We are an inbound and outbound ecotours operator that based in Indonesia. Besides organising ecotours like Dugong watching tours, wildlife watching tours, mangrove tours; we also organise traditional village visits, coffee tours, island hopping & snorkelling and diving trips, spearfishing tours & freediving tours; we also an outbound tour operator that organise unique trips such as religious tours, diving, photography and expeditions to various countries in the world.
We are certified Signing Blue tour operator that made us do our business based on responsible & sustainable business ethics. In 2017, we got an award from an UN Agency - International Trade Centre - that made us chosen as one of six most influential tourism business owned & managed by women in Indonesia. We joined the UN ITC’s project: IORA SheTrades from 2017 - 2018.
We are now undergoing ecotours operator certification from Travelife.
We work with many indigenous tribes, local women groups and disadvantaged communities in Indonesia. Part of the benefit that we made from the tours goes directly to support various social projects in Indonesia such as traditional women weavers group, organic coffee farmers, organic honey-farmers, seaweed farmers, local handicrafts artisan. We also have a special project for women & children who escaped domestic violence to support them during their stay in safe houses.
MALA Tours was established in 15 September 2015 by 3 women that previously worked in humanitarian world for many years. They are Melissa Augustina, Mika Maharani Gynecologia and Meiseani Hortensia. Then as our company grows, we also joined by other staff which create a gender-balanced team.