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    EF Gap Semester in Australia, Thailand, & Japan (The Voyager)


    • Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
    • Destinations: Australia, Japan, Thailand
    • Credit Awarded: College
    • Program Length: Semester
    • Start Month: February, September
    • Category: Travel/Cultural Immersion
    • Selective: No
    • Gender: Coed
    • Ages: 18, 19+, 19
    • Housing: Hotel
    • Accreditation: Gap Year Association - Program
    • Affiliation: Gap Year Association
    • Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
    • Minimum Cost: > $20,000
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    Are you looking for an adventure? The Voyager allows you explore the natural wonders of Australia and discover the rich cultures of Thailand and Japan. Experience the lush environments of Australia, get your hands dirty working with on an elephant conservation project in Thailand, and explore the way culture and religion connect in Japan.

    Start off this 10-week semester in Australia, visiting Melbourne, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, and Sydney. Then, spend four weeks in Thailand visiting the bustling city of Bangkok, participating in service learning in Chiang Mai and getting some beach and island time in Krabi and Koh Lanta. Finally, spend three weeks in Japan, digging deep in their history, culture, and religion across Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka. 

    Cost and Session Information

    Flights & transportation: Round-trip flights and local transfers to each stop of your itinerary

    Accommodations & meals: Your accommodations and some of your meals on the trip

    Activities & excursions: Guided excursions and hands-on workshops with local experts

    EF Global Support Network: One-on-one mentorship and 24/7 travel support before and during your program

    Guided learning: Program leadership and direction by full-time EF Field Directors and Student Life Coordinator