Beautiful colour as we cycle the Mekong Delta |  <i>Lachlan Gardiner</i> Wildlife viewing in Chobe River |  <i>Peter Walton</i> Hiking along the edge of Karakol Lake, on the Chinese side of the Karakoram Highway |  <i>Jarryd Salem</i> A young Mongolian boy herds Bactrian camels |  <i>Cam Cope</i>
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trailblazers innovators pioneers responsible

Innovation is, and always has been, a cornerstone of the World Expeditions philosophy.

We began as a Himalayan trekking company, with the simple vision of organising responsible and sustainable small group treks to Nepal and the Indian Himalaya.

As a result, World Expeditions became the pioneers of responsible and sustainable tourism, a legacy that we are very proud of. While ‘responsible tourism’ was not a coined phrase at the time, we placed significant effort on creating operations that provided benefit and employment for the local communities and did not negatively impact the environment.

Today, our trips have evolved beyond the Himalaya and now explore more than 100 countries across all seven continents.

Our world firsts:

  • Cycling on our North India Adventure -  Photo: Nicola Croom
  • Cycling through rural villages Yangshuo, China -  Photo: Scott Pinnegar
  • Paddling down the Franklin River, Tasmania - Photo: Glenn Walker
  • We camp at Akkem base with spectacular views of Belukha mountain -  Photo: Tim Cope
  • A yak herder and his yaks make their way through fields in Tibet -  Photo: Jamie Williams
  • Hinchinbrook Island sea kayaking, Queensland -  Photo: Mark Daffey
  • Cycling a backroad through rural Vietnam -  Photo: Richard I'Anson
  • The clear night sky of the Outback is an unforgettable experience of the Larapinta Semi-permanent Camps -  Photo: Brett Boardman
  • Clearing nets and marine debris from Arhnem Land Coastline -  Photo: Dhimurru Land Management
  • Beautiful Kyoto Temple -  Photo: JNTO
  • Local family on the World Expeditions community project trip in Arnhem Land, NT -  Photo: Gesine Cheung
  • Rocky mountain side trail towards Ghunsa Kola on the Great Himalaya Trail -  Photo: Ray Mustey
  • The happy faces of young Nepali boys in Kathmandu |  <i>Peter Walton</i>
  • Monique Forestier -  Photo: Simon Carter
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