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India

The Best of India: Treasures of the North and South

Program No. 18716RJ
Dive into the vibrant culture of India, discovering its grand cities, sacred monuments and exquisite gardens on this unique academic adventure.

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Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2024
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4,499
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Oct 10 - Oct 30, 2024
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4,749
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2024
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4,749
Jan 9 - Jan 29, 2025
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4,999
Jan 23 - Feb 12, 2025
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4,999
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Feb 6 - Feb 26, 2025
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4,999
Feb 20 - Mar 12, 2025
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4,999
Mar 6 - Mar 26, 2025
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4,999
Sep 11 - Oct 1, 2025
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4,499
Oct 9 - Oct 29, 2025
Starting at
5,099
Nov 27 - Dec 17, 2025
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5,099
DATES & starting prices
PRICES
Sep 12 - Oct 2, 2024
Starting at
5,499
Filling Fast!
Oct 10 - Oct 30, 2024
Starting at
5,899
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2024
Starting at
5,899
Jan 9 - Jan 29, 2025
Starting at
6,209
Jan 23 - Feb 12, 2025
Starting at
6,209
Feb 6 - Feb 26, 2025
Starting at
6,209
Feb 20 - Mar 12, 2025
Starting at
6,209
Mar 6 - Mar 26, 2025
Starting at
6,209
Filling Fast!
Sep 11 - Oct 1, 2025
Starting at
5,499
Oct 9 - Oct 29, 2025
Starting at
6,309
Nov 27 - Dec 17, 2025
Starting at
6,309

At a Glance

Traverse India on a comprehensive journey that takes you from the Golden Triangle capitals of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur in the north to the frescoed fortress of the “Tiger of Mysore” and the bayou-like Kerala backwaters in the south, learning customs and traditions from locals and absorbing India’s history from experts who know it best.
Activity Level
Let's Go!
This is an active “Keep the Pace” program. Walking up to three miles at a time at a normal public walking pace over varied terrain. Standing at least three hours daily; climbing stairs (at times without handrails), getting on/off buses and boats, carrying own luggage. If you believe you require wheelchair assistance to get through an airport you are not fit enough to participate in this program. A few bus rides up to 5 hours long with stops along the way.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Enjoy home-hosted dinners with local Indian families.
  • Watch as the sun rises and sets over the marble domes of the Taj Mahal.
  • Explore and enjoy the tranquility of the Kerala backwaters on a houseboat.
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