See Vibrant India with Historian David Campion

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

Dates

  • January  3 -16, 2023
  • 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.

Cost

  • 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.. 

Registration

Deposit:

  • $1,000 per person by October 15th, 2022.

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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  1. Indicate $2,000 deposit for two people in a double; $1,000 deposit each for one person paying individually in a twin in a double; $1,000 deposit for a single.
  2. Indicate “India January 2023”, as your trip of interest.
  3. List the names of participants you are paying for. List the names of a roommate you are not paying for in (parenthesis).
  4. Provide Credit Card Information.

Program Highlights

  • Visit the 6th century Elephanta Caves with an archaeologist, historian and specialists on caves; discuss non-violence with a Gandhian scholar at Ghandi Memorial; learn from a local expert about 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.

Itinerary

 

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.

Accommodations

The Taj Mahal Hotel Mumbai (4)

Tower Wing, Superior Sea View

https://www.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj/taj-mahal-palace-mumbai/?utm_medium=Local&utm_source=Google&utm_campaign=The-Taj-Mahal-Palace-Mumbai

 

Taj Fateh Prakash Palace (2)

Palace Rooms

https://www.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj/taj-fateh-prakash-palace-udaipur/?utm_source=Google&utm_Campaign=taj-fateh-prakash-palace&utm_medium=Local

 

Rohet Garh Hotel (3)

Superior Deluxe Rooms

https://houseofrohet.com



The Imperial (3)

Heritage & Imperial Rooms

https://theimperialindia.com



ITC Mughal (1)

Mughal Rooms

https://www.itchotels.com/in/en/itcmughal-agra?utm_source=google&utm_medium=businesslisting&utm_campaign=ITC_Mughal_Resort



Questions?

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