From a sustainability point of view, the idea of voluntourism – the combination of volunteering and tourism – sounds so admirable. Some projects do, of course, have a real impact, but the voluntourism model is more convoluted than it seems. G Adventures no longer offers voluntourism trips, instead integrating community tourism experiences into its itineraries and fundraising to support local projects such as female-only taxi drivers in Delhi and grassroots restaurants in Peru. Now read:10 voluntourism trips that will actually make a difference10 voluntourism trips that will actually make a difference Inspiration 10 voluntourism trips that will actually make a differenceWhat is sustainable travel? All the terms you need to know Inspiration What is sustainable travel?