Do New Things
You are a true adventure traveler: someone who wants to extend beyond your comfort zone to try something new in pursuit of wonder, discovery, and maybe even transformation. Travel opens your eyes beyond the familiar. Congratulations, brave soul – because the people who take the risk to try something new will get the greatest reward. You will see the most stunning sights. You will feel the deepest thrills. You will learn the most fascinating facts. You will gain the most broadening perspectives. Cheers to those who adventure deeper.
Top Adventures to
Experience New Things
Mt. Hagen Show Tour Panorama
Witness the famous Mt. Hagen sing-sing show, then visit the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley accompanied by great local guides.
From $8485 Per Person
Spitsbergen Explorer: Wildlife Capital of the Arctic
Undertake a thorough exploration of the major islands of the Svalbard Archipelago, making frequent shore stops to hike, photograph, bird or to simply admire the spectacular scenery.
From $6995 Per Person
Classic Goroka Show Tour
Combine a classic sing-sing show with explorations of the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley, all with top-level accommodations.
From $8110 Per Person
Satisfy your curiosity about Tibet on this 11-day journey that will fill your spiritual well and leave you wanting more. With visits to Tibetan cities, countrysides, villages, and mountains, plus palaces, monasteries, and handicraft centers, this trip is a cultural, scenic, and engaging feast for the senses. And if you join the group departure in August, top off your trip by participating in the Shoton Festival, the grandest festival in all of Tibet, complete with Buddhist activities, authentic local food and colorful performances.
From $3800 Per Person
Trek to Sacred Chomolhari
Trek through ancient mountain battlegrounds of warrior monks whose legends still echo in deep glacial valleys, never-conquered peaks, and dense, dark forests.
From $3600 Per Person
Trekking to Petra
This active adventure through Jordan includes a five-day 47-mile hike from Dana to Petra. Before your hike begins, though, enjoy explorations of the vibrant city of Amman, the relics of Madaba, Karak, and Dana Nature Reserve. Once your hike to Petra is complete, your adventure continues with a jeep safari exploring Wadi Rum, plus time to splash and play in the Dead Sea.
From $4295 Per Person
Embark on a comprehensive exploration of an extraordinarily varied, culturally rich and little-visited country in the heart of South America. Note the striking contrasts, from the tropics to the Andes, from the salt flats to Lake Titicaca. You will wonder why so few other tourists come to experience the colorful traditions and stunning landscapes of this destination brimming with vibrance.
From $5195 Per Person
Christmas In Oaxaca
Celebrate Christmas in a region of Mexico known for color, crafts, hospitality and conviviality. Enjoy direct interaction with local artisans, and witness the over-the-top pageantry of celebrations featuring parades of giant papier-mache heads and competitions between artists who create sculptures from 7-pound radishes.
From $2585 Per Person
Wild Patagonia Nature Odyssey
Explore the scenic and wildlife wonders of Patagonia with active hiking, sailing, birding, and glacier walking in this land of high peaks, high winds, and high adventure.
From $6195 Per Person
Yucatan Family Adventure
Spend some quality time with your kids on this active and engaging experience that takes you away from the crowds. Enjoy cooking lessons, biking, hiking, canoeing and swimming in cenotes; learn how the Mayas lived years ago; explore colonial architecture; and see wildlife at a large coastal wetland and wildlife refuge.
From $2050 Per Person
The Monarchs of Michoacan
Join the magnificent monarch butterflies on their winter migration among the oyamel fir forests where they escape the cold every year. Also enjoy the ambience of colonial Morelia and the traditional artistry of communities on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro.
From $2995 Per Person
The Tumbuna Sing Sing is a spectacular celebration of the local traditions, dress and dance—but smaller than the other more famous festivals. Choosing Tumbuna allows for visiting at a time when fewer tourists are in Papua New Guinea.
From $5065 Per Person
An activity-filled adventure. Surf the waters of Los Cerritos, ride horses on the beach, go kayaking in Balandra Bay, hike in desert canyons, swim with sea lions at Los Islotes. In March and April get close up with Gray whales.
From $3100 Per Person
Baja: Whales & Waves
A breathtaking desert and coast adventure packed with activities from swimming, picnics, and hiking to village visits, to whale watching in Magdelena Bay, kayaking in Balandra Bay, and swimming with sea lions at Los Islotes. This trip's exciting outdoor activities, unique wildlife experiences, and relaxing beaches create an all-around excellent family adventure.
From $3075 Per Person
Pure Panama Adventure for Families
Panama comes alive on this active and engaging family tour as you traverse the country's waterways, hike into lush cloud forests, snorkel over coral reefs, and visit indigenous villages. Always accompanied by a kid-friendly naturalist guide.
From $1890 Per Person
Originally a family safari, this itinerary was so popular that travelers sans kids started asking for it, too. You'll see it all—lions, rhinos, zebras, hyenas, hippos, baboons, and more—from the safety of your 4x4s. Stay in quaint safari camps and remote lodges along the way.
From $5350 Per Person
Black-Necked Crane Festival
Celebrate with locals at this autumn festival timed for the annual crane migration. The trip is about art, beauty, revelry, and understanding the Buddhist spirit of Bhutan.
From $3150 Per Person
Apes, Arts, and Dragons
The best expedition to see natural and cultural sites in Indonesia. See Komodo dragons, orangutans, and the great sights of Java. Add Bali before or after.
From $4650 Per Person
Tracing the Ancient Silk Route
Travel in modern, comfortable style on the legendary Silk Road, along which camel caravans plodded a thousand years ago.
From $3600 Per Person
Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure for Families
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.
From $1975 Per Person
Treasures of the Golden Land
Visit village markets, sacred caves, Inle Lake, Buddhist pilgrimage sites, and archaeological wonders.
From $3450 Per Person
Madagascar: Lemurs! Lemurs!
Madagascar, an island that evolved in isolation from mainland Africa, presents entirely unique flora and fauna. This fantastic overview introduces travelers to varied environments and myriad species—including many different lemurs—found nowhere else.
From $4995 Per Person
Cappadocia, Ephesus and the Coast
Sail by gulet to small Mediterranean coves, wander among fairy chimneys and cave dwellings in Cappadocia, explore some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in the world in Ephesus, and seek out grand mosques while experiencing everything Istanbul has to offer.
From $4395 Per Person
Full Moon Kili Summit, Safari & Zanzibar
This three-part trip includes the best of Tanzania! Start by climbing Kilimanjaro via the Rongai route, considered by many easier and more scenic than the main Marangu trail. Then, go on safari with the goal of seeing "the big five," and finish by relaxing on the beaches of Zanzibar island.
From $6895 Per Person
Inside Semana Santa
Enjoy the effusive pageantry of Holy Week when the streets of Antigua are carpeted with intricate designs of flowers. Visit Mayan markets and villages, learn about the culture and textiles. Choose the week that includes Palm Sunday or Good Friday. Book early!
From $3050 Per Person
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!
From $3800 Per Person
Classic and Festive Japan
Take in Japan's highlights and contrasts, and meet the Japanese as they welcome you with open arms. If you go in May, you'll witness Aoi Matsuri, and elaborate festival in Kyoto showcasing hundreds of people in grand imperial court costume.
From $5400 Per Person
Pantanal, Rio and Rainforest
A fantastic overview of Brazil's wild diversity and cultural heritage, focusing on the wildlife of the Pantanal, the highlights of Rio de Janeiro, and the spectacular island of Ihla Grande.
From $3695 Per Person
Primates and Parrots in Uganda
Join an expert naturalist guide on the most complete Uganda nature trip available. This is a very special opportunity for birding, photography, and gorilla viewing.
From $6050 Per Person
Silk Road through the Stans
Travel overland through four countries: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan. Spectacular Islamic architecture will take your breath away on visits to many mosques and mausoleums. Learn how history has unfolded and traditions have persisted in these unique countries, from the days of the silk road through the confederation and dissolution of the Soviet Union, and continuing today. Find deeper understanding of the crossroads between Asia, the Middle East, and Europe on this epic journey.
From $4600 Per Person
Turkey Adventure with Teens
Hike the moonscape of Cappadocia. Sleep in a cave hotel. Roam the ruins at Ephesus. Set sail in the Mediterranean, and swim in the turquoise waters. How can learning be so much fun?!
From $3695 Per Person
In Search of the Snow Leopard
Naturalist-guides have been monitoring a particular Snow Leopard population in Ladakh. Observing and photographing these Snow Leopards will be the main goal of this trip. Spot other mammals and birds as well, and enjoy traditional Ladakhi hospitality.
From $4750 Per Person
Savoring Southeast Asia
This is a comprehensive overview of four countries: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Packed full of a wide variety of cultural, historical, and recreational activities, Savoring Southeast Asia is perfect for the traveler who is interested in "sampling" every aspect of each country.
From $4150 Per Person
South India Treasures
A lovely overview of the gentler, greener, southern half of India. Focus on the cultural and natural highlights of the states of Tamil Nadu and Karala. Experience safari, village life, and artistry.
From $2900 Per Person
Nature & Cultures of Northern Thailand
Enjoy a very personal exploration of the cultures and natural environments of northern Thailand. This is an active, flexible itinerary made all the more wonderful by the personal hosting at two of Thailand's most unique, most lovingly-run, eco-lodges.
From $2700 Per Person
Ultimate Mongolia with Naadam Festival
Outstanding leadership, scenery, accommodations, and a celebration of Mongolian culture and rituals. The Naadam Festival will be a highlight, with its great displays of horsemanship, wrestling, and pageantry. Nothing else like it on the planet!
From $4500 Per Person
Explore vibrant Buenos Aires. Drink in the beauty of wine country. Marvel at the glacial icescapes of Patagonia. Wonder at the sheer volume of Iguazu Falls. Gain a deeper understanding of a remarkable, diverse destination.
From $4350 Per Person
The Beautiful Heart of Brazil
This Brazilian adventure explores Party, Ilha Grande and Rio de Janeiro in detail. You minimize the tedium of domestic Brazil air travel, but still sample the finest of Brazil's modern and traditional culture, colonial history and fabled Atlantic island beaches.
From $2950 Per Person
Wild Indonesia for Families with Teens
Enjoy hiking, snorkeling and close-up, intimate wildlife experiences on an adventure designed especially for families with active teens. Activities include a visit to a cultural arts high school, a day within a royal Balinese family compound, and encounters with Orangutans, Komodo Dragons, Probocis Monkeys and coral reefs.
From $3995 Per Person
Persia Past & Present
Iran, the modern incarnation of Ancient Persia, offers Journeys travelers a wildly enigmatic, exceptionally hospitable, savory experience of history, traditional culture, and beautiful scenery. You will meet local people eager to hear about your life in America and to demonstrate that Iranians truly embrace Americans as visitors to their country.
From $5900 Per Person
Sacred Valley Week
Focus on the heart of the ancient Inca Empire while based in comfortable ecolodges. Visit little-known sites and hike ancient off-the-beaten-path trails. An astounding week!
From $3195 Per Person
Taj Mahal, Temples, and Tigers
The perfect India trip for travelers looking to experience both the natural and cultural highlights of India. Explore the cultural riches of Delhi, Jaipur, and Khajuraho and search for wildlife at three fantastic parks.
From $3700 Per Person
A Taste of Mongolia
A short tour that still covers all the must-see landscapes of this beautiful and sparsely populated country. Meet the friendly, but shy nomadic locals that make their homes in traditional gers as they tend to the livestock and admire the beauty of the country from the vast grasslands to the lush green mountains at Terelj and Hustai National Parks, plus look for dinosaur bones in the barren Gobi Desert at the Flaming Cliffs.
From $4150 Per Person
Views, Valleys, and Visions
On this ten-day immersion in Buddhist culture, you may catch glimpses of the forest spirits, the grazing takin, or at least a musk deer, bearded vulture, or black-necked crane. Includes optional hike hike to Tiger's Nest Monastery.
From $3350 Per Person
Palaces and Pagodas
Experience the serenity and Buddhist character of Laos with a personal guide and comfortable accommodations.
From $2000 Per Person
Baja Adventure Retreat
Experience the incredibly diverse Baja peninsula on this easily customizable trip that's close to home. Spend half of your time in Todos Santos, where you'll surf the waves, horseback ride on the beach, hike the cliffs, tour the town, and stay in a charming casita. Then, move on to Espiritu Santo National Park for a few days of luxury camping in on the beach. Here you'll kayak, snorkel, hike, swim with sea lions, stand-up paddle board, bird watch, check out cave art, and visit hidden lagoons and desert beaches.
From $3850 Per Person
Best of Botswana and Zimbabwe
Visit the most animal-rich sanctuaries of Botswana and Zimbabwe, offering countless photo opportunities and intimate nature experiences. Top the trip off with a stop in Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world.
From $5495 Per Person
Mt. Hagen Show Tour Vista
See the spectacular Hagen sing-sing and the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley, all with top-level accommodations and an expert escort.
From $8485 Per Person
Cultural and Animal Encounters in Uganda
With opportunities to meet villagers, learn cultural traditions, spot the big five safari animals, track mountain gorillas, view waterfalls, and visit community development projects, this trip includes more highlights than any other trip to Uganda and Rwanda. This itinerary was hand-crafted by our top-rated guide, Paul Tamwenya.
From $5600 Per Person
Cultural Discovery of West Africa
This comprehensive overland tour through Ghana, Togo, and Benin includes the most well-known sites in these three countries, plus an immersion in the region's rich culture, diversity, and off-the-beaten-path opportunities.
From $5964 Per Person
Day of the Dead in Michoacán
Begin in colonial Morelia, continue to the villages of the Meseta Purepecha, and celebrate the Day of the Dead on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro, where traditions are more beautiful, more colorful, and more elaborate than anywhere else in Mexico.
From $2785 Per Person
Discover South Korea
A superbly guided exploration of the most venerated, significant and impressive cultural, religious and historical sites of South Korea. Explore Seoul, Gyeonju, Jeju, Busan and the DMZ, learning about the unique aspects of Korean culture and history. Gain a personally-guided insight into the spirit and energy of contemporary Korean society.
From $3900 Per Person
Belize Cayo and the Caye
Marvel at the Mayan mysteries and rainforest wonders of this quintessential tropical environment in the company of a great naturalist guide. Stay in cozy ecolodges.
From $3750 Per Person
Festivals of Nagaland and Manipur
This tour is a celebration of the tribal life of Nagaland in northeastern India, with a dash of wildlife in Kaziranga and city life in Kolkata. Our senior guide Avijit (Avi) Sarkhel hand-crafted this Indian adventure to showcase a cultural side of India that most travelers never see, while ensuring that you don't leave India without experiencing some of the country's more popular highlights and natural wildlife.
From $6195 Per Person
Secrets of Siam
Appreciate the the beauty and serenity of Buddhist Thailand from lovely eco-lodges in the northern hill country.
From $2300 Per Person
G’Day Australia for Families!
Immerse your family in the living wonders and legends of Australia. Enjoy close-up encounters with wildlife, foods, rain forests, reefs, and great, kid-friendly, "strine-speaking" Aussie guides.
From $2975 Per Person
Jaguar Jungles and Beyond
From the savannah grasslands to the Pantanal wetlands to the colorful city of Rio de Janeiro, this exploration of Brazil incorporates some of its finest natural beauty—including two full days in the Pantanal searching for jaguar!—plus time to experience the energy and buzz of the big city.
From $7795 Per Person
Karibu, Tanzania! Family Safari
The ultimate family safari! See it all—lions, rhinos, zebras, hyenas, hippos, baboons, and more. Following the great seasonal migration may be the most spectacular wildlife experience on earth. In addition to seeing great numbers of animals, you will spend time in a tribal village and visit the hunter-gatherer Hadzabe people. All generations of families are welcome!
From $3750 Per Person
Meandering the Mekong
Demystify the Mekong by floating along a very scenic stretch and then explore the charming city of Luang Prabang in Laos.
From $2900 Per Person
All the wildlife of a Galapagos cruise, with more active options, more time with locals, and more space and flexibility to explore. Immerse yourself in this spectacularly abundant archipelago.
From $5390 Per Person
Mekong River Cruise
Enjoy eight days cruising on the Toum Tiou (or similar) and explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and Angkor Temples ruins. Boat upgrades available.
From $3500 Per Person