Around the World

While there are several companies to show you around the world, we are choosing a few of our favorite itineraries to highlight on this page. Below is an overview of tour options. For most destinations, you can opt for an "Independent Package" similar to these itineraries. Looking for something different? Contact us and we'll help customize your experience.

Africa: the eastern part

This 15-day itinerary conjures up dreamy images of mystical mountains, savanna grasslands, and endless plains. It’s also where the wild things are! The “Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo – await you on this ultimate safari through East Africa. Also be on the lookout for cheetah, wildebeest, crocodile, hippo, and rhino. Kenya and Tanzania promise larger-than-life experiences and countless memories.

Shown: 15-day tour from $10,809 pp.
Travel February thru October.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

Africa: the southern part

This 14-day itinerary blends captivating cities and the natural wonders of private game reserves. Keep your eyes peeled for lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo while on open-air game reserve drives at Kruger National Park and Chobe National Park. Also hear the thunderous roar of Victoria Falls, which is twice the height of Niagara Falls and spans the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia.

Shown: 14-day tour from $7596 pp.
Travel year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

Australia

This 20-day itinerary has it all! As you venture in every direction on this encompassing tour of Australia – including untamed Tasmania – you’ll be moved by big-city lights, Red Center sunsets, growling Tasmanian devils, and calm, cuddly koalas. A highlight is the overnight rail journey on the legendary Ghan Train. All aboard for an above-and-beyond adventure through the “Land Down Under.”

Shown: 20-day tour from $9570 pp.
Travel April thru early-December.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

Costa Rica

This 9-day itinerary takes you through lava trails, cloud forests, and high-in-the-sky suspension bridges. You’ll also enjoy scenic boat rides, nature walks, and natural hot springs. Soak up the vibrant rainforests, and keep your eyes peeled for sloths, monkeys, reptiles, birds, butterflies, and much more!

Shown: 9-day tour from $2649 pp.
Travel available nearly year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Other itinerary options are also available to different regions/coasts.
Off-season tours are available – ask us about dates!

Egypt

On this 9-day itinerary, you’ll marvel at the many amazing accomplishments of the remarkable Egyptian civilization. The daunting Great Pyramids, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the extraordinary temples of Luxor and Karnak are well worth the journey as are the sparkling treasures inside Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, including the fascinating burial items from the opulent tomb of “King Tut.” As you sail down the legendary Nile from Luxor to Aswan, you’ll stand in awe at the Kom Ombo Temple, barter for goods at the bustling bazaars, and sway to the rhythmic drums on a relaxing felucca ride down the Nile.

Shown: 9-day tour from $3029 pp.
Travel is available year-round.
Off-season tours are available – ask us about dates!

India

This 16-day itinerary visits the magnificient Taj Mahal, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, and it’ll be just the beginning of your love affair with India. Hop in a rickshaw for a ride through Delhi’s centuries-old Chandni Chowk bazaar, sit down for traditional Indian cuisine in the home of a hoble family in Jaipur, and embark on 3 thrilling open-air safari game drives through Ranthambore National Park in search of wildlife. Top of your trip with guided sightseeing in Nepal’s iconic capital city, Kathmandu.

Shown: 16-day tour from $5913 pp.
Travel available nearly year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Other itinerary options are also available to different regions.

Japan

This 13-day itinerary is full of peaks, palaces, pavilions, and pagondas! Enjoy the fun with a hands-on calligraphy class, a special kimono fitting, an interactive cooking demonstration, and a golf-leaf design class. Enjoy the views in neon-lit Tokyo and historic Kyoto, browse the farmer’s market, take a stroll through gardens, and experience a ride on the famous bullet train. Be impressed in more ways than one!

Shown: 13-day tour from $7349 pp.
Travel late-March thru mid-November.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

New Zealand

This 14-day itinerary is full of soaring mountains, lush rainforests, and stunning fjords. Rotorua’s shooting geysers are only surpassed by the South Island’s soaring Southern Alps, which you’ll reach from charming Christchurch by way of the scenic TranzAlpine train. Admire a mix of glaciers, hot springs, and local farm lands. Plus, partake in all the fun that Queenstown has to offer, known as the “Adventure Capital of the World.”

Shown: 14-day tour from $6207 pp.
Travel is available nearly year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

Peru

This 16-day itinerary has it all! From the Lost City of the Incas surrounded by the peaks of the Andes to the floating Uros Islands, this itinerary is full of archaeological, historical, and cultural wonders. In addition to the magical ruins of Machu Picchu, you’ll take a flightseeing tour of the massive Nazca Lines, cruise to the wildlife paradise of the Ballestas Islands, and search for rainforest creatures while exploring the Amazon!

Shown: 16-day tour from $7017 pp.
Travel is available nearly year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.
Off-season tours are available – ask us about dates!

Southeast Asia

This 17-day itinerary includes a visit to the fascinating wartime tunnels of Cu Chi, a fishing lesson on the Thu Bon River, a breezy cyclo ride around the vibrant city of Hanoi, and visits to the bustling markets where you can negotiate on an assortment of handmade items. Experience the picturesque pagodas of Hue and Haoi, as well as the magical temples of Angkor Wat. Finally, in Bangkok, cruise through its famous klongs, visit calming Buddhist temples, and experience the vibrant city life.

Shown: 17-day tour from $5653 pp.
Travel mid-September thru mid-March.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

South America: Brazil & such

This 16-day itinerary visits 3 of South America’s most sizzling cities – Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, and Santiago! Plus, witness the thundering Iguassu Falls and the vastness of the Amazon Jungle. You’ll also enjoy an empanada cooking class, a private tango lesson, and a day on an authentic Argentine ranch where you’ll enjoy authentic cuisine and channel your inner gaucho.

Shown: 16-day tour from $6679 pp.
Travel available nearly year-round.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Other itinerary options are also available to different regions/coasts.
Off-season tours are available – ask us about dates!

South America: the southern part

This 13-day itinerary begins at “The End.” In this vast kingdom of jagged peaks, massive fjords, and imposing glaciers stretching across the southernmost tips of Argentina and Chile, you are the sovereign of this dramatic domain affectionately referred to as the “end of the world.” Surrounded by the granite pillars of Torres Del Paine National Park, standing tall before the advancing Perito Moreno Glacier, and cruising through the majestic scenery of the Beagle Channel, you will reign before glorious vistas, bask in triumphant scenery, and even prevail over a colony of Magellan penguins on this tour of pristine Patagonia.

Shown: 13-day tour from $7712 pp.
Travel November thru mid-March.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

Thailand

This 17-day itinerary combines the country’s rich history, fascinating cultures, and religious monuments. Bangkok features temples, the Grand Palace, historical parks, and more! Then markets, ride in tuk-tuks, visit a local tea plantation, and interact with rescued elephants while in the “Golden Triangle” in the northern region. Finally, head to Phuket for plenty of relaxation near the aquamarine waters and pristine beaches.

Shown: 17-day tour from $3695 pp.
Travel mid-September thru March.
Similar “Independent Packages” are available without the tour group.
Shorter itinerary options are also available.

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