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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 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 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 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 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 own group? No

The Epic of Central Asia

The Epic of Central Asia

Ashgabat, Ahal, Turkmenistan for 21 Days • from $7,475* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April, September: Before the Bolsheviks dragooned them into the Soviet Union in the 1920s, the khanates of Central Asia were some of the most despotic, hidden, and utterly fascinating parts of the planet. People were driven half mad… more

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

Himalayan Kingdoms

Himalayan Kingdoms

Beijing Airport, China for 16 Days • from $8,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April, September, October: There’s no better reminder that we’re still in the midst of a golden age of travel than our great classic Himalayan Kingdoms. Hero-explorers like Alexander Csoma de Koros, Sven Hedin, and George Mallory, among many stalwart… more

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

Touched by Nature in Australia

Touched by Nature in Australia

Sydney Airport, Australia for 10 Days • from $11,750* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March-August: A stylishly beautiful, 16-cabin ship (with its own Bell 407 helicopter), the True North is equipped with all the modern amenities, including hearty Australian hospitality. It’s a purpose-built ship, and in this case one of its… more

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

Amazing Tasmania and South Australia

Amazing Tasmania and South Australia

Sydney Airport, Australia for 14 Days • from $18,880* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Separated from Australia by the Bass Strait, Tasmania long ago seceded--not politically, but geologically--from the island continent. It is a world apart, a world we’ll get nicely acquainted with on this two-week Private Departure, which includes… more

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

Sacred Summits of Bhutan

Sacred Summits of Bhutan

Paro Airport, Paro, Bhutan for 14 Days • from $5,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May, October: Chomolhari, Bhutan’s deeply venerated guardian peak, rises on the Tibet-Bhutan border near the major trade route from India into Tibet’s Phari Valley. In 1939, F. Spencer Chapman, the mountain’s first climber, wrote, “Chomolhari gives a greater… more

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

Madagascar: The Eighth Continent

Madagascar: The Eighth Continent

Antananarivo International Airport, Madagascar for 14 Days • from $9,000* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Most of us are just a little hipper to Madagascar than Marco Polo, who almost seven centuries ago called it “Magastar, one of the greatest and richest Isles of the World . . . governed by… more

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

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 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 own group? No

Namibia to Mozambique: Sea to Sea Across Southern Africa

Namibia to Mozambique: Sea to Sea Across Southern Africa

Windhoek Hosea Kutako International Airport, Namibia for 14 Days • from $25,000* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-October: We commence this superbly crafted air safari—which averages two eye-popping hours of flying time a day—with a restful overnight in Windhoek, Namibia, then meet our pilot-guide and board our private aircraft for a suitably spectacular flight… more

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

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 own group? No

Papua New Guinea: A Journey Back In Time

Papua New Guinea: A Journey Back In Time

Port Moresby International, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for 13 Days • from $8,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February-November: Crazy-lush, lush as a dream of green heaven, its air is filled with Picasso birds, and its jungles, mountains, and people are cheerful citizens of one of the last earthly places where nature is an unrivaled… more

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

Festivals of Rajasthan

Festivals of Rajasthan

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi for 15 Days • from $10,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered November: Rajasthan is deservedly our most popular India destination: because of its tangible culture (romantic, knightly, chivalric), its natural and human charms (looming deserts and fabulous architecture), and perhaps most of all because of its great festivals,… more

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

From Taj to Tiger

From Taj to Tiger

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi for 16 Days • from $9,650* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March, November: This unique trip intertwines visits to some of India’s most compelling sights and monuments with game viewing at one of India’s finest wildlife parks. (Pre-embarkation notes: Our group size is considerably smaller than that of other… more

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

Highlands of Ladakh: The Hemis Festival

Highlands of Ladakh: The Hemis Festival

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi for 15 Days • from $4,150* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered June: Ladakh, though politically Indian, is emphatically and enduringly Tibetan, culturally, religiously, and geographically. It’s a heart-grabbing place, simultaneously austere and warm, vast and intimate. Thinking of Ladakh, we’re always reminded of Andrew Harvey’s story of his… more

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

Village to Village in Sikkim

Village to Village in Sikkim

Kolkata Airport Station, Kolkata, West Bengal for 13 Days • from $5,750* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February-April, October, November: Nestled into the heart of the eastern Himalaya and bordered by Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan, Sikkim offers some of the most breathtaking views in India. Beyond the allure of its scenery and fabled mountain, Kangchenjunga, this… more

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

Libya

Libya

Tripoli International Airport, Tarabulus, Libya for 17 Days • Contact provider for price

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: While travel to Libya isn't in the cards for the immediate future, we continue to monitor events and remain hopeful that we will be able to return to this worthy country again very soon.Libya is a… more

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

Guatemala

Guatemala

Guatemala airport, Guatemala City for 9 Days • from $3,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Guatemala is an often overlooked country, rich with tremendous scenery, Mayan glories, colonial grandeur, and cheery, heart-involving folks. As our Brady Binstadt says, “These are some of my favorite places in all of the Americas 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.

Kyoto: The Soul of Japan

Kyoto: The Soul of Japan

Kyoto Airport, Japan for 7 Days • from $6,850* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Kyoto, Jan Morris has written, “remains to the Japanese something special . . . the supreme repository of their ancient traditions, their religion, and their high-flown patriotism, their golden heritage and their resilient pride.”In this expertly… more

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

Kyushu Island

Kyushu Island

Beppu Airport Japan for 7 Days • from $6,875* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Japan is a beautifully and intricately designed puzzle, boxes within boxes, a country that has refined just about every taste into an art form. We take delight in solving the amazing Japanese enigma with Private Departures… 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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