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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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Gap Year: A customized program of adventure, service, cultural exchange, and spirituality in the Himalaya of NE India; includes an orientation, trekking through villages, service projects in schools, a yoga and meditation retreat, homestays, and individua ...
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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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Brathay Exploration Group offers adventure travel expeditions to four locations worldwide. Expeditions travel to India, Morocco, Corsica and Foula and are mainly trekking expeditions, but also have environmental and cultural activities. In addition to the ...
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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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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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Serving through adventure, the Mzungu Program isn’t about adventures only it's also about being part of a community of like-minded people. Ordinary people, who want to do something extraordinary with their lives, make a difference in the world and make ne ...
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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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Emperor Divers offers diving courses at all levels, from learning to dive to advanced and career courses. PADI is the world's largest diver training organization and Emperor Scuba Schools are the Red Sea's premier PADI 5 Star Career Development Centres. W ...
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Adventure Travellers Club offers adventure travel expeditions throughout Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India. Expeditions feature trekking, river rafting, mountaineering, peak climbing, jungle safaris and other activities. Contact Adventure Travellers Club dir ...
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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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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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Quest's 3-month gap trips to Africa and Latin America combine project volunteering and an adventure expedition. In Latin America participants get an additional language phase at the beginning of their trip. 3-month gap trips include conservation work as w ...
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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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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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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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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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Students on Ice offers unique learning expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic. Their mandate is to provide students from around the world with inspiring educational opportunities at the ends of the earth, and in doing so, help them foster a new under ...
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Greenforce offers pre-planned adventure travel expeditions in Africa, South America and South East Asia. Programmes include ice climbing in Ecuador, treks and tours across Africa and scuba diving based in Thailand and in the Red Sea. Both beginners and ad ...
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Sun Splash Safaris offers budget safaris in Kenya and Tanzania. Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara Game Reserve Sun Splash Adventure Safari's driver and Staff will pick up the clients on arrival in the airport or hotel in the morning, a short safari briefing w ...
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