Destinations

Destinations

Global Exchange organizes customized tours to over 30 destinations around the world. See below for a list of destinations we most commonly visit, including potential themes your group can explore, as well as a sample itinerary of past Reality Tours.

Contact us here if you are interested in traveling to a country that is not on this list. With over 25 years of experience as an international human rights organization, we have contacts all over the world.


Afghanistan

Potential Themes: 

Women’s Rights Education Reform
Environmental Protection Microloans

 

Sample Itinerary

Argentina

Potential Themes: 

  • Fair trade
  • Food Justice
  • Worker Cooperatives
  • Education
  • The “Dirty War”
  • Sustainability
  • Children’s Rights
  • Journalism

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour 

 

Country Profile


Bolivia

Potential Themes: 

  • Mining and the Silver Industry
  • Agriculture (ex. Quinoa production)
  • Coco Industry/Drug War
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Food justice
  • Role of Religion
  • Spanish language learning

 

Country Profile


 Brazil

Potential Themes: 

Favelas and Housing Issues Economics
Rural Development Landless Workers Movement (MST)
Afro-Brazilian Culture Agroforestry
Military Dictatorship Women’s issues/trafficking

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour

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Cambodia

Potential Themes: 

Deforestation and logging Sustainable Development
Conservation Human trafficking
Healthcare Impacts of war/genocide
Children’s rights/

Student Movements

Worker’s Rights

 

Sample Itinerary for a Customized Tour 

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Chiapas

Potential Themes: 

Indigenous rights Autonomous Indigenous Communities
Environmental Justic Cooperatives
Land Ownership / Land Rights

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour

 


Chile

Potential Themes: 

Arts and Culture Fair Trade
Conservation

 

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Costa Rica

Potential Themes: 

Fair Trade vs. Free Trade Environmental Justice
Ecotourism

 

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Cuba

Potential Themes: 

U.S. Relations Ten Year’s War
Cuban Revolution Art History
Healthcare Sustainable Agriculture
Spanish Immersion

Ecuador

Potential Themes:

Community-Run Ecotourism Oil Extraction and Chevron’s Legacy
Fair trade Biodiversity


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Guatemala

Potential Themes: 

Fair trade coffee Ecotourism
Natural Resource Protection Textile Cooperatives
Effects of the 1980s Genocide

 

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Haiti

Potential Themes: 

Community Redevelopment Fair Trade Cooperatives
Health Care System Education Reforms
Democracy Building Women’s Rights
Colonialism

 

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India

Potential Themes: 

Environmental Justice Human Trafficking
Ghandian Legacy Religion and Culture
Women’s Empowerment and Self-Help Wildlife
Tourism Industry

 

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Iran

Potential Themes:

Religion and Politics History and the Arts
Architecture

 

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Nepal

Potential Themes:

Sustainable agriculture  

Climate Change

Social justice Migration
Himalayas  Social Entrepreneurship

Nicaragua

 

Potential Themes: 

Fair Trade Cooperatives Agro-ecological Alternatives
Arts and Culture Ecotourism

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour

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North Korea

Potenial Themes: 

Citizen Diplomacy History

 

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Oaxaca

Potential Themes: 

Indigenous Rights Guetalguetza Festival
Environmental Protection Dia de los Muertos
Free Trade vs. Fair Trade

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour


Palestine

Potential Themes: 
Fair Trade Refugee Communities
Israeli Solidarity

Women’s Rights

 

Country Profile

 


Panama

Potential Themes: 

Afro-Indigenous Rights U.S. Intervention
Land Ownership and Displacement Afro-Indigenous Music and Culture
History of the Panama Canal

Peru

Potential Themes:

Extractive Industries Informal Human Settlements
Women’s Rights Coffee Cooperatives
Ecotourism Indigenous Rights

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour

 

Country Profile 

 


 Thailand

Potential Themes:

Tourism Industry Human Trafficking

 

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 US/Mexico Border

Potential Themes: 

Migration Environmental Clean-Up
Bi-National Human Rights Agricultural Practices

 

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Vietnam

Potential Themes: 

Religion and Architecture Nature Exploration
Remnants of the War

 

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Venezuela

Potential Themes:

Democracy Human Rights
Oil Industry Agricultural Cooperatives
Community Organizing Afro-Venezuelan Culture

 

Sample Itinerary for Customized Tour

 

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