2021 Lincoln High School Italy Cultural Journey

Dear Families, Friends, and Travelers – Welcome to the 2021 Lincoln High School Italy Cultural Journey! We have created two webpages dedicated to this exciting program so that travelers are as informed as possible throughout the process. The first page, Pre-Enrollment, is meant to share exciting details, highlights and pertinent info that participants will want to know before enrolling. Once enrolled, the Post-Enrollment page, is meant to prepare travelers for participation on the adventure ahead. Please be sure to review the information on the appropriate page thoroughly and we can't wait to start our enriching adventure!
Travel Dates: June 21, 2021 - July 2, 2021
Group Organizer(s):
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Program Tuition: $3,690 USD - or - $3,590 USD with discount if paid in full
Airfare not included in program tuition
Estimated Airfare: $1,200

Tuition Calculator

There are two options for payment, including an easy installment plan.  Follow the option which works best for your family.

Program Tuition: $3,690

Pay in Full

Pay in full at the time of enrollment and receive a $100 discount off your program tuition! Payment with the discount would be:

$3,590.00

due today

Payment Plan

Pay a $500 deposit at the time of enrollment and establish a monthly payment plan. If you enroll today, your estimated* monthly payments would be:

$638.00

per month

* This is an approximate price. Your exact total will be confirmed by the Admissions Team upon enrollment.

All prices in United States Dollars.

Italy Cultural Journey

Italy is a traveler’s dream and an item on everyone’s bucket list. No other country in the world contains as many historical sites and artifacts that provide a glimpse at the very root of western civilization. Where else can you stand and see the place where the basis for modern government was forged? Where else can you see so many timeless and priceless pieces of ancient art and architecture in just a few days?

Natural history, as well as human history, is on full display in the massive peninsular nation with stunning views of the Dolomites and Alps in the north, idyllic Mediterranean countryside along the coast, and broad pastoral landscapes of rolling hills in between. Italians are an incredibly varied and diverse people, but the one constant is their openness and sense of hospitality towards travelers. And, of course, once you have tried true Italian food, there’s no going back to anything else!

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys

Cultural Journeys provide deep insight into the history, culture, and natural heritage of our host countries through authentic immersive experiences. Students will explore ancient ruins, sample new foods, and develop valuable leadership skills.

Program Highlights


Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!

Take a bicycle tour through the Roman hillside

Tour a local olive farm

Learn to make true Italian food in a private cooking class

Visit the famous Colosseum

The Itinerary


We work hard to create safe, engaging, and immersive itineraries for our travelers, but given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but if inclement weather pushes us off course or an unexpected opportunity arises which travelers are excited about, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group. 

DayLocationActivitiesAccommodations
1USA -Rome, ItalyFly from USA to Rome, Italy.In Flight
2Arrival in RomeWe’ll arrive in the Eternal City by late morning. We’ll quickly settle in at our hotel and then we’ll head out to explore the city on foot. We’ll walk through the Piazza Navona, enter into the Pantheon, and stand in awe at the Trevi fountain. For dinner we’ll be enjoying our first of many authentic Italian dishes.Rome Hotel
3RomeThis morning we will visit another country! We will spend our morning at eh Wednesday mass and then afterwards we’ll marvel at the Vatican's Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Square, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums. Rome Hotel
4RomeToday we’re headed back in time to nearly 2000 years ago to the height of the Roman Empire. We’ll have a guided tour of the Coliseum and Ancient Forum. In the afternoon we’ll relax in Rome’s Villa Borghese park that overlooks the city. On our way to dinner, we’ll pass by the Spanish steps.Rome Hotel
5Pompeii/SorrentoThis morning we’ll catch a bus to Napoli for a pizza lunch in the birthplace of pizza! After lunch we’ll get a guided tour of the ancient Roman city of Pompei. We’ll end the day in Sorrento, where we’ll be staying for the next few days.Sorrento Hotel
6Sorrento/CapriThis morning we’re going to get on a boat and head to the Island of Capri! Bring your good walking shoes because we’re going to climb up Anacapri, the highest point on the island where we’ll have a 360 degree view of the Bay of Naples. Afterwards, there should be time for a dip in the sea and a gelato too!Sorrento Hotel
7Sorrento/HerculaneumAlmost everyone has heard of Pompeii, but much fewer know about Herculaneum, another Roman city destroyed by the same volcano on the every same day. We’ll explore the archeological site and see some of the incredibly preserved frescoes that are still on the walls of the buildings that are 200 years old! In the afternoon, we’ll head back towards Sorrento for some relaxation on the beach.Sorrento Hotel
8Flight to MaltaWe’ll wake up and head to the airport in Napoli where we’ll catch a plane to Malta. Once on the island, we’ll get our bearings and explore the unique surroundings.Malta Hotel
9MaltaToday we’ll visit some of the amazing archeological sites on the Island of Malta and we’ll enjoy the unique cuisine as well. Malta Hotel
10MaltaToday we will have a free day in Malta to soak up some sun on the beach!Malta Hotel
11RomeToday we will say goodbye to Malta and board a quick flight back to Rome. We will have some time in the afternoon to explore Rome’s Jewish Ghetto stopping by the Campo de’Firori, translated literally from Italian the “Field of Flowers Square”. Then we’ll head over to the Testaccio Market to savor homemade ravioli, gelato, meats and cheese, fried risotto and all kinds of pasta! We'll also work off our food as we continue to see sights in both Testaccio and in the Jewish Ghetto.Rome Hotel
12Flight homeArrivederci Italia!Your own bed, eventually!

Safety and Support


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HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
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EXPERT LEADERSHIP
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PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
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COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
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DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
ALL-INCLUSIVE PRICING
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I was very concerned about my daughter who has a peanut allergy travelling to a foreign country for the first time without us. Walking Tree was very sensitive to my concerns and reassured me that this is something they could handle and they did! I would send her again in a heartbeat. Thank you Walking Tree.

Kerry
Parent of Emilie, traveler on 2018 Service Program to Costa Rica

Your Adventure Includes

Estimated Airfare

In order to give our travelers the best possible price, we break out airfare from the Program Tuition. We will still handle all booking and ticketing via our flight partner who has access to special fares not available to the general public. You will be invoiced for the flight once we are able to secure the group’s airline contract.

Program Tuition Excludes: Premiere Travel insurance, baggage fees, airline minor fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on itinerary.

 

Need to Raise Money? We have you covered.

Our travelers are provided with funding opportunities that are easy to implement and fun to take part in. Our flagship fundraiser involves selling fair trade, organic, carbon-neutral coffee from a women’s collective in Peru. There is no limit to the amount you can earn, so get started now by clicking the link below!

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Resource center

Resource Center

Why should high school students travel abroad? What happens if a participant gets sick? How quickly do we need to enroll? We’re sure you have plenty of questions and we’ve got you covered! Visit our Resource Center to discover the answers to your most pressing questions and contact us anytime with additional questions.

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