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  • Spend a week retracing the steps of the ancient Inca civilisation on the historical Inca trail hike. Explore Cuzco’s maze of ruins and cobblestone streets, and discover the fascinating colonial and Inca histories that have visually impacted this fascinating town. Rise early to join our expert local guides and porters for a challenging hike along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Watch the sun rise over the enigmatic ruins and get lost exploring these crumbling structures, an experience that is sure to take your breath away. This week-long tour is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will challenge and reward.

    StartsCuzco, Peru
    EndsCuzco, Peru
    RegionPeru
    Duration6 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Explore Tena, located in Ecuador’s Amazon Jungle, and experience the lifestyle of its inhabitants. Beginning in fascinating Quito, take some time to explore this charming city. Then travel by bus and motorised canoe to our remote hut accommodation. Go on walks through the surrounding jungle, searching out medicinal plants and wildlife during both day and night. Learn from the local inhabitants and gain a unique insight into jungle life. Try your hand at hunting or perhaps create some chocolate from the fresh cocoa plants.

    StartsQuito, Ecuador
    EndsQuito, Ecuador
    RegionEcuador
    Duration6 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Sip, munch and sip your way through Cape Town and the Cape Winelands. Boasting the best wines in South Africa, journey along the stunning Cape Peninsula to Stellenbosch and take a step back in history. From colonisation and slavery to the abolishment of the apartheid regime, learn how this nation is overcoming it’s turbulent past to become the friendly, modern and upbeat society it is today. As the most popular tourist destination in South Africa, prepare for Cape Town’s pleasant weather, welcoming residents and incredible natural setting to steal your heart.

    StartsCape Town, South Africa
    EndsCape Town, South Africa
    RegionSouth Africa
    Duration5 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Travel to Nepal and hike through the Annapurnas, one of the most naturally beautiful and remote regions on the planet, on this Active adventure. Through rocky terrain, lush forests and fields of wildflowers, and under the shadow of snowy peaks, spend each day walking through the wonder of nature. Stop and rest at rural villages inhabited by locals who lead a simple, traditional life. Reach a prime vantage point which offers panoramic views of the awesome Annapurna region – a true highlight of an unforgettable journey.

    StartsPokhara, Nepal
    EndsPokhara, Nepal
    RegionNepal
    Duration5 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • From the brightly coloured busy streets of La Paz to lush canopies of Madidi, indulge in equal parts activity and relaxation on this exciting five-day jungle adventure, deep within the Amazon. Take a motorboat up the Tuichi River, hike along the Tareche Trail, observe exotic birdlife, howler monkeys and peccaries on the Biwa Trail, or arm yourself with a torch and explore the jungle at night with a local guide. Learn about the jungle’s many medicinal plants, fish for piranha and chill out with a cool drink in your hammock.

    StartsLa Paz, Bolivia
    EndsLa Paz, Bolivia
    RegionBolivia
    Duration5 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Travel to Nepal and head to the Himalayan hills to get the full picture of Everest. Fly to Lukla then enjoy a four-day trek, staying in teahouses in the village of Phakding, the market town of Namche Bazaar and the small settlement of Monjo. Along the way, cross fast flowing rivers, climb to the highest hotel in the world and take in close up views of the mountain and the surrounding Himalayas.

    StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    EndsKathmandu, Nepal
    RegionNepal
    Duration5 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • The east coast of the US is home to some of the most historic cities with New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC all clinging to the Atlantic. Begin and end in the hustle and bustle of New York; enjoy Times Square, Central Park, Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty before heading on to Philadelphia, where a historical tour is just the thing to work up an appetite for some authentic Philly cuisine. Discover some of the most important monuments in the country in Washington, before returning to New York.

    StartsNew York, United States
    EndsNew York, United States
    RegionUnited States Of America
    Duration5 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Answer the call of the Kruger, South Africa’s vast and famous game park that is simply teeming with Africa’s most iconic creatures. This four-day safari puts you right in the thick of the park’s grasslands and forests, filled with birdlife and big game. Keep an eye out for grazing elephants, giraffes and wildebeest from your safari vehicle and try to spot prowling lions and leopards at night. This might be a short adventure, but it’s certainly an action-packed and memorable one.

    StartsJohannesburg, South Africa
    EndsJohannesburg, South Africa
    RegionSouth Africa
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Get a taste of one of the most famous game reserves in the world on this 4-day safari in Kruger National Park. Staying in a beautiful lodge on the edge of the park, spend days searching out the remarkable animals that make their home here – leopards, lions, giraffe, rhino, hippos, antelope, buffalo are just some of the wild and wonderful creatures to see. After exciting days exploring the open savanna, relax in the evenings eating traditional foods and listening to the nocturnal symphony of this incredible safari destination.

    StartsJohannesburg, South Africa
    EndsJohannesburg, South Africa
    RegionSouth Africa
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Not a lot happens in the sleepy seaside town of Inhambane (one of the oldest settlements on Mozambique’s east coast) which is the perfect excuse for you to do nothing at all. Arrive in Barra and laze the day away on white-sand beaches. You can swim, snorkel; have a snooze, go for a stroll and do as much or as little as you like on this relaxing beach break. Enjoy an ice-cold beer at sunset and fall asleep to the sounds of waves lapping against the shore from your cosy beachfront casita. This is a great short break to add to the end of a longer African adventure.

    StartsInhambane, Mozambique
    EndsInhambane, Mozambique
    RegionMozambique
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Travel to Nepal and visit the Chitwan National Park. Once home to a royal hunting reserve, Chitwan National Park is now widely recognised as one of the best national parks in Asia. Discover an enchanting lost world of verdant jungle pierced with birdcalls and punctuated with wildlife sightings. Head out in search of rhinos, crocodiles, monkeys, deer and – fingers crossed – Bengal tigers. Discover the quiet nobility of elephants and meet their mahout caretakers. Conclude this wild adventure with your own exploration of Kathmandu.

    StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    EndsKathmandu, Nepal
    RegionNepal
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Travel to Nepal and enjoy a four-day adventure through some of the spectacular countryside surrounding Kathmandu. Trek from Shivapuri to Bhaktapur and meet with monks, watch a spectacular sunrise and explore medieval towns – always in view of the vast Himalayas. Along the way, stay in simple yet comfortable teahouses, and get an up close look at Nepalese life.

    StartsKathmandu, Nepal
    EndsKathmandu, Nepal
    RegionNepal
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • This enthralling jungle adventure allows total immersion into the wild beauty of the Amazon in Peru. Walk through abundant rainforest, cruise along murky waterways, spot exotic wildlife and learn about the healing properties of native plants. This tour is an excellent introduction to the friendly people and amazing creatures of the Amazon.

    StartsPuerto Maldonado, Peru
    EndsPuerto Maldonado, Peru
    RegionPeru
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Journey to enigmatic Easter Island and be forever changed by the remote beauty and fascinating folklore of ‘Rapa Nui’. This unforgettable trip allows plenty of time to stand in awe and admire the many stone moai that have made this mystical island so famous. As the trade winds blow, view remnants of the past at ancient ceremonial sites and villages, as well as rock art depicting strange deities. For a dose the natural beauty, be blown away by the scale of a dramatic volcanic crater and uninterrupted views over the horizon. Rich in iconic legends, unique landscapes and blazing sunsets, this is an enthralling encounter of a lifetime.

    StartsEaster Island, Chile
    EndsEaster Island, Chile
    RegionChile
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Amazon on this breathtaking tour into the heart of the jungle. Meet indigenous families to learn the jungle’s cultural traditions, and take guided walks to discover the abundant plant and animal life that call this part of the Amazon home. Awake to the exotic sound of birdcalls and discover the thrill of sleeping in this secluded spot deep in the Ecuadorian jungle.

    StartsQuito, Ecuador
    EndsQuito, Ecuador
    RegionEcuador
    Duration4 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • This 3 Day Uluru Explorer trip is the perfect short trip for those wanting to experience icons of the Australian Outback in a narrow time frame. Witnessing the ancient monolith Uluru bathed in both early morning and late afternoon light is a sight that will never be forgotten. Likewise, the towering facade of Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta and the sacred Valley of the Winds will leave impressions upon your memory forever (the tour code for this trip was previously PARC ).

    StartsYulara, Australia
    EndsAlice Springs, Australia
    RegionAustralia
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Unending landscapes blend into infinite skies, time traces back to a period called ‘The Dreaming’ and boulders just don’t come any bigger… welcome to Australia’s rightly famous Outback. Home to one of the world’s oldest surviving cultures, an abundance of iconic wildlife and the earth’s biggest rock, the Red Centre looms in the mind of many as the archetypal vision of Australia. And on this short but sweet 3-day adventure, you’ll get to experience the lot. Traipse between the colossal domes of Kata Tjuta, watch Uluru shine at sunrise, navigate the winding gullies of Kings Canyon and learn about Aboriginal lore and legends. Starting in Yulara and finishing in Alice Springs, this Uluru Safari spares no time getting to know this unique region (the tour code for this trip was previously PISRY).

    StartsYulara, Australia
    EndsAlice Springs, Australia
    RegionAustralia
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Experience the surreal beauty and overwhelmingly vast expanse of Salar de Uyuni on this journey to one of South America’s most striking natural landscapes. This is a place where things are put in perspective; where the enormity of the scene highlights the fragility of everything else, where harsh is beautiful, time is obscured and reality seems more like a dream.

    StartsLa Paz, Bolivia
    EndsLa Paz, Bolivia
    RegionBolivia
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Discover the thundering waters of Niagara Falls on this short break adventure to one of the most iconic settings in the United States. Hear the deafening roar of the falls and feel the power of millions of litres of water cascading over the edge of Lake Erie and into the tumultuous white water below. Grab a raincoat and get up close to this ecological marvel on a ‘Maid of the Mist’ boat ride to the base of the falls, before heading to the picturesque Finger Lakes for a classic all-American outdoor experience. For those who are short on time, the New York City to Niagara Falls is the perfect way to experience the natural beauty of New York State.

    StartsNewark, United States
    EndsNewark, United States
    RegionUnited States Of America
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Get a taste of the fascinating and diverse culture of this city on this Stopover experience. On a full-day city tour, you’ll wander by the colourful houses of La Boca, enjoy shopping in the famous San Telmo Market, discover the architecture of Plaza de Mayo, and explore the Recoleta Cemetery. Throughout you’ll experience the exceptional cuisine (steak fans rejoice!), wonderful hospitality and vibrant energy that exemplifies Argentina.

    StartsBuenos Aires, Argentina
    EndsBuenos Aires, Argentina
    RegionArgentina
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Experience the best of Santiago on this delightful city stopover. Contrast historical city streets with the tranquil beauty of one of Chile’s most celebrated wineries and discover what makes this enigmatic city tick.

    StartsSantiago, Spain
    EndsSantiago, Spain
    RegionChile
    Duration3 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Spend two days discovering the natural delights of this isolated corner of the Red Centre. Travel from Alice Springs via Daly Waters towards Darwin, visiting Nitmiluk National Park, Edith Falls and Katherine Gorge along the way. Learn about traditional indigenous culture, meet some friendly locals in an outback pub and camp out beneath glittering desert stars on this eye-opening journey through one of Australia’s most pristine locations.

    StartsAlice Springs, Australia
    EndsDarwin, Australia
    RegionAustralia
    Duration2 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Straddling the border of Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu Falls stretch almost 3 km and this short tour provides opportunities to see both the panoramic views and the adrenaline-rushing up close-and-wet versions. Iguazu is a Tupi Indian name meaning ‘Great Waters’, and once you see this mighty testament of nature you will understand why!

    StartsPuerto Iguazu, Argentina
    EndsPuerto Iguazu, Argentina
    RegionBrazil
    Duration2 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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  • Discover South America’s ancient ruins, explore colonial sites and wander through vibrant markets to get a real taste of Andean village life in the Sacred Valley. Take a winding train journey through the steep Urumbamba Valley to Aguas Calientes, the gateway to Peru’s most famous site: the ancient ‘Lost City’ of Machu Picchu. It is a truly extraordinary destination and has to be seen to be believed.

    StartsCuzco, Peru
    EndsCuzco, Peru
    RegionPeru
    Duration2 days
    Tour OperatorIntrepid Travel

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