British Columbia, Canada
Photograph courtesy Kevin J. Smith, Maple Leaf Adventures
Maple Leaf Adventures employs a classic wooden schooner to sail into the fjords and among the islands along the central coast of British Columbia.
Copper Canyon, Mexico
Photograph by Christian Heeb, laif/Redux
Hike through Mexico's Copper Canyon and meet the indigenous Tarahumara on a tour with Journey Mexico.
Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
Photograph by Ezequiel Scagnetti, Reporters/Redux
Buddhist temples such as this one in Bagan are stops on a biking trip in Myanmar (Burma) with Butterfield & Robinson.
Photograph courtesy Wildland Adventures
Seeing the endangered tiger is a highlight of a wildlife and culture safari with Wildland Adventures.
Hindu Kush, Pakistan
Photograph by Christine de Grancy, Anzenberger/Redux
Wild Frontiers Adventure Travel guides guests into Pakistan’s Hindu Kush to watch polo matches such as this one in the Shandur Pass and meet villagers from Kalash communities.
Sea Kayak Trail, Scotland
Photograph courtesy Wilderness Scotland
Paddle through parts of the 300-mile Scottish Sea Kayak Trail, along the sparsely populated western coast, with Wilderness Scotland.
Photograph by Stefano Cellai, SIME
Dine and hike through the northern Italian countryside, stopping at towns such as Orta San Giulio, with Wilderness Travel.
Photograph by Lee Dalton, Alamy
Travel deep into the Guyanese rain forest by canoe, as part of a trip with Wilderness Explorers.
Photograph by Michael Poliza Photography
Spend some time with the Bushmen of the Kalahari on this tour in Botswana by Trufflepig Travel.
Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Photograph by David Paynter, Photolibrary
In Zimbabwe, see herds of elephants in Hwange National Park with the Africa Adventure Company.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Photograph courtesy John Rumney
Assist a team of scientists in their work with tiger sharks in the far north of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef through Marine Encounters.
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