Places

Uttarakhand

The location of volunteering in Uttrakhand is Pangot Village , but on the way to reach Pangot you can see Rishikesh and Nanital , which are must visits if you are going to Uttrakhand.

Rishikesh

“The holy city of cultural significance,
At the feet of Himalayas,
By the flow of sacred rivers,
Where rafting is a must.”

Rishikesh is a holy city that holds deep cultural and spiritual significance for Hindus. With various temples, ghats and yoga ashrams, Rishikesh is quite interesting. The famous Ganga river passes through the town, blessing it with a spectacular view. Every year, Rishikesh sees an influx of pilgrims who come here to pray and show their devotion.

This city has some plethora of things to offer, right from river rafting to having mouth watering cuisines at some eclectic cafes. If you wish to rush your adrenaline, This city is one of the finest places. The proximity of Rishikesh to the Himalayan range with the Ganga river flowing through it makes it an ideal place to go rafting.

From offering the highest bungee jumping in the country to camping on the banks of ganga, the city is enriched with the right atmosphere suitable for cliff jumping, flying fox, trekking and much more. Along with experiential travelling, there are various spiritual and cultural activities to get involved in and volunteer for community development, which also serves the purpose of mutual benefit, in having Garhwali meals to participating in tribal activities, taking with you some memorable experiences. For more details – Contact us at info@travel4change.in

Nainital

“The Himalayas, divine and unreachable,
Has a town in its valley,
Which could be referred to as,
The Indian Alps!”

Nainital is a popular hill station and also the judicial capital of the state, Uttarakhand.

The city is well known for its flora and fauna and of course for its freezing temperatures of approximately 15 degrees celsius. The place is enriched with Kumaon culture and beautiful places to visit, major attractions being Naini peak and Nainital lake. If you are a nature lover, then Nainital is one the finest places that you definitely shouldn’t miss.

The city is blessed with various viewpoints, gardens, snowy mountains and lakes that a nature lover cannot afford to miss. Along with its beauty, the Kumaon culture here is quite interesting as well. While having a different attire for themselves, the Kumaon people have a lifestyle that totally goes around religion and culture, with very much less likely to be influenced by modern culture.

You as a traveller could experience the bliss of nature in this city, alongside, could also volunteer in few activities that help in upliftment of backward communities, on the basis of mutual benefit. For more details – Contact us at info@travel4change.in