Local name of the country : भारत (Bhārat)
Languages : Hindi, English
For more information :
Hiking : Pindari Glacier Trek (Kumaon) 12 days, Valley of Flower & Hemkund Trek (Garhwal) 8 days, Indrahar Pass Trek (Himachal), Churdhar Peak or Seven Sisters (Himachal Pradesh), Singalila Ridge Trail (Sikkim), Darjeeling to Kurseong, Tiger Hills, Doon Valley Trek
Trekking : India Hikes, Trek The Himalayas, Indian Summits, Take a Hike is dedicated to promoting natural resource sustainability, economic viability and cultural integrity through sustainable tourism development.
AquaTerra : Trekking & Rafting
Places to stay :
Eco Hotels : is the world’s first carbon neutral premium value hotel brand of its kind. Ecolodge website will also allow guests to calculate their carbon footprint, not only for their stay at the hotel but also to take into account their travel to and from the Ecolodge.
Nameri Eco Camp : offers eco-friendly tents and cottage accommodations and is situated about 45 kilometres from Tezpur and about 1 kilometre from the banks of the Jia Bhoroli river.
Dune Eco Village & Spa : has built our Eco bungalows using Casuarina trees and weaved coconut palm leaf roofs. Most of our Eco bungalows are sea facing with private gardens and not far from the swimming pool on the beach front. Nature cooled have no air conditioning for environmental reasons.
CGH Earth : maintains an eco focus across its many properties
Barefoot at Havelock Island : sponsors beach clean-ups, and also works to reduce water waste.
Le Green Hotels : offers green holiday with value for money. Their eco lodges in India offer activities in the campuses without hurting the planet. The properties are constructed using locally obtained materials and practice energy conservation methods like solar heating, rainwater harvesting, wind energy and recycle plants.
Assam (Village World Label) : Agoratoli Resort
Kerala (Village World Label) : Thrikkaipetta Village
Tamil Nadu (Village World Label) : The Collines Blues
Cultural characteristics :
White color is used for mourning.
Some words to learn :
Ek – One
Do – Two
Tin – Three