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Join us for a faculty-led Study Abroad program over Spring Break and explore some of the best India has to offer!

The Taj Mahal

March 11-19, 2023

Suneetha Menon, Associate Professor/Director, Science Resource Center, and John Harty, Associate Professor of Geosciences, will serve as our guides on this once-in-a lifetime adventure.

We’ll visit the Taj Mahal, Gandhi landmarks, and the world’s tallest statue—the Statue of Unity. Along the way, we’ll learn about India’s contributions to science, architecture and the arts while dining on some of the world’s best food (spicy only if you request it).

Program Highlights

  • Taj Mahal
  • Statue of Unity
  • Gandhi Museum
  • Indian Parliament
  • Historic Red Fort
    …and so much more!

Requirements

  • Complete program application and interview
  • Enroll in 1-credit Study Abroad Spring 2023 course
  • Make all payments on time
  • Attend pre-trip orientation meetings
  • Submit all assignments as outlined in Canvas

Cost

$2,770*—degree-seeking students
$4,120—non-degree seeking students

Cost includes: airfare, hotels, local transportation, admission fees, tips and local guides.

Not included: meals (approx. $200), tuition for one credit (cost depends on student’s status), visa fee (if any), transportation to the airport, and cost to get a passport.

*Subsidies, grants, and scholarships may be available to JCCC students.

To Apply

Limited spots available. Application deadline is Oct. 31.

Sign up today!

Questions?

Stop by the International Education Office in COM 220 or email faculty trip leaders:

Suneetha Menon
Associate Professor/Director, Science Resource Center
smenon1@jccc.edu

Nancy Holcroft Benson
Professor, Biology
nholcroft@jccc.edu 

Itinerary

Depart home for New Delhi, India

  • Arrive in Delhi, India
  • Airport Transfer - Check in, Relax & Refresh
  • Welcome Dinner
Breakfast & Day Briefing: Arya Vaidya Sala and Research Center - Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal (AVS) is a century old Charitable Institution engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda, the ancient health care system of India. AVS offers classical Ayurvedic medicines and authentic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies to patients from all over India and abroad.
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing: New Delhi Historical & Cultural Tour - Red Fort, Parliament, India Gate and more.
  • Gandhi Museum Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing: Travel to Agra by Train (approx. 2 hours)
  • Check in, Relax & Refresh
  • Taj Mahal - The Taj Mahal is widely considered one of the most beautiful buildings ever created. The exquisite marble structure in Agra is a mausoleum, an enduring monument to the love of a husband for his favorite wife. It's also an eternal testament to the artistic and scientific accomplishments of a wealthy empire.
  • Mini coach to New Delhi Airport
  • Flight to Ahmedabad at 9:20 p.m. via New Delhi
  • Check in at Ahmedabad Hotel
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing: Travel in Mini Coach to Statue of Unity
  • Check in to Baroda Hotel (Hotel La Fortuna or similar) for bag drop off
  • Visit Statue of Unity, Butterfly Park, Laser Light Show
  • Breakfast & Day Briefing: Travel in Mini-Coach to Ahmedabad
  • Visit House of MG, Sabarmati Ashram, Stepwells (if time permits),
  • Shopping at Law Garden
  • Free day in Ahmedabad
  • Evening flight to New Delhi
  • Late night departure for Kansas City
Arrive at Kansas City International Airport (MCI)