is a unique opportunity to learn about and contribute to the success of native
communities. Native Planet showcases only tours that benefit both native hosts
and their foreign visitors. To maximize the profits returned to these
communities, we believe that the best, most cost-effective promotion is word of
mouth — so we make every effort to ensure that each tour is an unforgettable
Dense and rainy jungles on the remote island of Siberut make reaching some of the traditional clans challenging, but the Mentawai culture, unique and pristine, is worth the arduous journey. Enjoy our cultural documentaries and projects, and then visit the communities with whom we work
— or plan an extreme expedition across the entire island.
The far reaches of India’s Rajasthani desert are home to several traditional ethnic groups, including the Raika and the Bhil and Bishnoi, featured in a Native Planet
documentary. These fascinating people, living in villages unmarked on maps and accessible only by jeep or camel, will
welcome you into their homes to share traditional living.