Begin in New Delhi, where you will attend Hindi language classes, visit the Gandhi memorial, and explore a famous open-air food market. You will visit a healthcare NGO to learn about public health in India. Gain insight into how to improve access to public healthcare, especially in relation to women, children, and tribes.
Travel with your group to Bahraich, a rural community near the Nepal border, to spend time in tribal villages and meet with village health workers and community members to learn about local medicinal practices. Continue to Agra to see the Taj Mahal.
You’ll travel to the rural Himalayan town of Palampur to participate in Ayurveda, a holistic approach to medicine, and yoga. You will experience daily life with a host family and learn about Tibetan culture. Discuss diagnosis and treatment systems with local doctors at the Tibetan Medical and Astrological Institute, and meet with the Dalai Lama’s representatives. Finally, return to New Delhi for exploration.
- Peace, Politics, and Human Rights
- Social Change
- Physical Activity