The African continent is a treasure trove for the thrill-seeking traveler. No journey better showcases the wealth of diversity than Ker & Downey’s Ultimate Africa, a three-country expedition through some of the most remote and wildlife-rich regions of Africa. Hike through the thick jungles of Odzala-Kokoua in search of forest-adapted species and western lowland gorillas. Continue on for chimpanzee and gorilla trekking in the national parks of Uganda, and finish with two unique experiences in Tanzania. Watch the parade of wildlife in the famed Serengeti, and end on the shores of Lake Tanganyika with the world’s largest known population of chimpanzees at your doorstep.
In Egypt, trace the footsteps of Alexander the Great from the Western Desert and Siwa Oasis to Alexandria itself. This journey includes an incredible diving experience to see the ruins of the city below the harbor, frozen in time below the waters, plus diving in the Red Sea to see a menagerie of over 250 different coral reefs and 1,000 species of marine life.
Elsewhere across the vast Ker & Downey world, there is no shortage of natural beauty to explore and thrilling moments to experience. In Nepal, trek the Annapurna region of the Himalayas over six days, then continue to the raft the wild Seti River and safari through Royal Chitwan National Park.
Pristine Georgia is little-traveled and truly spectacular for those with an appreciation of the great outdoors. The Georgia Explorer journey takes you through the country’s historic sites with a ski break along the slopes of the Greater Caucasus built in.
South America nets an array of authentic adventures as well. For an incredibly unique way to arrive at the famed Machu Picchu, the Trek to the
Lost City journey is ideal. Take a lodge-to-lodge hike over four days through the Andes and experience the ancient city in a way few have before. See the varied regions of Chile on the Majestic Chile journey, an expedition from far-flung Easter Island to the driest desert in the world, the Atacama. Many other feats of wanderlust are possible, including glacial hikes and skiing in Patagonia, and cruises through the Galapagos, Cape Horn, and down into Antarctica.