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Featured Supporters

WAO
Ecological sneakers made with natural and sustainable materials. WAO are created on the principles of circular economy, working in the utmost respect of workers and the environment and taking care of the disposal too! Proudly made in Italy.
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A BROADER VIEW VOLUNTEERS
US non-profit volunteer organization in 26 countries with over 265 social and conservation programs. In over 12 years of operation, our team has designed, supported and delivered over 70,000 trips in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.
www.abroaderview.org

ACE THE HIMALAYA
Trekking and adventure agency based in Kathmandu, Nepal operating treks, tours and other fun adventure activities such as climbing and expeditions, mountain biking and motorcycling for more than 12 years.
www.acethehimalaya.com

CROOKED TRAILS
Educational non-profit organization helping people broaden their understanding of the impact of travel on the world’s cultures and ecosystems through educational outreach and sustainable travel programs.
www.crookedtrails.org

SEE TURTLES
Supports sea turtle conservation through volunteer expeditions, educational programs, and fundraising through our Billion Baby Turtles campaign. We’re a non-profit project of the Oceanic Society.
www.seeturtles.org

STC EXPEDITIONS
The leading school expedition company in responsible travel, organizing ethical adventures since 2006. We are educating the next generation of responsible world travelers with an inspiring range of exotic and bespoke expeditions and educational journeys… we also do trips for teachers!
www.thestc.co.uk

TRUE ADVENTURE
Life changing school expeditions individually crafted by specialists. There’s so much more to it than spotting big cats! Our expeditions are also about giving something back, so the project phase of our itineraries is something we’re passionate about.
www.true-adventure.co.uk

XPLORA PANAMA TOURS
Small group tours in Panama with a focus on culture, nature, and adventure. Our tours go to caves, waterfalls, historic sites, mountains, National Parks, indigenous villages, rainforests, small towns, islands, and the Panama Canal.
www.panamatraveltours.com

AFRICA

Joagro Safaris Tanzania. Local tour company in Arusha Tanzania that organizes Wildlife Safaris, cultural Tours, mountain trekking, short trips, and biking tours in conjunction to the activities for social development to ensure the environmental and community sustainability as by accepting and hosting volunteers.

Kileo Tours. Local tour operator in Arusha. We focus on Kilimanjaro trekking and tailor-made safaris in Northern Tanzania. We advise you individually according to your wishes. Environment protection as well as safety, the health and well-being of our guests is very much a matter of our heart.

AMERICA

FEATURED SUPPORTER

Xplora Panama Tours. Small group tours in Panama with a focus on culture, nature, and adventure. Our tours go to caves, waterfalls, historic sites, mountains, National Parks, indigenous villages, rainforests, small towns, islands, and the Panama Canal.

Amazonas Explorer.  Self-powered travel is key to discovering the real Peru. It not only gets you beyond the crowds, but it allows you to travel more sustainably too. Join them on your next Peru adventure and know you’re safe in the hands of recognised world class guides, great equipment and a great on the ground support team.

Ayni Peru Expedition. Tour operator based in Cusco, Peru. Programs cover well-known areas throughout the Southern Andes, remote trek routes and archaeological ruins. We prioritize local goods and services and work with the communities we visit to develop and improve our trips and their impact on local residents and the environment.

Crossover Peru. Organizes trips through Peru and some of its most spectacular remote areas to give the chance to show Peru with pride but also implies a high responsibility to be culturally sensitive and minimize any negative impact on the environment.

Detour. Adventure travel marketplace whose travel experts have curated trips from the best locally owned and operated, sustainable tour operators in Latin America. Find the right trip for you ensuring that your travel dollars are leaving a positive trace in the destinations you visit.

Espíritu Travel. Legal and authentic travel to Cuba. In addition to the fact that our trips support the Cuban people, they are small groups of no more than 6 people. Our trips have been created so that you discover the story of Cuba, see how the locals live and experience the vibrancy of the island.

Galakiwi. Local experts in the Galapagos Islands since 2005. Tours that blend together active adventures, wildlife watching and cultural appreciation. We operate all trips with a “green travel” mindset and fully support the efforts of TAP to rid tourism from disposable plastic bottles.

Go Andes. Independent specialist for tailor made holidays to South America. We combine our passion with our unrivalled expert knowledge to create tailor made holidays and unforgettable experiences to some of the most iconic destinations in the world.

Latinspirations. Latin America travel expert that connects travelers looking for unique travel experiences, niche and adventure travel products, directly with local tour companies. We promote sustainable tourism and select our local partners based on their environmental commitment.

Majestic Peru. High quality customized travel itineraries and unique packages that include off-the-beaten path activities. Its founders are global citizens with an ethos of social justice, cultural, and environmental preservation who combine these beliefs with experience as travelers to create truly sensitive itineraries.

Mistico Outdoors. Experiential inbound responsible tour operator, focused about authentic adventure experiences throughout the driest and oldest desert on Earth; The Atacama Desert in Chile. We offer active tours and expeditions with close and meaningful encounters with local Andean people.

Nuevo Mundo Expeditions. Family-owned tour operator based in Quito, Ecuador, offering innovative handcrafted adventures in Ecuador and Peru, beyond Galapagos and Machu Picchu. Recepient of Ecotourism Excellence Award from Conservation International.

One Earth Peru. Travel company that promotes sustainable and responsible tourism in Peru whilst benefitting local communities. With a focus on cultural, social and natural development, One Earth is dedicated to providing an experience where clients can enjoy Peru like the locals.

Peru Trip Advisors. Tour packages to Peru and South America. Their experts can design customized tour itineraries exactly as per your requirements and budget. Providing travellers with end-to-end travel solutions that begin from answering your questions till the time you board the departure flight back home.

South America Paths. Travel and tours company inspired in adventure, culture, gastronomy, photography, music, nature and art.

Southern Explorations. With decades of experience we give you the flexibility to build and customize your ideal Latin America adventure, or choose from finely crafted group adventures. Sustainability is a core part of our travel philosophy which is why we fully support TAP’s mission.

Territorio Colombia Viajes y Turismo S.A.S. Travel agency and tour operator with more than 10 years of experience in Colombia. Offer hotels, transportation, and tours anywhere. Experts in honeymoon, adventure tours, hikes, relaxing tours.

The 3 Amigos. Only rental outfitter and operations management company with offices inside the Copper Canyon. We offer bike, scooter and ATV rentals, along with guided ATV and biking day tours for those not wishing to book a complete vacation package.

Tour in Peru. Sustainable travel agency and tour operator specialized in the organization of cultural, adventure, personalized travel experiences for families, couples, friends, and groups to Machu Picchu.

ASIA

FEATURED SUPPORTER

Ace the Himalaya. Trekking and adventure agency based in Kathmandu, Nepal operating treks, tours and other fun adventure activities such as climbing and expeditions, mountain biking and motorcycling for more than 12 years.

Experience Jordan. Adventure and experiential tours of the Middle East, offering hiking, biking and sightseeing tours. Our experienced guides will take you off the beaten path, to see the real highlights of the region, meeting the people, experiencing the hospitality and tasting the delights of the Middle East.

Explore Kamchatka. Since 1999, our visitors enjoy fun, high quality experiences that contribute to the local economy, respect local cultural traditions, don’t harm nature, and support conservation and appreciation of cultural heritage. We will treat you as an honored guest.

Koon Holidays. Destination management company based in Sri Lanka with a passion to deliver an unparalleled travel experience to exceed the traveler’s expectations by designing one of a kind signature programs.

Mosaic Adventure. Small group adventure tour company offering wide range of tours to three Himalayan countries – Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet.

Nepal Pyramids. We are a legitimate local adventure company based in Nepal, focused in organizing adventure holidays in Nepal only for quality purpose. We stand out with special service, great price and reliability.

Sense of Place. Educational and luxury travel service that believes in sustainable travel. In every trip a portion of the revenue will go directly to the destinations you visit and contribute to an ongoing effort to help preserve the environment and create change in people’s lives.

Stone Horse Expeditions. 30+ years’ experience in wilderness guiding and conservation, our own back country horses, and close ties to local communities in Mongolia. As our guest, you enjoy horse treks and Gobi desert adventures in scenic landscapes, and home stays with Mongolian herder families.

Third Rock Adventures. More than 23 years of experience. Offering unique experiences in the Himalayas. We turn your dream vacation into reality.

Travel Nihosi. Travel agency located in Nepal. We are committed to offering travel services of the highest quality, combining our energy and enthusiasm. We are guiding & helping travelers to achieve their dreams and the trip of a lifetime.

Trekking Team Group. Travelife & Family Travel Certified Adventure tour operator with over 25 years in operating trips in the Himalayas including Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan. Offering authentic holidays from soft tours to hiking to Everest base camp or biking to Mustang. Advocate and follower of the  principles of TAP & IPPG.

Wazo Travels Ltd. Tour operator in Myanmar specializing in art tours. We warmly welcome art lovers of the world to come and capture the scenic beauties and ancient art and culture of The Golden Land.

Wise Steps Travel. Responsible and social enterprise that organizes meaningful and educational experiences in Indonesia.

EUROPE

&Adventure Croatia. Locally owned tour operator founded in 2005 by experienced guides, with a goal to share our playground secrets. It offers boutique adventure travel experiences through popular places and our favorite off the beaten track destinations across the country.

El Brogit. Local walking company and ecotourism travel agency in Catalonia that organizes guided and self-guided activities and holidays combined with wine, beer and honey tastings, traditional meals, dramatized walks, photography walks, night and astronomic hikes, naturalistic walks, and more.

Explore Iberia. Local tour operator focused on responsible nature based travel. We offer unique walking holidays and creative tourism experiences in Portugal and Spain.

Mapping Croatia. We’re enthusiasts from the travel industry who combine our personal insights and exceptional knowledge to create and deliver memorable trips and experiences. Mapping Croatia is based on personal approach, creative solutions and responsible travel.

MatKon Travel. Believes that tourism can be a force working for the improvement of climate and society, rather than against. Join MatKon in their vision.

Mont Blanc Valley Tours. Guided and personalized trekking tours in the European Alps. Based in the Chamonix Valley we believe in adventure, discovery, and having a great time whilst trying to be healthy and mindful of the natural environment.

Natural Croatia Adventure Travel. Adventure travel specialist in Croatia. We organize trekking, biking and climbing active holidays in Croatia. We are operating in small groups, with professional guides, searching for special experience.

Northern Norway Travel. Local and international team of first-hand adventurers who share our knowledge, skills and passion to make your stay in the Arctic as memorable as possible. Activities upon request and daily departures for Northern Lights tours. Our tours are nature-friendly and as plastic-free as possible.

OCEANIA

Greenz Travel. Online inbound travel agency specializing in sustainable travel and eco-tourism to New Zealand. We specialize in a low-impact and small-scale travel solution.

New Zealand Trails. Offering multi-day, all-inclusive, guided walking and adventure tours of New Zealand. Our trips make it simple, fun and safe for international visitors to walk, paddle, cycle and hike in New Zealand’s astonishing outdoors. We’re locals and we ONLY run trips in New Zealand.

Pelorus Eco Adventures. Kayak the amazing Pelorus river in Havelock, New Zealand, with our Hobbit Kayak Tour! Enjoy a unique adventure at one of the most famous filming locations of ‘The Hobbit’ movies. This is a great family adventure & introduction to canoeing among New Zealand’s most beautiful landscapes, fully guided.

WORLDWIDE

FEATURED SUPPORTERS

A Broader View Volunteers. US non-profit volunteer organization in 26 countries with over 265 social and conservation programs. In over 12 years of operation, our team has designed, supported and delivered over 70,000 trips in Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Crooked Trails. Educational non-profit organization helping people broaden their understanding of the impact of travel on the world’s cultures and ecosystems through educational outreach and sustainable travel programs.

See Turtles. Supports sea turtle conservation through volunteer expeditions, educational programs, and fundraising through our Billion Baby Turtles campaign. We’re a non-profit project of the Oceanic Society.

STC Expeditions. The leading school expedition company in responsible travel, organizing ethical adventures since 2006. We are educating the next generation of responsible world travelers with an inspiring range of exotic and bespoke expeditions and educational journeys… we also do trips for teachers!

True Adventure. Life changing school expeditions individually crafted by specialists. There’s so much more to it than spotting big cats! Our expeditions are also about giving something back, so the project phase of our itineraries is something we’re passionate about.

40|40 Adventures. Texas based student expedition provider. With over 20 years experience of managing worldwide expeditions we are proud to offer life changing adventures.

Active Adventures. Global tour operator based in Queenstown, NZ. Provides highly personalized adventure travel in our chosen destinations, currently New Zealand, South America, Himalayas and Europe. Getting our guests off the beaten track, and into authentic and safe experiences.

Adventure Life. Leader in private journeys, small group tours, and expedition cruises throughout the world.  Travel with us goes beyond the ordinary by connecting with local people, gaining new perspectives, and making travel what it should be — inspiring, authentic, and completely you.

Better Places Travel. Fully committed to responsible travel focusing on individual, unique, tailor-made travel experiences designed by local travel experts in a sustainable way. We believe that by offering travel in a responsible way we can help to make the world just a little bit better.

Boundless Journeys. Worldwide adventure tours offering wilderness treks and cultural expeditions, always finding the hidden gems of each destination. Small group or private itineraries, memorable accommodations, and expert local guides define the signature Boundless Journeys active travel experience.

Choose a Challenge. Leading tour operator providing adventure travel experiences for students and young people, to some of the world’s favorite destinations – all in the name of raising money for vital charitable causes.

Exploring Circle. Extraordinary journeys while supporting non-profits working to make the world a better place. We create an intentional circle of exploration, connection and giving. With over two decades experience planning expedition-style travel onboard small ships and overland.

Forward Momentum Travel. Boundary-busting travel company taking you off the well-trod route. Guided adventure tours, custom journeys, women’s escorted.

Ibike Tours. Rural-based, people-to-people bicycle tours in Africa, Asia and the Americas. David Mozer is the founder and director of Ibike. He first started cultural bicycle touring in the 1960’s. Environmentally friendly, culturally sensitive, economically beneficial and enriching.

Informal Photo Tours. Combines your love of travel with your love of photography in amazing locations around the world with the option to participate on our non-profit Volunteer Projects. We encourage cultural sensitivity and take the time to meet the people that are the essence of the stunning lands we explore.

Kandoo Adventures. Specialises in trekking adventures to some of the world’s most iconic destinations: Kilimanjaro, Everest base camp and Machu Picchu.

Keba Adventures. Expedition company that combines adventure with contribution. All trips contain a project that makes a significant contribution to the local community and environment. In over 10 years of operation, our team has designed, supported and delivered over 500 expeditions in Africa, Asia, the Americas, and Europe.

Lost World Adventures. Adventure and nature trips in Central and South America since 1987. Offered the first commercial treks across the Darien Jungle in Panama, and exploratory trips into the Amazon of Venezuela and Brazil.

Lotus Sojourns. Transformational travel company that gives women the opportunity to be a part of a global community connected by aligned values and transformational experiences. Committed to supporting local communities and minimizing our environmental and social impact. 

Meaningful Trip. The best in sights, activity, culture & comfort. Each trip lends financial support to issues of women’s empowerment, poverty, health, education & hunger. 1-of-only-2 USA tour operators to sign the Code of Conduct to help fight trafficking and exploitation of children.

Pure Quest Adventures. Inbound tour operator, passionate about authentic adventure experiences in some of the world’s most exciting destinations: Croatia, China, Peru and India.

Soul Free Travels. Boutique travel agency that supports responsible and sustainable travels.

Tour The Tropics. Direct contact to official tour operators & owners for booking cruises, lodges & other guided tours throughout the tropics. With each booking, you also help protect threatened habitat & wildlife in tropical environments.

Wildland Adventures. Authenticity is our highest priority. We’re devoted to helping our travelers experience a real world without artifice, that craves our understanding and compassion rather than our judgment; a world that seeks to welcome us rather than entertain us. 

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Family owned, award-winning beer handcrafted in Leavenworth, WA. Bringing people together through great beer and food experiences.

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