There are many sides to South America, from the energy of the cities, the beauty of the lansdcapes and the spirit of its people. Discover it all on this trip that winds through the Inca heartlands and jungles of Peru, the enigmatic cities and natural wonders of Argentina and the dynamism of Brazil's vivacious Rio. See animals, meet locals, traverse trails and marvel at all the contrasts of this very special corner of the world.
Price Per Night:$1,999.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 26, 2021through Feb 05, 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.
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:$281.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 11, 2021through Sep 28, 2021
Amalfi, Capri, Procida
Cast adrift along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast and travel to the glittering jewels of the region - Amalfi, Capri, and Procida. Visit the home of mythical sirens, the ancient holiday homes of great Roman emperors and the spectacular Blue Grotto. Hike along historic trails past olive groves, vineyards, lemon orchards and charming villages; dive into the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean; and sample mouthwatering Italian regional cuisine on this remarkable Amalfi sailing adventure.
Price Per Night:$139.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 07, 2021through Sep 05, 2021
Bangkok, Sukhothai, Village Homestay, Village Homestay - Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai
Northern Thailand is a treasure trove filled with glittering temples, ancient ruins, exotic markets and sumptuous foods. Explore the capital of Siam's golden age at Sukhothai, visit the bustling markets of Chiang Mai, stay at a special homestay with local friends and enjoy a traditional khantok dinner - there's so much to discover on this tour through Thailand's northern kingdoms.
Price Per Night:$666.11 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 05, 2020through Dec 14, 2020
Welcome to Tanzania, Hike the Forested Slopes of Mount Meru, Trek through a Montane Cloud Forest to Machame Camp, Trek to Shira Plateau at 12,650', Head East to the Stunning Lava Tower, Depart Machame Route for Arrow Glacier Camp, Acclimatize at Arrow Glacier Camp, Climb to Crater Camp, Summit the Top of Uhuru Peak, Bid farewell to Kilimanjaro
This climb requires sustained periods of up to 15 hours of strenuous hiking at high altitude. You must be in excellent physical and mental condition. Previous experience and a signed Physician Certificate is required.
Price Per Night:$470.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Dec 30, 2022
Angkor Wat / Siem Reap , Banteay Srei / Siem Reap, Tonle Sap / Siem Reap
Uncover the secrets of Cambodia’s mystical Angkor Wat region during three full days of exploration and adventure. Investigate these sacred temples and explore from Angkor Wat to Ta Prohm with a knowledgeable local guide. Be awed not only by the ruins but by stories of god-kings and lost civilisations, ancient mythology and fascinating folklore. Trek through the dense, steamy Cambodian jungle to admire Hindu sculptures that were carved into a riverbed over a thousand years ago, sample plenty of spicy Khmer dishes and meet locals who reside in stilted villages atop Tonle Sap. This is the perfect addition to any holiday in South East Asia.
Cast off from Ushuaia, Argentina, to embark on an adventure to one of the most beautiful and remote locations on the planet. Sail across the notorious Drake Passage bound for the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Explore a world covered in ice and snow; marvel at the odd shapes and spectacular hues of drifting icebergs; spot albatross, cormorants, seals, penguins and whales; and discover the land of the midnight sun - the blues and whites of Antarctica are truly breathtaking.
Embark on a unique land-and-sea expedition to discover the marine wonders of Belize and the Maya ruins of Guatemala. Snorkel amid hundreds of species of fish and corals on the Belize barrier reef with the National Geographic Quest as your base for exploration. Skirt the shores of white-sand islands by kayak and stand-up paddleboard, and swim in turquoise lagoons teeming with marine life. Then venture to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Tikal and other intriguing Maya ruins to encounter thousands of ancient temples and shrines scattered beneath the rain forest canopy.
Travel into desert landscapes heavy with romance and mysticism on this 10-day journey through Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Watch the sun set over Technicolour minarets in Khiva, learn about life in a desert settlement in Yerbent and revel in the eastern-futurism of Ashgabat. Step off the beaten track and onto the ancient Silk Road in this revelatory tour through ancient lands.
Price Per Night:$245.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 08, 2021through Sep 25, 2021
Prague, Ceske Budejovice, Cesky Krumlov, Ardagger, Melk, Krems an der Donau, Vienna
Get your wheels moving on a cycling adventure through the Central European countryside, all the way from picturesque Prague to classic Vienna. This eight-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.
Price Per Night:$263.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 19, 2021through Sep 15, 2021
Darwin, Nitmiluk Gorge & Katherine, Lake Argyle, Purnululu National Park (Bungle Bungles), El Questro Wilderness Park, Drysdale Station, Mitchell Plateau, Mount Elizabeth Station, Silent Grove, Tunnel Creek...
Price Per Night:$1,061.88 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 02, 2020through Dec 10, 2020
Arrive in Maun & Fly to the Okavango Delta, Explore Chitabe Concession, Fly to Seba Camp, Discover More of the Okavango Delta, Fly to Tubu Tree Camp, Discover Hunda Island's Wildlife, Spot Elephants at Savute in Linyanti Game Reserve, Look Out for Big Game at Linyanti Game Reserve, Depart or Extend Your Trip to Victoria Falls & The Kalahari
This safari trip includes game viewing by 4X4, motorboats and mokoro canoes. The guided nature walks will be on flat terrain and vary in length. No previous experience is required.
Price Per Night:$233.84 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 24, 2021through Jun 03, 2021
Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, Seward, Denali National Park, Fairbanks
For enthusiasts with limited time looking to discover Alaska's historic and extreme ways of life. This tour features a Denali Park visit, overview of Alaska's Golden Heart City and moderate hotel properties.
Price Per Night:$241.36 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 02, 2021through Sep 26, 2021
Broome, Tunnel Creek, Bell Gorge – Mt Barnett Station, Mt Barnett Station, El Questro Station, Kununurra, Purnululu National Park (The Bungle Bungles), Purnululu National Park (The Bungle Bungle Range), Fitzroy Crossing, Geikie Gorge – Broome...
Get wild on a 12-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. Whether you’re visiting from overseas or travelling from an urban part of Australia, this tour through the Kimberly is not to be missed.
Price Per Night:$325.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 11, 2021through Feb 14, 2021
Take four days to find the true Costa Rica on a city escapade in sultry San Jose. Savour a stopover in the country’s capital by discovering the historical neighbourhoods and markets jammed with local treasures and colourful characters. See more of the area by whizzing through the mountains by train to sleepy Cartago and exploring its colonial streets by bike. Let San Jose surprise you with its cultural richness and culinary flair as you get a local look around town.
One of Africa's many magics takes place where nature at its most vivid and eloquent meets one of humanity's highest arts: soothing, beautiful, joyfully expressive luxury. We tend to think of the two as unrelated, but they aren't, as From Cape to Delta so enjoyably proves. We look up to gorgeous Table Mountain from the exquisite One&Only Cape Town, and wander in lovely little towns and vineyards backdropped by regal mountains in the Winelands. And we're inspired by untroubled, unfiltered nature in the storied Okavango Delta while we laze productively at Selinda, one of Africa's finest luxury-encounters-wilderness camps.
Price Per Night:$1,160.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 28, 2021through Jul 21, 2021
U.S./Oslo, Norway/Tromsø/Embark, Norway’s Fjords, Murmansk, Russia, Novaya Zemlya, Exploring the Kara Sea, Severnaya Zemlya, Franz Josef Land, Tromsø, Norway/Oslo, Oslo/U.S.
Venture where only the most intrepid explorers have gone before, on a thrilling voyage to the Russian High Arctic and the Kara Sea, where isolated isles and ice-fringed waters harbor dazzling wildlife and intriguing histories. Experience exploration in its purest form aboard the Polar Class 5 National Geographic Endurance, charting a course from the fjord-laced coast of northern Norway to the historic port of Murmansk, Russia, to remote Arctic archipelagos including Franz Josef Land.
Beyond the Galapagos Islands and beaches that most travellers associate with Ecuador is a land of breathtaking mountain ranges and colourful communities that live in their foothills. Run your hands over the rugged edges of Ecuador in this tour, exploring the dense forests and eden-esque valleys that comprise some of the most beautiful vistas in all of the Americas. This trip offers the opportunity to explore the essential spots, from the charming montane town of Cuenca to the lush and laid-back Vilcabamba.
Price Per Night:$301.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 05, 2020through Nov 26, 2020
Addis Ababa, Konso, Jinka, Turmi, Arba Minch, Addis Ababa
Often overlooked, Ethiopia’s spectacular nature reserves and diverse tribal communities are ripe for exploration. Go off the beaten track and visit remote tribes in the Omo Valley and try to spot crocodiles as they bask off the shores of Lake Chamo. Get up close and personal with the people and the nature of Ethiopia – a place hidden from the rigorous modernity of the modern world.
Welcome to the pinnacle of expedition travel – Antarctica. It’s a place of extremes, where the wildlife and landscape paint a picture like nowhere else in the world. The extraordinary islands around the Antarctic Peninsula are a stunning reward for those who conquer the infamous Drake Passage – which is all of you – and amid the Antarctic’s barren beauty you may well encounter orcas, humpback whales, seals and penguins. Explore the ice-filled waters by Zodiac then set foot on the rock and ice that makes up this mysterious continent, and spend your evenings enjoying the state-of-the-art ship and its health and wellness facilities. You’ll be talking about this journey for years to come.
Price Per Night:$224.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2021through Jul 21, 2021
Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk
Get to know the heartland of Poland by visiting three of its most iconic cities: Krakow, Warsaw and Gdansk. This eight-day highlights tour of Poland will get you in the know with Soviet history, inspired by the variety of architecture and cultural richness of the country, and full of as much pierogi and vodka you can manage. Your curated tour includes a walking tour of each city, which will set you up with a solid grasp of each place, giving you the time to explore the winding laneways and diverse districts at your own pace. Let Poland please you with a journey through its urban attractions.
Price Per Night:$377.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 13, 2020through Aug 31, 2020
USA to Cape Town (Via Johannesburg), Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town City Tour, Cape Peninsula Tour, Cape Town to Sabi Sands, On Safari, Sabi Sands, Sabi Sands to Johannesburg, Johannesburg Touring, Fly Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Tour of Victoria Falls...
A ten-night immersion into the best that South Africa has to offer. The first three nights are spent in Cape Town, touring the iconic Table Mountain and seeing the African penguins at Cape Peninsula National Park. Next, the trip moves to Sabi Sands Game Reserve where you will see the renowned Big Five--lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalo, and elephants--in their natural habitat. Watch lions stalk the plains and elephants bathe in watering holes. Afterward, spend a night in Johannesburg, the “City of Gold,” taking in the eclectic, local culture. Conclude your journey by visiting the thunderous Victoria Falls--one of the Seven Natural World Wonders.
Price Per Night:$740.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 05, 2020through Sep 13, 2020
U.S. / Lima, Peru, Lima / Cusco / Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley / Guayaquil, Guayaquil / Galápagos, Disembark / Baltra / Guayaquil, U.S. / Lima, Peru, Lima / Cusco / Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley / Cusco...
Experience the best of Galápagos, and Machu Picchu too, in nine action-packed days. Starting in Lima on a Saturday night, stay two nights in the Sacred Valley, enjoy fabled Machu Picchu and see Cusco, imperial capital of the Inca.
Price Per Night:$194.86 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 29, 2021through Oct 02, 2021
Dubrovnik, Kotor, Niksic , Pluzine, Mostar, Sarajevo
Get your legs moving on a Balkan cycling adventure from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo. Taking in stunning scenery on the coast and inland, this trip will take you riding through three fascinating countries – Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. Tackle challenging climbs, scenic flats and a new rail trail following the now defunct Austro-Hungarian railway line, finishing in the intriguing, yet sobering, city of Sarajevo, with visits to Mostar and other picturesque towns on the way.
Price Per Night:$955.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 20, 2020through Dec 27, 2020
Home / Loreto / Embark, Exploring the Sea of Cortez, Disembark/Loreto/Home
The Sea of Cortez in spring is among the best times and places to see a great variety of whales-humpback, sperm, fin, Bryde's, and blue whales-plus large aggregations of dolphins. Sail the Sea of Cortez, exploring its many islands free from tourist infrastructure and designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Price Per Night:$158.54 (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:$401.56 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 09, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Blue Mountains National Park, Southern Highlands, Jervis Bay, Sydney, The Hunter Valley & Newcastle , Port Macquarie , Dorrigo National Park, Byron Bay, Brisbane to Fraser Island, Fraser Island ...
Discover one of the most incredible landscapes in Namibia when you pay a visit to the barren dunes of Soussusvlei. Explore the area by 4X4 and then take a walk around on foot. Climb the dunes for panoramic views and spend two nights in comfort at the edge of the desert plains. Spend some time exploring the city streets of Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, as the start and finish point of your journey.
Price Per Night:$407.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 06, 2021through Mar 13, 2021
Marangu, Mandara Hut, Horombo Hut, Kibo Hut / Mawenzi Peak, Uhuru Peak / Horombo Hut, Marangu
Take on Kilimanjaro with Lonely Planet and Intrepid on an eight-day trekking adventure. This is the most popular and direct of the mountain routes and the only one serviced by mountain huts to provide protection from the elements. With one guide for every two passengers and a team of porters, all you have to do is focus on the incredible views and keep your footing, while the crew keeps you safe and sound. Hike through forests and alpine meadows, over rocky ravines and past lunar landscapes to the spectacular summit of Africa's highest peak – the panoramic views from the top of Mt Kilimanjaro must be seen to be believed.
Price Per Night:$1,124.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 01, 2021through May 31, 2021
Arrive Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha / Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tarangire / Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro / Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park / Depart
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and fabled tree climbing lions.
From the majestic temples of Angkor to the gorgeous colonial-era architecture of Battambang and the devastating Khmer Rouge reign of the 1970s, Cambodia is a country that emanates history at every turn. Jungle vines crawl over Angkor Wat’s weathered walls and villagers work their land in much the same way they have for generations. This remarkable small-group adventure will get you deep into the heart and soul of this inspiring destination, meeting local residents, and uncovering the spectacular sights that defy belief.
Price Per Night:$677.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 09, 2021through Apr 06, 2021
Quito, Isla Baltra - Charles Darwin Research Station, Isla North Seymour - Isla Mosquera, Black Turtle Cove - Cerro Dragon., Isla Rabida - Sombrero Chino, Las Bachas - Isla Baltra - Quito, Quito
Explore the Galapagos and its native wildlife on a sailing trip around the central islands of the archipelago. Meet the green turtles that inhabit Isla Santa Cruz, watch blue-footed boobies dance the booby two-step and marvel in awe at the unfamiliar beauty that characterises these far-flung islands. Encounter the very same creatures that sparked Darwin’s imagination when he formulated his theories of evolution. There’s no spot on earth that is closer to the origins of the planet, where every step feels as though it’s through uncharted territory. Prepare to depart on the adventure of a lifetime and become a Galapagos Explorer.
Price Per Night:$914.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 16, 2021through May 21, 2021
Sitka / Embark, Exploring Baranof or Chichagof Island, Icy Strait & the Inian Islands, Haines, Tracy Arm - Fords Terror Wilderness, Juneau
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region's iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially carved fjords, and raft to an ancient Alaska native village-all with our nimble expedition ship as your moving basecamp.
Price Per Night:$1,173.08 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 07, 2020through Dec 20, 2020
U.S./Fly to Buenos Aires, Argentina (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion), Overnight Hotel in Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion), Fly to Ushuaia, Argentina/Embark Ship, Antarctica, Disembark Ushuaia/Fly to Buenos Aires (Explorer) or Santiago (Orion)/Home
Explore Antarctica in expedition style, aboard an authentic expedition ship is an incomparable experience and your guarantee of an in-depth encounter with all its wonders. Lindblad Expedition's pioneering polar heritage and 50 years of experience navigating polar geographies is your assurance of safe passage in one of the wildest sectors of the planet.
Price Per Night:$140.57 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 03, 2021through Apr 24, 2021
Berlin, Berlin / Overnight Train, Krakow, Prague, Cesky Krumlov, Vienna, Budapest, Bled, Venice
Head along the enchanting road through bohemian Europe on this 15-day Lonely Planet Experience from Germany to Italy. Travelling from historical landmarks and medieval squares to magical hilltop castles and romantic canals, this is a cultural crusade that’s teeming with local treasures. Wander beside murals on Berlin’s infamous wall, experience the underground vibes of Prague and Budapest’s bar scenes and stroll through classic Vienna in search of ornate palaces and manicured gardens. With the freedom to choose your own adventure in each city, you'll be captivated by the delightful towns and cities dotted through Central Europe – an adventure of fairytale proportions.