National Geographic researchers, explorers, writers, and photographers have brought the world to our members for more than 125 years. On our expeditions, they share their passion and their insider perspective.
HOW DO YOU LIKE TO TRAVEL?
By train or small ship? In a group of like-minded travelers or with a traveling companion you choose? Select the type of trip you’re looking for below.
Grab your gear and head into the wilderness with National Geographic! On our active expeditions, you’ll venture off the beaten path in spectacular places around the world, exploring alongside highly skilled National Geographic Adventure Guides and joining a rich legacy of adventure that dates back more than a century. Whether you find yourself hiking an ancient pilgrimage route or climbing a legendary peak, snorkeling pristine coral reefs, or kayaking in a vineyard-laced valley, you’ll experience the unforgettable rush that comes with achieving a personal quest. And we keep our group size to a maximum of 16 so that we can move with agility and enjoy every place we visit in depth. These unique itineraries combine stunning destinations, physical challenges, and cultural interactions to create a rewarding and exhilarating adventure.
Embark on an unforgettable Expedition Cruise with National Geographic and PONANT. Originating from the idea that when people understand the world, they care more deeply and are inspired to protect it, our luxury Expedition Cruises are designed to inspire people to live with curiosity, explore our planet and become global ambassadors for sustainability.
See the world through our eyes as you journey alongside National Geographic Experts, photographers and researchers as we visit some of the world’s most remote destinations. From the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean to the glacier dotted Antarctic – our luxurious small ships are able to navigate into locations that are often inaccessible to larger vessels.
National Geographic Family Journeys, offered in partnership with G Adventures, are small-group trips designed for adventurous, multigenerational families in search of a meaningful way to discover the world together. Families will enjoy enlightening experiences, the freedom to explore, and quality time together—and return home with a renewed sense of wonder.
Our Journeys trips, offered in partnership with G Adventures, blend fun, hands-on exploration, meaningful encounters with people and cultures, and more free time and choices—with the structure and security of traveling in a small group all at an unbeatable value.
Our private expeditions are unique itineraries designed to accommodate just you and the traveling companions of your choice. Select the itinerary below that captures your imagination and pick your travel dates—we’ll take care of the rest.
Our Signature Land Expeditions are premium, fully planned itineraries that provide an enriching, in-depth look at the history, culture, and natural heritage of a destination. Each is accompanied by a National Geographic Expert who offers insights on the places we explore through fascinating presentations and informal discussions.
Traveling by classic train evokes a sense of nostalgia and adventure. With a National Geographic expert on board, the landscapes that you pass through take on a whole new depth and meaning. From the comfort of a private luxury train, you’ll cover vast distances with ease, visit remote towns and villages, and observe everyday life against an ever-changing backdrop. Experience the journey of a lifetime on the legendary Trans-Siberian Railway, or travel aboard a train built in the royal style of the maharajas to explore India’s fabled cities. No matter which of our rail trips you choose, one of the greatest pleasures is the journey itself.
An Extraordinary Legacy of Exploration!
National Geographic Expeditions aims to fulfill the Society's mission to inspire people to care about the planet by providing meaningful opportunities to explore it. Proceeds from all travel programs support the Society’s efforts to increase global understanding through exploration, education and scientific research.
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