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National Geographic Expeditions Trips & Tours

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Tibet and Nepal: Journey to the Highest Himalaya

50 plus

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
16 Days
$ 545 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'll stay in no-frills, but clean and comfortable, hotels or guesthouses. A 'Basic' trip might also involve a few nights of camping.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: China, Nepal, Tibet, Lhasa, Mount Everest
From
$ 8,715

Highlights

  • Admire the extraordinary landscapes of the Himalaya, from towering peaks and hanging glaciers to the lush foothills of Nepal.
  • Venture into the legendary Potala Palace in Lhasa and visit Tibet's holiest and most historic monasteries.
  • Gaze up at the soaring crags of Mount Everest from the storied North Face Base Camp in Tibet.
  • Discover many layers of symbolism and belief at ancient Bodhnath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal.
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Trans-Siberian Rail Journey

50 plus, Train & Rail Journeys

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
17 Days
$ 1,100 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Mongolia, Russia, Moscow
From
$ 18,695

Highlights

  • Discover the evocative choral music and unique culture of Buryat’s Old Believers.
  • Trace the shores of Lake Baikal, and stop for tea in a family home.
  • Attend musical performances, including a concert at the Decembrist House Museum in Irkutsk.
  • In Moscow, take an in-depth tour of the Kremlin, and meet a Russian cosmonaut.
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50 plus, High Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
9 Days
$ 977 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Norway, Sweden
From
$ 8,795

Highlights

  • Drive your own team of Alaskan huskies on a sledding expedition through the Lapland wilderness.
  • Relax in cozy cabins ideally situated for viewing one of nature’s most dazzling displays: the aurora borealis, or northern lights.
  • Spend time with Sami herders and try your hand at driving a traditional reindeer sled.
  • Stay at the famed Icehotel, with the option of sleeping in one of its sculpted ice rooms.
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Human Origins: Southwest France and Northern Spain  tour

50 plus, Cultural, Education / Learning

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 700 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: France, Spain, Basque Country, Santillana del Mar, Vézère Valley
From
$ 6,995

Highlights

  • Examine the Paleolithic art of two UNESCO World Heritage–listed cave regions: France’s Vézère Valley and the northern coast of Spain.
  • Meet leading archaeologists and anthropologists for talks and private tours of cave sites.
  • Visit Castel-Merle with Isabelle Castanet, whose family has excavated the site for generations.
  • Explore Sarlat, France, and Santillana del Mar, Spain, two of Europe's best-preserved medieval villages.
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Alaska Family Voyage

Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Hiking & Walking, Small Ship Cruise

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
8 Days
$ 724 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: United States, Alaska, Glacier National Park
From
$ 5,790

Highlights

  • Traveling aboard the National Geographic Sea Lion, spot black and brown bears and breaching humpback whales with experienced naturalists.
  • Glide in a Zodiac among a maze of icebergs in Tracy Arm Fjord, and paddle a kayak into pristine fjords and hidden coves.
  • Learn about the everyday life of Alaska's native tribes.
  • Participate in special kids' activities, such as scavenger hunts, special hikes and Zodiac excursions, and hands-on lessons with our naturalists.
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Upper Amazon

50 plus, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Hiking & Walking

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 599 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Basic - 2 star

Basic - 2 star Lodging LevelYou'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 LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Brazil, Amazon Rainforest, Iquitos, Lima
From
$ 5,990

Highlights

  • Explore the waterways of the flooded “Mirrored Forest” of Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve with a team of expert naturalists.
  • Glide down jungle streams by skiff or kayak, spotting pink and gray dolphins, enormous water lilies, monk saki monkeys, three-toed sloths, piranhas, and scarlet macaws.
  • Learn about the everyday traditions of the native ribereños on visits to villages at the river’s edge.
  • Go on rain forest hikes, birding walks, and nocturnal river safaris, and get immersed in the wild atmosphere of the Amazon from the comfort of the intimate Delfin II.
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Journey to Antarctica

50 plus, High Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
14 Days
$ 882 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: Antarctica
From
$ 12,350

Highlights

  • View magnificent mountains, towering icebergs, and ice formations that make up the dramatic Antarctic landscape.
  • Cruise aboard sturdy Zodiac landing craft in search of leopard seals.
  • Kayak in protected waters, paddling around icebergs as penguins swim nearby.
  • Walk on shore amid thousands of penguins, including gentoo, Adélie, and chinstrap.
  • Explore the world's last great wilderness in the company of a team of top naturalists.
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The Human Journey: Tracing Legendary Peoples & Sacred Places tour

Private Jet, Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
24 Days
$ 2,831 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Burma (Myanmar), Ethiopia, Georgia, Israel, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Addis Ababa, Bagan, Etosha National Park, Jerusalem, London, Rangoon, Shwedagon Pagoda, Tbilisi, Tel Aviv, Ulaanbaatar, Yangon
From
$ 67,950

Highlights

  • See the world with National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Spencer Wells
  • Travel in a private Boeing 757 jet
  • Go off the beaten path to discover some of the most incredible legacies of legendary civilizations
  • Enjoy a private tour of the Georgian National Museum
  • Explore the vibrant bazaars of Samarqand in Uzbekistan
  • See the land of Genghis Khan – Mongolia
  • Be amazed by 1,000 year old structures in Myanmar (Burma)
  • Visit several World Heritage sites in Sri Lanka
  • Explore the National Museum of Ethiopia
  • See Jerusalem, a city that holds a rich spiritual meaning to many faiths
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner in London
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Alaska's Inside Passage Photo Expedition tour

High Adventure, Nature & Wildlife, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Hiking & Walking

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
8 Days
$ 394 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: United States, Alaska, Glacier National Park, Juneau, Sitka
From
$ 3,150

Highlights

  • Sail aboard the comfortable 62-passenger expedition ships National Geographic Sea Bird or National Geographic Sea Lion-equipped with motorized landing crafts and sea kayaks.
  • The expedition will feature sessions for both photographers and videographers.
  • Hike through lush forest trails to cascading waterfalls, and take a motorized landing craft into sheltered coves where brown bears feed.
  • Watch for calving ice in the iceberg-laden waters of Glacier Bay National Park.
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Nature view Grand Teton, USA

50 plus, Education / Learning, Hiking & Walking

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
7 Days
$ 664 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Strenuous

Strenuous Physical LevelFull day hiking or trekking over medium to long distances. Moderate expectation of physical fitness.

Visits: United States, Grand Tetons, Yellowstone National Park
From
$ 4,650

Highlights

  • From vast canyons to alpine lakes, explore Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons with a naturalist on the lookout for grizzlies, bison, bighorn sheep, and elusive gray wolves.
  • Discover Yellowstone’s thermal landscape of bubbling mud pots, brilliantly colored hot springs, and erupting geysers—including legendary Old Faithful.
  • Hike among glacial valleys below towering peaks, and learn about the geology and history of Grand Teton National Park.
  • Float on the Snake River beneath the jagged peaks of the Teton Range.
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Galápagos Photo Expedition tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 629 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Santa Cruz Island
From
$ 6,290

Highlights

  • Hone your skills while capturing images of wildlife in a variety of landscapes, from black lava fields to white-sand beaches, and from rocky cliffs to lush highland forests.
  • Photograph colonies of iguanas, frigate, sea lions, and birds unfazed by your presence.
  • See rare giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
  • Explore the waters of the Galápagos by kayak, glass-bottom boat, snorkel, or Zodiac.
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Epic Galápagos Photography Expedition tour

Nature & Wildlife, Photography

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
17 Days
$ 740 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Guayaquil, Isabela Island, San Cristobal, Santiago
From
$ 12,580

Highlights

  • Explore the Galápagos archipelago and undersea in great depth with hikes and Zodiac cruises
  • Tour paced for photo ops and timed to take advantage of the best light.
  • Shoot with and learn from top National Geographic photographers and the Lindblad-National Geographic Director of Expedition Photography
  • Go on daily photo assignments to help build your personal portfolio with wildlife legendary for uniqueness and lack of fear of humans - allowing for up-close and magical photo opportunities with blue-footed boobies, sea lions, giant tortoises, marine iguanas, and more.
  • Enjoy a mid-voyage photo seminar with our expert photographers and a special photography tour of the Charles Darwin Research Station.
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Bhutan Photo Expedition tour

Cultural, Photography

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
12 Days
$ 558 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Bhutan, Thailand, Bangkok, Taktsang Monastery, Thimpu
From
$ 6,695

Highlights

  • Capture images of daily life in Bhutan on hikes to local villages and excursions to lively markets.
  • Hike to Bhutan's most famous pilgrimage site, Taktsang Lhakhang (Tiger's Nest Temple).
  • Photograph the exquisite carvings and sculptures of the newly renovated Gangtey Gonpa temple.
  • Mingle with community leaders and government dignitaries at a banquet dinner and gain insight into modern Bhutan
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Croatia Island Adventure tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
8 Days
$ 624 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Croatia, Dubrovnik, Split
From
$ 4,995

Highlights

  • Kayak and explore the wooded islands, white pebble beaches, and lush inlets of Croatia’s stunning coast.
  • Climb Vidova Gora, the highest peak of the Adriatic islands, and take in sweeping views of the spectacular Dalmatian coast.
  • Swim and snorkel in Korčula’s quiet coves, then visit the island’s walled town, a World Heritage site.
  • Walk atop Dubrovnik’s magnificent ramparts and explore Split’s white-stoned Diocletian’s Palace.
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New Zealand Adventure tour

High Adventure

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
12 Days
$ 641 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: New Zealand, Abel Tasman National Park, Mount Cook, Nelson, Queenstown
From
$ 7,695

Highlights

  • Sea kayak among dolphins and fur seals on the coast of Abel Tasman National Park.
  • Trek across Franz Josef Glacier, exploring the maze of crevasses and towering icefalls.
  • Go tubing through caves lit up by glowworms.
  • Stargaze and watch for wildlife on an overnight cruise in glorious Milford Sound.
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Cuba: Discovering its People and Culture tour

50 plus, 50 plus, Cultural, Education / Learning, 50 plus, Cultural, Education / Learning, 50 plus, Education / Learning, Cultural

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
9 Days
$ 699 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Cuba, Havana, Trinidad
From
$ 6,295

Highlights

  • Discuss historic preservation with local experts, and meet residents as you explore Old Havana and Trinidad.
  • Witness Cuba’s shifting cultural and economic landscape on visits to schools, art studios, and privately owned businesses.
  • Soak up rhythms of all sorts—from Afro-Cuban to award-winning a cappella.
  • Meet with local dancers and musicians in the colonial city of Cienfuegos.
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Galapagos  tour

50 plus, 50 plus, Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, Nature & Wildlife, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, National Parks, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise, 50 plus, Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise, 50 plus, Family Friendly, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Small Ship Cruise, Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 549 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos
From
$ 5,490

Highlights

  • Snorkel amid shimmering fish, sea turtles, penguins, and playful sea lions.
  • Cruise to pristine islands and walk among colonies of animals and birds unfazed by your presence.
  • Observe rare giant tortoises at the Charles Darwin Research Station.
  • Explore the waters of the Galápagos by kayak, glass-bottom boat (Endeavour only), or Zodiac.
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Archaeological Wonders of Southern Italy and Sicily  tour

Cultural

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
10 Days
$ 620 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 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 LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Italy, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento
From
$ 6,195

Highlights

  • Gain special access to the excavations of Pompeii with a local expert and peer into the crater of Mount Vesuvius alongside a volcanologist.
  • Gaze at the spectacular mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale and descend into fascinating catacombs in Palermo.
  • Visit eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, from the dramatic Amalfi Coast and ancient Syracuse to the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento.
  • Hike through a landscape transformed by lava on Mount Etna and enjoy breathtaking views of Taormina and the coast.
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Costa Rica and the Panama Canal tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
8 Days
$ 774 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Costa Rica, Coiba National Park, Corcovado National Park, Manuel Antonio National Park
From
$ 6,190

Highlights

  • Discover hidden pools and waterfalls deep within the jungles of the Osa Peninsula.
  • Explore the tiny islands of the Gulf of Panama and snorkel off Isla de Coiba.
  • Join biologists on a hike through the protected forests of Barro Colorado Island.
  • Examine the fascinating lock system that made the Panama Canal one of the greatest engineering achievements of its era.
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India by Rail Photo Expedition tour

Train & Rail Journeys, Photography

4.0 | Great | 2 Reviews
13 Days
$ 892 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: India, Agra, Amber Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Jaipur, Jama Masjid, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Taj Mahal, Udaipur
From
$ 11,595

Highlights

  • Capture sunrise and sunset over the Taj Mahal, and go on photo shoots at five other UNESCO World Heritage sites.
  • Photograph the fairy-tale marble palaces of Udaipur's Lake Pichola by boat, and take a sunset camel safari among the sweeping dunes of the Thar Desert.
  • Search for tigers in Ranthambhore National Park, and for rare birds and other wildlife in Keoladeo National Park.
  • Document the dazzling energy of the Jaisalmer Desert Festival, a celebration of color, music, and Rajasthani folk culture
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