Adventure Travel

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“Rock, and snow peaks all around, the sky, and great birds and black rivers–what words are there to seize such ringing splendor?”–Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard


Adventure trips offer you different ideas about ways to travel and physical means to explore a country. You may wish to trek through the Himalayas or deep sea dive in the Similan Islands. You may want to view the birds and wildlife in the jungles of Burma or bicycle from village to village past rice paddy fields in Vietnam. Adventure tours let you physically become a part of you journey.



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Sample Itineraries:

Discover Kigio & the Mara (7 days)

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(Departure Fridays – June to October) Have your own “Out of Africa” adventure beginning in Nairobi with a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum. Take a guided tour of her house, which features rooms designed in both the original decor and with props from the 1985 film. Combine culture and conservation with a visit to [...]

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Sacred Bhutan–Thimphu Tsechu Festival (9 days)

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Departure September Space is limited This pilgrimage is meant for those persons who seek inner solace through Buddhist values and philosophy. You will have the rare opportunity to visit all the important Buddhist temples and get blessings from important Lamas and Rinpoches. Be a part of the Thimphu Tsechu, one of the largest tsechus or [...]

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Nepal Cultural Photo Tour with Mani Lama

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Visit A Different Perspective for current photo tours led by Mani Lama Mani Lama shares his expertise on both Nepal’s diverse culture and photography on this escorted tour to Nepal. Even if you have visited before, these activities have been handcrafted so you become a part of Nepal. Meet Paubha painters & woodcarving artists. See [...]

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Tribal Tour Kenya

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With over 42 tribes, Kenya is truly a country with diverse people and culture. The most popular and dominant being the nomadic people. On this tour you visit The Maasai, a fierce pastoralists tribe that once dominated Kenya. Learn about the Samburu, cousins of the Maasai that have common customs and language (Maa) however they [...]

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Myanmar Monsoon Photo Tour with Win Kyaw Zan (12 Days)

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Departure July & August Nature is mesmerizing during the August monsoon in Myanmar! The photography is amazing with rain, umbrellas, colorful clouds, sky, trees, clear air, farmers working in the fields, busy rivers and amazing reflections of life everywhere. Win Kyaw Zan takes you on a photo adventure unlike any other. It rains about 30 [...]

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North East Tribal Tour (16 days)

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Departure October – April Eastern India remains one of the less frequently visited regions in the world. Its remote tribes and diverse scenery make it India’s last frontier. Now is your chance to discover the Ziro, Apatani, Hong, Tagin, Nishi and Hillimiri tribes. Begin your journey is Assam before heading to the hill station of [...]

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Vietnam Photo Tour w/ Son Nguyen (14 days)

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Visit A Different Perspective for current photo tours led by Son Nguyen This tour leads you to some of the most photogenic sites throughout Vietnam including northern hill tribes, ancient capitals and modern cities. You will start your journey in Hanoi with visits to Halong Bay and Sapa. Next you explore central Vietnam, Hue and [...]

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Magical Lahaul & Spiti

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Departures: July, August & September The unknown world of Lahaul and Spiti-Tibetan monasteries, yaks grazing and barren, mountain passes. Plus to add to the adventure both districts are very different. Lahaul has glaciers and Spiti a high desert. A restricted region of Himachal Pradesh has kept both districts intact environmentally and culturally. Trails and lakes [...]

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Clarke’s Odyssey

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Departure: September – May Following the footsteps of Arthur C. Clarke, this tour takes you “out of this world” on a one of a kind adventure in Sri Lanka. Clarke, co-writer of 2001: A Space Odyssey, called Sri Lanka “home” from 1956 until his death in 2008. The draw for him was scuba diving and [...]

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Tribal Laos (12 days)

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Departure: December – April Northern Laos–mysterious and definitely the road less traveled. Rolling countryside and rice paddy fields are abundant as you drive through the hills stopping at remote villages. Weaving is the traditional art and women are seen everywhere making their colorful patterns. The Phongsaly province is a fresh place to explore. Meet the [...]

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Hill Tribe Trek Northern Laos

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Departure: October – May This unique tour gives you the rare chance to trek the National Protected Area, Northern Laos. Never before have travelers been able to visit this hidden region with colorful tribes in their distinctive hand woven dress. Walk the real trails of the locals picking medicinal plants from the forest. Cruise on [...]

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Cambodia & Private Andaman Sea Yachting

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Departure November – February Join culture with outdoor adventure and you get a wonderful experience in Cambodia, South Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Visit Cambodia’s great temple city, Angkor Wat. By the time you leave you will feel a part of this ancient civilization. Drive through Cambodia’s countryside along the Kulen mountains to the forgotten [...]

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Peru Rainforest Photo Adventure w/Jeff Cremer

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Departures: Upon request Join award-winning National Geographic published travel photographer Jeff Cremer on a Peru photo adventure into its Amazon rainforest. Travel by boat to your lodge in the rainforest reserve. You will learn about the forest, its community as well as photography techniques used to get those exotic shots! Photography is done early morning, [...]

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Hidden Sardinia: Guided Walking tour

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Departure: late spring (Guided by Simon Tancred, Hidden Italy) This guided walking tour of Sardinia is a rare chance to immerse your self in Italy’s “forgotten island”. Explore Sardinia’s pristine natural beauty. Stone megaliths binds the island together from north to south. Cuisine is full of flavors not used elsewhere. The Sardinians are hard-working but [...]

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The Colors of Tuscany on Motorcycle

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Discover Tuscany with its rolling hills filled with olives trees and vineyards on a Harley Davidson motorcycle! Visit Italia’s most famous monuments and lovely cities. This motorcycle guided tour will allow you to visit the historical city of Florence, the medieval hill town of Montepulciano, Sienna and its famous Piazza del Campo, Pisa and its [...]

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The Heart of Provence Motorcycle Tour

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Before the French Riviera started attracting famous painters in the beginning of the 20th century and all the international “Jet Set” it was an area of sleepy fishing villages. On this bike tour, you’ll get the opportunity to get into the golden years of this region. Small roads, little villages, take you to where “small [...]

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The Spirit of the Alps on Motorcycle

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This tour of the Alps is dedicated to everyone who dreams of riding gorgeous mountain roads on a motorbike. We climb from one valley into the next. There are turns and bends and endlessm superb panoramas. We’ll cross major passes on the highest paved roads of the Alps. We enter the mountains along the northern [...]

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Discover Historical Normandy on Motorcycle

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This riding tour is rich in cultural and historical discoveries, without being a cookie cutter tour. Your guide introduces you to every secret nook and corners of this region known as the land of horses that is blessed with an amazing natural beauty. Normandy is also known for being the region where the Allies troops [...]

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Wild Sri Lanka Safari (14 days)

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The island of Sri Lanka is unmatched for its wildlife for its size. It hosts the largest seasonal concentration if Asian Elephants while being considered a great place for photographing leopard. A wide variety of birds call Sri Lanka their home with the Sinharaja Bird Wave being the largest in the world. With its rich [...]

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Vietnam Art & Textiles Adventure

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Departures September to May Now you can be an insider in Vietnam learning about its art and textiles! This tour has been carefully designed to offer you Vietnam’s must see places as well as activities which immerse you into the arts through meeting locals with options for hands on workshops. Begin your travel in Ngoc [...]

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Tanzania Birding Safari with Daniel Edelstein & Tanzanian Ornithologist, Edwin Osujaki

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Departure: February 19 – March 2, 2018 Space is limited to 12 persons Join us on this rare chance to experience wild Tanzania through the eyes of Avian Biologist and bird expert Daniel Edelstein & Tanzanian Ornithologist, Edwin Osujaki to discover its many unique bird species. This itinerary has been specially crafted to maximize viewing [...]

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The Snow Leopard Trek – Upper Dolpo (24 days)

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Magical and mystical is the elusive Snow Leopard. It is rated high on the endangered species list with 500 said to remain in Nepal. On this adventurous trek, you walk in the steps of Peter Matthiessen, author of The Snow Leopard, along the Bheri River, on to Ring-mo, and over Kang La pass, toward Crystal [...]

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Eastern Cape, Bush and Karoo (Self-Drive Tour)

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DEPARTURES: Daily (minimum 2 people) PRICES: Exchange rates differ from time to time. Cost subject to change until paid for & confirmed PRICE INCLUDES: Airport Meet & greet, accommodations as selected and meals as indicated by BLD, two game drives per day while staying at Samara Lodge. NOT INCLUDED: Car rental, international and domestic flights, [...]

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Discover the Reindeer People (15 days)

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Mongolia is home to numerous ethnic groups including the Tsaatans or the Reindeer People. Now there are only 400 Tsaatan people in Mongolia and they inhabit the remotest but amazing beautiful mountain taigas. The Tsaatan love their nomadic lifestyle of “breeding reindeer and sleeping in huts”. This tour offers an outstanding introduction to this diverse, [...]

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GHT Borderland Trek (12 days)

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Jalbire Larcha Region Bhairab Kunda is a remote and unfrequented Himalayan region that lies close to the Kathmandu valley. The abrupt variation in altitude is astonishing. From Bhairab Kund one can easily view peaks including: Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Madiya (6,257m) & Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m). The mix of mountains, cultures and natural wonders while in route [...]

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Uncover Myanmar (19 days)

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Myanmar translates as union of many people with 135 nations living together in an area twice as large as any European country, yet leaving plenty of remote land to explore. Bordering on five countries -Bangladesh, India, China, Laos, and Thailand – Myanmar takes its influences from all. Land of Temples, Land of Festivals and Land [...]

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Silk Route to Bukhara (25 days)

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A cultural tour of China, Kyrgyzstan & Uzbekistan The Silk Road was probably the most important development in human history, which brought close trading and subsequently cultural contacts between the east and the west. Silk Road to Bukhara traces the Silk Road from the place where it started in Xian and the follows its caravan [...]

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Head for the Hills Vietnam (10 days)

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Vietnam’s best kept secret may be its many trekking destinations. The areas of Mai Chau and Pu Long are full of great hiking trails, stunning scenery, and local hilltribes which are just waiting to be discovered. From Hanoi you travel southwest toward the Laos border. The change in scenery is dramatic as you leave behind [...]

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Sailing Myeik Archipelago (8 days)

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Isolated and unspoiled, the 800 islands of the Myeik Archipelago are the dramatic setting for this 8-day sailing tour. Off the southeastern coast of the country, just across the border from Thailand, you will set off on a multi-day cruise to Myanmar’s best kept secret. Underwater this area promises scenic reefs and a multitude of [...]

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Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb (Rongai Route) & Safari (11 days)

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Mt. Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcanic mountain in Tanzania. Not only is Mt. Kilimanjaro the highest mountain in Africa but is the highest free-standing mountain in the world at 19,341 feet (the Uhuru Peak/Kibo Peak). It has three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira. There are six official trekking routes by which to climb Mt [...]

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Rwanda Gorilla Tracking & Safari

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Departure June Rwanda is a prime destination to visit for you seasoned travelers wanting a once in a lifetime trip. Volcano-studded landscape and gorilla-filled rainforest are prime highlights of this tour along with attractive vistas around Kigali, a perfect place from which to begin your trip. Track gorillas and discover the world of chimpanzees. Visit [...]

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Eastern Bhutan Textile Tour (16 days)

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Bhutan’s weaving of beautiful textiles is one o its most important forms of art. Knowledge and skills have been passed down generations to generations. The weaving tools used are still handmade and the raw materials natural. On this journey, you have the rare opportunity to compare different aspects of Bhutanese textiles including the process of [...]

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Discover: Lost Kingdom of Mustang (23 days)

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The Kingdom of Mustang has always been known as a mysterious and forbidden land until just recently. Now the Upper Mustang region of Nepal is open but for a limited number of trekkers. Lo Manthang (Mustang) is located north of the main Himalayan chain of peaks and is an amazing high altitude desert with its [...]

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India with Paul Saltzman – A Fusion of Color, Music & Soul (17 days)

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Departure NEW DATES Coming Soon “Long ago, I realized that if I could only visit one country during the rest of my life it would be—India. It is many, many cultures—an amazing fusion of modern and ancient, of adventures and discoveries. I’ve been there more than 50 times, and each time is a new exploration. [...]

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The Balkans Mosaic

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Departures: May, July & September The Balkans is a land of such great diversity and textures that one gets the blown up by the colors, cultures, hospitality, food, landscape and above the ethnicities. We trace the scene of medieval Europe and the diverse nationalities originating from Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. A visit [...]

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Tribal Myanmar Photo Tour W/ Win Kyaw Zan (12 days)

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Visit A Different Perspective for current photo tours led by Win Kyaw Zan Tribal Myanmar remains exotic and mysterious and to visit its remote regions you need a knowledgeable guide. Add a guide who knows the tribal culture in depth, travel and photography and you have a one of a kind tour. While the name [...]

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Takthok Festival (14 days)

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Departure July Kashmir is open once again to the world! This is the only tour you will find which combines visits to the Golden temple, Dharamshala, Dal Lake and Little Tibet. The four doors to get into the Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple symbolize the openness of the Sikhs towards all people and religions and [...]

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Kenya Birding Safari (14 days)

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Africa is known for its Big Five Game viewing but low and behold where there’s wildlife there is also a wide variety of birds! A photographers paradise, you visit Nairobi National Park’s bird sanctuary and count how many of the 400 bird species you see. Take a boat ride at Lake Naivasha and visit the [...]

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Chile-Land of Contrasts (11 days)

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Perched between its spectacular Pacific coastline and Andes Mountains, Chile offers a wide variety of climates and landscapes ranging from the Atacama Desert, the rainiest spot on the planet with a Mediterranean landscape in the center, an Alpine district in the mid-south and fjords in the deep south. Now’s your chance to see Chile and [...]

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Tiji Festival in Mustang (19 Days)

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Departure May Trekking Nepal’s most remote region of Mustang is a rare opportunity in itself. But the Tiji Festival is your only chance to be a part of a genuine celebration in this Lost Kingdom and is not to be missed. Walk through medieval villages with spectacular views of the Himalayas to Lo Manthang. See [...]

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Hornbill Festival Nagaland

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Celebrated from 1st till 7th of December every year in the village of Kisama, Hornbill Festival is an annual cultural extravaganza celebrated by the tribal people in the state of Nagaland. The festival is named after the hornbill, a respected bird that shows up in the folklore of most of the state’s tribes. Its goal [...]

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Ladakh: Land of Lamas

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(The Ultimate Traveling Camp Expience in partnership with Cox & Kings)Departure: Upon request Like a dream captured in a snow globe, remote Ladakh is a wildly beautiful high desert valley set between the Kunlun Mountains and the Himalayas. On this journey you meet Ladakhi craftsmen and visit the medieval temples and Buddhist monasteries or gompas, [...]

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Tribal Gujarat w/Rann Utsav

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Departure December Annually The Rann Utsav is called “heaven on earth” because the full moon casts its light over the desert creating a white milky color over all the desert landscape enhancing a “heavenly feeling”. Add visits to the numerous indigenous tribes throughout Gujarat and you have a tribal adventure. See cultural dance, hear folk [...]

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Discover Nubra Valley (9 days)

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Departure Mid-June, July & August Ladakh is like nowhere else you have ever seen–a high altitude desert cut off from the world for many months of the year, keeping its people and wildlife removed from the modern age. Ladakh is home to the confluence of the Indus and the Zanskar, which carry stories from an [...]

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Discover Slovenia (13 days)

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Departure May – September Slovenia is one of Europe’s best kept secrets! You will be in awe of its world famous Bled Castle. Discover Bohinj, one of the most beautiful places in the heart of the Julian Alps. See the nation’s highest peak, Mount Triglav that lies in the middle of Triglav National Park. Besides [...]

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Cycle India

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This tour is for a group of 6-10 persons Design your own group with cycling companions as you bike through India’s rural villages. Enjoy the culture as you share the road with with goats, camels and sacred cows. This biking tour begins in Delhi. It includes must see places such as Ranakpur, the Taj Mahal [...]

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Sri Lanka Safari with Whales

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Departure November – April Sri Lanka is known for its game but did you know that it is home to Blue Whales? The largest animal to have ever lived on our planet, the Blue Whale can be seen in Mirissa, South Island, one of the world’s top spots for watching them. This tour combines both [...]

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Photograph Bhutan (14 days)

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(Departure October & November ) Every moment in this itinerary has been precisely crafted through the personal experience of a Bhutanese photographer to create a unique experience in Bhutan for fellow photographers visiting this remote and magical land. Places you visit on this tour have been personally chosen keeping in mind the wants and needs [...]

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GHT Limi Valley Trek (18 days)

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Humla region Humla is the highest, most remote and northerly region of Nepal, lying on the border with Tibet. The region’s main town of Simikot is reachable only on foot or by plane in the absence of paved roads. Life for the Humli people is challenging as the agricultural season in these high mountain valleys [...]

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Discover Nature Patagonia (14 Days)

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Experience one of the world’s most pristine wilderness settings on this adventure trip to Patagonia. With specialized guides you get to know in detail this paradise through diving, sea kayaking, hiking, boat excursions and glacier walking. Discover Puerto Madryn and Puerto Deseado (the treasure trove of wildlife), encounter the Perito Moreno Glacier and hike El [...]

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Guided Walking Tour: Venice & Italian Lakes (13 days)

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(Departure Fall) Strung along the foot of the Alps, for millennia the lakes have been a gateway to the color and life of the Mediterranean world for the pilgrims, traders and armies who marched across the Alps on foot. The walks on the tour follow these same routes, ancient stone paths that wind above the [...]

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A Woman’s Journey to Bhutan (13 days)

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(Departure October 5 – October 17) Note: The itinerary is purely crafted for women traveling and is led by a local Bhutanese woman guide. Nothing offers more of an opportunity to experience life than travel, especially with like minded people. Life is also about deriving happiness out of what we choose to do and understanding [...]

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Canadian Rockies Highlights (7 days)

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Go West! The Canadian Rockies’ magnificent peaks span from the Interior Plains of Alberta to the Rocky Mountain Trench of British Columbia. Made of shale and limestone, and tipped with sparkling white snow, they’re so beautiful that UNESCO made them a World Heritage site. They’re also so tall, only advanced mountaineers can tackle them. But [...]

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Discover the Mayans (18 days)

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This tour is a cultural mix of volcanic beauty, ancient Mayan ruins, sparkling Caribbean beaches and colorful colonial towns. Traveling from Mexico’s famous beachside city, Cancun, to the idyllic shores of Playa del Carmen, this trip combines anitquity with adventure. Experience an official new Wonder of the World, Chichen Itza, in Mexico and learn Mayan [...]

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China’s Great Silk Road (13 days)

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(Departures: June – October) One of the world’s great trade routes, the exotic Silk Road has captured the imagination of many, stirring visions of a wondrous and far-off land. Bring the adventure to life on this incredible journey. Experience the rich convergence of cultures and religions as you travel from Xian to Kashgar, passing countless [...]

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Mustang Vista – Lodge to Lodge Trek (14 Days)

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This trip combines two diverse settings from the lush green valley of Kathmandu to the semi – arid conditions of Lower Mustang. You walk the Kali Gandaki gorge, perhaps the deepest gorge in the world. This trip offers a chance to get close of views of Dhaulagiri, Niligiri and the Annapurnas. Visit quaint villages and [...]

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Discover Peru with Amazon Cruise (16 Days)

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(Departure April – December) No trip can be more exciting than one which includes history, culture, adventure and transport by rail and by cruise. This concise tour to Peru is for the adventurous at heart who wishes to still travel at a comfort level. Explore the colonial heritage of Peru’s capital, Lima, before embarking on [...]

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Discover Paradise: Ecuador & the Galapagos (12 days)

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Explore the lushness of Ecuador on foot, by bus, boat, canoe, zipline, raft and yacht in this active adventure tour. With more than 1600 species of birds, plus 38 more in the Galapagos, 106 endemic reptiles, 138 endemic amphibians, and 6,000 species of butterfly, it is paradise for nature lovers. Explore colonial Quito and shop [...]

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Pedaling the Himalayan Slopes (8 days)

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Departures March-May, September, October This tour is designed to give cyclists a perfect experience pedaling the winding roads in Bhutan’s Himalayan slopes. Maximum hours of cycling per day does not exceed 5 hours. You are escorted by an experienced cycling guide. The tour is perfectly arranged keeping in mind that the tour is adventurous and [...]

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Explore Lo Manthang

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Explore Lo Manthang (6 days/5 nights) Lo Manthang is located in the Mustang region, a desert plateau at 12,400 Ft. Dry, desolate and windy, it is a paradise like no other on earth. Mustang was off limits to foreigners until 1964 when French anthropologist and author, Michel Peissel, was granted a one-time permit into the [...]

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Walk Western Bhutan (12 days)

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In 2002 the Haa Valley, also known as the “Hidden-Land Rice Valley”, was opened to foreign tourism. On this tour you explore this steep north-south valley with a narrow floor where contrary to its name only some rice is grown the main crops being wheat and barley. Visit off the trodden path temples and rural [...]

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Gold of Peru (14 days)

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Departure June – September Peru is known for the Andes Mountains which run parallel to the Pacific Ocean and define the three regions that describe the country geographically – the costa (coast), the sierra (highlands) which includes the Altiplano plateau and the selva (jungle) with the Amazon Rainforest. Besides its wealth of nature Peru has [...]

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Explore Laos & 4000 Islands

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(Departures January – November) This small group tour reveals the treasures of Laos through its history, scenery and gracious people. Spend the night in a remote eco lodge as you cruise slowly down the Mekong, stopping at a sacred cave and hilltribe village. Explore the temples of fabled Luang Prabang and join the locals in [...]

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Laos 4000 Islands

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(Departures January – November) Little-visited Southern Laos is a hidden treasure, which reveals temples and mountains, the endangered Irrawaddy River Dolphin, as well as the idyllic 4,000 Islands, a great contrast with touring in Luang Prabang and the north. Visit the Bolaven Plateau at an elevation of 4400 feet. The plateau is crossed by several [...]

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Treasures of Nepal & India w/Kaziranga

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Treasures come in many different forms. Regarding travel, this may refer to a language, an art or trade or may even mean the people’s tribe itself which has been preserved. Palaces and temples, beautifully hand carved houses and buildings which are restored instead of ignored even rationalized for destruction to build and newer ones. Ecotourism [...]

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Great South Africa Safari

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Great South Africa Safari begins in gorgeous Cape Town. Explore its quaint fishing villages, colonies of barking seals and arctic penguins. At the Cape of Good Hope you witness the angry Atlantic and sanguine Indian Oceans meet and mingle. Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Cape Winelands.Explore Kruger National Park home to all the Big [...]

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Magical Mongolia

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The region of Mongolia has been ruled by various nomadic empires throughout the years and is the second largest landlocked country next to Kazakhstan. Its remoteness and history both contribute to its magic and mystery. Mongolia, with the lowest human population density of any country and with one of the highest proportions of land area [...]

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Indochina Adventure (E & O Express and Jayavarman)

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There’s no way better to visit four countries in Indochina than to see the countryside from the window of a train or from the top deck of a river cruiser. Begin your journey in Bangkok, the “Venice of Asia” before embarking on the E & O Express for a 4 day trip to Vientiane. Fly [...]

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Wild Vietnam

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Discover northern Vietnam in depth from its nature preserve to its hill country. Wild Vietnam begins by exploring the capital city, Hanoi, and continues on to the national park, Cuc Phuong. Visit the Primate Rescue Center to see rare species and hear what is being done to protect them. Explore a prehistoric cave, boat to [...]

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Valleys & Peaks with Bhutan

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Always wanted to explore fascinating Nepali culture, see Mt Everest and visit Bhutan? Then this exotic adventure is for you! You do not need to be a mountain climber to enjoy panoramic views of Machupucharia, Ama Dablam, Lhotse or Mt. Everest. Explore west Nepal and enjoy hot springs and relaxing by the lakeside after your [...]

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Adventure Thailand

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If it is the thrill of adventure you are wanting, Thailand is your destination. In the city of Bangkok, you can easily take a boat, a cycle or a tuk tuk (motor rickshaw) if you wish to bypass the traditional modes of transit such as a car, bus or taxi. Outside of Bangkok especially in [...]

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Trek to Laya Bhutan (21 days)

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Trek to Laya is one of Bhutan’s most interesting treks. The route offers superb views of snowcapped peaks including Mt. Gangchey Ta or Tiger mountain. Diverse Himalayan flora and fauna puts this trek in a league if its own. There are many chances to glimpse the Blue Sheep, Takin or even a Snow Leopard. Numerous [...]

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Central and Northern Thailand Cycling Adventure (11 days)

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Explore a side of Thailand that few tourists see on this cycling trip through Central and Northern Thailand.  Bike through rural country roads and mountain trails to see fruit orchards, teak plantations, mountain streams and secluded villages and discover Thailand’s scenic beauty and legendary hospitality along the way.

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Journey to Sri Pada

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Sri Pada, located in central Sri Lanka, is also known as Adam’s Peak and referred to as “butterfly mountain”. Literally meaning “sacred footprint, it is believed to be the footprint of Lord Buddha in Buddhist tradition, Shiva’s in Hindu and Adam’s in Muslim.  The remarkable trait of the mountain is that on a clear morning [...]

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Spirit of Myanmar (8 days)

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Myanmar is special for its rich cultural traditions and its never ending spiritual aspirations.  Located in the fertile delta of southern Myanmar, Yangon has an abundance of lush parks, peaceful lakes and historic architecture.  Lying on a plain along the Ayeyarwady River, this ancient city is dotted with thousands of ancient stupas and temples  making [...]

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Thorung La Pass Trek (17 days)

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(Departures March – May, September, October) Explore the Kathmandu Valley in the highest mountains of the world, the Himalayas. Fly to Pokhara where you will begin on your Himalayan adventure through forests, medieval villages and cross one of the Himalaya’s highest mountain passes.  Descend to visit Muktinath, a pilgrimage spot that yogi’s ard Buddhists are [...]

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Trekking Zanskar (15 days)

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(Departures July & August) A trek through Zanskar is an exhilarating adventure.  Trek through lush barley fields, along roaring rivers and over hanging bridges.  Visit century old monasteries.  See the shepherds grazing their yaks and horses.  Meet monks and local villagers who travel on foot for days with their donkeys for supplies. Panoramic views from [...]

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Discover Black Necked Crane Festival (9 days)

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(Departure November ) Colorful festivals are very much part of life in Bhutan and the festivities held to celebrate the annual return of the black-necked cranes to the Phobjikha Valley from their summer breeding grounds high on the Tibetan plateau are ones not to be missed. Held annually in November, this “welcome” festival for the [...]

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Family Sri Lanka (Beaches & Safari)

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The spice island of Sri Lanka, off the southern coast of India, offers some of the prettiest beaches and accessible game parks in this region. A wide array of water sports and easy to explore national parks makes visiting Sri Lanka a family “not to miss” adventure. Begin your holiday in Bentota choosing from water [...]

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Blue Africa

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We Do More Than Asia The name Africa conjures up images of big game, beautiful sunsets, remote villages and exotic tribes. Blue Africa gives you all of the above and much more! Begin your sojourn in Cape Town and see where the Indian Ocean, the Atlantic and the Cape Peninsula meet. Take an overnight ride [...]

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All Aboard Namibia

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Embark on a train journey from Pretoria through Namibia in grand, golden rail fashion from the past. Your 8 day rail journey on Rovos Rail takes you on an adventure to Kimberly, diamond mining central and the fertile wine growing region of Upington. Explore fish River canyon, the second largest canyon in the world. Tour [...]

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Tibet Experience

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(Departures July, August & September) The striking beauty of this part of the world is brought to life by the smiles of its people. With a complex past, the Tibetan culture is thriving and genuinely unique. Uncover some of the secrets of the history and spirit of this mysterious land on a once in a [...]

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Walk Amalfi Coast: Ravello to Positano

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The Amalfi Coast is only an hour’s drive south of Naples but is one of the most spectacular parts of the Mediterranean, with mountains rising dramatically to almost 1500 metres above the prisitne sea. The whitewashed houses of the villages are strung along the coast and seem to have tumbled down the sheer mountainsides to [...]

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Valley of Flowers (16 days)

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(Departures July & August) This cultural tour of India starts in Delhi and Amritsar, before trekking to one of the most beautiful valleys of the mighty Himalayas, the Valley of Flowers, which is one of India’s geographical regions where diverse civilizations and cultures flourish. The Valley of Flowers is a high-altitude Himalayan valley that has [...]

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Photograph Africa Big Cats Safari

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Botswana, a landlocked country in southern Africa, is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world with up to 70% covered by the Kalahari Desert. In addition to its delta and desert areas, there are grasslands and savannas making Botswana’s vast open space perfect to see its diverse wildlife inhabitant. Traditionally game drives [...]

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Trek Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia

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We Do More Than Asia There’s no better way to explore the Andes than by trekking through its terrain.  Cotopaxi Park in Equador is unique with its volcano and glacier lake which is home to rare birds and wildlife.  Colca Canyon, Peru is where you can see large herds of llamas and alpacas.  Cusco welcomes [...]

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Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Ecuador Coastal Adventure (11 days)

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We Do More Than Asia Relax on the pristine beaches of Nicaragua, visit the surfing town of Jaco Beach and travel overland to the Salinas along the Ecuadorian Coast.  This coastal adventure of three Central/South American countries gives you time at leisure to explore at your own pace.  From Managua to Jaco Beach, from Tamarindo [...]

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The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu with Colca Canyon (11 days)

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We Do More Than Asia (Departure July – September) Inca Trail permits are limited Call Now 415-331-3791 For those of you who want to explore the great outdoors and retrace steps of the Incas, this adventure trip is for you! See the temples and art of this ancient civilization in Cusco. Visit the Sacred Valley [...]

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Not all of our tours are listed. Call us to discuss your travel plans 415-331-3791 We’re like you — curious when we hear about a culture or a place and crave to see it for ourselves. That’s what we do. We satisfy your curiosity through genuine cultural and environmental interactions. We arrange private and small [...]

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