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.
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Embark on a cultural journey in historic Japan. We will hike among active volcanoes and on ancient Buddhist trails on Kyushu Island, visit secluded temples, soak in hot thermal springs, and dine on fresh local cuisine. More »
See the snows of Kilimanjaro before they're gone and reach the highest point in Africa on this nontechnical climb. Our journey will take us from lush grasslands to cloud forest, moorland, and finally the tundra zone. More »
Immerse yourself in a Mongolian wilderness as we trek through forest and mountain ranges to a stunning lake with abundant wildlife. This challenging but rewarding Mongolia tour will take us to areas few people have ever seen. More »
Embark on a unique safari in Tanzania, Africa, rich in wildlife, culture, and spectacular wilderness. We'll encounter hordes of lions, cheetahs, zebras, and elephants as we visit Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, and more. More »
On our hiking trips through the the magnificent Italian Riviera, we'll hike lesser-known trails, enjoy stunning vistas of the crystal-blue sea, and visit charming towns, World Heritage sites, and nature reserves. More »
Trek an ancient footpath to the base of the world's highest unclimbed mountain. We'll follow the Chamkar River through bamboo forests and alpine tundra and enjoy interactions with yak herders along the way. More »
Explore Jordan's legendary natural and archaeological treasures. We will visit ancient Roman sites and the lost city of Petra; hike through nature reserves, sand dunes, and canyons, and float in the Dead Sea. More »
Sail in a comfortable two-masted schooner among the enchanting Lofoten Islands at the peak time of year for seeing the northern lights. We'll make shore landings, hike, meet locals in traditional villages, and learn about Viking culture. More »
On this Ecuador sampler trip, we'll discover the Amazon rainforest via canoe and guided hikes; travel by boat to an offshore island seabird nesting area and snorkel coral reefs; and explore Quito, colonial Cuenca, and village markets. More »
Diverse landscapes and cultures make this trip to Yunnan Province a sensory delight. Stroll the streets of ancient towns, visit China’s first national park, tour markets and monasteries, and revel in spring color. More »
Sample Costa Rica's major ecosystem. We will explore secluded waterfalls, search for wildlife by boat along a jungle river, snorkel in the ocean, view the forest canopy by skywalk, and bathe in hot springs. More »
Cycle through the quaint towns and former fishing villages of North Holland during the height of the tulip blooming season. We’ll explore canals and world-renowned museums and spend days cycling and the countryside. More »