Kumarakom: The Responsible Tourism Mission in Kerala will re-start its tour packages, which were stalled during the past eight months in view of the pandemic, from November 1.
This follows the decision of the state government to ease the COVID-19-related restrictions in the tourism sector. The Mission would also be starting its training programmes in online mode soon.
Packages offered by the Responsible Mission take travellers to the rural areas of the state and familiarises them with the local life and culture. ‘Village experience package’, ‘A day with farmers’ and ‘A day with fisherfolk’ are among the packages organized by the Mission.
Meanwhile, the training programmes offered by the Responsible Tourism Mission deal with topics such as homestay tourism; farm tourism; experience ethnic cuisine; RT chauffeur; clay, handicrafts and souvenir making; paper/cloth bag making; candle making; creating items with coconut shells and paper/seed pen making.
Interested persons can download the application forms from the website www.keralatourism.org/rt and send it after filling to the mail ID firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications can also be handed over directly to the coordinator, Responsible Tourism Mission at the Mission's office in Kavanattinkara.
The last date to apply is November 2 and for more details, contact phone number 9633992977.