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Bangkok, Thailand
13.7563° N, 100.5018° E
10th-11th Grade21 days$6395*
June 9-June 29, 2020 Limited Inquire
July 2-July 22, 2020 Limited Inquire

Take your international exploration to the tropical beaches, opulent temples, and deep jungles of Thailand. This magical expedition to Southeast Asia is for the adventurous at heart, and those looking to expand their lens. Go deep into the mountains and work with the hill tribes, dive into the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Thailand, climb the towering spires of Railay beach, and savor local cuisine. Nowhere else in the world can you mix your days with ancient temples and elephant sanctuaries. Combining cultural immersion and the spice of adventure, this trip brings you the best of Thailand.


  • Hike the remote highlands of the Hill Tribes and soak up the stunning Lanna region
  • Earn community service hours in a remote Karen Village in the Thai highlands
  • Get SCUBA certified while living on the island of Koh Tao
  • Climb the world famous crags at Railay Beach
  • Explore the stunning markets and colorful culture of Chiang Mai


Trek deep into the mountains to the vibrant and colorful culture of a remote Karen Village. The Hill Tribes date back to Thailand’s earliest inhabitants and are known for their friendliness, colorful dress, and preservation of tradition. Work with the community on their most pressing needs, and immerse yourself in a beautiful culture with a deep connection to the natural world.

elephant sanctuary

Visit Tong Bai Elephant Foundation and walk in the company of Thailand’s most honored gentle giants. Get up close and personal with these sentient and affectionate beings, as you walk with them, bathe them in the river, and learn about their history and significance in Thai culture. Lend a hand working with the rehabilitation and rescue services of this amazing organization.


Slip into island time as you learn to live below the surface. The island of Koh Tao will be your home base for learning the techniques and skills of PADI SCUBA diving. This certification will have you safely gliding under the Gulf of Thailand in a world of colorful fish, coral, and weightless exploration. Days are for diving, and nights are for tropical camping and Thai cuisine.

rock climbing

There are few places on earth where cliffs rise straight up from the open sea. Railay beach is such a place, famous for its cathedrals of rock outcroppings on turquoise waters. Learn to climb among these stunning spires, and master the vertical art of this thrilling sport. Professional guides will teach you to belay, tie-in, and safely ascend while taking a whole new view of Thailand’s tropical paradise.

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trip details

Cost $6395 *Internal Airfare Included
Length 21 days
Current Grades 10th-11th
Ages 16-18
Begins Bangkok, Thailand
Ends Bangkok, Thailand
Group Size 12

dates & availability

JUNE 9-JUNE 29, 2020 Limited Inquire
JULY 2-JULY 22, 2020 Limited Inquire

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