Sainji Corn Village tour takes you to the village Sainji called “The Corn Village“, located in the Tehri-Jaunpur block, which is on the western side of Mussoorie. Sainji is known as the corn village as can see the corn crops drying on the porches of almost all houses there. The village is one of the very few authentic villages surviving the fast changing winds of modernization. The rich village heritage is market by remarkable vernacular architecture, water mills, old style organic farming, splendid music, language, costumes etc. An authentic jaunpuri meal will be served and travelers are made to interact with village people. Guests can also try their hand at the watermills known as “gharaat“, which is a centuries old technology to use the water pressure to grind flour & grains. Amazing village culture and the very warm & hospitable people of village Sainji, make it one of the “must do” day trips from Mussoorie.
10:00 am / 1:00 pm (tentative)
Sainji village (near Mussoorie)
Dehradun Railway Station
Jollygrant Airport (24 km from Dehradun)
Sainji Village tour offers amazing insight into the cultural heritage of the Himalayan village people. The tour experience will make you visit organic farms, old village houses & eat authentic village cuisines.
Yes, it is absolutely essential to take a guide for this tour whether you are solo or in a group.
The best season for Sainji Village tour is from October to March.
It is ideally recommended for 5+ age kids.
Yes, in fact all the tours in the mountain regions are quite safe for women & solo travelers. People of the region are very warm, caring & hospitable in nature.
Guides & porters in the region will never demand any tip money from you. They just need their daily wages paid by the MTB operator. However, it is always encouraging if one can give a little tip to them if they provide good services.
Indian currency is accepted
Excellent trip to village Sainji near Mussoorie. Great village food, customs & heritage and very hospitable village people. Thanks team TrailHikers for organizing our trip !!!