Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration

Everest Base Camp Trek
Myths & Mountains

Everest Base Camp Trek

 Imagine flying over the highest of the Himalayas and landing in Lhasa - the heart and soul of Tibet! Here you will pray with the pilgrims before the holy Jokhang Temple, explore the Potala and the Norbulinkha, watch the monks debating at Sera and visit the Museum of Tibetan Culture. Heading out, you will see the magnificent paintings of Gyantse's Kumbum and walk the pilgrim kora in Shigatse. Then the trek begins - a five-day trek to Everest Base Camp over 17,000' Lamna La, past Zommug (the highest permanent settlement in the Everest region) and down to Dza Rongphu Monastery beside Everest Base Camp. Here you can spend time wandering up to the glacier and visiting the very special holy sites of the area. Your trip ends with a spectacular descent from the Tibetan Plateau down into the Kathmandu Valley. If you have dreamed of seeing Everest and Base Camp, this trip is for you!


  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Tibet, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: June, September
  • FROM: $6,395.00
  • DURATION: 18 days
  • AUDIENCE: For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Everest Base Camp Trek

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Austria - Innsbruck to Salzburg
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Austria - Innsbruck to Salzburg

Experience the essence of the Alps with this colorful trip through Austria, exploring some of Europe's most panoramic landscapes.

Starting with the famous sporting sights of Innsbruck, we journey through alpine forests and traditional villages, across flower-strewn meadows with views of snowy mountain peaks. We travel in cable cars and on mountain railways; we hear Tyrolean music and sample the hearty local cooking, explore magnificent palaces and walk the shores of the dramatic Schwarzsee, or Black Lake.

A popular highlight is the chance to see the Von Trapp family home in Salzburg, setting for the iconic film, The Sound of Music.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Austria, EUROPE
  • AVAILABILITY: June
  • FROM: $3895
  • DURATION: 7 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Luxury Walking Vacations - Austria Innsbruck to Salzburg

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Alaska Inside Passage Adventure Voyage: Eastern Coves
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Alaska Inside Passage Adventure Voyage: Eastern Coves

On this active Alaska adventure, you explore the remote waterways of the Inside Passage from the comfort of a small expedition ship, navigating to areas rarely seen by other travelers. Wind through the massive glaciers and sheltered coastlines from Juneau to Ketchikan and journey to Frederick Sound to encounter one of the North’s largest concentrations of humpback whales.  Stop off at Chief Shakes tribal house in Wrangell to experience native storytelling and explore the stunning land and sea though naturalist-led hiking and kayaking excursions. To cap off the long days of enriching exploration, enjoy cocktails and delicious meals aboard the ship that celebrate Alaska’s fresh seafood and local ingredients. This itinerary is particularly well-suited for avid hikers, with many opportunities to venture to alpine lakes and cascading waterfalls deep within the Tongass National Forest.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations, Adventure Cruises
  • WHERE: United States, NORTH AMERICA
  • AVAILABILITY: May, June, July, August, September
  • FROM: $2,195
  • DURATION: 8 days
  • AUDIENCE: Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Inside Passage Eastern Coves

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Myanmar Odyssey
Myths & Mountains

Myanmar Odyssey

Myanmar is a country caught in a time warp, isolated from the rest of the world for more than 30 years, and leaping precipitously into modernity. Each day new shops spring up. Modern hotels are under construction in every city. Restaurants are catering to a rapidly growing tourist market. This trip covers some of the highlights of Burma, traveling from Yangon and Pegu, at the mouth of the Irawaddy River, up to Inle Lake in Shan State, east to Pindaya; northeast to the Mandalay and the ancient kingdom of Amarapura. Then you turn south to Bagan, city of 5,000 pagodas; and Mt. Popa, home to the nats, before returning to Yangon. For beachgoers, from Yangon, there is an extension to Ngapali for a bit of R&R.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration
  • WHERE: Myanmar, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, November
  • FROM: $5,195.00
  • DURATION: 26 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Myanmar Odyssey

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Belize Family Adventure
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Belize Family Adventure

Embark on a family adventure tour of Belize, a land of discovery and adventure full of exotic wildlife and friendly people. With our Belizean guides by your side, connect with the local people of Belize and become immersed in the Creole, Maya and Garifuna (African) cultures of this diverse and fascinating country. Watch for iguanas as you paddle down the Macal River, glide past brilliant crystalline stalactites in the depths of the Barton Creek Cave, fly through the forest canopy on an extensive zipline network, learn through the metaphorical world of the butterflies, float on an inner tube through an incredible cave system with Mayan relics, engage with the local women’s co-op and participate on a hands-on fun tamales making and imagine ancient times of the Maya exploring the ruins of Xunantunich. Then from the lush inland rainforests, you’ll travel to the southern coast pristine coral reefs and white-sand beaches of the Belize Barrier Reef. From the comfort of your beach-side cabana in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve, your family can snorkel safely and easily directly from shore, observing brightly colored fish and an array of other marine life in this diverse underwater ecosystem. Based from comfortable accommodations including rainforest thatched cottages and beach-front cabanas, the wild activities and welcoming people of Belize will create life-long memories for your family.

  • ACTIVITY: White Water Rafting - Rafting Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Multisport Trips - Active Adventure Vacations
  • WHERE: Belize, Belize, CENTRAL AMERICA
  • AVAILABILITY: February, March, April, June, July, August, November, December
  • FROM: $3395
  • DURATION: 8 days
  • AUDIENCE: Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Belize Family Adventure

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Indonesian Komodo Adventure: Voyage on Ombak Putih
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Indonesian Komodo Adventure: Voyage on Ombak Putih

Few areas in Asia can match the cultural and natural diversity of the Lesser Sunda Islands. The diverse topography includes towering active volcanoes, jungle clad mountain ranges and dry savannah lowlands. On the edge of an underwater world with kaleidoscopic beauty, the islands of Indonesia are teeming with wildlife, quiet coastal villages, emerald seas, megalithic cultures, colorful market places and tribal rituals. This leisure expedition includes the Komodo area for a couple of days of snorkeling, beach combing and hiking through one of the most beautiful National Parks of Indonesia.

  • ACTIVITY: Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations, Yachting and Barging, Adventure Cruises
  • WHERE: Indonesia, South Africa, Mozambique, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: May, June, July, August, September
  • FROM: $2,550
  • DURATION: 7 days
  • AUDIENCE: Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Indonesian Komodo Adventure: Voyage on Ombak Putih

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Undiscovered Belize Adventure
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Undiscovered Belize Adventure

Venture off the beaten path and experience the fascinating natural history, rich cultural heritage and a host of active adventures in southern Belize. Named one of 50 Tours of a Lifetime by National Geographic Traveler magazine, on this Belize adventure tour, travel offshore to the beautiful white sand beaches of the Turneffe Atoll offering immediate access to the Belize Barrier Reef and the famous Great Blue Hole. Enjoy quality beach time soaking in tropical sea breezes and participate in daily snorkeling trips to discover the dazzling array of marine life easily accessed from this remote outpost. Continue on to the Southern reaches of Belize to investigate the Lubanntun Maya ruins with an expert local guide, visit the homes of several local Mayan families to learn about how they produce traditional arts and crafts and explore the jungle flora and fauna on an easy kayak trip down the Rio Grande river. Check out the amazing array of endemic bird species with early morning birding walk and investigate a local organic cacao plantation to learn about their farming methods and fair-trade product. Celebrate the Garifuna culture with an East Indian dinner and drumming performance. This journey is perfect for adventurous souls who want to combine a visit to an unspoiled part of Belize not frequented by the average traveler with time spent exploring one of the world’s premier barrier reefs.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: Belize, Belize, CENTRAL AMERICA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, November, December
  • FROM: $3850
  • DURATION: 9 days
  • AUDIENCE: Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Undiscovered Belize Adventure

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Italy - Classic Tuscany - Birthplace of the Renaissance
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Italy - Classic Tuscany - Birthplace of the Renaissance

The Italian Renaissance sprang from the rich landscape of Tuscany its green and golden hills, groves of cypress and olive trees, brilliant light and exquisite, ancient cities. The Etruscans first settled here their life loving, creative spirit remains. Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bottecellii painted here, Dante and Petrarch wrote and Machiavelli and the Medici schemed. Siena's architectural gems, the Duomo, Palazzo Pubblico and the Campo, where the annual Palio is run, all gleam under the Tuscan sun. From this rich earth and cloudless sky, comes the acclaimed cuisine of Tuscany. Feast on olive oil, Tuscan beans, vegetables, pork, fish, stuffed pasta, crostini, risotto, succulent beef and wild boar. Hearty, honest subtlety seasoned with rosemary, fennel and thyme and handmade local cheeses. The food, like the country is a revelation.
 

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: Italy, EUROPE
  • AVAILABILITY: May, June, September
  • FROM: $3,995
  • DURATION: 7 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Walking tours and vacations in Tuscany

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Exclusive Kenya Safari
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Exclusive Kenya Safari

Explore the remote wilds of the Kenyan bush in private game reserves, flying from camp to camp and gaining broader understanding of this vast country and its diverse wildlife. This is the best way to have an intimate wildlife experience without all of the traffic of the National Parks. Fill your days with game drives, walking safaris, horseback rides and retire to hand-selected boutique lodges and camps with of the best service and atmosphere in East Africa. 

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: Kenya, AFRICA
  • AVAILABILITY: All year
  • FROM: $10,895
  • DURATION: 11 days
  • AUDIENCE: Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, For Groups: Adventure Travel With the Experts!, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: Exclusive Kenya Safari

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India Royal Rajasthan
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India Royal Rajasthan

Our Royal Rajasthan India tour exemplifies the splendor of the Rajput and Moghul age, and contemporary life in urban and rural Rajasthan. We explore the bazaars, historic forts and palaces, and narrow city streets of Delhi, Jaipur, Udaipur, and in the Blue City of Jodphur we are also guests in a local home for lunch. We stay in majestic forts in the desert to gain insights of daily life among Bishnoi and other rural Rajasthani communities walking, by jeep or optional horseback. Our royal India adventure begins with the Moghul architectural masterpieces of the Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. This richly historic route is full of lore and splendor, punctuated by photographic attractions, and a diverse range of natural and cultural experiences and sojourns in this “Land of Kings.” Our choice of beautifully restored historic boutique accommodations also contributes to the grandeur of this unforgettable India travel experience.

  • ACTIVITY: Walking & Hiking Vacations, Eco-Travel & Cultural Exploration, Wildlife, Safaris and Photography Vacations
  • WHERE: India, ASIA
  • AVAILABILITY: January, February, November
  • FROM: $4,795
  • DURATION: 12 days
  • AUDIENCE: Solo Adventure Travel and Singles Vacations, Family Vacations & Adventure Travel, Vacations for Couples & Partners
  • MEMBER'S WEBSITE: India Royal Rajasthan

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