Mini Global 360

Book now for £500

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£3,749

Duration: 10-14 weeks

Trip code: M360

Welcome to our perfect, pocket-sized, round the world Mini Global 360! See the world on a shoestring and in a short timeframe on this incredible round-the-world adventure. We have come up with four Mini Global 360 trip options which include some of our most popular destinations and amazing activities. All four of our Mini Global 360 trips include a Bali and Thai Intro tour, and a Kiwi Discovery hop-on-hop-off bus pass in New Zealand. You can also head Down Under and choose from either our 2-week Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf tour or our epic Ultimate East Coast tour in Australia. To top it all off, you can add on an awesome road trip in the USA! It’s a whirlwind round-the-world mini adventure!

Choose from one of these four suggested Mini Global 360 tours or tailor-make this global trip to suit you:

Option 1: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf + Kiwi Discovery Pass

Option 2: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf + Kiwi Discovery Pass + Canyon, Coast & Casinos (USA)

Option 3: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Ultimate East Coast (Australia) + Kiwi Discovery Pass

Option 4: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Ultimate East Coast (Australia) + Kiwi Discovery Pass + Canyon, Coast & Casinos (USA)

Please note: this USA tour does not operate over the winter months. Please speak to a travel advisor for an alternative tour option in America during this time.

Trip highlights

  • Discover the buzz of Bangkok, visit stunning Khao Sok National Park and party on Koh Phangan in Thailand
  • Explore the scenic delights of beautiful Bali!
  • Hop along Australia’s East Coast and have all sorts of adventures; try awesome activities and see all the famous sights from Sydney to Cairns
  • Enjoy a hop-on-hop-off adventure around New Zealand’s highlights with a flexible travel pass
  • Add on a 14-day road trip in the USA and see San Francisco, Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon!
Further trip information

Take off on one of our amazing Mini Global 360 gap trips around the world. This is the baby brother of trips to our very own Global 360, and allows you to see the world in a short time frame and for a brilliant price!

The Mini Global 360 offers a perfect, pocket-sized package which includes of all our favourite round-the-world destinations. Visit Thailand, Bali, Australia, New Zealand and even the USA in one flexible Mini Global 360 package and go global on your gap year!

To make life easier, we’ve come up with four Mini Global 360 suggested itineraries:

Option 1: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf + Kiwi Discovery Pass

Option 2: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf + Kiwi Discovery Pass + Canyon, Coast & Casinos (USA)

Option 3: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Ultimate East Coast (Australia) + Kiwi Discovery Pass

Option 4: Thai Intro + Bali Intro + Ultimate East Coast (Australia) + Kiwi Discovery Pass + Canyon, Coast & Casinos (USA)

You can choose from one of these suggested around-the-world packages, or you can design your own Mini Global 360 by adding in or taking out any combination of these packages, or any of our other gap travel programmes.

If you would prefer to take a longer round-the-world gap trip take a look at our exciting and epic Global 360 programme.

Build your own Mini Global 360

You can sign up for one of our four suggested Mini Global 360 around-the-world routes, or you can build your very own 360 trip. Whatever you want our 360s are tailor made for you! You will be assigned your own personal Travel Advisor so you can build your own dream Mini Global 360.

Our Mini Global 360 Packages

We have selected some of our most popular and flexible programmes and put them together to create four brilliant Mini Global 360 packages. All four Mini Global 360 options include our awesome Bali Intro and Thai Intro tour, and a New Zealand hop-on-hop-off Kiwi Discovery bus pass tour. Depending on which of the four packages you pick, you may also enjoy one of two possible Australia programmes; the 14-day Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf tour or our awesome Ultimate East Coast tour, and you can also add in our 16-day Canyons, Coast and Casinos USA tour from San Francisco to Las Vegas. Wow!

Here’s an outline of all the potential programmes on offer as part of our four Mini Global 360 packages:

9-day Thai Intro Tour – Included in all options

Get set for fun and unforgettable adventures in the backpacking Mecca of the world – amazing Thailand! You’ll stay close to Bangkok’s legendary backpacking centre of Khao San Road and enjoy a relaxing boat ride through Bangkok followed by temple visits and a tuk tuk ride, before partying in Bangkok by night! Try a tasty cooking class then head to the unspoilt paradise of Khao Sok National Park. Go on a long-tail boat ride or try tubing, bamboo rafting or sea kayaking, before spending the night in unique floating bungalows on an idyllic lake.

Your next stop is the idyllic island of Koh Phangan, famous for its Full Moon Party. Take a long-tail boat ride to beautiful beaches and swim or snorkel in crystal clear waters. Enjoy an awesome elephant jungle experience then relax with a traditional Thai massage. A farewell dinner is followed by some epic beach party action on your last night on Koh Phangan!

Please note: If you are travelling after 1st March 2018, the elephant experience on day 8 will be replaced with an exciting Muay Thai Boxing or Yoga session!

One last night of accommodation is included tonight before you depart the tour the following morning. A return transfer to Bangkok is not included but your tour leader can help arrange this for you.

You can even add in some extra Thai experiences after the Thai Intro. Choose to add on a 4-day learn to dive package on Koh Tao and/or a 4-day paradise island adventure on Koh Phi Phi after your Thai Intro ends. Ask us for more details if you are interested in these add-on options.

Want to stay longer in Thailand? Why not replace the Thai Intro with our 3 or 4 week Thai Adventure instead?

12-day Bali Intro – Included in all options

Enjoy an amazing island-hopping extravaganza in beautiful Bali on this fun tour! See the best sights of this incredible island, beginning in Bali’s capital Denpasar.

Soak up some sun in Bali’s best hotspots, enjoy a surf lesson and boat cruises and meet local people in a traditional village, plus loads more awesome inclusions. It's an epic Balinese adventure! 

Australia: 14-day Sun, Sea, Sail & Surf – Included in options 1 & 2

Enjoy the ultimate 14-day introduction to Australia travelling along the amazing East Coast from Sydney to Cairns. Kick off in Sydney and sip wine in the famous Hunter Valley, before enjoying some surf lessons at surf camp and bouncing along into laid-back Byron Bay. Hang out in hippy Byron, then get going to the gorgeous Gold Coast and relax in Surfers’ Paradise. Enjoy the buzz of Brisbane before having some 4x4 fun on unique Fraser Island. 

Discover the outback at a unique overnight stay at a family-run cattle station. Next stop is an overnight sailing trip to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, followed by a luxurious stay in paradise on idyllic Magnetic Island. Top off an awesome trip with a stay in Australia’s adventure capital, Cairns and you’ll have packed in all the Aussie East Coast highlights into two unforgettable weeks of fun!

Alternatively, if you want to pack in even more East Coast adventures, choose the Ultimate East Coast tour below...

Australia: Ultimate East Coast – Included in options 3 & 4

The Ultimate East Coast tour allows you to enjoy the best Australia’s East Coast has to offer. The Ultimate East Coast route can be completed in a minimum of 23 days, but you’ll be free to hop off for longer at any point along the route. The Ultimate East Coast tour is made up of some of our most popular programmes:

The Sydney Intro Tour – Explore Sydney, cruise around the iconic Harbour, laze on stunning beaches and take a 3-day trip to Beach Camp, including dolphin-spotting, sandboarding and wildlife, plus either a surf lesson or Blue Mountains tour!

Learn to Surf in Australia – A 7-day stay at surf camp and Byron Bay, with inclusive surf lessons.

East Coast Travel Pass – Valid for up to 12 months of independent bus and train travel, travelling one way from Byron Bay - Cairns.

Cairns Adventure OR Learn to Dive Cairns -

Cairns Adventure (6 nights) – White water rafting on the Tully River, guided sea kayaking tour on Great Barrier Reef, hot air balloon flight above the Atherton Tablelands, full day snorkelling at the Great Barrier Reef. Local payment of AUD90 (approx £49).

OR Learn to Dive Cairns (6 nights) – Dive training and exam, 3-day Great Barrier Reef live-aboard dive experience. Training and pleasure diving. Gain a PADI qualification.

New Zealand: Kiwi Discovery Pass - Included in all options

This open-dated, hop-on-hop-off bus pass in New Zealand offers the ultimate flexibility for travel, as you can spend as long as you want in each stop off along the tour route. Valid for 12 months, your bus pass allows you to spend up to a year exploring New Zealand, or if you prefer you can complete the entire tour route in a much shorter timeframe of 28 days (although we recommend at least 38 days).

Starting and ending in Auckland, the route runs through the North and South New Zealand Islands, going right off the beaten track. Visit epic sites such as the Bay of Islands, Tongariro National Park, the Franz Josef Glacier, Cathedral Cove, Hot Water Beach, the Waitomo glowworm caves, bubbling Rotorua, Huka Falls, Wellington, Abel Tasman National Park, Milford Sound and Stewart Island. 

There are loads of incredible optional activities available along the route. Trek the famous Tongariro Crossing, hike or heli-hop at the Franz Josef Glacier, or try bungy jumping, ziplining and much more in Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world. Learn to surf in Raglan, try skydiving at Lake Taupo, horse ride at a country lodge, go kayaking or try hang-gliding or microlighting at Abel Tasman on this amazing adventure tour across New Zealand.

USA: 14-day Canyon, Coast & Casinos tour – Included in options 2 & 4

If you want to add America into your Mini Global 360 then don’t miss this 14-day whirlwind USA tour starting and ending in Los Angeles! Go celeb-spotting in Los Angeles, relax by the beach in San Diego and be blown away by the vast wonder of the Grand Canyon. Explore the bright lights of Las Vegas, wander the wonderful landscapes of Death Valley and Yosemite National Park and round off the adventure with a few days in colourful San Fran before cruising back down the coast to L.A.

Please note: this USA tour does not operate over the winter months. Please speak to a travel advisor for an alternative tour option in America during this time.

Please Note: All itineraries are for guidance only and are subject to change.

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