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Bison Quest on Wild Echo Bison Reserve
based: Montana, USA
Experience a very private vacation in a log cabin and Sioux tipis surrounded by a bison herd in the Montana wilderness. Ride horses, learn Native American history, use a sweatlodge, join eco projects and participate in bison and wildlife studies as the only guests of internationally known biologists.
| ethical/ecotourism | bird watching | family/child friendly | working/volunteer holidays | native peoples | groups | tailor made | women only | animals/safari | horse/pony trekking | USA |
Classic Tours and Safaris
based: Arusha, Tanzania
Classic Tours and Safaris provides safari itineraries in Tanzania and E Africa. It is a sister company to the Impala Hotel in Arusha, has a wide experience in tourism in E Africa, offers personalized safari and tourism services tailored to meet specific needs and interests, and operates a fleet of spacious comfortable safari vehicles.
| animals/safari | camping safaris | photographic safaris | walking/trekking safaris | native peoples | mountaineering | Tanzania | Kenya | Rwanda |
based: Golden Bay, New Zealand
Remarkable places, unforgettable journeys: whether you join Escape Adventures on an international cycling tour in one of their favourite corners of the world, or a remote mountain biking adventure in New Zealand's back country, you'll embark on an experience that will touch your soul and stay in your memory forever.
| cycle touring | mountain biking
| camping safaris | native peoples | Africa | South America | Australasia |
Kenya | Tanzania | Uganda | Asia | New Zealand |
International Volunteer HQ
based: Taranaki, New Zealand
International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) provides safe, quality and extremely affordable volunteering programs in 19 different developing countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. At present they have a wide range of volunteering opportunities in Tanzania, Kenya, Kenya-Maasai, Nepal, Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador and Thailand.
| working/volunteer holidays | gap year | ethical/ecotourism | native peoples | groups | Latin America | Asia | Africa |
based: Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
South America tours and travel to Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Galapagos
Islands Amazon river cruises, Machu Picchu trips, custom
vacations for groups and individuals. Active adventure trips to
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela and Costa Rica with the focus
on nature travel and cultural expeditions. Lodging, transportation,
guides, other services for travel companies and travellers.
| river cruises
| ocean cruises | walking/trekking/hiking | small group motor
tours | native peoples | animals/safari | archaeological
tours | walking/trekking safaris | South America |
based: Dorset, UK
Tanzania safaris to the wildest, most un-spoilt and exciting areas
of Africa. The site offers in depth information on all the main
game reserves, camps and lodges. "It was unquestionably
the most magical moment of a decade's experiences in the bush." Alec Russell of the Daily Telegraph.
| animals/safari | photographic
safaris | walking/trekking safaris | bird watching | swimming with dolphins | horse back safaris | native peoples
| diving/snorkelling | mountain biking
| weddings/honeymoons | Africa |
based: London, UK
Rainbow Tours is an independent tour operator
specialising in tailor-made holidays to southern Africa and the
Indian Ocean islands. They have a wide range of holidays on offer
safaris on horseback, walking, camping, by rail as well as
trips to game reserves where you can observe the wildlife in a malaria-free
environment. They also offer beach holidays, eclipse trips, diving
holidays, guided tours for birders and photographic tours.
| bird watching | photographic
| diving/snorkelling | motor home/rv | astronomy/space | native
peoples | railway tours | weddings/honeymoons | family/child
friendly | tailor made |
Tell Tale Travel
based: London, UK & California, USA
Authentic holidays and soft adventure travel away from the tourist trail in Thailand, Sri Lanka and Brazil. Offering holidays with a difference, an insider experience courtesy of their unique network of local people. Offering mainly private tours for couples or families, plus a few small group departures specially designed for solo travellers.
| tailor made | family/child friendly | native peoples | animals/safari | gastronomic | cookery | ethical/ecotourism | singles holidays | Thailand | Sri Lanka | Brazil |
based: London, UK
TrekAmerica's ultimate road trips for 18-38s offer a unique combination of sightseeing and exciting activities that will take you to the big cities, National Parks, remote beaches and many other hidden places off the tourist routes. Choose from a wide range of trips from 3 to 64 days throughout North and Central America.
| walking/trekking/hiking | singles
| multi-activity | bus/coach holidays | gap year | white water rafting | mountain biking | native peoples | small group motor
tours | groups | North America |
Voyagers Travel Company
based: Cuzco, Peru
Inbound Peru tour operator and travel agency based in Cuzco. The company is a licensed Inca Trail operator offering comfortable personalized trekking tours, alternative treks on the Salkantay, Choquequirao, Lares and other trails are also offered. Voyagers offers hotel bookings, train tickets, guide services, concierge services and oversees complete vacation planning in Peru.
| walking/trekking/hiking | long distance walks | archaeological tours | river cruises | bird watching | festivals/carnivals | native peoples | Peru |
based: Brighton, UK
Living with local people cultural, drumming and dance in
Guinea and Gambia.
| music playing courses | folk/regional
dance | musical instrument making | native peoples | Guinea | The
based: New Zealand
Hands-on creative workshops and holidays reflecting
the diverse culture, art and Maori culture and cuisine of New
| felt making | sculpture/carving | native peoples | New Zealand |
based: New South Wales, Australia
Spiritual and Reiki retreats. Ecotours focused on spirituality and
| native peoples | retreats | reiki | Asia | Australasia
based: Western Province, South Africa
Spiritual journeys in South Africa; opportunities to see white lions and meet Credo Mutwas.
| sacred sights | native peoples | South Africa |
based: New Zealand
Experience indigenous Maori culture, traditions and hospitality
in New Zealand.
| native peoples | New Zealand |
based: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Selena Travel offers adventure travel packages and expeditions to Mongolia.
| horse trail riding | native peoples | historical tours
| bird watching | Mongolia |
Snow White Treks and Tours
based: Thimphu, Bhutan
Providing a simple, homely service, offering a memorable journey to
remember for your entire life.
| architectural | native
peoples | ethical/ecotourism | pilgrimage/religious | sacred sites | Bhutan
The Paint Basket
based: Gauteng, South Africa
Paint South Africa at its best: big 5, ethnic dancers, ethnic craft
markets and more.
| painting/drawing | art appreciation |
native peoples | animals/safari | bird watching |South Africa
| Africa |
based: Vermont, USA
Cultural tours discovering the ancient civilisations of Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet, India, China and Greece; guests are immersed in living traditions, rich in history, culture and spirituality, and worlds of ancient mythology and spirituality. These tours often stay in palaces and monasteries or as guests of local people.
| historical tours | mythology
| native peoples | Asia | Greece |