Culture / Nature

Looking for an adventure travel experience that includes cultural or natural elements? Find the perfect trip for you, with Verge magazine's searchable directory.

Add your listing here

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

As a volunteer or part owner, we are looking for people to bring their talents in website building/marketing, teaching skills, yoga, self defense, language, cooking, permaculture, sustainable design, architecture, construction, surfing, art, backgammon, p ...
Read More...

The Mini-Adventure programme offers the opportunity for people who want to explore the beauty of Ghana, its rich culture and peace-loving people. Alive Foundation has designed the Mini-Adventure programme for volunteers, students, professionals, retirees ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

Best of Vietnam: The most-liked eco-tours. Hi friends: Stressed about the bad economy?. Be trapped in a crowded and noisy city?. Want to stay away from a boring life?. You need a vacation!. However, which types of travel do you prefer the most? It is l ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

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 ...
Read More...

Join the Verge Community

china traveller opt sm


Join our community of savvy travellers and put nearly two decades of inspiring articles, authoritative information and expert advice to work for you.

Planning a gap year or your first international volunteer placement? Looking ahead to studying abroad? Wondering how to turn your passion for travel into an international career? This is the place to start!

Show me more > Login >

 

About

Verge believes in travel for change. International experience creates global citizens, who can change our planet for the better. This belief is at the core of everything we do.

For more than a decade, Verge has produced quality resources and events to help people experience the world in a meaningful way, through opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.