Useful information for your MotherHuggers

trip with the Miracle Foundation


Important dates:
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.

Here is our itinerary for the tour. You can also view where we will be traveling here.

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

Pre-departure meeting slide deck

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.

Packing list

How to choose footwear for your trip

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)

Recommended Reading and Movie list

Questions about this trip? Contact your Tour Director Barbara Joubert or 512-669-8426