Mediano/largo plazo
RC-MTV-ENV-3/20 INDIA Kasauli area - 01/09/2020 31/12/2020

Project No.: RC-MTV-ENV-3/20: Eco Tour (Change Making Tourism)
Period: Open throughout the year 2020
Age: 18+
Location: Kasauli area
Placement: Placement is offered for upto 6 months.
Joining dates : Any Monday (preferable) during the project cycle
Background: Rural tourism has been on
rise in north India. This project is our
initiative to develop and provide a new form
of mobility for people interested in
responsible tourism. Being a pilot project
we would like to explore opportunities of
promoting local cultural tourism and
combining it with change making local
action targeting particular need of
community. In process we would like to
leave minimum carbon foot print on
Volunteers will be based in rural setting and
have access to cultural and touristic
locations frequently visited by tourists.
After familiarizing with local community and
neighbourhood, volunteer are expected to
design and promote 10-14 days tours for
people to participate in. All proceeds from
tours will be invested on micro community
development project as per need.
Work: Working closely with our team we
expect volunteers to:
• Visit and map touristic and cultural
locations nearby.
• Map available homestays near
touristic and cultural locations.
• Create and implementing
environmental guidelines for hosts
to have minimum carbon footprint.

• Create short term tours in line with
organisations area of work and
community interventions.
• Promote created tours on digital
platforms to recruit potential
• Assist in finalising guidelines for this
new mobility.
Volunteers with prior experience in related
field are most welcome to apply and bring
in new ideas.
Accommodation: Basic, simple, safe &
clean. Host family or RUCHI campus on
sharing basis(Twin or triple) with common
toilets and bath.
Food: Food offered will be simple
authentic Indian vegetarian and freshly
cooked. Three meals a day will be served.
Assistance while cooking is desired and self
cooking can be organized by volunteers.

PARTICIPATION FEE: The participation fees are as follows:
Per month - Euro 400/- (Fee has to be paid in advance. The fee is worked out on
monthly basis and not daily or weekly basis and hence it remains same even if one leaves the
project a day or week earlier)