Become an insider in a foreign land. We partner with local guides, environmentalists, and naturalists to give you in-depth experiences in exotic locations around the globe. From "best of" sampler trips, to special-interest activities like wildlife viewing and extended trekking, we've got a unique and action-packed outing waiting for you.
View exotic birds and beasts in Africa, stroll through ripening vineyards and charming villages in Italy, or uncover ancient Mayan secrets in Guatemala and Honduras. All this here, plus Asia, South America, and our latest trips for 2014.
Check out our featured picks below, or browse the full lineup by activity, destination, date, or price.
Discover mammals, orchids, and other unique species, including the world's largest population, on remote and exotic Madagascar. We'll also visit verdant rainforests, spiny dry forests, and coastal dune habitats. More »
Explore Jordan's natural and archaeological treasures as we visit ancient Roman sites and Petra; hike through natural reserves, sand dunes, and canyons; and float in the legendary waters of the Dead Sea. More »
Search for exciting birds in spectacular scenery from the Andean highlands to the Napo River lowlands. Accompanied by a master bird guide, we can anticipate early mornings and many hours searching for birds. More »
Explore the ancient and exotic in northern Laos and Cambodia. We’ll hike to caves, boat on a beautiful river, visit temples and Phnom Penh’s wildlife zoo, and tour Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. More »
Hike among lush valleys, timeless trails, and soaring peaks on this moderate-to-strenuous trip to 18,000-foot Kala Patthar. We'll get close-up views of Everest, explore the Namche Bazaar, and meet monks at a renowned monastery. More »
Forgo the crowded Inca Trail and strike out along a less traveled route featuring snow-mantled peaks, comfortable eco-lodges, a full day at the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, and a tour of Peru's ancient capital, Cuzco. More »
Tick a few dozen tropical birds off your wish list on a visit to two world-famous birding sites. We'll explore wide-ranging habitats including a cloud forest, dry foothills, and coastal beaches, while enjoying a vast diversity of birds. More »
Sample Costa Rica's major ecosystems on a visit to six national parks and two private reserves. We'll explore secluded waterfalls, search for wildlife by boat, snorkel in the ocean, and bathe in hot springs. More »
Explore the rainforests, ruins, and tropical animals of Belize and Guatemala. Highlights including the ancient Mayan ruins of Tikal and Lamanai, the Cockscomb Jaguar Preserve, and the Belizean Barrier Reef. More »
Discover unique history and natural biodiversity on a comprehensive journey through this enduring land. Travelling from the verdant north to the southern desert, we'll visit history-rich cities and the famous Dead and Red Seas. More »
Explore the wild and remote canyons of Mexico’s Sierra Madre, home of the Tarahumara Indians. Our trip features a spectacular train ride through the Sierra Madre Occidental and along the rim of Copper Canyon. More »