Join Us on a Nat Geo Trip

National Geographic Expeditions offers a wide range of group travel experiences, including land expeditions, active adventures, and epic private jet journeys. A number of our trips feature National Geographic Unique Lodges—from a journey to Patagonia to adventures in Bhutan and Peru. Check out the itinerary summaries below, then visit the National Geographic Expeditions website to see a full listing of all our travel opportunities, including small-ship voyages, family expeditions, and photography trips and workshops.



Peru Family Adventure

Introduce your family to the mysteries of the Inca and the vibrant traditions of the Andes on this fascinating journey to Peru. Ride a paso horse, try your hand at traditional weaving, and go hiking among salt terraces and ancient ruins. Kids are introduced to Peruvian pen pals so they can stay connected even after the journey ends. More

Featured Lodge: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel


Peru: Machu Picchu Inn to Inn

Wind your way from lodge to lodge through the luxuriant forests and snowcapped peaks of Peru’s stunning Cordillera Vilcabamba. Explore the magnificent citadel of Machu Picchu, experience the diverse ecosystems of the Andes, and spend an evening with National Geographic grantee Peter Frost to learn the secrets of the Inca. More

Featured Lodge: Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel


Exploring Patagonia

Carved by fjords and capped by glistening glaciers, Patagonia is a natural wonderland. Hike and horseback ride amid the granite spires, glacial lakes, and waterfalls of Torres del Paine National Park, where you’ll encounter unique wildlife such as guanacos, gray foxes, and Magellanic penguins. Plus, catch a tango performance in the captivating Buenos Aires. More

Featured Lodges: Tierra Patagonia and Tierra Atacama (extension only)


Mongolia Photo Expedition

Home to sweeping landscapes and a nomadic culture that pre-dates Genghis Khan, Mongolia offers a stunning array of photographic opportunities. Catch the towering dunes of the Gobi at sunrise and the brilliant Flaming Cliffs at sunset, and spend a day documenting Naadam, Mongolia’s most celebrated festival. More

Featured Lodge: Three Camel Lodge


Bhutan: Kingdom in the Clouds

Within the folds of Bhutan's mountains lie sacred temples, dazzling rice fields, and villages unchanged by time. Hike to ancient dzongs, mingle with local community leaders, wander through serene monasteries, and witness the pageantry of one of Bhutan's spectacular local festivals. More

Featured Lodge: Zhiwa Ling Hotel


Bhutan Sacred Valley Adventure

Nestled among the eastern Himalaya, the tiny kingdom of Bhutan captures the imagination with serene landscapes, sacred temples, and a culture steeped in ancient Buddhist traditions. Cross mountain passes strung with colorful prayer flags, traverse stunning glacial valleys, and visit hilltop monasteries populated by red-robed monks. More

Featured Lodge: Zhiwa Ling


Bhutan Photo Expedition

Set out into the mountains of Bhutan to shoot images of exquisite temples, timeless farming villages, and the towering Himalaya. Capture scenes from lively markets and serene dzongs, hike into forests where wild moss creates an otherworldly atmosphere, and photograph panoramas of snow-clad peaks. More

Featured Lodge: Zhiwa Ling


Bhutan Photo Adventure

With age-old temples, villages nestled in lush valleys, and a constant backdrop of breathtaking Himalayan peaks, Bhutan is effortlessly photogenic. Exploring on foot affords unparalleled photographic opportunities, whether you’re taking portraits of herders you meet, documenting life at a family farm, or framing a temple-studded vista from a mountain pass. More

Featured Lodge: Zhiwa Ling


On Safari: Tanzania's Great Migration

Go in search of the thundering herds of the legendary wildebeest migration on a wildlife safari in Tanzania. Take in extraordinary vistas of the Great Rift Valley, and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater to spot lions, cheetahs, elephants, and much more. More

Featured Lodge: Sayari Camp