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Hwange National Park & Victoria Falls
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy

Highlights

  • With a knowledgeable guide, follow trails along the rim of Victoria Falls.
  • Get closer than you ever imagined possible to wild elephants inside a lodge’s innovative underground “look-up” blind.
  • Walk through conserved farmland into a remote village, where you’ll stop by a school, assist locals with work in the fields, and visit the home of the headman for some compelling conversation.
  • Discover the fascinating history of Africa’s Cape-to-Cairo rail line as you ride along a stretch of it through Hwange’s backcountry.
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Slovenia: Julian Alps to the Adriatic
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

  • In Velika Planina—a massive mountainside pastureland favored by shepherds for centuries—stop by a local herder’s pine-shingle hut to sample cheeses made from her flock’s milk.
  • Board a traditional pletna boat, and glide across beautiful Lake Bled to the iconic island at its heart, where a 10th-century church is rumored to contain a steeple bell that grants wishes.
  • Walk the otherworldly landscape of Secôvlje Salina Nature Park, home to some of the last traditional salt flats in the Mediterranean region, where workers still use centuries-old techniques to harvest the mineral.
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Bwindi Mountain Gorillas
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Private Guided
Lodging level
Basic - 2 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

  • Climb thickly forested hills to discover rare mountain gorillas in their native habitat
  • Scan the forest canopy for monkeys and birds as you sip sundowners on your panoramic deck
  • Stride through the rainforest on a guided walk, surrounded by birds, butterflies, and exuberant tropical vegetation
  • Learn about local health care, sustainable development, or Batwa Pygmy traditions during a visit to a nearby village
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Italy: The Lakes
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Wander the majestic grounds of 18th-century Villa del Balbianello, a mixture of luxurious palms, classical statues, and dramatic arches covered in ivy.
  • On Lake Maggiore—the setting for Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms—stop by a local shop on Isola dei Pescatori (“Fishermen’s Island”) to chat about the catch of the day.
  • Sample the delicate and robust vintages of the region during a wine tasting in a 16th-century wine bar located in Orta San Giulio.
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Mozambique: Ibo Island Dhow Safari
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Private Guided
Lodging level
Camping
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

  • Fall asleep to lapping waves and brilliant stars in your tropical island eco-camp
  • Snorkel through kaleidoscopic schools of fish in the Quirimbas’ coral-rich waters
  • Swim with wild dolphins or dive among ancient Indian Ocean shipwrecks
  • Feel the time-honored rhythms of island life, strolling through untrammeled coastal villages or cutting through turquoise waters in a traditional dhow
  • Feast on fresh-caught seafood, with your toes in the sand of your own private beach
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California Wine Country Walking Tour
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

  • Enjoy daily wine tastings, including an indulgent sampling of Benziger Family Winery’s vintages paired with a tour of their vineyards.
  • Stay in the charming Gaige House, a boutique hotel in the heart of Sonoma, which boasts fireside public rooms, tranquil gardens, and easy access to wineries and hiking trails.
  • Savor a picnic basket of local specialties at Buena Vista Winery, the oldest vineyard in the entire region.
  • Explore Bothe-Napa Valley State Park, a beautiful landscape of oak and redwood chaparral laced by burbling creeks.
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Iceland: Reykjavík & National Parks
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Near the basalt sea columns of Vík, enjoy a memorable walk along the headlands above Reynisfjall cliffs, spotting puffins and kittiwakes.
  • Discover many of Iceland’s traditions on your visit to a folk museum in Skogar complete with old turf farmhouses and antique fishing boats.
  • Learn about the fascinating and distinctive Icelandic horse when you visit a farming family near Hella, who takes you through their stables to show you the unique gaits of these pony-sized creatures.
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England: The Cotswolds
4.9/5 Excellent
100+ reviews
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

  • Stroll through a bucolic landscape of plowed fields, pastureland, forests, and grassy paths straight out of a fairytale.
  • Stay in quaint country inns and converted manors brimming with English charm and surrounded by beautiful gardens.
  • Connect with locals and soak up the ambiance in historic pubs.
  • Visit the beautifully preserved Sudeley Castle and gardens, where King Henry VIII’s sixth wife, Queen Katherine Parr, is buried.
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Anonymous UNE1001

Jun 2016

We loved our CW trip to Peru!

We loved our CW trip to Peru! We had wonderful guides who were helpful, knowledgeable, and fun to be with. We especially liked the special cultural immersion opportu...

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Anonymous UNE1002

Jun 2016

Phone interactions are exceptional

Phone interactions are exceptional. Employees are well informed about travel in general and your tours in particular-they speak with authority and from personal expe...

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Anonymous UNE1003

Jun 2016

CW is a great company

CW is a great company. I have been on two adventures with CW and both have exceeded my expectations. I only have two slightly negative things: 1. the levels of diffi...

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Anonymous UNE1004

Jun 2016

not 5 star

While the CW team was good, it was not 5 star as the client team relationship was limited with no follow up. Other travel companies use a more connected approach. I ...

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Anonymous UNE1005

Jun 2016

worst thing that you have done was merge with VBT

I think the worst thing that Country Walkers has done was merge with VBT. I don't get a real person when I call, I get agents that have no idea about what country wa...

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