Introduction Week in Samoa

Apia, Samoa

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15 people
7 days
Code: 400
Cultural Experiences
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The introduction week will help you to get the best of Samoa by making you explore the local culture and the way of living. During this week, you will get to know about the do’s and don'ts during your stay in Samoa, learn the key words and phrases in the Samoan language and learn to cook some delicious local meals. Additionally, we will visit some of the most important sights that you should not miss whilst you are here.

Please note this trip may require you to purchase a cultural experience week with it. Click Here to find the relevant cultural experience week based on the country where this trip operates in.

During 2017

Jan 30th

Feb 13th

Feb 27th

Mar 13th

Mar 27th

Apr 10th

Apr 24th

May 8th

May 22nd

Jun 5th

Jun 19th

Jul 3rd

Jul 10th

Jul 17th

Jul 24th

Aug 7th

Aug 21st

Sep 4th

Sep 18th

Oct 2nd

Oct 16th

Nov 6th

Nov 20th

Dec 4th

Aims & Objectives

To introduce you to the Samoan culture as well as the geographical environment and help you to develop awareness about the similarities and differences of cultures.

Schedule
Monday
  • Welcome and introduction to the program and collection of important documents
  • Cultural lesson and a city tour of and around Apia
Tuesday
  • Learn to weave your personal friendship-band by attending the weaving class
  • Experiencing the traditional dances in Samoa
Wednesday
  • Learn the basics of Samoan in the language class
  • Learn to cook traditional Samoan dishes
Thursday
  • Visit to the Botanical Garden
  • Visit to the Robert Louis Stevenson House
Friday
  • Visit to the placement of your choice
  • Visit to the Apia Harbor

This schedule can be changed and/or amended depending on weather conditions, local conditions and unforeseen circumstances.

Participant Criteria & Requirements
Standard Requirements

Minimum age:                  -

Maximum age:                  -

Minimum English level:         Basic

CRB required:                 On Signup

Passport copy required:        On Signup

Resume copy required:         No

Required qualification:        None

Additional Requirements
  • Please submit your medical report to us on signup.
  • Participants below 18 require parental consent and participants above 65 require medical clearance to take part in the program.
  • Please submit your medical report to us on signup.
  • Participants below 18 require parental consent and participants above 65 require medical clearance to take part in the program.
Additional Equipment

● First Aid Kit

● Hat

● Hiking Shoes

● Small padlock to secure valuables

● Tidy clean clothes for church and temple visits

● Umbrella/raincoat

Accommodation, food, airport pick-up (if required), full support in-country, pre-departure advice and project transport.

Flights, Travel Insurance, Visa, Vaccinations or Personal Spending Money

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