Different Hues of Rural Tourism

Tribal Tourism

  • Majuli Island, Assam:
  • Scenic river island on the Brahmaputra River.
  • World’s largest river island with a tribal population.
  • Assam’s cultural capital is known for Satriya culture and Neo-Vaishnavism.
  • Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh:
  • Rich cultural history with beaches, temples, and hill stations.

Agricultural Tourism

  • Farm of Happiness, Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra:
  • 20-acre organic farm stay with opportunities for visitors to participate in farming activities.
  • Konyak Tea Retreat, Mon District, Nagaland:
  • Upscale farmhouse located on a private tea estate.
  • Offers organic vegetables, orange orchards, and activities like nature treks and helping in rice fields.


  • Kumarakom, Kerala:
  • Offers opportunities to witness the eco-friendly craft of coconut frond weaving.
  • Malarickal, Kottayam, Kerala:
  • Backwaters and natural beauty attract tourists.
  • Madla, Madhya Pradesh:
  • Unique town with all three natural geographic features (hills, plains, and rivers) within 1 km.
  • Offers experiences like folk music, dance, and regional cuisine.

Art and Culture Tourism

  • Ajrakhpur, Gujarat:
  • Art and craft town known for Ajrakh print, a block printing technique with natural dyes.
  • The craft originated from the Muslim Khatri community.
  • Chanderi, Madhya Pradesh:
  • 11th-century town known for charming forts, hand-woven Chanderi sarees, and rolling hills.
  • Offers a variety of weaves like pure Chanderi silk and Chanderi cotton silk.