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Visit to Khadi Weaving Centre, India

Vision a quaint town in Southern India along the River Nila, this is Cheruthuruthy. Nila connects many small societies along the river, each with a story, culture and traditions that are still kept alive. This is also where the roots of the Khadi begun and still serve to this day. Khadi means handspun or handwoven and is a 5000-year-old process all textile makers and designers should be aware of. The...

River Nila Experience, Kerala India

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]River Nila connects culture and traditions. It is a river many people have a passion for; locals and travellers. The nostalgic feeling follows from the community to community located on the riverside. To understand Kerala on an intimate level it’s best to discover through its music, costumes, traditions, scents and sunsets. Therefore by doing this, we become closer to gaining knowledge about its history, get to share the story and...

Norwegian Country Women in India

Anne Marie a former intern of Ethical Travel Portal, spent time interning with us and our partner gaining a fruitful experience in India. One of the highlights of her experience was leading a journey in India. From a guide’s perspective, here is the account of Anne Marie’s experience leading her group. Last week I was on a journey around South India with a group of sporty ladies from the Norwegian countryside....

Do I Need A Visa To Visit India?

Most foreign nationals who enter India for tourist purposes require some form of visa. All who travel to India regardless of what country they’re from must have six months validity left on their passport.   However certain countries are exempt from requiring a visa to enter India, which can obtain a free visa on arrival they are:   Nepal Bhutan Maldives (up to 90-day stay)   If you're from Japan or South Korea you can obtain a visa...

Weather To Go India

India is the seventh-largest country in the world bordering with countries such as Pakistan, Bhutan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Due to its size and location, the country experiences a range of climates throughout the year. Depending on the state you’re in, weather can differentiate from other parts of the country.   Northern India : Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir.   Winter: October- March This...