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Teaching English in India’s Princely State of Rajasthan

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Program #20821RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
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Itinerary for Sep 30 — Oct 18, 2014

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Day One: Tuesday, September 30 - Depart the US on an overnight flight to Delhi.
Depart From: Depart for Delhi.

Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Yoga Sessions Expansive terrace with a fabulous view of the Qutub Minar Building designed as per VAASTU (the ancient Indian science of architecture) to energise you by ensuring calm and peaceful sleep.

Contact info:
D-193, Saket
New Delhi, India
phone: +91 -98102-77699
Room amenities: Private bath with glass shower enclosures R.O. Water System (ensuring bottled water purity) 32” LCD TV, DTH service with over 100 channels Electronic Safe

Facility amenities: Quiet location Conference and Meeting Lounge DVD and Books Library Complemantary Wireless Broadband Internet 24-hr Running Water 100% Instant Power Backup Elevator with ARD (Automatic Rescue Device) Doctor on call

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Wednesday, October 01 - Arrival Delhi
Note: Your group leader will not be staying with you at the bed and breakfast in Delhi. However, the owners of the bed and breakfast is there to take care of you during the evening. Your group leader will be there during the day. Note that you will also be given a cell phone during your stay in India. It will have pre programmed phone numbers and your group leader will show you how to use it.

Afternoon: Upon arrival at the Delhi Airport, transfer to accommodations and check-in. Then get an orientation about your program.

Dinner: Light dinner and welcome drink.

Lodging: Tree of Life

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Yoga Sessions Expansive terrace with a fabulous view of the Qutub Minar Building designed as per VAASTU (the ancient Indian science of architecture) to energise you by ensuring calm and peaceful sleep.

Contact info:
D-193, Saket
New Delhi, India
phone: +91 -98102-77699
Room amenities: Private bath with glass shower enclosures R.O. Water System (ensuring bottled water purity) 32” LCD TV, DTH service with over 100 channels Electronic Safe

Facility amenities: Quiet location Conference and Meeting Lounge DVD and Books Library Complemantary Wireless Broadband Internet 24-hr Running Water 100% Instant Power Backup Elevator with ARD (Automatic Rescue Device) Doctor on call

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Thursday, October 02 - Cultural Orientation/Old Delhi/Salaam Baalak
Note: Moderately Challenging Day. The group will be required to use the metro system in Delhi as well as some walking.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation. Then join your group leader for a brief language lesson.

Morning: Spend some time with the guides of the NGO Salaam Baalak Trust, who have developed an exciting city walk through the enchanting streets of the inner-city of Paharganj and the New Delhi railway station area. Nobody knows Delhi's streets better than the young people who are fully trained as guides. These spirited youngsters will share their life journey and take you on a guided walk by visiting the schools that are funded by this walk.

Lunch: Lunch in Old Delhi.

Afternoon: Continue to visit Old Delhi, with its narrow dirt roads, its myriad people and inexpensive and colorful bazaars that keep alive the traditional workmanship for which Delhi has always been famous. Ride on the bicycle rickshaws, which takes you into the heart of Chandni Chowk. Navigating alleyways, which seemingly get narrower and narrower, you end up at the Jama Masjid, the largest Muslim mosque in India.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Tree of Life

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Yoga Sessions Expansive terrace with a fabulous view of the Qutub Minar Building designed as per VAASTU (the ancient Indian science of architecture) to energise you by ensuring calm and peaceful sleep.

Contact info:
D-193, Saket
New Delhi, India
phone: +91 -98102-77699
Room amenities: Private bath with glass shower enclosures R.O. Water System (ensuring bottled water purity) 32” LCD TV, DTH service with over 100 channels Electronic Safe

Facility amenities: Quiet location Conference and Meeting Lounge DVD and Books Library Complemantary Wireless Broadband Internet 24-hr Running Water 100% Instant Power Backup Elevator with ARD (Automatic Rescue Device) Doctor on call

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Friday, October 03 - Discovering New Delhi/ Gandhi Smriti
Note: Moderately Challenging Day. The group will be required to use the metro system in Delhi.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Transfer by metro to New Delhi. Walk to India Gate, a 42 metre archway built in memory of Indian soldiers killed during the First World War. Then visit Humayun's tomb which is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD. It was the first garden tomb on the Indian subcontinent.

Lunch: Lunch at restaurant in New Delhi.

Afternoon: Discover Gandhi Smriti: This house is where the Father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi lived, received most of his famous visitors and it was here on January 30, 1949,that he was assassinated. The house has since been converted into a museum. Enjoy an exclusive presentation on the life and principles of Gandhi by a guest lecturer.

Dinner: Dinner at the homestay.

Lodging: Tree of Life

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Yoga Sessions Expansive terrace with a fabulous view of the Qutub Minar Building designed as per VAASTU (the ancient Indian science of architecture) to energise you by ensuring calm and peaceful sleep.

Contact info:
D-193, Saket
New Delhi, India
phone: +91 -98102-77699
Room amenities: Private bath with glass shower enclosures R.O. Water System (ensuring bottled water purity) 32” LCD TV, DTH service with over 100 channels Electronic Safe

Facility amenities: Quiet location Conference and Meeting Lounge DVD and Books Library Complemantary Wireless Broadband Internet 24-hr Running Water 100% Instant Power Backup Elevator with ARD (Automatic Rescue Device) Doctor on call

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Saturday, October 04 - Qutub Minar/Delli Haat/Free Time
Note: Moderately Challenging Day. The group will be required to use the metro system independently in Delhi.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Begin the morning with language and cultural lesson. Then take a metro ride to Qutub Minar - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar was constructed with red sandstone and marble, and is the tallest minaret in India, with a height of 237.8 ft and has 379 stairs to reach the top. Then transfer by metro to explore Dilli Haat an open-air food and craft bazaar located in Delhi. Dilli Haat has permanent food and craft stalls representing each state of India, giving a complete variety of tastes available all over India.

Lunch: Lunch on your own to sample local fare.

Afternoon: You will have time to explore this afternoon on your own or rest at the hotel. Some options for an independent visit could include the National Gallery of Modern Art and the Bahai House of Worship. Please ask you group leader for more suggestions or directions on how you can visit the above places.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Tree of Life

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Six: Sunday, October 05 - Train to Jaipur/Introduction to International Ser...
Note: Moderately Challenging Day. The group will be required to take a local train from Delhi to Jaipur on your own. You will be dropped off at the train station and your luggage will be taken to your cabin for you. Upon arrival in Jaipur, there will be someone to meet you at the train station and take you to the bed and breakfast.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Take train from Delhi to Jaipur.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: Introduction to your service learning program, formulate group goals and norms.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Seven: Monday, October 06 - Service Learning / Indian culture and festivals p...
Service Learning / Indian culture and festivals presentation / cultural performance

Breakfast: Brefore breakfast, enjoy a Yoga lesson. Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Visit to school for a lecture on Public Education in India, cultural differences and learning styles.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: Observation and tutorial classes for an hour.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Evening: Cultural program and folk music at accommodation.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Eight: Tuesday, October 07 - Service Learning/Discovering Jaipur/City Palace/ ...
Note: Local group leader will pick you up at Castle Kalwar and take you through the sites of Jaipur.

Breakfast: Brefore breakfast, enjoy a yoga sesson. Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Discovering the Amber Fort: Enjoy an afternoon exploring the Amber Fort. Amber, the capital of Rajasthan for 6 centuries before Jaipur was built, lies 11 km north of Jaipur. Rising majestically on the slopes of a hill, this 11th century fort and palace complex is a blend of Hindu and Muslim styles. Ride elephants up to the Amber Fort (use jeeps for the descent).

Lunch: Lunch on your own.

Afternoon: English Tutorial Classes.

Dinner: Dinner at homestay.

Evening: Indian Culture and Festivals Presentation: The role of Festivals in Indian culture led by your coordinator and learn about the cultural and social importance of festival in Indian society.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Nine: Wednesday, October 08 - Service Learning / Cultural Exploration on your o...
Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Transfer to Jaipur and spend the afternoon exploring Jaipur to your liking. Take in the riot of colors on a walk with your local group leader through the local markets of Jaipur.

Lunch: Lunch at City Palace.

Afternoon: Continue Service Project. Start your day tutoring English to the students of Kalwar Public School. After tutoring prepare lesson plans.

Dinner: Dinner at the homestay.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Ten: Thursday, October 09 - Service Learning/ Cricket Game/ Camel Cart Ride/ ...
Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Service Learning: Continue Service Project. Start your day tutoring English to the students of Kalwar Public School. After tutoring prepare lesson plans.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: After lunch, head out to explore the village where you can enjoy a camel cart ride, horse ride or watch a game of Cricket.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Trident Agra is set among beautiful gardens, fountains, landscaped courtyards and is built of red stone reminiscent of the Mughal Era. The Hotel is, a stone's throw away from one of the new seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal.

Contact info:
Fatehabad Road
Agra 282 001
Agra, India
phone: +91 562 223 5000
Room amenities: Central A/C Wired and Wireless Internet Access Direct dial telephones Personal Bar Tea & Coffee Maker 24-Hour Room Service Electronic Safe Hairdryer Voltage 110-220 Satellite television

Facility amenities: Audio-visual equipment Photocopying service Currency exchange Laundry and valet service Wheelchairs Rooms for the physically challenged Cloakroom for the physically challenged Doctor on call Beauty salon The Restaurant overlooks the pool and serves International and Indian cuisine. Bar serves a selection of spirits, wines and cocktails.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eleven: Friday, October 10 - Service Learning/ Train to Agra
Note: The group will be required to take a local train from Jaipur to Agra. Please note that you will be taking a train on your own again. You will be dropped off at the train station and you will be picked up from the train station. You will only need to take a overnight bag with you for this trip.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Service Learning: Prepare lesson plans and pack for Agra.

Lunch: Lunch at home-stay.

Afternoon: Continue Service Project to tutoring English to the students of Kalwar Public School. Coach Transfer to Jaipur. Then take a train to Agra.

Dinner: Light Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Trident Hotel Agra

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Trident Agra is set among beautiful gardens, fountains, landscaped courtyards and is built of red stone reminiscent of the Mughal Era. The Hotel is, a stone's throw away from one of the new seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal.

Contact info:
Fatehabad Road
Agra 282 001
Agra, India
phone: +91 562 223 5000
Room amenities: Central A/C Wired and Wireless Internet Access Direct dial telephones Personal Bar Tea & Coffee Maker 24-Hour Room Service Electronic Safe Hairdryer Voltage 110-220 Satellite television

Facility amenities: Audio-visual equipment Photocopying service Currency exchange Laundry and valet service Wheelchairs Rooms for the physically challenged Cloakroom for the physically challenged Doctor on call Beauty salon The Restaurant overlooks the pool and serves International and Indian cuisine. Bar serves a selection of spirits, wines and cocktails.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Twelve: Saturday, October 11 - Taj Mahal/ Agra Fort/ Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s tomb
Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel.

Morning: Set out pre-dawn to watch the rising sun bathe the pristine white marble of the Taj Mahal in warm hues of gold, ochre and orange. Take some time to explore the exquisite grounds and view the highly decorated inner chamber. Return to the hotel for breakfast, then led by your Study Leader visit Itmad-Ud-Daulah's tomb, popularly known as "baby Taj", this is the tomb of Mirza Ghiyash Begh. He became a very powerful person, more so when the Emperor Jahangir married his daughter Noor Jahan. The tomb was designed by Noor Jahan and was the first Mughal building using marble inlay work. Next visit Agra Fort. Originally planned as an impregnable military structure by Akbar, the Agra Fort, over a period of time, acquired all the elegance, lavishness and majesty of an imperial palace. Situated 3 km upstream of the Taj Mahal on the right bank of the Yamuna.

Lunch: Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon: This afternoon you have some free time to rest or do your own exploration of Agra. Please ask the Group Leader for any help on sites that peak your interest.

Dinner: Dinner at hotel (buffet) with bottled water, coffee/tea.

Lodging: Trident Hotel Agra

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Thirteen: Sunday, October 12 - Transfer from Agra to Jaipur/Free Time
Note: The group will be required to take a local train from Agra to Jaipur. Please note that you will be taking a train on your own again. You will be dropped off at the train station and you will be picked up from the train station.

Breakfast: Breakfast at hotel.

Morning: Take rest or take advantage for a free morning in Agra.

Lunch: Lunch on your own.

Afternoon: Train from Agra to Jaipur.

Dinner: Dinner at homestay.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Fourteen: Monday, October 13 - Service Learning/ Reflection Discussion
Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: First enjoy a reflection discussion, then visit a local college in Kalwar and play a game of cricket or volleyball with the students.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: Service Learning: Continue Service Project. Start your day tutoring English to the students of Kalwar Public School. After tutoring prepare lesson plans.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Fifteen: Tuesday, October 14 - Service Learning/ Rajasthani Cooking Class/ Free ...
Service Learning/ Rajasthani Cooking Class/ Free Time/ Visit with Social Workers

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Visit with local social workers at Castle Kalwar. Head into the kitchen to learn about Rajasthani cooking! Try making chapati and learn about the beautiful spices that make up the color and taste of the local cuisine.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: Service Learning: Continue Service Project. Start your day tutoring English to the students of Kalwar Public School. After tutoring prepare lesson plans.

Dinner: Dinner at accommodation.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Sixteen: Wednesday, October 15 - Service Learning/ Free Time in Jaipur
Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Prepare lesson plans after breakfast. Then transfer to Jaipur. Free time in Jaipur to explore on your own, or enjoy an optional activity like visiting with local block printers, carpet designers, or visiting the blue pottery studio.

Lunch: Lunch at the accomodation.

Afternoon: Service Learning: Continue Service Project. Tutor English to the students of Kalwar Public School.

Dinner: Dinner at homestay.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Each room compliments the character of the Palace that has all modern amenities. Yoga Sessions

Contact info:
Village Post Office- Kalwar
District Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
phone: +919828539080
Room amenities: 24-hrs hot & cold water Color Tv mini bar Wi-Fi Facilities Blow dryers Heaters on request Tea and coffee on request

Facility amenities: Art Gallery Outside Patio and Terrace Doctor on Call Travel Desk Internet Facilities Laundry

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services

Check out time: 11:00 AM

Day Seventeen: Thursday, October 16 - Last Day of Service Project/ Reflection and Feedb...
Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Prepare farewell project presentation. If we have time and access, then visit an Ayurveda Center.

Lunch: Lunch at accommodation.

Afternoon: Farewell Project/Presentation with students and staff at public school.

Dinner: Farewell Dinner and Social Evening: This evening enjoy a flavorful farewell dinner featuring the dishes of Rajasthan with bottled water, coffee/tea, beer & wine.

Lodging: Castle Kalwar

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Eighteen: Friday, October 17 - Transfer to Jaipur/ Flight back to US
Note: Please note that this is a forced layover in Delhi because of your late flight out of Delhi. There is no programming on this day nor are there any meals planned.

Breakfast: Breakfast at accommodation.

Morning: Program ends in Jaipur at Castle Kalwar. If you booked your overseas flight through RSTS you will be provided with a day room at the airport hotel in Delhi until your return flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast
Day Nineteen: Saturday, October 18 - Early morning departure / Arrival home
Arrive To: Arrive home.


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Included
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16 nights of accommodations
43 meals: 16 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 15 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
8 Field trips
10 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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