Day 1: Arrival and Historical Exploration in Williamsburg
Depart early and travel to Williamsburg, VA.
Arrive in Williamsburg, meet your Zoni Tour Manager, and enjoy lunch together.
Explore Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum that recreates life in the 18th century. Engage with costumed interpreters and visit historic sites or attend an interactive workshop.
Visit one of the famous art museums or take a guided tour of iconic sites like the Capitol, Governor's Palace, and Courthouse.
Enjoy a group dinner at a colonial-themed tavern in Williamsburg.
Take a ghost tour to explore the spooky side of Williamsburg's history.
Check into your hotel and unwind for the night.
Day 2: Educational Immersion and Relaxation in Williamsburg
Have breakfast at the hotel.
Visit the Jamestown Settlement, a museum that offers insights into the history of America's first permanent English colony. Explore the reconstructed fort, native village, and ships.
Engage in hands-on activities and watch demonstrations related to early colonial life.
Eat lunch at a local restaurant.
Set out on a guided tour of the College of William & Mary, one of the oldest universities in the United States. Learn about its history and notable alumni.
Enjoy some free time for souvenir shopping and exploration of Merchants Square.
Travel to Virginia Beach and have dinner at a local restaurant.
Enjoy a stroll along the boardwalk before heading to your hotel for the night.
Day 3: Coastal Adventure in Virginia Beach
Have breakfast at the hotel.
Get active with a beach cleanup activity as you contribute to environmental conservation efforts.
Return to the hotel to pack up and check out.
Enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant.
Visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center to learn about the marine life and ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay region. Get up close with sharks and endangered sea turtles or view the Restless Planet gallery to see animals from Southeast Asia and Africa.
Bid Virgnia Beach farewell and depart for home.
Historical Engagement: Immerse students in a journey through time as they explore Colonial Williamsburg, bringing the 18th century to life.
Educational Diversity: This tour offers a well-rounded educational experience by providing insights into early American history and marine biology.
Coastal Conservation: By participating in a beach cleanup activity in Virginia Beach, students actively contribute to environmental conservation while appreciating the coastal atmosphere.
Marine Discovery: A visit to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center offers a chance to learn about marine life and ecosystems in the Chesapeake Bay region.
General information regarding student tours and field trips.
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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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Yes. All itineraries are fully customizable based upon your desired destination, curriculum requests, and budget needs.
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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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The Tour Leader is a representative from your school. The Tour Manager is affiliated with Zoni Tours and is well versed in the destinations visited.
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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The itineraries listed on our website include examples of destinations that we travel to, but we are happy to customize a tour of any destination you wish to visit.
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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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Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.
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Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.
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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.
All forms are signed at registration along with terms and conditions. Documentation required by your school or organization may vary.
No. Group travel is secured under one booking.
No, seats will be assigned at the time of booking.
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.