When Captain Booth sets sails for India, his daughter, Sarah, is determined not to be left behind. Longing for adventure, Sarah disguises herself as a boy and stows away on board her father's ship.
But once in India, adventure turns to disaster when Sarah finds herself unable to get back to the ship. She must put her faith in Priya, the girl who rescues her. Through Priya's kindness, Sarah learns to appreciate this new world beyond the horizon.