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Comfort Focused Adventures

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Comfort Focused: Explore at an easy pace and indulge in the good life along the way

These trips are intended for those who want to actively explore at an easy pace and indulge in the good life along the way. Less driving time, elegant lodgings, and a focus on fine food and wine. This is exploring in comfort and style.  

Our Comfort Focused Trips

New Zealand

New Zealand Walking Adventure

4.73

  • Duration 14 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Experience the beloved and lesser-known places of New Zealand on breathtaking walks and cruises. This trip is great for those who love to slow down and enjoy shorter hikes. Relax each night in stunning lodges set in amazing locations.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

New Zealand

Great Walks of New Zealand

4.70

  • Duration 5 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Hike sections of three of New Zealand's Great Walks (Kepler Track, Routeburn Track, and Milford Track) and enjoy all the creature comforts each night, including an overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound.

Trip Start: Queenstown Trip End: Queenstown

Central & South America

Costa Rica Guanacaste Adventure

4.63

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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No two days are the same as you explore the volcanoes, cloud forests, beaches, and jungle waterfalls of Costa Rica’s Guanacaste province. Action-packed days feature ziplining, hiking, and more while the evenings are all about relaxing.

Trip Start: Liberia Trip End: Liberia

Central & South America

Costa Rica Tortuguero Adventure

4.80

  • Duration 9 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Discover untamed landscapes and embrace the ‘pura vida’ (pure life) over the next nine days as you hike, raft, and kayak through the Tortuguero National Park and the Cahuita National Park. By evening, relax at premium eco-lodges.

Trip Start: San Jose Trip End: San Jose

Europe

Austrian Alps Adventure

4.97

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 ADULT ONLY

This Austria adventure reveals a land of indescribable beauty. Explore the glacier-carved gorges of Niedernsill, bike through quaint villages, hike above the Salzach Valley, raft past roaring waterfalls, and explore charming Salzburg.

Trip Start: Munich Trip End: Munich

Europe

Swiss Alps Adventure

4.60

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 ADULT ONLY

Let the Swiss Alps charm you as you hike mountaintops with 360-degree views, experience the excitement of a Via Ferrata, bike through the Rhine River valley, and stay in traditional Swiss castles and delightful mountain hotels.

Trip Start: Zurich Trip End: Zurich

Europe

Netherlands Biking Adventure

4.79

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 ADULT ONLY

Experience the endless beauty and warm culture of the Netherlands as you bike amid postcard landscapes and charming villages. From the tulip fields of Keukenhof to the canal-laced village of Giethoorn, each day offers fascinating trails.

Trip Start: Amsterdam Trip End: Amsterdam

Africa

Cape Town and Kruger National Park Safari

ActiveAdventures

Operated by our sister brand Active Adventures

  • Duration 10 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Experience the very best of South Africa – marvel at the magnificent wildlife in their natural habitat in Kruger National Park, climb Table Mountain in Cape Town, and bike through the vineyards of the Cape Winelands region.

Trip Start: Johannesburg Trip End: Cape Town

Himalayas

Kathmandu Valley & Bhutan Adventure

4.35

  • Duration 12 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Wander the Kingdoms of Kathmandu Valley, learn about the ancient cultures of Nepal, and explore Bhutan’s numerous sacred sites, such as the Tiger's Nest Monastery. This trip combines comfort, culture, and epic scenery in an unmatched way.

Trip Start: Kathmandu Trip End: Kathmandu

Himalayas

Bhutan Adventure

2.50

  • Duration 9 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Explore Bhutan's incredible scenery and culture in comfort. Enjoy gentle hikes through the wilderness, relax in the finest accommodations along the way, and gain a profound understanding of one of the happiest countries in the world.

Trip Start: Kathmandu Trip End: Kathmandu

North America

Yellowstone Family Vacation

4.93

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 FAMILY VACATION

From hiking to rafting, ziplining to horseback riding, you’ll discover the wonders of the world’s first national park on this family-friendly adventure. Enjoy the perfect balance of peace and adventure on action-packed family vacation!

Trip Start: Bozeman, Montana Trip End: Bozeman, Montana

North America

Yellowstone & Grand Teton Family Vacation

4.93

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 FAMILY VACATION

From Old Faithful to Grand Teton – enjoy six days exploring the iconic American West. Featuring biking, hiking, rafting and more, this family-friendly adventure will reveal stunning landscapes and forge lasting memories.

Trip Start: Jackson, Wyoming Trip End: Jackson, Wyoming

North America

Bryce Canyon & Zion Family Vacation

4.79

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

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 FAMILY VACATION

Explore the iconic desert canyons and windswept rock terrain of Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks on this family-friendly adventure. The action-packed days and star-studded nights are sure to impress every member of the family.

Trip Start: St. George, Utah Trip End: St. George, Utah

New Zealand

New Zealand Family Vacation

AustinAdventures

Operated by our sister brand Austin Adventures

4.71

  • Duration 13 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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 FAMILY VACATION

Create lifelong family memories on the giant playground of the South Island. Enjoy rafting near Queenstown, staying overnight in Mt. Aspiring National Park, visiting Aoraki/Mt. Cook National Park, kayaking on the West Coast, and more.

Trip Start: Christchurch Trip End: Christchurch

Europe

Austria Family Vacation

AustinAdventures

Operated by our sister brand Austin Adventures

4.90

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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 FAMILY VACATION

Step into the pages of a storybook as you bike, hike, and raft your way through incredible scenery on an Austria adventure the whole family will love. Together, you’ll discover why Austria is the perfect playground for all adventurers.

Trip Start: Munich Trip End: Munich

Africa

Serengeti Safari

  • Duration 7 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

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Set out on a one-of-a-kind Serengeti Safari, where you'll get plenty of opportunities to witness the Great Migration and search for the Big Five. Enjoy sundowners from your tented camp, where the wildlife viewing never stops!

Trip Start: Arusha Trip End: Arusha

Africa

Okavango Delta Safari

  • Duration 11 days
  • Activity Level Level 3 
    • Activity Level 3

      Step It Up

      I love an active vacation. Engaging in a challenging activity with a difficult goal, such as reaching a summit, is exactly what I need to unwind in the evenings.

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Experience the magic of the Okavango Delta in the authentic way – under canvas, on foot and by waterway, with a few comforts of home thrown in too!

Trip Start: Maun Trip End: Victoria Falls

Central & South America

Costa Rica Guanacaste Family Vacation

AustinAdventures

Operated by our sister brand Austin Adventures

  • Duration 6 days
  • Activity Level Level 2 
    • Activity Level 2

      On the Move

      Sure, I own some hiking boots, they're even worn in, but they don't go on long trips. I like my creature comforts and I like to give a range of activities a go.

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 FAMILY TRIP

Explore the jungle canopy by zipline, swim under waterfalls, surf pristine beaches and hike amidst monkeys! Your family will relish action-packed days and relaxing evenings in this tropical Costa Rica paradise.

Trip Start: Liberia Trip End: Liberia
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