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Philanthropy While Traveling with Cox & Kings

Posted November 26, 2015

When having the privilege of traveling to some of the unique and amazing places on the planet, it is hard not to want to give something back. Whether it is helping wildlife or supporting cultures, the most rewarding trips are those with philanthropic applications. This is why Cox & Kings offers a wide variety of ways to give back while traveling. By partnering with different causes and organizations in many of the places where travel is offered, Cox & Kings can easily offer visitors once in a lifetime chances to give back. Here are a few of the different philanthropic activities available while traveling with Cox & Kings.

AFRICA
A wide variety of options for traveling to Africa, make it the perfect place to go if you are looking to do something positive while on vacation. Cox & Kings offers visitors the chance to do everything from volunteer in a local soup kitchen to help with anti-poaching efforts.



One of the most popular ways to give back in Africa however, is in Kenya through Kenya Wildlife Services. Through this organization, guests have the opportunity to go behind the scenes for a better understanding of how the many animals at Nairobi National Park are cared for. Guests will also gain knowledge of the many problems faced by native animals in the area.

ASIA
Like Africa, many different locations throughout Asia offer the chance to give back in a multitude of ways. Whether you are looking to help at a local hospital, or give back to deaf children in the area, the philanthropic opportunities are endless.



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One of the most rewarding ways to give back while traveling to Thailand is by visiting the Lahu hill tribe village at Doi Phu Muen. Cox & Kings can arrange for guests to assist in various community projects to help improve the quality of life for the Lahu people. These projects can include helping construct community base and vegetation plots, developing sanitation procedures in the village or even teaching a class in English at the local school.

LATIN AMERICA
Traveling to any of the many countries in Latin America is great for anyone looking to give back while on vacation, due to the wide variety of organizations currently operating in the area. Whether you want to visit one of the largest condor reserves in Ecuador or plant a tree in Patagonia, Cox & Kings can make it happen.

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One of the best ways guests can give back to local communities while traveling to Peru is by staying at the beautiful Sol y Luna Hotel in Urubamba, Peru. Located close to the historical Sacred Valley of the Incas, this luxurious hotel also operates a private school, priced on a sliding scale, in the area. The school, funded by profits from the hotel, was established to help indigenous children receive a high-quality education based on academic performance rather than the ability to pay. Every guest at the hotel gives one of these children previously unattainable opportunities.

INDIA
Those who have had the opportunity to travel to India, say it is one of the best experiences of their lives. This is likely due to the unparalleled beauty and rich culture of the highly unique country. India also happens to have some of the most outstanding philanthropic opportunities available. Cox & Kings partners with well-known organizations to support the amazing people, culture, and wildlife in India.





Cox & Kings is the official travel partner of Make-A-Wish Foundation in India, sponsoring travel wishes of children within India. Cox & Kings also works with a unit of the Indian Cancer Society, called Cankids-Kidscan, to support children who are suffering from cancer. Another great effort supported by Cox & Kings is Travel Operators for Tigers who work to support conservation and protection of tigers in the area. These are only a few of the many different philanthropic efforts in the area.

There are plenty of different opportunities available for those who want to do good while experiencing the awe of travel. If you are looking for a way to give back when traveling, Cox & Kings offers several unforgettable opportunities in many countries available for travel.