Savvy travelers are always seeking out emerging destinations around the globe, and our staff is constantly hard at work to design new trips to popular hot spots and little-known gems alike. We're always a step ahead, crafting the best trips to give you the vacation of a lifetime.
We handpick every detail of our trips to provide the best adventure travel experience, from the places we stay and the food we eat to the pace and difficulty of our activities. When you travel with REI Adventures, you can sit back and let our guides sweat the small stuff.
New trip! Lion, elephant, giraffe, and more abound on this classic Kenya safari. Seek out incredible wildlife at Amboseli National Park, the Laikipia Plateau, and the world-famous Maasai Mara while staying in classic safari camps. Expert Kenyan guides reveal the wonders of Africa's grasslands on bush walks and game drives.
New trip! Take the ultimate classic safari with a twist. Explore the varied landscapes of Kenya on a truly unique walking safari. Spend three days following a Samburu guide on foot through the Laikipia Plateau, visit remote and pristine Meru National Park, and explore the Maasai Mara—one of the premier wildlife viewing destinations in the world.
New Trip! Discover one of the emerging stars among African adventure destinations. From ancient desert to dramatic coastline, Namibia is a country of epic landscapes and stunning scenery. Hike through beautiful terrain, seek out amazing African wildlife, and explore Namibia's most memorable sights including the Skeleton Coast, Etosha National Park, and the giant Sossusvlei sand dunes.
New trip! Leave home far behind and take your family on the ultimate vacation to Africa! This itinerary, especially designed for the entire family, is loaded with wildlife watching, hiking, kayaking, snorkeling, and more. South Africa and Botswana are the perfect place for an adventure your family will never forget.
New Trip! Journey to Chitwan National Park in search of tigers, rhinos, and the other inhabitants of Nepal's subtropical lowlands. Conclude a trek to Everest or Annapurna by visiting a side of Nepal that is vastly different from the high Himalaya. Experience an elephant safari, meet the local Tharu people, and enjoy spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities from a comfortable and secluded safari lodge.
New Trip! Come see why New Zealand is heralded as the adventure capital of the world on REI's South Island cycling tour. From the Southern Alps to the Pacific Ocean, each day's ride brings us jaw-dropping scenery. Our route includes challenging hills, award-winning wine tasting, and friendly Kiwi hospitality. Make the most of your stay with our optional overnight cruise through world-renowned Milford Sound.
New Trip! Nestled between Croatia's historic capital city of Zagreb and the spectacular Dalmatian coast is a verdant pastoral region filled with mountains, forests, fertile valleys, turquoise waters, and quiet backcountry roads. We explore four of Croatia's National Parks and their surroundings by bike, venture to the walled port city of Zadar, and hop a ferry to bicycle Ugljan and Pasman Islands with views to the deep blue Adriatic Sea.
New Trip! Thick forests, open meadows, clear lakes, and medieval villages—all crisscrossed by trails—create a patchwork countryside just begging for exploration on foot. Hike with us from Vienna to Prague and discover this historic area known for its Gothic castles, Renaissance and Baroque mansions, lush gardens, vineyards, and the celebrated UNESCO World Heritage towns of Telc and Cesky Krumlov.
New Trip! The people of Iceland make the most of all seasons, and winter is no exception. Come and explore stunning countryside while it's embraced by winter's icy—and beautiful—grip. Hike the rugged coast, snowshoe across ice-covered lava fields, and walk on crystal-blue glaciers. Along the way we'll be mesmerized by frozen waterfalls, burbling hot springs, and ethereal Northern Lights before retiring to our cozy hotel each night.
New trip! With a labyrinth of solitary back roads, Ireland's west coast is a cyclist's dream. Bicycling along the Wild Atlantic Way through the Burren, across the Aran Islands, and through mountainous Connemara are a few of the highlights on this incredible trip. End each day with quintessential Irish "craic", music, and a tall pint of Guinness.
New Trip! Set off on a week of unforgettable hiking along Portugal's wild Atlantic coast. This trip takes us from culturally-rich Lisbon to sun-drenched Algarve. Along the way, we take in awe-inspiring views and visits to unspoiled beaches; hike by centuries-old castles and to picturesque whitewashed villages. Their inviting plazas and cafes gives us an authentic taste of southern European life as we relax each night.
New Trip! The Andes is home to some of the most magnificent alpine hiking on Earth, and our Cordillera Blanca Trek offers only the best. On our 6-day, fully-supported trek we'll take in snow-capped summits, turquoise lakes, and breathtaking hiking trails. It's a perfect extension for fit hikers to our Inca Trail and Machu Picchu Lodge treks.
New Trip! A trip to Peru isn't complete without a stop at Lake Titicaca. Join us on this extension that combines spectacular Andean panoramas with culturally-rich visits to indigenous people who have inhabited these shores for centuries. We visit the floating reed islands of the Uros, explore ancient ruins, and enjoy two nights at an eco-lodge on tranquil Suasi Island—a welcome escape from the bustle of nearby Puno.
New Trip! While many travelers see Lima as merely a stepping stone to Peru's greatest sites, the city is experiencing a modern-day renaissance. Our 4-day extension visits the best of Lima with tours through colorful neighborhoods paired with delicious Peruvian cuisine. We continue south to the pristine beaches and islands of Paracas National Reserve and take a scenic flight over the mysterious Nazca Lines—giant drawings in the desert left by a civilization lost in time.
New Trip! Although Machu Picchu is not to be missed, Peru is home to a wealth of other ruins left by ancient civilizations. Northern Peru has become known for archeological treasures rivaling those found anywhere in the world. Our 4-day extension gives us the unique opportunity to visit ruin sites, lost cities, ancient tombs, and royal mummies left behind by civilizations that flourished long before the Inca Empire stretched across the land.
New Trip! Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone, and our weekend getaway lets adventurous travelers explore the Sierras by land and water. Join us on a trip that includes stand up paddleboarding and scenic hiking, while we camp near the shores of Donner Lake. Our experienced guides help you explore the majestic vistas and stunningly-clear waters of Lake Tahoe.
New trip! Give back to one of the premier Caribbean destinations for US travelers, the Virgin Islands. Virgin Islands National Park is home to astounding beauty, but volunteers are needed to keep this park in pristine condition. Volunteers focus on trail maintenance and restoration with two days of down time to enjoy the tropical sand and surf.
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