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Patagonia Solar Eclipse and Trek - Chile - February 25th - March 5th, 2017 - $5400

Eclipse Trek Description | Eclipse Trek Itinerary | Eclipse Trek Details |

View the ephemeral enigma of an Annular Solar Eclipse from the wilds of central Patagonia, with condors flying through the shadows. Then trek through mountainous remoteness off the beaten track, camping in forest primeval, carrying only a day-pack. Later, lodge in out-of-the-way estancias with rustic comfort, with day-hikes to glaciers and peaks, and lake-kayaking across gigantic clear-blue glacial lakes. Finish at luxurious Pumalin, the conservancy established by famous conservationist Doug Tompkins. A one-of-a-kind adventure in the land of superlatives.


Trek to Climb Parchamo, 20298' - Nepal Himalaya - April 3 - 21, 2017, - $6800

Parchamo Description | Parchamo Itinerary | Parchamo Details |

Trek through the remote Thame Valley deep in the Nepal Himalaya, near Everest but far from the crowds, to attempt Parchamo, a mildly technical but approachable giant at 20,298'. Non-climbers invited to trek to our stunning base-camp atop Tesi Lapcha Pass. Along the way we'll visit the village of Thame to help rebuild its monastery, devastated in the earthquake of 2015.

 


Grandparent & Grandchild Safari, Tanzania, July 19 - 30, 2017 - $9400

Grand Safari Description | Grand Safari Itinerary | Grand Safari Details |

A unique safari only open to grandparents with their grandchildren. We'll visit 4 of Africa's finest game parks for an unparalleled wildlife experience for all: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro & Serengeti.  Along the way we'll visit local Africans in their schools, homes, towns and farms, to learn about their ways and lives.  Our private driver/guides will safely lead us through this fascinating land. Finish with three days at the beach in exotic Zanzibar..



Climb Kilimanjaro - Tanzania - August 2nd - 15th, 2017 - $6900

Kilimanjaro Description | Kilimanjaro Itinerary | Kilimanjaro Details |

Climb Africa's highest peak (19,340') by a secret trail near the Northern Circuit route. Feel the old-school solitude on the mountain while carrying only a day-pack, camping in style with cooks & porters looking after us.  The best acclimatization on the big mountain means an enjoyable summit experience. Before and after visit the great game parks of Amboseli and Tarangire for the complete African experience.

 


Kangchenjunga Base-Camp, Nepal, October 18 - November 4, 2017 - $8500

Nepal Description | Nepal Itinerary | Nepal Details |

Trek 2 weeks to both the north and the south base-camps of the 3rd highest peak in the world, in the remote eastern Himalayas. Helicopter in and out at 9000', eliminating the long low-country slog, maximizing time in the high country, up to 18,000'. Full sherpa support. The least visited of the world's highest peaks.


A Safari to Southern Africa: Botswana, Victoria Falls, Cape TownNovember 13 - 26, 2017 - $9400
Botswana Description | Botswana Itinerary | Botswana Details |

A unique safari into the greatest wildlife spectacle in southern Africa: Botswana.  We'll stay in three separate camps deep in the bush, each small and virtually private for us, where we'll view wildlife from boats, on foot, and from our dedicated 4x4's. Also visit enigmatic Victoria Falls, and refreshing Cape Town. All in all a thorough visit to the best of southern Africa.


Colombia -  Culture, Wildlife, Trek and Climb  - January 14 - 25, 2018  -  $5200
Columbia Description | Columbia Itinerary | Columbia Details |

Experience this diverse country full of surprises, emerging again into the modern world. Trek into the picturesque mountains of Parque Nacional Los Nevados, with biodiversity unique to this range.  Optional one-day ascent of Nevado del Tolima, 17,150'.  Afterwards visit the stunning colonial fortress city of Cartagena, then spent days in the upper Amazon rainforest for outstanding wildlife.