Introduction Week in Seychelles

La Digue, Seychelles

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15 people
7 days
Code: 569
Cultural Experiences
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The best way to embrace La Digue, where you will get familiar with the culture and people of Seychelles. During this week we will explain the dos and don’ts regarding safety and transport.

Various crafts give a unique identity that along with traditional etiquette and local architecture tells a story of culture and its evolution over time. After the formalities, this is a wonderful way to make new friends and learn a little more about their country. Dig a little deeper and see what you can discover! Visit the Local handicrafts store, learn local language and cooking, and get to know you about your projects. The week consists of three days of activities to introduce you to the La Digue Island culture and surroundings, and also for you to interact with the fellow participants. During the last two days of the week, you will be visiting your project and commence your work.

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.

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Aims & Objectives

Introduce you to La Digue’s diverse geographical and cultural environment by fostering a deeper understanding of cultural similarities and differences through experiential learning in Seychelles and to help you develop awareness and deeper understanding of culture. You will get an opportunity to examine the program you are taking part in and get prepared for an adventure of a lifetime.

Monday to Friday

● Introduction regarding the culture and people of La Digue.

● Sessions on safety, transport, and do’s and don’ts.

● Information of La Digue’s topography and popular beaches, as well as trails & attractions in the Island

● Attend a class to learn Seychelles language and cooking. Visit the local handicrafts store & the centre of La Digue for more information or access the local library, which has a collection books that will appeal to anyone hungry for information.

● Make friends around the world! - take part in our cultural exchange session where you share your culture with the fellow participants.

● Visit your project placement sites and get to know the projects you will be working upon.

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

There are no further requirements.

There are no further requirements.

Additional Equipment
  • There is no additional equipment

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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