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Top Tours and Travel Expeditions

We know that our guests look to us for advice and knowledge in preparing and executing their dream vacations. Here, you will find our recommended travel ideas and journeys that we ourselves have found irresistible. Many of these top tours are from our Inspired Expeditions Collection. They are explorations that we are passionate about, where we show you what each destination means to us on a more personal level. You see through our eyes these heart-felt journeys. We savor the opportunity to flex our creative muscles. We share our enthusiasms with you not by telling stories better; but by telling better stories.


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Legendary China 29 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Adventure Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $14,350

Explore the depth of China, its vast history and amazing cities and towns. See the inspiration for the mountain in the movie "Avatar." Enjoy unique excursions such as traveling in a sidecar of a replica of a 1930’s BMW M71 motorcycle in Shanghai; touring Guilin by bicycle; and taking a bamboo raft along the Yulong River through amazing landscapes.


Discovering Northern Chile 7 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $3,900

Discover Northern Chile and travel through the unique landscapes and small villages of the Andes in Chile’s northern reaches; encounter ancient indigenous cultures; and take in fascinating ecosystems, from the Salar de Surire Natural Monument salt flat to Lauca National Park with its rich biodiversity.


Ecuador: From Machalilla to Zuleta 10 Days Precious Journeys Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $2,880

This Precious Journeys adventure takes your family into the heart of Ecuador's mainland to experience its landscapes, wildlife and people. Discover the thrill of working with an archeologist on a dig; snorkel and swim in clear waters of Drake’s Bay; and explore Zuleta's culture and search for the endangered Ecuadorian condor.


Private Conservancies in Tanzania 11 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $12,825

Discover some of the next generation of private wildlife conservancies in Tanzania, where the wildlife, the local communities and guests all benefit. Go on a “slow safari” - a bush walk with Maasai guides and explore one of the most priceless ecosystems left to us – the Serengeti Plains. Track Africa’s famous five – Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Stay in exquisite tented camps and enjoy star gazing, cultural visits, sundowners, painted caves and more.


South Africa – Cape Town & Eastern Cape 9 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $4,395

This South African adventure features a safari in the private, malaria-free game reserve of Kariega; an exploration of Cape Town, Table Mountain and the lovely Cape Peninsula; and visits to some of the vineyards in the country's famous Winelands.


Chile & Argentina – Nature’s Wonders 17 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $10,550

Chile & Argentina... this dynamic pair offers a variety of adventures from horseback riding in the Atacama Desert to exploring the magnificent Marble Caves. Discover the bodegas of Cafayate, and sample their wines. Find a wide array of activities to suit every interest.


India – Saving Tigers 12 Days Precious Journeys Interest(s): Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $5,350

Explore India's natural wonders on this dynamic family adventure that includes learning to be a junior naturalist with stays in luxury tented camps. Track tigers and sloth bears and so much more.


Rural Landscapes of Laos & Cambodia 12 Days Inspired Expeditions Interest(s): Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $4,860

This journey takes you into the traditional villages and through rural landscapes of Laos and Cambodia. Go on an elephant back ride into the teak forest; hike a trail that crosses bamboo bridges, past waterfalls, fantastic limestone formations and pools in the dense jungle. Raft down Nam Khan River. Visit fascinating temples and colorful markets. Marvel at the mythic, 12th century site of Angkor Wat, Cambodia's jewel of Khmer architecture. Ride a quad bike into the forest to reach a temple that few travelers visit.


Thailand – A Natural Adventure 20 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

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Thailand offers adventures from the newest craze - wine tasting at a boutique vineyard, to canoeing mangrove swamps. Explore rainforest canopies by zipline and encounter the some of Asia's traditional Hill Tribe villages.


Kenya & Tanzania Safari Classic 10 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $8,865

This Kenya & Tanzania Safari Classic is a perfect adventure for the first-time safari traveler. Explore game-rich private conservancies and national parks in search of the famous big five - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. Experience the open plains of the Serengeti and the fabled lands of the Mara. Learn about the traditional Maasai culture.


Private Sanctuaries of Ecuador 14 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $9,580

Explore the old-world city of Quito. Enjoy the peaceful sanctuary of Ecuador's private reserves of Mashpi, Zuleta and the Galapagos Safari Camp. Go bird watching for the endangered condor in the Andean Condor Reserve; and learn about the traditional Zuleta community. Discover the Galapagos Islands on a five-night cruise as well as in the relaxed atmosphere of a luxury tented camp.


Chile & the Culture of the Mapuche 12 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $8,760

Discover Chile's ancient indigenous culture, the Mapuche, explore untouched natural parks by horse or on foot, climb a volcano, go river rafting, and take in the dramatic Atacama Desert.


Namibia Flying Safari 11 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $15,450

Go on safari in the remarkable landscapes of Namibia, from Etosha National Park to Damaraland. Visit a traditional community of one of the last nomadic people in Africa. Discover the 2,500-year-old prehistoric rock engravings of Twyfelfontein.


Thailand & Cambodia 17 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $11,350

This extraordinary Southeast Asia adventure explores new territory from a cutting-edge winery, to quad biking in the rainforest, to exploring ancient Khmer temples, to a luxurious private island stay. Explore Asia with us.


Costa Rica & Nicaragua: Tarzan Swings, Aero Bunks & Monkey Bridges 12 Days Precious Journeys Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $5,390

This journey takes you into the rainforest of Costa Rica and the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua for an exceptional adventure full of learning opportunities and nature activities for a wonderful family vacation.


Volcanos of Latin America 19 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $11,000

Born of volcanoes, explore Guatemala, Ecuador, Colombia, their fascinating landscapes and the cultures that flourish in three dynamic destinations.


Kenya: Kids, Cats & A Tree House 11 Days Precious Journeys Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $14,490

Explore Kenya and share a life-enhancing experience with your family. Explore the African bush for elephant, lion, buffalo and so much more. Walk with your Maasai guide in the bushveld. Share a journey with African elephants in an extraordinary encounter.


Namibia & Botswana 14 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Sustainable Travel, Safari Tours, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

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Explore Namibia's remarkable desert landscapes, the world's tallest sand dunes and a traditional community of the semi-nomadic Himba. In Botswana, discover the many facets of the fabled Okavango Delta both by land and by water.


Indochina 19 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Adventure Travel, Recommended

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Discover Indochina with its remarkable landscapes, amazing cultures and welcoming people as you experience a Vietnamese cooking class, Cambodia's remarkable Angkor Wat and Loas' rural lifestyles.


Peru Adventure 17 Days Enrichment Series Interest(s): Romantic Getaways, Adventure Travel, Family Travel, Recommended

Starting Price: $8,900

Take your family on a rich exploration of some of the most fascinating aspects of Peru, and savor opportunities for river rafting through Class II and III rapids, ziplining, trekking, camping, and canoeing.


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