We believe there's a better way to travel.

One that benefits both people and the planet. To us, traveling responsibly is the only way to travel. That’s why all our trips are designed to be sustainable from the ground up, to support the local communities we visit, to respect animal welfare and to empower our customers to travel responsibly. When you travel with us, you can rest assured you’re using a responsible travel company that cares about the people and places we visit.

 

Stay local

By staying at homestays and in locally owned accommodation, you’re helping to support the local economy, and you get a unique experience you wouldn’t find anywhere else.

Responsible travel – Share a meal on an Egyptian felucca

Egyptian Felucca

Enjoy Nubian hospitality aboard a felucca. Spend a day on the Nile & a night under the stars.

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Responsible travel – Visit Peru’s floating islands

Peru Floating Islands

Explore the man-made floating islands of Uros Titinos, then head to your homestay near Lake Titicaca.

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 Responsible travel – Experience a Jordan Desert Camp

Jordan Desert Camp

Experience the Bedouin way of life and sleep under the stars at a permanent tented camp in Wadi Rum.

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Respect animal welfare

Responsible tourism is all about preserving the world for the people and animals that call this planet home. On our trips, we do not include or condone any activities that exploit animals.

Responsible travel – Galapagos Island sea lions

Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos’s unique flora & fauna make it even more fragile and important to protect. Visit responsibly on our Best of Galapagos trip.

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Responsible travel – Safari in Kenya

Safaris

Experience what it’s like on the front lines of wildlife conservation on our Kenya: Wildlife Rangers Expedition trip. 

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Responsible travel – Penguin in Antarctica

Antarctica

Even in remote Antarctica, it’s important to keep a safe distance from the penguins, seals & whales that call this place home. 

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Use local leaders

All our tours use local leaders, which creates job opportunities and keeps money local, while giving you a guide who is an expert on the destination, the culture and the language.

Responsible travel with local leader Valentina

Valentina

Valentina, one of our expert local leaders in Mexico, will lead you to her favorite taco spot on our Mexico Unplugged trip.

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Responsible travel with local leader Mohammed

Mohammed

Mohammed has been leading tours in Egypt for over 12 years & can answer all your questions on our Egypt Experience trip.

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Responsible travel with local leader Viktor

Viktor

Viktor, along with a crew of porters, will help you make the most of your trek to Machu Picchu on our Inca Trail & Amazon trip.

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Discover what it means to be responsible with Intrepid

Be Kind

Find out why we stopped riding elephants, and find trips that support animal welfare projects around the world.

Be Fair

Meet Kenya's first female truck driver, and find out what we are doing to promote gender equality, diversity and inclusion.

Be Aware

Find out why we no longer visit orphanages on our trips, and learn more about our community development programs.

Be Sustainable

Learn more about what it means to be a B Corp certified company, and our stance on the environment and sustainability.

Carbon Offset

Travel lightly with Intrepid. We’ve offset the main sources of carbon emissions from all our trips on your behalf, including transport, accommodation & waste. Read more >