Laos

Why students will love it

Laos is known as the land of a thousand elephants. Given its pristine beauty and laid back culture, your students get first hand opportunity to experience the warm and welcoming Laotians. Explore on one of Laos rivers – vital transport links for this landlocked nation. Luang Prabang is one of the world’s most enchanting towns. Your students can get immersed in the culture and help build a classroom in a community far from the tourist trail.

Destination Highlights

Observe the morning alms-giving ritual to monks in Luang Prabang, a World Heritage city -white water rafting -boat ride on the Mekong river -ziplining in the jungle -riding elephants at a conservation center -community interaction and cultural immersion whilst building a classroom

Volunteering Opportunities

Help build a classroom in a community that has had little exposure to foreigners, a few hours north of Luang Prabang

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Buddhism teachings -Laotian cooking class – Laotian language lessons

Cultural Immersion Opportunities

Alms giving ritual -‘Baci’ welcome ceremony – Laotian tour guides -Cultural tours -Homestay in a Laotian village

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