India has one of the largest populations in the world, yet a public healthcare system that lacks sufficient resources. This makes it the perfect place to gain intensive medical experience while serving a population in need in need of education and services.
Your trip begins in Mumbai with an abundance of sights, sounds and tastes. We’ll experience as many of them as we can before riding the country’s rail system to Aurangabad, famous for its monuments. You’ll explore ancient religious artwork in the caves as well as a medieval fortress before heading into your two-week medical stint.
Down the coast from Mumbai lies Kodaikanal, a rural refuge from the heat with several hospitals providing general treatment to local patients. Halfway through your stay, you’ll take a weekend vacation in Parambikulum Tiger Reserve before finishing your rounds, then head south to the state of Kerala for more cultural immersion and a backwater tour.
Welcome to India, home of 1.2 billion people and the ancient healing tradition of Ayurveda.
The southwestern regions of India will be your classrooms as you practice yoga, study healthcare and perform the duties of a medical professional.
This popular exploration hub lies several hundred kilometers east of Mumbai, replete with historic and cultural monuments.
Located in the southwest region of India, this state is flanked by a chain of lagoons and lakes called the Kerala backwaters that lie parallel to the Arabian Sea.
Widely known as a retreat destination, this area is nicknamed “The Gift of the Forest” and houses several medical facilities.
One of the largest cities in the world, India’s capital is also its financial and commercial center and home to a natural harbor.
Parambikulam Tiger Reserve
This biodiversity hotspot is a well-protected sanctuary, brimming with wildlife and natural beauty.