Useful information for your MotherHuggers
trip with the Miracle Foundation
18 June 7-8pm CST: Pre-departure meeting about travelling in India with Miracle Foundation and the Children's Home you are visiting
29 May: Date you can begin applying for your Indian Visa. See link below for instructions.
15 June: Final payment due to Miracle Foundation for those visiting home.
30 July: Last date to purchase travel insurance
1 August: Depart for India
2 August: Land Mumbai by midnight or by 1am on 3rd.
6pm on 9 August: Earliest date you can depart Mumbai for USA.
If you are traveling to Agra you will fly to Delhi this morning.
Please download Tripit to keep track pf all the travel plans made for you.
You will be using the Indian Rupee (INR). $1 = 65 INR
Caroline Boudreaux's TedX Talk is a great introduction to our fearless leader.
How to apply for a Visa for India
The Indian Visa is issued electronically (ETA). Have ready a picture or scan of your passport photo page and a passport photo (that looks like this)
Inoculations required for travel to India. Where to get your inoculations - If you are part if the Robotics program, check with the NI Medical clinic. Or check the CDC site then visit Walgreens, CVS, Passport Health, or your local clinic.
Tipping in India (if you are traveling before or after the Robotics trip)
How and where to purchase travel insurance
What to Wear (and not wear)
Questions about this trip? Contact your Tour Director Barbara Joubert
Barbara@MiracleFoundation.org or 512-669-8426