National Geographic Best Trips for 2017 Trips & Tours

9 trips from 10 tour companies with 73 reviews

All National Geographic Best Trips for 2017 tours, river cruises, expedition cruises, and adventure trips. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages. Average rating of 4.5 for all National Geographic Best Trips for 2017 trips.

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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Intrepid Travel
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays, High Adventure
Visits: United States, Hawaii, Kona, Maui
From $ 4,675
$ 375 per day
Highlights
  • The structure of this trip allows you to see the highlights of the contrasting Hawaiian islands while also enjoying free time to do your own thing. With a fairly flexible itinerary, you'll really be able to 'hang loose' (this is Hawaii, after all)
  • Enjoy a tropical sunset and views along Waikiki's shoreline in a boat with your fellow travellers
  • Explore the diverse landscapes of the Kauai, Hawaii's 'Garden Isle'. From tropical beaches to powerful waterfalls, lush rainforest and narrow valleys, there's a piece of this island that will appeal to everyone
  • It's no coincidence that Maui is often voted one of the world's best islands to visit. Waking early to see the sunrise from the top of Haleakala is an unforgettable experience
  • A visit to Hawaii isn't complete without a stay on the 'Big Island'. The world's most active volcano, black sand beaches and stunning national park make this island the most distinctive of the whole archipelago
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Cultural
Visits: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Sarajevo, Split, Zagreb, Dalmatian Coast, Diocletian's Palace, Plitvice Lakes National park
$ 3,099
From $ 3,399
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 258 per day
Highlights
  • Visit the stunning plitvice lakes national park
  • Explore the ancient town of mostar and the stari most (old bridge)
  • Take a tour of the "tunnel of life" in sarajevo
  • Spend a couple days on the bay of kotor
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Exodus Travels
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Morocco, Atlas Mountains, Marrakech, Ait Benhaddou
$ 745
From $ 1,006
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 93 per day
Highlights
  • Experience varied scenery from the Sahara Desert to the High Atlas Mountains
  • Journey into the desert Bedouin style, by camel
  • Spend a memorable night under the stars
  • Visit Tijhza and experience a traditional hammam 
  • Walk in the magnificent High Atlas Mountains
  • Explore Marrakech with its lively souks and peaceful gardens
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4.6 | Excellent | 64 Reviews
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Explore!
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Train & Rail Journeys
Visits: Russia, Moscow, St. Petersburg
$ 1,140
From $ 1,553
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 144 per day
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Highlights
  • Moscow - Explore the city's main sights such as the Red Square, Saint Basil's Cathedral and Lenin's Mausoleum
  • Kremlin - Visit the historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow including the Armoury Museum housing the imperial jewels
  • St. Petersburg - Visit the world famous Hermitage Museum and the gargantuan Winter Palace
  • Peterhof Palace - Discover the exquisite palace and gardens including its fountains and opulent decor
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4.3 | Great | 100+ Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star
Basic - 2 star Lodging Level You'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Local Immersion & Homestays
Visits: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Cartagena
$ 4,359
From $ 4,989
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 57 per day
Highlights
  • Overnight and tour of a coffee farm
  • Zona Cafeteria Drive
  • Cocora Valley Trek
  • Las Lajas Sanctuary
  • Guided Laguna 69 trek
  • Stay with a local family on Lake Titicaca
  • Uyuni Salt Flats day trip
  • Drive through Argentina's wine region
  • Iguazú Falls from Brazil & Argentina
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4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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Intrepid Travel
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly
Visits: Malta, Valletta
$ 1,125
From $ 1,519
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 141 per day
Highlights
  • Hop in a jeep to explore the hilltop villages and interior of the island of Gozo, watching locals go about their centuries-old daily routine
  • Cycle along the dramatic coastline of Gozo, exploring trails that rarely see any other vehicle, let alone travellers
  • Hit the high seas and discover hidden coves of tiny Comino, snorkelling in crystal-clear waters
  • Live life as a local Gozitan shepherd for a day – tend to the animals, cut corn, and even make local food the traditional way
  • Travel back in time while wandering the stunning streets of historic Valletta on an open-air museum walking tour
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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
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G Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Easy
Easy Physical Level Some walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.
Theme:
Family Friendly
Visits: China, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Victoria Peak, Yangshuo, Victoria, Guilin, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square
$ 2,209
From $ 3,197
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 186 per day
Highlights
  • Visit the great wall and beijing's monuments
  • Encounter terracotta warriors
  • Cycle through karst landscapes
  • Wander hong kong's vibrant streets
  • See pandas in chengdu
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5.0 | Excellent | 10 Reviews
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star
Premium - 4 star Lodging Level 3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Hiking & Walking, 50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Cultural
Visits: Switzerland, Matterhorn, Zermatt
From $ 4,498
$ 750 per day
Highlights
  • Heart-pumping hikes reveal quintessential Switzerland
  • Trek from high mountain passes to wildflower-strewn meadows with soft-eyed dairy cows
  • Jaw-dropping panoramic vistas of Gornergletscher, a glacier with bright blue pools and deep crevasses
  • Savor apple strudel and fresh Swiss cheese to your heart's content
  • Grand Hotel Zermatterhof, the epitome of luxury, with stunning views of the Matterhorn
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5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
By
ROW Adventures
Has very high quality customer experiences and demonstrated commitment to responsible travel practices. read more
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star
Value - 3 star Lodging Level Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Physical:
Moderate
Moderate Physical Level Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.
Theme:
Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Transformative
Visits: Botswana, Cape Town, Chobe National Park, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls
$ 4,350
From $ 5,873
The strike-through price reflects either the high season trip price or the average price a traveler pays for a similar itinerary when the components are booked separately.
$ 435 per day
Highlights
  • Interactive hiking and biking safari options, the experience is even more spectacular.
  • This unique 10-day itinerary combines a visit to the city of Cape Town
  • Visits to two little-known corners of Southern Africa that boast few tourists and a rich tapestry of wildlife
  • The city’s backdrop is a stunning sweep of mountainous heights, impressive cliffs, and a stretch of plateau known as Table Mountain.
  • This safari includes not only viewing from vehicles but a special biking or hiking option.
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