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The 10 Best New Intrepid Trips for 2012 [Sponsored Post]

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Where to go in 2012? Be the first to experience Intrepid Travel’s exciting new adventures! 

For travelers with a yearning to get off the beaten track, Intrepid opens up a whole new world. Intrepid travelers discover real people, real cultures and have incredible real life experiences along the way. With over 1,000 different trips in 100 countries, Intrepid offers authentic travel experiences for anyone. Committed to traveling in a way that is respectful of local people, their culture, local economies and the environment, Intrepid helps conserve the areas they visit and bring positive benefits to their host communities.

What’s your New Years resolution?

Have you been meaning to drop in on some old friends? Maybe you’re planning on doing something you’ve always wanted to do? Or perhaps you just want to get away and see where the wind may take you.

Here at Intrepid, we’ve made it our New Years resolution to deliver some of our most exciting and original travel experiences to date.

Come with us and visit our old friends in Burma, where you will discover a country of mythical landscapes and ancient treasures. Explore the magnificent temples of Bagan, trek through local villages and meet some of the friendliest people in Southeast Asia. Or, maybe our new sailing adventures are more your speed; relax on deck while you sail pristine waters in Croatia, Greece, or Thailand. Get way off the beaten path in Guyana, a nature-lovers dream, where you can spot jaguars, paddle the Burro Burro River, and soak up reggae beats in the capital of Georgetown. Guyana is similar to Costa Rica, but with only a fraction of the tourists!

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Intrepid’s brand new adventures will make 2012 your most memorable year yet!

Top 10 New Trips

#1 Best of Burma – 15 days – ex Yangon

Travel to Burma and discover a country of mythical landscapes, ancient treasures and some of the friendliest folk you’ll ever meet. From golden-gilded Buddha’s in Yangon and the magical temples of Bagan, to the tranquility of Inle Lake, Burma will excite, impress and intrigue you. Come and discover a little bit of Burma magic with us.

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#2 Classic Trans-Siberia – 21 days – Beijing to Moscow

Travel from China to Russia through vast isolated landscapes as you explore the famous Trans-Siberian route across continents. From bustling Beijing through the heart of the vast Mongolian wilderness and cathedral-studded European Russia, this adventure will open your eyes to the history, scenery and people that make up this fascinating region.

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#3 Mongolia Overland – 21 days – ex Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia remains one of the world’s true enigmas and a true intrepid destination. Learn about the conquests of Genghis Khan, see ancient Karakorum, quirky Ulaanbaatar and the legendary Gobi Desert on an unforgettable overland journey in Mongolia.

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#4 Thailand Sailing – 4 or 7 days – Ko Phi Phi to Phuket or reverse

These new Andaman Sea sailing trips are the ideal way to combine rest, relaxation and sun-loving good times with the freedom of the open seas. You have a choice of an action packed 4 day itinerary or comprehensive 7 day itinerary.

> Phuket sailing           > Ko Phi Phi sailing

#5 Discover Puglia – 9 days – Bari to Naples

Travel to the little-known area of Puglia, southern Italy’s dramatically beautiful region bordering the Adriatic and Ionian seas. Awash with Roman ruins, medieval towns, remarkable architecture and jagged coastlines, Puglia will entice and captivate. Immerse yourself in this friendly and resplendent part of Italy.

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#6 Best of France – 15 days – Paris to Marseille

This tour of France is perfectly honed for lovers of all things French, who have dreamed of discovering the romance, history and culture of this intoxicating country. Mingle with locals and sample some of the best produce Europe has to offer. Take in ancient sights, cycle through lavender fields, and ultimately, fall completely in love with France.

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#7 European Highlights – 18 days – Amsterdam to Berlin

This exciting new trip reads like a ‘who’s who’ of Europe – Amsterdam, Paris, Rome, Venice, Munich, Prague to name just a few. If you are short on time and want the big guns of Europe served up on a platter – Cote d’Azur, Paris, Florence, Rome, Venice, Austrian alps, Czech Republic and Germany – this is the trip for you.

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#8 Turkey & Georgia Overland – 21 days – Istanbul to Tbilisi

Experience an adventure tour of Turkey and Georgia that explores the best of both countries. The exquisite architecture and rich tapestry of culture and history will dazzle travelers looking to explore the past. From start to finish, this Overland Adventure from Istanbul to Tbilisi is a treat for all the senses.

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#9 Sail Croatia – 8 days – Dubrovnik to Primosten or reverse

Cruise the calm waters of the Adriatic Sea, visit a tangle of ancient laneways in Ston and spot native birds in Mljet’s national park. Let our experienced crew help you get your sea legs and make your Croatia sailing adventure a breeze.

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#10 Guyana Nature Experience – 14 days – ex Georgetown

Visit one of South America’s lesser known locations. Low in tourist numbers but high in natural beauty, this sun-soaked tour visits the best of Guyana. Search for jaguars on a safari adventure and paddle down the refreshing flow of the Burro Burro River. Then, get some beach-time in Annai, Guyana’s coastal gem.

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