Gujarat (6 days/4 nights)
Majestic Gir
Gir National Park & Wildlife Sanctuary comprises 1412 sq km of deciduous forest interspersed with semi-evergreen and evergreen flora, acacia, scrub jungle, grasslands and rocky hills. Fed by perennial and seasonal rivers and streams, the sanctuary has large water bodies like the Kamleshwar Dam.

The famous Gir forest, the only place in the world where one can spot the Wild Asiatic Lion is in Gujarat. All in all, Gujarat is a beautiful blend of art, history, economics and nature and will surely provide a unique learning experience to the students. Trailblazers Gujarat programme offers an opportunity to experience peace and tranquility. The Somnath Temple is built at the shore of the Arabian ocean on the western corner of Indian subcontinent. The temple has been destroyed many times by various kings and rulers.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Sight the highly endangered majestic Asiatic Lion with a safari in Gir National Park
  • Interdependence of nature and man
  • Explore the art and architecture of ancient India – Somnath & Junagadh fort
  • Concepts of environment and nature through games and a treasure hunt
  • Understand the significance of the Gujarat state in India war of Independence
Best Time to Travel: October - April

Do ask our camp counselors for a customized itinerary with Ahmedabad / Rajkot / Gondol.
Kolkata (6 days/5 nights)
Mangrove Treasure
The Sundarbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with two-third of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh and the remaining one - third in West Bengal, India

Travel by ferry through the mangroves and living on one of the numerous Sunderban islands gives you a feel that is incomparable to any other. It is one of the best sites in India to view the magnificent Bengal Tiger in its natural surroundings. This ecologically sensitive area is one of the foremost places in order to study the impact of climate change.
Interact with the local tribes at the villages and visit Murshidabad, known for its world famous Silk, the fabric used by Royalty since time immemorial. Get glimpses of the graceful spotted deer, exotic birds and other endangered flora and fauna. Enjoy the scenic golden sunsets in the largest mangrove forest of the world!

Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess the benefits and disadvantages of tourism
  • Study the impact on the environment resulting from urbanization and possible solutions to reduce this impact
  • Understand the characteristics of the climate and natural vegetation of a mangrove forest
  • Witness a successful conservation project started due to the diminishing natural habitat of the Royal Bengal Tigers
  • Visit important heritage sites in Kolkata
Best Time to Travel: October - February

Do ask our camp counselors for a customized itinerary with Kolkata / Murshidabad.
Kutch (4 days/3 nights)
Vibrant Kutch
Kutch is the largest district of Gujarat wherein as many as 18 varied tribes live harmoniously, inspite of their distinct language, culture and customs.

The desert, Rann of Kutch, occupies a big part of the region. Mostly marshy, the Rann runs into the horizon. During summer it is dry and has a white coating of salt. In India's monsoon, the flat dessert of salty clay and mudflats, averaging 15 meters above sea level, fills with standing waters, interspersed with sandy islets of thorny scrub, breeding grounds for some of the largest flocks of greater and lesser flamingos.

The Rann of Kutch is home to a wide array of flora and fauna. Migratory birds deem it an abode during diverse weather conditions. The Rann is also famous for the Indian Wild Ass Sanctuary, the Littsle Rann of Kutch, where the last of three species of Asiatic wild ass can be found.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore the Little Rann of Kutch Sanctuary, the last refuge of the endangered Wild Ass
  • Visit the architectural marvels – Modhera Sun Temple
  • Interact with an ancient tribe and appreciate their art & culture
  • Develop an understanding of the contribution of local environmental that impact the overall global conservation
Best Time to Travel: September - March

Do ask our camp counselors for a customized itinerary.
Royal Invite (6 days/5 nights)
Learning Outcomes:
  • Understand the Forest ecosystem – biodiversity of India
  • Develop a keen sense of nature study and its unique components like the soil, water, and flora fauna
  • Get insights into the man-forest conflict and find possible logical solutions to the problem
  • Explore the ancient scientific weather predictions at Jantar Mantar and exquisite carvings of forts & palaces
Best Time to Travel: October - June

Do ask our camp counselors for a customized itinerary with Jodhpur/Jaisalmer/Bikaner.
Kerala (6 days/5 nights)
The Spice Trail
With the Arabian Sea in the west, the Western Ghats towering in the east and networked by 44 rivers, no surprise that Kerala is designated as one of the ten paradises of the world by the National Geographic Traveler. An equable climate, a long shoreline with serene beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, exotic wildlife, sprawling plantations and paddy fields, enchanting art forms, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments and exotic cuisine...all of which offer not only a memorable visit experience to students but also unique learning opportunity. A singular advantage no other destination offers.
This Trailblazers programme can be tailor made to meet the G4, CAS, GP, EVS, SUPW requirements of the curriculum
  • Explore the Periyar sanctuary and understand man – forest conflict
  • Learn about the impact on economy due to tourism
  • History of British colonial and Dutch influence on local culture
  • Experience the cuisine, art and culture of Southern India cx
  • Heritage walk in the Jewish lane
  • Visit the spice plantations and the importance of weather in cultivation of various spices
  • Study the geographical feature of backwaters and lagoons
Best Time to Travel: October - March

Do ask our camp counselors for a customized itinerary with Munnar.