Southeast Asia Programs

Join us for a life-changing adventure through the diverse and friendly countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cambodia. Develop your students’ global perspective and leadership skills through outdoor activities and cultural immersion. Our Southeast Asia Programs foster understanding for other cultures, sustainable travel practices and awareness of development issues. Students leave our programs with a deepened sense of their identity, passion and purpose.

Exploring Culture, Art and History

Location: Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 6 days
Participants: 20 people 
Skills: Personal development, Community Building, Global Citizenship

The Yogyakarta Urban Exploration is themed around the epic Ramayana, A Sanskrit epic poem that plays an important role in the history and culture across South and Southeast Asia. Ramayana explores human existence, values, and relationships.

The program kicks off with a showing of Ramayana ballet overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site Prambanan, an ancient Hindu temple. In the following days, students will embark on an urban exploration, visiting ancient temples and natural parks, as well as the old city of Yogyakarta.

The students are exposed to a wealth of history, tradition, arts, culture, and language. The program allows them to develop their leadership skills and overcome challenges, while learning about Yogyakarta and its history.


Earth, Wind and Fire

Location: Gopeng, Malaysia
Duration: 6 days
Participants: 15 people
Skills: Personal development, Community building, Ecological literacy, Global citizenship

The Gopeng Expedition is themed around the elements of Earth, Wind and Water.

To understand the Water element, students will explore Sungai Kampar river. They will develop leadership and teamwork skills, while experience whitewater rafting.

Students will participate in a village heritage walk to appreciate the Earth element. They will connect with the local people, and explore local customs, arts and food.

To understand the Wind element, students will be challenged to take a high ropes course at Nomad Adventure’s Mountain School. Students will expand their personal limits in an exhilarating and safe setting.

Community Development

Location: Battambang, Cambodia
Duration: 5-7 days
Participants: 20 people
Skills: Personal development, Community building, Global citizenship

This program explores community development by learning from local organizations and working directly with community members. Students connect with a performing arts school that focuses on youth empowerment. This program has been designed to engage students to think critically about the world they live in with opportunities for self-reflection and introspection.

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