Phoksundo Lake, Upper Dolpo |  <i>Bill Quinlan</i> Salkantay Pass, Peru |  <i>Mark Tipple</i> A young Mongolian boy herds Bactrian camels |  <i>Cam Cope</i> Hiking along the edge of Karakol Lake, on the Chinese side of the Karakoram Highway |  <i>Jarryd Salem</i> Chilling out on Phewa Lake, Pokhara |  <i>Timothy Starkey</i> Wildlife viewing in Chobe River |  <i>Peter Walton</i> Camp set up on Kilimanjaro |  <i>Charles Duncombe</i> Climbing the sand dunes of Sossusvlei |  <i>Peter Walton</i>

Why Travel with Us

Join us on the paths less travelled

World Expeditions has over 40 years of experience operating authentic and unique adventure holidays with a genuine focus on the paths less travelled. We are the pioneers in designing groundbreaking itineraries and many say our trips start where others end. As the leaders in responsible travel, we offer big adventures with a small environmental footprint. While safety is core to how we operate, we’re also focused on the fun factor and suitably challenging you to reach that great sensation of personal achievement while enjoying the camaraderie of like-minded travellers. 

Responsible travel practice is at the heart of every program we offer and drives the majority of our decision making. When you book one of our adventures you’re supporting true sustainability in the protection of local communities, natural environments and wildlife. We have a responsibility as visitors to minimise the impact of our presence, protect what is delicate and where we can, leave a positive influence. Creating genuine and sustainable itineraries often translates to real costs, with a host of responsible travel practices that underpin our prices. By integrating these practices into our in-country operations we’re aiming for a style of travel that makes the world a better place. Learn more about our responsible travel initiatives.

We’re always looking to provide new and unique experiences to get you off the well-trodden tourist trails. Enhancing your journey with authentic experiences, genuine cultural exchange and real exploration are the focal points on all of our adventures. Our firsthand knowledge of adventure travel is unmatched as we continue to push the envelope each year by innovating new programs while also finessing our classics, so that even the most experienced traveller will find inspiration within our range. Read more about our ‘List of Firsts’.

Quality services at the best prices make our adventures great value for money. Having essential items like meals, sightseeing and national park fees included in the trip cost allows you to better budget for your big adventure and eliminates the risk of having to carry large sums of money throughout your journey. There are no hidden costs, single travellers don’t pay more and you’ll enjoy many ‘extra touches’ that enhance the enjoyment of your experience, such as off the ground beds in our permanent campsites and air conditioned support vehicles on our cycling tours.

Our line-up of guides is second-to-none; passionate individuals who will truly enhance your experience with unparalleled enthusiasm and local knowledge. We are also supported by some of the world’s most respected adventurers; an admirable group of world-class photographers, authors, mountaineers and others who are the elite in their respective fields. This expertise ensures that we are continually refining our programs, taking adventure to new heights. Our range of unique itineraries provides you the opportunity to travel with many of these explorers for the adventure of a lifetime. Learn more about our leaders in the field.

Private group travel is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. Let our adventure travel experts tailor-make an itinerary just for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. Adjust an existing itinerary to suit your needs or start from scratch and design your own adventure day by day. Learn more about private group travel.

Travelling in a small group of no more than 16 people provides and intimate experience where you will make lifelong friendships while your guide and support staff are attentive to ensuring your travels are supportive and fully immersive.

If you are joining one of our adventures as a single person, we’ll match you with another traveller of the same gender and you won’t be charged anything extra for the vast majority of our trips. If you however want a guaranteed single occupancy, we can also arrange that for at a small additional charge.

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