The department of economics organised a tour programme from 14/01/2019 to 18/02/2019 to Coorg-chikhamanglore-Uduppi –st.marys Island. The journey started at 8:30 pm from the college and reached Coorg next morning. All the 21 students were accompanied by three faculty members -Prof Abdul akkeem.P.M.(HOD) , Prof kala.N. and Prof.Anu Prem. The visit was intended to convey the importance of nature and the need to protect the environment around us. The students were able to identify themselves with the environment .They got the opportunity to stand with nature and to experience the natural beauty around them and at the same time recognizing the need of responsible travel with nature.They were also exposed to the local culture and able to assimilate their own culture with that of the locality. Kodagu, , is a rural district in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. We reached there by 15/01/19 morning.After having breakfast we moved to visit Harangi Dam which is located in Hadgur village, It is indeed a wonderful experience.later we visited the Golden temple (Namdroling Monastery) at Kushal nagar.It holds some excellent examples of Tibetan architecture and artwork, as seen with the elaborately decorated temple tower and ornate outer walls, intricately adorned with beautiful murals. It is spread over an area of 80 square feet and was built from Bamboo which was donated by the Indian Government to the Tibetans in exile. The shopping itself provides a good insight into the commercial background of the area. It is famous for coffee,wine,and organic spices. Later we moved on to the Bamboo forest and enjoyed the water falls there. Next day morning we went to Chikkamangalore to enjoy the beauty of western ghats. Chikmagalur is a hill station in Karnataka, a state in southwest India.. Trails through forests and grasslands lead up to Mullayanagiri Peak. We have also visited one more peak in chickamangalore-Kudremukh peak.IT was one of the first experiences for majority of the students. Next morning we went to Uduppi to visit St Mary’s island. St. Mary’s Islands, also known as Coconut Island and Thonsepar, are a set of four small islands in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Malpe in Udupi, Karnataka,The Islands are bereft of buildings, fences, shops. There are no domestic animals either. There are only covered pavilions with park benches on the shore and further inland. Visitors can wander around freely and enjoy the hexagonal formations from vantage locations.The only way of getting to the islands is by boat. After visiting the island, we enjoyed the evening at the beach. The team turned back to college by night and reached next morning to the college by 9.15 am.