Responsible Travel

Travelling Responsibly and Sustainably

Code of Conduct

  • What is ‘Responsible Travel’?
  • Carbon neutral flights
  • Our travel philosophy

Local Employment and Environmental Awareness

  • Guides
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Restaurants
  • Crafts, souvenirs and shopping

Community-led Projects in Sri Lanka

  • Forgotten Village Sri Lanka

Environmental Projects in Sri Lanka

  • Turtle Conservation Project, Rekawa
  • Elephant Transit Home, Uda Walawe NP
  • Born Free Foundation

Office-based Environmental Policy

Travellers' Code of Conduct

  • Background
  • Information for travellers
  • Conduct and behavior
  • Visiting religious sites
  • Tipping and begging
  • Bargaining
  • Reducing water consumption
  • Limiting non-degradable waste production
  • Responsible trekking
  • Responsible diving and snorkelling

Complaints Procedure

“Galkadawala, Habarana – the highlight of our trip. Cannot fault this unique lodge. However not for everyone, need to be OK with wildlife in room etc. We loved it. Very comfortable although rustic. Food and staff were exceptional.”

Carol & Sarah