Cultural Travel | Tours of Exploration
Nepal and Tibet Rooftop of the World
Experience Tibet's past and present, witness the customs and rituals of Tibetan Buddhism, see the palaces, monasteries and temples of this fabled land while marveling at the majesty of this remote land in the heart of the Himalayas. Tour highlights include Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Tsedang.
Nepal Trek and Safari
Marvel at the majestic peaks of the Himalaya dominate Nepal, a country of deep spirituality and diversity. Experience a jungle safari in Chitwan National Park, with the potential to see a Bengal tiger! You will easily become immersed in Nepal's incredible beauty during this tour.
New Zealand Natural and Cultural Heritage
We have roots and experience customizing short or long stay for you to explore the stunning landscape of New Zealand's North and South Islands.
Nicaragua Natural Adventure
Focusing on the natural history of Nicaragua with a touch of Nicaraguan culture, this tour tries to appease even the pickiest wildlife tourists. Cloud forests, dry forests, rainforests, swamps, picturesque freshwater islands and volcanoes are visited in order to cover as much biodiverse ground as possible.
Panama Adventure in the Neotropics
Your Panama adventure vacation includes cycling jungle trails, snorkeling in the Gulf of Chiriqui, canoeing with the Empera peoples, waterfall dips, tree-top trekking, multi-day sea kayaking tours, and challenging hiking trips. This adventure tour will have you tuckered out, but with tales that last a lifetime.
Peru Classical & Northern Peru
Our 8-day guided tours through Peru cover all of the stunning country's highlights, such as Machu Picchu, Cusco, Urubamba Valley, and more. Our tour focuses on the rich birdlife and enormous architecture the area has to offer, and can be combined with our offered trips to Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, and Bolivia.
Peru Tambopata Wildlife Centre
Tour the Tambopata Research Centre in the Amazon basin of Southern Peru, and you will easily meet your wildlife and avifauna quota for the whole year. Departing from Lima or Cusco, stay in immersive wilderness lodges in Tambopata - steps away from chicos, rescued macaws, capybaras, bullfrogs, parrots, and more!
Join us on our Peru trekking tours as we scale through Andean peaks, peer at Rainbow Mountain, visit the iconic Macchu Picchu, or for the longest challenge: a 6-day Salkantay/Chilco trek. Peru has no shortage of arduous hikes, rewarding sights, and bustling culture; you will be sure to leave with many stories to tell.
Ireland's Ring of Kerry Trek
Journey by foot along a network of ancient paths weaving between the main points on the long-distance track known as the Irish Kerry Way.
India Culinary & Cultural Discovery
Explore the architecture and ancient culture influenced by the Pallava, Chola and Pandya dynasties on this Southern India sojourn. Enjoy the markets and spice trails with local storytellers and be involved in the culinary dishes that will delight the taste buds.
Sri Lanka Wildlife and Ancient Culture
Embark on a multifaceted experience with visits to Sri Lankan world heritage sites and ancient pilgrim centres such as Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Anuradhpaura and Kandy. Opportunities for eco-tourism, bird watching and wildlife viewing abound, complemented by vibrant cultural experiences, delicious cuisine and a welcoming host nation.
Thailand & Laos: Bangkok to Luang Prabang
Begin this 12 day adventure in Northern Thailand, a place inspired by modern and ancient temple architecture. Experience traditional Lao life on a slow and gentle passage along the Mekong River. Become immersed in the people, sights, tastes and sounds of this region. Extensions to Cambodia will allow you to see Angkor Wat!
Thailand Classic Explorer
Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city, known to local Thais as “Krung Thep” (translated,"the City of Angels") is one of the world’s most enticing cities. It carries the essence of the Thai spirit, and is a centre of rich culture, colour, and cuisine. Bangkok will provide an ideal jumping-off point for any Asian adventure!
Thailand Mae Hong Son Soft Adventure
North Thailand is blessed with year-round pleasant climate, rich historical and cultural heritage. Mae Hong Son is the gateway to the hill tribe cultures of the Hmong, Karen, Lahu, Lisu, Akha and Mien. Located amidst stunning mountain scenery stay in comfort at night and during the day travel by 4 X 4 and on foot.
Thailand Southern Islands, Reefs, Rivers & Jungles
Discover the picturesque tropical islands, coral reefs, and Khao Lak National Park where spectacular scenery includes splendid forested hills and valleys, sea cliffs, beaches, estuaries and mangroves. There's reason for Southern Thailand's rising star in the country's tourism industry.
Thailand, Cambodia & Laos World Heritage Sites
The World Heritage Sites in three Southeast Asian nations are included on this remarkable adventure curated by Tours of Exploration. The World Heritage Sites in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos are visited and experienced, including Ayutthaya, Angkor Wat & Luang Prabang.
Turkey Explorer (18 days)
Enjoy the incredible sites of legendary Turkey including Istanbul, Gallipoli,Troy, Cappadocia and Turkey's Aegean Coast.
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.
Vancouver Island travel - 2- 4 day packages
Searching for things to do on Vancouver Island? We have just the itinerary, which can be customized to your travel style and interests. Travel Vancouver Island and experience the vast wildlife, geology, and whimsical townships it has to offer with Tours of Exploration. 2 - 4 day exploration takes place in Victoria, Port Renfrew, Tofino or North Vancouver Island.
Vietnam Classical Treasures
Marvelous Vietnam awaits! Discover the country's classic cultural and natural treasures on this expert-led adventure. Experience the highlights of Vietnam - Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta, to name a few.