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

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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10 days
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2 upcoming departures or custom & private on your dates
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.
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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10 days
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Aug 17-26, 2017 Departure for teens or custom & private on your dates
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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11 days
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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...
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
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Jun 24-Jul 4, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
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.
Float up the Sekonyer River into Tanjung Puting National Park
Wild Indonesia for Families with Teens
Active Bali, Borneo and Komodo for teens
Float up the Sekonyer River into Tanjung Puting National Park
Land Cost: $3,995
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Duration:
13 days
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Jun 20-Jul 2, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
Enjoy hiking, snorkeling and close-up wildlife encounters with Orangutans, Komodo Dragons, Flying Foxes, and coral reefs. Visit a Balinese cultural arts high school and a royal Balinese family compound. Lots of hands-on activities.
The Ruins at Mayapan
Mexico: Yucatan Family Adventure
A family friendly adventure in the Maya world
The Ruins at Mayapan
Land Cost: $2,050 - $3,095
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8 days
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Mar 31-Apr 7, 2018 or custom & private on your dates
Bike, hike, canoe, swim, cook, learn, and explore with your family. An active, engaging experience away from Mexico's crowded resorts, perfect for families with kids ages 8 and up.
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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11 days
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Custom & private on your dates
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.
Explore the backwaters around the lodge
Brazil: Amazon and Iguazu for Families
Adventures based at Iguazu Falls and in the Amazon rainforest
Explore the backwaters around the lodge
Land Cost: $2,595 - $3,995
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8 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Two totally different worlds, two comfortable family-friendly bases for wildlife, learning and hands-on fun.
Petting a whale in Magdelena Bay
Baja: Whales & Waves
An Adventure of Crafts, Culture, Swimming & Wildlife
Petting a whale in Magdelena Bay
Land Cost: $3,425
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9 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Get ready for the spring break of a lifetime! This nine day exploration of Cabo is sure to delight kids and adults alike. The region's breathtaking desert landscapes and unique wildlife are a...
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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8 days
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Custom & private on your dates
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!
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