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The realities of our world, once seen, cannot be unseen.

Student and young adult travel that defines lives and careers: transformative engagement with local communities, experiential learning curated by accomplished adventurers and elite educators at the world's top institutions.

Educational Travel Collaborative, LLC is a company like no other, offering educational travel services that are unmatched in the industry.  We are a team of visionary world travelers who are also internationally renowned educators working to offer educational excursions to the world's most important destinations, as well as facilitating independent, family, and institutional travel.  We offer guided travel each July, creating opportunities in which young people can engage with key stakeholders who are working to meet the most pressing challenges facing our world today.  Additionally, our team collaborates with young people and their families to support independent travelers in meeting their educational, professional, and personal goals, while engaging with the world in an intimate, positive, and transformative manner.  Travel with ETC is fun, unique, and impactful.

The Collaborative: Welcome

July 2024 Guided Travel Opportunities

Engage in our reopening planet with the most immersive travel, service, and learning opportunities in the industry, from the Middle East to Eastern European Peaks!

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Egypt, Israel, Occupied West Bank, and Jordan Excursion

July 1-20, 2024
From US $ 14450 all-inclusive

Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina Intensive

July 23-31, 2024
From US $ 7525 all-inclusive

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Gap Year and Independent Travel Destinations

Part of what makes ETC so special is our focus on independent travel that offers autonomy and real-world experience for our travelers, while benefitting local communities through increased international engagement and attention, direct investment, and respectful tourism practices.  Explore our destination pages for more detailed pricing and potential itinerary inspiration, or dive into a specific region below!


Middle East and North Africa


Sub Saharan Africa


Central America


South America


Eastern Europe and Russia


Western Europe


North America

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Australia and New Zealand


Polar Travel

Still have questions?  Get in touch!


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