Specially crafted, semi-luxury trips for small groups seeking to travel off the beaten path and give back to the local community.
Join us on the adventure of a lifetime that will immerse you in exotic lands and bring you together with the amazing people that inhabit them.
Jun 10 - Jun 18, 2021
Starting at: $3495*
Join our cause and immerse yourself into the land of true safari.
We will start in astonishing Rwanda land of a thousand hills, where you will see an amazing country that has transformed from the darkest of humanity into the most enlightened country I have ever visited. Aside from having the most women in parliament in the world, banning plastic bags, and being the safest country in Africa, it also happens to be one of the most beautiful countries in Africa, featuring lush landscapes beautiful mountains and lakes . It is most known for being the home of The silver back Mountain Gorilla, but also is the gateway to Chimpanzees and many other endangered primates. Your heart will warm as we work with a womans weaving cooperative giving reading glasses, and a new lease on life to those with poor eyesite. Your heart will jump as we take a boat safari witnessing hippos, elephants and more in Kigali game park.
Next up: Tanzania
This 8 Day/7 night all inclusive private safari welcomes you to the depths of ancient Africa as we travel worlds away from the caravans of Kenyan commercial safaris.
Let us take you into the bush for a glimpse into the daily life of the worlds last hunter gatherers , and bring you up close and personal with the big 5. Be surrounded by the great Migration in our exclusive safari camps with all the creature comforts. Drive into the lush heart of the worlds largest Caldera where lions rule (the densist population in the world) while the the Masai walk amongst them. Be pampered in boutique lodges, and stay in luxury tented safari camps in the depths of the Serengeti. Every day will envelop your being and engage your sense of wonder.
Help us save the women of the village from smoke borne diseases as we take a portion of the trip funds (paid by Destination Earth) and donate it to creating ventilation in village wood burning kitchens that can be replicated with just a few dollars in supplies.
Join us to finish off this adventure with 5 days at beachfront bungalows on the magical island of Zanzibar!
We only stay in intimate safari camps with under 20 rooms and we cover many experiences usually on the optional list.
It is possible to pay less on the front end, but you will not have the high caliber giving back experience we provide. You deserve it! Treat yourself to a one of a kind luxury giving back experience that will change your life forever.
Feb 28 - Mar 13, 2020
Starting at: $2295*
We appreciate the difference nurses make.
We look forward to taking Nurses on the adventure of a lifetime while sharing the gift of giving back to the world. Plus, you’ll get the opportunity to earn 25 CE Units towards your continuing education along the way. Amazing? We think so, too!
Here’s what’s in store for you on this adventure:
*Starting prices based on double occupancy.
Our intentionally small, intimate group trips enable you to make authentic connections with your fellow travelers and guides.
Eat at gourmet restaurants with a cause, connect with the locals one on one. On every trip, a portion of the funds is donated to a project we are involved in - helping one trip at a time.
We seamlessly handle the logistics and curate authentic experiences, so you can enjoy exploring many unique places that are not on the tour bus trail.
We pledge to engulf, immerse, and intrigue you while sharing the gift of giving back to the world.
You will get to meet children in orphanages who are learning the skills to build a better future for themselves.
Buy amazing art painted by children. The money you spend allows them to be self sustaining
There will be plenty of opportunities to help different people but wouldn't you like to help some elephants too?!
"I have had the great pleasure of participating in two tours with Destination Earth. One was on the Big Island and one was on Kauai. Both tours were beyond amazing. The leaders Steve and Jud were experienced, professional, organized and great fun to be with. The accommodations were great and perfectly situated. The chef prepared local cuisine and was amenable to personal preferences. Overall, both experiences were wonderful. I felt safe at all times and appreciated the camaraderie and flexibility of the guides."
"Jud and Steve did a fabulous job on my recent tour with them to Myanmar and Sumatra. They really listen carefully to our desires and are open to making any adjustments in their planned itinerary to give everybody everything they want to experience. For example, the main reason I signed up for the trip was to photograph the ancient temples in Bagan. Well, following a less than stellar sunset shoot at the temples on our last night due to weather, even though we were flying out about 10 AM the next morning, they scrambled and put together a sunrise shoot that turned out to be mind blowing incredible! I’m so thankful for that ?? and it remains as one of my top two memories of the trip. All along the way we stayed very comfortably in great hotels and ate wonderful local food. So, thanks guys, we’ll definitely do it again!"
"I had a great time this past week and want to thank you for all the work you and Jud and Joe did in planning the adventure. Your willingness to change plans and be so accommodating made the trip extra special for me. And of course, the humor. What can I say? I felt like we were all part of a close family. I have told several people about Destination Earth and hope they will contact you. Thanks again, Kathy"
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From NGO restaurants to local schools, we support the building up of the local communities.
"Unbelievable experience. Meeting these kids had a profound impact on me and really made this trip all the more special."
The children's art was astounding as well as their dancing. It was great to meet them and know I was supporting a good cause.
"Knowing how many children the bridge we built will help in furthering their eduction and health is tremendous."