Join natural building and sustainable-living expert Shagun Singh along with river-expedition leader Anvesh Thapa for an 11-day adventure through Kumaon, in northern India. 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. 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.
Day 1 – Noon: Arrive in New Delhi (DEL) and be met by our representative before being chauffeured to your guesthouse. A welcome dinner is include!
Day 2: 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.
Day 3 & 4: 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.
Day 5: 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.
Day 6: 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. Spend the night on route to the borders of India and Nepal on a secluded cottage (double occupancy). All meals are also included on this day.
Day 9: 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.
Day 9: 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.
Day 10: Spend the day exploring New Delhi on a half day sight seeing tour. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or shopping for souvenirs for loved ones.
Day 11: You will be chauffeured back to the airport by noon.
Meet Your Hosts
Shagun follows her heart creating structures and beautiful architectures of natural materials. Passionately sharing her love with her community locally, nationally and internationally.
Meet Your Hosts
Anvesh Singh Thapa is probably one of the most seasoned white water rafting guides of India. He’s rafted river all over the world and is passionate about sharing his love for the outdoors with guests.
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