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Wind, Sand, Stars operates around 50 unique trips a year to the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. They work with many organizations, taking visitors on guided exploratory journeys to show them true desert life. The trips combine camel safaris, pilgrimages to hist ...
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Pacific Discovery: Summer, Semester & Gap Year Programs Abroad

Pacific Discovery offers extraordinary international learning adventures. Our summer, semester and gap year programs abroad combine cultural immersion, volunteer and service learning projects in conservation and community development, sustainable adventur ...
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If you are yearning to gain a once-in-a-lifetime exhilarating and electrifying experience, then it’s time to hop to ‘the Land of Himalayas' (Nepal). Despite the luxury provided by the invention of various sophisticated technologies, the ultimate ecst ...
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Up with People is a global education and arts organization whose goal is to bridge cultural barriers and create global understanding through service and music. Our program offers a unique, unparalleled experience for its international students through the ...
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Study Tour participants will have the unique opportunity of seeing development in action in rural Ethiopia. Participants will meet with local communities, learn about CPAR's health and development programs, meet with local officials and health professiona ...
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UWC Costa Rica is one of 12 United World Colleges worldwide. The College has a two-year residential program for students aged 16-19 from around 65 different countries. The mission of the UWC movement is to "make education a force to unite people, nations ...
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World Expeditions offers hundreds of small-sized group adventures. They cover all continents, and have all sorts of adventure travel for all abilities and all ages. Participants have the option of traveling in a group or privately. Types of adventures off ...
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Langtang National Park is situated in the north of central Nepal some 32(air) km north of Kathmandu. Bhote Koshi and Trishuli Ganga define the region to the west, Tibetan Autonomous Region of China to the north and east.  It is located in between the ...
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Oasis Overland offers overseas adventure travel experiences to far reaching places in Africa, Asia, Egypt, Peru, South America and the Middle East. Oasis Overland offers unforgettable, once in a lifetime overland tours to some of the world's most fascinat ...
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An American owned and managed travel agency based in Beijing, the China Guide aims to treat its guests like family. We organize tours throughout China entirely customized on a per customer basis. Whether you are looking for a trek through the karst mounta ...
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Global Routes' High School Programs allow students to become fully immersed in a foreign culture while gaining valuable volunteer and service experience. Whether volunteers are teaching English in Asia, building a community center in South America or a sc ...
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Karma Eco Adventure Nepal is a government authorized travel and trekking agency based in Kathmandu Nepal, dedicated to helping travelers in the country with personally crafted tours and treks.
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Together with faculty leaders and administrators, we create custom designed study abroad programs that are based on the learning objectives unique to their courses. We are committed to offering the highest quality in academic and professional visits, gues ...
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VentureCo specializes in gap year and career break adventures; all of the programmes are about working within a group, helping developing communities and exploring off the beaten track. VentureCo provides travel with a purpose in the company of like-minde ...
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Nagorno-Karabakh, 7-14 and 17-24 of September. October expeditions are also possible upon request. Guide: Dmitry Egorov It’s a week tour for those who crave adventures and new discoveries. We’ll walk around historical places, see beautiful creations of an ...
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G Adventures welcomes participants to every corner of the globe with a new perspective on travel. The world is full of unique and authentic travel experiences for those searching for an alternative to standard resort and cruise vacations. Whether it be a ...
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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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Go Volunteer Africa coordinates placement of international volunteers who are committed to social development and who seek to learn and contribute by working as part of community initiated projects in developing countries in Africa. Go Volunteer Africa s ...
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Dragons has been facilitating authentic cultural immersion in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for over 25-years. Our Summer Abroad, Gap Year, and College Study Abroad programs take small student groups to remote communities with the best educators in the ...
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Expeditions place ordinary people alongside scientists who are at the forefront of conservation work. Conservation projects include snow leopard research in the Altai mountains, whale studies on the Azores, chamois, bear & wolf conservation in the Tatra m ...
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