Embark on an unforgettable adventure with an Opportunity Insight Trip. Get a taste of real life in countries like India and the Philippines, visiting the incredible families and communities who are doing all they can to leave poverty behind – thanks to a hand up from someone like you.
Away from the tourist trail, experience the incredible honour of being welcomed into local homes and villages. Shop at businesses started with small loans made possible by you, and share moments with mothers, fathers and children that will help you gain special insight into their daily reality, challenges and dreams.
This is your opportunity to experience a trip like no other – one that is likely to repaint the way you see the world.
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WHAT A TYPICAL INSIGHT TRIP LOOKS LIKE
On an Opportunity Insight Trip, you’ll spend time with program experts and local hosts who know the culture inside out – their personal perspectives will give you an intimate understanding of local life. Best of all, you'll be able to visit families and see firsthand just how much small loans are transforming their lives and strengthening their communities.
Cost - A typical trip costs between $1500-$1800 and includes accommodation, meals, bottled water, internal flights, tips, transfers and sightseeing. Excluded are international flights, visas, travel insurance and any required immunisations.
Who goes and for how long? - Trips are typically 7-8 days long with 4-10 participants from around Australia. Each trip is accompanied by a least one Opportunity International Australia team member as well as local program staff.
Accommodation - Single, double and twin share rooms in 4 star hotels.
10 - 17 November 2018
A walk down the streets is a feast for your senses: the noisy traffic, the aroma of street food, the cries of vendors, the bright colourful saris and storefronts. It's a kind of joyful chaos you won't find anywhere else.
17 - 24 November 2018
Sandy beaches and smiling faces: the Philippines is known for its beauty and hospitality. But it’s also home to millions living in poverty and on the streets. See how your support can make a difference.