2023 Small Group departures
Small Group COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Due to the increased potential for the spread of COVID-19 within a small group,
we require all travelers who sign up for our small group trips to be
fully vaccinated and boosted with the most recent booster.
We recommend getting your booster about one month before departure.
Please note that pricing for our group trips may change due to
currency fluctuations or group size.
NORTHERN THAILAND & BHUTAN'S PUNAKHA FESTIVAL
February 20-March 3, 2023
Explore Northern Thailand, visiting lavish temples, an elephant sanctuary, sampling local street food, colorful hill tribes, and more. Then head to Bhutan via Bangkok for the colorful Punakha Festival.
$3995 per person, double occupancy,
July 10-21, 2023
Journey to Mongolia for a unique festival showcasing the traditional sports and culture of this little-known country. Explore the Gobi Desert and the steppes where Genghis Khan first ruled, and learn how Mongolian nomads live.
Optional Extension to Lake Huvsgul Extension available.
$3898 per person, double occupancy
MAGIC & HISTORY
May 10-24, 2023
An enchanting mix of
medieval towns, stunning architecture, history, music, and wine starting in Lisbon and ending in Porto while exploring the castles of Sintra, medieval fortress towns full of history including Evora, Obidos, Tomar, and more.
$2899 per person, double occupancy,
THE WILDS OF BORNEO
October 10-24, 2023
Explore the rain forests of Borneo, where you can find its most beloved creatures: the Orangutans. In the cities learn about Borneo's World War II history and visit giant Cat Statues. Visit Dayak tribes that used to be headhunters, spend some time with Bornean Sun Bears, and explore caves in Mulu.
$2995 per person, double occupancy
Available all year long
Spend 8 days exploring all the awe-inspiring beauty that Iceland has to offer from incredible waterfalls, rock formations, glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs,
Summer trips have the best weather, while winter trips give you a chance to see the incredible Northern Lights!
$2359 per person, double occupancy
November 13-23, 2023
Other dates available
Learn about South Africa's rich and complex history in Cape Town before enjoying a luxury safari experience in Kruger National Park, then jet over to see the stunning Victoria Falls at it's peak. Finally spend a day exploring Botswana's Chobe National Park.
$3679 per person, double occupancy
PERU'S INTI RAYMI FESTIVAL
June 21-31, 2023
Head to Cusco for Inti Raymi, the Incan festival to the Sun God. The city itself has many Incan ruins, which you'll see more of in the Sacred Valley and finally, the incredible Machu Picchu!
JAPAN'S ART TRAIL
Oct 3-17, 2023
Spend time in Japan's countryside, exploring the country's unique artistic heritage before stopping in Takayama for their fall festival. Continue to the stunning Kanazawa and end the trip with the Kurobe Gorge.
Aotearoa is a nature lover's paradise. Start with the geothermal wonders of the North Island, visit Maori tribes, and glow worm caves before exploring the highlands, glaciers, and charming towns of the South Island.