Responsible Travel Projects

 

At Dragoman we recognise our obligation to operate our tours in a responsible and sustainable manner. We aim to respect the environment, culture, societies and religions of the communities and areas that we visit and we encourage all our staff to take an active interest in responsible and sustainable tourism. We specifically train our tour leaders in the philosophy and ethics of responsible tourism so that they can put our beliefs into practice for you on the road.

Dragoman Supports is a programme of over 20 projects that we visit or support across the continents that we travel through. Each project is selected for its work in supporting local communities or conservation work and may even involve our travellers getting involved in such activities as planting saplings.

Snowland Arts School - Xiahe, China

The Snowland Art School was established by Canadian artist Kristel Ouwehand (Tenzin Dolma) in 2010.

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Torres del Paine Legacy Fund

The Torres del Paine Legacy Fund is a non-profit initiative dedicated to ensuring a sustainable future for Torres del Paine National Park and its surrounding communities.

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Phare, the Cambodian Circus - Cambodia

Phare, the Cambodian Circus, is a social enterprise in Cambodia which opened in February 2013 in Siem Reap.

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Kyrgyz Community Based Tourism Association - Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyz Community Based Tourism Association (KCBTA) is a company who works at building a sustainable future between foreign visitors and local culture.

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Education East Africa - Tanzania

Education East Africa teaches both children and teachers in Tanzania and Rwanda to speak, teach and learn English.

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David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage - Kenya

The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is one of Africa's oldest wildlife charities, and is one of the leading elephant rescue and rehabilitation efforts in the world.

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Langata Giraffe Centre - Kenya

The Langata Giraffe Centre is one of the most well-known in the world of conservation.

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Painted Dog Conservation - Zimbabwe

Painted Dogs are the most endangered animal in Africa, and Painted Dog Conservation works to protect the remaining 700 or so in Zimbabwe.

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Ziwa Rhino Ranch - Uganda

The Ziwa Rhino Ranch is the last place in Uganda where you are able to see wild Rhinos.

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