It is a way to create meaning. We travel in hopes that discovering the life stories of others helps you make better sense of your own.
It is tourism that leaves no one behind. Social Tourism is a way of traveling that helps destination locals out of poverty and inequality through engaging them in creative solutions.
It is tourism that is authentic. Focus your travels not only on destinations but on stories of local communities, unique cultures, and new life perspectives.
Join a public tour or create your own! For private groups – choose which destinations you want to visit on your own schedule. If you don’t see the particular places you had in mind, let us know and we’ll be happy to design your trip with you! Send us a message to inquire for a private tour.
The heat was scorching, the view was amazing, the group was great and the education was necessary. We were allowed to experience and understand the environmental, social and cultural status quo of the Aetas…The experience was definitely one for the books and will stick with me forever.
My MAD Travel trip…was one of the most rewarding and memorable weekend outings I’ve been on. Sustainable tourism done the right way. Helps you connect with yourself, local communities, and the Earth. All good things happening here.
Lolo Doyong, Aeta master archer with a passion for playing the flute, takes center stage in the Tribes and Treks tour’s cultural activities. Seeing that travellers from all over the world appreciate his art inspires Lolo Doyong to keep these practices alive. Today he even makes souvenir bows and arrows and flutes for guests to take home.
Tita Tess, founder of flavoured peanut brittle company Enchanted Nuts, regularly showcases her recipes to local and international guests of the GK Enchanted Farm in a social enterprise demonstration. This continues to motivate her as a businesswoman as well as affords her feedback to help improve her business.