Travel to Nepal and hike through the Annapurnas, one of the most naturally beautiful regions on the planet, on this active adventure. Through rocky terrain, lush forests and fields of wildflowers, and under the shadow of snowy peaks, spend each day walking through the wonder of nature. Stop and rest at rural villages for a glimpse into a simple, traditional life. Reach a prime vantage point which offers panoramic views of the awesome Annapurna region – a true highlight of an unforgettable journey.
Discover one of the most incredible landscapes in Namibia when you pay a visit to the barren dunes of Soussusvlei. Explore the area by 4X4 and then take a walk around on foot. Climb the dunes for panoramic views and spend two nights in comfort at the edge of the desert plains. Spend some time exploring the city streets of Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, as the start and finish point of your journey.
Price Per Night:$336.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
Take a short break to the biggest waterfall in the world by height and length; the stunning Victoria Falls (also known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya, or ‘The Smoke that Thunders’). Soak up the spray and check out some of the adventure activities in the local area, including abseiling and zip-lining, walks, canoe trips and rafting. Spend your days here doing as much or as little as you want on this short break adventure trip.
Price Per Night:$997.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 08, 2020through Oct 27, 2020
U.S./Santiago, Chile, Puerto Montt/Embark, Castro (Chiloé Island), Pumalín National Park, Aysén/Coyhaique/Andes Mountains, The Inland Passage & The Chilean Fjords, Puerto Natales/Torres del Paine National Park, Tierra del Fuego: Karukinka Natural Park, The Chilean Fjords, Beagle Channel & Yendegaia, Cape Horn...
Remote and largely inaccessible, a Patagonia cruise is the essence of wildness-a maze of channels and islands. Venture deep into Chile's glorious fjords past incandescent icebergs and massive glaciers such as the massive Pio XI Glacier, which is still advancing.
Visit Peru and discover its highlights from Lima to Cusco on an exciting journey that encompasses modern cities and ancient worlds. From the depths of the Amazon to the heights of the Andes and on to the unique islands of Lake Titicaca, be immersed in fascinating Peruvian culture while discovering its history buried deep within the walls of lost cities. Take the chance to hike the iconic Inca Trail and witness the glorious Machu Picchu, delve into the heart of preserved island traditions during a homestay with the Uru people, observe Andean condors take the sky at sun rise over the Colca Canyon and acclimatise to the altitude with a classic Pisco Sour cocktail in the city of it’s creation.
Price Per Night:$649.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 05, 2021through Jul 15, 2021
Arrive in Val Gardena, Hike the Spectacular Alpe di Siusi, Hike to the Catinaccio Rosengarten, Hike Under the Marmolada Glacier, Hike a Section of Alta Via 2, Hike Viel del Pan to Passo Pordoi, Hike on the Pralongia’ Plateau to San Cassiano, Hike in the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Natural Park, Hike to Cortina d'Ampezzo, Hike the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop...
8 Days of strenuous hiking up to 11.5 miles and 5,395-feet of elevation gain, sleeping 5 nights in mountain inns with shared bathroom facilities.
Price Per Night:$555.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 06, 2021through Jun 15, 2021
Welcome to Ljubljana, Set Out for the Great Highlands, Explore Logarska Valley, Climb a Mountain Ridge & Explore Logarska Valley, Discover Jezersko and Hike to Lake Bohinj, Trek to the Valley of Seven Triglav Lakes, Climb Brdo Mountain & Visit Lake Bled, Hike to Sleme & Scenic Drive to Kobarid, Stellar Views from Pretovc Alpine Meadow, Walk to Kozjak Waterfall & Depart for Ljubljana
This is a moderate hike with an average elevation gain and loss of 2,000 feet per day. You should be an experienced hiker who is comfortable hiking 5-10 miles per day on uneven terrain. Hiking poles are recommended.
Price Per Night:$288.46 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2020through Dec 28, 2020
Christchurch, Franz Josef Glacier, Queenstown, Te Anau, Dunedin, Omarama, Christchurch, Picton, Wellington, Rotorua...
This classic New Zealand itinerary spans both the North and South Islands, leading you through majestic panoramas. Witness the glaciers of the West Coast, the sensational alpine landscapes of Lake Tekapo and Mt. Cook National Park, and the extraordinary geothermal fields of Rotorua.
Price Per Night:$1,124.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Apr 01, 2021through May 31, 2021
Arrive Arusha, Tanzania, Arusha / Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tarangire / Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro / Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park / Depart
Explore the famed Serengeti plains, the greatest wildlife region of East Africa, in search of migratory herds of zebras and wildebeest and their territorial predators: lion, leopard and cheetah.Discover the spectacular scenery created by gigantic baobabs silhouetted against the African sky.Experience the descent into the most unique caldera in the world: Ngorongoro Crater, often called the Eden of Africa.Enjoy wildlife viewing in Lake Manyara renowned for its seasonal pink flamingos coloring its shores, as for its nimble monkeys and fabled tree climbing lions.
Price Per Night:$1,395.45 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 01, 2020through Mar 31, 2021
En route, Johannesburg, Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Moremi Wildlife Reserve , Victoria Falls, Johannesburg, Arrive home
Botswana's wilderness is expansive and-to our scurrying senses-timeless, and the Okavango isn't its only dreamy place. Our under-two-week safari takes us to three others, right up near the top of African marvels: Chobe National Park and, up near the Zambian border, the exemplary Moremi Wildlife Reserve, quite close to another phenomenon of miraculous rarity, Victoria Falls.
Embark on a tour through the Aegean Sea, taking local ferries around the Cyclades Islands. Indulge in a little island hopping and take the time to uncover remote ruins, gorgeous beaches and outstanding scenery. Travel from the ancient capital of Athens all the way to the spectacular natural wonders on the island of Santorini on this wonderful Greek adventure.
Price Per Night:$205.43 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 01, 2021through Aug 21, 2021
Barcelona, Avignon, Paris, Luxembourg City, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Berlin / Overnight Train, Krakow, Prague...
Saunter through some of Europe’s finest cities and landscapes on this memorable Lonely Planet Experience from sultry Spain to ever-alluring Italy. Be romanced by enchanting scenery, seduced by stunning sights and beguiled by wining and dining experiences that know no rival. Crossing 12 countries in an easily paced 36 days, this trip will suit both those looking to discover Europe for the first time and veterans of the region just wanting to revisit their favourite haunts. Steeped in history, with regional cuisines to die for, this classic and quirky adventure is the ultimate foray into the European heartlands.
Price Per Night:$715.42 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 05, 2021through Sep 17, 2021
Arrive in Tokyo, Go Back in Time in Tokyo, Journey to Historic Nikko, Explore the Natural Beauty of Oku Nikko, See Yamadera’s Temple & the Scenic Ginzan Onsen, Hike from Haguro-san, Discover Shrine Secrets in Dewa Sanzan, Travel to Sukayu Onsen, Hike on Mount Hakkoda, Walk in Oirase...
You will be walking 2-5 hours and 1-8 miles a day on flat paths and mountain trails through the Japanese countryside, visiting idyllic villages, ancient temples, and traditional inns. Elevations are between 500 and 3,500 feet. There are some steady climbs that require stamina. You need to be in good health and physical condition for this trip.
Price Per Night:$1,023.68 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 25, 2021through Mar 14, 2021
U.S./Buenos Aires, Argentina, Fly to Ushuaia/Embark, Exploring the Chilean Fjords: Glacier Alley, Francisco Coloane Marine Park, Puerto Natales & Torres del Paine, Exploring the Chilean Fjords: Kirke Narrows, Punta Arenas & Isla Magdalena, Tierra del Fuego: Karukinka Natural Park & Bahia Ainsworth, Cape Horn & Isla de los Estados (Staten Island), Argentina, Ushuaia/Buenos Aires/U.S.
Long before humans arrived on the continent, glaciers carved the landscapes of Southern Patagonia and the Chilean fjords. Now it's a place for the grandest nature adventures: marveling at calving glaciers, whale and dolphin watching, hiking through rugged landscapes, Zodiac cruising among icebergs, and observing penguins by the thousands.
Price Per Night:$302.27 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 10, 2021through Apr 17, 2022
Auckland, Bay of Islands, Rotorua , Taupo – Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ruapehu, Wellington, Nelson, Kaikoura, Christchurch
Discover New Zealand’s North Island – with a taste of the South – on this 12-day adventure from Auckland to Christchurch. Ease into it with a few days soaking up the beauty of the Bay of Islands, then learn ancient Maori traditions and witness geothermal marvels in Rotorua. Choose whether to tackle the epic Tongariro Alpine Crossing and visit the cultural capital of Wellington. Explore sunny Nelson and the beachfront bush of Abel Tasman National Park and cap it off with time in Kaikoura, where the shores are filled with seals. Discover incredible landscapes and Maori culture of Te Ika-a-Maui (the Maori term for the North Island) with plenty of free time to explore at your own pace.
Price Per Night:$291.67 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 02, 2021through Dec 28, 2022
Mekong Delta, Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City, Explore Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels
Observe the contrast between Vietnam’s urban and rural regions while taking in cultural highlights of the south. For a welcome change of pace, jump on a boat and explore the meandering waterways, islands and fruit orchards of the mighty Mekong Delta. Then negotiate the labyrinthine streets of Ho Chi Minh City on a morning walk, make a sobering visit to the War Remnants Museum and make your tastebuds swoon over lunch at a traditional Vietnamese restaurant. Head to the city’s outskirts to scramble through the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels before diving back into the fray at one of Ho Chi Minh City’s lively markets.
Price Per Night:$367.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 07, 2020through Nov 21, 2020
Nairobi, Kisii, Lake Victoria, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Crater – Mto wa Mbu, Marangu, Mandara Hut, Horombo Hut, Kibo Hut / Mawenzi Peak...
Encounter some of Africa’s most iconic natural wonders on this 15-day Lonely Planet Experience, powered by Intrepid. Safari across the vast Serengeti savanna and the floors of Ngorongoro Crater in search of the Big Five, then conquer Africa's highest peak on an epic trek to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. This is a trip for active travellers who appreciate the bounty of nature – get ready for thrills, challenges and self discovery on a journey that takes you through the literal highs and lows of Kenya and Tanzania.
Price Per Night:$950.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2020through Dec 31, 2020
Cochin, Vembanad Lake, Cochin to Mumbai
Houseboating on the serene Backwaters of the Malabar Coast regularly pops up on Top 10 Things You Should Do lists. A source of much Indian pride, the Backwaters are a world-unique watery ecosystem of palm-fringed rice paddies, small villages, and lovely lagoons, a meeting of the fresh waters of 38 rivers as they meander westward to the sea.
Price Per Night:$1,014.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 22, 2020through Nov 06, 2020
U.S./Santiago, Chile, Punta Arenas/Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, Torres del Paine National Park/ Puerto Natales/Embark, Kirke Narrows & Exploring the Chilean Fjords, Tierra del Fuego, Chile: Karukinka Natural Park, The Chilean Fjords, Beagle Channel & Yendegaia, Cape Horn, Isla de Los Estados (Staten Island), Argentina, Ushuaia/Disembark/Santiago/U.S.
Optimize your Chilean Patagonia experience with a land and sea expedition. Spend three days at the superb Tierra Patagonia Hotel to savor the grandeur of Torres del Paine's sunrises and sunsets, its iconic landscapes, and profusion of wildlife.
Price Per Night:$255.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2020through Dec 20, 2020
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro - City Tour / Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls, Iguassu Falls - Iguassu National Park, Iguassu Falls / Sao Paulo / Depart Sao Paulo
This hot, happening, dynamic country has something for every one who loves travel. From the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to the magnificent spectacle of Iguassu Falls, Brazil is a wonderland of adventure and fun. Guests have the option of extending their visit to Santa Catarina and/or Bahia.
Price Per Night:$555.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2020through Dec 15, 2020
Cruise into the heart of the Amazon where lush rainforests, tropical birds and exotic wildlife beckon on all sides. Few areas of the world offer a more pristine and diverse opportunity to experience nature and geography.
Price Per Night:$459.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jul 14, 2020through Sep 30, 2020
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro - City Tour / Corcovado, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls, Iguassu Falls - Iguassu National Park Excursion, Iguassu Falls / Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires - City Tour, Buenos Aires - Estancia, Depart Buenos Aires
Price Per Night:$847.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 04, 2020through Sep 06, 2020
Package includes first floor grandstand tickets to the Kentucky Derby, two nights stay at the Comfort Suites Louisville Airport, all transfers, and a visit from a track insider with tips to make the most of your Derby experience!
Price Per Night:$365.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jan 01, 2021through Mar 31, 2021
Adelaide – Kangaroo Island, Kangaroo Island – Adelaide
Kangaroo Island is one of Australia’s most wildlife-rich and naturally diverse regions. Set out to discover its beauty on a jam-packed two days from Adelaide, checking out a sea lion colony in Seal Bay, giving sand boarding a shot in Little Sahara and searching for marine life in Vivonne Bay. Your expert guide will help you see the best of this island, with plenty of native wildlife to spot and optional adventures to enhance your stay. With all of the difficult stuff taken care of, just sit back and get ready to dive into South Australia’s wildlife and wilderness hotspot.
Price Per Night:$509.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Oct 07, 2020through Oct 17, 2020
Arrive in Bangkok, Enter the Kingdom of Bhutan, Hike to Cheri Monastery, Explore Thimphu & Paro, Hike to Taktsang Monastery, Go Deep in the Unspoiled Haa Valley, Trek to Camp Below Saga La, Over Saga La to Ningula, Surround Yourself with Himalayan Peaks, Return to Bangkok...
You will be hiking one to five hours on many days, up and down mountain trails that are sometimes steep, and mostly at elevations above 7,000 feet. You will ascend to over 10,000 feet on several hikes.
Price Per Night:$710.56 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Sep 18, 2020through Sep 27, 2020
Arrive in Cusco, Journey to Salkantay Lodge, Hike Above Lake Salkantay, Trek from Soraypampa to Wayra Lodge, Hike in Dramatic Scenery to Collpa Lodge, Follow Trails to Lucma Lodge, Final Trek to Aguas Calientes, Explore Machu Picchu, Return to Cusco, Depart from Cusco
Moderate to strenuous high-altitude hiking 3 to 8 hours a day on 6 consecutive days over rugged mountain trails with a high altitude pass above 15,000'
Price Per Night:$842.14 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Nov 26, 2020through Dec 03, 2020
Arrive in Quito, Tour Quito’s Old Town, Fly to the Galapagos Islands, Follow Trails on Isabela Island, Experience West Isabela Island, Explore Fernandina Island, Hike & Snorkel on Santiago Island & Rabida, Depart from the Galapagos & Return to Quito
7 Days of swimming, snorkeling, and easy walking and hiking on terrain that is varied and uneven, plus one day of touring in Quito.
Price Per Night:$465.56 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 20, 2020through Dec 29, 2020
Sapporo, Yoichi - Otaru, Shikaoi - Lake Shikaribetsu , Kushiro, Lake Akan, Shiretoko National Park, Abashiri, Sapporo
Say Hokk-hi-do to Japan’s northernmost main island on a 10-day winter exploration of its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage and fabulous festivities. Beginning in Sapporo, discover the crisp notes of whisky at a distillery in Yoichi, have the chance to participate in an age-old tradition of dog-sledding in Shikaoi, see the renowned Japanese crane in Lake Akan, explore the depths of the Shiretoko National Park and possibly float through drift ice in Abashiri. With ryokans to stay in, local Ainu people to meet, traditional onsen to soak in and Hokkaido local drinks to warm you up to check out, you’ll be seeing Japan in a whole new light on this winter adventure.
Travel to South America and tour Peru on an eye-opening sojourn from the depths of the Amazon to the heights of the Andes. Visit Lima, explore ancient Cusco, see the lush Sacred Valley and Ollantaytambo, and marvel at the wonder of Machu Picchu. Offering an up close look at Peru's diverse attractions, this is an unforgettable trip at a relaxing pace. Discover ancient cultures, natural wonders, welcoming locals and vibrant modern life as you journey through the homeland of the Incas.
Price Per Night:$498.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 11, 2021through Feb 15, 2021
Five miles from the Mecca of stock car racing that is the Daytona International Speedway, is the friendliest hotel on the beach. The Holiday Inn & Suites, with an oceanfront sundeck and large pool area, offers breathtaking views of the sparking Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is about 5 miles from the Daytona International Speedway and 6 miles from Daytona Beach Regional Airport (DAB) and about 75 miles from Orlando International Airport ...
Price Per Night:$479.50 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Aug 16, 2020through Aug 26, 2020
Arrive in South China, Take a Scenic Drive to Kaili, Visit Traditional Miao Villages, Enjoy Village Hikes & a Homestay, Hike a Mountain Route to Taojiang, Explore Miao & Dong Villages, See the Guangxi Rice Terraces, Follow Ancient Trails Around Longsheng, Enter Picturesque Yangshuo, Take a Cooking Class & Bamboo Raft on the Yulong River...
You will be touring cities, hiking and biking the magical landscapes in Guizhou and Guangxi, and enjoying genuine encounters with locals. While none of the walking is particularly difficult, some days you’ll be on your feet for much of the day. Daily drives range from a couple hours to a total of about 8 hours on the longest days.
Price Per Night:$253.82 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 29, 2021through Aug 17, 2021
Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Las Vegas, Zion National Park, Monument Valley, Moab, Bryce Canyon National Park, Las Vegas, Sierra Nevada / Keough Hot Springs...
Discover the captivating cities and natural attractions of the USA's west on a n18-day Lonely Planet Experience from lively Los Angeles to bayside San Francisco. Explore mother nature at its most diverse in Joshua Tree, Zion and Yosemite national parks, take a roadtrip stopping by Monumental Valley, Death Valley and the Grand Canyon, and join the high rollers and desert dwellers in Las Vegas. With a heap of outdoor excursions to choose from, some spectacular stretches of coastline and sensational city scenes, this is the ultimate round-up of the western USA's highlights.
Price Per Night:$314.38 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Feb 10, 2021through Feb 18, 2021
Houston, Lake Charles, Lafayete, Lafayette, Jefferson Parish, New Orleans / Jefferson Parish, New Orleans
Get ready for a colourful celebration: it’s time for Mardi Gras down South! Southwest Louisiana knows how to party, and this is the perfect excuse to experience the carnival atmosphere of one of the largest festivals on earth. You’ll tour smaller towns to learn the traditions of Mardi Gras, and finish in New Orleans for a knock-out party on Fat Tuesday. This 9-day adventure covers the highlights of Louisiana food, culture and hospitality with a focus on the Mardi Gras festival, so become part of a krewe, join in the traditional bead throw, dress in yellow, green and purple and experience how fun Mardi Gras can be in the US of A.
Price Per Night:$281.54 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Jun 14, 2021through Aug 16, 2021
Anchorage, Denali National Park, Maclaren River, Wrangell-St Elias National Park, Valdez, Anchorage, Seward, Homer, Anchorage
Alaska may be part of the USA, but it feels like another world. This Lonely Planet Experience gives the freedom to hike, kayak, climb or fly your way through the iconic Denali and Wrangell-St Elias national parks. It’s a big, bold landscape filled with incredible mountain ranges, diverse wildlife and shining glaciers. Delve well and truly deep into the wild before reemerging into civilisation with stops in Anchorage and Valdez, and have plenty of free time to explore this beautiful landscape at your own pace.
Price Per Night:$404.00 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
May 10, 2021through Sep 04, 2021
Chicago, Berlin, Niagara Falls/Toronto, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Stowe, New York
Allow us to introduce Canada and America, you might have heard of them. Enjoy the sights of the Midwest and the North as you drive through scenic countryside and quaint towns. Feel the spray on your face at the thundering Niagara Falls, wander cobblestone alleyways in Old Montreal, enjoy a Chicago-style hotdog in the Windy City and have a meal with an Amish family in Berlin, Ohio. With this 11-day tour, you and North America will be best buds in no time.
Price Per Night:$373.75 (USD) (based on double occupancy, for comparison only)
Dec 29, 2020through Jan 02, 2021
Relax in contemporary accommodations at the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel near Disneyland with all the essentials in a modern, stylish guest rooms including Sweet Dreams by DoubleTree bed, 27-inch TVs with pay-per-view movies, and coffeemakers with complimentary coffee and tea. The hotel is about 45 miles from Pasadena and is 12 miles from Orange County Airport (SNA), 15 miles from Long Beach Airport (LGB) and 35 miles from Los Angeles Int'l Airport (LAX).