Trees From Above

IMPROVING OUR WORLD THROUGH TOURISM

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Integrity & Affordability

We want travel to be feasible and transparent. Regardless of your budget, we will work to ensure you are receiving an incredible experience and value for your dollar. We have designed payment plan options to make sure we create opportunities regardless of income.

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Curating Impactful Experiences

We are committed to ensuring each itinerary is designed with intention, purpose, and impact engaging local partners to guide every effort. Each experience will also be aligned with one of the 17 Global Goals and a local nonprofit to support their local initiatives.

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Empowering Local Economies

We support tourism as a vehicle for peace and economic empowerment.  We provide fair wages, marketing, capacity building, and community development.​ We especially target gender equality in all our initiatives empowering female entrepreneurs and guides in the tourism industry,

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Supporting Cross Culture EXCHANGE

We work to create impactful and immersive experiences between travelers will learn more about the local culture through arts, dances, crafts, cooking, and more directly from local leaders and residents.

Trees From Above

WE'RE PLANTING TREES AROUND THE WORLD.

We're planting trees for every booking made through The World Within Us. Trees mea a happy environment, healthy people, and a strong economy. We're proud to replant forests and restore animal habitats with One Tree Planted.

carbon offsetting for our planet

DECARBONIZE TRAVEL

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We decarbonize our travel experiences and reduce our transportation related carbon emissions. That means swapping internal flights for shuttles, train rides, and walking when possible!

INVESTING IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES

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We invest in local clean energy and carbon offsetting programs in our travel destinations. This allows us to support local businesses and grassroots organizations in protecting the environment, biodiversity, and clean and efficient energy!

ECO-FRIENDLY OPTIONS

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We intentionally choose sustainable and eco-friendly hotels, and locally-sourced restruraunts that are good for the planet and support the local economy

WE DEFINE RESPONSIBLE + SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AS...

  • Generating economic benefit and reinvesting in the local communities; including local guides, female entrepreneurs, family-owned restaurants, and sustainable accommodations

  • Being culturally aware and respectful when entering local communities and engaging in traditional ceremonies

  • Conserving the heritage and local sites with respect for the communities that reside nearby and future generations

  • Eliminating the use of plastic or any materials that can have harmful impacts on the environment

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  • Making meaningful connections and exchanging knowledge between locals and travelers

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