Having fun on holiday with your grandkids is child’s play on a trip that’s designed especially for you.

We've developed a new kind of family travel where young and young-at-heart travellers come together to enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Bed down for the night on a boat in Halong Bay, explore the unusual shapes and tastes of fruits at a bustling marketplace in Thailand or watch young orangutans learning to climb on a trip that swaps screen time for real time exploration. Let us take care of the logistics so all you have to worry about is creating special memories with your grandkids as they learn about the world outside their backyard.

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Our Grandparent holidays

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Experience the Asia of old on a family adventure that captures the spirit of Vietnam....

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Experience Vietnamese customs and charms on a 13-day family adventure from Hanoi to Ho...

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Enjoy this Teenage Family Adventure, while hiking, canoeing, snorkeling, rafting,...

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Decode the secrets of the Great Sphinx and more during this family adventure through...

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Get the most out of your family getaway by cycling, kayaking, walking and cruising...

Tailor-Made trips

Take four or more on an exclusive trip and tailor your itinerary

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Discover Sri Lanka on an 11-day tour that will captivate kids and adults alike, with...

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Travel the Yucatan from Playa del Carmen through Tulum, Izamal and Merida on a 7-day...

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Discover Japan on this 12-day family tour. Sample fresh sushi in Tokyo, soak in onsen...

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Experience trekking in the Himalayas with an experienced guide and explore the...

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This family-style trip through Costa Rica begins and ends in San Jose, taking in the...

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This family-style trip through Costa Rica begins and ends in San Jose, taking in the...

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Visit Peru on this Family Adventure, travelling through Lima, Cusco and Aguas Calientes...

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Take an action-packed family tour of India, following tiger trails, visiting Delhi and...

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Take a family adventure to the wilds of Costa Rica, starting in San Jose and visiting...

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Ricepaddles, rapids, bikes and beaches – find it all as you travel to Ubud, Candi Dasa,...

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Take your family to Victoria Falls, Okavango River and Chobe National Park on this teen...

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Discover lost cities on a family adventure in Jordan. From the capital Amman to the...

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Travel to Cuba and uncover the many layers of this intriguing nation as a family. Visit...

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Walk, ride and raft on this European adventure into the heart of the Pyrenees. Unleash...

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Step back in time on an 8-day family Egyptian adventure through Cairo, Aswan and Luxor....

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Travel to Morocco and embark on a family adventure. Take a tour of Marrakech, relax on...

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Track your way across the plains of Kenya on this thrilling safari, covering Nairobi,...

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Experience the people, culture and wildlife of Kenya and Tanzania on a small group...

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Discover the best of Australia's Red Centre on a four-day family adventure with...

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Decode the secrets of the Great Sphinx and more during this family adventure through...

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Take your family on a Moroccan adventure through Casablanca, Fes, Midelt, Merzouga, Ait...

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Looking for the best Moroccan family holiday? This trip has everything from Fes, Meknes...

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Encounter Cambodia's complex history and welcoming culture on a small-group family...

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Discover the best that Borneo has to offer on this unforgettable family adventure...

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Take the family on a 6-day adventure in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks....

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Enjoy the sights, culture and history of Thailand on a fun family trip. Eat yummy food,...

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Take a five-day Family tour through the coastal wilderness of Kuku Yalanji land, from...

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Take an eye-opening family holiday to South Korea, and discover temples, monks, hotpot,...

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Take a fun family adventure to Japan and visit Tokyo, Kawane, Kyoto and Osaka. Travel...

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From the ruins of Rome, to the ancient city of Pompeii and the seaside delights of...

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Discover the best of the USA’s Wild West on a six-day family Zion ranch stay in Utah....

Why choose Intrepid

Just for families

The clue’s in the title. These trips are for families only (including any aunts, uncles or cousins who’d like to come along, of course). As long as you’re travelling with a child under the age of 18, you’re a family in our eyes. Plus, unlike other travel companies, children aged 17 years and younger receive a 10% discount off the price of their trip.

Travel with other families

Travelling the Intrepid way is a bit like travelling with a group of friends. These trips are made up of 3–5 like-minded families, and the kids tend to hit it off straight away, allowing you to enjoy some well-earned R&R. We often find the whole family ends up making friendships with people from all over the world, staying in touch long after the adventure ends.

Small group sizes

Intrepid’s family group sizes are small enough to avoid the crowds and reach some out-of-the-way places, but big enough for a good social mix. Our average group size of 10 allows us to hop aboard local boats, buses or trains, eat at friendly, family-run restaurants and kick back in traditional accommodation and homestays.

Action packed

We know the biggest challenge on a family trip is keeping the kids entertained. So we’ve planned in advance. Nearly all of our hotels feature pools, and each day has a great mix of action-packed adventure and flexible free time. Your local leader can also suggest activities based on your kid’s hobbies or school curriculum.

Safety first

Our leaders are specially trained to run family adventures, so you’re well taken care of. You can also rest easy knowing we conduct safety assessments on all our activities to meet local standards as well as our own comprehensive safety policy. 

Sustainable travel

We strive to use travel as a force for good. That’s why we choose to give back to the communities we visit, carbon offset all our trips and take our social and environmental responsibilities seriously. We’ve been officially certified as the world’s largest travel B Corp, which means when you choose Intrepid Travel, you can rest assured you’re travelling to improve the planet.

Grandparent favourites

Boat on Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Halong Bay is more than an amazing and unique natural wonder – it's a proper escape from the world around you. Sleep under the stars on a comfortable cruise boat and enjoy a sumptuous lunch and dinner on board.

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Woman with an elephant in Thailand

Chiang Mai, Thailand

The activities in Chiang Mai are both fun and educational. One minute you’ll be walking with rescued elephants, the next you're strolling through the sacred foothills of Chiang Dao learning about natural medicines.

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Orangutan swinging through the trees at a sanctuary in Borneo

Sepilok, Borneo

Head to Sepilok in Borneo for a day of monkey business with some of the region's famous orangutans. Watching young orangutans learning to climb for the first time at the Sepilok Sanctuary is a highlight.

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Woman walking at Cape Tribulation in Queensland

Cape Tribulation, Australia

Take a guided walk along the pristine, rainforest-rimmed beach of Cape Tribulation, learning about the unique coastal wilderness that’s been home to the Kuku Yalanji people, the First Nations custodians of this region, for thousands of years.

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Where we stay

We take a lot of care choosing your accommodation and try to avoid the big chain hotels. Your accommodation could be a locally run hotel in Europe, a jungle lodge in Latin America, or a small, family friendly hotel. No matter where you stay, it will be of good quality and most rooms will feature ensuites and air conditioning as standard. We also prefer hotels that provide triple or quad rooms, and always try to offer adjoining rooms for grandparents and kids when they are available.

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Looking for a tailor-made holiday?

If you like the sound of our style of travel but would rather holiday with just your family and friends, we can help. Most of our trips are also available as private departures and come with all the excitement and inclusions of a regular departure, but we can tweak and adjust the details until they fit just right.

Get in touch with our team, who will work with you to provide the best family travel experience for you and your family. 



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Responsible travel

Little travellers like to ask the big questions. That’s where we come in. With so much for kids (and big kids) to learn from around the world – we believe in doing our bit to bring up the next generation of responsible travellers. This means educating the travel community in low-impact, sustainable travel practices and sharing ways in which we can all travel responsibly.

Learn how to travel responsibly as a family