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macedonia rugged trek mountain cross hiker

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: $4495
Trip Level:
3+
armenia nagorno karabakh ruins

Ancient Churches, Dramatic Landscapes, and Extraordinary People

Journey across Armenia and mountainous Karabakh exploring stone-built Christian monasteries, walled towns, vineyards, and an ancient culture.

10 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
3
trans caucasus armenia azerbaijan svaneti snow capped mountain

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Svaneti, & Armenia

Explore the ancient cultural heritage of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia on this unique Central Asia overland adventure.

25 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
3
vaduz castle lichtenstein

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: $6595
Trip Level:
3+
kotor montenegro scenic

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Kotor Bay

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: $4595
Trip Level:
3+
sighisoara romania hiker colorful old europe houses

Hiking Adventures in the Old World Cultures of Eastern Europe

We will not be offering this trip in 2020; the next departures will likely be in 2021. Please contact us for more information.
Contact Us

motovun village croatia

Enchanting Islands, Hill Towns, 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+
kotor montenegro scenic

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Kotor Bay

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: $4595
Trip Level:
3+
croatia dubrovnik coast

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

We are still finalizing the details of this itinerary. Please let us know you’re interested and we’ll send you the Full Detailed Itinerary as soon as it is available. Contact Us

czech historic bridge river reflection

Country Walks, Medieval Towns, and Old World Culture

Enjoy hikes through thriving vineyards, past 13th century monasteries, and between massive stone castles in the wooded countryside, discover the medieval treasures of Bratislava, Cesky Krumlov, and Prague.

10 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
2+
england lake district ullswater

On Foot Across England’s Legendary Landscapes

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: $6395
Trip Level:
4+
cornwall england polperro harbor

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.

11 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+
wales beach coastal village

Medieval Castles, Coastal Hikes, 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: $4995
Trip Level:
3
stonehenge salisbury plain wiltshire

Stonehenge, the Jurassic Coast, and Stunning Island Trails

Explore England and the Channel Islands on this small group adventure, with visits to imposing Stonehenge, the remote islands of Sark and Herm, and the World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast.

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
2+
bolton abbey yorkshire england

From the Yorkshire Dales to the Lake District

Hike the entire route of "Dales Way" in England, a delightful and moderate ramble that brings you through the heart of the magnificent Yorkshire Dales and into Lake District National Park.

11 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
3
finland lapland sled dogs pulling sleigh

Dogsleds, Sámi Culture, and Snowshoeing

Enjoy a winter adventure in Lapland, with its Sami reindeer herders, snowshoeing, and spectacular Northern Lights.

12 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
3
anguedoc roussillon france

Medieval Villages of the Languedoc

Hike across the spectacular countryside of Languedoc in southern France and discover a hidden realm of craggy castle-ruins and remote medieval hamlets.

10 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
4
france lot valley estaing river bridge

Country Walks, Prehistoric Caves, and Magnificent Chateaux

Discover the Lot Valley of southwest France, with hikes to cliff-perched towns including Rocamadour and overnights in historic hotels. Explore ancient abbeys, open-air markets, visit the extraordinary prehistoric Pech Merle caves.

9 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
2+
france normandy mont st michel

Culture, History, and Hiking in Northern France

Hike the spectacular Emerald Coast, visit ancient Mont St. Michel, St. Malo, and Dinan, walk the D-Day beaches, enjoy legendary cuisine.

10 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
3
france hiking the french pyrenees hawkins

On the Famed Long-Distance GR10 Trail

Hike the best trails of France's Pyrenees National Park, including the famed GR10 and the dramatic amphitheater called the Cirque de Gavarnie, with overnights in beautiful mountain villages.

9 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
4 & 5
corsica rugged coastline trek

Hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3+
grote chauvet france

From Bordeaux to Provence

Magical walks, village markets, visits to original prehistoric caves with a specialist, and much more are in store on our new journey from the Dordogne to the Ardèche, linking Southwest and Southeast France.

12 days from: $7995
Trip Level:
2+
georgia gergeti trinity church valley

Lodge-Based Hiking in the Republic of Georgia

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

11 days from: $4395
Trip Level:
4
trans caucasus armenia azerbaijan svaneti snow capped mountain

Azerbaijan, Georgia, Svaneti, & Armenia

Explore the ancient cultural heritage of Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia on this unique Central Asia overland adventure.

25 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
3
greek isles hiking white buildings

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: $4695
Trip Level:
3+
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Island Trails and Culinary Traditions

Explore Crete's wonderful hikes and sample some of the renowned cuisine on this active cultural adventure.

11 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
2
greece zagoria and mt olympus

The Vikos Gorge, Meteora, and the Abode of Zeus

Hike the dramatic Vikos Gorge in the craggy Pindos Mountain, visit timeless Zagorian villages, explore the cliff-top Meteora monasteries, and follow trails to the summit of Mt. Olympus (9,600'), abode of Zeus, ruler of the sky.

12 days from: $3695
Trip Level:
4+
greece athens ruins sunset

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: $4995
Trip Level:
2+
greenland houses snow horizon

Whales, Musk Ox, Icebergs, and Hiking on the Ice Cap

Explore Greenland's spectacular glacier and fjord landscapes on foot and by boat, from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat.

8 days from: $5895
Trip Level:
3
great carpathian traverse horn

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+
skellig michael island ireland

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: $5395
Trip Level:
3
ireland clare island hikers

Insider Adventures on the Coast and Islands of Galway, Mayo, and Connemara

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

9 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
3
ireland antrim giants causeway

Hiking and Cultural Discovery from Sligo to Donegal to the Mournes

Explore the wild beaches of Donegal, pilgrim paths of Gleann Cholm Cille, and Mountains of Mourne sweeping to the sea in County Down.

10 days from: $5895
Trip Level:
3 & 4
italy cinque terre ligurian sea medieval hilltown

From Medieval Hill Towns to Seaside Villages

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

9 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
3
italy capri amalfi coast hill side

Ravello, Mt. Vesuvius, and Spectacular Coastal Hikes

Hike the spectacular Amalfi Coast and storied isle of Capri, visit ancient Herculaneum and Mt. Vesuvius, with wonderful cuisine along the way.

9 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
3+
italy meal dining chefs

Lombardia, Piemonte, Emilia-Romagna, and the Veneto

In northern Italy, we enjoy superb hikes in Piemonte, Lombardia, and the Veneto along with wine and cheese tastings, a cooking class, and elegant meals created by some of Italy’s most legendary chefs.

9 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
2+
sicily taormina ruins

Coastal and Mountain Hikes, Greek and Roman Ruins

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: $5695
Trip Level:
3
italy san quirico tuscany

From Siena to Rome along the Via Francigena

Hike from Siena to Rome on the legendary Via Francigena pilgrim trail, enjoying the villages, cultures, cuisines, and wines of Tuscany and Lazio.

10 days from: $5195
Trip Level:
3
corsica rugged coastline trek

Hiking the Exquisite Island Worlds of France and Italy

Spectacular coastal walks, mountain hikes, cultural exploration, and cuisine in the sublime Mediterranean realms of Corsica and Sardinia.

11 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3+
italy piemonte vineyard

Vineyards, Village Hikes, and Cuisine of Piemonte

In northern Italy, explore the villages and vineyards of Piemonte, home of the Slow Food movement, enjoying wonderful hikes and delicious cuisine.

8 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
3
vaduz castle lichtenstein

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: $6595
Trip Level:
3+
monte santo di lussari tarvisio italy

Off the Beaten Path in Northeastern Italy

From Trieste to Venice: Explore culture, cuisine, and history; delve into a fascinating region of Italy and Slovenia; coastal hikes, vineyard castle, mountain hikes, insider’s experience of Venice.

10 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3
alberobello puglia italy trulli house traditional

Heel to Toe across Italy’s Southern Realm

Adventure in Italy from “heel to toe,” with hikes along olive-tree-lined paths and spectacular coasts. We’ll savor exquisite cuisine fresh from the land and sea, and experience a land rich in the Greek, Roman, and Norman culture.

12 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3
italy lake district san giulio island

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: $5395
Trip Level:
3
pagan festival sardinia women traditional dress

Traditional Culture in the Heart of Sardinia

Discover the 2,000-year-old heritage of Sardinia in its captivating village festivals, complete with colorful parades, masked dancers, medieval tournaments, dancing in the streets, and horse races.

10 days from: $5295
Trip Level:
2
vaduz castle lichtenstein

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: $6595
Trip Level:
3+
kotor montenegro scenic

Mountain Hikes and Magnificent Kotor Bay

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: $4595
Trip Level:
3+
macedonia rugged trek mountain cross hiker

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: $4495
Trip Level:
3+
norway fjord trek vista

Mountains, Glaciers, and Nordic Culture

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

11 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
3
great carpathian traverse horn

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+
portugal boats village

Pilgrim Trails, Slate Villages, Castle Towns, and Douro Valley Vineyards

Discover Portugal’s exquisite landscapes and rich cultural heritage on this hiking adventure through pilgrim routes and castle towns.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3+
sighisoara romania hiker colorful old europe houses

Hiking Adventures in the Old World Cultures of Eastern Europe

We will not be offering this trip in 2020; the next departures will likely be in 2021. Please contact us for more information.
Contact Us

great carpathian traverse horn

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+
russia sunset moscow red square

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: $5895
Trip Level:
1
moscow russia church transformation evening

From Moscow to Vladivostok aboard the Golden Eagle

Travel by luxury train across Russia on the Trans-Siberian Railway, visiting Moscow, Lake Baikal, and cross into Mongolia.

15 days from: $16,695
Trip Level:
1
st petersburg russia

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: $5195
Trip Level:
1+
scotland isle of skye craggy highland

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: $7795
Trip Level:
2 & 3
czech historic bridge river reflection

Country Walks, Medieval Towns, and Old World Culture

Enjoy hikes through thriving vineyards, past 13th century monasteries, and between massive stone castles in the wooded countryside, discover the medieval treasures of Bratislava, Cesky Krumlov, and Prague.

10 days from: $4495
Trip Level:
2+
great carpathian traverse horn

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+
motovun village croatia

Enchanting Islands, Hill Towns, 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+
monte santo di lussari tarvisio italy

Off the Beaten Path in Northeastern Italy

From Trieste to Venice: Explore culture, cuisine, and history; delve into a fascinating region of Italy and Slovenia; coastal hikes, vineyard castle, mountain hikes, insider’s experience of Venice.

10 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3
spain pilgrims way churchvillage trek

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: $4595
Trip Level:
3
morocco souk rugs

From Cordoba to Fez

Explore Cordoba, Seville, and the pueblos blancos of Ronda and Grazalema, then ferry across the Strait of Gibraltar to visit Tangier, the Rif Mountains, and medieval Fez.

12 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
2+
spain catalonia mediterranean marin

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: $5595
Trip Level:
2
switzerland lake oeschinensee trek

From Lake Lucerne Across the Alps to 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.

8 days from: $6095
Trip Level:
3
vaduz castle lichtenstein

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: $6595
Trip Level:
3+
italy lake district san giulio island

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: $5395
Trip Level:
3
turkey the turquoise coast boat sunset

A Mediterranean Voyage with Hikes to Hidden Ruins and Seaside villages

Explore the brilliant coast of Turkey in a traditional "gulet" yacht. Glories of Rome, Greece, and Lycia along the Aegean coast, day hikes, unrivaled ruins, and cultural visits.

14 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
2+
turkey cappadocia ruins

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: $5695
Trip Level:
2+
turkey gulet sailing flag happy people

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: $5295
Trip Level:
2
great carpathian traverse horn

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+
wales beach coastal village

Medieval Castles, Coastal Hikes, 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: $4995
Trip Level:
3