Following an overnight flight, our local team will meet you at the airport and welcome you to Delhi. You will travel by private transfer to your accommodation, en-route experiencing the delights of Delhi. That afternoon you will have time to explore the contrasts and culture of this fascinating city, visiting Gandhi’s Memorial, India Gate and Dilli Haat Craft Market
Our 8-day mini-expedition helps to make this wonderful country more accessible and affordable for schools.
Ideal for those who love exploring culture and adventure! It includes white water rafting on the River Ganges, trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas, yoga in Rishikesh, the Taj Mahal, Delhi sightseeing, and so much more.
A great opportunity for students to learn about themselves
India is the perfect destination for a school trip, with so much to teach everyone, but especially young people.
With its diversity and power to broaden horizons, India’s culture and economy are increasingly influential and students will gain from this trip through a variety of personal challenges.
Each trip is carefully organised by our specialist Head Office and ‘in country’ teams.
On all of our trips, you will be accompanied throughout by our highly experienced and fully trained Guide Leaders, who are experts in their field.
Himayalan Adventure Highlights Include
- Experience the culture and historical delights of Delhi
- Take a rickshaw ride through the bustling, colourful streets and bazaars.
- Visit Agra and the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal
- Explore Rishikesh and Shivpuri, two holy cities on the banks of Ganges
- Enjoy yoga, white water rafting and trekking
- Immerse in the local culture, and connect with local schools.
All of this can be done comfortably in a half term break, for as little as £1,399pp, including flights (based on min 30 paying people).
8 DAY, ITINERARY IN DETAIL
Train journey to Agra.
Visit the Taj Mahal in all its glory, the iconic and greatest romantic gesture of all time. After lunch you’ll be guided through the elaborate and fascinating Agra Fort, former residence of the Mughal Emperors.
Return to Delhi
Relaxed breakfast before a day discovering Old Delhi
Visit temples, spice markets and Chandni Chowk with its narrow streets. Take a rickshaw to Jain Trust School, a charity run school providing children with the chance of an education despite their gender, economic status or physical ability. After dinner transfer to Delhi Railway Station for the overnight train to Haridwar
Arrive Haridwar early, morning transfer to Rishikesh, lunch and introductions on arrival. Time to relax and settle in. After lunch enjoy a visit to the Beatle Ashram, set along the Ganges, then return to Rishikesh to explore temples and shopping in local bazaars.
Dinner, evening campfire and activities
Day of activities, can include yoga, water rafting descent followed by a traditional afternoon, learn Indian cooking, local crafts.
In the evening visit Triveni Ghat for the holy ceremony of Aarti.
Morning of activities, can include yoga, trekking and school visit.
Transfer to Dehradun train station for afternoon train to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi, Transfer to accommodation.
Visit ‘Gurudwara Bangla Sahib’ Sikh temple where you can provide help in the community kitchens. In the afternoon enjoy ‘Free time’ in Delhi, you decide where you would like to go and what you would like to do. Presentation and farewells.
The following day, transfer to the airport for the return flight home.