Study Abroad in India, Hyderabad

Excursions / Travel - January Term 2018

Golden Triangle Tour (6 days)

Your study abroad experience in India begins with the classic Golden Triangle tour. See the sites of India’s most famous cities, "Delhi, Jaipur and Agra (home of the iconic Taj Mahal)"

In India’s bustling and hectic capital city, you will visit the colonial buildings of New Delhi including the Parliament of India, India Gate, Jama Masjid (the largest and best known mosque in India), and the Red Fort and have free time to explore Chandni Chowk, one of Old Delhi’s most famous markets.

Take in the stunning and captivating Taj Mahal during your visit to Agra. Generally considered the world’s best example of Moghul architecture, the Taj Mahal was built in the 17th century by Shah Jehan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The white marble “Taj” is India’s most precious monument, a romantic tribute to a lost love and never fails to leave a lasting impression.

Travel onward to Fatehpur Sikri, the abandoned former capital city of the Moghul Empire. Built from local red sandstone, the city includes numerous palaces, halls and mosques.

Known as the ‘Pink City’ Jaipur includes the Amber Fort, perched on a ridge above the city and where you will have the opportunity to take an elephant ride. You will also see the famous Palace of the Winds and the impressive 18th century Jantar Mantar observatory.

Includes transportation, accommodation, all meals, sightseeing and entrance fees. J-Term students will join AIFS students on the Hyderabad Spring semester for this tour. A minimum of 10 students is required for the tour to run.

Day trip to Warangal

Included in program fee

Although off the tourist trail Warangal has many attractions not least its stunning landscape of lakes and forests and centuries old cultural riches. The day trip includes a visit to the 13th Century Warangal Fort, Bhadrakali Temple dedicated to the Goddess Kali and Ramappa Lake and Temple. Finally visit the 12th Century Thousand Pillar Temple before traveling to Hyderabad.

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.