Exodus Travels, the global leader in luxury travel experiences, has announced its first-ever adventure-led expeditions for 2022. These expeditions will take travelers to destinations around the world that are unvisited by mainstream tourism and offer new insights into cultures and environments.
Exodus Travels has launched a new lineup of “Exodus RCGS Quests” itineraries in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (RCGS).
The mystical Valley of the Kings and spice-scented alleys of Marrakesh, the hot springs and mud baths of Rincón de la Vieja, ancient towns of the Kathmandu Valley, and the yearly migration of wildebeest and zebras in Kenya are all included in this series targeted for inquisitive and adventurous travelers. The following are some of the highlights:
“Southern Africa with Mario Rigby: Cape Town to Vic Falls”
Travelers will pass through South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe on their way from Cape Town to Victoria Falls. Mario Rigby, best known for his solo two-year, 7,500-mile journey from Cape Town to Cairo by foot and kayak, will lead the trip.
Travelers may stop at Sossusvlei to see the towering red dunes, Chobe National Park to see elephants, Deadvlei to see gigantic sand dunes and eerie lunar vistas, and Etosha National Park to see zebras, cheetahs, lions, and giraffes. The 20-day trip begins on February 20, 2022, and costs $5,899.
“George Kourounis’ Egypt – Alexandria to Aswan”
On this 13-day trip guided by acclaimed filmmaker, photographer, and RCGS explorer-in-residence George Kourounis, visitors will encounter ancient history around every turn. While seeing the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx and enjoying the fresh seafood of Alexandria, swap travel and adventure tales, hear about Kourounis’ work with National Geographic, and pick up new photographic methods and abilities. A three-night Nile river trip is included in the itinerary. The 13-day trip begins on March 25, 2022, and tickets start at $3,349 per person.
“Scott Forsyth’s Kenya Photography Safari”
In the presence of RCGS photographer-in-residence Scott Forsyth, visitors may go on an African safari in Kenya. He would be ready to assist visitors in capturing and commemorating Kenya’s breathtaking scenery and famous animals.
Along with the white rhinos and secretive leopards of Lake Nakuru National Park, as well as the hippos and vibrant flamingos of Lake Naivasha, visitors will see one of nature’s most spectacular displays: the Masai Mara’s Great Migration. On this seven-day tour departing September 11, 2022, see millions of wildebeest and zebras cross a crocodile-infested river on their yearly trek across the savannah. The starting price is $4,579.
“Morocco Highlights with Aliya Jasmine Sovani”
The sand dunes and kasbahs of the southern mountain ranges, spectacular towns in the High Atlas Mountains, desert oasis and palm groves, and strolling through artists workshops beside gorgeous beaches and excellent surf in the fishing port of Essaouira are all included in this 15-day trip. A camel ride across the Sahara and a night in a Bedouin tent will be available.
Aliya Jasmine Sovani, an award-winning reporter and television producer who has covered post-civil war Sudan, the possible effects of a planned pipeline in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest, and the 2010 Haiti disaster for Discovery Channel, will lead the trip. The tour begins on September 18, 2022, and fares begin at $2,399.
“Albania Highlights with John Geiger”
This 10-day trip, guided by worldwide bestselling author, energetic speaker, and CEO of the RCGS, John Geiger, includes snow-capped mountains, beaches, and bucolic rural towns.
Voskopoje’s artist havens, sweeping panoramic vistas of the Gramos Mountains, ancient Greek monuments in Llogara National Park, and the tiny cobblestone alleys of UNESCO-listed Berat are all on the itinerary. Visitors will also be able to walk in Julius Caesar’s footsteps at the site of his victories against Pompeii. The tour begins on July 5, 2022, and tickets start at $1,949.
“Volcanos and Beaches in Costa Rica with Andrew Lovesey”
Andrew Lovesey, adventure influencer and director at Canadian Geographic and the RCGS, will lead the tour, which includes a river tube ride along the Rio Celeste’s aquamarine waters, surfing at the famous white sand Tamarindo Beach, flying through the rainforest on a zip-line, and finally relaxing in mineral-rich hot springs and mud baths. The eight-day trip begins on January 22, 2022, and costs $2,634.
“Nepal’s Highlights with Photographer Javier Frutos”
Javier Frutos, RCGS photographer and Canadian Geographic Creative Director, will lead this photography trip to Nepal. The trip will see the cultural hotspots of Bhaktapur and Kathmandu, as well as Pokhara’s iconic colorful boats, beautiful villages in the Annapurna foothills, and Chitwan’s magnificent wildlife. A safari by vehicle, foot, and dugout canoe will also be available, with visitors hoping to see tigers, rhinos, crocodiles, and sloth bears. The 12-day trip, which starts at $3,279, will leave on April 4, 2022.
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