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Folk dancers in the Oruro Festival
Bolivia Backroads and Oruro Festival
A new combination trip with our classic Bolivia Backroads and the new Oruro Festival trips. Great opportunity to see the traditional cultures of Bolivia with the Oruro Festival and the Tarabuco Market. Spend two nights in Oruro during the weekend prior …
  • 13 days
  • $3050 USD
Passions:
Festival, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Bolivia, La Paz, Sucre, Potosi, Salar De Uyuni, Tarabuco, Oruro, Hacienda Candelaria
Making tortillas
Oaxaca Traditions
Oaxaca’s location in the mountains of southwest Mexico has contributed to its rich culture being relatively protected by outside influences. Ancient native languages are spoken in villages, and the artisan folk arts, particularly weaving and pottery, …
  • 7 days
  • $1375 USD
Passions:
History, Culinary, Cultural Interaction
Places:
North America, Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Alban, San Jeronimo Tlacohahuaya, Teotitlan del Valle, Mitla, Santa Maria del Tule, Hierve el Agua, Santo Tomás Jalieza, …
A war memorial in the Falkland Islands
Falklands Battlefields
Visit the most well-known war museums and wreckage sites in this Falklands War Battlefields itinerary. See the fallen aircraft remains and tour various memorials erected in honor of lost residents. Drive past mine fields still fenced off, and learn about …
  • 8 days
  • $2975 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, History, Wildlife Watching, Beaches
Places:
South America, Stanley, Darwin, Mount Pleasant Airport, Darwin House, Pebble Lodge, Port Howard Lodge
Ship graveyard in Stanley, Falkland Islands
Falkland Island Life
Explore the history, way of life, and wildlife of the Falklands on this week-long tour. Visit historic battlefields, museums, and remnants of the gaucho culture of the 1800s. Spend an afternoon visiting one of the largest working sheep farms in the …
  • 8 days
  • $3095 USD
Passions:
History, Wildlife Watching, Beaches, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Stanley, Darwin, Sea Lion Island, Mount Pleasant Airport, Port Howard
I'm a Sucker for Cute Lambs!  High Plateau, Arequipa
Arequipa & Colca Canyon with Homestay
A version of our 4 day/3 night Arequipa and Colca Canyon extension including a one night homestay with a local family in the village of Sibayo. This is a unique opportunity for travelers wanting to experience the daily and communal life of a rural …
  • 4 days
  • $770 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Community Stay, History, Light Hiking
Places:
South America, Peru, Arequipa, Colca Canyon
Enjoying a delicious authentic meal
Nicaragua Culinary Experience
Nicaragua is rich in culture, history, landscape, and of course...food! Discover new flavors and delight your palate as you experience the best of Nicaraguan culture on this seven day Nicaragua culinary tour. Get to know historic Leon and charming …
  • 7 days
  • $2095 USD
Passions:
Light Hiking, Cultural Interaction, Wildlife Watching, History, Culinary
Places:
Central America, Nicaragua, Granada, Leon City, Managua, Masaya, Mombacho Volcano
A local artisan in Chiapas
Chiapas Maya Heartland
Chiapas is a central region of the Mundo Maya (Maya World) with traditions and beliefs resembling that of the Maya of earlier centuries. Boasting a diverse landscape with tropical rainforest and highlands, wildlife viewing and birdwatching …
  • 7 days
  • $1775 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, History, Cultural Interaction
Places:
North America, Mexico, San Cristobal de las Casas, Palenque, Villahermosa, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Zinacantan, San Juan Chamula, Chiapa de Corzo, Amatenango del Valle, …
Hiking the Oaxaca area
Oaxaca Hike and Bike
Hike and bike through Oaxaca, Mexico, while exploring the ancient ruins, local villages, and the mountains of the Oaxaca region during this Mexico trip. A 3 day fully-supported trek in the Sierra Norte Mountains provides panoramas of the Oaxaca Valley …
  • 8 days
  • $1395 USD
Passions:
Biking, Trekking & Hiking, Cultural Interaction, History
Places:
North America, Mexico, Oaxaca, Monte Alban, Teotitlan del Valle, Mitla, Santa Maria del Tule, Hierve el Agua, Santo Tomás Jalieza, San Bartolo Coyotepec, …
Hiker approaching Cotopaxi Volcano
Cotopaxi Trekking
Hike in the shadows of the Cotopaxi Volcano and follow the ancient roads of the Incas during our 5 day/4 night trekking trip. Enjoy full day hikes, tasty food, stories around the fireplace, and a good night's sleep each night (two nights in lodges and …
  • 7 days
  • $1745 USD
Passions:
Camping, Trekking & Hiking, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Quito, Hacienda El Porvenir, Hacienda El Tambo
An aspiring soccer player
Brazilian World Cup 2014
Visit the World Cup regions of Brazil on this 4-day tour! Explore your match city on a full-day guided tour and join in the excitement of the World Cup Fan Fests before donning your team colors and heading towards the stadium. Catered to futbol (soccer) …
  • 4 days
  • $795 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Urban Experience
Places:
South America, Brazil, Amazon, Manaus, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Recife, Fortaleza, Sao Paulo, Cuiaba, …
Hiking deep into Chapada Diamantina National Park
Trekking Chapada Diamantina
Discover Chapada Diamantina, the former diamond capital of Brazil, through a series of stunning hikes and homestays during this Brazil tour. This region stuns travelers with its large quantities of rivers, towering rock formations, waterfalls, and clear …
  • 6 days
  • $1125 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Cultural Interaction, Community Stay, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Brazil, Salvador
Enjoy gorgeous sunsets in Noronha's island paradise
Undiscovered Brazil
Explore the undiscovered northern regions of Brazil on this active tour that combines the trekking through the sand dunes of Lencois Maranhenses National Park, the beach sports mecca of Jericoacoara, and finish on the isolated tropical paradise Fernando …
  • 13 days
  • $3275 USD
Passions:
Scuba Diving, Multisport, Trekking & Hiking, Snorkeling, Beaches, Camping, Horseback Riding, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Brazil, Fortaleza, Sao Luis, Fernando De Noronha, Jericoacoara, Lencois Maranhenses National Park
Africa Safari, Sossusvlei Dunes
Namibia Adventure
Namibia, a vast and diverse country, offers a completely unique African Safari experience. Explore the Sand Dunes of Sossusvlei, track the endangered black rhino on foot, and participate in traditional game drives in Etosha National Park. This 2 week …
  • 14 days
  • $8795 USD
Passions:
History, Kayaking, Camping, Cultural Interaction, Multisport, Trekking & Hiking, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Africa, Namibia, Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Etosha National Park, Desert Rhino Camp, Windhoek, Anderson's Camp, Sossusvlei, Sossus Dune Lodge, …
Tight Squeeze
Encounter Panama
Over 29 percent of Panama's landscape includes 15 national parks, forest reserves and 10 wildlife sanctuaries - this itinerary is designed to visit some of the country's most celebrated. Begin your Panama travel journey with a cruise of the "8th wonder …
  • 7 days
  • $1625 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, History, Light Hiking, Cultural Interaction, Zip Line
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, El Valle, Gamboa Rainforest
Our little ambassador- I called him the Pied Piper
Spirit of Panama
Experience the spirit of Panama in this fantastic 7 day tour blending cultural highlights and natural wonders. Venture deep into the rainforest to spend an afternoon with the indigenous community, Embera, in Chagres National Park. Visit the charming …
  • 7 days
  • $1475 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Beaches, Zip Line, Wildlife Watching, Fishing, Snorkeling
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, El Valle, San Blas Islands
Uros Island - Floating island at the Titicaca
Panoramic Peru
Tour the best Peru has to offer on this 16 day holiday traveling along the desert coast, up to the altiplano and down to jungle clad ruins. From your first sip of a Pisco Sour to your last cup of corn chicha, you're sure to be charmed by the smiles, …
  • 16 days
  • $4650 USD
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Community Stay, Cultural Interaction, History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins, Puno, Nazca, Arequipa, Colca Canyon, …
Trekking through Peru
Cachiccata Trek
The Cachiccata Trek is a great alternative to the famed Inca Trail hike. The Cachiccata Trail was built by the Incas and used for hundreds of years to access local communities and transport goods. This trail is not as well known as the classic Inca …
  • 10 days
  • $2550 USD
Passions:
Trekking & Hiking, History, Camping, Cultural Interaction
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins, Cachiccata Campsite: Day 1, Cachiccata Campsite: Day 2 Chancachuco, Cachiccata Community Campsite, Ollantaytambo, …
School children
Cachiccata Group Service Project with Machu Picchu
Group service project in the Cachiccata community combined with visit of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, and Machu Picchu. Participants, side-by-side with the family members, will work on cleaning, repairing, and restoring homes, planting native trees, and …
  • 10 days
  • $2295 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, History
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins, Cachiccata Community Campsite, El MaPi Inn
The Cathedral in Cusco
Inti Raymi Festival
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people converge on Cusco from around the world to partake in the second largest festival in South America. Inti Raymi, the Festival of the Sun, is a weeklong celebration marking the beginning of the Incan New Year. …
  • 8 days
  • $2375 USD
Passions:
History, Cultural Interaction, Festival
Places:
South America, Peru, Cusco, Lima, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu Ruins
A group of penguins in the Falkland Islands
Wildlife Week
This itinerary is ideal for the wildlife enthusiast. Long days are spent seeking out the Falklands' diverse and plentiful wildlife, from elephant seals to King penguins to albatross to orcas. Three full days are spent in a remote cabin on The Neck in …
  • 8 days
  • $3575 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Wildlife Watching, Beaches
Places:
South America, Stanley, Sea Lion Island, Saunders Island, Mount Pleasant Airport
Gorgeous reflections on the Bolivia trek
Cordillera Real Trekking
Enjoy a remote Bolivia trekking adventure on this hiking tour in the Cordillera Real, one of the most impressive parts of the Andes Mountain chain. This 5 day trek features remarkable views of glacier-clad peaks and high altitude lakes. Visit La Paz, …
  • 9 days
  • $1205 USD
Passions:
Camping, Cultural Interaction, Trekking & Hiking
Places:
South America, Bolivia, La Paz
A herd of zebras quench their thirst at a watering hole.
Tanzania Safari
This 5 day extension allows guests to add a traditional Africa safari element to a Mt Kilimanjaro climb, or gorilla tracking on Rwanda or Uganda tour. See the highlights of Northern Tanzania from the comfort of a 4x4 jeep, and stay in classic African …
  • 5 days
  • $1850 USD
Passions:
Cultural Interaction, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking
Places:
Africa, Tanzania, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire Safari Lodge, Moshi, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti Halisi Camp
The locals at the Huaorani Community
Huaorani Lodge
Visit Huaorani Lodge and the Huaorani people on this Amazon lodge tour. The Huaorani have remained isolated in the midst of the Ecuadorian Amazon for centuries until recently. Explore the flora and fauna of the region while you interact with the local …
  • 7 days
  • $1640 USD
Passions:
Fishing, Wildlife Watching, Light Hiking, Cultural Interaction, Community Stay, Kayaking
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Amazon, Quito, Huaorani Lodge, Nenkepare Community Campsite
Hiking in Bocas del Toro area
Panama Pathways
Start this Panama tour by exploring the highlands of Boquete near the Costa Rica border. Enjoy hiking in cloudforest and snorkeling around Bocas del Toro. Spend time on a cruise of the "8th wonder of the world," working our way through its complicated …
  • 15 days
  • $3450 USD
Passions:
Beaches, Multisport, Snorkeling, Whitewater Rafting, Fishing, Wildlife Watching, Zip Line, Light Hiking, Cultural Interaction
Places:
Central America, Panama, Panama City, Bocas del Toro, Boquete, El Valle, San Blas Islands, Gamboa Rainforest