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These are real-world experiences with a foodie twist: one part culture, one part adventure and three parts delicious.

By pairing the classic grassroots Intrepid travel style with a special food focus, our 35 itineraries aim to really get you under the skin of the world's most exciting food cultures.


Save 20% when you use promo code 66159. Applicable on trips departing between November 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019. Sale ends October 2, 2018. Terms & conditions apply.


Travelzoo featured trip: 12-day Japan food adventure

Was $4,717, now $3,774
  • Pack your chopsticks and dive straight in to one of the world’s most elegant, eclectic and harmonious cuisines.
  • Eat fresh-off-the-boat sashimi at Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market and learn to make soba noodles in a hands-on cooking class.
  • Spend the night in a monastery in Koya-san and discover the delights shojin ryori – vegetarian buddhist food.
  • Snack on adventurous street eats in the unofficial culinary capital of Osaka.
  • Stay in a traditional ryokan in Takayama and enjoy a sake brewery tasting.

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Travelzoo featured trip: 9-day Greece food adventure

Was $2,545, now $2,036
  • Bike through a pistachio farm on the island of Aegina.
  • Cook up a storm with a local cook in Poros.
  • Sip ouzo at a distillery that has produced this iconic Greek aperitif for more than a hundred years.
  • Marvel at the ancient Theatre of Epidaurus.
  • Get to the source of Kalamata olive production on a tour of the rugged Mani region.
  • Unwind in the beautiful seaside town of Kardamyli.

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Save 20% when you use promo code 66159. Applicable on trips departing between November 1, 2018 and September, 2019. Sale ends October 2, 2018. Terms & conditions apply.


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The offer of $1 deposits to secure an Intrepid Travel small group adventure applies to bookings made January 3 at 12:00am PST - February 15, 2019 at 11:59pm PST and is valid on trips departing January 3 - December 14, 2019.

The $1 deposit offer is ONLY available to customers booking in the following currencies: USD and CAD.

The $1 deposit can be paid towards any Intrepid Travel small group adventure with the following exclusions: Polar trips – includes all itineraries in the Arctic and Antarctic; Expedition Trips; Private Groups; Adventure Cruising, Short Breaks and gorilla treks – pre purchased permits are required to secure the trek to see the gorillas. Excluded gorilla trekking trips: YXOG, YXOCC, YXOIC, YXOEC, YXOGC, YXOFC, UXODC, YGAG, YGAR.


  1. If a customer wishes to book the Inca Trial trek they are not eligible for the $1 deposit offer and will be required to pay the full deposit price at the time of booking. Pre-purchased permits are required to secure this trek. Trips with Inca Trail trek option: GGKY, GGBL, GGSQ, GGTA, GGHC-O, GGKP, GGKY, GGTBC, GGSEC, GGSO, GGSUC, GGRQC, GGRWC, GGRNC, GGRPC, GGRTC. If the customer chooses to book the Quarry Trail trek or train option they do not require a permit and the trip can be booked with the $1 deposit offer.


  1. If the customer is traveling after July 15, 2019 we require $1 deposit at time of booking, as of May 15, 2019, the remaining trip deposit amount is due. Full payment is due 56 days prior to departure for all trip styles.
  2. If traveling prior to July 15, 2019, we require $1 deposit at time of booking, and full payment is due 56 days prior to departure.
  3. If booking within 56 days of departure, full payment is due immediately. 

If the customer wishes to cancel and rebook or to change dates or tours outside the promotional period they will be required to pay the full deposit towards the new trip.

The offer can be applied to new bookings only. Under no circumstances will the offer be applied to existing bookings.

There will be no extensions to the booking, travel or payment periods.

The offer applies to the tour price only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

Intrepid Travel's Booking Conditions 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 customers and should be taken out prior to or at the time of booking. See the Booking Conditions for more details.

Prices, itineraries and inclusions are subject to change without notice. Standard booking conditions apply as per Intrepid Travel website: http://www.intrepidtravel.com/booking-intrepid/booking-conditions.

The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid Travel at time of booking.