• Departs in: April 2015
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Wildest India
Cost: $5,350  §  Duration: 14 days

Tigers are always elusive, but searching the best places, at the best time of year with one of India's best naturalists increases your chances greatly. Your guide, Avijit Sarkhel, has led JOURNEYS' tiger safaris throughout India for the past seven years. He is one of India’s leading birders and is active in various ornithological societies. Avi's passion for

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Departs April 1

Australia's Rugged Kimberley Coast
Cost: $7,200-$8,840  §  Duration: 12 days

Discover the Kimberley, the spectacular rugged outback of Australia's northwest. Here find powerful waterfalls  -- including the phenomenal horizontal falls formed by massive tides exploding through narrow gorges.  Come face to face with the extreme coastal rock faces. Find a bounty of wildlife and the world’s oldest indigenous rock art. The best way to explore the Kimberley is by small

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Departs April 3, 13 & 24

Grand and Gracious Nicaragua
Cost: $2,990  §  Duration: 11 days

Enjoy an in-depth exploration of the most distinctive and memorable features of Nicaragua from rich coffee country and iconic volcanoes to graceful Granada, Las Isletas and Lago Nicaragua. Come early to explore historic Leon; add on time to enjoy the sensual twin-domed Ometepe Island or the isolated and inviting  Pacific beaches near San Juan del Sur. 

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Departs April 5 or Privately on Request

Four-day Gorilla Adventure
Cost: $3,417-$3,797  §  Duration: 4 days

If you're going to be in Africa, trekking in search of mountain gorillas is a must-do.  This 4-day adventure in the Virunga Mountains of Parc National de Volcans offers two opportunities to hike the forests in search of these gentle giants.   Those choosing a single gorilla trek will have time to search for golden monkeys, or visit the nearby lakes

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Departs April 5 & 26 or Privately on Request

Classic Namibia Under Canvas
Cost: $4,795  §  Duration: 12 days

Discovering Namibia is a captivating experience. Venture into a world of changing scenery and vast unspoiled wilderness with a cosmopolitan atmosphere and people. Explore Namibia's attractions including central Namibia with the Namib Desert (Sesriem and Sossusvlei) and the North, home to the famous Etosha National Park. Explore Namibia on a fully-serviced classic

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Departs April 6

Everest Sherpa Country Trek
Cost: $4,450  §  Duration: 19 days

Celebrate your health, fitness, and expeditionary spirit with this most wonderful Himalayan adventure. Everest offers an enduring experience of natural beauty, geological magnificence, and profound cross-cultural discovery. Trekking via Namche, Tengboche, and Pheriche, you follow much of the same route as the early Everest climbing expeditions, but in an unhurried  spirit of

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Departs April 7 or Privately on Request

Everest Namche Lodge Trek
Cost: $2,950  §  Duration: 11 days

JOURNEYS and the family of JOURNEYS' senior mountaineering and trekking guide welcome you to settle in and stay awhile in Namche Bazaar in the roadless Khumbu region of Nepal. Make your stay in a Sherpa home-based lodge in the shadow of Mount Everest. Over the past 30 years, JOURNEYS has built a proud reputation

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Departs April 7 or Privately on Request

Heart of Amazonia—Cruising the Rio Negro
Cost: $3,650-$3,995  §  Duration: 9 days

Sign on for the most personal, spectacular, professional, Amazon cruise available. Your ship, the Tucano, is a nine-cabin motor yacht with lovely salon and observation deck, private facilities, air-conditioning and delicious food. Mammal sightings will likely include peccaries, river otters, river dolphins, capybara, agouti, and coatimundi; squirrel monkeys, capuchin monkeys and howlers; and, if you're extremely lucky, ocelot. Tropical bird

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Departs April 10 & 24

Madagascar: Lemurs! Lemurs!
Cost: $5,965  §  Duration: 16 days

Madagascar, often referred to by ecologists as the eighth continent, is unlike anywhere else on the planet.  The wildlife viewing in this exotic landscape is unparalleled, the opportunities for rich cross-cultural experiences in this itinerary unique.  The peoples of Madagascar originated in India, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. This incredible synthesis of tradition, religion, and culture created a

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Departs April 10 •  One of three 2014 dates, each with two travelers!

Botswana's Best Camping Safari
Cost: $3,550-$4,100  §  Duration: 9 days

Camp and explore amidst the greatest concentrations of wildlife in Southern Africa. The Okavango, Moremi, Chobe, and Savute are legendary wildlife sanctuaries. Enjoy spectacular game viewing from land and water as your safari guide leads you deep into wildest Africa. You will savor the best natural wonders of Africa while still enjoying the comforts of secluded bush

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Departs April 11 & 21

China's Wonders, Past and Present
Cost: $4,295-$4,795  §  Duration: 15 days

This special trip reflects past JOURNEYS travelers' favorite China sights and experiences.  You can't see all of this massive and very diverse country in one trip, but this exploration takes you deep into Chinese history, nature, and the fabled countryside. You will visit must-see sights like the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Xi'an

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Departs April 13 or Privately on Request

Best of Namibia Camping Safari
Cost: $3,250  §  Duration: 12 days

Namibia offers the perfect combination of nature, culture, and wildlife. On this 14-day tour, you will have the opportunity to observe many exotic animal species and learn the ways of the remarkable Himba people, all amid the stunning sprawling landscape and majestic dunes of the Namib Desert. Beginning in Windhoek, learn about the German colonial history

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Departs April 13

Views, Valleys, and Visions
Cost: $3,450  §  Duration: 10 days

Experience the scenery and cultural majesty of the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. This non-trekking Bhutan tour will take you deep into the kingdom, from Paro to the remote  Phobjika Valley. You’ll appreciate Bhutan’s remarkable location deep within the Himalayan Range. You will get to know your guide well and appreciate his Buddhist hospitality, knowledge of his

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Departs April 14 or Privately on Request

Cappadocia, Ephesus and the Coast
Cost: $4,295-$5,595  §  Duration: 17 days

Explore Turkey's buzzing bazaars, pristine coastline, rural villages and fairy-tale Cappadocian landscapes.  Immerse yourself in historic and cosmopolitan Istanbul.  Enjoy the attractions that have drawn travelers here for millenia.  Begin with Istanbul and the Bosphorus, continue to  Fethiye and Oludeniz, exploring small islands of the Mediterranean while staying aboard a traditional gulet. Visit the

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Departs April 26 or Privately on Request

A Million Animals, A Multitude of Friends
Cost: $4,235-$5,475  §  Duration: 11 days

Join JOURNEYS' own expert guide, Makau Nzioka, for this unique family safari combining incredible wildlife viewing, hiking and African cross-cultural experiences.

We have refined this trip as the premier nature and culture safari experience in East Africa, and are fortunate enough to be visiting Makau's village during his family reunion. Enjoy a combination of fine lodges and private, catered bush camping

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Active in the Andes
Cost: $3,175  §  Duration: 12 days

Hike, bike, raft, and engage with the people of the Andes in one all-encompassing itinerary. Run the rapids of the Rio Apurimac and pedal across the mystical Chinchero Plain into the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Encounter the secrets of the Lares Trail on your hike toward Machu Picchu, winding among ancient ruins, epic scenery, and villages of the closest

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Active Vietnam Adventure
Cost: $3,695  §  Duration: 12 days

Engage Vietnam with your personal energy. Journey here by kayak, bike, and on foot with your professional sporting guides to discover the many scenic beauties this land has to offer in its lakes, rice-terraced mountains, caves, and rivers. Enjoy visiting the remarkable sites of the One Pillar Pagoda, the Raining Waterfall, the Tran Hung Dao Temple, the floating

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Amazon and Andes Odyssey
Cost: $3,595  §  Duration: 9 days

This Amazon and Andes Odyssey certainly does not compromise on adventure. Fly into the remote Amazon Tambopata Nature Reserve for four days, engage in extensive nature exploration, then head up to Cusco in the Andes for four days of exploration at sites such as Machu Picchu, the Urubamba Sacred Valley, Qenko, Sacsayhuaman, Pisac, and

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Amazon and Iguazu for Families
Cost: $2,395-$3,695  §  Duration: 8 days

Brazil is very different in language, customs, culture, and environment from the rest of South America.  On this exploration of Brazil's natural wonders, start in  Iguazu Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world, a series of awe-inspiring waterfalls in the middle of a lush rainforest that formed 150 million years ago, then fly to Manaus and enter the

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Amazon Wildlife Odyssey
Cost: $2,195  §  Duration: 8 days

Discover the wildlife and culture of the rainforest on a small group expedition hosted by researchers and members of the native community. You'll divide your time between the Tambopata Research Center and Refugio Amazonas Lodges on the Tambopata River. From here you will explore the rainforest in search of a variety of wildlife, including the howler monkey and harpy eagle.

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Ancient Egypt, Jordan & Israel
Cost: $5,295  §  Duration: 20 days

Travel through time as you explore the heart of the ancient Middle East. Enjoy in-depth exploration that covers all the major sites in three countries. Delight in a four-day float along the Nile aboard a riverboat, stopping at towns and ruins along the way. Uncover medieval Cairo, and stand at the foot of Mt. Sinai. Enter Jordan, and spend a

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Annapurna Family Trek
Cost: $2,950-$3,600  §  Duration: 14 days

This trek in central Nepal brings you close to the high peaks without reaching into high altitude trekking. Easy to moderate hiking through villages, pastures, and forests gives your family superb opportunities to meet the friendly people of Nepal and appreciate Himalayan life. First, explore the lively city of Kathmandu, which boasts more UNESCO World Heritage

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Annapurna Lodge Trek
Cost: $2,950  §  Duration: 10 days

View the panorama of very high Himalayan peaks of the Annapurna range without going to very high elevations. Trek ridgetops and hillsides through friendly Buddhist and Hindu villages. October trekkers may catch the great fall eagle migration, while March trekkers will experience rhododendrons in a spectacular full bloom. Combine visits to attractive Gurung villages with stunning views of

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Annapurna Sanctuary Trek
Cost: $4,450  §  Duration: 19 days

Trek high into one of the most beautiful glaciated valleys of the Annapurna range and find yourself surrounded by the full majesty of the Himalayas. Your approach route through the Annapurna Conservation Area offers the potential of wildlife viewing, interaction with friendly villagers, and a vigorous hike through varied, protected habitats. This trek is excellent both in the

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Apes, Arts, and Dragons
Cost: $4,250-$4,475  §  Duration: 15 days

Orangutans, monkeys, traditional dancers, puppeteers, clown fish, pulsing purple corals, and lots and lots of friendly faces await you on this journey through the Indonesian archipelago. Explore corners of this many-island country that few tourists have visited, in more depth and detail than most trips can offer.  Engage with natural history, living culture, and human origins. Spend time with

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Bagan and Beyond
Cost: $2,995  §  Duration: 8 days

Travel deep into the countryside. Your guide leads your trip to the ruins of Bagan, tribal villages and historical sites of Mandalay and Yangon. Enjoy top-quality arrangements and a local perspective on life, tradition and hopes for the future.

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Baja Blast
Cost: $2,995  §  Duration: 7 days

This seven-day exploration of Cabo is a delight for all. Surf the waters of Los Cerritos, ride horses on the beach, kayak in Balandra Bay, and swim with sea lions at Los Islotes. Explore desert canyons and waterfall trails. Witness the hardworking lifestyle of Baja's mountain ranchers. If you bring your kids or grandkids, they will learn about different cultures

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Baja: Whales & Waves
Cost: $3,295  §  Duration: 9 days

Get ready for the spring break of a lifetime! This nine day exploration of Cabo is sure to delight kids and adults alike. The region's breathtaking desert landscapes and unique wildlife are a gorgeous backdrop for swimming, picnic lunches, hiking, and all of the other amazing experiences on this trip. You  will go whale watching in Magdelena Bay, kayak in

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Bali Isle of Wonders
Cost: $2,430  §  Duration: 9 days

Combine a profound cultural experience with enjoyment of the natural beauty and hospitality of the people of Bali, often described as the friendliest of Indonesia's many inhabited islands. Visit fascinating temples, trek through lush tropical forests, and travel through agricultural areas famous for their intricate rice terraces. Get a taste of Balinese culture as you tour Ubud, the cultural

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Belize Cayo and the Caye
Cost: $3,695  §  Duration: 8 days

Belize is full of mystery and famous for a wild, yet accessible diversity of habitats, archaeological sites, and outstanding small ecolodges. Who were the Maya and why did they disappear? What natural wonders are camouflaged in the jungle? What fantastic formations are hidden in dark caves and underwater worlds? Your great local guide calls upon his own native heritage to

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Black Mountain Trek
Cost: $3,950  §  Duration: 12 days

Fully experience the Buddhist character, spectacular scenery, and ancient trails of Bhutan. Trek to the home village of your guide near the remote Black Mountains. This area is newly opened to foreign trekkers, and the trails are sometimes steep, but this is one of the easier treks in Bhutan. High altitude, cold temperatures, or unbridged stream crossings are

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Bountiful Brazil
Cost: $4,095  §  Duration: 9 days

Brazil is very different in language, customs, culture, and environments from the rest of South America. First, experience the Pantanal, which is considered to be the world's largest ecological reservation. It is by far the best wildlife viewing for the casual wildlife observer and the avid birder alike. Next, in Rio de Janeiro you will plunge into the

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Burma: Ruins and Rivers
Cost: $4,295-$4,650  §  Duration: 15 days

Visit sacred sites and sanctuaries, plus Yangon, Heho, Kalaw, and Inle Lake. Proceed at a more contemplative pace that offers more time for in-depth exploration and more opportunity for cross-cultural interaction. Your trip will feature our own fluent English-speaking JOURNEYS Burmese guide. He or she will lead you to encounters with local

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Captivating Cambodia
Cost: $1,795  §  Duration: 8 days

Place Cambodia vividly in a context of ancient grand kingdoms and recent human tragedy. The stunning ruins of Siem Reap, including Angkor Wat – one of the ancient wonders of the world – are  the backdrop to a civilization that is still healing from events of the recent past.  Captivating Cambodia reveals and explains the most

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Charming Czech Republic
Cost: $3,560  §  Duration: 8 days

The Czech Republic boasts a rich, fascinating history. The tales that emerge on visits to the country's gothic castles, sprawling national parks, and UNESCO Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites will awaken the history buff in any traveler. Join us exploring the hidden corners of Renaissance palaces, historical towns, and contemporary, bustling metropolises. Enjoy the natural beauty of two national parks,

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Classic and Festive Japan
Cost: $4,500-$6,800  §  Duration: 12 days

JOURNEYS has found a way to create an itinerary for a very small group at competitive prices.  Join this special trip during Cherry Blossom Festivals in April, during the Shichi-go San and Autumn Foliage Festivals in November, during the beautiful Oeshiki Festival of lanterns in October, or on your own dates. Witness the Japanese culture's unabashed and effusive homage to

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Classic Uganda and Rwanda
Cost: $7,164-$7,960  §  Duration: 12 days

This is a fantastic all-around wildlife experience, tracing the western Rift Valley in the very heart of Africa. On the savannah plains below the Rwenzoris, see the great game of Africa in Queen Elizabeth National Park, including elephant, lion, buffalo, hippo, and leopard. Track the fast-moving and elusive chimpanzees in Kyambura Gorge. In Ishasha,

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Colombia Kaleidiscope
Cost: $3,595  §  Duration: 11 days

You will explore and enjoy the great biodiversity of Colombia from the high Andean valleys to the lush, tropical Caribbean coast at Tayrona. Visit Bogota, the Valle de Cocora, and Cartagena with extra time exploring the coastal lagoons, beaches and forests of the north. This trip is similar to our Mountains and Medellin except that you will not visit Medellin,

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Colombia Mountains & Medellin
Cost: $3,595  §  Duration: 11 days

Explore Bogota, Medellin, Cartagena, the Andes and coffee country. Visit Colombia's rich valleys, sample the tropical wonders of Valle de Cocora and experience a wide variety of colonial, artistic and historical features and enjoy great food. This trip differs from Colombia Kaleidescope by offering a rich and indepth experience of Medellin, thought by many to be Colombia's most beautiful and

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Complete Pantanal
Cost: $4,495  §  Duration: 10 days

The Brazilian Pantanal is the largest continuous wetland on the planet, growing to be about half the size of France during the rainy season. This land is packed to the brim with life and boasts so much to see that most trips only find time to cover the north or the south pantanal. However, JOURNEYS has found a way to

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Costa Rica for the Natural Explorer
Cost: $1,545-$2,850  §  Duration: 7 days

This rich itinerary exposes you to the two most iconic faces of Costa Rica: the lush rainforest and the stunning coast.

You begin in the rainforests of Arenal National Park (with its now-dormant, but still imposing volcano), where you’ll explore via aerial tram, zip-lines, hikes, and other adventure activities. Your adventures will be fueled by authentic Costa Rican meals, including a

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Costa Rica Natural Wonders for Families
Cost: $2,450-$3,350  §  Duration: 8 days

For nature-loving families, Costa Rica is perfect! Share in the wonders of the rain forest, the pleasure of jungle rivers, and the drama of the volcanic terrain. Costa Rica has a long history of nature tourism and a large range of facilities and services. Our week-long itinerary introduces you to the best activities of the season, reaching deep into natural

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Costa Rica Tropical Treasures
Cost: $3,750  §  Duration: 9 days

Costa Rica continues to deserve accolades for the value and attention placed on preservation of fantastic bio-diversity, and JOURNEYS continues to offer travel experiences here that pay proper homage to the country's riches. On this itinerary, you and your private guide will visit three of the original gems in Costa Rica's environmental crown -- the waterways of Tortuguero National Park

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 •  Anytime with group with at least 2 people or anytime privately

Desert Oases and the Nile Valley
Cost: $5,295-$5,895  §  Duration: 14 days

Experience the Egypt most visitors never see. In addition to the Great Pyramids on the Giza plateau in Cairo and the temples in Luxor, delve into the desert and the hidden treasures of Egypt. In early historic times, the African desert was greener, wealthier, and more populous. Larger civilizations have shrunk to gem-like oases which you

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Discover Malaysian Borneo
Cost: $3,895  §  Duration: 14 days

Nothing stirs images and fantasies of exotic rain forest cultures and wildlife like Borneo. On this trip, you will be exploring rich rain forests, caves, the villages of ancient people, and the protected slopes of the highest mountain in Southeast Asia. This trip, combining visits to Sabah and Sarawak, is designed as an active nature and culture experience based from

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 •  Flexible departures joining small groups

Discovery Down Under
Cost: $4,495  §  Duration: 11 days

Australia is enormous and presents a tremendous number of choices to make in planning a two-week trip. JOURNEYS’ Australia Discovery Down Under covers the basics: the drama of modern Sydney, the desert Outback, and tropical Queensland where the rainforest meets the reef. You have the opportunity to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, explore the famous Ayers Rock,

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 •  Flexible departures joining small groups

Ecuador Highlands Explorer
Cost: $3,595  §  Duration: 10 days

This journey through the aptly-named “Avenue of the Volcanoes” offers breathtaking views of the dramatic peaks, scenic lagoons, extensive moorlands, and mysterious cloud forests from Quito to Cuenca. The combination of spectacular scenery, charming colonial architecture, traditional country villages, and indigenous communities, known for their colorful folklore and remarkable weaving abilities, is an unforgettable experience.
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Elephants, Arts and Adventure for Families
Cost: $2,500-$2,850  §  Duration: 11 days

Thailand, one of the most family-friendly vacation destinations in the world, loves children, especially children visiting from other countries. This exciting adventure  is a wonderful mix of excursions for families, including hill tribe communities, tranquil Buddhist temples, vibrant city sights, interesting rural bicycling, and elephant training.

This is a hands-on trip with opportunities to learn crafts, hike, bicycle, learn about and

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Enchanted China for Families
Cost: $2,650-$3,495  §  Duration: 12 days

This 12-day family China trip is guaranteed to impress the whole family by combining China’s must-see sites with the whimsical local attractions beloved by local Chinese families. The tour will take your family from busy Hong Kong Harbor to beautiful Guilin, then onward for a bike tour in Yangshuo and a ride down the

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Engaging Antigua and Atitlan
Cost: $2,250  §  Duration: 7 days

Settle into the stunning environments of two specially-chosen small hotels in Guatemala's most precious locales -- Antigua and Lake Atitlan.  JOURNEYS provides the building blocks for your personally-tailored experience. We give you the background information, orientation, guides, and logistical support to allow you to follow your own interests at your own pace.  You may choose to

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Escape for the Wildly Curious
Cost: $3,695  §  Duration: 8 days

Avoid the traffic and mass tourist circuit on this imaginative nature-focused itinerary to spectacular ecological sanctuaries of northern Costa Rica. Arrive and depart from Liberia on the Pacific slope and travel to the Rincon de la Vieja Volcano National Park on the Caribbean watershed. Explore the volcanic features of this lesser-known natural area as well as Palo Verde National Park

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Ethiopia Timkat Festival & Cultural Odyssey
Cost: $6,495  §  Duration: 20 days

NOTE:  Travelers interested in both the TImkat and Genna Festivals please choose the late December start date. The itinerary varies slightly from the trip described below which has Timkat only. To view the specific day-by-day for the trip that has both festivals click on the More Info tab.

Join the excitement of the Timkat Festival, Ethiopia’s Epiphany celebration. You

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 •  This departure does not visit Timkat Festival but ends in Addis on the day of Meskel Celebrations.

Fall Festivals East of Everest
Cost: $3,250  §  Duration: 12 days

This trip offers a spectacular yet accessible opportunity to experience the richest celebration of Himalayan culture among dramatic peaks, away from other travelers, in a region where local people will welcome you with an open candor only seen in such little-visited areas. Bring your camera to capture the amazing photo ops you're sure to encounter!

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Family-friendly Japan
Cost: $3,450-$5,590  §  Duration: 10 days

JOURNEYS offers you a creative, affordable, dependable, hands-on experience of Japan. Celebrate the best of Japan’s past, present, and future on this family trip to the land of the rising sun. Your adventure begins in vibrant Tokyo, where you visit Senso-ji Temple, the oldest Buddhist temple in Tokyo. From the Tokyo Skytree, you'll have panoramic views over Tokyo.

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Finding Forgotten China
Cost: $3,950  §  Duration: 11 days

Explore the vanishing minority cultures and exceptionally scenic mountain country of southern China. The traditions, cultures and visions of ancient China are still accessible to travelers willing to venture deep into rural and mountainous regions. Dong, Miao and other tribes still flourish and protect their distinctive lifestyles, though their survival into the future is in question.

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From the Pharaohs to the Future
Cost: $4,975  §  Duration: 11 days

Accompany our top-notch local guides on a journey to uncover the history and mystery of Egypt. Start in Cairo, then travel by Nile riverboat through Luxor, Edfu, Kom-Ombo, and Aswan for a wonderful examination of the great civilizations of the Nile Valley, then return

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Galapagos by Land and Sea
Cost: $5,280  §  Duration: 9 days

Explore the islands from your safari base camp, which consists of nine luxury tents and a beautiful central lodge overlooking the Galapagos National Park in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. The 135-acre old farm property is on a ridge with magnificent views over the Pacific Ocean and the famous western and northern islands of Isabela, Santiago, Pinzón, Baltra, Rabida,

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Going Greece: A Family Adventure
Cost: $2,795-$4,495  §  Duration: 10 days

Take the whole family on a fascinating exploration of Greece, where ancient history and rich mythology meet the sparkling waters and bright blue skies of the Mediterranean. Led by favorite guide Dimitris Papageorgiou, the trip covers the highlights while also inviting the serendipitous. Expect to learn and laugh a lot.

Begin on the mainland with Athens and

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Gorillas in the Virungas and Bwindi
Cost: $5,144-$5,715  §  Duration: 8 days

This shorter safari allows you to focuses intensely on Mountain Gorillas. Immediately upon arrival in Kigali, Rwanda,you'll journey up through the lush, terraced hillsides to the forests of the Virungas. Depending on the number of permits you acquire  --  one is included in the cost of the trip, and others are available at additional cost (also subject to

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Grand Indonesia
Cost: $3,575  §  Duration: 17 days

Experience Indonesia’s vivid colors, vibrant cities, and breathtaking views on this unforgettable journey. You will be spellbound from the moment you arrive in Yogyakarta and see the famous Borobudur temple, which holds over 500 Buddha statues and more than 2,600 relief panels, to your stop at Taman Ayun Temple, which, from a distance, appears to float on water. Your expert

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Great Gorges and Sacred Peaks
Cost: $3,775  §  Duration: 13 days

Explore a unique and fascinating region of China with a visit to the northern Yunnan Province on this 13-day hiking tour. Arrive in Kunming and visit the local museum to learn about the multitude of cultures that inhabit the region. Then head to Zhongdian, where Chinese and Tibetan worlds collide. Spend some time acclimatizing

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 •  Tour operates May-June & Oct-Nov

Greenland Discovery
Cost: $4,550  §  Duration: 8 days

This active trip to South Greenland takes you beyond the Arctic frontier to discover the Inuit people's home with their traditional lifestyle and ongoing adaptation to an icy and often harsh environment.  On this trip, featuring a helicopter ride over the Inland Ice Cap, a very special ice crampon hike on one of the oldest ice fields on the planet,

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Haciendas of Andean Ecuador
Cost: $3,325  §  Duration: 10 days

"Hacienda" is Spanish for estate, referring to a mostly self-sufficent and status-oriented institution. At one time, these estates most likely served a specific purpose. For example, some are former plantations, mines, or factories. Over the course of this trip, you will have the opportunity to stay in these historic structures and experience the life of a "Patròn," or hacienda owner.

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Herculean Adventure for Families
Cost: $4,355  §  Duration: 10 days

Get away in Greece with family and friends!

This adventurous intinerary lays out an unforgettable family trip that promises to yield lasting memories of good times and includes a variety of activities sure to interest family members of all ages and inclinations.  Buff up on (or learn) Greek mythology and discover ancient Olympia and Athens.  Try bungee jumping, do some

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Hidden Argentina: Northern Provinces
Cost: $4,775  §  Duration: 13 days

Northern Argentina is part of a colorful, wind-sculpted, montane desert traversed by green river valleys. Slow-paced village life is enhanced by comfortable inns (many recycled from colonial structures), as well as delectable local cuisine and numerous wineries. All of this makes a leisurely drive through the valleys an unforgettable experience.

These are the least-seen places in Argentina. Most of the villages

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High and Wild In Ethiopia
Cost: $4,600  §  Duration: 13 days

On this multi-themed safari, emphasizing natural history with strong measures of geology, archaeology and culture, you will observe much of the wildlife unique to the Rift Valley and northern Africa. The great natural and ecological diversity of Ethiopia from regions below sea level to the highest alpine plateaus in Africa rivals that of

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Highlights of Patagonia
Cost: $3,250  §  Duration: 8 days

Discover the most remarkable landscapes of Patagonia on this jam-packed weeklong exploration of southern Argentina. After hitting the highlights of Buenos Aires, head down to El Calafate, base for exploring Los Glaciares National Park and the Southern Patagonian Ice Field. The surrounding stark landscape of the Patagonian steppe is dotted with pristine turquoise lakes created from glacial run-off. Also make

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Himalayan Discovery Safari
Cost: $3,600  §  Duration: 14 days

The Himalayan Discovery Safari is an excellent, active introduction to the scenic beauty, natural history, and cultural diversity of Nepal. Combine an easy-paced trek with a short raft trip and a game-viewing elephant safari in a remote part of Chitwan National Park, a wildlife sanctuary in southern Nepal. This trek’s combination of trails through rarely-visited areas with spectacular mountain

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Iceland Glaciers and Waterfalls
Cost: $3,995  §  Duration: 7 days

Experience the dramatic and varied scenery of southern Iceland as you travel along the coast of the North Atlantic with its glacier-tipped peaks and majestic waterfalls on one side and dramatic black sand beaches on the other. Traverse one of the most expansive lava fields in the world, hike the foothills of Europe's largest glacier, go sailing among icebergs in

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Incas and Amazon for Families with Teens
Cost: $3,895  §  Duration: 12 days

Families with teens love this trip! The Amazon and the Andes are yours, with fun-loving guides, an array of adventures, and lots of learning. Focus first on the natural environment and wildlife of the Amazon ecosystem and then on the culture, history, and archaeology of the Incan Empire.

Deep in the Amazon rain forest, you'll be based at extraordinary lodges along

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Islands of Australia & The Great Ocean Road
Cost: $4,350  §  Duration: 12 days

Wild scenery, Australian animals, and wonderful weather rule southern Australia from October to April. This trip is great for birders and wildlife photographers and anyone seeking authentic nature encounters on some of the most beautiful islands and along the most beautiful coastlines in Australia. Start from Melbourne and the first and smallest island of the itinerary, Phillip Island, with its

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Israel In-Depth
Cost: $5,595  §  Duration: 11 days

Journey back in time as you uncover the many layers of Israel's past alongside Journeys Director of Client Services Florine Herendeen. Exploring 3,000 years of history will give you new insights into the realities of Israel today.

This small country sits on strategically and culturally significant land, so it has been coveted by many civilizations since it was first inhabited. The

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Jordan and Israel Explorer
Cost: $4,550  §  Duration: 12 days

To explore the ancient lands of Jordan and Israel is to come face-to-face with the various epochs of history that have made us who we are. The Jordanian capital, Amman, was previously known as Philadelphia, and its Roman theater reminds us of the glories of that great empire.  Mysterious Petra appears out of nowhere – a remarkable rose-colored city hewn

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Karibu, Tanzania! Family Safari
Cost: $2,750-$4,900  §  Duration: 11 days

This is our choice for the ultimate family safari! Join a true big game safari and see it all - lions, rhinos, zebras, hyenas, hippos, baboons, and more. Following the great seasonal migration of zebra, wildebeest, and other animals may be the most spectacular wildlife experience on earth. You will travel in Land Rovers especially equipped for safety, comfort, photography,

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Kathmandu Ridgetop Trek
Cost: $2,200  §  Duration: 8 days

Nepal is known for being a trekker's paradise, but can be physically challenging for many who attempt her. This trip was specifically designed for those who enjoy trekking, but are interested in more gentle excursions, which makes it appropriate for all age groups and skill levels. Additionally, the trekking duration is completely customizable for each traveler, varying anywhere from one

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Kenya Great Game Safari
Cost: $4,450  §  Duration: 9 days

Everyone gets a window seat on this incredible Kenya wildlife safari! Enjoy nine superb safari days on this private, expertly-guided trip that begins and ends in Nairobi. Quality accommodations in lodges and permanent tented camps will immerse you in the wild spirit of Africa, while your exceptional guide will ensure that you have an unforgettable experience viewing Kenya’s

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Ladakh Indus Valley Odyssey
Cost: $2,400  §  Duration: 8 days

If you can only visit Ladakh for a short time, but want a full experience of remote villages, spectacular monasteries, dramatic scenery, and unspoiled cultures, this is the right trip. Explore the terrain, cultures, and heritage of Ladakh without extensive hiking. Your guides have led JOURNEYS clients through these sacred mountains for three decades. You will be welcomed into the

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Lake Natron, Oldonyo Lengai & The Big Five
Cost: $5,950  §  Duration: 10 days

The safari is a classic 4x4 guided exploration with a twist. You will witness the greatest wildlife concentrations on earth, but also leave the main safari trail for special environmental and cultural experiences. Visit the wildlife rich Tarangire National Park before heading to alkaline Lake Natron, always otherworldly and home to thousands of Lesser Flamingos in the month of July. 

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Landscapes and Lights of Iceland
Cost: $3,995  §  Duration: 8 days

Aurora Borealis literally means "dawn of the north" in Latin, so it is little wonder that Iceland sets the perfect stage for this mystical natural phenomenon (favorable conditions permitting of course).  Make your northern lights adventure particularly memorable by pairing it with glaciers, waterfalls, geyers and  black sand beaches. In addition to days of exploring the country, your evenings will

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Madagascar Lemur Adventure
Cost: $4,595  §  Duration: 10 days

The creatures and cultures of  Madagascar expand your imagination.  The Madagascar Lemur Adventure focuses on finding and observing the endemic birds, animals, plants and insects of Madagascar in three of the best parks and sanctuaries . After arriving in the capital of Antananarivo – The City of a Thousand Warriors – you will venture out to several natural reserve areas

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Maya Magic
Cost: $3,095  §  Duration: 8 days

In Guatemala, forest-covered volcanoes offer us our points of reference, and Mayan communities focus our exploration. Visit colonial Antigua, the villages on Lake Atitlan, the market at  Chichicastenango, and the grand Mayan ruins in the north, including Yaxha and Tikal.  Throughout Guatemala, Mayan arts and Mayan pride thrive as aspects of living culture. This is a relatively short

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Mayan Secrets
Cost: $3,150  §  Duration: 9 days

This is one of the best tropical nature and culture trips you will find in Latin America. Whether you enjoy hiking in a beautiful rainforest or comfortable lodge accommodations within easy reach of spectacular Mayan ruins, our expert local guide, will help you find it. This trip will provide detailed interpretations of the natural environments and archaeological sites on active

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Meandering the Mekong
Cost: $2,595  §  Duration: 9 days

Board a local river launch for a comfortably-paced, two-day guided trip down the Mekong with frequent stops for villages, nature, temples, and whatever you fancy. This is a great way to see and phtograph life and nature along this famous river. Explore the sites of scenic Luang Prabang, then fly on to Vientiane. Your

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Mongolia Lakes and Legends
Cost: $3,995  §  Duration: 13 days

Mongolia is the Montana of Central Asia. Sparsely populated, vast grasslands paint the gently rolling steppes between deserts, high mountains, and pristine lakes. This trip savors spectacular and varied environments, culture, and ancient history. You won’t ride with the Mongol hordes, but you will visualize the events of historical antiquity and earlier epochs as you visit archaeological sites dating to

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Moroccan Dreams
Cost: $3,995  §  Duration: 9 days

Gently embrace the light, magic and artistry of a stunning land on a carefully crafted itinerary that ranges from quiet countryside to ancient city, from the relaxed atmosphere of unpretentious Chefchaouen to the busy, ancient and populous walled city of Fez to Marrakech, the spirited heart of modern Morocco.

Begin with the imperial history, past and present, of Rabat. 

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Morocco Markets and Mountains
Cost: $3,850-$4,495  §  Duration: 11 days

From the Atlantic coast of North Africa through imperial cities and Roman ruins over the Atlas Mountains and back to Marrakech, Morocco's history and scenery beckon. Visit the cities and landscapes which have inspired artists, writers, and poets for centuries. Begin in Casablanca and Rabat. Explore Meknes, Moulay Idriss and the Roman city of Volubilis. Wander deep into the ancient

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Morocco Souks and Sahara
Cost: $3,550-$4,775  §  Duration: 12 days

Join a small group of adventuresome travelers on an exploration of Morocco's imperial past and vibrant present.  Travel from the Atlantic coast of North Africa through holy cities and Roman ruins, then into the desert and back to Marrakech. Explore the walled medinas (old cities). Wander the fragrant suks (markets). Stay in atmospheric riads (manor homes of the

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Mt. Kenya Trekking via Chogoria Route
Cost: $2,695  §  Duration: 6 days

Bamboo rain forest, high altitude lakes (tarns), exotic equatorial vegetation and birdlife, alpine meadows, and summit day views as distant as Ethiopia and Kilimanjaro make this Mount Kenya trekking experience one of the most beautiful expeditions in the mountains of East Africa!

On the Chogoria Route, pass through the Gorges Valley, a major feature with much wildlife in the

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Nepal Namaste!
Cost: $2,600  §  Duration: 8 days

"Namaste" (naa-maa-STAY) means "hello" in Nepali. Enjoy the mountain scenery, natural history, and diverse traditional cultures of Nepal. This program combines three modules:  Kathmandu, the ancient villages of the surrounding valley, and an elephant safari in Chitwan National Park. Each module can also stand alone, before or after any of our Nepal treks, or as a

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Nicaragua Volcano Vistas
Cost: $3,095  §  Duration: 9 days

Enjoy an ecologically-sensitive exploration of the nature, scenery, and rural communities of Nicaragua accompanied by a superb local guide.  Most nights you will stay in small ecolodges located on or near organic, shade-grown coffee plantations which have become world models of sustainable management.  These are very pleasant and ecologically-rich environments in contrast to the industrial coffee farms in most of

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North India Treasures
Cost: $3,550  §  Duration: 13 days

Witness the greatest sites of ancient and modern India. Experience the antiquity and diversity of her culture, the hospitality of her people, and the riches of her landscape. You enjoy a high standard of nightly accommodations after active and spiritually-inspiring days observing great monuments, palaces, sanctuaries, and markets. At each venue, an expert local guide offers background and insight to

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Northern Circuit Gems & The Chimps of Mahale
Cost: $8,150  §  Duration: 13 days

This safari combines the gems of Tanzania's Northern Safari circuit - the sublime Serengeti, World Heritage Ngorongoro Crater and the Tarangire National Park - with the opportunity to track some of the last wild chimpanzees in Africa in the Mahale Mountains National Park.    A visit to the Mto Wa Mbu Market or a local school deepens the safari experience.

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Northern Ladakh Trek
Cost: $3,300  §  Duration: 13 days

This area is one of the world's best places to learn about Tibetan Buddhism. Your Ladakhi guide knows the villagers, teachers, and monks you meet along the way. He is also very knowledgeable about Buddhism. You cross several 12,000' passes that separate beautiful valleys and remote villages. You will feel part of a land and culture that the 20th century

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Oases of Chile: Atacama & Patagonia
Cost: $6,730  §  Duration: 12 days

Explore the most magnificent wonders of Chile's northern and southern ends.

Begin in the Atacama Desert, said to be the driest place on earth, with places where it hasn't rained for 400 years. The desert is so dramatic that, at first sight, it appears never to have sustained any life. However, pink flamingoes together with llamas, vicunas, guanacos, and many other

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Palaces and Pagodas
Cost: $1,995  §  Duration: 7 days

This is a bit less adventuresome than Laos: Meandering the Mekong and perhaps better suited to those seeking a more moderate pace and additional creature comforts. Each night, you will be based in a comfortable hotel in Vientiane or Luang Prabang, and each day you will take guided excursions to explore the aspects of

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 •  Departures every Tuesday October-February

Panama Discovery - Highlands to the Sea
Cost: $2,725  §  Duration: 8 days

This trip is a great introduction to the country's natural environments, including the Panama Canal watershed, the country's tallest mountains in the Chiriqui highlands, and the alluring Caribbean Sea archipelago of Bocas del Toro.  Marvel at one of the greatest engineering accomplishments of all time while scanning for wildlife along the shoreline; enjoy the pleasant upcountry climate while

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Panama Golden Isthmus Odyssey
Cost: $3,295  §  Duration: 10 days

Panama will surprise you at every turn with its narrowing of the continents which concentrates species, cultures, weather, and even transportation.  The Panama Canal is a wonder, but a small one in comparison to the species diversity, rich environments, and the amazing people who will lead your trip. With seven Indian tribes, Spanish heritage, and international orientation, Panama offers a

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Pantanal, Rio and Rainforest
Cost: $4,350  §  Duration: 9 days

It's hard to find enough superlatives to describe Brazil in September, and hard to imagine a more satisfying trip for wildlife or photography enthusiasts, or a more perfect introduction to the country's diversity. Explore the vast, rich Pantanal, beautiful Rio de Janeiro, and the lush Atlantic island of Ihla Grande with our senior guides.

The glorious wetland area known as

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Patagonia Discovery Safari
Cost: $5,235  §  Duration: 11 days

Journey through southern Chile on this trip that takes you to the most scenic and exhilarating places in the Lake District and Torres del Paine National Park. Begin with a day in Santiago, where you will get a taste of the trendy, bustling capital of Chile. Then fly south to Puerto Montt, your entry point for the Lake District. The

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 •  Daily departures, September to April

Patagonia Nature Safari
Cost: $5,425  §  Duration: 14 days

Patagonia is an extremely vast and diverse region, with scenery ranging from dramatic mountain formations to flat barren pampas and expansive ice fields. On this comprehensive journey through Argentine Patagonia, you will enjoy authentic experiences and breathtaking landscapes. Your journey begins in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, where you will explore the city and visit the San Isidro and Tigre

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Primates and Parrots in Uganda and Rwanda
Cost: $7,295  §  Duration: 14 days

Many naturalists claim that Uganda and Rwanda offer experiences that are richer and more diverse than the great wildlife safari destinations of Tanzania, Kenya, and Botswana. Mountain Gorillas are the featured species of these countries, and you will have the necessary permits to see them up close. But there is so much more.  The valley of the upper Nile, the

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Pure Panama Adventure for Families
Cost: $1,390-$2,785  §  Duration: 9 days

There is no other place in the world that offers the wonders you'll find in Panama. This unique country, which bridges two continents and links two oceans with its canal, is yours to explore on this nine-day family trip. Panama's plant, animal, and cultural diversity will come alive as you traverse the country's waterways, hike into lush cloud forests, snorkel

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Rajasthan Royal Wildlife Safari
Cost: $6,125  §  Duration: 15 days

Rajasthan, the Land of Maharajas, was once a series of feudal kingdoms, and this character remains in walled cities, forts, and palaces. Former royal tiger hunting reserves are now rich wildlife sanctuaries. The Kiplingesque character of India of the past literally comes alive through tigers, elephants, and cranes you may see. Avi will recount tales of romance and heroism of

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Sacred Valley Week
Cost: $2,850  §  Duration: 7 days

This trip offers a marvelous, focused introduction to Peru's Andean Quechua culture of today and the Inca civilization of the past. Your in-depth exploration will include the city of Cusco and the nearby ruins, the surrounding villages and markets of the Urubamba Valley, and the mysterious ruins of Machu Picchu. Gain a broad view of the vanished cultures

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Savoring Southeast Asia
Cost: $5,295  §  Duration: 20 days

This is a comprehensive overview of Southeast Asia packed full with a wide variety of cultural, historical, and recreational activities. Savoring Southeast Asia is perfect for the traveler who is interested in "sampling" every aspect of each country. From touring temples to cruising the Mekong River to attending a traditional puppet show, the varied array of experiences will keep you

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Secrets of Siam
Cost: $2,050  §  Duration: 8 days

Secrets of Siam will reveal to you what some Thais, but few tourists, know about the great pleasures and treasures of northern Thailand. Choose this trip if you appreciate learning the nuances of local culture, relish good food, enjoy unusual hands-on learning experiences, and prefer cozy eco-lodge and nature resort style accommodations. You may hike between tribal villages, mountain bike,

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 •  Tuesday departures October-March

Sepik Highlands Odyssey
Cost: $7,060  §  Duration: 12 days

The Sepik Highlands Odyssey takes you through Papua New Guinea, allowing enough time in each place to be submersed in the culture and ecology of the area. You will be taken on a cultural journey through a few of Papua New Guinea's 700+ language groups, from the Melpa of the Wahgi Valley, to the Yokoim of

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 •  Privately, May - July

South Africa Self-Drive
Cost: $3,450  §  Duration: 11 days

Discover the beauty of South Africa at your own pace on this unique, self-guided driving tour. You'll pick up your rental car as soon as you arrive, along with a detailed kit of driving instructions and reservation vouchers. The route is flexible to include sights of interest to you. The driving route includes some of South Africa's most famous sights

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South India Treasures
Cost: $3,150  §  Duration: 11 days

Southern India is a very different world from the North, and this trip features the best of this greener, gentler India. You'll be welcomed into the country by the "gateway to Southern India," the city of Chennai. Explore various monumental buildings and forts here, including the former British stronghold Fort St. George.  Learn about Gandhi at the Gandhi Museum in

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Splendors of Serendib
Cost: $3,450  §  Duration: 11 days

A teardrop-shaped island nation off India’s southeast coast, Sri Lanka, rich in natural beauty and cultural splendors, is a world apart and offers a fantastic combination of tropical forests, beaches, otherworldly landscape, Buddhist ruins, and diverse wildlife.  Sri Lanka is also a well-known producer of tea, coffee, coconuts, rubber, and native cinnamon; it’s home to many UNESCO World Heritage sites,

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Summer Serengeti
Cost: $4,975  §  Duration: 11 days

JOURNEYS invites passionate lovers of wildlife to experience the best of Tanzania and its game, including lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo, leopard, hippos, hyenas and baboons. Follow the seasonal migration of zebra, wildebeest, and other animals in what may be the most spectacular wildlife experience on earth.  Explore three contrasting areas -- Tarangire, the Serengeti, and Ngorongoro Crater.

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Super Serengeti in September & February
Cost: $6,600-$7,200  §  Duration: 12 days

This is our choice for the ultimate safari on a classic 4x4 guided exploration of one of the greatest wildlife areas in the entire world. This trip goes in September 2013 and again in February 2014, both of which are great times for enormous migration herds and the predators that stalk them. Join a true big game safari and see

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Tanzania Culture and Wildlife
Cost: $5,895-$6,445  §  Duration: 13 days

JOURNEYS’ Tanzania Culture and Wildlife tour is a classic 4x4 guided exploration through one of the greatest wildlife countries in the world. The adventure begins at the Kambi ya Tembo Camps, located near the Kenyan border. From here, in the shadow of majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro, you will have the opportunity to experience night drives and nature walks, all accompanied by

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Tanzania Wildlife Week Safari
Cost: $4,100-$4,480  §  Duration: 8 days

This eight day safari offers a superb overview of the gems of Tanzania’s Northern Circuit. Your knowledgeable guide will take you on unforgettable game drives and share his knowledge of the fauna and flora of his country. An unusual aspect of this trip is the possibility for cultural encounters at Mto Wa Mbu Market, or a visit to a local

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Thailand Karen Home-Stay Trek
Cost: $1,750  §  Duration: 7 days

Accompany a local guide on this village-to-village active, community-based ecotourism hiking adventure. You will trek in a little-visited, heavily-forested, mountainous area of northwest Thailand. Your local guide will invite you to learn about the traditions of the different Karen cultures and of the other indigenous people of the north. Fishing, swimming, rafting, singing, story-telling, elephants, local farming, and natural herb

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 •  Weekly departures Oct-Mar

Three Gems of Nicaragua
Cost: $3,350  §  Duration: 9 days

Slow down in the land of lakes and volcanoes as you settle into three different environments in south central and coastal Nicaragua. First, engage the rich cultural colonial heritage of Granada and the beauty of nearby Las Isletas. Then, venture further on Lake Nicaragua to the fertile volcanic island of Ometepe, with her dramatic twin peaks, where you can enjoy

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Timeless Ladakh Trek
Cost: $4,250  §  Duration: 18 days

This Ladakh trip combines the Indus Valley Odyssey with a ten-day trek in the Markha Valley. Begin at Stok Palace, trek through narrow canyons, and cross 16,500' Gandha La into the Markha Valley. Camp in the heavenly alpine meadows of Nymaling and trek past ancient Buddhist chortens, cliff dwellings, ancient battle sites, and reverential

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Timely and Timeless Tunisia
Cost: $5,595  §  Duration: 16 days

Explore Tunisia at a unique moment in time, led by our enthusiastic, scholarly and extremely personable senior guide, Mohamed Halouani. Experience the essence of Tunisia, present and past.  Meet Tunisians who are eager to discuss the enormous potential of their new democracy, including artists and photographers who witnessed the startling events of the 2011 Arab Spring.

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Top of Africa-Kili Climb: Rongai Route
Cost: $3,535  §  Duration: 8 days

Journey to the top of Africa by the lightly-used Rongai route that starts just south of the Kenya-Tanzania border. Now open for climbing once again, the Rongai route is regarded by experienced guides to be both easier and more beautiful than the main Marangu trail. The Rongai route begins in attractive farmland and delightful forest, with the possibility

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Top of Africa-Kili Climb: Shira Route
Cost: $3,795  §  Duration: 10 days

This expedition to the summit of Africa’s tallest mountain follows the Shira route to Kilimanjaro’s crater rim. Beginning with a short drive from the entrance gate of Kilimanjaro National Park, your adventure continues on foot as you trek up the mountain from the breathtaking Shira Plateau to the tallest point in Africa – Uhuru Peak. Spend the night

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Toubkal Trekking
Cost: $2,550  §  Duration: 11 days

Explore the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco on foot -- trekking is one of the best adventures you can plan in Morroco's lovely, warm summer -- or any time from June through October.  This trip explores the Berber villages and trails in the vicinity of Jbel Toubkal, the highest mountain in north Africa, at more than

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Treasures of the Golden Land
Cost: $3,450-$3,850  §  Duration: 12 days

Explore the great monuments and tribal villages of Burma (Myanmar). Visit village markets, sacred caves, Inle Lake, Buddhist pilgrimage sites, and archaeological wonders in the company of our extraordinary Burmese guide. You will stay in delightful private hotels and guesthouses that offer honest glimpses of village life and insight into how Buddhist society helps people adapt

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Treasures of Tunisia
Cost: $4,825  §  Duration: 14 days

Few countries on earth can match the historical, cultural, and natural splendor of Tunisia. On the Treasures of Tunisia trip, you will have the opportunity to visit a wide variety of museums, landmarks, and natural areas, to help develop an understanding of Tunisia’s important place in human history. Beginning in the capital city of Tunis, you will visit a variety

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Tribes and Trails of Thailand's North
Cost: $2,700  §  Duration: 11 days

Enjoy a very personal exploration of the cultures and natural environments of northern Thailand. On this active, flexible itinerary you will meet the people of various indigenous hill tribes, savor famous and varied cuisines, and learn about the ancient history of southeast Asia at the UNESCO World Heritage site at Sukhothai. All of this is

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Turkey Adventure with Teens
Cost: $2,295-$3,995  §  Duration: 13 days

Turkey boasts some of the world's most unique attractions, coastline, and nature. You and your teens will love exploring the cratered landscape, swimming the crystal blue waters, and smelling the spicy aromas at the chaotic markets! There are lots of options for activities like hiking in Cappadocia, and white-water rafting on the Dalaman River.  This trip is the perfect balance

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Turkey Coast & Cave Adventure Trek
Cost: $3,595-$4,495  §  Duration: 14 days

Indulge your senses while exploring diverse areas of Turkey on foot, exploring the historic yet cosmopolitan city of Istanbul; walking among cliffside villages, lush valleys, and seaside coves of the Western Mediterranean coast; rafting on swift rivers; paragliding above turquoise waters; and marveling at historic ruins of ancient cities, both on land and under the sea.  Visit

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Uganda Custom Gorilla Trekking
Cost: $6,450  §  Duration: 11 days

Seek out, photograph, and enjoy the rare Mountain Gorillas and other wildlife and birds of Uganda with JOURNEYS' much-praised, expert naturalist wildlife guide, Paul Tamwenya.  We suggest custom trips of 6-16 days with accommodations, hiking, birding, and gorilla trekking designed for your preferences and pleasure.  If you have the time, consider including Rwanda in your itinerary.

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Uganda Wildlife Odyssey
Cost: $6,995  §  Duration: 15 days

Ecologically, Uganda is the richest country in East Africa.  This JOURNEYS Signature Trip, led by expert birder and naturalist Paul Tamwenya, explores the varied habitats, parks, and reserves where you will see extraordinary wildlife, including gorillas, chimps, lions, elephants, and many of the more than 800 species of birds found in the country. (Participants on our 2011 version of this

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Vivid Argentina
Cost: $5,050  §  Duration: 16 days

Set out on a journey around Argentina and find the most fascinating, breathtaking, and energizing landscapes in the country. This divserse, complex, and far-reaching country is worth exploring from end to end. We help you put together an itinerary that fits in the most astounding sites.

Traverse the Andean spine of the country. Explore vibrant, colorful, buzzing Buenos Aires. Revel in

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Vivid Vietnam
Cost: $2,650  §  Duration: 10 days

First-time travelers to Vietnam will find this to be the perfect trip. Starting in Saigon with its bustling streets to Hoi An, a favorite of every traveler, then on to Halong Bay and finally ending in Hanoi, you’ll find the land beautiful and the people charming. Each day will bring a new

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Wild and Sacred Sanctuaries
Cost: $4,595  §  Duration: 14 days

Seek out Sri Lanka's fascinating mammals and birdlife, and explore its ancient sanctuaries on this diverse overview trip.  Sri Lanka is a teardrop-shaped island nation off India's southeast coast and is rich in natural and cultural beauty. A world apart, it offers a fantastic combination of diverse wildlife, Buddhist ruins, tropical forests, beaches, and other worldly landscape for

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Wild Zambezi Camping Safari
Cost: $4,150  §  Duration: 10 days

The name Zambia derives from the Zambezi River. This land-locked country is located on the central African plateau, with average elevations around 3,600', and abundant, remote, well-run parks and protected areas ripe for discovery.  The Lower Zambezi and South Luangwa National Parks are two of Zambia's newer national parks and home to abundant and diverse wildlife. 

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Yunnan Jade Dragon Journey
Cost: $3,295  §  Duration: 11 days

Visit one of the least-traveled and most diverse regions of China. This is a very different and wonderfully scenic corner of the country. Yunnan Province, "Land of Eternal Spring," is located in the southern part of the country just north of Burma, adjacent to Tibet and bordering the eastern Himalayas. Yunnan is

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