749 green & sustainable trips found

Himalayan Leadership Trek to Mt. Everest with Ed Bernbaum & Mike Useem

Himalayan Leadership Trek to Mt. Everest with Ed Bernbaum & Mike Useem

Kathmandu airport, Nepal for 14 Days • from $4,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May: Leadership is a capacity that draws on all aspects of yourself and your organization. Developing a vision, articulating it, and inspiring others to achieve it require careful analysis and technical knowledge, as well as a sense… more

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

Sherpa Villages and Mt. Everest with Sona Hishi Sherpa

Sherpa Villages and Mt. Everest with Sona Hishi Sherpa

Kathmandu airport, Nepal for 18 Days • from $3,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October: Many of us trekked to the Khumbu district’s Sherpa homeland with our eyes on Everest, but we returned with fondest memories of the Sherpas, legendary mountain guides and climbers, and valiant friends. Which is a remarkable… more

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

Kingdom of Mustang including the Tiji Festival

Kingdom of Mustang including the Tiji Festival

Kathmandu airport, Nepal for 15 Days • from $3,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May: It wasn’t long ago that the old border kingdom of Mustang was first opened to the outside world. (We remember a famous mountain man exclaiming joyously, “I’m going to Mustang!”) Politically part of Nepal, but geographically… more

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

Sri Lanka Explorer

Sri Lanka Explorer

Colombo Airport, Sri Lanka for 12 Days • from $4,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Our visit to Sri Lanka, one of the most entrancing places on the planet, weighs in at a week and a half, making it a fine Private Departure addition to any of our Southeast Asia trips.… more

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

Eight Days in Tibet

Eight Days in Tibet

Beijing Airport, China for 10 Days • from $2,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July, August: This concise introduction to Tibet and its stalwart culture concentrates on the country’s heartland: an introductory night in Tsedang and the Yarlung Valley, three nights in Lhasa, and then through gargantuan Himalayan scenery to the great… more

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

Festivals of Tibet: Ganden Serthang Festival

Festivals of Tibet: Ganden Serthang Festival

Beijing Airport, China for 13 Days • from $3,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July: We created Festivals of Tibet as a bow to our beginnings 28 years ago in a crowded North Face tent up at 16,500 feet in the shadow of Everest. We started out as InnerAsia, grew steadily,… more

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

Festivals of Tibet: The Gyantse Pelchoe Festival

Festivals of Tibet: The Gyantse Pelchoe Festival

Beijing Airport, China for 13 Days • from $3,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May: We created Festivals of Tibet as a bow to our beginnings 28 years ago in a crowded North Face tent up at 16,500 feet in the shadow of Everest. We started out as InnerAsia, grew steadily,… more

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

Central Tibet Explorer

Central Tibet Explorer

Lhasa Airport, China for 10 Days • from $2,850* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-October: A splendid and unusual look at the monasteries and nunneries of central Tibet, this short trip includes a good look at Lhasa before heading out to Ganden Monastery (one of old Tibet’s most important; here, the… more

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

Imperial Russia - Moscow, the Golden Ring, and St. Petersburg

Imperial Russia - Moscow, the Golden Ring, and St. Petersburg

Airport near Russian Federation, Moscow for 11 Days • from $7,695* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: One hundred seventeen years and two dynasties have passed, but Lord Curzon’s praise still rings true: “the Oriental irregularity and bizarre beauty of Moscow, an Eastern exotic transplanted to the West, an inland Constantinople, a Christian… more

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

Nomads of Persia

Nomads of Persia

Tehran Airport, Iran for 15 Days • from $5,985* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May: Getting to know Iran intimately and well (and, if we may say, far better than any other American company) has allowed us to branch off from the classic destinations of Tehran, Esfahan, and Shiraz into fascinating… more

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

Choquequirao: Trek to a Lost World

Choquequirao: Trek to a Lost World

Lima Airport, Lima, Peru for 15 Days • from $5,530* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July-September: Entrancingly off the increasingly trod track, Choquequirao (“Cradle of Gold” in Quechua—“The Other Machu Picchu,” a recent article in the New York Times called it) is an amazingly preserved Inca outpost, four times the size of… more

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

Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Jerusalem Airport, Israel for 11 Days • from $5,945* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October: “Israel,” the Bible tells us (1 Kings 9:7), “shall be a proverb and a byword among all people.” And indeed it seems that Israel has been a fulcrum of Western history almost as long as there… more

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

Alexandria and the Siwa Oasis

Alexandria and the Siwa Oasis

Cairo International Airport, Egypt for 7 Days • from $3,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: We begin in fabled Alexandria, a city conjured up by Alexander the Great, indulgently inhabited by Cleopatra, and much later so evocatively limned by Lawrence Durrell in his majestic Alexandria Quartet. We spend a couple of… more

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

Iran North to South

Iran North to South

Tehran Airport, Iran for 11 Days • from $4,975* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Concise but comprehensive, Essential Iran provides a good, unhurried look at Iran’s most galvanizing cities, from the capital to Yazd and on to Shiraz, Persepolis, and Esfahan. We honor these places in Treasures of Persia, but… more

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

Cultural Touring in Jordan

Cultural Touring in Jordan

Airport near Amman, Jordan for 7 Days • from $4,095* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: We compress many centuries of history into a short but comprehensive look at this pacific country, visiting Amman, Mount Nebo, and Petra, the astounding city carved from living rock, surely one of the top entries in… more

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

Discovering Syria

Discovering Syria

Damascus International Airport, near Damascus, Syria for 14 Days • from $6,890* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April, September: It’s downright presumptuous to use a word like “discover” about a country that has been around under various guises since humans got in the civilizational mood. But in the past few years Syria, long on the… more

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

Yemen: Arabia Felix

Yemen: Arabia Felix

Airport Road, Sana'a, Amanat Al Asimah, Yemen for 19 Days • from £5,455* per room

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: To the ancients it was Arabia Felix, Fortunate Arabia. But that was old news. The even more ancient Arab root word for Yemen is ymn, or prosperity. By turns peacefully green, lushly mountainous, rugged, vastly sandy,… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
Max group size: 18 people
Must form own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Land of the Incas

Land of the Incas

Lima, Peru for 12 Days • from $4,580* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May-July: Those many of us star-struck by Peru and its Inca heritage will perk up at news of this inspired trip. Land of the Incas jumps us off the usual, inevitably rather rutted travelers' routes in the… more

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

Istanbul and the Aegean Coast

Istanbul and the Aegean Coast

Istanbul Airport, Turkey for 14 Days • from $7,150* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May, June, September: “Alone and tremendous,” Sacherville Sitwell called Istanbul, “No water city can compare . . . it must be the most wonderful site for a great capital there has ever been.” Our days in Turkey’s most important… more

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

Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam by Road and River

Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam by Road and River

Bangkok Airport Bangkok Thailand for 15 Days • from $6,650* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Taking a gander at the map, we see that this zesty trip takes us neatly from Bangkok into Cambodia and farther into Vietnam, ending in Saigon. What the map will not divulge is the rarity of… more

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