CIELO Vietnam & Thailand

CIELO Vietnam & Thailand


On this program we will travel to Thailand & Vietnam where we will explore and engage with the people, history, and culture through service learning and other cultural activities. Through this  program students will get a balanced perspective of life while visiting cities and place such Phuket Thailand and Hanoi Vietnam. Students will be in non-traditional environments or “living classrooms” and have the opportunity to visit ancient temples, elephant sanctuaries, learn about the Vietnam war with visits to the Cu Chi Tunnels and more.


  • ​​​​​​Dates: May 14, 2024 - May 29, 2024
  • Cost: Approximately $3,300, including...

    • Flight

    • Lodging

    • Excursions

    • Some Meals

  • Themes: Cultural Exploration, Service Learning, Environmental Justice, Social Justice, Public Health

    Note: Program space is limited. For more information, please contact Dan Xayaphanh, CIELO Director at


  • Arrival in Hanoi - Culture Walk, Hanoi Special Egg Coffee Tasting
  • Hanoi – Visit to Local Universities, Jeep Hanoi Backstreets Exploration
  • Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise – Night On Board (Joined Tour) 
  • Halong Bay Further Cruise – Hai Phong – Flight to Ho Chi Minh City 
  • Ho Chi Minh City – Visit to Local Universities, Cu Chi Tunnels Visit
  • Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta Discovery 
  • Ho Chi Minh City – Flight To Phuket – Beach Relax 
  • Phuket – Beach Relax – (Optional) Phi Phi Island Tour
  • Phuket – Flight To Chiang Mai – Afternoon Sightseeing
  • Chiang Mai – Doi Inthanon National Park 
  • Chiang Mai – Kanta Elephant Sanctuary (Joined Tour) – Cooking Class 
  • Chiang Mai - Departure 



Apply by January 24.