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GIVE offers authentic and transformative experiences designed to fully immerse you in each country’s unique landscape, culture and charm.  Our volunteer excursions range from 2-4 weeks and provide you with a perfect combination of meaningful project work, cultural immersion and off-the-beaten-path adventure.  More than 50% of our volunteers choose to extend their trip with a trip Package or Add-On, which are designed to enhance your experience and increase your positive impact. All trips include 24-7 expert guidance from the moment you step off the plane, and you will be joined by a group of passionate and like-minded volunteers every step of the way. More than 30% of our volunteers choose to travel with us again, so select your first destination, learn what it means to truly GIVE, and join the GIVE family for life!

Nepal

Nepal Excursion & Everest Base Camp

Nepal’s Tibetan Frontier

Nepal Excursion

A mosaic of landscapes & culture

12-days (May, December & January)

  • Volunteer in remote villages nestled in the Himalayan foothills
  • Rebuild homes destroyed by the April 25, 2015 earthquake
  • Paraglide over terraced rice paddies and rolling green hills
  • Embark on a whitewater rafting journey down the Trishuli River
  • Explore the medieval city of Bhaktapur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp after your trip & stand face to face with the tallest mountain in the world

Everest Base Camp Add-On

Trek to the gateway of Mount Everest

13-days (May, December & January)

  • Take your experience to new heights after your Nepal Excursion
  • Pass through pine forest, rhododendron groves, roaring waterfalls and Sherpa villages on the 6-day ascent and 3-day descent
  • Witness a dramatic sunrise over the Himalayas from the Kala Patthar viewpoint at 18,192 feet
  • Look into the eyes of Chomolungma – the Goddess Mother of the Earth

Nepal’s Tibetan Frontier

Himalayan Trekking & Volunteering

16-days (June, July & August)

  • Trek for 2-days in to the Langtang Valley of the Himalayas
  • Rebuild a primary school destroyed by the April 25, 2015 earthquake
  • Immerse yourself in ancient Tibetan culture
  • Wake up at dawn to summit a Himalayan peak
  • Explore the medieval city of Bhaktapur, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Himalayan Package

Combine the Nepal Excursion with Everest Base Camp Add-On, 25 days

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Africa

Tanzania Excursion & Mt. Kilimanjaro Add-On

Tanzania Excursion

Zanzibar Island & African Safari,

15-days

  • Volunteer in coastal villages on the tropical oasis of Zanzibar Island
  • Empower a women’s co-op at the base of Mt Kilimanjaro
  • See wild lions, elephants, giraffes, leopards and more on a 2-day safari
  • Swim with wild dolphins in the Indian Ocean
  • Climb Mt Kilimanjaro after your trip & reach the highest point in Africa

Mt. Kilimanjaro Add-On

Climb the Tallest Freestanding Mountain in the World, 7-days

  • Experience an entirely new side of Africa after your Tanzania Excursion
  • Push yourself to the mental, physical and spiritual limit, climbing 19,340 feet to the Roof of Africa
  • 4 days up and 2 days down through lowland rainforest, heather meadows, alpine desert & glaciated peaks
  • Reach the summit as the sun rises over the African plains

Tanzania Package

Combine the Tanzania Excursion with Mt. Kilimanjaro Add-On, 22 days

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Southeast Asia

Thailand & Laos Excursions

Combine them for the SE Asia Package

Add-On Elephant Immersion after Laos

 

Thailand Excursion

Hill-tribe Immersion & Elephant Conservation, 14-days

  • Volunteer in remote hill-tribe communities on sustainable projects
  • Interact with Asian elephants in the jungle and support conservation
  • Embark on a multi-day bamboo rafting journey
  • Take the ultimate leap of faith on a 160-foot bungee jump
  • Combine with GIVE’s Laos Excursion to cross borders & save $500

Laos Excursion

The Best Kept Secret in Southeast Asia, 14-days

  • Volunteer at the Luang Prabang Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Partner with the remote village of Sop Chem on sustainable projects
  • Meditate with monks in a Buddhist monastery
  • Zipline through the forest canopy & mountainous landscape
  • Add-on GIVE’s Elephant Immersion after your Laos Excursion to spend a full week with Asian elephants in the jungles of Thailand

Elephant Immersion Add-On

Elephant Welfare & Conservation, 8-days

  • Spend a full week interacting with Asian elephants in Northern Thailand
  • Play with baby elephants & hike with a herd of elephants in the jungle
  • Visit an elephant sanctuary, elephant hospital and elephant nursery
  • Support elephant conservation by empowering local experts
  • Combine with GIVE’s Southeast Asia Package & save $700

Southeast Asia Package

Combine the Thailand & Laos Excursions, 27 Days, SAVE $500!

Combine the Thailand & Laos Excursions with Elephant Immersion, 34 days, SAVE $700!

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Central America

Nicaragua Excursion & SCUBA Reef Conservation.

Combine them for the Nicaragua Package!

Nicaragua Excursion

Pacific Coast beaches to Pacific Rim volcanoes,

14-days

  • Volunteer in rural fishing villages on sustainable development projects
  • Support a Sea Turtle Head Start Program
  • Surf, paddle-board & kayak in the Pacific
  • Sandboard down Cerro Negro Volcano
  • Camp at the summit of Telica Volcano
  • Combine with SCUBA Reef Conservation and save $100

SCUBA Reef Conservation

PADI Certification & Reef Conservation in the Caribbean, 15-days

  • Dive to protect sea turtles, sharks & coral reefs in the Caribbean
  • 15 days, 15 dives & 3 certifications
  • Build artificial reefs, implant native coral species & conduct underwater research
  • PADI Open Water, Coral Reef Ecology & Ecological Monitoring certifications
  • Combine with GIVE’s Nicaragua Excursion and save $100

Nicaragua Package

Combine the Nicaragua Excursion with SCUBA Reef Conservation, 27 days, SAVE $100!

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North America

Wilderness & International Leadership Development (WILD)

Cascade Mountains, Washington

Transform your passions into your profession,

7-days

  • Earn your Wilderness First Aid Certification (WFA)
  • Gain outdoor leadership, risk management & wilderness skills training in the Cascade Mountains
  • Snowshoe to alpine lakes, old-growth forests and glaciated peaks
  • Ski, snowboard & sled on our private ski hill
  • Immerse yourself in some of North America’s most spectacular wilderness

Academic Credit Add-On

Nicaragua, Tanzania & Thailand Excursions

Earn Academic Credit

UNIV304: International Sustainable Development,

3-5 Credits

  • Earn academic credit while volunteering with GIVE
  • Enhance your experience with pre/post trip assignments
  • Learn about the three pillars of sustainability and reflect on your ability to change the world

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