This spectacular tour crosses the Alps from picturesque Bavaria to the glaciated peaks of the Tyrol and on to the Mediterranean Meran on the famous "E5" trekking route. Beautiful mountain huts at 6000 to 9000 feet are mixed with charming hotels and guesthouses down in the valleys. Wildflower-filled meadows, glaciers, and rugged peaks highlight one of Europe's most famous and challenging trails.
Our small ship cruise visits the hidden gems big ships never see. Explore millions of acres of Alaska's pristine coastal wilderness by zodiac, kayak and on foot. See whales, grizzlies, eagles, otters, salmon, ancient forests, calving glaciers and more!
The Kenai is Alaska distilled. Tundra-clad mountains, tidewater glaciers, mist-shrouded coastlines, primeval forests and enough wildlife to fill a dozen rolls of film. Come with us as we hike, raft and kayak this wilderness paradise, including a chance to visit Alaska's Kingdom of the Grizzlies, awesome Katmai National Park.
Revel in the majestic beauty of Alaska as we immerse ourselves in a land of crystal glaciers, endless coastline, and abundant wildlife. Exploring the wilderness by land, air and water, we bike along lakes, hike through meadows, raft whitewater, sea kayak majestic Prince William Sound, and fly into the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Sample the spirit of adventure that defines the Alaskan experience.
Considered by National Geographic as "one of the 50 places you should visit in your lifetime," Italy's Amalfi Coast is a picturesque network of pathways that once served as the lifeline between terraced lands and rural villages. Along our hikes, we enjoy magnificent views above lemon gardens and vineyards set amidst terraced cliffs over the crystal blue sea.
Costa Rica, arguably the world's greatest nature/eco-adventure destination, offers far too much diversity to catch all in one go. But if you only have one visit, then make this one it! Mountain bike and try canyoning in Turrialba. Raft for two days on the world-renowned Pacuare River and stay at an ecolodge deep in the rainforest. Experience hiking, kayaking, a zipline tour and a relaxing natural hot springs dip near Costa Rica's most active volcano – Arenal!
Nowhere else in the world can you experience such a variety of spectacular landscapes and activities in one trip. Explore wildlife-rich cloud forests in Monteverde, experience cowboy culture in Guanacaste and relax in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean as you paddle through a mangrove forest. Bathe in mineral-rich mud baths and hot springs, and dry off in the arid savannahs of Rincon de la Vieja National Park. This 8-day adventure also includes rafting the Cucaracho River's exciting whitewater.
This adventure highlights the mighty lands of Northern India. From the expansive desert sand dunes to the lavish Art Deco facades of Jodhpur and the mighty ramparts of Amber, the ancient kingdom of Rajputana-Rajasthan continues to allure visitors with its kaleidoscope of experiences. We explore this region by foot, cycle, zip line, and camel ending the journey at the eternal monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
The Dolomites, well known for sheer pinnacles and high walls, are the most stunning mountains in the eastern Alps. This demanding but rewarding trek takes us through wildflower-filled alpine meadows, past blue and green lakes, and above tree line at over 10,000 feet. We explore some of the region's best landmarks and towns including the Tre Cimes Di Lavaredo, Cortina d'Ampezzo Olympic village and the Rosengarten Mountains.
This 11-day fly-in safari features Kenya's Laikipia highlands, Maasai Mara wildlife sanctuary and the Loita Hills "Forest of the Lost Child".
Experience the last utterly untamed place on earth as we cruise to the "White Continent". Explore giant penguin and seabird colonies, the greatest concentration of sea mammals in the world, and a vast, stark landscape of monstrous icebergs, snow covered mountains and endless glaciers.
From the tranquil shores of Howe Sound to the alpine village of Whistler, we've wrapped the best of British Columbia into one amazing trip. In what the Canadians call "Sea-to-Sky Country," we hike above the clouds and ride ziplines through lush forests, raft rapids through sheer canyons, bike along cascading streams, and sea kayak among sea lions and whales.
Experience an alpine wonderland of wildflower-blanketed meadows, towering summits laden with glistening glaciers, and snow-fed sapphire lakes as we trek to two of Banff National Park's remote backcountry lodges. Enjoy the hospitality of our hosts and savor home-cooked meals served family style. Then venture out to explore the surrounding playground of forests, peaks, streams and lakes.
Prepare for the ultimate adventure getaway of non-stop excitement. Set in the heart of southeast Utah's dramatic Canyon Country, this multi-sport adventure will introduce you to rock climbing, inflatable kayaking, canyoneering, mountain biking, and hiking. No prior experience necessary--just an appetite for new adventures! Available in inn, camping and inn & camping versions, this trip is a favorite of our guides.
The promise of a backcountry, wilderness experience is fulfilled completely during our multi-day hiking adventure in the heart of Colorado's incomparable high country. By day we explore portions of the 10th Mountain Trail System, the country's most extensive, backcountry accommodation-served trail network. Gaze at the stars at night before settling into the comforts of a European-style chalet.
Imagine a multi-sport getaway where you are literally immersed in the pristine wilds of Colorado's snow-covered peaks, wildflower-laden meadows and shimmering aspen groves. On our lofty backcountry adventure, we bicycle historic pathways, raft exhilarating whitewater, and hike among jagged peaks and glaciated lakes. At day's end, relax in the comfort of a European-style chalet.
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