As responsible travelers seek out both the highlights of a destination and true experience of local culture but in a way that benefit the local communities. we at HERITAGE TOURS not only deliver the authentic local experience but ensures active steps to care for the destination and local community.
Our founders have established a separate dedicated arm of Heritage tours in the name of BAREFOOT which is registered in society act. Team Barefoot is focused on four Es:
As a step to care for ENVIORNMENT we have regular activities such as beach cleaning at Puri, Testing of CO2 emission for the auto rickshaws, Plantation, Film shows in schools on Global warming, awareness for conservation of Olive Ridley sea turtle and many other events.
As a commitment for EDUCATION, we regularly support a school at the tribal area by providing scholarship to the deserving students and play equipments. We ensure our guests to spend some time in these schools during our tribal tour.
In order to conserve ENERGY we have organized a workshop for more than 70 technical persons from hotel industries which is followed by a energy audit by professionals.
We have serious plan to set up community based tourism on community ownership basis which will create EMPLOYMENT and economic upliftments for the locals.
When you travel with Heritage tours, we ensure the following principles