Round the World Gap Year - The Whole Schbang
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Trip code: QRW1

  • Adventure 5 out of 5
  • Relaxation 3 out of 5
  • Culture 3 out of 5
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Trip Highlights

  • Spice up your life experiencing India's rich culture
  • Sample the delights of Thai cuisine
  • Get yourself a job and fund your time in Oz
  • Do a full circuit of Lord of the Rings’ New Zealand
  • Relax on a Fijian beach
  • Road trip: cross country from LA to New York
  • Be flexible with your time… it’s your trip!

Trip Summary

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Marvel at the Taj Mahal, eat your body-weight in Pad Thai, catch a wave in Australia, swim with dolphins in New Zealand then head to the US and explore the Grand Canyon and New York.

 

This action packed itinerary will inspire your epic round the world adventure giving you a taste of the exciting things you could be getting up to on your trip.

 

If you have time on your hands and an ever-growing list of destinations, why not tick some of them off on this incredible multi-destination experience? From the hustle and bustle of India and Thailand to the pristine coast of Australia, set off on a whirlwind tour of the world’s many sights and experiences! And remember, this itinerary is totally flexible so feel free to mix and match our trips to suit you.


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What will I be doing?

  • Stop 1: India (4 Weeks)

  • Stop 2: Thailand (4 weeks)

  • Stop 3: Australia (Up to 12 Months)

  • Stop 4: New Zealand and Fiji (Up to 6 months)

  • Stop 5: The USA (21 days)

Stop 1: India: 4 Weeks

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Destination info

Round the World - The Whole Shebang is exactly that – an action packed round the world adventure taking in India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. During this trip you will bear witness to a fantastic array of varying, incredible landscapes whilst experiencing the diverse and different cultures of six different countries.

  • Location: India

 

India Experience - 4 weeks
If you're looking to infuse your travels full of adventure, culture, great food and discovery then India's the place! Full to the brim of fantastic activity, our India Experience trip is perfect for those who fancy seeing the 'real India' whillst exploring and volunteering through different regions of the country.
 
Although it's almost impossible for us to pick out highlights of our fantastic four week trip, we have become rather attached to our camel safaris in the Thar desert (including a night under the stars in a tented camp), the visit to the Taj Mahal, trekking in Rishikesh and the conclusional week in the beautiful Goa! 
 
Fancy something different? Check out our other India trips

Stop 2: Thailand: 4 weeks

Next Leg

Destination info

Round the World - The Whole Shebang is exactly that – an action packed round the world adventure taking in India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. During this trip you will bear witness to a fantastic array of varying, incredible landscapes whilst experiencing the diverse and different cultures of six different countries.

  • Location: Thailand
Thailand Experience – 4 weeks
Experience adventure travel in Thailand with all the best bits packed into just four weeks! You'll spend a full month getting to know Asia, Thailand, Thai food, Thai people and Thai landscapes!
 
We’ll take you to some of the best tourist spots in unspoilt Kanchanaburi and Sangklaburi and you’ll have a few days to get involved with worthwhile volunteer work or get a taste for adventure whilst trekking .
 
To round off your ultimate Thailand experience, the trip will end with an obligatory week hanging out on the beach on the island of Koh Pha Ngan. Well someone's got to do it!
 
 
4 weeks not long enough for you in this amazing country? Why not extend your Thai adventure and take a look at volunteering or scuba diving.

Stop 3: Australia: Up to 12 Months

Next Leg

Destination info

Round the World - The Whole Shebang is exactly that – an action packed round the world adventure taking in India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. During this trip you will bear witness to a fantastic array of varying, incredible landscapes whilst experiencing the diverse and different cultures of six different countries.

  • Location: East Coast of Australia

 

Ultimate Aussie package plus working holiday visa
Drink in the views of harbour-side Sydney as you get over your jet lag then set about finding a job. You can work as you travel and earn your way through this section of your trip. 

Stop 4: New Zealand and Fiji: Up to 6 months

Next Leg

Destination info

Round the World - The Whole Shebang is exactly that – an action packed round the world adventure taking in India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. During this trip you will bear witness to a fantastic array of varying, incredible landscapes whilst experiencing the diverse and different cultures of six different countries.

  • Location: New Zealand and Fiji

Pick one of our great hop on hop off bus passes  

 

Kiwi Experience bus pass - Funky Chicken

Hop on and hop off wherever and whenever you like with this flexible bus pass. Make your way through New Zealand’s epic landscapes; from glaciers and snow-capped mountains to wild coastlines and pristine blue lakes. Adrenaline junkies will love New Zealand as much as nature lovers! 

 

 

Fiji Experience bus pass - Lei Low

Learn to live at a slower pace as your discover the many wonders of Fiji. Take in the island at your own pace and gain an insight into local culture! 

Stop 5: The USA: 21 days

Destination info

Round the World - The Whole Shebang is exactly that – an action packed round the world adventure taking in India, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and the USA. During this trip you will bear witness to a fantastic array of varying, incredible landscapes whilst experiencing the diverse and different cultures of six different countries.

  • Location: Los Angeles to New York

 

USA Experience

Join one of our bestselling cross-country American trips and experience a perfect blend of large cities, small towns, spectacular scenery and National Park. From the glitz and glamour of LA and Las Vegas you'll be scanning the skies for UFOs in Roswell, New Mexico, soaking up the atmosphere at the home of Jazz in New Orleans and exploring the best of America's Capitol in Wasington DC before finishing off in the Big Apple. It’s an escorted group tour so at the end of your long adventure – let someone else take the strain for you! Just sit back and enjoy!

 

 

Remember the whole of this round the world itinerary is just a guide. Give us a call to help put together your perfect trip.

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What's included?

  • Flights: London - India - Thailand - Australia - New Zealand - Fiji - USA - London
  • India Experience
  • Thailand Experience
  • Ultimate Aussie Package
  • Oz Experience bus pass
  • Kiwi Experience bus pass
  • Feejee Experience bus pass
  • USA Experience

What's not included?

  • Travel insurance
  • Any necessary visas
  • Extra activities not on itinerary

Additional Information & FAQs

Minimum age

Minimum age 18, maximum age 30 (due to working holiday visa restrictions).

 

Accommodation

 

As you’ll be visiting a few different countries and may have several different programmes included in your trip, you will stay in a variety of accommodation possibly including hostels, lodges, home-stays, volunteer houses and maybe even tents!
 
Please look at the specific programmes included in your multi-stop trip for more specific information.

 

Meals

Depending on your choice of countries and experiences, some meals may be included but it will vary from place to place and project to project. Please refer to specific programme information to find out what’s included.

 

Advice & Safety

Throughout your programmes you will have the support and guidance of the programme co-ordinator and team. You will be provided with competent assistance and help with any questions or advice you may need during your stay.

You will be assigned a personal travel advisor who will co-ordinate your programme with you. Feel free to contact them at any time before you go, or when you are on your travels.

In addition, you will have access to a 24 hour emergency contact number so you can contact one of our UK staff at any time should you need to.

 

DBS

This trip requires a Police Check to be carried out - please contact us for further information on how to do this. 

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