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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: $4495
Trip Level:
3+
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Tierra del Fuego, Chile, and Argentina

Enjoy the best day hikes in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park, Chile's Paine National Park, and Tierra del Fuego at "the ends of the Earth," with accommodations in fine lodges.

16 days from: $9295
Trip Level:
4
purrmamara salta argentina hike

Exploring Argentina’s Northern Realm

Our off-the-beaten-path journey takes you to the far north of Argentina, a land of gaucho traditions, exquisite whitewashed colonial towns, labyrinthine red rock canyons, and superb high altitude wines.

10 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
3
patagonia glacier trek

Argentina’s Realm of Peaks and Glaciers

Hike the mountain trails of Patagonia's Los Glaciares National Park, home of the renowned Fitz Roy massif, view the towering ice wall of the Perito Moreno Glacier, and enjoy overnights in historic, welcoming estancias.

12 days from: $6895
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
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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
st clair national park tasmania

Coastal Hikes and Great Lodges in a Magnificent Land Down Under

Natural history adventures in Tasmania: rainforest and mountain hikes, bushwalks in national parks, exotic wildlife from wallaby to wombat, wild beaches, vineyard visits, and charming accommodations.

11 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
2
great alpine traverse swiss alps tyrolean alps

Five Countries—on foot!

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.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
4+
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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+
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
ghana togo benin child hut

Royal Festivals, Mask Dances, Voodoo Spirits, Clay Castles

A cultural odyssey across West Africa's three most fascinating countries. Discover lost tribal worlds guided by ancient spirits and witness flamboyant festivals and traditional mask dances.

15 days from: $7395
Trip Level:
3
bhutan trek forest path prayer flags

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: $6195
Trip Level:
3+
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Adventures in a Surreal Land

Discover Bolivia’s otherworldly landscapes and indigenous cultures during our adventure to La Paz, Salar de Uyuni, Eduardo Avaroa National Reserve, the village of Tarabuco, and Sucre.

14 days from: $6095
Trip Level:
3
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From Colca Canyon to the Salar de Uyuni

April 2020

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

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Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, and the Kinabatangan River

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.

11 days from: $7595
Trip Level:
2+
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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+
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Under Canvas in Moremi, Okavango, and Chobe, Visit Victoria Falls

Our classic "under canvas" Botswana mobile safari with extraordinary wildlife, from the game-rich savannas of Chobe and Moremi to the lagoons of Okavango, and the natural wonder of Victoria Falls.

11 days from: $8295
Trip Level:
2
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Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta, and Chobe National Park

In June and July, discover the pristine Okavango when the water levels are at their highest, attracting fantastic birdlife, lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, and wild dog. Plus, explore the teeming savannas of Moremi and Chobe.

14 days from: $9695
Trip Level:
2
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The Legendary Kalahari, Okavango Delta, and Chobe National Park

Timed for April, enjoy ideal game viewing safari in the spectacular Central Kalahari Desert, a World Heritage Site, in elephant-thronged Chobe, and in the lagoons and islands of the Okavango.

14 days from: $9295
Trip Level:
2
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Kalahari Desert, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta
Repertory Trip: Next Offered March 29-April 7, 2021

March 29-April 7, 2021

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

namibia etosha national park watering hole giraffes zebras springbok

June 2-14, 2020, July 31-August 12, 2020

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

Ariel view of elephants gathered around water hole at safari camp in Zimbabwe

From Botswana to zimbabwe, plus Victoria Falls

Amazing safari in Botswana’s Chobe National Park and Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park with epic game viewing and wonderfully atmospheric lodges.

11 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
2+
brazil pantanal jaguar wildlife

August 2020

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

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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.
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An Extraordinary Cultural Journey to Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia

A three-country cultural adventure across Southeast Asia, from the temples of Luang Prabang in Laos to ancient Hanoi in Vietnam to Cambodia's ethereal Angkor Wat.

16 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
1+
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Kayaking, Lighthouses, and Lobster

Head far up north to an enchanting corner of Canada where we’ll hike the Bay of Fundy Trail and see the world’s biggest tides, savoring adventures and New Brunswick's renowned sea-to-table cuisine.

9 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
2
patagonia paine national park cuernos del paine

Tierra del Fuego, Chile, and Argentina

Enjoy the best day hikes in Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park, Chile's Paine National Park, and Tierra del Fuego at "the ends of the Earth," with accommodations in fine lodges.

16 days from: $9295
Trip Level:
4
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The Atacama Desert, Chiloé Island, and Patagonia

Hike in the stunning Atacama Desert, explore remote Chiloe island, and experience the mountain grandeur of Paine National Park on this exciting adventure in Chile.

11 days from: $7695
Trip Level:
3
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Spectacular Patagonia Park and the Undiscovered Aysén

Discover Patagonia's epic Aysén region, a vast land of glaciers, fjords, and snow-capped mountains. We'll hike in the new Patagonia Park, created by legendary conservationists Doug and Kris Tompkins, paddle kayaks to the famed Marble Caves of Lago General Carrera, and head out onto the great Ice Field.

9 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
4
china panda

The Land of Giant Pandas, Buddhist Caves, and Sacred Mountains

Explore hidden regions of Sichuan and Yunnan, visiting five World Heritage Sites along the way. See China's iconic giant pandas, hike amid the Thousand-Buddha Cliffs, meet the traditional Naxi people of Lijiang.

25 days from: $13,995
Trip Level:
3
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A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor.

27 days from: $13,195
Trip Level:
3
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From Xi’an to Xinjiang

From Xi'an to Kashgar, follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo on this cultural journey on the fabled Silk Road.

19 days from: $10,395
Trip Level:
2
costa rica three toed sloth

A “Naturally” Thrilling Tropical Adventure

With an expert naturalist, explore renowned Monteverde Cloud Forest, hike the trails of Arenal Volcano National Park, and discover the Caribbean deltas of lush Tortuguero National Park, home to 13 of Costa Rica’s 16 endangered mammal species.

9 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
2
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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+
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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+
denmark faroe islands cottages

Journey to Europe’s Best-Kept Secret

Enjoy a cultural and hiking adventure in the far-flung Faroe Islands with mountain walks on emerald moorlands, visits to traditional villages and seabird colonies, and overnights in cozy hotels.

8 days from: $4895
Trip Level:
4
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Wonders of the Western Islands

Voyage through the western islands of the Galápagos, snorkel with playful sea lions, hike past dancing blue-footed boobies, and experience the wonder of Darwin's islands on this fascinating 8-day cruise.

10 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
1+
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Exploring the Eastern Islands of the Galápagos

Cruise the eastern islands of Darwin's famed archipelago, including Genovesa Island, prime nesting site of beautiful red-footed boobies, colorful South Plaza Island, with its hybrid iguanas, and Santa Fé, a great place to snorkel.

10 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
1+
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A Wildlife Experience Unlike Any Other on the Planet

Aboard our delightful 16-passenger sailing yacht, set out for a comprehensive 15-day cruise through all the major islands of Darwin's "enchanted" archipelago and enjoy one of the greatest natural history experiences in the world.

17 days from: $10,995
Trip Level:
1+
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Explore from the Cloud Forest to an Ice-Draped Volcano

Hike in the mystical cloud forests of Mashpi, in the green highland realm of traditional haciendas, and on the slopes of snow-capped Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s “shining peak.”

9 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
3
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Sailing to the Temples of the Nile

Sail the Nile from Luxor to Aswan by dahabiya, a traditional yacht, and explore Cairo and the temples of Abu Simbel.

11 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
1+
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A Journey of Discovery in Egypt and Jordan

Five-day Nile cruise on a yacht-like boat to explore Egypt’s legendary temples and monuments, plus discover Jordan's fabled lost city of Petra and the wild desert canyons of Wadi Rum.

15 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
1+
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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+
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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+
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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
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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+
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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
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Stunning Hikes and Cultural Adventures

Hike the most beautiful trails—and the highest peaks—of Wales, Scotland, and England's Lake District, with wonderful cultural experiences including meeting a traditional piper and hearing a local storyteller.

12 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
4+
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Dawit Yehualashet

October 1-14, 2020

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

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Tribes of the Omo Valley and Spectacular Festivals

Explore Axum, the rock churches of Lalibela, Lake Tana, imperial Gondar, and meet the tribal peoples of the Omo River Valley. Trips witness either the Timkat Festival (January) or Meskel Festival (September)

16 days from: $8495
Trip Level:
2
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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
mont blanc ibex

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.

9 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
5
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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
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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+
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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
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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
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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: $7195
Trip Level:
5
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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: $5895
Trip Level:
5+
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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+
great alpine traverse swiss alps tyrolean alps

Five Countries—on foot!

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.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
4+
haute route swiss alps trek

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
basque hikers

Pilgrim Trails, Pintxo Hopping, and Stunning Bilbao

On this hiking journey in French and Spanish Basque country, enjoy country hikes, explore Basque heritage in San Sebastian and Bilbao, and sample regional food and wine, including dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

8 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+
zonza in corsica france

Great Hikes on France's Mediterranean Isle

Enjoy day hikes on Corsica's mountainous trails, including the famed GR20, a long-distance path that runs the length of this enchanting island. We'll stay in rustic villages perched high in the mountains and along the edge of the sea, and savor Corsican cuisine and hospitality all along the way.

10 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
5+
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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+
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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
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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
great alpine traverse swiss alps tyrolean alps

Five Countries—on foot!

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.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
4+
ghana togo benin child hut

Royal Festivals, Mask Dances, Voodoo Spirits, Clay Castles

A cultural odyssey across West Africa's three most fascinating countries. Discover lost tribal worlds guided by ancient spirits and witness flamboyant festivals and traditional mask dances.

15 days from: $7395
Trip Level:
3
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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
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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+
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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
iceland westfjords landscape

Hiking Adventures in Surreal Landscapes

Hike northwestern Iceland's stunning Westfjords region, with its sheer mountains, and the magnificent fjords of remote eastern Greenland.

10 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
4+
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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+
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Hiking Adventures in the Uncrowded North

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: $6795
Trip Level:
3+
seljalandsfoss waterfall iceland

Hiking Adventures in a Surreal Land

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: $6595
Trip Level:
3+
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Snowshoeing, Hiking, and Sky Gazing

Hiking, snowshoeing, and searching for the northern lights in Iceland's otherworldly landscapes.

8 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
3+
iceland westfjords landscape

Hiking Adventures in Surreal Landscapes

Hike northwestern Iceland's stunning Westfjords region, with its sheer mountains, and the magnificent fjords of remote eastern Greenland.

10 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
4+
india rajasthan taj mahal

Across India’s Legendary Desert Kingdom

Experience India on a cultural adventure that includes Rajasthan's colorful Pushkar camel fair, the Taj Mahal, and the wildlife of Ranthambore National Park.

11 days from: $7195
Trip Level:
1+
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Exquisite Temples and Tropical Landscapes

A fascinating cultural tour of South India exploring beautiful temples, exotic spice ports, and tea plantations, while enjoying local festivals and a houseboat cruise on Kerala backwaters.

14 days from: $8495
Trip Level:
1+
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Discover the Hidden World of “Little Tibet”

Explore Ladakh, often called “Little Tibet,” the remote mountain province of northern India with a unique Tibetan culture and breathtaking landscapes dotted with ancient hilltop monasteries.

12 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
3
nagaland hornbill festival india traditional ceremony

Manipur, Nagaland, and Kaziranga

A cultural and wildlife journey that brings us to tribal villages of northeast India. Includes the colorful Sangai and Hornbill festivals and explorations in Kaziranga National Park, home of the one-horned rhino.

14 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
2+
himalaya ladakh changthang plateau lake

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: TBA
Trip Level:
6
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On the Trail of the Great Cats

A remarkable journey to Ladakh in search of snow leopards, one of the most elusive creatures on the planet, plus explorations in famed Kanha National Park, the great tiger reserve of India, with naturalist guide extraordinaire Indrajit Latey. A portion of your trip fee supports the Snow Leopard Conservancy India Trust.

16 days from: $8395
Trip Level:
4+
indonesia komodo island dragon

A Snorkeling, Wildlife, and Cultural Expedition

Sail throughout Komodo National Park and the Alor Archipelago along the Pacific Ring of Fire. Enjoy world-class snorkeling on this 12-day small ship expedition.

12 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
3
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Coral Reefs, 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: $6695
Trip Level:
3
indonesia west papua snorkeling whale shark

Whale Sharks and the Spectacular Coral of Papua

Snorkel with whale sharks and view vibrant fish and coral in the world’s most biodiverse marine environment—the very heart of the “Coral Triangle” in Indonesia.

11 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
3
viewing raja ampat indonesia

Experience the Most Biodiverse Marine Habitat on the Planet

With our expert Trip Leader, snorkel in one of the most pristine setting on our planet, the Raja Ampat archipelago in the heart of the Coral Triangle.

12 days from: $6195
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
mont blanc ibex

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.

9 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
5
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
italy stromboli volcano

Hiking Mt. Etna and the Aeolian Islands

In Italy's Aeolian Islands, follow trails to the top the dramatic volcano-isles of Stromboli and Vulcano, hike on magnificent Mt. Etna, and enjoy coastal walks on the islands of Lipari and Panarea.

11 days from: $5595
Trip Level:
4
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+
great alpine traverse swiss alps tyrolean alps

Five Countries—on foot!

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.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
4+
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
chamonix valley french alps

Spectacular Trails and Peaks of the Val D’Aosta

An exhilarating hiking journey in Italy's legendary Val d'Aosta beneath the "giants of the Alps"—the iconic Matterhorn, Monte Rosa, and Mont Blanc, plus the peaks and valleys of Gran Paradiso National Park.

12 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
4 & 5
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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
dolomites alps italy

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: $6395
Trip Level:
4 & 5
hiker italy dolomites

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: $4595
Trip Level:
4 & 5
kyoto geisha kimono bamboo forest

From Matsue to Takayama, with a Cherry Blossom Festival

Cultural walking adventure: teahouses and gardens of Kyoto, mountain town of Takayama, Matsue's feudal castle, overnights in charming ryokans.

14 days from: $9395
Trip Level:
2
japan shikoku temple trek forest

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.

13 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
3
japan okayama castle on the asahi river

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: $8495
Trip Level:
2
japanese macaques winter japan

Wildlife and Cultural Adventure in a Wintery World

Experience the wonders of Japan with this winter adventure in Hokkaido. See the snow monkeys, winter cranes, and the Sapporo Snow Festival.

11 days from: $8695
Trip Level:
2
tori gate at fushimi inari shrine in kyoto

Kyoto, Shima Peninsula, and the Kumano Kodo

Cultural walking adventure: Kyoto temples, Shinto shrines of the Shima Peninsula, pearl divers of Toshi-Jima, Kumano Kodo pilgrim trails.

13 days from: $9095
Trip Level:
2
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A Journey of Discovery in Egypt and Jordan

Five-day Nile cruise on a yacht-like boat to explore Egypt’s legendary temples and monuments, plus discover Jordan's fabled lost city of Petra and the wild desert canyons of Wadi Rum.

15 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
1+
kyrgysztan yurts at tash raba

Alpine Lakes, Nomads, and a Silk Road Heritage

Hike through hidden Kyrgyzstan, taking in spectacular mountain landscapes and meeting the welcoming nomads who live there, athletic horseback riders, and falconers who hunt with eagles.

14 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
3
central asia horse riders yurt

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor.

27 days from: $13,195
Trip Level:
3
laos luang prabang buddhist monks

An Extraordinary Cultural Journey to Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia

A three-country cultural adventure across Southeast Asia, from the temples of Luang Prabang in Laos to ancient Hanoi in Vietnam to Cambodia's ethereal Angkor Wat.

16 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
1+
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+
madagascar chameleon tree branch

Where Natural History Abounds Without Limits

Explore Madagascar's remote and seldom-visited nature reserves renowned for their endemic biodiversity: Ranomafana and Isalo National Parks, and Andasibe Reserve, home to the indri lemurs.

16 days from: $6395
Trip Level:
2+
madagascar lemurs family

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, Berenty, and Ankarana and Amber Mountain National Parks.

14 days from: $5595
Trip Level:
2+
madagascar ring tailed lemur in tree

A Wildlife and Cultural Expedition

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 with Trip Leader Roger Williams.

26 days from: $11,595
Trip Level:
2+
borneo bornean pygmy elephants bathing

Orangutans, Pygmy Elephants, and the Kinabatangan River

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.

11 days from: $7595
Trip Level:
2+
mongolia golden eagle festival

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: $7595
Trip Level:
3
mongolia marsh lake horses

Adventuring from Karakorum to the Gobi Desert

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

13 days from: $7295
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+
village under the atlas mountains in morocco

Mark Gordon

October 2020

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

berber ait ben haddou morocco

Imperial Cities, Atlas Mountains, and the Golden Dunes of the Sahara

Experience the glorious dunes of the Moroccan Sahara, visit magical Fez, Marrakesh, and seaside Essaouira, explore the spectacular red-rock canyons of Todra and Dades.

14 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
2+
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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: $4695
Trip Level:
4
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+
namibia rhinoceros grassland

Etosha, Sossusvlei Dunes, and the Tok Tokkie Trail

Track leopards 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: $8495
Trip Level:
3
namibia giraffe release

World Exclusive Safari with GPS Tagging of Giraffe

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

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A World-Exclusive Conservation Safari in Namibia

Visit the only place in the world where desert lions exist and have the chance to track radio-collared leopard at a big cat rehabilitation center on this once-in-a-lifetime journey.

13 days from: $9695
Trip Level:
2+
namibia etosha national park watering hole giraffes zebras springbok

June 2-14, 2020, July 31-August 12, 2020

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

nepal sherpa villages yeti mtn home monjo

Exploring Sherpa Villages and Himalayan Peaks

Trek to beautiful Sherpa mountain villages, visit Buddhist monasteries including Tengboche, enjoy spectacular Everest views.

14 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
5
nepal dolpo village field mountain prayer flags

A Himalayan Trek to Shey Gompa

Join our 20-day trek through mesmerizing Dolpo, where you'll hike the sacred kora circuit around Shey Gompa, and experience a Himalayan world that few trekkers have ever visited.

25 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
6
nepal everest trek prayer flags

One of the Great Treks of the World

Trek to Everest Base Camp at the foot of mighty Mt. Everest (29,035'), Mother Goddess of the Snows, with accommodations in comfortable Sherpa lodges.

20 days from: $5395
Trip Level:
6
nepal trek everest prayer flags

Lodge-to-Lodge on the Greatest Mountain Adventure in the World

Trek through the Khumbu and Gokyo Valleys to Everest Base Camp, crossing the spectacular 17,700-foot Cho La Pass.

25 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
6
annapurna dhaulagiri hiker sadu guide

Lodge-Based Trekking in the Himalayan Foothills

Experience a marvelous Himalayan realm on a delightful lodge-based trek in the Annapurna foothills.

12 days from: TBA
Trip Level:
4
ghandrung village nepal annapurna

Trek into the Heart of the Himalaya

Trek through beautiful Gurung villages to reach the extraordinary mountain-ringed cirque known as the Annapurna Sanctuary.

16 days from: TBA
Trip Level:
5+
hiker srteam cliff dolpo nepal

Trekking in a Legendary Land

Trek through high, remote Himalayan valleys of Dolpo, one of the last enclaves of pure Tibetan culture.

19 days from: $5795
Trip Level:
6
nepal mustang goat herd stupa lo manthang

Devendra Basnet

May 2020

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

new zealand south island lake tekapo lupines sunset

A Dream Journey in Nature’s Wonderland

Hike the South Island's most beautiful national parks, swim with dolphins, cruise Milford Sound, taste local wines, enjoy Kiwi culture.

13 days from: $6895
Trip Level:
2+
new zealand south island lake wanaka hiker

Jon Imhoof

December 2020

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

new zealand milford sound mitre peak sunset

Remote Parks and Rare Wildlife of the South Island

Experience the wildest and most untouched corners of New Zealand on this active 10-day hiking and wildlife adventure on the South Island.

10 days from: $6295
Trip Level:
3
rainbow falls waianiwaniwa kerikeri river waterfall hiker new zealand

Spectacular Hikes on the North Island

The Te Araroa Trail runs the entire length of New Zealand—and our special adventure hikes the very best sections as it crosses the North Island. We’ll visit remote villages, cross native bush, hike coastal cliffs, and savor Kiwi culture at its best.

14 days from: $7895
Trip Level:
4
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
norway lofoten islands lake

Spectacular Adventures above the Arctic Circle

On this adventure above the Arctic Circle in the Lofotens, learn about Viking culture, meet reindeer herders, track whales at sea, savor amazing seafood, and kayak under the midnight sun.

9 days from: $6495
Trip Level:
4
norway alesund mt aksla view sunset

Stefano Pozzi

August 2020

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

central asia horse riders yurt

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor.

27 days from: $13,195
Trip Level:
3
woman snorkeling rock islands arch

Experience the Pacific Paradise of the Rock Islands

Natural history sea kayaking and snorkeling tour of Palau including the Rock Islands, coral reefs, sharks and turtles, mangrove forests, Peleliu Island and marine archaeology.

10 days from: $5995
Trip Level:
3
peru machu picchu peak morning

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: $5295
Trip Level:
5
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Spectacular Hikes and Lodges

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: $5895
Trip Level:
3+
peru chachapoyas ruins

The Hidden World of Peru’s Ancient Cloud People

Explore the world of the Chachapoya, “the Cloud People,” on a hotel-based hiking adventure to hidden ruins, including Kuèlap, a stunning 9th century citadel that rivals Machu Picchu in its size and setting.

11 days from: $4695
Trip Level:
3
machu picchu andes quecha women

Lodge-Based Trek and the Lost City of the Incas

This 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: $4095
Trip Level:
5
chavin peru ruins

Trek a Pilgrim Route to the Heart of Andean Civilization

Trek a pilgrim trail across the Cordillera Blanca to reach the monumental pre-Inca ruins at Chavin, the “mother culture” of the Andes.

14 days from: $4595
Trip Level:
5+
peru cordillera huayhuash summit

One of the Great Alpine Hikes of the World

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: $4895
Trip Level:
6
peru colca canyon andean condor in flight

From Colca Canyon to the Salar de Uyuni

April 2020

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

peru cordillera blanca valley meadow flowers

Explore the Highest Tropical Mountain Range in the world

Hike the spectacular alpine trails of the snow-capped Cordillera Blanca, the world's highest tropical mountain range, home to Peru's highest mountains, including Huascaran (22,204').

14 days from: $4195
Trip Level:
6
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+
sao miguel azores portugal

Adventures in a Breathtaking Archipelago

Hike the Azores Islands, with its rich cultural heritage, volcanic landscape, and ancient villages.

10 days from: $6995
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.
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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
wales mt snowden hiker

Stunning Hikes and Cultural Adventures

Hike the most beautiful trails—and the highest peaks—of Wales, Scotland, and England's Lake District, with wonderful cultural experiences including meeting a traditional piper and hearing a local storyteller.

12 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
4+
scotland landscape

Hiking the Outer Hebrides and Isle of Skye

Hike on the Isle of Skye, in the far Cuillins, at historic Glencoe, and on Harris Island, and enjoy Scotland's ancient culture.

10 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
3+
ring of brodgar neolithic stone orkney scotland

Trails, Castles of the Clans, and Neolithic Standing Stones

Discover the ancient standing stones of Brodgar and the prehistoric village of Skara Brae, and in the remote northern Highlands, hike coastal trails and moorlands for a true experience of Scotland.

9 days from: $6095
Trip Level:
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+
hikers in slovenia valleys mountains

Adventures from the julian Alps to the Adriatic sea

Hike the trails of the snow-capped Julian Alps and explore Slovenia's traditional villages and historic towns, including Kobarid, immortalized in Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, and medieval Piran on the blue Adriatic.

12 days from: $5195
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
lion family

Cape Coast, Drakensberg Mountains, and the Big Five

Explore South Africa from hikes and wine-tasting in Cape Town to scenic rock formations in the Drakensberg Mountains. Continue on to a safari in Greater Kruger National Park for spectacular wildlife-viewing.

10 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
2+
botswana south africa victoria falls malsbury lion swimming

Cape Town, Greater Kruger, Victoria Falls, and Hwange

A cultural and wildlife adventure in South Africa that begins in legendary Cape Town and takes you into two of Africa's greatest national parks: Greater Kruger and Hwange, as well as to stunning Victoria Falls.

11 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
2+
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
basque hikers

Pilgrim Trails, Pintxo Hopping, and Stunning Bilbao

On this hiking journey in French and Spanish Basque country, enjoy country hikes, explore Basque heritage in San Sebastian and Bilbao, and sample regional food and wine, including dinner in a Michelin-starred restaurant.

8 days from: $5495
Trip Level:
3+
torla church monte perdido pyrenees aragon spain

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: $5495
Trip Level:
4
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+
dambulla temple bhudda cave

An Insider's Journey into the Island of Serendipity

Explore the glorious legacy of an early Buddhist civilization, visit with tea planters and orange-robed monks, sample fragrant curries, and view the wildlife of Yala National Park, with its extraordinary birdlife and herds of elephant.

13 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
2+
mont blanc ibex

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.

9 days from: $4995
Trip Level:
5
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
switzerland via alpina lake oeschinensee hikers

Hiking Adventures to the Jungfrau Massif and North Face of the Eiger

Hike Europe’s first trans-Alps trail on this hiking adventure across a 75-mile stretch of Switzerland’s legendary mountain landscapes.

9 days from: $6195
Trip Level:
5+
high alps traverse trek summit zermatt matterhorn

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: $5895
Trip Level:
5+
great alpine traverse swiss alps tyrolean alps

Five Countries—on foot!

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.

13 days from: $7495
Trip Level:
4+
haute route swiss alps trek

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
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
central asia horse riders yurt

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor.

27 days from: $13,195
Trip Level:
3
serengeti wildlife safari migration

Serengeti, Ngorongoro, and Tarangire National Parks

Classic wildlife safari with skilled trackers in Serengeti National Park, plus Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Parks. Expert Maasai guides, exclusive private camps, luxury lodges.

13 days from: $8995
Trip Level:
2
kilimanjaro trek climbers summit

Trek to the Summit of Africa’s Highest peak

Climb Kilimanjaro along the spectacular and less-traveled Lemosho-Crater Camp Route with expert guides. Adding a Serengeti safari extension makes this the ultimate experience of East Africa.

11 days from: $5695
Trip Level:
6+
ghana togo benin child hut

Royal Festivals, Mask Dances, Voodoo Spirits, Clay Castles

A cultural odyssey across West Africa's three most fascinating countries. Discover lost tribal worlds guided by ancient spirits and witness flamboyant festivals and traditional mask dances.

15 days from: $7395
Trip Level:
3
underwater swimming with the humpbacks tonga

In Tonga’s Remote Tropical Isles

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

8 days from: $5895
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+
alaska boat whale

Whales and Sea Kayaking in a Glacier-Carved World

Hiking, sea kayaking, and natural history adventure by private expedition vessel, and marine life from orcas to whales.

7 days from: $4600
Trip Level:
1+
alaska research vessel small boat

Sea Kayaking, Hiking, and Wildlife Viewing in Southeast Alaska

Explore the wonders of Alaska's Glacier Bay, with kayaking and Zodiac excursions, and wonderful on-board amenities aboard a private expedition vessel.

10 days from: $5250
Trip Level:
1+
alaska sitka boat bear sighting

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: $5950
Trip Level:
1+
uganda gorilla

Gorillas, Chimps, and a Big Game Safari

Track mountain gorillas on foot through Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, view the primates of Kibale Forest, and enjoy gameviewing in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

10 days from: $7595
Trip Level:
3+
mountain gorilla with baby uganda africa

Mountain Gorillas, Chimps, Big Game Safari, and Murchison Falls

Explore Uganda's Murchison Falls National Park, with game viewing and private boat excursions on the Nile, track mountain gorillas and chimpanzees on foot, and enjoy a Big Game safari in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

12 days from: $8995
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+
central asia horse riders yurt

A Grand Central Asian Odyssey

Visit the Silk Road outpost of Kashgar, the awe-inspiring Hunza Valley, mountainous Kyrgyzstan,Tajikistan’s spell-binding High Pamirs, view the legendary Wakhan Corridor.

27 days from: $13,195
Trip Level:
3
vanuatu espiritu santo kayakers

Adventures in the Isles of Happiness

Snorkel, hike, sea kayak, reef walk, and encounter the friendly and welcoming Ni-Vanuatu people (including Pentecost land divers!) on this exciting multisport journey in the Vanuatu archipelago.

11 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
2+
laos luang prabang buddhist monks

An Extraordinary Cultural Journey to Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia

A three-country cultural adventure across Southeast Asia, from the temples of Luang Prabang in Laos to ancient Hanoi in Vietnam to Cambodia's ethereal Angkor Wat.

16 days from: $6795
Trip Level:
1+
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
wales mt snowden hiker

Stunning Hikes and Cultural Adventures

Hike the most beautiful trails—and the highest peaks—of Wales, Scotland, and England's Lake District, with wonderful cultural experiences including meeting a traditional piper and hearing a local storyteller.

12 days from: $7795
Trip Level:
4+
zambia walking safari sunset

Walk on the Wild Side in Untouched Africa

Track game on foot, explore by open 4WD vehicles, look for nocturnal wildlife on night drives, and explore unspoiled South Luangwa National Park. Small groups, expert guides.

10 days from: $7295
Trip Level:
3
botswana south africa victoria falls malsbury lion swimming

Cape Town, Greater Kruger, Victoria Falls, and Hwange

A cultural and wildlife adventure in South Africa that begins in legendary Cape Town and takes you into two of Africa's greatest national parks: Greater Kruger and Hwange, as well as to stunning Victoria Falls.

11 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
2+
Traveler wearing Wilderness Travel hat taking photo of elephants in Zimbabwe

Southern Africa's Hidden Gem

Journey to Zimbabwe and discover the wildlife of Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls.

10 days from: $6095
Trip Level:
2+
botswana lion cub sunset

Under Canvas in Moremi, Okavango, and Chobe, Visit Victoria Falls

Our classic "under canvas" Botswana mobile safari with extraordinary wildlife, from the game-rich savannas of Chobe and Moremi to the lagoons of Okavango, and the natural wonder of Victoria Falls.

11 days from: $8295
Trip Level:
2
botswana south africa victoria falls malsbury lion swimming

Cape Town, Greater Kruger, Victoria Falls, and Hwange

A cultural and wildlife adventure in South Africa that begins in legendary Cape Town and takes you into two of Africa's greatest national parks: Greater Kruger and Hwange, as well as to stunning Victoria Falls.

11 days from: $8195
Trip Level:
2+
namibia etosha national park watering hole giraffes zebras springbok

June 2-14, 2020, July 31-August 12, 2020

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

Ariel view of elephants gathered around water hole at safari camp in Zimbabwe

From Botswana to zimbabwe, plus Victoria Falls

Amazing safari in Botswana’s Chobe National Park and Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park with epic game viewing and wonderfully atmospheric lodges.

11 days from: $6995
Trip Level:
2+
zimbabwe green season walking safari clients watching elephants camelthorn

Calving Season, Exciting Game Walks, 4WD Exploration

April 6-15, 2020

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

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central asia kazakhstan kyrgyzstan uzbekistan turkmenistan samarkand silk road

A Cultural Odyssey to Samarkand and Beyond

Enjoy an epic overland journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan, with cultural highlights from magnificent Bukhara, a 2,000-year-old Silk Road city-state, to Khiva, a walled medieval town in a vast desert.

24 days from: TBA
Trip Level:
3
ruins choquequirao peru

Discover a Remote Inca Mountain Sanctuary

This challenging trek brings you to Choquequirao, a spectacular "lost city" of the Incas yet one with few visitors, plus visit renowned Machu Picchu.

14 days from: TBA
Trip Level:
6
tibet guring la lhasa gary

A Special "Seven Years in Tibet" Trek

Retrace the steps of Seven Years in Tibet author Heinrich Harrar on this 23-day hiking adventure through the mystical land of Tibet, including the holy city of Lhasa.

23 days from: TBA
Trip Level:
6