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Hiking the Grand Canyon
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate

Highlights

  • Hike into the Grand Canyon’s spectacular chasm on the less traveled trails of the North Rim.
  • Explore Havasu Canyon and its spectacular red-rock formations while camping for three nights beside a tranquil creek.
  • Swim in turquoise pools at the foot of gushing waterfalls, surrounded by sandstone cliffs.
  • Hike into a slot canyon with a Navajo guide, and meet members of the Havasupai tribe.
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Spain Family Adventure
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Moderate

Highlights

  • In Valencia, interact with seals and dolphins at L’Oceanogràfic; try your hand at crafting a traditional Fallas papier-mâché figure and hop on a bike to explore the city’s monuments.
  • Discover the astonishing architecture of Antoni Gaudí, including the whimsical wonderland of Park Güell and his unfinished masterpiece, the Sagrada Família.
  • Spark your imagination at the extraordinary Dalí Theatre-Museum in the artist’s hometown of Figueres, exploring outlandish rooms and artwork created for the site.
  • Step back in time in Girona, exploring the city’s magnificent cathedral, 12th-century baths, and one of the best-preserved Jewish quarters in Europe.
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Belize: Reefs, Rain Forests, and Ruins
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Strenuous
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Kayak, snorkel, and swim at Lighthouse Reef and snorkel the legendary Blue Hole.
  • By special arrangement, gain private access to a subterranean Mayan cave and explore its cathedral-like chambers.
  • Paddle through the jungle on a Sibun River kayaking excursion and spot tropical birdlife along the way.
  • Discover the temples and pyramids of incredible Tikal, an ancient Maya city nestled in the jungles of Guatemala.
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Journey to Antarctica
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Strenuous
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • View magnificent mountains, towering icebergs, and ice formations that make up the dramatic Antarctic landscape.
  • Cruise aboard sturdy Zodiac landing craft in search of leopard seals.
  • Kayak in protected waters, paddling around icebergs as penguins swim nearby.
  • Walk on shore amid thousands of penguins, including gentoo, Adélie, and chinstrap.
  • Explore the world's last great wilderness in the company of a team of top naturalists.
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South Africa Family Adventure
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Ride the aerial tram to the top of Table Mountain, and hike to the tip of the African continent
  • Learn to use a traditional bow and arrow with San hunter-gatherers, and try your hand at pottery and mosaic with local artisans
  • Go white-water rafting on the Sabie River or take in the stunning views by foot along the Mac-Mac River
  • Follow trackers on a wildlife identification adventure, and encounter lions, rhino, giraffes, elephants, and much more in Kruger National Park and Kapama Private Game Reserve.
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Ethiopia Photo Expedition
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Document the unique traditions of the peoples of the Omo Valley, described by National Geographic magazine as “Africa’s Last Frontier,” during dances and gatherings specially arranged for our group.
  • Frame a wide array of subjects, from bustling village markets and everyday life among thatched huts to the birdlife of Lake Chamo and the pilgrims of Lalibela.
  • Visit Omo Child, an organization co-founded by National Geographic Explorer Lale Labuko, dedicated to rescuing mingi children in the Omo Valley.
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Bhutan Photo Adventure
3.5/5 Great
30 reviews
Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Strenuous
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

  • Document some of Bhutan's most beautiful and sacred places, from the icy crest of Jhomolhari to the Buddhist sites of Bumthang.
  • Take portraits of yak herders and farming families on hikes through Bhutan's stunning valleys.
  • Focus on the exquisite details of Buddhist architecture, from medieval dzongs to the intricately painted monasteries that dot the landscape.
  • Capture the color and pageantry of local culture on photo shoots with traditional dancers, archery experts, and monks.
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Egypt Private Expedition
3/5 Average
30 reviews
Private Guided
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Full schedule

Highlights

  • Explore the legendary Pyramids at Gîza and ponder the riddle of the Sphinx, carved out of the limestone bedrock of the Gîza plateau.
  • Discover stunning temples and elaborate burial chambers in Luxor, the capital of the ancient Egyptian empire at its peak; and embark on a four-day cruise down the fabled Nile.
  • Venture to the magnificent rock-cut temples of Abu Simbel, built by the pharaoh Ramses II, and hear from your private guide about the dramatic relocation of this sacred site.
  • Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of bustling Cairo, and encounter world-renowned treasures at the Egyptian Museum.
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HowieImages

Jan 2016

Photographic tour of Turkey featuring Istanbul, Capadoccia and the coast

Turkey was a destination I had dreamed of visiting, and going there with a group of photographers was a dream come true. in 2014 I travelled with a National Geograp...

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Beth

Oct 2016

Wonderful and inspirational

Love this site! Full of wonderful and inspirational information -look like trips of a lifetime!

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VMH

Nov 2017

great sights. Great local guides. Impatient unpleasant photographer leader

The local guide went above and beyond. The sights were amazing. The accommodations and meals much better than expected. Lots of driving but in good cars with good...

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Kathy

Jan 2018

Fantastic!

Fantastic! This is by far the best way to see the world most unique places!

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Cathy

Mar 2018

Aamazing experience

We just returned from an amazing experience exploring the Galapagos Islands then following up with another awesome week in Peru -- highlighted by touring the ruins o...

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