info@geoindia.co.uk
0044 (0) 1630 415011

India Tour

Day 1

DELHI - CHANDIGARH

AM : Tour of Delhi by coach including visits to Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid and Mahatma Gandhi Museum

PM : Train to Chandigarh

Study themes : Gandhian Philosophy, Moghul History

Day 2

CHANDIGARH – LAKE REWALSAR

AM : Tour of Rock Garden, onward travel to Lake Rewalsar, Tour of Virasat-e-Khalsa (Khalsa Heritage Complex)

PM : Tour of Lake Rewalsar and Buddhist Cave Temple

Study themes : Indian Art, Sikh History, History of Partition, Buddhism

Day 3

LAKE REWALSAR - DHARAMSALA

AM : Onward Travel to Dharamsala

PM : Tour of Dharamsala Markets, Tour of Norbulingka Institute for Tibetan Art, Tour of Tsuglag Khang Buddhist Temple

Study themes : Tibetan Buddhism, Tibetan Art, Rural Development Projects, physical geography of upland areas

Day 4

DHARAMSALA - AMRITSAR

AM : Onward Travel to Pathankot & Amritsar

PM : Tour of Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh, Film show at Jallianwala Bagh about the fight for Independence

Study themes : Sikh Religion, History of Independence, History of Partition

Day 5

AMRITSAR – JALANDHAR - LUDHIANA

AM : Onward Travel to Jalandhar, Tour of Girls Orphanage Project in Jalandhar, Onward Travel to Ludhiana

PM : Shopping in Ludhiana, Visit to Shopping Mall, Tour of Sahauli Village, Overnight stay in Sahauli Village

Study themes : NGO Projects, Male/Female Population Imbalance, Retail Change in Punjab, Rural Water Supply Issues

Day 6

LUDHIANA – SAHAULI - CHANDIGARH

AM : Tour of Sahauli Village, Visit to village school

PM : Onward Travel to Chandigarh, Tour of Chandigarh New Town, Visit to Sector 17 Retail & Administrative Capital

Study themes : Rural Education, New Town Development, Partition of India

Overnight Sleeper Train to Bikaner

Day 7

BIKANER

AM : Arrive Bikaner, Tour of Bikaner Fort

PM : Camel Safari into Thar Desert, Travelling by Individual Camels (Additional Camel Carts Provided).

Evening Meal & Rajasthani Folk Dancing in Desert

Study themes : Rajasthani History, Arid Environments, Rain Water Harvesting

Day 8

BIKANER - AJMER

AM : Breakfast in Desert Camp, Onward Travel to Pushkar

PM : Sightseeing in Pushkar, Tour of historic Hindu Temple

Study themes : Hinduism

Day 9

AJMER - JAIPUR

AM : Onward Travel to Kishangarh, Tour of Barefoot college – 2 sites, Presentation on Activities of Barefoot College, Short film on Work of Barefoot College, Lunch at Barefoot College, Onward Travel to Jaipur

PM : Tour of Pink City Jaipur

Study themes : Rural Development, Gandhian Philosophy of Development

Day 10

JAIPUR - AGRA

AM : Onward Travel to Agra

PM : Tour of Agra Fort, Tour of Taj Mahal

Study themes : Indian Art & Architecture, Indian History

Day 11

AGRA – DELHI - LONDON

AM : Depart for Delhi Airport

PM : Return Flight to London