India: Service and Spirit


Starting at $5540pp

  • Purposeful Itinerary

From cultural, social to local experiences, this adventure will draw you into a journey of teaching and learning. Discover India through teaching English, visiting the ultimate expression of love, the Taj Mahal, encountering village life and pottery making. Exploring the village and going on an elephant safari are some of the exhilarating experiences as you discover India.

Age Related Activities

Children Under 12

— Kite flying with locals

— Walk the playful local elephants at Dera Amer

— Enjoy riding on a camel or horse

Teen Itineraries

— Pottery making class

— Exclusive camping in Siras Village

— Jaipur by Jeep
at Night

Adult Itineraries

— Exclusive camping in Siras Village

— Join tribal dancers in the evening at the campsite

Key Itinerary Content

Travelers will complete a trip planning questionnaire that will allow Global CommUnity to fully customize their trip according to their family interests.

City Destinations

  • Delhi
  • Agra
  • Jaipur
  • Siras Village

Itinerary Highlights

  • Enjoy a rickshaw ride through the markets
  • Visit India’s largest mosque
  • Community service at Sikh Temple
  • Service learning at a local school
  • Explore Agra Fort – a great monument of red sandstone
  • Enjoy grand live performance based on the love story of the Taj Mahal
  • Sunrise visit to the Taj Mahal - one of the wonders of the world
  • Immerse yourself in local culture with a spice market walking tour in Jaipur
  • Discover the regal and intricate forts and palaces of Jaipur
  • Learn about the Rajasthan’s tradition art of block printing
  • Explore village life in rural Rajasthan
  • Enjoy trekking through the beautiful mustard fields
  • Hike to see the sunrise over the valley
  • Enjoy a cup of tea with a local family in the village
  • Seva at Sikh temple
  • Service learning at local school
  • Meeting with local community at Siras Village

CommUnity Impact Opportunities

Gairatpur Baas Panchayat School

Explore new levels of service learning at Gairatpur Baas Panchayat School, a school by the community, for the community and transforming the community. This school is in the village of Tikli for local children which is run by 82-year-old Englishman Martin Howard. The school is in a beautiful location, nestled beneath the Aravalli Hills, and has fantastic facilities.

Experience an exclusive program specially designed to be immersed in service work with local students and build lasting relationships through education and cultural exchange. Assist in a variety of roles from Teaching English to helping with computer education.

Village of Siras

Siras is an authentic, non-touristic village located in Rajasthan south of Jaipur. Learn how our partners have adopted this village in 2006 and we have been working on various projects for the betterment of the community including maintenance of schools, building toilets for local families and creating medical camps.

Support a School in Bharatpur

Support a local school in Bharatpur (en-route Agra to Jaipur) by building toilets, upkeeping class room maintenance, providing sponsorship for kids to be educated, providing black boards, stationaries, and supplying hygiene equipment.

Preparing for India: Service and Spirit

Best time to Travel – October to March

Price validity – Now until 31 March 2021

Age suitability for children – The below program is suitable for children above 10 years

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