Early Years Education in India - Education Study Tours - Master Travel

Early Years Education in India

14th - 25th October 2017

Regular price Deposit for this tour: £750 Sale

Master Travel, in association with Nursery World magazine, invites you on a trip of a lifetime around the captivating country of India. This unrivalled guided tour interweaves fascinating visits to a range of rural and urban early years organisations with a host of trips to some of India's most beguiling cities, monuments and places of interest. The tour is tailored especially for early years professionals, and offers a unique chance to explore this wonderful country and its diverse array of early childhood services.

Full Tour Price: £3,895 | Dates: 14/10/2017 - 25/10/2017 | Duration: 12 days

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Itinerary

Saturday 14th October: London – Mumbai

AM/PM: Flight from London to Mumbai. 

Sunday 15th October: Mumbai (B/L/D)

AM: Arrive in Mumbai.
PM: Time at leisure to relax after your flight.

Monday 16th October: Mumbai (B/L/D)

AM: Visit NGO Door Step School. 
PM: Visit Podar Jumbo Kids Project.

Tuesday 17th October: Mumbai (B/L/D)

AM: Visit Gateway of India and sail to Elephanta Caves UNESCO World Heritage Site. 
PM: Walking tour of colonial Mumbai. Visit Prince of Wales museum. 

Wednesday 18th October: Mumbai – Bangalore – Mysore (B/L/D)

AM: Short flight to Bangalore. 
PM: Drive to Mysore including en route visit to Sriangapanta and Chamundeshwari Temple.

Thursday 19th October: Mysore (B/L/D)

AM: Mysore city tour. Visit Anganwadi/Balwadi school. Visit to Mysore Palace. 
PM: Excursion to Somnathpur to see Kesava Temple.

Friday 20th October: Mysore – Nargarhole (B/L/D) 

AM: Visit Mysore flower market. Drive to Nargarhole.
PM: Game drive in the Nargarhole National Park.

Saturday 21st October: Nargarhole – Thrissur (B/L/D)

AM: Boat safari in the Nargarhole National Park and local school visit. 
PM: Drive to Thrissur.

Sunday 22nd October: Thrissur (B/L/D)

AM: Morning at leisure. 
PM: Visit Elephant Camp in Punnathur Kotta.

Monday 23rd October: Thrissur – Kochi (B/L/D)

AM: Visit Anganwadi/Balwadi school and proceed to Kochi. 
PM: Afternoon walk through Fort Cochin area.

Tuesday 24th October: Kochi (B/L/D)

AM: Visit Eurokids school. Explore local spice market, Dutch palace and Jewish town. 
PM: Evening free for shopping. 

Wednesday 25th October: Kochi – Mumbai – London (B)

AM: Flight from Kochi to London via Mumbai. 
PM: Arrive in London.

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    The cost includes

    • Return economy flights from London
    • 10 nights’ accommodation in twin bedded rooms with private facilities
    • Full board throughout the trip
    • All transport services within India
    • Pre-trip briefing meeting in London
    • Comprehensive briefing notes
    • The services of our tour leader and local guides
    • A full programme of visits and excursions as per the itinerary
    • All admission fees where applicable as specified in the itinerary

    The cost excludes

    • All personal extras such as tips, porterage, laundry, inoculation fees and drinks
    •  Any optional excursions, tours and visits
    • Travel insurance

     

    Please note that all itineraries in India are subject to change according to local conditions. Due to the nature of the tour, spaces are limited. We will hold a briefing meeting in London one month prior to departure where you will be able to meet your tour leader and fellow travellers as well as learn more about the places to be visited.

    Feedback from previous Nursery World trips

    "Thank you to Master Travel for making the tour a wonderfully memorable, thought provoking and inspiring visit on so many levels. It's in my top 5 experiences of visiting other countries and seeing their early years education."

    Diane Chilvers, Early Years Education in India 2016