Real Life Experiences

If you’re looking for adventure, you’ve come to the right place.


For the past 25 years, we’ve been taking small groups of travellers on unforgettable trips around the world.


What makes them unforgettable? We asked our friends at Perennial Plate to encapsulate what the Intrepid experience feels like, and we think they nailed it. Take a look for yourself and discover where our adventures could take you.

Find out more about the Intrepid experience.

Discover travel's softer side

While some travellers get a real kick out of using local transport and forsaking a few home luxuries while on the road, others prefer their journey with some added inclusions and creature comforts. And that's why we created our Comfort trips.


Kruger Experience - Lodge

4 days, Johannesburg & Kruger NP
Spot wild animals and relax at night in a comfortable lodge. 

Best of Brazil & Argentina

7 days, from Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires
Enjoy an exciting week-long tour through the best of Brazil and Argentina

Beautiful Cuba

8 days, including Havana & Trinidad
Immerse yourself in the history, culture & natural beauty of this colourful Carribbean island. 

Classic Indochina Adventure

21 days, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam
Discover the ancient histories, delicious cuisines and diverse cultures of the Indochina region

Jordan Experience

8 days, including Petra & Wadi Rum
Uncover the ancient wonder of Jordan on this captivating adventure

Italy Experience

10 days, including Venice, Florence & Rome
From the canals of Venice to the colosseum in Rome, Italy has it all

Latest blog articles

Top 25 responsible travel achievements in 25 years

Back in ’89, two 20-something young men called Darrell and ‘Manch’, set about to establish Intrepid Travel, THE classic responsible travel company. Find out how

6 easy tips for your Nepal trek

We know the more we prepare for our Himalayan trek, the greater chance we have of successfully rising to the challenge. But how? These doable tips will help get you on the right path. Read more

Why we no longer ride elephants

Intrepid staff and travellers are a very passionate lot; unafraid to speak up about ethical and social justice issues they may be confronted with during their travels. Read more

What our travellers have to say...

When you wake up on the morning of departure not wanting to go home and a few tears well up in your eyes as you fly out over the city, that means conclusively that it was a fabulous experience, and a never to be forgotten tour.

Veronica Forsayeth

Quite honestly the holiday of a lifetime. I can't believe I loved the camping, the cooking and the showers block without electricity. All credit and thanks to Bryce and Tshepo for making the trip fun and memorable and making everyone feel like old friends.

Marie Newcombe

This is the first time I did a group trip. I am a big independent adventure traveller, but I would not have been able to do many of the experiences that we did on my own or in such an efficient manner. It was nice that I can spend as much or as little time with the group.

Greg Kaufman

Our travel styles


For travellers on a budget, our Basix trips keep inclusions to a minimum. They’re about value and lots of free time to choose the activities and extras that you want to do. Find out more


The classic Intrepid style. These trips come with some included activities and stay at more hotels than Basix trips. The perfect choice for those who want a taste of everything. Find out more


Designed for those who want more inclusions, our Comfort trips offer a higher standard of accommodation, larger, roomier vehicles and more included activities. Find out more