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Adventure Travel -- Ecotourism and Nature Trips With International Expeditions

Explore exotic lands during International Expeditions Vacations

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Adventure Travel -- Ecotourism and Nature Trips With International Expeditions

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International Expeditions

Since 1980, International Expeditions has focused on ecotourism and natural travel trips. International Expeditions offers in-depth itineraries designed to explore the soul of a region, through behind-the-scenes access to places and experiences. The group leaders are either naturalists or historians, sometimes both. Most groups are small, with specific trips to South America or Africa having limits of 10-to-18 people, depending upon the actual destination.

The Boss' Pitch: Why Travel With International Expeditions?

"There's good reason why, for more than 27 years, our guests have enjoyed countless life-enriching experiences with us," says Maggie Hart, president of International Expeditions. "Our mission is to offer unique expeditions that stimulate an interest in, develop an understanding of, and create an appreciation for our Earth. We care about every detail, from making each itinerary as fulfilling as possible to seeing that everyone is well looked after during their journey. We take our guests deeper into the rainforests than anyone else, sail aboard the best-outfitted expedition ships and bring guests close to fascinating wildlife on off-the-beaten-path journeys. We work hard to open up new and innovative possibilities while continuously giving back to the places we visit. Most of all, IE's guests travel with some of the finest guides on the planet. We are a world leader in nature travel for one reason above all others - our superb naturalists and historians who accompany trips, many of whom are legends in their right."

International Expedition's Popular Adventure Travel Trips

Annually, International Expeditions offers several photograph expeditions to such exotic places as the Galapagos, the Amazon and to Kenya during the annual animal migration. Premier photographers come along offering tips on taking better photographs and give tips on working with digital images and Photoshop techniques.

In 2008, International Expeditions is offering a Wings Over The Nile series, Wings Over South Africa and Amazon Voyage Extended, a journey traveling deep into the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve.

The company also offers a variety of family trips and customizes vacations.

To Learn More About International Expeditions

For more information visit International Expeditions, or call 800-633-4734.

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