The Institute deputes senior students for educational tour (Bharat Darshan) every year for 36 days in the months of January and February to familiarize them with the great historical, industrial, religious and geographical wealth of the country and to imbibe them the feeling of national integration. A group of students of Acharya II, Shastri III, U.M. II and final year of Sculpture, Painting and Wood Carving are eligible for the Educational Tour (Bharat Darshan). The Educational Tour is conducted under the supervision of two teaching and one administrative staff of the Institute.
The students of lower classes of the Institute are also provided a local tour (Ladakh Darshan) for a period of 3 to 5 days depending upon the area under the supervision of two/three teaching staff.
The Institute also provides tour for the students of Sowa Rigpa for a period of 5 to 10 days under the guidance of the teacher concerned for the collection/identification of various medicinal herbs and minerals used for preparation of Amchi system of medicines at the Institute. The samples of large number of herbs have been kept in the department in the form of Album and other forms. A large number of Amchi medicines are being prepared by the students under the supervision of teachers with the help of samples collected by them from different and remote areas of Himalayan regions. These medicines are used for the treatment of patients in courses of their practical classes at the Institute.