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8 Best Travel Programs to Enjoy Nature, Help Animals and Fulfill Your Soul

8 Best Travel Programs to Enjoy Nature, Help Animals and Fulfill Your Soul

Taking a gap year will offer you the opportunity to gain important life skills and experiences while at the same time a chance to reflect and focus on what your next step is. By having a productive gap year will be great on your CV because many employers know the significance of the experience a person gains while participating in programs. Taking a gap year to enroll in some volunteer programs will help you relate to subjects then you are planning to study. Have no worries admissions tutors know that some students will take time to adjust to studying after they have taken the gap year.

Taking Care of Elephants in Namibia

Saving elephants is one of the most rewarding projects you can enroll in during your gap year. Elephant protection programs often include a lot of things like tracking and monitoring them, as well as doing the research. So if you are looking in a really rewarding project a journey to Namibia will be a life-changing experience.

Taking Care of Elephants in Namibia

Take Part in Marine Conservation Program in Thailand

There are many marine project opportunities that Thailand offers for students that are taking a gap year. A marine project is perfect for someone who is interested in marine biology, environment, and science or for those who just like nature and want to make a difference. There are projects that are focused on saving coral reefs that are endangered because of overfishing and pollution. By enrolling in some programs like this, you will learn new skills like sample taking, research, coral cleanup, data gathering and survey work. There are many organizations like Involvement Volunteers International, which have very purposeful that young people will enjoy during their gap year.

Save the Turtles in Costa Rica

If you have been the one to enjoy watching people saving baby turtles, Costa Rica is one of the few places where you can fulfil that dream. There are many programs that are open for families, postgraduate as well as students. Most of the programs include accommodation and good, and there is also free time for you can enjoy the beaches of Costa Rica.

Save the Turtles in Costa Rica

Investigating Whales in the Norwegian Arctic

If you are interested in going whale watching but want to take it to a whole other level, this is perfect for you. In this program, you can see male sperm whales and listen to the humpback and killer whales communicate with special equipment. You will get to record data and download it to interpret the whale sounds for research. While doing all of that you will get to experience Norway’s deep fjords and glacial lakes.         

Join in on Rescuing Corals in Seychelles

The Indian Ocean’s Curieuse Island is recognized for its golden sands, enormous tortoises, and the amazing Coco de Mer palms that can be spotted at only one other place on earth. It’s also part of a bigger Marine National Park that’s looking into the unfortunate effects of climate change. You can help by evaluating the health of the waters that surround the coral reefs and the coastal ecosystem by measuring the coral growth and classifying the diversity by using underwater cameras. During your free time, you can snorkel, dive or sunbathe on the beach.

Join in on Rescuing Corals in Seychelles

Be a Zoo Assistant in Malaysia

There are a lot of places that offer gap year programs for people who love to work with animals. If you want to spend some time exploring Malaysia, this is a program you won't want to miss. The zoo is really close to Kuala Lumpur so you will get to enjoy Malaysia's amazing city and learn some new skills. You can choose to do things like building and maintenance, stimulate animals, improve their conditions, research and observation or leading educational tours on the zoo.

Help out on a Husky ranch in Canada

If you love being out in the outdoors and have a passion for wildlife than this is the program for you. This programme is four to eight weeks long, and during that time you will get the chance to walk, groom, and feed the huskies. You will also take part in ranch maintenance, go dog sledding or snowmobiling if you go during the winter, prepare dog sled tracks and clean them. There are many locations that you can choose to do your program.

Help out on a Husky ranch in Canada

Do the Predator Research Program

If you want to visit the Amazon, with this program you can help out bush dog monitoring and research in the rainforest. You will get to set camera traps, collect data, and help with any community activities like performing the research. This program lasts four to six weeks.

Young people like to volunteer during their gap year for many reasons. All expectations, desires and motives depend on your personal preferences and goals. Some people have simple motivations like to travel and meet people and want more than just going backpacking. Others are interested in this because they want to broaden their horizons, learn new skills and promote personal growth. So, what are your reasons for taking a gap year?

ninaNina is a blogger, yoga aficionado and a travel enthusiast with a distinctive taste for home decor. She's passionate about learning new things and sharing meaningful ideas. If you wanna see what she's up to you can find her on twitter!

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