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 20% OFF Intrepid Travel small group adventure trips is available in USD & CAD. The offer applies to bookings made between November 20 - 28, 2018, and is for trips departing between January 1 – December 14, 2019.  The offer is valid on all Intrepid Travel small group adventure trips, but excludes any private groups, external sell-ins, Short Breaks (including Australia trips 4 days or less), Adventure Cruising and Polar. See the 'Important Notes' section of our 'Trip Notes' or contact our sales staff if you are unsure if your desired trip is excluded. The trip is subject to availability and confirmation by Intrepid Travel at time of booking.  A deposit of $400 is required at the time of booking (unless otherwise stated).  Full payment is required at least 56 days prior to travel. If booking and traveling with less than 56 days to go until departure, full payment is needed at the time of booking.  There will be no extensions to the booking, travel or payment periods.  The offer can only be applied to new bookings. Under no circumstances will the discounts be applied to existing bookings.  The offer cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offers.  The offer cannot be applied to airfares, trip kitties, travel insurance, extra accommodation, single supplements, 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  As outlined in the Intrepid Travel Booking Conditions, travel insurance is compulsory for all Intrepid Travel travelers and should be taken out prior to or at the time of booking. See the Booking Conditions for more details. 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 (i.e. a significant increase in third party service provider costs), travelers may need to be re-invoiced at the new price. Promotions and discounts will still apply to the new price. Some trips must meet minimum number requirements prior to confirmation so please check at time of booking.