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India, the world’s seventh largest country, is home to magnificent landscapes, grand palaces and a fascinating cultural history. From the bustling streets found in India’s capital Delhi, the beauty of the Taj Mahal and the striking colours of Jaipur, to searching for the elusive tigers or seeing the vast Himalayan Ranges, the delights found in India are waiting to be discovered.
Recommended trips: Our suggested itineraries are based on personal recommendation and can be tailored to suit your school and group.

Project

Recommended project:

India: Community School Development

Smiling young children in a village in India
  • Destination: India
  • When to go: Jan to Oct
  • Duration: 4-6 days

Take your pupils on incredible journey of discovery and purpose, whilst improving the learning and recreational facilities of impoverished school children in Nawalgarh, Rajasthan.

Locations

Recommended locations:

Akshardham

Facade of Akshardham Hindu temple

Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi. Constructed from pink sandstone from Rajasthan and Italian Carrara marble, it is not supported by any steel or concrete. Pillars, domes and walls are…

Delhi

Colourful spice market in Delhi

Capital city and the country’s second largest metropolis, Delhi is a major commercial, cultural, and political, center of India. Located on the banks of the River Yamuna, Delhi has been continuously…

Jaipur

Top of the colourful Palace of the Winds

The capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur offers a wide variety of sites to explore. From colourful festivals to magnificent palaces and temples, this city is buzzing with history and culture.

Leh

Trekker standing on summit overlooking Leh surrounded by Himalayas

At an altitude of 3,500 metres, Leh has for centuries been an important stopover on trade routes along the Indus Valley between Tibet to the east, Kashmir to the west and also between India and China.

Marka Valley

Picturesque Tibetan village in mountainous valley in Ladakh

The Markha Valley in Ladakh is one of the world’s classic trekking routes combining endless views of the Himalayas with an introduction to remote villagers’ lives. The challenge of this trek is…

Ranthambore National Park

Tiger resting and looking through the trees

Known for its tiger populations, Ranthambore provides an excellent opportunity to learn about these majestic endangered mammals in their natural jungle habitat.

Red Fort

Intricate sandstone carvings of the red fort in Agra

The red sandstone fort at Agra dates from 1565 and is the most important fort in India. Home to the great Mughals, historically the country was governed from here. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the…

Taj Mahal

View of Taj Mahal with reflection and red hue

Considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, the Taj Mahal is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was cited as ‘the jewel of Muslim art in India’. While the white domed marble mausoleum is its…

Varanasi

View of Varanasi and ghats from the River Ganges

A colourful, chaotic city, highlights include Vishwanath Temple, Kaal Bhairav Temple, Ram Nagar Fort, amongst many other interesting places. Walking around the narrow alleyways is the best way to…