, visit this arts campus for the galleries, the buzzing market and enriching workshops.A visual feast of Indian folk and contemporary art, visit this arts campus for the galleries, the buzzing market and enriching workshops.
  • Bangalore

Explore Bangalore's artistic side

A visual feast of Indian folk and contemporary art, visit this arts campus for the galleries, the buzzing market and enriching workshops.

  • Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath