Become Involved

Upcoming Citizen Diplomacy Trips

We are excited to offer the following Citizen Diplomacy trips. If you are interested, we encourage you to reach out to us for more information ASAP as space is limited. Please contact PeaceTrees staff for more information. 


September 2018 Trip

Dates: September, 2018

Highlights: This trip will be guided by seasoned trip leader Robert Stokes. Travelers will visit Hanoi, Hue, and Dong Ha and have a chance to learn about the history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War as well as PeaceTrees’ projects. The trip will likely include opportunities to see museums, explore Vietnamese cuisine and markets, meet with survivors of landmine accidents, visit PeaceTrees kindergartens, plant trees, and deepen your understanding of PeaceTrees’ work. Note that this trip will not visit Ho Chi Minh City.

Registration for this trip is currently on a wait list basis. Please email us here to find out more.


February 2019 Trip

Dates: February 23- March 10, 2019 (tentative)

Highlights: This trip will be guided by seasoned trip leader and former executive director Robert Stokes. Travelers will journey from Hanoi to Quang Tri Province to Ho Chi Minh City and will have a chance to learn about the history of Vietnam and the Vietnam War as well as PeaceTrees’ projects. Travelers will attend the dedication of PeaceTrees’ newest kindergarten, the Dash Friendship Kindergarten in Cooc Village. The trip will also include opportunities to see museums, explore Vietnamese cuisine and markets, meet with survivors of landmine accidents, plant trees, and deepen your understanding of PeaceTrees’ work. Travelers will visit Hanoi, Dong Ha, Khe Sanh, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, and many PeaceTrees project sites. Please note that the itinerary details and dates for this trip are not yet confirmed.

Registration for this trip is currently on a wait list basis. Please email us here to find out more.


March 2019 Trip

Dates: Mid-March, 2019 (tentatively leaving March 13th and returning March 28th)

Highlights: This trip has an historical focus and academic component and will be led by Professor Christoph Giebel. Christoph is a professor at the Jackson School of International Studies who has previously led many trips to Vietnam with the University of Washington and PeaceTrees Travelers. This trip provides a unique opportunity for participation in weekly meetings beginning in January and will include pre-reading. Participants will travel to Hanoi, Hue, Dong Ha, Ho Chi Minh City, and many PeaceTrees project sites. You can read about a UW student’s experience on a similar trip here: http://www.peacetreesvietnam.org/how-to-help/testimonials-from-citizenship-diplomacy-participants.html

Registration for this trip is currently OPEN

  • mcknight group
  • Fran's Chocolate
  • State Dept
  • Sahale
  • Pacific Basin
  • Sonja Hope Foundation