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Edelweiss, Traditional Villages, and Snow-Capped Peaks

Hike in the glorious mountains of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the heart of Bavaria, then head into the alpine splendor of Austria’s Tyrol, with two hiking options each day and wonderful hotels at night.

8 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
4+

Hiking Adventures through Five Countries

Explore the Alps, crossing five borders on foot from Chamonix to Salzburg. Hike beneath the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and travel on the renowned Glacier Express.

14 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
4+

A Hiking Adventure Across Four Countries

Hike across four countries on foot on this 12 day hiking and cultural adventure in Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgystan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

26 days from: $11,795
Trip Level:
3

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

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

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

Experience hiking, biking, and sea kayaking along the glorious Dalmatian Coast in Croatia during this incredible 9-day Private Journey.

9 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
2

One of the Best Long-Distance Hikes in the World

Hike coast-to-coast all the way across England from the impossibly romantic Lake District to the stone-built villages of the Yorkshire Dales and onward to the purple heather lands of the North York Moors.

14 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
4+

From the Mountains to the Sea along the GR5

Hike from mighty Mont Blanc, with its perpetual glaciers, through traditional villages and national parks to the palm-fringed beaches of the Cote d’Azur, where the Maritime Alps plunge into the blue Mediterranean.

14 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
5

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Classic circuit trek with Alps experts around Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, in alpine France, Italy, and Switzerland. Decades of experience, expert guides, and incredible accommodations.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Hiking Adventures through Five Countries

Explore the Alps, crossing five borders on foot from Chamonix to Salzburg. Hike beneath the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and travel on the renowned Glacier Express.

14 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
4+

High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

A thrilling 8 day express Haute Route high-level hiking traverse across the French and Swiss Alps from Chamonix, France, to Zermatt, Switzerland.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Edelweiss, Traditional Villages, and Snow-Capped Peaks

Hike in the glorious mountains of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the heart of Bavaria, then head into the alpine splendor of Austria’s Tyrol, with two hiking options each day and wonderful hotels at night.

8 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
4+

Hiking Adventures through Five Countries

Explore the Alps, crossing five borders on foot from Chamonix to Salzburg. Hike beneath the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and travel on the renowned Glacier Express.

14 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
4+

Hidden Trails and Golden Beaches of the Cyclades

Explore the storied isles of the Cyclades, with wonderful hikes on Tinos, Naxos, and rugged Amorgos, each a tranquil realm of bougainvillea-draped hill villages above the gleaming Aegean.

13 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
3+

Ancient Sites and the Cyclades Islands

Explore Greece, from Olympia to Acropolis, and the Cyclades including Delos and Mykonos on your own private journey with an expert guide.

12 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

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

Explore the enchanting, remote landscapes of glaciers and fjords in Greenland's three regions, Nuuk, Kangerlussuaq, and Ilulissat with daily adventures.

9 days from: $6595
Trip Level:
3

Tikal and the Land of the Mayas

Enjoy a private journey to 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: $2595
Trip Level:
2

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine, a step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and untouched villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

Massive Glaciers, Viking Sagas, and the Midnight Sun

Enjoy spectacular hikes in the glacier kingdom of Skaftafell National Park, with its deep canyons and towering cascades, and in fantastic Thingvellir National Park, and savor some of the most extraordinary natural settings on earth.

8 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3+

Coastal, Mountain, and Island Hikes in Cork and Kerry

Hike the most spectacular land and seascapes of southwest Ireland, from Sheep’s Head Peninsula, one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets, to the Kerry Way, the pilgrim trails of the Dingle Peninsula, and the remote Blasket Islands.

9 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
3

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Classic circuit trek with Alps experts around Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, in alpine France, Italy, and Switzerland. Decades of experience, expert guides, and incredible accommodations.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Hiking Adventures through Five Countries

Explore the Alps, crossing five borders on foot from Chamonix to Salzburg. Hike beneath the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and travel on the renowned Glacier Express.

14 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
4+

A Hiking Adventure Across Four Countries

Hike across four countries on foot on this 12 day hiking and cultural adventure in Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Experience Europe’s Most Dramatic mountains

A spectacular itinerary in the Dolomites, in the Sud Tirol, Italy. Two guided hiking options each day with expert guides and comfortable accommodations.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
4 & 5

Spectacular Peaks and Southern Tyrolean Heritage

Hike the famed trails of the Dolomites beneath the striking pinnacles of the Pale di San Martino and amid the rose-tinted spires of the Rosengarten Massif and discover one of the greatest mountain realms in Europe.

12 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
4 & 5

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgystan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

26 days from: $11,795
Trip Level:
3

A Hiking Adventure Across Four Countries

Hike across four countries on foot on this 12 day hiking and cultural adventure in Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Adventuring from Kharakhorum to the Gobi Desert

Visit Mongolia's Gobi Desert, Flaming Cliffs, hot springs, and ancient Kharakhorum, capital of Genghis Khan’s empire, on this exciting small group adventure.

13 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3

Land of Genghis Khan

Discover the inspiring landscapes of Mongolia, from the legendary Gobi Desert to the vast steppes of the heart of Mongolia, visit thriving Buddhist monasteries, ride horses (and camels!), and experience the hospitality of traditional nomads.

11 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
2

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Coastal Towns

Hike in the alpine setting of Durmitor National Park, the primeval forests and glacial lakes of Biogradska Gora National Park, and enjoy enchanting medieval Kotor, the jewel of Montenegro’s sun-splashed Adriatic coast.

11 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
3+

Etosha, Himba Tribes, Sossusvlei Dunes, and a Desert Hike

Track leopards and cheetahs at Okonjima and elephants in Damaraland, safari in Etosha National Park, climb the dunes at Sossusvlei, and take a 3-day walking safari in NamibRand Nature Reserve.

14 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
3

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

Mountains, Glaciers, and Nordic Culture

Our unique cultural and hiking journey in Norway explores this spectacular realm with hikes along high ridges above mighty fjords, into deep forests, and to tiny villages nestled by the sea.

11 days from: $5895
Trip Level:
3

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgystan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

26 days from: $11,795
Trip Level:
3

Spectacular Hikes and Welcoming Lodges in the Realm of the Incas

Enjoy fine hotels and spectacular day hikes in the dramatic Sacred Valley the Incas. Hike to 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

Enjoy 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

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine, a step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and untouched villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine, a step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and untouched villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

In the Land of the Czars

With your private guide, explore Moscow, Russia’s Mother City, the “Golden Ring” of medieval towns along the Volga River, including the Holy City of Suzdal, with a grand finale in stunning St. Petersburg.

10 days from: $3595
Trip Level:
1+

Castles, Lochs, the Highlands, and the Inner Hebrides

Explore Glasgow, lochs and glens of historic Glencoe, the Inner Hebrides, Isle of Skye, and much more at your own pace on this 10 day private journey to Scotland.

10 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
2 & 3

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine, a step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and untouched villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

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

Ancient Trails and Paradors of Northern Spain’s camino de santiago

Hiking adventure to Santiago de Compostela along St. James' path in France and Spain. Our van-supported journey explores El Camino de Santiago through medieval villages in the footsteps of pilgrims.

9 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
3

The Pyrenees Foothills, Mediterranean Coast, and Spectacular Medieval Towns

Explore the wonders of Spain and the idyllic region of Catalonia from Barcelona to Roses with a visit to Salvador Dali’s hometown, hikes among vineyards on Costa Brava, and all with a private guide.

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
2

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Classic circuit trek with Alps experts around Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, in alpine France, Italy, and Switzerland. Decades of experience, expert guides, and incredible accommodations.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Hiking Adventures through Five Countries

Explore the Alps, crossing five borders on foot from Chamonix to Salzburg. Hike beneath the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, and travel on the renowned Glacier Express.

14 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
4+

High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

A thrilling 8 day express Haute Route high-level hiking traverse across the French and Swiss Alps from Chamonix, France, to Zermatt, Switzerland.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

A Hiking Adventure Across Four Countries

Hike across four countries on foot on this 12 day hiking and cultural adventure in Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgystan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

26 days from: $11,795
Trip Level:
3

The Ultimate Safari: Tarangire, Ngorogoro Crater, and the Serengeti

Classic wildlife and walking safaris with skilled trackers in Serengeti National Park, plus Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks. Expert Masai guides, exclusive private camps, luxury lodges.

13 days from: $8395
Trip Level:
2+

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: $5795
Trip Level:
2+

Istanbul, Cappadocia, and the Turquoise Coast

Sail the exquisite Turquoise Coast in your own private gulet (yacht), visit the Byzantine cave churches of Cappadocia and the marble-paved streets of magnificent Roman Ephesus, explore the treasures of Istanbul.

11 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
2

Whales and Sea Kayaking in a Glacier-Carved World

Alaska's Inside Passage: hiking, sea kayaking, and natural history cruise on a private expedition vessel. Marine wildlife: Orcas, eagles, whales, glaciers, whales, icebergs

7 days from: $4250
Trip Level:
1+

By Historic Vessel, with Kayaking, Hiking, and Cultural Encounters

In Alaska's remote reaches, you'll kayak in protected coves, hike in spectacular glacial landscapes, encounter an amazing variety of wildlife, and stay aboard our historic 86-foot vessel.

8 days from: $5250
Trip Level:
1+

A Voyage Through The Glacial Wilderness of Southeast Alaska
Featuring Renowned Nature Writers Barry Lopez and Richard Nelson

Our Special Event explores Alaska's northern passages aboard a 74-guest vessel in the company of distinguished authors Barry Lopez and Richard Nelson.

8 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
2

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine, a step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and untouched villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgystan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor, and Tashkent in Uzbekistan.

26 days from: $11,795
Trip Level:
3

Trek to Roraima and by River Boat to Angel Falls

Explore Venezuela, away from the crowds, on this epic private journey to Angel Falls, the summit plateau of Roraima, and more.

16 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
4+