Program Details

Exploring a traditional village perched on the Tibetan Plateau. Sipping butter tea around a kitchen fire. Smelling jasmine flowers and curries sold in the bazaar. Listening to horns and bells echo over ancient monastery walls. Watching colorful prayer fla
Location:
New Delhi, India
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
Throughout this cultural immersion program, students will live and study in the country that gave birth to two of the world's major religions - Hinduism and Buddhism - and will travel amid some of the most spectacular landscapes on earth.

Exploring a traditional village perched on the Tibetan Plateau. Sipping butter tea around a kitchen fire. Smelling jasmine flowers and curries sold in the bazaar. Listening to horns and bells echo over ancient monastery walls. Watching colorful prayer flags blowing in the wind on top of a Himalayan mountain pass.

Global Learning Across Borders offers semester and short-term programs for high school, gap year and college students, as well as for educators.
Setting Description:
We begin our program with a flight to New Delhi, the capital of India. After a few days of orientation in Delhi including exploring one of the most colorful markets in Asia, Chadni Chowk, India's largest mosque, Jami Masjid, and the historic Red Fort of the old city, we will fly over the Himalayas onto the Tibetan Plateau and land in Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Significant time will be spent in Dharamsala for Tibetan cultural immersion and Jaipur for Hindu cultural immersion.
Cost:
$10,595, excluding international airfare

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