Geographic Expeditions offers 117 trips/accommodations

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Across Southern Africa by Private Air

Across Southern Africa by Private Air

Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa for 13 Days • from $17,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-October: After arriving in Johannesburg, we’re whisked away on our private plane to Mashatu, in the remote eastern corner of Botswana, at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers. This extraordinarily beauteous place is ripe for… more

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

Wilds of Botswana

Wilds of Botswana

Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa for 13 Days • from $9,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: In Africa’s Last Eden, the great photographer Frans Lanting pays tribute to the world’s largest inland delta, the Okavango, “whose very existence in the middle of the Kalahari Desert is nothing short of miraculous. . .… more

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

Ethiopia: The Island of Africa

Ethiopia: The Island of Africa

Addis Ababa Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for 16 Days • from $6,800* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered June, October: In Travels in Ethiopia, David Buxton wrote that the country “rises up from the wastes of equatorial Africa like an island from the sea.” A particularly beautiful and unexpected island, in time as well as geography.… more

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

Kenya - Essence of a Continent

Kenya - Essence of a Continent

Jomo Kenyatta AIrport, Nairobi, Kenya for 12 Days • from $8,400* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Our meticulously crafted Essence of a Continent offers a romantic introduction to Kenya, taking you off the beaten path to some of the most vast wildlife reserves and intimate safari camps in the country. Not only… more

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

Morocco: From Casablanca to Marrakech

Morocco: From Casablanca to Marrakech

Casablanca Airport, Grand Casablanca, Morocco for 16 Days • from $8,985* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, April, October, November: Our rendezvous begins in storied Casablanca, where we catch our breath before heading to Rabat’s glistening white buildings and palm-lined boulevards. Driving along the Atlantic coast, then inland, we discover Fès, full of culture and romance.… more

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

The Silk Road Aboard The Golden Eagle & Shangri-La Express

The Silk Road Aboard The Golden Eagle & Shangri-La Express

Airport near Russian Federation, Moscow for 21 Days • from $14,395* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, April, September, October: We're fond of quoting William Hazlitt's line (because we so agree with the thought), that "in traveling, we visit names as well as places." And if you've in the least travel-minded, the names we visit on… more

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

The Many Worlds of South Africa

The Many Worlds of South Africa

Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa for 14 Days • from $13,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: There may be no other country on the planet that contains such a rich collection of worlds as South Africa, from the wild game lands of Kruger to the urbanity of Cape Town, with a taste… more

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

The Nature of Tanzania

The Nature of Tanzania

Kilimanjaro Airport, Arusha, Tanzania for 12 Days • from $12,515* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Tanzania’s wildlife is as rich and bountiful as any place’s on earth, but there are a couple of other things that command our attention: the country’s gentle people and its great soaring landscapes—exceptional, even for a… more

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

The Real Kilimanjaro

The Real Kilimanjaro

Jomo Kenyatta AIrport, Nairobi, Kenya for 15 Days • from $7,825* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January, February, June-September: The mountains,” said the great explorer Francis Younghusband,“ reserve their greatest secrets for those who attain their summits.” There is something exalting and supremely rare about climbing a great peak, a gift that can never be… more

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

Visiting the Primates of Tanzania and Rwanda by Private Air

Visiting the Primates of Tanzania and Rwanda by Private Air

Dar es Salaam Airport, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for 13 Days • from $23,375* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered December-June: A gloriously rare chance to hobnob with two of our closest primate relatives in their homelands, visiting Tanzania and Rwanda’s primates is possible — especially in a just-over-two-week time frame — because of our use of… more

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

Oman and Zanzibar

Oman and Zanzibar

Muscat Airport, Oman for 8 Days • from $4,925* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Oman is a bastion of peace and desert beauty, unexpectedly soaring moun¬tains, and spotless beaches. We begin in Muscat, by common assent the most charm¬ing city in the Persian Gulf region. We’ll visit the old, mountain-girded… more

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

Mountain Gorillas of Uganda

Mountain Gorillas of Uganda

Kampala Airport, Uganda for 10 Days • from $10,000* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: When travelers palaver, one experience that gets everyone’s rapt attention is an account of visiting mountain gorillas. One visitor has written, “There is something deeply touching about seeing these wonderful animals—one almost hesitates to call them… more

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

Burma’s Tribal Tapestry

Burma’s Tribal Tapestry

Yangon International Airport, Burma for 14 Days • from $6,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: After an overnight in Yangon, we fly to the country’s northernmost province, Kachin, and the village of Putao, a marvelous little town in the shadow of the Himalaya (Burma’s highpoint, Hkakabo Razi, rises to more than… more

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

Treasures of Zambia

Treasures of Zambia

Lusaka Airport, Lusaka, Zambia for 15 Days • from $11,965* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered June-October: This rare, handcrafted walking and canoeing safari explores the spectacular scenery of the game-rich savannah and floodplains of Zambia’s South Luangwa Valley, the Lower Zambezi, and Kafue National Park, all based from some of the continent’s… more

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

Mali: From Dogon to Timbuktu

Mali: From Dogon to Timbuktu

Bamako International Airport, Bamako, Mali for 9 Days • from $5,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January, February, September-November: Timbuktu, long the very synonym of farfetchedness, may be the highpoint of this short but jauntily exotic journey (“That impracticable place Timbuctoo,” Lord Byron called it in Don Juan, “where Geography finds no one to oblige… more

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

Mayan Kingdoms

Mayan Kingdoms

San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico for 9 Days • from $3,255* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: As Charles C. Mann points out in his game-changing 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, in 1000 ce the Mayans of what is now southern Mexico and Guatemala were civilizationally right on a par… more

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

Argentina's Far North

Argentina's Far North

Buenos Aires Airport, Argentine for 11 Days • from $5,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Argentina’s sere and volcano-dotted far north, on the other side of the Andes from the Atacama Desert, is little-known and less traveled. Which strikes us as one good reason to explore it. Other reasons: the landscapes… more

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

Into Patagonia

Into Patagonia

Buenos Aires Airport, Argentine for 14 Days • from $6,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January-March: Torres del Paine, Estancia Cristina, and Fitz RoyOf earth’s 37 billion or so acres, very few are as stunningly lovely as those we savor on this trip. And of Melville’s “attending marvels of a thousand Patagonian… more

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

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

Heart of Indochina

Heart of Indochina

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for 16 Days • from $9,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered December-February: This charming, carefully choreographed journey takes us to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia: three fascinating countries that, because of their early Hindu and Chinese cultural and artistic influence, became collectively known as Indochina. In very high, comfortable,… more

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

Trans Siberia Winter Wonderland

Trans Siberia Winter Wonderland

Airport near Russian Federation, Moscow for 15 Days • from $13,795* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February, March: This is the same rolling epic aboard the Golden Eagle Express as the Trans-Siberian. It too crosses eight time zones and traverses 6,600 miles as it traverses Russia from Moscow to Vladivostok. However, on this very… more

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

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

Costa Rica: River and Rainforest

Costa Rica: River and Rainforest

San Jose Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica for 9 Days • from $1,638* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: A land bursting with biology and hospitality, Costa Rica is a treasure-house of flora, fauna, and geologic wonders happily shoehorned into a refreshingly pacific and prosperous little country. Few places enjoy such a good reputation, challenging… more

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

Ultimate Costa Rica Adventure

Ultimate Costa Rica Adventure

San Jose Airport, San Jose, Costa Rica for 7 Days • from $3,685* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered December-April, July, August: We visit many of the highlights in Classic Costa Rica, but for those of us with a taste for outings a little more strenuous, we have created this hiking and multisport trip, which not only gives… more

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

Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands

Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands

Lima Airport, Lima, Peru for 15 Days • from $9,640* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Boasting four World Heritage Sites, there is no other adventure in our roster of South American ramblings that packs in such a variance of epic highlights. Combining a trip to the Incan heartland of Peru with… more

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

Discovering Guyana: Lost Tribes and Newfound Species

Discovering Guyana: Lost Tribes and Newfound Species

Georgetown Airport, Guyana for 10 Days • from $6,740* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Guyana isn’t the kind of place likely to pop up in one of the glossier travel mags. Which, along with its booming beauty and warm culture, is a fine reason to go there, if you don’t… more

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

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