SSSAS in Thailand

Program Start:

Friday, March 15, 2018

Program End:

Monday, March 24, 2018

Program Highlights

  • Visit Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World
  • Experience the popular Siam Niramit Show in Bangkok
  • Visit Buddhist Temples
  • Full Day Program at the Elephant Rescue Park
  • Trek the Doi Inthanon National Park and Hmong Hill Tribe Village
  • Thai cooking class and group dinner

Trip duration:

10 days of study and travel

Program Description

Primary Trip Segments

  • Bangkok:

    The Exotic and Bustling Capital of Thailand
  • Koh Samet:

    Beautiful Beaches and Jungles
  • Chiang Mai:

    A Relaxing Escape with Elephants

Faculty Leader:

Daniel Lowinger

Important Deadlines

    • Before Nov 11, 2017: submit CLI’s Student Information Form
    • Before Dec 2: submit 500 USD deposit
    • Before Jan 17: submit first half of program balance
    • Before Feb 17: submit final half of program balance

Pre-Departure To-Do List

Please complete each of the following steps in preparation for your China Seminar. As always, feel free to contact CLI anytime by phone at 888-781-8383 or by email at
  1. Complete CLI’s Student Information Form
    Complete CLI’s Student Info Form by Friday, November 11, 2017. Be sure to enter information exactly as it appears on your passport. Your program is titled “SSSAS 2018”.
  2. Secure your passport and visa
    Thoroughly review your Chinese Visa Application Guide and submit all required application items to your faculty leader by November 20, 2017. All travelers are responsible for researching and complying with the appropriate visa requirements for the country/countries where their program is being held. (not United States citizens).
  3. Complete CLI’s allergies and dietary restrictions form
    Complete our medical allergies and dietary restrictions form upon reading this prompt. It’s important that we have access to information regarding any medical allergies you may have or other medical considerations we should be aware of. Please also use this opportunity to inform us of your dietary restrictions (if any).
  4. Review CLI’s Pre-Departure Packet and the Itinerary for your China Seminar
    In an effort to better prepare you for your time abroad, CLI has put together this detailed pre-departure packet and the Itinerary for your Seminar. Be sure to review all information carefully and contact CLI at with any additional questions you may have.
  5. Review important travel information
    Make sure you have thoroughly reviewed health and safety information from both the CDC and the U.S. State Department well in advance of your departure to Thailand. When traveling to any foreign country, it is important that you familiarize yourself with relevant health and safety information.