India is a country of kaleidoscopic contrasts. From the snow-capped Himalayas in the far north to the sunny beaches of the south, the diversity of lives, languages, and cultures will astound you. Explore teeming metropolises, isolated villages, and everything in between. Watch the modern and the ancient mix and collide.
India’s population is huge- the second largest in the world. You’ll find thousands of ethnic and tribal groups and hundreds of languages. Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, and many other religions add a whole other element to the mix.
A country of incredible extremes, India loves to toss up the unexpected. Learn to go with the flow. Embrace the unknown. Dive into this cultural melee and India will reward you with unexpected moments of beauty.
Prepare to enjoy these popular Indian dishes!
Learn Hindi, through immersion, tutoring, and Rosetta Stone. You will also have the opportunity to learn Marathi, depending on your homestay. Get a head start with these common phrases!
Listen to the sounds of India!
From traditional devotional music to the latest Bollywood hits – India has a rich musical history to share.