Unique New Responsible Tourism Trips Launched
For advocates of responsible travel, finding the right holiday company – one that has been screened for its commitment to responsible tourism – is so important.
Responsible Travel, the online travel company and responsible tourism pioneer, has just launched a new selection of unique, responsible holidays suitable for every taste! From stand-up paddle boarding and electric bike tours to Indian tree-house adventures!
Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Holiday in Norway:
This five day guided tour takes you into the heart of some of Norway’s most beautiful and unexplored Fjords, passing waterfalls, paddling with seals and porpoises and camping under the wilderness sky. Five days costs from NKr7500pp (£717) excluding flights. Departures Jun- Aug 2017. http://www.responsibletravel.com/holiday/20576/stand-up-paddleboard-holiday-in-norway (01273 823700).
Cyprus Electric Bike Tour:
The only multi-day self-guided electric bike tour in Cyprus, this trip from near Nicosia to Akamas takes in some of the best natural and cultural highlights on the island, including the Troodos Mountains and the UNESCO-listed Troodos painted churches. Options to tow your own luggage on a lightweight bike trailer gives added independence. 7 days tailor-made costs from €555pp excluding flights. http://www.responsibletravel.com/holiday/20560/cyprus-cycling-holiday-electric-bike (01273 823700)
Maasai Mara Walking Safari, Kenya:
Classic landscapes and wildlife of the Maasai Mara with a difference. This four day trip focuses on Maasai-led walking safaris within the exclusive Mara Naboisho Conservancy, a beacon of community-led conservation, with evening s spent at tented camps, and around Maasai community campfires. Four days tailor-made costs from US$1,670pp excluding flights. http://www.responsibletravel.com/holiday/20529/masai-mara-walking-safari-in-kenya (01273 823700)
India Wildlife Safari with Treehouse Accommodation:
Live the jungle book life. Naturalist-led wildlife and tiger safaris in three major Indian National Parks with a twist – your accommodation each night is in three luxury, fairytale and yet authentically Indian treehouses. Additionally each lodge is a wildlife haven in itself, with birds and mammals to spot over breakfast. A 10 day tailor-made trip costs from US$2,275pp excluding flights. http://www.responsibletravel.com/holiday/20052/india-wildlife-holiday-with-treehouse-accommodation (01273 823700)
Antarctica Photography Cruise:
Specially designed with photography in mind, this small expedition cruise departs at the perfect time when spring Antarctic snow and ice is still pristine. Expert tuition on board and longer-than-usual shore and zodiac excursions make for intimate wildlife photos. 13 days costs from £6,500 excluding flights. Departs 17th November 2017. http://www.responsibletravel.com/holiday/18398/antarctica-photography-cruise (01273 823700)
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