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Welcome to Conquer The Continent with Team AIM. Below is an overview of the inclusions and itinerary for our adventure to Japan and Indonesia. Please note that we are still making a few final adjustments and they may slightly change the order of events that are listed below.

Guided hikes and a planned adventure itinerary. Asia, especially Indonesia is a hidden gem and is becoming one of the most recognizable and unforgettable adventure destinations in the world. Conquer The Continent provides a comprehensive adventure itinerary filled with just about everything you need to enjoy a fun, safe and memorable experience. Our expert guides and the AIM staff will see to it.

 

 

Tokyo |  Kyoto | Jakarta | Bali

Fundraising support. From your own web page to the helpful staff and fundraising guidance from Team AIM so your fundraising will be rewarding and successful.

Training and Preparation. iConquer The Continent with AIM and The Walking Connection have successfully led thousands of hikers into, out of and around Grand Canyon, Africa, South America, Asia and beyond - SAFELY! As part of Team AIM you'll receive a comprehensive online training program and schedule, newsletters and information that will fully prepare you for the rigors of your Asia adventure.

 

While in Asia...

 

A fabulous Mission Celebration weekend. Your custom Asia adventure itinerary includes ground transportation, hotel accommodations, expert guides, most meals, pre-and post-hike activities, and much more.

 

An unforgettable experience. You will work hard to prepare yourself for this incredible journey and while you experience Asia, you will know you are making a difference in the lives of those who are deeply affected by the challenges life has presented to them.

Your Adventure Includes:

  • 15-Day/13-Night A.I.M. / iConquer Adventure.
  • Complete Itinerary with cultural, historical and educational sites included.
  • Hotel/Lodge Accommodations Throughout.
  • All Meals Per The Itinerary. xx(B), xx(L) xx(D).
  • All Ground Transportation Throughout.
  • Hosted and Guided by A.I.M.'s Brad McGarry.
  • Guided walks and hikes with varying levels of difficulty and challenges.
  • Pre-adventure preparation and travel materials - Know Before You Go!

The Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst University and
iConquer Adventures welcome you to Japan & Indonesia

This program is a joint project operated in concert by A.I.M. and iConquer (formerly Conquer The Canyon). Through our partnership we have successfully led Mercyhurst students, staff and supporters on adventures across northern Arizona and into and out of Grand Canyon. Internationally, Mt. Kilimanjaro and Tanzania was the site of our break through international adventure together.

 

Brad McGarry, of Mercyhurst will lead this adventure. He and members of his staff are acknowledged as a leading authorities in Autism research. He has personally led local, regional, national and international travel programs with iConquer Adventures and independently through the University. We have worked together closely to create an itinerary packed with activities, many centered around walking, learning and experiencing Japan and Indonesia as close up and personal as possible.

Itinerary Overview

Itinerary Subject To Change. Please note that the details of this itinerary are subject to change. Many of the planned activities are organized according to availability, events or seasonal dates, appropriate weather conditions, schedules of hosts, or the discretion of our guides. We make every effort to provide the experience described in the itinerary with the understanding that some things may change.

 

Day One – Travel from USA to Tokyo, Japan

 (Overnight flight)

 Day Two – Japan

  • Arrive in Tokyo

  • Transfer to hotel

  • Overnight Tokyo

  • Meals depend upon flight schedule.

 

Day Three –  Tokyo City Tour                                                                                     Tokyo Presentation

  • Breakfast

  • Tokyo Subway from hotel to Meiji Shrine.

  • Guided tour of Meiji Shrine  - This is a very cool place that is loaded with Japanese history and culture. This is a great ½ day tour. 

  • Afternoon and evening to explore. The Shrine is located adjacent to a huge shopping area that is super popular with both locals and tourists. 

  • Return to hotel by subway (self-navigate)

  • Overnight Tokyo. (B)

 

Day Four – Tokyo and Kyoto Tour

  • Breakfast

  • Subway to Train Station

  • Bullet Train to Kyoto

  • Afternoon - Self-guided walking tour to Grand Palace (Giant Park) or Palm Forest (Really Cool).

  • Access via public transport is both easy and inexpensive.

  • Evening -  Kyoto Train Station – This is NOT what you think of when you envision train stations. This is 10 floors of restaurants and things to do. The view from the rooftop is spectacular and the staircase to get there is visually amazing.

  • Dinner is on own. Note that there are hundreds of restaurants in the train station and the hotel is next to a mall with everything from KFC to Tony Roma’s to Japanese, Thai, etc.

  • Overnight Kyoto (B)

 

Day Five - Travel to Jakarta

  • Breakfast

  • Travel from Kyoto to Jakarta Indonesia

  • Evening Welcome to Jakarta 

  • Overnight Jakarta

 

Day Six - Jakarta City Tour and Kota Tua                                                                       Jakarta  Presentation

  • Take in the sights and sounds of this amazing city and travel back to where it all started. From the national monuments and tremendous skyscrapers to the athletic venues and heritage sites. The Kota Tua site contains Dutch-style structures mostly dated from 17th century, when the port city served as the Asian headquarter of Dutch East India Company during the heyday of spice trade.

  • Overnight Jakarta

 

Day Seven – Jakarta and YogiKarta                                                                                 Jakarta Morning Training

  • Morning activities in Jakarta

  • Travel to YogiKarta & Indonesian Cultural Experience (Music or Traditional Drawing Lesson)

  • Overnight YogiKarta

 

Day Eight – YogiKarta - Borobudur, Prambanan, Sultan’s Palace

  • Watch the sunrise at Borobudur Temple, or Barabudur which is a 9th-century Mahayana Buddhist temple in Magelang Regency, not far from the town of Muntilan, in Central Java, Indonesia. It is the world's largest Buddhist temple. 

  • Prambanan is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound and is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. It is characterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu architecture, and by the towering 47-metre-high (154 ft) central building inside a large complex of individual temples.

  • Sultan’s Palace - It is the seat of the reigning Sultan of Yogyakarta and his family. The complex is a center of Javanese culture, and contains a museum displaying royal artifacts.

  • Overnight YogiKarta

 

Day Nine – YogiKarta - Goa Pindul Cave Tubing, Sekar KedHaton and Jalan Malioboro

  • Experience the unique opportunity to tube down a peaceful river and cave system.

  • Experience Indonesian culture and food at a local hotspot.

  • Experience the Jalan Malioboro, a fantastic street shopping opportunity in the center of the tourist district.

  • Overnight YogiKarta

 

Day Ten - Travel to Bali

  • Check in to U Paasha Seminyak Bali                                                                                  Late Afternoon  Presentation

  • Welcoming Dinner: Warung Ramayana at Queen’s Beach Jimbaran Bay

  • Overnight in Bali

 

Day Eleven -       Street and Beach Tour and possible animal sanctuary                     Teacher Training

  • Our hotel is in the heart of the Seminyak which is located in a prime location where the beach and nightlife can be found.

  • Overnight Bali

 

Day Twelve -      Ubud, Rice Terrace, Monkey Forest, Goa Gajah, Tanah Lot

  • This action packed day will take you to Ubud and beyond where you will experience the incredible sights and shops around the Tegallalang Rice Terrace, the incredible scenery and experience the Monkey Forest as well as two incredible temples. The day will hopefully end with watching the sunset over Tanah Lot.

 

Day Thirteen – Extra day trip in Bali or other (i.e. Bali Safari Park or Malacca Malaysia)

 

Day Fourteen – Travel. Depart to USA

 

Day Fifteen -      Arrive in Erie, PA USA

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