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The British Schools Exploring Society (BSES) Expeditions are available in three areas; Arctic, Jungle and Mountain. All programmes include some research and fieldwork component. All training is provided so there is no need to have previous mountaineering ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Your holiday experience will never be the same with Isak Travels. We are mainly focused on sports, eco, adventure, nature, bio diversity, culture and Ayurveda in Sri Lanka. Isak Travels is your one-stop travel shop for all your travel needs. Mr. K Pradeep ...
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Globe Aware , a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, develops short-term volunteer programs in international environments that encourage people to immerse themselves in a unique way of giving back. Every activity in which we engage is intended to accomplis ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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Africa and Asia Venture offers Gap Year adventures that combine conservation or education volunteer work with adventure travel. Placements are located in various countries across Africa and Asia and now in Mexico as well. Projects include work in local sc ...
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