Youth Service Learning & Cultural Exchange


Summary

On this nine day tour you will have the opportunity to explore the great sites of Bulgaria while also completing 15 hours of service learning.  Service will consist of 2 days helping high school aged Bulgarian students better their English skills while creating cross-cultural friendships in the process. Travel to three major cities (Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo, & Plovdiv) see sites spanning 5000 years of history including a Roman amphitheater & a medieval castle. In addition to all the cultural excursions ample time will be provided to relax and adventure through the natural wonders of Bulgaria by hiking to a waterfall and enjoying our 2000 acre property in the Balkan Mountains.

Price

$1950.00 All inclusive (flights from BOS*)

All inclusive includes:

Round Trip Airfare from Logan Intl. Airport, air taxes and fees/surcharges, transfers, hotels, all meals, translator, Bulgarian health insurance of 30,000 euros, museum & historical sites admissions, and tour guides. Ages 15+ with parent/guardian permission.         

Itinerary

Day 1 & 2: Travel to Sofia, Bulgaria
Day 3: Tour Sofia & travel to The Center in Stolat, Bulgaria
Day 4: Service Learning with Alliance Lingua Language Center, LTD Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria (dinner in Veliko Tarnovo)
Day 5: Service Learning with Alliance Lingua Language Center, LTD Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
Day 6: Day hike & swim to Emen Waterfall and Cultural Dinner & Performance
Day 7: Etara (cultural excursion & traditional shopping)
Day 8: Road trip to Plovdiv then onto Sofia
Day 9: Departure