HIKING TRIPS
Active Vietnam Adventure
Cost: $3,650  •  Duration: 12 days  •  Nov. 3-14, 2014 or Privately on Request

Active travel by bike, on foot, and by kayak to places you can reach no other way.

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.

Turkey: Cappadocia, Ephesus and the Coast
Cost: $4,295  •  Duration: 17 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Sail by gulet to small Mediterranean coves, wander among fairy chimneys and cave dwellings in Cappadocia, explore some of the best-preserved Roman ruins in the world in Ephesus, and seek out grand mosques while experiencing everything Istanbul has to offer.

Charming Czech Republic
Cost: $3,560  •  Duration: 8 days  •   Privately on Request

Join us in exploring Renaissance palaces, historical towns, and contemporary, bustling metropolises. Enjoy the natural beauty of two national parks, and stop for lunch along the Vltava River in Prague.

Classic Uganda and Rwanda
Cost: $7,164-$7,960  •  Duration: 12 days  •   28 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Join a small group to visit the mountain gorillas in Bwindi, Mgahina, and Volcanoes National Park, see the chimps of Kyambura Gorge, and go on a safari in fabled Queen Elizabeth Park.

Czech Republic Adventure
Cost: $4,195  •  Duration: 10 days  •  Jun. 22-Jul. 1, 2014

The perfect trip for active travelers who want to get out on the mountains, trails, and rivers of this enchanting country. Experience Czech culture, nature, and history by foot, boat, and bike.

Nepal: Everest Namche Lodge Trek
Cost: $2,850  •  Duration: 11 days  •   3 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

Hike to the heart of the Sherpa homeland and stay awhile in a cozy Sherpa lodge nestled in the highest valley of Nepal's Himalayas.

Nepal: Everest Sherpa Country Trek
Cost: $4,350  •  Duration: 19 days  •   3 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

The Everest region offers an enduring experience of geological magnificence and profound cross-cultural discovery. This trek may be the most extraordinary and enlightening experience of your lifetime. Choose your date or join a group.

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.

Tanzania: Full Moon Kili Summit, Safari & Zanzibar
Cost: $5,725  •  Duration: 15 days  •  Sep. 4-18, 2014

Fulfill your life-long goal of climbing Kili. Afterward, search for the "big five" game animals on safari in Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro Crater. Then, congratulate and indulge yourself on Zanzibar's powder white sand beaches.

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.

Arctic & Greenland: Greenland Discovery
Cost: $4,550  •  Duration: 8 days  •   13 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

This trip offers adventuresome travelers the stunning visual impact of an iceberg-covered sea and the awe-inspiring beauty of glaciers flowing into tranquil fjords. Intense green colors, leafy tundra, and colorful settlements add to the trip's rich character. Add an Iceland extension.

Brazil: Heart of Amazonia—Cruising the Rio Negro
Cost: $3,650-$3,995  •  Duration: 9 days  •   17 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.

Iceland Glaciers and Waterfalls
Cost: $3,995  •  Duration: 7 days  •   Privately on Request

Set foot on one of the world's most geothermally active places, exploring the sea and the mountains while finding glaciers and waterfalls in this mystical and amazing wild place. Afterward, relax in the otherworldly cobalt-colored waters of the Blue Lagoon.

Ladakh: In Search of the Snow Leopard
Cost: $4,950  •  Duration: 18 days

JOURNEYS senior naturalist-guide Avi Sarkhel has been monitoring a particular Snow Leopard population in Ladakh. Observing and photographing these Snow Leopards will be the main goal of this trip. Spot other mammals and birds as well, and enjoy traditional Ladakhi hospitality.

Islands of Australia & The Great Ocean Road
Cost: $4,350  •  Duration: 12 days  •   Privately on Request

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 in Australia.

Nepal: Kathmandu Ridgetop Trek
Cost: $2,100  •  Duration: 8 days  •   2 upcoming departures or Privately on Request

The north rim of the Kathmandu Valley offers a little known window to the highest peaks from relatively easy trails at modest altitudes. Routes are easily accessible from Kathmandu without flights or long drives. Visit a variety of cultural groups in their middle hill villages.

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: 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.

Peru: Mountain Lodge Trek to Machu Picchu
Cost: $4,425  •  Duration: 11 days  •  Multiple departures -- please call

This deluxe lodge-based trek rounds out our active Machu Picchu menu. Compared to the well-known Inca Trail, the hiking offers similar challenges and the scenery is equally breathtaking, but there are fewer trekkers enroute and the comforts in the evenings are luxurious.

Mt. Kenya Trekking via Chogoria Route
Cost: $2,695  •  Duration: 6 days  •   Privately on Request

Africa's second-highest mountain attracts trekkers from all over the world who have long envisioned themselves on this majestic earth. The ascent, while not technical, is challenging, yet rewarding.

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.

Oases of Chile: Atacama & Patagonia
Cost: $6,730  •  Duration: 12 days  •   Privately on Request

Zipline through wine country. Climb sandstone hills and granite spires. Witness geothermal geysers. Circumnavigate blue lagoons. Encounter vast glaciers. Experience the vast range of Chile's landscapes with an adventure including the Atacama Desert of the north and the Patagonian Andes in the south.

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.

Patagonia: Peaks, Plateaus & Glaciers
Cost: $5,290  •  Duration: 10 days  •  Dec. 27-Jan. 5, 2015

Ring in 2014 at the far end of the Andes. Few places on earth can compete with the grandeur and breathtaking beauty of this wild, pristine place. Extend for a grand time in Bueno Aires.

Thailand Karen Home-Stay Trek
Cost: $1,750  •  Duration: 7 days  •  Weekly departures Oct-Mar

Meet the indigenous people of Thailand by trekking to their remote villages. This is a walk back in time, leaving technology trappings behind.

Australia: The Great Wild South
Cost: $5,250  •  Duration: 9 days  •  Flexible departures joining small groups

Wild scenery, Australian animals, and wonderful weather rule southern Australia from October to April. This trip is great for birders and wildlife photographers seeking authentic nature encounters.

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.

Tanzania: Top of Africa-Kili Climb: Shira Route
Cost: $3,795  •  Duration: 10 days  •   Privately on Request

Choose this route up Kilimanjaro for extra time acclimatizing, fewer other hikers, and wide-ranging views of the sister peaks and Kibo summit.

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.

Morocco: Toubkal Trekking
Cost: $2,550  •  Duration: 11 days  •   Privately on Request

Visit one of the world's most amazing and beautifully austere mountain ranges, including the summit of Mount Toubkal -- at 13,300' the highest in north Africa -- on this trekking trip. Start and end in mysterious, magical Marrakech, one the most fascinating cities on earth.

Bhutan: Trek to Sacred Chomolhari
Cost: $3,750  •  Duration: 11 days  •   2 upcoming departures •  Privately on request Apr-Jun & Oct-Nov

Trek through ancient mountain battlegrounds of warrior monks whose legends still echo in deep glacial valleys, never-conquered peaks, and dense, dark forests. Don't trek alone!

Turkey Coast & Cave Adventure Trek
Cost: $3,995  •  Duration: 14 days  •   Privately on Request

Hike seaside cliffs and villages and experiencing the landscape much as the ancient Anatolians and Byzantines did. Get to know the historic and cosmopolitan capital of Istanbul. Explore the surreal caves and culture of Cappadocia.

Uganda Custom Gorilla Trekking
Cost: $6,450  •  Duration: 11 days  •   Privately on Request

With JOURNEYS' amazing Paul Tamwenya as your naturalist guide, seek out shy, highly-endangered Mountain Gorillas on treks, boat trips and a vehicle safari to observe the many mammals and birds of Uganda.

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