Marvel at beautiful Buddhist temples, share smiles with villagers during a remote hillside trek and dive into southern waters. This comprehensive 19-day tour gets you to the cultural heart of Thailand and its best beaches. After elephant rides and temple ruins, head south for a week of island-hopping in search of great snorkeling and cold drinks on the best beaches weather you're relaxing in the warm Andaman or the stellar Gulf of Thailand depends on the time of year. Whatever the season, this trip is the perfect introduction to Thailand.
Wonders of North India
There's so much to see and do in India that no travellers experience there is ever alike. This trip blends the classic highlights you find in the glossy travel spreads with intimate, highly personal moments far from the beaten path. Marvel at the colonial treasures of New Delhi and the flat-out gorgeous Taj Mahal, then haggle for the best deal like a lifelong local in the bustling markets. In Rajasthan, you'll see colours you never even knew existed, and in Gujarat, you'll stumble across stone-age settlements and some of the worlds rarest wildlife.
Explore a side of China you never knew existed on this eye-opening bike-based adventure. Using rural roads that wind through tiny villages and past seemingly endless rice fields, you'll get a full dose of this lands truly incredible history, culture and geography. On two wheels, you'll tour the imperial tombs and palaces of the walled city of Xian, study curious limestone karst formations, navigate the busy streets of Beijing and relax, secure in the knowledge that your downtime is rightly earned.
Antarctica Classic in Depth
Like the Antarctica Classic, this 13-day expedition will introduce you to the magic of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula but allows for two additional days to explore its majesty. Part of the reward of arriving in Antarctica is the challenge of negotiating the Drake Passage and the M/S Expedition will bring you there safely. Encounter leopard seals lazing on ice floes and immense rookeries of penguins surrounded by towering glaciers. The Expeditions expert guides and lecturers offer knowledge and insights that really bring the nature and history of the region to life and serve to create an adventure of a lifetime.
Prague to London Adventure
Ah, a relaxing weeks vacation in Old Europa. What could be finer? Don't ask anyone who's taken this trip! Our seven-day odyssey across five countries is a blur of beauty, culture and adventure from start to finish, with loads of optional activities to pick and choose from. From the varied architectural wonders of Prague to the nightclubs of Amsterdam and Berlin to romantic Bruges and classic London, this trip contains more European awesomeness per minute than should be permissible by law. (We wont tell if you wont.)
Unravel the mystery of Rapa Nui. Explore mythical Easter Island, known around the world for its ancient monolithic stone statues. See the mysterious statues, or Moai, sprinkled throughout the island, tour the volcanoes, beaches and petroglyphs, and get to know the unique culture of one of the most remote islands on earth.
Watch the sun rise over volcanic peaks and the spires of Pura Besakih. From pristine beaches and temples surrounded by jungle, Bali is a land loaded with cultural and natural highlights. With your accommodation and transport arranged by CEOs, this well packed adventure offers up the perfect blend of the islands highlights and free time to get off the beaten path where the people on the beach are just as likely to be fishermen as other travellers. With its excellent food, artists and an island steeped in culture, Bali is truly an unforgettable experience.
Marvel at painted churches chiseled into rock, descend into underground cities, walk through ancient towns and savour fresh seafood in seaside villages as you discover the treasures of Turkey. Travel days are well paced, allowing you the time to really experience Turkey's riches. And while enjoying its coastline, you'll return each night to a cozy bed so you're fresh each morning. This trip offers all the adventure activities, culture and vivid history of this magnificent land for those who prefer a more comfortable option.
The Egyptian Journey
Be inspired by the Pharaohs temples and then build your own sandcastle monuments on the beaches of the Red Sea. This is an unforgettable journey through Egypt's extensive history with some fun in the sun as well. Begin with the pyramids and shop in buzzing bazaars. Sail down the Nile in the comfort of a cruise boat, explore the Valley of the Kings by donkey, hike Mt Sinai and cool off in the Red Sea. Our CEOs are passionate about revealing the archaeological and historical secrets of Egypt's ancient sites.
Basic Costa Rica
Stay flexible in Costa Rica on this unique two-week adventure. You'll hit the volcanoes, a cloud forest and both of the incredible coasts. Chill out on white sand beaches and explore pristine wildlife preserves. Best of all, this trip gives you the flexibility to create the adventure of a lifetime, so you can soar across the treetops by zipline, rappel down a waterfall or learn to surf the Pacific breaks. Take a trip that's packed with just the essentially everything you need to explore the diversity and beauty of Costa Rica.
Mt. Kilimanjaro Private Trek - Shira Route
Starting the trek at over 3,000m above sea level, the Shira route is a challenge for the mind, body and soul. Starting above the treeline on the Shira Plateau, the Shira requires speedy acclimatization but provides four full days through the moorland and alpine desert before the summit. Enjoy the climb across the Shira plateau, into the Great Barranco Valley, and through high alpine deserts as you marvel at views of glaciers, ice fields, and impressive mountain wallsall en route towards your final goal, the Uhuru peak of Mt Kilimanjaro!
The ultimate primate experience, trek through local villages and lush rainforests with the breathtaking reward of finding yourself in the company of a family of gorillas. One of Africa's major highlights, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is the home to approximately half of the worlds population of mountain gorillas, the world's most endangered ape. A close encounter with these amazing animals is not soon forgotten.
Bavarian beer, cuisine and culture combine to make this one tour of Germany you dont want to miss. Imagine singing along with tens of thousand accompanied by oom pah pahs, while locals clad in lederhosen and feathered hats dance on tables. This is Oktoberfest! Of course, this tour is not only about beerits also about sampling Munichs cuisine and culture. Your CEO will take the hassle out of organizing so that youre free to enjoy the party. Experience the lederhosen, the music and the friendliness of BavariaEin Prosit!
London to Rome Adventure
Crisscrossing three countries, this whirlwind tour of Europes most celebrated capitals squeezes unique culture, delectable food and drink, stunning scenery, wild nightlife and centuries of thrilling history into eight days without ever feeling rushed. Browse the galleries and museums of Paris, gape at Provence's natural beauty, hike the verdant hills of the Cinque Terre and more, for less than youd ever dreamed possible.
Imagine a country where a lands worth is measured differentlythink Gross National Happiness instead of Gross Domestic Product. Now stop dreaming because you are in the unexplored mountain kingdom of Bhutan. Beauty and wisdom are revealed at each dzong, every Gompa and, most incredibly, in the eyes of every smiling Buddhist monk you meet. On gentle treks through remote trails and visits to Paro, Thumpu and Punakja, nature lovers, photographers and cultural junkies will uncover a purity of culture, traditions and kindness.
Project South Africa & Overland Adventure
Experience the colour and culture of southern Africa on this unique 28-day volunteer adventure. Soak in the spirit of Cape Town before exploring desert landscapes on your way to the mists of majestic Victoria Falls. Embark on game drives across national parks and explore the Okavango Delta in dugout mokoro canoe. Gain a unique perspective on local culture while volunteering with community projects that help bring education to the Cape Peninsula. Give a little of your time to Africa and take away a truly immersive experience that few travellers encounter.
Mayan DiscoveryMayan ruins peeking out from verdant jungle, street vendors hawking their wares on colonial streets, pristine white-sand beaches sparkling under the Caribbean sunnow this is the real Yucatan! On this unique 15-day journey, youll tour the ruins at Chichen Itza and Palenque, and head deep into the jungle of Guatemala to experience the ruins of Tikal. You're free to choose your own adventure! So escape the resort packages and witness all the incredible wilderness, wildlife and Mayan culturepast and presentthat you can imagine.
Mayan ruins peeking out from verdant jungle, street vendors hawking their wares on colonial streets, pristine white-sand beaches sparkling under the Caribbean sunnow this is the real Yucatan! On this unique 15-day journey, youll tour the ruins at Chichen Itza and Palenque, and head deep into the jungle of Guatemala to experience the ruins of Tikal. You're free to choose your own adventure! So escape the resort packages and witness all the incredible wilderness, wildlife and Mayan culturepast and presentthat you can imagine.
Masai Mara Camping Adventure
This adventure takes you through the Great Rift Valley on to our tented camp in Kenya's premier wildlife reservethe famous Masai Mara. Explore diverse wilderness, crossing rolling plains spotted with famous acacia trees. Game drives are spread out over all three days, with excellent chances of seeing the 'Big 5'lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. The varied wildlife and natural environment, in addition to the culture of the Masai people, come together to provide a spectacular safari experience.
In Search of the Big 5For those short on time, theres no need to sacrifice big fun or the opportunity to spot Africas ever-elusive Big 5 on this intense 10-day adventure. Experience the best of wild Africa and explore four famous game parks and reserves of Tanzania and Kenya, including the rolling hills of the Masai Mara and the savannah of the Serengeti. Small groups and safari vehicles not only allow for a more authentic travel experience, but ensure great views so that youll be able to capture the perfect shot of the some of the most amazing animals on the planet. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience like no other.
In Search of the Big 5
For those short on time, theres no need to sacrifice big fun or the opportunity to spot Africas ever-elusive Big 5 on this intense 10-day adventure. Experience the best of wild Africa and explore four famous game parks and reserves of Tanzania and Kenya, including the rolling hills of the Masai Mara and the savannah of the Serengeti. Small groups and safari vehicles not only allow for a more authentic travel experience, but ensure great views so that youll be able to capture the perfect shot of the some of the most amazing animals on the planet. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience like no other.
Incredible IndiaIf youre looking for a taste of Indias world-class highlights, but still want to explore some of its hidden gems, this action-packed adventure serves up a great combination. Stand in awe of the Taj Mahal's perfection, wander the French Quarter of Pondicherry, search for tigers in the wildexperience the iconic highlights of the north before flying south for even more culture and wilderness. Appreciate the colours of Rajasthan and the Tamil-style of the Sri Meenakshi Temple. Our CEO will lead the way and eliminate the hassle so you can experience incredible India.
If youre looking for a taste of Indias world-class highlights, but still want to explore some of its hidden gems, this action-packed adventure serves up a great combination. Stand in awe of the Taj Mahal's perfection, wander the French Quarter of Pondicherry, search for tigers in the wildexperience the iconic highlights of the north before flying south for even more culture and wilderness. Appreciate the colours of Rajasthan and the Tamil-style of the Sri Meenakshi Temple. Our CEO will lead the way and eliminate the hassle so you can experience incredible India.
Timeless VietnamFor those who want the complete experience but prefer a more comfortable option, this adventure explores the best of Vietnams history, culture and cuisine. From the breathless beauty of Halong Bay to the former imperial capital of Hue, the ancient port town of Hoi An and the Mekong Delta, Vietnam offers adventurous visitors a chance to explore its ancient past, recent history and promising future. With comfortable accommodation and transport by private air-conditioned van arranged by your CEO, you'll have plenty of time to appreciate the incredible beauty and remarkable people of Vietnam.
For those who want the complete experience but prefer a more comfortable option, this adventure explores the best of Vietnams history, culture and cuisine. From the breathless beauty of Halong Bay to the former imperial capital of Hue, the ancient port town of Hoi An and the Mekong Delta, Vietnam offers adventurous visitors a chance to explore its ancient past, recent history and promising future. With comfortable accommodation and transport by private air-conditioned van arranged by your CEO, you'll have plenty of time to appreciate the incredible beauty and remarkable people of Vietnam.
Marvellous MoroccoWatch the sun rise above the highest sand dunes in Morocco and journey through fresh cedar forests in the Atlas Mountains. From the bustling souks of imperial cities and meandering lanes of old medinas, travel into the heart of Morocco without forgoing comfort. Get off the beaten path while exploring mudbrick kasbahs and conquer Saharan sand dunes by 4x4. With comfortable accommodation and transport by private air-conditioned van arranged by your CEO, you'll be free to experience Morocco's Roman heritage and Islamic grandeur in style.
Watch the sun rise above the highest sand dunes in Morocco and journey through fresh cedar forests in the Atlas Mountains. From the bustling souks of imperial cities and meandering lanes of old medinas, travel into the heart of Morocco without forgoing comfort. Get off the beaten path while exploring mudbrick kasbahs and conquer Saharan sand dunes by 4x4. With comfortable accommodation and transport by private air-conditioned van arranged by your CEO, you'll be free to experience Morocco's Roman heritage and Islamic grandeur in style.
From the villages of Cinque Terre to Tuscany's medieval splendour, this is an adventure for those looking to indulge in all of Italys delights. Walk through grand piazzas and winding lanes, stroll the canals of Venice and float past villas on Lake Como. Marvel at the ancient grandeur of Rome and the renaissance masterpieces of Florence. Your CEO will take care of the details so you can travel at a leisurely pace and appreciate the scenery, whether its sipping vino in Tuscany or sampling local delicacies in Florence's markets. Experience the best of Italy in this all-encompassing tour.
Ancient Angkor Wat
Built over a period of 400 years by a number of different rulers and covering an area of more than 400 sq km, the temple complex of Angkor Wat was only rediscovered 150 years ago. This magnificent site holds incredible structures and sculptures from the Khmer Empire and is one of the most important archaeological sites in South East Asia. With its beautiful gardens, stone carvings, and endless photo opportunities, a visit to magical and mysterious UNESCO World Heritage Angkor will remain with you forever.
Explore mainland Greece and the Peloponnese, where the ancient world meets the modern. Stand at the hanging monasteries, perched atop pinnacles of rock, and gaze out over Greece and its ancient pastthis adventure will introduce you to the countrys history and beauty. From Athens to the medieval ruins of Mystras, experience an intense and atmospheric journey through the birthplace of western thoughtand get in some beach time at Nafplio, too. It doesn't take an oracle to figure out that you'll love the ruins of Delphi and the beauty of Greece.
Serengeti Family Safari
Travel to Tanzania and the stunning Great Rift Valley and witness big game on the savannah for a lesson in wildlife the kids will never forget. Spend one week exploring this spectacular country by day and sleeping in comfortable, family-friendly lodges at night. Our small safari vehicles minimize drive times and get you as close to Africas Big 5 as you dare. With a focus safety, comfort and the unique demands of family travel, our CEO will take the hassle out of planning while still offering adventurous families an exciting safari through captivating Tanzania.
Maldives Dhoni Cruise
White sands, blue skies and crystal clear waterscruise the extraordinary islands of the Maldives by traditional Dhoni. Experience the turquoise lagoons and perfect beaches that make these islands famous. Learn the local way and dive the spectacular corals of the Indian Ocean. Every day offers relaxing sea breezes and countless photo opportunities. Indulge in this tropical paradise and feel good knowing this tour is both a great value and supports a model of sustainable, environmentally friendly tourism.
Best of the West
Skyscrapers, sequoias and impossibly big skies await you in Americas West. This 15-day tour through the urban and natural wonders of California and Arizona is perfect for travellers who want to inject a little downtown energy into their out-of-town escapes. In the cities, youll traverse the concrete jungle by day with an expert CEO and overnight in centrally located hotels. Elsewhere, youll get the chance to marvel at the grandeur of the Grand Canyon and bike in the Yosemite Valley before tucking into a BBQ dinner and camping under the stars. This is no dream; its California like youve never seen it before.
Tour East Coast USA
From big city bustle in New York to anachronistic Amish communities in rural Pennsylvania, this 9-day trip captures the rollicking history and modern energy of the East Coast. Relive the Civil War at Gettysburg and the revolution in Boston, explore the great museums of Washington, DC, and get wet on the Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls. Youll travel by private van and stay in central hotels so that youre always in the heart of the action. This trip is compact enough for those short on time but long enough to make some new friends while discovering Americas past.
Peru on a Shoestring
Climb the legendary Inca Trail to the cloud forest citadel of Machu Picchu, dine the traditional way at a ceremonial Pachamanca feast or take an optional flight over the Nazca Linesthe adventure is your to choose! With the services of a CEO and your accommodation and transport taken care of, this trip offers great value as it introduces the regions main sights, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience an adventure you'll never forget. Take a trip that's packed with just the essentialsfifteen days of maximum Peru at minimum cost. This is everything you imagined Peru would beand more!
This compact adventure offers maximum Egypt at minimum cost. Stare in amazement at the pyramids and float down the Nile on a felucca. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you dine on traditional fare with a local family in a Nubian village. You'll enjoy basic accommodation and transport to the best sites. Walk through the Valley of Kings or explore Karnakit's your call. Don't just dream of Egypt, wake up in the Land of the Pharaohs and open your eyes to adventure.
Galapagos Islands Cruise
Follow in Darwins footsteps and embrace some of the worlds most exceptional wildlife. Cruise the incredible Galapagos Islands and see for yourself how Darwins revolutionary theory is still playing out. From the comfort of a motorized catamaran, youll snorkel with sea lions before relaxing with a cold drink in the ships jacuzzi. When you do hop off the boat for island hikes, a Naturalist Guide will be on hand to offer context. From blue-footed boobies to giant tortoises, you will never get closer to wildlife than you will here.
Spanning eight countries, this journey is full of diverse cultures, abundant wildlife, spectacular landscapes, stunning beaches and a ton of adventure. Track the 'Big 5' across open savannah, explore the Okavango Delta in a dug out mokoro canoe, encounter gorillas deep in the Ugandan wildernessdo it all on this ultimate 54-day adventure and get a real feel for how large Africa really is. Travel aboard our rugged overland truck is well-paced. while wilderness camping will bring you closer to the regions wildlife. Encounter rare wildlife and real people on this unique and cost-effective journey through the stunning scenery of Southern and East Africa.
Yosemite Park & Napa Valley
The perfect blend of wildlife, active excursions and the charm of wine country, this week-long journey from Las Vegas to San Francisco packs a punch. Explore Yosemitefamous for its waterfalls and fantastic landscapesand paddle the Russian River in Sonoma wine country. These diverse regions offer plenty of options and our nimble touring van makes the most of sites. And camping keeps you close to the land while offering great value, so youll have money left to sip or slurp you way through the Napa Valley.
The Taste of Tuscany
From the masterpieces and museums of Florence to local market stalls bursting with delicious regional meats, cheeses and produce, indulge in the riches of Tuscany. Spend eight days wandering through romantic medieval towns and exploring the Gothic architecture of Siena. Sample the legendary wines of Chianti and seek a unique perspective while gazing at Pisa's iconic tower. With comfortable hotels and an expert CEO to take the hassle out of travel, you'll be relaxed, rested and ready to explore all that Tuscany has to offer.
Best of Burma & Thailand
Retrace the footsteps of the last Burmese King along the ancient streets of Mandalay and float down the Irrawaddy River to the ruins of Bagan. From historical marvels to serene natural highlights, this two-week adventure offers the perfect combination of guided excursions and free time to explore the best of enigmatic Burma and sunny Thailand. Encounter floating gardens and explore tribal villages and golden temples. Your expert CEO is there to take the hassle out of travel so you're free to explore the natural, historical and cultural beauty that has persisted in this region in spite of its sometimes troubling conflict.
If youre short on time but want to delve into the Yucatan, this wide-ranging itinerary in one of Mexicos most fascinating regions is an authentic alternative to the mainstream. Snorkel Caribbean reefs and laze on beautiful white-sand beaches. Enter the world of the ancient Mayans at Chichen Itza and the incredible jungle ruins of Palenque. Your experienced CEO will reveal the regions hidden gems, taking the hassle out of travel so you can focus on ancient ruins and vibrant sitesor revel in a tranquil sunset cruise off Isla Mujeres.
Thailand Island Hopping
Relax under swaying palm trees then jump into crystal-clear watersspend nine days island-hopping through the best of Southern Thailand. This trip varies with the seasons to make sure you get the best weather to work on your tan. So it's either Krabi, island camping and the best of the west, or the east with Koh Tao's diving and laid-back Ko Phangan. Get geared up for adventure or unwind on the islands beachesits your choice.
Everest is more than a mountain. And the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as the steps to heaven, every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunitybeautiful forests, sherpa villages, glacial moraines and foothills. For active adventurers not afraid to break a sweat, our full trekking support staff will bring you close to local cultures before opening a window to the top of the world.
Japan Express: Osaka to Tokyo
From Buddhist monks of Koyasan to the high rollers of Tokyo, capture the many faces of Japan on this condensed tour through Japan beginning in Osaka. Savour the regions culinary delicacies and the beautiful views at Mt Fuji. You'll stay in a traditional Ryokan and really soak up local culture in onsen hot springs. A great combination of included activities and free time, this adventure provides a taste of the rich culture of Japan.
Highlights of Jordan
Explore ancient sites and lost cities, overnight in a Bedouin tent and dine with the locals amidst the dramatic desert scenery of Wadi Rum. Take in Petra's fascinating history and marvel at its thrilling beautyand still have a chance to relax in the therapeutic waters of the Dead Sea. This eight-day trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to soak up the colours, culture and history of a country that's small in size but big in adventure.
Highlights of Israel
A spiritual home to Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, Israel occupies a unique place in Middle Eastern history. With sacred sites central to all three of humanitys major religionsyou could spend a lifetime in Israel and never experience all of its wonders. This trip delivers you to the countrys top natural, historical and cultural treasures in style. From the historic seaport of Jaffa to the glittering desert jewel that is Jerusalem, youll always begin and end your day in the comfort of a well-appointed hotel. Hey, adventure doesnt always have to mean roughing it, right?
The Best of Eastern Europe
From fairy-tale Czech towns to the Pearl of the Danube, Budapest, experience the unique culture, food and history of Eastern Europe. This two-week trip through five Eastern European countries offers an intriguing combination of urban centres, village life and outdoor pursuits. Visit castles, churches and romantic town squares. Indulge in Viennas coffee and Pragues beer, explore a Tatra mountain village and float down river on a traditional raft.
South America Highlights
Two weeks travel in wall-to-wall comfort with all of South America as your playground? Sign us up! This top-flight journey through the historical, cultural and natural treasures of this amazing continent is the perfect fit for time-crunched travellers desperate to conquer South America in grand style. Tremble at the incredible power of Iguassu Falls, trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (or stay behind and meet up with the hikers at the top) and paint Rio red with our passionate and knowledgable CEOs. Anything is possible!
Thailand Family Adventure
Experience the riches of Thailand with its beautiful pagodas and palaces and meet the locals in hilltribe villages for memories that are real treasures. Dine on noodles in Bangkok and explore Chiang Mai's bustling night bazaar. This ten-day trip includes a helpful CEO to lead the way and take the hassle out of planning and organizing while still offering adventurous families an exciting cultural journey through this captivating kingdom.
Morocco on a Shoestring
Rock the kasbah on this jam-packed tour of Moroccos highlights. From old world medinas and funky coastal towns to the Saharas sand dunes and Atlantic beaches, experience the best of enchanting Morocco. While transport and a variety of accommodation are included, the activities are up to you. Enjoy the freedom to roam where you want to!
Italy Culture & History Explored
You were drawn by Europes art and culture to Italywhere the ancient rubs shoulders with the modern. Venices Doges Palace is impressive enough on the surface, but youll want to dig deeper and explore its hidden secrets. As night falls, board a vaporetto and glide through renaissance shadows and explore Venice. Indulge your senses in the Tuscan countryside famous for local wines and delicious cuisine. Continue to Rome where a simple turn of the head reveals iconic sights. Dont let the sensual delights of this historic land remain a mysteryexplore Italys secrets for yourself.
Historic Footsteps through France
From world famous landmarks to local markets and cafes, its hard not to be overwhelmed by the legacy of Frances history and culture. Handpicked for their unparalleled expertise, our guides will contextualize the regions history and leave you with a powerful sense of Frances culture. From the wide avenues of Paris and the Eiffel Tower to the poignant beaches of Normandy, youll be free to experience Frances joie de vivre. Whether its the historic Bayeux Tapestry or wine tasting at its source, soak in the French culture and discover France in style.
France to Italy Adventure
Sip wine in Burgundy, feast on local delicacies in Provence, follow scenic tracks along Italy's Cinque Terre coast and raise your glass to the best of France and Italy. Over thirteen well-paced days, travel from Paris to Rome and savour the region's cultural and natural highlights. Your expert CEO will take the hassle out of travel but leave you with plenty of free time to explore. Witness the grandeur of Paris and Florence's great masterpieces, relax on the beach and fall in love with the beauty of this region.
Mt. Kilimanjaro Group Trek - Machame 8 Day Route
Possibly the most scenic route to the summit, Machame boasts different paths to the summit and back. Emerge onto high alpine deserts with amazing views of ice fields, all en route to Uhuru, peak of Mt Kilimanjaro! Known as the 'Whiskey Route', this path leads you through magnificent forests to gain a ridge leading through moorland to the Shira Plateau. It offers great scenery beneath the glaciated precipices of the Southern Icefields before summiting from the higher Barafu Camp. Camp along the route with support from local guides and porters. As a world leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure!
Two things you notice when traveling in the Philippines; everybodys always smiling, and theres some sort of festival happening pretty much every day. But hey, if you got to spend your life in this ravishing island paradise, you'd celebrate, too. Our adventures in this under-explored part of Southeast Asia mix bustling city life, majestic landscapes, complex cultures, serene beaches and loads of activity for thrill-seekers of all stripes. If you don't have the time of your life out here, check your pulse; you might be dead.
Perched at the crossroads of Middle Eastern history for centuries and spiritual home to Jews, Christians and Muslims alike, Israel remains a must-visit destination for anyone eager to understand this dynamic, always-changing region. Explore the historic towns of Bethlehem and Nazareth, tune into the rhythm of daily life in the Golan Heights, visit Bedouin communities in the Negiv desert and experience a soul-stirring visit to a refugee camp. Thousands of incredible momentsone comprehensive trip.
Canadian Rockies Active Escape
Hike and bike your way through the beautiful canyons, glaciers and mountain passes that make the Canadian Rockies so enticing. This trip is perfect for the traveller whos looking to actively explore this pristine wilderness but prefers a comfortable landing at night. Youll hike the lush forests of the Kananaskis and Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, cycle to Maligne Canyon and experience the magnificent Icefield Parkway, Moraine Lake, and Yoho and Banff National Parks. Best of all, the trip begins and ends in Calgary with its convenient international airport. The only limits on this trip is group sizeyou don't want to be slowed down by a large groupso dream big and get active!
Great South American Journey - Santiago to Lima
Discover something incredible in the thin air of the Andes in western South America. On your way to Lima, explore the surreal landscape of Salar de Uyuni, cross the Altiplano and experience the Atacama Desertthe driest place on earth. Encounter the thriving culture of Lake Titicaca and trek to legendary Machu Picchu. We run our own treks and ensure quality food and equipment, leaving you to focus on your next exhilarating step up the Inca Trail. With local transportation and authentic accommodation, this adventure offers an intense blend of included activities and free time to explore on your own. Ready to go?
You. Europe. 24 days. Ready? Youd better be, because this epic London-to-London romp through the Old Worlds greatest cities doesnt slow down for stragglers. Geared towards budget-conscious travellers eager to check an entire continent off their must-do list in one fell swoop, this adventure will take you from the busy streets of the English capital to Paris most elegant galleries and cafes, the stunning natural brilliance of the Swiss Alps, the rugged beauty of Italys Cinque Terre and the party capitals of Berlin and Amsterdam before wrapping up with a celebratory pint in a London pub. Phew! Were tired just talking about it.
Stand in awe of the architectural achievement of Angkor Wat and contemplate the horrors of the Killing Fields at Phnom Penh. This nine-day trip is ideal for the traveller who is short on time but wants to soak up the colours, culture and history of this incredible country. Its natural beauty, coupled with its tumultuous history, make this country a truly fascinating destination. With your accommodation, transportation and entrance to Angkor arranged by our CEOs, you can concentrate on experiencing the region's highlights.
Amazon Riverboat Adventure
Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. The cuisine onboard is regional and provides a uniqueand deliciouswindow into local culture. Led by an Amazon Reserve Naturalist guide, your cruise will include daily excursions by motorized skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest homewith any luck youll spot sloths, toucans or pink dolphins! And, with two full days for exploration in Pacaya Samiria Reserve, you'll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. Gain a rare glimpse of how life on the river is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.
Explore a side of Cuba that few rarely get to experience on this nine-day adventure. Cruise Havanas history-infused streets in a classic car and stroll along Trinidads cobblestone avenues to the rhythms of music floating from open windows. Tour a tobacco plantation for a taste of iconic Cuban culture and luxuriate in the view of the islands rolling western hills. Travel by private air-conditioned van is well-paced, so you're refreshed and ready to explore the islands vibrant culture and incredible Caribbean beaches.
The Glaciers Experience
Spend four days in El Calafate and explore a piece of Argentina's incredible Patagonia region. Witness active Perito Moreno, as massive ice chunks crack off and crash into the chilly waters of Lago Argentino belowone of Mother Nature's most stunning displays of power. On your free day, walk the town at your leisure, cruise the lake, or visit one of the several other glaciers of this awe-inspiring area.
Machu Picchu By Train
This comfortable and compact adventure serves up Machu Picchu, one of the world's true treasures, in style. In colonial Cuzco, once the epicentre of the Inca Empire, you'll spend a day exploring its Spanish, indigenous and natural highlights. You'll ride the rails through the spectacular Urubamba Valley to Machu Picchu, perched on a mountain ridge. Then, let your local guide explain the site. You're free to explore this Incan masterpiece before catching your train back to Cuzco.
The Best of Brazil
From the heat of Rios nightlife to the chilled out atmosphere of Ilha Grande, discover the treasures of Brazil on this comfortable week-long adventure. Youll wander the colonial streets of Paratyits a UNESCO heritage site and quite possibly the prettiest spot on the planetand savour seafood and life without cars on Ilha Grande island. Stand in awe of awesome Iguassu Falls deep in the interior then marvel at it from Argentinas side. You have two days to explore this region. Brazil awaitslets make the most of it.
Bike The Napa Valley
Italy and France may be wines ancestral home, but it maintains a cozy little address stateside, too. Best seen by bike, Californias Napa Valley is Americas wine country, and while our adventures are built around the vineyards, theres plenty of fun to be found on the outside of the bottle here. A great combination of activity and leisure, this adventure will have you biking your way through the rolling hills to wine tastings at a trio of renowned vineyards, exploring small-town markets in search of delicious locally-grown produce and whiling the evenings away around a bottle of your favourite vintage. This is indeed California, but trust usit aint no dream.
Alaska Wildlife Escape
Vast, beautiful and teeming with life, Alaska is the kind of place phrases like The Great Outdoors were coined for. This journey deep into the heart of the Last Frontier is a boon for nature lovers: hiking in Denali National Park, tracking black bears in Kenai Fjords, taking to the sea in search of aquatic life, dining on fresh Alaskan wild salmon and gazing up at a sprawling evening starscape more dazzling than anything youve seen before. And with expert naturalists and guides at your side for every step, we promise you wont miss a thing.
Budapest to Istanbul
From pastoral countryside to forbidding forests and magnificent mountain ranges, experience the romance of the east on your way from Budapest to Istanbul. In two well-packed weeks, explore the weathered architecture of Budapest and grand Ottoman palaces and mosques in Istanbul for an introduction to the artistic and cultural heights of two very different empires. With an intriguing combination of cultural colour and outdoor activities, you'll come away with a real feel for this lesser-explored corner of Europe.
Taste Of Peru
If you're looking to savour Perus highlands but don't want to miss its Amazon region, this adventure tops the menuin comfort and style. After taking in your fill of Amazonian wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive 'G Lodge Amazon, embrace cultures past and present in Cuzco where youll have lots of time to explore ruins, museums and markets. Finally, delight in the sweet views of the Sacred Valley from the comfort of your coach as you travel by rail to Machu Picchu. With years of experience, we employ the best local guides, ensuring that you're free to enjoy the beauty of the region.
Golden Ring of Russia
Experience the treasures of Russian culture, history and architecture on this eight-day journeywander picturesque towns older than Moscow and marvel at Orthodox frescoes and golden domes. An expert CEO will lead the way and local will uncover what was hidden behind the Iron Curtain for years. Visit the Kremlin in Moscow and contemplate European masterpieces in St Petersburg's Hermitage. The graceful cathedrals of St Petersburg coupled with the grandeur of Moscow are just waiting to be discovered in this glimpse of Russia.
In The Shadow Of Machu Picchu
Big on comfort for those short on time, this journey offers an intriguing combination of natural wonders and local cultures. Whether you're scanning the canopy for wildlife from the comfort of our intimate and exclusive 'G Lodge Amazon, embracing cultures past and present in the former Inca capital of Cuzco or seeking the challenge of trekking the Inca Trail, this is the once-in-a-lifetime adventure for you! Because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment so that you're free to enjoy the the majesty of Machu Picchu.
Best of Egypt
This journey through Egypt packs in the best of culture and adventure in eight energetic days. Explore the ancient sites along the Nile and discover the most famous of them all, the Great Pyramids of Giza. Embrace the culture and meet remarkable people as you sample some traditional fare with a Nubian family in a local village. Feel the buzz of vibrant bazaars in Aswan and Luxor, but still manage to relax and watch life unfold as you sail the Nile in a traditional felucca.
Spirit of India
Walking through Delhi's markets, you realize that Indias like nothing youve ever experienced its kaleidoscope of culture and color has burnt itself into your memory. And it's not just the magnificent forts or treasures like the Taj Mahal that impressits the countrys spirit. Visit the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism to gain greater insight into this ancient and complex land. From a safari in Ranthambore and a cruise on the Ganges to elephant rides, our expert guides will bring you deep into one of the worlds most culturally and spiritually fascinating places.
Mt. Kilimanjaro Private Trek - Marangu Route
Mt. Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak, the tallest freestanding mountain in the world and the ambition of avid trekkers everywhere. Follow the famous Marangu Route, ascending through a number of different vegetation and climate zones affording fantastic views, so that every day is not only challenging but also unique and rewarding. This trek of five days, assisted by our experienced team of guides and porters, is highlighted by reaching the summit of Uhuru as the sun rises over the savannah!
The Inca Trail
One of our most popular trips in the region for those looking to combine the cultural highlights of the Sacred Valley with the challenge of one of the worlds best known hikes. The four-day Inca Trail trek will reward you with a stunning combination of the regions ruins, mountainscapes and cloud forests. Because we run our own treks, we can ensure the fair treatment of our porters and the quality of food and equipment so that you're free to enjoy the beauty of the region.
Trans Mongolian Express
From the Great Wall of China to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, travel halfway around the world in three incredible weeks. Board one of the worlds great trains and ride the rails on this once-in-a-lifetime trip across the grassy steppes of Mongolia and through the taiga forests of Siberia. Share train carriages with locals, overnight in Mongolian ger tents and in cozy Russian homestays. Not only does this trip provide the perfect blend of comfortable accommodations and plenty of activities but also free time to explore this fascinating region at your own pace.
Costa Rica Quest
Nature called you to Costa Ricanow here you are, suspended in the jungle canopy, locking eyes with a curious monkey. This action-packed tour of Costa Ricas highlights is perfect for the adventurer with limited time who wants to explore the regions diversity. Get your adrenaline pumping, follow a trail to the base of a waterfall, melt away in thermal springs or bliss out on a beach, our CEOs will help you find the secluded spots only the locals know.
Walk backwards in time along the Great Wall and stare down an army of Terracotta Warriors before leaping into the future of Shanghai's incredible high-rise towers on this fast-paced tour of China's highlights. With the perfect blend of guided activities and free time to explore on your own, this adventure is perfect for those who want to get a taste of China in a short amount of time.
Thailand & Angkor Wat Cultural Journey
Just a few minutes into the bustle of Bangkok and you realize why Thailand is known as the 'Land of Smiles'. Explore the regions charming temples, take a canal tour and enjoy a break from the fast pace of Bangkok in the hills of Chiang Mai. Inhale fragrant lemongrass as you indulge in a Kantoke dinner and learn to cook. Our experts will season your adventure with local spice and colour. And, for a memorable finish, explore the jungle-choked ruins of Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world.
National Parks & Bright Lights
From the Golden Gate Bridge to glowing canyon walls at sunset, this trip captures the beauty of the cities and wilderness of the Western US. It's perfect for the traveller looking to breathe in the scent of sequoias of Yosemite by day, but wanting the comforts of a hotel at night. Prepare yourself for otherworldly hoodoos in Bryce Canyon National Park and the desert scenery in Death Valley the lowest spot on the continent before taking an optional helicopter ride above the incomparable Grand Canyon. With plenty of inclusions like city tours of Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas, you won't just visit the West Coast, you'll live it!
Turkey On A Budget
White cliff waterfalls and glimmering Blue Mosques experience the best of Turkey's historical highlights and natural wonders in one incredible tour. Begin your trip roaming the palaces of Istanbul before journeying into the bizarre underground cities and the fairy chimneys of Cappadocia. Stick to public bus and budget accommodation, which not only keeps costs down but gives you a chance to really meet the locals. From the ancient Roman streets of Ephesus to bustling bazaars, follow your curiosity and spend fifteen days discovering the culture and natural beauty of this fascinating region.
Follow in Darwin's footsteps and embrace some of the worlds most exceptional wildlife. Cruise the incredible Galapagos Islands and see for yourself how Darwin's revolutionary theory is still playing out. From the comfort of a motorized catamaran, youll snorkel with sea lions before relaxing with a cold drink in the ships jacuzzi. When you do hop off the boat for island hikes, a Naturalist Guide will be on hand to offer context. From blue-footed boobies to giant tortoises, you will never get closer to wildlife than you will here.