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Nara to Hiroshima

Nara to Hiroshima

Nara Airport, Japan for 7 Days • from $4,975* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: We’ll explore Japan by first visiting its former capital Nara, birthplace of Japanese culture. After a good look at Nara including its beautiful countryside we’ll head for the spiraling Himeji Castle, perhaps the most beautiful 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.

Shikoku: Japan’s Sacred Island

Shikoku: Japan’s Sacred Island

Matsuyama Airport Japan for 7 Days • from $5,530* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Day 1: arrive in Matsuyama • Day 2: Drive to Cape Ashizuri via Uwajima and Uchiko • Day 3: Cape Ashizuri • Day 4: scenic drive along the coast with culinary delights en route to Kochi… more

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

Kurdistan and Eastern Turkey with Carolyn McIntyre

Kurdistan and Eastern Turkey with Carolyn McIntyre

Airport Rd, Erbil, Iraq for 21 Days • from $9,565* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May, September: First things first: Iraqi Kurdistan, where we begin this unique trip, is a stable, sane, and very inviting destination. And if we have any reason to think that might change, we won’t go, pure and simple.… more

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

Festivals of Mongolia: Golden Eagle Festival

Festivals of Mongolia: Golden Eagle Festival

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 11 Days • from $4,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October: Living in the shadow of the majestic Altai Mountains, the nomadic Kazakhs of western Mongolia live and prosper much as they have for centuries. They move seasonally in search of good pasture for their animals, maintaining… more

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

Festivals of Mongolia: Khovsgol Ice Festival and Gobi Camel Festival

Festivals of Mongolia: Khovsgol Ice Festival and Gobi Camel Festival

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 12 Days • from $4,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February: A vast and lonely treasure, Mongolia occupies a space more than three times the size of France, yet its population is only a little over a third that of New York City! So it is no… more

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

Festivals of Mongolia: National Naadam Festival

Festivals of Mongolia: National Naadam Festival

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 11 Days • from $4,550* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July: We've been under Mongolia's spell for a long time, dating to the days when it appeared in musty atlases as “Outer Mongolia.” So, it’s with great joy that we introduce people to this magnificent land and… more

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

The Forgotten Corner of South America

The Forgotten Corner of South America

Georgetown Airport, Guyana for 19 Days • from $10,245* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered January, September: More foreigners visit China every day and a half than visit Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana in a year. Combined. But we assure you: these three countries are a huge, unexpected, and extremely rare treat for… more

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

Mongolia and Siberia

Mongolia and Siberia

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 14 Days • from $6,550* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July: Since the preceding pages are full of paeans to Mongolia, into which we drive on Day 7, let’s concentrate here on the Siberian segment of this lovely journey, which centers around glorious Lake Baikal. “A primordial… more

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

Mongolian Odyssey

Mongolian Odyssey

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 18 Days • from $6,250* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered June, August: This overland journey displays Mongolia’s unexpectedly wide variety of landscapes, from vast sand dunes to snowy peaks, from forested enclaves to the oceanic steppe. We begin with some sightseeing in Ulaanbaatar, then head a little way… more

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

Five Kings of the Altai: Trekking in Mongolia's Highest Mountains

Five Kings of the Altai: Trekking in Mongolia's Highest Mountains

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 18 Days • from $7,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July: Mongolia’s far west, where China, Russia, and Mongolia meet,is a region of giant beauty, virtually untouched by the outside world until quite recently. Forested valleys and clear alpine lakes are punctuated by expansive meadows carpeted with… more

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

Mongolia Explorer

Mongolia Explorer

Ulaanbaatar Airport, Mongolia for 13 Days • from $5,650* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered July, August: As you read about Mongolia on our web pages, you’ll notice our deep fondness for it. This active tour, lovingly crafted by our ranking Mongolia enthusiast Michael Steigerwald, gives us an unassumingly cushy experience of the… more

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

A Nepal Medley: Rivers, Mountains, & Jungles

A Nepal Medley: Rivers, Mountains, & Jungles

Kathmandu airport, Nepal for 8 Days • from $1,750* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered March-May, September-November: Nepal is where many of us got serious about our love affair with mountains, with travel, and with the varietal inhabitants of the welcoming world. In A Nepalese Medley, our Michael Steigerwald, Nicole Peelle, and Becca… more

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

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.

Kangshung Face of Everest Trek

Kangshung Face of Everest Trek

Beijing Airport, China for 22 Days • from $7,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered September: Of Everest’s three faces, the east—or Kangshung—is unquestionably the most beautiful and least visited (this catalog’s lucky writer led seven treks to the Kangshung and only once saw another trekking party, far in the distance). Most… more

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

Mountains and Fiords of South Island

Mountains and Fiords of South Island

Christchurch Airport, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand for 11 Days • from $15,840* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October-April: New Zealand is a gem of a country, and it shines brightly and beguilingly on this elegantly-paced 11-day Private Departure to its South Island. (And while you’re at the computer, take a look at Natural North… more

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

Natural North New Zealand

Natural North New Zealand

Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand for 11 Days • from $15,850* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered October-April: New Zealand’s reputation among eager travelers is about as sterling as reputations get. On this less-than-two-week Private Departure, with frequent October to April editions, we delve into the North Island’s wealth of wonders, scenic, culinary, and… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
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

Cappadocia

Cappadocia

Cappadocia, Turkey for 4 Days • from $2,475* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: There are unique landscapes and then there is Cappadocia. Because we think this famed wonderland is so worth a visit, we’ve constructed this short Private Departure as an addition to our Istanbul and the Aegean Coast… more

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

The Trans-Siberian Express Aboard the Golden Eagle

The Trans-Siberian Express Aboard the Golden Eagle

Airport near Russian Federation, Moscow for 15 Days • from $8,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered February, March, May, July-September: Train buffs (and there are many of us out there) think of the Trans-Siberian as a kind of Mount Everest of rail journeys. (The guy who is writing this, for instance, once honeymooned on the Trans-Siberian.… 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.

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