Day 1: Arrival and Georgia State University
Depart from your school for Atlanta, GA.
Upon arrival in Atlanta, meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the hotel for luggage drop off.
Head to Georgia State University for a campus tour, exploring its modern urban campus and academic offerings. For over a century, Georgia State has offered students more than 250 academic programs and is known as a leader in innovation and research.
Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant near Centennial Olympic Park.
Visit Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics. Take in a show at the fountain and take a ride on the SkyView Atlanta Ferris wheel for stunning views of the city below.
Take a tour of the World of Coca-Cola where you can explore the history of this uniquely American soft drink. Learn all about how Coca-Cola has influenced marketing and American culture and taste 60 different soft drinks from around the world.
Gather for a welcome dinner at a local eatery where you can talk about your campus visit and prepare for the days ahead.
Check in to your hotel and rest.
Day 2: Clark Atlanta, Spelman, and Morehouse
Start the day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel.
Explore Clark Atlanta University, a historically Black university, and gain insights into its rich heritage. Formed after the unification of Atlanta University and Clark College, Clark Atlanta is the largest of the four institutions that form part of the Atlanta University Center Consortium. Here students can learn about the vast array of academic programs and student life events available at this university.
Have lunch on the Clark Atlanta campus.
Separate into two groups to visit Spelman College and Morehouse College.
Spelman College is a global leader in the education of women of African descent and is home to over 2000 students. Here, female students will explore the history, present, and future of this renowned institution which consistently receives high marks for its quality of education. Known as part of the Black Ivy League, Spelman offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in academics and leadership.
Similarly, Morehouse College excels at preparing young men to change the world through leadership and service. For over 150 years, has educated Black men and boasts such famous alumni as Olympic athletes, politicians, and entertainers. As a leading institution of higher learning in Atlanta and around the world, Morehouse offers male students a glimpse into life at a Black Ivy League University.
Take a tour of the Georgia Aquarium where you can see a whale shark in the stunning Ocean Viewer Gallery and check out the penguins, dolphins, and countless other marine animals.
Enjoy dinner at a local eatery where you can debrief after your HBCU tours and share information that you learned about each of the schools.
Reflect on the meaningful experiences of the day and return to the hotel for a good night's sleep.
Day 3: Georgia Tech and Cultural Exploration
Begin the day with breakfast and check out of the hotel.
Visit the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) for a campus tour, experiencing a leading technological and research institution. Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. One of the nation's top public research universities, this institution provides a top-rated education to over 45,000 students.
Enjoy lunch on campus.
Explore the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, including his childhood home, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, and the King Center. Here you will learn about the single most famous Civil Rights leader and explore ways to further his legacy in your own life.
Gather for a final dinner, sharing stories and memories from your Atlanta adventure.
Bid farewell to Atlanta, GA, departing for home with a deeper understanding of the educational opportunities waiting for you in this thriving city.
Educational Value: This itinerary offers a rich educational experience, with campus tours at renowned universities, exposing students to various academic programs and environments.
Diverse Campus Tours: Students have the opportunity to explore a mix of institutions, from research universities like Georgia Tech to historically significant colleges like Morehouse and Spelman.
Cultural Exposure: The tour includes visits to Atlanta's cultural and historical landmarks, providing students with a broader perspective on the city's history and contributions to American culture.
Balanced Schedule: The itinerary strikes a balance between educational activities and cultural exploration, ensuring a well-rounded experience.
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We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.
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Tour inclusions vary depending on your itinerary, but all include transportation, accommodations, venue admissions, and most meals (as outlined in your proposal).
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Because we fully customize every itinerary, we can offer tours to any and every age group.
No, Zoni educational tours are not limited to school students alone. They can be arranged for college students, adult learners, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, language organizations, home-school co-ops, cultural schools/organizations, businesses, or individuals with an interest in acquiring knowledge and exploring new environments.
Absolutely. We cater to various group sizes, including homeschoolers, with fully customizable itineraries.
We require a minimum of ten paying passengers per group. We have no maximum group size.
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Planning should begin as soon as possible. International travel is typically planned 12-18 months before departure.
Zoni Educational travel tours have trained Tour Managers and Tour Leaders accompanying the group. For domestic travel there will be one Tour Leader for every 10 students and for international travel, there will be one Tour Leader for every 6 students.
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Yes, for domestic travel we offer one free tour leader per ten paying passengers. For international travel, we offer one free tour leader per six paying passengers.
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While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.
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Students and tour leaders will be responsible for securing traveler documents and information. Zoni will keep digital copies of passports and visas for international travel in case of emergency.
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While not guaranteed, Zoni Tours will do everything possible to accommodate this request.
Flight changes are available at your own expense, subject to group leaders' approval.
Zoni Tours will accommodate special needs per ADA and section 504. We can secure accommodations in motorcoaches, hotels, and most eateries. However, elements of certain itineraries are not accessible to wheelchairs and other devices. Please make your Educational Group Tour Coordinator aware of any special needs when you begin your travel planning.