Travel Details

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Travel advice about what to bring with you, advice on clothing and weather conditions will be forwarded to all participants well before departure.

Start of the Social Enterprise India Program:

Social Enterprise India begins in Chennai, Tamil Nadu State, India on 25th October at 2pm.

Flights to and from Australia:

Participants will make their own arrangements for travel to and from India on the dates they choose. You may wish to arrive a few days before the start of the program or to stay in India after the program finishes. Regular flights are available to and from India’s major cities. The program will begin in Chennai and finish in Delhi the capital of India on Saturday 7th November 2015. Chennai can be accessed by regular flights from Singapore and other regional airline  hubs. Travel agents should be easily able to supply a range of flights from Australia to Chennai and from Delhi to Australia as well as from other Indian cities.

Travel Insurance:

You must arrange your own travel insurance for this program. Your travel agent can arrange this at the time of booking flights. Check with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs for travel advice and warnings.

Travel documents:

You will need a passport valid for at least 6 months and you must apply for a visa for India.

Baggage:

When travelling, you will have to carry your own luggage on most occasions, for instance at airports and into accommodation. Be aware of the size of your bags and  have wheeled or backpack luggage. People mostly tend to overpack! There will be ample opportunity to wash clothes or buy articles should you forget to bring an item.

Medical:

You are advised to visit your GP for advice about travelling in India and what medications you may need to take with you. For more specialist travel advice you can visit the Travellers Medical and Vaccination Centres in your State ,  or The Travel Doctor. The Centre for Social Response needs to be assured that you are fit and healthy for travel and that any pre-existing illness can be managed adequately and will not affect the running of the program.

Snap Shot Itinerary

  • Chennai
  • Auroville
  • Mumbai
  • Jaipur
  • Delhi
  • Optional Taj Mahal Tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

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