India, officially the Republic of India is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. India is a federal constitutional republic governed under a parliamentary system consisting of 29 states and 7 union territories.
Discover India – An opportunity to explore and experience Indian Culture, Heritage, Philosophy and Lifestyle.
Organized by: Rotary District 3054 in association Discover India Camps
Rotary Club of Ahmedabad Supreme
18 - 24 years
Number of Participants:
30 (1 boy & 1 girls from each country, on first come first serve basis)
Date of Arrival:
Friday 11th January 2019 (latest by 3 pm in the afternoon)
Date of Departure:
Sunday 27th January 2019 (anytime)
Port for Arrival / Departure:
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad
To get an understanding of the Indian family living and culture, the participants will be staying with Rotary members or with Rotaract or ROTEX members and their families.
At some of the places like Kutch and Agra, the participants may be accommodated in Hostels / Hotels and will be sharing rooms or Dormitories.
District 3054 is situated on the western side of India and primarily comprises of areas of state of Gujarat and Rajasthan. The detailed program will be circulated to the camp participants later, but here is a glimpse of what the camp may include:
- Visit to places of historical and cultural importance in the Ahmedabad like Sabarmati Ashram, Akshardham Temple, Heritage walk of the walled city of Ahmedabad.
- A visit to the Great Rann of Kutch, the only Salt Desert in the world
- City of Lakes Udaipur, a princely town of the state of Rajasthan.
- Visit to the Royal pink city of Jaipur and Amer fort.
- Wonders of the world – The TAJ along with the Red Fort of Agra
- Rafting in the finest waters of River Byasi
- Opportunity to learn some steps of the traditional dance form Garba.
- Meeting with the member of the State Governments & Rotary
- Attend Rotary club meetings and participant in Rotary Projects
- Hands-on training in India cuisines.
Please send in your application using regular short-term youth exchange form available with youth exchange officers of your club or district. Last date to send in your application is 15th November 2018. The application must be endorsed and signed by sponsoring Rotary club signatories and District Youth Exchange Chairman.
Euro 500 or USD 590. The camp fee is to be paid in cash at the time of arrival at the camp.
There is no additional cost involved in the camp, except out of pocket expenses of shopping etc. and for the activities that the participants may undertake, and which is not part of main camp program.
The applicant is expected to bear his / her cost of round-trip travel to
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) India, and will have to bear for any additional expenses and any pre-or-post event, travels, meals, or accommodation not covered during the camp program.
All participants should be adequately insured for travel and medical cover of USD 100,000 as per the RI Insurance guidelines. Please submit a copy of your Insurance policy along with a copy of your passport to the camp organizers on your arrival.
Please send your application and queries to:
Rtn. Bhanu Gupta
District Chairman – IYE
Phone: +91-98250-28982 | Email: bhanu_gupta (at) hotmail.com
Rtn. Naimish Ravani Rtn. Tarun Jain
President Director – New Generation
RC Ahmedabad Supreme Rotary Club Ahmedabad Supreme
Phone: +91-98796-88811 Phone: +91-90999-70904