Private Expeditions

Private Expeditions

 

Curated Trips for the Independent Traveler

Our private expeditions are unique itineraries designed to accommodate just you and the traveling companions of your choice. Select the itinerary below that captures your imagination and pick your travel dates—we’ll take care of the rest.

Here’s how our private expeditions work:

  • Choose your traveling companions—be it your spouse, your whole family, or a few friends.
  • Pick the travel dates that work for you. Our travel specialists will do the legwork, checking availability and taking care of all the logistics.
  • Explore with private guides. Private or shared local guides accompany you throughout your trip, enriching your experience with their knowledge and insights.
  • Stay in top accommodations, including one or more National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World on most of our private expeditions.
  • Custom Trips
    Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for below? Modify one of our private expeditions, or pick a place on your bucket list and we’ll craft a trip tailor-made for you. Call us at 1-888-732-2379 or fill out our custom trip form to get started.

    Africa

    Asia

    Australia and the Pacific

    Central America and Caribbean

    Europe

    North America

    South America

    Train

    Private Expeditions

    Find the Right Trip for You

    Select your travel style--whether it's our signature expeditions, our active outdoors adventures, or our lower-priced journeys. Or choose how you want to travel: by train or small ship, on an expedition geared for photographers or for families, and more.

    Small Ship Trips

    Expedition Cruises

    Take to the sea aboard one of the eight ships of the National Geographic–Lindblad fleet and explore the Galápagos, Alaska, Antarctica, and more with a team of experts.
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    Land Trips

    Land Trips

    Our land trips are designed to immerse you in fascinating cultures and draw out the uniqueness of each destination through enriching and authentic experiences.
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    River Cruises

    River Cruises

    Ply the fabled rivers of Europe and Asia aboard spacious, five-star riverboats on voyages operated in partnership with Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours.
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    Private Jet Trips

    Private Jet Trips

    Experience fascinating places as far-flung as Easter Island and Marrakech on one epic journey, traveling with a team of experts in the comfort of a VIP-configured jet.
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    Adventures

    Active Adventures

    Explore by foot, by camel or kayak, or even by dogsled on an active adventure that combines spectacular places, physical challenge, and cultural interaction.
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    Journeys

    Journeys

    Our newest small-group trips, provided in partnership with G Adventures, blend fun, hands-on exploration with meaningful cultural encounters, as well as more free time and choices, all for an unbeatable value.
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    Photography

    Private Expeditions

    Explore independently—with all the benefits of traveling with National Geographic—on a private trip with the travel companions and dates of your choosing.
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    Train Trips

    Train Trips

    Wind through dramatic mountain scenery or observe scenes of everyday life, experiencing the world through the nostalgic lens of train travel.
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    Family Trips

    Family Trips

    Introduce your family to the magic of travel on trips designed for travelers of all ages that combine learning, discovery, and fun.
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    Student Trips

    Photography

    Improve your photography skills with the guidance of a National Geographic photographer— whether you’re traveling through Japan or heading out on shoots during an intensive weekend workshop in New York City.
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    Private Expeditions

    Student Expeditions

    Send your high school or middle school student on assignment with National Geographic to explore inspiring destinations in depth alongside our experts and trip leaders.
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