ME to WE Trips
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Meaningful. Purposeful. Downright unforgettable.
What makes us unique? Our story.
We didn’t start as a travel company—we started as a movement to change the world. For over 20 years, we’ve worked hand in hand with communities in Kenya, Ecuador and India, helping to empower them with the tools to lift themselves and their families out of poverty. Along the way, we’ve met remarkable communities who have welcomed us into their homes and lives, sharing with us their stories. Today, we’re privileged to call them our friends and family, and because of that, they’re welcoming our travelers, too. Forget tour groups and buses— your team will have the opportunity to experience the joys and challenges of daily community life, along with getting to know a country and its people through an extraordinary, unforgettable lens. We invite you to join us at our signature lodges in Kenya, Ecuador and India for a travel experience you won’t find anywhere else. Go beyond a safari to walk in the footsteps of families in rural Kenya, trek the Amazon jungle to meet the indigenous communities who call it home and discover India’s vibrant culture through the eyes of locals. With our over 20- year history of working with our charity partner, WE Charity, we’ve formed close bonds with local communities around the world, giving us the honor of offering our travelers an authentic, immersive travel experience. Our travelers connect with the people and places around them—joining families to collect water, participating in cultural traditions and even having the opportunity to contribute to a local project. This is a travel experience that stays with you.
Bogani Cottages & Tented camp
• All accommodation is complete with hot and cold running water, flush toilets and comfortable beds, and is furnished with unique African fabrics and art. • Enjoy family-style meals prepared fresh daily by expert chefs on our al fresco dining platform. • We have a 17-year record of travel safety for our guests.
After a full day of exploring, escape to your home away from home. Bogani Tents and Cottages offer a variety of Mara-inspired spaces, including bedrooms and gathering spaces for you and your family to recharge and refresh.
Medicine walk and Maasai warrior training Embark on a leisurely hike as you learn about medicinal herbs from a local Maasai warrior and master the art of Maasai weaponry. Afterwards, enjoy a hot cup of chai or a glass of wine on the hillside, overlooking the beautiful region.
Depart Bogani for Wilson Airport Fly back to Nairobi over the Maasai Mara, landing at Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Visit the elephant orphanage The David Sheldrick elephant orphanage offers a safe haven for baby elephants that have lost their mothers. Get an up-close look at the babies on a private visit and learn from their keepers how, with love and care, these elephants are able to return to Kenya’s National Parks when they are ready. Drive to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight home Kwaherinina safari jemma! OR Begin your customized extension
Day 1 Arrive in Nairobi and check-in to Hemingways Land in Nairobi and be welcomed by your in-country facilitator, who will whisk you away to your boutique hotel. Once there you’ll be able to rest and recharge, ready to start your ME to WE adventure in the morning. Day 2 Fly to the Maasai Mara and arrive at Bogani Fly from Nairobi into the Great Rift Valley, looking for herds of local wildlife and cattle, before settling into your new lodgings at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp.
Days 3–6 Highlights may include: Community water walk
Visit Baraka Hospital and Medicinal Garden Visit the newest WE Villages' projects, the Baraka Hospital, which serves over 30,000 community members, promoting healthy living and providing preventative, curative and rehabilitative services to the most vulnerable segments of the Kenyan population with a newly opened surgical wing. These services enable individuals and communities to enhance their health. Next, learn about the medicinal plants grown in the shamba (garden), including moringa, aloe vera, thyme, spider plant and many more. This shamba supplements the lunch program in WE Villages schools, as well as helping to decrease malnutrition in the communities by providing supplements to both pregnant mothers and their children. Beading at the Women’s Empowerment Center Spend the afternoon beading with the mamas at the Women’s Empowerment Center. Learn more about the artisans and how their work ties in to the Opportunity Pillar of the WE Villages model. Mulot Market Visit an authentic Kenyan market and learn about the economic environment in which the community members live.
Join the mamas at Emori Joi for a special walk through the community. Learn more about how the Kipsigis organize their homes and lives. Fetch water with the mamas, a task the women perform daily. Lunch with the mamas Share a meal and participate in a discussion with the mamas about changes taking place regarding gender and culture in the community. School-building Roll up your sleeves and grab some tools to work alongside Maasai and Kipsigis community members as you help to build a classroom or other school building.
Visit to Kisaruni Girls Secondary School: Milimani Campus
Go on a guided tour of the first WE Villages secondary school in Kenya. Kisaruni focuses on community, and provides empowering curriculum that gives girls the skills and opportunities to excel. Kisaruni serves to build on cultural values, promote leadership, value diversity and encourage active learning.
Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. Details of specific trip inclusions/exclusions are listed after the itinerary with costing. Accommodations may change subject to availability. 7
From $5,795 USD PP Bogani Tented Camp based on double occupancy
$600 USD PP
$500 USD PP Single supplement
To upgrade to Bogani Cottages: minimum of 3 guests
Inclusions • All accommodations • All meals and beverages • All domestic land and air transportation • ME to WE professional guide • Entrance fees to sights in Nairobi Exclusions • International airfare • Tourist visa • Travel insurance
Please note that arrival and departure transfers are included in your trip cost. Pick-up time at the airport begins at 2:30 p.m. on your arrival day, to accommodate check-in at the hotel, which begins at 3:00 p.m. Should you decide to extend your stay by arriving earlier or departing later than the scheduled times of your ME to WE Immersive Volunteer Trip, airport pick-up and drop- offs can be arranged at an additional cost.
Kichwa Tembo Safari Camp Located where the Riverine forest meets the sweeping plains in the path of the awe-inspiring Great Migration, the camp provides an authentic dose of African wildlife, delivered with legendary Kenyan hospitality. Simple yet contemporary, the Maasai-inspired suites are elegant and timeless, firmly entrenching Kichwa Tembo as one of the premier luxury tented camps of its size in the greater Mara.
FROM $2,495 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Transfer to/from safari property • Three nights full board accommodation • Twice daily game drives (six game drives) • All meals • Conservation fees Optional upgrades • Exclusive use of vehicle • Scenic flights • Hot air balloon safari • Lengthen or shorten stay • Private guide
Includes transfer from Bogani, laundry service, all drinks including selected house spirits. Excludes optional activities as well as champagne and premium spirits.
Mahali Mzuri Theis stunning tented camp belonging to Sir Richard Branson called Mahali Mzuri (Swahili for a good place) is located in the Motorogi Conservancy, just north of the Maasai Mara National Reserve, and right in the path of the annual migration.
FROM $3,395 USD PP Based on double occupancy
If you’d like to extend/shorten your stay, please ask for more details.
Includes transfer from Bogani, laundry service, all drinks including house wines and local spirits. Excludes optional activities and premium liquors and champagne.
Bateleur Camp Tucked away at the foot of the scenic Oloololo escarpment (the rim of the Great Rift Valley) in Kenya’s iconic Maasai Mara National Reserve, is the classic and elegant Bateleur Camp. This romantic and totally private camp reflects the ambiance of Kenyan safaris of the '20s and '30s, giving guests an unsurpassed wildlife experience.
FROM $5,595 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Includes alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, beers, house wines and selected house spirits, laundry, childminding (6-10 p.m.). Excludes champagne, premium spirits and cellar wines.
Inclusions • Accommodation at Toriana extension
Day 1 Depart for Kilifi from the Maasai Mara Fly froman airstrip near Bogani andmake your way to the beautiful Kenyan coast. Check-in to Toriana Graceful arches and authentic detailing welcome you home to Toriana after a short drive from the Vipingo Airstrip. Discover Swahili culture and history from the comfort of our coastal beach house. Situated on four waterfront acres near Kilifi, we encourage you to enjoy fresh meals served on the vast terraces, inspiring Swahili and Moroccan architecture, and the white sand and blue waters of Bofa Beach footsteps away. Sunset stroll Walk along the beach to take in the breeze and experience a sunset over the Indian Ocean. Beach-side welcome Warm yourself by our beachside firepit under the stars as you enjoy a complimentary drink. Day 2 Recharge or discovery day Continue to relax by the pool, explore the coastline and indulge in the serenity of Toriana. Or, if you are craving some more action, take a look at some of our optional activities and discover all that coastal Kenya has to offer, from scuba diving to golfing nearby. Relax and recharge As the local people say, “There’s no rush while you’re in paradise.” Reward yourself after a week of volunteering and spend the afternoon unwinding on a breezy lanai terrace or exploring the beach. Day 3 Yoga beats Take some time to treat your body and mind with a private yoga class. Whether it’s early morning by the beach or on the rooftop patio at sunset, our instructor will lead you through a fun and casual session to invigorate your body! From beginner to advanced, all levels are welcome. Dhow boat excursion The best way to experience Kenya’s beautiful coast is from the deck of a dhow boat. These traditional sailing vessels have been used for hundreds of years to transport goods up and down the coast, and on your excursion they will grant you access to a unique view of the coast and the beautiful wildlife that surrounds you. Farewell dinner Spend your last night of the trip watching the sunset over the ocean.
FROM $1,895 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Toriana Beach House (three nights) • Domestic airfare (Mara to the coast & back to Nairobi) • All activities as identified in the itinerary • All meals Exclusions • Optional activities while at Toriana • Beverages at Toriana
FROM $8,895 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Safari & Sand Package
Travel with us from June 1 to August 31st on our Signature Kenya experince. Spend seven Days with ME to WE and combine that with a two night safari experience and our Toriana package. See all that Kenya has to offer this summer!
If you’d like to extend/shorten your stay, please ask for more details.
“I wanted a memorable and meaningful way to celebrate, rather than throw a big birthday bash. I knew traveling and volunteering with ME to WE would give me the opportunity to have a life- changing experience that my family, friends and I would never forget. There’s been so many amazing things that have happened on this trip. When I go home I don’t know how I’m going to describe this to anybody—there’s something about just being here that I can’t describe. It was an incredible experience and I really feel like this has had a huge impact on my life.” Demi Lovato Founders and Friends Trip
Left: ME to WE ambassador and award-winning pop artist Demi Lovato spends time connecting with local students on a trip to Kenya.
Ecuador Minga Lodge
• Self-contained cabin-style accommodations with organic flair, suitable for individuals and families alike. • Inspired common spaces that include an al fresco dining platform overlooking the Rio Napo, offering spectacular sunset views. • Modern conveniences including hot water, power and en suite washrooms. • Enjoy family-style meals prepared fresh daily by expert chefs, including western favorites and Ecuadorian specialties. • We have a 15-year record of travel safety for our guests.
A tropical hideaway designed with its environment in mind, the picturesque Minga Lodge is located on the edge of the Rio Napo. After a day of exploring in indigenous Kichwa communities, Minga Lodge offers serene and comfortable spaces to refresh and recharge.
Highlights may include: Community orientation and volunteering
Rise and shine! After breakfast, join your group and a ME toWE teammember for a short jungle walk or canoe ride to the nearby community where you will help build local infrastructure as part of aWE Charity development project. Gain insight into the community mind-set of the Kichwa people as you listen to the inspiring story of how Craig andMarc Kielburger witnessed a spontaneous and powerful community movement—a minga , which means “the coming together of people for the greater good” in Kichwa—years ago that inspired the formation of ME to WE, and the naming of Minga Lodge. A sweet trip to the cacao farm Learn the secrets to making delectable Ecuadorian chocolate from scratch, from a cacao farmer who supplies beans to a French chocolatier. The production of cacao represents one of the main sources of income for the region’s farmers. Get creative and create your own concoction by adding flavors like lemongrass and banana! Curious critters: Wild Amazonian night hike When the sun goes down, the rainforest comes alive. Grab your flashlights and set out on an adventurous night hike with an experienced local guide who will take you as close as comfort allows to see for yourself
Day 2 Fly to Coca and arrive at Minga Fly into Coca, decending into the
Depart from North America Arrive in Quito and Check-in to the Wyndham
Amazon basin, before hopping aboard our large motor canoe and riding up the Rio Napo, an Amazon River tributary. Feel the cool breeze on your face and watch the vibrantly colored birds fly above as you make your way to Minga lodge through one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. Arrive at Minga Lodge Alli shamushca capay —welcome! Step off the boat at Minga Lodge just in time to take in your first spectacular Amazonian sunset over the Rio Napo. Your lush tropical surroundings will be glowing pink and orange as you snack on local treats like plantain chips and yucca fritters, washed down with a glass of chilled guayusa tea.
Land in Quito and be welcomed by your in-country facilitator, who will whisk you away to your boutique hotel. Once there you’ll be able to rest and recharge, ready to start your ME to WE adventure in the morning.
what has been making all that noise after sundown. Common sightings include frogs, spiders, tree snakes, caymans and owls—but with tens of thousands of species in the Amazon Basin, who knows what curious critters might come say hello! A day in the life There’s no better way to understand the ways of local people than by walking a mile in their shoes. Roll up your sleeves and join a local farmer to help carry out some of their daily activities, such as planting seeds, fetching water from the river and harvesting crops. Kichwa in the kitchen Join our indigenous Kichwa chefs for a traditional cooking lesson and transform exotic and unusual local ingredients into delicious traditional dishes like fish wrapped in palm leaves. Enjoy the fruits of your labor for dinner!
From $4,995 USD PP Based on double occupancy
$500 USD PP Single supplement
• All accommodations • All meals and beverages • All domestic land and air transportation
Day 8 Depart for Quito
Optional early morning bird watching Go bird watching for a tranquil start to the day! Travel to our 300 hectare forest reserve and look to the trees, where it’s not unusual to spot more than 30 species of birds in one hour, including local celebrity species like Whitehawk and Blackhawk eagles. Shaman ceremony and weapons training Be invited into the home of a local shaman, high above the river, for a truly immersive experience: a traditional cleansing ceremony and blessing. Next, follow the foosteps of a indigenous weapons expert as you learn how to throw a spear and shoot a blowgun. Test your precision alongside a friend as you both take aim at targets of papayas mounted on sticks. Braided & beaded: Alternative income initiatives in the Amazon Start on the right foot with an outing to a meet group of skilled female artisans and learn how they generate income through traditional jewelry making. From sourcing to production, every step of creating these uniquely Ecuadorian red, black and white jewelry pieces is local, with many pieces made from nuts and seeds collected in the rainforest. Local women also produce more modern loom-beaded bracelets and items featuring traditional South American motifs.
• ME to WE professional guides • Entrance fees to sights in Quito Exclusions
Say goodbye to the steamy Amazon and its amazing people and way of life, as we drive to higher ground back to the city of Quito. Visit historic Quito Explore Old Quito, the first UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a walking tour of the area. While your tour leader enchants you with stories of Old Quito’s rich culture and history, feast your eyes on 17th- and 18th-century Spanish colonial architecture. Often referred to as Latin America’s best tourist destination, Ecuador’s capital city boasts countless beautiful old churches, striking architecture and winding cobblestone streets with mountains and hills surrounding the downtown proper. International departure Your driver will pick you up from dinner and drive you straight to the airport for your flight back home, or on to your next adventure! OR Begin your customized extension
• International airfare • Tourist visa • Travel insurance
*Please note that arrival and departure transfers are included in your trip cost. Pick-up time at the airport begins at 2:30 p.m. on your arrival day, to accommodate check-in at the hotel, which begins at 3 p.m. Should you decide to extend your stay by arriving earlier or departing later than the scheduled times of your ME to WE Volunteer Adventure, airport pick-up and drop-offs can be arranged at an additional cost.
Otovalo From Quito, drive overland to the region of Otovalo, which offers a unique glimpse into Ecuadorian life—from vast, open-air markets to snow-capped mountains in the highlands. Recharge and refresh at traditional and welcoming haciendas, set high in the Andean mountain range. Embark on optional daily hikes and excursions provided by our partner haciendas, leading you to breathtaking vistas, trickling waterfalls and tranquil villages.
FROM $1,095 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Includes two nights full board accommodation and all land transfers. Optional activities extra.
FROM $3,295 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Embark on a breathtaking adventure, bringing you face to-face with the vast biodiversity of the Galapagos Islands. Be expertly guided through the flora and fauna of this famous archipelago on an unforgettable journey. Located 1,000 km from the Ecuadorian mainland, enjoy a remote paradise made famous by Charles Darwin, and mingle with the vast array of natural wonders—on land or by sea! No matter which option you choose, we are happy to create the perfect adventure for you and your family. Book early to secure your spot—Galapagos trips sell out very quickly.
Price subject to availability and occupancy. Land and sea-based options available. Includes three nights full board accommodation, domestic flights and all land transfers. Optional activities extra
Machu Picchu and beyond Start your journey in Peru’s bustling coastal capital of Lima, before traveling to the ancient city of Cusco. Spend a day wandering the cobblestone streets, exploring Incan ruins and admiring beautiful Spanish architecture, all with the backdrop of the cloud-topped Andes mountains. Then, begin your journey to Machu Picchu itself, traveling through the Sacred Valley aboard a glass-topped Vistadome train. Along the way, take in stunning views of Peruvian villages nestled beside lush forests and rushing rivers. Your final ascent to Machu Picchu begins the next day!
FROM $3,195 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Price subject to availability and occupancy. Includes international flight from Quito to Lima, domestic return flight from Cusco to Lima, all land transfers and four nights full board accommodation.
“Unforgettable, unbelievable, transformational—our trip to Minga Lodge was all that and more for my husband, our youngest son and myself. Through building, community visits, soccer games and other daily adventures, we established a real and enduring connection with our hosts. The extraordinary facilitators and staff, the amazingly accomplished and like- minded fellow travelers and f lawlessly executed agenda demonstrated the inherent nobility of ME to WE’s mission—showing us how we can live up to our best selves every day.” Tracy Simpson Founders and Friends Trip
Left: Tracy and family with young Mondana locals on the 2015 Founders And Friends Trip.
India Araveli Cottages & Tented Camp
• Take in spectacular views of the pink-hued Aravalli mountains from the comfort of your private veranda. • Well-appointed private cottages, generous indoor- outdoor shared spaces and contoured landscapes will enhance the overall experience of your unique adventure.
• All cottages and tents offer modern conveniences including hot water, air conditioning, electricity and en suite washrooms. • Enjoy local dishes and western favorites prepared fresh daily in our central courtyard pavilion.
A property designed with authentic Indian décor and royal Rajasthani flair, Araveli Cottages and Tented Camp offers delightful spaces to recharge and refresh after a day of exploring.
Arrive in Delhi and check-in to the Leela Ambience Gurgaon
Land in Delhi and be welcomed by your in-country facilitator, who will whisk you away to your boutique hotel. Once there you’ll be able to rest and recharge, ready to start your ME to WE adventure in the morning. Surrounded by a lush oasis of green, the Leela Ambience Gurgaon is an award-winning hotel with restaurants that have received the highest of accolades, the perfect place to begin.
Highlights may include: Optional early morning yoga
mark the beginning of an auspicious event. Every new initiative begins with a blessing to ensure the success and prosperity of the work being undertaken. Learn about the community you’ll be volunteering in, and how you’ll be able to make a meaningful difference in partnership with local communities. School-building Roll up your sleeves and get to know the local community members by working together and volunteering at the school build site. Guests of all ages and abilities can take on a meaningful role in helping build a new school for the community. Village walk Connect with the local women of the community as you join them to help with their morning activities. Walk in their footsteps through the village, where you’ll experience community life including shared communal responsibility and sustainability, defined by the renewable and functional use of resources. Be invited into the homes of the local women to make chapatti, collect water and feed their animals.
Fly to Udaipur and arrive at Araveli Fly from Delhi to Udaipur, which is known as the Venice of the East. Drink in the beautiful sights and colors of the stunning landscapes of Rajasthan, the royal state of India, on your drive to Araveli Cottages and Tented Camp. Introduction and orientation Settle in to your private tent or cottage and tour the generous shared spaces and garden. Enjoy an al fresco lunch overlooking the Aravalli mountain range. Learn about the WE Villages international development model, which works with rural villages and regional governments to support, teach and empower people within five Pillars of Impact: Education, Water, Health, Food and Opportunity. Welcome dinner We love food, and we love to share the aromatic flavors and dishes of Rajasthan with our guests. Treat yourself to a variety of Indian dishes, with plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits, as well as western favorites.
Begin your day at sunrise like thousands of others in India with yoga, the discipline that first originated in ancient India. Find your center and reconnect your mind and body through this calming exercise. For the less inclined yogi, we also offer a great alternative called Discovering Your Dosha, where you’ll learn about the three fundamental bodily humors (doshas). Language lesson After breakfast, have some fun and get ready to learn key phrases in Hindi. From namaste to aap kaise ho? you will be communicating with community members in no time! You will soon be testing out your new skills as you head into the village for the first time. Community welcome and visit to a WE Villages primary school Experience the warmth of a community welcome as you gather with students and local families who will be directly impacted by the work you are doing. In accordance with Hindu tradition, you will partake in a Pooja—a traditional Hindu prayer ceremony to
Kumbhalgarh Fort Visit this dominating fort, which boasts the second largest wall after the Great Wall of China. The Mewar fortress was built during the course of the 15th century by Rana Kumbha, and enlarged through the 19th century. Kumbhalgarh is also the birthplace of Maharana Pratap, the great king and warrior of Mewar. Occupied until the late 19th century, the fort is now open to the general public as a museum and boasts an incredible number of temples, as well as a permanent community within the fortress walls.
Nature walk Take in the exquisite beauty of the Mewar region as you explore with a local guide. Discover the gorgeous flora and fauna that blossom in this area. Bollywood dancing Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for a Bollywood experience! Spend the afternoon with a professional Bollywood choreographer who will share the glamor (and some of the tricks) of one of the largest centers of film production in the world as he teaches you to dance. Find your rhythm and move to the beat of your heart’s content! Indian artisan activities Immerse yourself in the local culture by trying your hand at age-old customs, and create your own masterpiece. Learn the secrets to henna, tie-dying and block-printing. Women and men’s circles Gather in gender-specific circles to gain fuller insight into what is important to women and men of rural Rajasthan. Discover the parallels and differences with your own lives as you learn about one another.
Depart Araveli Cottages & Tented Camp for Udaipur Old city market shopping Test your bargaining skills with city vendors as you pick up local goods, whether it be traditional kurtas, local perfumes or musical instruments. You’ll find tons of unique treasures to bring home to remind you of your travels. Lunch on the shores of Lake Pichola Enjoy your lunch on the shores of the beautiful Lake Pichola in the shadow of City Palace and Lake Palace, both world-famous architectural attractions. The majestic City Palace was built almost five centuries ago on a hill that gives stunning views of Udaipur, and you might recognize the Lake Palace from a 1980s James Bond film! Fly from Udaipur to Delhi Connect to your flight home in the Delhi Airport. International flights back to North America generally depart from Delhi late evening or early morning. OR Begin your customized extension
Memories to cherish forever!
Explore a new culture and place through the eyes of the people who call it home. See life on the beaten path.
Please note that this itinerary is subject to change. Details of specific trip inclusions/exclusions are listed after the itinerary with costing. Accommodations may change subject to availability.
From $4,995 USD PP
$500* USD PP To upgrade to Araveli Cottages: based on quad occupancy
$500 USD PP Single supplement
Araveli Tented Camp: based on minimum of 3 guests
Inclusions • All accommodations • All meals and beverages • All domestic land and air transportation • ME to WE professional guides • Entrance fees to sights in Delhi & Udaipur Exclusions • International airfare • Tourist visa • Travel insurance
*Please inquire for exclusive cottage pricing. Please note that arrival and departure transfers are included in your trip cost. Pick-up time at the airport begins at 2:30 p.m. on your arrival day, to accommodate check-in at the hotel, which begins at 3:00 p.m. Should you decide to extend your stay by arriving earlier or departing later than the scheduled times of your ME to WE Immersive Volunteer Trip, airport pick-up and drop-offs can be arranged at an additional cost.
FROM $1,095 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Taj Mahal Treat yourself to a unique excursion marked by authentic Indian hospitality. Explore the hidden wonders of Agra, made famous by the Taj Mahal. You’re in for a grand experience as you dive into the city’s surviving art, culture, architecture and royal cuisine of contemporary Agra.
Price subject to availability and occupancy.
Includes two nights full board accommodation, activities and all land transfers.
FROM $2,495 USD PP Based on double occupancy
Golden Triangle Discover the regal splendor of Jaipur and Northern India with magnificent forts, palaces and landscaped estates. From the aristocratic grandeur of Deogarh Mahal to the mighty ramparts of Amber Fort, royal Rajasthan will pamper you with hospitality and luxurious splendor. Top off your adventure with a visit to the world-famous Taj Mahal, a must-see on every traveler’s bucket list.
Price subject to availability and occupancy.
Includes four nights full board accommodation, activities and all domestic flights and land transfers.
“The first visit to Kalthana was such a memorable occasion and one that I will never forget. I have a vivid image in my mind of stepping out of the car and hearing all this beautiful singing and flashes of bright blue down the hill as the children and adults of the Kalthana School greeted us with such hospitality. I was taken by the hand by a shy but bright eyed young boy aged about seven years. I believe his name was Nawara and he and I squatted down on the ground together and tied friendship bands around each other’s wrists, which was a very special moment indeed.” Geraldine Prosser Founders and Friends Trip
Left: Geraldine Prosser with local teachers on the 2016 Founders and Friends Trip.
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International and domestic flights on world-class airlines Our ME to WE Travel Teammembers are experts at finding the best flights. Whether you want to fly first class or snag the most cost-effective deal, our team can book your travel from door-to-door. Travel insurance Whether it is medical, cancellation or lost baggage (or any combination of the above), we are able to create and purchase the plan that will give you and your family peace of mind. Passport and visa information If you are unsure about what is needed to enter one of our destinations; Kenya, India or Ecuador, we will walk you through any and all special requirements and make sure you have everything you need to begin your journey worry-free! Immunization information At ME to WE, our participants’ health is our top priority. We always recommend visiting a travel doctor a minimum of six weeks before your departure date. On-ground transportation and local guide Once you arrive in country, we take care of all your transportation, so you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of your destination. Your experienced local guide will welcome you into the communities and be an invaluable resource for in- depth information about the places and people you visit. Travel recommendations Get the most from your experience by extending your adventure and exploring the monuments and natural beauty of the sourrounding regions. Whatever you choose, we are more than happy to arrange the next leg of your journey!
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