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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

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

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+

Hidden Coves, Fishing Villages, and Hiking the Cornish Coast

Hiking and cultural adventure on the Cornish Coastal Path, with overnights in Cornwall's loveliest villages, including Fowey and St. Ives.

10 days from: $5695
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

Spectacular High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

Enjoy one of the world's greatest hikes, the classic Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt, on trails beneath Western Europe's highest peaks.

12 days from: $5995
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 Lodge-Based Adventure in the Republic of Georgia

Hike through Georgia's Caucasus Mountains for an incredible cultural and mountain adventure.

11 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
4

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+

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

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+

Hiking and Cultural Odyssey Across Iceland's Surreal Landscapes

Discover the natural wonders of western and northern Iceland, with hikes on steaming volcanoes, across rift fissures, below glorious waterfalls, and wonderful birding and whale-watching.

8 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+

Nomads and Sacred Lakes on the Changthang Plateau

Explore Ladakh, "Little Tibet," on a challenging 13-day trek, crossing the Changthang Plateau to mountain-ringed Tso Moriri (15,000'), a remote sacred lake and home of the traditional Changpa nomads.

20 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
6

The Burren, County Mayo, Connemara, and the Aran Islands

Explore from Galway to the Burren, Connemara, Joyce Country, the Aran Islands, and County Mayo on this cultural and hiking adventure.

9 days from: $4695
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: TBA
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+

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+

High Atlas Mountains, Berber Villages, Marrakesh, Fez, & Rabat

Trek in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains, meet the Berber people in their villages, explore fabled Marrakesh and the great walled city of Fez.

15 days from: $4295
Trip Level:
4

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

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

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

Colonial Arequipa, Ethereal Lake Titicaca, and the Mysteries of Machu Picchu

Our cultural odyssey brings you to colonial Arequipa, ethereal Lake Titicaca, and the majestic Machu Picchu, including an overnight stay at the Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge, right at the ruins.

12 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
2

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

Moscow, the Golden Ring, and St. Petersburg

Explore intriguing Moscow, then head into medieval Russia, visiting the "Golden Ring" of towns along the Volga River, including Rostsov and Sergeiv Posad, with a grand finale In St. Petersburg, romantic city of palaces and art.

11 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
1

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

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

An Insider’s Journey From Pamplona to Barcelona

Hike the Pyrenees from Basque Country to Catalonia, discovering ancient cultures and stone-built villages and savoring a range of distinctive local cuisines and wines.

9 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
4

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

Spectacular High Alps Traverse from Chamonix to Zermatt

Enjoy one of the world's greatest hikes, the classic Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt, on trails beneath Western Europe's highest peaks.

12 days from: $5995
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+

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+

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

Trek to Roraima and by River Boat to Angel Falls

Explore Venezuela's epic rainforests and rivers on this adventure to legendary Angel Falls, mist-shrouded Mt. Roraima, and more.

16 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
4+