Bhutan, nestled in the heart of the great Himalaya, has for centuries remained aloof from the rest of the world. Since its doors were cautiously opened in 1974, visitors have been mesmerized: the environment is pristine, the scenery and architecture awesome and the people hospitable and charming.
Explore the islands that inspired Darwin. Experience wildlife that doesn't fear people and is so diverse and abundant you'll have to watch your step to avoid disturbing a napping sea lion or resting iguana!
Climb Africa's highest and most storied summit, 19,344' Mt. Kilimanjaro. Over 90% of our guests make the summit! After the climb take a wildlife safari through the legendary game country of the Serengeti Plain and Ngorongoro Crater.
This adventure highlights the mighty lands of Northern India. From the expansive desert sand dunes to the lavish Art Deco facades of Jodhpur and the mighty ramparts of Amber, the ancient kingdom of Rajputana-Rajasthan continues to allure visitors with its kaleidoscope of experiences. We explore this region by foot, cycle, zip line, and camel ending the journey at the eternal monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
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.
Fiji is a dolphin arching high above your boat, the gliding swoop of an orange forest dove and the smiles of excited children singing to the beat of a log drum. Fiji can sizzle with excitement or murmur with tranquility. Join us to experience this friendly tropical paradise where rushing is rude and the name of a new friend is never forgotten.
Welcome to Thailand, "the land of a thousand smiles". The Kingdom offers fascinating culture and a kaleidoscope of sights and scenes from the glorious ruins of ancient temples to the excitement of dynamic Bangkok and from the lush forested hills of Chiang Mai to the white sandy beaches of Phuket.
Experience the last utterly untamed place on earth as we cruise to the "White Continent". Explore giant penguin and seabird colonies, the greatest concentration of sea mammals in the world, and a vast, stark landscape of monstrous icebergs, snow covered mountains and endless glaciers.
This 11-day fly-in safari features Kenya's Laikipia highlands, Maasai Mara wildlife sanctuary and the Loita Hills "Forest of the Lost Child".
This 10-day fly-in safari features Kenya's Laikipia highlands and Maasai Mara wildlife sanctuary and the Serengeti plains of northern Tanzania.
Experience the wildlife wonders of Kenya including the major attractions of Laikipia, the Maasai Mara and Tsavo.
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? The Futaleufu River in the Patagonia region of southern Chile is the setting for non-stop fun. Set amid stone towers, snow-capped peaks and old-growth forests, the mighty "Fu" offers some of the best whitewater rafting found anywhere in the world.
Experience the wildlife wonders of Kenya and and relax in a wilderness beachside setting.
This multi-sport tour 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.
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.
This value-priced Botswana camping safari has it all: the Okavango Delta, Moremi and Chobe National Parks, Savuti, Tsodilo Hills World Heritage Site plus Namibia's utterly wild Caprivi game reserves and awe-inspiring Victoria Falls in Zambia.
Explore the spectacular waters off the coast of Baja, Mexico by zodiak, kayak and on foot. Our small ships visit the hidden gems where big ships never go. See whales, dolphins, sea lions, and clouds of colorful fish all along Baja's magical and unspoiled desert wilderness.
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.
Discover the beauty of the iconic Cyclades Islands by horseback, foot, kayak, and boat, stopping along the way to savor a meal made from traditional recipes with your very own hands, a sip of ouzo by sunset, sandy beaches, and cliff-side views of the Aegean from Santorini.
Considered by National Geographic as "one of the 50 places you should visit in your lifetime," Italy's Amalfi Coast is a picturesque network of pathways that once served as the lifeline between terraced lands and rural villages. Along our hikes, we enjoy magnificent views above lemon gardens and vineyards set amidst terraced cliffs over the crystal blue sea.
Forming a bizarre and surreal landscape, the canyons of Utah's Color 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.
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.
Our small ship cruise visits the hidden gems big ships never see. Explore millions of acres of Alaska's pristine coastal wilderness by zodiac, kayak and on foot. See whales, grizzlies, eagles, otters, salmon, ancient forests, calving glaciers and more!
Ireland's "40 shades of green" are calling. Join us as we hike seaside cliffs and lake-studded peat lands, bike charming rural backroads, sea kayak in a fjord, and horseback ride through forest and field. Add in strolls through quaint streets, visits to historic mansions and opportunities to share a pint at the village pub with new Gaelic friends and you've got all the makings for an extraordinary tour.
Experience an alpine wonderland of wildflower-blanketed meadows, towering summits laden with glistening glaciers, and snow-fed sapphire lakes as we trek to two of Banff National Park's remote backcountry lodges. Enjoy the hospitality of our hosts and savor home-cooked meals served family style. Then venture out to explore the surrounding playground of forests, peaks, streams and lakes.
Idaho's Middle Fork of the Salmon is America's premier wilderness river. Deep cathedral forests, steep canyon walls, natural hot springs, fabulous fly fishing, 100 miles of exhilarating whitewater, spectacular hiking trails, and carefree camping in spacious and private sites make the Middle Fork of the Salmon rafting experience world famous.
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.
Whatever your expections, you'll be unprepared for the warmth of the welcome in Croatia. Hike amidst the wild beauty of Krka National Park, mountain bike through the countryside, go canyoning along the Cetina River, and sea kayak among the exquisite islands of the Adriatic Coast.
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