Special Events & Expeditions

Our Special Events and WT Expeditions are truly extraordinary, combining phenomenal experts with journeys in intriguing corners of the world. Watch a total solar eclipse with renowned astronomers, learn about the secrets of the Incas, or trace Shackleton’s epic voyage in Antarctica with climbing legend Conrad Anker. Each event is offered just once, and they sell out quickly. See what we have coming up!

Exploring Recent Discoveries that have Changed our Understanding of Maya Culture
Departures
Dec 28, 2017-Jan 8, 2018
A Symposium and Tour Program with Guest Speakers Kris Tompkins, Rick Ridgeway, Conrad Anker, and Alex Honnold
Departures
Nov 26-29, 2018
The New Model of Community Conservancy: A Symposium and Safari Program
Departures
Apr 8-12, 2019
Eclipse and Cruise Program aboard the Paul Gauguin
featuring Dr. Alex Filippenko, Dr. Rick Fienberg, and Mark Eddowes
Departures
Jun 26-Jul 10, 2019
A Spectacular Safari in Southern Africa, plus Victoria Falls
WT Expedition with Mark Butcher
Departures
Jul 31-Aug 10, 2018
Oct 7-17, 2018
Jul 9-19, 2019
Jul 23-Aug 2, 2019
Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Big Game Safari, and Murchison Falls
WT Expedition with Edward Kabagyo
Departures
Sep 20-Oct 1, 2019
From Xi’an to Xinjiang
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Apr 21-May 8, 2018
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Svaneti, & Armenia
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
May 25-Jun 18, 2018
A Special "Seven Years in Tibet" Trek
WT Expedition with Gary McCue
Departures
Jun 1-23, 2018
Ancient Churches, Dramatic Landscapes, and Extraordinary People
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 19-28, 2018
Overland Across the Roof of the World via Kailash, Everest, and Lhasa
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Sep 1-26, 2018
Hiking India's Abode of the Gods
WT Expedition with Hashmat Singh
Departures
Oct 24-Nov 9, 2018
Poets and Mystics, Sacred Shrines, Serene Gardens, and Desert Citadels
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Nov 8-26, 2018
Manipur, Nagaland, and Kaziranga
WT Expedition with Devendra Basnet
Departures
Nov 26-Dec 7, 2018
On the Trail of the Great Cats
WT Expedition with Indrajit Latey
Departures
Mar 7-22, 2019
Nov 13-28, 2019
Feb 9-24, 2020
Mar 2-17, 2020
Trek to Three Epic Himalayan Peaks, with Helicopter Transfers!
WT Expedition
Departures
Hiking Thomas Hardy Country and Spectacular Coastal Trails
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald and Donna Goodman or Skye McDonald
Departures
May 14-26, 2018
Aug 1-13, 2018
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Svaneti, & Armenia
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
May 25-Jun 18, 2018
Ancient Churches, Dramatic Landscapes, and Extraordinary People
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 19-28, 2018
From the Yorkshire Dales to the Lake District
WT Expedition with Richard Bell and Karen Bell
Departures
Aug 20-29, 2018
Great Hikes on France's Mediterranean Isle
WT Expedition with Tania Masi
Departures
Sep 4-15, 2018
From the Dordogne to the Massif Central
WT Expedition with Annie Hawkins
Departures
Sep 11-22, 2018
Apr 30-May 11, 2019
Sep 10-21, 2019
Hiking and Cultural Discovery from Sligo to Donegal to the Mournes
WT Expedition with Con Moriarty and Ann Curran
Departures
Sep 30-Oct 9, 2018
Apr 22-30, 2019
Heel to Toe across Italy's Enchanting Southern Realm
WT Expedition with Gianluca Canalicchio
Departures
Oct 3-14, 2018
May 7-18, 2019
Oct 1-12, 2019
Best Hikes on the North Island’s Te Araroa Trail
WT Expedition with Jon Imhoof
Departures
Nov 25-Dec 8, 2018
Feb 23-Mar 8, 2019
Wildlife and Cultural Adventure in a Wintery World
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Feb 3-13, 2019