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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Máximo Nivel believes in experiential education as a means to develop skills and understanding; ultimately, transforming international learners and travelers into global citizens and leaders. We are dedicated to providing a successful and supportive learn ...
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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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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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