See the great lakes of Croatia in Plitvice National Park and breathe in the Balkan beauty of Montenegro. From Zagreb’s Presidential Palace and Split’s Old City, your expert led itinerary gallops across Croatia to the pearl of the Adriatic. Marble streets, hidden markets and terracotta roofs abound within the walled city and a Dubrovnik traditional dinner acquaints the taste buds with glasses of grappa, authentic local flavors and delicious dessert wines.
Join a Local Expert to explore Plitvice National Park and learn about the studies taking place to monitor and protect the natural habitat, and education initiatives on the marine environment and best practices for a low-impact experience. This experience advances UN Sustainable Development Goal 14: Life Below Water, Goal 15: Life On Land and Goal 11: Sustainable cities & Communities.
See the best of Spain during a leisurely guided tour. Barcelona boasts an impressive Old Town, which you will see with a Local Expert. They will wind you though the medieval maze of the Gothic Quarter, down the city’s main shopping avenue, and to the Sagrada Família — a Roman basilica with towering mosaic spires that pierce the sky. Dip your toes into the Bay of Biscay when you visit the seaside resort town of San Sebastián.
Witness the world's finest collection of Spanish paintings, plus an impressive international collection, as you tour the Prado Museum with an art historian.
Venture into Montana's outstanding national parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton. You'll enjoy breath-taking natural beauty, mountains, geysers, wildlife watching and the fresh open air. Your adventure starts in Bozeman, before you embark on a four-day voyage into the magnificent Yellowstone National Park, the most in-depth exploration that we offer. See famous geysers and hot springs, view wildlife, discover the land with a Local Expert and explore downtown Bozeman.
One of the major geyser basins in Yellowstone, the Mammoth Hot Springs Area is visually unique from the other thermal features in the park. Find yourself by the bubbling waters, whose constant movement means the springs are changing all the time.
Let the luck of the Irish be with you on this guided tour across Ireland. In Dublin, you’ll get up close to the Book of Kells, an ancient Gospel manuscript filled with mythical beasts and Celtic knots. In Kilkenny, visit the majestic Kilkenny Castle with a Local Expert. Step onto Giant's Causeway with it's basalt columns carved onto the coast by volcanic lava, or a giant's feet, if Irish myth is to be believed.
Meet passionate restaurant owners John and Freda at their beautiful guesthouse in Killarney, where you'll hear more about their farm-to-table concept, while enjoying a delicious meal made from fresh ingredients sourced within a five mile radius. This experience advances UN Sustainable Development Goal 12: Responsible Consumption & Production.
Feast on Peruvian delicacies in Lima, tour the ancient Korikancha temple in Cusco and adventure through the Ollantaytambo ruins of Machu Picchu, on this exploration of Peru. Embark on a Private Planetarium Tour in Cusco and uncover the influence of astronomy on Andean culture. Visit the salt pans of Maras in the Sacred Valley where the Incas used to harvest the mineral and visit with a local Quechua Weaver to learn their ancient weaving techniques in a private presentation.
Visit Cusco's planetarium to learn more on how the Incas interpreted the stars. After a reception with hot wine (or tea) and appetizers, local experts will explain and share stories about the influence the stars had on Andean culture. You'll then be led to a room specially accommodated to view the ancient night skies, weather permitting.
Take a spectacular guided tour to the Rocky Mountains and witness Alberta’s breath-taking wilderness. Discover the natural wonders of Banff National Park, the grand Columbia Icefield as well as the Jasper National Park. Glorious views, beautiful scenery, warm hospitality, and outstanding activities ensure a sensational trip to one of the most beautiful corners of the world.
Join a First Nations Cree Iroquois Local Expert and take a walk in the Boreal forest. Learn how their ancestors survived off the land and used the plants as medicines. Listen to amazing stories about First Nations culture and their relationship with local nature and wildlife.
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