- Bali Jungle & Beach Retreat
Join us in Bali for a getaway that will leave you refreshed, inspired and renewed in a setting complete with jungle, rice terraces and Balinese culture. Master workshops, guest speakers and personalized coaching complement daily yoga, fresh local cuisine, and jungle & beach excursions in beautiful Ubud. April 20-27, 2019 $3090 Includes: 7 nights’ accommodation in a private resort setting Full board healthy meals, fresh cooked and locally inspired Cultural Welcome Dinner with a local family Morning coffee & tea bar, daily health smoothie + nightly cocktail hour with 2 included drinks Daily yoga & meditation Cultural education and & picnic excursion at a nearby sacred temple One one-on-one coaching with groundbreaking therapist and author John Kim One full body massage Nightly expert presentations & guest speakers with a focus on personal & professional development River rafting excursion Full day excursion to a gorgeous beach on the southern peninsula with snorkeling, surf and SUP Early morning sunrise peak hike with Vedic meditation Visit to our local community partner learn how travel impacts locals + donation to their program Options for boot camp, private yoga sessions, and additional coaching closing Closing party with solar powered DJ’s, a specially prepared dinner program, and dancing and mingling into the evening Development workshop style retreat, max 35 attendees Airport transfers & transit for all local excursions included in the itinerary Find full registration information, pictures and detailed itinerary https://traversejourneys.com/bali/ We hope to see you on this incredible trip!
- Morocco Yoga & Art
Discover the magic of Marrakech, the beauty of the Sahara desert and the artisanship of the Moroccan people. We’ll do daily yoga with Angelena Stokes-Wickersham, explore the souks, get out in the desert and learn about art and culture on this 8-day adventure April 21-28, 2019. Add ons to Fes & Chefchaouen or surfing also available. Itinerary includes: 7 nights’ accommodations in boutique guesthouses & desert camping 2x daily yoga with Angelena + meditation Excursion to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah Sahara desert excursion with 2 nights all-inclusive camping complete with camel rides, permanent structure tents with real beds, stargazing, traditional music & food and an oasis trek Visit to a traditional Berber textile women’s co-op + trip contribution to their organization Marrakech souk tour and harman spa day Daily breakfast + 6 dinners + 3 lunches Transfers to/from airport Small group trip, max 12 people 1 Traverse guide and 1 local guide 24/7 + dedicated drivers Optional add-ons for Surfing or to Fes & Chefchaouen See full trip details here: https://traversejourneys.com/morocco/
- The Art of Cuba
An 8-day cultural journey into the beauty that is Havana, Trinidad and Viñales, Cuba. We’ll peek behind the curtain on this eye-opening, beautiful exploration of the magical culture of the long-since prohibited island. We will be spending our time between the bustling capital of Havana, the well-preserved colorful colonial town of Trinidad and the lush tobacco and farm region of Viñales. Come see what's in this time capsule filled with beautiful art, food, culture and music. A carefully curated itinerary for an immersive, culturally rich experience in Cuba. November 16-23 January 8-15, 2019 April 23-30, 2019 Trip includes: 7 nights in our charming Cuban homestays in Havana and Trinidad. Daily breakfast Welcome and farewell lunch/dinner Locally guided architecture tours Havana and Trinidad city tours Tobacco farm tour and cigar rolling lesson Organic farm visit Personal translator and driver An authentic look into the lives and culture of Cuba Travel Visas (required to visit the country) Local guide + Traverse representative 24/7 Small group experience, max 14 people November photography option includes 3 street photography workshops with Dan Tom For complete trip details and registration information see here: https://traversejourneys.com/cuba/ We would love to have you along!
- Women's Yoga & Surf Retreat: Costa Rica
LADIES -- join this 6-day Retreat to indulge and rejuvenate!! May 5th - 11th FOR MORE INFO: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/ Enjoy the adventure of surfing with the relaxation of yoga, all in a serene setting on an idyllic beach with perfect summer temperatures. It's an invigorating experience that will leave you happy, grateful and full! Whether you wish to learn to surf, deepen your yoga practice or simply explore a new place and meet new friends on a fun adventure, this retreat is the perfect experience. Relax in a stunning, private boutique hotel -- the perfect accommodations situated a moment’s walk from a four-mile stretch of white sand beach... with perfect waves. The hotel is even complete with a gourmet restaurant attached, providing daily meals packed with fresh, local goodness. This trip is ideal for any women looking for a 'ready-to-go', adventure-filled vacation. No previous surfing or yoga experience necessary! With expert skills and patient guidance, your instructors are able to further anyone's yoga or surf journey, even if you're starting at 'zero'. You'll be surprised and amazed at what you can achieve in a few days with their confidence-boosting instruction and tips. INCLUDED: 6 nights + 5 days at La Marejada Hotel 3 gourmet meals daily + drinks (not including alcohol) Daily yoga on the beach Professional surf lessons Daily surfing Daily video coaching sessions Surf + yoga equipment always available to use Experienced instructors Airport transfer to + from Liberia Hiking + beach walks to secret tide pools Professional surf photo session Afternoon of beach arts + crafts FOR MORE INFO, and to book your spot: https://traversejourneys.com/costa-rica-retreat/
- Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way
Join us for an 8-day or 12-day route along Ireland's ruggedly beautiful West coast. Starting from Cork city, we'll take in County Cork's scenic coastline, Kerry's rugged beauty, Clare's unique heritage, and Galway's bustling streets before finishing up in historical Dublin City. MORE INFO HERE: https://traversejourneys.com/ireland/ This trip will be led by guides intimately familiar with Ireland (one guide from Ireland), ensuring that you are provided an authentic and immersive experience throughout the journey... well beyond the tourist trail and cookie-cutter sights/routes. Come immerse yourself in the luring magic of this wee country's Western shores! INCLUDED: All accommodations in clean, comfortable and locally-run B&Bs Daily breakfast and multiple group dinners (3 total dinners on 8-day trip, 5 total dinners on 12-day trip) Transportation from Dublin or Cork airport on arrival and to Dublin, or Shannon airport on departure Ground transport between each destination in comfortable, privately rented vehicles Guided walking tour of Cork City Visit to our local community partner -- Irish Seed Savers Entry to Blarney Castle, Killarney National Park, Gleninchaquin Park, Ross Castle, and the Cliffs of Moher on 8-day trip Entry to Dunguaire Castle, and select Dublin sights on 12-day trip Roundtrip ferry crossing to Inis Mor on 12-day trip Guided walking tour of Galway City and Dublin City on 12-day trip Dedicated Irish-native guide and 2nd Traverse guide for groups of 6+ Traverse representative assisting you from booking to departure Small group experience, max 12 people If you've ever fantasized about being in a fairy tale, then this is the country for you to explore. Ireland's rugged West Coast is especially alive with rich traditions and folklore, not to mention picture perfect vistas. For further info: https://traversejourneys.com/ireland/
- Classic Machu Picchu & Cusco
Have you always wanted to visit Machu Picchu? Join us May or August 2019 for a trip of a lifetime! Experience the majesty of Machu Picchu, learn about the ancient city of Cusco, and soak in local culture through the Inca trail hike or a no-hike option with excursions in the Sacred Valley. 2019 Dates are: May 25-June 2 August 31- September 8 Join our community & culture focused journey to one of the most iconic sites in South America. We'll start off by adjusting to the elevation while learning about Andean culture, local foods, and the Quechua language. Then, the hikers in our group will embark on on the 4-day classic Inca trail hike with our local guide Edwin. The rest will explore the Sacred Valley, visiting the ancient sites of Pisaq, Salineras salt mines, Moray and more as well as enjoy a farm lunch and cookout. On Friday of the itinerary, the hikers and non-hikers will meet at Machu Picchu for a guided tour of the city to learn about Incan culture. It will be a trip to remember! What's included? All Itineraries: Accommodations: -8 nights’ accommodations in boutique, centrally located hotels Transportation: -All transportation between Cusco, Ollantaytambo, and group excursions -Transfers to/from Cusco airport -Train to/from Aguas Calientes + bus to/from Machu Picchu Activities: -Walking city tour of Cusco to learn about Incan society & culture -Entry fee to Machu Picchu + guided tour of the archeological ruins -Traditional Andean pachamanca farm lunch Meals: -Daily breakfast + multiple dinners & lunches -Healthy, nourishing meals using traditional ingredients and local sourcing Additional -Visit to our community partner to learn about the education & preservation of Quechua language and culture + contribution to their organization -Dedicated Traverse representative 24/7 + local guides -Small group experience, max 16 people Non-hiking option additional activities: -Continued stay in Ollantaytambo -Excursions & entry fees to the Moray ruins, Salineras salt mines, and Pisaq artisanal market -Optional visits to Rainbow Mountain, Chinchero or Intipunka Hiking option: -4 days/3 nights hiking the classic Inca trail to Machu Picchu -Healthy, nourishing meals prepared by our on-site cook, starting with breakfast on departure day to breakfast on last day of the hike -Clean, potable water throughout the hike -A team of local porters to carry provided tents, chairs, food, medical emergency kit and other equipment -Sleeping mat provided (you will carry) -Entry fee to the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu -Option for a full or half porter to carry some or all of your supplies -Local hiking guide 24/7 See the full itinerary and inclusions here: https://traversejourneys.com/machu-picchu-peru/
- Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Join for an incredible venture up the highest free-standing, walkable mountain in the world. At 19,341 feet Mt. Kilimanjaro is often referred to as the Roof of Africa and you do not have to be an expertise mountaineer to climb it. We’ll be hosted by expert guide Gabriele Brown, who has summited 9 times along with a full local team. Funds directly support local Kili portors as well as our community partner’s business vocational school, women’s co-op, and education sponsorships. 2019 Dates: February 10-17, March 3-10 June 2-9, June 30-July 7, July 7-14 August 4-11, September 29-October 6, October 6-13 November 3-10, December 8-15 Trip Includes: • 8 nights’ accommodations: 3 nights local B&B + 5 nights camping • Daily breakfast, Welcome & Farewell dinners + full board meals during the trek • Entrance fee + transfers to/from the Kilimanjaro National Park • 5-day Machame trek with tents, sleeping mats, equipment porters, a chef, medical supplies, and full board nourishing meals • Clean, filtered water provided throughout the trek • 1 dedicated local guide + 1 Traverse representative 24/7 • Airport transfers • Small group experience, max 12 people • Optional add-ons including 3-day safari to Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater. See full details and registration information here: https://traversejourneys.com/kilimanjaro/
- Cycle Cambodia to Vietnam
Get on a bicycle, off the beaten track and explore Cambodia and Vietnam with us! We'll cover 300+ miles across the two countries and cycle the beautiful green canals of the Mekong Delta, explore pepper farms, fresh crab markets and ancient history. Dig deeper and scratch the surface of the Khmer ‘fast fashion’ industry while visiting local non-profits, social entrepreneurs and impact organizations. Get educated, get fit and get inspired. Chose from several different date sets: February 1 or 5 – 16 June 12 or 16 – 27 July 3 or 7 – 18 November 6 or 10 – 21 December 29 – January 13 The adventure includes: • 11 nights boutique hotel accommodation, with A/C & private bath • Full bicycle hire, including helmets • 2 dedicated guides • 8 breakfasts & 6 dinners in social enterprise-based training restaurants + 1 cooking class • 3+ visits to our community and village NGO partners + your $200 AUD donation to the partner of your choice • Cultural education to get the best local experience in Cambodia & Vietnam • Entry to the Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh • Mekong Delta floating market tour • Airport transfers • Small group experience, max 10 Find full registration information, pictures and detailed itinerary here https://traversejourneys.com/cambodia-to-vietnam We hope to see you on this incredible trip!
- Mexico Yoga & Cooking
A 6-day retreat in the beautiful, mountainous state of Guanajuato, Mexico with native Spanish speaker and yoga instructor Leti Alvarez. Discover the charming city of San Miguel de Allende, try your hand at cooking local cuisine, visit the birthplace of famous muralist Diego River, immerse yourself in Spanish language and deepen your yoga practice in this vibrant epicenter of Mexican culture & cuisine. JUNE 23-28, 2019 TRIP INCLUDES: o 5 nights in boutique accommodations in the heart of San Miguel de Allende o Transfers to/from airport o Private van to & from Guanajuato City for day outing o 2x daily yoga with Leti Alvarez (yoga mats provided) o Market outing & cooking class with a focus on local, organic ingredients o Day trip to Guanajuato with entry to Diego Rivera Museum o Entrance to San Miguel botanical gardens o Daily healthy breakfast + 3 dinners + 1 lunch featuring fresh, local fare (vegetarian & vegan options available) o Community partner activity to learn about organic agriculture in the region + donation to their organization o Small group trip, max 12 people o Optional add-ons for private Spanish language immersion classes Check out all the details here! https://traversejourneys.com/mexico/
- Cycle Cambodia to Vietnam
Get on a bicycle, off the beaten track and explore Cambodia and Vietnam with us! We'll cover 300+ miles across the two countries and cycle the beautiful green canals of the Mekong Delta, explore pepper farms, fresh crab markets and ancient history. Dig deeper and scratch the surface of the Khmer ‘fast fashion’ industry while visiting local non-profits, social entrepreneurs and impact organizations. Get educated, get fit and get inspired. Chose from several different date sets: July 3 or 7 – 18 November 6 or 10 – 21 December 29 – January 13 The adventure includes: • 11-15 nights boutique hotel accommodation, with A/C & private bath • Full bicycle hire, including helmets • 2 dedicated guides • 8 breakfasts & 6 dinners in social enterprise-based training restaurants + 1 cooking class • 3+ visits to our community and village NGO partners + your $200 AUD donation to the partner of your choice • Cultural education to get the best local experience in Cambodia & Vietnam • Entry to the Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh • Mekong Delta floating market tour • Airport transfers • Small group experience, max 10 Find full registration information, pictures and detailed itinerary here https://traversejourneys.com/cambodia-to-vietnam We hope to see you on this incredible trip!