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JOURNEYS International of Ann Arbor is America's oldest family owned ecotravel company featuring nature, culture and adventure explorations in 50 destinations on seven continents. Our trips are guided and staffed by local experts who are pleased to show you the sites and experiences and comfortable style and a spirit of fresh discovery and appreciation.

We offer private and group arrangements and regularly scheduled departures in many of our destinations.  Destination experts in our Ann Arbor office are ready to answer your questions and provide more information by phone or email.

FERA Benefits

We offer 10% discount on land costs (5% discount on cruises) for Ford employees making their first trip with JOURNEYS.

Create your own group of 11 and get a 12th participant's land cost free.

Here is a list of trips featured in our 2010-2012 programs

 

FERA TRIPS
An Original Greece Odyssey
Cost: $4,950  •  Duration: 11 days  •   2 upcoming departures •  with Gail Scherer

Superbly-guided exploration of choice islands, ruins, and landscapes with active days and comfortable accommodations.

Belize Cayo and the Caye
Cost: $3,695  •  Duration: 8 days  •  Apr. 19-26, 2014 or Privately on Request

Marvel at Mayan mysteries and rain forest wonders of this quintessential tropical environment in the company of a great naturalist guide. Stay in cozy ecolodges.

Buddhist Valleys of Bhutan
Cost: $2,050  •  Duration: 6 days  •  Weekly Thursday departures

This is a very personally- and compassionately-guided, non-trekking exploration of villages, monuments, and scenic sacred monasteries of the last Buddhist Kingdom.

Costa Rica Rainforest Adventure for Families
Cost: $1,275-$2,275  •  Duration: 7 days  •   3 upcoming departures

Unique, economical, easy, adventurous, educational and fun for ages 4-84. Come with your children and/or grandchildren, and enjoy all activities from one cozy, comfortable lodge set amidst tropical gardens.

Australia: Discovery Down Under
Cost: $4,495  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Flexible departures joining small groups

Australia is too big to see all in one trip, but this exploration hits highlights in style and ensures the best guides, fully engaging activities, and a big dose of cheerful "G'Day" hospitality.

Thailand: Elephants, Arts and Adventure for Families
Cost: $2,500-$2,850  •  Duration: 11 days  •   3 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Your family will enjoy this active and hands-on experience -- it's a great first-time visitor's overview including some fantastic, quality time with elephants.

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.

Uganda & Rwanda: Gorillas in the Virungas and Bwindi
Cost: $5,144-$5,715  •  Duration: 8 days  •   14 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Meet your ancestors on this chimp- and gorilla-focused trip featuring reserved permits, high standard accommodation, and the best guides and vehicles.

Jordan and Israel Explorer
Cost: $4,550  •  Duration: 12 days  •   Privately on Request

Explore the ancient landmarks in Jordan and Israel. Visit the Dead Sea, the rose city of Petra, Wadi Rum, Jerusalem, and Bethlehem.

Ladakh Indus Valley Odyssey
Cost: $2,400  •  Duration: 8 days  •  Jul. 6-13, 2014 or Privately on Request

Meet Ladakhi Buddhists in their homes and villages set in the spectacular beauty of the Tibetan Plateau where it meets the high Himalayas. This is an escape in time, spirit, and culture.

Madagascar: Tails of the Wild
Cost: $4,695  •  Duration: 12 days

Immerse yourself in the magic of nature, cultures, wild scenery, and unique markets of Madagascar. Great guides make this a very personal experience.

North India Treasures
Cost: $3,550  •  Duration: 13 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Visit India's greatest heritage, scenic, and sacred sites with an expert local guide. Spend each night in comfortable accommodations.

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.

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.

Tanzania: Top of Africa-Kili Climb: Rongai Route
Cost: $3,535  •  Duration: 8 days  •   Privately on Request

This is the most scenic, least-utilized, and best-paced route to the summit of Kili. Choose private arrangements or weekly group departures.

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.

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