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A Voyage to the Outback aboard the Coral Discoverer

This Western Australia expedition aboard a small ship takes you to the Kimberley, one of the most remote and captivating regions on earth.

15 days from: $13,580
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Budapest aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Prague then enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Danube, visiting beautiful Austrian river towns en route to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

11 days from: $2499
Trip Level:
1

Festivals and Hikes in the Land of the Thunder Dragon

Our hiking journey stretches across Bhutan from Paro, with its famed Taktsang Monastery (the "Tiger's Nest") to Bumthang, a sacred region of towering rhododendron forests, misty gorges, and countless holy sites.

12 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Journey to Bhutan’s Divine Mountain

Trek a unique route to Bhutan’s highest village, Laya, and most sacred peak, Chomolhari. Our challenging 14-day trek is one of the finest cultural and scenic experiences in the entire Himalaya.

19 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
6

The World’s Last Shangri La

On this lodge-based journey with your own private guide, hike to tiny villages and mountainside temples, meet red-robed monks, explore colorful markets, and discover a unique Shangri La kingdom in the Himalayas.

10 days from: $3995
Trip Level:
2+

Primeval Rainforests, Endangered Orangutans, Snorkeling on a Tropical Island

Explore Borneo's forest floors and treetop canopies, visit cave passages, look for wildlife by boat on jungled rivers, and visit conservation experts on this expedition.

13 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
2+

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

The Treasures of Indochine aboard a Premier River Vessel

Journey along the Mekong River as you travel to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and further to Saigon, Vietnam on this deluxe river cruise.

16 days from: $2399
Trip Level:
1

Ancient Cultures & Magnificent Landscapes

In Southwest China, discover exquisite Guizhou Province, a hidden realm of ancient Ming, Old Han, and Miao villages and misty valleys dotted with spirit shrines. Enjoy village-to-village hikes and rare cultural opportunities.

10 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
2

Hiking, Biking, and Optional Sea Kayaking along the Dalmatian Coast

Experience hiking, biking, and sea kayaking along the glorious Dalmatian Coast in Croatia on this delightful Private Journey.

9 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
2

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Budapest aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Prague then enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Danube, visiting beautiful Austrian river towns en route to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

11 days from: $2499
Trip Level:
1

Secrets of the Pharaohs

Discover a mysterious world of soaring temples in a timeless desert landscape, from the Pyramids and the Sphinx to a luxury cruise on the Nile.

7 days from: $2995
Trip Level:
1

hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Cruising the Seine aboard the AmaLegro

Cruise on France’s Seine River, highlighting Paris, Giverny, Honfleur Rouen, and Normandy’s famous D-Day beaches.

10 days from: $2899
Trip Level:
1

From Paris to Barcelona aboard the AmaDagio

Small ship voyage on France's Rhône River. Enjoy wine tastings, visit ancient Roman ruins, and visit fascinating medieval villages from Paris to Barcelona.

14 days from: $2899
Trip Level:
1

Amsterdam, Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg, Lucerne, and Zürich aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Amsterdam, then cruise the ancient Rhine River valley by deluxe river vessel by way of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Colmar, plus visits to Lucerne and Zurich.

12 days from: $2799
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

Amsterdam, Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg, Lucerne, and Zürich aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Amsterdam, then cruise the ancient Rhine River valley by deluxe river vessel by way of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Colmar, plus visits to Lucerne and Zurich.

12 days from: $2799
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Budapest aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Prague then enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Danube, visiting beautiful Austrian river towns en route to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

11 days from: $2499
Trip Level:
1

On Foot Across Greek’s Mythical Island

Hike across the mythical island of Crete on this adventure, with visits to mountaintops, ancient ruins, villages, and beaches.

11 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
3+

Ancient Sites and the Cyclades Islands

Explore Greece from the ancient sanctuary of Olympia to the sun-drenched Cyclades Islands, including Delos, birthplace of Apollo, and glamorous Mykonos.

12 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

Ancient Cultures, Glacial Landscapes, and Adventures under the Midnight Sun

Explore Greenland's spectacular glacier and fjord landscapes on foot and by boat, from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat.

9 days from: $6595
Trip Level:
3

Tikal and the Land of the Mayas

Explore elegant colonial Antigua, the mountain village of Chichicastenango, with its famous open-air market, stunning volcano-ringed Lake Atitlan, and Tikal, greatest of all Mayan sites.

8 days from: $2895
Trip Level:
2

Amsterdam, Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg, Lucerne, and Zürich aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Amsterdam, then cruise the ancient Rhine River valley by deluxe river vessel by way of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Colmar, plus visits to Lucerne and Zurich.

12 days from: $2799
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Budapest aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Prague then enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Danube, visiting beautiful Austrian river towns en route to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

11 days from: $2499
Trip Level:
1

Kolkata to Varanasi aboard the Bengal Ganga

Explore the holy Ganges River in India and experience spiritual heart and soul of this ancient land aboard a small ship river cruise.

12 days from: $7295
Trip Level:
1

Ravello, Mt. Vesuvius, and Spectacular Coastal Hikes

Hike the spectacular Amalfi Coast and storied isle of Capri, visit ancient Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius, with wonderful cuisine along the way.

9 days from: $5195
Trip Level:
3+

Greek and Roman Ruins, Coastal and Mountain Hikes

Hike in vineyards, along the blue Mediterranean, and on the slopes of mighty Mt. Etna, explore ancient Segesta and Siracusa, with a grand finale at enchanting Taormina, one of Europe's most beautiful villages.

11 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
3

From Siena to Rome along the Via Francigena

Hike from Siena to Rome on the legendary Via Francigena pilgrim trail, enjoying the villages, cultures, cuisines, and wines of Tuscany and Lazio.

10 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
3

hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Hidden Worlds of Japan

Cultural walking adventure in the heart of sacred Japan: teahouses and gardens of Kyoto, train ride through the Japanese Alps, tours of Kyosan temples, and Nara's ancient treasures.

14 days from: $8295
Trip Level:
2

Kyoto, Mountain Temples, and the Kumano Kodo

Explore Kyoto’s elaborate temples and shrines, and visit Mount Koya’s mystical environment at your own pace during this special private journey.

10 days from: $6695
Trip Level:
2

Jerash, Wadi Rum, Petra, and the Dead Sea

Join your private guide to explore the magnificent Roman ruins at Jerash, the ethereal desert canyon of Wadi Rum, haunt of T. E. Lawrence, and the extraordinary lost city of Petra, a World Heritage Site.

7 days from: $3995
Trip Level:
2

A Cultural Odyssey to Samarkand and Beyond

Enjoy an epic overland journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, with cultural highlights from magnificent Bukhara, a 2,000-year-old Silk Road city-state, to Khiva, a walled medieval town in a vast desert.

24 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
3

A Cultural Odyssey to Samarkand and Beyond

Enjoy an epic overland journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, with cultural highlights from magnificent Bukhara, a 2,000-year-old Silk Road city-state, to Khiva, a walled medieval town in a vast desert.

24 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
3

Primeval Rainforests, Endangered Orangutans, Snorkeling on a Tropical Island

Explore Borneo's forest floors and treetop canopies, visit cave passages, look for wildlife by boat on jungled rivers, and visit conservation experts on this expedition.

13 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
2+

Mystical Cities, Atlas Mountains, and the Golden Dunes of the Sahara

Experience the glorious dunes of the Moroccan Sahara, visit magical Fez, Marrakesh, and seaside Essaouira, hike in the red-rock canyons of Todra and Dades.

14 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

Imperial Cities, the Great Sahara, and Marrakesh

Discover the bazaars of Marrakesh, the grandeur of the Sahara, the imperial cities of Rabat and Fez, with accommodations in elegant hotels and riads.

9 days from: $3795
Trip Level:
2

Sossusvlei Dunes, Damaraland, and Etosha National Park

Embark on a private journey through Sossusvlei Dunes, Damaraland, and Etosha National Park at your own pace in Namibia.

8 days from: $4295
Trip Level:
2

Exploring Sherpa Villages and Himalayan Peaks

Trek to beautiful Sherpa mountain villages, visit Buddhist monasteries including Tengboche, enjoy spectacular Everest views.

14 days from: $3995
Trip Level:
5

Trek into the Heart of the Himalaya

Trek through beautiful Gurung villages to reach the extraordinary mountain-ringed cirque known as the Annapurna Sanctuary.

16 days from: $4295
Trip Level:
5+

Soaring Himalayan Views, Exquisite Hill Village trek

Enjoy lodge-based trekking under the gaze of the mighty Annapurnas and hike from one beautiful Gurung village to another with your own private guide. The charming lodges offers private rooms and amazing views.

11 days from: $3095
Trip Level:
4

Lodge-Based Trek Among the Highest Mountains in the World

With your private guide, enjoy a 9-day trek through the Everest region and overnights in cozy Sherpa lodges with your own private room. The thriving Tibetan Buddhist monastery of Tengbochue is a trek highlight.

14 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
5

Lodge-Based Trekking in Nepal’s Extraordinary Mountains

Trek in two of Nepal’s most spectacular realms—the Annapurnas and the Everest region. Enjoy a 3-day hike in the sublime Annapurna foothills, then fly to the Everest region for a 4-day hike amid ancient Sherpa villages.

15 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
4+

The Ultimate Hiking Adventure to a Legendary Lost City

Experience Wilderness Travel's perfectly paced trek, superb camp amenities, and spectacular campsites as you hike the famous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.

9 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
5

Spectacular Hikes and Welcoming Lodges in the Realm of the Incas

Enjoy fine hotels and spectacular day hikes in the Sacred Valley the Incas, visit traditional Quechua hamlets and hidden Inca sites, with a special overnight at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, right at the ruins.

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
3+

Lodge-Based Trek and the Lost City of the Incas

Thiis journey features lodge-based trekking in the stunning Cordillera Vilcabamba, the steep green mountains cradling Machu Picchu. Hike ancient Inca trails by day, enjoy comfortable overnights in cozy mountain lodges by night.

9 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
5

In the Footsteps of the Incas

Enjoy a spectacular private trek that offers the utter solitude of a hidden Inca realm yet scenery very similar to that of the famous Inca Trail---but here you’ll have the stunning trails all to yourself.

9 days from: $3895
Trip Level:
5

Trek to Machu Picchu

Join your private guide and camp staff for an amazing trek on the world-renowned Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, lost city of the Incas, and enjoy our famous Wilderness Travel full-service camping support along the way.

9 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
5

Magical Machu Picchu and the Land of the Incas

With your private guide, explore Cusco, ancient heart of the Inca Empire, and the beautiful Urubamba Valley, sacred to the Incas, then head to glorious Machu Picchu, perched on a sheer precipice 1,500 feet above the Urubamba River.

7 days from: $3495
Trip Level:
2

Exploring the Waterways of Peru’s Amazon aboard the Aria

Aboard the 24-guest Aria, explore Peru's remote Pacaya Samiria National Park, fish for piranha, visit riverside communities, learn about conservation projects, and enjoy night excursions by skiff under a canopy of sparkling stars.

8 days from: $8505
Trip Level:
1

Pilgrim Trails, Slate Villages, Castle Towns, and Enchanting Douro Vineyards

Discover Portugal’s exquisite landscapes and rich cultural heritage on this hiking adventure through pilgrim routes and castle towns.

12 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
3+

From Portugal to Spain aboard the AmaVida

Cruise through a pristine setting of dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and traditional wine farms on Portugal’s Douro River near Lisbon and Salamanca.

11 days from: $5248
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

From Prague to Budapest aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Prague then enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Danube, visiting beautiful Austrian river towns en route to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Budapest, Hungary.

11 days from: $2499
Trip Level:
1

The Garden Route, Drakensberg mountains, and Greater Kruger

Explore South Africa including Kruger National Park, plus hiking the Garden Route and the Drakensberg Mountains, with welcoming accommodations and exceptional leaders. Extend your trip to Cape Town or Victoria Falls.

10 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
2+

Beautiful Cape Town and a Classic Wildlife Safari

Explore from Cape Town to the Cape of Good Hope, then set out for phenomenal big-five gameviewing in exclusive private game reserves adjoining world renowned Greater Kruger National Park.

10 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
2

The Pyrenees Foothills, Mediterranean Coast, and Spectacular Medieval Towns

Explore the natural beauty and ancient heritage of Catalonia with hiking, biking, cava-tasting, and visits to medieval Besalu and Girona.

9 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
2

From Portugal to Spain aboard the AmaVida

Cruise through a pristine setting of dramatic gorges, lush vineyards, and traditional wine farms on Portugal’s Douro River near Lisbon and Salamanca.

11 days from: $5248
Trip Level:
1

From Paris to Barcelona aboard the AmaDagio

Small ship voyage on France's Rhône River. Enjoy wine tastings, visit ancient Roman ruins, and visit fascinating medieval villages from Paris to Barcelona.

14 days from: $2899
Trip Level:
1

Amsterdam, Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg, Lucerne, and Zürich aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Amsterdam, then cruise the ancient Rhine River valley by deluxe river vessel by way of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Colmar, plus visits to Lucerne and Zurich.

12 days from: $2799
Trip Level:
1

Amsterdam, Rhine Gorge, Strasbourg, Lucerne, and Zürich aboard a Premier River Vessel

Explore Amsterdam, then cruise the ancient Rhine River valley by deluxe river vessel by way of Strasbourg, Heidelberg, and Colmar, plus visits to Lucerne and Zurich.

12 days from: $2799
Trip Level:
1

From Roman Ruins to Imperial Istanbul

With your private guide, explore the monuments of Istanbul, the volcanic moonscape of Cappadocia, magnificent Ephesus, Bodrum on the Aegean Coast, and mountain-ringed Aphrodisias, a fantastic World Heritage Site.

11 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
2+

From Prague to Istanbul aboard a Premier River Vessel

Meander along the great Danube through Prague, Vienna, Budapest, into Romania and Bulgaria on the epic small ship cruise.

20 days from: $6198
Trip Level:
1

A Cultural Odyssey to Samarkand and Beyond

Enjoy an epic overland journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, with cultural highlights from magnificent Bukhara, a 2,000-year-old Silk Road city-state, to Khiva, a walled medieval town in a vast desert.

24 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
3

A Cultural Odyssey to Samarkand and Beyond

Enjoy an epic overland journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, with cultural highlights from magnificent Bukhara, a 2,000-year-old Silk Road city-state, to Khiva, a walled medieval town in a vast desert.

24 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
3

The Treasures of Indochine aboard a Premier River Vessel

Journey along the Mekong River as you travel to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and further to Saigon, Vietnam on this deluxe river cruise.

16 days from: $2399
Trip Level:
1