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Sri Lanka

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Inspire your students with a school trip to Sri Lanka, a unique destination for religious studies students. The country is a vibrant mix of Buddhism, with small but significant Hindu, Muslim and Christian minorities. Theravada Buddhism is the major religion in Sri Lanka, with about 70%…

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Shared Perspectives School Trips

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WorldStrides Shared Perspectives itineraries are our tried and tested itineraries which we know work! To join one of our Shared Perspectives tour you only need a minimum of six students. You’ll join students and teachers from around the globe on one of our six standard…

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India

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Inspire your students with a school trip to India, unquestionably our most popular destination for a religious studies students. Although the country is predominantly Hindu, there are significant numbers of Muslims, Sikhs and Buddhists. As you travel throughout the country you will see innumerable temples,…

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Thailand

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Discover spectacular scenery, amazing wildlife and sacred temples on a school trip to Thailand. Begin in Bangkok, the bustling capital. Jump aboard a long-tail boat at the Damnern Saduak Floating Market. Carry on to Khao Yai National Park, then make your way to Chiang Mai. End your journey with…

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Japan

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Discover and explore Japan with your students. Share the fantastic local cuisine and lively culture. See the Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, Nijo Castle, and the Heian Shrine, built to celebrate Kyoto’s 1100th anniversary. Take the bullet train to Mt. Fuji, then to bustling Tokyo when you travel to Japan with…

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Vietnam

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Travel the length of Vietnam with your students. Spend three days in Hanoi with a local guide and marvel at the Temple of Literature, Quan Thanh Pagoda, and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. In the evening, enjoy puppet theatre. Try your hand at Vietnamese Calligraphy. End…

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China

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Discover China with your students. Begin in Beijing where a local guide will lead you through the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.  Walk along the Great Wall of China and visit the Ming Tombs, then board a train to Xi’an to see the life-size Terra-cotta Warriors. Travel to Guilin and…

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Discover Israel

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Discover Israel with your students. A tiny nation born out of the desert, Israel offers an incredible diversity of experiences that defies its size and location. As the centre of three major world religions, it is home to dozens of important religious sites that have inspired…

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