“India Lives in her villages” – Mahatma Gandhi
Serene, beautiful and mostly virgin, villages of India are a traveler’s dream. This simplicity sprinkled with the spicy, vibrant culture that India exhibits makes traveling to these destinations a unique experience. Rural Odyssey is an initiative to bring this sublime experience to you. Our aim is to pluck you out of your frantic routines and put you in these timeless capsules where you can immerse yourself in their vibrant culture, indulge in exquisite local cuisines and explore local music & art forms.
Rural Odyssey is a social enterprise set up with the twin objectives of delivering authentic cultural immersion to our fellow travelers as well as revitalizing indigenous communities of faraway, yet serene villages of India. Our mission is to hand-pick some offbeat villages and promote their remarkable culture, music, crafts, art forms and much more. We simply intend to link more and more travelers to these unconventional destinations via experiences wherein everything from home-stays to food will be planned and provided by the native community.
Generating vocation and bridging the sharp rural-urban divide in these hinterlands is the foremost goal of our initiative. As these communities embrace the outside world, we also believe that they will cast away illogical customs while rejuvenating the most elegant aspects of their culture, ergo bettering their lives.