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Exploring the rainforest

Discover Your True Nature

Exploring the rainforest

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Complete Cuba Cigar Rolling

Authentic Experiences

Not only will you bond with warm locals during village visits and join respected elders and a shaman to talk about history, our journeys are kept flexible to allow for spontaneous detours to local events.

anakonda kayaking

Immersive Activities

Some people travel for adventure and some to relax and enjoy the natural beauty. That's why IE tours include a variety of activity options such as hiking, birding and kayaking.  

Patagonia guide Claudio Vidal

Genuine Guides

Our hand-selected naturalists and experienced leaders are highly trained and educated locals, each able to offer you insight into the environment and culture far beyond what you could find in a guide book.  

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Explore. Inspire. Protect.

International Expeditions Partners With The Nature Conservancy


Travel Styles

Namibia Desert & Dune: Sossulvlei  © Daniel-Myburg

Combine small-group nature travel with a healthy dose of adventure! International Expeditions' active adventures combine our hallmark knowledgeable guides and wildlife observation with a range of activities, including sea kayaking, hiking glaciers, tracking rhinos and more!

Austral pygmy owl photographed by Expedition Leader Claudio Vidal

While each of IE's nature tours feature incredible ecosystems and iconic wildlife, these adventures offer experienced ornithologist guides and specially timed excursions designed to help you observe the most avian life possible!

Evolution in Tagus Cove, Galapagos Islands

Don't simply cruise...Explore! Our small-ship voyages are simply the most personal and in-depth way to experience the world's richest waters. Our small voyages of just 18-48 guests delve into remote regions without sacrificing creature comforts.

Inca Trail Trek

These individually crafted, escorted journeys encompass your travel preferences and interests. International Expeditions’ Travel Planners have almost four decades of experience, along with insider's knowledge to create your ideal adventure.

Galapagos Islands: Nose-to-nose with a sea lion

No experience brings families closer together than exploring the world's wild places! Move beyond the average family vacation on adventures designed to inspire and educate guests of all ages, while satisfying the entire family's hunger for the exotic!

Guests at Torres del Paine, Patagonia

International Expeditions' signature land-based adventures in groups of 10-20 are hosted by knowledgeable local Expedition Leaders and Naturalists. Thanks to the deep relationships we've built over four decades in these regions, our itineraries offer privileged access and insight into the world's wonders.

Lounge on the sun deck in Cuba

Make the most of your vacation time and let International Expeditions' travel experts handle the details. Whether you have a small group who wants to delve into the art and cuisine of Cuba or an extended family who wants to play the waters of the Pacific, IE can create your ideal expedition! Our land programs can be held exclusively for your small group of 10 or more, or you can opt to charter our small ships!

A jungle walk in the Amazon

Just because you’re traveling solo doesn’t mean you have to explore alone! Our small-group tours are the ideal way for solo travelers to enjoy escorted adventures. Plus, many of our small-ship cruises and tours are offered with no single supplement fees, making it easier for you to explore the world's wild regions!

Accolades

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USA Today

"Best Boutique Cruise Lines"

Yahoo! Travel

"Best Cruise Lines for Single Travelers"

Travel + Leisure

"Best Amazon Cruises for Animal Lovers"

National Geographic Adventure

"Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth"