Adventure Travel


Me and one of my many friends
Enchanted Galapagos Wondering why Darwin's Enchanted Isles are one of the most fascinating travel destinations on Earth?  In no other corner of the world can travelers hike in search of …
Views of the Sacred Valley
Introducing...the Sacred Valley The Sacred Valley is located in the Andes Mountains near both the Inca capital of Cusco and the ancient city of Machu Picchu.  This area encompasses the …
View groups of caribou as you explore the north
Brown bear fishing for salmon   Enter an untamed wilderness that allows opportunities to have up close experiences with the natural wonders of Alaska.  Moose, caribou, brown & black …
Tapati Festival on Easter Island
Easter Island is full of mystery.  Visit during the first two weeks of February and you will be even more intrigued! During the Tapati Festival, the entire island comes together in song and …
Kayaking to the glacier!
Explore remote areas directly from your small ship cruise   Small ship exploration is not the typical "cruise".  With fewer passengers onboard, the crew is able to give you …
Palenque
Mexico's Palenque ruins - a beautiful ancient city to explore during your Mexico vacation Throughout Mexico, there are stunning reminders of the grand civilizations that one dominated the region …
Camping at the base of Cotopaxi
Trekkers take a moments to take in the view in the shadow of Ecuador's Cotopaxi Volcano Ecuador's paramo, a complex ecosystem of rolling alpine grassland, protects precious fresh water and endemic …
Adventure Life travelers, Greg and Bridget Litten, share with us a bit of their Amazon adventures in Peru's Tambopata National Reserve. The Tambopata National Reserve (TNR) is part of a 3.7 …
Travelers celebrating on the top of Dead Womans Pass on the Inca Trail
A hungry and happy group of trekkers after conquering the Inca Trail's Dead Woman's Pass A hardy hike deserves nothing less than some hardy food -- and on our Inca Trail treks you'll get it; …
We received the most charming holiday card in the mail last week from our travelers, Sandi and Joe Costa, who joined us on a custom Peru adventure in October. And while I'd like to take credit for …
Earlier this year, I had the rare opportunity to travel with my 12-year-old daughter, Gabs, to Costa Rica. Exclusively a mother-daughter trip, all other siblings, husbands, grandparents, friends and …
Adventure Life traveler, Julia, returns home from a trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon with this clip from the Yasuni Clay Lick. Located along with Napo River, this is one of the most accessible licks in …
A little reminder in the principles of Leave No Trace is always a good idea. This short video from my last Antarctica trip provides just that. Although a tiny pebble might seem insignificant, they …
Hey -- remember that time we were in Antarctica and that minke whale decided to swim over to our zodiac, give it a little nudge and dive underneath before meandering on its way...? Antarctica …
Great alternative to Classic Inca Trail - the Cachiccata Trek With Inca Trail passes filling up 3 months in advance (sometimes even faster during peak travel months) the last-minute Peru trekker …
My mom, and her three girls (and one grand-baby-to-be) on a canoe trip in Minnesota   Marissa and her mom getting ready to enter the ATM cave in Belize   Julia's …
BRUNO DOING HIS JOB
Native tree planting in Peru Working with youth in Peru's Cachiccata community Sustainable, Responsible, Green, Eco Tourism -- I know it can be tough to get beyond these labels and into the …
For our second post, here are photos of an annual dinner that we hold for our wonderful guides in Cusco. The dinner was held at Inka's Grill and later the festivities hit the Cross Keys Bar.If you've …
Rafting the Fu
Fantastic Futaleufu whitewater rafting on a Chile adventure tour! From the stark and stunning Atacama Desert, to its legendary Patagonia peaks, a Chile tour provides an outdoor playground for …
Victory:  On top of Huayna Picchu!
Happy trekker at the top of Huayna Picchu Peak Hiking the ruins of Machu Picchu itself can be enough for some travelers. But there are some amazing peaks to trek while at the ruins -- and offer a …
Riding a donkey at Taullipampa
Our friend Milgros takes her son Bruno trekking in Peru's Ausangate In the recent years, it has become more and more common for border officials to exercise caution when they encounter a child …
Distant view of the towers
Patagonia Hike in Torres del Paine -- Hello Gorgeous! The remoteness of Patagonia' Torres del Paine allows the park to continue to boast its incredible pristine environment and natural beauty. …
Pit stop
Trekking in Argentina's Fitz Roy Range   Sunset at EcoCamp in Torres del Paine South America's Andes are the world's longest continental mountain range, stretching 4300 miles long the …
Galapagos tortoise taking a little swim.
Giant Tortoise - the Galapagos' namesake   Snorkeling with sea lions in the Galapagos   Endemic to the Galapagos, Sally-lightfoot crab   Frigate bird and chick in …