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.

New trips for 2015

Morocco Night Sky & Caravan Trail

8 days, Marrakech
From Marrakech we drive over the Atlas to the Sahara where camels, desert camps and telescopes await. 

Budapest to Romania

10 days, from Budapest to Bucharest
Enjoy a fascinating tour of Eastern Europe through Hungary and Romania.

El Salvador & Honduras Discovery

9 days, from El Salvador to Honduras
From historic Antigua to the Copan ruins, explore ancient relics, colonial towns and lush scenery.

Wild Alaska

13 days, from Anchorage to Juneau
Discover the wild beauty of Alaska. Venture through some of the state's most spectacular national parks.

Sail Cote d'Azur

8 days, sail from Marseille to Nice
Sail from Marseille to Nice along France's gorgeous Cote d'Azur while stopping at beautiful islands along the way.

China Silk Road

12 days, from Beijing to Kashgar
Discover the famous Silk Road on this unforgettable journey through China.

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What our travelers 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