Showcasing the mystical and stunning landscape of Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon, this tour delves into a world of awesome natural amphitheaters, soaring rock sculptures, and tinted canyons full of juniper, aspen and pine. Discover the beautiful work of centuries of wind, water, and ice. We're sure this magnificently diverse display of natural grandeur will create an impression to last a lifetime.
Prepare for the ultimate adventure getaway of non-stop excitement. Set in the heart of southeast Utah's dramatic Canyon Country, this multi-sport adventure will introduce you to rock climbing, inflatable kayaking, canyoneering, mountain biking, and hiking. No prior experience necessary--just an appetite for new adventures! This trip is a favorite of our guides.
From Mont Blanc's glacier-clad 15,771' summit, the highest in Western Europe, sublime alpine valleys radiate to three countries creating some of the most awe-inspiring mountain landscapes on the planet. We circle this great peak crossing from France to Italy and Switzerland on foot, savoring the changes in language, architecture and cuisine as much as the magnificent scenery itself.
Grand Canyon, Bryce and Zion — a land that inspires adventure. Journey into these majestic parklands and discover a kaleidoscope of wildly diverse landscapes. On mountain bike and by foot, we explore the depths of the Grand Canyon, the richly tinted amphitheater of Bryce's hoodoos, and Zion's vertical world of sandstone cliffs and temples. At night, relax in comfort along canyon rims and riverfronts.
The promise of a backcountry, wilderness experience is fulfilled completely during our multi-day hiking adventure in the heart of Colorado's incomparable high country. By day we explore portions of the 10th Mountain Trail System, the country's most extensive, backcountry accommodation-served trail network. Gaze at the stars at night before settling into the comforts of a European-style chalet.
This multi-sport adventure is the best way to see the wilder parts of New Zealand. We backpack in one of its most beautiful and secluded national parks, enjoy a variety of wonderful hikes, sea kayak Okarito Lagoon, Queen Charlotte and Milford Sounds, and bike the Te Arora Track.
Visit and hike through two UNESCO World Heritage Sites --Argentina's Los Glaciares and Chile's Torres del Paine-- and the most important national parks of Patagonia. This trip offers a perfect balance of the outdoors and creature comforts. Keep a watchful eye out for guanacos, lesser rheas, flamingos, condors and eagles as we explore this windswept land.
Nowhere else in the world can you experience such a variety of spectacular landscapes and activities in one trip. Explore wildlife-rich cloud forests in Monteverde, experience cowboy culture in Guanacaste and relax in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean as you paddle through a mangrove forest. Bathe in mineral-rich mud baths and hot springs, and dry off in the arid savannahs of Rincon de la Vieja National Park. This 8-day adventure also includes rafting the Cucaracho River's exciting whitewater.
**NOTE** Inca Trail Permits are released in January of 2017 for the Season and are first come first served. Contact us at 1.800.488.8483 today for more information or to make a reservation.The towering, snow-capped peaks and deep river valleys of the Andes provide some of the most spectacular scenery found on earth. From Cusco to the Sacred Valley, visit some of Peru's most fascinating attractions. Experience a vibrant culture, shop in open markets, bike through local villages, raft exhilarating whitewater and hike the fabulous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Forming a bizarre and surreal landscape, the canyons of Utah's Canyon Country make up one of the West's most fascinating geologic wonderlands. Discover delicate arches, elaborate spires, intricate slot canyons, ancient Indian petroglyphs, fiery slickrock palisades, and fantastically eroded redrock monuments and buttes. This trip has long been one of our owner's favorites.
This spectacular tour crosses the Alps from picturesque Bavaria to the glaciated peaks of the Tyrol and on to the Mediterranean Meran on the famous "E5" trekking route. Beautiful mountain huts at 6000 to 9000 feet are mixed with charming hotels and guesthouses down in the valleys. Wildflower-filled meadows, glaciers, and rugged peaks highlight one of Europe's most famous and challenging trails.
Our journey begins in the colorful desert and alpine wilderness set outside of lively Santa Fe. Our trails then transport us to a magical Anasazi settlement and on to Ghost Ranch where we soak up the pastel-hued landscapes that inspired Georgia O'Keefe. Making our way to Taos, we explore magnificent canyons, traditional pueblos, and lush alpine meadows. Did we mention charming inns and southwestern cuisine?
Experience the wonders of Denali National Park on this wilderness adventure. Many park visitors never see "The Great One", but 90% of our guests catch more than a glimpse of North America's highest mountain from one of Alaska's most extraordinary locations. Living here at Camp Denali--even for just a few days--makes all the difference! Return to Anchorage by train on the spectacular Denali Star train.
Criss-cross the path of General George Armstrong Custer's 1874 Black Hills Expedition on foot, bicycle and horseback. Expect to see herds of bison, flocks of wild turkeys, pronghorn, elk, mule and white-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, coyotes, prairie dogs, and wild burros as we explore the Badlands and Custer State Park. Top it off with some introductory rock climbing at beautiful Sylvan Lake.
Experience the very best of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks! Tracing tranquil footpaths, we explore a pristine wilderness of waterfall-filled canyons, rugged peaks, steaming fumaroles, spewing geysers, and hidden hot springs. Witness the wonders of nature and view bison, elk, moose, and pronghorn (and hopefully a bear or two) in one of the world's foremost wildlife sanctuaries.
The pristine wilderness and rugged beauty of America's most beloved national parks--Grand Teton and Yellowstone--set the stage for our action-packed adventure. In six extraordinary days, we discover waterfalls, buffalo herds, and thundering geysers in Yellowstone, a premier geological treasure. In the Tetons, we rock climb, bike backroads and raft the Snake River's fun-filled rapids.
This amazing multisport adventure will allow you to experience the best of Alaska by hiking, kayaking, climbing, cruising, and flying through its vast wilderness - all while enjoying the comfort of nightly accommodations in some of Alaska's most famous lodges and B&B's, and tent camping at our comfortable Denali basecamp, located in the heart of Denali National Park. If you're looking to actively experience in the "real" Alaska and want to mix up amazing lodges with a remote camping experience, then this 9-day itinerary is your quintessential adventure.
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