Sustainable Living Expedition

Join natural building and sustainable-living expert Shagun Singh along with river-expedition leader Anvesh Thapa for a 10-day adventure through Kumaon, in northern India.

Enjoy a combination of class 2-3 rafting along the border of India & Nepal, hiking in the Himalayan foothills, birdwatching, visiting villages and embody sustainable practices. 

Overview

  • Region: Kumaon, Northern India 
  • Duration: 11 Days 
  • Airport: New Delhi Airport (DEL) 
  • Capacity: 12 guests 
  • Activity Level: Moderately Challenging.  

Package Inclusions

  • Arrival meet & greet at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). 
  • Escorted transfers, meals & accommodation as listed. 
  • No hassles with all logistics planned, special activities, reservations, and excursions as listed in your itinerary. 
  • Detailed packing checklist. 
  • Maps of destination. 
  • Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anywhere, anytime. 
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts. 
  • A consciously-designed itinerary intentionally made to manifest your greatest desires for your journey.
  • Our Process that includes:
    • Pre journey interview (1-hr). 
    • During journey practices & support. 
    • Post journey reflection (1-hr). 
  • Complimentary Travel with H.E.A.R.T. gift packages before departure (includes over $50 worth of travel goodies and printed essentials for your journey!)
  • Applicable taxes & credit card processing fee are included. 

11 Days

Daily Schedule

Noon: Arrive in New Delhi (DEL) and be met by our representative before being chauffeured to your hotel. 

  • Accommodation: Local B&B

Experience Indian Railways on a journey to the Himalayas with your guide. Upon arrival meet your local driving team and head towards the place where the creative spirit and creative meet, Geeli Mitti! 

Enjoy a warm welcome by your host Shagun Singh followed by an introduction to Geeli Mitti. Become familiar with the learning center for natural buildings, regenerative living, and permaculture farm. 

Connect to the local community on a short walk exploring Pangot, home to panoramic Himalayan vistas and over 500 species of birds. 

Spend two days learning about sustainable living and regenerative practices, experiencing first-hand natural building techniques, hiking to secluded streams and loose track of time in the Himalayan foothills of Kumaon with your expert hosts Shagun Singh. 

Say goodbye to your generous hosts at Geeli Mitti Farms after a final morning feeling inspired from the knowledge and first hand experience on sustainable living. Drive Kumaon’s Himalayan switch-back mountain roads towards India’s border with Nepal. Spend the night en-route. 

Continue your journey no trace river expedition to the borders of Nepal and India followed by a safety briefing by your river expedition leader Anvesh Singh Thapa. 

Enjoy class 2-3 white water rafting during your no-trace river expedition. Visit local villages on the remote borders of Nepal and India to witness, first hand sustainable living practices in a confluence of cultures on the borders of Nepal and India. 

End your river expedition and say good bye to your river expedition team and river trip leader Anvesh Singh Thapa. Journey (drive 4-hrs) to your Himalayan home for a good nights rest and freshly prepared transitional Indian dinner during your final night in the Himalayas. 

Journey back to New Delh via a short flight before being met and driven to your hotel for a final night in India. 

You will be chauffeured back to the airport by noon. 

Why this journey?

  • This journey inspires you to live sustainably by pushing your personal boundaries. Going back-to-basics with expert guides who’ve dedicated themselves to embodying sustainable ways of being. 
  • Journey on a 4-night no-trace whitewater rafting (class 2-3) expedition along the borders of India and Nepal.
  • Travelers arriving individually or as a group are met upon clearing customs at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Chauffeured to a hotel close to the airport with familiar amenities for a good night’s rest before taking a train to the Himalayan foothills with our representative. 

Sustainable Living Center

Geeli Mitti

  1. Spend 4 nights on a no-trace river expedition floating along the borders of India and Nepal. 
  2. Enjoy short, casual workshops on natural building materials, the basics of permaculture. 
  3.  Live sustainably, eat locally and end each day around a small fire, reflecting on part of this journey that brings more meaning to your travels. 

Why this journey?

  • This journey inspires you to live sustainably by pushing your personal boundaries. Going back-to-basics with expert guides who’ve dedicated themselves to embodying sustainable ways of being and stepping out intensionally. 
  • Journey on a 4-night no-trace whitewater rafting (class 2-3) expedition along the borders of India and Nepal.
  • Travelers arriving individually or as a group are met upon clearing customs at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). Chauffeured to a hotel close to the airport with familiar amenities for a good night’s rest before taking a train to the Himalayan foothills with our representative. 

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