Purushwadi, India

Purushwadi Village Experience

In rural India, visit the small village of Purushwadi. Here, you will camp alongside the ‘Hindu Mahadeo Koli’ tribe, renowned as rice cultivators and skilled animal herdsmen. The village is surrounded by mountains and from end of May onwards till early July, it gets converted to a biodiversity hotspot for thousands of Fireflies. From trekking to farming, they offer activities for every type of traveler!

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Duration

2 Days / 1 Night

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Off the Beaten Path

Languages

Other Local Language
Your village guide will speak Hindi or Marathi and there will also be an English translator.

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Rural Communities

Connect

Wifi: None
Cell: Limited
Starts at:

$142/person

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Speaks: Other Local Language

Highlights

  • Take a sunset trek through the rural lands of Purushwadi
  • Spend a day living as the people of Purushwadi do -- farming, cooking, and sitting around a fire to end the night.
  • Play traditional games with the community children, and take a dip in the local river.

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

This is a suggested itinerary.

What's Included

Lodging

1 Night Camping

Activities

All traditional village activities and guided walks in and around the village are included

Guide

Bilingual guide and Local guide (not bilingual)

Room

Shared Bathroom

Food

All meals included
Freshly made Vegetarian meals served at the villagers home. From lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 2.

Transport

Train and Private van

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Grassroutes Journeys

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

Grassroutes' is an award winning social enterprise working to connect travelers to rural India. By offering trips to villages and working closely with communities, they help people experience a taste of authentic rural life while bringing income and pride to local villagers. They work in collaboration with 10 villages across the country offering an abundance of unique experiences for every type of traveler!

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included) and Local transport
You will take public transportation from Mumbai to the village of Purushwadi. If you'd like private transportation, this can be arranged for extra cost.
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