Journeys for Families

Whether you are a busy parent looking for an easy yet exciting vacation for your family or a grandparent wanting to spend quality time with your multi-generation tribe, we’ve got the trip for you. Our Journeys for Families adventures are thoughtfully crafted and tested by our own families, with activities for ages 5-85. All Journeys for Families trips can be customized for your unique interests and needs, ensuring there will be something for everyone.

Featured Trips

Enjoy a demonstration of village crafts
Kenya: A Million Animals, A Multitude of Friends
Game drives, nature hikes, and learning with the Kamba and the Masai
Enjoy a demonstration of village crafts
Land Cost: $4,235 - $5,475
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Duration:
11 days
Dates:
Aug 2-12, 2017 or Privately on Request
Join long-time friend and favorite Journeys guide Makau Nzioka on safari in Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. If you go in August, you can join in the festivities at Makau's spirited family reunion in Mbitini village.
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Costa Rica Adventure with Teens
Volcanoes, rainforest hikes, wildlife, ziplining and tropical beaches
Welcome to Costa Rica! (Photo credit: Wayde Carroll)
Land Cost: $2,495
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Duration:
8 days
Dates:
Apr 15-22, 2017 or Privately on Request
An exciting adventure up active volcanoes, through exotic rainforest, down ziplines, in boats, and on water. This is the pefect graduation gift for your 8th or 12th-grade child or grandchild!
Cherish your Costa Rica memories
Costa Rica Natural Wonders for Families
A kid-friendly nature exploration of the richest environments in Central America
Cherish your Costa Rica memories
Land Cost: $2,195 - $3,950
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Duration:
8 days
Dates:
Apr 1-8, 2017 or Privately on Request
Volcanoes, rain forest canopies, and tropical beaches await your expert-guided exploration. Discover why everyone loves Costa Rica.
Settle into La Quinta Country Inn
Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure for Families
Animals, ecology, crafts, cross-cultural friendships, and wild fun for ages 4-84
Settle into La Quinta Country Inn
Land Cost: $1,475 - $2,475
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Duration:
7 days
Dates:
3 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Unique, economical, easy, adventurous, educational and fun for ages 4-84. Come with your children and/or grandchildren, and enjoy all activities from one cozy, comfortable lodge set amidst tropical gardens.
Hang out with elephants
Thailand: Elephants, Arts and Adventure for Families
An active family adventure featuring highlights of Thailand
Hang out with elephants
Land Cost: $2,450 - $2,850
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Duration:
10 days
Dates:
4 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Your family will enjoy this active and hands-on experience—it's a great first-time visitor's overview including some fantastic quality time with elephants.
Yes, you'll see him and his friends!
Enchanted China for Families
Giant Pandas, terracotta warriors, hutongs, bicycles, pedal cabs and the Great Wall
Yes, you'll see him and his friends!
Land Cost: $2,650 - $3,650
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Duration:
12 days
Dates:
4 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
This itinerary includes the absolute must-see's as well as fun activities and whimsical attractions beloved by Chinese families. Begin in Hong Kong. Visit the Giant Pandas in Chengdu. See the Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an. Hike the Great Wall.
Meet Japanese students on the street
Family-Friendly Japan
Tokyo, Mount Fuji, Kyoto—from samurai to anime
Meet Japanese students on the street
Land Cost: $4,100 - $6,500
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Duration:
10 days
Dates:
5 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Japan is a spectacular dynamic destination for the entire family. Experience the profound traditions and the 21st century energy. Join a group in summer or visit on your dates. Early April is cherry blossom time!
Leave Ecuador with fond memories
Galapagos Adventure with Teens
Incredible up-close wildlife and an ecology project in partnership with Galapagos teens
Leave Ecuador with fond memories
Land Cost: $3,655 - $5,400
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Duration:
11 days
Dates:
4 upcoming departures
These special departures for families with teens offer a chance for a unique cultural exchange with local Galapagos high school students.Your wildlife cruise will be on board one of two identical...
The world's longest motorized canoes
Incas and Amazon for Families with Teens
The wonders of the Andes and the rainforest interpreted for all ages
The world's longest motorized canoes
Land Cost: $3,995 - $4,350
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Duration:
12 days
Dates:
2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
Reveal the wonders and delights of the Amazon, Andes, and all of Peru to your whole family with our expert, family-friendly naturalist guides.
Jump'in with the Masai
Karibu, Tanzania! Family Safari
Big game in Serengeti and Tarangire with a great African tribal culture experience
Jump'in with the Masai
Land Cost: $3,250 - $4,725
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11 days
Dates:
2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request
If you and the kids like wild animals, this family safari is the ultimate travel experience. Meet Maasai warriors. Closely approach lions, elephants, and giraffes.
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