Travel expands your horizons and school life cannot be complete without the fun of educational tours and excursions. These trips are tailor made to facilitate the students to know and understand the real, multicultural world. These trips are meticulously planned to add fun and enthusiasm during vacation period and extend a much needed break from the hectic daily schedule and an opportunity for the facilitators and learners to bond with each other.
After a successful tour to the deserts of Rajasthan in year 2014. This year in 2015 ,a group of 40 students went to experience the adventures of plains and highlands of Punjab and Himanchal Pradesh.
The tour started on24th March 2015 , when students boarded the train to Amritsar along with three teacher in charges.At Amritsar after taking their well deserved rest and lunch in the luxury of Hotel Elstonia ,Students boarded the bus and headed towards Wagah Border .Students were enthralled by the feelings of patriotism at the venue as they were given the opportunity by the BSF Jawans to hold the Tiranga and dance on the tunes of patriotic songs
At night students were mesmerized by the beauty of Golden Temple.They also learnt cleanliness and the joy of service amidst the followers of Sikhism. Next morning students witnessed the sacrifices of the martyrs as they observed the bullet marks on the walls of Jalianwala Bagh .With hearts filled with respect ,students headed towards Dalhousie.On the way they discovered the wonders of science at Science City
Students reached Dalhousie late at night and retired to their rooms after dinner .In morning they headed to KHAJJIAR, just 7 kilometers from Dalhousie. En route students not only enjoyed the serene beauty of snow clad mountains but also played games on snow. Adventure sports were waiting for them at Khajjiar-Mmini Switzerland of India. If that was not enough a four Km. trekking expedition towards Panjpula was a welcome change for the group.Students were particularly enthusiastic about purchasing shawls for their mothers from this place. They got another opportunity to shop at the local market of Dalhousie.
Next morning students were all set for the journey to Dharamsala which is also known as "The Lhasa in India" Traveling amidst magnificent deodar and pine forests, tea gardens and beautiful hills the group reached Mcleodganj - the headquarters of Buddhist Guru Dalai Lama.A visit to the Monastery and another shopping spree made their day .They were surprised by the illuminating lights and loud music as they danced out their fatigue on the tunes of D.J. along with an arrangement of bon fire exclusively made by the hotel authorities , for the students of SBSM. The day of departure had arrived but the explorations continued ,on their way to Pathankot the group visited War Memorial , Kangra Museum ,Palampur tea gardens and Kangra Tea Factory .On 29th March 2015 tired but happy students boarded the train from Pathankot to Mughalsarai,hoping and planning for the next tour in year in year 2016.
We are fortunate to be staying around Varanasi – one of the oldest cities of the world. The city has its claim to be listed among the Heritage Sites. It was the vision of our Director Ms. Sweta Kanudia to enrich the excursions of students by giving them indepth knowledge of the cultural heritage of Varanasi. The Ministry of Tourism, Varanasi extended a helping hand by providing guides for the students. They were taken to Ramnagar Fort, Ramlila Ground, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Jantar Mantar, Observatory, Kabir Prakatya Sthali, Shree Math, Piplani Math, Panch Ganga ghat to name a few.
The KG Section enjoyed at Ravidas Park, while Class-XII had a fantastic time at Rajdari-Devdari.