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The World Is VAST. Go Explore!

Celebrating 15 Years Of Unique Experiences!

Looking to discover new adventures? Whether it’s a face-to-face meeting with rare Amazonian pink dolphins or roasting marshmallows over the volcanic steam of Guatemala’s Pacaya volcano – we’ll take you one step closer to our world’s most captivating destinations and intriguing cultures.

Now that you’ve dreamed up your next adventure, allow us to bring it to life. As your trusted Virtuoso-affiliated travel advisor, we provide peace of mind and invaluable assistance in designing extraordinary travel, including upgrades, private access and added amenities, just for you.

We have a long history of creating exhilarating journeys that enrich your life and support sustainable tourism. Working together, you’ll go places and see things others miss, all while contributing to the well-being of the local communities and regions you visit.

Our expertise is acquired firsthand at Virtuoso’s annual Globetrotting event where we meet personally with every travel VAST featured partner. These gatherings are an exclusive opportunity for us to ask in-depth questions and garner valuable insider information that will make your next journey, the trip of a lifetime.

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    Experience A Classic Kenya Safari


    The odds are good of seeing the “big five” — lion, elephant, buffalo, black rhino and leopard. Take a game drive and visit the Jane Goodall chimpanzee sanctuary. Continue with still more safaris in places such as the Masai Mara Reserve, site of Kenya’s great migration.


    For every safari sold, Micato Safaris sends an African child to school.

Create Your Own Adventure List

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    Skiing Schladming

    Schuss down the former Habsburg region resort’s four interconnected mountains, site of the 2013 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. When you need a break, stop at one of Schladming’s 45 on- mountain huts for a gluhwein.

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    Cruising The Mekong River

    Enjoy historic river views of the Vietnamese and Cambodian countryside, including emerald flooded forest, colonial churches and stilted villages, as you journey from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City.

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    Discover A Wild Island

    Explore Tasmania, an island province of rugged mountains, open moors; long, deserted beaches & still-pure rivers. On the way to Hobart, take time to sample Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, one of the region’s most extensive wilderness areas.

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    Explore World Heritage

    Fly into Rio & explore the city. Next, head north to Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago of 21 islands and a UNESCO World Heritage site, to peek into the tide pools of the Rocas Atoll. Try “planasub” – snorkeling while being pulled slowly behind a boat – to get amazing views of sea turtles & vibrant fish.

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    Mushing Through The Canadian Rockies

    Travel through the Rockies to Vancouver to enjoy majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests & beautiful foliage all four seasons. Disembark to dog-mush and lodge near Banff National Park, drink cocoa before postcard views of Victoria Glacier and take a snowshoe tour in Jasper National Park.

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    Sailing Through The Sea of Okhotsk

    Watch for beluga whales, thousands of seals, and the huge Steller’s sea eagle. In the summer, keep an eye out for the “auklet haze” – flocks of whiskered auklets that darken the sky as dusk falls.

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    Uncover Undiscovered Portugal

    Dive into the city’s narrow streets, then work your way north (with a private driver at the wheel) to the famed wine-growing Douro Valley & an exploration of Porto, the town for which port wine is named. The city also has concert halls of a rare beauty & elegance such as the Coliseu do Porto.

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    Freighter Adventure Cruise

    Discover a remote, less-trammeled part of Polynesia, as you cruise through the volcanic Marquesas. The working freighter that plies the islands has been outfitted for comfort. Continues roundtrip voyages of any length can be taken, and longer one way voyages, between the continents only.

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