Paris, France | Minimum Age – 14 years | Difficulty Level – 3.5

France is world renowned for its spectacular sites, culture and decadent food! This trip is your opportunity to test your interest in the world of culinary arts & sciences before you consider it as a full time career. Get insights to the fine art of cooking followed by the French in one of the country’s leading institutes where you’ll get to observe the best at work and then practice your skills under their expert supervision. For a wholesome experience, we’ll visit farmer’s markets, local patisseries and a community kitchen. And certainly, in addition to learning all about French food you’ll also get a chance to explore the French capital and sample some fantastic food.

What can you expect to achieve from this trip

  • Learn culinary skills at the world famous Alain Ducasse Institute
  • Get an introduction to French cuisine by the expert faculty & chefs at the institute
  • Learn to make Macarons, French Pastry, Pasta, and a complete vegetarian French Meal
  • Get introduced to new cultures through visits to farmers markets & local cafes
  • Explore the magnificent city of Paris with a tour of Montmartre & a hop-on hop-off ticket
  • New experiences in a safe, secure environment and an opportunity to acquire skills - independence, interdependence, and personality development
  • Get an Internship Certificate jointly issued by Alain Ducasse & DoTheDifferent

Trip Highlights

  • Culinary Training at a Premier Institute
  • Food Walking Tour
  • Visit a Refugee Kitchen
  • Explore Paris
  • Local Culture

What's Included

Arrival and departure transfers at the destination at specified timings. Our team will help you with the details for your trip.

Safe, secure and fun accommodation at hostels, lodges & camps on shared basis – separate for girls and boys.

All meals. Breakfasts are continental style with cereal, toast, jam, butter. Picnic style lunches and hot dinners with snacks available on most days.

An experienced Internship Leader from the #DoTheDifferent team who travels from India and stays with the group at all times.

Meaningful experiences to introduce you to practical exposure on the subject of your interest.

Certificate for the valuable real experience and knowledge you have gained to boost University Applications & your CV.


Flights are not included in your trip price. Should you like to travel on the same flight as our Trip Leader from India, we suggest the following flights ex-Mumbai:

Sunday EY-7604 BOM 05:20 AUH 07:00 
Sunday EY-37 AUH 08:55 CDG 14:20
Saturday EY-32 CDG 10:35 AUH 19:30 
Sunday EY-206 AUH 22:00 BOM 02:45 (next day)

You are welcome to book other flights if you find them suitable, however please aim to arrive and depart within 1 hour of the above group arrival and departure from Paris to ensure the Trip Leader can personally receive and see you off.

On this trip our participants will be staying at a youth hostel on sharing basis. Toilets and bathrooms are not attached. Our Trip Leaders stay at the same facility with the group.

Yes, vegetarian food is easily available throughout Europe. The style and cuisine is continental and includes salads, fruits, bread, pasta, pizza and some typical vegetables. An open mind and flexible attitude goes a long way in adding to the experience. If you have any special dietary requirements or food allergies, do inform us prior to the trip itself so that we can see how we can meet your needs.

All Indians entering France need to hold a valid Schengen visa. Travellers below the age of 18 travelling as unaccompanied minors require special documentation. You may also may require documentation relating to the person receiving the participants at the destination. DoTheDifferent provides visa assistance though the documentation is the responsibility of the parents / travellers. Visa is granted at the consulates discretion.


Start Date End Date
23 June 2019
29 June 2019

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