Adventure Travel Blog Next year consider joining us on a vacation to lands abroad. From extraordinary animals to natural phenomena and exotic cruises, we have three itineraries in mind to places that are truly magical. Galapagos Islands Adventure This 11-day adventure to “Darwin’s Playground” is packed with surreal landscapes, captivating history, and incredible animal species. Discover a land of enchantment with animals and landscapes found nowhere else on Earth! Go on a tour of Quito, the capital of Ecuador, then begin an incredible six-night cruise on the Santa Cruz II as we explore the Galapagos Islands. This tour is perfect for birdwatchers and animal lovers! Every day we’ll look for wildlife including giant tortoise, seals, iguanas, and a wide variety of colorful tropical birds. Tour the Giant Tortoise Breeding Center and the Charles Darwin Research Station. If you’re feeling especially adventurous, our ship is outfitted with equipment for snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, and small boat excursions. Learn more about our Galapagos Islands Adventure HERE! Our next tour takes place March 6-16, 2019. Make your reservation by December 1! Iceland’s Northern Lights Spend a week in the land of fire and ice and discover Iceland’s best-known national treasures, mystical northern lights and ancient sagas. Tour the “Golden Circle,” packed with jaw-dropping landscapes and natural wonders including Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs, and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the capital of Reykjavik, see the towering and iconic Hallgrímskirkja Lutheran church, and stroll the halls of the National Museum of Iceland. Go on a cruise of Breidafjordur Bay and taste shellfish picked from its pristine waters. Each evening we’ll search the night sky for magical auroras. We’ll also visit the famous rejuvenating geothermal spa Blue Lagoon where warm, mineral-rich seawater soothes our bodies and minds before our return home. Learn more about our Iceland’s Northern Lights tour HERE! Our next tour takes place March 23-29, 2019. Make your reservation by December 18! African Safari Witness the Great Migration, where millions of animals migrate from Tanzania across the Mara-Serengeti, and so much more during this 13-day getaway in Kenya. We’ll discover extraordinary landscapes, prolific wildlife, distinct park lodges, and exceptionally welcoming people. Fly to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya and the Safari Capital of the World. Explore the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and learn about Kenyan culture at Bomas of Kenya. Our accommodations at The Ark in Aberdare National Park overlooks a waterhole and saltlick that attracts the local wildlife. Go on photo safaris at the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge, Sweetwaters Game Reserve, the Maasai Mara Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park, and more. We’ll also visit Jane Goodall’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary and tour the National Museums of Kenya. Learn more about our African Safari HERE! Our next departures depart in September 2019. Our African Safari tours tend to sell out, so it’s never too early to make your reservation.