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Stand on the roof of Africa to take a stand for all the women of the world. We can't think of a better way or a better day to show the world what our strength and power can accomplish together. Join us in making history by summiting Mount Kilimanjaro on I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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