Price Per Night:$253.21 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 08, 2021through Sep 24, 2022
Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Ardagger, Melk, Krems an der Donau, Vienna, Bratislava, Hedervar/Lipot, Komarom...
Get your wheels moving on a cycling adventure through the Central European countryside, all the way from picturesque Prague to classic Budapest. This fifteen-day active trip meanders its way past medieval villages perched on the hillside and hugs the mighty Danube River. With delicious regional food, great wine, and a knowledgeable leader to guide you along the way, you’ll be seeing the best of the region with the wind blowing through your hair.
Sparkling coastlines, soaring mountains, lush valleys, and the vast, unforgettable Sahara Desert – this is Morocco Encompassed. Travel in the footsteps of pirates, sultans, and nomadic people, exploring the colonial architecture of Casablanca, the ancient Roman ruins of Volubilis, the medieval city of Fes and the intricate clay architecture of the Ait Benhaddou Kasbah. Enjoy the warm local hospitality and embark on exotic adventures like riding a camel over Saharan dunes, hiking in the High Atlas Mountains, and haggling for treasures in bustling souqs. This exhilarating 18-day journey is the ultimate way to discover Morocco.
Price Per Night:$380.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 27, 2021through Jul 18, 2021
Arrive at Ljubljana & Transfer to Bled, Explore Triglav National Park, Hike to Debela pec & Visit Bled Castle, Hike Risnjak National Park in Croatia, Hike the Premuzic Trail in Northern Velebit National Park, Marvel at the Limestone Peaks of Central Velebit, Explore Paklenica National Park, Tour Mostar & Reach Blidinje Nature Park, Hike to Hajducka Vrata and Drinaca Peak, Discover the Highland Village of Lukomir, Hike the Wild Visocica Massif...
Several consecutive days of hiking on rocky and uneven terrain, often steep, with multiple nights of comfortable but basic accommodations.
Price Per Night:$244.09 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 05, 2020through Dec 18, 2020
Lima , Cusco (3450m), Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo (2792m), Inca Trail (3100m) or Quarry Trail (3700m) or Cusco, Inca Trail (3650m) or Quarry Trail (3600m) or Cusco, Inca Trail (2650m) or Aguas Calientes (2040m), Machu Picchu (2430) - Cusco, Cusco , Amazon Jungle , Lima ...
Travel from the heady heights of the Andes to the exotic lowlands of the Amazon on this journey through the best of Peru. Get acquainted with the charm and grace of historic towns before hiking along ancient pathways to Machu Picchu and discovering the heart and soul of the Inca Empire. Then eyeball exotic plant and wildlife in the world's most remarkable jungle. From vibrant cities to glorious natural wonders, this trip shows you all corners of Peru.
Capture the spirit of Nepal on a stupa-endous journey rich in history, culture, and spiritual exploration. Witness the wind catch prayer flags amid mountainous backdrops, trek through changing landscapes to beautiful Buddhist monasteries, explore ancient trading towns deep in the Kathmandu Valley, and relax in a village retreat surrounded by Himalayan vistas. Then, before you get too zen – experience the thrill of rafting down the Trisuli river and spend a night camping under the Nepalese stars. From the labyrinth of bustling bazaars that crowd Kathmandu to the tranquil ambiance that encircles hill-top temples, it will be hard not to feel enlightened on this breathtaking adventure, Namaste!
Price Per Night:$189.58 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 20, 2020through Dec 18, 2022
Yangon, Bagan, Mount Popa, Myingyan, Mandalay, Mingun/Mandalay, Pindaya, Inle Lake, Inle Lake/Yangon, Yangon
With its softly rolling terrain, quiet roads, abundance of outdoor attractions and idyllic rural countryside, Myanmar is the perfect place to get to know by bike. After a couple of days checking out Yangon's attractions, head north to the ancient city of Bagan – a landscape defined by thousands of ornate ochre-coloured temples. Cycle through toddy forest to Mount Popa, the reputed home of the country's spirits, watch fishermen working their trade on Inle Lake and creep through limestone caves stocked with Buddha effigies. Exploring Myanmar and its provincial backroads by bike opens up the country's essence in myriad ways.
Price Per Night:$391.15 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 02, 2021through Dec 25, 2021
Sydney, The Hunter Valley & Newcastle , Port Macquarie , Dorrigo National Park, Byron Bay, Brisbane to Fraser Island, Fraser Island , Airlie Beach, Whitsundays Cruise and Airlie Beach, Mission Beach...
Experience the essential sights of a land that lay hidden behind the Iron Curtain for decades on a revealing eight-day tour of European Russia. Travel through Moscow, Suzdal, Novgorod and St Petersburg to peel back some 1000 years of history. From the blue-domed whimsy of the tenth-century Cathedral of the Nativity to the Soviet-era communal apartments of St Petersburg and the restaurant car of an overnight train – this adventure is the perfect introduction to the expansive history and diverse faces of Russia’s western reaches.
Price Per Night:$730.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 02, 2020through Dec 30, 2020
Relax and rejuvenate in lakeside Pokhara on a three-day tranquil stay with all the comforts you’ll need. Explore the Old City on a guided walking tour, admiring the classic architecture and watching Nepalese life pass you by, and enjoy panoramic views of the glorious Himalaya from the Shanti Stupa (Peace Pagoda). Pamper yourself with an included spa treatment with locally sourced herbs and oils at your resort’s onsite spa, and watch the sun peek from the peaks at sunrise in panoramic Sarangkot. This independent tour offers the perfect mix of sightseeing, delicious meals and indulgence – the ideal way to unwind at the end of a trek or a longer adventure through Nepal.
Price Per Night:$858.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 11, 2021through Feb 16, 2021
Guatemala City, Guatemala/Puerto Barrios, Belize Barrier Reef, Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary, Monkey River/Belize Barrier Reef, Puerto Santo Tomás, Guatemala
Discover the tropical wonders of Belize on a voyage along the country's remote southern coast. Using the National Geographic Quest as your base for exploration, snorkel the colorful corals of the Belize barrier reef, skirt the shores of white-sand islands by kayak and stand-up paddleboard, and swim in turquoise lagoons teeming with marine life.
Price Per Night:$1,151.74 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 15, 2021through Mar 10, 2021
U.S./Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina (Explorer) or Santiago, Chile (Orion), Overnight Hotel in Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion), Fly to Ushuaia, Argentina/Embark Ship, Antarctica, South Georgia Island, Falkland Islands, Disembark Ushuaia/Fly to Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion)/Home, U.S./Fly overnight to Santiago, Chile, Arrive Santiago, Chile/Overnight Hotel, Santiago/Fly to the Falkland Islands/Embark Ship...
For most travelers, visiting Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. So, for those with the luxury of time, including the Falklands and South Georgia Island cruise just makes sense. And makes for a genuine experience-of-a-lifetime. This voyage has it all.
Price Per Night:$197.63 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 12, 2021through Nov 15, 2021
Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Siem Reap / Angkor Wat, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Ho Chi Minh City, Phan Rang, Phan Rang/Overnight Train, Hoi An, Hue...
From Vietnam to Cambodia, discover incredible diversity, delectable cuisines, dramatic histories and natural beauty. Travel to Cambodia and delve into the dramatic Khmer legacy in Phnom Penh and explore the intricate temples of Angkor Wat. Travel to Vietnam and view the country's colourful history on the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City, and explore the colonial-era architecture of Hanoi. This trip offers places of breathtaking beauty, from the backwaters of the Mekong Delta, to the temples of Cambodia and the wonder of Halong Bay. Add a mix of friendly locals and age-old traditions to ensure the ultimate South East Asian experience.
Price Per Night:$151.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 06, 2021through Mar 31, 2021
Adelaide - Flinders Ranges National Park, Eyre Peninsula – Coodlie Park, Baird Bay – Penong , The Nullabor – Eucla, Cape Le Grand National Park, Cape Le Grande National Park – Stirling Ranges, South West Coast (Stirling Ranges), Margaret River, Margaret River – Perth
Hit the road on a uniquely Australian adventure from Adelaide to Perth and encounter native Australian wildlife up close. Vast, rugged and beautiful, we think the best way to experience Australia is camping under the immense southern skies and road-tripping through incredible scenery. Spot kangaroos, wombats, emus and rare birds in remote national parks and enjoy stunning bush scenery on an adventure across the epic Nullabor Plain and Stirling Ranges into Western Australia’s wine country. This ten-day tour is perfect for international and local travellers who want an immersive journey through the wild landscapes of Australia's south coast.
Price Per Night:$214.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 21, 2021through Sep 09, 2022
Minsk, Khatyn / Minsk, Nesvizh, Mir / Brest, Brest / Rural Village Homestay, Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park, Grodno, Grodno / Minsk, Minsk
Castles, cathedrals, rich forests and soviet structures – Belarus is a diamond, shining with post-war intrigue. While much of the country has been shaped in some way by conflict, the result is a modern country where Soviet, Polish, Orthodox and Jewish influences meet in each city to create architectural wonderlands. In contrast, the sprawling medieval forests of Belovezhskaya Pushcha remain unravaged by man and just as full of curious history, riddled in the growth rings of the towering ancient oak trees. From marsh to metropolis, Belarus’ appeal lies in a tranquillity that needs to be experienced firsthand before it can be fully understood.
Price Per Night:$294.64 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 12, 2021through Oct 10, 2022
Beijing, Great Wall – Train to the Roof of the World, Train to the Roof of the World, Lhasa (3656m), Gyantse (4025m), Shigatse (3890m), Sakya (4310m), Everest National Park (5200m), Kyirong (2800m), Thankot...
Take part in an epic 5000-kilometre overland journey from imperial Beijing, through the mighty mountains and monasteries of Tibet, and finishing in Nepal’s compact capital of Kathmandu. There’s temples aplenty to explore, mountain passes and rugged landscapes to drive past, and, oh, did we mention standing in the shadow of Mt Everest? Experience one of the world’s greatest train journeys, get to know the highland haven of Lhasa and discover the world’s highest monastery in the foothills of Qomolangma. Respecting Buddhist cultures past and present, this insightful journey to the literal Roof of the World has never been so easy, yet still so incredibly fascinating.
Price Per Night:$356.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Stone Town, Zanzibar North Coast
The Spice Island of Zanzibar exudes exoticism – a remote, pristine paradise where the water is transparent, the beaches are powder-white, and the air is filled with the heady scent of spices. The very definition of a beachside bliss, this archipelagic gem – with its perfectly soft sands lying next to warm, turquoise waters, brimming with vibrant coral and tropical fish – is the ideal spot to flop and drop for four fun-filled days. Discover the blend of cultures in the local cuisine, wander the winding alleyways of historic Stone Town, delight your senses on an optional guided spice tour, or simply lay back and relax on one of Zanzibar’s world-renowned beaches.
Price Per Night:$186.54 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 20, 2021through Apr 02, 2021
Tehran, Yazd, Caravanserai Zein-o-din, Shiraz , Persepolis / Fars Province homestay, Izadkhast, Esfahan , Kashan , Tehran
Conservative and unconventional, deeply religious and deeply surprising, Iran doesn’t fit into any easy pigeonhole. Spend two weeks following the ancient Silk Road through this under-touristed country to discover refined Islamic cities, colourful bazaars, ancient ruins, fascinating nomadic cultures and shimmering deserts. Whether you're relaxing in a teahouse in Tehran, enjoying guided tours of ancient cultural sites, or breaking bread with locals on the harsh Iranian plateau, the warmth and hospitality of the Iranian people is endearing, and the profound beauty of their land is mesmerising.
Price Per Night:$545.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 19, 2021through Jun 30, 2021
Arrive in Johannesburg, Take a Nature Hike en Route to Northern Drakensberg, Hike to the Amphitheatre in Royal Natal National Park, Head to Southern Drakensberg, Tour the Kingdom of Lesotho, Discover Durban, Enter the Kingdom of the Zulu, Spot Wildlife in Mkuze Game Reserve & on Lake Jozini, Explore the Kingdom of Eswatini, Go on Safari in Kruger National Park...
This trip includes 4X4 safaris, a 3 hour scenic cycling tour, and guided nature walks of varied length. The 6-8 hour hike to the top of Amphitheatre includes 1,800 feet of elevation gain. Activities are optional, and no previous experience is required.
Price Per Night:$748.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 14, 2021through Jan 19, 2021
Loreto/San Carlos/Embark, Bahía Almejas/Rehusa Channel/Isla Magdalena, Transit the Hull Canal/Boca de Soledad, Boca de Soledad, Lopez Mateos/Disembark/Loreto
Spend several extraordinary days in the company of majestic gray whales in Mexico's Bahía Magdalena, one of the best places in the world to witness interactions between gray whale mothers and their curious calves. On this compact trip, we'll navigate the length of the bay aboard our nimble expedition ship, and set out by Zodiac for thrilling, up-close encounters.
From the beautiful Baroque churches of Budapest to the haunted castles of Transylvania, this ten-day journey across Hungary and Romania provides a fascinating insight into an intriguing region. Learn about the failed Turkish invasion of Eger and take a wine cellar tour in the Valley of the Beautiful Women. Become acquainted with traditional Romanian culture and customs in Maramures. Tour the medieval churches of Brasov, dine with a local family on an overnight homestay in Viscri and visit Bucharest's 12-storey Palace of Parliament. This jam-packed journey makes for a perfect introduction to two Eastern European treasures.
Price Per Night:$2,649.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 03, 2021through Mar 13, 2021
Punta Arenas, Chile, Fly to Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Circle, Northbound along the Antarctic Peninsula, Disembark and fly to Punta Arenas, Chile, Depart Punta Arenas
Enjoy Antarctica in style – by flying and then cruising south of the Antarctic Circle! A short three-hour flight is all it takes to travel between Punta Arenas, Chile and King George Island in Antarctica. Skipping all the extra days at sea, you’ll enjoy only the best scenery and wildlife experiences of the Antarctic. Prepare yourself for a sensory overload, as you’ll be inundated by the sheer beauty and dramatic landscapes of the white continent. Soon after, our team of polar experts on the ship will have you searching for penguins and whales in Antarctica.
Price Per Night:$198.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 17, 2021through Apr 10, 2021
Cusco (3450m), Sacred Valley - Ollantaytambo (2792m), Inca Trail (3100m) or Quarry Trail (3700m) or Cusco, Inca Trail (3650m) or Quarry Trail (3600m) or Cusco, Inca Trail (2650m) or Aguas Calientes (2040m), Machu Picchu (2430) - Cusco, Cusco
Travel to Peru to retrace the steps of the Inca, Peru's fascinating ancient civilisation. Travel from Cusco, through the fertile heartland of the Sacred Valley and to the magnificent Ollantaytambo ruins before the ultimate destination – reaching Machu Picchu. This action-filled express Peruvian tour gets you closer to the secrets of this elusive civilisation on a breathtaking adventure along the Inca Trail.
Price Per Night:$590.45 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 09, 2021through May 20, 2021
Arrive in Dublin & Transfer to Derry, Reach the Giant's Causeway, Start the Wild Atlantic Way at Malin Head, Visit Queen Maeve’s Cairn & Yeats’ Grave, Climb to the Summit of Croagh Patrick, Discover Killary Harbor & Kylemore Abbey, Explore the Aran Islands, See the Cliffs of Moher, Marvel at Mount Brandon, Walk Around Slea Head Along the Dingle Way...
This trip is perfect for people who enjoy and are capable of 5 – 10 miles of hiking per day, over a period of several hours. There are days that are hilly, and you’ll even climb a mountain. The terrain is varied, with time spent walking on beaches, footpaths, through fields and grassy meadows, and it is often wet underfoot.
Price Per Night:$1,332.86 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 13, 2021through Aug 03, 2021
Anchorage/Seward/Embark, Katmai National Park, At Sea/Unalaska, Exploring the Aleutian Islands, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russian Federation, Zhupanova River, Commander Islands, Exploring the Koryak and Chukotka Coasts, Provideniya, At Sea, Crossing the Bering Strait...
Covering more than 3,800 nautical miles, and nearly circumnavigating the Bering Sea, this wide-ranging voyage explores one of the most rugged and wildlife-rich regions of the planet.
Price Per Night:$713.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 07, 2021through Jun 14, 2021
Arrive in Geneva, Transfer to Chamonix, Hike from Les Houches to Les Contamines (France), Hike the Roman Road to Les Chapieux (France), Cross Vallée des Glaciers to Courmayeur (Italy), Hike to Champex (Switzerland), Champex to Col de la Forclaz (Switzerland) & Argentiere (France), Hike Back to Chamonix (France), Return to Geneva & Depart
Although the trails are in excellent shape, this is a hard hike. You should be able to walk 10 miles per day for 6 days with elevation gains between 1,000’ and 4,000’. You do not need to be a great athlete to do this tour, but being in good shape is highly recommended.
Get ready for a magical getaway on the picturesque Islands of Indonesia on this tropical adventure. Travel through Bali and Lombok blending gorgeous beaches, great food and rich cultures with Indonesia’s warm weather and sapphire seas. This trip is guaranteed to leave you enthralled as you walk, cycle, snorkel, hike and swim through pristine environs and discover the allure of these two unique islands. Both Bali and Lombok are famous for their beauty and welcoming spirit, which you will experience at every turn of this trip.
Price Per Night:$468.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 06, 2021through Dec 24, 2022
Buenos Aires , El Chalten, El Chalten / Trekking day, El Chalten / El Calafate , El Calafate/Perito Moreno Glacier visit, Buenos Aires
From the jagged, snow-capped glory of peaks like Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre to the gigantic and still-advancing icescape that is the Perito Moreno Glacier, this action-packed Patagonia adventure covers some of the most stunning glacial scenery in the world. Start with a tour of cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, then head to frontier tow El Chalten to tackle the likes of Laguna de los Tres and Laguna Torre. Continue to El Calafate, where the marvels of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field are just a hop, skip and a jump away.
Price Per Night:$800.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 24, 2021through Apr 28, 2021
Los Angeles, CA/Embark, Anacapa and Santa Cruz Islands, Channel Islands National Park, Santa Rosa Island, Channel Islands National Park, Catalina Island, Los Angeles/Disembark
Almost every national park in the U.S. is easy to get to, but the Channel Islands are separated from the mainland by miles of ocean. What we offer you is unique and effortless access-to wild beauty and pristine nature- for 5 days/4 nights, using our ship as a base camp.
Price Per Night:$333.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 03, 2020through Dec 30, 2021
Hobart, Cradle Mountain, Launceston, St Helens, Hobart
Venture through the natural wonders of Tasmania on a six-day city and wilderness adventure from Hobart. Stay in well-equipped scenic lodges as you walk the trails in Cradle Mountain National Park, venture to the pristine shores of the Bay of Fires and Freycinet National Park and hike to Mt Amos lookout for stunning views across Wineglass Bay, discover the historic settlements of Sheffield, Launceston and Ross, and wind up at Tasmania's harbourside capital of Hobart. With artisan honey, cheese and wine tastings as well as a leader with all the local know-how, this Tasmanian adventure is full of natural delights and off-beat experiences.
Price Per Night:$163.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Dec 30, 2022
Hanoi, Sapa Trek, Sapa/Overnight Train, Hanoi
Northwest Vietnam is a captivating mix of dramatic mountainscapes, crisp fresh air and colourfully-clothed hilltribes. Set on the slopes of a beautiful emerald green valley, Sapa is the heart of this unique piece of Vietnam. Travel to this peaceful land and meet resplendently dressed ethnic minorities at the local market, visit neighbouring villages and hike through iridescent rice terraces, witnessing how the current of life has bubbled along here for centuries. This five-day trekking adventure is full of opportunities to be immersed in traditional hilltribe culture and cuisine, while relishing the striking landscapes of Sapa and its surrounds.
Price Per Night:$172.62 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 19, 2022through Sep 17, 2022
Berlin, Berlin / Overnight Train, Krakow, Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Vienna, Budapest, Bled, Venice, La Spezia...
Enjoy a 22-day odyssey through Central Europe on this Lonely Planet Experience powered by Intrepid, including time in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy. See the remains of the Berlin Wall and the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Unearth medieval secrets in Cesky Krumlov and rest on the banks of Budapest’s River Danube. Bask in Bled’s beauty and discover pastel-coloured villages along the Cinque Terre. From the backstreets of Prague to the canals of Venice and beyond, this journey is the perfect way to experience the diverse offerings of Europe’s delightful middle.
Price Per Night:$290.83 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 08, 2021through Sep 25, 2021
Broome, Tunnel Creek – Windjana Gorge, Manning River, Mt Barnett Station, El Questro Wilderness Park, Lake Argyle, Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungle Range), Fitzroy Crossing, Broome
Get wild on a 13-day tour through the remote Kimberley. Sparsely populated and ruggedly beautiful, the Kimberly is the ultimate adventure destination. Swim in gorges filled with clear waters and under waterfalls. Hike through red-rock formations and palm oases. Learn about the rich First Nations history of the area from Traditional Custodians, take guided walks that illuminate local geography and listen to Outback yarns over a beer in the pub. Get active in this unique and captivating corner of Australia.
Price Per Night:$460.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Dec 30, 2022
Journey to enigmatic Easter Island and be forever changed by the remote beauty and fascinating folklore of ‘Rapa Nui’. This unforgettable trip allows plenty of time to stand in awe and admire the many stone moai that have made this mystical island so famous. As the trade winds blow, view remnants of the past at ancient ceremonial sites and villages, as well as rock art depicting strange deities. For a dose the natural beauty, be blown away by the scale of a dramatic volcanic crater and uninterrupted views over the horizon. Rich in iconic legends, unique landscapes and blazing sunsets, this is an enthralling encounter of a lifetime.
Price Per Night:$131.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 13, 2021through Apr 21, 2021
Sanur, Tetebatu, Labuhan Pandan, Senaru, Gili Air
Get the lowdown on Bali’s beautiful neighbour on an eight-day tropical escapade in Lombok. Spend time in rural communities, meet lots of locals and discover the fascinating Sasak culture. From the sandy shores of Sanur, the laidback vibes of Labuan Pandan and the idyllic Gili, you’ll be lazing beachside in no time on one of Indonesia’s most pristine islands. With all of the organising taken care of, just sit back, relax and revel in the crystal-clear waters of the Bali Sea, the array of fresh seafood on offer and the friendliness of the locals as they welcome you to their slice of paradise.