5 Must Try Adventures
Summer vacation doesn’t have to be synonymous with simply sitting on a beach! For those who like to combine their relaxation with a healthy dose of adventure, International Expeditions offers a range of experiences. From the Far North to Southern Africa, here are our favorite “Must Try” travel adventures!
Tubing Through Caves & Belize’s Lush Rainforests
Hop on an inner tube for a guided tour on an underground river through a series of caves and towering rainforest. The Mayans regarded these cave systems as a sacred underworld and home to powerful gods. With lush tropical rainforests, mystical Mayan ruins and the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere—nowhere else in the world can you experience a greater diversity of environments, wildlife and culture than Belize.
Sea Kayaking with Beluga Whales in the Canadian Arctic
Paddle among icebergs, looking out for ring and bearded seals as well as beluga whales in the shallow waters of the Cunningham River estuary as you travel 500 miles north of the Arctic Circle to Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge. During this distinct Canada adventure, you also hike the tundra, spot polar bears roaming the Northwest Passage, investigate the mysterious Thule ruins crafted from giant whale bones, fish for Arctic char and more.
Hiking To Alaska’s Massive Exit Glacier
Enjoy Alaska’s changing vegetation on a hike for vistas of Exit Glacier’s blue ice spilling down from the Harding Icefield. Your accompanying naturalist explains what’s really happening inside the blue crevasses. On our Alaska tour, enjoy an immersive exploration of two distinct national parks: Kenai Fjords and Denali. Explore Alaska's spectacular Kenai Fjords National Park by kayak and small boat tours before venturing deep into the heart of Denali National Park.
Tracking Namibia’s Rhinos on Foot
Join researchers from Save the Rhino Trust to track rhino on foot through the rocky and desolate landscape of Namibia’s stark northwest. This region is home to the country’s last free-roaming black rhinos. Survey the stark beauty and rich wildlife of one of Africa’s most unusual countries on a small-group safari limited to just eight guests. Plus, explore the dunes of Sossusvlei — climbing some of the world’s tallest dunes — along with shipwrecks and abandoned diamond mines on the rugged Skeleton Coast.
Zip-lining in the Costa Rican Canopy
Fly through the rainforest canopy like a super hero before enjoying horseback riding, rafting and hiking. . Love fishing? Try to land a record-breaking tarpon, sailfish or marlin on a private fishing excursion. Few countries offer this incredible combination of nature, culture and adventure all close to home, and IE's experts can arrange your ideal Costa Rica tour.