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Itineraries

Below are examples of some itineraries that we have co-created with organisations. Please be aware that our itineraries are entirely customisable to your needs and intended outcomes.

High School Group

High School Experience

Day 1

Land in Indore, transfer to sister school. Settle into boarding houses.

Day 2

College tour and classes in the morning. Local site-seeing in Indore city (Kanch Mandir and Lal Bagh) in the afternoon.

Day 3

Yoga in the morning, followed by a presentation on Indian culture and Visual/Performing art class. Indian cooking class in the evening.

Day 4

Depart for Mandu for overnight stay.

Day 5

Visit to Roompati Pavillion, Jahaz Mahal and the ancient city of Maheshwar. Return to sister school by late afternoon.

Day 6

Morning classes, meet with the Principal for morning tea. Depart for host families in the afternoon.

Day 7 - 9

Homestay with host families.

Day 9

Farewell to Daly College. Depart for airport, fly to Delhi. Transfer to Grace Home in Saket. Meet the Nagpal family and free time. 

Day 10

Breakfast at Grace Home before travelling to Kripa School for a half day of volunteering. Afternoon walking tour of Kinari Bazaar and Chandni Chowk. Visit to Imperial Hotel where politicians once met to discuss India and Pakistan’s partition, followed by dinner at a Tibetan Restaurant in Hauz Khas, where we will discuss the plight of Tibetans in exile in India.

Day 11

Breakfast at Grace Home before travelling to Kripa School for a half day of volunteering. Visit Dilli Haat to see the traditional arts and crafts of India (also great for shopping!). In the evening, Round table discussion with Indian development professionals.

Day 12

Breakfast at Grace Home before travelling to Kripa School for a half day of volunteering. Afternoon back at Grace Home with Indian art activities and dinner with Nagpal family.

Day 13

Breakfast at Grace Home before travelling to Sanjay Colony for a slum tour with social enterprise; Reality Gives. Group will then travel to Agra for an overnight stay.

Day 14

Sunrise at the Taj Mahal followed by a tour of Agra Fort. Return to Delhi in the afternoon for some free time and reflection writing.

Day 15

Breakfast at Grace Home before travelling to Kripa School for a half day of volunteering. Return to guest home to pack and freshen up ready for our flight back to Australia, and it’s a wrap!

Mumbai Presentation

In-Country Support

Day 1

Our representative will be at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to meet the group upon arrival and welcome them to Mumbai. This will be at a designated spot within the airport and will be confirmed closer to the date of arrival.

Day 2

We will conduct an in-country orientation at the group's accommodation. This will include key information on cultural awareness and safety whilst travelling and working in Mumbai. We will also outline our support role to the group at this point including outlining expectations and the provision of contact information.

Remainder of the program

During this period, our representative will contact each of the students frequently, including one-on-one half-hour check ins and a half hour group session conducted weekly. In addition to this, our representative will be available 24-hours per day to assist students during their stay and conduct daily transport/curfew checks.

Inclusions:

Airport Meet and Greet

In-Country Orientation and workshop on cultural awareness and safety

24-hour contact service and support

Nightly check-ins

Weekly group check-ins

Optional extras:

Travel and accommodation sourcing

Site-seeing activities in and around Mumbai

Study Tour

Study Tour

Day 1

Arrive in New Delhi. Orientation on your guesthouse rooftop. Enjoy a group dinner at a local Indian dhaba.

Day 2

Workshop 1: The Art of Leadership. Experience the United Nations in action during an informative presentation at the International Labour Organisation.

Day 3

Workshop 2: Collaborative Impact Project. The group will have a guided walking tour of Pahar Ganj.

Day 4

Workshop 3: The Entrepreneurial Mindset. Visit a local NGO for a briefing on their work in New Delhi. Enjoy a traditional Tibetan meal in Hauz Khas Village for dinner.

Day 5

Spend the morning shopping up a storm at a local market. Visit Gandhi Smriti - the location of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination in 1948, and India Gate nearby. Enjoy a late afternoon social meeting at the Imperial Hotel where politicians once met to discuss India and Pakistan’s partition.

Day 6

Experience infamous Old Delhi. Take a cycle rickshaw down Chandni Chowk to the Red Fort - residence of the Mughal emperor of India for nearly 200 years. Then, delve into the back streets for a traditional meal of paratha!

Day 7

Workshop 4: Career Strategy & Planning. Tour Qutub Minar Monument in South Delhi. Experience an evening show at the Kingdom of Dreams – Bollywood’s answer to Broadway!

Day 8

Travel approximately three hours from Delhi to Agra. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to journal and work on your Impact Project.

Day 9

Rise early to witness sunrise at the iconic Taj Mahal. Spend the afternoon touring the 11th century Agra Fort.

Day 10

Travel to Jaipur, approximately five hours drive from Agra. Enjoy free time in the afternoon to explore your vibrant and colourful surroundings.

Day 11

Workshop 5: Poverty and Prospects. Take a bicycle tour of the Pink City before indulging in some shopping and tasting a local lassi.

Day 12

Explore the Amber Fort. Visit the Hawa Mahal Palace in the city. Watch a Bollywood movie at the ancient Raj Mandir.

Day 13

Travel from Jaipur to Delhi, approximately six hours. Pitch your Impact Project at the evening group dinner.

Day 14

It’s a wrap! Depart at any time.