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Overview

 Highlights


  • Amazing Dharamsala, home of the Dalai Lama
  • Visiting various important projects that improve the lives of local people
  • Tushita meditation centre
  • An extraordinary sunset at the Golden Temple in Armitsar
  • Chaotic and wonderful Delhi

North India is a fascinating part of this diverse country. This itinerary towards the north will take you to three amazing places - Delhi, Dharmsala and Amritsar. Through out your stay you will visit many important community projects that have been established and learn the valuable impact they have on peoples lives. In Dharmsala you will be able to immerse yourself in the Buddhist studies of the Tibetan Exile communities as you take part in meditation and visit many sacred and important sites. In Amritsar your trip will end with a fabulous visit to a Sikh Ceremony as the sun sets.

Countries:

Starting Point:

Delhi

Activities:

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Day 2

Visit poverty project, optional Red Fort visit

Day 3

Visit leprosy project, afternoon Raj Ghat, Gandhi's memorial museum. Overnight train to Dharamsala

Day 4

Arrive Dharamsala.

Day 5

Visit the Tushita meditation centre, walk around residence of his Holiness the Dalai Lama

Day 6

Tushita meditation centre, Dharamsala

Day 7

Norbulinka and Thosamling Convent

Day 8

Tibetan Children's Village School, Dharamsala

Day 9

Travel to Amritsar, home of the Golden Temple

Day 10

Visit Golden Temple and Jallian Walla Bagh

Day 11

Travel to Delhi, return home


Learning outcomes for students

A World Youth Adventure Journey is a unique learning experience. Students will come away from the journey with a greater knowledge of what it takes to be a true global citizen and how they can first hand help encourage positive change. Our journeys are designed to encourage thriving and positive youth development through the act of service and selflessness and to enhance the following life skills that will help you grow as an individual:
• an appreciation and tolerance of other cultures and a broader mind
• the value of working together as a cohesive team to achieve a common objective
• the ability to face mental and physical challenges
• the ability to adapt to new environments outside of their 'comfort zone'
• to appreciate and care for the natural environment. The environments we trek through are beautiful and often pristine, invariably the students will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding about how their individual actions impact on the environment
• build strong friendships and bonds with their peers and also the people of their host community
Importantly our adventures help increase general well-being and build resilience in young men and women to help them deal with adverse situations in life.


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Why travel with us

Why travel with us

Assisted over
14,000 Students Worldwide

Since the 1980's, we have helped students from around the globe to experience the world's most exciting destinations, allowing them to travel, give, grow.

400+ Service Learning
Programs

Together with students, we have completed over 400 Service Learning programs in developing countries. We will always continue to support causes including social justice, animal welfare, the environment and more.

Fully Customised
School Travel Programs

Want to include service learning, your school curriculum and a physical challenge, or any of the above? Contact us and we can design a program fully catered for your students and budget.

Safety and
Support - Our #1 Priority

Every school receives a detailed risk management plan that is guided by government advisories and the local partners we work with. We never compromise on the safety of your students to reduce the price of the program.

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Want to find out more?

Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.


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