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
Where Natural History Abounds Without Limits
Departures
Apr 30-May 15, 2017
Jul 23-Aug 7, 2017
Sep 3-18, 2017
Sep 24-Oct 9, 2017
Oct 15-30, 2017
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Botswana, South Africa, and Victoria Falls
Departures
May 4-14, 2017
May 31-Jun 10, 2017
Jul 19-29, 2017
May 17-27, 2018
Jun 15-25, 2018
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Etosha, Himba Tribes, Sossusvlei Dunes, and a Desert Hike
Departures
May 5-18, 2017
May 22-Jun 4, 2017
Jul 4-17, 2017
Jul 20-Aug 2, 2017
Aug 12-25, 2017
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WT's Unique Mobile Safari Adventure
Departures
May 20-30, 2017
Jun 10-20, 2017
Aug 19-29, 2017
Sep 2-12, 2017
Sep 16-26, 2017
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Leaping Lemurs, Rare Birds, and Exotic Flora
Departures
May 21-Jun 2, 2017
Jul 2-14, 2017
Aug 6-18, 2017
Sep 3-15, 2017
Sep 24-Oct 6, 2017
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Carcassonne, Castles in the Sky, and Medieval VIllages of Languedoc
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald and Mathieu Houret
Departures
May 29-Jun 7, 2017
May 28-Jun 6, 2018
Sep 17-26, 2018
Unique Island-hopping Voyage through Paradise aboard the Pegasus
Departures
Weekly Saturday departures, year-round
The Land of Giant Pandas, Buddhist Caves, and Sacred Mountains
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 9-Jul 2, 2017
Adventures in the Islands of Happiness
WT Expedition with Jon Imhoof
Departures
Jun 12-22, 2017
Apr 15-25, 2018
Jun 10-20, 2018
The Ultimate Safari: Tarangire, Ngorogoro Crater, and the Serengeti
Departures
Jun 16-28, 2017
Jul 19-31, 2017
Aug 11-23, 2017
Sep 10-22, 2017
Dec 20, 2017-Jan 1, 2018
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An exclusive Conservation Safari in Namibia
Departures
Sep 3-14, 2017
Jun 23-Jul 6, 2017
Jun 23-Jul 5, 2018
Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, and Chobe National Park
Departures
Jun 25-Jul 8, 2017
Aug 5-18, 2017
Jun 24-Jul 7, 2018
Jul 29-Aug 11, 2018
Trek to the Summit of Africa’s Highest Mountain
Departures
Jul 4-14, 2017
Aug 4-14, 2017
Sep 1-11, 2017
Dec 16-26, 2017
Jan 13-23, 2018
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Gorillas, Chimps, and a Big Game Safari
Departures
Jul 5-15, 2017
Aug 2-12, 2017
Jan 9-19, 2018
Feb 8-18, 2018
Jul 19-29, 2018
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Hiking Adventures in Surreal Landscapes
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan
Departures
Jul 7-16, 2017
World-Exclusive Safari including GPS Radio-Collaring of Giraffes
Departures
Jul 7-19, 2017
Thrilling Safari and Spectacular Lodges
Departures
Jul 8-17, 2017
Aug 5-14, 2017
Sep 16-25, 2017
Jul 2-11, 2018
Aug 3-12, 2018
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Elephants of Tsavo, Lions of Samburu, and Cheetahs of the Masai Mara
Departures
Jul 11-21, 2017
Jul 7-17, 2018
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
Walk on the Wild Side in Untouched Africa
Departures
Jul 20-29, 2017
Aug 20-29, 2017
Sep 8-17, 2017
Jul 20-29, 2018
Aug 20-29, 2018
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High Atlas Mountains, Berber Villages, Marrakesh, Fez, & Rabat
Departures
Jul 29-Aug 12, 2017
Jul 28-Aug 11, 2018
Nomads and Sacred Lakes on the Changthang Plateau
WT Expedition with Hashmat Singh
Departures
Jul 30-Aug 18, 2017
Stunning Hikes and Cultural Adventures
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald
Departures
Aug 30-Sep 10, 2017
Trek to Advance Base Camp of K2 and Gasherbrum I Base Camp
WT Expedition with Gary McCue
Departures
Sep 1-30, 2017
Royal Festivals, Mask Dances, Voodoo Spirits, Castles of Clay
Departures
Sep 6-20, 2017
Feb 21-Mar 7, 2018
Sep 19-Oct 3, 2018
A Rare Journey to Two Faces of Everest
WT Expedition with Hashmat Singh
Departures
Sep 9-29, 2017
Tribes of the Omo Valley and Spectacular Festivals
Departures
Sep 13-27, 2017
Jan 6-20, 2018
Jan 11-25, 2018
Sep 13-27, 2018
Mystical Cities, Atlas Mountains, and the Golden Dunes of the Sahara
Departures
Sep 17-30, 2017
Oct 15-28, 2017
Nov 5-18, 2017
Feb 17-Mar 2, 2018
Mar 17-30, 2018
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Overland from Vietnam to Laos via Guangxi and Yunnan
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Sep 27-Oct 22, 2017
Sailing by Dahabiya to the Temples of the Nile
Departures
Oct 12-21, 2017
Feb 8-17, 2018
Oct 11-20, 2018
The Garden Route, Drakensberg mountains, and Greater Kruger
Departures
Oct 14-23, 2017
Nov 21-30, 2017
Apr 21-30, 2018
Sep 22-Oct 1, 2018
Nov 13-22, 2018
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Basho and Beyond
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Oct 16-28, 2017
The Nile Valley, Nubian Desert, and Pyramids of Meroe
Departures
Oct 27-Nov 4, 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
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
A Journey of Discovery in Egypt and Jordan
Departures
Nov 3-17, 2017
Jan 26-Feb 9, 2018
Mar 9-23, 2018
Nov 9-23, 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
Spectacular Hikes in Parque Patagonia and Chile’s Undiscovered Aysen Region
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan
Departures
Nov 18-26, 2017
Voyage to Far-flung Islands and Exotic Ports aboard the Island Sky
Departures
Apr 7-22, 2018
The Legendary Kalahari, Okavango Delta, and Chobe National Park
Departures
Apr 15-28, 2018
From Xi’an to Xinjiang
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Apr 21-May 8, 2018
From Cordoba to Fez
Departures
May 6-17, 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
Enthralling Voyage from the Seychelles to Madagascar aboard the Silver Discoverer
Departures
Oct 20-Nov 6, 2018
Vineyards, Village Hikes, and Cuisine of Piemonte
WT Expedition
Departures
Oct 22-29, 2018
Africa and Indian Ocean Expedition Cruise aboard the Silver Discoverer
Departures
Nov 27-Dec 13, 2018
The Okavango Delta, Chobe’s Elephant Kingdom, and Victoria Falls
Departures
Best Months: Year Round
Beautiful Cape Town and a Classic Wildlife Safari
Departures
Best Months: Year Round
Sossusvlei Dunes, Damaraland, and Etosha National Park
Departures
Best Months: April to November
Chimpanzee Tracking, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Departures
Best Months: June to September
Best Months: December to February
Walking Safari in South Luangwa National Park
Departures
Best Months: May to October
Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro, and the Serengeti
Departures
Best Months: June to October
Best Months: December to March
From Cape Town to Botswana
Departures
Best Months: Year Round
Active Safari Adventures in Hwange and Mana Pools
Departures
Best Months: June to October
Imperial Cities, the Great Sahara, and Marrakesh
Departures
Best Months: March to May
Best Months: September to November
Safari in Samburu Game Reserve and the famed Masai Mara
Departures
Best Months: June to October
Secrets of the Pharaohs
Departures
Best Months: October to April
The Land of Giant Pandas, Buddhist Caves, and Sacred Mountains
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 9-Jul 2, 2017
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
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
Carcassonne, Castles in the Sky, and Medieval VIllages of Languedoc
WT Expedition with Skye McDonald and Mathieu Houret
Departures
May 29-Jun 7, 2017
May 28-Jun 6, 2018
Sep 17-26, 2018
Hiking Adventures in Surreal Landscapes
WT Expedition with Rob Noonan
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
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
Ancient Churches, Dramatic Landscapes, and Extraordinary People
WT Expedition with Roger Williams
Departures
Jun 19-28, 2018
Vineyards, Village Hikes, and Cuisine of Piemonte
WT Expedition
Departures
Oct 22-29, 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
Adventures in the Islands of Happiness
WT Expedition with Jon Imhoof
Departures
Jun 12-22, 2017
Apr 15-25, 2018
Jun 10-20, 2018
Basho and Beyond
WT Expedition with Kate Ulberg
Departures
Oct 16-28, 2017