Unventured is a way of life and it really began with our love for travel and discovering places. Our aim as a company is to change the way people travel and this is reflected in all stages of planning and delivering all our tours. One of the cornerstones to the Unventured way of travel is a sustainable eco-responsible way of travel. Key ownership of travelling eco-responsible way is to empower the locals in the region by collaborating with local businesses and helping them build sustainable livelihood from tourism, educate them of the benefits of responsible travel and educate travellers about eco friendly practices that contain pollution caused by tourism.
We advocate a sustainable form of travel and also encourage fellow travellers to adopt these simple yet effective practices for a greener future and in the quest to leave no mark behind on the places we travel to. We are committed to creating a better future for the world and want to impact and influence this through responsible travel.
As a company, our expertise lies in providing “authentic” experiences of the region we travel to achieve this, we pair our travels with expert local guides along with experienced Unventured tour leaders to ensure that our travellers get the perfect balance of insider insights and attentive personal service. Another integral element of contributing to the local economy is through the accommodations we stay at, local homesteads and guest houses hosted by locals and employing the local community ensures a direct impact on the local economy. We promote and support regional artisans through market walks, engaging with local musicians with insights into the region’s cultural and artistic developments.
At Unventured, we recognise the disparity that exists between being a responsible traveller and a tourist and its impact on the environment. This disparity is an outcome of responsible practices the traveller follows as he passes through a place and enjoys it. Reduced use of plastic, avoiding bottled water, managing waste and disposing of it responsibly ensures a reduced impact on the local environment and influences the locals to also act responsibly. Using alternate modes of transport and the reduced use of chemical resources ensures a reduced carbon footprint in the region. A responsible traveller initiative by Unventured is one that connects travellers to their surroundings, seeking the “local” story, culture, norms, and guiding them toward appropriate practices and choices.
Here are some initiatives that we follow as a practice while on our tours to ensure that we are sensitive to the environment we live in and travel responsibly:
All tour itineraries are personally curated and vetted by the Unventured team. Our partners – local home-stays and food stops are carefully chosen by us and ensure that they operate in a responsible manner. Our local guides sensitise our guests and provide guidelines to our guests on how to behave and what to wear in culturally sensitive places.
Tej and Guru of unventured , Thank you for taking us on such amazing cycle trails and hikes. Every trail of yours is unique and so well researched by you... read more . You enthral and captivate Us with stories along the way yet ensure that we are safe and secure. Riding with you guys has been one of the best experiences I’ve had and I look forward to many more with you. Will come with you anywhere , that’s the confidence you’ve instilled in me.
I strongly recommend all of you out there to take a journey along with unventured . You won’t find anyone as good as them
Words can't justify the Excellent experience Unventured provides.
Unventured are just not an experience curated company.
They offer a wrapper of joyful experiences in a 4 hour long journey!
... read more /> We were a group of friends new to cycling and they cross all the T's and dot each I's.
From handpicking cycles to suit our height and comfort to guiding us across the entire journey they ensure our safety and comfort while making sure we are enthralled and captivated by the stories they churn out about the places we visit.
We look forward to doing more such long multi-city cycling and trekking trips.
I Highly recommend Unventured for a complete experience.
I had moved jobs to Bangalore recently from Chennai (2015). When I enrolled for a quick 4 hour bicycle tour of south Bangalore, my expectations were more to check out... read more if riding a bicycle is my thing, based on which I could decide to buy a cycle for daily work commute or not.
Navigating south Bangalore was not of much interest to me. But kudos to the unventured team (Guru & Tejaswini) who made the 4 hours so enjoyable, that I ended up recommending this tour to several of my kith and kin. Starting with the memorable breakfast at MTR Lal Bagh, the rest of the trip was pretty scenic and relaxing.
I did get important tips from Tejaswini & guru which helped me buy a bicycle. I look forward to undertake the Bhutan or the Ladakh trip with unventured some day in the future.
I’ve taken over bike trips all over the world , and Unventured is my favorite . Our guide Tej was fantastic....friendly, knowledgeable, supportive and organized. There was... read more a good balance of riding challenges & discovering local culture. Our children (ages 10-13 ) absolutely loved the bike tour around Nandi Hills. We will definitely be booking another biking trip soon.
Had a lovely day listening to the amazing in depth knowledge Bala shared of all the attractions on the tour itinerary .... all day long ! His energy is amazing... read more and he is very friendly and kind. Such a day well spent and I totally recommend this tour to anyone wanting a private or group tour of Bangalore’s interesting places! He guides you with ease from place to place and I found myself wearing flower garlands in my hair and eating lunch off a banana leaf like a true local ! I learnt so much and he answered all my questions and waited patiently as I took a tone of photos along the way ! Loved every minute of it ! Highly valuable experience!