7 days
San Francisco, New York

Summit Tour:
From San Francisco’s stunning redwoods to New York City’s plentiful green space, both concrete jungles are home to numerous plant and wildlife species. While on tour from April 2–8, discover how both cities use their technological expertise to focus on biodiversity and enhance their environmental conservation efforts.

Summit Leadership Conference:
Join teachers and students from around the world at EF’s New York Campuses in Westchester, NY, for a two-day leadership conference from April 6–8. Hear from world-renowned speakers on the Summit theme: The Influence of Technology on Society, attend expert-led workshops, and gain insight into the role of technology in our rapidly evolving world. 

Using design thinking—a creative problem-solving technique used by companies like Apple and Google—teams of students will develop and present innovative solutions to challenges around the world.


  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Arrive in San Francisco

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a cable car ride

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Participate in a Summit-theme related activity

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf

  • Day 3: San Francisco

    Visit Muir Woods

    Take a tour of the Marine Mammal Center

    Board your overnight flight to New York City

  • Day 4: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, focusing on urban ecology

    Visit the Lowline, the world's first underground park, and tour the test lab

    Visit Times Square

  • Day 5: New York City • Student Leadership Conference

    Conduct a biodiversity census in Central Park

    Travel to Tarrytown

    Summit Leadership Conference kicks off

  • Day 6: Student Leadership Conference

  • Day 7: Student Leadership Conference • Depart for home

    Summit Leadership Conference wraps up

    Depart for home

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  • Day 1: San Francisco

    Arrive in San Francisco

    Take a guided tour of San Francisco

    • Chinatown
    • Lombard Street
    • Golden Gate Bridge
    • Fisherman's Wharf

    Take a cable car ride

  • Day 2: San Francisco

    Participate in a Summit-theme related activity

    Enjoy free time at Fisherman's Wharf

  • Day 3: San Francisco

    Visit Muir Woods

    Take a tour of the Marine Mammal Center

    Board your overnight flight to New York City

  • Day 4: New York City

    Arrive in New York City

    Take a tour of the Brooklyn Navy Yard, focusing on urban ecology

    Visit the Lowline, the world's first underground park, and tour the test lab

    Visit Times Square

  • Day 5: New York City • Student Leadership Conference

    Conduct a biodiversity census in Central Park

    Travel to Tarrytown

    Summit Leadership Conference kicks off

  • Day 6: Student Leadership Conference

  • Day 7: Student Leadership Conference • Depart for home

    Summit Leadership Conference wraps up

    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.

  • Hotel Accommodations

    Overnight stays in safe, quality hotels.

  • Overnight Security

    Security guards on watch nightly.

  • Meals

    Breakfast and dinner daily; lunch can also be included.

  • All Gratuities

    Tips included for your Tour Director, bus driver, licensed guides, restaurant and hotel staff.

  • Guided Tours and Activities

    Sightseeing tours led by expert and licensed local guides; tickets to all activities.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your Tour Director stays with your group 24/7, providing local insight and knowledge, while handling every on-tour detail.

  • 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.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • 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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