SILK ROAD | RPCV GUIDED
The Peace Corps has a complex history in central Asia, with more than 70 Peace Corps volunteers currently serving in Kyrgyzstan and an abrupt departure of Peace Corps from Kazakhstan in 2011. Now, whether you’re visiting the ‘stans for the first time, or coming back for the first time since your service, join Next Step Travel to journey on the Silk Road.
ICELAND | RPCV GUIDED
Behold the midnight sun or northern lights amidst geological wonders rich with Scandinavian history. Join Next Step Travel for the trip of a lifetime in an unrivaled location: a wintertime adventure in Iceland. Explore the planet’s northernmost capital city, learn about Iceland’s unique culture and history, bask in geothermal spas, and experience the magical long sunrises and sunsets of the Icelandic winter.
BHUTAN | UN-PLUG
Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses and dramatic landscapes that range from subtropical plains to steep mountains and valleys. In the High Himalayas, peaks such as Jomolhari are popular trekking destinations. Paro Taktsang monastery (also known as Tiger’s Nest) clings to cliffs above the forested Paro Valley. The capital, Thimphu, is home to a bustling weekend market and the ornate Tashichho Dzong, which serves as the government seat