Recharge and rejuvenate

Looking for a holiday that combines adventure with some real mindful time? Meditate with a holy man in Bali, try some yoga at a tropical bay in Sri Lanka or find inner peace with a trip to Little Tibet, home to the exiled Dalai Lama – You’ll feel Ommm-azing!

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Experience Latin America with friends

Want to experience Latin America with your group of friends? Trek to misty cloud-forests in Costa Rica or explore the coffee fields of Las Terrazas in Cuba. You’ll learn the secrets of how to cook perfect Peruvian quinoa and venture into the vineyards of the Maipo Valley to taste Chile’s famous wines.

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Experience Bhutan with meaning

Renowned for measuring prosperity through Gross National Happiness (GNH) rather than Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Bhutan is quite literally a country like no other. You’ll stay with a local family for a taste of rural life, experience first-hand Bhutan’s colourful festivals, hike up to the iconic Tiger’s Nest Monastery perched on a cliff-edge and learn to cook traditional Bhutanese dishes.

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Discover a different side to Thailand

From learning all about rescued elephants at an ethical sanctuary, exploring Bangkok’s bohemian side to meeting minority tribes in rural areas – it’s a land of limitless possibilities. We like our customers to experience the real Thailand and enjoy responsible interaction with the Thai people, so we’ve teamed up with Tourism Authority of Thailand to support community-based experiences.

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What do we mean by Meaningful Travel?

Meaningful Travel lies at the heart of everything we do at Rickshaw. For us, it’s all about preserving and supporting local communities, minimising the harmful effects of tourism both socially and environmentally, and ensuring that our trips are responsible, authentic – and of course fun! Read about our journey and how we aim to make our travel experiences meaningful for you and the local community.

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Inspiration

How we work
We specialise in independent, meaningful trips across the world. All you need to do is pick your favourites and we'll help you piece them together!
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Inspiration

A guide for where to travel throughout the year
We've carefully selected the best destinations to visit throughout the year keeping in mind weather, events, festivals & local traditions.
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Meaningful Travel

Tourism as a force for good? Batang Ai & Nanga Sumpa Rainforest Lodge

6th April 2017 by James

It might be hard to believe that tourism can be a force for good, but here's a brief history of Batang Ai & Nanga Sumpa Rainforest Lodge showing it's possible.

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Top 5 Tricks for Combating Jet Lag

10th May 2017 by James

Jet lag... the major drawback to air travel that can keep us out of action for days! However, we’ve rounded up 5 top gadgets & hacks to help you out!

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