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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
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s 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.
In the northwest of India is the state of Rajasthan, “The Land of Kingdoms,” where once chivalrous warrior princes built hilltop forts and camels raced across the scorched Thar Desert. In the state capital of Jaipur, experience an India beyond the reach of tourists while making a difference in the lives of Indian children. Teach conversational English to students at a traditional Indian public school, experiencing the educational system in classrooms ranging from 6th to 12th grade. Immerse yourself in daily life from savoring delicious meals to riding the bustling metro system.


Highlights

• Immerse yourself in the local community by teaching conversational English to students from 6th to 12th grade in partnership with Indian instructors.
• Set out pre-dawn to watch the rising sun bathe the pristine white marble of the Taj Mahal, and discover Jaipur’s royal past on an expert-led visit to the 11th-century Amber Fort.
• Gain a non-tourist perspective on the daily lives of Rajasthanis, and take part in clay-making and cooking workshops.

Program Notes

No teaching experience required, only the desire to impart information to enthusiastic young learners. Also, this program is limited to no more than 8 people.

Activity Notes

Walking up to two miles per day on uneven sidewalks and roads. Some stairs without railings. This program requires navigating the Delhi Metro Rail and first-class Indian trains on your own (your group leaders will offer detailed instruction and directions).

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Delhi, 4 nights; train to Jaipur, 5 nights; train to Agra, 2 nights; train to Jaipur, 5 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
16 nights of accommodations
42 meals: 16 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 14 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
13 Hands-on experiences
2 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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