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Mystical Lands: The People and Culture of India and Nepal

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17 Days | 16 Nights
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
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.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Sandra from Austin, TX Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 10/16/15 - 11/01/15
The program was great! Jay or leader was great! BUT,do not take AIR INDIA!!! It is a horrible airline with very,very bad service.

Judith from Burlington Township, NJ Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 02/06/15 - 02/22/15
This was my second tour of India and first trip to Nepal. The mix of informative lectures, sightseeing, interaction with villagers and school children, and home visits made for a very exciting time. Our tour guide Jayanta Kar went out of his way to deepen our understanding of the region. All in all, a great trip with a great guide and great group of friends.

Sandra from Bristol, WI Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 02/06/15 - 02/22/15
My second trip to India and first to Nepal was packed with information and the sounds and sights of the region. Our guide Jayrantha Kar was so knowledgable and concerned with making our stay enjoyable and interesting. Seeing the Taj Mahal and Himalayas in person was a once in a lifetime experience for me! The weather was perfect, high 40's in the morning and high 70's afternoon. Food was plentiful with lots of regional offerings. Our group was 14 which was a perfect size.

Karen from Tulsa, OK Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 02/06/15 - 02/22/15
This program was outstanding in every way! I learned so much and found that each day seemed like two because there was so much to enjoy and think about! The mix of lectures and hands-on experiences and true sight-seeing was ideal, and our guide was the best!

Rick from Washington, DC Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 01/16/15 - 02/01/15
Immersed us in India and Nepal during the day (and sometimes evening) while allowing us to return to the comfort and familiarity of western-style accommodations at night.

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15 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
21 Field trips
2 Performances
2 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 2 required)


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