An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.”
–David Attenborough


• Expensive–there were no great deals
• An Event–people wore their Sunday best for the occasion
• Mostly Businessmen–a few families vacationed but you never saw an independent woman traveler

Times have changed BUT the desire for discovery remains the same.



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specialTeri’s Picks – Cultural Trips with themed interests
Like to travel comfortably yet still immerse yourself in the culture through your special interests?
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specialTeri’s Trails – Treks & Walking Tours
Ready to unplug, connect and experience new terrain along with getting to know the locals?
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specialTeri’s Adventures – Motorbike, Cycling, Water & Riding Sojourns
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Photo Tours with a Unique Focus

Epic Bhutan

specialDeparture: March 26 – April 6, 2020 Please join this photo immersive trip to the peaceful kingdom of Bhutan being led by National Geographic photographer Abhi Hajela.

Abhi is a frequent visitor to Bhutan and loves the Buddhist spirit that is found in the people, the stunning landscape and rice paddies of Punakha in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountain range, the majestic temples where pilgrims pray and novice nun’s chant the day away. Detailed Itinerary  CALL NOW 415-331-3791


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Textiles of North India

India, Jaipur, Rajasthan fabrics

specialDiscover the vibrant and diverse world of costumes and traditions of North India learning about its textiles and symbolic designs. Now’s your chance to learn about their origin which can be traced as far back as the Indus valley civilization when homespun cotton was used for weaving their garments. See how gold and silver threads are used to make brocade in Varanasi. Textiles of North India is the fabric of Indian life. Detailed tinerary BOOK NOW 415-331-3791

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Nordic Adventure (5 Countries)

special Departure May – September
Intriguing Scandinavia welcomes you to enjoy its heritage, culture and its breathtaking landscapes. On this tour, you see 5 countries in the way they were meant to be seen. You travel by car, by boat and by train. Begin your trip in Iceland and head north where only the more adventurous travelers go. Visit the waterfalls of the gods. Nordic Adventure is that trip of a lifetime! Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW to BOOK 415-331-3791

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Tanzania: Birds & Big Game w/Daniel Edelstein & Edwin Osujaki

specialDeparture February 1-13, 2019
Join us on this rare chance to experience Tanzania Birds & Big Game with Avian Biologist and bird expert Daniel Edelstein & Tanzanian Ornithologist Edwin Osujaki on an exploration of wildlife, culture and landscapes.
This adventure offers special sightings include the calving of wildebeest and zebra during the Great Migration across the Serengeti Plains. This itinerary has been specially crafted for viewing & photographing birds, game, migration, culture and scenery in the particular areas. Detailed ItinerarySpace is limited to 10 persons
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India with Paul Saltzman (17 days)

Departure September 17 – October 3, 2020
This tour is escorted throughout by two-time Emmy Award-winning film and television producer-director, Paul Saltzman. The two documentary feature films, Prom Night in Mississippi, and The Last White Knight, each featuring Morgan Freeman, are Paul’s most recent movies. Early in 1968 he learned meditation at the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s ashram in Rishikesh, India. While there, Paul spent time with and photographed the Beatles. India with Paul Saltzman is a rare opportunity to meet music masters and discover cultural arts not offered in other ordinary tours.Detailed Itinerary Call Now to Book 415-331-3791 Space is Limited

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Discover Wellness in Bali (13 days)

specialDeparture April, May, Oct, Nov
This tour combines “authenticity” with “well-being” on the island of Bali. A real makeover and “youth therapy” awaits you to relax and most importantly to pamper yourself. This program includes local handicraft workshops, traditional massages, Balinese flora discovery, and journeys into Mother Nature, yoga, meditation, and support to local projects. Discover Wellness in Bali is your magical getaway to rejuvenate and help you rediscover your inner peace.Detailed Itinerary
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Gold of Peru (14 days)

specialDeparture June – September
Besides its wealth of nature Peru has been home to ancient cultures dating as far back as 3000BC. Gold of Peru is an adventure in which you explore out of the way valleys, ridge tops and ruins that are usually overlooked by the casual traveler. The trek to Choquequirao, the lost sister city of Machu Picchu, is the highlight of this journey. Gold of Peru is a challenge of mind and body in traditional Inca style. Detailed Itinerary CALL NOW 415-331-3791

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