Top 5 alternatives to volunteer travel

Top 5 Alternatives to Volunteer Travel

You are unsure if you want to do a volunteer project right now? But your plan to travel consciously and sustainably is set? Then take a look at the amazing adventure tours of TourRadar.

In partnership with TourRadar, we want to make adventure possible in a sustainable way. TourRadar strives to connect people with life-enriching travel experiences. They ensure that your adventure can have a positive impact on people and the planet.

Do you want to see how easy it can be to tour responsibly? Check out the four continents with the trendy cities and countries.



Get to know the most beautiful cities in Europe and their culture. Here are our top 3 sightseeing attractions:

Eiffel Tower in Paris

There is much to see in the capital of France. Probably the most famous Parisian sight is the Eiffel Tower. It was built from 1887-1889 and has a total height of 330 meters. About 7 million people visit the Eiffel Tower every year, making it one of the most visited landmarks in the world and a must-see for anyone visiting Paris. You want to get to know the French culture and explore the historical sites like the ‘Arc de Triomphe’ or the ‘Louvre’ with a tour guide in Paris?  

Colosseum in Rome

Did you know that the Colosseum is the largest amphitheater ever built in the world? Or that it used to be the scene of brutal events? Today, the ruins of the structure are a landmark of the city and attract millions of tourists every year. That’s just scratching the surface of what Rome’s history has to offer. A guided tour through Rome will let you immerse into the time of the Roman Empire and bring you inside the monumental vaults of the Colosseum. 

The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Have you ever wondered why the Tower of Pisa is leaning? The reason for its leaning lies in the subsoil of clayey mud and sand, which deforms under the weight. The Leaning Tower of Pisa – Torre pendente di Pisa – is probably the most famous leaning building in the world and a landmark of the city of Pisa. But not only Pisa, also the region of Tuscany, where Pisa is located, has a lot to offer. Check out the tours in Tuscany, whether Pisa, Florence or Siena. All cities are beautiful in their own way. Definitely worth a trip to Italy.

You don’t want to commit to one country? You want to see all of the must-see places in Europe? And get to know the different cultures of each country? Then check out the Explorer Tours or the Cultural Tours in Europe and find your perfect trip.



Experience Africa up close. Let yourself be carried away by the nature, the wilderness, the culture and the unique places.

South Africa 

Whether savannah, mountains, lakes, incredible panoramic roads, rugged coastlines, waterfalls, canyons or beautiful beaches. South Africa really has it all! Climb Table Mountain in trendy Cape Town, see the penguins waddling around on the Cape Peninsula or spend your time in nature in the famous Kruger National Park. Check out the great different tours in South Africa


Did you know that Namibia is home to the largest population of free-ranging cheetahs in the world? In general, Namibia is very well known for its many species-rich animals, which you can see for example in the Etosha National Park. But also a trip to the desert Sossusvlei, with the largest dune in the world and to the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world, is very worthwhile. Get inspired by the tours in Namibia.


Tanzania is known for its natural wealth and is home to several national parks. For example, the Serengeti National Park, where the “Big 5” live. But also the Kilimanjaro National Park is known, where the largest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro ,is located. And with the island of Zanzibar, Tanzania can offer pearly white beaches and a crystal clear blue ocean. The country offers you many possibilities, an exciting tour in Tanzania is guaranteed.

Your dream is to experience Africa up close and to be able to observe the wild animals in their natural habitat? Then take an unforgettable African wildlife tour or safari.


Latin America

Latin America is a great destination to see breathtaking and impressive nature. The most diverse landscapes, animals and cultures guarantee many exciting adventures.

Costa Rica

Costa Rica is famous for its breathtaking nature. From the capital San José to the rainforests of Monteverde or one of the many volcanoes like the Arenal Volcano to the small village of Puerto Viejo on the Caribbean side. Costa Rica has a lot to offer, also the variety of animals is huge. Experience the pura vida way of life on one of the many different adventurous tours in Costa Rica.


When you think of Peru you associate it directly with Machu Picchu, an Inca ruin built in the 15th century on the mountain’s 2430-meter peak. However, the country has much more to offer. For example, do you know Vinicunca, the rainbow mountain southeast of Cusco? Or the Colca Gorge near Arequipa, one of the deepest gorges in the world? Look forward to new exciting adventures in Peru and have a lifetime experience. 


Buenos Aires as the capital of Argentina is world famous, it is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in South America. The Argentine side of Patagonia is one of the most visited places in the country. Or the Iguazu Falls in the north, probably the most impressive and famous waterfalls of the continent, must be seen. For hiking, El Chaltén with its many peaks, glaciers and lagoons, is highly recommended. There is so much more to see, explore the diversity of Argentina on a guided tour.



Australia is known for many things. From the unique coastal landscapes and gorgeous beaches, kangaroos and koalas, to the desert, the outback. Definitely worth an adventure. 


If you are in Sydney, a visit to Sydney Harbour with a view of the Opera House, Sydney’s landmark, should not to be missed. And also the Harbour Bridge, which connects the north and south coast of Sydney with a total length of 1149 meters, is impressive and should be on your to do list.An absolute must-see is Bondi Beach, probably the most famous beach in Australia and one of the most famous surf spots in the world. In Sydney there is something for everyone, find the right tour in and around Sydney for you.

Gold Coast & Great Barrier Reef

North of Sydney is the Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef on earth. Did you know that it is called one of the seven wonders of nature? No wonder people from all over the world come every year to snorkel, dive and discover the most biodiverse region in the world.But also the Gold Coast with 52 km long sandy beaches invites especially for surfing and is a dreamlike scenery with the adjacent skyscrapers. Dive into the underwater world of Australia and discover the East Coast of Australia. 


The Australian Outback impresses with diverse nature. On one side there is the famous Uluru or also called Ayers Rock, with its red earth, in the middle of the desert and on the other side there is the Daintree National Park in Queensland, the oldest rainforest in the world. The outback is home to many different animals like snakes, kangaroos, koalas and lizards. But it is also the home of the Aborigines, the indigenous people of Australia. Learn about the Aboriginal culture and discover the biodiversity on a guided tour through the Outback.


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