Cultural Travel | Tours of Exploration
Amazon Cruise on the Tucano
Cruise along the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest onboard the Tucano. Become an Amazon explorer on this expedition venturing far into the Amazon rainforest wilderness. Observe flora and fauna inaccessible to most visitors on this unforgettable Amazon cruise.
Arctic Circle: Herschel Island
An explorer's and photographer's dream - our Herschel Island tours in the Arctic Circle of Canada will leave you astounded. Incredible wildlife and birding opportunities, scenic, stretching landscapes, and rich cultural heritage and ways of knowing await you.
Argentina to Chile: The Southern Route
Experience the extraordinary landscapes and unusual floral and fauna of the region -- by land and by sea. This 18-day nature adventure consists of treks at Tierra del Fuego National Park, Perito Moreno Glacier, and Lago del Desierto. Included is a 5 day cruise through Patagonia's coastline with daily land excursions.
Argentina to Chile: The Northern Route
The colours and intriguing landscape of Northern Argentina and Chile are worth the visit as you discover the ancient culture, infinite deserts, arid Altiplano, and colourful gorges. A fabulous route awaits you through the landscapes of Northern Argentina and Chile including Salta, Humahuaca Gorge, and San Pedro de Atacama.
Great Ocean Road Australia
A heritage coast road between Adelaide and Melbourne to see unique scenery, small towns and wildlife along the Great Ocean Road.
Belize Culinary & Cultural Travel
Explore southern Belize food culture, where Belizean, Maya, Creole, Garifuna and East Indian culture mingle together for flavours you will not experience anywhere else in the country. Expect all things cacao and spice during this culinary and culture tour.
Belize Nature and Archaeology
Discover nature preserves in Belize such as Blue Hole National Park, Caracol ruins and the Crooked Tree Bird Sanctuary. Be fascinated by Mayan archeology and culture in this one-of-a-kind excursion, where you will even get the chance to stay overnight in a rural Mopan Maya village!
Best of Panama
Travel to Panama for jungle scapes, coffee plantations, and rich indigenous culture. Our Panama travel packages and tours include visiting the new Agua Clara Locks of the Panama Canal Expansion, biking along the scenic Causeway Amador, and exploring the Chiriqui Highlands.
Bhutan Culture and Nature Expedition
Experience the culture, nature and wildlife of the forested mountains, and the scenic splendour of the valleys and trails of Bhutan. Feel positivity wash over you as you venture around the land aiming for the highest Gross National Happiness!
Bhutan Fall Festivals
Enjoy the must-experience fall festivals of Bhutan that signify a new season or mark culturally significant occasions. Enjoy beautifully unique music, dance and social gaiety. Discover Jambay Lhakhang in Bumthang, Central Bhutan with us!
Bhutan Nature & Culture
Discover Bhutan's snow-capped peaks, glaciers, sparkling lakes, raging rivers, green terraced fields and flower-strewn valleys. Become immersed in the carefully preserved natural assets and ways of life that have remained fiercely authentic for millennium!
Bhutan Spring Festivals
Spring festivals in the Bhutan Himalaya mark a time of great beauty, and cultural intensity. Highlights include expert guides, culture, nature, spectacular scenery, authentic interactions with local communities, and connections to authentic Mahayana Buddhism!
Trekking in Bhutan offers unparalleled variety with low density and pristine opportunities for the active adventurer. Become immersed in Bhutan's unique and authentic way of life. Trek through remote monasteries, enter rural villages linked only by footpath, and stay in tented camps and farmhouses.
Birds, whales, bears & First Nations culture
Whales, bears, Indigenous culture, and of course birds! This Pacific Northwest tour has it all. Escorted by ornithologists Liron Gertsman, Ann Nightingale and Tours of Exploration owner Catherine Evans.
Bolivia Andes Carnival and Uyuni Salt Flats
Visit Oruro and celebrate Carnival in the Andes, characterized by dances, music, street dramas, and a traditional parade. Adventure to the unspoilt Salt Flats of Uyuni, where you will encounter mutli-coloured landscapes, flora and fauna endemic to this unique world. While in Uyuni we stay in the Salt Hotels.
The Best of Bolivia
Begin your Bolivian adventure in La Paz, at the foot of majestic snow-capped Andean volcanoes. Hike amazing rock formations to see cave paintings from 2400 BC. Visit Bolivia's markets, where local indigenous people do business. See Incan ruins on the Sun Island on Lake Titicaca - the sacred centre of the Incan empire.
Bolivia's Culinary & Culture
Stroll through Bolivia -- find bazaars that make for South America’s broad culinary palette. Try a wide variety of international ethnic dishes, many of which date back to pre-Columbian times. Get closer to the local way of life by exploring little-known food and wine countries in the heart of South America.
Uyuni Overland to Atacama
Visit Bolivia's most sought-after sites. Begin your Bolivian adventure in La Paz, the world's highest city. Become immersed in Bolivia's markets, where local indigenous people do business. Embark to Uyuni, from where you venture to experience the salt flats, desert geysers, and hot springs.
Bolivia Uyuni Salt Flats Adventure
This Bolivian adventure takes us to an area surrounded by desert and extinct volcanoes where wild llamas and vicunas are abundant. Here we find vast salt flats, multi-coloured lagoons with rare flamingos, boiling mud pools, caves, fossils, glaciers, crimson lakes, and hot springs. Stay in Salt Hotels built out of salt!
Explore Borneo - an ideal island destination for nature lovers. Borneo is renowned for its rainforests that are home to a myriad of rare and endangered wildlife and plant species, along with an array of cultural groups whose traditions are rich. Let us connect you with the best that Borneo has to offer!