This all-encompassing trip takes you from the medieval towns of Kutaisi to lush green slopes of Mestia valley. Reconnect with nature on hikes through wooded forests and past the Chaladi glacier, wander the ramparts of the Narikala Fortress, learn the secrets of Georgian cheese making and indulge your taste buds with fragrant Georgian wine.
Price Per Night:$1,561.18 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 12, 2023through Mar 29, 2023
Ushuaia, Crossing The Drake Passage, The Weddell Sea Exploration, North Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, South Orkney Islands, At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot, South Georgia, At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot, Montevideo
In the wake of the legendary Endurance Odyssey led by the famous Sir Ernest Shackleton, embark on a polar exploration to the Weddell Sea, between the archipelagos composing the Scotia Arc. In the comfort of Le Commandant Charcot, an exceptional ship designed to sail through ice-covered waters, set off on a timeless journey to the heart of wild and pristine nature; a territory of the seals, whales and king penguins.
Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa, Johannesburg / Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana, Moremi Game Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve / Okavango Delta, Okavango Delta, Okavango Delta / Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls / Depart
Explore the African bush on a nature walk. Your guide will bring your biology textbook to life, as he points out medicinal plants, animal tracks, and micro ecosystems, and explain how everything is inter-connected.Discover the intricacies of the Okavango Delta at your own pace with an experienced guide. Explore secret channels on boat rides and traditional dugout canoes and the seasonal floodplains in 4x4 safari drives.Experience a walk along the thundering Victoria Falls, one of the World's Seven Natural Wonders, followed by a blissful sunset dinner cruise on the Zambezi River.Enjoy a scenic helicopter flight over the unreachable, wilderness regions of the Okavango Delta, a World Heritag...
Arrive Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa / Linyanti Reserve, Botswana, Linyanti Reserve, Linyanti Reserve / Okavango Delta, Okavango Delta, Okavango Delta / Depart
Explore Cape Town and the surrounding wine regions of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek on privately guided sightseeing tours.Discover the wonderful Linyanti Reserve, well known for its predators and large herds of elephant. Go on morning and afternoon 4x4 drives, nature walks, and for a unique perspective, spend some time in the underground hide.Experience a scenic helicopter flight over the Delta's labyrinthine waterways. Keep your eyes peeled for those special sightings, maybe you will spot a shy sitatunga antelope.Enjoy exclusive, unrivaled flexibility at Xigera Safari Lodge in the heart of the incredible Okavango Delta, with no set times, no itineraries, just the unique chance of explorin...
Explore the Selinda Reserve, one of Botswana's most prolific wildlife areas boasting staggering wildlife populations year-round. Home to leopard, lion, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, red lechwe, zebra and giraffe, it is also a refuge for some of the more uncommon species such as African wild dog, roan and sable.Discover the Makgadikgadi Pans, a landscape of space and otherworldly vistas in search of unique desert wildlife. Enjoy a blockbuster of activities including quad biking, bushman walks , traditional game drives and meerkat encounters.Experience exclusive, unrivaled flexibility at Xigera Safari Lodge in the heart of the incredible Okavango Delta, with no set times, no itineraries, just...
Price Per Night:$267.65 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 14, 2023through Oct 10, 2023
Bangkok, Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, Kanchanaburi to Sukhothai, Sukhothai, Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hanoi...
A realm of untold history, sprawling waterways and ancient temples, South East Asia is a wonderland for travellers and explorers alike. This 24-day Premium adventure delves into the heart of Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia, touching on the unique charm each region has to offer. Start your adventure in bustling Bangkok and venture north, where the wildlife, history and local food brings one surprise after the next. Travel into the depths of Vietnam, rich in old world culture and hidden treasures, before finally arriving in Cambodia witnessing the lost ruins of Angkor, uncovering the confronting history of the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek and the tranquillity of the Tonle Sap confluence.
Price Per Night:$720.56 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 09, 2023through Jun 18, 2023
Arrive in Geneva & Explore Grindelwald, Hike from Grosse Scheidegg to Bort, Follow Trails to Kleine Scheidegg, Arrive in Zermatt, Gateway to the Matterhorn, Hike Alpine Pastures with Matterhorn Views, Head to Gornergrat for an Unmissable Mountain Panorama, Arrive in Chamonix, the Cradle of Alpinism, Take in Views of the Mont Blanc Massif, Toast an Epic Adventure Trilogy, Depart from Geneva
This tour is for good walkers, who seek to discover this magnificent region, without having to challenge themselves every day. You should be able to walk 7-10 miles with 2000’ – 3000’ of elevation per day. You do not need to be a great athlete to do this tour, but being in good shape is highly recommended.
Price Per Night:$225.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 04, 2023through Feb 12, 2023
Havana, Las Terrazas / Vinales , Vinales, Bay of pigs / Cienfuegos , Trinidad, Havana
Experience the splendour of Cuba – a cobblestoned Caribbean gem where the rum is plentiful, the smiles infectious and dancing is essential. Join our Hola Cuba adventure and wind your way from sultry Havana and its crumbling churches, through the valleys and farms of Pinar del Rio, and on to the Afro-inspired beats of Trinidad. Along the way we’ve assembled a cast of Cuban characters to give you a proper welcome – tobacco farmers, expert chefs, local artists, historians and salsa dancers that understand where Cuba came from, where the country sits now and, more importantly, where it’s going.
Price Per Night:$492.33 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 01, 2023through Sep 14, 2023
Anchorage, Denali National Park, Talkeetna, Anchorage, Turnagain Arm / Whittier, Anchorage
Discover the quiet, majestic calm of this vast wilderness area filled with striking landscapes and unique animals on a seven-day journey through its untamed heart. Travel through Denali National Park on an Alaska safari, keeping an eye out for grizzlies, caribou and moose along the way, and journey through forests, around mountain ranges and down the coast to Whittier. You’ll cruise past alpine glaciers in Prince William Sound and experience big views of the Alaska Range and Denali in Talkeetna. Add an expert leader to show you the way and you’ve got the perfect adventure.
Price Per Night:$465.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 17, 2023through Aug 05, 2023
Moshi, Machame Camp, Shira Camp, Barranco Camp, Karanga Valley, Barafu Camp / Uhuru Peak, Uhuru Peak / Millennium Camp or Mweka Camp, Moshi
Embark on a nine-day trip trekking the challenging Machame Route to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro – Africa's highest point. At high altitude, it's an epic journey through varied terrain of lowland forest and dry mountain desert. With local guides and porters making your hike that much easier, set up camp at night and soak up all the incredible scenery along the way. Then at the very top of Uhuru Peak, rising 5896 metres above sea level, feel the exhilaration and sense of achievement as you marvel at the incredible views and consider what you’ve just accomplished. Congratulations – you’ve hit the peak of Kilimanjaro.
Price Per Night:$499.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2022through Dec 31, 2022
Veer off the beaten path and discover Parma, a charming town with a rich history. Parma is famous for cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano, and ham, Prosciutto di Parma, as well as beautiful cathedrals, palaces and the opera house. Your package includes a private guided walking tour of Parma, as well as a half-day excursion to the surrounding countryside where you will visit local farms and sample the delicious wine, cheese and prosciutto of the region.
Price Per Night:$1,183.08 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 07, 2022through Dec 20, 2022
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.
From tropical beaches and colourful old cities to spectacular ancient ruins, the Yucatan Peninsula’s draws are many and varied. Learn more about the lives of mysterious civilisations at the Maya ruins of Chichen Itza and Uxmal; try traditional cuisine and get cultured in the likes of Merida and Campeche; and bathe in the crystal clear waters of hidden cenotes and pristine beaches.
Thousands of years of history mixed with a modern, laidback lifestyle means Mexico, and the Yucatan in particular, should be high on everyone’s bucket list.
Price Per Night:$277.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2023through Jan 09, 2023
Launceston / Stanley / North-West Coast, The Tarkine / North-West Coast, North Coast / Corinna, Corinna / North Coast / Devonport, Cradle Mountain National Park / Launceston, Hobart / Richmond / Tasman Peninsula, Tasman Peninsula / Hobart, Huon Valley / Hartz Mountains National Park / Hobart, Bruny Island / Hobart
Tasmania may be just across the ditch from mainland Australia, but when it comes to standout scenery, unique wildlife and intriguing history, this island is a world away. This 9-day adventure will weave you through must-sees and lesser-known treasures, with a local leader to provide expert knowledge at every step. Set off from the historic city of Launceston, hike the coastal trails of Narawntapu and Rocky Cape national parks and explore the prehistoric Tarkine Rainforest. Hit the markets in Hobart, sample the homegrown flavours of Bruny Island, learn about the region’s colonial past and explore a rugged, wild coastline shaped over the centuries by the southern seas.
Price Per Night:$989.90 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 23, 2023through Feb 02, 2023
Welcome to Arusha, Tanzania, Tarangire National Park, On Safari in Tarangire, Onward to Ngorongoro Crater, Wildlife on the Crater floor, To Olduvai Gorge and the Central Serengeti, Ballooning Over the Serengeti, Tracking Game Across the Plains, On Safari in the Serengeti, Return to Arusha
With our luxury tented camps in remote, pristine areas of Tanzania, our East Africa safari promises unmatched Big Game encounters - away from the crowds with our expert guides. Thrill to morning and afternoon game drives and a hot air balloon ride on this classic Serengeti safari.
Price Per Night:$509.20 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 17, 2023through Sep 09, 2023
Calgary, Cycle Banff, Banff - Cycle Lake Minnewanka, Cycle Banff to Lake Louise, Hike Maligne Canyon & Cycle Maligne Lake, Jasper/Calgary
This is the stuff dreams are made of – snow-dusted peaks, turquoise lakes, glittering glaciers and vibrant forests. For many, the Canadian Rockies are only admired out of coach windows, but if you really want to get to the heart of the region and experience it at its very best, a bicycle is your best bet. This six-day cycling adventure is led by a local and kicks off from Calgary before venturing on to Banff National Park, Lake Louise, the Icefields Parkway and Jasper National Park. Challenging and rewarding, your rides deliver in big views and memorable moments.
Price Per Night:$700.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2022through Mar 31, 2023
USA to Papeete, Papeete to Moorea, Circle Island Tour with Belvedere, At leisure, Moorea, Moorea to Bora Bora, Lagoonarium and Shark watching tour, At leisure, Bora Bora, Bora Bora to USA (Via Papeete)
Experience the full flavor of the Society Islands' elegant communities and perpetual sensuality on Society Islands Explorer. Marvel at the beauty of Moorea as you horseback ride along the beach, hike to hidden waterfalls or rest in the tranquil waters. Find yourself as you relax in Bora Bora, a tiny emerald island set amidst the truly turquoise waters. Swim with the sea life, taste the local flavors and feel inspired by the allure of these Pacific island treasures.
Price Per Night:$596.11 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2022through Dec 20, 2022
Welcome to Cairo, Egypt, Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis & Sakkara, Private Coptic Cairo, Citadel, Mosques & Bazaar, Egyptian Museum, Cairo to Aswan via Nile River Cruise Ship, Luxor to Esna, Esna to Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo to Aswan, Abu Simbel Temple, Depart Cairo
Get ready to discover the history and ancient ruins of Egypt. From the vibrant and bustling cities to the awe-inspiring pyramids, there will be no lack and amazement on this Egyptian journey. Learn about one of the most modernized, yet ancient civilizations and become wonderstruck as you experience their accomplishments first hand. A combination of superb accommodations and old world exploration is sure to leave you with lasting memories of some of the world's most fascinating cities.
Price Per Night:$453.46 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 22, 2022through Jan 04, 2023
Arrive in Marrakech, Discover Mesmerizing Marrakech, Journey to Essaouira, Follow the Coast Road to Casablanca, Marvel at Hassan II Mosque & Drive to Rabat, Visit Meknes & Travel to Fes, Explore the Wonders of Fes, Journey to Erfoud, Camel Trek to Erg Chebbi, Ride Camels & Hike the Dunes of Bou Yerd...
Touring cities and ancient sights includes walking up to 2-3 hours on uneven cobblestone streets and some dirt trails. In the Sahara, you may be riding a camel for up to five hours through sand dunes and on somewhat hilly terrain. No previous experience is required.
Price Per Night:$1,152.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2022through Dec 20, 2022
Johannesburg to Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls, Victoria Falls to Johannesburg
Venture to the commanding kingdom of Victoria Falls. Discover one of the seven natural wonders of the world as 650 million liters of water crash into the Zambezi River. Relax and enjoy a leisurely sunset cruise down the Zambezi River with incredible views of the African bush, beauty you have to see to believe. This extension is the perfect addition to your Swain Destinations African itinerary.
Price Per Night:$1,381.25 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 29, 2022through Dec 31, 2022
Welcome to Kigali, Rwanda, Kigali to Parc National de Volcans, Gorilla Trekking, Volcanoes National Park to Kigali, Depart Kigali
A truly exhilarating experience, Rwanda Gorilla Trekking Adventure allows you to come face to face with the largest primates in the world. Take in the sights of Rwanda's picturesque countryside, visiting Volcanoes National Park, and catching a glimpse of gorillas in the wild and the Virungas, 9 impossibly steep volcanoes, while traversing on foot. Enjoy knowledgeable guides, giving you all the information you need to know about these incredible animals.
One of Japan’s greatest attractions is its ability to offer up both the modern and traditional versions of itself. Alongside future-focused cities like Osaka and Nagasaki, there are places that have kept to its traditions for hundreds of years, often to stunning effect. Set off on a journey of discovery into the Japan that lies south-west of Osaka, a ‘lost Japan’. Travel to Takamatsu and Naoshima Islands and be amazed at the contrast between the traditional beauty of the Ritsurin garden and the local avant-garde art exhibits.
Price Per Night:$1,203.24 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2022through Dec 31, 2022
Welcome to Taupo, Huka Lodge At Leisure, Travel to Queenstown, Milford Ultimate Helicopter Excursion, Queenstown at Leisure, Travel to Christchurch, Christchurch City Garden Tour, Travel to Sydney, Sydney In Style Tour and Sydney At Leisure, Travel to Hayman Island ...
Endless exploring in buzzing cities, charming villages and hidden reefs, Ultimate Australia and New Zealand takes luxury to the next level. A private helicopter tour over Milford Sound, a luxury cruise through Sydney Harbour and endless spa retreats are what are in store for you on this unrivaled itinerary. Escape to the Great Barrier Reef at qualia, an exclusive lodge set in the idyllic Whitsunday Islands. Stimulate your senses in Sydney, get outdoorsy in New Zealand and laze away on the islands. Combine the best that these two unique countries have to offer for one perfectly crafted luxurious journey.
Price Per Night:$1,765.83 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 24, 2023through Jan 30, 2023
Welcome to The Langham. Sweeping vistas of the Yarra River and Melbourne skyline. Outstanding location amidst the city's captivating Arts and Leisure district. A sanctuary nestled on the famous Southbank Promenade. 388 immaculately furnished rooms and suites designed for the discerning. Each window is framed by a magnificent view of the Yarra River or the city skyline. The hotel is approximately 1 mile - walking distance to Ron Laver Arena and 16 miles from Melbourne Airport (MEL).
Price Per Night:$617.73 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 09, 2023through Mar 20, 2023
Arrive in Amman, Discover Amman, Journey to Jerash & Ajloun, Head South to Mount Nebo & Madaba, Hike from Dana to Feynan Ecolodge, Hike from Wadi Feynan to Furon, Hike from Furon to Ghbour Whedat, Hike from Ghbour Whedat to Little Petra, Hike from Little Petra to Petra, Explore Ancient Petra & Travel to Wadi Rum...
This trip includes hikes up to 11.5 miles on five days with significant ascents and descents and walking for sightseeing on several other days.
Price Per Night:$230.40 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 03, 2022through Dec 08, 2022
Hobart / Central Plateau / Strahan, Tarkine Region / Strahan, Cradle Mountain National Park / Sheffield / Launceston, Bay of Fires / Bicheno, Freycinet National Park / Bicheno, Richmond / Hobart
Price Per Night:$452.11 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 05, 2023through Mar 14, 2023
Santiago, Punta Arenas – Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park , El Calafate, El Calafate – Perito Moreno Glacier, Buenos Aires
Visit South America and travel to Patagonia – a fascinating region in the far south of Chile and Argentina, rich in natural beauty, dramatic vistas and cosmopolitan cities oozing with passion and culture. Feel the contrast as you trek the W Hike through the Patagonian wilderness and explore the urban metropolis of Santiago. From camping near the end of the earth and witnessing gargantuan glaciers to indulging in the modernity of Buenos Aires, this trip will reward those with a sense of adventure, an appreciation of nature and an interest in diversity.
Price Per Night:$570.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Mar 09, 2023through Mar 10, 2023
Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego National Park
So much more than just a launch pad for Antarctic expeditions, Ushuaia and its surrounds offer a whole lot to adventurous travellers. And the best bit? You only need a day to experience the highlights of the region. Join a local guide and journey into the wild landscapes of Tierra del Fuego National Park where you’ll hike, canoe and dine on the riverbank in a heated dome (Malbec and epic views included). You don’t have to travel to the ends of the earth for an adventure, but if you’re after awe-inspiring, untouched scenery, it’s certainly worth the trip.
Price Per Night:$356.11 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 29, 2023through Sep 16, 2023
Darwin / Katherine Gorge, Lake Argyle, Kununurra / Purnululu National Park, Bungle Bungles / Purnululu National Park, El Questro Station, Gibb River Road / Mt Barnett, Manning Gorge / Mt Barnett, Bell Gorge / Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek / Broome
Get lost in the beauty of the Australian Outback on this intoxicating tour from the Top End to Western Australia. Spot wildlife around enchanting Lake Argyle, explore the soaring walls of Windjana Gorge, hike along narrow paths at Echidna Chasm and cool off in crystal-clear watering holes beneath cavernous gorges. The Outback is a truly magnetic place – experience it in all its rugged beauty on this 4x4 adventure through the red desert Kimberleys under the blazing Australian sky. With two local leaders by your side, you’ll experience the Kimberley at its very best.
Energetic cities give way to wild deserts and soaring peaks on this 15-day Premium adventure through Morocco. Explore the blue washed streets of Chefchaouen, Meknes’s animated medina, the historical Old Town of Fes and the lively Djemaa el-Fna square in Marrakech. Sip tea with an Amazigh family in the Dades Valley, eat pastilla in the home of a Fes local and spend an unforgettable evening beneath the stars in the Sahara. From varied culture to boundless hospitality, discover a country that defies expectations.
Whether you’re stargazing in the Sahara, breaking bread with the locals or exploring fabled ruins, Morocco is filled to the brim with soul-stirring moments. Set off on a 15-day Premium journey through buzzing cities, tranquil oases, vast deserts and laidback beaches. Explore Meknes’s animated medina, the lively Djemaa el-Fna square in Marrakech and the relaxed seaside town of Essaouira. Learn the secrets of bread making in Ourika, eat pastilla in the home of a Fes family and spend an unforgettable evening in a Sahara desert camp. With so many different worlds under one North African sky, a local leader brings the best of the country to light.
Discover a thousand shades of green, indulge in some of the continent’s freshest food, and share moments of connection with locals on this 13-day tour. Travel down the scenic East Coast Road into the countryside and across to the west coast before finishing in India’s deep south. Experience the cultures, religions, and histories of this region through its small rural towns, fishing villages, and the scented spice plantations set in the picturesque Western Ghats mountains. This revelatory trip introduces you to an area less travelled from the comfort of a private vehicle.
Price Per Night:$710.71 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 06, 2022through Dec 13, 2022
Arrive Kilimanjaro / Arusha, Arusha / Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park / Lake Manyara National Park / Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Crater / Olduvai Gorge / Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, serengeti National Park / Depart Kilimanjaro
Price Per Night:$449.29 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 16, 2023through Sep 15, 2023
Brisbane / Noosa / Rainbow Beach, Fraser Island (K'gari) / Rainbow Beach, Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Islands / Airlie Beach, Mission Beach, Great Barrier Reef / Mission Beach, Atherton Tablelands / Cairns, Cairns
Victoria has the Great Ocean Road, New South Wales has Bronte and Bondi, but head further north up Australia’s east coast and it’s a whole different kettle of fish. Queensland offers one coastal paradise after another: the atmospheric dunes of Fraser Island, the impossibly white beaches and blue waters of the Whitsundays, and the colourful coral tapestry of the Great Barrier Reef. With four-star accommodation throughout, this is one unforgettable east coast adventure.
Price Per Night:$429.64 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 18, 2023through Mar 04, 2023
Buenos Aires, El Chalten, El Chalten / El Calafate, El Calafate / Perito Moreno Glacier, Torres del Paine National Park, Puerto Natales, Ushuaia, Buenos Aires
Travel from the heaving streets of Buenos Aires to the remote wilderness of Argentina and Chile on this 15-day trekking tour. Hike to the clear waters of Laguna de Los Tres and see a glacial lake surrounded by jagged peaks when you explore Laguna Torre. Spend a few days deep in the wilds of Torres del Paine National Park, hiking past glaciers and watching rhea birds and pink flamingos preen in front of a backdrop of stunning mountains. Finish up with a cruise through the Beagle Channel and a night in Buenos Aires, the perfect end to an active adventure through the wilderness of South America.