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School Trip to India

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A school trip to India will provide your students with lasting and meaningful memories of a country whose culture has developed over nearly 5,000 years!

Incredibly rich in its diversity, India is a multilingual, multi-ethnic and multicultural country with incredible art, music, literature and history.

The birthplace of four major world religions, India is bursting with sacred monuments, some of which could be included in your itinerary. As well as the unmissable Taj Mahal, popular trips include the impressive Qutab Minar and Humayun’s Tomb, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Suggested Itinerary (Based on 8 days/6 nights )

Red Fort, Delhi

Visit the Red Fort!

The largest of Old Delhi's monuments, the Red Fort is a spectacular example of Mughal architecture!
Taj Mahal, India

Visit the Taj Mahal!

The Taj Mahal is considered the jewel of Muslim art in India and is a monument to love. No school trip to India would be complete without seeing this, its most iconic sight!
India Gate, New Delhi

See the India Gate!

The India Gate pays tribute to Indian soldiers who died in three conflicts - WW1 when they fought for the British Empire, the Afghan War of 1919 and the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.

Day 1

Morning

 

Afternoon

 

Evening

Flight to India

Day 2

Morning

Arrive in Delhi

Afternoon

Free afternoon

Evening

Evening meal at hotel or local restaurant

Day 3

Morning

Sightseeing tour - 'new' and 'old' Delhi

Afternoon

 

Evening

Evening meal followed by a Bollywood movie at a local cinema

Day 4

Morning

Leave Delhi for Agra

Visit the Bear Rescue Camp

Afternoon

Arrive in Agra and check in at hotel

Evening

Evening meal at local restaurant

Day 5

Morning

Visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Afternoon

Free afternoon

Evening

Evening meal at hotel or local restaurant

Day 6

Morning

Leave Agra for Jaipur

Visit deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri

Afternoon

 

Evening

Evening meal at hotel or local restaurant

Day 7

Morning

Visit the Amber Fort and Hawa Mahal

Afternoon

Visit Maharaja's City Palace and Jantar Mantar

Evening

Evening meal at hotel or local restaurant

Day 8

Morning

Free time before transfer to airport

Afternoon

 

Evening

Flight from Delhi to UK
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Educational activities and visits

Bahai Temple

Bahai Temple

The Baha'i temple in New Delhi is known locally as the Lotus Temple, as it was built … Read more

Buddha Jayanti Park

Buddha Jayanti Park

Buddha Jayanti Park was founded on the auspicious eve of 2500 years of completion of… Read more

Humayun's tomb

Humayun's tomb

Humayun's tomb is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture. It encompasses the… Read more

India Gate

India Gate

At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe"… Read more

Qutab Minar

Qutab Minar

In 1199, Qutbuddin raised the Qutab Minar either as a victory tower or as a minaret to the… Read more

Red Fort

Red Fort

The largest of old Delhi's monuments is the Lal Quila, or the Red Fort, whose thick… Read more

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located in Agra, India, built under the Mughal Emperor Shah… Read more

Accommodation

City Park Hotel
Howard Park Plaza
Park Prime Hotel
City Park Hotel

Cutting an impressive landmark out of the native sandstone of the area, Hotel City Park offers travelers hospitality of an international standard.

The hotel’s plush and warm interiors, decorated with traditional works of art, hand picked local artifacts and tasteful furnishings, is coupled with the excellent service from staff who care.

Howard Park Plaza

Howard Park Plaza International, Agra offers travelers 83 first class rooms and suites. The hotel’s cuisine is renowned for its taste and splendour. Howard Park Plaza guests can enjoy a view of the Taj Mahal from the rooftop-viewing gallery.

All the rooms are equipped with Minibars, STD & ISD Direct Dialing and 24hrs Room Service.

Park Prime Hotel

Park Prime Hotel offers a serene refuge of comfort and hospitality where Indian tradition and modern services are blended. The hotel has now become one of the landmarks of the city with its highly professional and delightful service.

Facilities include a roof top swimming pool, an international restaurant and currency exchange amongst others.

Rooms at the hotel are well equipped with an electonic safe, tea and coffee making facilities, central air conditioning, mini bar and much more.

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Need help?

Zoe Campbell - Tour Adviser

Don’t hesitate to contact me for any advice or further information on how your school trip can be tailored to your requirements.

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Our trip was very well organised and our expectations were met, if not exceeded. Thank you! — Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, July 2019

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As a fully-accredited school travel company, booking with Halsbury Travel offers you complete peace of mind. Our accreditations are your guarantee that:

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  • Your trip will be a quality educational experience

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Our ABTA bond means all our school trips are financially protected. Plus, all air tours and flights arranged by us are also ATOL protected.

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As an Assured Member of the School Travel Forum (STF) we have an effective Safety Management System in place.

As well as reassuring you that your group's safety will be prioritised at all times, this will also help you to meet your due diligence and reduces the amount of External Provider paperwork required.

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The Halsbury Difference

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School trips designed by teachers for teachers

Founded by teachers in 1986 and with several former teachers in our team, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and work hard to relieve them.

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Trips tailored to your curriculum and learning objectives

We’ll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure it meets your particular requirements.

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Earn loyalty points from your very first trip which can be used towards a trip discount or free gift for your school.