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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Dec 17-26, 2018 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.
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: $3,750 - $5,340
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Duration:
11 days
Dates:
Jun 23-Jul 3, 2019 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.
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: From $4,745
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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: From $2,595
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Duration:
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: From $3,075
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Duration:
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: From $2,525
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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!
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Costa Rica for the Natural Explorer
Two spectacular and wildly contrasting locales on your own schedule
Welcome to Costa Rica!
Land Cost: From $1,995
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Duration:
7 days
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Custom & private on your dates
This rich itinerary exposes you to the two most iconic faces of Costa Rica: the lush rainforest and the stunning coast. You begin in the rainforests of Arenal National Park then it's off to Corcovado National Park for a large concentration of wildlife.
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: From $2,195
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8 days
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Custom & private on your dates
Volcanoes, rain forest canopies, and tropical beaches await your expert-guided exploration. Discover why everyone loves Costa Rica.
Settle into La Quinta Country Inn. Enjoy the gardens, swimming pool and wildlife.
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. Enjoy the gardens, swimming pool and wildlife.
Land Cost: From $1,475
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7 days
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Custom & private on your dates
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.
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: From $2,650
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Duration:
12 days
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Custom & private on your dates
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.
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