Here are are some of the top adventure travel companies that offer an interesting and eclectic array of adventure travel trips. Biking in Morocco, hiking the Inca Trail in Peru and rafting through the Grand Canyon are just the briefest sampling of the experiences these companies offer travelers. Each company's website lists specific adventure travel trips, with detailed itineraries, pricing and images that give a taste of the adventures waiting for you.
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G Adventures, formerly Gap Adventures, has again been recognized by National Geographic Traveler in the magazine's 2011 "Tours of a Lifetime" list. For seven consecutive years, National Geographic magazine has selected a Gap Adventures tour as one of its "25 Best New Adventure Trips of the Year". This company offers a choice of more than 1,200 adventure travel trips to all seven continents. Check out the "Specials" section, where you can find discounts on fascinating trips.
If you're looking for adventure travel trips that kids of varied ages will enjoy, or trips for you and your teenagers, check out Austin-Lehman Adventures. Multi-Sport trips -- bike, hike, climb, paddle, ride -- go to such scenic places as Alaska, Costa Rica, Mexico, Canada, and Bryce, Zion and Yosemite National Parks.
Intrepid Travel is a niche adventure travel company that focuses on taking travelers off the beaten track to more than 90 destinations around the globe. On these generally small-group trips you’ll travel in ways similar to the local people, respecting their culture and the environment. The groups take mostly public transportation, stay and eat in small-scale locally-owned establishments.
National Geographic Expeditions is the travel arm of the National Geographic Society, and National Geographic Adventures is where you'll find trips that combine adventure travel and the types of exploration for which the company is famous. The trips are designed to draws upon the expertise of the explorers, scholars and Society-sponsored research around the globe. Many of the adventures are led by National Geographic experts in specific fields, such as archaeologists, naturalists and photographers.
National Geographic Expeditions new trips to Cuba will be led by prize-winning writer and photographer Christopher Baker, author of National Geographic Traveler: Cuba and a leading authority on Cuban travel and culture,