Cultural Travel | Tours of Exploration
Ecuador The Pacific Coast
Explore Isla de la Plata - often hailed the mini-Galapagos islands - during our curated tour. This area remains one of the most attractive offerings of coastal Ecuador, and one of our very favourite destinations! You'll be staying near Puerto Lopez, a small Ecuador beach town for a unique and immersive experience.
India Golden Triangle with Chambal Lodge
Explore Rajasthan's wildlife sanctuaries, temples, forts, palaces and desert landscapes in Jaipur, Bharatpur and Ranthambore. Then depart by air or train to Kanha and Bandhavgarh Parks, the country Rudyard Kipling so vividly described in the "Jungle Book". Search for Indian tiger and a range of birds and wildlife.
Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (Maple Leaf)
Board the famous Maple Leaf schooner to discover grizzlie bears and Kermode bears, or Spirit bears, in our second Great Bear Rainforest Tour. This itinerary includes a visit to the First Nations village of Klemtu, to experience their culture, architecture, and artistry.
Greece fills your senses with history, myth, beauty and a strong and enduring living culture.
Greenland and Iceland
Travel to Greenland and Iceland and experience the Arctic way of life. Meet with the local cultures, cruise fjords and hike along Arctic trails. Witness the Icefjords, remote islands, UNESCO designated sites and traditional polar settlements.
Travel to Guatemala to taste fresh flavours of an indigenous outdoor market, view incredible Mayan monuments, and explore vibrant cities. Highlights include the colonial Antigua Guatemala, the stunning Lake Atitlán, and the Chichicastenango indigenous market. Let us help you include Guatemala in your travel plans!
Haida Gwaii Cruising Expedition
Cruise through Haida Gwaii on Tours of Exploration's thoughtfully customized tours. Our Haida Gwaii tours feature remarkable old-growth forests, ancient native Haida villages, unique art, and stunning natural scapes for the cultural and scenic journey of a lifetime.
Highlights of Chile
Experience adventure tourism in Chile through our customizable 10 day tour touching on Santiago, the Atacama Desert, Patagonia, and Valparaiso. Your Chilean travel itinerary includes volcanoes, salt flats, geysers, and plenty of other "out of this world" landscapes that you'll be boasting about for years to come.
Honduras Archaeology, Birds and Natural History
This Honduran adventure focuses on the bio-diverse rich areas of Lake Yojoa and the famous Pico Bonito National Park near the North Coast along with Archaeology and birding in theCopán Valley. Options to visit the Bay islands (Roatan, Utila or Guanaja).
Incredible Trekking Peru
Join our annual group trekking trip to Peru. Includes 2 treks; one to Machu Picchu and one to Rainbow Mountain as well as culinary, cultural and active experiences in Lima and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Our Peru guides and our company escort help make this an unforgettable active experience in the Andes. Extensions to the Amazon, Lake Titicaca, or Northern Peru are available.
India Brahmaputra River Cruise & Kaziranga
Travel down the River Brahmaputra in Assam. See remnants of a lesser known civilization, tribal life & the spiritual life of the Vaishnavite sect on the largest river Island in the world. See the animal & bird life of the Kaziranga National Park as your ship cruises through the wilderness.
Indonesia Nature & Cultural Tours
We have extensive knowledge on travel in the Indonesian Archipelago and can assist with your customized touring options. Nature, cultural & scuba dive adventures in Bali, Java, Sumatra, Sulawasi, Komodo and Lombok Islands await you during this itinerary curated by Tours of Exploration.
Indonesia The Island of Bali
Enjoy the beaches, the breathtaking lakes and volcanoes of the eastern side of Bali. Enjoy sightseeing and shopping in a traditional village and Kehen Temple. Let yourself be pampered at a local spa, attend live traditional performances, and coast downhill while viewing the spectacular Balinese landscape by bike.
Italy Amalfi Explorer
Gentle trek through the spectacular scenery and quaint villages of Italy’s Amalfi coast.
Discover Japan through this comprehensive tour experience. Experience Tokyo and the architecture, culinary, and culture of Edo. Visit the Shinto and Buddhist worship center of Nikko before viewing Mt Fuji. This tour contains the major highlights and also the unexpected beauty and charm of Japan.
Tokyo's bright-shining neon lights are contrasted with the peace and tranquility of little-visited rural regions. This tour affords the opportunity to visit the major highlights and also uncover the unexpected charm and beauty of one of these rural areas, Hirado, offering a real insight into this fascinating country.
Laos Luang Prabang Explorer
Laos has become a must-visit destination after years of virtual isolation. Be mesmerized by the grandeur of the former royal capital at Luang Prabang - filled with old-world charm. Laos is easily combined with visits to Thailand (where you can travel down from the Mekong River), Angkor Wat and Vietnam.
Laos Trekking Adventure
The small, landlocked nation of Laos offers travelers an unmatched glimpse of the South East Asia charm. Expert local guides will enhance your journey along villages and trekking routes through our culturally and environmentally sensitive programs.
Myanmar Adventure Circuit
Rangoon, Mandalay, the Irrawaddy River and Pagan are names steeped in legend. Myanmar is a land of great beauty, whose cultures retain traditions held for millennium. Experience the incredible temples and pagodas on this unique adventure.
Myanmar Cultural Highlights with Ayerwaddy
Enjoy the Inle Lake Festival in Myanmar - a land of great beauty, whose cultures retain traditions held for millennium. The trip also includes the highlights of Yangon, Bagan, Mount Popa, and Mandalay. We have enjoyed a 20-years-and-counting partnership with our trustworthy Myanmar land operators!