Tours

Meerkats in Chobe National Park, Botswana. Photo courtesy of Exodus Travels

14-day, 13-night “leisurely”-paced tour in Southern Africa. Departures Nov. 7, 2021 & March-Aug. 2022. Group limit, 4-12. Highlights: Transfer from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to Kasane, Botswana/game drive in Chobe Nat’l Park for elephants, water buffalo, leopards/boat on Chobe River/near Maun in Okavango Delta, explore in mokoros (dugouts), morning walking safari/in Zimbabwe, Matobo Nat’l Park for rhinos, Hwange Nat’l Park for wild dogs, hyenas/free day in...

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25-day, 24-night privately guided tour (min. group size, 2). Highlights: Free day in Johannesburg/Panorama Route/Kruger Nat’l Park game drives/candle makers in ESWATINI (Swaziland)/game drive, cruise in Pongola Game Reserve/St. Lucia Estuary cruise for hippos, crocodiles/Shakaland Zulu Cultural Village/game drive near East London/Addo Elephant Nat’l Park game drives/choice of activities in Plettenberg Bay & Knysna/Oudsthoorn for Safari Ostrich Farm, Cango Caves/Cape Town for...

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16-day, 15-night “full on” tour of five countries. Departures Nov. ’21-April & Nov.-Dec. ’22. Group limit, 12-18. Highlights: From San José, COSTA RICA, to Sarapiquí via Braulio Carrillo Nat’l Park for optional rafting, horseback riding/nature walk at Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge/in NICARAGUA, Granada, Masaya Volcano Nat’l Park/colonial town of Suchitoto, EL SALVADOR/Maya ruins in Copán, HONDURAS/in GUATEMALA, Panajachel at Lake Atitlán, Antigua tour. $3...

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7-day, 6-night wildlife tour in northwestern SCOTLAND. Departures May 21 & June 11, 2022. Group limit, 2-8. Highlights: Inverness to Urquhart Castle for Loch Ness monster-spotting/day trip to Isle of Mull for golden and sea eagles, otters/kayaking among Ari saig skerries/wildlife “hide” in RSPB Reserve in Cairngorms Nat’l Park/dolphin-spotting from boat in Moray Firth. £1,735 (near $2,400) per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., £285 ($394)....

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15-day, 14-night geological photo tour in the Azores (PORTUGAL), May 1-15, 2022. Group limit, 5-7. Highlights: On São Miguel, Pico Barrosa, Caldeira Velha hot springs, Chá (Tea) Gorreana Plantation, Sete Cidades volcano massif/on Faial, Capelinhos volcano/fly to Flores for lakes, maar-type explosion craters/fly to Terceira for “moderate”-level hike to Monte do Brasil, ancient lava tube of Algar do Carvão. €2,890 (near $3,428) ppdo. Single supp., €645 ($765). Volcano...

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8 days, 7 nights in eastern SPAIN. Departures May 22, Sept. 18, Oct. 2, 2022. “Moderately challenging”; avg. 8 miles a day over 7 days. Highlights: Walk from Girona to Palamós for archaeological site dating to 6th century BC, Castell-Cap Roig Natural Park/Sant Sebastià lighthouse near Llafranc/medieval village of Pals/Salvador Dalí’s home in Portlligat/Dalí museum in Figueres/Monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes in Llançà. €2,600 (near $3,084) ppdo. Single supp., €500...

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9-day, 8-night cultural tour of the island of Sicily, ITALY. Departures Oct. 23, 2021 & May 8, Sept. 18, 2022. Group limit, 16. Highlights: In Palermo, Norman Palace’s Palatine Chapel, Mercato Vucciria/in Monreale, 12th-century cathedral/in Corleone, Sicilian Center of Documentation/at resort in Menfi, pasta-cooking lesson/Valley of the Temples in Agrigento/chocolate tasting in 17th-century Modica /wine-tasting in Ragusa/in Noto, Baroque architecture, dessert tasting/in Taormina,...

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9-day, 8-night “moderately challenging” trip. Avg. 34 miles daily, over 6 days. Departures Nov. 21, Dec. 18, 2021. Group limit, 4-14. Highlights: In Chiang Rai, ride along Kok River, night bazaar/Araksa Tea Garden/Day 5 a free-time day/en route to Chiang Mai, bike to Ping River/food tour in Chiang Mai/ride up Doi Suthep. $2,800 ppdo. Single supp., $660. E-bike (optional), $245. Grasshopper Adventures (Bangkok, Thailand; in US & Can., 844/874-3720, www.grasshopperadventures....

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