Conscious Travel Experiences

Conscious Travel Experiences

Traveling consciously is about giving something back to the communities you visit on your trip and treading lightly everywhere you go. So, pat yourself on the back & get stuck in with our top ethical experiences

The practical stuff

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You’ll use eDocs for all your travel documents, & then we plant a tree in your name to fight against deforestation.


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With a Contiki water bottle, tap water is safe to drink all around the world - so there’s no need for single use plastics.


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Recycle your waste by using the collection bags on all our coaches.


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When you travel by train, you’ll be on one of the most sustainable forms of transport on the continent.

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Your coach has a Euro 6 engine, so sometimes the air leaving the engine is cleaner than the air that goes in.It’s the greenest way to travel Europe.


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You’ll help to support the communities you visit during your experiences, as we always work with local suppliers.


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Food waste from the Gasthof Schoneck goes to a local farm to feed the pigs, reducing your impact on landfill.

Discover an unseen city 

London, England

Unseen London is a not-for-profit tour hosted by men and women who have experienced homelessness in London. These guys know the secrets of London’s winding historic alleys better than anyone, and will show you a fascinating city not usually seen by tourists.

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Hear the voices of local refugees 

Berlin, Germany

This tour, led by a Syrian refugee, takes you to places of historical significance in the fascinating city of Berlin, drawing parallels between Europe in the 20th century, and what has happened to Syria in the 21st, using Berlin’s turbulent past to question the attitudes that Syrian refugees face in today’s world.

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Take an inspirational street art tour 

Cascais, Portugal

This inspirational tour showcases the culture of Cascais, historically regarded as a dangerous neighbourhood. These local street artists knew the perceptions of the place were unfair, so they started this project of regeneration, creating an urban art gallery unlike anywhere in the world.

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LOCAL

Salzburg, Austria
Eat local produce and support farmers with a feast & schnapps in Salzburg.

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Split, Croatia
Eat a farm-to-table meal at Stella Croatica and support the locals.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Support local families by dining in their homes in Sarajevo.

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