In April, Wildlife Alliance forged an absolute connection with Absolute Travel, “the world’s top luxury travel specialists, creating your ideal journey,” offering travelers the opportunity to go on socially and environmentally-conscious journeys to Cambodia, visiting Wildlife Alliance’s forest and wildlife conservation projects. This is the first organized ecoadventure tour in the region.
Travelers will have the chance to discover the pristine beauty of the Cardamom Mountains by patrolling with the forest rangers who keep this habitat safe; get up close and personal with the 1,200 animals that have been rescued from the illegal wildlife trade and are receiving care at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center; connect with the community members of Sovanna Baitong who have transformed their lives from being former illegal poachers and loggers to sustainable farmers and small business owners; explore the natural wonders of Chi Phat’s ecotourism project, situated amid stunning mountains, rivers, rainforests, wetlands and mangroves; and relax in luxurious four-star floating tents on the Tatai river.
Absolute Travel’s philanthropic endeavor is the link for travelers who want to experience life-changing trips while creating a deep, meaningful connection with the people and places they see. This new travel opportunity enables people to do good by nurturing the places and communities they visit. This absolute connection will be the gateway to increasing the awareness and sustainability of Wildlife Alliance’s projects in Cambodia.
“Wildlife Alliance’s holistic approach to protecting Cambodia’s jungles and wildlife immediately struck a chord with Absolute Travel. Our partnership makes perfect sense; together we are enabling others to experience the wild beauty of the Cardamom Mountains and observe their vital fieldwork firsthand. There is nothing more powerful than witnessing the Wildlife Alliance team inspiring people to care.”
--Katie Losey, Marketing Manager, Absolute Travel
For more information on this emerging ecotourism destination, ecotourism resorts and Absolute Travel’s exclusive philanthropic journey to Cambodia, visit Wildlife Alliance’s Absolute Awareness page. Help Wildlife Alliance continue to alleviate poverty through ecotourism income while preventing the destruction of the rainforest and its wildlife.
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