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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 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Short Inca Trail Hike To Machu Picchu$18117Dec 9, 2022This 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$242410Dec 9, 2022Follow 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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Manco Multisport$317412Dec 9, 2022This 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$15325Dec 9, 2022This 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$594610Dec 9, 2022Hike 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$268113Dec 9, 2022This 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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Salkantay & Classic Inca Trail Trek$335912Dec 9, 2022This 12-day trek takes you along the legendary route of the Inca Trail, through the Sacred Valley and exploring the traditional colonial town of …
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Tambopata Research Center$11205Dec 9, 2022Explore 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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Cachiccata Trek$260310Dec 9, 2022The 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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Choquequirao Trek and Machu Picchu$337212Dec 9, 2022Explore the colonial town of Cusco, and trek to the ruins of Choquequirao. The ruins can only be visited by two days or hiking so you'll be enjoying …
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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 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Patagonia Wildlife Safari$15255Dec 9, 2022On 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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Classic W Trek$13928Dec 11, 2022Experience 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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Ultimate Patagonia Trekking$536014Dec 12, 2022A 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$19304-8Dec 9, 2022Patagonia 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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Torres del Paine Multisport$35616Dec 9, 2022Explore Torres del Paine in this multisport tour of Patagonia's best while hiking, biking, kayaking, horseback riding, and trekking! With EcoCamp as …
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Hotel Las Torres - Torres del Paine$23104-8Dec 9, 2022Located near the base of the towers that give Torres del Paine its name, this luxurious hotel offers a range of activities. Enjoy trekking, light …
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EcoCamp - Torres del Paine$8374-8Dec 9, 2022Torres del Paine National Park offers a combination of unique wildlife and spectacular scenery in one of the most isolated regions of South America. …
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Hiking Los Glaciares$17657Dec 9, 2022This 7-day hiking tour through Argentina's Patagonia brings you among glaciers and towering granite spires in the Fitz Roy Range. After that, it's on …
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Awasi Patagonia$40704-7Dec 9, 2022Discover 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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South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey$2409521Dec 19, 2022This 21-day roundtrip Ushuaia voyage aboard Sylvia Earle encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South …
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10 Best North America Hiking Trips for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Rivers of Adventure and Wine$48008Sep 2, 2023Join this incredible 8-day cruise roundtrip from Portland aboard the Wilderness Legacy to discover the award-winning wines that come out of the Red …
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Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands$56008Apr 7, 2023You are sure to enjoy this 8-day roundtrip adventure cruise aboard the Safari Quest from Seattle to San Juan Island and back. Keep your eyes open and …
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay$79008May 27, 2023Embark on the Safari Explorer for an 8-day cruise to Glacier Bay National Park, Chichagof Island, and Peril Strait as you cruise from Juneau to …
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise$640013Apr 24, 2023On this 13-day small ship tour onboard Safari Endeavour, explore the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. Whales and wildlife, kayaking, and hiking are …
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Last Frontier Adventure$38958May 13, 2023This 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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Out of the Northwest Passage$1299517Sep 1, 2023The 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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Remote Alaska Adventure$100005May 4, 2025Experience 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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Last Frontier Adventure$40958May 26, 2023Chichagof 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$790013Sep 9, 2023Thirteen days take you through the Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park, encountering remote wilderness, Native culture, and history. Set …
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Kenai Explorer$37447Jun 1, 2023This 7-day Alaska adventure tour takes you to the glacial fjords along the south coast near Seward in Kenai Fjords National Park. Stay in a remote …
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Top 10 Central America & Mexico Hiking Trips for 2023-2024

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Beaches & Rainforest$20678Dec 9, 2022This 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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Costa Rica Family Vacation$26479Dec 9, 2022Enjoy 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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Discover Costa Rica$28089Dec 9, 2022This 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 Highlights$19466Dec 9, 2022Explore Western Costa Rica's highlights during this 6-day vacation. From river rafting, exploring the hanging bridges of Monteverde, watching for …
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Wild Costa Rica Corcovado$22258Dec 9, 2022Experience 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$24228Dec 9, 2022This 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$24778Dec 11, 2022This 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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Costa Rica Multisport$26019Dec 9, 2022On 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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Belize Adventure$23989Dec 10, 2022Explore the Belize Barrier Reef on this 9-day tour from the private island retreat at Glover's Reef Atoll. Here your tour includes snorkeling, sea …
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Nicaragua Highlights$627215Dec 10, 2022Hosted in our hand-chosen hotels and lodges, this 15-day excursion lets you experience the best Nicaragua's unique landscape and rich culture has to …
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10 Best Polar Hiking Expeditions: Antarctica & the Arctic for 2023-2024

Top 10 Europe Hiking Tours for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Norwegian Fjords$63108Jul 3, 2023Discover the beauty of the Norwegian fjords. Come aboard Le Bellot for an 8-day cruise and sail along the Norwegian coastline, whose vertiginous …
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Norwegian Fjords & Scottish Isles$123509May 3, 2023Prepare your binoculars and cameras to capture the stunning scenery of the nature and wildlife in both Norway and Scotland.This 9-day adventure …
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Norway's Fjords and Arctic Svalbard$2096016May 29, 2023Cruise across Norway's fjords and Arctic Svalbard on a 16-day expedition aboard the National Geographic Resolution, and explore the wilderness, …
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The Enchanting Rhine - From Zurich to Amsterdam$467912Dec 23, 2022After 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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Magna on the Danube - Budapest to Vilshofen$33998Dec 11, 2022Enjoy a 7-night wine-themed Danube River cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen aboard the MS AmaMagna, visiting Bratislava, Vienna, Linz, and Passau …
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Best of Iceland$22478Dec 9, 2022Explore the best of Iceland on this exciting 7-day tour starting and ending in Reykjavik. Beautiful glaciers reach across the landscape as you visit …
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice$40008Jun 14, 2023Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearbyen, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the …
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Flavors of Portugal & Spain - Cruise Only$33998Mar 28, 2023Embark 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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Mount Blanc Hiking Adventure$851810Dec 9, 2022On 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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Enticing Douro$429911Dec 14, 2022Taste wines from historic vineyards on this 11-day Douro River cruise aboard the MS Amadouro. After spending 3 days exploring Lisbon, embark on a …
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3 Best Mt. Kilimanjaro Hiking Trips for 2023-2024

Top 10 African Safari Treks for 2023-2024

8 Best Great Wall of China Hikes for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Amdo Tibet Homestay$22186Dec 9, 2022This cultural immersion gives you a peek into the Han Chinese, Tibetan, and Hui cultures. A 6-day stay in the Amdo Tibetan region offers a first-hand …
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Hiking Enchanted China$414810Dec 9, 2022Spend 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$1252925Dec 14, 2022From 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$462212Dec 9, 2022On this 12-day active tour of China, you will hike the Jinshanling section of the Great Wall, see rice terraces near Ping'an Village, pandas in …
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Rural Landscapes$15144Dec 9, 2022Experience 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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Wonders of Sichuan$14054Dec 9, 2022Explore 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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Great Wall Trek$13974Apr 1, 2023This 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$6822Apr 1, 2023Explore 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 10 South Pacific Hiking Tours for 2023-2024

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Expedition to the Albatross Latitudes: The Subantarctic & Chatham Islands$925517Jan 4, 2024Journey into the wilds of New Zealand’s Southern Ocean from the deep and quiet fiords of Murihiku – Southland – to the mysterious and protected …
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New Zealand's East Coast$742513Dec 23, 2023Discover New Zealand's diverse wildlife and fascinating Maori culture on a 13-day voyage onboard the Coral Geographer. The itinerary covers over …
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Rapa Nui Private Adventure$23895Dec 9, 2022Explore Easter Island on this 5-day extension! Discover the ancient history of this culturally rich island. Day trips include hiking and visits to …
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Cook Islands & Society Islands$532012Dec 17, 2022This 12-day cruise on the luxurious small ship Paul Gauguin showcases the region’s incredible diversity of scenery. From low-lying Aitutaki to the …
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Tahiti & the Society Islands$28508May 6, 2023On this 8-day cruise through Polynesian paradise, explore the best of the South Pacific from aboard the Paul Gauguin, with stops in the …
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Hawaiian Seascapes$57958Dec 10, 2022Board the boutique yacht Safari Explorer for an 8-day cruise of the Hawaiian paradise between four islands - Moloka'i, Lana'i, Maui, and Hawaii. …
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Classic Easter Island Group tour$10805Dec 9, 2022Immerse yourself in the mystical culture, epic landscapes, and ocean views of legendary Easter Island. Visit the mysterious Moai statues, walk and …
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Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands$690015Apr 1, 2023The Paul Gaugin hosts this two-week journey through the Marquesas, Tuamotus, and the Society Islands, offering plenty of time to explore at your own …
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Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji$764015Jan 7, 2023Discover the South Pacific's most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns, and cities during this 15-day cruise on the luxury ship, …
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Fiji to Bali$730017Jan 21, 2023Embark Paul Gauguin and join this 17-day sailing trip to the Far East. Sail to exotic ports in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, …
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