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Dream Journeys for Real Travelers

Wilderness Travel is a pioneering leader in the Adventure Travel industry, dedicated to bringing you innovative and active travel experiences for nearly 40 years. With more than 200 small group and private journeys in 75 countries throughout the world, we offer a trip for every adventurous spirit—from African safaris to hiking odysseys in the Alps to expedition cruises in Antarctica. We invite you to join us!

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Award-winning Journeys on Every Continent
AFAR 2017 Award
AFAR Magazine

Voted #1 Tour Operator

Outside Magazine 2015 Award
Outside Magazine

Best Outfitter in the World Award

National Geographic Traveler 2015 Award
National Geographic Traveler

50 Tours of a Lifetime
9 years in a row

Outside Magazine 2015 Award
Outside Magazine

Trip of the Year Award
6-time winner

Travel and Leisure 2015 Award
Travel + Leisure

World’s Best Tour Operators
9-time winner

National Geographic Adventure Award
National Geographic Adventure

Best Adventure Travel Companies
3-time winner


Top 10 Places to Travel in 2017

From Northern India to the United States, Our Experts’ Choices for Destinations of the Year

Like all good things, choosing the top places to visit in 2017 took us some time, but we’re thrilled to present our picks for the best travel experiences for the year ahead, with off-the-beaten path journeys, emerging destinations (get there before the crowds do!), and hidden wonders revealed by our expert Trip Leaders. Check out our full list and we hope to see you on one (or more) of our epic adventures in 2017!

Our 2017 Catalog

Get inspired for you next journey with our 2017 Catalog of Adventures!