Our small group style of travel means you’ll stay under the radar, and travel, eat and sleep the local way – truly allowing you to immerse into the local culture. Our trips cater to a range of styles and budgets, and strike the perfect balance between included activities and free time to make your adventure your own. No matter which tour you choose, you'll be led by a local leader who will help you break down cultural barriers, make the most of your trip and be your go-to person along the way. Our leaders are not only just travel experts, they’re your teacher, travel guru and enthusiastic purveyor of grassroots experiences. 

As a Google employee, you receive an exclusive 10% OFF the advertised price on your next adventure. View terms and conditions. Book your trip, or speak to one of our adventure specialists by calling us at 1-855-702-4088 or email at googler@intrepidtravel.com.

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Exclusive Google Lifestyle Perks Trips

Everest Base Camp

Take on the adventure of a lifetime trekking in Nepal to reach Everest Base Camp. First conquered in 1953, Everest has traditionally been the ultimate goal for mountaineers. Today many adventure-seekers pursue the challenge of reaching the Everest Base Camp. Explore the mountains and valleys around the towering peak and learn about the traditions and cultures of the famous Sherpa.

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Northern Thailand Adventure

Northern Thailand is a treasure-trove filled with glittering temples, ancient ruins, exotic markets and sumptuous foods. Explore the capital of Siam's golden age at Sukhothai, visit the bustling markets of Chiang Mai, stay at a special homestay with local friends and enjoy a traditional khantohk dinner - there's so much to discover on this tour through Thailand's northern kingdom.

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Egypt Adventure

Revel in a taste of Egypt's history, beauty and color on this short but action-packed trip along the longest river in the world. Cruise the Nile on a felucca, discover the largest and most impressive pharaonic temples, chat and dine with interesting locals and live it up in this country of deserts, bazaars, monuments and good old-fashioned adventures.

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Lisbon to Marrakech

Enjoy a first-hand experience of Portuguese and Moroccan lifestyles. Traveling from Lisbon to Marrakech, immerse yourself in the history of each destination, exploring ancient cultures through art, design, language and religion, meeting charismatic locals along the way. From fine Portuguese cuisine to idyllic Algarve beaches and Islamic architecture in Morocco, this tour has been designed to pique your curiosity.

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Italy Adventure

Discover the sights and delights of Italy on this week long highlights tour. Begin amid the canals of Venice, visit the charming towns of the Cinque Terre, soak up beauty and history in Florence and wind up in the piazzas of Rome. With plenty of free time for independent exploration, and the freedom to discover Italy's history and culture at your own pace, there's no better way to see this wonderful pocket of Europe.

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Iceland Family Adventure

Make the most of long summer days exploring Iceland’s natural beauty. Be amazed by the raw power of nature and watch the children’s eyes light up at the dramatic and moving landscapes. After spending time relaxing in the famous Blue Lagoon, explore some of the island’s most stunning highlights with the family.

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Southern Africa Adventure

Enter an aquatic wonderland on this adventure through south-east Africa's iconic waterfalls, rivers and inland waterways. Marvel at the crashing white water of Victoria Falls, the unique, sprawling Okavango Delta and the tranquillity of the natural waterholes in the Khama Rhino Sanctuary. Pack a camera and an eye for adventure because these lush pockets of wilderness will reward travelers with exciting animal encounters. 

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Machu Picchu Adventure

Wind through the spectacular Andes on this lesser-known route to Machu Picchu. Trek through breathtaking landscapes, interact with local communities and visit some of the smaller, off the beaten path Inca archaeological sites. This action-filled express Peruvian tour gets you closer to the secrets of this elusive civilisation on a breathtaking adventure to Machu Picchu.

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Real Food Adventure Japan

Pack your chopsticks and celebrate thousands of years of food artistry by diving into one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines. Spend your time spent seeing the sights and scouting out prized eating and drinking spots. Watch yakitori sizzling in front of you in Shinjuku's Memory Lane, eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi at the incredible Tsukiji Fish Market and learn to make soba noodles in a hands-on cooking class.

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India Holi Festival Adventure

Spend ten days discovering the sights, sounds and colors of India. Experience the history of massive forts, the opulence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the bustle and buzz of markets and bazaars, the spiritual beauty of sunrise over the Ganges, the unparalleled vibrance of Holi Festival, and the traditions of a heritage stay. Travel through a land full of contrasts on this compact India tour, jam-packed with unforgettable highlights.

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About Intrepid Travel

gender equality

Leaders in Gender Equality

Our goal is to double the number of female leaders by 2020. While this may not be difficult in many countries, in traditional societies such as India, recruiting women is a much greater challenge. Last year we employed three female leaders in India, today there are 11 (out of 67). 

 

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100% Carbon Neutral

Being carbon neutral involves calculating Intrepid Travel's climate-damaging carbon emissions, avoiding, reducing and seeking a less carbon intensive alternative where possible and then balancing the remaining emissions through a carbon offset activity.

 

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elephant welfare

First to Ban Elephant Rides

After partnering with World Animal Protection and conducting extensive research into the welfare of captive elephants, Intrepid Travel became the first global tour operator to ban elephant rides on tours. Since then, over 150 other travel operators have joined the cause.

 

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Custom tours & private departures 

If booking onto one of our regular departures doesn’t fit your upcoming travel needs, our Custom Groups team of travel experts are here to help you. Whether you’re looking to custom build your itinerary or book a private departure of an Intrepid Travel tour for you and your group, we can help. 

We can tailor make an itinerary to suit you.

Custom itineraries

Tailor-make your own itinerary or choose from one of our pre-existing departures.

Pick your perfect style of travel with our private groups team.

Pick your style 

We can customize your trip style. From comfort accommodation to backpacking, we can do it all.

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Personalization

We take care of all the details and are a one stop shop for your trip, airfare, travel insurance, and can answer all your travel questions. 

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You pick your dates, your itinerary, your level of activity and who you want to invite along for the trip. Minimum of four people required.

 

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Terms & Conditions 

  • To redeem discount, Google employees must call or email our sales team and provide proof of employment. We can be reached by email at googler@intrepidtravel.com or through your dedicated phone line 1-800-970-7299. 
  • 10% discount is valid on any of Intrepid Travel's small group tours excluding Expeditions, Polar trips and Short Breaks.
  • 10% discount is valid on any custom groups or private departures with four or more people traveling on the same departure.
  • The discounts can be applied to new bookings made from June 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018 on published itineraries. Under no circumstances will the discounts be applied to existing bookings.
  • Google employees are allowed to apply 10% OFF for a second traveler to the same departure they are traveling on for all regular departures (excluding Expeditions, Polar trips and Short Breaks). 
  • Google employees are allowed to apply 10% OFF up to four travelers on family tours for members of their family that are traveling with them on the same departure. 
  • A deposit of $400 USD is required at the time of booking. 
  • Full payment is required at least 60 days prior to travel.
  • The 10% discount cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offers.
  • The discount can be applied ro Intrepid Travel small group trips only, and cannot be applied to airfares, trip kitties, travel insurance, extra accommodation, single supplements or visas etc.
  • Intrepid Travel's Booking Conditions will also apply to the trip booked, and it is imperative that you examine those conditions before booking with Intrepid Travel. The most up to date Booking Conditions are accessible at http://www.intrepidtravel.com/booking-intrepid/booking-conditions
  • As outlined in the Intrepid Travel Booking Conditions, travel insurance is compulsory for all Intrepid Travel travelers and should be arranged prior to or at the time of booking. Please see the Booking Conditions for more details in this regard.
  • The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid Travel at time of booking.
  • Trip prices and itineraries are subject to change at any time, including after booking. If there is a significant price change to a trip that is outside the control of Intrepid Travel