2-Day Outdoor Inoculation

  • Scuba dive in a freshwater lake
  • Depth Therapy in the midst of nature, in one of the lushest, wildest, pristine forests of Auroville
  • Explore the charm of scuba diving in a deep granite quarry
  • Experience the adventure of camping overnight at an outdoor site.
  • Learn outdoor skills under the supervision of Special Forces Veterans
  • Learn to pitch and strike a Pup Tent
  • Learn basic navigation skills like finding directions using the sun and the stars, and reading a map and topographic map
  • Learn basic survival skills like starting a fire, sourcing water and finding direction
  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in the freshwater lake
  • Catch the sunset and sunrise in open horizons
  • Cherish the experience of a bone fire amidst nature

Schedule – Day 1

06:30 AM to 08:30 AM

Curated Forest Immersion walk and Introduction to ecological living.

08:30 AM to 09:30 AM


09:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Life Skills – Sourcing Water + Emergency Medical Skills

12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Lunch Time.

01:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Pool Session.

04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Travel to the Quarry Site (Own Vehicles)

05:00 PM to 06:00 PM

Setting Up of Camp / Starting a Fire / Basic Navigation

06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Swimming and Sunset Gazing

07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Bon Fire, Dinner and Star Gazing

Schedule – Day 2

06:00 AM to 07:00 AM

Preparation for Scuba Diving

07:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Scuba Diving in the Quarry. (Breakfast to be served at the Quarry site)

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Tent Striking 

12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Travelling Back to Revelation

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM


02:00 PM – 02:30 PM


02:30 PM – 03:30 PM

Forest Walk

03:30 PM – 04:00 PM


04:00 PM – 05:00 PM

Forest Walk / Closing Address and Key Takeaways 

Pre-Course Preparations

Things to bring

  • Raincoat or Umbrella
  • Shoes – Should be able to withstand thorns, slush
  • Clothing – Trekking Pants, Full sleeves for preventing mosquito bites
  • Swimwear & Rashguard
  • Moderate winter clothing

Prior skills and Knowledge level required – The course is designed for a person without any prior knowledge of the environment or ecology. It is designed to give an introduction to these knowledge domains and does not delve into academic rigour.

Learnings & Skills Imparted

Workings of natural factors – interactions of climate, vegetation, soil, and fauna

SCUBA – Introductory experience

Outdoor Skills

  • Sourcing water in the wild
  • Starting a fire
  • Setting up a camp

Post Course Followthrough

Further learning pathways
Continues Practice Modalities
Access to a closed group of peer learners


What Does the Cost Include?
The cost includes Meals for Day 1 (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for Day), Meals for Day 2 (Breakfast, Lunch) and activities outlined in the schedule.

What is not included?

  • Local Commute and Transportation.
  • Accommodation is not provided however sleeping arrangements will be arranged at the campsite in tents.
How To Reach

Auroville Visitor’s Centre– Revelation Forest is just 5 min walk from the Matrimandir and Auroville Visitors Centre.

Nearest Airport: Puducherry airport is approximately a 20-minute (11 km) drive away from the forest.

Nearest Railway Station: The Puducherry railway station is approximately a 30-minute (15 km) drive away.

Seasonal Consideration

October to February is one of the best times to travel to Tamil Nadu, particularly Auroville. The weather is pleasant and moderate. Nov and Dec is also the rainy season in Tamil Nadu. Thus, it is advised to be prepared for rains. The rains make the forests of Auroville even more beautiful.

Revalation Forest, Auroville