735 green & sustainable trips found

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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your 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 your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

A Mekong Adventure: From Thailand to Laos

A Mekong Adventure: From Thailand to Laos

Bangkok Airport Bangkok Thailand for 12 Days • from $5,325* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October-April: One of the world’s most consequential rivers, the Mekong begins its 2,600-mile course at over 17,000 feet on the Tibetan Plateau and, weaving its way through a great crunch of gorges near Gyelthang, drops into Southeast… more

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

Southern Laos: Indochina's Last Wilderness

Southern Laos: Indochina's Last Wilderness

Vientiane Airport, Vientiane, Laos for 11 Days • from $3,600* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered November-April: Bursting with ethnic diversity and color, southern Laos’ hills are rich with unique tribes and customs, not to mention remarkable landscapes: lush green rice fields, coffee and tea plantations, surging waterfalls. We visit the cool and… more

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

Kipling's Burma

Kipling's Burma

Yangon International Airport, Burma for 10 Days • from $4,675* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October-April: "This is Burma, and it will be quite unlike any land you know about,” wrote Kipling. Compelling highpoints of this slumbering, courageous, kindly land: Yangon (whose Shwedagon Temple the Raj’s laureate called “a golden mystery .… more

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

An Explorer's Antarctica (2011/2012)

An Explorer's Antarctica (2011/2012)

Ushuaia Airport, Argentina for 12 Days • from $4,890* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered November-March: We board our expeditionary vessel in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Our ice-hardened ships are surprisingly comfortable; they have bar/lounges and libraries and feature private baths for most cabins (they also have a clinic and physician… more

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

Jordan Explorer

Jordan Explorer

Airport near Amman, Jordan for 9 Days • from $4,410* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-October: On this journey, we travel from Amman to the evocative Desert Castles of Qasr Kharana, Azraq, and the World Heritage Site Qasr Amra, getting a refreshing look at the transcontinental avian crossroads of the Azraq Wetlands… more

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

Into the Heart of South India

Into the Heart of South India

Chennai International Airport, Chennai, Tamil Nadu for 15 Days • from $7,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January, October: There isn’t a real India any more than there is a real U.S. of A. But if there were, it would be in the south. Relatively unruffled by the waves of invasion that swept through and… more

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

France: Provence

France: Provence

Avignon, France for 7 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: The Dragon's Path

Offered Year-round: There is something magical about the light in Provence - a region of contrasts and colorful luminescence.  Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin found inspiration here for works which were to alter the course of art forever. … more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Italy: The Dolomites

Italy: The Dolomites

Venice, Italy for 8 Days • from $4,200* per person

Operator: The Dragon's Path

Offered Year-round: Tinted in weathered shades of rose, yellow and grey, the fairy-tale spires and dramatic rock walls of the Dolomites rise in elegantly chiseled shapes of fantastic form, looking every inch like a landscape devised by the… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 16 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.

Turkey: Dedoconese Islands

Turkey: Dedoconese Islands

Bodrum near Milas Airport, Turkey for 8 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: The Dragon's Path

Offered May, June, September, October: We hike and sail the idyllic shores of ancient Caria across the Dedocenese Islands. We spend our time reading, hiking and enjoying the delicate Turkish food and wine on board our luxury yatch, meandering the tranquil… more

Exertion level:
5/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 11 people
Must form your own group? Yes (custom departure). Price based on group size.