BIRDING & BIRD WATCHING TRIPS
Kenya: A Million Animals, A Multitude of Friends
Cost: $4,235-$5,475  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Jun. 19-29, 2014 or Privately on Request

Join long-time friend and favorite JOURNEYS guide Makau Nzioka on safari in Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara. If you go in August, you can join in the festivities at Makau's spirited family reunion in Mbitini village.

Ecuador: Aboard Eric-Flamingo-Letty, Northern Circuit
Cost: $3,900-$4,700  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Friday, biweekly departures (cruise departs on Sunday). Call for dates and special family departures.

Immerse yourself in one of the most amazing, diverse, and remote places on earth where the land animals ignore human visitors as they go about their lives, the scenery is stunning and diverse, and the marine life is among the planet's best.

Ecuador: Aboard Eric-Flamingo-Letty, Southern Circuit
Cost: $3,900-$4,700  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Friday, biweekly departures (cruise departs on Sunday). Call for dates and special family departures.

  The fleet of three identical first-class motor-yachts, M/Y Eric, Flamingo I, and Letty, was custom-designed for Galapagos excursions, offering tremendous value for superior comfort. Two experienced English-speaking naturalist guides attend...

Aboard M/C Athala II, Northern Circuit
Cost: $4,950-$5,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

Explore the Galapagos from the comfortable base of a first class luxury catamaran as you immerse yourself in what may be the only great natural paradise remaining in the world in a near-pristine condition - remote, stunning, diverse - perhaps more than your wildest dreams

Ecuador: Aboard M/C Athala II, Southern Circuit
Cost: $4,950-$5,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

Newly-refurbished in 2011, the luxury catamaran Athala was specifically designed and built to cruise the Galapagos Islands in style. This elegantly-designed ship provides comfort, superior speed, excellent stability, and it...

Ecuador: Aboard M/V Eclipse, Northern Circuit
Cost: $5,400-$6,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

The Eclipse offers very high quality accommodation and guiding services aboard a ship big enough to afford comfort, but fast enough to offer a full circuit of the best landing points in the Galapagos

Ecuador: Aboard M/V Eclipse, Southern Circuit
Cost: $5,400-$6,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

The Eclipse is a perfect base for any Galapagos cruise: a generously proportioned ship with a small yacht atmosphere. Ever since her arrival in 1999, the Eclipse has been considered...

Ecuador: Aboard M/V Evolution, Northern Circuit
Cost: $5,080-$6,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

The ghost of Darwin may walk this ship, admiring her classic lines and Victorian elegance. Sail the historic Galapagos islands aboard a completely modernized, comfortable mid-sized yacht.

Aboard M/V Evolution, Southern Circuit
Cost: $5,080-$6,400  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

The Evolution looks like a yacht from the 1920s, but brings a modern level of comfort and safety to explore the wonders of the Galapagos Islands. Accommodating up to 32...

Ecuador: Aboard the M/Y Grace, Northern Circuit
Cost: $5,880-$6,800  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

Enjoy your ship as much as your shore excursions on this classic, refurbished 1920s yacht that comes with a rich history, royal credentials, and elegant, comfortable appointments.

Aboard the M/Y Grace, Southern Circuit
Cost: $5,880-$6,800  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Thursday biweekly departures (cruise departs on Saturday). Call for dates.

M/Y Grace has journeyed the waters of this world under many names. Camper & Nicholson in Southampton, England, built her during the Great Gatsby era in 1928.  After serving as...

Arctic & Greenland: Adventure in Ice Paradise
Cost: $6,195  •  Duration: 13 days  •   10 upcoming departures •  special departure Greenland National Day

Explore Disko Bay, the Ilulissat Glacier, and hike one of the oldest ice fields on the planet. Visit an Inuit village and remote settlements, and enjoy the sunsets over the ice fields, and the unique lighting of this extreme climate.

Antarctica: Antarctic Explorer
Cost: $5,995-$19,295  •  Duration: 11 days  •   13 upcoming departures •  Sea Spirit

Don't just view Antarctica: hike, kayak, camp, ski, and climb it! This is an active person's polar dream trip for energetically engaging the ice.

Bhutan: Black-Necked Crane Festival
Cost: $3,150  •  Duration: 9 days  •  Nov. 7-15, 2014

Join Bhutanese villagers in a Buddhist temple festival honoring sacred cranes and all of nature. This trip is about art, beauty, celebration, and understanding the Buddhist spirit of Bhutan.

Botswana Mammals and Meerkats
Cost: $6,750  •  Duration: 14 days  •  Sep. 14-27, 2014

Ride elephants, walk with lions! After exploring the country's most famous reserves, sleep under the stars at Makgadikgadi Pans and visit the meerkats. A group of six will be joined by JOURNEYS Africa Specialist Kirsten Williams for her dream Botswana camping safari.

Botswana's Best Camping Safari
Cost: $3,550-$4,100  •  Duration: 9 days  •   26 upcoming departures

Enjoy photography, birding, and exceptional wildlife viewing as part of a guided small group camping trip exploring the very best reserves and sanctuaries of Botswana.

Bountiful Brazil
Cost: $4,095  •  Duration: 9 days  •   Privately on Request

Three of Brazil's most unique attractions invite your focus. Explore the wildlife wonderland of the Pantanal, the iconic beauty of Rio de Janeiro, and the power and enormity of Iguazu Falls.

Papua New Guinea: Classic Goroka Show Tour
Cost: $7,560  •  Duration: 13 days  •   2 upcoming departures

Combine a classic sing-sing show with explorations of the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley, all with top-level accommodations.

Costa Rica Tropical Highlights
Cost: $2,725  •  Duration: 9 days  •  Flexible departures joining small groups

This trip includes amazing scenery, active days of hiking and other excursions, natural diversity and lots of wildlife, and cozy lodges with character, all sure to combine for a memorable adventure.

Costa Rica Tropical Treasures
Cost: $3,750  •  Duration: 9 days  •  Anytime with group with at least 2 people or anytime privately

Combine maximum natural diversity, Costa Rica's best scenery, a liberal dose of wildlife, cozy accommodations, and active hiking opportunities for a most memorable adventure.

Discover Malaysian Borneo
Cost: $3,895  •  Duration: 14 days  •  Aug. 4-17, 2014 •  Flexible departures joining small groups

Explore the greatest nature and culture sites of Malaysian Borneo while staying in award-winning ecolodges. Enjoy great hiking and birding options.

Ethiopia Timkat Festival & Cultural Odyssey
Cost: $6,495  •  Duration: 20 days  •   3 upcoming departures •  This departure does not visit Timkat Festival but ends in Addis on the day of Meskel Celebrations.

Join in the swirling color and passion of Timkat Festival. Visit the castles of Gondar, the sacred city of Axum, the Gelada Baboons in the Simien Mountains and the tribes of the Omo Valley. Late December departure varies slightly and includes the Genna Festival.

Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Antarctica
Cost: $11,995-$22,695  •  Duration: 19 days  •   3 upcoming departures

This is a far-reaching 18-day expedition to South Atlantic islands and the Antarctic mainland on the well-appointed Akademik Ioffe or Akademik Sergey Vavilov. View humpback whales, thousands of penguins, dramatic turquoise icebergs and the endless sweeping ice sheet of Antarctica.

Iceland & Greenland: Fire and Ice
Cost: $6,795  •  Duration: 13 days

Savor spectacular wildlife, scenery, geology, and Viking history of Greenland and Iceland on an active adventure with day hiking, kayaking, Zodiac exploration, helicopter overflights, and optional glacier walking.

Ecuador: Galapagos Adventure with Teens
Cost: $3,900-$4,700  •  Duration: 11 days  •   3 upcoming departures

These special departures in 2014 for families with teens offer a chance for a unique cultural exchange with local Galapagos high school students. Your wildlife cruise will be on board one...

Ecuador: Galapagos by Land and Sea
Cost: $5,280  •  Duration: 9 days  •   Privately on Request

Explore the varied islands of the Galapagos on day cruises from your spectacularly-sited base camp on Santa Cruz. Then, on the mainland, settle into a beautiful jungle lodge on the Napo River to hike, raft, kayak, and visit with the indigenous community.

Africa: Great Trek Adventure
Cost: $4,050  •  Duration: 22 days  •   12 upcoming departures

If you don't need fancy lodges, luxury camp, and hotels, this is the perfect value safari for experiencing all the best of southern African nature and culture.

Brazil: Heart of Amazonia—Cruising the Rio Negro
Cost: $3,650-$3,995  •  Duration: 9 days  •   16 upcoming departures

A spectacular cruise on the 9-cabin Tucano through rich Amazonian wildreness, twice monthly year-round. Join JOURNEYS' Lene Minder in June 2013.

High and Wild In Ethiopia
Cost: $4,600  •  Duration: 13 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

This is a great first or next African wildlife or cultural adventure, visiting some of the best that Ethiopia has to offer.

Belize: Jungle Discovery Week for Families
Cost: $1,825-$2,360  •  Duration: 7 days  •   2 upcoming departures

Caves, crocodiles, ghosts! Geology, biology, anthropology! Hiking, swimming, paddling! A week in the rainforest of Belize will delight and fascinate everyone in your family. Put on your head lamp and get ready to explore. Plus, pack a snorkel and extend your trip on the coast.

Kenya Great Game Safari
Cost: $4,450  •  Duration: 9 days  •   Privately on Request

Traverse several parks in search of large game with renowned guide Makau Nzioka, among Kenya's best birders and naturalists.

Madagascar: Lemurs! Lemurs!
Cost: $5,965  •  Duration: 16 days  •   3 upcoming departures •  One of three 2014 dates, each with two travelers!

Madagascar, an island that evolved in isolation from mainland Africa, presents entirely unique flora and fauna. This fantastic overview introduces travelers to varied environments and myriad species found nowhere else, including many different lemurs.

Papua New Guinea: Mt. Hagen Show Tour Panorama
Cost: $7,255  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Aug. 15-25, 2014

Witness the famous Hagen sing-sing show, then visit the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley accompanied by great local guides.

Papua New Guinea: Mt. Hagen Show Tour Vista
Cost: $8,725  •  Duration: 13 days  •  Aug. 7-19, 2014

See the spectacular Hagen sing-sing and the fabled Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley, all with top-level accommodations and an expert escort.

Nicaragua Volcano Vistas
Cost: $3,095  •  Duration: 9 days  •   Privately on Request

Enjoy an ecologically-sensitive exploration of the nature, scenery, and rural communities of Nicaragua. This is is a nature lover's fantasy tropical ecosystem escapade and a coffee connoisseur's dream java journey.

Brazil: Pantanal, Rio and Rainforest
Cost: $4,350  •  Duration: 9 days  •   Privately on Request

A fantastic overview of Brazil's wild diversity and cultural heritage, focusing on the wildlife of the Pantanal, the highlights of Rio de Janeiro, and the spectacular island of Ihla Grande.

Chile: Patagonia Discovery Safari
Cost: $5,235  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Daily departures, September to April

Choose your excursions around the Lake District and among the granite spires of Torres del Paine. Options include horseback riding, hiking, biking, boating, and more. Find yourself along towering glaciers, beside turquoise lagoons, and amidst breathtaking panoramas of the Andes.

Argentina: Patagonia Nature Safari
Cost: $5,425  •  Duration: 14 days  •   Privately on Request

Explore the scenic and wildlife wonders of Patagonia with active hiking, sailing, birding, and glacier walking in this land of high peaks, high winds, and high adventure.

Primates and Parrots in Uganda and Rwanda
Cost: $7,295  •  Duration: 14 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Join expert naturalist guide Paul Tamwenya on the most complete Rwanda and Uganda nature trip available. This is a very special opportunity for birding, photography, and gorilla viewing. Destination specialist Kirsten Williams will also accompany the February 2014 departure.

India: Rajasthan Royal Wildlife Safari
Cost: $6,125  •  Duration: 15 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Expert naturalists lead this search for tigers and other wildlife in the parks of northern India. Visit both famous and lesser-known sites and sanctuaries.

Indonesia: Savoring Sumatra
Cost: $3,295  •  Duration: 12 days  •  Jul. 13-24, 2014

Join this exploratory departure accompanied by JOURNEYS founder and director Will Weber. Explore wildlife-rich rainforests, volcanic mountainscapes, and distinctive cuisine, cultures, and architecture.

Papua New Guinea: Sepik Highlands Odyssey
Cost: $7,060  •  Duration: 12 days  •  Privately, May - July

This relaxed nature and culture expedition takes you to the Sepik River, Tari Highlands, and Waghi Valley to meet local people and observe colorful traditions.

Tanzania: Summer Serengeti
Cost: $4,975  •  Duration: 11 days  •   Privately on Request

Follow the famous Serengeti wildebeest migration through some of the best parks in Tanzania.

Tanzania: Super Serengeti in September & February
Cost: $6,600-$7,200  •  Duration: 12 days  •   Privately on Request

Travel in September or February for two very exciting opportunities to visit the vast wildlife population of the Serengeti plain, including grazing herds, young animals (babies in February, adolescents in September) , and vast migratory herds.

Tanzania Culture and Wildlife
Cost: $5,895-$6,445  •  Duration: 13 days  •   Privately on Request

Understand the great game herds of the Serengeti in the context of local tribes and communities that live in harmony with wildlife and the natural environments.

India: Tigers of Assam and Sunderbans
Cost: $5,350  •  Duration: 15 days

Visit Tadoba, Sunderbans and Kazirangain northeastern India in search of tigers, witness the Holi festival in Sunderbans, experience the city of joy, Kolkata, and more on this JOURNEYS Signature Trip with senior naturalist guide Avi Sarkhel.

Chile: Torres del Paine Trek
Cost: $4,250  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Friday weekly departures, October to April.

This famous hike of Southern Chile circles the the most scenic mountains in the southern Andes. Delight in spectacular trekking by day and comfortable ecocamps and rustic refugios at night.

Africa: Trans Kalahari Adventure
Cost: $5,195  •  Duration: 22 days  •   12 upcoming departures

This 22-day safari offers indigenous cultures, the greatest wildlife reserves, and spectacular scenery of Namibia, the Okavango, and Victoria Falls.

Burma: Trek to the Last Village
Cost: $3,950  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Currently unavailable until further notice

Trekking through the tiny villages at the base of the towering Burmese Himalayas offers rich nature, tribal hospitality, and an unbounded exploration challenge.

Uganda Wildlife Odyssey
Cost: $6,995  •  Duration: 15 days  •  Sep. 6-20, 2014 or Privately on Request

Join expert naturalist guide Paul Tamwenya on an exploration of Uganda's parks and reserves in search of primates, birds, and large mammals, including mountain gorillas and chimps.

Sri Lanka: Wild and Sacred Sanctuaries
Cost: $4,500  •  Duration: 14 days  •  Dec. 1-14, 2014 or Privately on Request

Maximize your experience with the nature and wildlife of Sri Lanka. Seek out elephants and monkeys, langurs, sloth bear, leopards, sambur and many other mammals, as well as endemic bird and plant life in some of Asia's best sanctuaries. Visit cultural highlights as well.

Zambia: Wild Zambezi Camping Safari
Cost: $4,150  •  Duration: 10 days  •   Privately on Request

Savor the wonders of Zambia from comfortable mobile camps in the wild bush. This is a great choice if you don't need fancy lodges or luxury camps, and want to experience natural Zambia up close. Lodge accommodated option also available.

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