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The world is full of captivating hikes that immerse you in culture, nature, and some of the most majestic landscapes on the planet just waiting to be explored in the most authentic way possible - on foot! That's why we have curated these hiking tours and cruises that visit natural and man-made wonders of the world, including the Great Wall of China, trekking tours through the tropical jungles of the South Pacific, hikes that take you through the verdant rolling Rhine and Danube River valleys of Europe, safari treks across the African savanna, and classic excursions through Machu Picchu, and the Andes of South America, among many other top hiking destinations. Let us know when you're ready to start planning your hiking adventure!

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10 Best Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Treks for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Short Inca Trail Hike To Machu Picchu$22447Jun 21, 2024This 7-day trip culminates in a one day hike on the Inca Trail arriving to Machu Picchu with a full day and a half to explore the ruins. Explore the …
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Classic Inca Trail$300910Jun 21, 2024Follow in the footsteps of the Inca on this classic 10-day Inca Trail Trek. Acclimatize for three days as you explore Inca ruins and bargain at busy …
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Sacred Valley & Lake Titicaca Multisport$406512Jun 21, 2024This active 12-day tour through Peru blends exhilarating multi-sport adventures like whitewater rafting, kayaking, hiking, trekking, and mountain …
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Inca Trail Express$19325Jun 21, 2024This 5-day trip spends 4 days hiking the Inca Trail then visits Machu Picchu for a full day exploring the ruins. Hike with expert guides and enjoy …
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Luxury Inca Trail$687210Jun 21, 2024Hike the Inca Trail in style and comfort. This 10-day Inca Trail trek & exploration of Andean Peru is combined with an upscale camping experience …
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Inca Pathways$314513Jun 21, 2024This two-week trek explores the ancient and revered pathway known as the Inca Trail through the Sacred Valley of the Inca. Spend 4 days hiking the …
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Tambopata Research Center$13705Jun 21, 2024Explore the Amazon rainforest on this 5-day tour from Puerto Maldonado. Hike on the floodplain trails, search for frogs at night, and look for the …
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Classic Salkantay Trek$30539Jun 21, 2024This tour is a great alternative to the popular Inca Trail if you want to experience a different route that ends at Machu Picchu. Enjoy the …
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Cordillera Blanca Trek$247810Jun 21, 2024On this tour we trek high into the Andes, the world's second largest mountain range. Spend a few free days in Huaraz before setting out on a 5 day …
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Cachiccata Trek$301910Jun 21, 2024The Cachiccata Trek is an excellent alternative to the Inca Trail. This cultural hike explores Peruvian history, and also visits modern Inca …
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Sacred Valley & Machu Picchu Hike Travel Guide

On Foot - Hiking the Inca Trail

One of the world's premier treks, the high-altitude Inca Trail to Machu Picchu reaches nearly 14,000 feet of hiking over four days before culminating at the glorious ruins of Machu Picchu. All travelers must acclimatize before starting the trek, and all our trekking packages except the 5-Day Inca Trail express and the Short Inca Trail include acclimatization days in Cusco and the Sacred Valley.

New for 2019, the 7-Day Short Inca Trail hikes 1-day on the Inca Trail (no permit required) and arrives at the same Gate of the Sun at Machu Picchu.

For full-length Inca Trail hikes, reservations must be made well in advance, preferably in October or November the year BEFORE you travel. Top Inca Trail treks include:Create your own custom Inca Trail package.

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Top 10 Patagonia Treks for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Patagonia Wildlife Safari$17095Sep 1, 2024On this tour of Chile's Southern Patagonia region experience penguins, guanacos, Darwin's Rheas, Andean foxes, and more as you hike or even bike …
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Ultimate Patagonia Trekking$634314Oct 1, 2024A complete hiking and trekking adventure that combines the best of both Argentine and Chilean Patagonia travel! This two-week journey pairs our …
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Patagonia Camp - Torres del Paine$22204-8Oct 1, 2024Patagonia Camp is located on the shores of enormous Lake Toro and facing the Paine Massif, only 15 km from the Torres Del Paine Park’s …
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Classic W Trek$20558Oct 6, 2024Experience the world's ultimate hiking adventure trekking the W Trek in Torres del Paine, Chile. 6 of the 8 days are spent trekking the Paso Los …
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Hotel Las Torres - Torres del Paine$29204-8Sep 1, 2024Located near the base of the towers that give Torres del Paine its name, this hotel offers a range of activities. Enjoy trekking, light hiking, or …
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Awasi Patagonia$41404-7Sep 1, 2024Discover the Torres del Paine National Park with luxury accommodations and unique excursions. Enjoy a 7-day relaxing stay at Awasi Patagonia while …
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Dientes Circuit Trek$25796Dec 1, 2024Experience what some call "the best trek in Patagonia" on this nature-lovers' trek! Spend six days hiking to the Dientes de Navarino massif along …
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Patagonian Explorer: Ushuaia to Punta Arenas$23755Oct 23, 2024A five-day trek between Ushuaia and Punta Arenas across some of the most breathtaking scenery and remote places on the planet will take you across …
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Fjords of Tierra del Fuego: Punta Arenas to Ushuaia$23755Oct 19, 2024Sail for remote and beautiful corners of the world on this 5-day itinerary on the MV Stella Australis through southern Patagonia. Begin in Punta …
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Patagonia Hiking Express$41519Oct 14, 2024Enjoy an adventurous 9-day Patagonia Express hiking and trekking trip exploring Argentina's Los Glaciares National Park, Perito Moreno Glacier, El …
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10 Best North America Hiking Trips for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Arctic Discovery$138569Jul 29, 2024Discover the hidden gem of Hudson Bay in Northern Manitoba, Canada, and stay in a remote luxury eco-lodge on a 9-day Arctic Discovery safari. …
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Last Frontier Adventure$42958Aug 23, 2024Chichagof Dream's 8-day Last Frontier Adventure offers more time in the woods and a higher level of adventure. On this journey, visit Baranof Island, …
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise$720013Sep 11, 2024Thirteen days take you through the Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park, encountering remote wilderness, Native culture, and history. Set …
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Last Frontier Adventure$39958Jun 22, 2024This Last Frontier Adventure aboard Admiralty Dream is an 8-day small-ship cruise that offers more time in wilderness areas and a higher level of …
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Arctic Safari$146359Sep 4, 2024Join this unique 9-day Arctic Safari, an opportunity to photograph one of the world’s most magnificent wildlife in the Canadian Arctic. Fly to the …
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Wild Alaska Escape: Haines, the Inian Islands, and Tracy Arm Fjord$29726Jun 23, 2024Board the National Geographic Sea Lion on this 6-day Wild Alaska Escape cruise exploring the coasts and forests of Alaska. Visit ports such as Sitka, …
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Ungava Polar Ecotour Adventure$109787Aug 17, 2024Spend a week exploring the Gyrfalcon Islands in Northern Quebec, Canada, in this unique and wild wilderness known for its stunning landscapes, …
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Remote Alaska Adventure$125005Jun 23, 2024Experience a 5-day luxury Alaska lodge adventure and backcountry flight safaris at Ultima Thule Lodge. View the landscape and wildlife from a bush …
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Out of the Northwest Passage$1399517Sep 12, 2024The Northwest Passage remains one of the world’s last true frontiers. Embark on the Ocean Endeavour for a 17-day Arctic cruise to the far reaches …
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure$44008Jun 23, 2024Join the Wilderness Discoverer on this exceptional 8-day Alaskan Cruise where you'll discover Glacier Bay National Park, a 3,223,384 acre park …
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Top 10 Central America & Mexico Hiking Trips for 2024-2025

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Maya Multisport$304811Jun 21, 2024On this fast-paced 11-day Guatemala multisport tour, trek through highland mountains, peddle past active volcanoes and cloud forest, and kayak across …
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Costa Rica Highlights$25266Jun 21, 2024Explore Western Costa Rica's highlights during this 6-day vacation. Glide through the Arenal Rainforest Reserve on the Skytram & Skytrek Tour. …
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Beaches & Rainforest$19058Jun 21, 2024This 8-day Costa Rica tour explores the Caribbean, Cahuita National Park & the Pacuare River, where white water rafting, hiking, climbing, and …
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Discover Costa Rica$28309Jun 21, 2024This thrilling 9-day Costa Rica multisport adventure tour takes you whitewater rafting on the Pacuare River, biking through tropical plantations, …
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Costa Rica Family Vacation$30769Jun 21, 2024Enjoy this 9-day Costa Rica adventure tour from San Jose to Arenal Volcano, Monteverde cloud forest, the rainforests of Manuel Antonio National Park, …
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Costa Rica Multisport$26789Jun 21, 2024On this active 9-day Costa Rica vacation you'll explore the rainforest by raft, hike, zipline, and kayak - from Los Cusingos Biological Reserve to …
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Gray Whales and Espiritu Santo Island$29555Jun 21, 2024On this five-day Baja California, Mexico trip, encounter gray whales as they approach your boat in Magdalena Bay. Snorkel with playful sea lions and …
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Wild Costa Rica Corcovado$20488Jun 21, 2024Experience an 8-day Costa Rica vacation package that immerses you in the natural wonders of Central America. After a two-day whitewater rafting trip …
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Turtles & Rainforest Pacuare Reserve$23118Jun 21, 2024This 8-day ecological tour of Costa Rica combines nature and adventure as we join biologists to study giant leatherback turtles for two nights at …
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Discover Panama$30198Jun 23, 2024This 8-day hotel-based tour of Panama takes you from metropolitan Panama City, through the lowland tropical forest of Soberania National Park, …
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10 Best Polar Hiking Expeditions: Antarctica & the Arctic for 2024-2025

Top 10 Europe Hiking Tours for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Svalbard Encounter Expedition Micro Cruise$110108May 12, 2025Join the 8-day summer cruise through Svalbard aboard the MV Vikingfjord and discover the breathtaking wilderness, glaciers, and natural beauty of …
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard (Northbound)$2472217May 28, 2025Cruise across Norway's fjords and Arctic Svalbard on a 17-day expedition aboard the National Geographic Resolution, and explore the wilderness, …
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The Enchanting Rhine - From Zurich to Amsterdam$505912Mar 22, 2025After spending two nights in both Zurich and Lucerne, Switzerland, board the MS Amaprima on an exclusive 7-day Rhine River cruise through the …
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Highlights of Croatia$249510Jun 29, 2024Discover fascinating Croatia on this 10-day tour for 2024. Explore the stunning Dalmatian Riviera, wander Hvar's alleyways, beautiful …
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Mount Blanc Hiking Adventure$990210Jun 21, 2024On this 10-day tour, hike through the stunning Mont Blanc mountain range between Italy and France to see the panoramic vistas, beautiful mountain …
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Best of Iceland$32258Jun 21, 2024Explore the best of Iceland on this exciting 8-day tour starting and ending in Reykjavik. As you visit the Golden Circle and drive the Ring Road, …
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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen$32998Jul 7, 2024Embark on an 8-day river cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard MS AmaMagna. Enjoy captivating architecture, music, and culinary experiences. …
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Flavors of Portugal & Spain - Cruise Only$36998Jun 25, 2024Embark on an 8-day Douro River cruise aboard the MS Amavida tasting of some of the regions most famous vintages and culinary delights. Take in the …
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Turin, Langhe, and Cinque Terre$566810Jun 21, 2024On a 10-day Italian tour, discover the historic city of Turin, home to some of the country's most important art and architecture. Explore the …
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Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief$49957Jun 25, 2024Board the Ocean Adventurer in Longyearbyen for a 7-day Arctic cruise through the pack of ice and participate in optional adventure activities like …
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3 Best Mt. Kilimanjaro Hiking Trips for 2024-2025

Top 10 African Safari Treks for 2024-2025

7 Best Great Wall of China Hikes for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Hiking Enchanted China$463910Jun 21, 2024Spend 10 days trekking through Guizhou, one of the most diverse provinces in China. Along the way you'll meet locals and learn about their unique …
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Boundless China$952725Jun 22, 2024From Beijing to Shanghai and everything in between this 25-day in depth tour uncovers the hidden gems of China. From China's large cities to small …
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Great Wall, Dynasties, & Rivers$473913Jun 21, 2024On this 13-day active tour of China, you'll hike the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall, see rice terraces near Ping'an Village, pandas in …
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Wonders of Sichuan$14134Jun 21, 2024Explore Chengdu, visit World Heritage Sites, visit the Panda Base, and tour Zanxingdui Museum. Extend your China vacation to include this short …
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Rural Landscapes$14014Jun 21, 2024Experience the rural rice terrace and karst landscapes of the Guangxi Region on this 4-day active China trip. Visit the Longsheng Rice Terraces and …
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Great Wall Trek$13664Jun 21, 2024This challenging 4-day tour of the Great Wall takes a closer look at Gubeikou, Jinshanling, Jiankou, and Huanghuacheng. You will even see the ancient …
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Jinshanling Great Wall Hike$6362Jun 21, 2024Explore Beijing's Jinshanling, regarded by many to be the Great Wall's best-preserved section. This region has almost 70 watchtowers built in various …
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Top 6 South Pacific Hiking Tours for 2024-2025

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
New Zealand Uncut: North & South Islands$857115Nov 21, 2024Experience exploring the diverse landscapes of both islands, from Rotorua to Queenstown, on this 15-day hiking adventure in New Zealand. From the …
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Southern Slice: Nelson to Queenstown$548410Nov 26, 2024Experience this 10-day hiking odyssey from Nelson to Queenstown, unveiling the pristine beauty and rugged charm of New Zealand's South Island. …
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Northern Portion: Auckland to Wellington$27655Nov 21, 2024On this five-day hiking adventure, discover the varied landscapes of New Zealand's Northern Island, spanning from Rotorua to Wellington. From the …
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Gems of Polynesia$60049Jun 21, 2024Experience the ultimate 9-day escape through the Pearls of Polynesia. Discover Moorea's natural treasures, take in Bora Bora's overwater luxury, and …
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Tahitian Getaway$58649Jun 21, 2024Experience the charm of Tahiti's pristine landscapes, Raiatea's cultural diversity, and the luxury of Bora Bora during this 9-day Tahiti getaway. A …
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Majestic Tahiti$41174Jun 21, 2024Set out on a four-day retreat in the tropical paradise of Tahiti. Indulge in sun-kissed days, pristine beaches, and vibrant coral reefs. Immerse …
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