For travellers seeking experiences you can’t get anywhere else

Our Premium trips offer exclusive experiences that immerse you in the local culture, that you just can’t get anywhere else! These trips are perfectly paced, so you’ll have the opportunity to indulge in your specific interests, and you’ll be treated to more included meals and our most experienced local leaders.

You’ll travel in private or first-class local transport and every trip will include a feature stay in memorable accommodation, like a historical mansion in Europe, an eco-lodge in the jungle or an underground gite in the desert.

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Where you can go

Where you'll stay

Where we stay ensures we keep our travellers firmly entrenched in a region’s people and culture, and provides them with unique local experiences that benefits the community too. In most locations we stay in comfortable hotels, though on most of our trips we also get to stay a night or two in some pretty special feature stays on most trips.

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Specially selected for both quality and location and with an average rating of 4 stars, Premium accommodation brings you closer to each destination. While sometimes off-grid or remote, you can always count on comfort and personalised service.

Woman looking at view in Cappadocia, Turkey
Feature stays

All our Premium itineraries include a feature stay in a unique property chosen for historical significance, to showcase the local architectural style or to provide an unusual and exceptional local experience. Think a Ming-dynasty heritage house in China or a converted Madrasah in Uzbekistan.

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We bring our B Corp ethos to the front when we design Premium trips, by featuring accommodations that use renewable energy sources or that give back to the local community.

What to expect

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Local leader

The passion of our local leaders is what makes Intrepid’s trips so special. You’ll have a highly experienced leader with invaluable local knowledge who’ll be there for you every step of the way.

Intrepid leader talking to round at the Pharaoh ruins in Egypt
Premium knowledge

Premium itineraries are designed and curated by Intrepid’s in-destination experts. Our genuine small group size (an average of 10 travellers per group) means you can easily access your leader’s time and attention.

Group playing instruments with their guide in Asia
Exceptional experiences

Our Premium trips feature more included activities than any of our other styles, in addition to access to more local guides and experts. Experiences are less physically demanding than on most of our trips, ranging from cultural to culinary, wellness to wildlife, and more.

Intrepid Group eating dinner in South America
More meals

Premium itineraries include more meals than other Intrepid styles, and all breakfasts are covered, so be sure to pack your appetite! From homecooked feasts and roadside markets to locally owned restaurants and multicourse gourmet dinners, Premium meals are so much more than just food – they’re an experience to remember.

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Premium service

From the first step of your journey, our team on the ground are on hand to provide premium service to you. With included arrival transfers, luggage porterage and 24/7 in-destination support, the little details won’t get in the way of a big adventure.

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All incidental tipping (excluding for your local leader) is included in the price of your Premium trip, saving you the hassle so you can just enjoy every moment.

How you'll get around

Bullet train at station in Japan

Our Premium trips mostly use private vehicles, though in some destinations we seek out unique modes of transport for speed and convenience.

This could be a first-class train in Asia, a 4x4 in Africa or a short flight between more far-flung destinations.

Seeking an experience you can’t get anywhere else?

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