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Overview

 Highlights


  • Explore the ancient temples, citadels and wats of Angkor with expert guides to assist your understanding
  • Participate in a course on Buddhism at Angkor Wat with a senior local monk who will focus on the life of Buddha, history of Buddhism and the different schools of Buddhism in Southeast Asia
  • Visit the National Angkor Museum, a Silk Farm, and Tonle Sap Lake
  • Enjoy a cooking school in Cambodian cuisine
  • Fly through the jungle Zip Lining!
  • Visit Water For Cambodia and learn about the impressive work they undertake
  • Shop at the famous Night Markets!

A complete itinerary highlighting Cambodia's best known attractions of Angkor Wat along with the satisfaction of giving something back by way of a community project at a worthwhile not for profit organization. Under the guidance of trained hired help you will work alongside locals and their children on tasks such as sanding, painting, load carrying, sweeping, or basic carpentry. The project location will be advised during the planning of your trip. This will provide lasting and long term benefits to the residents. You will also spend time learning and appreciating the world famous temples of Angkor Wat, which are arguably the finest ruins in Asia. Here we explore the highlights of the region including Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei, The Bayon, Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat itself. And when you have finished walking through the ruins get ready to fly through them on an exhilarating zip lining experience! Throughout our time in Cambodia we will be meeting senior Buddhist monks and involving our self in the fascinating and complex cultures which will contribute greatly towards your understanding of this small yet very proud nation. This is a Service Learning experience to get excited over!

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Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Day 2

Zip Lining. Sightseeing Angkor Wat. Dinner & cultural performance. Night Markets.

Day 3

Tuk-tuk Tour, Cooking Class, National Museum, Water For Cambodia, Kampong Phluk & Welcome Dinner

Day 4

Sunrise at Angkor Complex, Commence Service Learning

Day 5

Full day at Community Project Site, Night Markets

Day 6

Complete Community Project, Farewell Dinner, Transfer to Airport for flight Home


Addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals

No Poverty:  Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

Quality Education:  Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

Industry Innovation And Infrastructure:  Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.

Reduced Inequalities:  To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.


Learning outcomes for students

A World Youth Adventure Journey is a unique learning experience. Students will come away from the journey with a greater knowledge of what it takes to be a true global citizen and how they can first hand help encourage positive change. Our journeys are designed to encourage thriving and positive youth development through the act of service and selflessness and to enhance the following life skills that will help you grow as an individual:
• first hand experience in making a sustainable grass-roots contribution to an under privileged community; investing time and physical effort
• an appreciation and tolerance of other cultures and a broader mind
• the confidence to lead a group and make decisions
• the skills of managing a project, setting and meeting objectives
• the value of working together as a cohesive team to achieve a common objective
• the ability to face mental and physical challenges
• the ability to adapt to new environments outside of their 'comfort zone'
• to appreciate and care for the natural environment. The environments we trek through are beautiful and often pristine, invariably the students will gain a deeper appreciation and understanding about how their individual actions impact on the environment
• build strong friendships and bonds with their peers and also the people of their host community
Importantly our adventures help increase general well-being and build resilience in young men and women to help them deal with adverse situations in life.


Grading

Adventure touring

This trip is rated adventure touring level. Although there is no commitment to extended physical activity on this journey we nonetheless want to keep the ‘accent on the active’. We therefore advise that any physical training you complete before undertaking the trip will be to good effect and enhance your travel experience. Remember the fitter you are the more enjoyable your experience will be.


Customise your program

We can fully customise a School Travel Program to suit your students' learning objectives and budget. Whether you require a Service Learning program, physical challenge, cultural immersion or certain curriculum targets - talk to one of our educational travel experts about the elements you need in your itinerary. We pride ourselves on developing unique itineraries to meet the learning requirements for schools.

World Youth Adventures is a division of one of the world's leading adventure travel companies, World Expeditions. We can develop itineraries in any destination that is offered by World Expeditions, which is to every continent on earth.

Use our simple Expedition Design Form to contact us with your requirements and an educational travel expert will be in touch to assist.


Why travel with us

Why travel with us

Assisted over
14,000 Students Worldwide

Since the 1980's, we have helped students from around the globe to experience the world's most exciting destinations, allowing them to travel, give, grow.

400+ Service Learning
Programs

Together with students, we have completed over 400 Service Learning programs in developing countries. We will always continue to support causes including social justice, animal welfare, the environment and more.

Fully Customised
School Travel Programs

Want to include service learning, your school curriculum and a physical challenge, or any of the above? Contact us and we can design a program fully catered for your students and budget.

Safety and
Support - Our #1 Priority

Every school receives a detailed risk management plan that is guided by government advisories and the local partners we work with. We never compromise on the safety of your students to reduce the price of the program.

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Want to find out more?

Our educational travel experts are ready to help you tailor an itinerary or service learning project to suit your school’s needs and budget. Contact us today to receive a free consultation.


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