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National Geographic Top Trips 2018 Trips & Tours

15 trips from 600 tour companies with 57 reviews

All National Geographic Top Trips for 2018. Find the best guided trips and expert planned vacation and holiday packages from over 600 tour companies. Average rating of 4.7 for all National Geographic Top Trips 2018 trips.

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Discover Ethiopia tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 212 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Axum, Gondar, Lake Tana, Lalibela, Kos
From
$ 2,124

Highlights

  • Discover rock-hewn churches in lalibela and castles in gondar
  • Hike in the simien mountains np and to see the blue nile falls
  • Visit two monasteries on lake tana on a boat ride
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Explore Salta & Jujuy 6 Days tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.5 | Excellent | 37 Reviews
6 Days
$ 157 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: Argentina, Los Cardones National Park
From
$ 940

Highlights

  • Enjoy Northern Argentina Trips
  • Explore Salta colonial city
  • Discover Calchaquies Valleys
  • Visit to Cafayate town
  • Explore Quebrada de Humahuaca
  • Visits to Tilcara & Purmamarca
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Tbilisi to Isfahan tour

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 233 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Tbilisi, Tehran, Isfahan
From
$ 3,255

Highlights

  • UNESCO churches and fortresses in Georgia
  • See Mount Ararat towering over Yerevan
  • Discover lesser known Trabiz, gateway to northern Iran
  • Isfahan, the old capital and the 'Jewel of Islamic Iran'
  • Qom, Iran's holiest city
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Explore Australia tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 309 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: Australia, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef
From
$ 3,712

Highlights

  • Experience the red centre and witness the majesty of uluru at sunrise
  • Discover melbourne's hidden laneways
  • Tour the james cook university aquarium
  • Enjoy an indigenous experience in the heart of sydney's waterfront
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Footsteps of the Mayans - 13 days tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
13 Days
$ 99 per day
 
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: Guatemala, Mexico
From
$ 1,285

Highlights

  • Playa del Carmen - one of Mexico's prime beach resorts
  • Chichen Itza - one of the New 7 Wonders of the World
  • Merida - capital of the Yucatan province
  • Palenque archaeological site
  • San Cristobal de las Casas - colonial city
  • Panajachel on the shores of Lake Atitlan
  • Chichicastenango town and the Chichi markets
  • Antigua - a delightful colonial town
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 Explore Central Europe tour

Cultural

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 255 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: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Berlin, Berlin Wall, Budapest, Prague, Vienna
From
$ 2,299

Highlights

  • Explore sections of the berlin wall
  • Explore prague's old town
  • Taste the world-famous sacher torte in vienna
  • Visit the bustling market with a foodie-guide
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Road to Jerusalem - 11 days tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 318 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: Israel, Jordan
From
$ 3,495

Highlights

  • Amman - Ancient hilltop citadel, fascinating Archaeological Museum and bustling souqs
  • Jerash - Ruins of the ancient Roman city, which at over 2000 years old is still surprisingly well-preserved
  • Umm Qais - Roman Decapolis city, once a cultural centre, home to poets and great philosophers
  • Dead Sea - Beautiful landscape with warm buoyant mineral-rich waters
  • Shobak Crusader castle - Perched dramatically on a hill top
  • Petra - The fabled Nabataean city that was all but lost to the modern world until its rediscovery in 1812
  • Wadi Rum - Vast red desert landscape with rolling dunes and dramatic rock formations
  • Mt Nebo - Perhaps one of the most sacred sites in Jordan with views across the Promised Land
  • Madaba - Christian market town, Church of St George, Jordan’s finest Byzantine mosaics
  • Panoramic views of Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives
  • Jerusalem (West Bank) - The Armenian, Jewish and Christian Quarters of the Old City; the Wailing Wall; Cardo (Roman Road), Via Dolorosa and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
  • Bethlehem (West bank) - Shepherd’s Field, Rachel’s Tomb, Church of the Nativity & Manger Square
  • Nazareth - The Church of the Annunciation and Church of St Joseph (for travel in 2018. In 2019 we visit Haifa, Caesarea, Jaffa & Tel Aviv)
  • Miracle sites - Cana, Tiberias, Capernaum and Tabgha (site of the sermon on the Mount & the feeding of the 5000) (for travel in 2018)
  • The picturesque Sea of Galilee (for travel in 2018)
  • Umm ar-Rasas - An ancient city and important stop on the caravan route between east and west
  • Wadi Mujib - trek the Siq Trail of Wadi Mujib Biosphere Reserve
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Authentic Pub Life Tour tour

Cultural

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4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
7 Days
$ 155 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: Ireland, United Kingdom
From
$ 821
Best Of Chile – 12 Days

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife

4.5 | Excellent | 37 Reviews
12 Days
$ 317 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: Chile, Andes Mountains, Atacama Desert, Mount Fuji, Patagonia, Puerto Varas, Punta Arenas, Santiago, Torres del Paine National Park
From
$ 3,800

Highlights

  • Enjoy travelling to Chile
  • Explore Atacama Desert
  • Experience Santiago de Chile Tours
  • Discover Puerto Montt Town
  • Visit to Torres del Paine National Park
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Classic Cambodia - 6 days tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
6 Days
$ 149 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: Cambodia
From
$ 895

Highlights

  • Phnom Penh - National Museum of Fine Arts, the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, Toul Sleng (Security Prison - S21) and the Killing Fields
  • Siem Reap - Angkor National Museum and Pub Street
  • Angkor Temple Complex - Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Baphuon Royal Enclosure, Terraces of the Elephants and Leper King, and Tra Proh Temple
  • Banteay Srei Temple and Butterfly Sanctuary
  • The Phare NGO circus project
  • Tonle Sap Lake and the floating villages of Kampong Phluk
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Totally Morocco - 9 days tour

Cultural, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
$ 155 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: Morocco
From
$ 1,395

Highlights

  • Marrakech – UNESCO-listed medina, mosque, palaces and souks. Majorelle Gardens - Yves Saint Laurent's famous blue gardens.
  • Casablanca - Morocco's largest city
  • Rabat - the lively capital city
  • Meknes - a great Imperial city
  • Volubilis – UNESCO-listed Roman ruins
  • Fes – the oldest medieval city in the world, medina dye pits and tanneries
  • Erg Chebbi sand dunes - beginning of the Sahara
  • Todra Gorge - Towering red canyon
  • Ait Benhaddou - UNESCO Listed ancient kasbah
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Highlights Of Korea tour

Cultural

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4.4 | Great | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 330 per day
Type: Private Guided
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

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: South Korea, Busan, Seoul
From
$ 3,299

Highlights

  • Visit Beopjusa Temple where you can find the tallest Buddha Statue in Korea
  • See Mt Gayasan National Park and visit Haeinsa Temple
  • Visit Anapji Pond, Cheomseongdae Astronomic Observatory, and Royal Tumuli Park with its royal tombs
  • Enjoy the Nanta Show at korea
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Croatia & the Balkans - 15 days tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Local Immersion & Homestays

4.7 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 144 per day
 
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: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia
From
$ 2,165

Highlights

  • Dubrovnik - famous walled city of Croatia. Perched on the Adriatic coast.
  • Sarajevo - capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Known as the Jerusalem of Europe - full of religious diversity.
  • Belgrade - capital of Serbia. Straddling the Sava and Danube Rivers. Overlooked by the ancient Kalemegdan Citadel.
  • Sofia - the capital city of Bulgaria and an intriguing mix of east and west.
  • Skopje - capital of Macedonia. Ottoman and Byzantine architecture combined with modern kitschy buildings make it a very eclectic city!
  • Lake Ohrid - Macedonia/Albania border. Europe's oldest lake.
  • Tirana - capital of Albania. A buzzing modern city transformed from its former very Grey and soviet past.
  • Berat - pretty UNESCO-listed mountainside town with charming white abodes in Albania
  • Kotor - scenic town nestled at the base of Europe's deepest fjord on the Adriatic Coast
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Newfoundland & Labrador tour

Cultural

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4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
12 Days
$ 205 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Strenuous

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

Visits: Canada
From
$ 2,454

Highlights

  • Corner brook: Sightseeing
  • Gros morne national park: Visit Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse and Broom Point
  • Port au choix national historic site: Sightseeing
  • Strait of belle isle: Ferry across Iceberg Alley
  • Red bay national historic site: Sightseeing
  • L’anse aux meadows: Visit Viking settlement site with a Local Guide
  • Arches provincial park: Sightseeing
  • Rocky harbour: Scenic cruise on Bonne Bay; traditional lobster dinner
  • Grand falls: Visit Salmonid Interpretation Centre
  • Twillingate: Visit Prime Berth Fishing Museum
  • Terra nova national park: Sightseeing
  • Trinity: Historic walking tour with a Local Guide
  • Bonavista peninsula: Excursion to Cape Bonavista; visit Ryan Premises National Historic Site
  • Witless bay: Whale and nature cruise
  • St. john’s: Cape Spear National Historic Site; sightseeing; Signal Hill National Historic Site; farewell dinner and traditional screech-in ceremony
  • With cruises, ferry crossings, and visits to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this breathtaking vacation features the best of Newfoundland and Labrador—with overnights in Corner Brook, Plum Point, L’Anse-au-Clair, St
  • Anthony, Rocky Harbour, Gander, Clarenville, and St
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Essence of Tanzania tour

Safari, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

5.0 | Excellent | 5 Reviews
9 Days
$ 782 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: Tanzania, Arusha, Lake Manyara National Park, Masai Mara National Park, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Tarangire National Park
From
$ 7,039

Highlights

  • Explore Arusha
  • Drive to Serengeti National Park
  • Visit Ngorongoro Crater, one of Africa’s finest game haunts that plays host to almost every individual wildlife species in East Africa
  • Visit a local Maasai village, where you get to learn about the tribe’s traditional, nomadic lifestyle and their coexistence with wildlife
  • Enjoy a game drive in the park before continuing to the Ngorongoro Highlands and your lodge
  • Experience walking safari is likely to take a few hours as you venture
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