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GeoIndia Presentation

  1. 1. Coopers company and coborn school Students Presentation July 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>GeoIndia </li></ul><ul><li>Tars Sandhu </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Tour Company </li></ul><ul><li>Specialising in Educational Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Specialising in tours to Northern India </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ Discover 21 st Century India” </li></ul><ul><li>Passionately believe in the educational value of overseas travel </li></ul><ul><li>Combined with our love and knowledge of Northern India </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Tour Destinations </li></ul><ul><li>Rajasthan </li></ul><ul><li>Punjab </li></ul><ul><li>Himachal Pradesh </li></ul>
  5. 5. Religion Sikhism Hinduism Buddhism Poverty Wealth Agriculture Industrial Change Basic Needs Water Supplies Dams Tube Well Irrigation Desert Landscapes Himalayas Development Geography History Sociology Wildlife Ecosystems Art
  6. 6. <ul><li>Rajasthan </li></ul><ul><li>The Land of Kings encapsulates the essence of India. Exotic and colourful its history is based on the Rajput clan – a warrior clan who entrenched themselves in this harsh desert land ………. </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Indian Punjab </li></ul><ul><li>the land of the five rivers, is the most affluent state in India, as well as being the spiritual centre of the Sikh religion, and home to the landmark building of the Golden Temple ………. </li></ul>
  8. 17. <ul><li>Himachal Pradesh </li></ul><ul><li>The land of eternal snow peaks sits at the foothills of the Himalayas. Attractions include Shimla, with its typical British hill stations, and beautiful temple complexes …….. </li></ul>
  9. 21. <ul><li>Itinerary </li></ul><ul><li>Coopers’ Company and Coborn School </li></ul>
  10. 22. <ul><li>Route Map </li></ul>
  11. 23. <ul><li>What the cost covers </li></ul><ul><li>Return flights from UK to India, departing from Heathrow to Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>All In Country Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Accommodation in 3* hotels or above </li></ul><ul><li>Breakfast and evening meals </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Guides, Interpreters & Entrance fees to monuments </li></ul><ul><li>Medical insurance arranged by GeoIndia / School </li></ul><ul><li>Cancellation and curtailment Insurance arranged by GeoIndia / School </li></ul>
  12. 24. <ul><li>What the cost does not cover </li></ul><ul><li>Transport to and from Heathrow Airport </li></ul><ul><li>Visa </li></ul><ul><li>Vaccinations </li></ul><ul><li>Pocket money </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch (approx £3 to £5 per day) </li></ul><ul><li>Personal belongings insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Baggage insurance </li></ul>
  13. 25. <ul><li>Accommodation </li></ul>Agra – Grand Hotel
  14. 26. Dharamsala – Anand Palace Ludhiana - Hotel Magnet Resort
  15. 27. <ul><li>Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurant </li></ul><ul><li>Air Conditioning </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor On Call </li></ul><ul><li>Laundry Facilities </li></ul>
  16. 28. <ul><li>Transport </li></ul>
  17. 30. Trains: Seats are all pre booked All seats are reserved by name Air Conditioned 6 beds to a berth Can book a whole compartment Blankets and pillows provided Food available
  18. 31. <ul><li>Payment Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>tbc </li></ul>
  19. 32. <ul><li>GeoIndia Team </li></ul>2. Principal Tour Leader 2. School Tour Leader 1. GeoIndia Directorate & Principal Tour Leader 2. In Country Agent 3. Home Agent 3. Deputy Principal Tour Leader
  20. 33. <ul><li>Insurance and Financial Protection </li></ul><ul><li>ATOL protection for all flights </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Failure Insurance Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Tour Operators Insurance </li></ul>
  21. 34. <ul><li>SAFETY </li></ul><ul><li>BS 8848 </li></ul><ul><li>British Standard for visits, fieldwork and expeditions outside the United Kingdom </li></ul>
  22. 35. SAFETY PLAN Behaviour and Code of Conduct Risk Analysis Threat Analysis Incident and Emergency Response Plan Communications Plan
  23. 36. <ul><li>Travel Advice </li></ul>Hot days, warm at night Moderate Climate, warm days, cool at night Hot sunny days, warm nights 17 12 18 Temp Min 32 25 33 Temp Max Punjab Himachal Pradesh Rajasthan October Temp
  24. 37. <ul><li>Travel Advice </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Health Issues </li></ul>