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None of our trips meet all of your criteria: Cultural Adventures North America September 2017
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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+

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: $4195
Trip Level:
2+

Overland from Vietnam to Laos via Guangxi and Yunnan

A unique overland odyssey from Vietnam to China and Laos and a rare cultural expedition exploring ancient sites and remote villages.

26 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
2

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: $6595
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+

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: $4495
Trip Level:
2

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+

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

Romantic Rajasthan, Land of Princes

Explore with your own private guide in the ancient cites of Jodhpur, Udaipur, and Jaipur as well as fabulously preserved Moghul capital of Fatehpur Sikri, then enjoy sunrise over the glorious Taj Mahal in Agra.

10 days from: $6595
Trip Level:
1+

From Medieval Hilltowns to the Ligurian Sea

Explore Tuscany's medieval gems of Sovana and Sorano, radiant Siena, and enjoy a sunset hike into legendary San Gimignano. In the Cinque Terre, hike between secluded villages set beside the sparkling sea.

10 days from: $5595
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

Hikes, Lakes, Villas, and Islands

Amid the spectacular deep-blue lakes of Lombardia, hike lakeside promenades, visit villas and villages, and enjoy marvelous cuisine.

9 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
3

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: $7250
Trip Level:
2

Overland from Vietnam to Laos via Guangxi and Yunnan

A unique overland odyssey from Vietnam to China and Laos and a rare cultural expedition exploring ancient sites and remote villages.

26 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
2

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: $4795
Trip Level:
2+

The Great Gobi Desert and Golden Eagle Festival

This rare journey explores the unique Kazakh culture of the Altai Mountains in Mongolia’s wild west and the epic Gobi Desert in the south.

12 days from: $6995
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: $6495
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: $3995
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

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: $3195
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: $4495
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: $4995
Trip Level:
4+

The Ultimate Hiking Adventure to the 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: $5195
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: $5395
Trip Level:
3+

Trek 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: $4795
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: $4995
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

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: $4295
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: $7695
Trip Level:
2 & 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: $4595
Trip Level:
2

Ancient Trails and Paradors of Northern Spain’s Camino de Santiago

Hike the ancient pilgrim trail to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela on Spain's legendary pilgrimage route.

9 days from: $4295
Trip Level:
3

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

Hikes, Lakes, Villas, and Islands

Amid the spectacular deep-blue lakes of Lombardia, hike lakeside promenades, visit villas and villages, and enjoy marvelous cuisine.

9 days from: $5095
Trip Level:
3

In Tonga’s Remote Tropical Isles

Discover Tonga’s enchanting Ha’apai Islands on a journey filled with sea kayaking adventures, snorkeling, and spectacular encounters with humpback whales.

8 days from: $5195
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+

Overland from Vietnam to Laos via Guangxi and Yunnan

A unique overland odyssey from Vietnam to China and Laos and a rare cultural expedition exploring ancient sites and remote villages.

26 days from: $10,195
Trip Level:
2