CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE OF THE WORLD
You know you’re on the right tour when you have your first “Intrepid” moment. Those are the little interactions that can change your perspective on life and linger nostalgically in your memory forever – whether it’s being invited into to a local wedding in a remote village, sharing a simple homemade meal over great conversation or laughing your way through a ‘harder-than-it-looks’ origami lesson from your local leader.
You’ll have many such moments when touring with Intrepid Travel. Thanks to their small group style of travel, you’ll stay under the radar and travel, eat and sleep the local way. You’ll have the unsurpassed knowledge of a local leader, taking you out of the guidebooks and into a world you’re waiting to discover.
These small group adventures strike the perfect balance between included activities and “you time.” Along the way, you’ll encounter real people in real places who will change your perspective of the world through the stories you hear and the friendships you forge.
Intrepid Travels Top 5 Trips
1. Say Hola Cuba
For the first time in decades, Cuba’s doors are open to American travelers. On this nine-day tour, you can be one of the first to experience this authentic Caribbean gem – a cobblestoned isle where the rum is plentiful, the smiles infectious and the dancing encouraged.Wind your way from sultry Havana’s crumbling churches, through the valleys and farms of Pinar del Rio and on to the Afro-inspired beats of Trinidad. Along the way, a cast of Cuban characters to give you a proper welcome, including tobacco farmers, expert chefs, local artists, historians and salsa dancers who understand where Cuba came from, where the country sits now and, more importantly, where it’s going.
2. Experience the Best of Morocco
Travel from the snow-capped Atlas Mountains to the endless sands of the Sahara, and from the medieval old town of Fes to the vibrant spice markets of Marrakech. On this 15-day adventure, you'll have the unique opportunity spend a night in a traditional Berber homestay to better understand the culture and tradition of an indigenous population who have stood the test of time. You will also visit the grand Mosque of Hassan II in Casablanca, one of the most impressive temples in Morocco, and wind through the labyrinthine medina of Fes with a local tour guide.
3. Meet the Real Vietnam
Sip coffee with locals in Hanoi and shop up a storm in the Old Quarter, cruise along emerald waters on a Halong Bay boat trip, travel through old-world Hue and Hoi An, and get lost in the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. This 10-day tour will introduce you to the real Vietnam - a country of incredible food, lively locals, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan cities.
4. Hike the Inca Trail
Spend seven unforgettable days retracing the steps of the Inca. Follow the famed trail from Cuzco, through the fertile heartland of the Sacred Valley and to the magnificent Ollantaytambo ruins before the ultimate adventure – trekking to Machu Picchu on the Inca Trail or Quarry Trek. This action-filled express Peruvian tour gets you closer to the secrets of this elusive civilisation on a breathtaking adventure along the Inca Trail.
5. Journey through Cambodia
This nine-day tour starts amid the chaotic yet energizing streets of Ho Chi Minh City. From there you’ll enjoy the guidance of a local expert as you temple-hop at the dazzling Angkor complex and learn about the sobering but important Khmer history in Phnom Penh, with included visits to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeung Ek Memorial. You will also get to acquaint yourself with frenetic Bangkok, a wonderland of excellent street food, enchanting canals and sprawling marketplaces.
10% OFF promo is exclusive with Travel Leaders Network and is eligible on Intrepid Travel group tours, excludes polar trips, sell ins, private groups, short breaks and Urban Adventures. 10% discount is automatically applied to applicable trips. Book by October 31, 2017 for travel August 1 - December 15, 2017. There will be no exceptions to this booking window. The discounts can be applied to new bookings only. Under no circumstances will the discounts be applied to existing bookings. A deposit of $400 is required at the time of booking for an Intrepid Travel tour. A deposit of $100 is required at the time of booking for a Geckos Adventures tour. A deposit of $600 is required at the time of booking for a Peregrine Adventures tour. There will be no extensions to the travel, booking or payment periods listed above. The 10% discount cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offers. The discount can be applied Intrepid Travel group tours, and cannot be applied to airfares, trip kitties, travel insurance, extra accommodation, single supplements or visas etc. Intrepid Travel’s Booking Conditions apply to the trip booked, and it is imperative that you examine those conditions before booking with Intrepid Travel. The most up to date Booking Conditions can be obtained by contacting your travel agent. As outlined in the Intrepid Travel Booking Conditions, travel insurance is compulsory for all Intrepid Travel travelers and should be taken out prior to or at the time of booking. Please see the Booking Conditions for more details in this regard. The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid Groups brands (Intrepid Travel, Peregrine Adventures, Geckos Adventures) at time of booking. Trip prices and itineraries are subject to change at any time, including after booking. If there is a significant price change to a trip that is outside the control of Intrepid Travel (for example a significant increase in third party service provider costs), travelers may need to be re-invoiced at the new price. Promotions & discounts will still apply to the new price. Some trips must meet minimum number requirements prior to confirmation so please check at time of booking.