We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travelers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on your own. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

We think travel has a special power to connect people. To make friends of strangers, lovers of friends, to bring cultures together. To make this big world feel a little smaller. If you have a love of travel, a curiosity about the world and a respect for local communities, cultures and the environment (basically, all the important stuff). Just a hunch, but we think you’re going to like us.

Responsible travel with Intrepid Travel

gender equality

Leaders in Gender Equality

Our goal is to double the number of female leaders by 2020. While this may not be difficult in many countries, in traditional societies such as India, recruiting women is a much greater challenge. Last year we employed three female leaders in India, today there are 11 (out of 67). 

 

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100% Carbon Neutral

Being carbon neutral involves calculating Intrepid Travel's climate-damaging carbon emissions, avoiding, reducing and seeking a less carbon intensive alternative where possible and then balancing the remaining emissions through a carbon offset activity.

 

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elephant welfare

First to Ban Elephant Rides

After partnering with World Animal Protection and conducting extensive research into the welfare of captive elephants, Intrepid Travel became the first global tour operator to ban elephant rides on tours. Since then, over 150 other travel operators have joined the cause.

 

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Custom groups

If you would like an Intrepid Real Life experience but prefer to travel with your own private group, our Private Groups Department can help

For groups of all sizes, we can organize a special departure of one of our 1,000+ pre-designed adventures, or tailor-make an Intrepid-style itinerary to one of our destinations around the world. Special interests or requirements? No problem! We can customize the itinerary and activities just for you by giving your trip an educational, physical or even historical focus!

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