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!

A Voyage through the Glacial Wilderness of Southeast Alaska
Featuring Renowned Nature Writers Barry Lopez and Richard Nelson
Departures
Jul 22-29, 2017
Exploring Recent Discoveries that have Changed our Understanding of Maya Culture
Departures
Dec 28, 2017-Jan 8, 2018
Eclipse and Cruise Program aboard the Paul Gauguin
featuring Dr. Alex Filippenko, Dr. Rick Fienberg, and Mark Eddowes
Departures
Jun 26-Jul 10, 2019
Nomads and Sacred Lakes on the Changthang Plateau
WT Expedition with Hashmat Singh
Departures
Jul 30-Aug 18, 2017
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
A Grand Central Asian Odyssey
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jul 21-Aug 15, 2018
Hiking Adventures in Surreal Landscapes
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan and Petur Gunnarsson
Departures
Jul 7-16, 2017
Hike Epic Alpine Trails of the Val d'Aosta Beneath Italy's Highest Peaks
WT Expedition with Gianluca Canalicchio and James Fuss
Departures
Jul 11-22, 2017
Jul 10-21, 2018
Aug 21-Sep 1, 2018
Stunning Hikes and Cultural Adventures
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald
Departures
Aug 30-Sep 10, 2017
Jun 6-17, 2018
Sep 5-16, 2018
Glaciers, Lagoons, and Snowshoeing
WT Expedition with Kristjan Bjorn
Departures
Nov 11-18, 2017
Feb 17-24, 2018
Mar 17-24, 2018
Nov 10-17, 2018
Azerbaijan, Georgia, Svaneti, & Armenia
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
May 25-Jun 18, 2018
Carcassonne, Castles in the Sky, and Medieval VIllages of Languedoc
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald
Departures
May 28-Jun 6, 2018
Sep 17-26, 2018
Ancient Churches, Dramatic Landscapes, and Extraordinary People
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 19-28, 2018
Gaucho Traditions, Colonial Towns, Red-rock Canyons, and Great Hikes
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan
Departures
Nov 3-15, 2017
Mar 3-15, 2018
Apr 13-25, 2018
Oct 26-Nov 7, 2018
Spectacular Hikes in Parque Patagonia and Chile’s Undiscovered Aysen Region
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan
Departures
Nov 18-26, 2017
Dec 1-9, 2018
Feb 16-24, 2019
Nov 16-24, 2019
Basho and Beyond
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Oct 16-28, 2017
Adventures in the Isles of Happiness
WT Expedition
Departures
Apr 15-25, 2018
Jun 10-20, 2018