Pacific Discovery Thailand Summer Program - 4 weeks

Location: Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Phangan and 2 other cities

Term: Summer

Program Duration: 2-4 Weeks, Summer

Dates: 2020,2021


UNIT 54 159 GORGE ROAD QUEENSTOWN, 9300 New Zealand

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Phone: +1 800 655 3415


Join us on a journey to the heart of Thailand, with elephant conservation volunteer work at an award-winning Elephant Nature Foundation. Discover Thailand’s fascinating cities and culture as well as explore incredible jungle, islands, and beaches. Gain skills with lessons in Buddhist meditation, Thai cooking, yoga, and Muay Thai. Plus, enjoy outdoor activities such as rock climbing, caving, and scuba diving.

Pacific Discovery programs combine sustainable educational adventure travel, cultural immersion, experiential education, volunteer and community service projects, personal and leadership development, and tons of fun! For gap year and college students, the opportunity to combine this with optional transferable academic credit gives you an unbeatable study abroad or gap year travel experience.

Pacific Discovery is delighted to open applications for our Gap Year Scholarship and Grants for 2021.

We have 2021 Gap Year Scholarship worth US$12,950 and 2021 Global Study Grants available, each up to US$7,000. Applications close before 30th April, so don't miss out! Check out our website for more information!


1. This program can be combined with the Vietnam and Cambodia Summer Program for an incredible two month experience in Southeast Asia

2. For gap year and college students, the opportunity to combine this with optional transferable academic credit provides an unbeatable study abroad or gap year travel experience

3. This is a very personalized, small group experience which gives participants a comfortable atmosphere to make new friends

4. Participants will enjoy an overnight Buddhist meditation retreat ran by Thai monks

5. Participants will also enjoy lessons in Muay Thai, Thai cooking, Yoga, and many other cultural activities

Travel Types
  • Trekking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Climbing
  • Caving & Spelunking
  • Backpacking
  • Student Tours
  • Eco Tours
  • Hiking
  • Homestay
  • Photography
  • Rainforest Tours
  • Snorkeling

No experience needed, but we like participants to have a positive attitude, be enthusiastic, open to new experiences and other cultures.

Type of Programs
  • Gap Year

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching
  • English

Cost in US$:


Cost Includes:

Cost Include Description:

* All in-country transport including 2 flights within Thailand
* All accommodation
* Most meals
* 1 week of volunteer projects
* All excursions, activities and adventure travel as described in the itinerary
* Experienced Pacific Discovery program leader/s and local guides
* Online image library for your program.

Credit Available


Experience Required


Volunteer Types
  • Animal Welfare
  • Human Rights
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Education
  • Conservation
  • Community Development
Typical Volunteer
Enthusiastic and open to new experiences and other cultures.
This Program is open to

Asian, Worldwide, Kiwi, South African, Australian, Canadian, European, American Participant. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements
  • Group living
  • Other
  • Guest House

Participants Travel to Thailand

in Groups

Application Process Involves
  • Online Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
Typically The Application Process Time is
2-3 days
Post Services Include
  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
Year Founded