Top 5 Responsible School Trip Destinations

Monday, 6th January 2020

Destination Specialist

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When choosing their next school trip, more and more schools are prioritising a destination where they can minimise their negative environmental impact and maximise the benefits to the area that they visit. Most importantly, we know that teachers are hunting a location that allows students to learn more about the world around them and encourages them to engage with conservation and preservation.

We’ve created 5 itineraries that demonstrate different types of responsible school trips. Plus, each itinerary details the cost to carbon offset the return flights for the trip. Which one will your school choose?

5. Renewable Energy in the Azores

Discover the power and impact of renewable energy, unique endemic species and dine like a local.

The nice island archipelago of the Azores provides a perfect case study of how the Earth’s energy can be harnesses in a more sustainable way.

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4. Developing sustainability in Mallorca

Explore the contrasting scenes of authentic Spanish villages and built up tourist areas to question how modern Mallorca can build a sustainable future.

Mallorca offers students a chance to look beyond their preconceptions and wonder how the classic holiday destination manages the impact of tourists on its landscape and culture.

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3. Critical Thinking in Iceland

Study retreating glaciers, geothermal energy and challenge your students to ask tough questions about sustainability in the land of fire and ice.

This itinerary asks students to address topical modern sustainability issues affecting not only Iceland but the global community. Put a twist on your Golden Circle tour for an unforgettable educational school trip.

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2. Low Carbon Adventure in Norway

Ever wonder why Scandinavian countries have such a green reputation? Introduce your students to essential environmental concepts in unbeatable surroundings.

Explore on foot, use renewable energy, recycle and reuse. This trip is a hands-on experience, ideal for younger students just beginning their journey to understanding responsible travel.

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1. Ultimate Eco-Tourism in Costa Rica

Get back to nature on an incredible voyage of discovery in the cloud forests and on the stunning beaches. Meet sloths, turtles, bats, monkeys, birds and more!

This itinerary not only engages students with modern sustainability issues but also offers them an opportunity for a once in a lifetime adventure which will inspire them to want to protect this area when they return home.

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