Fernweh Travel

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  • We are women led NGO developing rural tourism in remote villages of Uttrakhand.

    As part of Bachan Charitable Trust, Fernweh Fair Travel seeks to uplift rural communities and underprivileged tribes through sustainable tourism.

    We offer culturally immersive travel experiences ranging from Eco-friendly home-stay accommodations to curated tours through vibrant markets and treks along the Indian Himalayas trails.

    Our goal is to provide guests with memorable adventures while empowering the local communities

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    OUR OBJECTIVES

    To provide livelihood to women by training them as travel guides and in other fields of our travel programs.

    To introduce the world to our beautiful nature and heritage while protecting it.

    To keep the local culture and customs alive.

    To revive local handicraft by providing livelihood to the untouchable handicraft tribes.

    To educate locals and guests about the responsible travel.

    To educate the locals about saving the environment by waste management and preserving our fauna & flora.

    To support youth and women by generating employment opportunities.

    To support organic farming and provide livelihood to the farmers by buying their produce for our programs.

    To create a community where everyone is equal and is respected, by creating equal opportunities.

    To support the local schools and students to have decent education and advice youth on their career decisions.

    Community Involvement

    Fernweh Fair Travel is registered under an NGO, Bachan Charitable Trust Simiti (BCTS).100% of our income goes directly to the local communities and participating villages.

    Our women work as home-stay care takers, village guides, village program meal providers, managers and village representatives.

    Handcraft villages participating in our handicraft programs for which they are paid participation fee plus they sell their handicrafts directly to the visitors.

    Local drivers from the participating villages are hired for the trip.

    Organic food is sourced from the local farmers besides our own gardens which is looked after by the shelter ladies.

    We follow environmental practices which we teach in various villages to promote sustainability and take care of our planet.

    School children are taught environmental practices and our long term guests are able to teach English, crafts, dancing and other skills to our children.