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NORTH AMERICA

SMALL GROUPS

LOCAL LEADERS

SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL


l l a e r a We

Intrepid Every Intrepid adventure starts with curiosity. A desire to understand, to learn something new, to challenge beliefs and push boundaries. To switch on our out-of-office alerts, to say farewell to daily routines, to have fun. For some, being Intrepid means trying a dish they can’t pronounce, or learning the salsa in a Cuban bar. It’s climbing a mountain, or coming eye-to-eye with a silverback gorilla. For others, it’s packing for a solo adventure, getting out of that bubble of familiarity, and making new friends in all corners of the globe. Whether you’ve been travelling for years or you’ve never left home, we want to lead you to those moments of discovery, to satisfy that curiosity, to be Intrepid. Because now, more than ever, the world needs more Intrepid people.

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Why

We run thousands of trips in a range of styles and visit every continent on earth. And we do it all with our signature attention to detail and passion for real life experiences. Our destination experts are constantly scouring the globe for sights and experiences to share – so you can discover your new favourite place, or explore a guidebook staple from a new perspective.

Luxor, Egypt

choose Intrepid

more destinations, more ways to travel

Legendary local leaders

The ultimate itineraries

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Get ready to go beyond the main streets and into the heart of a destination. Travelling with our expert local leaders means you can focus on being in the moment instead of worrying about missing the last train out of town or where you can safely stroll. It’s adventure travel with all the boring details taken care of, guided by a local who wants to bring you into their world.

We know this is your trip of a lifetime, and we’re committed to making it unforgettable. Our itineraries strike the perfect balance between the structured and the spontaneous, with a focus on experiences only made possible when you’re travelling with a local leader. You want freedom and flexibility as well as the highlights – that’s why we craft tours that give you both. Agra, India

Everest Base Camp, Nepal

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Travel for good

Smaller groups

Oaxaca, Mexico

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Our groups are perfectly sized – on average, just ten travellers – to let you feel like you’re exploring a destination independently, but big enough to create a good social vibe. Whether it’s swapping stories at a local homestay, sharing a table at a hole-in-thewall restaurant, or enjoying a drink at the end of a jam-packed day, our small group size opens up big opportunities the larger groups can only dream of.

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We know our travellers care about the world as much as we do. From a meal made with produce grown on a family-run farm to learning how to craft carpets at a women’s co-op in Turkey, when you travel with us you know that your journey is giving back. Don’t just take our word for it – as the world’s first travel B Corp, we follow strict ethical standards on sustainability, supply chains and social responsibility. Myaing, Myanmar

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HOW WEel

Trav

We’re all about real life experiences. The surprising moments that turn into

GET AROUND, GO DEEPER

the stories you tell for years to come. You’ll find them off the beaten track, in

Wherever possible, we do things the local way – including transport. It’s better for the environment and a great way to immerse yourself in another culture. From gliding through the backwaters of Kerala in a pole boat, to zipping through Tochigi on a bullet train, we choose ways to get you there that take you deeper.

the bustle of a Marrakech souk or a quiet village along the Mekong Delta. These experiences are raw, authentic and totally unforgettable.

Authentic food We know that food while you travel is more than fuel, and our trips include meals that enhance your adventure and give you a taste of the local flavours. Think a traditional Khmer dinner in the grounds of a Cambodian temple, or a hearty dinner with an Amish family in Berlin, Ohio.

Halong Bay junk boat, Vietnam

STAY REAL We think where you lay your head can be just as immersive as what you see in the day. Like spending the night at a 17th-century Rajasthani castle or a gite in the High Atlas Mountains. No matter where we stay, we always choose locally run accommodation.

The Nile, Egypt

Local connections

Rabat, Morocco

By sharing laughter, stories and adventures with local people, you’ll learn about different ways of life. More importantly, you’ll find common ground. We believe you’ll learn more at a communitybased tourism project in Vietnam’s Da Bac or staying in a Nepalese village recovering from the 2015 earthquake, than wearing a headset and following a flag.

The iconic and the unexpected Sure, the first time you look at a famous monument is incredible, but so is finding yourself in the middle of a village football game or sharing a laugh with a market vendor. Our trips combine the iconic with the unexpected to give you genuine insight into local life.

Bijaipur, India

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Sacred Valley, Peru

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An intrepid TRIP IN NORTH AMERICA

Straight to the heart

Travel in comfort

Your time is precious. North America is huge. Our trips are your shortcut to the heart of each thumping city or rugged national park. We’ll take you to the hidden diners, show you the best place to watch the sunrise over the canyon, point out the trail that suits your fitness level, and introduce you to local characters.

Our vehicle of choice is the 14-seat Ford Transit. Spacious, comfortable, sturdy and safe – it’s hard to beat for a cross‑country road trip. If you’re on the taller side – say, more than six foot – don’t worry, there’s seats with extra leg room that you can call shotgun on.

less driving, more exploring There’s a lot to cover in North America. We’ve tested our routes to make sure itineraries aren’t rushed, and that there’s less driving with longer stays to explore key destinations. You’ll have a flight here and there, if needed, to cut down your travel time and enjoy more of the good stuff.

stay your way A region this diverse deserves accommodation to match. Stargaze from your wilderness camp in the Canadian Rockies, get cosy in rustic cabins in Yellowstone National Park, or rest up in a hostel after a night out in New Orleans. There’s lodging for every kind of traveller, from rugged explorer to comfort seeker.

the Small group advantage The most memorable adventures are ones you can share. With the smallest group tour size in North America, you’ll get the chance to make meaningful connections with like-minded explorers. Fewer travellers means you get more than just a photo out of a coach window.

EACH VAN COMES WITH: Large windows & storage trailer Individual seats with seatbelts & headrests Air conditioning Wi-fi onboard (USA only) Charging ports

PHYSICAL RATING Each of our trips has a physical rating, so you can tell how exerting a trip is and how fit you’ll need to be to enjoy it. As a guide: Easy and relaxing Bring your walking shoes An average level of fitness required Action-packed, physically demanding Full-on active adventure for the more agile traveller

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s r e d Meet your Lea Our award-winning leaders are a diverse bunch with one thing in common: a passion for their part of the world. Here are just some you might meet on your travels.

nadia IRAN

RamHari NEPAL

sasha THAILAND

Whether she’s taking travellers to the best pad ka prow stall in Bangkok or the floating markets of Amphawa, Sasha helps people really connect with Thailand with her signature warmth and local knowledge. What matters most to Sasha is being kind and open, having fun, and providing her groups with an awesome experience of Thailand.

Ankita INDIA

She’s a friend and a translator, a problem-solver and that allimportant link between being a traveller and a local. And while she loves being able to travel all over India, Ankita’s favourite thing about leading for Intrepid is meeting new people and having different conversations every day. Her other fave thing? Introducing travellers to her most-loved Indian food: vegetarian thalis, a platter made up of curries, pickles, rice and bread (and watching them try to finish it!).

andy

INDONESIA

Hend EGYPT

Viktor PERU

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valentina MEXICO

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We’re the

world’s biggest travel B Corp

In 2018, we made our commitment to doing good official when we became the world’s largest certified travel B Corp. Being a B Corp means we no longer merely strive to make a positive difference in the world, we are legally bound to it. Companies attain B Corp certification and a score based on how they look after their staff, maintain a clean supply chain and take corporate social responsibility seriously. That means when you choose Intrepid Travel, you can rest assured you’re travelling to improve the planet.

OUR SCORE

Animal welfare

Gender equality

In 2014, we became the first global tour operator to ban elephant rides on our trips after we funded eye-opening research by World Animal Protection.

In 2017, we committed to doubling our number of female leaders by 2020; since then, we’ve grown from 150 to over 300 female leaders globally.

Ending modern slavery

Community-based tourism

Last year, we campaigned for laws that recognised orphanage tourism as a form of modern slavery. In 2016 we removed orphanage visits from all of our itineraries.

Responsible, community-based tourism is good for travellers and locals alike. That’s why we work with organisations like ActionAid to develop projects that empower communities.

82.7 OUR MISSION

Be the best travel company for the world

Find out more at intrepidtravel.com/b-corp

travel with impact

Wind farm, Turkey

BE THE CHANGE

We don’t think travel should cost the earth, and we see it as our responsibility to help protect the planet we love to explore. We’ve been carbon neutral since 2010, and we offset the carbon emissions from our global business offices and our trips by supporting various projects all over the world. national Friends-Inter

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Since 2002, The Intrepid Foundation has been offering travellers a tangible, transparent way to give back to the communities we visit. It’s simple: you donate, we double your contribution, and then we give 100% of that money to a community-based project. Thanks to you, we’ve donated over AU $7 million to more than 130 local organisations around the world, helping to improve the livelihoods of vulnerable individuals and communities through sustainable travel experiences. Find out more at theintrepidfoundation.org

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Stories

WANT TO

We all need a little destination inspiration, which is why your next stop should be

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The Journal, Intrepid Travel’s award-winning blog. Written by travellers, for travellers,

from the ROAD

TRAVEL TALES FROM THE JOURNAL

The Journal is filled with travel advice, inspiration, stories, city guides and more. Want to know what it’s like trekking the Inca

We’re always eager to hear from

Trail, what sort of food you’ll eat in Patagonia,

travellers who are interested in sharing

or what it’s like being a solo traveller on a

their travel tales, insider info and city

group trip? You’ll find it on The Journal.

tips. Whether it’s an inspiring long-form

intrepidtravel.com/adventures

essay, a beautiful photo journal, or a top ten list, we want to hear from you! Get in touch at intrepidtravel.com/

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FEATURE STORY

what to eat in THE DEEP SOUTH

6 REASONS TO DO A GROUP TOUR IN AMERICA (FROM AN AMERICAN GROUP TOUR SKEPTIC) America is, to me, the perfect travel destination for solo adventures – it’s easy to travel between cities, the people are friendly and helpful, the food is (mostly) amazing, and there’s always something going on. So I’ve always been a bit curious about why anyone would want to do an organised group tour here. And who? Is it an attractive destination to first-time travellers? Older folk who want a chauffeur-driven experience along Route 66? Solo adventurers who don’t want to travel on their own? I decided to check it out and do an Intrepid tour myself. And, after ten days on the road with 13 other travellers and an awesome local leader called Ali, I’ve gotta say: I’m a convert. Search ’american skeptic’ at intrepidtravel.com/adventures to find out why.

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’What did you eat?’ is what I was asked the most after returning from a road trip through the USA’s Deep South. My answer, of course, was ’everything’. Roadhouses, diners, barbecue joints, chicken shacks, and other fine purveyors of Southern fare are the reason why stretchy pants are my travel uniform of choice. But it’s not all about gluttony. Trying different dishes is about getting to know Southern culture, history, traditions and communities – one dish at a time. Here’s a sample of what you’ll polish off while road-tripping south of the Mason–Dixon Line. Search ’deep south’ at intrepidtravel.com/adventures to read more.

why go on A CAMPING ADVENTURE THROUGH THE CANADIAN ROCKIES It was 6 am on the first morning of my tour when I woke to a sharp tapping sound just outside my tent; one that I’d never heard before. When I learned that it was actually a woodpecker, this early morning disturbance went from annoying to exciting – I thought they only existed in cartoons! It’s just one of the many reasons why booking a camping tour through the Canadian Rockies was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Just imagine how excited I was when we saw our first brown bear AND a huge moose walking along the road! Search ’rockies camping’ at intrepidtravel.com/adventures to find out why a camping tour is the only way to explore the Rockies.

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CANOES, CAMPFIRES AND snow-capped peaks IN CANADA’S WILD WEST

Trips you’ll Love

Canadian Rockies | Page 30

When it comes to our trips, we don’t play favourites. But with so much to see in this brochure, we thought we’d help out. These are a few of the tours through North America that our travellers rave about, just to get you started. You may soon find yourself canoeing to a beach campsite in Wells Gray Provincial Park, hiking into the caverns of Carlsbad, tucking into a Cajun-style dinner in New Orleans, or listening to Navajo songs by a campfire in the Monument Valley.

Best of America | Page 20

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a feast full of east and the best of the west

true southern hospitality in the bold, brash, boisterous south Southern Comfort USA | Page 37

all the parks, all the landscapes, all the memories USA National Parks Explorer | Page 34 North America 16


where to go in

NORTH AMERICA

Wrangell– St Elias NP

S S RL

Anchorage

Valdez

S S RO SSKT

NOVA SCOTIA & NEWFOUNDLAND (CANADA)

Seward

Homer

Whether you’re after an epic southern USA road trip or a week spent exploring Vancouver Island, there’s something to satisfy each and every adventurer.

L'Anse aux Meadows

CHOOSE A TRIP... SSTA

Trekking the Appalachian Trail 9 days, see page 27

S S KG

SSR J

Big Apple to Big Easy 9 days, see page 25

SSKH

Vegas to LA: Grand National Parks 10 days, enter SSKH on our website

SSKC

US & Canada Discovery 11 days, see page 41

S S KO

Seattle to San Fran: Oregon Discovery 12 days, enter SSKO on our website

SSKS

US & Canada Discovery Winter 11 days, see page 48

SSKE

Southern Comfort USA 12 days, see page 37

STSG

Haida Gwaii Islands Expedition 8 days, see page 43

SSOR

Canadian Rockies 15 days, see page 30

SSR I

Utah Parks Circuit 8 days, see page 19

S S OV

Highlights of Vancouver Island 6 days, see page 31

SSRG

LA to Vegas Adventure 5 days, enter SSRG on our website

SSKK

Grand Canadian Rockies 10 days, see page 40

SSRH

Vegas to San Fran 6 days, see page 23

SWKW

STSD

Best of Yellowstone, Grand Tetons & Mt Rushmore 10 days, see page 36

SS KN

Nova Scotia & Newfoundland Expedition 15 days, see page 42

SS RO

Alaska's Kenai Peninsula 6 days, enter SSRO on our website

SSRL

Explore Alaska 9 days, enter SSRL on our website

SS K L

Hawaii Discovery 10 days, see page 38

SSKT

Best of Alaska 10 days, see page 39

SSR J

+

SSRG

= SSRLC

+ SSRG + S S R H = SSRCC

Best of America 20 days, see page 20 Wild Western USA 11 days, see page 22

SSRG

+ S S R I = SSRSU

LA to Vegas & Utah Parks 12 days, enter SSRSU on our website

SSRI

+ S S R H = SSRTC

Utah, Nevada & California 14 days, enter SSRTC on our website

+ SSRI + S S R H = SSRSC

Western USA Highlights 18 days, enter SSRSC on our website

SSKG

+ S S K H = SSKPC

USA National Parks Explorer 18 days, see page 34

SSKO

+ S S KG = SSKOV

Seattle to Las Vegas 19 days, see page 33

SSKO

+ SSKG + S S K H = SSKOL

Seattle to Los Angeles 28 days, enter SSKOL on our website

S S R L + S S R O = SSRAC

Alaska Adventure 14 days, see page 28

+ = SSBCC

Canadian Rockies & Vancouver Island 20 days, enter SSBCC on our website

SSOR

SSOV

SSKK

Jasper NP

S TS G

Sun Peaks

Whistler

Vancouver Naikoon PP Old Massett

S S OV

HAIDA GWAII (CANADA)

Golden

Halifax

Banff NP/Yoho NP/Lake Louise

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White Mountain National Forest

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Portland

Lake Tahoe

San Francisco Yosemite NP Lone Pine Death Valley NP

Los Angeles

Kapa'a

Toronto

S TS D

Jackson

S S RH

Badlands NP Custer

S S KG

Sierra Nevada Zion NP

Moab

Chicago

S S KC

Monument Valley

Washington DC SSR J

Atlanta

New Orleans

Kaanapali Hawaii Volcanoes NP Kailua-Kona

S S KE

Vicksburg

Honolulu

SSKL

Asheville

Memphis

S S RG

HAWAII (USA)

Appalachian Mountains

Nashville

Grand Canyon NP SSKH

New York

Berlin

Denver

S S RI

Las Vegas

Boston

SSKS

Salt Lake City Bryce Canyon NP

Stowe SSTA

Cody

Joshua Tree NP

Combo Trips

Montreal Ottawa

Yellowstone NP

Silver Falls State Park

Newport

Baxter State Park

Franconia Ridge

Mt Rainier NP

S S KO

Redwood NP

There’s a lot to see and do in North America, so we’ve made extended travel easier by joining many of our itineraries into seamless combo trips. Here’s a selection of them.

St John's Cape Breton Island

Victoria

Bandon

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CANADA

Seattle

Mendocino

Prince Edward Island

Calgary

Kamloops

Tofino Nanaimo

Prince Rupert Queen Charlotte Louise Island

SSKN

Edmonton

Wells Gray PP

Terra Nova NP

Gros Morne NP

S WK W

New York to Las Vegas 14 days, see page 24

+ S S R H = SSRVC

SSRG

SSOR

Prince Rupert

Canadian Rockies & Northern Lights 11 days, see page 45

…OR CHOOSE A COMBO TRIP SSR J

Peace River

San Fran to Vegas: Parks, Canyons, Valleys 9 days, enter SSKG on our website

SSRG

ALASKA (USA)

North America is a land of endless variety, and our trips reflect that.

ALASKA (USA)

Anchorage

Maclaren River

Denali NP

Charleston Savannah


basix style of travel UNITED STATES

Are you an adventurous type who likes to travel on a budget? A lover of the outdoors who thrives on freedom to explore, in smaller groups? For amazing experiences that won’t break the bank, look no further than our Basix style trips.

Zion National Park, Utah

8 DAYS

Utah Parks Circuit DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRI

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

U TAH N E VA D A

Capitol Reef NP

Arches NP Moab

Bryce Canyon NP

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

Zion NP

WHY you’ll love it

Las Vegas

A R I Z ONA

Hike to Delicate Arch and watch a serene sunset in Arches National Park

Monument Valley

Learn about the Navajo Nation on a Jeep tour of Monument Valley Camp beneath the stars and rock formations in Zion National Park Spend a night in a traditional Navajo hogan Begin and end your trip in the original Sin City – it’s Vegas, baby!

Accommodation

Inclusions

Food

Every trip includes authentic

Instead of paying for meals

sometimes you’ll be camping,

leader-led experiences, park

as you go, you can choose to

sometimes staying in hotels,

entry fees throughout the

join in on an optional group

hostels and cabins – but

journey and more time in

kitty on select trips, helping to

always in the best location.

key destinations.

keep your costs down.

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Place of interest

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel)

MEALS 1 dinner

2

Zion NP, Utah (camping)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

1

Monument Valley, Utah/Arizona (hogan)

2

Moab, Utah (multishare cabin)

1

Bryce Canyon NP, Utah (camping) FINISH Las Vegas, Nevada

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

DEPARTURE DATES Selected Saturdays Enter SSRI on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

Route/Transport type

START Las Vegas, Nevada 1

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), multishare cabin (2 nts), hogan (1 nt), camping with facilities (3 nts),

To accommodate your budget,

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

INCLUSIONS 

Basix Trips

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20 DAYS San Francisco New York Yosemite NP Philadelphia Sierra Nevada Washington DC Las Vegas Nashville Grand Canyon NP Appalachian Memphis Mountains Joshua Tree NP Los Angeles New Orleans

Best of America DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRCC

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

Coast highlights on a 20-day best of America journey. Start in the Big Apple, and weave your way through the iconic Washington DC, stunning Appalachian Mountains, and into the vibrant arts and culture hubs of Nashville, Memphis and

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

START New York, New York

and hike through the Nevada and Arizona desert, travelling

1

New York (Newark), New York (hotel)

2

Washington, DC (camping)

1

Appalachian Mountains, Virginia (camping)

1

Nashville, Tennessee (hostel)

2

Memphis, Tennessee (camping)

2

New Orleans, Louisiana (hotel)

Feel small next to the statue of Abraham Lincoln in Washington DC

1

Los Angeles, California (hostel)

Discover the rich music and nightlife scenes in Nashville and Memphis

1

Joshua Tree NP, California (hotel)

Stroll through Hollywood and along Santa Monica boulevard in LA

2

Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (camping)

Witness a spectacular sunset over the chasms of the Grand Canyon

2

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel)

Get your hiking fix in Yosemite by spending two days in the park

1

Sierra Nevada, California (camping)

3

Yosemite NP, California (camping)

all the way to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Full of thrills, history, hikes, good food and serious fun; let the USA show you what all the fuss is about.

WHY you’ll love it

INCLUSIONS 

FINISH San Francisco, California

MEALS 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

TRANSPORT Plane, private vehicle 2

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

New Orleans. Jump over to the City of Angels, Los Angeles,

1

Start/Finish

KEY:

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (6 nts), hostel (2 nts), camping with facilities (11 nts)

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Want a different type of bumper adventure? Check out another USA combination trip to fit your schedule.

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New York to Las Vegas – 14 days (SSRLC) 1. Hit the road and embark on a classic American road trip in a private van – used for all small-group tours 2. Stop in for a snack and refuel at local markets and stores along the West Coast 3. Explore the natural beauty of Yosemite National Park on a bike ride with your local leader 4. Take some time out and get right into USA sports culture with a baseball game – batter up!

Western USA Highlights – 18 days (SSRSC) Visit intrepidtravel.com/united-states for more options

DEPARTURE DATES 4

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Selected Sundays Enter SSRCC on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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UNITED STATES

Want an epic USA adventure? Take in all the East and West


11 DAYS

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

Yosemite National Park, California

6 DAYS

Wild Western USA DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRVC

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Vegas to San Fran

NEVADA Yosemite NP Sierra Nevada Mono Lake Keough Hot Springs

San Francisco

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

CALIFORNIA

WHY you’ll love it

Los Angeles

Spend two full days exploring the mighty Yosemite National Park

Grand Canyon NP

Las Vegas Joshua Tree NP

DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRH

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

NEVADA

ARIZONA

Sierra Nevada Keough Hot Springs

Mono Lake

PHYSICAL

CALIFORNIA

WHY you’ll love it

Seligman, Route 66

Yosemite NP

San Francisco

TRIP STYLE Basix

Las Vegas

Hike past waterfalls and wildflowers to Hetch Hetchy Valley

Explore the other-wordly ecosystem of Joshua Tree and admire the plummeting ridges of Grand Canyon National Park

Spend three nights with maximum time to explore Yosemite National Park in depth

Get the two nights you need to experience the wonder of Las Vegas

Start/Finish

KEY:

Soak in natural hot springs and relax in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 1 breakfast TRANSPORT Private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (3 nts), hostel (1 nt), camping with facilities (6 nts)

1

Los Angeles, California (hostel)

1

Joshua Tree NP, California (hotel) Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (camping)

2

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel)

1

Sierra Nevada, California (camping)

3

Yosemite NP, California (camping)

MEALS No meals are included on this tour TRANSPORT Private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), camping with facilities (4 nts)

FINISH San Francisco, California 1  

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

START Las Vegas, Nevada

INCLUSIONS 

2

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

Explore Mono Lake, Tenaya Lake, and marvel at the view of Half Dome

START Los Angeles, California

Start/Finish

KEY:

Where better to end your adventure than in San Francisco?

ITINERARY

FInish in the City by the Bay, strolling across the Golden Gate Bridge

Soak up the scenery in natural hot springs with views of the Sierra Nevada mountain range

1

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel)

1

Sierra Nevada, California (camping) – Keough Hot Springs

3

Yosemite NP, California (camping) FINISH San Francisco, California

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

DEPARTURE DATES Selected Tuesdays Enter SSRVC on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

jan

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mar

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DEPARTURE DATES Selected Sundays Enter SSRH on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Route 66, Arizona

Shenandoah, Appalachian Mountains, Virginia

Philadelphia New York Washington DC Joshua Tree NP Nashville Las Vegas Memphis Grand Canyon NP Appalachian Mountains Seligman, Route 66 Los Angeles

14 DAYS

New York to Las Vegas

9 DAYS

Big Apple to Big Easy

New Orleans

NEW YORK Appalachian Mountains Memphis

DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRLC

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

WHY you’ll love it

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Grab a beignet and walk through jazz-filled New Orleans Hike Joshua Tree National Park among the desert cactus gardens Unlike on most trips, you’ll get two nights to explore the Grand Canyon

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

TRIP STYLE Basix

2

Washington, DC (camping)

Experience the stunning beauty on a hike of Shenandoah

1

Appalachian Mountains, Virginia (camping)

Try a po’boy and explore the Big Easy’s lively downtown

1

Nashville, Tennessee (hostel)

Feel the vibe of Nashville’s Music Row and Memphis’ Beale Street

2

Memphis, Tennessee (camping)

The New York area is an ideal start for your east USA adventure

2

New Orleans, Louisiana (hotel)

1

Los Angeles, California (hostel)

1

Joshua Tree NP, California (hotel)

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Overnight stop

Place of interest

START New York, New York New York (Newark), New York (hotel)

2

Washington, DC (camping)

1

Appalachian Mountains, Virginia (camping)

MEALS 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner

1

Nashville, Tennessee (hostel)

2

Memphis, Tennessee (camping)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

1

New Orleans, Louisiana (hotel) FINISH New Orleans, Louisiana

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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ITINERARY

1

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (2 nts), hostel (1 nt), camping with facilities (5 nts)

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

Start/Finish

KEY:

INCLUSIONS 

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

TENNESSEE

LO U I S I A N A

Stop by Philadelphia for a highlights tour of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Rocky Steps and more

Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (camping)

VIRGINIA

Nashville New Orleans

PHYSICAL

New York (Newark), New York (hotel)

FINISH Las Vegas, Nevada

jan

SSR J

1

2

TRANSPORT Plane, private vehicle

United States

TRIP CODE

WHY you’ll love it

START New York, New York

Experience the rolling hills and natural beauty of the Appalachians

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Route/Transport type

ITINERARY

Enjoy a day to explore the capital, Washington DC, at your own pace

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (4 nts), hostel (2 nts), camping with facilities (7 nts)

Start/Finish

KEY:

DESTINATION

New York Philadelphia Washington DC

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Franconia Ridge, New Hampshire

9 DAYS

9 DAYS

American Jazz Festival Tour DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRF

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

TE N N E S S E E Atlanta

TRIP STYLE Basix

G E O R G IA

L O U IS IA N A

PHYSICAL

WHY you’ll love it

United States

TRIP CODE

SSTA

Baxter State Park Mt Katahdin

MAINE

Mt Washington State Park Franconia Ridge

White Mountain National Forest

Lonesome Lake

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

NEW HAMPSHIRE

MASSACHUSETTS

WHY you’ll love it

Boston

Trek the highlights of the scenic Appalachian Trail Start/Finish

KEY:

Visit the iconic Sun Studios, used by the likes of Elvis and Johnny Cash

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

Barbecue – it’s more than a style of cooking, it’s a way of life

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 6 breakfasts

Atlanta, Georgia (hotel)

2

Nashville, Tennessee (hostel)

2

Memphis, Tennessee (hotel)

3

New Orleans, Louisiana (hotel)

1  

MEALS 1 breakfast, 1 dinner

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (2 nts), mountain hut (1 nt), camping with facilities (5 nts)

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (6 nts), hostel (2 nts)

DEPARTURE DATES

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Boston, Massachusetts (hotel)

3

White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire (camping, mountain hut)

3

Baxter State Park, Maine (camping)

1

Boston, Massachusetts (hotel)

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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FINISH Boston, Massachusetts

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

Place of interest

START Boston, Massachusetts

INCLUSIONS 

FINISH New Orleans, Louisiana

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

Spend a little time in Boston, a city full of character and history

1

Start/Finish

KEY:

See mountains reflected in the still waters of Lonesome Lake

START Atlanta, Georgia

Get the floorboards shaking at a honky-tonk in Nashville

Scramble over huge granite rocks to reach the summit of Mt Katahdin Explore the wilds of Baxter State Park

ITINERARY

Small group size means dive bars and diners are on the menu

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DESTINATION

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

New Orleans

Discover the rhythm of New Orleans with a two-day ticket to the city’s iconic Jazz Festival

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

Trekking the Appalachian Trail

Nashville Memphis

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Memphis, Tennessee

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14 DAYS

Alaska Adventure DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSRAC

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Denali NP

Maclaren River

ALASKA

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

Anchorage

Valdez

Wrangell–St Elias NP

This trip gives you the freedom of choice to hike, kayak, climb

UNITED STATES

Alaska may be part of the USA, but it feels like another world. Seward

Homer

or fly your way through the iconic Denali and Wrangell–St Elias national parks. Delve well and truly deep into the wild before re-emerging into civilisation with stops in Anchorage,

wildlife and shining glaciers – a region like nowhere else.

WHY you’ll love it Kayak in the spectacular waters of Prince William Sound Look for moose, grizzly bears, Dall sheep and wolves in the remote Denali National Park on an included safari experience See both sides of the Kenai Peninsula in Seward and Homer Spend two nights at a remote hostel on Resurrection Bay that can only be accessed by kayak or water taxi

INCLUSIONS 

1

Anchorage (hotel)

2

Denali NP (camping)

1

Maclaren River (camping)

2

Wrangell–St Elias NP (camping)

2

Valdez (camping)

1

Anchorage (hotel)

2

Homer (camping)

2

Seward (hostel)

Route/Transport type

FINISH Anchorage, Alaska 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

MEALS No meals are included on this tour

2

Place of interest

START Anchorage, Alaska

landscape filled with incredible mountain ranges, diverse

See vast glaciers and towering mountains in Wrangell–St Elias National Park

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

way to discover the artists’ town of Homer. It’s a big, bold

1

Start/Finish

KEY:

Seward and Valdez. Admire the Turnagain Arm drive on your

TRANSPORT Private vehicle, boat

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE 

Short on time? Don’t let your schedule stop you from exploring Alaska, with different tours to suit everyone.

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (2 nts), hostel (2 nts), camping with facilities (6 nts), camping with basic facilities (3 nts)

Explore Alaska – 9 days (SSRL) Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula – 6 days (SSRO)

3

Visit intrepidtravel.com/alaska for more options. 1. Experience the myriad colours of Denali National Park at all times of the day, including the spectacular sunsets 2. Get close to the local inhabitants, perhaps spotting brown bears looking for their latest feast on salmon 3. Paddle in crisp Alaskan waters on an optional glacier kayak trip in the port town of Valdez 4. Go in search of caribou on safari in the Wrangell–St Elias National Park

DEPARTURE DATES 4

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Tofino, British Columbia

15 DAYS

6 DAYS

Canadian Rockies DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

SSOR

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

B R ITIS H C O L U M B IA

Highlights of Vancouver Island

Jasper NP

A L B E RTA

Wells Gray PP

Lake Louise

TRIP STYLE Basix

Golden

PHYSICAL

Whistler

WHY you’ll love it

Glacier NP

Banff NP

Yoho NP

Kamloops

Canada

TRIP CODE

SSOV

BRITISH C O L U MB I A Vancouver

Nanaimo Tofino Vancouver Island

TRIP STYLE Basix PHYSICAL

Victoria

WHY you’ll love it

Admire the stunning Sea to Sky scenic drive, and enjoy time at your leisure to explore the outdoor mecca of Whistler

Cover the best of Vancouver Island in a fairly short space of time

Drive the Icefields Parkway and visit the turquoise waters of Lake Louise

Start/Finish

KEY:

Look out for moose, bears and coyotes in Jasper National Park

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

ITINERARY

Meet the locals, and find out why Canadians have such a good rep

INCLUSIONS  MEALS No meals are included on this tour TRANSPORT Private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), camping with facilities (12 nts), camping with basic facilities (1 nt)

KEY:

Find year-round surf breaks or treat yourself to a sea kayaking expedition on Clayoquot Sound off Tofino

ITINERARY

Keep your eyes peeled for whales on their migration route

1

Vancouver, British Columbia (hotel)

Discover the thriving bar and restaurant scene in Victoria

2

Whistler, British Columbia (camping)

3

Wells Gray PP, British Columbia (camping)

2

Jasper NP, Alberta (camping)

3

Banff NP, Alberta (camping) – Lake Louise

2

Golden, Alberta (camping) – Yoho NP

1

Kamloops, British Columbia (camping) – Glacier NP

MEALS No meals are included on this tour TRANSPORT Private vehicle, ferry

Start/Finish

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

START Vancouver, British Columbia

INCLUSIONS 

1

Vancouver (hotel)

2

Victoria (hostel)

2

Tofino (camping) FINISH Vancouver, British Columbia

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (1 nt), hostel (2 nts), camping with facilities (2 nts)

FINISH Vancouver, British Columbia Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

DEPARTURE DATES

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

jan

Gaze up at the giant Douglas fir trees at Cathedral Grove

START Vancouver, British Columbia

1  

Selected Thursdays & Sundays Enter SSOR on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

DESTINATION

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Vancouver

Canoe, cook s’mores and camp overnight in the remote wilderness of Wells Gray Provincial Park

CANADA

CANADA

Yoho National Park, Alberta

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comfort style of travel Not the camping type? Stay in comfortable hotels, cosy log cabins and heritage properties instead. This is adventure travel with the rough edges smoothed away.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Seattle to Las Vegas United States

TRIP CODE

SSKOV

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

KEY:

PHYSICAL

ITINERARY

Seattle, Washington (hotel)

Drive between ocean and mountains down the Oregon Coast

1

Mount Rainier NP, Washington (hotel)

Walk among giant sequoias – the world’s oldest, tallest trees in California’s Redwood National Park

2

Portland, Oregon (hotel)

1

Newport, Oregon (hotel)

1

Bandon, Oregon (hotel)

2

Redwood NP, California (hotel)

1

Mendocino, California (hotel)

2

San Francisco, California (hotel)

2

Lake Tahoe, California (hotel)

3

Yosemite NP, California (hotel)

1

Lone Pine, California (hotel)

1

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel) – Death Valley NP

Discover the huge sand dunes, canyons, sculpted rocks, valleys and volcanic craters of Death Valley National Park

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners TRANSPORT Private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (18 nts)

Comfort Trips

Hotels are chosen for

All national park fees are

Some meals are included,

location, quality and value,

included in the price, as

others are left open so

though sometimes we’ll

are a selection of activities

you can seek out your own

prioritise an excellent setting

designed to give you the best

food experiences, or pool

above all else.

destination experience.

resources with a group kitty.

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Place of interest

1

Explore Mendocino and visit the unique spectacle of Glass Beach

Food

Overnight stop

Route/Transport type

START Seattle, Washington

Hit Portland’s local haunts on a bike and food cart tour

Inclusions

Start/Finish

TRIP STYLE Comfort

WHY you’ll love it

Accommodation

WASHINGTON

Mt Rainier NP Columbia River Gorge Portland Silver Falls State Park Newport Oregon Dunes Bandon OREGON Redwood NP CALIFORNIA Mendocino Lake Tahoe San Francisco NEVADA Yosemite NP Las Vegas Lone Pine Death Valley NP

19 DAYS

DESTINATION

UNITED STATES

Seattle

FINISH Las Vegas, California 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

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18 DAYS

USA National Parks Explorer DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSKPC

San Francisco

NEVADA

UTAH Yosemite NP Zion NP Lone Pine Death Valley NP Bryce Canyon NP

CALIFORNIA

Monument Valley Grand Canyon NP

Las Vegas

Los Angeles

TRIP STYLE Comfort

Joshua Tree NP

ARIZONA

PHYSICAL

Explore all the natural beauty that western USA offers and spend time in Yosemite, Lake Tahoe, Zion, Bryce Canyon, the

Place of interest

1

San Francisco, California (hotel)

2

Lake Tahoe, California (hotel)

3

Yosemite NP, California (hotel)

1

Lone Pine, California (hotel)

2

Las Vegas, Nevada (hotel) – Death Valley NP

2

Zion NP, Utah (hotel)

Get back to nature in seven diverse and rugged national parks

1

Bryce Canyon NP, Utah (cabin)

Spend two full days exploring the stunning Yosemite National Park

1

Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah (hotel)

Discover the natural beauty and endemic wildlife of Death Valley

2

Grand Canyon NP, Arizona (hotel)

Hike through monumental canyons and past waterfalls in Zion

1

Joshua Tree NP, California (hotel)

Enjoy a campfire dinner with your Navajo hosts in Monument Valley

1

Los Angeles, California (hotel)

dunes. Spend three glorious nights in Yosemite, discover the history behind the Navajo Nation, overload your senses in Sin City and finish in the City of Angels.

WHY you’ll love it

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 5 breakfasts, 2 dinners

Route/Transport type

START San Francisco, California

to alien deserts filled with strange rocks and massive sand

FINISH Los Angeles , California 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

* This is a combo trip, see page 16 for more information

TRANSPORT Private vehicle 2

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

every corner – from huge sculpted cliffs and monster trees

1

Start/Finish

KEY:

Grand Canyon and more. Discover a new landscape around

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (16 nts), cabin (1 nt)

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE 

The grand national parks of the USA are ready and waiting. Whether you’ve got 9 days or 28, we’ve got a trip for you.

San Fran to Vegas: Parks, Canyons, Valleys – 9 days (SSKG)

3 1. Gaze up at the granite domes of Yosemite National Park while enjoying lunch on the pristine riverbanks 2. The unusual tree and rock landscapes of Joshua Tree National Park are ideal to discover on foot 3. Hike through the Zion Narrows to get up close and personal with nature 4. Marvel at the other-wordly rock formations of the Monument Valley in Arizona

Seattle to Los Angeles – 28 days (SSKOL) Visit intrepidtravel.com/united-states for more options.

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UNITED STATES

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Lake Tahoe


New Orleans, Louisiana

10 DAYS

12 DAYS

Best of Yellowstone, Grand Tetons & Mt Rushmore DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

STSD

MAX GROUP SIZE 12

Yellowstone NP Grand Teton NP

Cody

Custer

Jackson

Badlands NP

W Y O M IN G Salt Lake City

U TA H

Start/Finish

KEY:

COLORADO

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

Watch mustangs gallop at a wild horse sanctuary in South Dakota

Vicksburg

L OU IS IA N A

TRIP STYLE Comfort

Set your eyes on the faces of former US presidents at Mount Rushmore

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 3 breakfasts

2

Jackson, Wyoming (hotel) – Grand Teton NP

2

Yellowstone NP, Wyoming (cabin)

1

Cody, Wyoming (hotel)

2

Custer, South Dakota (hotel) – Mount Rushmore, Badlands NP

1

Denver, Colorado (hotel)

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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Savannah

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Atlanta, Georgia (hotel)

1

Savannah, Georgia (hotel)

2

Charleston, South Carolina (hotel)

1

Asheville, North Carolina (hotel)

2

Nashville, Tennessee (hotel)

MEALS 11 breakfasts, 1 dinner

2

Memphis, Tennessee (hotel)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

1

Vicksburg, Mississippi (hotel)

1

New Orleans, Louisiana (hotel) FINISH New Orleans, Louisiana

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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Route/Transport type

START Atlanta, Georgia 1

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (11 nts)

Charleston

ITINERARY

From biscuits to barbecue, savour Southern cuisine in all its glory

INCLUSIONS 

FINISH Denver, Colorado

Start/Finish

KEY:

Learn about civil rights heroes like Martin Luther King Jr

Salt Lake City, Utah (hotel)

G E O RG I A

New Orleans

PHYSICAL

Discover the Creole and Cajun influences on lively New Orleans

1

SOUTH CAROLINA

M IS S IS S IP P I

Get your boot scootin’ shoes on for a line dancing lesson

START Salt Lake City, Utah

Keep your eye out for bison and bears in Yellowstone National Park

NORTH CAROLINA

Atlanta

WHY you’ll love it

ITINERARY

WHY you’ll love it

Selected Fridays & Mondays Enter STSD on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

SSKE

TE N N E S S E E

Memphis

Visit the cities that gave birth to rock and roll, the blues and jazz

PHYSICAL

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (7 nts), cabin (2 nts)

United States

TRIP CODE

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Denver

TRIP STYLE Comfort

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

DESTINATION

Asheville

Nashville

Southern Comfort USA

SOUTH D A K O TA

Mount Rushmore

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

10 DAYS

10 DAYS

Hawaii Discovery DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSKL

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Kapa’a

Best of Alaska

Oahu

Kauai Honolulu

TRIP STYLE Comfort PHYSICAL

UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

Kauai, Hawaii

Kaanapali

Maui

DESTINATION

United States

TRIP CODE

SSKT

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

H AWA II

Kailua-Kona

WHY you’ll love it

Hawaii Volcanoes NP

Talkeetna

Place of interest

MEALS 2 breakfasts, 1 dinner TRANSPORT Plane, private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (7 nts), resort (2 nts)

Honolulu, Oahu (hotel)

2

Kapa’a, Kauai (hotel)

2

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (resort)

2

Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Hawaii (hotel)

2

Kaanapali, Maui (hotel)

1

Anchorage (hotel)

MEALS 1 breakfast, 1 dinner

2

Denali NP (cabin)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

1

Maclaren River (lodge)

2

Valdez (hotel)

2

Seward (hotel) – Kenai Peninsula

1

Anchorage (hotel)

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Route/Transport type

FINISH Anchorage, Alaska

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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Place of interest

START Anchorage, Alaska

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

DEPARTURE DATES

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (6 nts), lodge (1 nt), cabin (2 nts)

FINISH Kaanapali, Maui

Start/Finish

KEY:

INCLUSIONS 

1

1  

Cruise past mountains and glaciers on the Prince William Sound ferry Wonder at Worthington Glacier – a national natural landmark

START Honolulu, Oahu

INCLUSIONS 

Selected Tuesdays, Thursdays & Sundays Enter SSKL on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

Route/Transport type

ITINERARY

Dance around a fire at a traditional Hawaiian luau

Seward

Paddle between icebergs on an optional kayak excursion in Valdez

Watch powerful Alaskan huskies in a mushing demonstration Overnight stop

Valdez

Prince William Sound

Head out on an Alaskan safari for a chance to see grizzly bears

Start/Finish

Worthington Glacier

Whittier

Anchorage

Explore the diverse landscapes of Kauai – tropical beaches, powerful waterfalls, lush rainforest – on foot or an optional helicopter ride

KEY:

ALASKA

TRIP STYLE Comfort PHYSICAL

See the natural wonders of Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Swim among sea turtles and colourful fish in the clear waters of Maui

Maclaren River

WHY you’ll love it

Hawaii

Hike trails along the dramatic gorges of Waimea Canyon

Denali NP

nov

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Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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Stowe, Vermont

10 DAYS

11 DAYS

Grand Canadian Rockies DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

SSKK

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

BRITISH COLUMBIA

US & Canada Discovery

A L B E RTA Jasper

Whistler

PHYSICAL

Calgary

Lake Louise

ONTA R I O

Canada, United States

TRIP CODE

SSKC

Toronto

IL L INOIS

Niagara Falls

TRIP STYLE Comfort

Ottawa

Montreal Stowe

VERM O NT NEW YO RK

Chicago

PHYSICAL

OHIO

WHY you’ll love it

Take a breathtaking journey through the Canadian Rockies

New York

Berlin

From country to city, discover diversity in Canada and the USA

Canoe to an outpost of Sun Peaks and enjoy a four-course meal

Start/Finish

KEY:

Experience the seasonal moods and beauty of Lake Louise

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 6 breakfasts, 1 dinner TRANSPORT Private vehicle

1

Vancouver, British Columbia (hotel)

2

Whistler, British Columbia (lodge)

1

Sun Peaks, British Columbia (hotel)

2

Jasper, Alberta (hotel)

2

Banff NP, Alberta (hotel) – Lake Louise

1

Calgary, Alberta (hotel)

1  

Chicago, Illinois (hotel)

1

Berlin, Ohio (hotel)

2

Toronto, Ontario (hotel) – Niagara Falls

MEALS 5 breakfasts, 1 dinner

1

Ottawa, Ontario (hotel)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

2

Montreal, Quebec (hotel)

2

Stowe, Vermont (hotel)

1

New York, New York (hotel)

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (10 nts)

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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FINISH New York, New York 1  

DEPARTURE DATES

Place of interest

START Chicago, Illinois

INCLUSIONS 

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

Explore the quaint and quintessentially New England town of Stowe

FINISH Calgary, Alberta

Start/Finish

KEY:

Wander the cobblestone streets of Old Montreal on a walking tour

START Vancouver, British Columbia

Get active and learn about First Nations history in Whistler

Enjoy a hearty home-cooked meal with an Amish family in Ohio Scratch a big one off the bucket list with a visit to Niagara Falls

ITINERARY

Keep your eyes peeled for elk, black bears, grizzly bears and eagles

Selected Sundays Enter SSKK on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

DESTINATIONS

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

Vancouver

WHY you’ll love it

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (7 nts), lodge (2 nts)

Q UEBEC

Banff NP

Sun Peaks TRIP STYLE Comfort

CANADA, UNITED STATES

CANADA

Maligne Lake, Jasper, Alberta

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CANADA

CANADA

Peggy’s Lighthouse, Nova Scotia

Haida Gwaii, British Columbia

L'Anse aux Meadows

CANADA

15 DAYS

Nova Scotia & Newfoundland Expedition DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

SSKN

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

8 DAYS

Gros Morne NP Prince Edward Island Hopewell Rocks Fundy NP

Haida Gwaii Islands Expedition

Terra Nova NP

Newfoundland St John's

Cape Breton Island Nova Scotia Halifax Lunenburg

DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

STSG

MAX GROUP SIZE 13 TRIP STYLE Comfort PHYSICAL

Overnight stop

Place of interest

Route/Transport type

ITINERARY

See surreal rock formations caused by the tide in the Bay of Fundy Visit the World Heritage-listed Old Town of Lunenburg Take an included kayak adventure at Cape Breton Island Walk the earth’s red mantle in Gros Morne National Park Enjoy a local brew on Halifax’s atmospheric waterfront

INCLUSIONS 

TRIP STYLE Comfort

WHY you’ll love it Spend a day exploring remnants of ancient sites on Louise Island

3

Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island (hotel)

Watch grizzly bears in the wild during a cruise through a sanctuary

3

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia (hotel)

Take a tour and meet Haida Watchmen at the historical village of K’uuna

2

Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland (hotel)

Discover the remote wilderness without sacrificing comfort

1

L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland (hotel)

1

Gros Morne NP, Newfoundland (hotel)

1

Terra Nova NP, Newfoundland (hotel)

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

DEPARTURE DATES

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

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Place of interest

Route/Transport type

START Prince Rupert, British Columbia Prince Rupert, British Columbia (hotel)

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Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii (hotel) – Graham Island

1

Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii (hotel) – Naikoon PP, Old Massett

MEALS 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches

1

Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii (hotel) – Louise Island

1

Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii (hotel)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle, ferry

1

Prince Rupert, British Columbia (hotel)

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (7 nts)

* Some departures run in reverse

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

INCLUSIONS 

FINISH St John’s, Newfoundland

Start/Finish

KEY:

Vancouver

2

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (14 nts)

Selected Sundays & Wednesdays Enter SSKN on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

H A I D A G WA I I I S LA NDS

Halifax, Nova Scotia (hotel)

St John’s, Newfoundland (hotel)

Suggested flight not included

Louise Island

2

1  

Prince Rupert

PHYSICAL

Explore the islands of Haida Gwaii, known as Canada’s Galapagos, due to their isolation, beauty and endemic wildlife

1

MEALS 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner

B RI T I S H COL UMB I A

Naikoon PP

Queen Charlotte

START Halifax, Nova Scotia

WHY you’ll love it

TRANSPORT Private vehicle, ferry

Start/Finish

KEY:

Old Massett

FINISH Prince Rupert, British Columbia 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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Winter Trips CANADA

There’s something magical about a North American winter. Whether you’re viewing the northern lights from Peace River, taking a lesson from a professional Canadian ice hockey team, embarking an active snowshoe hike in Alberta and British Columbia or discovering the icy beauty of Lake Louise, this continent really knows how to turn it on during the colder months. Northern lights, Canada

11 DAYS

Canadian Rockies & Northern Lights DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

SWKW

MAX GROUP SIZE 12

ALBERTA Peace River Edmonton

TRIP STYLE Comfort

Jasper

PHYSICAL

Lake Louise

Banff Calgary

WHY you’ll love it Snowshoe on top of the world in Banff’s Sunshine Village back country Navigate the frozen waterfalls of Maligne Canyon with a guided tour Toast s’mores over a bonfire in Peace River under the northern lights

INCLUSIONS  MEALS 10 breakfasts, 2 lunches TRANSPORT Private vehicle

Up the adventure

Festive fun

Lose the crowds

Winter opens up opportunities

From skating rinks and

During winter, popular spots

for new, adventurous ways to

fairy lights to hearty meals

like the Grand Canyon and

travel including cross-country

and cosy lodgings, North

the Canadian Rockies are far

skiing, snowshoeing and

America’s winter vibe is warm

less crowded but equally as

fat biking.

no matter the temperature.

breathtaking.

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Place of interest

1

Edmonton (hotel)

2

Peace River (hotel)

2

Jasper (hotel)

2

Lake Louise (hotel)

3

Banff (hotel) FINISH Calgary, Alberta

1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

DEPARTURE DATES Selected Sundays Enter SWKW on intrepidtravel.com for exact dates.

Route/Transport type

START Edmonton, Alberta

Discover the natural beauty and winter wonder of Lake Louise

Winter Trips

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

Traverse the Icefields Parkway and hike to the toe of Athabasca Glacier

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (10 nts)

Start/Finish

KEY:

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10 DAYS

Canadian Rockies Winter Adventure DESTINATION

Canada

TRIP CODE

SWTW

MAX GROUP SIZE 12

ALBERTA

Athabasca Glacier

Lake Louise

BRITISH COLUMBIA

TRIP STYLE Comfort PHYSICAL

Banff Invermere

Kananaskis Country

Windermere Lake

Canadian food and cosy lodging to satisfy the most seasoned traveller. Snowshoe past mountain ranges, try some cross-

hot spring in the Columbia Valley. Learn a thing or two about curling and hockey from the pros in Canmore, and dine on Canadian favourites in Lake Louise. Keep warm because this

4

Canmore, Alberta (hotel)

3

Invermere, British Columbia (hotel) – Banff

2

Lake Louise, Alberta (hotel)

Route/Transport type

FINISH Calgary, Alberta

ten-day Rockies adventure is frosty. Seriously frosty. 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

Cruise stretches of road that wind past mountains, lakes and valleys

Take a back country snowshoe in a closed ski area on Fortress Mountain in the Kananaskis area

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Want more? There’s so many highlights of Canada to discover on another North American adventure.

Embark on two guided ice-walks at Grotto and Johnston canyons Put on all the gear and get an ice hockey lesson from a local team!

Canadian Rockies & Northern Lights – 11 days (SWKW)

Consider a rare chance to glide over snow on a dog-sledding tour

Grand Canadian Rockies – 10 days (SSKK)

INCLUSIONS  2

Place of interest

START Canmore, Alberta

Parkway, hike the Athabasca Glacier and soak in a natural

WHY you’ll love it

Overnight stop

ITINERARY

waterfalls at Grotto Canyon. Travel the world-famous Icefields

1

Start/Finish

KEY:

country skiing, skate on a lake in Invermere and see frozen

Haida Gwaii Islands Expedition – 8 days (STSG)

MEALS 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch

Visit intrepidtravel.com/canada for more options.

TRANSPORT Private vehicle ACCOMMODATION Hotel (9 nts)

3 1. Wander the banks of pristine Lake Louise in Banff National Park 2. Learn the ropes and try your hand at curling at a local club 3. Take a hike past the frozen waterfalls of Johnston Canyon 4. Take in the snow-capped surroundings on an included snowshoe hike to the top of the world in Banff

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CANADA

This action-packed trip is winter at its best, with hearty

Calgary

Canmore


CANADA, UNITED STATES

Welcome to Intrepid

Old Montreal, Quebec, Canada

11 DAYS

US & Canada Discovery Winter DESTINATIONS

Canada, United States

TRIP CODE

SSKS

MAX GROUP SIZE 13

QUEBEC O N TA R IO Toronto

IL L IN O IS

Niagara Falls

TRIP STYLE Comfort

Ottawa

O H IO

WHY you’ll love it

and sleep the local way. You’ll have the unsurpassed knowledge of a local leader,

Stowe

taking you out of the guidebooks and into a world you’re waiting to discover.

VERMONT NEW YORK

Chicago

PHYSICAL

Our small-group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, and travel, eat

Montreal

Whether you’re looking for thrills on one of our hundreds of tours or looking for

New York

Berlin

a tailor-made journey just for you, we can make it happen. Just get in touch with our friendly travel team.

Capture the magic of winter and enjoy all the local festivities Venture off the tourist trail on a special visit to Amish country

Start/Finish

KEY:

Dine in the dark at a social enterprise on an optional ‘O Noir’ experience

Overnight stop

Place of interest

ITINERARY

Get insider knowledge on a walking tour of Old Montreal

START Chicago, Illinois

Take a tour and have a tasting at the Ben & Jerry’s factory, and perhaps do some snowshoeing in Stowe!

1

Chicago, Illinois (hotel)

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Berlin, Ohio (hotel)

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Toronto, Ontario (hotel) – Niagara Falls

MEALS 4 breakfasts, 1 dinner

1

Ottawa, Ontario (hotel)

2

Montreal, Quebec (hotel)

TRANSPORT Private vehicle

2

Stowe, Vermont (hotel)

1

New York, New York (hotel)

INCLUSIONS 

ACCOMMODATION Hotel (10 nts)

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FINISH New York, New York 1  

Nights spent. Location (accommodation style) – Place of interest

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Route/Transport type

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