735 green & sustainable trips found

Best of Brazil: From Salvador to Rio and the Costa Verde

Best of Brazil: From Salvador to Rio and the Costa Verde

Rio Airport, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for 9 Days • from $7,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: The best of Brazil is the best of a beautiful, bounteous, buxom country, about as best as best can be. Which we immediately sense as we alight in the Atlantic coast city of Salvador de Bahia,… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Classic Costa Rica

Classic Costa Rica

San Jose Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica for 7 Days • from $3,745* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered December-April, July, August: It’s hard to imagine a first-time visitor to Northern California not putting San Francisco, Yosemite, and the Wine Country on their wish list. But, as you know, locals often studiously avoid the too-popular sites in those… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Private Charters to the Galápagos Islands

Private Charters to the Galápagos Islands

Airport, Ecuador near Quito, Ecuador for 11 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: The Galápagos need little fanfare. Darwin started the chorus of praise, amazement, and enchantment more than 170 years ago, and the music hasn’t slowed. Here’s a unique opportunity to discover the wonders of the magnificently remote… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

Galapagos Islands Aboard La Pinta

Galapagos Islands Aboard La Pinta

Airport, Ecuador near Quito, Ecuador for 11 Days • from $5,660* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: The Galapagos Islands need little fanfare. Darwin started the chorus of praise, amazement, and enchantment in 1835, and the music hasn’t slowed.We’re very aware that all serious travelers aim to tour the Galapagos Islands, and that… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Laos Unveiled

Laos Unveiled

Vientiane, Laos for 10 Days • from $3,500* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Not that the rest of Laos is all that traveled, but this unusual trip takes us into the country’s decidedly less traveled north, where, for a week or so, we’ll roam in fabulously green hills, visit… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Oaxaca and the Sierra Norte - Places of the Gods

Oaxaca and the Sierra Norte - Places of the Gods

Airport near Oaxaca, Mexico for 6 Days • from $2,495* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Fans of Mexico (and to go there is to become one) know that the southern state of Oaxaca is a synthesis of all that attracts us to this dear country. Our six-day trip is short but… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Panama

Panama

Airport near Panama City, Panama for 9 Days • from $4,275* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Panama is one of those places we tend to think we have a handle on and so overlook when it comes time to make the next travel plan. Oh, there’s the Canal, and some nice Central… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Machu Picchu and the Urubamba

Machu Picchu and the Urubamba

Lima Airport, Lima, Peru for 7 Days • from $3,485* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: For some of us, the Incas are rather hazily lumped in there with, let’s see, the Aztecs —no, they were up north—the Incas, yes . . . Conquistadors. Pizarro, wasn’t it? (Or was it Cortés?) Turns… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Peru Complete

Peru Complete

Lima Airport, Lima, Peru for 14 Days • from $6,830* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Our Peru expert Clark Kotula, who lived and worked in Peru for nearly a decade, and knows and admires it like few others, has crafted this look at the country’s varietal charms with an eye toward… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Bhutan: A Private Journey

Bhutan: A Private Journey

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 9 Days • from $7,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Thanks to its moderate elevations and salubrious latitude, Bhutan is a spectacular destination year-round. This Private Journey opens a window into the kingdom’s beauty and the spiritual generosity of its people from the comfort of Bhutan’s… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Bhutan: A Hiker's Paradise

Bhutan: A Hiker's Paradise

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 12 Days • from $6,050* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February, April, October, November: Paradise, Eden. We use these words (and, every once in a while, the dreadfully shopworn Shangri-La) to describe Bhutan. We try to avoid gilding already resplendent lilies, but we’re committed to accuracy; as far as we… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

Hidden Highlands of Bhutan: Gangkhar Puensuum

Hidden Highlands of Bhutan: Gangkhar Puensuum

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 18 Days • from $7,550* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May, October: A few years ago this writer got one of his all-time mountain thrills by being a member of the first group of outsiders ever to make this superb trek to 24,734-foot Gangkhar Puensum, the highest unclimbed… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

Hidden Treasures of Bhutan

Hidden Treasures of Bhutan

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 12 Days • from $4,350* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February, November, December: The kingdom’s old capital of Punakha is the heart and soul of Bhutanese culture. It’s a marvelous area to explore during the winter months, due to its subtropical climate and low elevations (in the four- to… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

Sacred Festivals of Bhutan

Sacred Festivals of Bhutan

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 7 Days • from $3,650* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, April, July, September, December: Bhutan’s festivals are joyous expressions of its Buddhist culture. Françoise Pommaret, describing their Chaucerian atmosphere, writes that “the festivals offer Bhutanese an opportunity to become immersed in the meaning of their religion [but] they are also… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

The Essence of Bhutan

The Essence of Bhutan

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 14 Days • from $6,550* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, April, September, October: Getting to know Bhutan has been a balm and a revelation to our many GeoEx travelers through the years. Brent Olson, a veteran of three score and more trips to the Dragon Kingdom since we started… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

The Living Edens Trek

The Living Edens Trek

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 16 Days • from $5,150* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January, December: The Nabji Trail brilliantly unfurls the kingdom’s postharvest/winter beauties as it serpentines through central Bhutan’s Jigme Singye Wangchuk National Park. On our six-day, low-altitude trek (never rising above 5000 feet or so), we’ll camp in high… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

The Sacred Valleys Trek

The Sacred Valleys Trek

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 14 Days • from $6,550* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, April, September, October: Bumthang is extraordinarily beautiful, even for Bhutan. Its four high valleys are draped with forests that embrace small monasteries, chortens, traditional stone houses, and markets. Elevations on trek stay below 12,000 feet, and each day’s walk… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

A Sacred Buddhist Land

A Sacred Buddhist Land

Xining Airport, China for 8 Days • from $3,590* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Very much part of Tibet—though split off into a separate province by the Chinese— Qinghai is, of all the places in the world that make the claim, worthy of the title “Roof of the World.” Its… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

A Short Trip South of the Clouds: Yunnan Province

A Short Trip South of the Clouds: Yunnan Province

Kunming airport, China for 8 Days • from $4,600* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March-November: We’re Yunnan fans (we once said it was one of those places we wanted to grab you by the lapels and rave about), so we constructed this shorter trip as an easy Private Departure addition to… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No

Hidden Tribes: Festivals of Guizhou Province

Hidden Tribes: Festivals of Guizhou Province

Beijing Airport, China for 12 Days • from $6,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, November: A rare chance to experience rural life in China, Hidden Tribes spins us well beyond the tourist-trod paths for a close and extraordinarily colorful look at the ethnically diverse villages of Guizhou Province, a festival of… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form your own group? No