A Unique Adventure to See Vibrant India with Historian David Campion

Participants are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.


  • January  3 -16, 2024
  • Typically depart from US on 1/2 arriving in Mumbai on 1/3. Typically depart from Delhi late evening 1/16 or early am 1/17 and arrive in US on 1/17.


  • Double Room is $5,590 per person.
  • Single Room is $6,990. 
  • Price does not include International airfare, optional tips, most beverages at meals, some small incidental fees like video or photo charge at specific sites, restrooms, etc.. 



  • $1,000 per person by August 10, 2023.

Balance Payment

  • $4,590 per person in a Double Room (one double bed or two twins); $5,990 in a Single Room. Due two weeks after deposit.

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  • An initial deposit of $1,000 is due to secure your spot. 
  • Registration will remain open until August 10th, or when the trip has reached capacity. 

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Program Highlights

  • Visit the 6th century Elephanta Caves in Mumbai Harbour with an archaeologist, historian, and specialists on caves; discuss non-violence with a Gandhian scholar at the Gandhi Memorial in Delhi; learn from a local expert about the Mughals and their love of architecture in Agra.

  • Witness the Mumbai dabbawallas in action and travel with them on a local train; take part in the lifestyle of the Bishnoi tribes on an interesting village safari.

  • Feast in the wilderness at a traditional Shikar (hunting celebration); enjoy a Rajasthani cooking workshop with an expert at Rohet; end with a farewell dinner at the award-winning Peshawar restaurant.

  • Boat cruise at sunset on Lake Pichola in Udaipur; Tuk-tuk ride to the old city of Jodhpur; Rickshaw around old Delhi to Asia’s biggest spice market; take a train to Agra for iconic views of the Taj Mahal at sunset and sunrise. 

  • Delve into India’s identity and history, with David Campion with presentations, and late night conversations. Journey with like-minded curious Lewis & Clark friends.


India lunch delivery




David Campion Faculty Leader

David Campion

Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. Associate Professor of History

Professor David Campion’s research interests include the British Empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—particularly in North India, Ireland, and the Mediterranean. He has studied the influence of Irish revolutionaries in the development of Indian nationalism and is currently working on a book about the Indian Police during British colonial rule. His scholarly interests tend to focus on the effects of cross-cultural contact, particularly in a colonial setting. David’s research and teaching have been supported by the William J. Fulbright Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew J. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Institute of Indian Studies, and the Rotary International Foundation.

David Campion’s Lecture “India: Past and Present”



India imperial hotel


The Taj Mahal Hotel Mumbai (4)

Tower Wing, Superior Sea View



Taj Fateh Prakash Palace (2)

Palace Rooms



Rohet Garh Hotel (3)

Superior Deluxe Rooms


The Imperial (3)

Heritage & Imperial Rooms


ITC Mughal (1)

Mughal Rooms



Andrew McPheeters, Associate Vice President of Community Education & Travel Programs at mcpheete@lclark.edu or 503-768-7936.

Taj Mahal