WHAT'S ON YOUR TRAVEL WISH LIST?
Explore Antarctica aboard a luxurious expedition ship. Encounter this truly awe-inspiring part of the planet, in-depth, with a crew of experts. Their knowledge and passion for Antarctica will make this once-in-a-lifetime experience truly exceptional.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Encounter iconic penguins, leopard seals, and marine mammals.
Cruise on Zodiac vessels to get up close and personal with the local landscape and wildlife.
Hike on the continent with an experienced ice team.
Kayak among icebergs.
Learn fascinating information from your on-board experts.
Return home with incredible photos to keep your iconic memories alive.
Embark ship in Ushuaia, Argentina.
At Sea/Drake Passage.
Explore Antarctica. The daily itinerary is flexible in order to take full advantage of unpredictable wildlife sightings and desirable conditions for activities, like hiking and kayaking among the ice floes.
Disembark ship in Ushuaia, Argentina
EUROPEAN BARGE CRUISE
Slow down and see Europe from a different perspective when you travel down canals and small rivers on an intimately charming barge. Hotel barge voyages allow you to travel in luxury, explore the countryside, visit historical treasures and enjoy daily activities – and you only have to unpack once.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Cruise at a gentle pace along idyllic waterways not accessible by larger vessels.
Explore medieval towns and historic sites with expert guides in an exceptionally small group.
Enjoy fine dining prepared by your on-board chef.
Taste local wines and beers.
Take the opportunity to hike or bike along the way.
Krafft to Strasbourg
Petite France, the small area between the rivers, is home to some of Strasbourg's most charming and photogenic boulevards.
Strasbourg to Waltenheim-sur-Zorn
Discover the secrets of producing such wines as Gewurztraminer, Pinot Noir and Riesling.
Waltenheim-sur-Zorn to Saverne
Admire the Chateau de Rohan, well known as the Versailles of Alsace.
Saverne to Lutzelbourg
Discover more than 500 superb examples of Art Nouveau and Art Deco crystal at the Rene Lalique museum.
Lutzelbourg to Niderviller
Cruise through the two Arzviller tunnels, and then descend the Arzviller Boat Lift, a unique nautical elevator.
GALÁPAGOS + PERU
Experience the unique and exciting wildness of the Galápagos Islands balanced with the cultural and spiritual magic of Machu Picchu and the Land of the Inca.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Have up-close encounters with incredible wildlife in the Galápagos Islands – both above and below the water. Legendary for their lack of fear, the unique birds, reptiles and sea mammals will treat you like you’re just one of the gang.
See daybreak -- with only a handful of visitors -- over the ruins at Machu Picchu.
Discover Cusco, the historic capital of the Inca Empire, and explore the Sacred Valley, including the massive stone fortress of Ollantaytambo
Embark ship in Guayaquil, Ecuador
Each day, explore the islands and their remarkable wildlife. The exact routing depends on the National Park Service, and the day-to-day itinerary is somewhat flexible to take advantage of conditions or wildlife activity and photo ops.
Disembark ship in Guayaquil and travel to Lima, Peru
Lima/Cusco/Sacred Valley of the Inca
Fly over the Andes to Cusco. Upon arrival, drive through the fabled and fertile Urubamba Valley to Moray – a visually stunning Inca site known for its agricultural terraces. After lunch, you may choose to experience a local market.
Spend the day exploring the archaeological sites and culture of the Sacred Valley. Continue to Ollantaytambo where massive stone walls stand sentry over a thriving Inca community. Visit a working, family-owned hacienda and learn about Inca weaving traditions.
Sacred Valley/Machu Picchu
Board the morning train to Machu Picchu and enjoy your stay at the historic Belmond Sanctuary Lodge, located next to the World Heritage site. Explore the iconic site over the two days in the company of local guides, and linger after day-visitors are long gone.
Awaken this morning at Machu Picchu, where you can choose to take an early hike to the Sun Gate before returning to Cusco.
In the morning, explore the treasures of Cusco. Then, visit nearby Sacsayhuaman, where impressive terrace walls command views over the city. In the afternoon, relax, shop or visit Cusco's many churches and museums.
Return to the coastal city of Lima – Peru’s capital – and take part in a tour that includes unique opportunities to interact with the local culture.
AFRICAN SAFARI - TANZANIA
With the highest concentration of animals in the world, Tanzania is the perfect place to see majestic animals in their natural habitat. By joining a small group safari, you can explore the Serengeti with expert guides while staying in luxurious tented camps in remote, pristine areas of Tanzania.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Spectacular safari drives where you can view Big Game away from the crowds.
Search for tree-climbing lions and join a thrilling night safari in Lake Manyara National Park.
Experience the captivating beauty of the world’s largest intact caldera, Ngorongoro Crater.
Learn about the Maasai culture and their age-old customs.
Enjoy Sundowner cocktails and delicious meals.
Welcome to Arusha, Tanzania
Lake Manyara National Park
Settle in to your luxury villa at the safari lodge. Then, join an expert safari guide on a bush walk and game drive.
Travel to Ngorongoro
First, visit the students and staff at a local school to gain insight into the challenges and rewards of Tanzanian life. Then, continue to a luxury safari camp in a prime location on the rim of the crater. After lunch, visit a Maasai village and learn from locals about Maasai culture.
Wildlife on the Crater floor
Enjoy a spectacular game drive before other visitors have arrived on the crater floor. Search for the abundant wildlife, including rare species like black rhinos and cheetahs.
To Olduvai Gorge and the Central Serengeti
At Olduvai Gorge, learn about Louis and Mary Leakey and their famous fossil discoveries. Continue into the vast expanse of the Serengeti where the Big 5 and numerous other animals reside. Enjoy a game drive before returning to your exclusive camp.
Hot air balloon safari above the Serengeti
Take advantage of the clear light of dawn to gain some altitude and get a unique perspective on the wildlife of the Serengeti. Touch back down for a champagne breakfast and a morning game drive. Then, later in the afternoon, head out again for more encounters with the abundant wildlife.
Follow the game across the Serengeti
Explore the more remote regions of the Serengeti. Your camp’s setting affords unmatched game viewing at any time of year.
Serengeti National Park
Experience another day of heart-pounding morning and afternoon game drives.
Return to Arusha
Take part in an early morning game drive before beginning your journey home.