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A Voyage to Antarctica and South Georgia Island on the Centennial of Shackleton's Epic Journey

Honoring the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s journey, explore Antarctica with leaders Conrad Anker, Tim Jarvis, Dr. Carl Safina, and Frans Lanting on a special adventure.

20 days from: $14,995
Trip Level:
1+

Spectacular Expedition Cruise to the White Continent

Our expedition cruise experiences the wildlife wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula on Zodiac cruise amid enormous icebergs, sparkling glaciers, and teeming colonies of chattering penguins.

12 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
1+

Antarctic Adventure By Air and Sea aboard the Ocean Nova or Hebridean Sky

A spectacular flight to King George Island in Antarctica’s South Shetland Islands begins our expedition cruise into the magnificent iceberg-dotted realm of the Antarctic Peninsula, home to penguins, whales, and elephant seals.

8 days from: $10,795
Trip Level:
1+

Penguins, Towering Icebergs, and Legends of Shackleton

Extended Antarctica cruise which visits Lemaire Channel, South Georgia, South Orkneys, and Falkland Islands explores wildlife habitats rich with penguins, seals, birds, as well as stunning vistas of glaciers and icebergs.

20 days from: $10,995
Trip Level:
1+

A Voyage to Antarctica and South Georgia Island on the Centennial of Shackleton's Epic Journey

Honoring the 100th anniversary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s journey, explore Antarctica with leaders Conrad Anker, Tim Jarvis, Dr. Carl Safina, and Frans Lanting on a special adventure.

20 days from: $14,995
Trip Level:
1+

Patagonian Peaks and Glaciers

Enjoy the mountain majesty of Patagonia, a hiker's dream, on hikes and explorations in Glacier National Park, crowned by the great shark fin of Mt. Fitzroy (11,703’). Overnights are in lovely estancias and mountain lodges.

9 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
3

Spectacular Expedition Cruise to the White Continent

Our expedition cruise experiences the wildlife wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula on Zodiac cruise amid enormous icebergs, sparkling glaciers, and teeming colonies of chattering penguins.

12 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
1+

Penguins, Towering Icebergs, and Legends of Shackleton

Extended Antarctica cruise which visits Lemaire Channel, South Georgia, South Orkneys, and Falkland Islands explores wildlife habitats rich with penguins, seals, birds, as well as stunning vistas of glaciers and icebergs.

20 days from: $10,995
Trip Level:
1+

Rainbow Reefs and Mystical Temples

Experience amazing snorkeling at Turneffe Island on the Belize Barrier Reef, discover the towering Mayan temples of fabled Tikal, and enjoy an extension to beautiful Chaa Creek Lodge in the verdant Maya Mountains.

7 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
2

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+

The Okavango Delta, Chobe’s Elephant Kingdom, and Victoria Falls

Wildlife viewing by open 4WD vehicle, safaris by riverboat and mokoro (dugout canoe), and exciting game walks, with stays in exclusive safari camps.

8 days from: $5595
Trip Level:
2

From Cape Town to Botswana

Discover South Africa's Cape Town, Zambia's world-famous Victoria Falls, and safari in Botswana's legendary Chobe National park, with its massive herds of elephants.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
2

Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, and Inle Lake

Explore the sublime beauty of Myanmar, a legendary realm of golden pagodas, ancient monasteries, and a warm, welcoming people at your own pace with this private journey.

11 days from: $4595
Trip Level:
2

Adventures in Indochine

With your private guide, explore charming Hanoi, experience surreal Halong Bay with an overnight aboard your own private boat, visit picturesque Hoi An and the royal city of Hue, with a grand finale at exquisite Angkor Wat.

13 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
2

An Arctic Voyage aboard the Sea Adventurer

Cruise through the heart of the Northwest Passage and experience the islands, waterways, and wilds with stops to Beechey Island on this 20 day small ship adventure.

20 days from: $11,995
Trip Level:
1

The Lake District and Paine National Park

Enjoy a private journey withwonderful hikes in Chile’s volcano-dotted Lake District and into the sublime world of Patagonia’s Paine National Park, one of the scenic masterpieces of the planet.

8 days from: $3995
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

Adventuring in Nature’s Playground

Arenal Volcano National Park, the Caribbean waterways of Tortuguero National Park. and Manuel Antonio National Park on the sparkling Pacific are all on this private journey in nature-blessed Costa Rica.

8 days from: $3695
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 during this incredible 9-day Private Journey.

9 days from: $4095
Trip Level:
2

An Arctic Voyage aboard the Sea Adventurer

Cruise through the heart of the Northwest Passage and experience the islands, waterways, and wilds with stops to Beechey Island on this 20 day small ship adventure.

20 days from: $11,995
Trip Level:
1

Exploring Darwin’s Islands aboard the Reina Silvia

Aboard the 12-guest Reina Silvia with your naturalist guide, set off into Darwin’s world for an active journey full of nature hikes and wildlife wonder, including fantastic snorkeling with playful sea lions.

8 days from: $4958
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

The Ultimate Arctic Adventure aboard the 50 Years of Victory

Explore the incredible icescapes of the North Pole on the special excursion with expert guides and amazing wildlife viewing.

14 days from: $26,995
Trip Level:
1

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

An Arctic Voyage aboard the Sea Adventurer

Cruise through the heart of the Northwest Passage and experience the islands, waterways, and wilds with stops to Beechey Island on this 20 day small ship adventure.

20 days from: $11,995
Trip Level:
1

A Journey from Iceland to Greenland aboard the Silver Explorer

Explore deep fjords with active glaciers and spectacular icebergs in Iceland and Greenland on this 9 day cruise expedition.

10 days from: $7350
Trip Level:
1

Iceland to Greenland aboard the Sea Adventurer

16 day cultural, hiking, and small ship cruise adventure to Greenland and Iceland. Pass the Arctic Circle and explore spectacular polar landscapes.

16 days from: $11,980
Trip Level:
1

Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland aboard the Ocean Nova

14 day thrilling journey across the Arctic to the land of Vikings, fjords, and magnificent landscapes. Explore Greenland, Iceland, and Spitsbergen.

14 days from: $8695
Trip Level:
1

An expedition from Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq aboard Le Boréal

Cruise through the dramatic icescapes of Greenland, with special visits on shore and the opportunity to spot orcas, narwhals, and possibly even polar bears.

11 days from: $8480
Trip Level:
1

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

Rainbow Reefs and Mystical Temples

Experience amazing snorkeling at Turneffe Island on the Belize Barrier Reef, discover the towering Mayan temples of fabled Tikal, and enjoy an extension to beautiful Chaa Creek Lodge in the verdant Maya Mountains.

7 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
2

A Circumnavigation of Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond

A full navigation of Iceland. Explore the land of fire and ice aboard a small-ship cruise.

10 days from: £3995
Trip Level:
1

A Journey from Iceland to Greenland aboard the Silver Explorer

Explore deep fjords with active glaciers and spectacular icebergs in Iceland and Greenland on this 9 day cruise expedition.

10 days from: $7350
Trip Level:
1

Iceland to Greenland aboard the Sea Adventurer

16 day cultural, hiking, and small ship cruise adventure to Greenland and Iceland. Pass the Arctic Circle and explore spectacular polar landscapes.

16 days from: $11,980
Trip Level:
1

Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland aboard the Ocean Nova

14 day thrilling journey across the Arctic to the land of Vikings, fjords, and magnificent landscapes. Explore Greenland, Iceland, and Spitsbergen.

14 days from: $8695
Trip Level:
1

Voyage from Iceland to Norway and Svalbard aboard the Sea Spirit

Pass through dramatically deep fjords as you cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland to Longyearbyen, Svalbard, exploring Norway's Lofoten islands, Sami culture, and glacier hikes along the way.

15 days from: $7395
Trip Level:
1

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: $6495
Trip Level:
1+

Enchanting Temples, Rich Cultures, and Undiscovered Treasures of India’s Vibrant South

With your private guide, discover the ancient Buddhist caves of Ellora and Ajanta, the exquisite temples of Madurai, the tropical waterways of Kerala aboard a private houseboat, and the ancient trading port of Cochin.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
1+

Lake Maggiore, Orta San Giulio, Isola Bella, and Cinque Terre

Explore Italy's Lake Orta, Isola Bella, and hike in the Cinque Terre with a private guide and stay in wonderful hotels.

10 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
2 & 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: $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

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

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

Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, and Inle Lake

Explore the sublime beauty of Myanmar, a legendary realm of golden pagodas, ancient monasteries, and a warm, welcoming people at your own pace with this private journey.

11 days from: $4595
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 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+

Natural Wonders and Viking Heritage aboard Le Boréal

Cross the arctic circle, discover rich Viking history in Norway, and visit Spitsbergen all on this epic small-ship cruise.

12 days from: $9780
Trip Level:
1

An Arctic Odyssey in the Land of the Polar Bear

Aboard the 112-guest Sea Spirit, explore Norway’s far-flung Svalbard Archipelago and it's "big" island, Spitsbergen, realm of reindeer, walrus, and most excitingly, the polar bear, the icon of Svalbard.

13 days from: $7995
Trip Level:
1

Journey to the Wildlife Capital of the Arctic

Explore Norway’s marvelous island, Spitsbergen, a magical realm of incredible glacial landscapes and possible sightings of polar bears, the icon of Svalbard.

11 days from: $6495
Trip Level:
1

An Arctic Odyssey in the Land of the Polar Bear aboard the Sea Adventurer

13 day small ship cruise and cultural odyssey to the arctic islands of Svalbard and Franz Joseph Land.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
1

West Spitsbergen and Ice Cap aboard the Sea Spirit

Explore the wondrous Svalbard region by small ship cruise, searching for incredible wildlife including the amazing polar bears, and enjoying the dramatic scenery of this Arctic realm.

11 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
1

Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland aboard the Ocean Nova

14 day thrilling journey across the Arctic to the land of Vikings, fjords, and magnificent landscapes. Explore Greenland, Iceland, and Spitsbergen.

14 days from: $8695
Trip Level:
1

Voyage from Iceland to Norway and Svalbard aboard the Sea Spirit

Pass through dramatically deep fjords as you cruise from Reykjavik, Iceland to Longyearbyen, Svalbard, exploring Norway's Lofoten islands, Sami culture, and glacier hikes along the way.

15 days from: $7395
Trip Level:
1

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

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+

The Ultimate Arctic Adventure aboard the 50 Years of Victory

Explore the incredible icescapes of the North Pole on the special excursion with expert guides and amazing wildlife viewing.

14 days from: $26,995
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

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

From Cape Town to Botswana

Discover South Africa's Cape Town, Zambia's world-famous Victoria Falls, and safari in Botswana's legendary Chobe National park, with its massive herds of elephants.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
2

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

Ticino, Engadine, Glacier Express, and the Matterhorn

On this private trip, take a ride on the famous Glacier Express, explore Lugano’s lake town and the enchanting alpine villages of St. Moritz and Zermatt, and finish with a hike at the iconic Matterhorn.

10 days from: $4795
Trip Level:
2 & 3

Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro, and the Serengeti

Explore the Serengeti with exciting gameviewing at Grumeti River Camp or Klein’s Camp (depending on the season) and Serengeti Under Canvas, with a grand finale of wildlife wonder at Ngorongoro Crater.

9 days from: $6795
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

Chimpanzee Tracking, Queen Elizabeth National Park, and the Mountain Gorillas of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Enjoy thrilling encounters with mountain gorillas and chimpanzees in Uganda on this epic private journey.

8 days from: $4695
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+

Adventures in Indochine

With your private guide, explore charming Hanoi, experience surreal Halong Bay with an overnight aboard your own private boat, visit picturesque Hoi An and the royal city of Hue, with a grand finale at exquisite Angkor Wat.

13 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
2

The Okavango Delta, Chobe’s Elephant Kingdom, and Victoria Falls

Wildlife viewing by open 4WD vehicle, safaris by riverboat and mokoro (dugout canoe), and exciting game walks, with stays in exclusive safari camps.

8 days from: $5595
Trip Level:
2

From Cape Town to Botswana

Discover South Africa's Cape Town, Zambia's world-famous Victoria Falls, and safari in Botswana's legendary Chobe National park, with its massive herds of elephants.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
2

Active Safari Adventures in Hwange and Mana Pools

Explore the best of Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls without the crowds on this special 9 day private journey.

9 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
2+

The Okavango Delta, Chobe’s Elephant Kingdom, and Victoria Falls

Wildlife viewing by open 4WD vehicle, safaris by riverboat and mokoro (dugout canoe), and exciting game walks, with stays in exclusive safari camps.

8 days from: $5595
Trip Level:
2

From Cape Town to Botswana

Discover South Africa's Cape Town, Zambia's world-famous Victoria Falls, and safari in Botswana's legendary Chobe National park, with its massive herds of elephants.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
2