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Afar 2017
Voted #1 Tour Operator
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!

Get Inspired!
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


5 Best Places to See the Brilliant Night Sky

We searched far and wide and chose our top five trips where you can see stars, galaxies, and constellations in remarkably remote locations around the world. Hike by day, and explore the wonders of the universe by night—telescopes not necessary.

Our 2017 Catalog

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