Rural Development Organization (RDO Trust) aims to create positive social change through innovative solutions, education, empowerment and the improvement of health and sanitation in vulnerable communities.
Tour revenue will support development programs, the construction of sanitation facilities, and improved supply of safe drinking water.
Any day by appointment
Adults, Families, Professionals, People with disabilities
Clothing & Equipment
Comfortable shoes for walking, Rain gear, Warm clothes
2 to 10
This org is new to the travel industry
Your visit will make an extra impact! Expect off the beaten path conditions.
Immerse yourself in the daily life of the villages nestled high up above sea level in the Blue Mountains. These flexible guided tours will introduce you to the culture and the community of the village. Choose how many nights you want to stay and what you want to do!
Trek through unexplored countryside with your experienced local guide. Dance and listen to local music. Get a taste of Indian culture with the culinary delights prepared by the community. Learn to cook a traditional meal with your host family. Optional activities include visiting the org’s development efforts, guided treks to nearby tribal hamlets, and visiting tea farms to witness the transformation from tea leaf to the chai you will be drinking throughout your trip!
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
The nearest city is Coimbatore, which is well connected with air and train. Ooty is 2.5 hrs travel from Coimbatore's airport and railway station.
There is an overnight train at 8 pm daily from Chennai to Mettupalayam, from where you can take the UNESCO heritage certified Blue Mountain Express to Ooty: an adventure in itself!
To serve the vulnerable rural community and create positive social change through innovative solutions, partnerships, education, economic empowerment, and the improvement of health and sanitation.
Government School Development Program
Job Oriented Skill Training
Construction of Sanitation Facilities
Free Primary Education