Central Asia Adventure – Almaty to Tashkent
Spend two weeks discovering a part of the world well off the typical tourist track. Few Central Asia tours offer the cultural flavour this journey through Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan does. Trek through the gorgeous landscapes of Jeti-Oguz, go horseback riding through the breathtaking valley at Chong-Kemin, stay a night in a traditional yurt and discover the unforgettable warmth of the people in these regions. Visit Central Asia and you'll wonder why you didn't get here sooner.
Alice Springs to Kakadu
For travellers looking to discover Australia's wild and rugged heart, few trips compare to this six-day adventure through some of nature's scenic best. From parched red landscapes bathed in the light of the setting sun, to secret waterfalls, towering gorges, bubbling hot springs, giant termite mounts (yep), croc cruises, sleeping under the star-filled Australian sky, and everything in between, this is an exploration of nature Down Under every real traveller has to experience. So suit up, hop in, and hold on for a week you'll remember forever.
Vietnam & Laos on a Shoestring
Explore some of Southeast Asia’s greatest highlights on this 20-day tour. Start your adventure in Ho Chi Minh City and spend some time getting to know your CEO and group. Make your way from city to city, exploring local markets, relaxing on the beach, or visiting historical sites (or all of it if you’re really ambitious). You’ll get the chance to hike in Vang Veng, cruise the Mekong, visit the Doi Suthep temple, or catch a Thai boxing match before you go home. We promise you’ll find time to sleep.
Laos on a Shoestring
Start this 10-day tour in vibrant Hanoi and head south to Chiang Mai, experiencing some of the best of Southeast Asia along the way. Caves, city lights, temples, street food crawls – this adventure’s got it all. Feeling active? Hike, bike, or swim in Vang Vieng. Feeling dreamy? Cruise the Mekong and then get a real feel for local life with a village homestay. Once in Chiang Mai, opt to visit Doi Suthep temple or catch a Thai boxing match. Better yet, do both!
This adventure is perfect for those who want to experience the incredible wildlife and scenery of the Galápagos Islands but prefer to sleep on shore – so your time on the water is limited to commuting between islands. Go ashore at the lesser-visited island of Isabela and spend your days with playful sea lions, giant manta rays, and the Galápagos giant tortoise. This adventure offers a great balance of guided excursions and free time – and optional activities abound.
Safari in Kenya & Tanzania
There are few travel experiences in the world quite like tracking the Big Five across the Serengeti and Masai Mara, alongside two expert naturalists. This two-week trip through the grasslands of Kenya and Tanzania will see you riding between incredible national parks and beautifully outfitted safari lodges and camps, while giving you the chance to get out and really experience the East African savannah with all five senses.
An excellent blend of culture and beach, activities and relaxation, this 15-day adventure hits all the Thai highlights. Up north, ponder the River Kwai and eat your way through Chiang Mai. Then head to the south’s stunning beaches for some downtime at Koh Samui and Krabi. Include some visits to golden temples, cooking classes, long-tail boat rides, and priceless time immersed in local village life, and you’ve got two outstanding weeks you'll reminisce about for years to come.
Imagine getting to Australia’s greatest highlights in 12 legendary, stress-free days. From its world-class cities and sacred red centre, to the Great Barrier Reef and some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, this itinerary leaves no stone unturned. With meaningful cultural immersion, included internal flights, and wine tasting thrown in, this is a trip down under you might wish to take again and again.
Natural Highlights of Costa Rica
Home to some of the most unforgettable landscapes, unique wildlife, and lush rainforests in the world, Costa Rica is used to being in the spotlight. Shine your own on this gorgeous country over nine days of outstanding adventure. Trek across the foot of a volcano to photograph giant blue butterflies, visit a coffee co-op, and search for monkeys while hiking park trails. Get in touch with nature’s best in Costa Rica.
Watch for wildlife, explore Incan culture, and marvel at the strange, mysterious beauty of the Nazca Lines – a UNESCO World Heritage site. This tour of Peru’s highlights is ideal for those looking to discover its treasures. Meet the vibrant local people of Lake Titicaca, walk the halls of a historical convent in colonial Arequipa, and delight in views of the Sacred Valley from the comfort of the train to Machu Picchu. Introduce yourself to Peru.
Israel and Beyond
Israel holds a unique place in the Middle East. With sacred sites central to three of humanity’s major religions, you could spend a lifetime here and never experience all of its wonders. Look over Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives, stay in a kibbutz hotel at the Sea of Galilee, walk the ruins at Capernaum, and discover how it feels to float in the Dead Sea. Make your own pilgrimage to this beloved place.
Morocco: Sahara & Beyond
The culture of the Berbers in northern Africa dates back as many as 5,000 years. Come discover their world on this 15-day experience through the most incredible cultural highlights Morocco has to offer. Explore the souks and streets of Marrakech and Fes; spend a night in a comfortable, tented camp; enjoy dinner with a traditional Berber family; and unwind in the coastal beauty of Essaouira. Come to Morocco and return home with a new understanding of this unique part of the world.
Discover Southeast Asia
With their vibrant cultures steeped in tradition, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand offer so much to see on this outstanding adventure throughout the entire peninsula of Indochina. Cruise Halong Bay, explore incredible Angkor Wat, interact with local families, and get to the night markets of Chiang Mai for some of the best street food in the world. Don’t come all this way without experiencing all you can in this corner of the globe.
New Zealand Journey
These 11 days exploring New Zealand’s North and South islands are the ideal introduction to this small country that feels huge. Utilizing a diverse range of transport – train, gondola, boat, plane – you’ll connect with locals in artsy beach towns, roam through an ancient rainforest, learn about local legend and cuisine from the Maori, and breathe in all the clean air you possibly can. Come to New Zealand a stranger. Return home an honorary Kiwi.
Whether you’re challenging yourself by hiking the Inca Trail or peering up into the canopy to search for jungle wildlife, this two-week trip throughout Peru is the ideal Incan-Amazon adventure. Whether you catch the scenic train to Machu Picchu or embark on one of the world’s best-known hikes to its peaks, you’ll be rewarded with a stunning combination of ruins, mountainscapes and cloud forests. This is the Peru you’ve been looking for.
Tanzania Safari Experience
Take seven days in Tanzania for an adventure you'll never forget, searching for the Big Five in incredible places like scenic Lake Manyara, the wildlife-teeming Ngorongoro Crater, and the plains of the Serengeti. Explore the area around the Olduvai Gorge, which has been occupied by humans (or their ancient ancestors) for almost two million years. Tanzania holds so much history; make some of your own in its awe-inspiring landscapes.
Explore Bali & Java
Free your spiritual side against a backdrop of stunning beaches and jungles in Bali and Java. Travel by cycle-rickshaw to local markets and the Sultan’s Palace in Yogyakarta. Find your inner peace at ancient Hindu and Buddhist temples. Take high tea at the Mangkunegaran Palace and stroll the coastline of the unforgettable beaches in Sanur. Discover the perfect blend of beauty and Buddhist zen in this incredible corner of the world.
Botswana Safari Experience
The Okavango Delta is the largest inland delta in the world, annually attracting thousands of animals to drink from its fresh waters. Travel in houseboats throughout the delta, and in open jeeps into Botswana’s best national parks, in search of the unforgettable wildlife here – elephants, lions, and giraffes. Enjoy an evening of traditional Botswanan fireside storytelling and return home with memories you’ll be sharing for years.
From the highest dunes in Morocco, peer across the sands to watch the sun rise over another North African day. Experience some of the country's most unforgettable highlights over nine days of culture and nature. Discover the fresh cedar forests of the Atlas Mountains, meander the winding lanes of old Marrakech, explore the Fes medina with a local guide, and ride into the desert on a 4x4. Meet musicians, Berbers, and artisans and soak up the exotic beauty of Morocco.
Explore Israel & Jordan
Step into an ancient world on a two-week Middle East journey that combines the highlights of Israel and Jordan. Discover life in Jerusalem on a dual-perspective walking tour with Israeli and Palestinian guides, explore some of the best Roman ruins outside of Italy, ride through the desert on a 4x4, and venture into the awe-inspiring ancient city of Petra. Connect with the past as well as the future of this region on this incredible itinerary.
Explore India & Nepal
Take 17 life-changing days to discover northern India’s famed Golden Triangle and enjoy priceless time immersed in the heart of Nepalese culture. Explore the Taj Mahal and the iconic colours of Rajasthan. Spend a night at a Buddhist monastery and walk through the streets of Pokhara with one of the women from SASANE, a program that trains former victims of trafficking to become paralegals. From big highlights to intimate moments, this unique itinerary is truly unforgettable.
Explore Argentina & Brazil
When time is a bit tight but you still want to take in some natural and cultural wonders, these eight days are the perfect introduction to the best of Argentina and Brazil. Explore the sophistication of Buenos Aires one day and feel the cool mist off Iguassu Falls the next. Big city samba, local village lifestyle, bright green rainforest, and spicy tango never came together so effortlessly.
Machu Picchu and the Amazon
These ten days are a brief but full introduction to the very best natural wonders and local culture Peru has on offer. Get in touch with the Andean past in the former Inca capital of Cusco, spend two unforgettable nights in our jungle lodge listening to the wildlife orchestra all around you, and hike the Inca Trail (or catch the scenic train) to the once-in-a-lifetime destination of Machu Picchu. Be assured you’re travelling with the region’s leading experts.
Explore Southern Thailand
Travellers have been seeking out the south of Thailand for years for its perfect beaches, laid-back culture, and welcoming people. This compact one-week trip offers a convenient but unhurried way to see the southern hotspots of Koh Samui and Krabi. And whether you choose to stroll the beach after a spa morning, or kayak, trek, and snorkel your way through these inspiring naturescapes, there’s no better way to experience southern Thailand.
Discover as much of northern Thailand in one week as you can on this eight-day trip packed with unforgettable cultural experiences. Explore the serene UNESCO World Heritage site Ayutthaya Historical Park and enjoy dinner on a converted rice barge. Travel to a traditional village outside of Chiang Mai and visit the home of a local family. Introduce yourself to a colourful and enchanting part of the world.
Kenya Safari Experience
An African safari is one of the ultimate experiences every traveller should have, and this eight-day adventure in Kenya is the ideal introduction. Ride on daily game drives in the shadow of Mt Kilimanjaro, introduce yourself to the Maasai way of life, and learn about rhino conservation from the National Geographic-associated Kenya Wildlife Service. With plains teeming with wildlife and dotted with acacia trees, this is the Africa of your dreams.
Discover the Balkans
On the crossroads between east and west, the Balkan Peninsula is full of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. These 12 rich days are the ideal introduction to the stunning Dalmatian coast of Croatia, the eastern delicacies of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the lush waterways of Montenegro. Plus, enjoy an exclusive experience walking through Plitvice Lakes National Park with a naturalist. History, nature, culture, food, and people. This one’s got it all.
Rwanda & Uganda Gorilla Discovery
When your guide puts his hand up and motions for you to crouch down, you’ll know why. In the near distance, a silverback gorilla settles down to eat. Opportunities like these exist on this unique and life-changing adventure through Rwanda and Uganda. Deepen your understanding of Africa’s primates and you’ll deepen your understanding of all of us.
Both culture and geology are dramatic in Patagonia, and there’s no way to experience them quite like jumping right in and seeing for yourself. Take in the colours of Buenos Aires with a local tango lesson before heading into nature to explore Torres del Paine National Park and the humbling Perito Moreno Glacier. Standing at the end of the Earth is an experience the adventurous side of you will never forget.
Treat yourself to 15 unforgettable days of discovery in Delhi, Jaipur, Varanasi, and more. Enjoy a guided tour of the world’s most magnificent testimonial to love – the Taj Mahal. Visit the birthplace of Buddhism and Hinduism, spend a night in a traditional village, witness holy rituals on a sunrise Ganges cruise, and discover the hidden side of Delhi with a former street youth now taking part in a G Adventures-supported project. Don’t just see India; get inside its soul.
Experience two inspirational weeks in Italy, connecting with the some of the greatest cultural highlights in the world. Get in touch with the ancient past alongside an archaeologist among the ash-preserved ruins of Pompeii, marvel at Renaissance treasures in iconic Venice and enchanting Florence, and stop and smell the lemons in the quaint cliff-side villages of the Amalfi Coast. Introduce yourself to the Italian lifestyle and it’ll remain with you always.
North India Highlights
The Taj Mahal took 20,000 workers and 1,000 elephants 22 years to complete, yet it only takes a single moment to realize how utterly beautiful it is. From strolling in its serene shadows to walking the streets of Delhi with a local young adult in the G Adventures-supported New Delhi Streetkids Project, to spending a night in a traditional village home, these eight days are an incredible introduction to the evocative beauty of India.
Immerse yourself in the incredibly vibrant Vietnamese culture with this 13-day introduction to its iconic highlights. Spend a night on a traditional junk boat in stunning Halong Bay, roam UNESCO World Heritage site Hoi An, trek through hilltribe villages to gain a glimpse of traditional rural life, and enjoy a cyclo ride through the heart of bustling Hanoi. Rediscover what a real adventure should feel like as you make your way through Vietnam.
Explore Cape Town & Kruger National Park
Discover for yourself why Cape Town is consistently named one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Then fly on to Johannesburg to explore some highly-celebrated game reserves. Scan the horizon of Kruger National Park for the Big Five and spend time in the wild with a conservationist from the National Geographic Big Cats Initiative. Get to the bottom of Africa and you might just start dreaming up ways to avoid returning home.
Explore Chile & Argentina
From the tranquil wineries of the Maipo Valley to the green landscapes of northern Patagonia and steamy tango joints in Buenos Aires, this eight-day adventure offers a lively quick taste of South America. Build up a thirst hiking through Chile's Lake District and take what is considered one of the most scenic ferry cruises in the world before sampling the region's outstanding wines. Travel days are well paced and include short flights. Find a fresh adventure at the ends of the Earth.
Cruise the Ganges
Immensely powerful and deeply vital to those who call its banks home, the Ganges River is a must-see travel destination in and of itself. Take this rare opportunity to cruise its storied waters on a 12-day adventure on riverboat and land. Sail to picturesque local villages to explore stunning temples and palaces. Wrap up with a four-day land excursion to the city of Varanasi, often considered the spiritual capital of India.
Discover Moorish Spain
Discover the history and romance of Andalucia on this eight-day trip that offers plenty of free time to unravel a few mysteries on your own. Explore Madrid’s famous museums, walk the cobblestoned streets of El Greco’s Toledo with a local historian, take in a flamenco lesson, and embrace the region’s Moorish spirit. From the taste of new flavours, to the sound of music you’ve never heard, wrap yourself in a culture 1300 years in the making.
Discover Brazil, Argentina & Chile
Within the bottom half of South America are some of the continent's most vibrant cultures. Experience everything amazing this region has to offer on this comprehensive adventure that takes you from Chile to Argentina and Brazil. This perfect combination of guided excursions and free time will have you sipping wine in Santiago, dancing the tango in Buenos Aires, and falling for the famous beach in iconic Rio.
Explore Kruger National Park
Explore the Greater Kruger area on this seven-day tour in South Africa. Search for elephants, lions, and rhinos at one of the continent’s most celebrated national parks and a private game reserve. Enjoy the expertise of a researcher from the National Geographic-supported Carnivore Conservation Programme. Get to know the welcoming kids at the G Adventures-supported Children’s Day School. This is one week that will change your life.
The cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, Turkey is fascinating at any time of year. Spend 15 days discovering its highlights as well as some out-of-the-way secrets not all travellers get to see. Marvel at painted churches carved out of rock, cruise up the cinematic Dalyan River, meander through ancient towns, and realize, on the incredibly blue coast, just where the colour turquoise got its name.
Semana Santa: Easter in Guatemala
Experience Semana Santa (holy week), one of the most vibrant celebrations in Central America, on this remarkable 10-day adventure based in Antigua, Guatemala. Line the parade route along cobblestoned streets decorated in flower petals, explore the famous Chichicastenango Market, and venture with a local guide to meet local Mayan villagers amidst the volcanic scenery of Lake Atitlán. Be part of an exceptional time in an exceptional place.
Mysteries of India
This outstanding adventure through India’s colourful interior offers a look at its history and heritage, bringing you to the imperial Mughal cities of Agra and New Delhi, stunning capitals of the former princely states and home to sprawling mansions and palaces. Meet the town elders of the traditional village of Chandelao. Explore the markets of the old city of Bikaner alongside a local expert in trade. This is the India so many travellers dream about.
The Heart of Myanmar (Burma)
Try on a new kind of adventure and immerse yourself in the warm and mysterious culture of Myanmar (Burma). Cruise the mighty Irrawaddy River to the ancient city of Bagan, home to over 2200 beautiful temples and pagodas. Explore the floating villages on serene Inle Lake. Visit Kyan Sithar Umin monastery to meet a Buddhist monk and climb Mandalay Hill to reflect on serene views of the surrounding countryside. Come to a special place and create some new favourite memories.
Iconic Southern Africa
As the sun rises above Kruger National Park, an elephant and her young calf wander past and you can just hear the crunch of the grass underfoot. Discover your own such moments on this 21-day adventure through iconic Africa. Fall for Cape Town’s remarkable beauty, feel the power of Victoria Falls reverberate in your core, and keep your eyes out for the Big Five, alongside a researcher from a National Geographic-supported conservation program.
Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes
Get in touch with the power of the Earth on this nine-day adventure packed with many of Ecuador’s must-see highlights. Hike through the greener-than-green Amazon jungle with a local naturalist guide at your side, slip into the celebrated (and restorative) hot springs of Papallacta, enjoy lunch with the residents of an Andean community, and spend a night at a historic hacienda. Feel the warmth of Ecuador's spirit and make some memories.
Best of China
This trip blends the perfect mix of China’s major metropolises with priceless time experiencing traditional rural life. Explore hidden corners of Beijing’s Forbidden City. Cycle through remote villages and learn about Xi’an’s famed terracotta soldiers. Enjoy a sunset cruise on the gorgeous Li River. Meet and interact with Shanghai’s celebrated acrobats and watch them train. Our local CEO knows just where to take you for the best highlights of this incredible country.
Kruger, Victoria Falls & Botswana Safari
Any year is the perfect year to witness nature's greatest spectacles on an African safari. Discover some of the continent’s celebrated wildlife reserves including Kruger and Chobe National Parks. Enjoy two nights on an excursion through the Okavango Delta and sit down to an unforgettable family dinner at a private home near Victoria Falls. Our small group size ensures maximum visibility of everything this region has to offer.
Why decide between India’s north or south when you can do both on this unforgettable two-week introduction to this incredible country? Explore Rajasthan’s grand forts and palaces, discover a new level of relaxation on a houseboat in Kerala’s backwaters, and learn about traditional culture in the small village of Sawarda. Throw in the glorious Taj Mahal, the “Pink City” of Jaipur, and Kochi's fishing markets and you've got two weeks you’ll remember forever.
Take nine days and discover a part of the world every traveller should see, on this tour of Turkey’s highlights. Marvel at the dome above you in Istanbul’s Aya Sofya, stroll among the ruins of the ancient Roman town of Ephesus, opt to ride a hot-air balloon over a dawn-lit Cappadocia, and prepare a traditional dinner with a local chef. Gain a glimpse into this sparkling culture and you may never want to leave.
Explore Kruger & Victoria Falls
Enjoy a quick taste of this region’s characteristic highlights on a short and sweet trip to South Africa and Zimbabwe. Begin with a safari in the Greater Kruger area, where you’ll get the chance to spot and photograph elephants and lions on their own turf. Then, jet off to Zimbabwe to introduce yourself to the awesome spectacle of Victoria Falls, which can be heard from a distance of 40km (25 mi). With its extraordinary wildlife sightings and dramatic natural wonders, these adventure-filled days in Southern Africa will do nothing short of astound you.
Wonders of Bhutan
Anyone with an interest in Buddhist culture will be fascinated by this 10-day adventure into the heart of Bhutan, the only country in the world that measures its productivity in GNH – Gross National Happiness. Explore remote villages and shrines in the mountains. Climb magnificent heights to the cliff-side Taktsang Monastery, 900m (2,953 ft) above the valley floor. Discover your own capacity for happiness within Bhutan's ancient culture.
Explore Southern Africa
Experience southern Africa's diverse pleasures on this 12-day adventure, from the glittering beauty of Cape Town to the vast wilderness of Kruger National Park – home of the Big Five and countless photo ops – and onward to Victoria Falls to feel their awesome roar for yourself. Take in the most memorable highlights of the region's wildlife, nature, and culture on this journey of a lifetime.
Explore China & Tibet
Get over the wall for a life-changing adventure through China’s awe-inspiring interior. Explore the unforgettable city of Beijing and meet pandas at a breeding centre in Sichuan. Discover daily life in Tibet and cruise the incredible Yangtze River on a riverboat. Cycle atop the city walls of Xi’an, and face its standing army of terracotta warriors before eating lunch in the local farming village where they were discovered. Get into China’s very heart and it will most certainly get into yours.
Discover the Canadian Rockies - Eastbound
Awe-inspiring scenery and fascinating wildlife are simply everywhere in Western Canada. This 12-day adventure offers the Rocky Mountain highs of crisp Jasper and serene Lake Louise, a scenic ferry crossing to Vancouver Island, a river safari through Grizzly Bear Valley, and a drive along the jaw-dropping Icefields Parkway. Whether you’re walking atop a glacier or meandering the gorgeous streets of Whistler Village, you're discovering some of the most iconic parts of Canada.
Mexico's Day of the Dead in Oaxaca
One of the most unique festivals in the entire world, Day of the Dead is both a celebration of ancestors and a huge party, and here is your backstage pass. Join us in Oaxaca – Mexico’s artistic heartland – for a truly different perspective of the country at its most exciting. And with street dances, painted faces, incredible ruins, and picturesque landscapes all around, it’ll be easy to get into the macabre spirit of "Dia de los Muertos."
Discover Colombia – a corner of South America that's once again becoming a must-see destination. Spend two nights at a traditional hacienda on a working coffee farm, ride the famous hillside escalators of Medellín, indulge in the Caribbean beauty of Tayrona’s lush jungle and perfectly pristine beaches, and wander the cobblestoned streets of historical Cartagena. Get to Colombia before the rest of the world catches on.
South India: Explore Kerala
If the north of India offers brilliant fuschia and turquoise, its south offers the coolest, most luxuriant greens anywhere. This compact trip offers the perfect taste of Kerala’s stunning tropical beauty. Stroll its beaches, ride in a canoe through its backwaters along quiet canals, explore southern palaces, and enjoy some of the country’s most incredible flavours. Experience a part of India that’s truly off the beaten path.
Explore Costa Rica
Costa Rica may be small but it’s loaded with opportunity for adventure. This two-week itinerary is ideal for anyone looking to get off the beaten path and discover a different kind of travel experience. Drop by a National Geographic-supported reforestation project, visit a sea turtle conservancy program, opt to zipline above the lush canopy, and soak in volcanic hot springs. Getting your hands dirty (and clean again) never felt so good.
Nepal: Himalaya Highlights
As you explore with your local guide through Chitwan National Park, keep your eyes open for rhinos, leopards, wild elephants, and Bengal tigers – just some of the possible sights on this 10-day adventure throughout Nepal’s rare and beautiful landscapes. Meander through the fascinating streetscapes of Kathmandu, spend the night at a monastery guesthouse, and gaze out over astounding views of the Himalayas. Nepal will remain with you forever.
Explore Australia & New Zealand
There’s no reason to have to choose between Australia and New Zealand. Experience both over 22 life-changing days. Discover iconic Sydney, fashionable Melbourne, and welcoming Auckland; stand in the presence of sacred Uluru; explore ancient rainforests; and take in all the city life, mountainscapes, glaciers, cultural moments, deserts, hot springs, and flat whites you can.