• Unforgettable Africa - A Giving back Safari

    Kamuzu International Airport

    May 17 – 27, 2019 HAPPY NEW YEAR! Give Back with our Compassionate adventure! Make Our African Safari Your 2019 Resolution. This year Destination Earth and team is bringing a life changing adventure to our groups with this unique and incredible valued safari. Have 55 seconds? SEE VIDEO OF THIS ADVENTURE HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9tLwJVraqY&feature=youtu.be We will travel through Zambia, Malawi, and Vic Falls complete with an amazing life changing project we have designed to help the women of a charming African village cook in safety. See the Big 5 wild animals up close and stay in high end Safari lodges, all for a lot less than you might think! Exciting, Unique, and Safe Adventures: The great thing about traveling with us is that while it is an intimate experience, you get to have exciting adventures you would never have on your own! We partner with inspiring non-profits and scout off the beaten path journeys to take you places you only dream of. This custom curated intimate adventure has no more than 15 guests in order to blend in and build community: This Safari Features: • Incredible value and unique safari while enjoying a “giving-back” adventure • Go to unique off the trail game reserves • Make a real difference with just a couple hours of your time • Get pampered in 3 and 4 star boutique safari Lodges • Visit the largest fresh water lake in the world • Breakfast, lunch and dinner included on most days • Private local guides throughout • All Park fees included, unlike the other guys! *************************************************************** • Absorb the whole experience in Malawi and Zambia safari only for just $2,995 • Add On Victoria Falls Adventure for $1,450 • OR Complete your bucket list with an ultra luxury 3 day Safari (with 3 flights) + Vic Falls extension: 6 amazing days for $3,395! *************************************************************** SAFARI INTO THE HEART OF AFRICA: SNEAK PEAK ITINERARY Day 1-3: Luxury Lodge and 4 star Safari Camp • Gourmet welcome dinner and traditional Dancing • Water, land and walking Safaris in a stunning less traveled park • Connecting with locals. Day 4-6: Lake Malawi relax & explore • Explore the largest ,longest and deepest freshwater lake in the world • Rest and Re-store while snorkeling in crystal clear waters • Boat through fishing villages and give out school supplies • High end meals and sunrise hikes Day 7-10: South Luangwa, Zambia for the big 5 • witness some of the most breathtaking and untouched wilderness in Africa. • Up close and personal walking safaris • Multiple game drives daily • Empower local women to set up businesses • Sundowners and gourmet dinners Day 10-12:Victoria Falls adventure and connections extension • Witness the largest waterfall on the planet! • Enjoy Sun downer Cruise into the mist with safari sights on the way • Get in culture and shopping • Tons of awesome optional excursions • Save the lives of women and children & enjoy Boma Dinner local style ********************************************************* JOIN US NOW! Malawi & Zambia Almost all inclusive 10 day adventure with extensions. See the details and LOTS of images here: https://www.destination-earth.org/trips/malawi-zambia-safari/ * E-mail us for any questions & for the detailed daily itineraries at [masked] * We’d love to talk to you! Call me to chat about it:[masked] (Jud) *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested.

  • The beautiful Audubon Canyon & Lagoon Wildlife & Nature Trek !

    at we'll do The Foundation has reduced access to this area quite a bit. I guess they are trying to leave less of a human footprint, etc? This location sits high above Bolinas Lagoon North of the Stinson beach area. The wildlife viewing from here is great ! There are spotting scopes strategically placed high overlooking the nesting trees. Our hike will take us far & higher above this area. A very beautiful sanctuary. we will encounter the Giant's swing, , redwoods, creek crossings, the hidden bird observation house, breath taking ocean & lagoon & Tidal views, hidden wildlife cameras will take photos of wild animals in the natural state. *** Like the Mom Bobcat with her 2 young ones as she is bringing home a huge snake for dinner. Plus much more to see. The photo book area is hidden on an off main trail location. There are many hidden cameras mounted at strategic locations where the wildlife frequents. I have seen their videos of Bears, Mountain Lions, Bobcats, a badger, & many more . It's amazing . Many unusual trees & giant & unique mushroom growths & more. Few know of this hidden gem. We must leave the area by 4:00 pm as they will close. Our usual dinner option will follow nearby. **NOTE> I have added a new trail which will increase the hike distance to about 5 miles. We will do both sides of the canyons. This hike is rated as moderate with some gradual uphill at the start. ** The usual goodies I will have for all: water, juice, tea, lattes, energy & protein drinks, snacks, gourmet fruit & Nut packs, 20 varieties of trail bars, Vino, hiking poles, car shuttles, parking fees paid, donations, Special Fun, bad jokes, & other stuff to share. *BRING A LUNCH *** New this year are the delicious (Non Alcoholic) Wine Country Sodas from grapes. Donation : $ or chk. $22.00 & A 25 % plus; Donation will also be given to the Foundation. (I'll explain this in better detail later.) I also send semi annual donations. NOTE: If you use Paypal (You must use the friends & family option only) . Or an additional charge will apply. UGH!!! Or use chase.com/zelle (Easy) Use my em or ph. # **We meet at Starbucks & will shuttle from there be fore 9:45 am am. I will have maps for shuttle drivers. Or for those who wish to meet us there & not meet at Starbucks, you may contact me. ** This is one beautiful place to experience !!! Also it;s better to RSVP on a desktop computer & print up the info for reference along with your mobile phone app.(If not, you may miss important info.) Contact: Indie Tom: [masked][masked]

  • Cool Boulder falls trek & Home winery gardens tour & tasting !

    What we'll do Wild & Fun Boulder Falls & Historic Home winery gardens & tastings ! Silverado Trail & Deer park Road · St. Helena, CA NOTE: Go N. on hwy 29 & after leaving Napa turn right on Oak Knoll Ln. Go right &Take it to Silverado Trail . Go left & don't stop till you see the Blinking Red Light. at Deerpark Rd. Look left (You have arrived). NOTE: Park on the road side at the S.E. corner by the fruit mkt. lot & porta potty. (not in the lot) Contact Indie Tom at; [masked][masked] An awesome & super fun outing to be experienced !! This outing has always rated high fives from many members. The falls after the recent storms will make this a spectacular outing ! Most of the hike is very easy. R.T. is about 3 miles. But when we hit the top of the waterfall area, the the easy part gives way to boulder climbing . The real fun part. I'll guide you safely down & thru all the levels of many waterfalls. A photographer's dream. Good shoes are required. Be brave & get out of your comfort zone. You will love this adventure ! A short; but very exciting waterfalls trek. Itinerary: Meet at the SW corner of the posted info. It's along the road next to the parking lot of a fruit stand. We will shuttle from here in fewer cars to the starting location. NOTE: Look for the Porta Potty next to the road in the farm stand lot. *****Wear good hiking shoes with deep thread. No gym shoes!!! Also bring light gloves if you can. *** **Bring a lunch. We will have our very relaxing wine picnic high over the last Big Waterfalls. Then cool photo opportunities as we descend to relax below the falls. There will be creek crossings, boulder scrambling, unique tree & rock formations & under high mossy cliffs. This is an erie forest. I sometimes refer to it as the "Dead Zone". The Falls will be spectacular !! A wild & super fun outing !! Some have said that this was their favorite hike/event . Near the end we will begin the high boulder climb down over & across 5-6 smaller waterfalls & rapids. When we reach the large falls we will have our Wine Lunch here. NOTE: Awesome location that will be hard to leave. Cameras Yes !!!! After lunch, We will descend down to below the high waterfalls & enjoy the misty beauty. Then an easy hike back to our starting location on a different trail. Our next stop will be at a fine reserve Winery only 1/2 mile from our parking location & I'll have wine tasting passes available. I'll have the following for all: water, juice, tea,lattes, Wine Country bubbly grape sodas, protein & energy drinks, Gourmet Fruit & Nut packs, other snacks, 20 varieties of trail bars, hiking poles, gloves, & Wine. (Individual bottles) 9 varietals. (Don't forget the winery after) **Our dinner option follows the winery visit. Donation; : only 28 bucks $ or chk. upon arrival. Or paypal (use em: [masked] (Use friends & family option only) Another option is Chase.com/zelle (easy)[masked] A super sleeper fun outing !!! Carpooling: I will be available for pickup at 9:20 am at : Stanly Lane Smoke House 3100 Golden Gate Dr. Napa, CA 94558. Do not park in their lot. Just park off the rd against the bushes. Get there early & they have great morning comfort /warmup food & drink. From hwy 29 going North go over Napa river bridge & turn left at the next light (121/12). Go 1 blk. to Stanly Lane & go right. **You are there !!! Park by the bushes. NOTE: In case of pending rain; ALWAYS call/text me; as the Bay area has Micro climates. ***Many have missed out on great events in the last 2 months as we had sunny weather where it was raining in your area. So Very frustrating for me. ***Using a Desktop comp. is best; as the app misses important info. People are always contacting me about info. that is there.

  • The new Tree Top higher, faster & farther Zip Line Bucket List adventure !

    The wild & Fun "New Tree Top" Zip Line experience ! Wildflour Bread co. 140 Bohemian Hwy · Freestone, CA, CA How to find us At the entrance. What we'll do The Forest Flight Zip Line experience ! And the NEW "Tree Top" Experience" A Bucket List event ! We meet at the Wildflour Bread co. for super delicious baked breads, etc & then check out their great organic garden trail. I'll have an orientation there before we take off for our adventure . We will leave Wildflour around 12:45 pm. We will be in the beautiful & tall Redwoods near the Russian river & Occidental. There are 7 runs, 2 sky bridges, A spiral staircase & a the rappel platform down. Highest part is 250 ft. & the longest run is about 1900 ft. ft. Almost 5000 ft. of Zipping ! You may reach speeds of 25-40 mph ! 70 lbs is the min. wgt. & 250 lbs is the max. Shorts are ok. (You will go faster with less clothing) . Or wear smooth tight clothing. Tie back long hair. No open toed shoes. *********Bring a camera with a strap. or rent a helmet cam or bring your Go-Pro. Cell phones will not work properly. Our dinner option in Occidental follows the Zip lining. I'll have drinks & snacks for all in case you missed Wildflour. (Don't miss it)! The New Tree Top Zip Tour is[masked] Only 10.00 more than the Forest Flight tour. But it is higher, faster & farther!! And better & more advanced equipment, etc. Pymts can also be mailed to: T. Bold 2471 Solano ave. #112 Napa, CA 94558 NOTE: No deposit means no reservation . This is a "BUCKET LIST" event !!!!!!!!!!! You will love it !!!! NOTE: After our Zip Line event we will have our early super delicious dinner option at the historic Union Hotel in Occidental. My friend Barbara the owner will have free super delicious Bruchetta appetizers for us. *****I will be available at the Petaluma Fairgrounds lot in front of the Library (100 Fairgrounds Dr.) off Washington St. for pickups at 11:15 am. **Must call/text for ride. [masked] NOTE: Please remove your rsvp if deposit is not sent within 7 days of your RSVP. ***If you have a paypal account: you must use the friends & family option or an Xtra fee will be assessed. Pay with Chase.com/zelle if having a problem. Or just send me a check. Or pay upon arrival. (Pymt. is required if you are a no show) ***NOTE: Always give me your em. & phone #. It's best to text me when the date is close as I may miss emails. ** I will also have drinks, snacks, etc. for all. NOTE: DO NOT wait till the last couple of days like last time as i was bombarded with p.pal pymts & some missed out & I had to send refunds. And some were very disappointed. Send in your deposit or full pymt in a timely manner. (See above) . **ALWAYS advise when & how you paid !!! Thanks ! ( I have to pre pay in advance for all participants.) ***Remember: Once you RSVP; you must send a deposit or full paymt. within one week. (And advise me when & how pymt. has been made) . This is an exciting & super fun & Bucket List outing ! ***Attendee limit is 8 people !! Note: Don't be scared ! This is a piece of cake. Great equipment & great guides. NOTE: rent a Go Pro or bring a camera with a strap to take photos. ** And I must have a minimum of 8 people to reserve this Tour time. ** Please use a desktop computer to RSVP & print up the page for reference with your mobile app. (If not; you may miss important info) **

  • The new higher faster farther Zip Line Bucket List adventure !

    The wild & Fun "New Tree Top" Zip Line experience ! Wildflour Bread co. 140 Bohemian Hwy · Freestone, CA, CA How to find us At the entrance. What we'll do The Forest Flight Zip Line experience ! And the NEW "Tree Top" Experience" A Bucket List event ! We meet at the Wildflour Bread co. for super delicious baked breads, etc & then check out their great organic garden trail. I'll have an orientation there before we take off for our adventure . We will leave Wildflour around 12:45 pm. We will be in the beautiful & tall Redwoods near the Russian river & Occidental. There are 7 runs, 2 sky bridges, A spiral staircase & a the rappel platform down. Highest part is 250 ft. & the longest run is about 1900 ft. ft. Almost 5000 ft. of Zipping ! You may reach speeds of 25-40 mph ! 70 lbs is the min. wgt. & 250 lbs is the max. Shorts are ok. (You will go faster with less clothing) . Or wear smooth tight clothing. Tie back long hair. No open toed shoes. *********Bring a camera with a strap. or rent a helmet cam or bring your Go-Pro. Cell phones will not work properly. Our dinner option in Occidental follows the Zip lining. I'll have drinks & snacks for all in case you missed Wildflour. (Don't miss it)! The New Tree Top Zip Tour is[masked] Only 10.00 more than the Forest Flight tour. But it is higher, faster & farther!! And better & more advanced equipment, etc. Pymts can also be mailed to: T. Bold 2471 Solano ave. #112 Napa, CA 94558 NOTE: No deposit means no reservation . This is a "BUCKET LIST" event !!!!!!!!!!! You will love it !!!! NOTE: After our Zip Line event we will have our early super delicious dinner option at the historic Union Hotel in Occidental. My friend Barbara the owner will have free super delicious Bruchetta appetizers for us. *****I will be available at the Petaluma Fairgrounds lot in front of the Library (100 Fairgrounds Dr.) off Washington St. for pickups at 11:15 am. **Must call/text for ride. [masked] NOTE: Please remove your rsvp if deposit is not sent within 7 days of your RSVP. ***If you have a paypal account: you must use the friends & family option or an Xtra fee will be assessed. Pay with Chase.com/zelle if having a problem. Or just send me a check. Or pay upon arrival. (Pymt. is required if you are a no show) ***NOTE: Always give me your em. & phone #. It's best to text me when the date is close as I may miss emails. ** I will also have drinks, snacks, etc. for all. NOTE: DO NOT wait till the last couple of days like last time as i was bombarded with p.pal pymts & some missed out & I had to send refunds. And some were very disappointed. Send in your deposit or full pymt in a timely manner. (See above) . **ALWAYS advise when & how you paid !!! Thanks ! ( I have to pre pay in advance for all participants.) ***Remember: Once you RSVP; you must send a deposit or full paymt. within one week. (And advise me when & how pymt. has been made) . This is an exciting & super fun & Bucket List outing ! ***Attendee limit is 8 people !! Note: Don't be scared ! This is a piece of cake. Great equipment & great guides. NOTE: rent a Go Pro or bring a camera with a strap to take photos. ** And I must have a minimum of 8 people to reserve this Tour time. ** Please use a desktop computer to RSVP & print up the page for reference with your mobile app. (If not; you may miss important info) **

  • Best of Eastern Europe: Poland, Czech Republic, & Hungary!

    Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) have crafted a brand new trip for us! June 17th - 26th 2019 E-mail [masked] for the daily itinerary! Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/eastern-europe-tours/ * 9 nights/10 days throughout the best of Eastern Europe * Breakfast Everyday * 1 lunches, 2 Dinners Poland: 2 Nights Krakow: – Privately guided city tour of Krakow: – Royal Wawel Castle: This Gothic Royal Capital is now a necropolis of Polish kings, dukes, and noble citizens. – Old Town: Visit the Market Square, Cloth Hall (iconic central feature of the market), St. Mary’s church, and the Florianska Gate, resembling an open-air art gallery with numerous paintings and water-colors displayed by local artists. – Auschwitz-Birkenau: Experience & learn about the ever important and tragic history of the world’s most infamous concentration camp during the Nazi Regime Czech Republic: 4 nights Cesky Krumlov – Sloupsko-Šošůvské Caves: En route to Cesky, we’ll make a must stop at this mind boggling wonder of nature. These are the largest accessible caves in the Czech Republic with an extensive complex of caverns, corridors, and chasms. An exciting guided adventure into the abyss will be a real highlight during our time in this remarkable country. – Privately guided city tour throughout Cesky Krumlov: – Chateu Cesky Krumlov – Castle Tower – Privately guided walking tour through Old Town: Highlights as we stroll through the medieval streets as if it were still the 13th century include the Renaissance town hall, former Jesuit hall of residents, Gothic Church of St.Vit, former Town Brewery, Renaissance House, Old Mill, Barber´s House, Old Orphanage and Hospital, aqueduct view bridge, Castle Gardens with Baroque Fountain, Roccoco House, & beautifully preserved Latran Quarter Houses. – Museum Fotoatelier Seidel Photo Exposition – A host of awesome optional activities during free time (e-mail for daily itinerary and pricing): – Revolving Auditorium & Open Air Theater Show – Kayak the Vltava River – Hike to the Divci Kamen Castle Ruins – Kutna Hora: Privately guided city tour throughout Kutna Hora: Highlights include the Gothic Cathedral of St. Barbara, Assumption of Our Lady and St John the Baptist Cathedral , and the Little All Saints Church situated in the middle of a picturesque cemetery, famous for its elaborate ossuary decorated with the skulls of former monks! Prague - Privately guided city tour of Prague * Magical Old Town square with the Tyn Church clock * Jewish Quarter: Filled with culture, history, and architecture. An iconic treasure of the city * The atmospheric 15th Century Charles Bridge * Castle Quarter Hungary: 3 Nights - Private guided city tours of Buda & Pest * Castle Hill: Visit the Neo – Gothic Matthias Church and the Fisherman’s Bastion * Panoramic views of the city atop Gellert Hill next to the Citadell (Rock church) * Gellert thermal baths (known world-wide, the baths were built in the Art Nouveau style and opened in 1918) * Visit the striking 19 century Parliament * Visit the Great Synagogue: the world second largest * Discover Heroes square with a mammoth tribute to Hungary’s historic figures – Full day adventure to Lake Balaton & her surrounding gems! * Tour Leader and photographer to help those interested in photography throughout these Eastern Europe tours * All Taxes & Fees Included E-mail [masked] for the daily itinerary! ---------------- Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/eastern-europe-tours/

  • All Inclusive Kenya Migration Safari!

    Nairobi

    July 3rd - July 12th 2019 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club (http://www.photoflytravel.com/) have invited us to a once in a lifetime experience on a Kenya safari during the Great Migration! E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! The Ultimate Photography Safari! Sign up at: http://www.photoflytravel.org/kenya-safari-photography-adventure/ Email to see daily itinerary at [masked] * 9 nights/10 days Kenya Safari during the GREAT MIGRATION! * All Inclusive (breakfast, lunch, & dinner everyday) * Unique, immersive, game lodges & luxury tented camps throughout * Privately guided small group tour as always! ______________________________________________ Aberdares National Park * Journey to the The Ark: En route through Aberdares, we’ll have a chance to see and photograph herds of buffaloes, elephants, warthogs, baboons, hyenas, and on many occasions the leopard! * The Watering Hole: Wake to the trumpeting of elephants, fall asleep to the symphony of the African night, or sit in stillness and observe the fascinating interplay of the animals. * Wildlife: Observe and photograph elephants, buffalos, leopards, rhinos, hyenas, and more right from the comfort of The Arks viewing decks. _________________________ The Rugged Three: Samburu, Shaba, & Buffalo Springs National Reserve * Sarova Shaba Game Lodge: Relax, stuff our bellies, and take a dip among the virtual mini forest of indigenous trees, fish pond, and large free form swimming pool! * Shaba National Reserve: Uncompromisingly rugged yet vividly beautiful, Shaba was once the home of Joy Adamson of ‘Born Free’ fame. * Wildlife: Common sightings of elephant and lion will be at the top of our list along with Kenya’s ‘northern five’; oryx, reticulated giraffe, gerenuk, Grevy’s zebra, and lesser kudu. * Samburu National Reserve: Named after the Samburu tribe of Kenya, Samburu has kept a beautifully natural and tranquil essence. * Wildlife: The reserve is renowned for its rare species unique to the park, most notably the long necked gerenuk, Somali ostrich, & Beisa onyx. ___________________________ Lake Nakuru National Park Small in size but high in wildlife, Nakuru is the most famous of the Great Rift Valley lakes, and the ideal stopover en-route to the Masai’s great migration. * Sarova Lion Hill Lodge: With sweeping views across the lake, Lion Hill Lodge will impress with its panoramic views of the pink shoreline created by millions of flamingos on Nakuru! * Wildlife: Aside from the majestic rhinos, we’ll have the best chance to spot the elusive leopard here! ___________________________________________ Masai Mara & the Great Migration: *Big Five: Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant, and Rhino * Fig Tree Camp: Our luxury tented camp is located on the banks of the Talek River in the world famous Maasai Mara National Reserve. * We’ll be here during the migration months when the rolling plains around the camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles, and zebras. * Tipilikwani Mara Camp: We’ll enjoy an AM game drive en route to this remote & uniquely situated, luxury tented camp on the banks of the Talek River overlooking the mottled plains of the Maasai Mara. * Optional Masai Village Visit: Encounter the iconic & colorful culture of these fascinating people. _______________________________________ * All Taxes, Transfers, & Fees included * International airfare not included but we’re happy to help you find the best flights as always. Flying into & out of Nairobi (NBO) * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! * Don’t forget to email us for the day by day itinerary of this All Inclusive Kenya Safari at [masked] ________________ Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement: $950.00 OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/kenya-safari-photography-adventure/

  • Enchanting Ireland

    St. James Gate

    July 15th – July 23rd 2019 Email us to see daily itinerary at [masked] We're invited to another incredible adventure with our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club! (https://www.photoflytravel.com/) *Deposit needed to secure spot, RSVPing does not secure your spot. Sign up & Secure your spot at: https://www.photoflytravel.org/ireland-small-group-tours/ Last year our travel club returned to explore the vibrant, green lands of Ireland and the adventure sold out in less than a week. Needless to say we’ll be going back for round 4 in 2019! This trip has more off the path, unique experiences and phenomenal photo ops throughout! Please e-mail us for the day by day itinerary ([masked]): * 8 night /9 Day Ireland small group tour * Breakfast everyday * 1 Lunch & 3 Dinners Included * Quaint boutique B&Bs & top rated hotels throughout * Privately guided throughout! Incredible Ireland (8 nights) * 9 Days throughout the famous gems & hidden treasures of the Republic! * Full Irish Breakfast everyday * Welcome & Farewell Dinner Included * Historic Kilkenny: This charming “city” of 25,000 is indeed the smallest in the country and has been coined the medieval capital of Ireland. * The Rock of Cashel: On arrival in Dublin our road trip begins by heading south to our first encounter with stunning medieval architecture. * Lismore Castle Gardens and Lady Louisa’s Walk: A spectacular drive with photo stops over the Knockmealdown Mountains takes us to the beautiful heritage town of Lismore. * Irish Whiskey Tasting & Tour: Jameson expanded their operations to the The Old Midleton Distillery in 1975. * City of Cork: Ireland’s third largest city “is first in every important respect – at least according to the locals, who cheerfully refer to it as the ‘real capital of Ireland’. * Boat Trip to Garnish Island: This small island lies in the sheltered harbor of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay. * Sneem and the Ring of Kerry: The village of Sneem on the spectacular Ring of Kerry is nestled between mountains and the wild, rugged, coast offering some of the best views in the country! * Kayak Excursion: A unique, expertly guided experience on Kenmare Bay with stable and comfortable kayaks. (*Any participants not interested in motorized kayak trip can have a leisurely morning in the village of Sneem) * The Dingle Peninsula: Dingle is magic, its mellow landscape is one of green hills and golden sands culminating in Europe’s most westerly point. * Cliffs of Moher & The Burren: Looming over County Clare’s west coast, the cliffs stretch for 5 miles and 700 ft over the Atlantic Ocean. * Galway: Known as the “City of the Tribes” after a number of prominent merchant families who controlled the political, commercial, and social life of the city, Galway is special, simple as that. * Prehistoric Wonders of Newgrange Tombs: A fascinating guided tour around and inside one of the mysterious wonders of ancient human history. * Guinness Storehouse: Guinness is synonymous with Ireland and when in Dublin, no visit is complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse. * St. Patricks Cathedral:The largest and tallest church in Ireland, St. Patricks was built between 1191 and 1270. * As always this entire trip will be amazing for photography. (PhotoFly Travel Club adventures are laid back when it comes to photography. They are not workshop style based tours and you do not need to be an avid photographer to join. All are welcome!) * All Ground & Water Transfers Included * International airfare not included but we’re happy to help you find the best flights as always. (Flying in and out of Dublin (DUB) ) * Don’t forget to e-mail us for the daily itinerary of our Ireland small group tours at [masked] ________________ Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement: $895.00 OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/ireland-small-group-tours/

  • Extraordinary Nepal & Bhutan

    Needs a location

    Our friends at Photofly Travel Club ( https://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have planned an extraordinary Nepal & Bhutan Adventure! August 15th-28th 2019 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/nepal-bhutan-group-tours/ AND E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! * 13 nights/ 14 Days throughout the best of the Himalayas! * Amazing Boutique hotels & 4 star accommodations throughout * Privately guided adventures throughout * Expert Local Guides Throughout * Breakfast everyday * 11 Dinners, 8 Lunches INCLUDED (Almost all meals!) * FOUR flights INCLUDED (1000 USD Value!) *International flights not included * Air Conditioned Transportation Throughout * Bell Boy/Porter Gratuities Included Throughout Nepal (7 Nights) * 8 days throughout the greatest Himalayan Kingdom! * Perfect combination of culture, photography, food, & adventure! * We truly maximize our time to see the incredible diversity throughout Nepal which most trips don’t even know exists! * Best time of year to explore AFTER the monsoon has passed but before the tourist crowds take over! Kathmandu * Kathmandu City: Highlights include the temple of the Living Goddess & Durbar Square with it’s array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient residence of the Nepalese Royalty. * Swayambhunath: Just outside the city proper is a hill with a mosaic of small Chaityas (shrines) and Pagodas temples. Pokhara * Pokhara City Adventure: Discover the best of this “Shangri-La” Valley epicenter! * Davis Fall’s * Gupteswor Mahadev Cave * Fewa (Phewa) Lake Chitwan National Park, wild beasts in subtropical Nepal * In Search of Tigers, Rhinos, & ?Sloth Bears?: That’s right, our time here will be spent on safari, exploring the gorgeous park to witness & photograph the beautiful Royal Bengal Tigers, One Horned Rhinos, AND, if we are lucky, even a sloth bear! Not to mention, endless other unique creatures & birds only found in this part of the world. Bhutan (6 Nights) * 7 days throughout the last real Himalayan Kingdom! * Low Volume, High Value Tourism: Perhaps the most sustainable approach to tourism in the world! Thimphu * Thimpu City Adventure: All the best of the new and old… * National Memorial Chorten * Indigenous Hospital * Traditional Paper Factory * School of Fine Arts: Here, young students learn the traditional arts and crafts known as Zo Rig Chusum (the thirteen crafts). Punakha * The Palace of Great Happiness Paro * Paro Town Adventure: Home to the “Tiger’s Nest” and so much more… * The Old Watchtower * Rinpung Dzong: This architectural wonder and the life around it are not to be missed and a must to photograph! * Taktsang Monastary (Tigers Nest): This incredible feat of human architecture and pure will has a name to match and is deservedly one of the most venerated and famous of Bhutan’s monasteries. * Tour Leader and photographer to help those who want to learn more about using their camera’s, taking better pictures, etc throughout these Nepal & world famous stupasBhutan Group Tours. (PhotoFly Travel Club adventures are laid back when it comes to photography. They are not workshop style based tours and you do not need to be an avid photographer to join. All are welcome!) * 4 domestic flights INCLUDED (1000 USD Value!) * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! * Flying into & out of Kathmandu International Airport (KTM) * Specific arrival/departure times needed will be sent directly to the group. * Roommate Pairing to save money as always! * All Taxes, Fees, & Transfers Included Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: https://www.photoflytravel.org/nepal-bhutan-group-tours/

  • Wonders of Japan

    Tokyo

    September 2nd-11th 2019 Our friends at PhotoFly Travel Club ( http://www.photoflytravel.com/ ) have invited us to a one of a kind adventure throughout Japan! E-mail [masked] for the DAILY ITINERARY! Sign up at: https://www.photoflytravel.org/japan-group-tours/ Our Japan group tours are chock full of diverse activities including unique cultural experiences, fantastic landscape & people photography, and all the beautiful temples and architecture which make Japan so iconic. E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! * 9 nights/10 days throughout the highlights of Japan * Breakfast Everyday * 1 lunch, 3 Dinners (Welcome Dinner & Farewell Dinner) Tokyo: 2 Nights Everything that you have heard about Tokyo is true – and it is not. For if ever there was a city that you could not confine to one definition, this would be it. Tradition and technology stand side by side in this city that can be whatever you want to make of it. Highlights: * Privately guided tour throughout Tokyo (Meihi Shrine, Harajuku Fashion District, Imperial Palace Plaza, Asakusa Kanon Temple, Ginza area): – The Electric Town - Asakusa Kanon Temple (Sensoji Temple) – Meiji Shrine – Shinjuku The Japanese Alps & Her Wonders; 3000 Ft Ropeway, Hot Springs, & Waterfalls Highlights: * Shin-Hotaka Ropeway * Shin-Hotaka no Yu Hot Springs * Hirayu Great Falls Takayama: 2 Nights Mountains in Japan were once believed to be the sacred dwelling places of divine spirits. The Hida, Kiso, and Akaishi ranges, known collectively as the Japan Alps, rise majestically in northern Honshu. Highlights: * Privately guided tour throughout Takayama: - Takayama Morning Market - Takayama’s Old Town - Optional Hida Folk Village Tour Hiroshima & Charming Miyajima Island: 1 Night Hiroshima is a city that needs little introduction. Despite its tragic past, Hiroshima is now a bustling and vibrant city which has risen phoenix-like from the ashes. No visit to Hiroshima would be complete without sampling okonomiyaki, a Japanese savoury pancake. While in Hiroshima we’ll take a ferry ride to Miyajima Island where the world famous Itsukushima Shrine is located. Hiroshima: *Privately guided tour of Hiroshima: – Memorial Peace Park, Museum, & A-Bomb Dome - Miyajima Island – Vermilion Torii Gate & Optional Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Kyoto: 4 nights Oozing with tradition, Kyoto is the ultimate destination for anybody who wants to soak up time-honoured Japanese culture. Highlights: * Privately Guided Tour of Kyoto: – Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavillion) - Okochi Mountain Villa – Monkey Park Iwatayama – Gion District (The Old Geisha Quarter) & Optional Geisha Photo Shoot – Free time in Kyoto to explore on your own – Fushimi Inari Shrine *Japan is wonderful country to see by train and of course they are world famous for their advanced bullet train system. For many of our journeys between each city we visit, we’ll use this fun and efficient way to travel the country. This is one place where local public transit is a lot faster than using a vehicle! * All Transfers, All Rail tickets, All Public Transit Passes, All Entry fees and activities as listed in the daily itinerary, & Taxes included! * Tour Leader and photographer to help those interested in photography throughout these Japan group tours * International Airfare is not included. We are happy to help you find a good flight as always! (Flying into Narita International Airport in Tokyo (NRT) and departing from Kansai International Airport (KIX) in Osaka) E-mail us at [masked] for the daily itinerary! Join Us! *For our solo travelers I will pair you up with someone of the same sex unless single occupancy is requested. Price: $[masked] *Single Supplement:[masked] OR Deposit: $600.00 Go here to sign up: http://www.photoflytravel.org/japan-group-tours/ CST[masked]