The study trip


The travel plan is still in the draft stage, given that it depends largely upon the exact number of participants and upon the responses obtained from sponsors and from the IISc. The order of the visits in the first week of the voyage could change and their exact nature remains to be confirmed depending upon the IISc’s laboratories and the University. The current program for the voyage is as follows :

Departure Journey to Bangalore – Swissnex Welcome
Visit Bangalore and a business/laboratory (IISc)
Visit Planetarium , Government Museum , Heritage Centre \& Aerospace Museum (HAL)
Visit a business/laboratory (IISc)
Visit Bangalore et its university
Sultan Palace and botanic garden
Checkpoint Return to Geneva for those who wish it (end of the voyage) or journey to Leh (Himalaya) via Delhi with a visit of the city
Acclimatisation to the altitude (3500m)
Visit Leh : Monasteries Tiksey, Shey and Hémis
Journey to Hanle and visit of telescope
Visit the highest observatory in the world
Visit the Sanctuary
Return to Leh et visits : Shanti Stupa and Palace
Return Return to Delhi and flight New Delhi – Geneva