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 Special Event with Kris Thompkins, Rick Ridgeway, Conrad Anker, and Alex Honnold
Departures
Nov 26-29, 2018
A Symposium and Safari Program
Departures
Apr 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
Trek to Advance Base Camp of K2 and Gasherbrum I Base Camp
WT Expedition with Gary McCue
Departures
Sep 1-30, 2017
A Rare Journey to Two Faces of Everest
WT Expedition with Hashmat Singh
Departures
Sep 9-29, 2017
Overland from Vietnam to Laos via Guangxi and Yunnan
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Sep 27-Oct 22, 2017
Basho and Beyond
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Oct 16-28, 2017
Poets and Mystics, Sacred Shrines, Serene Gardens, and Desert Citadels
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Nov 1-18, 2017
Mar 16-Apr 3, 2018
Nov 8-26, 2018
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 8, 2018
WT Expedition with Devendra Basnet
Departures
Nov 21-Dec 8, 2018
On the Trail of the Great Cats
WT Expedition with Indrajit Latey
Departures
Mar 7-22, 2019
Hiking Thomas Hardy Country and Spectacular Coastal Trails
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald
Departures
May 14-26, 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
WT Expedition with Tania Masi
Departures
Jul 2018
From the Yorkshire Dales to the Lake District
WT Expedition with Richard Bell and Karen Bell
Departures
Aug 20-29, 2018
WT Expedition with Con Moriarty and Ann Curran
Departures
Sep 30-Oct 9, 2018
Basho and Beyond
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Oct 16-28, 2017
Wildlife and Cultural Adventure in a Wintery World
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Feb 3-13, 2019