shutterstock_224845561Highlights

  • Leysin tour
  • Berneuse trek
  • Chocolate factory
  • Montreaux tour
  • UN Building

DAY 1

Welcome to Switzerland! On arrival, transfer to the town of Leysin and check in to your hotel

Overnight at the camp

DAY 2

Today, we head on a tour of this lovely town, which is also known as a Swiss Heritage Site. The spectacular views across the Rhone Valley invite many tourists across the year. Experience the town like a local on our tour.

Later, we embark to explore the forest on an adventurous expedition.

Overnight at the camp

DAY 3

In groups, students will set off on a full or half day hike.  Students will be instructed on the use of both maps and compasses and may be given the opportunity to use their skills to navigate for the group.  There will be a series of environmental awareness games along the way.  The games and exercises will focus on wildlife, habitats, food chains and human impact on the environment.

Summit quest – The Berneuse is a mountain of the western Bernese Alps, above Leysin in the canton of Vaud. It lies on the range east of the Rhone valley, culminating at the Tour d’Aï. Its summit (2,045 m) is a popular destination, accessible by cable cabin from town. On a clear day, Lake Geneva is visible from this summit.

Now, students will play the role of detectives, in charge of discovering who is exacerbating the planet’s climate change. They will be given clue sheets and will have to find the suspects, hidden in the building.

Overnight at the camp

DAY 4

For today, we have a hike to a mountain hut. Here, students will learn hands-on about fire building, shelter building, outdoor cooking and basic needs when trying to survive in the wilderness. You will experience the Alpine environment at its best with the intense activities.

You may have the opportunity to sleep out in their shelters or huts if the weather permits

Overnight at the camp

DAY 5

Post breakfast, set off from the hut and hike back to town. Once you reach the camp, choose one of the following activities to keep yourself busy with: swimming, skating, arts n craft, dancing

Later, we have a visit to a chocolate factory that will take you through a detailed process of this food product is prepared; right from sourcing the cocoa up until it is wrapped and shipped to the stores from where you buy them.

For the evening, we have a lovely camp fire to warm ourselves in the cold and relax.

Overnight at the camp

DAY 6

A short drive away is the picturesque town of Montreaux, located on Lake Geneva at the foot of the Alps. We explore this lovely little town whose history dates back to as early as the 5th century thanks to a Roman villa that stands as proof. Part our trip is a visit to a shopping centre to pick up souvenirs for our folks back home.

We head next to UN – Housed at the Palais des Nations, the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) serves as the representative office of the Secretary-General at Geneva. A focal point for multilateral diplomacy, UNOG services more than 8,000 meetings every year, making it one of the busiest conference centres in the world. With more than 1,600 staff, it is the biggest duty stations outside of United Nations headquarters in New York.

We wrap up this amazing trip with a fun party wherein you will be presented with certificates and awards!

Overnight at the camp

DAY 7

Check out and head to the airport for your flight back home!

» Please note that the itinerary is tentative and all inclusions are subject to availability at the time of booking
» All workshops and factory visits are subject to being operated and availability
» Meals will be provided as applicable in all the tours