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Egypt: The Nile

Egypt: The Nile

Cairo International Airport, Egypt for 11 Days • from $7,525* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Egypt and the Nile: the two are inextricably linked. 2,500 years ago, Herodotus, looking back on twenty-five centuries of recorded history, wrote, “Egypt is an acquired country, the gift of the river.” The ancient Egyptians took… more

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

Sailing the Eternal Nile

Sailing the Eternal Nile

Cairo International Airport, Egypt for 12 Days • from $8,225* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Egypt and the Nile: the two are inextricably linked. Almost 2,500 years ago, Herodotus, looking back even then on 25 centuries of recorded history, wrote, “Egypt is an acquired country, the gift of the river.” The… 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 Sinai Peninsula

The Sinai Peninsula

Cairo International Airport, Egypt for 5 Days • from $3,175* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered September-June: A stirring visit to the Sinai, following in the tracks of countless pilgrims, tribes, and armies (Burton Bernstein wrote in Sinai: The Great and Terrible Wilderness that this strategic, holy, mysterious piece of "gritty real estate...has… more

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

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.

Treasures of Persia

Treasures of Persia

Tehran Airport, Iran for 21 Days • from $8,075* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April, October: The governments of Iran and the United States are . . . well, you know the story. But since we began our groundbreaking trips to Iran in 1993, our many travel¬ers have been deeply gratified by… more

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

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.

Australia: Ranches, Rain Forests, and Reefs

Australia: Ranches, Rain Forests, and Reefs

Adelaide Airport, South Australia, Australia for 12 Days • from $17,120* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: We begin our far-ranging Ozian jaunt with an afternoon tour of Adelaide, topped off with a city tour of this vibrant city —good fun, but just the barest hint of what Mark Twain called Australia’s “surprises… more

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

Secrets of the Archipelago Aboard the Silolona: A Private Charter

Secrets of the Archipelago Aboard the Silolona: A Private Charter

Bali Airport, Indonesia for 10 Days • from $250,000* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May-October: Our dear friend Patti Seery has spent the past couple of decades building friendships with local villagers, craftspeople, and kings throughout the Indonesian archipelago. Sailing in tremendous comfort and style aboard Patti’s custom-made yacht, the winsome… more

Exertion level:
4/7
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

Rwanda: Gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes

Rwanda: Gorillas of the Virunga Volcanoes

Kigali Airport, Kigali, Rwanda for 7 Days • from $6,000* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: Just a few inches from here, in Mountain Gorillas of Uganda, we quote one of our rapturous travelers on the almost shocking joy that many people feel when they make contact with Gorilla beringei beringei, our… more

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

Antarctica Aboard the National Geographic Explorer

Antarctica Aboard the National Geographic Explorer

Santiago Airport, Santiago, Chile for 23 Days • from $11,740* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered November-February: Glide around enormous tabular icebergs by Zodiac, walk along beaches covered with thousands of penguins, and kayak amid abundant wildlife. Learn about the Lindblad legacy, dating from 1966, as you travel with Ice Masters and Expedition… more

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

A Tribute to Turkey

A Tribute to Turkey

Istanbul Airport, Turkey for 14 Days • from $7,450* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April, May, October: “I have fallen a hopeless victim to the Turk,” Gertrude Bell once wrote in a letter to her family. “He is the most charming of mortals.”We deliver this information (it’s hardly news) about the Turks because… more

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

Hiking in the Mountains of Lebanon

Hiking in the Mountains of Lebanon

Beirut Airport, Lebanon for 8 Days • from $4,125* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-November: As befits a country named for its resident mountains, Lebanon welcomes hikers with a series of unexpected and deeply lovely trails. We begin in Beirut—captivating, edgy, and on the rocky road to reclaiming its historic glamour—then… more

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

Trans Siberia Baikal Express

Trans Siberia Baikal Express

Airport near Russian Federation, Moscow for 9 Days • from $9,995* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered May-August: This is a shorter version of the rolling epic aboard the Golden Eagle Express; the Trans-Siberian. It travels all the way from Moscow to Lake Baikal (or in reverse). we pass through the mesmerizing, seemingly infinite… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
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

Turkey: Private Charters for Family & Friends

Turkey: Private Charters for Family & Friends

Istanbul Airport, Turkey for 10 Days • from $6,410* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered April-October: As you’ve probably noticed, travel is a great bonder of friends and families. How many times have we seen a gathering’s joy level kick up a few notches with the words “Remember the time we went… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Luxury
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.

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 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 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 own group? No

Northern Vietnam: Tribes and Treks

Northern Vietnam: Tribes and Treks

Hanoi Airport, Vietnam for 7 Days • from $2,800* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered Year-round: We’ll travel by jeep and on foot in Vietnam’s lush northern hills, the little-known “Tonkinese Alps,” walking in 4000-foot hills, past emerald rice paddies and riots of bamboo, pine, and orchids, through small farms and villages,… more

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

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 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 own group? No

Secrets of the Deccan and Malabar

National Geographic Tour of a Lifetime 2010/2011

Secrets of the Deccan and Malabar

Bangalore, India for 15 Days • from $7,950* per person

Operator: Geographic Expeditions

Offered November: Another crossing of India’s cultural heartland, this time beginning in the mid-south at Karnataka’s Bangalore, whence we fly north to Hubli and the nearby World Heritage Site of Hampi, capital of the Vijayanagar kings, who dominated… more

Exertion level:
4/7
Accommodation:
Boutique
Max group size: 18 people
Must form own group? No
National Geographic Traveler's Tours of a Lifetime 2010

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 own group? No

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