India is one of the world’s most diverse countries, and the home to hundreds of various ethnic groups, spoken languages, and religious traditions. India is exhilarating to experience through activity and culture. The TnCIS India program will take ...
India is one of the world’s most diverse countries, and the home to hundreds of various ethnic groups, spoken languages, and religious traditions. India is exhilarating to experience through activity and culture. The TnCIS India program will take place in the “Golden Triangle” region of north-central India where students will explore the major cities of New Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Students begin the program with two days in India’s bustling capital, New Delhi, followed by two days in Agra, where students will see the magnificent Taj Mahal. The remaining two weeks will be spent in Jaipur, the most important city in the desert state of Rajasthan, India. Jaipur is known as the Pink City and is famous for its rich cultural history and shopping. Each of these cities comprises numerous historical, cultural, and social characteristics of one of the most impactful countries in the history of mankind.
The recorded history of India dates back 5,000 years. The country is home to some of the world’s most significant religious, economic, and intellectual advancements. India is the birthplace of Hinduism and Buddhism and holds many of the world’s greatest architectural wonders, including the famous Taj Mahal. India was also home to “Mahatma” Gandhi, one of the most recognizable and profoundly effectual social justice figures of modern history.
India is the world’s largest democracy and is the second most populated country after China, with a bustling 1.3 billion people. Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur are centers of India’s amazing diversity, illustrating striking examples of its political, social, intellectual, and religious advancements. Students will discover the mélange of India by experiencing its hospitality, visiting historically crucial sites, understanding key social issues in India, while also becoming immersed in the local culture.