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In the News
If our journeys look familiar, there’s a great reason! International Expeditions’ engaging approach to small-group travel, escorted tours, high-value journeys and longstanding conservation initiatives have been featured in a variety of national publications.
Read on to see International Expeditions published in some of your favorite publications.
Bucket-List Item: Ecuador
|Get Off the Beaten Path Without Roughing It. Say Hello to Guyana and Madagascar, my little friends ...
Not too long ago, satisfying your craving for destinations that offered under-the-radar appeal, active excursion options and authentic glimpses at the local culture meant bunk beds, hostels or dragging your tent from place-to-place.
|Cuba: Meet tobacco farmers, botanists and locals on 10-day trip
The Los Angeles Times
The Obama administration eased U.S. travel restrictions to Cuba by announcing last year it would grant licenses to selected travel companies to lead "people-to-people" tours to the Communist-led nation. The action meant Americans, who have been essentially prohibited from visiting the island for the past 50 years, could now travel to the country legally.
|Costa Rica: See motmots, manatees and sloths
There's plenty of wildlife to see in Costa Rica, from brightly colored motmots (jungle birds) parrots, toucans and quetzals to manatees and monkeys. But sloths are the stars of International Expeditions' small-group tour of Costa Rica this summer, which includes a free two-day add-on in the capital San Jose.
International Travel News
"The top number of participants on an International Expeditions tour is 16; we had 13. Our main guide was Fred Tavares, who studied the biology and primates of Brazil and is a great photographer. In three places we also had a local guide..."
|Hoatzins and piranhas and tamarins, oh my
"On our first excursion on the Ucayali River, we spot a pod of pink and gray dolphins - more than I've ever seen before in the wild - frolicking in an oxbow lake..."
|Galapagos Has Color
Boston International Travel Examiner
From the start of our eight-day cruise on International Expeditions’ yacht “MV Evolution,” we were amazed by the variety of strong (and sometimes strange) colors we found on the nine islands we visited.
The World's Best Villas
Mild to Wild: Blurring the Lines Between Fun and Fitness
Delta Sky Magazine
There is no other place on Earth like the Galapagos, a living laboratory straddling the equator, where penguins and cacti coexist with giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies, and the spirit of Charles Darwin looms large.
|Along The Amazon
There he is again! I swung around in the skiff with my D90 mounted with a 70-300mm lens, shooting, zooming and focusing at the same time and coming up with nothing but a shot of churning whitewater...for about the 20th time that afternoon.
|11 Fantastic Family Travel Adventures
Amazon Jungle Adventure: The most biologically diverse wildlife on earth is sure to spark children's innate curiosity about the wonders of the natural world. During International Expeditions' 10-day Amazon Voyage aboard a 28-guest riverboat, aspiring naturalists can view more than 100 kinds of birds, pink river dolphins, eight species of monkeys, sloths and endangered giant river otters.
|Leader of the Pachyderm
No trip to India would be complete without a visit to the Taj Mahal or an elephant ride or a tiger safari or a sampling of the country’s exquisite cuisine.
|Sailing Along the Amazon
National Geographic Traveler’s Intelligent Travel blog
The days were filled spotting wildlife from small skiffs, with the help of superb naturalists from Iquitos who were amazing spotters, and hikes on terra firma and through floodplain forests. View Slideshow >>
|Cruising the Wild Side of Peru
What's hairy, slightly scary, and has beguiling toes? My husband, David, myself and our 12 fellow passengers found out when a pink-toed tarantula hopped on board our skiff, trying to hitch a ride up the Ucayali River in the northeastern Peruvian Amazon.
|Big Trips for Small Fry
Palm Beach Society
Among the off-beat things to do are piranha fishing, playing soccer with some of the village kids, paddling a dugout canoe, and getting Peruvian music lessons.
|Beyond the Canal
In Panama, our correspondent swings by the great feat of engineering before heading to his real destination: a coffee farm and the dark jungle.