Shankadhura, steeped in a history of being along an ancient trade and pilgrim route with a present which is uniquely rural and rich in both cultural & natural diversity, is a small village in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Set amidst the majestic towering Panchachuli peaks, on the banks of Gori river and located close to the tri-junction of the international borders of India, Nepal and Tibet, the village offers a unique frontier flavor.
Rural Odyssey, along with the people of this breathtaking village in Gori valley, offers you an unforgettable experience. You will have a chance to explore the local culture by staying with them. You can share your life experience with them to help in making a positive impact in their lives and aid in earning a livelihood for a better future. Families welcome you to share your cooking skills, learn to solar bake, cook with fresh ingredients and ‘get back to the basics’ for those so inclined.
One can learn to weave with wool on traditional looms, weave baskets using montane bamboo – crafts that are seasonally engaged in and are integral to the community that is highly dependent on its forests and rich natural heritage. We invite you to come and have this authentic and unique cultural experience!
Stay: Comfortable homestays on twin-sharing basis.
Meals: All meals(breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the village.
Activities: Rural Living, Hiking, Nature Walk, Wildlife
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