Pre-tour extension to Tibet and post-tour extension to Hong Kong are available.
This extraordinary China tour offers ample opportunities to encounter giant pandas at breeding centers in Chengdu as well as Bifengxia, which is home to more than 80 of these adorable bears, including San Diego Zoo-born Hua Mei. Also, marvel at the expansive architecture and imperial gardens within the renowned Forbidden City in Beijing and walk along the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Cruise down the lovely Yangzi River and explore the extraordinary Three Gorges and the Dam at Sandouping. Finally, soak in the cosmopolitan vitality of Shanghai.
Pack your cameras and sense of adventure: Costa Rica has something for every family member! Search for wildlife during a Tortuguero National Park canal cruise and jungle nature walk. Don your chef’s hat to learn how to create a local dish and taste a fresh pineapple during a plantation tour. Embark on a white water rafting adventure. Explore the rainforest canopy via a hanging bridge walk or zip line. Enjoy waterslide fun and a healing soak in Arenal Volcano’s hot springs. From the tropical rainforest and mighty volcanoes to eco-lodges and local villages, you and your family are sure to be amazed! Airfare is included in the cost, too!
Post-tour extension to Peru, including Machu Picchu, is available.
Discover the colorful culture of Ecuador and encounter animals found nowhere else on earth. Follow in the footsteps of Charles Darwin as you explore the Galápagos Islands and its unparalleled wildlife on the beautiful yacht La Pinta. You’ll spend your days among the incredible diversity of the islands’ wildlife, such as Galápagos tortoises, blue-footed boobies, marine iguanas, sea lions, frigate birds, and penguins. The trip includes a two-night stay at the Galápagos Safari Camp, a luxury tented camp in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island. Your adventure also features a visit to the Antisana Ecological Reserve on mainland Ecuador, where you’ll see a wide variety of birds including the majestic Andean condor.
Pre-tour extension to Jaipur and Agra and post-tour extension to Kaziranga National Park are available.
The wild world of tigers and other rare species, breathtaking scenery, and a sojourn to the temples of Khajuraho are highlights of this India animal adventure. Explore three of India=s most wildlife-rich national parks in open jeeps to see a diverse range of animals including Bengal tigers, jackals, wild boars, sloth bears, deer, and a splendid array of birds.
During 22 days, you’ll explore firsthand the richness the world has to offer, including seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, from the comforts of a private jet. Uncover the secrets of Easter Island and experience the allure of the Taj Mahal. On safari in Tanzania, spend hours surrounded by a vibrant ecosystem. Learn the fascinating stories behind marvels like the Lost City of Petra. The serenity of sunrise at Angkor Wat will stay with you well past the farewell dinner. This journey is truly the opportunity of a lifetime.