Away from the noisome city hustle and bustle, the lush green environs of the Aravalli Mountains offer a restive retreat for city dwellers and visitors alike. The tribal communities inhabiting the world here show us another side to the rich and opulent world of royal Udaipur. The Bhil community mainly resides in areas of Udaipur, Dungarpur and Chittorgarh; the Garasia community also are settled in Udaipur, Sirohi and Pali districts. The Meenas are the largest tribal group, spread over various regions in Rajasthan. The Aravalli Mountain range in Udaipur district is home to many rivers and has rich biodiversity; 43% of the area is under forest cover. Since ancient times, the ancestors of the Bhils have been conserving and managing the forests based on their tribal customary law.
The rustic beauty and silences of this world is a wonderful foil to the urban spaces of the city, and a foray into tribal Udaipur can be a truly enchanting experience. Stepping into the quaint realm of a tribal village, connecting with the humble natives, relishing the pristine views, leaves one with plenty to contemplate.
Why you will love itExplore the pristine and tranquil countryside around UdaipurVisit the ancient temples and hidden tribal shrinesMeet and engage with Bhil tribal community and other village folks
What you will experience
This excursion will be led by our Organic Farming expert who is actively involved with local farming communities to promote Organic Farming. We will visit a local village just 15 km away from Udaipur for deeper interaction with the world of organic farming under the guidance of this expert. No matter which route we take, you will see, hear, touch, and smell rural India.
This half-day excursion takes us to remote villages where we get to meet some of Udaipur’s tribal communities. We will enjoy insightful experiences of their traditions and culture as well as their indigenous organic farming methods. We get to meander in the village markets full of chai stalls and sundry items. The visit wraps up at a picturesque dam site with tea and snacks and further interactions with our knowledgeable guide