Educational travel group at Great Wall China

Educational Travel

We offer customized, educational travel for student and educator groups to international destinations such as China, Taiwan and Kenya. Explore culture, enhance language learning, and forge personal and professional relationships on our purposeful tours.

  • Culture tours for students combine fun sightseeing with immersive activities that provide an authentic experience with the local culture. Students gain a deeper understanding of the world on these life-enriching trips.
  • Professional development tours give American educators the opportunity for professional exchanges with educators at international partner schools.
  • NEW: Conservation service learning trips to Kenya will soon be available.

Culture Tours

SAMPLE ITINERARY: Taiwan History & Culture Tour
Taipei - Educational Travel to Taiwan

Explore Taiwan’s rich cultural and spiritual heritage, stunning scenery, and amazing food. Tour some of its historic monuments and temples, learn about its education system, and spend time with Taiwanese students and educators.

Tour Highlights:

Taipei
Taiwan’s vibrant capital city is yours to discover. There are incredible buildings from skyscrapers to temples, bustling night markets, mouthwatering street foods and impressive museums and monuments.
Hualien
Home of Taroko Gorge, Taiwan’s most popular tourist destination. This area combines stunning scenery with wonderful bridges, shrines and temples.
Kenting
This southern area is famous for its national parkland, with its sandy beaches and lighthouse. The nearby Taiwan Indigenous People’s Cultural Park showcases the traditions of this region.
Tainan
Explore the rich history of this cultural heart of Taiwan. Founded as a Dutch colony in 1624, many old buildings remain.
Nantou
Experience the countryside and the breathtaking beauty of Nantou’s Sun Moon Lake.

SAMPLE ITINERARY: China History & Culture Tour

Great Wall - Educational Travel to ChinaVisit some of China’s most important and fascinating cities. Explore world-famous cultural and historic sites, immerse in local life, visit schools to spend time with Chinese students, and sample local cuisine. This trip allows participants to delve deeper into Chinese culture and life by making connections with Chinese students, families, and educators.

Tour Highlights:

Beijing
China’s cultural center and national capital for more than 800 years. Visit the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, the Temple of Heaven, and the unforgettable Great Wall.
Chongqing
A major Yangtze River port and the home of “hotpot” and other spicy Sichuan dishes.
Chengdu
Home of the world-famous Giant Panda Center and a popular travel destination.
Shanghai
China’s center of technology, commerce and international trade. Explore the Bund waterfront area and the City Temple with its 9 palaces.
Xi'an
The eastern departure point of the world-renowned Silk Road. Visit the tomb of the first emperor of China, guarded by over 8,000 terracotta soldiers.

International Service Learning

Lion in Masa Mara - Educational Travel in KenyaWorking with world-renowned conservationists, we offer opportunities for students and teachers to learn about environmental protection and wildlife conservation. Our service-learning programs in the Maasai Mara National Reserve of Kenya will give students hands-on experience working on a conservation project. Students expand their learning beyond the classroom as they work to protect lions and engage with the local Maasai community.

There will also be the opportunity to support community development through local Kenyan schools in a rural village in the Homa Bay area and also the capital city of Nairobi.