Service Learning

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Length

11 Days

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Price

ON-GROUND PRICE PER STUDENT WITH AIRFARE

  • if the group reaches between 10 to 14 students and 2 faculty leaders: 5,860$

 

  • if the group reaches between 15 to 19 students and 2 faculty leaders: 5,610$

 

  • if the group reaches just between 20 to 24 students and 2 faculty leaders 5,330$.

 

 

*Estimated single occupancy upgrade cost – $800

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Dates

Jul 28 – Aug 7, 2024

Program includes

9 Nights of Accommodation
2-3 people per room for participants, each with their own bed and ensuite bathroom
Single for faculty/program leader with ensuite bathroom
Free wifi
All Ground Transportation
Welcome Dinners
On Site Program Director available on call in case of Emergencies
On call On-Ground Emergency Support
SAA’s Mandatory Health Insurance* (see next page)
SAA’s $5m Liability Insurance (COI available upon request)
Activities fees
International flight

NOT INCLUDED

Meals Not Specified
Passport and Visa Fees (if applicable)
Single Room Upgrade Costs for Participants
Optional Activities and Suggestions
Optional Travelers Insurance and/or CFAR/IFAR
Personal Expenses

Program Highlights

Tokyo city tour
Tokyo National Museum
Ueno Park & Asakusa Walking Tour
Kyoto city tour
Service learning and related activities with locals
Tea ceremony
Hakone Onsen

Itinerary

DAY 1 – DEPARTURE – Sunday, Jul 28

Depart Home for Tokyo, Japan

 

DAY 2 – TOKYO – Monday, Jul 29

Arrive in Tokyo, Japan

Airport Transfer & Check in
Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 

Welcome Dinner in Tokyo – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

 

DAY 3 – TOKYO – Tuesday, Jul 30

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Historical & Cultural Tour of Tokyo – Imperial Palace, Harajuku, Shinjuku, Metropolitan Government Building, Meiji Shinto Shrine.

Structural Free Time and Cultural Immersion

 

DAY 4 – TOKYO – Wednesday, Jul 31

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Tokyo National Museum – This famous museum houses the largest collection of Japanese artifacts and artworks in the world. With over 100,000 pieces and room to display only 4,000, exhibits are rotated constantly.

Included lunch

Ueno Park & Asakusa Walking Tour

DAY 5 – TOKYO – Thursday, Aug 1

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Service Learning – Community Development

Free time in Tokyo & Cultural Immersion

 

DAY 6 – TOKYO – Friday, Aug 2

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Free time in Tokyo & Cultural Immersion

DAY 7 – HAKONE – Saturday, Aug 3  

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Train transfer to Hakone & Check in

Public transportation to a Traditional Onsen – The group will enjoy some hours in a traditional thermal bath.

Traditional Dinner in Hakone

 

DAY 8 – KYOTO – Sunday, Aug 4

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Train to Kyoto

Free time in Kyoto & Cultural Immersion –

Geisha Dancing Performance

Welcome Dinner in Kyoto – Kyoto is also famous for its tofu and its distinctive locally grown vegetables. The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

 

DAY 9 – KYOTO – Monday, Aug 5

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Historical & Cultural Tour of Kyoto – Nijo Castle, Golden Pavilion, Gion District, Traditional Kimono Show.

Included lunch

Tea Ceremony – Kyoto was where the tea ceremony was born and remains its spiritual heart. This special ceremony provides an unforgettable opportunity to learn the Japanese art of tea.

DAY 10 – KYOTO – Tuesday, Aug 6

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Service Learning Experience – Cultural Preservation

Farewell Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

DAY 11 – RETURN – Wednesday, Aug 7 

Breakfast & Day Briefing

Osaka airport transfer

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

Payments Schedule

120 days prior to departure $500 per person is due and payable by March 30, 2024.

90 days prior to departure, the second payment in the amount of 50% of the remaining amount is due and payable by April 29, 2024.

60 days prior to departure, the third and final payment in the amount of the remaining amount is due and payable by May 29, 2024.

For any additional information or questions please email us at: Info@studyabroadassociation.com

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