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Travelers are always looking and planning for that next big trip. Narrowing down the possibilities can often be difficult. If you are into adventure travel; however, there are numerous possibilities at your fingertips for 2013.
Top Six New Trips in 2013
Russia Experience – 15 days – See Russia on this fascinating tour from St. Petersburg to Moscow
Experience a country where extreme landscapes, diverse cultures, and turbulent histories coexist. From the tundra of Siberia to the beautiful canals and Baroque architecture of St. Petersburg to the sparkling minarets of medieval Suzdal, Russia fascinates and captivates all those who travel within its vast lands. Visit crumbling fortresses, over-the-top palaces, colorful wooden cottages, stark Soviet squares and world-renowned museums on this incredible tour. Find out more >>
Sail Italy – Amalfi to Procida – 4 days - Cruise along the coast to Capri, Pozzuoli and Procida
Sail along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to the glittering jewels of the region – Capri, Pozzuoli, and Procida. Visit the home of mythical sirens, the ancient holiday homes of great Roman emperors, and the spectacular Blue Grotto. Hike along historic trails past olive groves, vineyards, lemon orchards, and charming villages. Dive into the deep blue waters of the Mediterranean, and sample mouth-watering Italian regional cuisine on this remarkable sailing adventure. Find out more >>
Torres del Paine Hiking – 6 days – Hike the glacier-filled wilds of Torres del Paine National Park
Set against the backdrop of stunning spires, this hiking expedition – led by a knowledgeable and friendly local guide – blazes its own trail and takes in the best Torres del Paine has to offer. Hike over steppe passes, around electric-blue lakes, through lush forests, next to gigantic glaciers, and by wondrous waterfalls – and that’s just on day one. A trip of a lifetime for experienced hikers and newbies alike; there really is no better way to see Torres del Paine than on foot. Find out more >>
The Silk Road – Beijing to Moscow – 36 days – Uncover the legends of the Silk Road
Travel along the Silk Road through the rarely visited heart of central Asia. Visit the desert oasis of Turpan, the frontier town of Kashgar, the legendary city of Samarkand, and the lively town of Bukhara. From Xi’an, cross the vast steppe of western China, the desert landscapes of Turkistan, the breathtaking mountains and emerald panoramas of Kyrgyzstan and the exotic lands of Uzbekistan before arriving in iconic Moscow. Find out more >>
Wonders of Egypt & Jordan – 19 days – Discover the ancient treasures of Egypt and Jordan
Covering a healthy selection of immense Egyptian sights including the Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx, the Valley of the Kings, and the River Nile, this tour is full of jaw-dropping moments. After Egypt, enjoy a float in the Dead Sea before experiencing the spectacular Nabataean city of Petra, a real gem of the Middle East. Spend some time engrossed in the astounding desert scenery of Wadi Rum, a place with dramatic natural bridges and enormous rose-colored sand dunes. Don’t forget about the colorful markets, full of charismatic locals, hand-made wares, and home-grown produce. Find out more >>
Best of North India – 25 days – Travel through the best of North India on this exciting tour
Travel to North India and see this incredible region’s best-known sights. Journey through Rajasthan’s picturesque deserts, along the River Ganges watching local life unfold, across dense jungles at Bandhavgarh and Ranthambore national parks, and into cities filled with character, culture, and incredible food. Giving you a taste of everything – camping on river banks, staying in castles, witnessing unparalleled heritage architecture, meeting an array of locals, and soaking up the local culture – this trip captures the essence of North India. Find out more >>
Like most travelers, you must ask yourself, “Where to next?”
At Intrepid Travel, we do the same. But with 800 trips in over 100 countries, finding the next big adventure isn’t always easy. That’s where our Intrepid adventure finders come in. Each year they scour the globe, visiting every corner of the earth to compile a top-secret list of brand new trip ideas.
This year, our marine team strapped on their board shorts and bikinis to dive headfirst into an Amalfi Coast sailing adventure, while our Europe team has searched Russia and Ukraine for only the best real-life-experiences. The Asia team has charted a course beyond the Silk Road, and their South American counterparts have mapped an amazing trek through Chile’s Torres del Paine.
Yes. It’s a tough job. But someone’s gotta do it! And to help you find your next adventure, Intrepid is offering 15% OFF selected departures of these new trips.
Hurry, this offer ends January 6, 2013. Check out Intrepid’s new trips and start planning your adventure today!