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RC-09/18 INDIA CHAIL ENVI,EDU 11/06/2018 23/06/2018

ECOTOURISM/EDUCATION | RC-09/18 | 2018-06-11 - 2018-06-23 | ENVI, | Age: 18 - 88

 

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Work: Working closely with local community volunteers will be involved in activities related to eco tourism, maintenance of flora and fauna and environmental education, maintenance of water reservoirs, etc. Trash collection initiatives will be launched involving local communities to inculcate habit of responsible tourism. Subject to school holidays, the volunteers will also work in a local school on educational activities with kids like English lessons, wall paintings, doing any community work, extend support to teacher for improving their teaching methods, promoting basic hygiene awareness to children and create a more child friendly environment in the school.

Accomodation and food: Volunteers will live in guest house/ home stay with simple conditions and share accommodation with other volunteers. All meals will be cooked and served in guest house. A cook will be there but volunteers are expected to help him and occasionally cook their own meals. Sleeping bags are also necessary for volunteers looking or interested in trekking.

Location: CHAIL

Location and Leisure: Chail is a little sleepy town located at an hour s drive from State capital Shimla . The transformation of this little village community began in late 18th century when Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala decided to create a new summer capital which would be better than Shimla : all this for bruised ego.Nestling in shelter of virgin forest and untrodden hills, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh developed the highest cricket field in the world in Chail. Well kept and maintained, more than the excitement of game, the pitch offers picturesque view of the surrounding, with tall forest all around it. The proud ruler made sure that Chail had everything that Shimla doesn t.Self organized city tours and excursions. A variety of treks are available in close proximity. A visit to Shimla will offer an opportunity to see high Himalayan Mountains. Chail Palace and world s highest cricket stadium can also be visited.

Train/Bus station: Kalka

Requirements: Flexible and open mind

Language: eng,eng

Extra Fee: 220.00 EUR