Engage New Ideas
Adventure always involves discovering something new and wonderful. When there’s a little bit of challenge involved in reaching that aha moment, all the better and more satisfying. For people who like to engage intellectually, the possibilities for exhilaration are endless. With our contacts around the world, it’s always fun to put together an itinerary that will let you dig into the questions that you find most intriguing about the places you want to visit. Share with us the concepts you want to explore, and we can set up meetings and experiences to help you unpack the local perspective on even the most complex issues. And, of course, there are some questions that are bound to surprise you as the trip unfolds…. those may be the best ones of all.
Top Adventures to
Explore Big Ideas
Buddhist Valleys of Bhutan
This is a very personally- and compassionately-guided, non-trekking exploration of villages, monuments, and scenic sacred monasteries of the last Buddhist Kingdom.
From $2100 Per Person
Jordan and Israel Explorer
Explore the ancient landmarks in Jordan and Israel. Visit the Dead Sea, the rose city of Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem.
From $6350 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
Beyond the Bosphorus
Journeys' best-value comprehensive Turkey exploration offers set departures for small groups. This nicely paced itinerary begins in Istanbul, includes Cappadocia, Antalya, Pamukkale, and Sirince, and concludes with the Roman ruins at Ephesus.
From $3860 Per Person
China’s Wonders, Past and Present
Explore historic, cultural, and scenic treasures of China on foot, by tram, ferry, bicycle, river boat, train, and van with an expert guide.
From $4350 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
From the Pharaohs to the Future
Uncover Egypt with our most experienced guides. Explore Cairo, then cruise on the Nile for five nights, ending back in Cairo for more adventures.
From $3975 Per Person
Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake
Encounter a world where nature creates the rules, her unpredictable temperament making each trip unique, exciting and personal—and no Drake Passage crossings are required! With a spectacular view, included charter flights between Punta Arenas and Antarctica have you experiencing the majesty of the 7th continent before transferring you to your ship in no time.
From $10995 Per Person
Your comprehensive trip through the spectacular sites and stories of Israel will chronicle the dramas of the Canaanites, Israelites, Philistines, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Jewish Hasmoneans, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Ottomans, Palestinians, and Israelis.
From $5595 Per Person
Ancient Egypt, Jordan & Israel
Explore iconic sites of ancient and biblical times on a historic and cultural adventure through three countries. From remote desert wonders to cities that mix ancient and modern character, you will realize, in awe, the richness and significance of these destinations.
From $7395 Per Person
Discover the enduring wonders of Angkor Wat and the unfailing hospitality of Buddhist people successfully emerging from a tragic twentieth-century history.
From $1900 Per Person
Adventure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Journeys travelers are known for breaking barriers and exploring uncharted territory, so we weren't surprised when we started getting requests for a trip to Saudi Arabia, one of the most difficult places in the world to visit. What did surprise us, though, was the depth of exploration to be had in this previously impenetrable destination, and the openness of the guides to share their country and their stories with us.
From $6725 Per Person
Timely and Timeless Tunisia
Explore the diversity of Tunisia's environments from Tunis and Carthage through the Sahara to the coast and Djerba Island with your expert guide. Meet Tunisians from all walks of life as you retrace North Africa's history and witness a historic ongoing transformation.
From $5700 Per Person
Don't just view Antarctica: hike, kayak, camp, ski, and climb it! This is an active person's polar dream trip for energetically engaging the ice.
From $7295 Per Person
Founder’s Journey to Antarctica
Beloved Journeys International co-founder and prolifically well-traveled ecotourism pioneer Will Weber invites you to join him on what may be his final group trip, to the continent he hasn't yet explored. This itinerary offers lots of ways to get off the boat, onto the ice, and face-to-face with wildlife.
From $10396 Per Person