Travel Authentic Philippines is a small company that specialises itself in customized, personalised travel for groups and individuals. We are a social enterprise.
We tailor our tours to your needs and interests. We also try to offer you a deeper, more meaningful experience than only photo opportunities. For us travel is as much about enjoying natural wonders, landscapes and sights as about encounters with people. We want to make your trip an enriching and, possibly, life-changing experience as well as fun and enjoyment.
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” (Mark Twain)
Travel Authentic Philippines started as an initiative of the WECAN program of AFOS, a German foundation for entrepreneurial development. We include other AFOS initiatives, such as in handicrafts and agriculture in our programs and are dedicated to support them.
Community-based activities, community development and nature conservation are important components of our trips. We want you to meet the people of the Philippines and enjoy the natural wonders of the region without leaving more than a footprint. We are dedicated to the protection of the Philippine heritage, natural as well as man-made, tangible and intangible. We respect nature and are dedicated to the protection of animals. We stand against the sexual exploitation of women and children.
Our tours are about immersion and active involvement. We see tourism as a tool for development , conservation and education but above all it’s about fun and satisfaction for all involved.
Finally, the safety of our guests is our top priority.