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Get ready for good views, good friends, and good times on over 1000 Small Group Travel Trips to more than 100 countries with Intrepid. It’s small group travel that's good all over. Intrepid is proud to be the world's largest travel B Corp and offers itineraries for every age, budget, and appetite for adventure. Their small group adventures cover four distinct travel styles – Basix, Original, Comfort, and Premium. They also offer 16 themes that allow travelers to immerse themselves in specific interests: Cycling, Food, Polar, Sailing, Adventure Cruising, Family, 18 to 29s, Active, Walking and Trekking, Festivals, Retreats, Wildlife, Short Breaks, Tailor-Made, Explorer, and Urban Adventures.
Before you know it, you could be feasting on a home-cooked dinner at a family home in Morocco, hiking to Machu Picchu in Peru, or enjoying a homestay experience in the backwaters of Kerala in India. Let's go!

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    Review: Amsterdam With Intrepid Urban Adventure

    We extended our stay with an excursion of Amsterdam by Intrepid Urban Adventures. They operate a-la-carte excursions in major destinations around the world.

  • Best Adventure Sailing Companies

    How do you like to see the world? Do you dream of a relaxing day of sipping frozen drinks next the pool or do you dream of something more immersive? Staying active with action-packed sailings is the perfect blend of both worlds. Tour companies like Intrepid, Contiki, and G Adventures offer adventure sailing that will…

  • Intrepid Travel: Things To Do In Croatia

    By now you’ve seen images of Croatia; in guidebook, in articles about “Must-See Destinations”, fleeting glimpses of it standing in for King’s Landing on Game of Thrones. But no matter what you’ve seen or heard, it’s impossible to overestimate the stunning beauty of the walled city. With so many things to do in Croatia, here’s…

  • The Best Outdoor Spots In Europe With Intrepid

    When you think “European Vacation”, the first images that probably spring to mind are art galleries, museums, churches and great restaurants. There’s no doubt that a trip to Europe is heaven for culture buffs and foodies, but there’s one aspect that is often overlooked – Europe is also a great place to get active! From…

  • 4 Reasons Why Intrepid Has The Best Tours For Foodies

    Intrepid’s food trips have been designed with one thing in mind – to help you experience the best local food on the planet. Each Food Adventure is filled with cultural exploration, historic highlights and plenty of grassroots travel. They’re just seasoned to perfection – food travel at its best! Since you’re traveling with the experts at…

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Intrepid Tours Brochures

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    Africa and the Middle East

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Intrepid Africa and Middle East journeys vary in length and scope, ranging from brief getaways to extensive overland expeditions. Intrepid's Africa and the Middle East brochure is filled with dynamic tours, thrilling safaris, and immersive cultural encounters, showcasing the rich diversity of the vast continent.

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    18 to 29 Year Old Adventures

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Intrepid advocates for a more responsible approach to travel – an approach that not only allows you to explore the world but also contributes positively to it. That's why Intrepid has developed a series of journeys specifically for the next generation of socially aware adventurers. Tailored for travelers aged 18 to 29, these adventures are designed for those seeking to uncover new destinations and cultures, make a meaningful impact, and forge connections with like-minded individuals along the journey.

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    Adventure Cruising

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Adventure Cruising entails uncovering secluded islands in the Andaman Sea and marveling at Montenegro's unexpected fjord-like scenery. It involves stumbling upon concealed jungle waterfalls and meandering through quaint Croatian alleys alongside your guide. With a small group in tow, docking at ports or anchoring at islands means you'll have the opportunity to mingle with locals rather than being outnumbered by tourists.

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    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Each Intrepid Asia adventure, whether in Japan, Thailand, Bali, or Vietnam, boasts its own distinct flair, ranging from dynamic tours to family-oriented expeditions. Whether it's dining with a local family in Thailand or forming connections with residents on a train journey through India, it's these authentic travel encounters – filled with spontaneity and simplicity – that linger in your memory long after you've arrived back home.

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    Central and South America

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Vibrant, authentic, and everything in between, South America pulses with an irresistible, timeless energy. From the rugged terrain of the Galapagos to the ancient splendor of Machu Picchu, this region is alive with a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, and rhythms, inviting you to immerse yourself in its vibrant tapestry.

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    Cycling Adventures

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Embark on a journey of immersive exploration, pedaling through serene villages in Vietnam and Japan or traversing ever-changing landscapes in Jordan and Tanzania. Cycling tours offer more than just transportation; they provide a genuine connection to each destination. Fueled solely by your legs (perhaps with a side of biscotti and a strong café au lait), cycling offers a simple yet adventurous way to travel. In the spirit of adventure, cycling travel is about experiencing the world in a truly unique way.

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    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Europe offers a cornucopia of experiences, seamlessly blending diverse cultures, awe-inspiring landscapes, and delectable cuisines within its compact borders. Whether it's the ancient ruins of Italy evoking the grandeur of the Roman Empire, or the enchanting natural beauty of Scotland sparking your imagination, Europe beckons with endless possibilities. From the sun-soaked shores of the Mediterranean to the crisp climes of the Baltics, Intrepid European tours cater to every traveler's desires.

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    Family Adventures

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Imagine cruising through the bustling streets of Bangkok in a tuk-tuk or playing football with Maasai tribespeople, then boarding an overnight train in Egypt or embarking on a wildlife expedition with a wolf tracker in Yellowstone National Park. Join other adventurous families in exploring extraordinary destinations and creating unforgettable memories together. Just because you have kids doesn't mean your sense of adventure should be restricted—why should your family holiday options be anything less than limitless?

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    Food Worldwide Adventures

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Whether it's indulging in rich and aromatic curries in Sri Lanka, honing your skills in crafting soba noodles in Japan, or partaking in a meal with Buddhist monks in South Korea, prepare for an immersive culinary journey like no other. Crafted for the adventurous palate, these experiences are a fusion of authentic local culture and culinary exploration—a blend of culture, adventure, and mouthwatering delights. Whether it's a quick taste or an epic culinary journey, we'll have you savoring every bite, sip, and slurp just like a local. Ready to indulge your appetite for adventure?

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    North America

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Embark on a journey across North America, where adventure awaits at every turn. Whether you're trekking along coastal trails, cycling through breathtaking landscapes, or marveling at Alaska's majestic glaciers, there's something for everyone. Explore California's renowned wine region, witness awe-inspiring vistas in Utah's national parks, and wander amidst the towering fir trees of Canada's Vancouver Island. Don't wait any longer - it's time to discover the wonders of this magnificent continent.

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    Oceania and Australia

    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! To paint the vibrant canvas of Oceania, you'll need an extensive palette of colors. Begin with a spectrum of reds, capturing the ochre rocks and rusty deserts of the Australian Outback. For the South Pacific waters, a deep cobalt blue is essential. Save shades of turquoise and pale gold for the shallow sandbanks and coastal shoals of Timor and northern Queensland. Don't forget the pristine white of New Zealand's snow, the lush moss green of Tasmania's southern forests, and the rich, inky brown of a classic Melbourne espresso. Oceania is a tapestry of life in vivid color, just as we prefer it.

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    NEW! 2025 Now Open for Sale! Embarking on a journey to the Arctic or Antarctic is an unparalleled adventure. Pristine white landscapes have a captivating allure that enchants even the most seasoned travelers. Cruise to these remote regions and uncover vast expanses of icy inlets and frozen coves. Feel the exhilaration of stepping onto some of the world's most secluded terrain, behold breathtaking natural phenomena, and grasp the immense size and scale of our planet's polar realms. An Arctic or Antarctic expedition is an experience of a lifetime, never to be forgotten.

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Learn More About Intrepid Tours

Intrepid Travel is a world-renowned adventure travel company operating since 1989. The company was founded by two friends, Darrell Wade, and Geoff Manchester, who shared a passion for travel and adventure. Today, Intrepid Travel is based in Melbourne, Australia, and operates more than 1,000 tour itineraries worldwide. The company is dedicated to responsible travel and taking people off the beaten path and into every destination's real, authentic heart. Intrepid Travel is committed to providing travelers with unforgettable grassroots travel experiences that go beyond just seeing a place to living it. Each Intrepid itinerary has been carefully crafted to ensure travelers have an immersive, engaging adventure that connects them with local people and communities. The company offers a wide range of tour styles, including 18-to-29s trips, Adventure Cruising, Cycling, Family travels, Food tours, Retreats, Polar travel, Walking and Trekking, Active Adventures, and Lonely Planet Experiences. Intrepid Travel also offers trips for travelers who don't have much time to spare, such as Short Breaks, which are perfect for busy professionals. Intrepid Travel is a leader in ethical, sustainable small-group travel. With Intrepid Travel, you can expect an immersive, engaging adventure that takes you off the beaten path and into the real heart of every destination.

  • Intrepid Travel is an adventure travel company founded in 1989 by Darrell Wade and Geoff Manchester, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Intrepid Travel employs over 2,135 people, including independent contractors.
  • The company is the largest small-group adventure tour business in the world, with over 1,000 tour itineraries all over the world.
  • The company operates tours on seven continents, including polar expeditions to the Arctic, Antarctic, and Greenland.
  • Intrepid Travel features a large array of themed adventures, including 18-to-29s trips, Adventure Cruising, Cycling, Family travels, Food tours, Retreats, Polar travel, Walking and Trekking, Active Adventures, and Lonely Planet Experiences.
  • Most small group tours hosted by Intrepid Travel are made up of 10 to 12 travelers, on average.
  • Tours hosted by Intrepid Travel fall under the brands of Intrepid Travel, Adventure Tours Australia, Peregrine Adventures, and Urban Adventures.
  • The company focuses on responsible travel and is a signatory to the U.S. Global Compact.
  • Intrepid Travel became carbon-neutral in 2010 and was the first company of its kind to ban elephant rides.
  • The company has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability, gender equality, and community-based tourism.
  • Intrepid Travel's not-for-profit organization, The Intrepid Foundation, has worked with local organizations around the world to raise more than AUD $10 million for over 130 community organizations in destinations they visit.
  • Intrepid Travel has won numerous industry awards, including being recognized as the world's largest travel B Corporation and received the 2020 British Travel Award for Best Escorted Adventure Holiday Company.

Top Reasons To Choose Intrepid Tours

  • Unforgettable travel experiences:  Intrepid Travel offers a wide range of unique travel experiences, allowing travelers to explore destinations in a way that is off the beaten track and authentic.
  • Expertise and knowledge:  With over 30 years of experience, Intrepid Travel is an industry expert that knows how to deliver amazing travel experiences.
  • Wide range of destinations:  Intrepid Travel offers tours to over 120 countries worldwide, covering all continents, from Africa to Antarctica.
  • Small group travel:  Intrepid Travel's tours are designed for small groups, with an average size of 10-12 people, providing an intimate and personalized travel experience.
  • Themed Adventures:  Intrepid Travel offers a range of themed adventures to suit all interests, from food tours and cycling trips to active adventures and polar expeditions.
  • Local leaders:  Intrepid Travel's tours are led by local leaders who are passionate about their destinations and can provide travelers with insider knowledge and local perspectives.
  • Affordable pricing:  Intrepid Travel offers competitive pricing, with tours that cater to a range of budgets.
  • Accessible travel: Intrepid Travel offers tours that cater to a range of accessibility needs, ensuring that everyone can enjoy their travel experiences.
  • Solo traveler-friendly: Intrepid Travel welcomes solo travelers and offers trips specifically designed for those traveling alone, with no single supplement fees.
  • Responsible travel: Intrepid Travel is dedicated to responsible travel practices that promote sustainability, ethical tourism, and supporting local communities.
  • Peace of mind: Intrepid Travel's commitment to safety and security, combined with its flexible booking policies and refund options, provides travelers with peace of mind when planning their trips.

Frequently Asked Questions About Intrepid Tours

  • What is included in the price of a trip with Intrepid Travel?

    The price of your Intrepid Travel trip will depend on the destination, trip duration, and level of comfort you choose. However, all of their trips include accommodation, transport, some meals, and a local tour leader. They also offer a range of optional activities that you can choose to do at an additional cost.

  • What sets Intrepid Travel apart from other tour companies?

    Intrepid Travel has been a leader in responsible, ethical small-group adventures since 1989. They actively work with communities and a range of local partners to support the development of new experiences in destinations that otherwise wouldn't see the benefits of tourism, offering travelers the opportunity to connect with the local people and make a positive impact. They also believe that it's their responsibility to help preserve the planet for the next generation of travelers and the communities they visit. From planting the first travel-powered forest in Kenya to funding a range of carbon-drawing seaweed regeneration programs, they are doing their part to address the current climate emergency.

  • What is the average group size on an Intrepid Travel trip?

    Most small group tours are made up of 10 to 12 travelers, on average. However, some tours may have larger groups depending on the destination and type of tour.

  • What is the accommodation like on an Intrepid Travel trip?

    The accommodation on an Intrepid Travel trip will vary depending on the destination and level of comfort you choose. They offer a range of accommodation options, from camping and basic homestays to comfortable hotels and lodges. Regardless of the type of accommodation, they always aim to stay in locally owned and operated accommodation that supports the local community.

  • What is the food like on an Intrepid Travel trip?

    The food on an Intrepid Travel trip will vary depending on the destination and type of tour. However, they always aim to provide authentic local cuisine that allows travelers to experience the local culture and cuisine. They also cater to dietary requirements, so you can let them know if you have any specific dietary needs.

  • Can I travel alone on an Intrepid Travel trip?

    Yes, you can travel alone on an Intrepid Travel trip. In fact, many of their travelers are solo travelers. Their trips are designed to be inclusive and welcoming, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to meet new people and make friends.

Intrepid Tours Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 212 reviews about Intrepid Tours - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only

Intrepid is awesome. Our guide was superb. Everything went smoothly!


Our tour guide was wonderful. She was knowledgeable, fun, energetic, and made our week run very smoothly. The trip itself was fantastic! We saw a lot and the islands are absolutely beautiful. Great food, great new friends made on the tour, and would absolutely book with Intrepid again.


Intrepid tour is great company. Will use this company again.


The trip was both both educational and exciting. I very much enjoyed the sights and culture.


The itinerary was just as I expected! The guide was very good as were the accomodations

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