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Byzantine Treasures and the Land of the Eagles

Our hiking journey brings us to rare sites like remote 13th century Treskavac Monastery, through Macedonia's pine-clad forests and rugged national parks, and into traditional villages in Albania.

13 days from: $3795
Trip Level:
3+

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

Cross four international borders on foot on this unique hiking adventure and enjoy the alpine cultures and varied cuisines of Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
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+

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+

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

Idyllic Islands,Medieval Hilltowns, and culinary delights

Enjoy hikes and cultural exploration in Motovon, a spectacular walled town, Pula, with its immense Roman amphitheater, the cliff-top village of Lubenice, the harbor town of Veli Lovinj, and the World Heritage Site of Trogir.

11 days from: $4895
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 on this delightful 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+

Coastal Hikes, Medieval Castles, and Mount Snowdon

Our adventure in Wales reveals ancient Celtic traditions with hikes in the Wye Valley, on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, and in Snowdonia.

9 days from: $5195
Trip Level:
3

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

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

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

HIke the famous "high route" across the French and Swiss Alps from Chamonix, France, to Zermatt, Switzerland.

8 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
5

Mountain Trails and Ancient Cultures of Euskadi

Enjoy the delights of Basque Country on country hikes, explore Basque heritage, and sample regional food and wine, including a cooking class and dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

10 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

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+

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

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

Join our unique hiking journey across the Carpathian chain by way of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Ukraine and step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and bucolic 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 and in fantastic Thingvellir National Park and savor some of the most extraordinary natural settings on Earth.

8 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3+

Coral Gardens, Tropical Reef Fish, and Komodo Dragons

Experience some of the top snorkeling on the planet with this 11 day small ship and yacht adventure.

11 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3

Coastal, Mountain, and Island Hikes in Cork and Kerry

Hike the most spectacular landscapes 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

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

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

Cross four international borders on foot on this unique hiking adventure and enjoy the alpine cultures and varied cuisines of Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Experience Europe’s Most Dramatic mountains

Enormous rock spires, deep green valleys, and tiny villages: enjoy spectacular hikes in this world-renowned mountain realm in northern Italy, with a choice of two hiking options each day.

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 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

Across a Sacred Temple Route In the Footsteps of Kobo Daishi

Following in the footsteps of the great 8th century Buddhist saint Kobo Daishi, hike the age-old pilgrim route from temple to temple on Japan’s secluded Shikoku Island.

11 days from: $6695
Trip Level:
3

Treasures of Feudal Japan

On this wonderful cultural adventure in Japan, explore the majestic Himeji Castle, the ancient town of Kurashiki, the samurai streets and traditional potters of Hagi, and the exquisite walking trails of Kumano Kodo, where we’ll join pilgrims on thousand-year-old forest paths.

14 days from: $7595
Trip Level:
2

Basho and Beyond

Follow in the footsteps of Basho, Japan's celebrated haiku poet, and experience many fascinating places he wrote about, from remote pilgrim trails and castle towns to exquisite shrines set among ancient cedars.

13 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
2

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

A Hiking Adventure Across Four Countries

Cross four international borders on foot on this unique hiking adventure and enjoy the alpine cultures and varied cuisines of Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+

Byzantine Treasures and the Land of the Eagles

Our hiking journey brings us to rare sites like remote 13th century Treskavac Monastery, through Macedonia's pine-clad forests and rugged national parks, and into traditional villages in Albania.

13 days from: $3795
Trip Level:
3+

Leaping Lemurs, Rare Birds, and Exotic Flora

A once-in-a-lifetime natural history adventure in Madagascar introduces you to a variety of lemurs, surreal landscapes, and botanical wonders found nowhere else on earth. Explore Andasibe (Perinet), Berenty, and Ankarana and Amber National Parks.

13 days from: $4595
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+

Adventuring from Kharakhorum to the Gobi Desert

Visit the epic Gobi Desert, Flaming Cliffs, and ancient Kharakhorum, capital of Genghis Khan’s empire, and watch a Naadam, a spectacular Mongolian festival.

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

Journey Across the Roof of the World

From Lhasa, Tibet's holy city, cross the soaring Tibetan Plateau, visiting striking fortress-monasteries en route to the foot of Mt. Everest, then descend into the welcoming greenery of Kathmandu, Nepal.

16 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
3

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

The Ultimate Hiking Adventure to a Legendary Lost City

Experience Wilderness Travel's perfectly paced five-day 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 of 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

Trek in One of Peru's Most Magnificent Mountain Realms

Hike a breathtaking trail circling Peru's entire Cordillera Huayhuash, one of the world's most spectacular mountain massifs, with continuous panoramas of towering, knife-edged peaks and deep blue lakes.

18 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
6

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 and step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and bucolic 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 and step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and bucolic 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, Loch Lomond, the glens of historic Glencoe, the Hebrides and the Isle of Skye, and experience Scotland's ancient culture on this Private Journey.

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 and step back in time into a world of pristine beech forests and bucolic villages.

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

Idyllic Islands,Medieval Hilltowns, and culinary delights

Enjoy hikes and cultural exploration in Motovon, a spectacular walled town, Pula, with its immense Roman amphitheater, the cliff-top village of Lubenice, the harbor town of Veli Lovinj, and the World Heritage Site of Trogir.

11 days from: $4895
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

Mountain Trails and Ancient Cultures of Euskadi

Enjoy the delights of Basque Country on country hikes, explore Basque heritage, and sample regional food and wine, including a cooking class and dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

10 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

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

Lake Lucerne, the Bernese Oberland, and Lake Geneva’s Lavaux Wine Country

Discover enchanting Lake Lucerne, the great snow peaks of the Bernese Oberland, and Lake Geneva’s Lavaux wine country on our hiking and cultural odyssey in Switzerland.

9 days from: $6495
Trip Level:
3

On Foot from France to Italy to Switzerland

Hike the classic trails that circle glacier-clad Mont Blanc, the highest peak in western Europe, passing from France to Italy and into Switzerland on foot.

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

HIke the famous "high route" 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

Cross four international borders on foot on this unique hiking adventure and enjoy the alpine cultures and varied cuisines of Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Austria.

12 days from: $5695
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+

Journey Across the Roof of the World

From Lhasa, Tibet's holy city, cross the soaring Tibetan Plateau, visiting striking fortress-monasteries en route to the foot of Mt. Everest, then descend into the welcoming greenery of Kathmandu, Nepal.

16 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
3

Tonga’s Remote Tropical Isles and Pristine Coral Reefs

Discover Tonga’s enchanting Ha’apai Islands on a journey filled with sea kayaking adventures, snorkeling in crystalline waters, and spectacular encounters with the humpback whales, along with time-honored Polynesian hospitality.

9 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
3

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+

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

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+

On Foot Across Eastern Europe

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

15 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+

Coastal Hikes, Medieval Castles, and Mount Snowdon

Our adventure in Wales reveals ancient Celtic traditions with hikes in the Wye Valley, on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, and in Snowdonia.

9 days from: $5195
Trip Level:
3