Tour Overview

  • Charter bus OR flight to Philadelphia, PA
  • Private charter bus transportation for the duration of the tour
  • Hotel accommodations
  • Two breakfasts, three lunches, three dinners
  • Moore College of Art & Design campus tour
  • Admission to Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Evening tour of Philadelphia
  • Drexel University campus tour
  • University of Pennsylvania campus tour
  • Admission to Independence Hall
  • Visit to Liberty Bell
  • La Salle University campus tour
  • Temple University campus tour
  • Free tour leaders 1 per 15 paying travelers
  • Zoni Tour Manager

Day 1: Arrival and Moore College of Art & Design

Depart from your school for Philadelphia, PA.

Arrive in Philadelphia and meet your Zoni Tour Manager at the hotel for luggage drop-off.

Enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.

Head to Moore College of Art & Design for a campus tour, allowing students to explore their creative passions. The first and only historically all-women's college for art and design, Moore offers programs in Animation, Photography, Graphic Design, and other artistic disciplines.

Take a tour of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, famous for the "Rocky Steps" and its impressive art collection. View intricate suits of armor, Grace Kelly's iconic wedding dress, and the vast collection of Asian art.

Gather for a welcome dinner at a local eatery.

Take a walk through the historic streets of Philadelphia and soak in the city's rich history.

After the evening tour, check into your hotel ready for a restful night.

Day 2: Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania

Start the day with a hearty breakfast at your hotel, preparing for a day of exploration.

Visit Drexel University, known for its cooperative education programs and technological innovation. At Drexel, world-class academics meet real-world experience for a truly transformative education.

Enjoy lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Continue to the University of Pennsylvania for a campus tour, exploring one of the nation's most prestigious Ivy League institutions. Founded by Ben Franklin, Penn boasts nearly 10,000 undergraduate students and an 8 to 1 student-faculty ratio creating an environment designed to help you thrive.

Head to Old City to visit iconic Philadelphia landmarks, such as Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. See the place where the United States was born as you learn about the fateful meeting that led to the Declaration of Independence.

Enjoy dinner at a restaurant featuring local cuisine.

Reflect on the meaningful experiences of the day and return to the hotel for a good night's sleep.

Day 3: La Salle and Temple Universities

Begin the day with breakfast and then check out of the hotel.

Visit La Salle University, known for its Catholic tradition and strong academic programs. At La Salle, you will participate in hands-on learning and practical experiences to prepare you for your future. The small class sizes ensure that you will have support throughout your academic career.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Continue to Temple University, the only public research institution in Philadelphia. Consistently ranked in the top 50 public colleges and universities, Temple offers over 160 undergraduate majors. Here students have access to expert faculty, research opportunities, and state-of-the-art facilities.

Gather for a final dinner, sharing stories and memories from your Philadelphia adventure.

Bid farewell to Philadelphia, departing for home with a deeper understanding of the educational opportunities in the city.

Must Know

Comprehensive Educational Experience: This tour provides students with a well-rounded educational experience, including visits to diverse universities and exploration of cultural and historical landmarks.

Diverse Campus Tours: Students have the opportunity to explore a wide range of institutions, from Ivy League to specialized art and design colleges, allowing them to gain insights into various academic programs and environments.

Customizable Options: The itinerary can be tailored to fit the school's specific preferences and requirements, offering flexibility and customization based on the group's needs.

Memorable Experiences: This tour offers students the chance to create lasting memories, fostering a passion for learning and higher education while exploring a vibrant and historically significant city.

  • Philadelphia experiences four distinct seasons. Summers are typically warm and humid, with temperatures averaging in the 80s to low 90s Fahrenheit (high 20s to low 30s Celsius). Winters can be cold, with average highs in the 30s to 40s Fahrenheit (0s to 5s Celsius). Check the weather forecast before your trip to pack accordingly.
  • Encourage students to actively engage with educational and cultural experiences, asking questions during campus tours and actively participating in discussions.

  • Travel time to and from different parts of the country may modify these itineraries.
  • Itineraries are fully customizable.
  • Flexible payment plans are available.

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General Information

General information regarding student tours and field trips.

We offer a wide variety of customized educational itineraries based upon your curriculum requests and budget.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

While many of our domestic tours are two-night/three-day itineraries, we can customize a tour for any desired length of time.

Your transportation needs will be provided by Zoni Tours, unless otherwise noted in your proposal.

Full names, dates of birth, emergency contacts, dietary restrictions, and any other relevant information needed for your itinerary.

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.