7 days
Arizona, New Mexico – Estimated 10-12 Service Hours

The American Southwest may be a desert, but the region is abundant in cultural traditions and natural beauty.

On this Service Learning Tour, you'll support initiatives such as:

– National Park conservation
– Economic development
– Native American community initiatives
  • Day 1: Phoenix • Flagstaff

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in Phoenix

    Travel to Flagstaff

    Take a walking tour of Flagstaff's historic downtown

  • Day 2: Grand Canyon • Flagstaff

    Visit Grand Canyon National Park

    • Desert View Drive
    • Yavapai Point

    Participate in a Service Learning project at a National Park

    (Tasks could include anything from creating hiking trails to helping reintroduce the formerly extinct California condor)

    Visit the Lowell Observatory

  • Day 3: Tuba City • Window Rock • Northern New Mexico

    Travel to Tuba City, a major city in the Navajo Nation

    Visit the Hopi Cultural Center

    • Explore the area's well-preserved cliff dwellings

    Visit Window Rock and the Code Talker Memorial

  • Day 4: Northern New Mexico

    Start your Service Learning project

    (Interact with locals while working on economic initiatives that support the local Native American communities)

  • Day 5: Northern New Mexico • Albuquerque

    Continue your Service Learning work

    (Tasks could include planting flower beds, improving water supply, or maintaining the facilities at a local school)

    Travel to Albuquerque

  • Day 6: Albuquerque

    Visit ABQ BioPark, where you will see:

    • Zoo, or
    • Aquarium and Botanic Garden

    Visit the Balloon Museum

    Ride the Sandia Peak Tramway

  • Day 7: Albuquerque

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Phoenix • Flagstaff

    Meet a Tour Director at the airport

    Arrive in Phoenix

    Travel to Flagstaff

    Take a walking tour of Flagstaff's historic downtown

  • Day 2: Grand Canyon • Flagstaff

    Visit Grand Canyon National Park

    • Desert View Drive
    • Yavapai Point

    Participate in a Service Learning project at a National Park

    (Tasks could include anything from creating hiking trails to helping reintroduce the formerly extinct California condor)

    Visit the Lowell Observatory

  • Day 3: Tuba City • Window Rock • Northern New Mexico

    Travel to Tuba City, a major city in the Navajo Nation

    Visit the Hopi Cultural Center

    • Explore the area's well-preserved cliff dwellings

    Visit Window Rock and the Code Talker Memorial

  • Day 4: Northern New Mexico

    Start your Service Learning project

    (Interact with locals while working on economic initiatives that support the local Native American communities)

  • Day 5: Northern New Mexico • Albuquerque

    Continue your Service Learning work

    (Tasks could include planting flower beds, improving water supply, or maintaining the facilities at a local school)

    Travel to Albuquerque

  • Day 6: Albuquerque

    Visit ABQ BioPark, where you will see:

    • Zoo, or
    • Aquarium and Botanic Garden

    Visit the Balloon Museum

    Ride the Sandia Peak Tramway

  • Day 7: Albuquerque

    Depart for home

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Your experience includes

This all-inclusive experience gives students the chance to discover the life-changing power of travel—at the guaranteed lowest price.
  • Round-trip Transportation

    Round-trip transportation on major carriers; comfortable motorcoach throughout the tour.

  • Accommodations

    Enjoy a 6-night stay.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • Volunteer and Leadership Activities

    Volunteer, leadership, action planning and social issues activities.

  • Cultural Activities

    Experience the local culture through activities that explore relevant social and environmental issues.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, handling all tour logistics and facilitating post-project reflection activities.

  • Training and Support

    We prepare new Group Leaders on a free Training Tour and provide personal support every step of the way.

  • Traveler Resources

    We offer travelers flexible payment options as well as a dedicated support team to manage finances and answer tour questions.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team while on tour.

  • Expert Tour Planning

    Your dedicated EF team provides expertise every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Illness and Accident Coverage

    Rest easier knowing your travelers are covered on tour with EF's comprehensive coverage plan.

  • $50 Million Liability Policy

    Group Leaders and schools are protected while on tour.

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