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Alaska Coast to Denali Journey tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

7 Days
$ 599 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:
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, Anchorage, Denali National Park, Kenai Fjords National Park
From
$ 4,195

Highlights

  • Explore Alaska
  • Opportunity to canoe, kayak, or explore the area in the morning before bidding farewell to Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge.
  • Visit historical town of Talkeetna, mountaineering gateway to the Alaska Range
  • See the Denali National Park
  • Discover Anchorage
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National Parks: Canadian Rockies, Glacier & Yellowstone tour

Nature & Wildlife, National Parks

4.6 | Excellent | 14 Reviews
11 Days
$ 273 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: Canada, Alberta, Banff National Park, Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Glacier National Park, Grand Tetons, Lake Louise, Montana, Yellowstone National Park
From
$ 2,999

Highlights

  • The spectacular wildlife of five national parks in Canada and the United States
  • Impressive lakeside views and glacier backdrops in the Canadian Rockies
  • Important First Nations history at the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  • The unparalleled beauty of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park
  • Unique geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park
  • The vivid, striking landscape of Grand Teton National Park
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Alaska Wildlife Explorer tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.5 | Great | 15 Reviews
7 Days
$ 628 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: United States, Alaska, Juneau, Wrangell
From
$ 4,395

Highlights

  • Explore Southeast’s Alaska’s largest protected wildlife habitats, Glacier Bay National Park and the Tongass National Forest, with the pioneers in adventure travel
  • Watch for humpback whales, porpoises, sea lions, sea otters, seals, and a variety of sea birds at Point Adolphus and have your camera poised and ready for bald eagles, bears, and moose in the Tongass!
  • Visit the remote Anan Bear Observatory and witness the rare spectacle of brown and black bears coming together at the river to fish for salmon
  • Ride a catamaran, a tram, and bush planes through pristine wilderness
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Canadian Wildlife & Vancouver Island tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
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: Canada, Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Jasper, Vancouver
From
$ 1,085

Highlights

  • Mountains and wildlife
  • Inside Passage ferry
  • Bear spotting in Tofino
  • Bella Coola Valley and Tweedsmuir Park
  • Miette Hot Springs
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National Parks of the American West tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
$ 347 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: United States, Death Valley, Death Valley National Park, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Sequoia National Park, Yosemite National Park, Zion National Park, Arizona, Bryce Canyon National Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Sierra Nevada
From
$ 5,549

Highlights

  • Visit utah's oldest park
  • Check out the multi-coloured rock pinnacles ay bryce canyon np
  • Explore the scenic antelope canyon with a local navajo guide
  • Try your luck in sin city
  • Take in an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the monterey bay aquarium
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Glacier Bay Kayaking & Wildlife Adventure tour

Nature & Wildlife, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing

4.5 | Great | 15 Reviews
8 Days
$ 512 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: United States, Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Juneau
From
$ 4,095

Highlights

  • Explore Southeast Alaska with the original kayaking pioneers on this one-of-a-kind adventure through Glacier Bay National Park
  • Paddle among icebergs and marvel at whales and glaciers up close—a rarity given that MTS is one of only two companies to have permits to kayak Glacier Bay
  • Visit Point Adolphus, a world-renowned humpback whale feeding ground, where you’ll also see sea lions, porpoises, and bald eagles
  • Camp for four nights on isolated, pristine beaches and enjoy delicious meals prepared by your local, expert guides
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Denali National Park & Wild Alaska tour

Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.6 | Excellent | 14 Reviews
12 Days
$ 252 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
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: United States, Alaska, Anchorage, Denali National Park, Juneau, Vancouver
From
$ 3,029

Highlights

  • The diverse wildlife of Denali National Park
  • Massive Mount McKinley rising out of the taiga
  • Gold rush history in Juneau and Skagway
  • Dramatic glacial scenery at every turn
  • Whale sightings—practically guaranteed
  • Vancouver’s multicultural vibe
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Alaskan Wildlife & Wilderness tour

Nature & Wildlife, Hiking & Walking

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
16 Days
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: United States, Alaska, Anchorage, Denali, Seward, Valdez, Wrangell
From
$ 3,205

Highlights

  • Travel by float plane to spot Grizzly bears
  • Wildlife viewing cruise around Resurrection Bay
  • Be awe-struck by the mountains, glaciers and rivers
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Coast to Coast Camping Westbound tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
22 Days
$ 114 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Camping

Camping Lodging LevelTypically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.

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: United States, Chicago, Lake Tahoe, New York, Niagara Falls, San Francisco, Yellowstone National Park, York, Yosemite National Park
From
$ 2,512

Highlights

  • Explore the big apple
  • Feel the spray of niagara falls
  • Brush shoulders with cowboys in america's west
  • Camp under the star-filled skies of the plains
  • Hike in beautiful yellowstone and yosemite national parks
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Whales & Bears of British Columbia tour

Nature & Wildlife, Birding

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
11 Days
$ 360 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: Canada, Vancouver
From
$ 3,955

Highlights

  • Orca, Humpback and Grey whale watching with experienced naturalist guides
  • Search for Black bears on the rocky shoreline of Clayoquot Sound
  • Observation of the 'mythical' Grizzly bear in its natural surroundings
  • Vancouver Island, the largest island on the North American Pacific coast
  • Walking tour of Pacific Rim National Park
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Yellowstone Winter Wildlife In-depth tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
9 Days
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: United States, Yellowstone National Park
From
$ 3,845

Highlights

  • Yellowstone National Park in winter
  • Track wolves amidst hot springs
  • See magnificent Old Faithful erupt
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Canadian Rockies Wilderness Walks tour

Hiking & Walking, Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
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: Canada, Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Jasper, Lake Louise
From
$ 3,025

Highlights

  • Enjoy the pristine wilderness of the Canadian Rockies
  • Visit Icefields Parkway, Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise
  • Walk amid dramatic mountain and glacial scenery
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Best of the Rockies and Yellowstone tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 271 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: Canada, United States, Jasper, Yellowstone National Park
From
$ 3,666

Highlights

  • Banff National Park - Canada's most beautiful national park including the picture postcard Lake Louise
  • Jasper National Park - Visit stunning landscapes and search for wildlife including moose and elk
  • Yellowstone National Park - Thorough exploration of spectacular scenery and geysers
  • Grand Teton National Park - Explore this landscape full of soaring peaks and glacial lakes
  • Salt Lake City - Discover the Mormon capital of Utah
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Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Coast  tour

Nature & Wildlife, Hiking & Walking, Education / Learning

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
15 Days
$ 251 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:
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: Canada, Calgary, Jasper, Vancouver, Victoria, Victoria Falls
From
$ 3,780

Highlights

  • Calgary - Alberta's glittering gem in the heart of the Rockies
  • Banff National Park - Canada's most beautiful national park including the picture postcard Lake Louise
  • Jasper National Park - Visit the stunning landscapes of Columbia Icefields and Athabasca Glacier and search for wildlife including moose and elk
  • Clearwater National Park - Hiking and outdoor activities in Wells Gray Provincial Park
  • Whistler - Canada's premier mountain resort
  • Pacific Rim National Park - Diverse landscapes and a chance for whale watching
  • Vancouver - Beautiful and dynamic city on Canada's majestic Pacific coast
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Southeast Alaska Island Roamer Charter tour

Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birding

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 692 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: Canada, United States, Alaska
From
$ 9,685

Highlights

  • Black and Brown bear viewing at Anan Creek and Pack Creek 
  • Observe bears feeding during the famous Alaskan Salmon Run 
  • Humpback whales in Frederick Sound
  • Travel by yacht on the comfortable Island Roamer - first class service and cuisine
  • Photography departure accompanied by Stig Brondbo
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Discover Belize tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.6 | Excellent | 65 Reviews
14 Days
$ 166 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: Belize, Guatemala, United States, Caye Caulker, Tikal
From
$ 2,325

Highlights

  • Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary - Early morning boat trip to this important wetland habitat
  • Wildlife - Opportunities to see howler monkeys, spider monkeys, toucans, parrots, crocodiles and much more in their natural environment
  • Mayan sites - Visit the ancient temple of Xunantunich. Journey by boat along New River to the jungle site of Lamanai
  • Tikal (Guatemala) - Walk through the jungle to discover this great Maya metropolis
  • Mesoamerican Barrier Reef - Opportunities to snorkel over the corals of the longest reef on the Western Hemisphere and relax on Caye Caulker
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Best of the USA Tour–New York to New York tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
43 Days
$ 151 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Camping

Camping Lodging LevelTypically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.

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, Austin, Chicago, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Memphis, Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Niagara Falls, San Francisco, Yellowstone National Park, York, Yosemite National Park, Santa Fe, Sierra Nevada, Death Valley National Park
From
$ 6,499

Highlights

  • Kick off with free time to explore the big apple
  • Break a sweat in death valley and cool off in the spray of niagara falls
  • Tour miller brewery in milwaukee
  • Dance like a cowboy in jackson
  • Meet the navajo in monument valley
  • Hike in stunning national parks
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National Parks & Bright Lights tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 227 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:
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: United States, Bryce Canyon National Park, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Monument Valley, San Francisco, Yosemite National Park, Death Valley National Park, Golden Gate Bridge, Sierra Nevada, Zion National Park
From
$ 3,399

Highlights

  • Meet the navajo in stunning monument valley
  • Marvel at the grand canyon
  • Hike in beautiful bryce canyon and zion nps
  • Roll the dice in las vegas
  • Search for stars in los angeles
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Canyon Country & Coasts – Las Vegas to San Francisco tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Trekking & Expeditions

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
15 Days
$ 107 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Camping

Camping Lodging LevelTypically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.

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: United States, Bryce Canyon National Park, California, Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Moab, Monument Valley, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, London, Zion National Park
From
$ 1,612

Highlights

  • Stargaze in los angeles
  • Peer over the grand canyon rim
  • Hike the best of the west's national parks
  • Drive california's scenic highway 1
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National Parks of the Canadian Rockies Westbound tour

Nature & Wildlife

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
14 Days
$ 164 per day
Type: Small Group Tour
Lodging:
Camping

Camping Lodging LevelTypically involves most nights sleeping in tents (sometimes permanent tented sites) or in rustic cabins and lodges.

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: Canada, Calgary, Jasper, Lake Louise, Vancouver, Victoria, Canadian Rockies
From
$ 2,294

Highlights

  • Enjoy the gorgeous scenery of western canada
  • Create a postcard-perfect photo in jasper
  • Sip lattes and people-watch in vancouver
  • Be awed by the mighty rockies
  • Get up close and personal with canadian wildlife
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